As Elizabeth Scott once famously quipped, “I like that the moment you open one and sink into it you can escape from the world, into a story that’s way more interesting than yours will ever be.” Books are my best friends; they keep me entertained and encouraged.Whenever I feel depressed or need a shoulder to lean on, I turn back to a book, be it Jonathan Livingston Seagull or Goblet of Fire.
Simply put, what Netflix does for movies, Good Reads does for books, without actually letting you read all of the books they recommend.With their recently acquired book recommendation engine, Good Reads promises to help you discover your next book.For years, Amazon has been buying up every successful book-related site out there.Shelfari, Abe Books, Audible, The Book Depository, and Book Finder are all owned by Amazon." data-medium-file="https://nicolaalter.files.wordpress.com/2015/12/meet-your-next-favourite-book31.jpg? w=300" data-large-file="https://nicolaalter.files.wordpress.com/2015/12/meet-your-next-favourite-book31.jpg? w=676" src="https://i0com/nicolaalter.files.wordpress.com/2015/12/meet-your-next-favourite-book31.jpg? w=672&h=383&crop&ssl=1" width="672" height="383" data-original-width="672" data-original-height="383" itemprop=" title="Goodreads Homepage: Meet Your Next Favourite Book" alt="Goodreads: Meet Your Next Favourite Book" style="width: 672px; height: 383px;" / Goodreads. Excepting perhaps Facebook, Goodreads is my favourite social media network.
Like so many book-related things these days, it is owned by Amazon (sigh)…i Pad has evolved into a powerful, mobile library over the years, thanks in large to i Books.I can’t imagine how I’d survive my long and tedious ride to my office without my i Pad, but the problem is finding the right book.It all sounds great, until you realize the update actually isn't on your Paperwhite yet.In the announcement, Amazon stipulated that the update "will be delivered automatically in the coming weeks." If your flight is tomorrow and you still haven't received the update, here's how to force it.Step one: Head to Amazon's software update page for the Kindle Paperwhite.