The following Reader Advisory sites are useful tools in finding new titles:
- www.librarything.com – Register for a free account and begin creating book collections based on what you have read, want to read, didn’t like, own . . . the possibilities are endless. The site allows you to rate and review books, and the information can be shared with other users or kept private. Recommendations will be generated based on your collections and ratings. The site also includes social networking features such as groups, forums and interactions with authors.
- www.whatshouldireadnext.com- Simply type in an author name, a book title or an ISBN number, hit enter, and a number of reading recommendations will be generated! Recommendations are based on a reader database of over 70,000 books. Registration is optional.
- Fiction Connection and Non-fiction Connection - Available through the Nebraska Library Commission resource site NebraskAccess, these two reader advisory sites allow you to search for new titles in a number of ways. You can search by title and find similar titles, or you can browse by topic, character, setting, genre and more. Login using your Nebraska Driver’s License number.
- www.fantasticfiction.co.uk- Provides lists of new books, authors and award winning books.
- www.goodreads.com – A comprehensive database of books that provides synopsis and member reviews as well as recommended titles.
- www.allreaders.com- Provides a database of book reviews searchable by title, character, plot and setting.
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