Find Book Ideas Online

(most of these sites are owned by other libraries and we just link to them for you)

Fantastic Fiction
Bibliographies for over 30,000 authors and over 350,000 books. Use the browse menu on the left to find an author by surname, or use the search boxes on the right to search for an author or book.  Note: This site is in the UK so some of the covers look really different and are published at different times than the US.

What's next in the series?
Wondering what's next book in a series?

Look for the author in the Fantastic Fiction site (above) or find out here. 
And when you finish the series ...

Your Next Read Book Recommendations
This site helps you decide what to read next! 
It's like your own personal librarian. 
It recommends books that are similar to the title you tell it.

Mid-Continent Public Library: Series and Sequels 
Search by author, title, or series to find a book.

Beyond "The Clique"

Guys Read
A site about books for males. Jon Scieszka has gathered lists of popular boy titles, along with resources and tips for educators and parents, to help young men become better readers and enjoy literacy. (This site does not work with the Mozilla Firefox browser.)

Scary, Gross and Enlightening: Books for Boys
From picture books to YA, titles recommended by children's librarian, Deborah Ford.

Read It Online
Peninsula Library System (PLS). Welcome to our electronic collection. Here are links to full-text electronic books, magazine and newspaper articles, and book chapters.

*Book Wire
Publisher, R.R. Bowker's list of best sellers.

*Teen Reads
We at bring teens info and features about their favorite authors, books, series and characters. We are a part of The Book Report Network, a group of websites founded in 1996 that share thoughtful book reviews, compelling features, in-depth author profiles and interviews, excerpts of the hottest new releases, literary games and contests, and more with readers every week.

Young Adult Historical Novels 
From Historical
You can search by historical time or by interest level.

Produced by Margaret Donsbach, an historical fiction reviewer who certainly knows her books! 


updated 11/12/13