An iPhone App for Indies

If you could put a smart, book-loving professional recommendation maker in your pocket next time you were looking for a great read, would you? How about a whole slew of them? Concerned about the pants-straining logistics or the funny looks you might receive due to your hitchhiking buddy? Well, you can breathe a sigh of relief thanks to the newest bookselling iPhone app: Indiebound.

Taking as a premise that the handselling of indie bookstores is a fantastic way to find new gems, Indiebound for iPhone gives you mobile access to raves and reviews:

and ways to purchase from the indie stores:

If your Earth Day resolution is to buy local, Indiebound is a great way to start.