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Subject: Readalikes
Date Posted: 8/28/2007 7:09 PM ET
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I was surfing the web today and I came across this list of "Readalikes"...if you like author A, then here is a list of other authors you might enjoy...

I am always looking for new authors to read so I found this interesting and thought I would share this link with others.

http://www.rolling-meadows.lib.il.us/Readalikes.htm

 

Date Posted: 8/28/2007 7:17 PM ET
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Oh that's great! Thanks! :)
Date Posted: 8/28/2007 8:01 PM ET
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That's neat.  Thanks for sharing!

Date Posted: 8/28/2007 10:21 PM ET
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Cool, thanks. I emailed it to a bunch of my reader friends.

Date Posted: 8/29/2007 11:25 AM ET
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If you like that, you'll probably like Nancy Pearl's books "Book Lust" and "More Book Lust".  These are books of quirky booklists, grouped by topic, author, setting, etc.

Date Posted: 8/29/2007 2:33 PM ET
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You know what you just did?  You've probably increased my wish list/reminder list...........:0)

Thanks for the info......will have to check it out.

Date Posted: 8/29/2007 2:53 PM ET
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Try www.gnooks.com you type in three authors you like and it gives you a list of similar authors.

Date Posted: 8/29/2007 6:08 PM ET
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Oddly enough, I just discovered www.gnooks.com last week and immediately added to my wish/reminder list as a result...I used to wonder how people could be wishing for 150 or more books -- how naive of me! Now I have 170 books on my wish list and another 30-some on my reminder list! And I have a feeling I am just getting started...

I guess I could be obsessed with so many worse things than books!

Date Posted: 9/10/2007 3:29 AM ET
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got to thank you guys, im new to the site but already hooked lol. i love this link you just sent lol thanks again

Date Posted: 9/10/2007 1:25 PM ET
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Thanks so much for suggesting these! :-)

Date Posted: 9/11/2007 8:21 AM ET
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You can also get access to "Novelist" through your local library, schools and colleges have access to it as well. For home access you have to get a password from your local library to get on.  I love it, it's especially helpful for kids doing book reviews and such.

The readalikes are my favorite. My friends call me all the time for suggestions, even though they can just do it themselves, I think they like to talk about it. lol

Date Posted: 9/12/2007 8:22 AM ET
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Sally! Are those greyhounds I see in your Avatar?!!!