AbeBooks is an online marketplace for books. Millions of brand new books, used books, rare books, and out-of-print books are offered for sale through the AbeBooks websites from thousands of booksellers around the world

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New and used books.  Alibris is the premiere marketplace for Books, Music and Movies. It have been in business since 1998 and has connected millions of buyers with thousands of Independent Sellers from across the world. Shopping at Alibris means that you are directly supporting local and independent sellers.

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All Delco Reads is a county wide initiative to promote literacy and to bring communities together through their mutual interest in one book. Organized by the Delaware County Reading Council, All Delco Reads selects four books to urge young people and adults to read one common book and to discuss it among friends in organized book clubs or at library programs.

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(ebook) Focuses on writers and works published since 1950. The majority of the authors surveyed are African American, but representative African and Caribbean authors are also included.

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Provides author biographies, great works of world literature, a timeline and, most notably, Professor Harold Bloom’s selection of authors and works that represent the greatest achievements of the Western literary tradition.

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Get a set of books for your book club. Each bag contains multiple copies of the title, many have large print and audiobooks included.  Check out the list and then contact your librarian to schedule a use.

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BookPage is a monthly book review publication distributed to 400,000 avid readers through subscribing bookstores and public libraries. Founded in 1988 and located in Nashville, Tennessee, BookPage serves as a broad-based selection guide to the best new books published every month. All of the content from the print edition is posted on BookPage.com each month.

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Book Riot is dedicated to the idea that writing about books and reading should be just as diverse as books and readers are. So sometimes we are serious and sometimes silly. Some of our writers are pros

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Discover fiction and non-fiction books that match your interests! Books and Authors (powered by Gale's popular What Do I Read Next? series) is for readers from every level of reading proficiency and enables users to explore the endless possibilities and combinations of books, authors, genres and topics from more than 240,000 titles.

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Search a single catalog reflecting the holdings of over 1,500 Pennsylvania libraries and their combined collections of over 41 million books, audio materials, reference materials, movies, and much more.

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Combines pop culture with reading recommendations.

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Discover biographical and bibliographical information on more than 145,000 of today's most influential authors .

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Select from over 16,000 eBooks from the world's leading publishers across all major subject areas. Perform full-text searches of a single eBook, search thousands of volumes simultaneously, browse topic categories, or read eBooks directly online.

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Fiction_L is an electronic mailing list devoted to reader's advisory topics such as book discussions, booktalks, collection development issues, booklists and bibliographies, and a wide variety of other topics of interest to librarians, book discussion leaders, and others with an interest in reader's advisory. Fiction_L was developed for and by librarians dealing with fiction collections and requests; however fiction lovers worldwide are welcome to join the discussion

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Explore encyclopedias and specialized reference sources on a variety of topics from history, government, environment, math, and more!

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Helping readers find the books they will love, online since 1996.

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Deciding what to read next? This is the right place. Tell us what titles or genres you’ve enjoyed in the past, and we’ll give you surprisingly insightful recommendations.

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Informe Académico proporciona acceso a periódicos y revistas especializadas de lengua española y portuguesa. La base de datos ofrece una amplia gama de contenidos sobre América Latina.
Informe Académico supports Spanish-speaking researchers with a wide range of full-text Spanish- and Portuguese-language scholarly journals and magazines both from and about Latin America. Use the Topic Finder—a visual search tool—to discover new facets of a topic, or use the Readspeaker text-to-speech tool that allows text to be read aloud.

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Catalog your library collection and share with a community of 2,000,000 book lovers.

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Free public domain audiobooks read by volunteers around the world. Safe to download to your device. An affiliate of Project Gutenberg.

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Local LIT features literary events & resources in the Philadelphia area and beyond

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Each spring, Longwood Gardens hosts their Community Read program in libraries across Southeastern Pennsylvania. Community Read is a program designed to encourage reading for pleasure and to start a conversation. Read with us and engage in an event to learn more! Those who attend events at libraries in Delaware County get free tickets to Longwood Gardens!

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(ebook) A six-volume survey of the history of Western thought and culture, presented through 700 alphabetically arranged entries. Each entry explores the origin, cultural interpretations, and historical themes of such subjects as beauty, love, feminism, diversity, and social capital, among many others. For students and general readers.

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Includes fiction authors, titles and themes. Provides suggestions of books that are similar to those of a particular author or a certain title. Expand your reading horizons with Novelist. Librarians can use this database as a readers’ advisory service to assist patrons who enjoy fiction. Teachers can use this resource for enhancement of curriculum.

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Information about more than 38,000 fiction titles of interest to students in grades K-8. Full text reviews from professional journals and book talks for selected titles are available in this database. A good resource to expand student reading interest by introducing new authors or additional books in a subject area.

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