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Track every book, share them with the world (or don't)and find new life-changing reads.


Search and browse for new books – or find inspiration in other reader's libraries.


Track every book by want to read, currently reading, read and did not finish.


Explore others reader's bookshelves and follow for their next reads.


Use our set of amazing stats and tools, including AI, to discover new horizons in your reading journey.

Here are a few books that have been read the most in the last 3 months.

Funny Story
All Systems Red
Fourth Wing
Emily Wilde's Encyclopaedia of Faeries
Mistborn: The Final Empire
A Court of Thorns and Roses
The Three-Body Problem
This Is How You Lose the Time War
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  • Your review
  • Any number of lists for each book
  • Genres, Moods, Tags and Content Warnings

...and do it publicly, privately or friends only for each book!

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Featured Prompt

Featured Prompt

1,967 books

What are your favorite books of all time?

When you think back on every book you've ever read, what are some of your favorites? These can be from any time of your life – books that resonated with you as a kid, ones that shaped your personal...

The Lord of the Rings
The Way of Kings
Mistborn: The Final Empire
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

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