Library Evening Book Group >
The book group usually meets
once a month on the last Thursday. Titles are
chosen a month in advance by the facilitator and
are available at the meeting for the next month.
See the Adult Activities Page for the next title.
What Shall I Read Next?
If you like ... Sue
Grafton's Kinsey Millhone, try books by:
Mary Willis Walker
If you like ... Tony Hillerman's detective stories set in the
J. A. Jance
James D. Doss
If you like ... the British detective stories of P. D. James, try:
If you like ... the hard-boiled crime fiction of Robert B. Parker, try:
James Lee Burke
K. C. Constantine
James W. Hall
If you like ... the forensic detective stories of Patricia Cornwell, try:
J. A. Jance
If you like... mysteries with a New England setting, try:
If you like ... English village mysteries, try:
M. C. Beaton
If you like ... the medieval settings of Ellis Peters' Cadfael series, try:
P. C. Doherty
Sharon Kay Penman
If you like ... mysteries with Victorian or Early American settings, try:
Robert Lee Hall
If you like ... police procedurals, try:
If you like
... the "gentle reads" of Maeve Binchy, try:
If you like ... the "soaps", try:
Barbara Taylor Bradford
If you like ...contemporary romance, try:
Jayne Ann Krentz
If you like ... romance from another place and time, try:
If you like ... the
legal thrillers of John Grisham, try:
Richard North Patterson
Nancy Taylor Rosenberg
If you like ... the crime capers of Nelson DeMille, try:
Jon A. Jackson
If you like ... the military thrillers of Tom Clancy, try:
James H. Cobb
W. E. B. Griffin
Patrick A. Davis
John J. Gobbell
If you like ... the espionage novels of John LeCarre, try:
If you like ... crime with a touch of humor, try:
If you like ... "eco-thrillers", try:
If you like ... the horror stories of Stephen King, try:
V. C. Andrews
If you like ... the suspense novels of Mary Higgins Clark, try:
Mary Jane Clark
All Readers >
Allreaders.com features detailed book reviews from all genres as well as
presenting featured authors, latest book reviews of your favorite books, or you
can enter a book review and get listed as a scholar!
Book Browser: A Guide for Avid
Booklists arranged by genre, topic, setting, time period, and more. Also
lists of award winners, forthcoming titles, reviews, interviews, and links to
reader advisory sites.
Booklist > From the American Library Association, reviews of a wide range of current
books as well as titles published over the last 3 years. Also offers
"bests" from the previous year and access to Book Links, designed to connect
children with high-quality literature.
A monthly general interest book review available in both print and web format, BookPage covers the best in new releases. In the past 10+ years, BookPage has interviewed everyone from John Grisham to Norman Mailer, and
typically reviews up to 100 of each month's new fiction, nonfiction, business,
children's, spoken word audio, and how-to books. The tone is upbeat and
literate, focusing on bestsellers as well as new discoveries.
Ever craved a good book and just not been inspired by anything you see? Or felt annoyed that you bought
a book that was merely so-so? Or closed a book and JUST wanted to talk about it?
We know what this feels like. The Book Report Network aims to solve these reader
dilemmas, with 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. We hope you'll visit our websites and
discover why since 1996 the Book Report Network has been the best place online
to talk about your last great read --- and find your next one.
Book Browse >
Book Browse carefully selects from the most interesting current books and provides you with multiple reviews and a substantial excerpt of each. SO, don't judge a book by its cover... Read it for yourself !!
Fantastic Fiction> Bibliographies for over 30,000
authors.Use the browse
menu on the left to find an author by surname, or
use the search boxes on the right to search for an
author or book Information on over 350,000
site, just click on a book to see its cover
picture, description and publication details
Great Books OnLine >
The preeminent Internet publisher
of literature, reference and verse providing students, researchers and the
intellectual curious with unlimited access to books and information on the web,
free of charge.>
Mystery Reader >
Reviews of new and recent mysteries; publishing news; author contacts; links
to other mystery sites.
fiction titles based on favorite author, title or description. Browse lists
based on genre or awards, search by subject heading, reviews, publishers. Read
and use feature articles, book discussion group guide, and book talks developed
exclusively for NOVELIST.
To access this database in the library simply connect to the Internet and
go under Favorites. From home go to the internet and type in search.epnet.com.
You will be prompted for a user name which is Fiske and a password which is
Novelist and you are ready to go !!
Reader's Club >
A group of
librarians at the Public Library of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County in North
Carolina who love to read and share enjoyable books with others began this club
in November 1998 with just a few reviews and a lot of hope. Now many colleagues
at all levels - from library assistants to managers - write reviews of their
favorite books, and there are over 2000 reviews in the database. Most of the
reviews are written by staff, but they welcome reviews from everyone. Reviews
are limited to books already owned by the library system, and they do not review
We Give Books
> We Give Books is a
new digital initiative that enables anyone with
access to the Internet to put books in the hands
of children who don't have them, simply by reading
online. We Give Books combines the joy of reading
with the power of helping others, providing a
platform for caregivers and educators to inspire
children to become lifelong readers and lifelong
givers. We Give Books also helps some of the
world's best, most inspiring, literacy
organizations by spreading the word about their
great work and by providing books to the young
people these organizations support.
Bills itself as the "world's largest bookstore." Good source for information
on books currently in print. Searchable by title, author, keyword; can be
limited by date, format, or age level.
Advanced Book Exchange >
Abebooksô is the worldís largest online marketplace for books. Abebooks makes it
simple and safe to find and buyóor list and sellónew, used, rare, and
out-of-print books online. Bookbuyers love the variety of over 60 million books
offered by more than 12,500 booksellers. This great selection delivers value for
all: readers find bestsellers, collectors find rare books, students find
textbooks, and treasure hunters find books theyíve been seeking forever.
Alibris connects people who love books,
music and movies to thousands of independent sellers around the world. Our
proprietary technology and advanced logistics allow us to offer over 40 million
used, new and out-of-print books to consumers, libraries and retailers.
Booksellers Assoc. of America >
Your portal to the world of rare books on the internet. You can
browse or search many of the members' inventories here, or look up dealers
who are in your area or specialize in your areas of interest. You'll find
many invaluable resources and links here, plus articles and essays on a
variety of subjects by ABAA members.
Search for out-of-print or rare books on any or all of these sites, which
have collected inventories from OP bookstores across the country. Some
duplication, but each site also has unique titles.
Bookspot.com is a free resource center
that simplifies the search for the best book-related content on the Web.
Features sites are hand-selected by editors and organized into intuitive
categories, such as bestseller lists, genres, book reviews, electronic texts,
book news and more.
Comprehensive source of information on the book industry. Reviews, author
interviews, guides to literary events, industry news, classifieds, and annotated
links to book-related sites.