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Readers' Advisory

What to Read Next

Search for reading suggestions based on your personal tastes!
With NoveList, you can find a new author who reads like your current favorite, search for a mystery set in Florida, or find a list of family sagas - this database is your online reading advisor! Just tell it your preferences and get as specific as you like.  NoveList is available online either in the Library or at home.  You will need your Verona Public Library Card number 
(12 digits, under the barcode) to sign in.


For further suggestions, try Overbooked, a website for "ravenous and omnivorous readers."  This site features reading selections based on outstanding book reviews in both fiction and nonfiction.  It provides annotated reading lists and is updated frequently.

What's Next?
If you're hooked on a book in a series, this is the place to go to find out what title comes next.  The What's Next? Database was developed and is maintained by the Kent District Library in Michigan (please note, it does not link to the Verona Public Library catalog).

Resources for Book Discussion Groups

If you need discussion questions, tips on starting a book club, or information about an author, visit our Book Discussion Resources page for a list of useful websites. 

Best Sellers, Award Winners, & Reading Lists

New York Times Best Sellers List 
Browse the current week's best sellers in Fiction, Non-Fiction, Paperbacks, and Children's Books.

National Book Awards
The National Book Foundation celebrates the best in American literature with prizes in Fiction, Non-Fiction, Poetry, and Young People's Literature.

Pulitzer Prizes
The Pulitzer Prizes honor excellence in American Literature, Journalism, Drama & Music.  Administered by Columbia University.

Nobel Prize for Literature
This international award honors outstanding achievements in letters.  Funded by the estate of Alfred Bernhard Nobel.

The Booker Prize
The Man Booker Prize (also known simply as the Booker Prize) is an annual literary award given to a citizen of either the British Commonwealth or the Republic of Ireland for the best original, full-length novel written in English.

Modern Library:  100 Best Novels
The board of the Modern Library offers their selections of the greatest novels of all time.  A complementary list based on the votes of  readers is also included.
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