Looking for your next great book? Try these resources:
NOVELIST – Need help preparing for book discussion or just trying to find a great book? NoveList is a database of reading recommendations, reviews, articles, lists and more. NOTE:Use your valid Pekin library card number to access this service.
Book Review Sites (especially good for concerned parents)
Common Sense Media for age-based and educational ratings and reviews
All Readers Detailed book and movie reviews from many different genres of books (we like “Plots/Themes” and “Writing Style” sections at the bottom)
LIBRARY READS Top 10 books published this month that librarians across the country love. Find out about the newest books and which are sure to become favorites. Updated monthly based on librarian reviews.
Stop You’re Killing Me is a website for those who read mysteries. Searchable by author and character, you’ll be able to see what comes next in a mystery, crime, thriller, spy, and suspense book series. Lists of award winners in multiple categories of interest to mystery lovers are also included.