Read the online version of Good Reading Magazine, an Australian resource with information on "Everything About Books" including thousands of easy to read independent book reviews, interesting Australian and International articles, author profiles, stories on writers' houses, bookshops, short stories, book trivia and more.
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Allen and Unwin Publishers
Read a profile of your favourite adult or children's author and follow the link to authors' websites.
This site features a wide variety of in-depth author profiles, listed in alphabetical order by last name.
Children's Authors on the net
The Children's Literature Web Guide offers author and illustrator profiles and information about series.
Author profiles of published Penguin books, fiction links for young adults, links for kids and teachers and more.
Book Discussion Groups
The Library currently has several Book Discussion Groups that meet monthly, during the day or evening. More...
The Big Book Club
The Big Book Club Incorporated is a not for profit arts organization, whose mission is to promote reading, the discussion of books and the promotion of South Australian and Australian authors.
The Little Big Book Club
South Australian website promoting young children's books and reading. Some of the features of this site are reviews, recommended reading for different age levels, competitions, monthly selections and an events calendar.
Oprah's Book Club
This site features reviews, reading lists and author profiles of books featured on the Oprah Show and in Oprah's O magazine.
The Australian Women's Weekly Book Club
This site features The AWW Great Reads, extracts from a variety of different books, interviews with the author of the month, book gossip, reviews and more...
This is a free service which e-mails you a short section of a book chapter daily (Monday to Friday), which takes approximately 5 minutes to read. There are several different clubs you can join, including Fiction, Non-Fiction, Business, Romance, Teen and Good News.
First Tuesday Book Club
ABC TV's first nationally televised book club gathers Australian booklovers together on a monthly basis for discussion about selected titles.
This website publishes the classics of literature, non-fiction, verse and reference, free of charge. The site also features information about the authors listed.
This site provides access to a large collection of public domain e-texts available free on the Internet.
This site features full text books in an electronic format.
The Internet Classics Archive
This site, created by MIT, features 441 works, mainly Greco-Roman with some Chinese and Persian works, all translated into English.
Christchurch City Libraries
If you like...reading suggestions.
Hennepin County Library - USA
Book space page gives suggested titles and authors for different genres and also links to literary awards.
Wellington City Libraries - New Zealand
Fiction pages offer, "Who writes like...." section, book reviews, links to book awards and more.
Children's Book Council of Australia
This site provides information about the Children's Book of the Year Awards and gives links to other Australian children's literature awards.
Powell Booksellers site features information on all the major literary fiction awards, general non-fiction awards and children's book awards.
All about Romance
List authors under a variety of Romance sub-genres, such as Medieval, Regency, Fantasy and Contemporary.
Based on the Book
'Based on the Book' is a compilation of over 1,100 books, novels, short stories and plays that have been made into films. Utilizing the Internet Movie Database as the authority, all films in this collection have been released as feature-length films in the United States, in English, since 1980.
Here you will find fiction reading lists, over 4,200 book reviews, forthcoming titles, author information and much more. The Reading Lists section lists Series and Sequels in "story" order with reviews when available. Also you'll find lists of similar works in If You Like...Try and the list goes on. Please note that Book Browser is also an online bookstore.
The Booklist Center
This site provides access to a variety of book lists including: award-winning books, recommended books, literary fiction, mysteries, science fiction, children's literature, history, political science, to name a few.
Lots of book information here, including links to Book Awards, Book Reviews, Bestsellers, Genre Corner, Online Books and author information.
This website provides information on over 120,000 books, bibliographies for over 6000 authors and details of newly released fiction from the Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller and Romance genres.
This site is a searchable fiction database where you can read the latest reviews, browse series of books by author, learn about upcoming releases and visit author websites.
Inside a dog...
This youth literature website managed by the State Library of Victoria features booklists, book reviews, links to author and publisher websites, author blogs and a writer in residence.
Meet the world's largest book club. LibraryThing lets you catalogue the books you own and use tags to organize your collection, as well as connecting you with people who read the same things.
This website specialises in literary and genre fiction information, including; author web pages, annotated lists of non-fiction, fiction and mystery books which received starred reviews, themed booklists, and featured titles lists.
Stop, You're Killing Me!
This site is a resource for lovers of mystery, crime, thriller, spy, and suspense books.
It lists over 2,100 authors, with chronological lists of their books, both series and non-series.
This UK site gives readers an enjoyable and intuitive way to find books to match their mood. Whichbook enables each individual to build the elements of that elusive 'good read'.
South Australian Writers Centre
This is a resource centre for writers of all ages and experiences. The centre assists new and established writers on every aspect of writing, such as publishing, performing and presentation.
Australian Writers Guild
This is the professional association for writers of film, television, radio, theatre, video and new media.
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