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Libraries  Digital  Archives  Images  A/V  Books  Art 
february 2016 by blissthisway
Great Big Library of Everything - TV Tropes
A library that contains practically any possible/conceivable information source known to man or some other intelligent/sapient species, if not a multitude of intelligent species. This labyrinthian library seems to be a natural breeding spot for MacGuffins and it has just about all of life's secrets and answers. The Great Big Book of Everything, Big Book of War, Reality-Writing Book, Portal Book, Tome of Eldritch Lore, and Chronoscopes along with other things can all be found here. Because of its wealth of knowledge, the library is a very valuable information resource for the main cast. May be a Magical Library as well, which could go a long way into justifying its often unreal/absurd level of comprehensiveness.
Libraries  Books  Media  Archives 
december 2015 by blissthisway
Western Fiction Review
For years and years I've been a reader - and collector - of western fiction, mainly from series. Sometime ago I was persuaded to write reviews and these are now appearing here. Along with these reviews you'll also find interviews with authors and cover artists.
NoveList  Reviews  Westerns  Books 
november 2015 by blissthisway
Reviews | Historical Novel Society
About our Reviews
Over the last 15 years The Historical Novels Review (the society’s print magazine for our members) has published reviews of some 12,000 historical fiction books. We plan to upload them all and make them searchable here.
Reviews  Books  NoveList  HistoricalFiction 
october 2015 by blissthisway
The Best Science Fiction And Fantasy Books Of 2014
"This was a crazy good year for books. There was mind-expanding science fiction —including William Gibson's return to the future! — along with thrilling fantasy, and a number of brilliant category-defying books. Here are the 22 best science fiction and fantasy books of 2014."
Books  ScienceFiction  Fantasy  BestOfLists  2014  io9 
january 2015 by blissthisway
Best Fantasy Books | #1 Guide to the best fantasy books, games, movies, and more!
BestFantasyBooks.com is your number one source for fantasy and science fiction recommendations -- books, comics, anime, movies, and games. We've spent countless hours creating detailed recommendation lists to suite EVERY fantasy fanboy's [and GIRL'S certainly!] taste.
Fantasy  Books  Readalikes  ReadersAdvisory  NoveList 
october 2014 by blissthisway
Best Science Fiction Books | #1 Guide to the best science books, games, movies, and more! The web's #1 Guide to the best science fiction books. Comprehensive subgenre recommendation lists from the best Space Opera to the best Cyberpunk
It's a jungle out there in the world of Science Fiction, and like the Fantasy book genre, there's a lot of crap to sift through. Due to popular demand, we've created a dedicated sister site to BestFantasyBooks.com that's only about Science Fiction.
 
It's our goal to do our best to aid in your search for the best Science Fiction novels. Some of these choices on the lists are well known, genre defining classics and others are a bit more obscure. But every one of these science fiction books is a rip-roaring read for one reason or another.
ScienceFiction  Readalikes  ReadersAdvisory  Books  NoveList 
october 2014 by blissthisway
Goodreads
Doesn't really have readalikes, beyond lists with this book. Does have author information and member reviews
NoveList  Books  ReadersAdvisory  OnlineCataloging 
october 2014 by blissthisway
LibraryThing
Has both possible readalikes and member reviews. Search for a keyword; on the next screen you'll have the option of doing a tag search or other searches. The tag sear, for instance, comes up with the books most tagged with that tag. Very helpful.
Books  Readalikes  ReadersAdvisory  NoveList  OnlineCataloging 
october 2014 by blissthisway
The Site for Books & Readers - Shelfari
If you go into the book's record, near the bottom are "books that are like this one."
Books  NoveList  Readalikes  ReadersAdvisory  OnlineCataloging 
october 2014 by blissthisway
Whichbook | A new way of choosing what book to read next
Use sliders to search by mood and feel. If you find a title you can find similar, based on the book's profile, which is where it falls on the sliders.
Books  ReadersAdvisory  Readalikes  NoveList 
october 2014 by blissthisway
What's Next™ Database from KDL
Just series order. You can search by author or title or series title, or genre. Links go to the library catalog.
ReadersAdvisory  NoveList  Books 
october 2014 by blissthisway
Stop, You're Killing Me!
A mystery readers advisory website. Place to go if you're looking for a readalike or just what to read next.

Use the search feature in Amazon to search the database if the search on the site doesn't spit anything good out. There are also the indexes to browse.
ReadersAdvisory  NoveList  Mysteries  Genre  Readalikes  Reviews  Books 
october 2014 by blissthisway
Books with Unique Structers - Metafilter conversation
Recommendations and listing of books with unusual structures - both physical and literary.
Books  reading 
january 2014 by blissthisway
book clutch + how-to - see kate sew
How to make a clutch out of a hardbacked book. Pretty cool.
crafting  books  bags 
october 2013 by blissthisway
Laura Ingalls Wilder, Frontier Girl
Includes a lot of info on LIW's life and family. Categories include:
Homes
Family
Friends
Laura's Books
Research Room
-Rose's books available online
-Books owned by the Ingalls family
-Documents pertaining to the Ingalls Family
Pa's Fiddle - with music files
Blog
Books  LaraIngallsWilder 
july 2013 by blissthisway
Gone Reading store
Place you can buy bookish stuff.
shopping  Books 
june 2012 by blissthisway
Fantastic Prefab Read-Nest is a Tiny Wooden Cube Perfect for Booklovers Read more: Fantastic Prefab Read-Nest is a Tiny Wooden Cube Perfect for Booklovers
"Measuring only 32 square feet, Read-Nest is a modernist wooden cube that offers a tranquil place to escape and indulge in the pleasure of reading. Danish firm Dorte Mandrup Architects designed this prefab paradise that consists of one door, one window, one skylight, one bed, one table and one shelf. If you can compromise a few extra bedrooms and need a place to get away from your computer screen while being immersed yourself nature, Read-Nest might be the space for you."
reading  books 
october 2011 by blissthisway
10 Essential Books from the Last 25 Years
The Guardian recently ran an article in which Rick Gekoski remarked on the disappearance of essential cultural books. He argued that a few decades ago, “there was a canon, which wasn’t limited to Shakespeare, Jane Austen and Scott Fitzgerald. You could assume people had read the hot contemporary books; when they hadn’t, it occasioned not merely puzzlement, but disapproval.” Well, Mr. Gekoski, we beg to differ. Here’s a short list of books that have found a place in Generation X’s (and for that matter, Y’s and W’s, too) common culture; books that people know about, relate to, and converge around, all from the last 25 years.
books  booklist 
november 2010 by blissthisway
One Giant Leap: Apollo 11 Remembered (Book) Piers Bizony
Rockets as cathedrals, NASA's artist in residence, and Norman Mailer's impressions of the space program are all included in the insightful and thought-provoking text, plus lots of well-chosen, great photos.
NASA  Apollo11  Bizony  Piers  Science  Books 
august 2009 by blissthisway
Goodreads | never-ending book quiz
Totally addictive book/literary quiz. Not like the brown questions in classic Trivial Pursuit, either. Much more answerable. They have "Hitchhiker Guide to the Galaxy" questions! Questions submitted by Goodreads members. If you sign up, you can keep track of your progress. As of 1/15/09 1377 is 4.5% of the total number of questions.
books  games  goodreads  literature  quiz 
january 2009 by blissthisway

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