Like many book nerds out there, I have often found myself in possession of multiple copies of a book, simply because I forgot I owned it. If you're like me, you're going to love these four free apps that will help you keep track of your books, no matter how large your home library has become.
Some people who know me like to say that I have a book addiction. I can't resist the call of a free bin, a library sale, or a thrift store bookcase. I don't think I have an addiction — I have never lost a job or hurt an interpersonal relationship because of my books — but I do know that my personal library has grown larger than the shelf space I currently have available. (Note that I said "currently." I'm still holding out for my gigantic home library, à la Beauty and the Beast.)
There's good news for people like me, however, because there are more than a few apps available for book nerds who want to catalogue their personal libraries. For the list below, I've picked out four of the easiest-to-use, free apps that you can download right now to help you keep track of your books: