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Recommended Reading


    Search books by genre, plot, theme, character setting, etc.

  2. Based on the Book

    Over 1,000 book titles, short stories, and plays that have been made into motion pictures.

  3. Best Books for Young Adults

    1994-2010, courtesy of YALSA - Young Adult Library Services Association.

  4. Bookish

    Find book recommendations based on titles you've read and enjoyed. Also read author interviews, search by subject, and more.


    Authors, awards, genre, online books, literary criticism, and reviews.


    Website for C-SPAN2's Book TV program; includes schedules.

  7. Fantastic Fiction

    Provides bibliographies for over 10,000 authors and information on over 200,000 books.

  8. FictionDB

    Find recommended reads, new fiction, series information, and more.

  9. Fiction_L Booklists

    Genre, character, setting, subject, author, audience, best of, etc.

  10. Find a Book

    Using Lexile measures, find a book at your reading level and interest level.

  11. Genrefluent

    Genre fiction, book reviews, teen books, reader's advisory, etc.

  12. Gnod

    Discover new bands/musicians, books, movies, and art!

  13. Looking for a Childhood Book?

    Tips and links for finding favorite books from childhood.

  14. Lost Titles, Forgotten Rhymes

    Guide on how to find a novel, short story, or poem without knowing its title or author - from The Library of Congress.

  15. Overbooked

    Literary and genre fiction information.

  16. Readers Advisory Link Farm

    Contains links to reading guides, read-alike lists, reviews, and much more.

  17. RT Book Reviews

    Find book reviews covering the genres of romance, mystery, suspense & thriller, paranormal, young adult, inspirational, mainstream, science fiction & erotica.

  18. Story Snoops

    Find a book for children or teens, read reviews of children's books from a parent's perspective, and more.

  19. The Reader's Advisor Online

    Browse genres, find read-alikes, articles, etc.

  20. What's Next?: Books In Series™ Database of Kent District Library

    Lists titles in adult, young adult, and juvenile fiction series.


    UK based site that allows user to build elements of a book such as happy/sad, expected/unpredictable, etc.