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.

We Fed an Island by Jose Andres 

The Body by Bill Bryson

The Hare with  the Amber Eyes by Edmund De Waal

This Tender Land by William Kent Kreuger

The Giver of Stars by JoJo Moyes

From the Desk of Zoe Washington by Janae Marks

Almost American Girl by Robin Ha

Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness

Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders

The Downstairs Girl by Stacey Lee

The Splendid and the Vile by Erik Larson

Educated by Tara Westover

Empire of Lies by Raymond Khoury


Recommended Reading



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 June edition is available here.

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