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Goodreads Scraper

Goodreads Scraper

epctex/goodreads-scraper
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Scrape goodreads.com for data on millions of books. Crawl book details for images, ISBN, author, description, title, buy links, number of reviews, page number, language, and all other details. You can specify search terms, filters, and much more.

The code examples below show how to run the Actor and get its results. To run the code, you need to have an Apify account. Replace <YOUR_API_TOKEN> in the code with your API token, which you can find under Settings > Integrations in Apify Console. Learn mode

Node.js

Python

curl

1# Set API token
2API_TOKEN=<YOUR_API_TOKEN>
3
4# Prepare Actor input
5cat > input.json <<'EOF'
6{
7  "search": "harry potter",
8  "startUrls": [
9    "https://www.goodreads.com/search?q=game+of+thrones&qid=",
10    "https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/59576065-acceptance",
11    "https://www.goodreads.com/list/show/1362.Best_History_Books_",
12    "https://www.goodreads.com/shelf/show/fiction",
13    "https://www.goodreads.com/genres/business",
14    "https://www.goodreads.com/author/list/1221698.Neil_Gaiman"
15  ],
16  "maxItems": 1,
17  "endPage": 1,
18  "extendOutputFunction": "($) => { return {} }",
19  "customMapFunction": "(object) => { return {...object} }",
20  "proxy": {
21    "useApifyProxy": true,
22    "apifyProxyGroups": [
23      "RESIDENTIAL"
24    ]
25  }
26}
27EOF
28
29# Run the Actor using an HTTP API
30# See the full API reference at https://docs.apify.com/api/v2
31curl "https://api.apify.com/v2/acts/epctex~goodreads-scraper/runs?token=$API_TOKEN" \
32  -X POST \
33  -d @input.json \
34  -H 'Content-Type: application/json'
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  • 16 monthly users
  • 100.0% runs succeeded
  • 0.0 days response time
  • Created in Mar 2021
  • Modified about 3 hours ago