Libreture promotes DRM-free ebooks, has a directory of DRM-free bookshops, and provides an online ecosystem (storage, reading lists etc) specifically designed for DRM-free ebooks. You can follow them at:

➡️ @libreture

Their site is at libreture.com

(DRM-free means that you can keep the book you buy forever, and use it on any device you choose, even if the bookshop closes down.)

Lilith Saintcrow is a prolific novelist and long-time Fediverse user. You can follow her at:

➡️ @lilithsaintcrow

She also has a website and blog at lilithsaintcrow.com

Her books often include fantasy, sci-fi and otherworldly elements.

BookWyrm is a new open federated alternative to Goodreads, and part of the Fediverse:

➡️ @bookwyrm

You can post about books you're reading, and interact with others on BookWyrm, Mastodon etc.

The platform is still a work in progress:

docs.joinbookwyrm.com

The flagship instance is at:

bookwyrm.social/

Development git is here:

github.com/bookwyrm-social/boo

Translate Science is a new initiative to promote translation of scientific articles, books, papers etc. You can follow at:

➡️ @TranslateScience

The project's website is at translatescience.org

The project's account is on Fediscience, a Mastodon instance for scientists: fediscience.org

Samuel Pepys was an important public official in 17th Century London, who helped to run the English navy and reported to the King. He also kept a secret diary where he was surprisingly honest about his personal life between 1660 - 1669.

You can follow the diary in real time (currently 1668) at:

➡️ @samuelpepys

The maintainer's website is at pepysdiary.com

Spearhafoc is a comic book creator currently focusing on pulp interpretations of classic characters from history and literature. You can follow at:

➡️ @Spearhafoc

Spearhafoc's website is at spearhafoc.tumblr.com/post/175

Libreture promotes DRM-free eBooks and digital comics by providing services like online storage, reading lists, a DRM-free bookshop directory and more.

You can follow at:

➡️ @libreture

Official site is at libreture.com

DRM-free means you get to keep books you buy, even if the bookshop closes down.

DRM books disappear forever when stores close down (for example: popularmechanics.com/technolog).

Inventaire is a free open source platform for cataloguing and sharing physical books, with its own database of titles built upon Wikidata.

You can follow the project at:

@inventaire

The website is at inventaire.io

Readlebee is a planned free open source alternative to Amazon's Goodreads, and is currently under development:

@Readlebee

Developers can contribute to Readlebee at:
gitlab.com/Alamantus/Readlebee

Non-developers can contribute to Readlebee by adding to the Inventaire open database of books (which Readlebee uses):
wiki.inventaire.io/wiki/How-to

Mastodon

This is a brand new server run by the main developers of the project as a spin-off of mastodon.social 🐘 It is not focused on any particular niche interest - everyone is welcome as long as you follow our code of conduct!