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A list of resources and information to finding your next favorite book

Book Recommendations Created Just for You! 

Staff will put together personalized recommendations based on your individual reading likes.  We'll use our expertise to suggest a few books you might try.  Who knows, you might find your next favorites! 

Click Here to Fill Out and Send In the Book Advice Form!

Novelist: Our easy-to-use database for reading recommendations, available from the JCLS website!  

  • Read-a-like lists
  • Mix-and-match appeals (what book characteristics are you interested in?)
  • Numerous genre searches
  • Book discussion guides (for your book club!)
  • Feature articles
  • Find books using lexile levels or core curriculum
  • Get alerts when new content is available

NPR Books: Provides a weekly review of new books and many classics

Goodreads: Tell Goodreads what titles or genres you enjoyed in the past and they’ll give you surprisingly insightful recommendations!

All About Romance: Love romance novels? This site provides honest, thoughtful and entertaining materials to provide an intelligent and diverse discussion about romance novels.

View & Customize Your Own Book Lists

Get specialized book lists that are plugged into our catalog.  You can then find what branch they're at and place hold requests if necessary. 

Get Author Alerts for your favorite writer(s) and be one of the first to know when their newest book is in our catalog.

Click Here to go to SelectReads Book Service


Find Book Suggestions In Our Catalog

 In 4 Easy Steps!

  1. Go to the JCLS Catalog 
  2. Type in Your Favorite Title 
  3. Select "Full Display
  4. Scroll down the page for "Suggestions and More"





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