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LibraryAware Newsletters
Sign up for e-newsletters and get great book suggestions by email. Choose from topics including Fantasy, Historical Fiction, Horror, Popular Culture, and more.

Agatha Awards
Honors the “traditional mystery,” books best typified by the works of Agatha Christie and others.

Edgar Awards
Search the Edgar Awards database to find winners of the prestigious award given to writers of mysteries.

Hugo Awards
Awards for science fiction, voted on by members of the World Science Fiction Convention.

Indie Next List
Inspired recommendations from indie booksellers.

Library Reads
The top ten books published this month that librarians across the country love.

Literature Resource Center (Library card required)
A current, comprehensive, and reliable online resource for research on literary topics, authors, and their works. Coverage includes all genres and disciplines, all time periods, and all regions of the world.

Man Booker Prizes
The Man Booker Prize promotes the finest in fiction by rewarding the best novel of the year written by a citizen of the United Kingdom, the Commonwealth or the Republic of Ireland. The Man Booker International Prize is awarded to an author who has published fiction either originally in English or whose work is generally available in translation in the English language.

New York Times Bestsellers

NoveList Plus (Library card required)
Find books that are similar to ones you’ve already read, look up favorite authors, or get a list of all the books in your favorite series.

RITA Awards
Recognizes excellence in romance fiction.

Spur Awards
Recognizes the best in Western literature.