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Thank you for visiting  Our main purpose is to give you a free service to store your book collections and compare them with other users.  It's a great way to get new book recommendations.  We hope you'll give us a try.


Arabella Weir & Deborah Levy

The comedian and novelist choose favourites including The Sellout by Paul Beatty.


What we can learn from Elizabeth Barrett Browning's years in lockdown

After being diagnosed with a severe respiratory illness, the poet was forced to live in isolation. H...

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On the Unique Artistic Sensibility of Magda Nachman

The spring of the 20th century is catching us in uncharted waters of artistic currents. Much has tha...

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Our new normal: why so many of us feel unprepared for lockdown life

In his former job as a war correspondent, novelist James Meek witnessed the thin line between everyd...

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My Rock'n'Roll Friend by Tracey Thorn review – a story of sexism in pop

A vivid and witty memoir of the friendship between Thorn and Lindy Morrison of the Go-Betweens, two ...

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Hinton by Mark Blacklock review – tricksy tale of a disgraced scientist

The writer follows up his debut about the Yorkshire Ripper hoaxer with this ingenious fictionalised ...

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Why More Children’s Books Are Tackling Sexual Harassment and Abuse

Stories involving consent and violence are important for some preteens to read, writers say, but a s...

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  • Personalised Collections

    When you sign up to Bookface you create and curate a beautiful collection of books you've read and want to read. It's simple.

  • Search

    Use our search engine to locate any book. We're pretty confident you'll find what you're looking for.

  • Edit

    You can add your own Rating, Review and Tags. You choose if your Reviews are Private or not. Your Ratings and Tags will help other people find the right book.

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  • Mobile

    Our design is fully responsive meaning it's easy to use on your phone or tablet. Perfect for checking if you've read that best-seller before when you're out and about.

  • Sort

    Sort your Bookface collection your way. By Title, Author, Read Date or Rating.

  • Free!

    Bookface is free to use - no matter how many books you store. In fact the more - the better!

Recommendations Engine

We developed a bespoke recommendations engine using artificial intelligence and over 100,000 public book reviews. It's a good start but we need you to add as many books as possible and rate them. The more you rate the books you read, the better the recommendations we'll be able to give you.

  • Get Recommendations based on your collection
  • Get ideas from people who have the same favourite book as you
  • See what books people in your city or town like to read


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Choose Your Groups

Join some of our groups and get engaged with our Bookface community. We've got groups for every taste in books from Fiction to Sport and Business to Cookery. And more are getting added all the time.


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