Finding Your Next Favorite Book
Wednesday, March 17, 2010
Who needs a bookclub when you can get online literary recommendations from a circle of virtual friends?
Sure, the comraderie (and wine) is missing but the results of instantaneous and amazing.
How WhatShouldIReadNext.com works:
Type in the titles and authors of your favorite books and you instantly receive suggestions of other books you're inclined to like. The selections are based on lists of beloved books by other users of the site.
Example: enter "The Nanny Diaries: A Novel" and you'll get a list of similar chick lit novels:
Welcome to the World, Baby Girl!: A Novel - Fannie Flagg
Swapping Lives - Jane Green See Amazon
I Don't Know How She Does It - Allison Pearson
Social Crimes - Jane Stanton Hitchcock, Barbara Rosenblat
Shopaholic Ties the Knot - Sophie Kinsella
Girls Night in - Jen Weiner, Meg Cabot, Sophie Kinsella
The Devil Wears Prada - Lauren Weisberger
In Her Shoes - Jennifer Weiner
The Girls' Guide to Hunting and Fishing - Melissa Bank
Lucy Sullivan Is Getting Married - Marian Keyes