Monday, October 26, 2009

Book Seer - Fun Application for Recommending Books

Santa Barbara's Cold Spring School Librarian Janet Seer alerted me to Book Seer: "You just type in the title and author of a book you (or your students) liked and it will give you suggestions for other titles you might also like." See It compares recommendations from v.s. LibraryThing. Amazon is huge, but LibraryThing is cool. It also suggests: "Of course, you could go ask your local bookshop or your local library."

Fill in the blanks...
Child! I've just finished reading by . What should I read next?

This application is just one of many cool tools (literary web project) created by

Another new, cool application is Enhanced Edications for the Apple iPhone. Here is a promo for the Death of Bunny Munro:

The Death of Bunny Munro - Enhanced Edition Promo from Enhanced Editions on Vimeo.

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