What to Read Next

Sites Dedicated to Finding Books

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”

Booklists - Many book list categories from Springfield Public Library - 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.

Modern Library’s 100 Best Books

The New York Times Book Review

Novelist - Available through NC-LIVE, assists readers in finding new authors and titles.

Oprah’s Book Club

Overbooked specializes in literary and genre fiction information

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



Barnes and Noble


HedgeHog Books

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 and 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 and provided through NC-LIVE.

Inter-Play - an on-line index to plays in collections, anthologies and periodicals

Internet Public Library Literary Criticism

Shakespeare Resource Center You'll find here collected links from all over the World Wide Web to help you find information on William Shakespeare.

SparkNotes - online, free study guides to classic literature

YA Author and Illustrator Biography Pages

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