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Genre Recommendations

African American Literature

African American Literature Book Club

AALBC promotes "the diverse spectrum of literature written for, or about, people of African descent by helping readers find the books and authors they will enjoy."

Christian Fiction

Novel Crossing

Find new releases, reviews, author information, and news.

Graphic Novels

Comic Book Resources

Read reviews, previews, news, articles, and more.

The Graphic Novel Reporter

Contains "thoughtful book reviews, compelling features, in-depth author profiles and interviews, and excerpts of the hottest new releases."

Historical Fiction

Historical Novels.info

"Over 5,000 historical novels listed by time and place, including more than 600 reviews."

Historical Novel Society

This site is maintained by a "literary society devoted to promoting the enjoyment of historical fiction." Contains 8,898 reviews & 233 feature articles.

Mystery

The Mystery Reader

Read "thousands of book reviews for your mystery reading pleasure" as well as features, author interviews, and much more.

Stop, You’re Killing Me

This site is a "resource for lovers of mystery, crime, thriller, spy, and suspense books." Find "over 4,200 authors, with chronological lists of their books (over 48,000 titles), both series (4,900+) and non-series."

Romance

The Romance Reader

Find "thousands of book reviews for your romance reading pleasure," as well as features, author interviews and more.

Science Fiction and Fantasy

LOCUS Online

Find new books, reviews, best sellers, articles, and author information.

Westerns

Western Writers of America: Roundup Magazine

Book reviews, articles, and more. Read the free online issue or subscribe to the magazine.

Reviews, Recommendations, and Read-A-Likes

Amazon.com: Books

Find best seller, genre, and award lists, as well as recommendations based on items you’ve viewed on the site.

American Library Association: ILoveLibraries.org

Use this page to "find links to lists of books and media for all ages and interests."

Barnes & Noble Daily Top Ten Books by Subject

"Get the Top 10 Bestsellers for more than 300 Book Subjects — Updated Daily!"

Fantastic Fiction

Find "over 25,000 bestselling author bibliographies with all the latest books, covers and descriptions."

Genrefluent

‎"Helping readers find the books they will love, online since 1996." Find reviews, genre links, and more.

New York Times Best Sellers Lists

Best Seller lists for fiction, nonfiction, graphic novels and manga, as well as children’s and teen titles.

NoveList Plus

"Contains information on over 250,000 fiction and readable nonfiction titles, plus feature content including lists of award-winning books, Book Discussion Guides, BookTalks, Recommended Reads and more."

NPR Books

Find reviews, best seller lists, author interviews, browse genres, and more.

Oprah’s Book Club

Peruse book reviews, book lists, author interviews, articles, and more.

Overbooked

"Overbooked's mission is to provide timely information about fiction (all genres) and readable non-fiction for ravenous and omnivorous readers." Site includes starred-review lists and book lists.

Publisher’s Weekly

Find reviews, best sellers, author information, news, and more.

Read.gov Booklists

Read.gov Adults

Read.gov Kids

Read.gov Teens

Library of Congress booklists for kids, teens and adults, as well as online access to free classic books, author webcasts, and more.

What’s Next Database

Find out what title comes next in a series!

What Should I Read Next?

Search for "a book you like and the site will analyze our huge database of real readers' favorite books to provide book recommendations and suggestions for what to read next."

Whichbook

"Whichbook enables millions of combinations of factors and then suggests books which most closely match your needs."

Social Media Sites

Goodreads

"Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers and book recommendations."

LibraryThing

"Catalog your books from Amazon, the Library of Congress and 690 other world libraries, find people with eerily similar tastes, find new books to read, and access free Early Reviewer books from publishers and authors."

Shelfari

"Shelfari is a community-powered encyclopedia for book lovers."