Pequot Library

Bringing Literature, Music, Art, Science &
the Humanities to our Community

Books & Literature


Library Journal   Reviews of books, audios, videos and information about libraries and library service.

New York Times   The Sunday bestseller lists, new every week.

Publishers Weekly  Publishing industry periodical with book reviews and other information about publishing.

Book Awards

Caldecott Medal 

The Edgars

Man Booker Prize 

National Book Award

Newbery Medal 

Nobel Prize

Pulitzer Prize

Book Group Guides; Literature

Book Browse  Book recommendations; searches by author, title, genre; reading group guides; reviews and more. Much of the site is available to the general public, but some is reserved for members.

LitLovers  Dedicated to books and book clubs; has great resources to enhance the book club experience. Find a book. Find a review. Find a discussion guide. Take a course. Want to start a book club—for kids or adults? This site will show you how.

Oprah’s Book Club   What more can we say? ‘Oprah’ says it all.

Reading Group Choices  General resource for book group selections and reading guides.

Reading Group Guides   A collection of nearly 1,000 reading group guides, with an emphasis on contemporary fiction.

Stop You’re Killing Me  A resource for lovers of mystery, crime, thriller, spy, and suspense books. It lists over 3,400 authors, with chronological lists of their books, both series and non-series.

Connecticut Book Dealers

Connecticut Antiquarian Booksellers

Southern New England Antiquarian Booksellers

New and Used Books




Barnes & Noble (part of ebay)