Book Connections

 WPPL Book Discussion Groups

Join other readers in discussion of selected titles. Afternoon and an evening groups are available. There is one group just for non-fiction. Or find resources for your own group.


Resources for Readers

libALERTS logolibALERTS, created by Westlake Porter Public Library, is a site where you can subscribe to your favorite authors and receive email or text-message notifications when the library orders their latest books.Learn everything you need to know on the site's "How it Works" page.

 

logo for Novelist Plus

Looking for new reads, help with series, and book reviews? Novelist Plus provides readers with all of those things, and more: all sorts of lists, readalikes, and genre guides. Novelist Plus also provides different appeal factors for books to help you find reads that you will enjoy.

 

 

Looking for a good read? Check out our pages at BookLetters, and find something you'll really enjoy. Sign up for an email newsletter. You can also check availability through quick links back to our catalog.

 

First Chapters: Read the first chapters of current fiction and nonfiction titles of your choosing. Take a look at First Chapters features from NYTimes.com to find out what you'd like to read next!


Ebooks and Audiobooks
Ebooks and audiobooks from Overdrive. Click on the image to go to the library's Overdrive page, or here to learn more.

Free ebooks

Free ebooks from ManyBooks.netFree ebooks that will work on a range of ebook devices, including the Amazon Kindle, the Apple iPad, and many more!

Project Gutenberg provides public domain ebooks in ePub, Mobipocket, HTML and simple text formats.

Free audiobooks

Project Gutenberg provides ebooks read by humans and by computers.

Librivox.org provides ebooks that are recorded by volunteers. You can join the site and get involved recording just a chapter or a whole book.

This blog post includes some additional sites that offer free audiobooks.


Additional excellent resources:

New York Times Fiction Best Seller List
New York Times Non-Fiction Best Seller List
Reader's Circle Book Club Networking