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 130,000 full-text poems and 650,000+ poetry citations, as well as short stories, speeches, and plays. It also includes secondary materials like biographies, images, and more. This database is part of the Florida Electronic Library. For home access: enter your library card number.|