The Best Book Websites - Track and Get Notifications about New Releases of your Favorite Books and Authors.Posted in Labels: teacher resources
Today i am going to introfuce you to some of the best websites that will let you track your favorite books and authors. What is so special about this collection of URLs is that almost all of them enable their users to get notifications and aletrs about new releases of the books they track. So instead of going after your dedicated authors trying to see their latest updates , these websites will save you the trouble and notify you of any new releases. It is taken for granted that you already know Google Books so there is no need to include it in the list.
This is really a great service for us in education , i highly recommend the following websites to educators.
TrackNewBook is a free web service that lets its users track their favourite books via email notifications.You can choose whether to get notifications about upcoming books by a particular author, on a particular subject, that include particular keywords, or that are similar to a particular book.
2 - Book - Buzzes
Book- Buzzes is another free to use web service that allow its users to track the latest releases of their favorite authors. All you need to do is sign upo for a free account and set up your alerts such as : chjoosing your location, what binding you want hardcover or paperback. Remember you can delete any alert at anytime.
3 - AnyewBook
AnyNewBook is a great free web service that keeps you updated about the latest book releases theough email notifications.You can subscribe to a weekly email notification on a specific book category such as fiction, non-fiction, programming, history, horror, law, and many others. It also enables you to customize your notifications.
4 - FictFact
FictFact is another free book notification service that allows its users to keep track of their favorite books .It also enable you to track books by series and tells you which book is next in the series you are reading.It gives you the possibility to many customization such as , marking books as being read and also sharing your series with friends and colleagues.
5 - Book Army
Book Army is a social networking site for book lovers. It allows its users to get book recommendations based on their reading experience and preferences. What is really good about this site is its socialising side for you can rate and discuss books and read user reviews and even browse books suggested by other members. It also let you contact authors and even promote your books if you are a writer.
6 - Biblio
Biblio is a free web service that lets you search for had to find books. It has over 5500 bookstores and more than 50 million books listed in its database. You can use different criteria to look for books . For instance you refine your resultys by specifying : condition, price, binding,and attributes. Just enter the book's title and its author name or its ISBN number and hit " find Book " and there you go.
If you have other suggestions to this list or any questions do not hesitate to drop them down.