Find fiction by series, plot, setting, and read-alikes. Also book discussion guides,
booklists and award winners, booktalks, and other articles. Covers fiction and nonfiction
for all ages. This service is intergrated into our catalog. Click here to access NoveList Plus.
eSequels lists the most popular series so you can discover a new author or rediscover
an enjoyable series from the past. eSequels indexes character, location as well
as author and title so you can identify a series that you may only recall vaguely.
Brief annotations are provided and novels are listed in correct reading sequence.
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Lots of Links
- African American Literature Book Club
- http://aalbc.com/booksAfrican American, genres, book reviews, author interviews, award winners, new releases
- Best Fantasy Books
- http://bestfantasybooks.com/fantasy, subgenres
- BookWire (R.R. Bowker)
- http://www.bookwire.com/new releases, fiction and nonfiction, genres
- Chick Lit Books
- http://chicklitbooks.com/chick lit, subgenres, authors
- http://cliffsnotes.com/lit crit and analysis (marginal)
- Faithful Reader
- http://www.bookreporter.com/faithfulreaderChristian, reviews, authors, subgenres
- Family Fiction
- http://www.familyfiction.com/Christian, subgenres, authors, film
- http://www.goodreads.com/listgeneral, genres, “listopia” lists voted on by registrants
- Internet Book List
- http://www.iblist.com/blog, general, genres, series
- Library Booklists
- http://librarybooklists.org/fiction/adult/adultindex.htmlinks to lists of fiction and nonfiction, genres, subjects, series (not lists themselves but excellent)
- National Public Radio Books
- http://www.npr.org/booksfiction and nonfiction reviews, genres, authors
- North Carolina Literary Map
- http://library.uncg.edu/dp/nclitmap/Focuses on authors who were born in, currently live in or have lived in North Carolina; authors who have written about North Carolina, or who have made a significant contribution to the North Carolina's literary landscape. Included authors must have at least one publication cataloged by the Library of Congress.
- PLC Christian Fiction Writers
- http://www.cincinnatilibrary.org/booklists/?id=christianfictionlibrary, Christian fiction authors, subgenres
- Reader’s Advice
- http://www.readersadvice.com/general, genres, authors, series
- Romance Reader
- http://www.theromancereader.com/romance, subgenres, authors
- Sci-Fi Lists
- http://scifilists.sffjazz.com/index.htmlscifi, subgenres, film & television
- Stop You’re Killing Me
- http://www.stopyourekillingme.com/mysteries, subgenres, awards, read-alikes, subjects
- Urban Book Source
- http://www.streetfiction.org/urban, fiction and nonfiction, Christian, subjects
- What’s Next?
- WorldCat Genres
- http://worldcat.org/genresgenres, subgenres
- Worlds Without End
- http://worldswithoutend.com/lists.aspscifi, fantasy, horror, series
If you are doing literary research, check out our Online Resources page.