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  • New York Times Book Review
    The New York Times Book Review is a weekly paper-magazine supplement to The New York Times in which current non-fiction and fiction books are reviewed. Book reviews from 1981 on are available on this site. Massachusetts residents can search the New York Times back to 1980.

  • African American Literature Book Club
    An excellent resource for reviews, author profiles, and top seller lists.

  • BookPage
    A magazine with author interviews, book lists, and other content related to books, BookPage is best know for its book reviews focusing on best-sellers and new discoveries. The magazine is also available in the Library.

  • New York Review of Books
    A magazine with articles on literature and culture, focusing on the discussion of books. The website includes book reviews from 1963 on.

  • NPR Books
    NPRs page for book related content. Features book related stories and interviews, book reviews, and best sellers lists. You can also find podcasts about books in the NPR Podcast Directory.

  • Oprah's Book Club
    Oprah's Book Club website includes book reviews and book lists along with other content of interest to readers.

  • One Minute Critic
    A blog filled with mini-reviews of popular fiction in one-minute videos.

  • Nancy Keane - Booktalks Quick and Simple
    Nearly 5000 free booktalks (promotional summaries) with an emphasis on children's literature. These aren't really reviews as none of them are negative—you can read more about booktalks on the author's FAQ.
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