Looking for something new to read? Read everything by your favorite author and want more like it? Check out NoveList for some great recommendations.
If you have problems accessing this site directly, please use the general Badgerlink link, then click on NoveList.
Huge lists of authors and series, with links to read-a-likes by author and style.
An interesting site that matches books and moods. You select from a list of qualities and it recommends books.
Goodreads is a free website for book lovers. Imagine it as a large library that you can wander through and see everyone’s bookshelves, their reviews, and their ratings. You can also post your own reviews and catalog what you have read, are currently reading, and plan to read in the future.
Love picking up your free monthly copy of BookPage magazine at the library but all the copies were gone before you got one? Going on vacation and missed a month? Read the online version here. It’s got the same great book reviews, author interviews and features stories; you can even access back issues!
BookBrowse is an online magazine including reviews, previews, “behind the book” back stories, author interviews, reading guides, and much more.
A free resource center that simplifies the search for book reviews based on bestseller lists, genres, electronic texts, and more.
A collection of book reviews, compelling features, in-depth author profiles and interviews.
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Series in Order
Want to read a fiction series in order? Search here by title, author, or series to find the proper series order.
A free app that gives patrons access to the Lester Public Library catalog on their mobile device.
Use the bar code scanner feature to see if the book or DVD is available at the library; read social recommendations so it’s easy to see what other patrons and book lovers recommend. Compatible with Android, iPhone, and iPod touch devices, and much more.
OverDrive Media Console
Read and listen to free library eBooks & audiobooks on the go or at home with OverDrive Media Console. Use the app to search for books and audiobooks, then check them out and download them to your device.
The app is available for every major desktop and mobile platform, including Windows, Mac, iPad, iPhone, Android phones and tablets, Kindle, NOOK, Windows 8 PC and tablet, Blackberry and Windows Phone.