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Read-Alikes

    Read-Alikes. Search these web sites for your favorite genre or author to discover new authors and titles you might enjoy reading!

    ***REMEMBER to check our card catalog to see if the library has the title you want. If it is not in the Delton District Library collection, we can attempt to interloan the title. Ask at the desk.

  • Hennepin County Library If You Like Fiction. Great suggestions for further reading if you liked one of the currently hot titles listed. Also covers many very specific genres and subjects.
    http://www.hclib.org/pub/books/iyl/
  • SAPL Read-A-Likes Read-A-Likes for popular authors from San Antonio Public Library. Also includes a few genre lists. Great place to start while waiting for the next best-seller from a favorite author.
    http://www.sanantonio.gov/library/fiction/fic_BookLists.asp
  • Webrary Book Lists Lists of books similar to a particular author compiled from the Fiction-L mailing list and hosted at Morton Grove Public Library outside Chicago. This page also includes lists of books in particular genres, involving a particular type of character, set in a particular time or place, with a common subject or style, and written for a particular audience. Explore to your heart's content.
    http://www.webrary.org/rs/flbklistauthor.html
  • What Do I Read Next? Lists of similar books in various genres, styles, and settings from Manchester Public Library in Connecticut. Find the category most interesting to you and follow the link for a list of titles arranged alphabetically by author.
    http://library.ci.manchester.ct.us/ra/readnext.html
  • BookBrowser Now brought to you by Barnes & Noble, view their database by subject, from Wise-Cracking Detective Fiction to Aromatherapy for Children. Includes lists of Oprah's picks and many other book awards. Even includes children's books.
    http://www.barnesandnoble.com/subjects/subjects.asp

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Children's Read-Alikes

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Teen Read-Alikes

  • Teen Read-Alikes Reading Rants! Hey teens! Reading Rants! has collected out-of-the-ordinary lists of books for teens. Find an interesting list and get a quick introduction to the kind of titles included and read quick reviews of each book. Something here will definitely intrigue you!
    http://www.readingrants.org/

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What's Next in Series

    What's Next in Series. Search these web sites to find all the titles in that great series you've just found or been enjoying for years.

    ***REMEMBER to check our card catalog to see if the library has the title you want. If it is not in the Delton District Library collection, we can attempt to interloan the title. Ask at the desk.

  • What's Next? What's Next database from Kent District Library in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Search by Author, Title, or Series. Lists the titles in a series in chronological order. No coverage of children's books.
    http://www.kdl.org/libcat/WhatsNextNEW.asp
  • Stop, You're Killing Me! Alphabetical lists of mystery series by author or character. Each listing includes information on the character, the location, and a chronological list of the titles in each series. No coverage of children's books.
    http://www.stopyourekillingme.com/
  • SciFan Alphabetical lists of science fiction and fantasy series by author or name. Underneath each series is a chronological listing of the titles. The author links link to their series on the author page.
    http://www.scifan.com/series/
  • Sequels and Prequels for Romance Novels Lists arranged by author in separate sections for single titles, categories, and publisher series. Just scroll down and explore.
    http://members.tripod.com/eventmaker/serieslists.htm

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What's Next in Children's Books

  • What's Next in Children's Books KidsReads Series. Alphabetical list of children's series by series title from KidsReads.com. Gives a jacket picture from a book in the series and a quick overview of what each series is all about. Following a link to a series gives you a chronological list of titles, reviews, and information on the characters, author, and more.
    http://www.kidsreads.com/series/index.asp
  • Juvenile Series and Sequels Lists of children's series from Mid-Continent Public Library in Kansas City. You can view the lists alphabetically by title of the series, author of the book, title of the book, or subject of the series. Once you go into the list for a specific series, the titles will be in chronological order.
    http://www.mcpl.lib.mo.us/readers/series/juv/

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What's Next in Teen Books

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