Reading Resources for Adults

Looking for your next good book? Check out these reader resources to get personalized book suggestions, browse past book club selections, recommend books to others and take a quiz to find out what you should read next!

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    NEXT READS


    Fill out a short form to get 3-5 titles from our personalized suggestion service right in your inbox.
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    Book Club Lists


    Browse past reading lists from our Noontime Page Turners and Ladies Night Out book clubs.
    Noontime Page Turners LADIES NIGHT OUT
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    GOODREADS


    A social networking site for readers to recommend books, find new ones and track their reading.
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    WHAT SHOULD I READ NEXT?


    Enter one or more books or authors to find recommendations on what to read next.
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Free eBook & eAudiobook Resources


BiblioBoard

BiblioBoard is a collection of ebooks from the E-Read Texas Unlimited Collection, including popular non-fiction such as crafts, travel, nutrition and health, a gardening, along with adult and young adult fiction.  Accessible anywhere in Texas.  Available through the TexShare Databases.  Please call the Reference Desk at 214.509.4905 for login information.

Librivox

Librivox houses public domain audiobooks, the majority of which are read by volunteers from around the world on their home computer set up.  Files can be played in browser or the MP3 files can be downloaded in a ZIP file.

Open Culture

Open Culture offers over 800 free eBooks for iPad, Kindle, and other devices.  The site also offers hundreds of free eAudiobooks, mostly classics.  eAudiobooks can be downloaded to your MP3 player or computer.

Project Gutenberg

Project Gutenberg is a collection of over 60,000 free eBooks available in both Epub and Kindle formats.  Titles may be downloaded or read online.  The focus is on older works for which U.S. copyright has expired.