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Find Your Next Book

Lists that help you find your next favorite book Last Updated: May 24, 2024 8:45 AM

Tools to Discover Great Books

There are hundreds of places online to find books and book recommendations.  Below are some handy tools that are good starting points.  The online book trackers offer fun ways to keep track of everything you have read.  The Talking Book Program is great for those who need assistance with reading.

Authors on Tour
Podcasts of authors and their books from the Tattered Cover Book Store, including a podcast archive arranged by author.

Book Browse
An online magazine for book lovers, which includes reviews, previews, "behind the book" backstories, author interviews, reading guides and much more.

Fantastic Fiction
This site offers over 50,000 author bibliographies, as well as detailed descriptions, cover art and publishing details on over 600,000 books, eBooks and eAudiobooks. The site also has comprehensive lists of award winners in all genres.

Online Book Trackers

These sites allow users to easily keep track and share lists of books they have read, want to read or are reading. Users can also browse other members' lists to discover new books! Registration is required but is free.

Open Library
An open, editable library catalog building towards a Web page for every book ever published. Includes thousands of free eBooks to read or borrow.

The Center for the Book in the Library of Congress presents book lists; author webcasts; online books, including classics; and much more for children and adults.

What Should I Read Next?
Book recommendations based on a comparison of the titles or authors you like to a database of other users' favorite books. Free registration is available to personalize results.

What's Next
Use this handy resource to find out all the titles of all the books in a series.

A unique and fun way to search for your next book. Whichbook allows readers to search for titles using search criteria such as mood, emotion, plot, type of main character, country the book is set in, length etc.

Talking Book Program

A free program providing braille and audio materials from the Library of Congress National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped. Access to the program is provided through Fairfax County Public Library's Access Services branch.

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