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Old 12-21-2010, 03:43 PM   #61
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I've started using goodreads recently, although my book journal has a list of everything numbered each year. Would it be possible to programmatically suck in a feed from goodreads for our books? I'm already triple-posting some reviews.
I was thinking of maybe copy/pasting my posts on goodreads for my reading challenges.
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Old 12-21-2010, 04:33 PM   #63
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Really? Do they use all of the reviews?
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Old 12-21-2010, 04:35 PM   #64
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Completely OT, but how in the heck did I get so much karma? I think there is a glitch or something.
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Old 12-21-2010, 04:52 PM   #65
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Really? Do they use all of the reviews?
I have no idea. I've not checked. But it would be interesting to find out.
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Old 12-22-2010, 05:57 AM   #66
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Completely OT, but how in the heck did I get so much karma? I think there is a glitch or something.
Click on User CP.
Under Latest Reputation Received you can find the culprits.
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Old 12-22-2010, 06:29 AM   #67
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192 pp in print. Would it count? It's probably fewer pages in epub.
I'm not going to sweat it. Does it (or the pbook equivalent) have an ISBN? It's a book, period.
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Old 12-22-2010, 08:39 AM   #68
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I have signed up, but I'm sot sure I'll be able to do 144. I will start Jan 1 and put the 144 books on my Nook and read them as I go along. At least I'll always have them with me and I'll have a plan for the year. I'm kind of a disorganized reader, I read what sounds good to me, maybe 4 books at a time. This way I can plan what I read for the whole year. It's one of my goals in 2011 to get my life organized and this will help. I will still probably add one or two books on a whim or if a friend tells me something is too good to miss, but this will be a start.
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I have signed up, but I'm sot sure I'll be able to do 144. I will start Jan 1 and put the 144 books on my Nook and read them as I go along. At least I'll always have them with me and I'll have a plan for the year. I'm kind of a disorganized reader, I read what sounds good to me, maybe 4 books at a time. This way I can plan what I read for the whole year. It's one of my goals in 2011 to get my life organized and this will help. I will still probably add one or two books on a whim or if a friend tells me something is too good to miss, but this will be a start.
This challenge is 100 books for 2011. The 144 goal was a goodreads group. Sorry if I confused anybody.
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I'm not going to sweat it. Does it (or the pbook equivalent) have an ISBN? It's a book, period.
Well, yeah, but I'm not going to count picture books I read to my kids...Unless you want to see something like Go Dog Go there 70 times
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Old 12-22-2010, 10:57 AM   #71
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Is there a 2011 goodreads challenge group like that?
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Old 12-22-2010, 11:02 AM   #72
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100 books in 2011

http://www.goodreads.com/group/show/..._books_in_2011
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Old 12-22-2010, 12:18 PM   #73
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I signed up, that's only one every three and a half days. The hard part for me is going to be remembering to track the books I've read.

Of course I'm also going to be using my own definitions, too. Like comic books, I won't count a single issue of Batman or the Unwritten or something like that, but I will count my 450+ page Absolute Watchmen single volume collection if I choose to reread that in 2011.
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Old 12-23-2010, 06:22 PM   #74
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I'm In, can I start now .... It takes me a while to get into my stride ... Oh well worth a try !

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I've joined it will be a big ask though. I've read 47 books this year so far and hope to squeeze in another 3 to make it to 50 by the end of the year. So I'll have to read double what I read this year. However I did only get my first dedicated e-reading device in July and before that point I had only read 8 books so most of my reading was done after getting the reader and in the last 6 months of the year so there is a chance I might come close.
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