Andrew Canion

23 Sep 2021

Book Tracking Services

It seems there are an explosion of book tracking platforms all of a sudden, after years of it being a Goodreads monoculture.

This is good, because competition.

This is bad, because now I’m having to update my reading stats on a bunch of sites as I try to figure out which is the ‘good’ one.

By my account, there is:

  • Goodreads - nice because it automatically syncs with Kindle, but bad because the website is an early 2000’s horror show.
  • Literal - the newest kid on the block with a clean look and nice shelf management.
  • The StoryGraph - has an interesting recommendation engine.
  • Micro.blog - has a rudimentary bookshelf system but can conveniently create micro blog posts from them.