BookWyrm

Social Reading and Reviewing

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Talk about books, track your reading, and find out what your friends are reading, on your own terms.

BookWyrm is ad-free, anti-corporate, open-source, and federated. You can seamlessly follow and interact with users on other BookWyrm instances, and on services like Mastodon.

This instance is closed

BookWyrm is still under development, and it's not as polished, stable, and feature-complete as a production-ready application.

If you'd like to join anyway, please contact the site admin by emailing mousereeve@riseup.net. Invitations are currently on pause, but your request will be stashed away in the event that changes.

Recent Books

Dangerous Books for Girls cover (2015)

2 stars

Dangerous Books for Girls

by Maya Rodale

Long before clinch covers and bodice rippers, romance novels had a bad reputation as the lowbrow lit of desperate housewives and hopeless spinsters. But why were these books—the escape and entertainment of choice for millions of women—singled out for scorn and shame?

Dangerous Books for Girls examines the secret history …

Please Kill Me cover (Paperback, 2006)

4.5 stars

Please Kill Me

by Legs McNeil, Gillian McCain

A contemporary classic, Please Kill Me is the definitive oral history of the most nihilistic of all pop movements. Iggy Pop, Richard Hell, the Ramones, and scores of other punk figures lend their voices to this decisive account of that explosive era.