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Book Lovers Resources

Book Lovers' Web Sites - General Resources

  • 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 share 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!
  • Who writes like ...

Online Databases
Gale Books and Authors - Answer the age-old question, “What do I read next?” Search and match reading interests to books, authors, genres, or topics.

Reading lists
Series & Sequels Pseudonyms & Aliases
  • A.K.A. - author pseudonyms, aliases, nicknames, working names, legalized names, pen names, noms des plumes, maiden names ... etc.
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!