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 Book Lovers' Resources 

Book Lovers' Web Sites - General Resources
  • Amazon.com - one of the biggest online book stores in the world, includes book summaries, customer ratings, customer reviews, those who bought/viewed this book also bought/viewed these books, etc.
  • Fantastic Fiction - a great site with over 15,000 author bibliographies, information on over 250,000 novels, and book series lists
  • Goodreads - is the world's largest site for readers and book recommendations. The Goodreads mission is to help people find and shre the books they love. You can see which books your friends are reading; track the books you're reading, have read, and want to read; check out your personalised book recommendations tailored to your literary tastes; and find out if a book is a good fit for you from our community's reviews.
  • Inside a dog - an Aussie website for young people about books
  • LibraryThing - catalogue your own book collection online and access it from anywhere. Because everyone catalogues together, LibraryThing also connects people with the same books, comes up with suggestions for what to read next, and so forth
  • Reader's Corner (Eastern Regional Libraries, Vic.) - heaps of useful information including; sequels database, 'who writes like' databasebooklists, award winners and web links
  • WhichBook.net - a free web-based automated fiction book-recommender service - well worth checking out, a cleverly designed site!
Online Databases

 NoveList Plus  NoveList Plus
A readers' advisory service with a comprehensive database of fiction books and authors ... a great resource to expand your reading and find new authors - [Note: restricted to Library members - you'll be prompted for your library card number to access]
Click here to access this site from home

Who writes like ... Reading lists Series & Sequels Pseudonyms & Aliases
  • finding other names that authors write under
  • A.K.A. - author pseudonyms, aliases, nicknames, working names, legalized names, pen names, noms des plumes, maiden names ... etc.
Books for Book Lovers! New Books List - 'Librarians' Choice' Book Clubs
  • The Book Club Hub - info about local book clubs and reading groups and how to start one
Quirky stuff!
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