If you are an avid reader, there are a number of brands, websites, and companies you should check out. Whether you are looking for a new place to download e-books for free, need new literary-themed artwork in your home, or just want to explore and engage with communities just as obsessed with reading as you are, the business and sites on this list of bookworm brands has your newest book related obsession just waiting to be discovered.
Database driven communities like GoodReads, Shelfari, and Booktagger help you engage with other readers and book lovers to catalog and share your books, while also discovering great new reads. Other companies like Powell's Books and Book Riot offer book subscription services, for those book fans who want new reads (and fun book related accessories and treats) delivered right to their doors! Still other brands are nailing it when it comes to e-readers (Amazon's Kindle and Barnes & Noble's Nook) and audio books (Audible).Whether you're looking for a book light, book journal, or even just some great bookshelves to proudly display your home library, the brands on this list are essential reading for bookworms and avid readers.
- 478Have books delivered to your door on the cheap and get yourself a Kindle!
- 3210Not just a bookstore, B&N has a great e-reader (the Nook) and tons of accessories for book lovers.
- 246The best source for audiobooks.
- 166Everyone needs a book journal!
Mighty BrightThe best booklight brand, helping you read late into the night without disturbing your S.O.
- 102Mark your favorite passages and quotes without dog-earing pages.
New YorkerFor their contemporary short fiction pieces, fiction podcast and (best of all) cartoons
IndieBoundThe best resource for independent bookstore lovers.
The Literary Gift CompanyWebsite for affordable products for writers and bookworms, from books, homewares, stationary, mugs, and posters.
KartellFurniture company that sells unique tables, chairs, and bookshelves for avid book collectors.
BookRabbitSocial networking site for bookworms.
Open LibraryWebsite with over 1 million free and downloadable e-books.
OysterSubscription service that offers unlimited book rentals for just $9.95 a month.
- 64The best highlighters in the business, to annotate in style.
Chronicle BooksA quirky independent publisher based in San Francisco
- 22Purchase and customize cards, gifts, and more for bookworms.
CliCErgonomic and compact reading glasses you can take anywhere.
LibriVoxOffers thousands of free audiobooks and out-of-print selections.
BookishCompany that sells all book-related products, including artwork and jewelry.
NewswordyThis site offers a new "buzzword" every day, explains its definition, and gives examples.
ShelfariDisplay and build a virtual bookshelf.
BookarmyRead and post reviews, find book recommendations, learn about different authors, and interact with readers.
BooktaggerWrite descriptions and reviews, create and organize book lists, keep track of books you’ve loaned, etc.
BookMoochBook lending site, where you earn points and redeem them for new books.
BookLampOperating much like Pandora, this site suggests books for you based on your previous reads.