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For Readers: Reading Recommendations

Photo of a stack of 6 booksBook Genius: reading recommendations just for you

What to read next? Tell us what you like to read and what you haven't liked, along with your preferred format; a library Book Genius will get to work making a list of recommendations for you. Just fill out a short online form and we will send you a customized list!

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Screenshot of a Books & Authors email from the library, showing three top picks for spring 2021: The Paris Hours, The Perfect Guests, and Bangkok Wakes to RainBook news in your inbox

Subscribe to Books & Authors emails from the library to get great reading suggestions. Library book experts send two emails a month featuring thoughtfully selected titles for your reading list.

Colorful drawing of a person sitting in a tree and readingNoveList Plus: DIY book match

Designed for booksellers and librarians but available to you, too. NoveList is a powerful book search tool that matches your reading preferences to specific books. Search or browse by mood, genre, award lists, read-alikes — even audiobook narration style. Find reviews, book discussion guides, and library catalog links for thousands of fiction and nonfiction titles.

NoveList Plus 

NoveList Plus K–8 for children through teens; lets you search by Lexile, too

BookPage logo: white type in a black squareBookPage: new releases, reviews

The editors of this monthly publication review the best new books in a variety of categories, including literary fiction, history, biography, romance, and mystery. 

Browse or download a PDF version of BookPage

Read individual reviews or sign up for email newsletters


Subscription categories on SelectReads including new fiction, historical fiction, and mysteryGenre updates from SelectReads

Sign up to receive monthly book news from SelectReads, a service for libraries. Choose just the categories you want, such as bestselling fiction or nonfiction, mystery, or romance.