Goodreads CEO Otis Chandler posted an announcement on their Facebook Page this morning that they have gone into partnership with Satan Amazon.

We truly could not think of a more perfect partner for Goodreads as we both share a love of books and an appreciation for the authors who write them.

That was deadpan. I’m impressed.

The announcement has sparked outrage amongst many Goodreads members, concerned that Amazon will have access to their book collections, will attempt to police book reviews, and that they already own and neglect Shelfari (no I had never heard of it either).

What does this mean for Goodreads members?

Something, something, Kindle.


See the full announcement on the Goodreads Blog.


About The Author

Olga Hughes is currently pre-occupied with fairy tales, fantasy, misanthropy, medieval history and the long eighteenth century. She has a Bachelor of Fine Art from the Victorian College of the Arts and is currently majoring in Literature and History at Deakin. She has contributed to websites such as History behind Game of Thrones, The Anne Boleyn Files and The Tudor Society.