Reader’s Advisory Resources

Fantastic Fiction

Over 25000 bestselling author bibliographies with all the latest books, covers, and descriptions.  Need to know what the next book in a series is?  Find it here!

A guide to historical novels and authors of historical fiction; books organized by setting, with information on literary style and genre.  Over 5000 historical novels listed by time and place.  Including more than 300 reviews.

Kent District Library “What’s Next”

“What’s Next” books in series database helps you search series fiction.

The Best Children’s Books

Guide to children’s books by topic and reading level, created by teachers.


A free online community for teens and young adults to create, discover, and share new reading and writing.  Users can read amateur and professional content, engage with their favorite authors, discuss literature with their peers, and create their own unfiltered writing to share across web and mobile platforms.

Old Children’s Books

Over 10,000 rare and out-of-print children’s books.

AR Book Finder

Search Accelerated Reader books


Lexile Framework for reading. Find the right book for your reading level.

A Book and a Hug

Recommendations for Adults and Children

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