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Posted by Michael Gorzka on June 23rd, 2009

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General Lists

New York Times Best Sellers
The NYT Best Seller lists appear on the Web a week before they do in print.

Indie Best Sellers
Weekly lists come out on Thursday for the previous week. Note the graphic interface – choosing a list changes the display of covers in the top window of the screen.

Publishers Weekly
Internet resources related to books for children and young adults; book lists, authors, ideas.

Powell’s Books Bestsellers
Their top 50 sellers weekly

Gulf of Maine Best Sellers
Recent entries from their blog

Award Winners (from Powell’s Books)
Links to lists of various book award winners

Oprah’s Book Club

Canadian Literature


Library booklists a gem of a book web site with a variety of  fiction and nonfiction book lists. Created and maintained by a Mainer.

Genre Lists

All About Romance
Check out the “If you like…” section for read-alikes

Good Reads
Social networking site that classifies books by genre

Historical Fiction Review
Includes reviews and web links for historical fiction readers

Stop, You’re Killing Me!
A resource for lovers of mystery, crime, thriller, spy, and suspense books.

Maine Links

Maine Writers Index

Maine Writers and Publishers Alliance


Digital Book Index
A “meta-index” for most major eBook sites.

Google eBooks

World Public Library

Out-of-Print Resources



Maine Antiquarian Booksellers Association

Powell’s Books

Social Networking book sites

“n. the practice of leaving a book in a public place to be picked up and read by others, who then do likewise. ”

Get  book recommendations from people you know

With tools to organize your personal collection as well as find book reviews and/or people who share your reading tastes.

With many ways to explore community, find friends, and discover books.

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