Online Journals

The online version of the journal published by the American Library Association. A great resource for reviews of current books and media for adults, teens and children. Also includes interviews with authors and booklists.
Find your next read here by reading book reviews, author interviews, book excerpts and newsletters. Find links to sites for kids and teens, reading groups and authors.

Satisfy your curiosity about books by linking to information about award winners, genre lists, bookstores, reviews, full-text e-books and much more. You’ll also find links to comparison shopping sites so you can get the best price for books you want to purchase.

A comprehensive online source for book industry news, features, book reviews, guides to literary events, author interviews and thousands of annotated links to other book-related sites.

Dogear Publishing’s Top 10 Science Fiction Magazines
The best of the best, both professional and fanzines.

Library Journal Digital
Use the online version of a librarians’ trusted review source for a sampling of “Hot Picks,” “Prepub Alerts” (books to be published in coming months), “Classic Returns” (reprinted titles) and reviews of books and media for adults, teens and children.

Locus Online
This online counterpart to the respected science fiction magazine offers news, booklists and the “Locus Index to Science Fiction.”

Publishers Weekly
News from the book publishing and selling trades with lists of current bestsellers and reviews of new titles.

Romantic Times Magazine
Read the latest reviews of new romance novels in several sub-categories as well as tips for romance book groups. Users can also locate romance titles and authors by using the search feature.

Roundup Magazine
The online (and somewhat reduced in content) edition of Roundup Magazine, published by the Western Writers of America. Includes reviews of western novels as well as information about publishing westerns.
One of the best-known e-zines. Brings readers news articles, essays, editorials, book reviews and reading recommendations.

Yahoo! Literature: Magazines
A directory of online magazines connecting readers with news about books and literature and plenty of e-reading. Titles range from Alt-X to Zyzzyva. The New Yorker to Wannabe. Search by title or category or browse the list of the most popular e-zines.

Read Online Great Books Online
Read books online (for free!) and use these (and other) online resources: Columbia Encyclopedia, The Bible, Bartlett’s Familiar Quotations and the CIA’s World Factbook.

Chapter One
Here’s your chance for a “sneak preview” of books before you purchase. See if you like a new book by reading the first chapters of selected books at this Washington Post site. Includes Washington Post book reviews.

The EServer
Begun in 1990 as the English Server, the Eserver is a niche for alternative resources in the arts and humanities.

Internet Public Library Online Texts Collection
A catalog of over 15,000 titles to read online — searchable by author, title, keyword or Dewey Decimal classification number. Includes foreign language texts and a special section on Shakespeare.

The Online Books Page
An index to significant full-text books, special collections and serials that can be read online.

Online Literature Library
A small but growing selection of online e-texts of literature classics in English. Select titles from such authors as: Aesop, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Jack London and Voltaire.

Project Gutenberg
Since 1971 Project Gutenberg has been at work to make available as much of the world’s literature as possible in e-text form. Here you will find a library of electronically stored books, mostly classics. These “public domain” titles can be downloaded for free and viewed offline.

Yahoo! Electronic Literature
A subject directory to a multitude of electronic literature sources on the Web. Linked sites include annotations; some may charge for access. Includes the text of e-books (fiction, nonfiction and reference titles) as well as access to digitized collections.