Websites about Books for Adults
American Library Association-Challenged/Banned Books List
The ALA Challenged and Banned books list is compiled by the Office of Intellectual Freedom (OIF). Banned Books week occurs every year and a new list of books is released.
Book Page-Discover Your Next Great Book
“BookPage is a monthly book review publication distributed to more than 450,000 avid readers through subscribing bookstores and public libraries. Founded in 1988 and located in Nashville, TN, BookPage serves as a broad-based selection guide to the best new books published every month. The tone is upbeat and literate, focusing on bestsellers as well as new discoveries. All of the content from the print edition is posted on BookPage.com each month.”
This website will connect you with other sites that contain book reviews. You can search the sites by material type (book or magazine), genre, or by the critic’s name.
Based On the Book Database
This database is a product of the Mid-Continent Public Library. “Based on the Bookis a compilation of over 1,250 books, novels, short stories, and plays that have been made into motion pictures.”
Fantastic Fiction is maintained by a small family run company based in Lancashire, UK. The information on this web site is current, and they have included features like books “Coming Soon.” This site is very user friendly!
World’s largest site for readers and book recommendations. See what books your friends are reading.
Hennepin County Library’s “If You Like” Author lists
The Hennepin County Library in Minnesota created this great tool that allows you to enter an authors name and it will offer suggestions for other read-alike books.
KDL What’s Next Database
What’s Next™: Books in Series Database of Kent District Library will help you find out what book is next in a series. You may search by title, author, series, or genre.
NPR Books brings you news about books and authors along with our picks for great reads.
What Should I Read Next?
Enter a book you like and this site will provide book recommendations and suggestions for what to read next.