Playing with Bookmory and StoryGraph

Playing with Bookmory and StoryGraph

Reading Time: < 1 minute Goodreads was independent, once upon a time, and then Amazon bought it and it became part of the Amazon universe. At that point Goodreads stopped being an interesting option because we were helping a billion dollar company rather than an indipendent project. Bookmory and storygraph are two alternative projects. Bookmory imports the goodreads csv faster…

Audible For Dummies

Audible For Dummies

Reading Time: 2 minutes Recently I noticed that Audible is great for dummies. To be more specific I noticed that if you are an Audible paying subscriber you have access to dozens of Audible For Dummies books available within the subscription.  They have books on goat keeping, bee keeping, ham radio and more available for us to listen to…

Apple Reading Goals
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Apple Reading Goals

Reading Time: 2 minutes I am confused by Apple reading goals because they measure how many days you have reached your goal, as well as how much you read for the current day, but once today is yesterday it loses all of that information. It tells you that you have a. streak but you have no way of knowing…

My Kindle Reading Streak

My Kindle Reading Streak

Reading Time: 2 minutes According to the Kindle app on my phone my longest Kindle Reading Streak was 126 days. I say “was”, because I lost it two days ago and now I am back to a one day reading streak. I hate that apps like Kindle count reading streaks as “days of reading in a row” because sometimes…

Reading Streaks

Reading Streaks

Reading Time: 3 minutes I read using the Kindle App, with a specific account for over one hundred days before making the mistake of logging in with a different account, and moving the primary account to an older phone. I lost my streak and now I feel free. Reading streaks are fantastic when the numbers are going up, and…

The DI Barton Series

The DI Barton Series

Reading Time: 2 minutes Recently I have read three out of four DI Barton books and I enjoy them. One of the things that I enjoyed about these books is that I’m interested in both sides of the story, rather than reading about character A but being frustrated when reading about character B. With these books I like both….