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Your Next Read
Looking for your next read? VCPL wants to help! Use the links below to access award winners, book lists, reader reviews, genre recommendations, and much more! Still can’t find what you’re looking for? Visit the library , call 812–232–1113, or Ask a librarian! We are happy to help you find a title you will enjoy.
African American Literature
AALBC promotes "the diverse spectrum of literature written for, or about, people of African descent by helping readers find the books and authors they will enjoy."
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Contains "thoughtful book reviews, compelling features, in-depth author profiles and interviews, and excerpts of the hottest new releases."
"Over 5,000 historical novels listed by time and place, including more than 600 reviews."
This site is maintained by a "literary society devoted to promoting the enjoyment of historical fiction." Contains 8,898 reviews & 233 feature articles.
Read "thousands of book reviews for your mystery reading pleasure" as well as features, author interviews, and much more.
This site is a "resource for lovers of mystery, crime, thriller, spy, and suspense books." Find "over 4,200 authors, with chronological lists of their books (over 48,000 titles), both series (4,900+) and non-series."
Find "thousands of book reviews for your romance reading pleasure," as well as features, author interviews and more.
Science Fiction and Fantasy
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Book reviews, articles, and more. Read the free online issue or subscribe to the magazine.
Reviews, Recommendations, and Read-A-Likes
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"Get the Top 10 Bestsellers for more than 300 Book Subjects — Updated Daily!"
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"Helping readers find the books they will love, online since 1996." Find reviews, genre links, and more.
Best Seller lists for fiction, nonfiction, graphic novels and manga, as well as children’s and teen titles.
"Contains information on over 250,000 fiction and readable nonfiction titles, plus feature content including lists of award-winning books, Book Discussion Guides, BookTalks, Recommended Reads and more."
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"Overbooked's mission is to provide timely information about fiction (all genres) and readable non-fiction for ravenous and omnivorous readers." Site includes starred-review lists and book lists.
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Library of Congress booklists for kids, teens and adults, as well as online access to free classic books, author webcasts, and more.
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Search for "a book you like and the site will analyze our huge database of real readers' favorite books to provide book recommendations and suggestions for what to read next."
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