NoveList Plus: Provides information on over 150,000 fiction and non-fiction titles, and also offers a wide range of feature content including author readalikes, book discussion guides, reading lists and more.
NoveList Plus K-8: Allows you to discover fiction and non-fiction titles that are popular with young readers. In addition to information on specific titles, find book lists, discussion guides, author interviews, curriculum materials, book talks and award lists.
American and English Literature: Contains many works of poetry, drama, and prose based on books and other sources originally published in print. It also contains 21 historic editions of the Bible in English.
Columbia Granger's World of Poetry: Includes more than 450,000 poetry citations, with 250,000 full text poems. Commentaries and a glossary of more than 600 terms are included. An advanced search engine tailors research according to gender, language, nationality, form, movements, and era. Categorical subject browse makes finding poems for a special occasion quick and easy.
Literature Resource Center: Provides access to biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses of authors from every age and literary discipline. This database covers more than 120,000 novelists, poets, essayists, journalists, and other writers, with in-depth coverage of 2,500 of the most-studied authors.
AudioFile: Magazine devoted to audiobooks. Online, you can read reviews, view narrator profiles and find information on audiobook award winners.
Based on the Book: An extensive list of books and the movies they have inspired. Search by movie title, movie release year, book title or book author.
BookBrowse: Focuses primarily on literary fiction and narrative nonfiction. Browse hundreds of books through summaries, reviews and text excerpts. Find weekly recommendations, coming soon lists, a newsletter and a blog. Extensive resources are available for book clubs. Author information, interviews and a name pronunciation guide are also provided.
BookPage: Monthly book review publication with both print and online editions. Featured books include fiction and non-fiction, genre and literary titles, and materials for adults, teens and kids. Reviews can be browsed by genre and several blogs are offered.
Common Sense Media: Find family-oriented reviews of movies, games, websites, TV, books and music. Each review addresses issues such as: role models, messages, violence, sex, language, consumerism, drug use and age appropriateness.
EarlyWord: Written for librarians, but perfect for anyone who likes stay ahead of trends in the book world, this site strives to predict bestsellers and notable books before they become hits. Features include, books being made into movies, “best of” lists, award winners, bestseller lists, coming soon titles and publisher catalogs.
Faithful Reader: Both Christian fiction and nonfiction are reviewed at this site. In addition, find coming soon lists, author information, discussion guides and book excerpts.
Fantastic Fiction: Contains information on over 15,000 authors and 250,000 books. Find extensive series lists for both adult and juvenile authors.
Graphic Novel Reporter: Read reviews of new graphic novels for kids, teens and adults. Find interviews with graphic novel creators, news and coming soon titles.
Juvenile Series and Sequels: Search by title, author, series title or series subject for young adult, juvenile and easy titles in a series.
KidsReads: Reviews children’s chapter books. It also features information on popular authors and series. Play games and test your trivia knowledge of popular titles.
Metacritic: This website summarizes entertainment criticism about film, video, music, games, books and television. Uses “metascores” to combine all individual critic scores into an overall grade for each item.
Reader's Advice: Readalikes for over 10,000 authors are provided. Guides to over 475 subgenres and a list of upcoming releases by popular authors are also available.
Romantic Times: Features reviews, author links, award winners and other resources for romance readers.
SciFan: For science fiction fans, this site is filled with news on authors, titles, series, themes and more.
Stop, You’re Killing Me!: Find information on authors of mystery, suspense, and intrigue. Search by character, series and location. Learn about forthcoming books.
TeenReads: Read reviews of teen novels, find author information and keep track of new releases.
What's Next?: Search by title, author or series for adult and juvenile fiction titles in a series.