All About StoryGraph – a better goodreads, finally!

It’s no secret that I hate Goodreads. The platform hasn’t seen any meaningful updates in several years, it is owned by my nemesis Amazon, and looks like it was designed in 2006. But until now there wasn’t a good alternative for tracking books, reviews, reading challenges, and stats that was all in one place. Until now.

When I found out about StoryGraph, I was intrigued. A clean and modern interface? Actually good recommendations? Statistics and charts already there for me?! StoryGraph sounded like a dream come true, and let me tell you the dream is now reality! In fact, I’m so excited about it that I needed to write this post to share the love and get you all started!

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Reading Around the Globe: Erin in the UK


“I think it needs more publicity for children’s fiction.Β  I find MG and YA titles brilliantly written and full of exciting storylines but this is not getting enough publicity.Β “

Welcome to Reading Around the Globe, a series here on Reader Voracious Blog geared at fostering a culture of understanding in the bookish community about access to books in various countries around the world. Each post in the series highlights a full interview with one international reader. You can read more about this series and catch up on previous interviews on the master post.

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πŸ† Winners of the 2019 Bookish Reader’s Choice Awards!

What a journey the past six weeks or so has been, my friends! You’ve been nominating and voting for your favorite books of 2019 across fifty categories, and it is time to announce & celebrate the winners! πŸŽ‰ (But please scroll to the bottom for the announcement & feedback form!)

πŸ† Related: Read more about why the awards were created!

The 2019 Bookish Reader’s Choice Winners

πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰ 36 books have been crowned winners in the inaugural awards; congratulations to the authors and thank you everyone for participating!

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2019 Bookish Reader’s Choice Awards Finalists!

Welcome to the inaugural year of the Bookish Reader’s Choice Awards! πŸŽ‰ Designed to actually give readers their voice to determine the “best” reads of the year, the goal of these awards is to recognize all of the amazing stories we got to read this year!

πŸ† Related: Read more about why the awards were created!

Congratulations to the Finalists

πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰ 113 books across 50 categories have advanced to the final round of the Bookish Reader’s Choice Awards, which is so amazing!

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