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Goodreads acquired by Amazon...

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Goodreads, the fabulous social group for book lovers, has announced today that they have been acquired by Amazon. 

Heres the link.

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And people are FREAKING OUT. OMG change is bad. Amazon is killing the independent bookstores, etc.

I've taken a stand regarding Amazon. I do not purchase books from Amazon, I pay the extra money to support independent stores. The experience of a indie store is worth the extra money, in my opinion. I won't fault someone for buying books from Amazon, I get the reason why. However, Amazon's acquisition of Goodreads will not alter the way that I buy my books. As long as the user experience of Goodreads remains the same, I have no plans to discontinue use of their service.