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Book Review Blogs

Well, maybe you don't love to read but you need to find something for your enrichment reading assignment. Here are some places to find fun, interesting titles that might fit the bill.

Teenreads.com- Reviews, reading lists and author interviews are just some of the things you will find at this site.

Guys Read - This site has suggestions of titles that may appeal to guys! But, girls, don't let that stop you. These are great books for anyone. Use the navigation buttons to look at the list for older guys.

ALA Booklists and Awards - Who better to ask about books than a librarian? The American Library Association's Young Adult division gives out lots of awards every year. They also have compiled lists of books recommended for the college-bound student. That's YOU!

BookSeer - http://bookseer.com/ - Type in the name and author of a book that you liked and Bookseer will give you a list of books similar to the one you read.

Tino Booktalk - Check out the book reviews written by students at CHS, just like you! If you would like to submit a book review, download this form and send your book review to Mrs. Accorinti.

WhichBook  - This website helps you select books based on different criteria that you select. Lots of reviews and suggestions.

Book Review Blogs

Blogs have become a way for readers to share reviews of new and current books. They are being created by all kinds of readers; students, librarians and book reviewers who work for magazines and publishing companies. Here is a list of a few good ones.

http://booksbypamelathompson.blogspot.com/

http://www.naomibates.blogspot.com/ - Naomi Bates is a high school librarian in Texas. She writes reviews and created booktrailors for lots of young adult books.

http://blog.schoollibraryjournal.com/adult4teen/  - Angela Cartenson is a young adult librarian and she reviews adult books that appeal to teens. Great for teens and adults!

Other Places

Based On Books - Books that have a movie tie-in - http://www.mcpl.lib.mo.us/readers/movies/book.cfm

Read Alikes - If you like "A Child Called It", you will probably like.... - http://atn-reading-lists.wikispaces.com/Read+Alikes

Book Leads - All types of resources related to reading - http://bookleads.wikispaces.com/

Lit2Go - http://etc.usf.edu/lit2go/index.htm

http://etc.usf.edu/lit2go/index.htm Lit2Go is a free online collection of stories and poems in Mp3 (audiobook) format. You can:

 *   Download the files to your Mp3 player and listen on the go,
 *   Listen to the Mp3 files on your computer,
 *   View the text on a webpage and read along as you listen,
 *   Print out the stories and poems to make your own book.

250+ Places for Free Books Online - "This is a listing of 260 sites that legally offer free books (eBooks) for download or for online viewing."

Open Library  - Open Library offers over 1.7 million public domain books in PDF, ePub, Daisy, DjVu and ASCII text through its affiliation with the Internet Archive.