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Novelist Plus

Read-alike book recommendations for title, authors, and series crafted by experts. Reviews, top ten lists, and award winners all in one place.

Bloom's Literature

Browse thousands of full text poems and literary classics and includes hundreds of full length videos of literary works and a Shakespeare Center including performance videos.

Books & Authors

Browse reviews and recommendations by genre, character, subject, location and time period. Powered by What Should I Read Next?


A discovery tool for readers, highlighting the best new books across all genres. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library of Tampa-Hillsborough County, Inc.

Something About the Author

The critically-acclaimed series that examines the lives and works of authors and illustrators for children and young adults.

Gale Literature

Research authors and their works, literary movements and genres. Search across databases to find full text of literary works, articles, criticism, biographical information and overviews.

Gale Literature: LitFinder

Literary works and secondary-source materials, including over 150,000 full-text poems as well as short stories, speeches, and plays.

Gale Literature Criticism

Centuries of scholarly and popular literary analysis and commentary from broadsheets, pamphlets, books, periodicals and hard-to-find essays.