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What should I read?

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Search for fiction and non-fiction by author, title, genre, nationality or subject. Narrow searches by genre, storyline, pace, tone, style, subject and location. Author entries include biographical details and read-alikes. Book entries include plot descriptions and recommendations of similar books.

Search for fiction and non-fiction by author or title. Includes talking books, e-books and series. Author entries include a short biography, authors recommendations, cover photos and upcoming books. Title entries include plot descriptions and similar books by other authors.

Packabook is a specialised database of novels that are set in different countries. The books have been evaluated as top their suitability and usefulness for travellers to those countries.

Unique database with 12 sliding scale “mood” selectors. Searches also can be limited by character, plot or setting. Includes talking books and large print. Book entries have a short plot description, extracts and links to similar books.

Facebook for books. LibraryThing is an online service to help people catalog their books easily. Because everyone catalogs together, LibraryThing also connects people with the same books, comes up with suggestions for what to read next and provides a forum for people to discuss books and reading. Book entries include subject cloud maps, recommendations, reviews, ratings, discussions and plot descriptions. Use the search engine on the right to access the catalogue.