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Great Reads

The Internet is filled with excellent resources for readers. The following is a compilation of some of our favourite sites, pulled together to help make learning more about your favourite authors, exploring new genres, and simply finding your next read, so much simpler.  Happy reading!

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The Book Reporter

The Book Reporter is a site dedicated to book lovers providing a forum to discover and share commentary about the books and authors they enjoy. Includes author interviews, book reviews and more.

NoveList Plus

NoveList Plus is the premiere database of reading recommendations, available through libraries around the world. It is a comprehensive source of information about books that includes expert recommendations, reviews, articles, lists and more.

Canadian Author’s Association

The Canadian Author’s Association is a national Canadian organization dedicated to helping writers achieve their goals. Whether you are an aspiring or an established writer, the CAA will help you get over your next hurdle.

Fantastic Fiction

Fantastic Fiction is one of our primary information sources for book and series lists for authors of fiction. This British website offers bibliographies for over 30,000 fiction authors and includes book covers, descriptions and publication details.

The 49th Shelf

The 49th Shelf is a one-of-a-kind resource for discovering, discussing, and indulging in Canadian books.

All Readers

Visit allreaders.com to search for novels by specific elements of plot, character, setting, style or theme.

Arts & Letters Daily

Arts & Letters Daily is a site focused on philosophy, aesthetics, literature, language, ideas, criticism, culture, history, music, art, trends, breakthroughs, disputes & gossip.

Book Browse

Book Browse is an online magazine for booklovers – including reviews, previews, “behind the book” backstories, author interviews, reading guides, and much more.

Bookwire

Bookwire offers the most complete list of books with comparison prices of the books you want from all the major online retailers.

Based on the Book

Based on the Book offers lists of movie titles based on novels, non-fiction books, short stories and plays are presented by Mid-Continent Public Library of Missouri.  The user can search by year of movie release, title or author.

Quill & Quire

Quill & Quire is a monthly magazine concerning the Canadian book trade. Features op-eds, media news and reviews. The online version offers a selection of articles from the current issue.

What Should I Read Next

What Should I Read Next is unique in that you don’t need an account to sign in. You just type in a book you like, and it gives you a list of similar books. There are links to the Amazon page for each book. If you do get an account, you can make lists of books you’ve read for the site to base recommendations off of. No browsing, but for what it is, it’s ideal: streamlined, easy and accurate.