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Find a Good Book to Read

Looking for a good book?

We have several resources available to help you find a good book to read:

Personalized Reading Recommendations

Try our Personalized Reading Recommendation service. Just fill out the online questionnaire, and you will receive 3-5 individualized book suggestions from a Provo Librarian.

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Online Booklists

Online Booklists

Browse our top-pick lists, organized by genre or subject.

Kids'  |  TeenAdult

Clicking on the title of a book will take you to the catalog where you can see if the book is checked in. If it is checked out, place a hold request, and we will notify you when it is ready!

Author Read-alikes

Author Read-alikes

Love a particular author for their style and genre? Search that author in our lists and find 3 other similar authors based on style. 

 

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NoveList Plus

NoveList Plus is a comprehensive readers' advisory resource for fiction and nonfiction. With extensive feature content, advanced search options, author read-alikes, professional reviews, recommended reads, genre outlines, and much more - NoveList Plus will help you to answer the question of what to read next.

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NoveList K-8 Plus

Designed especially for elementary and middle school students, NoveList K-8 is an online database of with fiction and nonfiction titles chosen specifically to support the school curriculum as well as the pleasure reading needs of kids.

Library Blogs

Library Staff Review Blog

Library Staff Reviews

Librarians at the Provo City Library review the books they have read, including non ficiton and young adult fiction. Our favorites are labeled as Staff Picks or Audio Picks.  If you want to avoid violence, strong language, or graphic scenes, look for the books labeled as Clean Reads.

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Library Blog

Your daily stop for recommendations, reviews, and random facts about the Provo City Library. Look for new content every week day. Check us out on Facebook and Twitter under ProvoLibrary. 

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Children's Book Reviews

Children's Book Reviews

Check out this blog for reviews on children's books written by our children's librarians. 

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Ask a Librarian

Ask a Librarian

If you come in to our library, feel free to ask any librarian for book recommendations. We love to help you find what you need!