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Books & Literature Web Links
Useful websites compiled by Belvedere-Tiburon librarians. Books
Search for a title to see both professional and reader reviews. Online Books
An alphabetical index to full-text classics available for free from

Book Passage
Corte Madera's beloved independent bookseller; site includes Elaine's picks and a program calendar.

EBSCO eBooks (Requires MARINet library card & PIN.)
A collection of over 4500 full-text electronic books, including computer, business, employment, travel, consumer law, and health titles.

Guardian Unlimited Books
Book reviews and news from England's Guardian and Observer newspapers.

Literary Reference Center (Remote access requires MARINet library card & PIN)
EBSCO's comprehensive database provides users with a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes.

Literature Resource Center (In-Library use only)
Literature Resource Center (Access from home or work; Belvedere & Tiburon residents only)
Biographies and criticism from Contemporary Authors, Contemporary Literary Criticism Select, and the Dictionary of Literary Biography, all major reference works published by the Gale Group.

New York Review of Books
Selection of reviews and articles from the bi-weekly print magazine.

New York Times: Books
Book reviews and articles from The New York Times and the Sunday Book Review. Requires free registration.

New York Times Best-Seller Lists
Fiction, non-fiction, children's, business, and paperback lists from The New York Times.

NoveList (Use this link for In-Library use)
NoveList (Use this link to login from home with your Library Card)
Readers' Advisory resource. Find new fiction books and authors based on your old favorites.

Powell's Books
Web home of one of the country's largest independent booksellers.

Readers' Links
A list of the most useful Web sites by reading genre, selected by Belvedere-Tiburon librarians.

San Francisco Chronicle Book Review
Reviews from the Sunday books section of the newspaper.

San Francisco Chronicle Best-Sellers
Top-selling fiction and non-fiction in the Bay Area, updated weekly.

Today in Literature
Calendar of stories about books, writers, and events in literary history.

USA Today Books
Focus is on best sellers and best-selling authors.

USA Today 150 Best-Selling Books
List of the best-selling books in America, hardbacks and paperbacks listed together.

Washington Post Book World
Recent reviews from The Washington Post. Registration may be required for access.