--- something fun for every day!
EarlyWord - gives previews of what's coming out in the publishing world, books into movies, and much more; great for what's new in children's and young adults' materials.
Faithful Reader - Study guides, book reviews, and more.
Fantastic Fiction - Want to know where a book stands in a series? This site will help.
Gnooks.com - helps you find an author you would enjoy based on your favorite author choices
Lexile Level - The Lexile Framework for Reading
New Hampshire Antiquarian Booksellers Association - Looking for rare or out-of-print books, or an appraisal on your
Preservation and Conservation of Materials - and excellent collection of materials and manuals from Cornell University. From preserving books in your home library to preserving old photographs, these documents offer practical advice and procedures.Pulitzer Prize winners from 1917 to current.
Reader's Advisory - Of course we'd love to have you come in to the Library and ask us for assistance, but online, try NoveList (using your Nesmith Library card).
Reader's Circle - A source for book clubs to network
Quotations from many sources may help with your next speech or paper. This site offers "over 25,000 quotes online
from over 6,700 famous authors."
Science Fiction readers will enjoy this site.
Series - Here is a great site for finding the next book in a series.
Shakespeare! These sites are certain to help with those English projects!
Children's Writers and Illustrators - Are you an aspiring children's writer or illustrator? Here are some websites with information on manuscript submissions, workshops, and more:
Society of Children's Books Writers and Illustrators (costs $85 to join with an annual renewal fee is $70)
New England Society
of Children's Books Writers and Illustrators lists the SCBWI-affiliated
critique groups in NH as
well as announcements of upcoming events of interest to writers and illustrators.
Find a book to match your mood
Whichbook gives readers an enjoyable way to find books to match their mood. You can either choose types of characters, plots, or settings; or select from sliding scales of moods (happy/sad, optimistic/bleak, no sex/sex). This web application is run by Opening the Book Ltd. in the UK, which gives it an international flavor of choices....
Write 4 Kids
is another website to check out.
Young Adult Books in Series and Sequels - At last! A site to help you find out what's next in that series by your favorite author!