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  • Travel fiction - Booklists for fiction whose geographical setting is important to the story.

Award Winners

  • Award Winners at Powells.com – Lists and descriptions of award winners in a wide variety of fields, from cookbooks to poetry.
  • Book Award Annals – Offers lists of literature award winners from the Pulitzer Prize to the Stoker Award. Search by award or genre over a wide range of years. You can also create booklists based on award winners.

Books to Screen
Books that have been made into movies.

  • Based on the Book – "Based on the Book" is a compilation of over 1,200 books, novels, short stories, and plays that have been made into motion pictures. Utilizing the Internet Movie Database (IMDB) as the authority, all movies in this collection have been released as feature-length films in the United States, in English, since 1980.
  • Book Reporter: Books to Movies – This is a monthly books to movies column at the Book Reporter, which provides thoughtful book reviews, compelling features, in-depth author profiles and interviews, excerpts of the hottest new releases, literary games and contents, and more every week.
  • Free Library of Philadelphia's Digital Library Collections – Check out lobby cards and posters from bygone eras of the silver screen.
  • Television Based on Books – TV series, movies, specials and documentaries which are based on books, including but not limited to published or unpublished short stories, novellas, novels, collections, poems, autobiographies, biographies, magazine or newspaper articles or other nonfiction books (excluding comic books and graphic novels).
  • Television Literary Adaptations on the BBC – This is a small retrospective of literary adaptations created by the BBC from Screenonline.org.

Comprehensive Book Websites

  • Bookspot – This site has almost everything for booklovers, including reviews, book clubs, online books and booklists. Sections include "What to Read," "Genre Corner," "Where to Buy" and "Behind the Books."
  • BookWire – Content from "BookWire" includes book industry news, features, reviews, original fiction, event guides, author interviews, annotated links to book-related site, and much more.
  • Overbooked – Find author Web pages, themed booklists, brief reviews and many links to literary sites.

Reading group guides

  • Book-Clubs-Resources.com – Features booklists, reviews, prize-winning fiction and all things literary, including reading guides and other resources.
  • The Free Library of Philadelphia Online Book Club – Sign up to receive chapters by e-mail in any or all of five different subjects.
  • Oprah's Book Club – Oprahs current selection, reading lists and books from her magazine. You can view video clips about the current selections.
  • Reading Group Choices – This site has a wide range of reading group guides, searchable by title, author and subject. You can also find information on starting and running a group.