Resources for Readers
A monthly book review magazine distributed by libraries and bookstores in hard copy. Features reviews of new fiction and non-fiction, author interviews and burning questions about who has written, or is about to write, what.
Reviews and excerpts of new titles, author chats and more.
This largest of social networks for readers enables book lovers to share information about books, list books that they've read, create book clubs, and more.
This online cataloging application enables members to catalog their books, compare each other's book collections, share reading suggestions, and communicate with fellow book lovers.
York Times Book Review
Reviews, best seller lists, first chapters and an on-line book club from the best known review source in the country. Access to NYTimes Books is free, but you may be prompted to register with NYTimes.co (also free), before viewing the page. Learn more at NYTimes.com's Frequently Asked Questions About Registration.
The Essential Science Fiction Library
A short list of some of the most influential works of science fiction.
Internet Top 100 Science Fiction/Fantasy List
Internet users favorite science fiction and fantasy titles.
News, conventions, numerous links, author and award indexes.
The SF Site: The Best in Science Fiction and Fantasy
Book reviews, author interviews, reading lists, fiction excerpts, and lots of links.
All About Romance
Bills itself as the back-fence for readers of romance. These reviews will give you sensuality ratings as well.
The Romance Reader
Has book reviews, author interviews, and lists of favorites by several different romance lover contributors.
Thousands of reviews are listed alphabetically by romance sub-genre.
Romance Writers of America
Romance Writers of America is the national non-profit writers' association for the women and men who write romance fiction. Look here for upcoming releases, bestsellers and award winners.
The on-line version of the magazine, which has reviews, interviews, and trends in romances and other genres. The reviews appear a month later than the print version.
A web site with attitude. Search for romances by author, title or remarkable subject heading (artificial insemination, bad luck, pregnant chick in crisis).
Stop, You're Killing Me
A great place to sort out all those mystery series. You can check by author, by character or even location. There are also lists of new hardback and paperback releases.
A directory of western sub-genres and authors with links to the authors' websites.
Western Writers of America
There is a large author page with pictures, which includes a bibliography. Also has an on-line magazine Round-Up, with reviews and interviews.
An on-line magazine that has book reviews and author interviews, plus a list of the top 25 westerns.
Last Updated: January 3, 2013