Library Databases

Literary Reference Center 
Covers broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes. Wide range of subjects covered including plot summaries, literary criticism, book reviews, classic and contemporary poems, short stories and novels, and author interviews. Total titles indexed: 460+; Full-text titles: 380+.

Novelist K-8 Plus 
Find just the right book by subject, age, awards won, Lexile Reading levels, State standards; even books made into movies, and much more.  Read reviews and learn about the author.

Novelist Plus 
Covers both fiction and nonfiction. This resources offers extensive reader’s advisory services including read-alike titles, series, and authors as well as professional reviews, reader reviews, articles, lists, genre overviews, discussion guides and more. Books are also tagged with appeal factors.

Poetry & Short Story Reference Center 
Coverage includes classic and contemporary poems as well as short stories, biographies and authoritative essays. Total titles indexed: 155; Full-text titles: 155.

Helpful Websites

Fantastic Fiction
Wondering what the next book is in a series you are reading? Want to see how many books are written by a certain author. Use this website to easily find lists of fiction books by title, author, or series title.

(updated 4-10-2019)