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Berlin-Peck Booklists

Readers’ Resources

  • eSequels
    eSequels is current and complete so you can find the newest title by your favorite author or spot a title that you may have missed.  Lists the most popular series so you can discover a new author or rediscover an enjoyable series of years past.
  • GoodReads
    Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers and book recommendations. Our mission is to help people find and share books they love.  See which books your friends are reading.  Track the books you’re reading, have read, and want to read. Check out your personalized book recommendations.
  • Go Book Yourself
    Book recommendations by humans, because algorithms are so 1984.
  • Reading Group Guides
    The online community for reading groups, brought to you by The Book Report Network.  Information about books and their authors.  Discussion questions and reading guides.  All to get your club talking.
  • Your Next Read
    At YourNextRead we only feature books you have told us you have read, enjoyed and recommended for others to read. If you do not understand what you are meant to be looking for then YourNextRead is for you…! There are many ways to search for your next read.
  • Book Lists from Library Reads
    Reviews by public librarians who want to help connect their favorite books to as many readers as possible! And to showcase the incredible power that public library staff has in helping to building word-of-mouth for new books, and the important role they play in creating audiences for all kinds of authors.
  • Fantastic Fiction
    Bibliographies for over 30,000 authors and information on over 350,000 books.  Series lists and read-alike suggestions too.
  • All About Romance
    With over 7,000 romance novel reviews and new ones every day, hundreds of romance author interviews, blogs, our popular romance reader forums, industry coverage, and more, All About Romance continues to be the romance destination of choice for millions of readers.
  • Mysteries
    Stop, You’re Killing Me! is a resource for lovers of mystery, crime, thriller, spy, and suspense books. We list over 4300 authors, with chronological lists of their books (over 49,000 titles), both series (5000+) and non-series.
  • Christian Fiction
    Reviews, information on authors, and study guides, all about Christian fiction.  All brought to you by The Book Report Network.
  • Cozy Mysteries
    Everything you need to find your next cozy mystery read.
  • What Should I Read Next
    Enter a book you like and the site will analyze its huge resource of real readers’ favorite books to provide book recommendations and suggestions for what to read next.
  • Book Browse
    An online magazine for booklovers – including reviews, previews, “behind the book” backstories, author interviews, reading guides, and much more.  They say that exceptional books do more than just tell good stories – they leave you mentally richer than when you started them. BookBrowse seeks out these gems from both established writers and first time authors.
  • Book Series in Order, Books in Series, and
    Not sure which book to read first? All three websites provide up-to-date lists of book series, authors, and characters in publication and chronological order.
  • Literature Map
    Find new authors to read — visually! Type in an author’s name, and Literature Map will give you a “cloud” of similar authors to discover.
  • Where Should I Read Next?
    Travel, holiday and vacation book recommendations. Click on any country or city on the map to find a list of related books.
  • Book Riot
    A blog covering book-related news, reviews, commentary, advice and information along with the latest in book-reading technology.
  • Shelf Awareness
    A free e-newsletter about books and the book industry.
  • Five Books
    We ask experts to recommend the five best books in their subject and explain their selection in an interview.