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more info on the google books API

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2. follow the instructions at <https://developers.google.com/sheets/api/quickstart/nodejs#step_1_turn_on_the_api_name>, and save the resulting json file to `.credentials/client_secret.json`.
3. run `npm install`.
4. run `npm start`.
the google books API is somewhat spotty; searching for a title at https://books.google.com/ will sometimes pull up a book and provide the ISBN they know it by. It also doesn't have comprehensive coverage of various editions of titles, and doesn't return image URLs or format information.

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