Ten Websites I Love That Aren’t About Books

Posted May 11, 2016 by Brin in Memes, Top Ten Tuesday / 0 Comments

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Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme created by The Broke and The Bookish. This week’s theme is:

Ten Websites I Love That Aren’t About Books

I know this post is a day late but I really wanted to do this topic! I am not going to include certain sites because they are generally bookish in nature (if you squint a certain way!) but there are a tonne of sites I visit pretty much on a daily basis.

1. Reddit

I am an avid stalker of Reddit. I don’t have an account but I do like to lurk about my favourite subreddits (I don’t actually tend to visit the bookish ones much – I prefer the true crime and mystery subs).

2. YouTube

I am on this pretty much constantly. I mainly follow gaming channels but also cannot resist all the cute animal videos. 🙂

3. Pinterest

I love Pinterest so much. I tend to favour arty and fashion stuff – you can usually find me pinning away to my heart’s content most evenings. 😉

4. Previously TV

I used to be a big fan of TWoP (Television Without Pity for the uninitiated) and was really bummed when it closed it’s doors a few years back. This site is a pretty worthy successor (some of the original mods from TWoP’s golden days founded the site so it feels pretty homey).

5. BioWare forums

I tend to spend more time on the BSN (BioWare Social Network) when a game has just been released (or in the run up to it being released) but I still check back for news pretty regularly.


6. Tumblr

I am pretty much always on Tumblr. I do follow a lot of bookish people but I also like all the pretty photography. I am not hugely active (and tend to avoid most of the dramas) but I do like my own little corner.

7. Etsy

I am absolutely 100% addicted to Etsy. I just love finding all of the awesome crafty shops out there. I have a real love of unusual jewellery and I have found so many shops which wonderfully quirky pieces to add to my ever-growing collection (seriously, jewellery is probably my biggest shopping expenditure after book-buying).

8. Facebook

I set up my Facebook years ago but I have only really recently become more active. I love the groups.

9. Twitter

I find most of my news about my various interests on Twitter. It’s great for chatting with people who share my interests.

10. Instagram

My newest favourite site. Well, technically it’s an app but I visit on my computer too. I love bookstagram (obviously) but it is great for following all kinds of fabulous people. I am definitely a big fan!


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