Reading Recommendations

HBPL has a number of resources to help you find your next favorite book. The library contracts with Bookletters® to provide you with a variety of quality reading advisory resources.

Email Newsletters | Bestsellers and Awards lists | Book Page Reviews | Recent Additions

Internet Resources

What's Next? - A useful database to find the next book in a series by Kent District Library.


Free sites where you can catalog and maintain lists of books that you are currently reading, have read, or want to read. Interact online with friends and other readers by sharing reviews.

Amazon Lists | Goodreads | LibraryThing | LivingSocial | Shelfari | weRead | Worldcat


Book Club Resources - Finding a book club, author events and reading discussion guides

Reader's Circle | BookTour | Book Clubs Resource | BookBrowse | Reading Group Guides

Beacon | CliffNotes | HarperCollins | KnopfDoubleday | Penguin | Random House | SparkNotesSection

NY Times Bestsellers | LA Times Books | Amazon Bestsellers | Barnes & Noble | BordersSection

Publisher's Weekly | Library Journal | Book Page | Kirkus Reviews | Booklist | Horn BookSection

Books on the Air | CBS Morning Show | Oprah's Book Club | Fresh Fiction | USA TodaySection

The Booklist Center - a site that claims to have the world's largest collection of books.

The Mystery Reader - a resource for lovers of mystery and suspense fiction.

Overbooked - annotated book lists of nonfiction, fiction and mystery books.

One Book Project - a compilation of One Book selections by Library of Congress

ReadingRockets - reading guides for parents and children

The Romance Reader - sister site of The Mystery Reader that deals with romance novels.

Stop, You're Killing Me - another resource for lovers of mystery and suspense fiction.

Webrary - a compilation of recommended reading lists by Morton Grove Public Library.

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