Use these easy tools to search for your next great book!
Try the BookPsychic service — a simple and fun way to get your next book recommendation. With a point-and-click, you rate titles you thought were great or not so great, and BookPsychic recommends a list “Just For You.” Go to BookPsychic and let the fun begin.
As you rate more items on BookPsychic, you’ll see more and better personalized recommendations for books, audiobooks, eBooks and DVDs you can get from your library now. The more you rate, the better your recommendations will get, so what are you waiting for?
This service is for anyone who enjoys reading great books. Simply fill out a short online questionnaire about your reading habits, likes and dislikes. When completed our team of highly trained library professionals will provide you with a list of 10 to 15 books complied into your very own Personalized Reading List. The service is FREE and you can get started today with your Personalized Reading List Questionnaire
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Read the Books
A book recommendation service for children of all ages. Read the Books uses animation to help children, tweens and teens connect with books. Find books, read reviews, rate books. The books link to the Library catalog. Whether it’s for a school project or just browsing, children will find Read the Books a useful and enjoyable book-discovery experience.
Are you on Goodreads? It’s the largest site for readers and book recommendations in the world. A home for casual readers and bona-fide bookworms alike, Goodreads users recommend books, compare what they are reading, keep track of what they’ve read and would like to read, find their next favorite book, form book clubs and much more.When you become a Goodreads friend of the James V. Brown Library, you can see what new fiction and nonfiction titles (both in print and ebooks) the library has, see what will be filling our shelves in the coming months, read reviews, check out staff picks, and find suggestions for your next great read. Goodreads is also available in BookMyne, our mobile app.