Social Reads

Social Reads
Free
116 reviews
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Publisher

Peter Mitri

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Download size

3 MB

Last updated

1/7/2015

Version

2.2.0.8

Works with

  • Windows Phone 8.1
  • Windows Phone 8
  • Windows Phone 7.5

App requires

  • video and still capture
  • photo, music, and video libraries
  • data services
  • phone dialer
  • web browser component
  • camera
  • WVGA (480x800)
  • music library
  • photos library
  • media playback
  • microphone
  • speech
  • HD720P (720x1280)
  • WXGA (768x1280)
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Supported languages (3)

English (United States) français Português
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Social Reads, your reading partner!

Please send me an email with your problems rather than just exposing them in the reviews section, so I could figure out the source of the problem and fix it.

Social Reads is a GoodReads client for Windows Phone. (It is not an e-book reader). It features a very user-friendly UI so you can explore your books and edit your book shelves.
You can also browse GoodReads for books, read reviews and get ratings.
Social Reads also allows you to scan books by ISBN, so you can add them to your virtual shelves effortlessly!!
With Bing integration: when you find a book under 'products' in Bing Search, navigating to 'apps' allows you to look up Social Reads for this book.

Highlights of v1.5.7.0:
- Removed main menu shortcut button in favor of gestures (pinch the screen to show the main menu)

Highlights of v1.7.0:
- Added voice search and voice commands (hold the start button and wait for the popup, say a command like "Social Reads show me the books I'm currently reading", you don't have to open the app first)

Highlights of v1.8.0:
- Notifications!
- Unification (by Liquid Daffodil) support

Highlights of v1.8.4:
- Added the ability to view reviews from compare page
- Added the ability to flick through book shelves when inside a shelf

Highlights of v1.8.5:
- Added link viewer to view goodreads links inside SR

What's new in v1.9.0:
- Added "similar books" support
- Memory optimizations
- Added the ability to adjust the app tile to the phone's theme color
- Skinery support

What's new in v1.9.1:
- Custom background fix
- Editions support
- Added "projected finish date" to reading challenge
- UI improvements

What's new in v1.9.2:
- Removed Unification support as the service is shutting down
- Added lens support

What's new in v1.9.3:
- Search through shelf bug fix

What's new in v2.0.0:
- New design and lots of bug fixes!
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Reviews

  • by Shamim 1/28/2015
    The app was always stocked with features, but now they're all functional. Great app. But it's a generation behind in design still. With Windows 10 coming, hoping for a redesign. Recommended for all bookworms.
  • by David 1/21/2015
    Stopped working. Does not sign in anymore.
  • by Andrew 1/16/2015
    I like it, hope the dev keeps updating it.
  • by Nicole 1/13/2015
    Interface is clunky and poorly designed. Also, reading challenge updates fail to sync with the website. I have two books finished and it's saying zero. At this point, it's more functional just to load goodreads on my mobile browser.
  • by Mohamed 1/4/2015
    It's good but I can't download eBooks 👎
  • by Dino 12/22/2014
    Works again after the updates.
  • by Rebecca 11/17/2014
    This app looked so promising, but every time I try to actively use it my phone goes blank then restarts. Uninstalling.
  • by Mike 10/29/2014
    Excellent, has all the features I want and it is well designed. I liked I enough to purchase the pro version. Thanks!
  • by vanessa 10/26/2014
    Love this app, especially the scan function
  • by Natanya 10/26/2014
    The app works well, but I'm not a huge fan of the interface...it's a bit clunky to me. The interface is better than it used to be, but still not ideal. I do like it better than just using the goodreads mobile site, though.