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Resources for Readers

  • NoveList
    This "reader's advisory" database suggests fiction authors and titles similar to ones you've already enjoyed and recommends novels by genre, subject, character, setting, and time period. enjoyed and recommends novels by genre, subject, character, setting, and time period.


  • Book Browser
    From Barnes and Noble. Enjoyed a book? Find something similar to read next!

  • Book Club Reader
    All the resources your book club needs! Information, guides, sample fliers, and more!

  • Book Discussion Group Resources
    From the King County Library system, great information for Book Discussion Groups

  • BookWire
    From Bowker, links to helpful sites about the publishing industry.

  • GenreFluent
    From the author of the GenreFlecting series, find books in genres, that you'll enjoy!

  • Gnooks
    Gnooks is a self-adapting community system based on the gnod engine. Discover new writers you will like, travel the map of literature and discuss your favorite books and authors.

  • GuruLib
    Catalog your books, DVDs, music CDs, games and software online using a book shelf metaphor.

  • LibraryThing
    Enter what you're reading or your whole library—it's an easy, library-quality catalog. LibraryThing also connects you with people who read the same things.

  • Looking for a Mystery?
    Love mysteries? Need more? We have them! Use this site to find more mysteries like the ones you enjoy most!

  • Masterpiece Theater Bookclub
    Watching the show? Read the book as well!

  • Reader's Circle
    A different type of book group. Reader's Circle is an online directory for book clubs and reading groups. Anyone may use it to find or start a local book club. But now to introduce a new kind of book discussion group: a reader's circle. A reader's circle is a book club where people attend with whatever they're reading.

  • Reading Group Choices
    Reading Group Choices is an opinionated guide of great books to read and discuss that have been published by independent presses as well as major publishers.

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