How to Find Book Reviews: Best Starting Places

This guide provides an overview of print and electronic resources which index reviews of books.

About this guide

This guide provides an overview of print and electronic resources which index reviews of books.

General Sources include multidisciplinary and general interest sources.

Books Published Before 1990 include print and online sources for locating older reviews.

Academic Book Reviews link to the best sources for reviews in each discipline.

Getting Started

Looking for a review of a fictional work? Nonfiction? Academic work? Start with these resources.

Remember: Most book reviews are published close to the time of publication. Not sure when a title was originally published? Try searching WorldCat.

Directory of Book Reviews on the Web

For a useful list of links to book review sites, see this webpage below.  Click the screen shot to access.

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Deborah Lilton
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