Reader Advisory Sites
The following Reader Advisory sites are useful tools in finding new titles:
- www.goodreads.com – A comprehensive and widely used database of books that provides synopsis and member reviews as well as recommended titles and social networking.
- 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.
- 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.fantasticfiction.co.uk– Provides lists of new books, authors and award winning books.
- www.allreaders.com– Provides a database of book reviews searchable by title, character, plot and setting.