"Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) today announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire Goodreads, a leading site for readers and book recommendations that helps people find and share books they love.Amazon.com to Acquire Goodreads - Yahoo! Finance
“Amazon and Goodreads share a passion for reinventing reading,” said Russ Grandinetti, Amazon Vice President, Kindle Content. “Goodreads has helped change how we discover and discuss books and, with Kindle, Amazon has helped expand reading around the world. In addition, both Amazon and Goodreads have helped thousands of authors reach a wider audience and make a better living at their craft. Together we intend to build many new ways to delight readers and authors alike.”"
Thursday, March 28, 2013
Amazon.com to Acquire Goodreads - Yahoo! Finance
Another social reading acquisition for Amazon (tbd what it will do with Shelfari now)