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F.A. Day Library: Book Recommendations & Lists

 Find your next favorite book ... here! 

Interactive Book Recommendation Sites

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Use these websites and databases to find your next favorite book.  

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NoveList is a database offered from the Minuteman Library Network and you need to sign in with your Newton Free Library card (or other MLN card).  With over 155,000 titles, you can browse by genre, author, and similar title to find your next great read.

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Literature Map

The Literature-Map is part of Gnod, the Global Network of Discovery.
It is based on Gnooks, Gnod's literature recommendation system. The more people like an author and another author, the closer together these two authors will move on the Literature-Map.

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What Should I Read Next?

Enter a book or author you like, and the site will analyze a database of readers' similar suggestions. icon - click to open

TeachingBooks is a collection of materials aimed at helping reader to make connections, gain insights and understandings from authors, and ultimately enjoy reading.

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YALSA Teen Book Finder

Search over 4,000 books and audiobooks from the Young Adult Library Services Association's (YALSA) book lists and awards.

Book Personal Shopping Application

Having trouble finding a good book? Want Ms. Lightfoot to shop for you? Fill out this application and expect an answer in a week at most.  


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