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Amazon Book Review

Amazon doesn't just sell books, they like to talk about them too! Launched in 2007 as a place for Amazon Book editors to talk about their favorite books and to showcase author interviews and trends in publishing, the Amazon Book Review has quickly become one of the best places to see what others are reading, explore new genres, and share a passion for stories.

A Penguin a week

The publisher Penguin revolutionized the book industry in the 1930s with the invention of mass market paperback books. This blog follows a quest to collect and read the original Penguin paperback collection. It is a delightful opportunity to revisit the classic cover designs and literature of the 20th century!

Bustle Books

Bustle is a sleek and modern digital platform. Its book blog offers a host of timely reviews, essays, and author news with an emphasis on current events and culturally relevant stories. It also keeps track of recent and upcoming film and television adaptations of literature.

Book Riot

Book Riot is the largest independent editorial book site in North America - and it shows! Covering books from all major genres and for every age group, Book Riot is a celebration of stories, diverse perspectives, and popular culture. Book Riot has a huge selection of podcasts, articles, and newsletters for all interests.

Electric Literature

Electric Literature is a nonprofit digital publisher that works to make literature more exciting, relevant, and inclusive. Through high-quality and thoughtful literary criticism, original fiction and poetry, and innovative online content, Electric Literature gives books and storytelling a fascinating digital home.

Literary Hub

Literary Hub is dedicated to collecting, organizing, and promoting the richness of literary culture online. Intellectual, curious, and diverse, Literary Hub hopes to be "a single, trusted, daily source for all the news, ideas and richness of contemporary literary life." Whether the writing is smart, entertaining, elegiac, or passionate, the best of it has a home at Literary Hub.

Literature Databases From The Library

Finding The Right Book

Great American Read on PBS

Bestseller Lists

Books by Genre

Horror Fiction

Mystery and Crime Fiction


Science Fiction and Fantasy