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  • AllReaders.com A lively site with book reviews and a message board for individual titles.  Click on 1 of 6 categories to get a questionnaire to help you identify fiction you could like to read.  http://allreaders.com/
  • Amazon Books http://www.amazon.com/
  • Barnes and Noble Books Includes new books, books by subject, award lists, book club suggestions, reviews, and forthcoming titles.  http://www.barnesandnoble.com/
  • Best Books of 2007 List of links to various "Best Books of 2007" lists.  http://www.fimoculous.com/year-review-2007.cfm#books
  • Bestseller lists 1900 - 1998 Provides lists of bestselling fiction and nonfiction for each year since 1900.    http://www.caderbooks.com/bestintro.html
  • Bettendorf Public Library Internet sites of interest to book groups and favorite websites for readers.  http://www.bettendorflibrary.com/
  • Book Reporter Part of the Book Report Network, this site offers author interviews, book reviews, and feature articles.  Focuses on new and current literature.  http://bookreporter.com/
  • Book Tips Lee County (Florida) Library System provides a newsletter for bookworms (Novel Ideas), and lists of new books, recommendations, similar authors, sleepers and related websites.  http://www.lee-county.com/library/tips/booktips.htm
  • The Booklist Center "The web's largest selection of book lists" -- links to over 345 booklists in 81 categories, many of them non-fiction.  Emphasis on award winners and 'best of' lists.  (Note:  not updated since 2004)  http://home.comcast.net/~dwtaylor1/
  • BookSpot Provides annotated links to the top book-related sites on the Web.  http://www.bookspot.com/
  • Borders Book Store http://www.bordersstores.com/
  • Decorah Public Library http://www.decorah.lib.ia.us
  • The Dewey Divas and the Dudes Book recommendations from 10 representatives of Canadian publishing companies, subtitled 'The Adventures (Reading and Otherwise) of Book Reps on the Road.'  http://www.deweydivas.blogspot.com/
  • Dictionary.com Free online dictionary search, translator, word of the day, crossword puzzles and word games, and vocabulary learning resources for many languages.      http://yourdictionary.com/ or       http://Dictionary.com
  • Fantastic Fiction Over 10,000 bestselling author bibliographies with all the newest books, covers, and descriptions. Check for book series titles here, too.   http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/
  • Fiction_L Booklists These lists created by members of a well-known fiction listserv include similar authors, recommended books, and books by setting, subject, character, genre, and audience.   http://www.webrary.org/rs/FLbklistmenu.html
  • GoodReads A social networking site for readers to 'see what your friends are reading, keep track of what you've read and what you'd like to read, and get great book recommendations from people you know.'  http://www.goodreads.com/
  • Google Scholar Provides a search of scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources, including theses, books, abstract and articles.  http://scholar.google.com/
  • Great Books Online Bartleby.com publishes thousands of free online classics of reference, literature and nonfiction.  http://www.bartleby.com/
  • Great Books for You to Read This site represents a group of women who have been in a book club for many years. They believe in the power of good literature, but mostly, they just love to read.  http://www.readingwoman.com/grreads.html
  • 110 Best Novels of the 20th Century Modern Library's list of the 100 best novels of the past century, as well as readers' choices.  http://www.randomhouse.com/modernlibrary/100bestnovels.html
  • 100 Notable Books of the Year Fiction and non-fiction titles which were well reviewed in the New York Times during 2006.  Previous years' lists (back to 1997) are also included.  http://www.nytimes.com/ref/books/review/20061203notable-books.html
  • Infoplease:  A free, authoritative, and respected reference for Internet users, provides a comprehensive encyclopedia, almanac, atlas, dictionary, etc.  http://www.infroplease.com/
  • Internet Book List A new website, whose purpose is to provide a comprehensive and easily accessible database of books.  Search by author, title, series, genre or rating.  http://www.iblist.com/
  • KDL What's Next Database The What's Next Database help you search series fiction.  A series is two or more books linked by character(s), settings, or other common traits.  http://ww2.kdl.org/libcat/WhatsNextNEW.asp
  • Library Thing You can keep a list of books you are reading or record your entire library.  Identify similar books from other people's lists, amazon and libraries.  There is also a blog and numerous discussion groups.  http://www.librarything.com/
  • Luther College Preus Library http://library.luther.edu
  • Mostly Fiction:  Recommended Books Books are divided into subject categories (called "bookshelves"). Includes some book reviews and author interviews.  http://mostlyfiction.com/
  • Morton Grove Public Library's Webrary Features links to numerous web sites, as well as a "match a book" service.  http://www.webrary.org/rs/rsmenu.html
  • NewPages Weblog 'The Alternative Guide to New Books, Magazines & Music along with News & Views from the Net of Interest to Booksellers, Publishers, Librarians, Writers, & Readers.'  http://www.newpages.com/weblog/
  • Overbooked "A website for ravenous readers".  Includes new books, themed booklists, author web pages, award winners and rave (starred) reviews.  http://www.overbooked.org/
  • Reader's Advice Provides many subject lists (click on Genre Index) and gives titles in a series.  Also lists books by author, and has some links to related websites.  http://www.readersadvice.com/
  • Readers' Advisory Services Suggestions for fiction titles and authors on broad topics from County of Los Angeles Public Library.  http://www.colapublib.org/services/advisory/
  • The Reading Room Designed to 'link authors and titles with other authors and titles the reader may enjoy, this site lists novels under a wide variety of subject headings.  Can also be searched by category, location, and time period.  http://readingroom.rrpl.org/alphalist.asp?ltr=a
  • Stop, You're Killing Me! Here's a site to die for...if you love mystery books!  "Stop, You're Killing Me!"  has title lists of your favorite mystery authors and series characters.  http://www.stopyourekillingme.com/
  • What's Next Search for adult, teen and children's fiction in series.  http://ww2.kdl.org/libcat/WhatsNextNEW.asp
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