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…like that other great book or author? Try NoveList!
- Search NoveList to find title read-alikes, author read-alikes, and books based on factors such as genre, appeal factors, reading level, and more. Click here for instructions to see how this works right from our catalog without ever needing to log-in.
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- Not sure which book you should read next? Just read a great book and want another excellent one? Looking for recommendations for your teen?
- Fill out this form and a librarian will create a list of recommended books just for you!
Other resources to help you find your next great read:
- Looking for a local read? Browse a list of Iowa authors.
- Find what is popular right now. Read from the New York Times Bestsellers list.
- What should I read next? Enter the title of a book you enjoyed to see suggestions for what to read next.
- Which book? Which Book is a “completely new way of choosing what to read.” Slide the scales to pick the qualities you enjoy, or narrow down by the types of characters, plots, or settings that interest you.
- #BookMatch from The Reader Teacher – read-alike suggestions for middle grade readers.
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Check out some of the great books written by local authors!
- Local authors are featured in our online catalog and by the “local author” sticker on the spine of the books.