Free online UK book exchange. Select a book you would like from 'The Library', then agree on a swap with the current owner. When the books are received, each person logs on to say they have received the book and they rate the other person.
Literature & Poetry
Ok you won't find any literary info here, but by clicking one button you will fund books for dis-advantaged kids. It is completely free and there are no annoying pop-ups or anything.
The Poetry Society website. A site for poets containing poetry reviews, poetry events, stanzas, membership information, poetry competition information and an online shop.
This offering from Google allows you to search the full text of books and discover new ones. You can then learn where to buy them, as well as read the entire contents of some.
Independent UK book retailer, offering reviews, recommendations and guides to the latest releases.
Book, writing and publishing information. Specialist sections include poetry, children's writing, journalism, screenwriting, song writing, technical writing and more.
Project Gutenberg is the place where you can download thousands of free ebooks to read on your PC, iPad, Kindle, Sony Reader, iPhone, Android or other portable device.
Their ebooks were previously published by publishers and digitized with the help of thousands of volunteers. No fee or registration is required
The Literature Network provides searchable literature for students, educators, or enthusiasts. There are books by famous authors, author biography's, poetry and quotes. The site also has a literature community forum.
Online edition of the Writer's Digest Magazine. Includes information, advice, workshops, competitions and a variety of other things to help established and aspiring writers.
Buzzwords are frequently used in news media. Newswordy is a growing collection of these words, updated every weekday. Along with each word is a definition, a quote with its use (or misuse) in the media.
These are words that do not typically occur in everyday speech, but are common among newscasters, talking heads, and pundits on cable news.