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Reading Fundamentals

Shelfari

Shelfari is a social networking site for readers. Under the Books tab, you can find featured and popular books. Once you choose a book, Shelfari provides details about the books such as summaries, settings ,and characters. If the book is a part of a series, you can see the whole list of books. You can also see other people's reviews and recommendations.

LibraryThing

LibraryThing a social networking site for book lovers. LibraryThing has lists of top books lists and book reviews and recommendations from members. If you have a book you like, you can search for it at the top of the page and find recommendations for similar books.

Bookmarks

Bookmarks magazine summarizes book reviews, highlights the best works of classic authors, polls experts on non-fiction recommendations, and uncovers everyday readers' favorite books.

Goodreads

Goodreads is a place to keep track of the books you've read and share with others, and find recommendations for new books to read. Scroll toward the bottom for a good list of "best of" titles by genre, voted upon by fellow readers. 

Google Books Search

Google Book Search