I’ve just discovered the goodreads widget. I’d like to use it to show books that I have read recently in the side-bar, but at the moment it is just showing a selection of the books that I rated at goodreads when I set up the account. Therefore, please take the list with a pinch of salt at the moment until I fine tune it.
As an aside, goodreads obviously uses the US covers for its thumbnails etc. As a reader living in the UK, I have to say that I feel the UK cover art is far superior to the US versions in most cases. This is particularly obvious in the Science Fiction section, where the cover art seems to be stuck in a 1950’s pulp novel time warp for the US, while the UK has much more contemporary styling.