Find a Good Book to Read
#Help! I don't know what to read next...
The Library team are only to happy to help you find your next read. To help us offer you some reading suggestions, please fill out our Readers Advisory Form. It's really easy to fill out. We are looking forward to hearing from you.
If you are keen to do some research on your own, we've listed some great free websites that can help you in your search for finding that great next read!
- NoveList Plus
Looking for a good book? Search by author, title, series, plot description or level of readership - children, young adults, adults for both fiction and non-fiction titles. Use the Read-Alikes feature to find other authors who write like your favourite author. Booklists and book club discussion guides.
- Literary Reference Center Plus
Information on authors and their works across literary disciplines and timelines. Includes literary criticisms, plot summaries, author biographies, full text poems, short stores and dramatic works. Video, audio and e-books.
- Fantastic Fiction
Bibliographies for over 25,000 authors; information on over 300,000 books
A site for readers and book recommendations
This UK site has an interesting and different way of retrieving recommendations for fiction reading
- What's Next: Books in Series
From Kent District Library, Michigan
Australian & New Zealand
Catalogue your own book collection online; connect with people who read the same things; find books with similar tags and see suggestions for similar books you might like
Reading and literature recommendations, lists and news from Christchurch City Libraries
- Read & Relax
State Library of Tasmania
- Libraries ACT
Resources about books, reading and writing
- Book Lovers' Resources
Coffs Harbour City Library & Information Service
- Popular Topics: Fiction
Wellington (NZ) City Libraries
Southern Tablelands (NSW) Library Co-operative
- Reader's Corner
From Eastern Regional Libraries, Victoria
A website for ravenous readers. They also specialise in literary and genre fiction information.
- University of Queensland Press
Search their online catalogue to read up on your favourite authors.
Features detailed book reviews from many different genres of books! You can also enter a book review and get listed as a scholar!
- Based on the Book
A compilation of over 1,200 books, novels, short stories, and plays that have been made into motion pictures.
Online mysteries, mystery games, books and resources.
- Opening the book
A completely new way of choosing what to read.
A guide to reading genre fiction.