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Our database, NoveList Plus, contains reviews, descriptions, and recommendations for both fiction and narrative nonfiction titles, as well as book discussion guides, thematic book lists, and articles.
Best seller lists:
- Book Movement Top Club Picks
- Indie Bestsellers
- Los Angeles Times
- National Public Radio (NPR)
- New York Times
- USA Today
Many other online resources are available for readers and book discussion groups. Here are a few:
- FictFact "Keep Track of Your Book Series."
- FictionDB "Your Guide to Authors & Books."
- Goodreads "Meet your next favorite book."
- The Guardian "Books"
- Internet Public Library "Love to Read: Finding Books & Book Clubs."
- Library Thing "A home for your books. A community of 1,800,000 book lovers."
- LitLovers "A Well-Read Online Community."
- OrderOfBooks.com "Complete List of All Book Series in Order."
- Pinterest Use search terms like "book discussion," "favorite books," etc., then click on "Boards." The Nesmith Library has a Pinterest page with a "Recommended for Discussion Groups" board.
- Today in Literature "Great Books. Good Stories. Every Day."
- What's Next™: Books in Series database "helps you search series fiction."
- Whichbook "A New Way to Choose What to Read."
- The Writer's Almanac® with Garrison Keillor "Poems, prose, and literary history every morning."
Books of Interest to Readers/Discussion Group Participants: