Book Lists

Fiction & Nonfiction Lists

These lists primarily contain books located in our adult fiction & nonfiction areas, but you might spot a few YA novels in the mix. For lists specifically for younger audiences, scroll down the page or visit the Teens and Kids pages (where you'll also find great resources for homework help!).


Featured Lists

 National Book Award Longlists  Historical Fiction  Offbeat & Quirky
 Top Recommendations  Horror  Paranormal Romance
 Adventure Travel  LibraryReads  Popular Book Club Picks
 Christian Fiction  Love Stories  Pulitzer Prize Winning Novels
 Coming-of-Age Novels  Modern Westerns  Science Fiction
 Fantasy  Multicultural Literature  True Crime
 From Book to Screen  Mystery & Suspense  War Stories
 Gone Girl Readalikes    

Teen Reads

Featured Lists

 Alex Award Winners*  Printz Award Winners  Teen Issues
 Dystopian & Apocalyptic Reads  Historical Fiction  Teen Romance
 Funny Finds  Horror  2013 Teens' Top Ten

 *The Alex Awards, presented annually, are given to ten books written for adults that have special appeal to young adults, ages 12 through 18.

Kids Books

Featured Lists


High Five

 Alphabet Fun  Classic Toddler Tales  
 Bilingual Picture Books  Dinosaurs!  
 Caldecott Medal Winners  Tales for Toddlers  
 Children's Nonfiction    

Middle Grade

 Creepy Reads  Fantasy Fiction   Newbery Medal Winners
 Interesting Nonfiction  Funny Reads  

Grade Level Lists

 Kindergarten  3rd Grade  5th Grade
 1st Grade  4th Grade  6th Grade
 2nd Grade