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Literature & Reading

BookBrowse

BookBrowse reviews books - both fiction and nonfiction - considered to be exceptional by BookBrowse staff. Look up your favorite books or authors, and scroll down to Read-alikes to find other books that you may enjoy. You may also browse their suggested books by setting, theme, time period, and genre.


Book group looking for books to discuss? Check out BookBrowse's Book Club Central. The Top 10 feature displays titles popular with book groups this week. You'll find also find discussion questions in the Reader's Guide, plus reviews, summaries, author interviews, and author biographies. 

Literary Reference Center

Literary Reference Center contains literary journal articles, reference books and other publications.  You'll find literary criticism, plot summaries, author biographies and interviews, and the full text of selected poems, short stories and classic texts.  It's helpful for students writing papers, and book groups who discuss classic authors in depth.

NoveList

NoveList provides fiction recommendations for adults and high school students.  Look up a favorite novel or author, then click "read-alikes" to find other books that you may also enjoy.

Browse fiction by genre, such as mystery or science fiction, or try out the Appeal Mixer to browse books based on the pace, characters, and writing style you enjoy.

Book groups will want to take a look at NoveList's reading guides.  Their discussion questions for selected titles are exclusive to NoveList, and answers are provided.  

For children's books and YA fiction, check out NoveList K-8.

Cold weather is upon us!

Do you think about curling up with a good book?  We are, of course, the home of good books.  And lots more.  We have some fantastic streaming services where you can get premium content for free.  We have ebooks and eaudiobooks so that you can curl up with your mobile device.  Winter is a great time to plan your exploration of new worlds and Mango Languages can help.  Can't get to the library for your tutoring session?  Check out Brainfuse and get personal assistance for free!

If you do decide to step out, join us for crafts, story times, interest clubs, movie discussions, book clubs and great concerts.   Oh, and don't forget AfterWords, our bookstore downstairs, for great deals on books you never have to return!

We've just scratched the surface of all the programming and resources we offer.  Get the complete picture on our Event Calendar.

 

377 ELKWOOD AVENUE
NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ 07974
908-665-0311