Goodreads.com API affords to get books on a shelf, get members' updates, and get reviews by ISBN. The Goodreads.com C# library created by Jason Kulatunga includes client example, installation, and API reference. The author uses it to authenticate and integrate with QuietThyme.com. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
The Open Library is a project of the non-profit Internet Archive, whose long-term goal is to present "one web page for every book ever published." A recent release of the Open Library brought the total number of book records to over 13.4 million (including over 234,000 records with full-text for the book).
For music enthusiasts who thrive on insider knowledge and detailed music conversation, WhoSampled would be just their cup of tea. It's basically an online community for discovering and discussing sampled music, remixes and cover songs. WhoSampled has partnered with The Echo Nest to provide the WhoSampled API that allows developers to access and integrate its functionality with other applications.