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Novelist

Did you ever read a great book and wish that you could read another one just like it? Or do you have a favorite author and hope to find another one for your list? NoveList, an online readers' advisor, can help you find new authors and titles based upon your likes and dislikes.

Here's more information about Novelist from their web site:

"Besides locating books to read, you can learn more about books and authors through Feature Articles, Book Discussion Guides, and BookTalks. These features have been developed specifically with NoveList users in mind. Hypertext links from title records allow the user to go directly to articles or guides that mention the title, as well as to the lists in Explore Fiction or Best Fiction where the titles appear.

NoveList contains materials for all ages including picture books, children's "chapter" books, young adult titles and books for adult readers. Updated monthly, the NoveList database integrates information from a variety of sources. The Hennepin County Library is the main source of the enhanced subject access contained in the NoveList database. NoveList contains full-text reviews for adult, young adult, children's and easy fiction titles from several journals, including: Booklist, School Library Journal, Library Journal and Publishers Weekly. In addition to these reviews, there are annotations and summaries, and all of them are searchable!

NoveList adds about 10,000 new fiction records to the database per year, along with reviews and descriptions when they are available. The theme-oriented book lists in Explore Fiction are periodically revised, and the awards lists in Best Fiction are updated along with the full database each month. New Feature Articles, Book Discussion Guides, and BookTalks are also added monthly".

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Learn more about some of the specific features of Novelist from their "New Search" link at the top of the their web site.

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