Books & More
Looking for something good to read? Looking for others who like the same kinds of books as you? Looking for e-books and other downloadable content? Start here with the menu on the left, or scroll down for some websites that can help you out! Don't forget to ask us for help in recommending or locating a good book for you!
NoveList - Find fiction similar to your favorite books, or find something completely new using their author, subject or title searches!
LibraryReads - Books Recommended by Librarians—each month finds a list of the 10 new books librarians are talking about and recommending to their patrons!
Author Alerts - Have a favorite author? Or have a dozen you always read? Get alerts sent to you every time a new title is added to the MVLC catalog by signing up for Author Alerts. It's free!
The following websites are written by or for genre fans. There’s lots to explore and many more to find online!
- Graphic Novels
- Historical Novels
- Horror (Nightmare Magazine’s Top 100 Horror Books)
- Massachusetts Book Awards
- Mystery Novels (includes suspense & thrillers…)
- Romance Novels
- SFFWorld: The Best in SciFi, Fantasy and Horror
- Reading Rants: Out of the Ordinary Teen Booklists
- Check out Goodreads, LibraryThing or Shelfari for lists created by and for readers of all kinds.
- Don’t forget to pick up paper copies of book lists at the Library;
- Check out our displays throughout the Library, and
- TALK TO US—we’d love to help you find a good book to read!