Goodreads Droid

Goodreads Droid

5,000 - 10,000 downloads

Pros
  • Good-looking layout
  • Accesibility
  • Interface
Cons
  • There's no lite version
  • Missing more size widgets
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Expert's Review
7.0
Great

"Show the world your goodreads"

Reviewed by / Sep 24, 2012

Goodreads Droid is a fully featured Android client for the social book network Goodreads

If other social network like Twitter have clients, why Goodreads.com wouldn't have them? That's what Hactar Software developers thought and, the outcome, is "Goodreads Droid".

Goodreads Droid is set in a good-looking layout that tries to make more accessible that fantastic social network. From home you can access your shelves, see your added friends as well as their shelves, check out updates on your timeline, manage groups and search for books (also by scanning them with a built-in barcode scanner).

There's also a simple 4x1 screen widget that highlights timeline updates. We're missing though other widget sizes.

In a few words, Goodreads Droid thanks to its user-friendly interface, makes easy checking and manage your goodreads account. Highly recommendable.

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Developer's original description available here
Goodreads Droid by Hactar Software is a fully featured Android client for the social book website Goodreads.com.

You can browse your bookshelves, get updates from friends, search for new books, or find book reviews!

Use the built-in barcode scanner to quickly add books to your shelves!

Please direct any questions to Goodreads@hactar.com

Tutorials are now available online: http://www.hactar.com/GoodreadsDroid/Tutorials/AddBook.html

Recently changed in this version

Support for "Move to SD Card"
New user interface
Android 4.0 support!
Bug fixes


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Comments and ratings for Goodreads Droid
  • (64)

    by Jimmy Eaton on 13/06/2014

    Great app!

  • (64)

    by Jill Peck on 06/04/2014

    Very limited in what I can do. would be better if I could access the giveaways, but I can't.

  • (64)

    by Idrus Huzairi on 01/03/2014

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    by Jenn B on 23/01/2014

    I liked this at first. Paid for the app, even but no fixes or updates 1 1/2 years later? I rarely rate low, let alone one star but this needs fixed Sometimes searches or shelves appear invalid/empty. Can't delete or add shelves from the app. App does not register profile "recently active this month" type activity on website, but will continue to update or add bks. Also fails to update read dates.

  • (64)

    by Amanda Jacobson on 03/01/2014

    Definitely needs an optimization on Droid RAZR M. Can't edit shelves or delete unwanted ones. I can't add a book to any list other than 'to read'. I really want to enjoy this app. I will continue to use just because the premise is so good and I'm holding out for when the bugs are worked out. Then I'm sure it'll be 5star material.

  • (64)

    by gary swift on 02/11/2013

    Great way to learn about new books n new authors. Also great for connecting with like minded people

  • (64)

    by Mark B on 29/09/2013

    Works well I love it!!