Maggie's Book Finding Tools

What's New & Bestsellers

New Books at the North Kingstown Free Library
New York Times Bestsellers
Amazon Bestsellers
RJ Julia

General Find-A-Book:

Novelist (Must use OSL card # outside the library)
Books and Authors (Must use OSL card # to log in)
What Should I Read Next? Simple suggestions.
Which Book? Unusual, mood based searches.
OverBooked Lots of info here!
Literature Map Very different, visual way of searching.
RJ Julia bookshop (radio show on NPR) Great site for upcoming hot titles.
Books in Series Database Amazingly useful tool!
Fiction Database Search over 250,000 fiction titles using multiple criteria!

Book-Based Social Networks:

GoodReads
LibraryThing
Shelfari
BookArmy
Reader2Reader

Cover art and booklists

YA Cover art blog - Jacket Whys
NYT Book Design Review
Lexacat's Covers and Booklists
Readerville
Book Cover Archive"

For mystery fans:

Stop You're Killing Me
CrimeSpaceMystery Lover's Corner

Contests and Giveaways:

Fresh Fiction Contest List (mostly genre fiction- romance, etc.)
Free Book Friday (YA and Adult books)
West of Mars - Win a book! (Usually adult)
Read It Forward (Random House)
Goodreads (ARCs, mostly adult)
Hachette (Adult)
Internet Book Database (ARCs and finished copies, mostly adult)
Au Courant (ARCs and finished copies, mostly adult)
Stone Soup (ARCs and finished copies, mostly adult)
This Book For Free (ARCs and finished copies, mostly adult)
YA Books Central (YA reviews, giveaways)

Reviews and Interviews:

BookBitch
FreshFiction (genre fiction)