Readers Advisory Resources

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This section includes resources for readers advisory librarians, including links to genre reading choices.

Adult Readers Round Table
This site includes programs, genre fiction links and a newsletter.

ALA RUSA Readers Advisory Sources - links to genre fiction, includes search engine for plot, setting, and type of story

Based on What Book- search for author, book title, movie title to see what books have been made into movies

Book Review Mag
Features book reviews by author and title. Includes books for young adults, teens, children and adults.

Books and
This site features book reviews,interviews and authors online

BookBrowse - the guide for avid readers

Booklist Center - list of different book awards and a variety of different categories

Bookmarks Magazine
Features wide variety of book reviews. book reviews, genre fiction and author section

Chapter-a-Day Online Book Club - get a chapter-a-day in your email

The Cozy Library

Fantastic Fiction - mystery, science fiction, horror and thrillers

Fiction DB - a guide to genre fiction that includes review and links to authors

Free Book Notes - is the original and largest literature study guide search engine on the web

Genrefluent - a guide to reading interests in genre fiction. Includes Center for Adolescent Reading, Science Fiction and Fantasy Pages of Diana Tixier Herald.

If You Like- Book Reviews, Mysteries, Science Fiction, Non-Fiction

Improving Your Reading Comprehension Skills in College

Librarians Index to the Internet - links to genre fiction categories

Morton Grove Public Library's Reader's Services

Overbooked- Reader's Advisory Resources, New Books, and genre fiction categories

Reader's Advice Genre Index- links of variety of different categories such as multicultural fiction, mysteries, historical fiction,, humor and religious fiction 

Reader's Fluency and Literacy in School: Enhancing Comprehension at K-12 and Beyond 

Reading Group Choices
This site has book discussion guides that have author biographies.

Reading Group Guides
This site includes information on starting a reading group, selecting books and it also includes discussion questions for books.

What Do I Read Next? Suggestions from Manchester PL RA Service

Reading suggestions for fiction and non fiction titles from the Manchester Public Library Reader's Advisory Service

What's Next - a list of series

Wisconsin Public Radio Chapter-A-Day

Yahoo Directory General Fiction - directory with links to mysteries, historical fiction, science fiction, and horror. The web site has several other categories of fiction.


Children & Young Adults

Juvenile Series and Sequels
This database includes over 18,000 books in series that has three different audiences including young adult(high school), juvenile readers (grade school to high school) and juvenile easy for readers just starting reading.

This site includes information about children series, authors


ALA Young Adult Library Services Associaton
This site includes a state trainers list for young adult librarians. it also includes links to a topic guide, professional development center as well as booklists

Historical Fiction

Soon's Historical Fiction

Maiden's Crown

Prehistoric Fiction


Dark Echo

Horror Writer's Association


ClueLass - a mystery lover's notebook

The Mystery Reader

Tangled Web - comprehensive site has crime fiction and author profiles. This site also has science fiction and fantasy books that are published in England

Mystery Awards (WAPL 2006) by Gary Niebuhr


Romantic Times Magazine

All About Romance - provides links to authors and book reviews

Romance Reviews Today

Romance Writers of America - provides authors and new romance novels to be released each month

Science Fiction

Locus Magazine - news, reviews, resources & perspectives of the science fiction field

Science Fiction Studies - includes book reviews