How to export books from Goodreads

Learn how to export your Goodreads book list in three different formats: CSV, PDF, and HTML to import them on Listy.

How to export your books from Goodreads

If you’re an avid reader and have been accumulating an impressive list of books on Goodreads, you may want to save a copy of that list for your own use or to share with friends. Fortunately, Goodreads allows you to easily and quickly export your book list.

  1. To get started, go to the Goodreads page and sign in to your account. Then, click on the “My Books” button in the navigation bar. This will take you to your book page, which shows all the books you’ve added to your list.

  2. At the top of the page, click on the “Export” button. This will take you to a new page where you can select what type of file you want to export. Goodreads allows you to export your list in three different formats: CSV, PDF, and HTML.

  3. If you want to save a copy of your book list in an Excel or Google Sheets file, choose the CSV format. If you prefer a text file that you can print or email, choose the PDF format. And if you want an online version of your book list that you can share on a website or forum, choose the HTML format.

  4. Once you’ve selected the desired file format, click on the “Export” button. Goodreads will prompt you to confirm the export and then begin generating the file. This can take a few minutes, depending on the size of your book list.

  5. When the file is ready, Goodreads will email you a link to download it. Click on the link and then choose where you want to save the file on your computer. Once you’ve saved it, you can open it with the program of your choice and see all your books in an easy-to-read format.

In summary, exporting your book list from Goodreads is a simple process that allows you to save a copy of all your favorite books in a format you can use at your leisure. If you have an impressive list of books on Goodreads, don’t hesitate to export it and save it to have it always at hand.

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