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Databases for Readers (including Novelist): Use these resources to find information on books and recommendations such as similar authors.
Book-alikes: Read everything by your favorite authors? Let a librarian help! Tell us what you're looking for and we'll give you some new reading suggestions. Complete the form and a librarian will respond within one week.
Don’t Miss Lists: LINKcat offers Don’t Miss Lists, including new books, award winners, and Chapter-A-Day choices.
The Carpe Librum Book Discussion Group often discusses contemporary fiction, but we have been known to delve into classics and non-fiction. Check out the list of titles we have read over the years for ideas.
The following books have been read, and enjoyed, by the staff of the Rosemary Garfoot Public Library. Each title links to the book’s record in LINKCat.
Pam recommends: The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake by Aimee Bender
Pam also recommends: Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer
Kris recommends: Outliers: the Story of Success by Malcom Gladwell
Catherine recommends: The True Meaning of Smekday by Adam Rex
Holly recommends:Rome 1960: the Olympics That Changed the World by David Maraniss
Holly also recommends: Faces of the Great Lakes by B.A. King
Jan recommends: Standing in the Rainbow by Fannie Flagg
Jan also recommends: Whitethorn Woods by Maeve Binchy
Vicki recommends: Rootabaga Stories by Carl Sandberg