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For Kids

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From the Library

Online Catalog - Search for books and place holds with your library card.

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eBooks & More - Learn about the library's digital books, audiobooks, movies, and magazines.

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Top Kid Reads - Check out the library's picks for this month's top ten kids' titles.

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MCMLS Must Reads - Find eBook titles for kids, with a different theme each month.

Find a Book

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What's Next: Books in Series - Look up what comes next in your favorite series, or find other series by your favorite authors.

AR BookFinder - Find the AR level information for any book.

BooksInPrint - View new titles and popular titles for all ages, book reviews, and publisher information.

Talking Book Program - This program provides free library services for Texans of all ages with blindness or visual, physical, or reading disabilities. Registered TBP users may borrow Books and magazines in digital audio, Braille, and large print.


Reading Lists & Book News

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Reading Lists & Award Winners - Common school required reading titles, Texas reading lists such as Bluebonnet and Lonestar, and other award winning titles.

Scholastic - Books & Authors for Ages 8-12

New York Times Picture Book Bestsellers

New York Times Middle Grade Fiction Bestsellers

Washington Post Reviews - Children's Books

Publisher's Weekly - Children's Book News


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For Teens

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From the Library

Online Catalog - Search for books and place holds with your library card.

ebooks

eBooks & More - Learn about the library's digital books, audiobooks, movies, and magazines.

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Top Teen Reads - Check out the library's picks for this month's top ten teens' titles.

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MCMLS Must Reads - Find eBook titles for teens, with a different theme each month.

Find a Book

whats_next

What's Next: Books in Series - Look up what comes next in your favorite series, or find other series by your favorite authors.

AR BookFinder - Find the AR level information for any book.

BooksInPrint - View new titles and popular titles for all ages, book reviews, and publisher information.

Goodreads - Find book lists and reviews from fellow readers, and keep track of what you have read.

Talking Book Program - This program provides free library services for Texans of all ages with blindness or visual, physical, or reading disabilities. Registered TBP users may borrow Books and magazines in digital audio, Braille, and large print.


Reading Lists & Book News

school_reading

Reading Lists & Award Winners - Common school required reading titles, Texas reading lists such as Bluebonnet and Lonestar, and other award winning titles.

New York Times Teen Fiction Bestsellers

Washington Post Reviews - Young Adult Books

Publisher's Weekly - Young Adult Book News



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For Adults

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From the Library

Online Catalog - Search for books and place holds with your library card.

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eBooks & More - Learn about the library's digital books, audiobooks, movies, and magazines.

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Top Adult Reads - Check out the library's upcoming and buzzworthy Fiction, Nonfiction, and Audiobook titles.

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Join a Book Club - Become a member of our online book club, Fresh*Reads, or view the meeting dates of book clubs at all MCMLS branches.

mustreads

MCMLS Must Reads - Find eBook titles for adults, with a different theme each month.

Find a Book

whats_next

What's Next: Books in Series - Look up what comes next in your favorite series, or find other series by your favorite authors.

BooksInPrint - View new titles and popular titles for all ages, book reviews, and publisher information.

Cozy Mystery List - A guide to Cozy Mystery books and DVDs. (Cozy Mysteries are generally considered to be a subgenre of Mystery that are often humorous with minimal to no graphic or violent scenes.)

Fantastic Fiction - An online catalog of Fiction authors and books. View books and series by a particular author or see what new books will be coming soon.

Goodreads - Find book lists and reviews from fellow readers, and keep track of what you have read.

Gulf Coast Reads - An annual, regional reading initiative focused on promoting the simultaneous reading or listening to a selected title by those living along the upper Texas Gulf Coast. The 2016 GCR title is The Train to Crystal City by Jan Jarboe Russell.

Library Reads - The top ten books published this month that librarians across the country love.

Stop, You're Killing Me! - A great site for finding Mystery series, which are listed by author, character name, location, etc., and read-alikes.

Talking Book Program - This program provides free library services for Texans of all ages with blindness or visual, physical, or reading disabilities. Registered TBP users may borrow Books and magazines in digital audio, Braille, and large print.


Reading Lists & Book News

Literary Awards

Washington Post Book News & Reviews

Man Booker Prize

USA Today Bestsellers

Pulitzer Prize

New York Times Bestsellers

Nobel Prize for Literature

Publisher's Weekly - Book News

National Book Award

BookPage - Reviews & Book News

PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction