Links for Book Lovers

Great site for creating bookshelves, making a to-read list, reading and writing book reviews and keeping track of the latest releases.

Search for books based on plot, setting, character, and writing style.
The unique feature of this site is that excerpts are included for all featured titles, as well as reading guides, author interviews, and other features. The site contains a wealth of information on how to start and run a book group, and a useful guide on how to create your own Readers Guide for a book.

Diana Herald reads a book a day and collects her brief, lively reviews on this Web page, formerly known as Genreflecting. A great source for teen readers!

LibraryThing is a web application for storing and sharing personal library catalogs and book lists. Users can catalog personal collections, keep reading lists and wish lists, and meet other users who have the same books.

National Book Foundation

The National Book Awards began in 1950, and are awarded each year by the National Book Foundation to books of exceptional merit written by Americans. Prizes are awarded for fiction, nonfiction, young people's literature and poetry. This site, in addition to listing all of the past award winners, includes several different reading lists, an NBA trivia contest and a collection of acceptance speeches by many of the authors.

NoveList Plus
Excellent resource for researchers and book lovers alike!
Provided by the Arizona State Library
Search for a book to see recommendations.

Whichbook helps readers decide which book to read next. Readers can build the elements of that elusive 'good read' we are all looking for but don't quite know how to define. Make selections on plot shape, type of main character, country the book is set in, and more on a sliding scale. Whichbook gives readers an enjoyable and intuitive way to find books to match their mood.