The Joy of Reading and Beyond



Library Book Review – Award winning books

National Book Awards finalists – 60 years of honoring great american books.

Connie Martinson Talks Books – Connie Martinson Talks Books is a collection of video podcasts within the Claremont Colleges Digital Library. IT consists of 65 of Martinson’s interviews with authors, conducted from 1983 through 2007:Jackie Collins to Tina Brown.

What’s Next – Find the next book in a series by your favorite author.

LibraryThing – Find books that are similar to the ones you like best. A great place to find books for your book club.

Novelist -NoveList is a fiction database that provides subject heading access, reviews, annotations, and much more for over 135,000 fiction titles. It also includes other content of interest to fiction readers, such as Author Read-alikes, What We’re Reading, Book Discussion Guides, BookTalks, and Annotated Book Lists.

Notable Books – American Library Association’s list of Notable Books.

Eight Top Mystery Blogs – Library Journal has published their list of Eight Top Mystery Blogs

Fiction Connection – Welcome to Fiction Connection! Discover titles similar to books you already enjoy.

The Online Books Page – Listing over 25,000 free books on the Web

Long Island Reads – LI Reads is an Island-wide reading initiative. Each Spring, people in Nassau and Suffolk come together to read the same book, participate in discussions of the selection, and enjoy related events in public libraries. The program takes place in April; many events take place during National Library Week.

New York Times Best Sellers List -Hard cover and paperback fiction and non-fiction.
New York State Literary Tree – The Gateway to Literary New York!

Book News – Brought to you by Publishers Weekly.

Genreflecting – A guide to reading interests in genre fiction.

Great Reading for Any Season – Ask a librarian for a copy of “Great Reading For Any Season”. The professional staff of the East Islip Public Library has selected books from the past year that have been favorably reviewed and that we have read and liked.

Oprah’s Book Club – Oprah’s book list from the first selection to the present.

The Reader’s Advisory – A committee of librarians has been formed to read, discuss, and annotate different genres for librarians to use with patrons.

Audio Books

SuffolkWave – Free Downloadable books, music and video with your library card.

Wowio.com – Free Downloadable Non-Fiction & Textbooks

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