Finding books online should be as natural as wandering through a bookstore. There was no service out there that combines curated book lists with book previews. So we made Stacks 'n Stacks, a site that quickly lets readers browse quality books.
We leverage the Goodreads API to collect lists of user-curated books, and then use the Google Books Viewer API to present previews of each book to users. Stacks 'n Stacks is a Ruby on Rails App that uses jQuery to provide a seamless user experience and AJAX to make asynchronous calls to our database of books.
Stacks 'n Stacks was created with love at the Flatiron School by: