We love books! Here are some resources to find your next great read.
Oregon Public Library Book Lists
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- Audio Books: Listen to Great Books
- Business & Career Reads: Workin' 9 to 5
- Cozy Mysteries: Snuggle Up To A Good Read
- Dystopian Fiction: A World Gone Wrong
- Global Reads: Books that Take Place in Another Country
- Historical Fiction: Get Lost in History
- Horror: Spooky Tales to Make You Jump!
- Inspirational Fiction
- Killer Thriller: It's A Race To The End
- Laugh Out Loud: Humorous Books
- Legal Fiction: In The Courtroom
- Mystery Series: The First Book In The Series
- Non-Fiction That Reads Like Fiction
- Science Fiction: Best Reads in the Galaxy
- NEW Unexpected Heroes: Everyone Should Have Their Place in the Sunshine
- Westerns: Adventures In The American West
- Read Local: Wisconsin Authors (PDF)
All of these lists were created by Oregon Public Library staff.
Reading Recommendation Tools
- NoveList Plus is a book recommendation database that provides book suggestions for fiction and non-fiction books. Paid for by Oregon Public Library.
- Fantastic Fiction gives information on over 500,000 books and recommends other books like it..
- What’s Next?: Books in Series™ is a database created by the Kent District Library and helps you find all the books in a series.
- LINKcat's Don't Miss Lists are lists of new books available in our catalog.
- Christian Fiction Finder is a free online resource providing reviews and information on more than 2000 Christian novels by more than 500 Christian fiction authors representing almost 60 Christian fiction publishing houses or imprints.
- Stop You're Killing Me provides a searchable list of over 5,000 mystery, crime, thriller, spy, and suspense authors, with chronological lists of their books (over 58,000 titles), both series (5,900+) and non-series.
- Bookreporter provides thoughtful book reviews, compelling features, in-depth author profiles and interviews, excerpts of the hottest new releases, contests and more every week.
- Bookpage provides reviews, author interviews and more. Free print copies are in the lobby each month. Paid for by the Friends of the Oregon Library.
- New York Review of Books is the online version of the weekly magazine.
- Wisconsin's Digital Library uses OverDrive to provide downloadable ebooks and audiobooks with your library card! Using the Libby app you can even read and listen on your mobile device.