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  • African American Literature Book Club
    A curated and growing collection of over 12,000 titles covering a century of Black writing from around the world. You’ll find reviews, bestsellers lists, awards, excerpts, publisher information, and a variety of purchase options. Readers can discover books grouped by over 1,500 different categories.
  • Barnes & Noble Review
    Book reviews, essays, and author interviews from Barnes and Noble.
  • Book Riot
    Book Riot is dedicated to the idea that writing about books and reading should be just as diverse as books and readers are. Sometimes they are serious and sometimes silly. Some of their writers are pros. Many of them aren’t. They like a good list just as much as they like a good review. They think you can like both J.K. Rowling and J.M. Coetzee and that there are smart, funny, and informative things to say about both and that you shouldn’t have to choose.
  • BookBrowse
    An online magazine for booklovers, BookBrowse include reviews, previews, stories behind the books, author interviews, reading guides and much more.
  • BookPage
    BookPage is a discovery tool for readers, highlighting the best new books across all genres. A monthly publication supplied by RTDL and available online. Includes reviews of books recommended by BookPage editors.
  • BookPsychic
    BookPsychic gives you high-quality recommendations based on your ratings.  As you rate more items on BookPsychic, you'll see more and better-personalized recommendations for books, audiobooks, eBooks and DVDs.
  • BookReporter
    The Book Report Network provides thoughtful book reviews, compelling features, in-depth author profiles and interviews, excerpts of the hottest new releases, literary games and contests, and more every week.
  • Crime Thru Time
    A web site dedicated to Historical Mysteries, complete with information about upcoming releases, series/author book lists, timelines, and links of interest.
  • Genrify
    Pick two or more genres and find books that blend them together.
  • Goodreads
    The world’s largest site for readers and book recommendations. Track the books you're reading, have read, and want to read; see what books your friends are reading; and get personalized book recommendations.

  • Indie Next List
    Indie Next List provides recommendations from independent booksellers nationwide.
  • LibraryThing
    The original social book site, LibraryThing is a community brought together by the love of books. Enter what you're reading now, or your entire library and LibraryThing will connect you to people who read what you do.
  • NoveList Plus
    Covering both fiction and nonfiction, NoveList Plus is a comprehensive source of book information. Includes expert recommendations, reviews, articles, lists, and more.

  • Open Library
    RTDL is a participating library in the Internet Archive Project. Sign up for a free account and gain access to over 200,000 free eBooks you can read in your browser or download as epub or PDF files.
  • Project Gutenberg
    Offers over 59,000 free eBooks, focusing on older works for which the U.S. copyright has expired. Choose among free ePub or Kindle eBooks, download them or read them online. Mobile Site
  • QBR The Black Book Review
    The first national book review exclusively dedicated to books about the African experience, QBR is your reliable source for what is current in Black books.
  • Reading Group Choices
    Suggested books and topics of discussion for book clubs.
  • Reading Group Guides
    Reading Group Guides is the online community for reading groups, providing guides along with helpful information on starting and running your book group.
  • Reading Rants
    Blog of Teen book recommendations.
  • What’s Next™: Books in Series
    Database to help you search books series fiction, developed and maintained by the Kent District Library.
  • YALSA Book Finder
    Find great Teen reads.

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