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WVLS database page includes OverDrive digital audio ebook link.

E-Books - Information about e-books, downloading e-books, frequently asked questions.

Bestseller Links
New York Times Bestseller Lists  You will need register to see more than the top five.
NPR Bestseller Lists  National Public Radio's Bestseller Lists are produced in collaboration with the American Booksellers Association.
Publisher's Weekly Bestseller Lists  Click on the 'bestsellers' tab.
No need to register to see the lists.
USA Today 150 Top Bestsellers  Fiction, nonfiction, paperback, hardcovers, adults' and childrens' books all in one list.
IndieBound Next List Inspired Recommendations from Indie Booksellers 

Series Links
FantasticFiction.com
Great site for current popular British and American fiction with bibliographies, biographies, books coming soon, purchasing information, book covers, series information, etc.

Kent District Library's "What's Next"
If you read books in series and want to know their order this web site will help you.

Popular Fiction links  

Mystery
Stop, You're Killing Me! is a resource for lovers of mystery, crime, thriller, spy, and suspense books. We list over 2,100 authors, with chronological lists of their books (nearly 25,000 titles), both series and non-series. Use the alphabetical author and character links above or the special indexes in the left column. And its perfectly fine with us if you print our pages for your private use, especially for a trip to your local library or bookstore.
The Criminal Element Criminal Element is a community website featuring daily content for fans of the crime and mystery genres in all of their forms. 
The Mystery Reader The very latest news and views of mystery novels.

SciFi & Fantasy
Tor.com presents original short fiction, new sequential art, extensive art galleries, and commentary on science fiction and related subjects by a wide range of writers from all corners of the science fiction and fantasy field.

Romance
Heroes and Heartbreakers for serious fans of the romance genre in all of its forms. 
The Romance Reader The very latest news and views of romance novels.

General
The Fiction_L Booklists Compiled by Morton Grove Public Library, IL.
BookPage Where readers discover their next great book.

Books into Movies

Mid-Continent Public Library's "Based on the Book"
If you like movies based on books or like to read books that inspired movies this is the site for you. Also lists books about to be made into movies.

Award Winner Links
Powell's Bookstore Lists many major general fiction & non-fiction book awards, and some major genre fiction awards, such as science fiction &  mysteries.
Addison Illinois Public Library's "Literary Awards"   In addition to general literary awards has links to genre awards for horror, mystery, romance, science fiction & fantasy, and western.
University of Chicago Library's Contemporary Fiction page includes:  What's New: Recent Literary Awards, University of Chicago Library Resources, Literary Prizes, Current Book Review Sources, Best Seller Lists ,Bookstores on the Web, Electronic Journals, Selected Fiction Web Sites.
Salt Lake County Library System's "Award Winning Books" Another site with lists of award winning books.

Notable Books
ALA Notable Books
The Notable Books Council of the Reference and User Services Association, a division of the American Library Association, selected these titles for their significant contribution to the expansion of knowledge or for the pleasure they can provide to adult readers.

Neglected
Books
Welcome to the Neglected Books page. Here you'll find lists of thousands of books that have been neglected, overlooked, forgotten, or stranded by changing tides in critical or popular taste.

American literature
PAL: Perspectives in American Literature - A Research and Reference Guide
An Ongoing Online Project Paul P. Reuben Ph.D. at California State University Stanislaus Dept. of English.

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Online Book Clubs, Guides & Reviews
Oprah ~ Excellent guidance, discussion, and help for particular literary works -- Fun too!

BookClubCookBook.com The Book Club Cookbook website has resources for book clubs featuring book recommendations from book groups around the country, author recipes, book giveaways, author blogs, and newsletters.

Today Show Book Club  ~  Reviews and chapter excerpts for a variety of fiction and non-fiction books, and chats with authors.

Good Morning America "Read This!"  ~ Featured books, excerpts and interviews.

Reading Group Guides.com  ~ Online community for reading groups; part of The Book Report Network.

Complete Review A selectively comprehensive, objectively opinionated survey of books old and new, trying to meet all your book review, preview, and information needs.


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New & Used Online Bookstores  
Primarily New Primarily Used
Amazon.com has "Customers who bought this book also bought:..." & "Look for similar books by subject" "Browse Subjects" includes Best Books of..., Breakout Books, Award Winners., etc.  Bookstores for languages other than English. Abebooks.com has BookSleuth (Is there a book you'd love to read again, but you can't remember the title or author?  BookSleuth forums allow you to post details of lost or forgotten books so that other community members can help you find them.) and the Community  Bookstore locators.
Barnes&Noble.com has "Customers who bought this book also bought:...",  "Find related items", "More on this subject". Sign up for email newsletters by subject for recommendations and reviews, etc., and  textbooks.  Alibris.com has featured topical & bestselling books, and subject browsing for adults and children.
Powells.com has "Other customers have also purchased", an excellent "Award Winners" section including Children's award winners, Staff Picks, rare books search, technical and textbooks.  BetterWorldBooks.com Better World Books collects and sells books online to fund literacy initiatives worldwide. With more than 8 million new and used titles in stock, were a self-sustaining, triple-bottom-line company that creates social, economic and environmental value for all our stakeholders. 
IndieBound What independent booksellers are recommending.  BookFinder.com  is an independent subsidiary of AbeBooks, which is based in Victoria, Canada.

 


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