- New York Times Bestseller Lists
- Amazon.com Bestsellers
- Publisher's Weekly Bestsellers
- USA Today Best-Selling Books
- Pacific Northwest Bookseller's Association Bestseller List
- Powell's Bestsellers
- BookMarks Hottest Books of the Season
- Past finalists and winners of the Oregon Book Award
- Oregon Authors database
- Pacific Northwest Book Awards (note: these awards include authors Oregon as well as Washington, Alaska, Montana, Idaho and British Columbia)
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Readalikes are books that are similar in style to another book you liked. There are several ways to find them:
- LibraryThing's BookSuggester: Enter the title for a book you liked, click Submit, then click the book's title in the list of search results. The BookSuggester will give you a list of recommendations.
- Amazon.com: Search for the title of your book. When you're looking at the page of information about that book scroll down to the section called "Customers Who Bought This Item Also Bought."
- Google: Search for the book's title in quotes along with the word "readalikes". For example: "gone with the wind" readalikes
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