We could all use a little magic in our lives right about now, so we have compiled a list of books taking place in alternate versions of London where magic isn’t just a possibility, but a reality. Happy reading!
Living in a place where everybody knows your name and – for better or worse – all the details of your life is not for everyone. If it sounds like a little piece of heaven to you, you won’t want to miss these books that are set in a small town!
With all the chaos and uncertainty in the world right now, sometimes you just need a breezy, humorous read that helps you forget the world around you, at least for a little bit. If that’s what you need right now, then these books may be just what you need!
We know that recent events have left many of you wanting to educate yourselves about racism and to better understand the experience of many Black Americans today and in generations past. It can be a daunting task, so we’ve compiled a selection of books to help you get started.
For our third and final part in our series Find Your Next Great Read With NoveList, we will explore how to find the perfect book for you using appeals and themes. Let’s get started!
Searching for books by elements such as character personality, pace, and writing style helps you find books that fit your reading interests and style. NoveList offers several ways to perform these kinds of searches.
On the main page is a section titled “I’m in the mood for books that are . . .” where NoveList curators have paired two appeal elements to create a selection of books. To create your own list of titles by appeal, either click on the “Try our appeal mixer” link at the bottom of this section, or . . .
For part two in our series Find Your Next Great Read With NoveList, we are showing you how easy it is to find new favorites in a genre you already love or to explore unfamiliar genres when you feel like branching out.
NoveList offers a multitude of options for browsing genre on their site.
Option One: Recommended Reads
The librarians at NoveList have created recommended reading lists for sub-topics within each genre. Lists are being added all the time, so check back often for more great reading suggestions.
Welcome to part one in our series Find Your Next Great Read With NoveList. In this segment, we will show you how easy this database makes it to find titles similar to your favorite books, authors, or even series. Let’s get started!
Welcome to the main page of NoveList. In this tutorial, we are going to focus on the search bar at the top of the page. With the basic search features, we can search for a particular topic, title, author, series, or even narrator.
Let’s test things out with a search for These Ghosts Are Family, by Maisy Card, “a transporting debut novel that reveals the ways in which a Jamaican family forms and fractures over generations, in the tradition of Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi.” LPL has this book in print and e-book format through Overdrive.