Book Reviews

Choice Cards

Choice reviews books suitable for college libraries. Cards similar to the one shown right are sent to each department's library coordinator. The coordinator will share these cards with the faculty. Individual departments may have varying policies that govern routing and prioritization of these cards. To order from these cards, initial the card reviewing the desired book.
The Coordinator will send the cards to the department's Library Liaison.

    You may also use Choice Reviews Online. The online version allows you to search along numerous criteria: keyword, LC Classification stem, Recommendation Level, etc. It also allows you to access previous issues of Choice.

Choice Card Example

You should also try these significant online review sources...

Book Review Sites

Publishers' Homepages

Book Vendor Home Pages

General Resources

Print Resources in Odum Library

  • New York Times Book Review (issued as a section of the Sunday issue of: New York times) 1st floor Current Periodicals
  • Booklist (semimonthly from the American Library Association) 1st Floor Current Periodicals
  • Book World (issued as a section of the Sunday Washington Post) 1st Floor Current Periodicals
  • Book Review Index (bimonthly, with annual cumulations) Reference Alcove - 2nd Floor Z1035.A1 B6
  • National Directory of Magazines (annual publication) Reference - 2nd Floor Z6941 .N28
  • Serials Review (quarterly publication) 1st Floor Current Periodicals

New and Out of Print Booksellers