The Book Seer
Users are asked to complete the following sentence: “Greetings. I've just finished reading___________by_________. What should I read next?”
Armed with your answer, Book Seer combs Amazon.com for similar books.
Enter the title of a book you like and What Should I Read Next? will analyze their huge database of real readers' favorite books to provide book recommendations.
How are you feeling today? Happy, sad, somewhere in between? Do you like edgy books, or would you prefer light reading? No problem, Whichbook allows you to customize your book search based on mood, taste, genre and several other factors to help you find books.
Type the name of your favorite book, author, or genre of your choosing into the Your Next Read search bar and you’ll arrive at an interactive book web and a sidebar of Amazon.com reviews. If you’re not satisfied with the results, simply click on more books and new books will appear in your web.
This links to an outstanding New York Times site with multiple sources of great Read-Alouds for teens. This site is described as a source of "categorized suggestions, from the Learning Network staff and from teacher-friends around the country, for great Times essays, articles, Op-Eds and humor pieces on a range of topics to read aloud to your students — no matter what their ages. (Bonus: Nearly everything here falls under the definition of “informational text” emphasized by theCommon Core Standards.)