Amazon Aquires Goodreads Website

The social website Goodreads, where readers share reviews and book picks, got picked up by online retail giant Amazon on Thursday. The price hasn't been disclosed. Goodreads has about 16 million members.

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The social website Goodreads, where readers share reviews and book picks, got picked up yesterday by online retail giant Amazon. The price hasn't been disclosed. The co-founder of Goodreads says after the sale closes next quarter, the site will be integrated with Amazon's Kindle eReader. Goodreads has about 16 million members.

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