General Fiction

Based on the Book   
Selection of books, short stories, and plays that have been made into movies.  Movies included have been released as feature-length films in the U.S., since 1980.

Fantastic Fiction
Includes bibliographies for over 10,000 authors and information on over 200,000 books.

Goodreads
A social network site for readers. Members recommend books, compare books, keep track of what they've read and would like to read, form book clubs and more!

Novelist
If you are looking for a good book or just finished a really good book and want to find something similar, login to this database with your library card and pin number. Includes book discussion guides, reviews and author information. 

What's Next?
Can't remember what book is next in a series or trying to figure out all series for a certain author? This site can help.

Whichbook.net
A site that allows the user to choose the elements of the book that is most appealing.

 

Horror Sites

Horror Writer's Association
Contains a list of the annual Stoker Awards, and a number of links to other horror web sites.

Monster Librarian
A horror site dedicated to all books that are "creepy, scary, and give us the willies."

 

 

Inspirational Reads

Faithful Reader
Book reviews and study guides for fans of Christian Fiction. 

Family Fiction
Modern-day parables, allegories, and other inspirational narrative, in all the major fiction genres -- including Amish, historical, suspense, speculative, romance, contemporary, young adult, children's and comics.

 

Mystery

Gumshoes, Sleuths & Snoopers
In-depth look at 185 detective and mystery novels published 1930-1960. A new project, and still growing.

Stop, You're Killing Me
For lovers of mystery, crime, thriller, spy, and suspense books.

 

Romance 

All About Romance
A number of fun topics on this site, including news, reviews and information for writers.

Romance in Color
Focuses on African American romances. includes reviews and author information.

The Romance Reader
This site offers over 7,000 candid reviews of current romantic fiction.

Romance Reader at Heart
Romance Reader at Heart includes over 100,000 titles and offers authors and book lists broken down by subgenre.

RT Book Review
The lastest and greatest books reviewed on the Romantic Times website.  

Science Fiction & Fantasy 

Hugo Awards
Given for excellence in the field of science fiction and fantasy. They have been awarded every year since 1955 and are run by and voted on by fans.

Mythopoeic Awards
Award is given to the fantasy novel, multi-volume novel, or single-author story collection for adults, published during the previous year, that best exemplifies "the spirit of the Inklings".

Science Fiction Site: The Best in Science Fiction and Fantasy
This site not only lists books, but includes interviews with authors and lots of other information.

 

Other Genres 

Historical Fiction -  HistoricalNovels.info
Includes more than 5,000 historical novels listed by time and place and more than 150 reviews. The site is maintained by a historian. If you are a history buff be sure and check out the Resources section. 

Western  -  Western Writers of America
A list of all the Spur Award winners from 1953 to the present.