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Welcome to your one stop for professional reviews of books. What we've attempted to accomplish here is to collect book reviews from major online media sites that are available without having to register at a site or pay to read them. We're not interested in just a short blurb or small section of someone else's review. We try to find full-length reviews of books that help the reader gather the information they seek to determine if the book is worth their time. We prefer reviews that deal with each book at length, but sometimes settle for smaller reviews when lengthier ones are unavailable. For each book listed here, we try to find at least three reviews on different web sites. This way you can read as many of them as you'd like before deciding on a book. We also write our own book reviews. An Editor's Pick logo is also applied to any book we've read and enjoyed. The lack of this logo for any book usually just means we haven't read the book.

We've organized the site into a few different sections. There are five principal pages, typically used for browsing through recent additions. Think of these pages like wandering through a bookstore to see what's new. The most recent fiction is added to this page, and as new ones are added, the books from the bottom of this page are moved to Page 2. We also add listings for fiction released in the UK, mysteries and thrillers, and nonfiction. Every book added to these pages also gets an individual page where all the reviews can be found (the principal pages list only the first four). These individual pages also usually have a synopsis for the book and sometimes they also have links for other books by that author. Clicking on the [see all reviews and synopsis] link in any book's listing on a principal page will take you to that book's individual page.

Books that are no longer available on the principal pages still have their individual page available. There are two ways to locate any book we might have on this site. A search box is available in the upper right corner of every page, and entering your search terms into the form will help you find all occurrences of those search terms on this site. In addition, a Site Map link is in the upper left corner of each page. It lists alphabetically by title all the books we have on this site.

Note that this site was launched in June 2002 and we have only a few books released in the months before that time. Reviews for books older than that won't be found on this site. It's not possible to include every newly released book on this site. The minimum requirement is that any book has to have three reviews in major online media web sites and then it's a completely subjective process as to which books get added to this site. Some of the books we choose are popular, others are literary, and some are a bit out of the ordinary, but intriguing to us. We're always interested in books our visitors suggest, so if there's a recent book that you'd like to see added to the site, send us an e-mail at books@reviewsofbooks.com. If you're interested in having your own book added or reviewed on this site, please see our review policy. Be aware that many of the links we add to reviews on other web sites often go stale as they're either deleted or moved to an archive on those sites. We're constantly testing links to find these dead links, but if you encounter one, or find any type of error on this site, please send a quick e-mail to admin@reviewsofbooks.com.

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Latest additions:
June 24, 2012
Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter
A Hologram for the King by Dave Eggers

June 10, 2012
Pure by Andrew Miller
Wife 22 by Melanie Gideon

May 28, 2012
Canada by Richard Ford
The Chemistry of Tears by Peter Carey

May 13, 2012
Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk by Ben Fountain
They Eat Puppies, Don't They? by Christopher Buckley

May 6, 2012
Home by Toni Morrison
In One Person by John Irving

Apr. 29, 2012
The Newlyweds by Nell Freudenberger
An American Spy by Olen Steinhauer

Apr. 22, 2012
The Lifeboat by Charlotte Rogan
Waiting for Sunrise by William Boyd

Apr. 15, 2012
Truth Like the Sun by Jim Lynch
Calico Joe by John Grisham

Apr. 8, 2012
The Beginner's Goodbye by Anne Tyler
The Cove by Ron Rash

Mar. 25, 2012
Carry the One by Carol Anshaw
The Land of Decoration by Grace McCleen

Mar. 18, 2012
Arcadia by Lauren Groff
The Vanishers by Heidi Julavits

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June 24, 2012
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Hardcover Fiction
  1. Calico Joe by John Grisham
  2. The Mission to Paris by Alan Furst
  3. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
  4. The Third Gate by Lincoln Child
  5. Porch Lights by Dorothea Benton Frank

Hardcover Nonfiction

  1. The Amateur by Edward Klein
  2. Cowards by Glenn Beck and Kevin Balfe
  3. Killing Lincoln by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard
  4. Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience and Redemption by Laura Hillenbrand
  5. It Worked For Me: In Life and Leadership by Colin Powell

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