Library Catalog and Reader Databases
VALNet expands your choices by providing items from other libraries within the
VALNet consortium.You can search and request materials using the VALNet
Offers online magazines with in-depth reviews and handpicked “if you like
this, try these” recommendations. You can try browsing by genre, time
period, geographical setting, and theme. Find excerpts and the stories
behind the books, both fiction and nonfiction, and much more!
Includes author read-alikes, book discussion guides, search for award winners, or create a reading list, etc.
Literary Reference Center
A comprehensive, full-text database that provides a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes—to give students, professors, and researchers a foundation of literary reference works to meet their research needs.
Websites for Readers
Not just about fiction, this is a site for book reviews and book industry
information. Developed by Bowker Publishing.
Bibliographies for over 30,000 fiction authors with information on over 350,000 books.
KDL: What's Next
A site devoted to searching and finding titles within series. Developed by Kent District Library.