The G.A.R. Memorial Library

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Reading Suggestions & Reviews

Novelist Plus

Everything about books, authors, read-alikes, including critiques and citation help. For K-8 suggestions try Novelist K-8 Plus. Click here for a quick tutorial!


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Joy of Books

Put together by our own Tracy Larrabee.  Check out her reviews and recommendations of some of the newest books and audiobooks.

Massachusetts Book Awards

The Massachusetts Book Awards recognize significant works of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and children’s/young adult literature published by Commonwealth residents or about Massachusetts subjects.

Fantastic Fiction

What order do I read these in?  Want other read-alikes? Search and browse bibliographies of over 50,000 bestselling fiction authors, with the latest books and series information

Author Alerts

Get notified by email or text message when any member library of the Merrimack Valley Library Consortium orders new titles by your favorite authors or performers!


Find and read more books you'll love, and keep track of the books you want to read. Be part of the world's largest community of book lovers.
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BookPage - Discover your next great book!

Issued monthly; pick up a copy in the library. BookPage highlights the best new books across all genres, as chosen by our editors. Every book we cover is one that we are excited to recommend to readers. A star indicates a book of exceptional quality in its genre or category.  Sign up to receive their free e-newsletter.


And remember, you can always call or email us; we'd love to help you find your next great read!