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NoveList offers recommendations that read like your favorite authors, book discussion guides, award winners, series information and more.
Literature Resource Center provides author biographies, literature criticism, reviews, news and more.
Award WinnersAndrew Carnegie Medal Winners
Established in 2012 to recognize the best fiction and nonfiction books for adult readers published in the U.S. the previous year.
AudioFile Earphone Awards
AudioFile awards Earphones to audiobooks that excel in superb presentation.
Dayton Literary Peace Prize Winners
Find past and present winners and finalists of the only U.S. literary award.
National Book Awards
The National Book Award, established in 1950, is an American literary prize administered by the National Book Foundation, a nonprofit organization.
Nobel Prize for Literature
Comprehensive, first-hand information about the Nobel Prize and Nobel Laureates in Literature starting in 1901 including biographies, lectures, interviews, photos, articles, video clips, press releases, educational games and more.
Pen Faulkner Award for Fiction
A nonprofit literary organization that believes in deepening readers’ connection to writing. This national prize honors the year’s best published works of fiction by American citizens.
Pulitzer Prize Winners
Find past and present Pulitzer Prize winners and finalists in every Prize category.
Reviews & RecommendationsBarnes & Noble Review
Browse fiction reading lists, book reviews, forthcoming titles, author information and much more.
Type in a book title and instantly receive recommendations, or simply browse new releases and best-of picks in a variety of subjects and genres.
Watch videos and podcasts of your favorite authors discussing their latest books.
Browse the very latest releases in genre fiction, including fantasy, sci-fi, and horror.
Find reviews of the best recent novels in various fiction genres.
Catch up on the latest information and news about local authors, store events, and staff recommendations.
Use this online service to catalog your books. You can then access your catalog from anywhere—even on your mobile phone. You can also connect with people with the same books and come up with suggestions for what to read next.
Browse book recommendations and reviews, read excerpts, and see the latest literary prize winners.
New York Times Best Seller Lists
Rankings based on sales for print and eBook fiction and nonfiction, hardcover, paperback, and children's books.
Explore literary and genre fiction, including links to author web pages.
Watch webcasts of the nation's best authors, poets, and illustrators discussing their work.
Reading Group Guides
Choose from over 2,410 reading group guides and win free books for your book club.
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