Book Finding Tools

What's New & Bestsellers

Book Riot
Epic Reads
New York Times Bestsellers
Amazon Bestsellers
RJ Julia

General Find-A-Book:

The Library's Pinterest Page
Novelist (Must use OSL card # outside the library)
What Should I Read Next? Simple suggestions.
Which Book? Unusual, mood based searches.
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 DatabaseSearch over 250,000 fiction titles using multiple criteria!
Book Series in Order Provides the book series in order by author and then in order of the character or series.

Book-Based Social Networks:


Contests and Giveaways:

Fresh Fiction Contest List (mostly genre fiction- romance, etc.)
Read It Forward (Random House)
Goodreads (ARCs-Advanced Reader Copies, mostly adult)
YA Books Central (YA reviews, giveaways)

Reviews and Interviews:

FreshFiction (genre fiction)
LibraryReads- books recommended by librarians across the country.
NY Times Sunday Book Review


Updated 8/19/2021