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Reader’s Advisory Help Links

on October 3, 2009

Stumped when a patron comes up to you with a reader’s advisory question?

Here are some great websites to help you narrow down their search.

Reader’s Advisory Online Database – read-a-likes

Novelist  – by grade/reading level

Lexiles – by grade/reading level

What Do I Read Next – navigation guide

Fiction Connection – search by tags

Overbooked – booklists

Reader’s Advisory – For Librarians

Best Seller Lists

  • Amazon Movers & Shakers
  • Barnes & Noble
  • Booksense Bestsellers
  • Christian Booksellers
  • Essence
  • L.A. Times
  • NY Times
  • Publishers Weekly
  • S.F. Chronicle
  • USA Today
  • Reading Groups and Guides

  • BookBrowse Reading Guides
  • Book Group List
  • Reading Group Choices
  • Reading Group Guides
  • Overbooked Best Bets for Book Groups
  • Publishers

  • Bloomsbury
  • HarperCollins
  • Hatchett
  • Holtzbrinck
  • Penguin
  • Publishers Group West
  • Random House
  • Simon & Schuster
  • Small Press Distribution
  • Soho Press
  • Soft Skull

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