Books and Reading—Genre Fiction


This site offers a listing of fictional, professional and amateur detectives by profession, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity and physical disability, as well as animal detectives and their creators.
Hundreds of authors, with complete, chronological lists of their books in this category.

Romance Fiction

All About Romance—The romance readers' home for romance novels, romance reviews and romance authors—for and by romance readers.
Over 3,500 candid reviews of current fiction for your romance reading pleasure. Features author interviews and much more.
Online version of print magazine includes reviews of Historical, Inspirational, Series, Mainstream Regency, African American, Mystery Romances.

Science Fiction / Fantasy / Horror

The successor to Sci Fi Weekly and Sci Fi Wire, Blastr offers hot news about movies, TV, games, books, top celebrities and more. Red-carpet photos. The newest movie trailers. Sneak peeks at upcoming TV shows and seasons. Exclusive on-set interviews. And with the team behind SCI FI Weekly, we're about to add all sorts of new content: Top 10 lists, exclusive Q&As, satire, dispatches from the front lines of science fiction, fantasy and the supernatural, funny stuff and a lot more.
A "monster" site, offering more than 2,000 horror movie reviews, several hundred horror fiction reviews, interview, and a sort of Horror WebRing set of allied links.
A graphically elegant (which also makes it slow to load) site covering horror and science fiction reviews, with its own blog, and links to a previous incarnation of the site.
A quite comprehensive site covering "Dark" literature, art, computer goodies, entertainment, weddings, movies, music, online shops and Gothic Links, mounted by Carrie Carolin.
Thoughtful assessments by four strong reviews make this one of the best speculative fiction blogs. The emphasis is on fantasy, but sf and horrow are also reviews.
Read reviews of the latest horror releases, use message boards to get in touch with authors and find links to more horror websites.
The Horror Writers Association (HWA) is a worldwide organization of writers and publishing professionals dedicated to promoting dark literature and the interests of those who write it. There are special links to reviews, lists of books, and a link to special services of readers and sficionados of horror fiction.
A great place to follow speculative fiction news.
Online access to over 60,000 historical and critical items about science fiction, fantasy and horror.
Books and links for the science fiction fan. More than 7,000 writers and 34,000 books listed in this database.
Twice a month since July 1997, SF Site has posted a mixture of book reviews, opinion pieces, author interviews, fiction excerpts, author and publisher reading lists and a variety of other features. The site maintains a comprehensive list of links to author and fan tribute sites, SF conventions, SF TV and movies, magazines and e-zines, writer resources, publishers and small press sites, and many other SF resources.

Western Fiction

Contains a series of interesting articles and essays on Western writing and memorabilia.
An online magazine for readers of westerns featuring an author directory, book reviews, and some full-text short fiction.
The Old West in Fiction, History, Biography, Movies (DVD's
Annotated bibliography from the Missouri State Library