“Words are, in my not so humble opinion, our most inexhaustible form of magic” – a line famously written for us by J.K. Rowling in her, frankly, magical series, Harry Potter. Now, if you’re of those people who feels a little empty after finishing a great book (it’s finished, after all) and you’re wondering where to get your next fix, this article is for you.
There’s nothing like a great book blog to get you and all your fellow bibliophiles together in one place where you can exchange ideas and swap book recommendations. Lovers of the letter must stick together – or something like that anyways. Read on to find out the 9 best blogs that can help you find your next great read.
Amazon’s own, Omnivoracious, has everything you need under one roof – from reviews to author interviews, industry updates, and information on any genre for any age group. If you’re looking for an all-in- one, this is the blog for you.
Modern Mrs. Darcy
Named after the swoon-worthy anti-hero of our much-loved Pride and Prejudice, Anne Bogel enthralls us all by sharing her recommendations and current reads, along with her own reflections about life.
If you want to read the best books self-published by new authors, you can head over to The Indieview where they are already featured and reviewed for your benefit.
The New York Review of Books
Hankering for something more on the intellectual side? The New York Review of Books is an excellent blog that delves deeply into reviews and analysis of literature.
Nerdy Book Club
Looking for book recommendations for kids and young adults? The Nerdy Book Club is a group of like-minded readers who actually write books for the age group. Their recommendations and reviews are an excellent place to get some great material for kids and teenagers.
Book Riot is a fantastic blog that allows you to search by genre and for different age groups. There is something for everyone here and definitely a place to get your next book recommendation.
It can be difficult to find thorough, intelligent and honestly helpful reviews, but The Millions manages to tick every box and is a good place to go for thoughtful discussion on culture as well.
The Paris Review
This distinguished English language literary magazine was established in Paris in 1953 and has published works by many famous authors, including Jack Kerouac. The blog is an excellent place to visit for reviews, essays and interviews.
The Page Turner
This is the New Yorker’s blog and you can visit it to read their commentary and opinions on culture and books. It has a podcast as well, for the more auditory-inclined.
So, in closing, got a great book? Pass it on! There are so many fantastic blogs to visit that will connect you with like-minded people and keep your love for reading always alive, as it should be.