Recommended Websites

The popular magazine found at the library BookPage, is available online. Find expert book recommendations for the best books to read in all genres.

Fantastic Fiction is an online catalog of authors and books for those who prefer to read fiction.

Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers and book recommendations. Type in your favorite book or author and find similarly matched books.

OverDrive (by Rakuten) allows users to borrow and read free eBooks, audiobooks, and magazines using your Mount Gilead Public Library card number. (Hint, your password is the last four digits of the main phone number given at sign-up).

Library of Congress - Use the largest library in the world online!

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

Publisher's Weekly: Book Reviews, Bestselling Books & Publishing Business News

Book Riot is a blog. It publishes listicles on dozens of different topics, many of which focus on the best books in a certain genre. 

Bookish is a site that all members of book clubs should know about. It helps you prep for your next meeting with discussion guides, book quizzes, and book games. There are even food and drink suggestions and playlists suggestions.

Fantasy Book Review should be high on the list for anyone who is a fan of fantasy works. The site publishes reviews for both children’s books and adults’ books. It has a book of the month section, a rating system of 0-10 for books it’s reviewed, and a continually updated list of must-read books for each year.

LoveReading is one of the most popular book review sites in the UK, but American audiences will find it to be equally useful.

Kirkus has been involved in producing book reviews since the 1930s. The site critiques the week’s bestselling books, along with a simple Buy It, Borrow It, or Skip It rating.

Literary Hub offers an easy way to get all of your daily literary news. If you want to know what's happening in the book world, you won't want to miss this site.

Featuring a submission site for aspiring writers, book reviews and essays, creative writing, poetry, and even a bookish store, Electric Literature is a fun and funky destination for readers.