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Just finished an awesome book or series and aren't sure what to read next? Get book recommendations, read-alikes, and author suggestions with these resources!

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BookBrowse Reading Recommendations

Gain book recommendations, read-alikes, author biographies and interviews, reading guides, online discussions, and more.

Subscribe to NextReads: New Book Alerts

Select your favorite book genres and receive customized booklists by email. Available for all ages. 

NoveList Book Recommendations

Find great new fiction and non-fiction titles to enjoy, lists of award winners, read-alikes, book club discussion guides, and much more!

Need help with your English assignment?

Discover full-text articles and critiques on critical literary works and their authors from Shakespeare to short stories. Check out the world of classics, comics, poetry, and more!

Reading Resources

Literary Reference Center

Learn about authors and their literary work. Also offered are plot summaries, book reviews, classic texts, and more.

Encyclopedia of Comic Books and Graphic Novels

Offers more than 300 well-documented articles about the history, evolution, and cultural impact of comic books/graphic novels in the U.S.

Drama for Students

Provides overviews of the most-studied plays of all time periods, nations, and cultures.

Virtual Author Talk: Dan Santat

Jul 30th | 11:00am - 12:00pm
Online Event
Join Dan Santat to chat about his graphic memoir, A First Time for Everything, and how to tell your own stories through graphic novels.

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Epics for Students

Provides overviews of literary epics of all time periods, nations, and cultures.

Novels for Students

Provides critical overviews of novels from various cultures and time periods.

Poetry for Students - Reference eBooks

Features poems of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Overview of the poem and discussion of its themes, images, form and construction.

Shakespeare for Students

Collection of essays by Shakespeare scholars that have been selected for students at the high school or undergraduate college level.
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