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Read reviews and book & movie lists created by the staff.

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NoveList Plus

Discover what to read next with title and author readalikes, series lists, book discussion guides, award winners, audiobooks, and more.

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  • BookPage -  Your favorite print newsletter online. Sign up for newsletters, plus read reviews and interviews.
  • Goodreads - Keep track of what you've read and want to read, find series info, get recommendations, and read reviews from fellow readers.
  • NPR Books - Author interviews, book reviews, features, and bestsellers. Listen or read.
  • NYT Book Review - Book news and opinion, interviews with writers, podcasts, and other special features.
  • Fantastic Fiction - Includes book lists of over 50,000 authors and information on over 350,000 books including the latest titles.
  • Illinois Authors - A comprehensive list of authors who have lived in Illinois or published books set in Illinois. Browse an alphabetical listing, sort by genre, or sort by the audience.
  • Locus Online - This online supplement to Locus magazine provides reviews, interviews, bestsellers, and news about science fiction and fantasy literature and films.
  • Movies Based on the Book - A compilation of over 1,450 books, novels, short stories and plays that have been made into motion pictures. Compiled by the Mid-Continent Public Library.