Reader’s Corner

Book Award Websites

  1. Edgar© Awards
  2. Hugo Awards
  3. Man Booker Prize
  4. National Book Awards
  5. Newbery Medal
  6. Nobel Prize
  7. Pen Faulkner
  8. Printz Award
  9. Pulitzer Prize

Searchable Databases

  • All Readers –  provides detailed reviews and a “specific, searchable breakdown of the plot, setting, character types, and style.
  • Fantastic Fiction  – bibliographies for over 30,000 authors and information on over 350,000 books.
  • Literature Map –  enter your favorite writer’s name, and you’re rewarded with a clickable constellation of authors.
  • New York Times Best Sellers –  weekly list of best sellers for all book formats.
  • What Should I Read Next – a database of real readers’ favorite books to provide book recommendations and suggestions for what to read next. Join for free and build lists.
  • WhichBook – its various search methods are fun to use and give spot-on results. Start by customizing your search with up to four criteria, adjustable on a sliding scale. You can also search by character, plot, and setting; or get results by going to an author’s name and choosing a title.

Review Websites

  • The Book Report Network – comprises six editorial websites … organized … by demographic and … interest. Adults, young adults, teens, and kids all have their own specialized sites; reading groups and graphic novel fans are also provided for.
  • GoodReads – meet your next favorite book.
  • Overbooked – looks at new releases, both eclectic and mainstream, to encourage omnivorous reading.
  • Your Next Read – discover and share by searching for recommendations, browsing user lists, and customizing your own book map. (Registration required for some features.)

Book Clubs

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