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Can't decide what to read next? This guide is dedicated to helping you find your next favorite book or author.
Last Updated: Aug 15, 2016 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates
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An excellent fiction reader's database with subject heading access, reviews, genre-fiction recommendations and annotations for over 135,000 titles. It also includes extremely helpful sections devoted to Author Read-alikes, Annotated Reading Lists and Book Discussion Guides




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Reader's Resources on the Web

These are free online resources designed by book lovers, for book lovers.  

Book Page

A helpful site loaded with book reviews and author interviews. Coverage includes best-sellers, literary fiction, romance, history and science fiction among others. 

Good Reads

A Book Lover's Dream! A Social Networking site that allows you to share your favorite books and recent discoveries with like-minded readers, while also picking up recommendations and selections from them.  You have to create an account to get started, but accounts are free and easy.


A site that's mission is to "provide timely information about fiction (all genres) and readable nonfiction for ravenous and omnivorous readers."


    Genre Specific Resources

    These resources will be helpful to readers looking for reviews and recommendations in specifc genres of fiction.  

    Comics Worth Reading

    An excellent multi-author blog that is filled with reviews of graphic novels, independent comics, manga, comics by women and much more. 


    A well-regarded, long-running site that contains a treasure trove of useful information and recommendations for book lovers of every type and taste. Genrefluent has a really well-done Teen Page as well as fantastic sections devoted to Crime and Speculative Fiction.

    Sci-Fi Lists

    Lists of the most popular and acclaimed science fiction books ever written as well as book reviews, reviews by subject and excellent recommended resources list

    Stop, You're Killing Me! 

    A self-described "resource for lovers of mystery, crime, thriller, spy and suspense books." The site has Read-Alikes as well as a Character Index.



      Finding Fiction

      All of our fiction is found in the last row of books and is in order by author's last name.

      100 Best Novels


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