There are many ways to find reading suggestions on the Web:
LibraryThing--Book Suggester makes a variety of recommendations for reads similar to the title you enter.
Stop, You’re Killing Me!
Readalike suggestions, plus series lists and indexes for characters, geography, occupation, and diversity.
All About Romance
The Power Search under Reviews lets you search by sensuality rating and romance subgenre.
Science Fiction & Fantasy
NPR: Your Picks:Top 100 Science-Fiction, Fantasy Books
Top-100 list based on Web votes collected in 2011.
SF Signal: Interactive Guide to NPR's List of Top 100 Science Fiction and Fantasy Books
Fun and helpful guide to preceding list from NPR.
Books by African American Authors
AALBC (African American Literature Book Club)
Helpful pointer to recent best-sellers by African American authors.
Indexes historical fiction by period, title, and author's name.
The tag search allows you to search by the name of a genre. After you've done a general search of the site, click on the "Tags" link on the left to change your search to a tag search. Becoming a member and signing in enables you to search for a "tagmash," linked tags--for example, "mystery, France" or "medieval, fiction."
Literary Prizes and Book Awards
Annotated lists of award-winners.
Overbooked--The Next Chapter
Links to lists of new or recent books with starred professional reviews in a variety of genres. Use the menu under "Core Collections" to get started.
New Books in the Pratt Catalog
The catalog home page includes "New on the Shelf" links on the left. To reach the catalog home page from prattlibrary.org, click on Books & More, then click on Search the Catalog.
Reading Group Guides
Use the "Find a guide" button to find lists of book group favorites.
A wide-ranging collection of booklists taken from libraries.
Readalikes--Public Library of Anniston--Calhoun County
You can search by author, genre, or series to find similar books of interest.
9000+ fiction authors in 460 subgenres. Includes detailed author, series, and genre indexes.
Scroll down and look to the right for links to books highlighted on TV or radio or being turned into movies.
If you would like more good reading suggestions, e-mail through our Ask-A-Librarian service, call us at (410) 396-5484, or mail your questions to:
Enoch Pratt Free Library
State Library Resource Center
400 Cathedral Street
Baltimore, MD 21201