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Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers and book recommendations. Our mission is to help people find and share books they love. You can open a free account and you will get updates on new book releases, book reviews and author updates. It is a great tool for staff who provide readers’ advisory services and collection development staff.

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  • Tips to Read More Books in 2022 with the Goodreads Reading Challenge!

     Congrats! You've already accomplished the first (and very important) part of the 2022 Goodreads Reading Challenge—signing up! Just by joining, you've committed to taking time out of the constant hustle and bustle of everyday life to read more, […]

  • Readers' Most Anticipated Speculative Fiction of 2022

    Science fiction and fantasy are the go-to genres for writers—and readers!—who like to explore the wilder borderlands of contemporary fiction. This is where the admirably weird concepts roam, where new imaginative territories are mapped. The […]

  • Goodreads Members' Top 45 Book Club Picks

    Look, we know there's a lot of pressure when it comes to picking a book for your book club. You'll need to please a lot of different types of readers...and guarantee that the book will spark a lively discussion. Luckily, Goodreads members are here […]

  • The 68 Most Anticipated YA Novels of 2022

    While we don’t have any actual science to back this up, experience suggests that the most voracious readers on Earth are YA readers. It’s actually quite startling, the number of books that pass through the young adult genre each year. How can […]

  • 39 Audiobooks to Be Better in 2022

    New year, new you! Or perhaps the same you, but a 2.0 version?The start of a new year is known for resolutions, which, as we all know, typically go unkept. But here at Goodreads, we want to set you up for success in 2022! Think evolution, not […]

  • January's Hottest New Romances

      Some people love books. Some people fall in love. And some people love books about falling in love. Every month our team sorts through the new romance books and sees how early readers are responding. We use this information to curate a list […]

  • Readers' Most Anticipated Mysteries of 2022

    Anticipation, in the world of books, is part of the fun. Consider the feeling you get when you find out your favorite author has a new book coming out in a few months. It’s a day brightener, isn’t it? It makes the future a little easier to […]

  • A Very Enthusiastic YA Year in Review from a Genre Expert

      Ellen Oh is an award-winning author of middle grade and young adult novels such as Spirit Hunters, The Dragon Egg Princess, and A Thousand Beginnings and Endings, as well as the cofounder of We Need Diverse Books, the groundbreaking, […]

  • Goodreads Members' 60 Most Popular Books from the Past Five Years

    From non-fiction to fantasy, here are Goodreads members' top 12 most popular books from each of the past five years. And we're delighted to report that there is something for almost every genre of reader in our latest roundup! Got a hankering […]

  • The Pandemic Arrives on Book Shelves with These New Releases

    Not normal, new normal, super-spreading, and socially distant. Yup, it's been a couple years of COVID and pandemic-centric stories are already starting to publish.We've seen some unintended COVID fiction that was eerily prescient about this […]


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