It's been a long year but at least we have books! Check out your reading recap on BookWyrm:
Been asked, is there a Fediverse alternative to Amazon's Goodreads?
Yes, yes there is
@bookwyrm is a Fediverse-based social reading platform, you can find out more from the official site at:
If you want to help translate BookWyrm into your own language, there's a translation project at https://translate.joinbookwyrm.com
Would you like to help translate BookWyrm? There's now an easy way to get involved:
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
(Feel free to message here if you aren't on GitHub)
Feedback request for BookWyrm users: how would you like the app to behave when you want to abandon a book you've started?
We really appreciate it and loved to read it!
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If you're excited about BookWyrm development and have the means, consider supporting it on Patreon!
Your support goes a long way to making development sustainable.
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!
A federated reading platform.
*Due to increased bot signup, manual approval is required. Please write some applicable request text on signup with why you want to join. Blank submissions will be denied.*
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