Research Subject: Book Reviews & Literature

Discover your next great read with a wide variety of choices, including librarian curated book lists for suggestions and recommendations, copies of free book reviewing magazines available each month in the library to take home or view online, databases to help you find titles in a variety of genres plus handy links to award winners. Enhance your next book group meeting with detailed biographical information about the author or in depth literary criticism.

Black background with a book cover collage and text reading book list: Janie’s Picks

Janie’s Picks

Janie has a soft spot for Canadian books, contemporary & historical fiction, memoirs, short stories, and psychological thrillers.

Black background with a book cover collage and text reading book list: Jordan's Picks

Jordan’s Picks

Jordan has a passion for diverse literary journeys that transcend time and genre boundaries.

Black background with a book cover collage and text reading book list: Senior Sleuths

Senior Sleuths

Life is exciting and full of surprises for these oldies, be they spies, detectives, or just in the right place at the wrong time.

Black background with a book cover collage and text reading book list: Banned Books Week

Banned Books Week

The ALA Office for Intellectual Freedom tracks challenges to library, school, and university materials and services.

Black background with a book cover collage and text reading book list: Kristin's Picks

Kristin’s Picks

A fan of literary fiction, poetry, memoirs, and short stories, Kristin has led the library’s fiction group for well over a decade.

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JSTOR

Full-text coverage of core scholarly journals in various subjects, many from the first issue up to 3 to 5 years ago.

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NoveList Plus (EBSCO)

Reader’s advisory database providing subject heading access, reviews and annotations for fiction titles and nonfiction titles.

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NoveList K-8 Plus (EBSCO)

Provides subject heading access, reviews and annotations for fiction and nonfiction titles that are popular with young readers.

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Facts on File

Reference database in science, history, literature, geography, health, and career guidance plus curriculum resource center, K-12

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Bloom’s Literature

Examines great writers, important works, memorable characters, and influential movements and events in world literature.

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Booklist Reader

Digital magazine highlighting diverse readers’ advisory recommendations for all ages.

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