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NextReads
Sign up for e-newsletter booklists in a variety of fiction and non-fiction areas. Over 20 categories, providing suggestions for both new titles and past titles of interest to readers.

DearReader Online Book Clubs
Sign up for daily e-mail sample sections of books in several categories to whet your reading appetite.

Downloadable Audiobooks - Northwest Anytime Library
An online library of over a thousand titles of fiction and nonfiction that can be downloaded to most personal listening devices. Check out the list of compatible devices as well as easy to follow instructions on the link.

Recommended Websites

Webrary
www.webrary.org
Webrary offers a wide variety of links to websites of interest to readers.

What's Next
ww2.kdl.org/libcat/whatsnextnew.asp
Search by author, title or series to find book series lists. This is the most comprehensive aid for finding information about series.

Bellingham Public Library Book Club Kits
http://www.eventkeeper.com/kitkeeper/index.cfm?curOrg=BELLING
Nearly 100 kits of 10 books and related materials are available for book clubs to reserve and checkout.

Author's Birthdays
librarybooklists.org/literarybirths/index.htm
This site presents a month by month listing of birthdays of authors and links to websites about them.

Based on the Book
www.mcpl.lib.mo.us/readers/movies/
A compilation of over 1,250 books, novels, short stories, and plays that have been made into movies. Utilizing the Internet Movie Database, all movies in this collection have been released as feature-length films in the United States, in English, since 1980.

Good Reads
www.goodreads.com
The largest social networking site for readers. Keep track of what you've read, are reading or want to read. Share titles with friends and get book recommendations from people you know.

Library Thing
www.librarything.com
Create an online catalog of your entire library or just your current reads and then connect with other readers on similar topics of interest. It also provides more suggestions for great reads.

Reader's Advice
www.readersadvice.com
Looking for something to read? This site features a variety of reader's tools plus an index to fiction series.

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