Reference Books

Barnes & Noble Review

Offers reviews of books as well as appraisals of music, DVDs, essays, interviews, and other Barnes & Noble items.

Book Sale Finder

Guide to used book bargains at book sales held by libraries and other non-profit organizations.


Online source for book samples presenting the first chapters of tens of thousands of books on various topics. With links to buying the books featured.


Recommendations, overviews, reviews, discussions, and other information about books in a wide range of subjects.

Booklist Online

More than 130,000 book reviews for librarians, book groups, and book lovers from the experts at the American Library Association Booklist_Ilene


Web community for book readers and authors. Enables the free sharing and reading of books. Also allows free ebook creation and publishing. BookRixUS


Online book finder searches for state-specific resources for language arts, math, science, social studies, and world languages.

Copac National, Academic and Specialist Library Catalogue

Search over 70 UK and Irish academic, national and specialist library catalogues. @Copac

First Book

Campaign to share memories of what made reading exciting during childhood and help get more kids "hooked" on reading. firstbook

Flashlight Worthy

Offers book recommendations on a wide range of topics. Also features a Q&A section and accepts book lists from readers. FLWbooks


Collection of free online books on computer science, computer programming and languages, Internet technology, networking, science, math, electronics, and medicine.


Made up of a community of readers who share recommendations and information about books they have read or are currently reading. goodreads

International ISBN Agency

Information on administering the International Standard Book Number for books and other published items.

Official website of the world wide organization responsible for ISBN numbers.

Mind the Book

Online book guide describing or defining books according to the questions they answer.

New Testament Greek Reference Books

List of essential Greek reference books, study aids, and lexicons.

Read Book Reviews

Community for people that like books. Members can write book reviews and rate books.

Readers Read

Features news about the hottest books and authors in all genres, bestseller lists and links to the best sites for literature and books. books

Reading Woman

Site run by a group of women book lovers offering reading suggestions or book recommendations to reading enthusiasts and discussion groups.

Reviews of Books

Full-length book reviews compiled from major online media sites. Features multiple reviews for each of the books presented.

The Top Ten

Collection of top ten best books lists from a collection of authors. Also includes reader submitted lists. TopTenBooks

Track New Book

Online notification service helping users stay updated with new book releases. Sends email alerts and allows users to specify frequency of notifications.


Site for discovering and recommending books to read. Features a book search engine and book lists created by users.

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