Try these websites for great book recommendations, then reserve your next favorite book at the library.
NextReads Newsletters deliver reading recommendations right to your inbox. Choose from more than 25 NextReads Newsletters, each one focused on a genre or topic. Adult fiction genres include Christian Fiction, Fantasy, General Fiction, Historical Fiction, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Science Fiction, and Thrillers and Suspense. Nonfiction topics include Armchair Travel, Biography and Memoir, Business and Personal Finance, History and Current Events, Home, Garden and DIY, Mind and Body Fitness, Nature and Science, Popular Culture, and Spirituality and Religion. Check it out!
New York Times Bestsellers
New York Times Bestsellers reflect sales rankings reported by independent book retailers; national, regional and local chains; online and multimedia entertainment retailers; supermarkets, university, gift and discount department stores; and newsstands. E-book rankings reflect sales from leading online vendors of e-books in a variety of popular e-reader formats.
Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers and book recommendations. Their mission is to help people find and share books they love. Goodreads launched in January 2007 and has over 30 million members, 34 million reviews, and 900 million titles.
LibraryThing is an online service to help people catalog their books easily. You can access your catalog from anywhere—even on your mobile phone. Because everyone catalogs together, LibraryThing also connects people with the same books, comes up with suggestions for what to read next, and so forth.
LibraryReads provides the top ten list of books published each month chosen by library staff nationwide.
Indie Next List provides recommended titles chosen by independent booksellers to share with readers everywhere.
Each Friday, EarlyWord posts their New Title Radar, to alert you to the titles you need to know the following week; the ones that will grab headlines, new titles by repeat popular authors and a “Watch List” of books that may take off through word of mouth.