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Websites for readers

Try some of these sites for reading ideas, book news and reviews, and reading group recommendations.


Websites for readers
  • lovereading.co.uk - lively and up to date reading choices with free opening chapters to download from this popular UK website. 
  • goodreads.com - recommended reads from a top American website. 
  • bookbrowse.com – another popular US site with reviews, online discussion and lots more.
  • sfbook.com - a great range of science fiction, fantasy and horror reviews.
  • arcadiabooks.co.uk - the definitive website for British and European black and Asian writers.
  • twbooks.co.uk - a massive site featuring  crime, mystery , true crime and fantasy fiction.
  • guardian.co.uk/books - comprehensive guide to the current literary scene with news, features, blogs, kids books, reviews and other links.
  • whichbook.net - an alternative way to select books with reading suggestions to match your mood. 

You can also find lots more information about your favourite writers on individual publisher or author websites.