E-Books from NC LIVE - a wide variety of E-Books from NC LIVE

Digital Books - digital books available from Overdrive, NC LIVE, and others


Book Share - Accessible Books and Periodicals for Readers with Print Disabilities

Free - Read and Download eBooks for Free - Anytime!

The Gutenberg Project - Project Gutenberg, the first producer of free electronic books (ebooks).

The Online Books Page - Listing over 35,000 free books on the Web - Thousands of free e-books available in multiple formats

World eBook Fair - provides access to three and a half million ebooks

North Carolina

Read North Carolina Novels- A guide to recent fiction set in North Carolina. Compiled by the North Carolina Collection at UNC-Chapel Hill.


Based on the Book - List of selected books that have been made into movies

BookBrowser - "the guide for avid readers" - The Book Report Network helps readers find their next good book with thoughtful book reviews, compelling features, in-depth author profiles and interviews, excerpts of the hottest new releases, literary games and contests, and more every week.

The New York Times Book Review

Oprah's Book Club

Reading Group Choices - Discussion guides and recommendations for book club

What's Next - Kent District Library's "What's Next" helps you search adult fiction in series. A "series" is two or more books linked by character(s), settings, or other common traits.

African American Authors

African American Literature Book Club - articles and reviews, as well as content and links on authors in many categories the Black Book Review Online - African American Authors and books are featured in book reviews, interviews, and a readers' forum

Children's and Teen's Books

Database of Award-Winning Children's Literature

Online Bookstores


Barnes and Noble


Online Magazines



R.R. Bowker's Bookwire - a comprehensive and thorough online information source about the book industry

Library Journal

Publisher's Weekly - The online version of the International News Magazine for Book Publishing and Bookselling

Literary Criticism, Study Guides & Author Information

Anglistik Guide - An alphabetic list of author-specific sites and bibliographic sources

The Gale Group Literary Index - a master index to the major literature series published by Gale.

Internet Public Library Literary Criticism

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