A ‘Goodreads’ For Kids?

The link below is to an article with some suggestions on a ‘Goodreads’ for kids.

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The link below is to an article that takes a look at ‘Browsery,’ a new social network for book discovery by Barnes and Noble.

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Book Recommendation Platforms

The link below is to an article that lists the top book recommendations platforms.

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Article: BookFilter

The link below is to an article that takes a quick look at BookFilter, a book recommendation type social network.

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Article: The Reading Room Update

The link below is to an article that provides an update on developments at ‘The Reading Room’ book social network, an alternative to Goodreads.

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Article: BookLikes Review

The link below is to a review of the new BookLikes social network. It is a fairly negative review, but to balance the viewpoint read the comments that were favourable to it when I last looked.

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Article: Alternatives to Goodreads

Amazon has purchased Goodreads, which I don’t really think is all that surprising. I think it is a good fit for Amazon, especially with the Kindle ebook market that they have. I chose Goodreads over Shelfari some time ago and the purchase of Goodreads by Amazon won’t drive me away to a lesser book and reading social network. 

When I saw that Amazon had purchased Goodreads I did do a quick ‘Oh no,’ but really I don’t see any real reason for concern at this stage. Indeed, it may be of value to me, especially given my preference for the Kindle. I guess time will tell.

I’m sure there are plenty of people looking for possible alternatives – and if things do go south with Amazon ownership of Goodreads, I too may end up looking for an alternative. The link below is to an article that considers a few alternatives to Goodreads.

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