Searchable database of full-text book, speeches, transcripts and more.
From DaVinci's Notebooks to the confirmation hearings of John Roberts,
who is now the Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.
African American writers "devoted to covering both fiction and
nonfiction books written by black authors."
all kinds of useful book info--reading lists, by genre, author,
series, sequels, or Oprah; an "If You Like This, You Should Like
These" file, and a set of about 1500 book reviews.
BookHive -- a guide to Children's and Adolescent Literature.
independent bookstore site that has reviews and recommendations
and allows you to shop the independent bookstore nearest to you online. An antidote to the massive
in Depth -- reviews in selected journals and
of the Washington Post. See or search for the available first chapters
of over 130 current fiction and non-fiction titles, updated weekly.
Don't just take a reviewer's word for it--try it out.
of Award-Winning Children's Literature--includes complete
winner lists of all kinds of awards, with a keyword search for subject
matter, and a forms search to generate reading lists for specific
grade levels, ethnic or gender of protagonists, genre, historical
period, or other parameters
Dobbs' Electronic Reviews of Computer Books
1990 - 2004
Audio Books -- only books that are in the public domain, read by
Literary Landscape -- a bibliography of both adult and
children's fiction set in Iowa. Alphabetical by author.
Book Critics Circle -- list of useful book and criticism sites
from newspaper, magazine and online publications. The Circle also
awards the National Book Awards for fiction, non-fiction,
autobiography and criticism.
York Review of Books--eventually this site will contain the
complete archive, and will cost money. But for right now you can see
this year's back issues for free.
York Times Book Reviews-text of NYTBR, plus search all book
reviews since 1980. Registration required.
York Times Film Reviews -- arranged by genre, date, country of
origin, title and critic.
Descriptions of Computer Books
Guides to Music--an online reference manual, complete with
discographies and criticism, of rock music, reggae, opera, jazz,
classical, and world music
Scoop-- Reviews currently released children's books. Also
includes interviews with authors and illustrators, an
"interactive reading adventure", and more.
Top Ten Daily -- the top ten most sold books by type each day
from Barnes and Noble. It's not only the new!!