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  • Reader's Club
    Over 1600 reviews from the staff of the Public Library of Charlotte & Mecklenburg County. Browse by topic, search by author/title/topic. Includes themed lists and many other features.
    The voice of independent booksellers. Reviews are written by bookstore staff members. Also includes daily picks, special topics book lists, award winners, bestsellers and more.
  • BookPage Archives
    60 or 70 new reviews each month. Fiction, non-fiction, children's, mysteries, romance, business, science fiction and more. Also a monthly selection (with reviews) of suggested book group titles. Archives include hundreds of reviews from 1996 to date. Searchable back files. Advance list of titles to be reviewed in the future.
  • New York Times Book Reviews
    Reviews from the Sunday NYT Book Review. Searchable files of older reviews. (Free registration required.)
  • Powell's Booksellers : Review a day
    Receive an email book review 6 days a week or read them online. Reviews are from a range of sources, including:, Esquire, The New Republic, The Christian Science Monitor, The Atlantic Monthly and Powell's staff.
  • Booklist
    Companion site to the print edition of Booklist, American Library Association's review magazine. Limited access without a subscription.
  • MVLS / SALS Catalog
    Type in a title and select the title from the display. Reviews will be on the right.
  • AcqWeb's Directory of Book Reviews on the Web
    Links to over 100 review sites. Categories include: popular press, academic, genres, children's and more.
    Reviews of fiction, nonfiction, mysteries/thrillers, and UK fiction from various newspapers.
    Search for book reviews (using Google).
    Type an author or title in the first set of quotes, and click on the Google Search button.


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Booktalk: Updated: November 18, 2010