Bookspotting: Mobile app that locates great Scottish books

Need a little inspiration to help you choose your next book? Ever wondered whether there’s a novel set down your way? How about reading up on your next holiday destination, or finding out what books are set near the village where you grew up?


Bookspotting is a new mobile app that connects you – your interests, where you are and where you’re going – with a world of Scottish books and their authors.


Discover Scottish book recommendations based on your location or settings and characters.  


The App features thousands of Scottish books, themes, authors and locations; Near by, location recommendations; Who am I? Find your matching and opposite literary character; Tours, connecting the people, the places of Scotland with Scottish literature.


The app is free to download from the App Store and in the Android version from Google Play.


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Clare Allan

Subject Librarian