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I like goodreads


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If you're comfortable using a site just for books, I've always loved LibraryThing.com. They also have a tagging mechanism that I've used to keep track of books that are loaned out - e.g. tag them "loaned out" and "loaned to X" and then you can easily look at all books in the "loaned out" tag and see who has them.


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Finally I found it here: Abusing Amazon images.


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Disclosure: I work at Ragic You can try to build one yourself with Ragic. Just create data forms like you would on Excel or other types of spreadsheets, and it becomes an online database for you to enter and search for records.


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I have had the same query not too long ago... I came up with: abetteropinion.com Secondly if you are looking for game recommendations/similar games based on your input of favorites, here are some great sites: playfire.com raptr.com www.gamerdna.com www.xfire.com For more raw data/recommendation engine kind of information: www.freebase.com A wealth ...


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Have you looked at Shelfari? Looks good to me, even though some features of LibraryThing are still missing.


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try http://issuu.com


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There is a new site called GetGlue.com, which aims to do Netflix-like recommendations of all sorts of media, including Books. So far, the Books section is one of their bigger sections, along with Music and Movies. But they also allow you to rate games and other media/interests. I'm not from GetGlue, and I kind of hate their Google Chrome extension, which ...


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I've found LibraryThing to be very good, but you really need to pay up since the free version limits how big your library can be.


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You can also use Amazon for this. It recommends you books based on your viewing and buying history. I know it's not built for that, but on numerous occasions I've been surprised on how good a job it does.


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I played around with books.google.com. It works great for keeping an online library. (You can find my personal library here.) There is also the Amazon Reading List Plugin for LinkedIn If you're a big LinkedIn user.


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Google Wave is actually quite a useful option for this. The Wave is the book - so the top will be the TOC Waves shows you what have changed since your last visit Everyone can make comments ( and they can be hidden too, great for readability ) - then also deleted when the comment has met is usefullness Spam...hmm not so sure.. you could only invite your ...


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You can use OpenDB. You would need to host it yourself, but it should be easy to get running on any basic Apache+PHP capable computer. GoDaddy also offers it as an installable application on their hosting plans.


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The easiest and best option for you, in my opinion, would be the Word Web App or Google Docs, which both offer multi-user editing and version control.


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I really don't know something that would do something similar to this flow but you can try TasteKid and GoodReads. In Goodreads you should rate some books to have recommendations. In Tastekid you just need to write the book's or author's name.


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Well, turns out it can be done very easily at http://www.shelfari.com/addbooks where there's an option Import Your LinkedIn Reading List. Clicking "Import" will bring you to an import view like this: There's a FAQ item about this too: Reading List (LinkedIn) Import. I just tried it and my books and reviews got imported just fine.


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The thread you refer to is 76 months old as of today (3/19/2014), dating that post to 2007. It seems that the text stats feature was removed at some time during 2012. Curiously, Amazon's help page still mentions the text stats feature. Hovering over the cover of some* books with the "Look Inside" feature enabled will bring up a popup that offers some ...


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Have you tried Listal ?


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You could look in to MediaWiki. Gina Trapani and Adam Pash of Lifehacker recently used it to produce and publish a book and website on Google Wave Media Wiki - http://www.mediawiki.org/


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On the books side of your question. I'd strongly suggest Goodreads. I used LibraryThing for a while but the site design is not great (a bit unintuitive) so I switched to Goodreads after it was voted top of Lifehacker's Hive Five and have been very pleased with it so far.


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Install FireBug Lite (a bookmarklet). Open up the cover of the page you want to view in Amazon. Press the bookmarklet. Press Inspect (top left of the bookmarklet) Press on the image. Underneath the highlighted line, you will see an img with a source attribute that starts with //sitb-images.amazon.com/ Navigate to the http:// version of this url (e.g. ...


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http://www.whatshouldireadnext.com/ maybe what you're looking for.


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There is a question about ISBN API also on Stackoverflow. They mentioned: Google Book Search API LibraryThing API GoodReads API Open Library Books API Full question here: What is the most complete (free) ISBN API?


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A while ago I was listening to a podcast, and this site came up: http://www.getabstract.com/. I believe it is exactly what you are after :) Tap into a world of expert knowledge: More than 5,000 summaries – 10 times more than others. Get to the main points of the book fast! Save countless hours. Instant access and multiple formats 24/7: PDF, Audio, ...


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You might give Hunch a try. It asks you questions about what you like and gives you recommendations. Backed by fancy-schmancy machine learning algos and web-2.0-tastic team (like Caterina Fake, co-founder of Flickr), it may be an interesting option.


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I did some preliminary research and came up with the following list: icheckmovies.com fffilm.com narvoo.com lunch.com flixster.com flickchart.com filmfresh.com filmcrave.com criticker.com imdb.com nanocrowd.com themovietracker.com None of these satisfied me. Spurred by this, a couple of friends and I have developed SeenTh.at Our plan is to blend a very ...


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After importing reading list from LinkedIn to shelfari (and adding other books) you can then use your public shelf as one of the websites that you add to LinkedIn.


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Zinio has lot's of popular magazines available. (It's currently down for maintenance.) It's mostly a paid service, but there are a few freebies.


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Try YourNextRead or WhichBook.net. Former has GoodReads integration too.



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