Goodreads

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Goodreads
Goodreads logo.svg
Type of site
Book
Available inEnglish
OwnerAmazon
Created byOtis Chandler
Elizabeth Khuri
URLgoodreads.com
CommercialYes
RegistrationFree
LaunchedDecember 2006; 16 years ago (2006-12)
Current statusActive

Goodreads is a free database of books, authors, and book reviews. In December 2007, it had 10,000,000 books in its database.[1]

In Goodreads, a user can do the following things:

  • Sign up and register books
  • Rate & Review books
  • Generate library catalogs
  • Generate Reading lists
  • Create their own groups of book suggestions
  • Surveys, polls, blogs, and discussions

Goodreads is owned by Amazon.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Goodreads Raises Angel Round To Help You Find That Perfect Book". TechCrunch. Retrieved 2020-03-26.
  2. Kaufman, Leslie (2013-03-28). "Amazon to Buy Social Site Dedicated to Sharing Books". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2020-03-26.

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