Book Lovers Guide

(What's a good book to read?)

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AddALL--used and out of print book search. 

African American Literature Book Club--showcases African-American authors and their literature.

Alibris--books you thought you'd never find; new, used, rare, and out-of-print books.

All About Romance Novels--the romance readers home for romance novels, romance novel reviews, romance authors, and more. site allows you to search by reading subject categories for articles, reviews, and recommendations for books. You can also search their catalog with over 2.5 million titles listed. Looking for books honored for excellence?, just click on the name of an award and a page will describe the origin of the award as well as the book information.

Author Pseudonyms--aliases, nicknames, working names, legalized names, pen names, and maiden names that authors write under.

Barnes & Noble Bookstore--like Amazon, this site allows you to search by reading subject categories for articles, reviews, and recommendations for books.

Bibliomania--free Online Literature and Study Guides. 

Black Authors and Publishers--New and Forthcoming Black Author Book Releases. American Books

Book Reviews by for a book by any element of plot, theme, character, or setting to find precisely what you're looking for!

Book Reviews, Bestselling Books & Publishing Business News--available from Publishers Weekly. 

BookBrowser: The Guide for Avid Readers--offer fiction and non-fiction recommended reading list. prices on over 100 million books for sale new, used, out of print, and textbooks.

BookWeb--includes printer-ready bestseller lists. 

Chegg--sell books, find e-textbooks, 24/7 survey help. 

Children's Literature - Best Books Lists--need help searching for quality books for children or teenagers? This site offers nearly two dozen book lists for children ranging from preschool to adolescent.

Direct Textbook--shop for used textbooks, new textbooks, rental textbooks & eBooks.  

eSequels--A Reader's Guide to Novels in Series.

Just Us Books (African American)--one of the nation's few Black-owned book publishers and the only one exclusively dedicated to producing Black-interest books for children. 

New York Times Best Sellers List--includes list for fiction, nonfiction, children's book and much more.

Online Guide to African American Books--also includes information about magazines, DVD's, and Music.

SearchBiblio--Used Books, Textbooks, Rare Books, and Out of Print Books at Biblio. Books For Teens--Bring teens info and features about their favorite authors, books, series and characters. We are a part of The Book Report Network, a group of websites founded in 1996 that share thoughtful book reviews, compelling features, in-depth author profiles and interviews, excerpts of the hottest new releases, literary games and contests, and more with readers every week.

Triple Crown Publications--publisher of African American Books.

250+ Places for Free Books Online--provided by Gizmo's Freeware  new site

What's Next Database of Kent District Library--lists books in a series for adult fiction.

YALSA - Booklists--best books for young adults provided by the Young Adult Library Services Association and the American Library Association.


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Book Reviews

TheBest new books: Mysteries--BookBrowse--your guide to exceptional books

BookPage--offers a weekly collection of author interviews, and excerpts from new publications. reviews, information on authors and even trivia.

Bookwire--has all kinds of information about current books and authors..

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Electronic Books 

  NOTE: Some of these sites require Adobe Acrobat Reader. You can download a free copy of the Reader from Adobe's website at Kindle Books - Library to the world--A large free online library, containing free digital books, journals, reference materials and educational resources mostly in PDF format 

Free eBooks - Barnes & Noble 

International Children's Digital Library--provides free access to children's books from around the world. eBooks for your iPad, smartphone, or eBook reader. 

Page By Page Books--hundreds of classic books you can read right now, all absolutely free!

Project Gutenberg--Project Gutenberg is the Internet's oldest producer of FREE electronic books (eBooks or eTexts).

Read Print Library--A wonderful online library with thousands of free e-books which you can read in your Web browser.

Representative Poetry On-line--large free online library of poems. 

20 Best Websites To Download Free EBooks--freebies

World Wide School--over 2,000 free online eBooks on a variety of subjects. 

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