A social network around reading? That’s what Goodreads is for, folks. Goodreads let’s you rate books, create “shelves” of your favourites, write reviews, connect with authors, and offers a suggestion algorithm for what other books you might enjoy. Aside from … Continue reading
Just a quick note to say, everyone should get on Good Reads now! It’s like IMDB, but for for books and allows you to list all the books you’ve read, are reading and want to read, as well as see what your friends are reading and how they rate books. It’s so much fun, and pretty addictive. It also demonstrates some things about you that you might not acknowledge or publicise that often. For example, my top rated books sort of imply that I have the literary taste of an eight-year old girl. While I’m okay with this – much like music, I do not stop loving certain books as I get older, I just increase the number that I love – it’s slightly different to let the world know.