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*[http://denverlibrary.org/booksmedia/reviews.cfm?media=Books Denver Public Library: Customer Reviews]  
 
*[http://denverlibrary.org/booksmedia/reviews.cfm?media=Books Denver Public Library: Customer Reviews]  
 
*[http://webjunction.org/forums/forum.jspa?forumID=158&start=0 Discussions: All Aboard » Library Services » Reader's Advisory] - a Readers Advisory discussion list on WebJunction
 
*[http://webjunction.org/forums/forum.jspa?forumID=158&start=0 Discussions: All Aboard » Library Services » Reader's Advisory] - a Readers Advisory discussion list on WebJunction
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*[http://blogs.multcolib.org/news/ Furthermore...Where the Headlines Take You] - Nonfiction book recommendations from Multnomah County Library
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*[http://www.goodreads.com/ GoodReads] - Book recommendations come from your friends as well as other users
 
*[http://www.guysread.com/ Guys Read] - a web-based literacy program designed to help boys find books they'd like to read.
 
*[http://www.guysread.com/ Guys Read] - a web-based literacy program designed to help boys find books they'd like to read.
 
*[http://allaboutthebook.blogspot.com It's All About the Book]
 
*[http://allaboutthebook.blogspot.com It's All About the Book]
*[http://www.librarything.com LibraryThing]- a service for people to catalog their books online and also provides a service to libraries called [http://www.librarything.com/forlibraries/ LibraryThing for Libraries] to assist in readers in self discovery right in the catalog using web 2.0 technology
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*[http://www.librarything.com LibraryThing]- a service for people to catalog their books online and also provides a service to libraries called [http://www.librarything.com/forlibraries/ LibraryThing for Libraries] to assist readers in self discovery right in the catalog using web 2.0 technology
 
*[http://www.madisonpubliclibrary.org/madreads/ MADreads] Reviews from the Madison Public Library
 
*[http://www.madisonpubliclibrary.org/madreads/ MADreads] Reviews from the Madison Public Library
 
*[http://maggiereads.blogspot.com/ Maggie Reads] - Make Mississippi Read
 
*[http://maggiereads.blogspot.com/ Maggie Reads] - Make Mississippi Read
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*[http://www.monsterlibrarian.com/ Monsterlibrarian] - horror book reviews written by librarians for libraries.
 
*[http://nonanon.com Nonfiction Readers Anonymous]  
 
*[http://nonanon.com Nonfiction Readers Anonymous]  
 
*[http://popgoesfiction.blogspot.com/ Pop Goes Fiction]
 
*[http://popgoesfiction.blogspot.com/ Pop Goes Fiction]

Revision as of 03:24, 13 July 2011

Contents

Fiction

Nonfiction

  • Three non-fiction Readers' Advisory resources ("Sure bet narrative nonfiction writers", " Narrative nonfiction genre appeal factors" and " Regional Mysteries Bibliography") at the ALA-RUSA Reader's Advisory Committee page.

Poetry

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Recommendations by Nancy Pearl (the queen of readers' advisory):

Books by readers' advisory expert Joyce Saricks:

Guides to Genre Fiction

Guides to Nonfiction

New just for YA:

Search Engines for Finding Book Reviews

Librarians' Personal Lists of Best Books

Overlooked Books that People Might Like

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