Book Recommendations:


Are you looking for suggestions for a good book? Here are a few more resources via social media and the web to help you find the perfect read.

Here are a few sites where you can sign up to see what your friends are reading and what they might recommend: 

Goodreads: Popular site for readers and book recommendations.

LibraryThing: An online service to help people easily catalog their books.

Shelfari: A community-powered encyclopedia for book lovers.

There are also many other book review and blog sites: 

Book Group Buzz: Reading guides, book reviews and discussion tips.

Fantastic Fiction: Bibliographies for over 30,000 authors.

Historical Novel Society:  A literary society devoted to promoting the enjoyment of historical fiction.

Kirkus Reviews:  American book-review journal.

NPR Books

Omnivoracious:  A book blog run by the books editors at

Stop, You’re Killing Me! : A resource for lovers of mystery, crime, thriller, spy, and suspense books.

Whichbook:  A unique site for choosing what to read. This site utilizes millions of combinations of factors and then suggests books which most closely match your needs.

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