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Looking for Your Next Read? I am....

Since I am spending the end of November searching for my December Read of the Month I thought it would be nice to share a tool to help readers find a new book.  I realize that readers can use both and to help find book recommendations.   Believe me, I love browsing both sites but sometimes I just want some book titles recommended quickly.  This is where "The Book Seer" comes to the rescue.  One of my co-workers tipped me off to this helpful site. is about as simple as a site can be; simply enter the title and author of the last book you enjoyed and the site will kick out a list of other books you should enjoy reading.  The site simply pulls the information form Amazon, but it provides it in a quick, easy to read list of titles.  No weeding through advertisements, long reviews and various links.   A simple, list of titles is presented so you are able to pick a book quickly.  It appears that Goodreads will also be used as a source (it currently appears, but presents not titles at this time).

So, if you are in a hurry and looking for a new title, why not give The Book Seer a try.  If you just need a list of titles it really the place to go, as you will not be distracted with a bunch of other data.  Good luck and happy reading!


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