The intent of the this LibGuide is to assist readers, and librarians who assist readers, in answering the age-old question, What do I read next?
Readers will find websites, read-alikes, and links to the catalog for award-winning and recommended books.
Books that Pass the Bechdel Test
Definition: The Bechdel test is a measure of the representation of women in fiction. It asks whether a work features at least two women who talk to each other about something other than a man. - www.earlybirdbooks.com
You Are What You Read
Rosenberg’s First Law of Reading
Never apologize for your reading tastes
The following websites, which include all genres, will help you discover your next read.
Nancy Pearl's Rule of 50
If you’re fifty years of age or younger, give a book fifty pages before you decide to commit to reading it or give it up. If you’re over fifty, which is when time gets even shorter, subtract your age from 100—the result is the number of pages you should read before making your decision to stay with it or quit.
Top 10 Book-Group Books: 2021
These outstanding books, reviewed in Booklist from July 2020 through June 2021, will spark discussions on language, history, family, how to live in society, and so much more.
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Any Which Way You Read
Learn how the libraries are out-in-front with digital collections and free classes to help any reader get connected with online book borrowing.
2022 Reading List
The Reference and User Services Association (RUSA), a division of the American Library Association, highlights outstanding genre fiction that merit special attention by general adult readers and the librarians who work with them.