Find authors similar to your favourites by exploring these resources Find authors similar to your favourites by exploring these resources

 

Who Else Writes Like

Who Else Writes Like is designed to help anyone who enjoys reading fiction to expand the number of writers they read.  It is designed to answer the perennial question "I've read all the books by my favourite authors, who shall I read next?"

Freely available - login using a South Burnett Libraries membership.

 

Australian Women Writers

The home of the Australian Women’s Writers Challenge, this site offers book lists and reviews and allows you to add your own reviews.

Freely available - no login required.

 

Better Reading

Find new books that won't let you down.  This site provides lists of favourites and award winners.

Freely available - no login required.

 

Fantastic Fiction

Over 20,000 bestselling author bibliographies and series lists with all the latest books, covers and descriptions.

Freely available - no login required.

 

FictionDB

FictionDB is your guide to authors & books, where you can keep track of your book lists and series, receive notifications whenever new books by your favorite authors are announced browse book lists, series, synopses and more.

Freely available - no login required.

 

Good Reading Online

An Australian resource with information on "Everything About Books" including thousands of easy to read independent book reviews and lots of interesting Australian and International articles, author profiles, stories on writers' houses, bookshops, short stories, book trivia and more.

Freely available - one time profile creation required.

 

Spine Out

SpineOut is a new exciting online magazine for Young Adults, brought to you by the Good Reading team.

Freely available - no login required.

 

PK Mag

PK is an Australian digital only magazine for primary kids.
We publish their creative work whether that be writing, video, music, or art, in any shape or form. 

Freely available - no login required.

 

GoodReads

Goodreads users recommend books, compare what they are reading, keep track of what they've read and would like to read, find their next favorite book and interact with other readers online.

Freely available - no login required.

 

Literature Map

A 'who writes like' guide with the authors that appear closest to yours likely to write in a similar style.

Freely available - no login required.

 

State Library of Queensland's Language and Literature databases

A large range of additional databases are available from State Library either onsite or via remote access.

Login using a Queensland State Library membership. How to join

 

Stop, You're Killing Me!

A website to die for...if you love mysteries, crime, thrillers, spy and suspense books.

Freely available - no login required.

 

Shelfari

Shelfari is a community-powered encyclopedia for book lovers. Create a virtual bookshelf, discover new books, connect with friends and learn more about your favorite books.

Freely available - no login required.

 

What Should I Read Next?

Enter a book you like and the site will analyse our huge database of real readers' favorite books to provide book recommendations and suggestions for what to read next.

Freely available - no login required.

 

Whichbook

Select fiction books based on your likes and dislikes, Whichbook enables millions of combinations of factors and then suggests books which most closely match your needs.

Freely available - no login required.

 

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