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Import books from Amazon to Goodreads on iOS

A new year has dawned, bringing with it the possibility of being even more efficient. One of the things I did a lot last year, was entering books in Goodreads found in links from Amazon. I did this manually (ouch), searching for the book’s name in the Goodreads website or app.

tl;dr

Inspired by this thread, I created an iOS workflow which takes an Amazon URL from any source, extracts the Amazon ID and searches for the corresponding book on the Goodreads website or app (if installed).

Import this workflow into the Workflow app and use Run Workflow from any app with an Amazon URL, Safari for example.

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