Can you easily get books in?
Yes! There is a goodreads .csv import. It imported 657 of my 659 books, which is impressive.
Can you easily get books out?
There is no data-export function.
Can you organize your books?
Not really, no.
You can't search within your list of books (called a queue in ItalicType). Nor can you group books.
You can reorder the books in the queue.
You can add labels to books. Adding a label to a book does absolutely nothing.
The overall search is...not great.
Does it tell you when your friends add a book, or finish one?
What you're supposed to do is post notes as you work through a book:
There is no phone app.
ItalicType General impressions
ItalicType is fairly bare-bones. It's been around since early 2019. The design ambiance of the site is nice, but the experience is frustrating and haphazard.