An individualized book recommendation service just for you! Fill out the following questionnaire to receive your personalized reading recommendations from a Provo Librarian. We will send you a list of 3-5 books based on your responses. You will receive your list within 5-14 business days. The Personalized Reading Recommendation service is available for Provo Library card holders. The more information you provide the more personalized your recommendations will be.
65 and up
(If you are under 12, please contact a Childrenâ€™s Librarian at 801-852-6682.)
Please list any titles or authors you enjoyed reading.
Why did you enjoy the book or author? Why do you want to read others like it?
Please list any titles or authors you have NOT enjoyed reading? What did you not like about the books?
What level of books do you prefer to read?
(If you prefer to read Childrenâ€™s books, please contact the Childrenâ€™s Reference Desk at 801-852-6682.)
Fill out either Fiction or Non-Fiction (not both).
Fiction: Is there an area of specific interest? For example, if you chose Science Fiction, do you want books just about Time Travel or if you chose Horror, do you want only Vampire Novels?
Other (specify below)
Format: Check the format you require
Large print (will limit the choices available)
eBook (will limit the choices available)
Book on CD (will limit the choices available)
Downloadable audiobook (will limit choices available)
Publication date: Select the date of the publication you would prefer
New release last 2 years
Within the last 10 years
More than 10 years old
Focus: Check if you prefer a certain focus
Characters and relationships
Story, action or events
Place or setting
Language and style
Character: Select your preferences about the main character
Age (specify in box below)
Multicultural (specify in box below)
Setting : Select your preferences about location
United States (specify in box below)
World (specify in box below)
Other (specify in box below)
Time Period: Select your preference about time period
Historical (specify below)
Other (specify below)
Time Period: Options
Please tell us of anything you wish to avoid in your reading such as graphic or violent scenes or strong language. We will try to avoid these but cannot guarantee there will not be something unacceptable to you.
Length: Select the length of the book you would prefer
Under 250 pages
Over 500 pages
Please tell us anything else you want us to know about your reading preferences
Thank you for submitting a request for a personalized reading recommendation list. A confirmation e-mail will be sent to the address you provided on the form. If you do not receive this email, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to make sure we have your correct email address. You will receive your reading recommendation list within 14 days. If you have any questions, call the Reference Desk at 801-852-6661 or e-mail us at email@example.com. Thank you for submitting the Personalized Reading Recommendation form.