Alternative Sites to Goodreads

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I've tried LibraryThing and it was OK, must give it another go - was a while ago and haven't had time.
Tried Storygraph without paying for the plus version and the recommendations were not great - they were at least SFF (unlike Goodreads offerings) but not tailored to the few books I entered to test it.
Not heard of the rest, must saunter past one day.

I'm currently liking the beta version of Shepherd.com for finding new books - you type in a book you like and if it is on their system you will get a list of books that people think are similar. Still under development and is a quirky one where authors are thinking up themes relevant to their own book, and recommending five other books with their own book at the top. Ones like
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So it doesn't have every book in existence on its catalogue. It does have a different way of finding the next book to read. It doesn't have a user log-in - it is not your own reading catalogue, it is a way of finding a book to read.

Their genre filters are currently very basic with developments later this year. Development started from the non-fiction end of the site. They've got a development roadmap out into 2023
 

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