A federated reading platform.
BookWyrm is a book reading platform for the Fediverse, like a federated alternative to Goodreads. It lets people keep track of what they're reading, post reviews and read other people's reviews.
You can find a list of instances to join at https://joinbookwyrm.com/instances
If you're technically skilled, you can install your own instance using the instructions at https://docs.joinbookwyrm.com/installing-in-production.html
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Feedback request for BookWyrm users: how would you like the app to behave when you want to abandon a book you've started?
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@luka sorry about the timeline! it's in the to-fix bug queue: https://github.com/bookwyrm-social/bookwyrm/issues/1210
@sergeantcat it sounds like the same issue reported here: https://github.com/bookwyrm-social/bookwyrm/issues/1262
I can take a closer look tomorrow
@sergeantcat If ISBN is present in the data, it might be worth re-trying to books that failed before going to the trouble of manually adding them
BookWyrm is a Fediverse alternative to GoodReads.
They've just opened their onboarding site at:
("Onboarding" is when you make it as easy as possible for people to join something.)
BookWyrm and its instances are currently still in beta testing, but you can join now if you want to try it out. Instances marked as "closed" mean you can join but you have to request an invitation.
We now have a "Join BookWyrm" page that you can show your friends and where they'll be able to see what the project is about and also find the list of instances so that they can choose which one to join!
@drbjork Unfortunately there's no way currently other than adding a version to Open Library and import that. There's an issue though:
@mike_hales You mean posting that you have read a book in the past?
On the book's page, you can click on the little arrow next to "Want to read" and select "Finish reading".
There's no such thing as a user guide yet unfortunately.
A federated reading platform.
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