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.

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.
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