Reader's Advisory

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Want to start reading, but not sure which book to pick up? Reader's Advisory is all about matching readers with books they'll enjoy! TBPL has lots of great resources to help you find the best book for you! Ask any staff member when you come into the library for help picking out a book, or follow some of the links and suggestions below.

 

Here are some great sites that you can use to help you find a great book:

  1. NoveList
  2. GoodReads
  3. Epic Reads
  4. What Should I Read Next?
  5. Fantastic Fiction 
  6. Five Books (lists book recommendations from authors, ex. Comfort Reads recommended by Neil Gaiman)
  7. Which Book
  8. We Need Diverse Books (link specifically shows links for where to find diverse books)
  9. Kitchen Sink RA (features read-a-likes for movies, video games, trends, etc.)
  10. Does the Dog Die? (great for finding potential plot lines that you may want to avoid)
  11. LGBTQ Reads
  12. Queer Books for Teens
  13. Indigenous Literature

*Our Book Butler service can help you find some great books too! Simply tell us a few things about what you like to read, and we'll do the rest!*

 

Follow along with our CHECK THESE OUT social media posts to find more great recommendations!

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Head to our TBPL Off the Shelf blog to find reviews of great books, written by both staff and patrons!

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Looking for recommendations for children's books? Head to our Kids Read page, or try some of these links:

  1. A Mighty Girl (geared to children’s books with a strong female focus)
  2. NoveList K-8 Plus
  3. Five Books for kids
  4. Reading Rockets