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Good Reading Resources

Links to good reading recommendations that will help you with your reading choices.
Updated: 1/10/2015 9:55 a.m.

Other places to find good reads

Try some of the links below to get information about the authors you love, new books coming up, reviews, new authors to try and what to read next.

Arts and Letters Daily

News, reviews, latest trends, breakthroughs, disputes, and gossip in arts and culture. Provides access to book reviews from all over the world.

 Arts and Letters Daily

Crime Down Under

Australia has a wonderfully rich field of crime and mystery authors. Crime Down Under presents a comprehensive list of Australian authors and their books.

 Crime Down Under

Crime Watch

News and musings on New Zealand and international crime/thriller writing. Blog by New Zealander Craig Sisterson with special emphasis on Kiwi crime writing.

 Crime Watch blog

Fantastic Fiction

Over 25,000 bestselling author bibliographies with all the latest books, covers and descriptions. Great for information about what comes next in a series.

Fantastic Fiction

Literaryawards

Book awards from around the world. Winners and shortlists from the world's leading literary prizes.

 Literaryawards

Literature Map

A fun way to find authors similar to your favourites. The tourist map of literature.

Literature Map

Love Reading

Lovereading was founded for book lovers by book lovers in 2005. It has unique online tools to help you choose your next read, including free 10-15 page opening extracts of every featured book.

Love Reading

New Zealand Book Council

Information and news on writers, authors, and publishers. Also contains events, organization listings, tourism and courses.

New Zealand Book Council

Nancy Pearl

Official website of Nancy Pearl, famous librarian and author of the Book Lust series. Lots of reviews from the expert.

Nancy Pearl website

Overbooked

A resource for readers, specializing in genre and literary fiction information.
Includes booklists, new book information, and other online resources.

Overbooked

Reader2Reader

A website for readers to share opinions about books. If you want to contribute just dive in.
If you prefer to look around to see what other people have said, your perfect book might just be a click away.

Reader to Reader website

SF Site

Read book reviews of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror books, articles on writing and interviews with authors. Everything you need to know if these are your favourites.

SF Site

Stop, You're Killing Me

Here's a site to die for...if you love mystery books! Stop, You're Killing Me!
It has title lists of your favourite mystery authors and series characters.

Stop, You're Killing Me

 

 

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