Just started my new book site, what better way to start than with some inspiration and great reads from very talented people who love literature!
This is only a work in progress. Have I missed any of your favorites?
Tell me what I’m missing, leave a comment below or contact me here!
Any suggestions appreciated!
I’ve divided it into the categories, book blogs, book bloggers and book review blogs, so I can keep track of the sites I find.
Hope you find this useful.
Table Of Contents
The Book Designer by Joel Friedlander
About: Joel Friedlander is a writer and publisher with an immense passion for books and reading. His blog, The Book Designer is very well-known. It’s considered an authority on advice for writers and publishers.
What We Love: He’s managed to create a living for himself by writing and independently publishing. He’s driven to help others do the same. He’s produced several books on the art of publishing.
One of which is The Book Blueprint: Expert Advice for Creating Industry-Standard Print Books. An expert in his field. Joel Friedlander knows his way around the independent publishing industry.
Bustle by Bryan Goldberg
About: Bustle is a popular news and informative articles site. They have an extensive collection of posts on books. From book reviews to inspiration to interviews with authors, they have a lot of content.
What We Love: Written by talented writers and an expert editorial team, there is so much content! With coverage on every aspect of books, it’s a bookworm’s reading dream. If you can figure out where to start.
Find Bustle On Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Pinterest | YouTube
About: Book Marketing Tools is all in a name. Besides to being a successful business, they run a well written and curated blog. Which has posts with information on the publishing industry.
What We Love: Perfect for advice on the transition from a writer to published author. They also run an excellent podcast called The Author Hangout.
Find Book Marketing Tools On Facebook | Twitter | YouTube
Electric Literature by Halimah Marcus
About: Electric Literature is a non-profit literary organization. They seek to shed light on the often unsung heroes of books. They look to combine books and reading with the digital innovations of technology.
What We Love: Filled with essays and book reviews. This organization knows how to have an exciting site about literature. The fact that the non-profit runs on donations is only another reason to admire their mission.
Find Electric Literature On Facebook | Twitter
Novel Kicks by Laura
About: Laura is a writer, blogger, and confessed bookworm. She started Novel Kicks back in 2009. Laura wanted to create a place for people to connect and share their interest in literature.
What We Love: One part of the blog is a Book Club where a book is picked each month. People can choose to read along and discuss the novel. Laura has an excellent writing style, and her posts make for a fascinating read.
Find Novel Kicks On Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Pinterest
About: Bookanista is a literary e-magazine that was started by Mark Reynolds. He is a copywriter and editor. The site has a focus on content from new, up-and-coming, and established authors.
What We Love: An excellent resource on interesting articles on the written word. They’ve also expanded into poetry and talking about writing. Which is something that any writer would enjoy.
Find Bookanista On Facebook | Twitter
The Literary Edit by Lucy Pearson
About: Lucy is a bookworm with a passion for book festivals and reading as many things as she can. She started her site to keep track of the books she was reading. But it has since evolved into the Literary Edit, stylishness and books combined.
What We Love: With a focus on stylishness and flair, this is one exciting book blog. Well written, with an excellent and clean design. Lucy has created a literary site well worth following.
Find The Literary Edit On Facebook | Twitter | Instagram
Yeldah Yousfi by Yeldah Yousfi
About: Yeldah Yousfi is a freelance writer and blogger from Toronto, Canada. Her blog covers literature, lifestyle, and travel. She blends them all brilliantly, with a focus on visual storytelling.
What We Love: It’s a beautiful site, the photography is excellent and on point. Yeldah does have a flair for telling visual stories. The reviews she does are insightful and witty.
Find Yeldah Yousfi On Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Pinterest
Book Riot by Jeff O Neal
About: Book Riot is a literature website with a focus on the diversity of publications and opinions on them. They’ve been around for a while, and have racked up an incredible amount of articles.
What We Love: Book Riot is enormous, such an impressive and epic range of content. They run a myriad of excellent podcasts, each focusing on a specific genre or a part of the world of literature.
Find Book Riot On Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Pinterest | YouTube
About: The New York Review Of Books is a prestigious and well-known literature newspaper. They cover a wide range of topics in the world of books. The paper has been going since 1963!
What We Love: NYR is an excellent resource for literature. They’re never afraid to tackle complicated or severe topics. They always do so with sensitivity, knowledge and excellent writers.
Find NYR Daily On Facebook | Twitter
About: Run by the giant online store that is Amazon, The Amazon Book Review or Omnivoracious is a book review site. They talk about their favorite books of the year and a wide variety of genres. They also keep track of the awards in the literary world.
What We Love: A large company backs Omnivoracious. So it would make sense it has masses of high quality, curated content. Great to use for keeping track of what won which award.
Find The Amazon Book Review On Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | YouTube
Helping Writers Become Authors by K. M. Weiland
About: K.M. Weiland is an author and blogger who writes fiction books. She has created the website, Helping Writers Become Authors. She writes about all sorts of things to do with writing and reading.
What We Love: Packed with advice and lots of interesting articles. Helping Writers Become Authors is an excellent resource for readers and writers alike.
About: If you quite like or read children & YA books, and you haven’t heard of The Horn Book, well… You must have been living under a rock for a while now.
The Horn Book has been a leading authority on the Children’s Books niche for years now.
What We Love: One feature that we like is their opinion pieces, very well written, from a variety of authors. Their magazine is excellent too, available in a print and digital format.
Find The Horn Book On Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Pinterest
The Millions by C. Max Magee
About: C. Max Magee created the Millions. He is a man from the United States, with a passion for literature, arts, and culture. A non-profit magazine, ownership has since been transferred. But the mission and quality remain the same.
What We Love: The Millions is a witty, insightful and artsy look at today’s books, arts, and culture. Brilliantly written, driven by an admirable mission, this is a magazine worth reading.
Find The Millions On Facebook | Twitter
About: Page Turner is the book review and magazine of the New Yorker. Publishes opinion pieces and more on literature. They have many insightful book reviews and more.
What We Love: There is new content every few days, and their content has a lot of research put into it. The articles are insightful, and often moving and poignant.
Find The New Yorker On Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | YouTube
About: Quill and Quire is a literary magazine, with a focus on children’s and YA books. It’s available in both digital and print format.
They run a successful blog, packed with all sorts of things from Author Q&A’s to book reviews.
What We Love: Their book reviews are incredibly insightful and well written. Quill and Quire have an excellent staff of writers. Focusing on the literature scene in Canada.
Find Quill and Quire On Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Pinterest
From Bee With Love by Bronte Huskinson
About: Bronte from From Bee With Love, is a writer, creative storyteller, and reader. She’s passionate about feminism, empowerment, and writing.
What We Love: She is an incredibly talented person, and her talent and expertise show up on her photography. This is showcased on her Instagram, which is well worth following.
About: Penguin Random House runs the Perch Blog. It keeps you up to date with new releases, authors, books and series associated with the publishing house.
What We Love: Packed with content. The highlights are spotlights on emerging authors and the occasional guest post. They have enough book recommendations to keep your reading mind satisfied for ages!
Find Penguin Random House On Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Pinterest
Under the Covers by Francesca
About: Reading under the covers when we were supposed to be sleeping. Book lovers, if you’ve been guilty of this once in you’re life, could you raise your hand?
As I expected. Nearly everyone! Under The Covers is a book blog dedicated to the genre Romance.
What We Love: The book reviews are well written and unbiased, and they’re always honest. The site has a beautiful design, fitting in perfectly with the ethos.
Modern Mrs Darcy by Anne Bogel
About: Modern Mrs. Darcy is the moniker of a writer, blogger and avid reader, Anne. It was the new year, and she was out of ideas, so she started her blog.
A feminist and book lover, she decided to combine both loves on her site.
What We Love: She’s been featured on many authority sites in the booksphere, with good reason. Anne has written several great books on reading with a purpose.
About: Story Box Library is an Australian literary resource designed for classrooms and schools. Their blog collects musings, articles, and thoughts on the written word. With an Australian perspective.
What We Love: Written with parents and people who work with kids in mind. This blog talks about excellent kids books and authors. They also recommend books and resources for all sorts of situations and ages.
Find Story Box Library On Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Pinterest
Ink and Fable by Patience Randle
About: Ink & Fable is a lifestyle and book brand run by a woman called Patience Randle. With a focus on connecting with other creatives and bookworms. She uses visual storytelling as a focus point.
What We Love: Patience is an excellent writer, with a style that’s warm, expressive and witty. She’s passionate about writing and reading, which is very evident in her work.
Find Ink and Fable On Facebook | Twitter | Instagram
A Bookish Baker by Helen Redfern
About: Helen Redfern, who calls herself the Bookish Baker, is both of those things. She’s also a writer, blogger/vlogger, not only that, she’s a photographer!
Helen has quite a few skills up her sleeves. She combines them all to create her blog.
What We Love: As I’ve mentioned, she’s very talented, and that shows up in her work. Not only does she run a blog, but she also runs a youtube channel and a book club — each of which I recommend, of course.
Find A Bookish Baker On Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Pinterest | YouTube
About: Library Journal is all in a name, a journal about libraries. But it’s so much more than that. A leading authority on libraries and leading the way in the future for them.
They have all sorts of interesting content on the world of books.
What We Love: They have all sorts of great articles and awards. Celebrating those who get behind libraries and support them. Because we need more people in the world, who are willing to do that.
Find Library Journal On Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Pinterest
About: BookPage is a monthly book review magazine based in the United States. They publish special features, author interviews and more on their blog.
What We Love: Independent and unbiased. BookPage has excellent, high-quality reviews and posts about up and coming authors. Their magazine looks excellent, well worth the subscription.
Find BookPage On Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Pinterest | YouTube
About: The New York Times, like any high quality and reputable newspaper, has a section on books. Filled with articles and regular columns.
The NY Times covers everything from essays to upcoming releases.
What We Love: Intelligent and reviewed by an expert team of writers and editors. You can always expect excellent content from this large newspaper.
Find The New York Times On Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Pinterest | YouTube
About: As you’d expect from their name, NewInBooks is a site dedicated to finding you the best new releases. They cover a wide range of genres and formats of books.
NewInBooks also has interesting interviews with authors.
What We Love: A reliable source of information for the best new novel releases. With lots of information and content of the books in question, you’re sure to find a fantastic new read.
Find NewInBooks On Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Pinterest
Rough Ghosts by JM Schreiber
About: The Rough Ghost. A restless spirit floating in this realm. At least, that’s the moniker of Joseph Schreiber, a writer, critic, editor and of course, reader. Joseph is an editor for two magazines and blogs.
What We Love: A flowing, almost lyrical style of writing is the highlight of Joesph’s blog, hands down. I’ve read a few of the posts, and they are all well written. The book reviews are brilliant too.
Find Rough Ghosts On Facebook | Twitter | Instagram
Writing for Kids by Tara Lazar
About: Tara Lazar is a children’s book author and mother of two. So it would be natural she has a source of inspiration for her stories!
She created her blog to keep track of the little “gems” of the book world that she’s come across.
What We Love: An excellent writer, and very supportive of others in her field, Tara has a terrific site. There’s lots of content to read. I particularly like the spotlight on her favorite children’s books and their creators.
Find Writing for Kids On Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Pinterest
Jane Friedman by Jane Friedman
About: An expert in the publishing field and all things writing and books, Jane Friedman knows her stuff. She’s been working in her field for over 20 years.
She’s picked up plenty of knowledge and expertise along the way, which she shares on her blog.
What We Love: Jane Friedman teaches several courses and workshops. All acclaimed and praised by the people that use them. Her blog has very high-quality content.
Bibliomaniac by Katherine Sunderland
About: Katherine Sunderland, is hands-down, a Bibliomaniac. It would make sense why her blog is called that! A lover of many different genres of books. She loves to review and talk about them as much as reading them.
What We Love: Always with consistent quality and effort put into her reviews. She posts opinions on what’s happening in and around the book world.
The Book Smugglers by Thea James
About: Thea and Ana, aka The Book Smugglers, are two women with a severe passion for literature. The name of their blog came from when they were conscious about carrying many books home from the library.
They used large handbags to “smuggle” them to their houses.
What We Love: Their blog is excellent, mixing literature with pop culture, “geekery.” All-around insightful, witty stuff. An attractive and smart site, well worth the read!
Find The Book Smugglers On Facebook | Twitter | Instagram
Traveling Book Junkie by Tam and Paul
About:Travelling Book Junkie is where a couple, Tam & Paul share their greatest loves, books, and traveling. They’ve been on the road for many years now, and have been to many fabulous places.
What We Love: A fun, wonderful site combining books and travel! What’s not to love? In all seriousness, it’s masterfully created and with brilliant photography.
The Writes of Woman by Naomi Frisby
About: The Writes Of Women is a celebration of talented women writers from all walks of life, and their work.
A book review and book blog, Naomi Frisby talks about and reads work by the talented women in the writing field.
What We Love: With a focus on celebrating females from different, diverse backgrounds. Naomi Frisby has created a wonderful, supportive community. Her book reviews are honest and well-written.
Find The Writes of Woman On Twitter | Instagram | YouTube
Savidge Reads by Simon Savidge
About: The Bookaholic With a Beard Behind Savidge Reads, or Simon Savidge as he is usually known, loves to read. He attributes the love to his mother and grandmother, who introduced him to reading.
Simon is also a contributor to several magazines.
What We Love: A man with a broad interest in a vast scope of books, he knows how to pick out the best ones from a wash of content. A voice of tolerance and celebration, Simon is an excellent writer too.
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Cleopatra Loves Books by Cleo Bannister
About: Cleopatra Loves Books is the alter ego of book reviewer and bookworm Cleo Bannister. Her love of stories began in her earlier childhood.
When she’d be left at the library while her mother did the shopping. Cleo has never stopped reading since.
What We Love: The slogan of her site is “One Reader’s View,” but it’s so much more than that. She often posts, always something interesting to read. It’s “One Reader’s View” worth listening too!
Find Cleopatra Loves Books On Facebook | Twitter
Lindas Book Bag by Linda Hill
About: Linda’s Book Bag. Not a bag of books, but something as good! Linda Hill is a writer, reader and book reviewer who could talk literature all day.
What We Love: Linda’s blog has been awarded “Best Book Review Blog” several times with good reason. Giving you lots of excellent recommendations from a variety of genres.
Kate Vane by Kate Vane
About: Kate Vane is a crime fiction author who loves to read, write, and garden. She’s published four novels. Kate has written many short stories that have been collected in various anthologies.
What We Love: As well as talking about her writing journey and hobbies. She blogs all about books, and her writing on them is fascinating! Her book reviews are great too.
Find Kate Vane On Facebook | Twitter
Chouett by Virginie
About: LaChouett is the alias of Virginie, a reader, a photographer and a person who dabbles in writing. LaChouett is a big supporter of diverse voices in popular genres, mainly YA.
What We Love: She reads a wide range of books and is always hungry for a new and interesting read. This wide variety means lots of great blog posts to go through!
Find Chouett On Facebook | Twitter | Instagram
dampebbles by Emma Welton
About: damppebbles is a crime fiction blog run by Emma Welton, and it is a dream of hers to open a bookshop. If she does, damppebbles would be the name of it, hands down.
She loves to review books, and talk about all things crime fiction.
Beadyjans Books by Jan Lambert
About: Jan Lambert, aka Beadyjan, loves to read as much as she likes to craft and do beadwork. Her favorite genres to read include historical, literary fiction, thrillers, and suspense.
What We Love: A common feature on her blog is where she features authors and their new releases, on a leg of their “blog tour.” They are always intriguing and worth a read. Her book reviews are well done too.
Find Beadyjans Books On Twitter
Blue Book Balloon by David
About: David runs Blue Book Balloon, and loves to read, write, and watch crime shows. A big fan of crime and history, he also likes gardening and archeology.
What We Love: A great book review site to follow, especially if you like historical and crime fiction. You’re sure to get plenty of great recommendations and reading material!
Find Blue Book Balloon On Twitter
Ronnie Turner by Ronnie Turner
About: Ronnie Turner, who is an author and also a book blogger and enthusiastic lover of the written word. She’s a writer of psychological thrillers. Her debut novel was published in October 2018.
For winter nights by Kate Atherton
About: A former movie reviewer, Kate Atherton is now known for her book reviews. She used to focus on archaeology, non-fiction titles. But now does an eclectic mix of historical, sci-fi and thrillers.
What We Love: Very articulate, she knows her literature! Kate may be selective about the titles she reads. But that makes sure she always has a high-quality book recommendation to make when she posts.
Laura Bambrey Books by Laura Bambrey
About: Laura Brambrey is a traditional artist and book blogger, who has been doing both for many years. She loves to talk and post about anything literature, from blog tours to reviews.
What We Love: Laura is generous with her time and effort when reviewing books. Something that I like is she will often post inspiring quotes for writers and readers. Such an inspirational boost!
Find Laura Bambrey Books On Facebook | Twitter | Instagram
Looking For Abura by Abeer
About: Abeer is a Filipina woman who is based in Dubai. She’s a lifestyle and book blogger, photographer and writer. Abeer has been running her blog since 2009.
What We Love: A confessed geek and lover of Harry Potter, she loves losing herself in a book for hours. Then coming out and sharing it with the world, accompanied by incredible photography.
Find Looking For Abura On Facebook | Twitter | Instagram
theguywiththebook by Faroukh Naseem
About: Faroukh Naseem is a Saudi Arabian book lover. Who combines his love of books, the literature world and traveling on his blog.
What We Love: Faroukh has a large and dedicated audience, which he very much deserves! Be sure to follow his Instagram for amazing photos and ideas for your next read.
Find theguywiththebook On Facebook | Instagram
The Book Satchel by Resh Susan
About: Many people who have an interest in books start at a very young age. Resh Susan was one of them. Unlike others, she started reading the classics before she was a teenager!
Today, she runs her book blog, The Book Satchel.
What We Love: Resh reads a very diverse amount of books, from all sorts of genres. Her recommendations will cause you to step out of your reading comfort zone and find a new beloved read.
Bag Full Of Books by Arpita Bhattacharya
About: An avid traveler, Arpita Bhattacharya has traveled to and lived in several countries. But at the moment she is happy living in India, traveling the world through books.
What We Love: Her reviews are insightful and philosophical. A lover of the classics, Arpita has read an extraordinary amount of books! She has a daughter, so she has a selection of children’s books reviews too.
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Jess Hearts Books by Jess
About: Jess is a young English woman who loves animals, Netflix and animals. Almost as much as she enjoys reading and writing. She reviews YA, Romance, Fantasy and other genres.
What We Love: For an honest, fun and enjoyable book review on many favorite books for younger people. Look no further than Jess. Her website design and ethos fits perfectly together.
Find Jess Hearts Books On Twitter | YouTube
EllesBellesNotebook by Ellie Pilcher
About: Ellie is a writer and reader who works in publishing, as her passion lies in literature. A freelance writer on the side. She has written for many publications and many different topics.
What We Love: Her writing is intelligent, and with a thirst for knowledge. his is one blog you will learn something from! Oh, and some excellent book recommendations too.
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Sassenach Stories by Joanne Balharrie
About: An undergraduate student studying English Literature and Publishing. It would make sense Joanne Balharrie loves books! Based in the UK, she reviews and talks about novels in her spare time.
What We Love: She’s reviewed a massive range of books, from the undiscovered to the popular classics. Two reviews are posted each month, meaning you’ll have something enjoyable to read.
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Bookworm by Jen
About: Jen is a complete bookworm, hence the name of her blog! She enjoys reading gothic and dark books, but will never hesitate to try a lighter read.
What We Love: She doesn’t only talk about reading. She’ll speak about film and writing too. The mix is a great one. She’s compiled a list of helpful and free literary and book resources. Which is excellent.
Find Bookworm On Twitter
About: From First Page To Last is a website dedicated to the love of spending hours reading. Also celebrating everything to do that goes into and is centered around literature.
What We Love:A creative and excellent space for everything books, this blog is worth checking out! Plenty of reviews on books for kids too, as a bonus.
A Daydreamers Thoughts by Faye
About: Faye is passionate on many different topics. So her blog, A Daydreamer’s Thoughts, reflect that. She hosts blog tours, Q&A’s, interviews, and much more.
What We Love: She posts very often, always another post to look forward to. Faye is a talented writer, with a style that’s easy and enjoyable to read.
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NYC Book Girl by Morgan Hoit
About: A book lover living in New York, Morgan Hoit’s blog lives up to its name! She loves all things NYC and literature, combining books and city life in her site.
What We Love: Her site has a wonderful look, clean, minimalistic and some great colors! The photos are professional, exuding a familiar warmth. Her writing is warm and friendly.
Find NYC Book Girl On Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Pinterest
A Brighter Shade Of Hope by Amanda
About: A brighter shade of hope is a book and personal growth blog run by Amanda. She loves to interact with authors and readers. Amanda runs her blog to keep the communication open and exciting.
What We Love: Mixing lifestyle, music, and literature, with the chance post on movies. Amanda has created a winning mix for a great blog.
Find A Brighter Shade Of Hope On Facebook | Twitter | Instagram
John Pistelli by John Pistelli
About: John Pistelli is a writer and teacher with a degree in English Literature. He teaches courses on culture and English. In his spare time, he reviews and discusses books.
What We Love: Intelligent, philosophical and well written, John’s reviews are excellent. His insights are astute and thought-provoking, which makes for a great read.
About: Conserving and talking about legendary books/authors of old is the primary interest of Books That Tell You Why. If you love the classics, this is a great site to visit.
What We Love: This blog is perfect for keeping up to date and learning about all the literary prizes. They also have all sorts of interesting reads on the world of literature.
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Book Review Blogs, Sites & Book Reviewers
Hey Kymmie by Kymmie
About: Kymmie is a long time book blogger. Before she stumbled on that career, she was a creative planner Instagrammer.
What We Love: The blog has a beautiful look, fitting in very well with her personality and ethos. She seems friendly and bubbly. Kymmie’s blog is perfect for fans of ChickLit, romance, and YA.
Find Hey Kymmie On Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest
About: As the title would suggest, this site has everything to do with the world of crime literature. The two editors, Linda Wilson, and Sharon Wheeler work with a variety of reviewers to bring the site to life.
What We Love: Plenty of reviews to be found on crime stories! All excellent, high quality and well written. Perfect for deciding if you want to read the bestseller that everyone’s talking about or not.
Find Crime Review On Twitter
Kirkus Reviews by Marc Winkelman
About: Kirkus Reviews is an authority in the world of independent book reviews for over 85 years. They offer a wide variety of services for those in the literature world.
What We Love: Running for that long, they have got their stuff down when it comes to an excellent review! The podcast is well worth checking out. They also review a variety of self-published books, which is great.
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The Last Reader by Kathleen
About: Kath is a Filipina currently living in Germany. She loves to talk about all things bookish. She’s very active in the literature blogging community.
What We Love: She’ll sometimes do book hauls and unboxings of book subscription boxes. It’s always interesting to see what’s inside. The photography on her blog is amazing.
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booksfemme by Femke
About: Femke is a young student who lives in The Netherlands. She blogs about books, movies and lots of her favorite media.
What We Love: Something that I never often see is a bilingual blog! Hers is in English and Dutch. She gives a behind the scene look at book reviews, along with some beautiful photography.
Find booksfemme On Instagram
Story Mummy by Ilham Alam
About: Ilham Alam is mother and storyteller. As of the time of writing, she has released her first picture book, Wonder Walk. She’s been a writer for many years.
What We Love: The blog talks about family life, travel, and reviews on children’s books. There’s sure to be something you find interesting on her site!
Find Story Mummy On Facebook | Twitter | Instagram
Page To Stage Reviews by Zarina
About: Zarina is a Dutch woman who is based in London. She’s an editor by trade, and she also runs her lifestyle blog, on books, theatre, and life in London town.
What We Love: Her coverage of theatre and musings on it is excellent. Zarina’ll often tie books and theatre together in her posts. Makes for a fascinating blog!
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Never Imitate by Jackie Law
About: Jackie Law is a writer, review, and proud wife and mother. Her blog transcends category label. She talks about a variety of different topics. Hence the tagline, “Trying to avoid society’s pigeonholes.”
PageTurnersNook by Laura Turner
About: Laura Turner is a long-time book blogger, having reviewed stories for many years. On her blog, she offers reviews, author interviews, and blog tours.
What We Love: Always hungry for the next read, she is well read! She does all sorts of genres and novels. Plenty of ideas for your next read and stepping out of your comfort zone!
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About: This is a site dedicated to everything literature and bookish. They have so much interesting content, and they shine a spotlight on independent and upcoming authors.
What We Love: As according to their title, they only review Brilliant Books, and that is true! They’ve got some great recommendations and reviews up their sleeves. Worth reading.
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Jen Meds Book Reviews by Jen Lucas
About: Jen Lucas has a degree in literature, so it would make sense it’s something she’s very passionate about. She loves crime fiction and thrillers but isn’t afraid to branch out into other genres.
What We Love: She posts interesting reviews, articles, and all sorts of bookish and lifestyle things. There’s a lot of well-written content, so worth a look around.
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Harrys Book Club by Harriet Mumford
About: Harry’s Book Club is a bookish blog run by an equally bookish man. A fan of memoirs, crime, and thrillers, the books Harry reviews touch on more serious aspects of life. Something we could all do with once in a while.
What We Love: Something that he does is publishes a list of things on his to read list. It’s always interesting to see what he has. You might find another slew of recommendations to put on yours too!
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Rachels Random Reads by Rachel Gilbey
About: Rachel has been running her blog for a few years now. She loves to read anything good quality she can get her hands on! She also runs another business, providing resources and promotional services for authors.
What We Love: The blog covers all sorts of modern genres and bestsellers. As well as indie books from up and coming authors. Rachel writes very well and is very insightful in her reviews.
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The Book Review Café by Lorraine
About: Lorraine is a book and coffee lover, which very much inspired the name of her blog. A busy woman with a hectic schedule. She balances her work, reviewing books and reading, her favorite thing in the world.
What We Love: Lorraine’s blog has a unique feature called a day with an author. She has a very interesting interview with a variety of voices in the world of literature.
Find The Book Review Café On Facebook | Twitter | Instagram
Halfman Halfbook by Paul Cheney
About: Halfman, Halfbook. Most likely an ideal fusion in the mind of the creator behind the blog, Paul Cheney. He is a non-fiction review columnist for a magazine.
What We Love: A lover of all types of books, his predominant interest is non-fiction. It’s an interesting take that few bloggers do. So if you like non-fiction, definitely worth following.
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mychestnutreadingtree by Jo
About: My Chestnut Reading Tree is a book review site focusing on crime and thrillers. Jo is a busy woman with a full life, but she always makes time and space for the thing she loves doing most. Reading.
What We Love: Though her blog is usually classified as a crime fiction review blog, she also does the occasional women’s fiction story. She has excellent, warm, humorous writing.
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My Reading Corner by Karen Dennise
About: Karen has been reading ever since she was a child. Her tastes are quite varied. She reads and enjoys a variety of genres. She has a full-time job, but she says she has a long commute, so plenty of time for reading!
What We Love: The site has a very nice, clean, minimalistic design. It keeps the focus on her well-written reviews. Well worth a look if you enjoy mystery!
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ofselfandshelf by Anne O Neill
About: Anne O’ Neill is an Irish intellectual, with a love of all things literature. She writes for the Irish Times, about literature, life, and philosophy. Her blog covers the same topics, with a few book reviews.
What We Love: She’s a thoughtful and intelligent woman, writing interesting blog posts. An excellent slew of non-fiction book recommendations on there.
Dickens Does Books by Louise Dickens
About: Louise Dickens is immersed in the world of books and writing. Her career and hobbies are focused around it. She wishes she shared ancestry with Dickens himself, but it’s yet to be confirmed.
Make Walk Read by Fi Cooper
About: A potter, knitter, and a reader, Fi Cooper lives in a beautiful town with her family. She spends some time enjoying her hobbies as much as she can.
Davids Book World by David Hebblethwaite
About: David Hebblethwaite is a full-time writer and book reviewer. His reviews have been published in a variety of publications including his website.
The Little Reader Library by Lindsay Healy
About: Lindsay loves to read all sorts of books, across all kinds of genres. Always hungry for a new read, her tastes are as broad as her reading habits.
What We Love: Lindsay has read as many classics as modern ones, and her writing is fascinating to read. Intellectual and well versed in many writing styles, she offers a unique perspective.
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Pull Down The Moon by Sandra Nimako-Boatey
About: Sandra Nimako-Boatey is a young booktuber, blogger and writer who’s from London. As well as writing and talking about literature, she covers travel, skincare & beauty, and other topics.
What We Love: Sandra’s blog is excellent, as are all the videos on her channel. As of 2018, she conducts all her book reviews on her youtube channel. But you can still read her older reviews on her blog.
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Short Book and Scribes by Nicola Smith
About: Nicola used to review every book she read on Amazon, but she wanted them all in one place to keep them organized. Little did she know what her blog would grow into!
Along with her site, she contributes to several other publications.
What We Love: There’s so much interesting content on there it’s hard to know where to start. She writes all sorts of posts, with different formats. Her interviews with authors are excellent.
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Books with Jane by Jane Evans
About: Jane, the writer of Books with Jane, works in publishing and reviews books on the side. She’s passionate about literature and giving spotlight to books she loves.
About: Foreword Reviews has been running since 1998. The company has done nothing but trailblaze in the literature industry. With years of experience, they know what they’re doing when it comes to literature.
What We Love: With a focus on indie and diverse books, they bring light to underrated but fantastic stories. A talented team writes their reviews.
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About: NPR is a literary non-profit. They specialize in podcasts on a variety of topics, which are popular among millions. They strive to tell the stories that matter, and to help create an informed, educated public.
What We Love: Their podcasts are very diverse and exciting, well worth a listen. They publish new content and book reviews almost every day, so always something new to read.
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Shelf Awareness by Jenn Risko and John Mutter
About: Shelf Awareness is a free e-newsletter published weekly. It focuses on the book industry and happens in and around it. They also publish a twice weekly newsletter dedicated to the best new releases.
What We Love: Their newsletters are packed full of interesting content. Something to look forward to in your inbox! They’ve been going for more than ten years.
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Shellys Book Corner by Richelle
About: A lover of diverse books and many different genres. Richelle aka Shelly, as she’s more well-known, says she’s a lifelong reader. Once she obtained her library card, nothing was stopping her.
What We Love: She’s an advocate for the inclusion of people from minorities in stories. Shelly loves to see books that have diverse characters. Those were the stories she would’ve loved to have when she was younger.
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Romance Rehab by Jennifer
About: Romance. Whether you love it or hate it, it’s a very popular genre. Jennifer, the blogger, loves it. She does her best to break down the stereotypes and show the best sides of romance.
What We Love: Jennifer is an excellent writer and has many thoughtful, well-written reviews. The site has many essays on the genre, which make for a good read, and may open your mind a bit.
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From Cover To Cover by Katelyn Dickinson
About: A lover of YA and Fantasy, but she always encourages herself to read other genres. Katelyn works full time, but she still finds time to do her favorite thing in the world. Learning and sharing her thoughts with others.
What We Love: An excellent collection of posts on a variety of topics, there’s a lot of content to read! She also posts monthly unboxings, containing a book and several unique bookish items.
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About: Books and Beyond Reviews has all sorts of bookish content. They review a considerable lot of different books and stories, which is always great to see.
What We Love: One feature I like is where they have a weekly post series called Friday Face-Off. It’s where they choose a book, and find all the cover variations over the years, and rank them. It’s interesting to see all the different designs!
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About: Confessions of a Literary Addict is run by a young woman who goes by Nova. She is an avid cosplayer, nerd, and literature addict. She talks about all sorts of interesting topics, not only books.
What We Love: Her writing style is warm and funny. I enjoy reading it a lot. There are all sorts of content to read. She doesn’t update her blog very often, though.
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Reads All The Books by Malissa Coy
About: Malissa Coy is a book reviewer with a wide range of tastes. An avid reader of all sorts of children’s books, from middle grade to new adult. She also enjoys mysteries and paranormal romance.
What We Love: Malissa is a huge fangirl and enjoys a lot of different media. Her style is eclectic, witty, warm, and funny. She also does cover reveals, Q&As, and much more.
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About: Flyef is a bookish site that talks about everything YA Books, (Young Adult.) They have been going for a while now, and their posts are well written.
TotallyBookedBlog by Gitte and Jenny
About: Totally Booked blog is run by two romance fanatics, Gitte and Jenny. Focusing on reviewing books from the romance genre. This site has so much great written content!
What We Love: The site is very well designed, and the theme is clean and nice. It fits perfectly with the feel of the website! Their reviews are professional, insightful, and witty.
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About: This newspaper focuses on Irish and international issues, literature, arts, and culture. They publish news, essays, insight into the book industry, and of course, reviews.
What We Love: There’s guaranteed to be a wash of intelligent, insightful content. With a long list of incredible contributors. They don’t shy away from serious topics and always handle them with respect.
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Stacked Books by Kimberly Francisco
About: Kelly and Kimberly, the founders of Stacked Books, work in the industry. So their lives are literature! Kelly works at Book Riot, a large literature company, and Kimberly is a youth librarian.
What We Love: The site is clean and professional and has a great design! They focus on YA books and everything to do with that. They’re both excellent writers and reviewers
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The Perpetual Page Turner by Jamie Miller
About: The Perpetual Page Turner. What a great name for a book blog! This site is run by Jamie, who mixes lifestyle, motherhood, and beauty in with her main passion, reading.
What We Love: Jamie’s writing is touching and thoughtful, well worth a read. Her site has a beautiful, pretty design that fits well with her ethos. An excellent blog and her personality shines through it.
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Rhapsody in Books Weblog by Jill and Jim
About: Jill and Jim are a husband and wife team who share a fascination for politics, history, and literature. Both are intellectuals with several college degrees. The blog combines all their interests.
What We Love: Their writing is excellent and well thought out, they’re knowledgeable people! They prefer to review non-fiction. But will sometimes do other fictional genres and children’s books.
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Well there you go! Plenty of bookish blogs to inspire your next read.
Hopefully, you found some new favorites to add to your list. Let me know if you did! Please share your favorites by leaving a comment below.
I’d love to hear them!