Readers Resources

Whether you are looking for reading suggestions, information on the latest award winners, or author information, we can help. Below are some of the tried and true resources for book lovers. Please contact us for more information.

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Bestsellers and Award WinnersTop

AwardWeb

Mainly science fiction but has links to many other award sites.

Heartland Bestsellers
Indie Bestsellers
National Book Award
New York Times Bestseller List
Nobel Prize
Pulitzer Prize

BooksellersTop

Chapter 52

Buy used books, CDs and videos from Fond du Lac's only used bookstore, located next to the Library.

AbeBooks

New, used, out-of-print, and rare books. 

Amazon

Books, audio-books, videos, and music. 

Barnes and Noble

Books, audio-books, videos, and music.

GenresTop

New Mystery Reader

Features author interviews and book reviews. Includes suspense and thrillers. 

Romance Writers of America

A website for romance writers but has lots of helpful information for romance readers.

Stop, You're Killing Me!

For mystery readers. Great for finding the order of series. 

Western Writers of America, Inc

Information on award-winning traditional Westerns as well as books about the American West in nonfiction, biography, poetry, and children's books.

Literature & Book AwardsTop

NoveList (provided by BadgerLink)

Find new fiction authors and suggested titles. Browse theme-oriented book lists and awards lists. With links to related sites.

What Should I Read Next

Type in a title or author and see matches for similar books.

Resources for Book LoversTop

Book Marks

Book Marks scours the most important outlets of literary journalism in America each day and assigns their book reviews a letter grade. When a book is reviewed at least three times, those reviews are averaged into a result at Book Marks.

BookBrowse

List of Read-alikes, information for starting a book club, reviews, and fun activities.

Fantastic Fiction

Can browse by author, series, coming soon, or awards. Great for suspense, romantic suspense and mystery lovers.

Literature-map

Do a search for an author and a "tag cloud" comes up. Authors that float nearest to the author that you searched are most likely to be similar. 

LitFinder

Find poems, short stories, essays, speeches and plays by searching nearly a million full-text documents, literary excerpts and citations. Part of Badgerlink and available only to Wisconsin residents.

NoveList (provided by BadgerLink)

Find new fiction authors and suggested titles. Browse theme-oriented book lists and awards lists. With links to related sites.

RT Book Reviews

Author interviews, blogs, reviews.

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