Books and Reading
|What do I want to read?
(Book reviews; what's next in a series? if you like.....)
Book Nook- lists of books by genre, series, and other
If you like... - a list of books and music in categories by authors or series from Christchurch City Libraries.
WhichBook -- Readers' Service from Columbus Metropolitan Library
Fiction DB - a comprehensive, searchable database of authors and titles.
The Reader's Place - an on-line community for book-lovers.
BookFinder.com -- one-stop search site that lets you view the collections of over 40,000 sellers of new, used, rare, and out-of-print books
Overbooked - specializes in literary and genre fiction information.
The BookDragon Review - reviews, forthcoming books, and other book information.
Black Issues Book Review - Book reviews and articles focusing on Black authors and issues.
Readers' Service - State Library of Tasmania
AllReaders - Our Goal: More People Reading More Books Using Our Revolutionary Book Review Search Engine
Novelists, Inc. -- serving the needs of multipublished authors of popular fiction; popular fiction authors' sites, with links to other fiction organizations
Sisters in Crime - Mystery book lists, authors, events, facts about the organization.
MysteryNet.com - Mystery book shop, discussions, TV and Movies, reviews, games.
Cluelass Homepage -- highlight is the listing of new mystery books each month!
Mystery Writers of America -- premier organization for mystery writers and other professionals in the mystery field
the Romance reader - the very latest news and views of romance novels.
All About Romance - "the back-fence for lovers of romance novels"
Romance Novel Sequels and Prequels - a simple yet concise listing of sequels and prequels
Romance Writers of America -- a non-profit professional/educational association of 8,400 romance writers and other industry professionals
Western Writers of America - official home page; has author contact information.
Read West On-line Magazine - book lists, reviews and news; author contact information.
SF Site -- the home page for science fiction and fantasy
Locus -- the newspaper of the science fiction field
MountainLit - information about WV authors maintained by the Bridgeport Public Library.
Appalachian Stories suggested by various members of Fiction_L Discussion List
Appalachian Studies Association - The Appalachian Studies Association has a collection of syllabi from university-level courses related to Appalachia. There are a number of them for literature classes and these include book lists.
Heritage - The Augusta Heritage Center at Davis & Elkins College,
Elkins, WV is a
BookHive - reviews of children's books by the Public Library of Charlotte & Mecklenburg County.
Books in a Series -- maintained by the Monroe County Public Library, Indiana
Juvenile Series and Sequels -- maintained by the Mid-Continent Public Library, Missouri
Database of Award-Winning Children's Literature - Compiled and indexed by Lisa R. Bartle, Librarian.
(also includes reviews; upcoming books)
amazon.com - on-line bookstore; has book reviews, readers advisory links, how to find books you like.
Barnes and Noble - online bookstore; reviews, shopping, advisories.
CushCity.com - the world's largest selection of African-American books, etc.
Facets Front Page - video guide and catalog.
MX Bookfinder - a resource for searching for new, used, and out of print books.
Powells.com - online bookstore; reviews.
isbn.nu -- offers a quick way to compare the prices of any in-print and many out-of-print books at nine online bookstores.
Romantic Times Pseudonym Search -- scroll down and click on Author Search; then scroll down and click on pseudonum search.
A Mystical Unicorn -- an online bookstore
with a pseudonym listing
Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship
- serves as a vehicle for sci-tech
LLRX - free web-based journal for legal professionals and law librarians.
BARTLEBY LIBRARY - including Bartlett's Quotations, Bartleby Verse, Poet's Etiquette, and Great Books On-line.
C-SPAN's Booknotes - America's finest authors on reading, writing, and the power of ideas. Includes video and audio clips, as well as, full transcripts of the Booknotes programs.
SunSITE Library Super Search - Search library related resources.
Online Literary Criticism Collection - part
of the Internet Public Library - contains1005 critical
and biographical websites about authors and their works that can be browsed by
author, by title, or by literary period.
Reading Group Guides - online community for reading groups; how to start a reading group; over 400 guides for recommended books for discussion.
Defumigating Books - a collection of solutions offered by members of the Fiction_L Discussion Group.
Mary Minow's Map to Library Law - Excellent link directory for laws and legislation affecting libraries: copyright laws, disability legislation and the library, Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), Friends of the Library by-laws, library trustee laws, latchkey children in the library, intellectual freedom, Internet filtering, library policy-making and management laws, etc
The Virtual Acquisition and Shelf & News Desk -- Resources & News for Information Professionals & Researchers; compiled & edited by Gary Price, MLIS