Guide Readers to a Good Book
For many patrons, finding a book that interests them can be time-consuming. Match their reading interests with Gale Books and Authors, a reader’s advisory database that makes finding a great read much less challenging. With fun ways to browse, an intuitive design, read-alikes, reviews, award winners and themed booklists, and more this resource answers the age-old question, “What do I read next?”
Platform Features & Tools
Unique Search Paths
Access your next great read via unique search paths, such as author, title and series, awards, graphical, advanced, and many more
Link to popular social bookmarking sites and print, download, or email author and title entries as well as book lists
Reviews & Testimonials
"Books and Authors pushes the envelope for reader's advisory databases by providing one of the most visually attractive and socially interactive databases available. Books and Authors exceeds expectations. As one of the most enjoyable and user-friendly resources available for those searching for new titles, the latest book reviews, the most up-to-date information, or simply to share a series favorite, Gale Cengage's Books and Authors wins hands down."
"In school and public libraries, where What Do I Read Next? has supplemented the native expertise of the library staff as the readers' advisory tool of choice for decades, B&A will receive an extremely warm reception, not just because of the expertise that informs its recommendations but also because it is spot-on when identifying emerging genres and the tastes of the reading public."