Reading Resources

Social Networking for Readers

The following sites allow users to see what other people are reading, create online book logs, participate in virtual book clubs and more. Give them a try to see which one is best for you!

Goodreads - "A place for casual readers and bona-fide bookworms alike..."
LibraryThing - What’s on your bookshelf?

Book Discussion Resources

Book Group Resources - Nebraska Library Commission’s electronic library page with links to book discussion resources.
NoveList Plus - Search authors or titles to find information about the book and author, questions & answers, and suggestions for further reading. Log in with your Nebraska driver’s license, State ID, or call the library for a password.

Book Lists

Nebraska Resources

All About Books - A weekly book review and discussion program on Nebraska Public Media.
Nebraska Center for the Book - Supports programs to celebrate and stimulate public interest in books, reading, and the written word.
Nebraska Golden Sower Award - Nebraska's Children's Choice Literary Award
Nebraska Writers Guild - A nonprofit (501c3) organization dedicated to empowerment and individual growth through involvement with a community of writers and related professionals.

Book Review Sources

NoveList Plus - Search authors or titles to find read-a-likes, review information, and more. Log in with your Nebraska driver’s license, State ID, or call the library for a password.
New York Times (free registration required)
New York Review of Books
Free Book Notes - The original and largest literature study guide search engine on the web.
Foreword Reviews - Book Reviews and Coverage for Indie Publishers
Book Browse - A literary smorgasbord of the best current books recently published in the US.
Book Page - Reviews of new fiction and non-fiction, and genres. Writing advice and author interviews.