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Use NoveList - Find great books

NoveList is a premium database tthat offers robust searching capabilities to pinpoint a specific type of book you might like, whether it's fiction or nonfiction. 

NoveList makes it easy to find your next book based on one you’ve already read. You can find recommendations in each title record in your Result List and at the Title Detail page.
To find title recommendations at the Detail page:

  • At the Basic Search box at the homepage, enter a title of a book you've enjoyed and click Search.
  • Access the Title Detail page by clicking on the title for which you want recommendations.

The "Search for More”  on the right side feature allows you to find similar titles based on the genre, subject, location, and appeal factors (storyline, tone, pace, writing style) associated with your title.

Teens Voted for Top Ten



YALSA is the Young Adult Librarians group that likes to promote reading and share great books with Young Adults.  This Teens' Top Ten is a list created by teens for teens. 

For more info, see their page:  http://www.ala.org/yalsa/teenstopten

Award Winning Titles and Other Good Ideas
For possible titles, check out the Isinglass Award Nominees from Barrington NH Public Library.

Nominees for the 2018 Flume Award for Teen reads:


  • All American Boys by Jason Reynolds & Brendan Kelly
  • Carve the Mark by Veronica Roth
  • Dumplin’ by Julie Murphy
  • An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir
  • Passenger by Alexandra Bracken
  • Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard
  • Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys
  • Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli
  • Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo
  • The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon

  Some Librarians in NH
 have compiled a list of
 what you could call "Clean Reads" 

There are some elaborately categorized lists on Goodreads.com for teens.