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Resources for Readers
Lists of bestsellers and other popular items available for holds via JAXCAT. Lists include the Bestsellers from the NY Times, Publishers Weekly, and USA Today. Award-winning lists include the Hugo, Newbery, and Pulitzer Prizes. Updated weekly.
You'll also find lists of the most popular items that the library has. Here's a sample:
Pathfinders are reading guides that serve as a map and reference to bibliographic research on a specific topic. They are constructed by librarians and library staff in order to assist the public in selecting and reviewing research or items of similar interest.
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Interested in forming a book club? Want a popular title, but need multiple copies so that you and your friends can read together and discuss the material? Check out our Book Bunches! We've gathered ten copies of different titles - in audio and print format - for you to check out for yourself and your friends.
Interested in joining a discussion of a popular book? Want to meet readers with similar interests? Join a JPL Book Club!
Join our Online Book Clubs and start reading books in your email. Each day we'll send you a 5-minute portion of a book. By the end of the week, you'll have read 2-3 chapters. If you'd like to finish a book, stop by the library and pick up a copy. Every week we feature new books. Sign up today and start reading tomorrow.
Want to receive newsletters listing some of the hottest books recently published? Want to get the latest books in Health, Mystery, Horror, Science Fiction, or other genres? Subscribe to a NextReads™ newsletter and have a list emailed directly to you! Some are published monthly, others bimonthly.
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Readers can use Books & Authors to enhance the experience of the book they are currently reading, digging deeper into its themes and origins, or learning how the author's life and times contributed to the work.
NoveList Plus: Your Guide to Fiction and Nonfiction
NoveList Help Sheets
Thematic book lists
Reading and book-oriented articles