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Website Review: goodreads.com

 

goodreadsLast week an online acquaintance and fellow COL contributor, Chris Lugo, emailed me an evitation to join goodreads.com.  My first reaction was “Oh no, not another time wasting, social networking site.”  But to my surprise, I have found it to be very useful, and most definitely not a waste of time –in fact it saves me time.

Let me give you some back story.  When I read a book, I use a blank sheet of paper as the bookmark.  As I read, I jot down ideas for what I might want to read next.  So by the end of a book, I have a bookmark with scribbles like, the Whiskey Rebellion, Michael Parenti, or The Flying Burrito Brothers (I also jot down artists/songs for further consideration from pandora.com, but that is another review entirely.)  I take those scribbles and head to the Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library‘s website and search to see what hits look interesting.  So far, this process has been very rewarding, yet somewhat time consuming. «Read the rest of this article»

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