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A non-official client for Goodreads (

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A lightweight wrapper around the Goodreads API

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$ pip install goodreads_api_client


>>> import goodreads_api_client as gr
>>> client = gr.Client(developer_key='<YOUR_DEVELOPER_KEY>')
>>> book ='1128434')
>>> keys_wanted = ['id', 'title', 'isbn']
>>> reduced_book = {k:v for k, v in book.items() if k in keys_wanted}
>>> reduced_book
{'id': '1128434', 'title': 'The Last Wish (The Witcher, #1)', 'isbn': '0575077832'}



There are a number of Goodreads API wrapper libraries out there, but most are either abandoned or the code is some combination of odd, undocumented, untested, or incomplete in its API coverage.


To install locally

$ make install

And to test

$ make test

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