A website worth keeping an eye on:
“Bookish is an all-in-one website that uses patent pending technology to provide a book-centric, contextual and personalized experience, all with the goal of helping readers find their next book. We serve smarter book recommendations, original book lists and articles, and author and book pages for classics and new favorites.
Editorially independent, Bookish features great content about books and authors from a variety of publishers. Bookish’s eighteen genre pages and unique topics pages feature articles, Essential book lists and other book-related stories.
Bookish, LLC was founded by Hachette Book Group, Penguin Group (USA) and Simon & Schuster.”
Bookish Uses Big Data and Real Editors to Help Pick Your Next Book
Roundup: Bookish Launches New Book Discovery/Recommendation Database
Via LJ InfoDocket
Calling Bookish’s TOS Idiotic is Both Apt and a Violation of the TOS
Via Digital Reader blog
Bookish Now Has E-Reading Apps. Hooray?
Bookish Has a Dirty Little Secret
Via Digital Reader
Libraries should watch this collaboration of the publishers of the top fiction and popular titles closely.