There are dozens of great websites for book lovers…Here are some: they might be helpful for choosing what to read next, for book news and reviews, reading group recommendations and up to date information about literary awards and prizes.
- Fantastic Fiction
Biographies of hundreds of popular authors together with listings of all their books.
- Love Reading
A bookselling site, but with general book information on genres, awards, reviews and promotions.
A "novel" way to choose your books.
Sites for reading groups
- BBC Radio 2 Book Club
Profiles, clips and features from the popular radio show…
- BBC Radio 4 Book Club
Author interviews, ideas, discussions…
- New Books Magazine
Reviews and ideas for reading groups and general readers alike.
- The Reading Club
Everything you need to know about setting up and running a reading group, plus features, guides and activities.
Social networking sites for readers
- Good Reads
For book lovers to read and post reviews. Look at what others have read, join the discussions and create your own bookshelves.
- Library Thing
An online service to help you catalogue your books. It connects you to people who read what you do and gives suggestions for what to read next.
Shelfari has now merged with Good Reads.
Any views expressed by contributors to these sites should not be taken to reflect the views of the Council.