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General Fiction and Cool Librarian Tools

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LibraryReads                                                                                                                                                                                             The top ten books published every month that librarians across the country love.

A readers' advisory database for all ages. Click on the database and enter your
library card number. Find books like others you have enjoyed!
Genre lists, find books (and movies) by plot, theme, character and setting.  Very customizable searching.

Fantastic Fiction
Bibliographies for thousands of authors, descriptions of books, plus lists of literary award winners in all genres.

Bestseller Lists 1900-1995
Bestseller archives! 

Reader’s Advice

Links to Literary Weblogs

Divides genres into more specific subgenres and provides lists.  An "Ask the Experts"
section offers e-mail reference! Includes recreational nonfiction as well.

Literature Awards
"Literature Awards for children's books, fiction, nonfiction, biography, autobiography, poetry, science fiction, horror, drama, mystery, fantasy, etc." Over 170 awards listed.

Theme book lists, reviews of new titles, reading lists, book discussions.

Morton Grove Public Library's Websites for Book Lovers