10 online platforms that are good for readers

Reading opens your mind and makes you think faster and more than you can ever imagine. Here are ten online platforms that can help you read quality books.

Open library

Open Library is an online project intended to create “one web page for every book ever published”. Created by Aaron Swartz, Brewster Kahle, Alexis Rossi, Anand Chitipothu, and Rebecca Malamud, Open Library is a project of the Internet Archive, a nonprofit organization. It is a very good source to get amazing books.
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Powell’s Books

Powell’s Books is a chain of bookstores in Portland, Oregon, and its surrounding metropolitan area. Powell’s headquarters, dubbed Powell’s City of Books, claims to be the largest independent new and used bookstore in the world.
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Alibris

Alibris is an online store that sells new books, used books, out-of-print books, rare books, and other media through an online network of independent booksellers.
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BookFinder

BookFinder.com is a vertical search website that helps readers buy books online. The site’s meta-search engine scans the inventories of over 100,000 booksellers located around the world.
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Amazon

Amazon Books integrates offline shopping with the benefits of the Amazon.com community to help you find items you’ll love – books, devices, toys, games, and more. Explore books. They select books based on Amazon.com customer ratings, pre-orders, sales, popularity on Goodreads, and their curators’ assessments.
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Google Books

Google Books is a service from Google Inc. that searches the full text of books and magazines that Google has scanned, converted to text using optical character recognition, and stored in its digital database.
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Project Gutenberg

Project Gutenberg is a library of over 60,000 free eBooks. Choose among free epub and Kindle eBooks, download them or read them online. You will find the world’s great literature here, with focus on older works for which U.S. copyright has expired. Thousands of volunteers digitized and diligently proofread the eBooks, for enjoyment and education. No fee or registration!
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AddAll.com

The book search and book price comparison agent is built to ease online book shopping.
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Book Cover Archive

Next time you feel the need for a little visual inspiration, head directly to The Book Cover Archive and be prepared
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Wattpad

Wattpad is an Internet community for readers and writers to publish new user-generated stories in different genres, including classics, general fiction, historical fiction, non-fiction, poetry, fan-fiction, spiritual, humor, and teen fiction.
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