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                                                              Readers Advisory


Online Book Reviews available through MLS' SWAN Catalog

Online Book Club

Thanks to the Readers' Services from the Rochester Hills Public Library for the following links.

News and Reviews includes synopses, reviews, and interviews
Booklist Magazine includes reviews
BookPage covers the best in new releases
Bookwire includes Publishers Weekly Bestsellers
Mystical Unicorn author web page directory
New York Times Book Review includes New York Times Best-Seller Lists
Salon short reviews of the most intriguing new books


Award Web literary awards
Bowker's Awards Database from Books In Print

Reading Groups

Book Discussion Kits from Outreach Services of Rochester Hills Public Library
BookCrossing Global Book Club information for book discussion groups of all ages
Dear Reader online book club that delivers the story to you via e-mail
Mostly, We Eat
Oprah Book Club
Overbooked suggested books for discussion
Rachel's Compendium of On-Line Book Discussions, et al.
Reading Group Choices
Wired for Books online book discussion

Reading Lists

The 100 Most Frequently Challenged Books of 1990–2001 from the American Library Association
BookBrowser lists series and sequels
List of Lists from Fiction-L, a readers' advisory listserv
Michigan Authors and Illustrators biographies and lists of works
Michigan Book Nook from Ring! Online
NoveList guide to fiction

Genre Fiction

Genrefluent books of the week
Overbooked links for serious readers
The Reader's Corner mystery, romance, and fantasy
Reader's Robot science fiction, fantasy, popular science, and more historical fiction
Soon's Historical Fiction Site

Historical Novel Society listing of authors


Dark Echo horror reviews
Horror Writers Association links to publishers, booksellers, magazines and more


ClueLass includes mystery awards
Detective and Mystery Fiction from the University of New Brunswick
The Mystery Reader
Mystery Readers International largest mystery fan/reader organization around
Sisters in Crime mystery website links


All About Romance
Gothic Journal keeping you in romantic suspense!
The Romance Reader
Romance Writers of America
Romantic Times

Science Fiction and Fantasy

Fantastic Fiction science fiction, fantasy, and horror books
Magic Dragon  Ultimate SF web guide                                                                 
SF Site The Home Page for Science Fiction and Fantasy
The Recommended Fantasy Authors List
University of Michigan Fantasy and Science Fiction

Young Adults

Booklist for Young Adults on the Web compiled from YA-related pages
Building book reviews and discussion, mostly YA titles book clubs, message boards, newsletters and more
YALSA Booklists includes best books and top tens