Literature, Reviews, and Author Information Databases

Academic Search Premier

Provides full text for more than 4,500 journals (magazines)covering social sciences, computer sciences, engineering, medical sciences and other science topics.


BookBrowse

BookBrowse guides readers to the best new and current books, includes reviews, excerpts, reading lists, find a book tool, author information and information for book clubs. You can even subscribe to receive an enewsletter from BookBrowse to keep up with their reviews, “beyond the book” articles, book club information and giveaways by email. To sign up for the BookBrowse email, click here.


Booklist

(Library use only)

 


Literary Reference Center

Literary Reference Center

Literary Reference Center  is a rich full-text literary database covering all genres and time periods. It includes thousands of synopses, critical essays, book reviews, literary journals and author biographies, plus full-text classic novels, short stories and poems.

Watch a short tutorial on using Literary Reference Center.

 


NoveList K-8 Plus

This reader’s advisory tool for students also contains author information.


NoveList Plus

This fiction and non fiction reader’s advisory tool contains author information.


 

Poetry & Short Story Reference Center

Poetry & Short Story Reference Center

Poetry & Short Story Reference Center is a rich full-text database containing thousands of classic and contemporary poems, short stories, biographies, essays, lesson plans and learning guides. It also includes high-quality videos and audio recordings from the Academy of American Poets.

Watch a short tutorial on using Poetry & Short Story Reference Center.

 


Literature, Reviews, and Author Information Websites

Amazon

Amazon UK

American Library Association

Bookpage

Denver Post Books

Fantastic Fiction – search or browse by title or author to find book and series information.

Internet Movie Database – find information about movies as well as actors and directors.

NY Times Book Review 

Poem Hunter – Find poems, poets, music lyrics and quotations on this website.

Publishers Weekly

 

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