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Tools For Readers

Electronic Resources

Good Reads--Book reviews and recommendations

NoveList Plus--A database of fiction and nonfiction including

read-alikes, reviews, annotations and discussion guides

Book-Alikes --Online Reader's Advisory Service
Literary Reference Center -- Information about authors and their works (from EBSCOhost)

Book Blogs

Book Group Buzz

Blog created by reader's advisory librarians at Booklist.  How to find good books, tips for running a discussion, and reviews of authors and titles of interest.

Early Word

Early information on books that will be in demand.

Reader's Advisor Online

News, tips, and hottest books of the week.

Resources for Book Groups

Book Browse

Book club advice, reading guides, author interviews, author biographies, and more.

Book Movement

Book recommendations and reviews by book groups, plus discussion guides and book excerpts.

Book Page

Reviews of the latest good reads.  Also available in print at the library, compliments of the Friends of the Sun Prairie Library. 

Book Reporter

Reviews,coming soon, contests, blogs and newsletters.


Ideas for book clubs - recipes, reading guides, and guides for organizing and running a book group.

Reading Group Choices

Resources to enhance the book club experience. Book summaries, conversation starters, and links to videos when available.

Reading Group Guides

Over 3,000 reading group guides, searchable by author or title.

Resources for Readers

Coming Soon

Forthcoming books by popular authors.  Get a jump on the holds queue for your favorites!

Fantastic Fiction

Series information for science fiction and fantasy, plus bibliographies for more than 30,000 authors and 350,000 books.

Kindle Title List

Current titles available on our circulating Kindle.


A list of our magazines sorted by category.

Nook Title List

Current titles available on our circulating Nook.

Oprah's Books

Books featured on the Oprah Show

The New York Review of Books

Book Recommendations

Library Reads

The top ten new books of the month voted on by librarians across the country .

Your Next Read

Enter a book you like and get user recommendations of  similar reads.



5-Star Reads 2011

5-Star Reads 2012

ALA Notable Videos (2014)

Book Club Picks

Culinary Memoirs

Don't Judge A Book By It's Movie? (2013)

Excellent on Audio

Graphic Novels - Fiction

Graphic Novels - Non-Fiction

Green Documentaries



Quirky Southern Fiction

Science Fiction & Fantasy

Short and Sweet

Teen Books for Adults

True Adventure and Survival

Urban Fiction