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Books for all ages and reading tastes & resources to help you find your 'next read'
 
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Fiction

The Library has an extensive range of fiction books for loan in both hardcover and paperback. The fiction collection includes items for all ages and tastes. In addition to bestsellers, Australian fiction, classic fiction and general fiction the collection includes books in the following genres:
  • Fantasy
  • Horror
  • Mysteries
  • Romance
  • Science fiction
  • Westerns
Fiction books in Large Print are also available in the following categories:
  • General fiction
  • Mysteries
  • Romance
  • Westerns
 
Library staff have selected the following websites to help you find a great read!
  • AllReaders.com - choose from hundreds of plot, theme, character, and setting options to find precisely what you're looking for
  • Based on a Book - a database of movies that were based on books. You can search by movie or by book.
  • BookBrowse - your guide to exceptional books
  • Fantastic Fiction - a comprehensive site that compiles Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror authors. For each author there is a complete listing of novels, series, collections, and anthologies the author has written or edited
  • Six Book Challenge - the books on this site are recommended for people who are new to reading. They are good books but also quick and easy reads to encourage people with literacy issues
  • Good Reads
  • NoveList Plus - a database that will help you find that fiction book that you always wanted to read!
  • Readers Advice -suggestions for readers who enjoy the work of a particular author or and who would like to read other works written in a similar style and/or genre
  • whichbook.net - An easy way to find the kind of read you are looking for. Select from a number of options and a list of best matches will be generated

Booklists and Reviews

  • Authors - choose a book by your favourite author, read a synopsis of first chapters of new publications, see bestsellers lists, reviews and Top 10's
  • Bestseller Lists 1900-1995 - just as the title says, a list of best-selling fiction and non-fiction books from 1900 to 1995
  • Books and Reading - from Digital Librarian - a librarian's choice of the best of the Web
  • Fiction DB - lots of lists for fiction lovers  
  • Readings, books & music - Australia - read reviews of new releases, order books & music
  • Genreflecting - lists of the most popular genres and the latest news about books, authors, and Genreflecting Resources. Check out your favourite genre and find a list of must-read books and authors created by fans and genre experts

Genre Fiction

  • Historical Fiction
  • Mystery and Crime Fiction
    • MysteryNet - a large, all-encompassing site featuring polls, discussion boards, links, information on authors and more
  • Romance
    • All About Romance - Reviews, author interviews, conversations and reader's choice selections.
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Westerns 
    • ReadWest - an online magazine for readers of Westerns, featuring book reviews, lists, and more
    • Western Writers of America - WWA was founded in 1953 to promote the literature of the American West and bestow Spur Awards for distinguished writing in the western field. Their website actively helps its members promote their books and articles, and aggressively promotes the literature of the American west, which it considers this country's unique contribution to world literature

Non-Fiction

The Library holds non-fiction books for pleasure, study and research for all ages.  For a detailed list of what is available in the library please search the library's catalogue online. Don't forget to ask staff for help if you can't find a specific book or subject area.
 
New items in the library can be found by visiting our catalogue online
 
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