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Award Winners
NoveList Plus (subscription database provided by Wheaton Public Library)

Caldecott Medal
Man Booker Prize
Nebula Awards
PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction
Edgar Awards
National Book Awards
Newbery Medal
Pulitzer Prizes
Hugo Award
National Book Critics Circle
Nobel Prizes
Spur Awards

Bestsellers & Forthcoming Books

New York Times weekly bestseller list
Publishers Weekly bestseller list (near the top right of the page)
Indie Bestseller Lists what's selling at independent bookstores nationwide
Future Bestsellers coming to the Wheaton Public Library


Book Group Buzz from Booklist Online
BookLust from Nancy Pearl
Neff Review by LaVonne Neff
Off the Shelf from Wheaton Public Library
RA for All from Becky Spratford, Readers' Advisor
Readers Advisor Online weekly update from Libraries Unlimited

Connect with Other Readers

Library Thing
We Read


Books In Print
Publication information, book reviews, author biographies, forthcoming books
NoveList Plus
A guide to adult, young adult and children's fiction and nonfiction
Literary Reference Center
Author biographies, plot summaries, book reviews, literary criticism essays
SILC - Statewide Illinois Library Catalog
See holdings for all libraries in Illinois.
WorldCat: Web version | FirstSearch version
Books & other material in libraries worldwide

Good Reads

Fiction & Nonfiction
BookLists by Subject compiled by Wakefield Public Library
Chicago Tribune Books
Good Reads - Fiction compiled by Downers Grove Public Library
Good Reads - Nonfiction compiled by Downers Grove Public Library
Modern Library 100 Best Novels
Modern Library 100 Best Nonfiction
NextReads Newsletters
Radcliffe's 100 Best Novels & Nonfiction
Selection of New Books at WPL

Mystery Reader

Romance Reader
Romance Writers of America

Internet Classics Archive
Literary Criticism
Penguin Classics

Westerns readers' advisory from Palm Beach County Library System

Historical Fiction Network
Historical Fiction Stars lists of (mostly) hardcover books which received at least one starred review (indicating a work of unusual merit) from the review sources.


Based on the Book compilation by the Mid-Continent Public Library (MO) of “over 1,250 books, novels, short stories and plays that have been made into motion pictures”
Internet Movie Database (IMDB)


NoveList Plus use menu to find Author Read-alikes (subscription database provided by Wheaton Public Library)
Author Read-alike lists prepared by the staff at the Downers Grove (IL) Public Library
Book Suggester enter a favorite title to get a list of LibraryThing recommendations

Series & Sequels

NoveList Plus search by title, character or author of a series (subscription database provided by Wheaton Public Library)
What’s Next (Kent District Library, MI)

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