Books

Amazon Bestseller List
List of top sellers at Amazon.com. Links to bestseller lists broken down by category. Updated hourly.


American Library Association
News about libraries and books, as well as the issues the association is concerned with, and information about awards and events it sponsors.


Book Zone Pro
Provides “essential tips for Publishing Professionals, by Publishing Professionals.” Features industry news updates, event listings, and articles.


BookSpot
Contains book reviews, literary news, information about authors and publishers, awards, genre guides, links to book associations and events, and bestseller lists.


Library of Congress
Very large resource with detailed publishing information.


Links to Literature
Site has resources for research on over 1000 authors; it links to external pages that are devoted to the author, and also lists the author’s works. There is no search; the authors are listed alphabetically.


Literati.net
Site with pages for some published authors, giving their biographies and updated information; also has book reviews, excerpts, and links.


National Book Awards
Annual awards given for “Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, and Young People’s Literature.” Includes archive of winners.


National Book Critics Circle
Association of book reviewers. Gives annual awards in fiction, general non-fiction, biography/autobiography, poetry, and criticism.


New York Times Bestsellers
Highest sales in various categories. Updated weekly.


Pulitzer Prizes
Annual awards administered by the Columbia School of Journalism. Prizes given for journalism, fiction, non-fiction, history, biography, poetry, drama, and music. Features a searchable database, detailed history of the awards, and entry information.


U.S. Children’s Book Awards
Listing of awards for children’s books administered by the Association for Library Service to Children. Awards include Newberry and Caldecott medals and many others. Listing of past winners and selection criteria is available.


WWWiz Book Resources
Extensive links to publishers and booksellers worldwide.


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