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?
Shelfari - The Site for Books & Readers
Remember when using these sites and others to be cognizant of your online reputation. Visit Online Reputation Management, a volunteer created guide, for helpful information on managing & protecting your online reputation.
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. Login with your Nebraska driver's license, state ID, or call the library for a password.
SuperSummary- In depth study guides, as well as short guides, written by experienced teachers, professors, and literary scholars for a wide range of fiction and nonfiction titles.
Book Review Sources
NoveList Plus - Search authors or titles to find read-a-likes, review information, and more. Login 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
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.
Mystery Guide - Includes 17 subgenres of mysteries to find reviews and ratings of hundreds of titles.
Science FictBook Page - Reviews of new fiction and non-fiction, and genres. Author interviews.