Welcome to Bookface!

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.


John Cheever and Djuna Barnes, Patron Literary Saints of Suburbia and Bohemia, Died This Day in 1982.

To say there are “two Americas” immediately calls to mind any number of great sociocultural divides—Black/white, rich/poor, urban/rural—but one of the abiding tensions in this country has long been between civic conformity and individual eccentricity; or, if we are to locate these ideas as places in the American imagination: Suburbia and Bohemia. This particular divide—very […]


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Louise Glück has won the Nobel Prize for Literature.

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The bestselling book of the last month has nothing to do with Donald Trump.

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Good news Fridays: Area woman drives awesome book bus for the love of it.

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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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