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Goodreads Author Program Hits 100,000 Author Milestone

Posted at 6:24PM Wednesday 15 Jan 2014

Huzzah! This week we are reaching 100,000 authors in the Goodreads Author Program! When we started offering verified author pages five years ago, we never dreamed that one day our members would have the opportunity to interact with some of their favorite writers like Khaled Hosseini, Neil Gaiman, Amy Tan, Helen Fielding, James Patterson, Cassandra Clare, Rick Riordan, Jodi Picoult, Stephen King, Margaret Atwood, John Grisham, Nicholas Sparks, L.J. Smith, David Baldacci and many, many more. You'd think we'd get used to working with authors, but we still get awestruck when someone on our To-Read list joins the site!

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