Genre Sites

RUSA The Reading List

  • The Reading List: The Reading List seeks to highlight outstanding genre fiction that merit special attention by general adult readers and the librarians who work with them.

Graphic Novels

Historical Fiction

  • Historical Novel Society: A literary society devoted to promoting the enjoyment of history with over 4,500 reviews of historical fiction works searchable by author, genre, time period, and century.
  • Reading the Past: News, views, and reviews of historical fiction by a librarian and avid historical fiction blogger.

Movie / Book

  • Based on the Book: Find books, short stories, and plays that have been made into movies.  All films in this database were released in the United States, in English, since 1980.

Mystery

  • Anthony Awards (Bookletters)
  • Agatha Award (Bookletters)
  • Edgar Award (Bookletters)
  • Stop You’re Killing Me: A website to die for... if you love mysteries!  Search for mysteries, thrillers and crime novels by author, character name, historical period, location, and even character occupation. Also includes awards lists.

Romance

  • All About Romance: An online destination for lovers of Romance novels.  Find book reviews, author interviews, reader forums, and industry coverage.
  • RITA Awards (Bookletters)
  • Romantic Times: A daily blog, monthly top picks, genre spotlights, and over 40,000 book reviews.

Science Fiction & Fantasy

  • Hugo Award (Bookletters): The Hugo Awards are voted on by members of the World Science Fiction Convention.
  • Locus Online: Science Fiction and Fantasy book reviews, author interviews, and more!
  • Nebula Award (Bookletters): Given annually by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America.
  • SciFan: A comprehensive database of science fiction and fantasy writers.
  • SFSite: A webzine featuring reviews of science fiction books, films, and television shows as well as author interviews and discussion forums.