Dec 14, 2012

How-To Geek: What You Said: How You Find New Books

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What You Said: How You Find New Books
Dec 14th 2012, 17:00

Earlier this week we asked you to share your tips and tricks for finding fresh books to enjoy. Now we’re back with tips ranging from the old school to the digital.

SJ highlights several of the most popular web-based tools for finding new books: is quick and easy. is fun and helps a lot. But I gotta be honest, Amazon's suggestions are probably the most useful to me.

TheFu suggests checking out award-winning lists and one rather quirky way to pick a good Sci-Fi book:

For scifi, see Hugo winning books. Life is too short to read bad books. Sometimes that leads to an author with an entire series of books to enjoy. I really enjoy some of the scifi from the 40s and 50s. Wells stuff is always timeless too (and free). I'm less happy with Nebula winners–-different type of writers and not my personal taste.

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