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Fri, 01 Jul 2011

Well, I joined this site a few months back, and sort of half-heartedly added a few books. Most I added by creating a text file containing ISBNs and a few notes. It was able to grab the data it required of A few books it didn't seem to know, so I had to add by hand. I used a cameraphone to take shots of the covers for a couple of them, and this seemed to work surprisingly well.

At the moment, I've just added one shelf of books, plus a number of others that were within reach at the time (aka: on the floor next to me). If you want to add more than 200 books, you need to pay up. This is only US$25 for 'life time membership', though the fact you can't currently export your library to a file does worry me a little. I'm not really certain I'll ever have the time to add all my books, either.

Oh well, for the moment a small subset of my library can be found at It may or may not get more complete.

One other thing I'm hoping to try is their Free Advance Review copies. I've added my name for a book, and hope I'll get one. There are, of course, more people who want copies than there are copies...

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