Rotten Tomatoes for Books ... Or Another Piece of Produce?


3 comments is a great site to find out what film critics and other moviegoers think about movies. But if you want to know what the critics think about books, you had to check out several websites—until now.

The new website gathers reviews in one place. It is "the first site on the Internet that aggregates reviews from professional book critics like New York Times or Washington Post and recommends a book if 70 percent of critics give it a positive rating—similar to or"

Percentages are accompanied by either smiling or frowning clouds. But what the public likes may be different from what the critics say. The popular Fifty Shades of Grey only got a 30 percent rating.

The site also offers free book giveaways, with winners are posted on the site's blog.

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