Resources for Readers

What We're Reading

We love to read here at the Eldredge, and we like to talk about it! Here are some of our recent staff picks. You can also find staff pick books highlighted throughout the library.  All current recommendations are also available as eBooks on Overdrive.

Nobody Will Tell You This But Me by Bess Kalb

The Mirror and the Light by Hilary Mantel

This Tender Land by William Kent Kreuge

Goodnight from London by Jennifer Robson

The Late Bloomers' Club by Louise Miller

A Conspiracy of Bones by Kathy Reichs

The Splendid and the Vile by Erik Larson

Chosen Ones by Veronica Roth

House on Fire by Joseph Finder

Tom Clancy Firing Point by Mike Maden

Tigers Not Daughters by Samantha Mabry

We Dream of Space by Erin Entrada Kelly


Hot Topics



What Should I Read Next?

We have compiled lists of books for a variety of genres. These are a work in progress, to be updated and changed as new books continue to be published. We hope to add more lists in the near future. If there is a genre you are interested in, please inquire at the Reference Desk. Adobe Reader is needed to read these files. Happy Reading!

· Suspense Stories

· Historical Fiction

· Cape Cod Fiction 

· Chicklit Fiction

· A Trip Around the Globe

· If you like Jodi Picoult

· Cozy Mystery

· Romance




Online Resources

NoveList is a fiction database that provides subject heading access, reviews, annotations, and much more for over 120,000 fiction titles. It also includes other content of interest to fiction readers, such as Author Read-alikes, Book Discussion Guides, BookTalks, and Feature Articles. For school media specialists and teachers there are Standards-Based Thematic Units and Picture Book Extenders, as well as specific teaching guides for using fiction in the classroom.

BookPage is a monthly book review publication distributed to more than 450,000 avid readers through subscribing bookstores and public libraries. Founded in 1988 and located in Nashville, TN, BookPage serves as a broad-based selection guide to the best new books published every month. The tone is upbeat and literate, focusing on bestsellers as well as new discoveries. All of the content from the print edition is posted on each month. The July edition is available here.

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