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Links and Podcasts

What's new or recently replaced in our book collection ? (Includes items in Liverpool Library as well as other Onondaga County libraries' collections.)

Check the "Books and Literature" section in our Explore a Topic section.

 Podcasts and Videos

Book Lust with Nancy Pearl: on Seattle Channel Video Player

Book Lust with Nancy Pearl: mp3 podcasts

New York Times Book Review Podcast

Books in the News Now

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BookLetters Book Sizzle
Read about the hottest books in the News and Media. 

BookLetters Books on the Air  
Who was that author I heard on NPR? What was that book they were talking about on the Today Show? Find out here! This overview of talked-about books and authors previews hot releases for the coming week, as well as recent TV and radio appearances by authors.  

 C-Span's Book TV
Top nonfiction authors and books on C-Span.

Books on Television and Radio The Media Spotlight link on the Fresh Fiction website.

Book Review Sites

All About Romance
www.likesbooks.com
Romance news and reviews graded A-F from an eclectic group of fellow romance lovers.

Best Books of 2013 from NPR
NPR's Book Concierge: An interactive website where you can select your favorite category or combination of categories to see book reviews of more than 200 standout titles from 2013 selected by NPR staff and critics.

Book Lust
www.nancypearl.com
Librarian action-figure model and super-hero Nancy Pearl welcomes all to her online reading community where visitors can see what Nancy's reading now, search her review archives, and chime in if they have something to say.

BookPage
www.bookpage.com
A monthly magazine featuring author interviews, book news, and reviews of new fiction and nonfiction.

BookSpot
www.bookspot.com/reviews/
bestseller lists, genres, book reviews, electronic texts, book news and more.

Literature, Arts and Medicine Database
litmed.med.nyu.edu/Main?action=new
A hefty annotated bibliography initiated by doctors at the NY School of Medicine. Books are chosen for their usefulness in Medical Humanities teaching but general readers will find the very readable reviews valuable for selecting fiction where illness or medical practice are central to the story.

Overbooked
www.overbooked.org
A massive collection of book-related information. Unique for its compilation of starred reviews for all fiction and many nonfiction books which appeared in Library Journal, Publishers Weekly, Booklist or Kirkus going back to 1997.

Stop, You're Killing Me!
www.stopyourekillingme.com/
Hundreds of authors for mystery, intrigue and suspense readers with their works listed in chronological order. Search alphabetically by author or main character such as Kay Scarpetta, Kinsey Millhone and Easy Rawlins.