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Discover and share books you love on Goodreads, the world's largest site for readers and book recommendations!

Find new and interesting books by browsing personalized recommendations based on books you've read and your favorite genres. See what your friends are reading, write book reviews, and keep track of what you want to read.

Use our barcode scanner the next time you are in a bookstore. Add the book in your hands to your "to-read" shelf and browse reviews before buying.

More than 35 million members have added more than 1 billion books to their shelves. No other app combines the power and depth of the Goodreads community with an enormous catalog of books and reviews.

Features:

• Get personalized recommendations and discover new books based on your tastes.
• Goodreads Choice Awards: vote for your favorite books of the year and see the winners!
• Participate in the Reading Challenge!
• Barcode scanner!
• Keep a want-to-read list.
• See book reviews and updates from your friends.
• Discover new books and explore popular book lists.
• Rate and review any book in our catalog of more than 12 million books.
• Share notes and progress updates as you read.
• Recommend books to friends.
• Join online book clubs and connect with other readers.

By using this app, you agree to Goodreads’s Terms of Use (https://www.goodreads.com/about/terms) and Privacy Policy (https://www.goodreads.com/about/privacy).

What’s New

Version 3.29

The Goodreads Choice Awards winners for 2020 have been announced! Did any of your favorites reads this year win?

This release includes several bug fixes and improvements to help you finish the year reading strong!

Ratings and Reviews

4.8 out of 5
361.2K Ratings

361.2K Ratings

Momma Flan ,

Perfect for book lovers or casual readers.

I usually never write reviews, but my life as a reader was totally changed after finding this app. I love books and always have, but life keeps you busy and you end up putting things aside. Well, this app has helped me find so many books I NEED to read, and it has helped me rediscover my love for reading! I really can’t think of anything to improve. I love the layout. I love the ability to make “shelves” to save books. It even lets you track the progress of books you’re reading. You can read your friends reviews or any reviews in general. I also love that they have a vote at the end of the year (or beginning, I can’t remember) for best books in SEVERAL genres and also have best of the best and whatnot. Browsing books by categories is also great because it’s helping me find different kinds of books so my reading list can be more diverse. The only complaint I have (which actually isn’t a real complaint) is that every time I click on this app, I find a million more books I want to read and there’s no way I can read them all in my lifetime.

NeilN1 ,

This Republic of Suffering

Drew Faust has uncovered an interesting perspective of the Civil War that I had really never thought about. That is, the war literally transformed how society, through individual experiences, dealt with the coming of the age of death on the far away battlefield or, in the case of thousands of civilians, near or around far away battlefields. The impersonal manner of modern warfare transformed the deeply imbedded ‘good death’ to an almost anonymous event leaving families to scramble to locate, rationalize and personalize the dead individual’s transition to the other side. The very subject is one often overlooked in the history of warfare. The well researched and documented analysis of the death experience by the relatives of the dead party is remarkable. Faust takes a deeply personal approach to the events, offering excellent reference material, including personal letters, to attempt to explain the dramatic impact of the tragic events. While war is to some a noble atrocity, the individual impact of losing a family member who simply disappears (sometimes literally) without the heretofore soul saving ‘good death’ in the presence of someone who could attest to the persons repentance or expression of acceptance was a significant step for a deeply religious, if not dogmatic, society. It is a very, very good, if not excellent, read. More like 4.5+ stars. But be ready to get a little depressed.

TamiTravels ,

Hail, Hail, the Gang's All Here!

As usual, a new Julia Kent book came out and I dropped everything, even the book I was in the middle of! That's what you do when Julia publishes a new book because you know no one writes funny like she does. In that, "Shopping for the CEO's Baby" certainly didn't disappoint.

On the surface, it's hard to imagine Amanda & Andrew McCormick finding their way to love at all since Amanda is all heart while Andrew appears to be all blind ambition. The facts, as in real life, are more complicated than that. Watching them grow individually and together, personally and professionally, since the beginning of this series, it's clear they are perfectly developed characters who are perfect for each other.

In this book, Amanda, the problem-solver, can't "fix" her way through a pregnancy with twins while overprotective Andrew can't delegate his way to easing his wife's pregnancy complications. Not they don't both try to do just that, with typically humorous results. Throw in an orange food only tolerance, lots of hot sex, the life-long competition between billionaire/"almost" billionaire brothers, the unexpected reemergence of a long-lost relative with all the quirks of the regular cast of characters and you have a satisfyingly funny addition to the "Shopping" series.

Developer Response ,

Hi there, it seems like you've written a book review here. Just to let you know that this area is actually for reviewing the Goodreads app itself, not for book reviews! For future reference, you'll find instructions at the following link on how to write a book review on the iOS app: https://help.goodreads.com/s/article/How-do-I-write-a-review-on-the-iOS-app-1555343058956 I hope this helps!

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Information

Seller
Goodreads, Inc
Size
85.5 MB
Category
Books
Compatibility

Requires iOS 12.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

Languages

English, Italian

Age Rating
12+
Infrequent/Mild Sexual Content and Nudity
Copyright
Price
Free

Supports

  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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