idreambooks offers credible recommendations for book lovers

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Plenty of book review sites out there collect user reviews and base recommendations off that criteria. idreambooks sticks solely to the professionals, so only books with critical endorsement are promoted. The recommendation engine is based on a principal similar to RottenTomatoes or Metacritic. By sticking to editorial reviews, the quality of the recommendations is higher.

For example, while Fifty Shades of Grey may have 5 stars and rave reviews from hormonally charged teenage girls and repressed housewives, it received a 30% approval rating on idreambooks. The site links to the original reviews and also suggests other books in the same genre.

The site was founded in March 2012 and has three full-time employees. It faces competition from other sites like, Amazon reviews, and Shelfari.