Genre Sites

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.


  • 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.


  • All About Romance: An online destination for lovers of Romance novels.  Find book reviews, author interviews, reader forums, and industry coverage.
  • RITA Awards (Bookletters)

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.
  • SFSite: A webzine featuring reviews of science fiction books, films, and television shows as well as author interviews and discussion forums.

Short Stories