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!
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.
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 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.
CPL Guide to Manga
Visit Columbus Public Library's Guide to Manga where you will discover what manga is, the different types of manga, and several manga suggestions. If you have any questions, please contact Young Adult Services Librarian Jessica Wilkinson by phone at (402)562-4203 or email at Jessica.Wilkinson@columbusne.us.