What is Bookship?
Bookship is a social reading app for sharing your reading experiences with friends, family & co-workers. Chat, share thoughts and observations with your book club. Post photos of a favorite passage. Have Bookship extract a quote from a photo of a page you're reading. Create Groups & Calendars to manage your meetings. Open an instant live video chat with your friends! A mobile-first, camera-ready, emoji-friendly experience!
Whether it's reading a great novel with your best friend across the country or a neighborhood book club, or a business book with your co-workers, Bookship is your virtual book club companion. Build better relationships through books, and enrich your reading experience along the way.
Bookship provides unique book discovery and recommendations, with a special emphasis on books that are topical and perfect for book clubs! Get great ideas for your next group reading or book club! Browse by genre, with books being talked about by the leading book tastemakers. Keep a Reading List by using our Saved Books feature, so you can come back to interesting books later and keep track of what you’ve read.
- Browse unique book recommendations from leading tastemakers, book reviewers, best-seller and awards lists
- Invite friends, family, co-workers to read a book together
- Post & react to comments, photos, links, video
- Video chat with your group right from Bookship. No more scheduling, invites and waiting rooms. Completely secure, free and private by default - or open it up to anyone?
- Write reviews when you finish your books and share them with the world!
- Get alerts when your friends post; keep in sync by sharing your location in the book
- Tag your comments as spoilers - they're hidden from others until they open them
- Use the Virtual Highlighter to highlight passages (and extract quotes!) from physical books, and share them with friends.
- Keep & manage your To Be Read List (TBR) by saving interesting books you find in the app.
- Use our handy barcode scanner to remember books you find in a bookstore
- Groups - keep your group member lists & Group-specific TBRs inside the app.
- Calendars - schedule your Group meetings & automatically send reminders.
- Read classic works for free right inside the app! Tens of thousands of classic works are available.
- Social Reading lets you highlight and comment right inside the book, and share with your group.
- Share readings on social media and websites to open them to the public!
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