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The Curse of the Two Star Read

A reader takes a look at a year of reading and makes some realizations about what two star ratings for so many books say about her reading habits.

Why I Just Can’t Quit Doing the Yearly Goodreads Challenge

Reading is a central part of this Rioter and busy parent's identity and, fraught as it may be, the Goodreads challenge offers a tether to the reading world.

How to Compare Your Reading with a Goodreads Friend

Did you know you can compare your reading with a Goodreads friend (or your secret crush, whatevs)? Here's how to use this nifty feature.

On Failing the Goodreads Challenge

A reader on failing the Goodreads Challenge and coming to terms with the fact that life can and will get in the way of reading time.

7 Short Books to Read at the End of the Year to Fulfill Your Goodreads Goal

Sweating your reading goals as 2019 comes to a close? We've got you covered with these excellent short books for the Goodreads Challenge.

The Current State and Future of Goodreads

Goodreads has been an essential tool for many readers, but it hasn't changed much. What's up next for Goodreads and will the experience be improved upon?

30 of the Top Nonfiction Books on Goodreads

Choose your next nonfiction read with this list of the top nonfiction books from Goodreads, including memoirs, history, self-help, science, and more.

Why I Stopped Doing the Goodreads Reading Challenge at Midyear

The Goodreads reading challenge may be good for when you need motivation, but it didn’t work out for me. And so, I quit at midyear. Here’s why.

Why My Goodreads Book Challenge Makes Me Sad

How the annual Goodreads goal informed one reader that she wasn't finishing as many books as she'd assumed, and made her rethink participation.

Goodreads Hacks: Get a DNF Shelf, Mark Rereads, and More

If you've ever wondered how to create a DNF (did not finish) shelf on Goodreads, check out this list of hacks to help you up your book nerd game online.