BookBrowse - winner of Gold in the 2017 Modern Library Awards - is an affordable, reader-focused, and user-friendly readers' advisory resource and online magazine suited for librarians and patrons alike.
Unlike the many databases that attempt to list all books regardless of quality, BookBrowse carefully sifts through the thousands of books published each month - saving librarians and patrons valuable time - and recommends only the best.
Exceptional books don't just entertain, they also engage, enlighten and make us step outside of ourselves. BookBrowse seeks out these books across a range of genres, both fiction and nonfiction, and links each book page to the corresponding book in the library's OPAC for one-click searching.
Our editorial focus coupled with our extensive reading group resources makes BookBrowse a particularly valuable destination for book club members and those who read to expand their horizons, as well as librarians responsible for collection development and book club organization.
Focusing on depth rather than breadth, BookBrowse provides a wealth of information, including:
Two Subscription Options to Suit Your Public Library:
BookBrowse offers some content for free, but full access is only for subscribers. To fit the varying needs of libraries, BookBrowse offers two types of subscriptions: