Books To Read

Woodridge Public Library Book Discussions

Library book discussions meet September through June, discussing a wide variety of fiction and nonfiction. New members are always welcome. The Tuesday morning group meets at 10 a.m. on the third Tuesday of the month; and the Tuesday evening group meets at 7 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of the month.

Visit our online calendar to view upcoming discussions.

List of Books discussed 2008-2010 [PDF]

List of Books discussed 2000-2007 [PDF]

Selected Book Discussion Web Sites

Book Browse Reading Guides

Harper Collins Reading Group Resources

Penguin Group Reading Guides

Reading Group Center: Random House, Vintage & Anchor Books

Reading Group Choices

Reading Group Guides

Woodridge Public Library Booklists

Award Winning Fiction [PDF]

Popular New Fiction [PDF]

Web Sites for Book Lovers


Annotations and reviews for thousands of fiction titles can be searched in this database. Includes read-alike lists for popular authors, book discussion guides, links to authors' Web sites and much more. Excellent resource for finding books in series.

Bestsellers and Awards

Check out lists of the current bestsellers and titles that have won awards. Includes links for each title within the Library's catalog.

BookPage Reviews

Monthly book review publication focusing on bestsellers and new titles.

Amazon Best of the Month

Seven new and notable books described each month.

Barnes & Noble: Coming Soon

Keep track of what books will be published soon.

Fantastic Fiction

A British Web site that’s a great resource for new American books.


Includes the Next List of books sure to be popular at independent bookstores. This Web site was formerly called Book Sense.

National Public Radio: Books

Books mentioned on NPR; authors interviewed, short lists of books by topic, including summer reading.


Literary and genre fiction information, links to author web pages, annotated lists of nonfiction, fiction and mystery books.

What's Next: Books in Series

Kent District Library has created an excellent resource for finding books in series.


The Mystery Reader

The latest news and reviews in mystery fiction.

Stop, You're Killing Me!

Here's a site to die for...if you love mystery books!


The Romance Reader

The latest news, reviews and author interviews in romance fiction.

Romance Writers of America

Lists award-winning romances, links to author sites, list of best-selling authors.

Romantic Times

Thousands of reviews of romance, mystery and science fiction novels

Science Fiction, Horror & Fantasy

Locus Online

News, book reviews and award listings.

The SF Site

Science fiction and fantasy book reviews, author interviews and fan conventions schedule. Links to author Web sites.

Science Fiction and Fantasy World

One of the largest SF & Fantasy literature Web sites on the Internet today. Includes author information, book and short story reviews, articles and original short stories.


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