Jerseyville Public Library

Book Recommendations

Looking for book recommendations? News about the latest bestsellers? Looking for a book club? Want to peruse the latest headlines? Then you've come to the right place!

The Center for the Book in the Library of Congress invites people of all ages to discover the fascinating people, places and events that await you whenever you read.

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Fantastic Fiction contains information on over 350,000 books!  Good site for determining the order of a series by your favorite author.

Wondering what to read....  Try What Should I Read Next
Interested in joining a book club? Check out our Facebook Online Book Club on our Facebook page or try Reader's Circle to find one.

Don't forget about the Read-alikes you can access through NoveList (must login with your library card number):

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If you're interested in reading books that are "clean" or would like to recommend something to a younger child that reads well above his/her grade level, try Common Sense Media or Rated Reads.  Common Sense Media covers movies, apps, and video games, too.

The 'Juvenile Series and Sequels' database currently contains over 23,000 books in series titles that are classified into three audiences:

  • Young Adult – for high school-aged readers
  • Juvenile – appropriate for grade school through junior high-aged readers
  • Juvenile Easy – for young readers just beginning to read

Bestsellers and Award-Winners

Check out our "Titles of Note", covering best-selling lists from the American Booksellers Association as well as other sources.

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