Dating Site Matches Up Book Lovers
Meet someone else who hated 'The Da Vinci Code'
By Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff
Posted Jul 21, 2010 4:20 PM CDT
Finally, a dating site that understands your love for Hemingway.   (Shutter Stock)

(Newser) – Tired of meeting up with a girl from Match.com only to discover—horrors!—she’s into Nicholas Sparks? Sign up for Alikewise, a dating site that matches you based on your taste in literature. It’s the latest in a string of niche dating sites like Cupidtino for Mac lovers, and was started by two friends—one of whom wanted to meet someone who’d read The Black Swan, Mashable reports.

Like a romantic version of Amazon.com, you can search for other users by typing in authors or book titles—and so far, it’s still free. But it’s not all based on love of reading: You can enter in information about your appearance, too, “because,” writes Lauren Indvik, “a common love of Shakespearean sonnets doesn’t ensure physical attraction.”

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nathan007
Jul 26, 2010 1:03 AM CDT
yes a few interest should match but what match.com n co fail to release is, i dont intend to marry a women who is a female version of me, a few thoughts here n their match, she is an individual in her own right also helps, and thats why i am not a big fan of internet match making sites
George939
Jul 22, 2010 9:22 PM CDT
I can see it now, both of them in bed getting all hot and bothered while reading their books.
Guest
Jul 22, 2010 7:49 PM CDT
"If you go home with somebody, and they don't have books, don't fuck 'em!" — John Waters