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Any one else use GoodReads to catalog and/or discover new books?


Did you enjoy it more when it wasn't under Amazon's ownership or isn't the same?


Do you even bother to use the GoodReads app or do you just use the website? 

Do encounter bugs/issues/glitches with the GoodReads app? 

Have you ever made online friends through GoodReads? 




P.S: Add me on there if you want to (same username as here). 


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Reply by Obren

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I love Goodreads, and I love setting the yearly goal! The only problem I have with it is too much spam/ fake accounts. Other that that it's a great tool!


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Reply by ꕥL̥ͦi̥ͦz̥ͦꕥ

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I’ve used GoodReads on and off ever since I was in high school. I do enjoy it more through Amazon since I’ve been reading through the Kindle app. It’s nice that it automatically updates GoodReads. So far I have not reach any bugs or issues throughout my use of GoodReads but I’ve never used it for social means. 


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Reply by Eternity

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I use it to catalog my reads but not to find new books. Every book I've read that it's suggested to me has been horrible, so I get my recommendations from friends instead. Much better. But it's a great recording tool so I know what I've read, and it helps me when some random person asks "read anything good lately?" Without Goodreads, I'd just stare blankly at the person, but now I can pull out my phone and show them all the books I've recently rated 4+ stars.

I never used Goodreads before the Amazon buyout. I imagine it was better before.

I do use the app, but only in a pinch. It's honestly awful to use. Writing reviews is nearly impossible. I hate it. When possible, I use the website instead.


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Reply by Macie Acaisha

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I JUST discovered goodreads (I know....where have I been???) but I must say, I love the idea of being able to record the books I've read and rated. I think the book recommendations for me so far are pretty great! I wouldn't use it as a social media app though, and if someone messaged me there or friend requested me I would absolutely ignore unless I knew them personally. But as a way to keep track of read books and books I want to read, I think it is fabulous!!


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Reply by planetfynn

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personally i rlly like goodreads. i mostly use the website. but if  im out and find a book i cant buy, i still take a photo of the cover and then add it to my goodreads to read list once i get home


my old hs english teacher keeps her goodreads updated so i love to see what she's reading and her reviews. plus the goal thing is nice, and i love being able to update my progress and see what percentage done i am with a book


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