Reader Services

NCLS Classes

A Year of Literary Celebrations (Slides from 11/13/18 class, edited)

Fantastic Books and Where to Find Them (Slides from 8/21/18 class)

Web Resources

Amazon: Browse by category and check out best lists.

Barnes & Noble: Coming soon, by week.

Book Marks: Lit Hub's book review aggregator.

Early Word: News for Collection Development and Readers Advisory Librarians.

Fantastic Fiction: Upcoming titles, sortable by release date, popularity, author name, and title.

Foreword Reviews: Reviews of titles from independent publishers, to micro presses, university presses, and author-owned publishers.

Indie Next List: Inspired Recommendations from Indie Booksellers.

Kirkus Reviews: Browsable by age range and category.

Library Reads: The top ten books published each month that librarians across the country love.

NPR Books: Interviews, reviews, the NPR Bestseller Lists, New in Paperback and more!

Publishers Weekly: Upcoming release dates by month.

Rich in Color: Book release calendar featuring diverse stories.

Best Seller Lists

New York Times: Authoritatively ranked lists of books sold in the United States, sorted by format and genre.

USA Today: The 150 top-selling titles each week.

For Book Clubs

NCLS Book Club in a Bag: 12 paperback titles and discussion questions, all in one sturdy canvas bag.

Lit Lovers: Find your next book club book, get discussion questions, and more!

Reading Group Choices: Selecting discussible books for reading groups since 1994.

Reading Group Guides: The online community for reading groups.

Additional Resources

KDL What's Next: Your guide to series fiction.

RA For All: Training library workers to help leisure readers.