Goodreads is a social website to allow reads to submit book recommendations and share in books they love. Goodreads has been around since 2007 and is a community setting to discuss books as well as track books you have read in a type of virtual library.
Amazon announced in a press release last week they obtained the Goodreads social network site. Russ Grandinetti, vice president for Amazon states:
KPRC-TV is seeking a web managing editor to join its team in Houston. KPRC Local 2, an NBC affiliate, and its partner website Click2Houston.com cover breaking news and information 24 hours a day. Click2Houston delivers local, national, and world news with coverage that includes video, live streaming events, and active social media engagement.
Throughout the year, Merriam-Webster’s editors watch for lookup spikes and their causes — events or statements in the news and popular culture that prompt a number of people to look up a particular word. As an election year, 2012 had its fair share of spikes caused by politics and the debates, but one of the delights of the Year in Words review is seeing the diversity of causes.