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Provides subject heading access, reviews, annotations, and much more for over 125,000 fiction titles. Includes pre-made reader advisory lists divided into several categories, "read-alike" lists, prepared book discussion guides, and teaching materials for educators. Searchable by title, author, keyword, plot description and series name. Search results can be limited by reading and age level.
Information on thousands of authors and their works including plot summaries, literary criticism, biographies, and book reviews from classical times to the present.
Search series fiction with this database developed and maintained by the Kent District Library.
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Contains critical and biographical websites about authors and their works that can be browsed by author, by title, or by nationality and literary period.
Bibliographies for over 30,000 authors; lists new books by genre.
Historical novels listed by time and place.
"Books and links for the science fiction fan."
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