Find Your Own Next Great Read

General Fiction Resources

There are many free Internet sites that have loads of information for the leisure reader.

  • AllReaders - Detailed reviews that include information about plot, themes, characters and setting.
  • Browser’s Corner – Book recommendations and book lists written by the Berwyn Public Library staff and patrons.
  • Fantastic Fiction – See every book written by your favorite author, series order and similar authors.
  • Goodreads – Sign up is required but it is a great way to keep track of what you have read and what you would like to read next.
  • KDL What's Next? - Find the next book in your favorite series.
  • Library Booklists - Book lists for almost any genre, fiction and non-fiction, compiled from libraries and bookstores all over the country.
  • Novelist – Use your library card barcode to sign-in and discover book lists, read-alikes and more.
  • Overbooked - Reviews and booklists for all fiction genres and popular non-fiction.


Horror Fiction Resources

Hunting for haunting tales?  Check out these gruesome pages.


Mystery and Crime Fiction Resources

These websites will help you find killer new books and authors.

  • Crime Time - This UK site includes reviews and author profiles and interviews.
  • Historical Mystery Fiction - Browse authors, new titles and specific historical time periods.
  • The Mystery Reader - Find reviews for all kinds of mysteries including police procedurals, thrillers, romantic suspense, and cozies.
  • Stop, You're Killing Me! - Search mysteries by location, time period, even by the job of the main character.


Romance Fiction Resources

Yearning for romance? Fall in love with one of these resources.

  • All About Romance - Reviews and book lists including a fairly comprehensive “If you like…” section.  Also includes a sensuality rating.
  • Paranormal Romance - Search reviews in specific categories such as Vampires, Shapeshifters, and Time Travel.
  • The Romance Reader - The sister site of The Mystery Reader where you will find reviews for all different categories of Romance.


Science Fiction and Fantasy

You know they exist.  Now find them...

  • Best Fantasy Books - Lots of book lists broken down by categories such as Urban Fantasy, Quests, Steampunk and more.
  • Best Science Fiction Books - The sister site of Best Fantasy Books, organized similarly with categories such as Hard Science Fiction, Cyberpunk and Alien Invasion.
  • SF Book Reviews - Reviews and book lists for Science Fiction and Fantasy.