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  • 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/
  • 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/
  • BRIDGES, Iowa's e-Library. Use your Cresco Public Library card to download eBooks and audio books free of charge! https://bridges.overdrive.com/
  • 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
  • GoodReads Young Adult Books:  Young-adult fiction (often abbreviated as YA) is fiction written for, published for, or marketed to adolescents and young adults, roughly ages 13 to 18. GoodReads is a social networking site for readers to see what your friends are reading, keep track of what you've read and what you've liked to read, and get great book recommendations from people you know.     https://www.goodreads.com/genres/young-adult
  • Great Books Online Bartleby.com publishes thousands of free online classics of reference, literature and nonfiction.  http://www.bartleby.com/
  • 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/
  • Luther College Preus Library http://library.luther.edu
  • 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/
  • 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/
  • TeenReads   A site dedicated to book lovers providing a forum to discover and share commentary about the books and authors they enjoy.  http://www.teenreads.com/
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