Book Reviews and Recommendations
- Based on the Book – Find movies based on books, and vice-versa, from the Mid-Continent Public Library.
- BookPage – Discover your next great book.
- Book Reporter – Site for book lovers with reviews, commentary, author interviews, upcoming releases, and more.
- FictionDB Guide to Books and Authors – 225,000 authors, 30,000 series, 650,000 titles.
- Goodreads – “The world’s largest site for readers and book recommendations.” Free membership enables you to keep track of the books you have read and want to read.
- Kirkus Reviews
- New York Times: Books Section | Bestseller Lists | Sunday Book Review
- NPR Books – Book news, reviews, and author interviews from National Public Radio.
- Oprah’s Book Club
- Reading Group Guides – The online community for reading groups.
- Book Series In Order
|NoveList Plus - Find new fiction and nonfiction books to enjoy based on an author, title, or topic in which you are interested. Book discussion guides, feature articles, and read-alike recommendations are also available. For home access: contact the Reference Desk for login instructions.
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|Books & Authors - Looking for a good book, but not sure where to start? This database features two unique ways to search: WHO WHAT WHERE WHEN lets you browse by character, subject, location and time period. Or, type a book into the Read-A-Like Wizard for suggestions of books to read next based on subject, author, genre, and more. This database is part of the Florida Electronic Library. For home access: enter your library card number.|
|LitFinder - Contains a wealth of literary works covering world literature and authors throughout history, including over 150,000 full-text poems and 800,000+ poetry citations, as well as short stories, speeches, and plays. This database is part of the Florida Electronic Library. For home access: enter your library card number.|