Finding your next great read need not be a hassle.
Following these easy tips, you’ll be diving into a new world in no time.
1. If you already know the title
You can search most public library catalogues online. The TROVE database enables you to search the catalogues of all public libraries at once:
2. If you need advice
Read hundreds of reviews or just browse the list at http://www.goodreads.com, a public place for avid readers to rate and review books.
Another site available is http://www.librarything.com
The Sydney Morning Herald’s SPECTRUM feature in each weekend herald offers book reviews, bestsellers and more and is worth a read: http://www.smh.com.au
3. For the more adventurous
BookCrossing, http://www.bookcrossing.com is a free service which enables people to release books into the wild, and pick up books released by others in public areas.
Your local librarian will be able to direct you or offer you some suggestions for your next great read.
Dymocks is now Australia’s largest nation-wide bookseller. http://www.dymocks.com.au
Popular Online Stores are:
http://www.bookdepository.com [Non Australia, but ships to Australia]