We love everything about books: the way they feel, the way they smell, the way they inspire thought and provoke debate.

Books are a way to share and make sense of the human experience, and so we believe that humans make better book recommendations than computers and codes ever will.

Founded by the team behind recipe site Go Cook Yourself, this site is a human-curated feed of books to read based on books you love.

If you have any requests for recommendations, get in touch and tell us about a book you love and why, and we’ll give you some suggestions what to read next.

You can send us a message here, or email us bookyourselfblog [AT] gmail [DOT] com.

Alternatively, you can simply browse our existing recommendations by genre, or by searching for a title or author.

Go Book Yourself is brought to you by the team behind Go Cook Yourself.


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The Team

Daniel Dalton

Dan is a Staff Writer at BuzzFeed. He also writes fiction. Along with providing book recommendations, he’s responsible for the design and editing of the blog.

Anna James

Anna is the book news editor at The Bookseller magazine and contributing books editor for Elle UK magazine. She also blogs about what she’s reading at acaseforbooks.com. Before becoming a journalist, Anna was a school librarian. Anna reads mainly literary and reading group fiction with a smattering of young adult and children’s books. 

Rob Goodswen
Recommendations Contributor

Rob is the co-founder of recipe tumblr Go Cook Yourself. When he’s not cooking, he’s reading, and loves detective thrillers, graphic novels, and a bit of horror.