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Bookish: Watch this site carefully if you’re Amazon, B&N or a Library

A website worth keeping an eye on:

Bookish

http://www.bookish.com/home

“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.”

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Commentary:

Bookish Uses Big Data and Real Editors to Help Pick Your Next Book

Via Mashable

http://mashable.com/2013/02/05/bookish/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Mashable+%28Mashable%29

 

Roundup: Bookish Launches New Book Discovery/Recommendation Database

Via LJ InfoDocket

http://www.infodocket.com/2013/02/05/roundup-bookish-launches-book-discovery-databaserecommendation-database/

 

Calling Bookish’s TOS Idiotic is Both Apt and a Violation of the TOS

Via Digital Reader blog

http://www.the-digital-reader.com/2013/02/05/calling-bookishs-tos-idiotic-violates-bookishs-tos/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+TheDigitalReader+%28The+Digital+Reader%29

 

Bookish Now Has E-Reading Apps. Hooray?

Via Teleread

http://www.teleread.com/ebooks/bookish-now-has-e-reading-apps-hooray/

Bookish Has a Dirty Little Secret

Via Digital Reader

http://www.the-digital-reader.com/2013/02/21/bookish-has-a-dirty-little-secret/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+TheDigitalReader+%28The+Digital+Reader%29

 

Libraries should watch this collaboration of the publishers of the top fiction and popular titles closely.

Stephen

 

Posted on: February 21, 2013, 6:31 am Category: Uncategorized

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