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Book Lovers' Links: Finding fiction

Love to read? Can't get enough of books? Look over our links and discover new resources for finding new authors, titles and more.

NoveList Plus database

NoveList Plus allows readers to use a favorite author or title as a template to locate other authors and titles, three powerful search techniques to look for books by subject headings, reviews and other fields in the title records. Nonfiction titles are included in the database.

This database is funded by the RCLS Central Library (Newburgh Free Library).

 

Looking for a good book?

  • Book Page - A monthly book review publication recommending the best books for readers of all types.
  • Bookmarks Magazine – Since 2002, Bookmarks has been summarizing book reviews, highlighting the best works of classic authors, polling experts on non-fiction recommendations, and uncovering everyday readers’ favorite books.
  • Bookreporter.com – Provides book reviews, interviews and excerpts on all the latest books as well as special features, polls, and contest about books, authors and reading.
  • EarlyWord – A blog and Web site giving the earliest information possible on new books.
  • Fantastic Fiction - This Web site is maintained by Fantastic Fiction Limited, a small family run company based in Lancashire, UK.
  • Goodreads – The largest social network for readers in the world, where members recommend books, compare what they are reading, keep track of what they’ve read and would like to read, form book clubs and much more.
  • I Love Libraries - The American Library Association’s Web site for the public, designed to keep America informed about what’s happening in today’s libraries, which are found in public, school, academic, corporate and institutional settings.
  • Library Thing -  An online service to help people catalog their books easily. LibraryThing also connects people with the same books, comes up with suggestions for what to read next, and more.
  • Oprah’s Book Club – Oprah launched Oprah’s Book Club from The Oprah Winfrey Show on September 17, 1996. To date, Oprah has chosen 65 selections for her book club.
  • Reading Group Choices - Selects discussable books and suggests discussion topics for reading groups.
  • Reading Group Guides - A Web site built especially for reading groups, providing them with all they need to make their book club experience better than ever.
  • Shelfari – A gathering place for authors, aspiring authors, publishers, and readers, and has many tools and features to help these groups connect with each other in a fun and engaging way.

NoveList K-8 Plus

A reader's advisory service to help you find youth fiction and nonfiction titles similar to authors or titles you already enjoy.


This database is funded by the RCLS Central Library (Newburgh Free Library).