Books

Novelist
* remote access - must use library card & pin # - resource will open in a new window
NoveList is a fiction database that provides subject heading access, reviews, annotations, and much more for over 120,000 fiction titles. It also includes other content of interest to fiction readers, such as Author Read-alikes, Book Discussion Guides, BookTalks, and Feature Articles. For school media specialists and teachers there are Standards-Based Thematic Units and Picture Book Extenders, as well as specific teaching guides for using fiction in the classroom.

Fresh Fiction
Includes information on current popular authors and their books, specializing in genre fiction.

Recommended Reading
Includes several well-known booklists, such as: Today Show Book Club, Pulitzer Prize, Nebula Award, the Arizona Youth Reader's Award, and many more.

Bestseller Lists
Includes several well-known bestseller lists, such as: New York Times, Publisher's Weekly, LA Times, Library Journal, and Washington Post lists.

Archived New York Times Adult Bestseller Lists
http://hawes.com/pastlist.htm
A compilation of New York Times Adult Best Seller Lists that have previously appeared on the Hawes Publications website. Has lists from 1994 to present.

WorldCat
*remote access - must use library card and pin # *Resource will open in a new window
OCLC catalog of books and other materials in libraries worldwide.
Access provided by the Arizona Department of Library, Archives, and Public Records

FictionFinder
http://fictionfinder.oclc.org
An OCLC database drawn from WorldCat that allows for searching fiction by categories, character names, and location; includes titles for children, but can't use it as a limiter.

Hennepin County Library - If you like…fiction
http://www.hclib.org/pub/books/iyl
Provide suggestions for further reading if you liked a certain title, and makes suggestions for further reading; can also search by author. Can limit searches to books for children and teens.

KDL Kent District Library - What's Next
http://ww2.kdl.org/libcat/WhatsNextNEW.asp
Helps search adult, young adult, and juvenile fiction in series linked by character(s), settings, or other common traits; can also be searched by author.

Stop, You're Killing Me!
http://stopyourekillingme.com
A resource for the lovers of mystery, intrigue and suspense books. It has hundreds of authors, with complete chronological lists of their books, also contains characters indexes.

SciFan.com
http://scifan.com/
A resource for the lovers of science fiction, fantasy, and horror. It has hundreds of authors, with series lists, themed lists, classics, and releases by year. Searchable by author, title, series, or themes. Helping readers discover new science fiction and fantasy books and authors, focusing on classifying books into series and themes, with a close watch on upcoming releases.

Project Gutenberg
http://www.gutenberg.org/
Project Gutenberg is the oldest producer of free ebooks on the Internet. The collection was produced by hundreds of volunteers and includes hundreds of downloadable books and audiobooks.

Books and Authors
An online resource to help you discover new and interesting things to read.

Last updated on August 27, 2014

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