Websites for Readers

Allreaders.com Book Reviews A free service that provides book reviews and allows readers to search for novels by plot, character, setting and writing style.

Book Browse Book recommendations and information, online magazines and author spotlights.

The Book Case A product of BookPage, where readers discover their next great book.

Bookwire A portal into the book industry with links to and articles on industry news, access to literary journals and reviews, and an expansive directory of book sites around the world. Users can also search updated bestseller lists, find listings of literary events, and read author interviews.

Chapter One Read the first chapters of selected new books, most of which have been reviewed by the Washington Post.

Dear Reader Blog by Suzanne Beecher, author of Muffins and Mayhem: Recipes for a Happy Life.

Fantastic Fiction Bibliographies from more than 25,000 authors.

GoodReads Get book recommendations from people you know, keep track of what you’ve read and what you’d like to read, answer book trivia and collect your favorite quotes.

LibraryThing Blog
Just one more reason to love librarything.com.

Literary Criticism The Internet Public Library’s Literary Criticism Collection contains critical and biographical Web sites about authors and their works that can be browsed by author, title or nationality and literary period.

Stop, You’re Killing Me A website to die for…if you love mysteries.

Teenreads Reviews, blog posts, special features, reading lists, contests, author interviews, publishing trends and pop culture.

Tor.com Science fiction. Fantasy. The universe. And related subjects. (see below for periodic updates)

Whichbook.net A completely new way of choosing what to read.

Oprah’s Book Club A page for Oprah’s top picks of the year!

Reese Witherspoon’s Book Club Every month, Reese chooses a story she loves and announces it as her pick!