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An excellent resource for a list of the titles in a series that can be found by series name, title or author for children's literature (including juvenile and young adult). I used it this morning to check on titles for Christmas presents for my grandsons. emoticon

www.mymcpl.org/books-movies-music/ju
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King County Library System - in Washington state
http://www.kcls.org

Goodreads is quite good and is helping to add to my TBR backlog...but not by adding real books to the shelves - just adding to the virtual shelf.

TED Talks - http://www.ted.com/
An amazing collection of presentations on a huge range of topics by awesome presenters.

Google Scholar - Peer reviewed journals, research papers and OH so much more!
http://scholar.google.com

I have a bunch more if you want more like the last 2



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I love, love, love Goodreads . . . I use that site for almost everything now. I love the mobile app for my iPhone, and I love the site itself.

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I'm only recently on Goodreads, and I didn't know it did that! Very cool.

I like Goodreads better, anyway, because it has me listed as an author and my site doesn't! So what if my book isn't published yet! *laugh*



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That looks like a great site, I always use Goodreads and it will be the number of the series in parenthesis by the time. For example: Happy Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Harry Potter #4)

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OMG, y'all - I have no idea where I found this site originally, but it is THE BEST. I always seem to read the second book in a series first - usually because I don't know it's a series! With this site, you put in the author or a series or title of a book and it shows you the order of the books!!

http://ww2.kdl.org/libcat/whatsnext.asp

For example, I brought up the site and entered Harry Potter in the Series field, and got this:


ROWLING, J. K.
Harry Potter series

(search by this series name)
1. Harry Potter and the sorcerer's stone
2. Harry Potter and the chamber of secrets
3. Harry Potter and the prisoner of Azkaban
4. Harry Potter and the goblet of fire
5. Harry Potter and the order of the phoenix
6. Harry Potter and the half-blood prince
7. Harry Potter and the deathly hallows




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I live in Minnesota and we have MNLINK where I can request books at my local library from all over the state as well as the University of Minnesota. There is a limit of three weeks and no renewals. I have gotten books from small libraries to work on the genealogy for my husband. No charge but our taxes do pay for it.
I request my books online.
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Oh my .. time to give this a bump .. was looking for this link to pass on some info to use here at work .. and it took a while to find it.

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Love Historical Fiction from a certain time period or location? Check out this website .. it's amazing!

www.historicalnovels.info/

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My library requires a card and password to check anything out but here is the site to look things up: http://lanepl.org

I also like this website. I think I found it somewhere here on SP: http://stopyourekillingme.com

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I've added the classic lists to the complete list a couple of posts down. Please don't add a comment or reply to this topic so the entire list is easily found. (Makes it easier on me to not have to re-duplicate the list and possibly create errors in the links). Thanks!

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Here are some links for lists of classic titles:

A list with over 150 titles:
www.eagleforum.org/educate/19
97/june97
/list.html


HarperCollins Classic list:
www.harpercollins.com/readers
/browseGu
ides.aspx?type=subject&sort=a
e&sub
ject=classics


American/World Literature Classics, as well as Biography/History lists from Dallas Public Library:

catalog.dallaslibrary.org/Pol
aris/sear
ch/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1
033.0
.0.6&type=Boolean&term=brs=23265&
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y=KW&sort=PD_TI&limit=TOM=*&query=&page=0


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aris/sear
ch/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1
033.0
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b
y=KW&sort=PD_TI&limit=TOM=*&query=&page=0


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033.0
.0.6&type=Boolean&term=brs=24000&
b
y=KW&sort=PD_TI&limit=TOM=*&query=&page=0


List of classic titles from Bartleby.com:
bartleby.com/titles/

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emoticon Bumping up this topic.

I added a new link to the list for Cozy Mysteries:

www.cozylibrary.com/

This is such an exceptional resource I couldn't resist posting it.

If you discover a link that doesn't work in the list, please PM me.

Would appreciate it if you don't post a reply here to avoid having to re-post the complete list so it remains near the top of the current replies.

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Bumping up the topic .. please do not reply here so the most current list is a 'current' reply.

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If you would like me to add a website you like, just send me a PM and I'll add it to the list. Thanks!

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Here's the complete list so you don't have to search for it. (hopefully all the links still work with my cut and paste).

****American Library Association book lists ****

www.ala.org/ala/professionalr
esources/
outreach/booklists/index.cfm
(page not available 12/13/2010 - 'webpage being modified')

www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/ya
lsa/bookl
istsawards/booklistsbook.cfm


****Artist's Books Digital Collection****
digital.library.wisc.edu/1711
.dl/Artis
tsBks


****Author Read-a-likes****
www.lib.pg.bc.ca/readerslounge/reada
li
kes


***Based on the Book list***
www.mymcpl.org/books-movies-music/ba
se
d-book


****Best Pick List****
www.booksense.com/bspicks/index.jsp

****Book awards lists****
www.booksite.com/texis/scripts/bookl
et
ter/fealists.html?sid=5630


****Booklists: (added 12/09)****
www.wakefieldlibrary.org/book
-ideas/bo
oklists/


****Children's Literature Database****
www.dawcl.com

****Christian series lists****
www.ilibrary.co.nz/publicatio
ns/RAB/Ge
neral_Booklists/PDF/Christian
%20Se
ries.pdf

(Adobe file published 4/07)

library.bentonvillear.com/chr
istianfic
tion.htm


****CLASSICS (added 7/19/10)****:

A list with over 150 titles:
www.eagleforum.org/educate/1997/june
97
/list.html


HarperCollins Classic list:
www.harpercollins.com/readers/browse
Gu
ides.aspx?type=subject&sort=ae&subjeR>ct=classics


List of classic titles from Bartleby.com:
bartleby.com/titles/

****On-Line Digitized Classics****
www.pagebypagebooks.com/

****Cozy Mysteries****
www.cozy-mystery.com/ (added 12/09)
www.cozylibrary.com/ (added 3/10)

****Fairytales (annotated)****
www.surlalunefairytales.com/

****Fiction database****
www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/

****Fiction lists****
www.monroe.lib.in.us/fiction/booklis
ts
.html


***Historical Novels (find by time or place)**** (added 12/13/2010)
www.historicalnovels.info/

****Historical Fiction to be released lists****
www.historicalnovelsociety.org/forth
co
ming.htm


****If you like****
www.wakegov.com/libraries/rea
ding/defa
ult.htm

(Look for link under "reader's tools" -- If you Like)

****IF YOU LIKE (AUTHORS, TITLES, FICTION & MOVIES GENRES)****
www.mppl.org/books/iyl.shtml

****If you like John Grisham**** www.northbrook.info/lib_fiction_lega
l.
php


*****Lots of blog entries and podcasts)****
www.piercecountylibrary.org/b
logs.aspx
?id=1


****Internet Book List (by title!! emoticon ) (added 3/28/09)****
www.iblist.com/list.php?type=
book&by=&
genre=-1&key=Q


****Legal Thrillers List****
library.ci.manchester.ct.us/ra/readl
is
ts/legalthrillers.html


***On-Line Digitized Literature and poetry***
www.bibliomania.com/0/-/frameset.htm
l


****Mysteries Readers Advisory****
www.pbclibrary.org/read-mysteries.ht
m


www.wakefieldlibrary.org/book
-ideas/bo
oklists/


www.stopyourekillingme.com/

****Mystery Blogs (lots of links): (added 12/09)****
www.cozylibrary.com/default.a
spx?id=28
8


****Mystery Reviews (w/a violence rating): (added 1/10):****
www.themysteryreader.com/arch
ive.html


****Meet the author videos****
www.meettheauthor.com/bookbites/sear
ch
.cfm


****Oprah Bookclub read-alikes****
www.wakefieldlibrary.org/book
lists/opr
ahlikes/


****Read Alike List****
www.cityofportsmouth.com/Library/boo
ks
-rc-read.htm


****Reader's advisory (lots of lists)(includes books to movie list and juvenile series and sequel lists)****

mppl.org/books/lists_suggesti
ons/


****Romance Readers Advisory (excellent explanation of genre, author and sub-genre recommendations)****

www.conknet.com/~fullerlibrar
y/Readers
Advisory/Romance%20Reader's%2
0Advi
sory_files/Romance%20Readers%20Ad
v
isory.htm


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An extensive book list (a work-in-progress) for fictional authors by book title, author, or genre.

www.readersadvice.com/

Series lists for children's fiction (including juvenile and young adult) by series name, author or book title (added 12/2012)

www.mymcpl.org/books-movies-m
usic/juve
nile-series


Pick an author and click on the genre link and you'll get a list of other authors and titles -- awesome!!!
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Specific theme or genre lists:
www.wrl.org/bookweb/

****What to read next list****
www.webrary.org/RS/FLbklistmenu.html

****What to read next search****
ww2.kdl.org/libcat/WhatsNextNEW.asp

****What to read next search (by genre: title, author,or state) or authors life your favorite)****
www.bcpl.org/advisory/books/read_ali
ke
s/


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Links to U.S. Authors by State:

Missouri: books.missouri.org/node/34

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emoticon Oh my, it's been a long time since I've updated our list with some interesting links.

Our latest group book discussion was a cozy mystery. Here are a couple of interesting mystery links:

www.cozy-mystery.com/

List of mystery blog links:
www.cozylibrary.com/default.aspx?id=
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This isn't a library link ... but I found it on a library website emoticon .

Need a list of all the titles in a mystery series?

Stop You're Killing Me: stopyourekillingme.com

(And I needed an excuse to bump this topic up)

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Just updated the master list with two entries for Christian series lists --

www.ilibrary.co.nz/publicatio
ns/RAB/Ge
neral_Booklists/PDF/Christian
%20Se
ries.pdf


library.bentonvillear.com/chr
istianfic
tion.htm


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emoticon Sci-Fi, Fantasy lovers should be thrilled with this website. Found it by accident helping someone at work.

Click on a series title and you'll find a list of all the titles in series order. emoticon emoticon

Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Series lists:

www.hobbspubliclibrary.org/Bo
ok_Series
/sf_fantasy_series.html


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Thanks for this recap. I have been involved with libraries all my life and was a library advocate and volunteer for years. I somehow was not aware of this topic or I would have contributed to it. I'll take a look at the sites and see if there is anything left to contribute!

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Here's an updated list of sources mentioned in this topic (hopefully all the links still work with my cut and paste).

The latest addition is an Internet Book List for anyone looking for titles to complete the A to Z challenge.

American Library Association children and young adult book awards lists
www.ala.org/ala/awardsgrants/
booksprin
tmedia/childrenyngadults/inde
x.cfm


Artist's Books Digital Collection:
digicoll.library.wisc.edu/Art
istsBks


Author Read-a-likes: www.lib.pg.bc.ca/readerslounge/reada
li
kes


Best Pick List:
www.booksense.com/bspicks/index.jsp

Book awards lists:
www.booksite.com/texis/scripts/bookl
et
ter/fealists.html?sid=5630


Children's Literature Database
www.dawcl.com

Christian series lists (Added 4/2009)

www.ilibrary.co.nz/publicatio
ns/RAB/Ge
neral_Booklists/PDF/Christian
%20Se
ries.pdf

(Adobe file published 4/07)

library.bentonvillear.com/chr
istianfic
tion.htm


Annotated Fairytales
www.surlalunefairytales.com/

Cozy Mysteries (awesome resource)
www.cozy-mystery.com/


Fairytales, Fractured
www.dayton.lib.oh.us/kids/Ref
erence/Fa
iry.cfm


Fiction database:
www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/

Fiction lists:
www.monroe.lib.in.us/fiction/booklis
ts
.html


Historical Fiction to be released lists:
www.historicalnovelsociety.org/forth
co
ming.htm


If you like:
www.wakegov.com/library
(Click on Libraries, Reading, If you Like .. try these!)

IF YOU LIKE (AUTHORS, TITLES, FICTION & MOVIES GENRES)
www.mppl.org/books/iyl.shtml

If you like John Grisham: www.northbrook.info/lib_fiction_lega
l.
php


*****Lots of blog entries and podcasts)
www.piercecountylibrary.org/b
logs.aspx
?id=1


Internet Book List (by title!! emoticon ) (added 3/28/09)
www.iblist.com/list.php?type=
book&by=&
genre=-1&key=Q


Legal Thrillers List:
library.ci.manchester.ct.us/ra/readl
is
ts/legalthrillers.html


Mysteries Readers Advisory:
www.pbclibrary.org/read-mysteries.ht
m


www.wakefieldlibrary.org/book
-ideas/bo
oklists/


www.stopyourekillingme.com/

Mystery Blogs (lots of links):
www.cozylibrary.com/default.a
spx?id=28
8


Meet the author videos:
www.meettheauthor.com/bookbites/sear
ch
.cfm


On-Line Digitized Classics:
www.pagebypagebooks.com/

On-Line Digitized Literature and poetry:
www.bibliomania.com/0/-/frameset.htm
l


Oprah Bookclub read-alikes (left corner of webpage)
www.wakefieldlibrary.org/book
-ideas/bo
oklists/


Read Alike List:
www.cityofportsmouth.com/Library/boo
ks
-rc-read.htm


Reader's advisory (lots of lists)(includes books to movie list and juvenile series and sequel lists)

www.mcpl.lib.mo.us/readers/

www.myhamilton.ca/myhamilton/
LibrarySe
rvices/ReadersCafe/


Romance Readers Advisory (excellent explanation of genre, author and sub-genre recommendations)

www.conknet.com/~fullerlibrar
y/Readers
Advisory/Romance%20Reader's%2
0Advi
sory_files/Romance%20Readers%20Ad
v
isory.htm



Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Series lists: (added 4/2/09)

www.hobbspubliclibrary.org/Bo
ok_Series
/sf_fantasy_series.html


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An extensive book list (a work-in-progress) for fictional authors by book title, author, or genre.

www.readersadvice.com/

Pick an author and click on the genre link and you'll get a list of other authors and titles -- awesome!!!
--------------------------
Specific theme or genre lists:
www.wrl.org/bookweb/

What to read next list:
www.webrary.org/RS/FLbklistmenu.html

What to read next search:
ww2.kdl.org/libcat/WhatsNextNEW.asp

What to read next search (by genre: title, author,or state) or authors life your favorite)
www.bcpl.org/advisory/books/read_ali
ke
s/


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JBITZENH- Thanks for the idea of going to college websites and looking at syllabi for books to read! Great idea! I love to read AND learn-this is a great way to do both. Also-I had not heard of iTunes University, so will definitely be checking this out.
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you're welcome! I was pretty excited when I first found it...

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Thanks for the dearreader site! I didn't know my local library had an online book club.

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The best website I have found is

www.dearreader.com

It s a great website that you sign up for and then everyday it send you a part of a book to read and you get to read the first few chapters of a book and it gives yu a good idea if you want to continue the book or not.

Hopes this makes sense...

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i just felt the need to add my kudos to this list!!

and- i do use the fantastic fiction site all the time, fom finding all books to an author- it also gives- the if you like- try these for each author-- and, when i need more books to add to my list, it lists every book coming out every month- hate to miss anything!

so i am there all the time!

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Here's my library's website:

www.myhamilton.ca/myhamilton/Library
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rvices/ReadersCafe/


They have lots of useful information including book club kits, if you like this author then you'll probably like this one, too lists, etc.

Thanks for the other links. I'll be checking them out.

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Thanks so much for compiling this list!

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WOW what an awesome list of places to get books.
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I took out the links lost in cyberspace in the master list down below (see topic dated 6/8/08).

Also added this library website link which has an interesting list of blogs and podcasts:

www.piercecountylibrary.org/b
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The author of the Time Traveler's Wife create artist's books. Here is link to a digital library collection:

digicoll.library.wisc.edu/Art
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Here's another link I've added to the master list below:

"Super Sleuths" Mystery Lists
Oprah Bookclub Read-alikes (bottom left on webpage)

www.wakefieldlibrary.org/book
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This will seem strange, but I often find books to read by finding out what college professors are teaching in their courses.Basically I just go to the department websites of various universities. Many offer their syllabi right there with book listings.

Also good is looking at the required reading lists for masters and doctorate programs in english. The U of Wisconisn has a particularly good one in a variety of subgenres.

Not a typical library database list, but these are places I love to frequent, you never know what you'll find . . .

Project Gutenburg
iTunes University (as it acceses many universities free classes including Berkeley, Yale, Oxford ect.)
iTunes podcasts in general
The Open University's Openlearn/LearningSpace Site
MIT OpenCourseWare
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Dayton (Ohio) Metro Library's Fractured Fairy Tales - organized by the "original," this gives cultural variations as well as modern takes on classic fairy tales and fables, and often includes pictures of the book covers:
www.dayton.lib.oh.us/kids/Reference/
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SurLaLune Fairy Tales - an incredible resource for fairy tales and their history!
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Award winning children's literature database:
www.dawcl.com

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www.conknet.com/~fullerlibrar
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If you like mysteries and you prefer to read a series in order this website is great!

Stop, You're Killing Me!
www.stopyourekillingme.com/

You can look up by author or by lead character and it lists the series in order of publication.

Do we have many GA members? Gwinnett County libraries are good, too.

www.gwinnettpl.org/

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http://www.dekalb.public.lib.ga.us/

The link for the DeKalb county (GA) library-there's some interesting stuff for kids, such as book recommendations. They also do a blog that has some good info that might be of interest to lots of people-the latest one has a link to a summer reading article on NPR. Also helpful to those who live in Georgia is a link the Georgia Center for the Book, with all sorts of good info about Georgia authors, etc. There's probably more stuff available, I just haven't found it yet!

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What a wonderful selection of websites. I have added this to my favourites so that I can check them out later.
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Here's an updated list of sources mentioned in this topic:

American Library Association children and young adult book awards lists (updated 2/2009):
www.ala.org/ala/awardsgrants/
booksprin
tmedia/childrenyngadults/inde
x.cfm


Artist's Books Digital Collection:
digicoll.library.wisc.edu/Art
istsBks


Author Read-a-likes: www.lib.pg.bc.ca/readerslounge/reada
li
kes


Best Pick List:
www.booksense.com/bspicks/index.jsp

Book awards lists:
www.booksite.com/texis/scripts/bookl
et
ter/fealists.html?sid=5630


Children's Literature Database: (added 7/3/08)
www.dawcl.com

Annotated Fairytales
www.surlalunefairytales.com/

Fairytales, Fractured
www.dayton.lib.oh.us/kids/Ref
erence/Fa
iry.cfm


Fiction database:
www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/

Fiction lists:
www.monroe.lib.in.us/fiction/booklis
ts
.html


Historical Fiction to be released lists:
www.historicalnovelsociety.org/forth
co
ming.htm


If you like:
www.wakegov.com/library
(Click on Libraries, Reading, If you Like .. try these!)

IF YOU LIKE (AUTHORS, TITLES, FICTION & MOVIES GENRES) -- Added 6/21/2008
www.mppl.org/books/iyl.shtml

If you like John Grisham: www.northbrook.info/lib_fiction_lega
l.
php


*****Lots of blog entries and podcasts (added 2/09):
www.piercecountylibrary.org/b
logs.aspx
?id=1


Internet Book List (by title!! emoticon )
www.iblist.com/list.php?type=
book&by=&
genre=-1&key=Q



Legal Thrillers List:
library.ci.manchester.ct.us/ra/readl
is
ts/legalthrillers.html


Mysteries Readers Advisory:
www.pbclibrary.org/read-mysteries.ht
m


www.wakefieldlibrary.org/book
-ideas/bo
oklists/


www.stopyourekillingme.com/

Meet the author videos:
www.meettheauthor.com/bookbites/sear
ch
.cfm


On-Line Digitized Classics:
www.pagebypagebooks.com/

On-Line Digitized Literature and poetry:
www.bibliomania.com/0/-/frameset.htm
l


Oprah Bookclub read-alikes (left corner of webpage)
www.wakefieldlibrary.org/book
-ideas/bo
oklists/


Read Alike List:
www.cityofportsmouth.com/Library/boo
ks
-rc-read.htm


Reader's advisory (lots of lists)(includes books to movie list and juvenile series and sequel lists)
www.mcpl.lib.mo.us/readers/

Romance Readers Advisory (excellent explanation of genre, author and sub-genre recommendations): (ADDED 6/25)

www.conknet.com/~fullerlibrar
y/Readers
Advisory/Romance%20Reader's%2
0Advi
sory_files/Romance%20Readers%20Ad
v
isory.htm


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An extensive book list (a work-in-progress) for fictional authors by book title, author, or genre.

www.readersadvice.com/

Pick and author and click on the genre link and you'll get a list of other authors and titles -- awesome!!!
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Specific theme or genre lists:
www.wrl.org/bookweb/

What to read next list:
www.webrary.org/RS/FLbklistmenu.html

What to read next search:
ww2.kdl.org/libcat/WhatsNextNEW.asp

What to read next search (by genre: title, author,or state) or authors life your favorite)
www.bcpl.org/advisory/books/read_ali
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s/




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A couple of lists for legal thriller titles:

If you like John Grisham:

www.northbrook.info/lib_ficti
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php



library.ci.manchester.ct.us/r
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Haven't posted any links here in a while ... here is an awesome reader's advisory page about Mysteries:

www.pbclibrary.org/read-myste
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An extensive book list (a work-in-progress) for fictional authors by book title, author, or genre.

www.readersadvice.com/

Pick and author and click on the genre link and you'll get a list of other authors and titles -- awesome!!!

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Here's a complete list of sources so far (with a couple of links added today):

American Library Association book awards lists:
www.ala.org/Template.cfm?Sect
ion=bookm
ediaawards


Author Read-alike list:
www.lib.pg.bc.ca/readersloung
e/readali
kes


Book awards list:
www.booksite.com/texis/script
s/booklet
ter/fealists.html?sid=5630


Fiction database:
www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/

Historical Fiction to be released lists:
www.historicalnovelsociety.or
g/forthco
ming.htm


If you like:
www.wakegov.com/libraries/rea
dersservi
ces/lists/favorites/default.htm

(Click on Libraries, Reading, If you Like .. try these!)

If you like John Grisham:
www.northbrook.info/lib_ficti
on_legal.
php


List of lists:
www.monroe.lib.in.us/fiction/
booklists
.html


Lists for unusual themes or genre:
www.wrl.org/bookweb/ New - added 2/15/08

Female Authors that are similar (library home page has several lists under Recommended Reads) (added 6/08)
www.johnsburglibrary.org/read
s-adult-s
imilar-female.htm


Male Authors that are similar (library home page has several lists under Recommended Reads)
www.johnsburglibrary.org/read
s-adult-s
imilar-male.htm


Legal Thrillers List:
library.ci.manchester.ct.us/r
a/readlis
ts/legalthrillers.html


Mysteries Readers Advisory:
www.pbclibrary.org/read-myste
ries.htm


Meet the author videos:
www.meettheauthor.com/bookbit
es/search
.cfm


On-Line Digitized Classics:
www.pagebypagebooks.com/

On-Line Digitized Literature and poetry:
www.bibliomania.com/0/-/frame
set.html

ReadAlikeList:
www.cityofportsmouth.com/Libr
ary/boo
ks-rc-read.htm


Reader's advisory (lots of lists)
www.mcpl.lib.mo.us/readers/
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An extensive book list (a work-in-progress) for fictional authors by book title, author, or genre.

www.readersadvice.com/

Pick and author and click on the genre link and you'll get a list of other authors and titles -- awesome!!!
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Reading Guide for Books (under Book Group Discussion)
www.heightslibrary.org/ma_boo
ks_quest.
php?action=what_to_read


What to read next lists:
www.webrary.org/RS/FLbklistme
nu.html


What to read next search:
ww2.kdl.org/libcat/WhatsNextN
EW.asp

www.bcpl.org/advisory/books/r
ead_alike
s/
(new -- added 2/15/08)

Best Pick List:
www.booksense.com/bspicks/ind
ex.jsp


Regional library websites: (primarily patron access)

boyntonbcl.onlinelanguagelear
ning.com/
en/

(Boynton Beach)

www.wepl.lib.oh.us/ (Ohio)

www.coolcat.org/ Ozarks libraries Consortium

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A list of Lists:

www.monroe.lib.in.us/fiction/booklis
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What's next book in series:

ww2.kdl.org/libcat/WhatsNextNEW.asp

Here's a search engine for books by title, author, series, genre, for either youth or adult.

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Hi,

I have stared both Sparkspeople and a reading club in the past year. I just logged into this website and love it. Thanks to everyone for the website addresses. I'll be checking them out.

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One goal I have is to re-read the Oz books by Frank L Baum. I was amazed to discover I could read his books on line at no cost on this website:
www.pagebypagebooks.com/

Adding another website with complete books to read on line:

www.bibliomania.com/0/-/frameset.htm
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You are welcome. Here's another one:

Male authors that are similar:

www.johnsburglibrary.org/reads-adult
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Meet the Author USA - where you can see authors introducing their books in their own words.

Here's a link to the list sorted by author:
www.meettheauthor.com/bookbites/sear
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.cfm


Found one of my most memorable books in the list: Deafening by Frances Itani. Also found a book I'd like to check out Dancing in the Street by Barbara Ehrenreich.

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Looking for what to read next? Here are dozens of booklists (mysteries, love or romantic, YA, dog and cat, science fiction, cozies, books to television, etc.) compiled by members of the Fiction_L electronic book discussion list. (Morton Grove Public Library)

www.webrary.org/RS/FLbklistmenu.html

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Glad to hear the links are helpful. I'm a research junkie and enjoy sharing what I find.

Here's another recommended list:

American Library Association Book Awards:
www.ala.org/Template.cfm?Section=boo
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I really appreciate everyone sharing these great sites. I added this topic as a favorite so I can find them when I need them.

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I got this site from somewhere else on Bookworms, but it is worth repeating. If you need an order of a series or another books by an author, this is the site. www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/ It also gives you info on the author and on the book.

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Not a site affiliated with a library but worth mentioning:

Historical Novel Society Monthly List of Upcoming Fiction releases:
www.historicalnovelsociety.org/forth
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Several "If you like" links:

Author read-alikes: www.lib.pg.bc.ca/readerslounge/reada
li
kes


A Read Alike List: www.cityofportsmouth.com/Library/boo
ks
-rc-read.htm


If you Like:
www.wakegov.com/libraries/readersser
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Our library system is great for our area. It covers several counties. Some areas are generallly accessable and some require an account. The Wilson Battlefield Civil War area is interesting for history buffs. It's paid for with our tax money. St. John's provides access to medical info.
www.coolcat.org/

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I like the booksense list/info, which is compiled by independent bookstores. Their website is http://www.booksense.com/

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I have nothing to share but thanks for the links! :D

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Great suggestion Curiousgeorge. I'm a retired library director.

Here are a few more links to some interesting library info:

Reading Guides for Books: This is one of the best lists I've found.

www.heightslibrary.org/ma_books_ques
t.
php?action=what_to_read


Click on link for Book Discussion Groups - the guides are listed at the bottom.

Book Awards lists: www.booksite.com/texis/scripts/bookl
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Coming from a librarian-in-training most good libraries should be pretty willing to help whomever comes along, card or no. The cards serve various purposes (besides checking out books, they enable statistics gathering for funders, etc.) but libraries -- especially public libraries -- will be happy to help you with your information needs.

If you don't have a public library nearby, then getting a card at the nearest urban library system might be an option. This would enable you to access certain things like the online databases where you can get a lot of information.

Even if you have a library near you but you think you probably couldn't access it because it's for a university or college, etc, call and ask to speak to a reference librarian. They should be more than willing to help you figure out how to access information you might want or need and probably know of places in the area where they could steer you.

You'd be surprised how happy people like myself are to help someone on a night like tonight when there's nothing going on!

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Our library has a great site but you need a card number and password to use it, and the day your card expires they cut you off. They have children and adult games, lessons, and lots of other things. We are a city of a million so the library is great.

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Our local Boynton Beach library online has RosettaStone available free. I don't know if you have to live here to use it.

/boyntonbcl.onlinelanguagelearning.com/

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Sadly enough we don't even have a public library anymore; they had to shut it down due to lack of funding.

But this is great, I love the links and the info I can find from them!

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http://www.wepl.lib.oh.us/

This is the web site for our local library. Information on the site includes book reviews, info for adults, kids, and much more useful info.

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Some libraries have awesome websites that offer lots of information without needing a library card.

If you use a library website with information about books or authors that's available to all of us, please share! List the link and give us the low-down on what there is available ....

I'll go first:

Mid-Continent Public Library Reader's Advisory page: www.mcpl.lib.mo.us/readers/

"Based on the Book": A link to a database of movies made from books, short stories, and plays.

"Juvenile Series & Sequels": Lists all the authors and titles for book series.

"Web Resources": An incredible list websites for all kinds of information about books, authors, etc.

Anyone else have suggestions? If you haven't visited a library website lately .... maybe today's the day!

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