Reader Resources

Information to help you find a book to read.

Spend some time browsing the links on the left to find suggestions for a good book to read. We enjoy reading just as much as you do and we’d love to talk to you about books. Stop into the library to see our displays of featured books, or talk to a librarian about what you’re reading, or to get ideas on what to read next.

Use the form at the bottom of the page to suggest a book for purchase.  Call or e-mail the library to place a hold on a book.

Book Reviews:

All Readers – A collection of book reviews done by readers, not professional reviewers.

Book Browse – BookBrowse recommends only the most exceptional current books, the kind you can’t wait to tell friends about, and provides you with multiple reviews and hefty excerpts of each, plus in-depth author interviews, hundreds of reading guides and much else.

Bookpage – The online version of the book review magazine.

Bookwire – The Internet resource dedicated to new titles, new authors, and the general scoop on the book industry! Use this site to search book reviews, read about the latest releases, watch author video clips, and learn about upcoming book events.

Overbooked – A web site for ravenous readers. Overbooked specializes in providing timely information about literary & genre fiction as well as readable nonfiction.

Mysteries:

Stop, You’re Killing Me!  – A great site for finding the order of mystery series. It also includes lists of books by characters and locations. A fun site to browse.

Crime Writers in Alphabetical Order – A massive site that is just what the name describes. If you can’t find the author here, she must be very obscure!

Romance:

All About Romance – The back fence for lovers of romance novels. A great site for all books romance! It includes booklists on interesting topics. Just click on Special Title Listings under Readers Choice.

The Romance Reader  – Find a large number of reviews on romance novels.

Science Fiction:

SciFan – Books and Links for the Science Fiction Fan. It is a large database that can be searched or browsed by themes, authors or time period, to name a few.

Fantastic Fiction  – A British site that focuses on science fiction, fantasy and horror books and authors. However, this site includes a large number of authors in other genres, listing titles and series with publishing information.

Historical Fiction:

Historical Novel Society – A literary society devoted to promoting the enjoyment of historical fiction.

 

Use this form to make purchase suggestions to the library.

Please let us know your suggestions for items not owned by the library.

We will consider all suggestions for additions to our collection. While we may decide not to add your suggested title to the collection we appreciate your input and value your contribution.

Please note that making a suggestion does not reserve the book for you. You may not be notified if we purchase the item, so please check our library catalog.