Sunday, October 22, 2006

Reading Resources

This is a document I created on Zoho Writer.
Reading Resources

General Book Reviews
This site has book and movie reviews as well as providing detailed information on the plot, characters, setting, and storyline of the book. Each review has a list of similar books you may enjoy.

This online version of the American Library Association's Booklist magazine reviews nearly 4,000 adult and 2,500 young adult books each year. In addition, articles, book lists, author interviews, editorials and essays make this a valuable web site for bibliophiles.

BookPage Online
This monthly online version of the publication BookPage is devoted to serving readers, libraries, booksellers, and publishers. It features up to 100 new book reviews per month as well as author interviews and articles.

BookSpot simplifies the search for the best book-related content on the Web. Featured sites are hand-selected by BookSpot editors and organized into intuitive categories such as bestseller lists, genres, book reviews, electronic texts, book news, and more.

The American Booksellers Association represents independent bookstores nationwide. The ABA web site has Book Sense Picks, which are monthly reading recommendations from independent bookstores. It also provides lists of books to be reviewed in national newspapers and on radio and television

Complete Review
Avid readers no longer have to weed through a myriad of web pages only to find that the review they want requires registration or costs a fee to read. searches the web for book reviews of new titles and gathers them together in one site.

January Magazine
This site features reviews of new fiction, non-fiction, children's books and music, as well as interviews with authors.

Nancy Pearl’s Web Site
Nancy Pearl, author of Book Lust and More Book Lust, is known for her book reviews on National Public Radio. . Now you can go to her web site and read new reviews each week.

New York Times
The New York Times Books section offers featured reviews from the paper and from the New York Times Book Review magazine. It also gives you access to their bestseller lists, columns by their knowledgeable staff, essays on reading and writing, very active forums and a monthly book discussion group.

This site is a treasure trove for readers, because it provides access to a multitude of book-related sites for adults, young adults, and children. Whether you are looking for author information, reviews, e-books, reading lists, or more, you will find them here. Of special note are the Authors, Featured, Hot Picks, On the Fly, and Stars Lists sections.


  • At 8:02 AM, Blogger arvind said…

    Nice list, Megan! Thanks to your compiling of the list, I have bookmarked some of the URLs and have passed the list along to our book club here :-)



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