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

Book Reviews and Book Discussion Guides

Book Reviews

Heard about a book but not quite sure it's for you?  Here we have a list of top book review sites to help you decide.

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

Book Page
New book reviews, author interviews, and an archive of reviews going back to 1996.

New York Times Sunday Book Review
Includes current reviews and a searchable database of book reviews back to1981.

NPR Books
Book reviews plus author interviews and lists of books by topic from National Public Radio.

Washington Post Books
Book reviews and local literary calendar.

Book Discussion and Book Discussion Guides

Are you in a book group and looking for some guidance? This section has a few places that will help you pick out your groups next favorite book and some handy questions to keep the discussion moving.

LitLovers
An online community dedicated to books and book clubs. Unique features include free online literature courses, recipes to go with books and ideas for children's and teens' book groups.

Reading Group Choices
Dozens of selections from a variety of publishers. Each discussion guide includes a brief biography and topics to consider.

ReadingGroupGuides — Find a Guide
Browse by title, author or genre to find suggestions for book discussion groups.

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