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Fun Reading at CCCC Libraries

This guide will provide readers' advisory on books and authors available at CCCC libraries. It will also include CCCC catalog searching and links to external reader's advisory websites.

What is Readers' Advisory?

cute dog wearing glasses on top of booksRead a good book recently and can't decide what to read next? Want to try a new genre but aren't sure where to start? Look no further!

Readers' Advisory is a service providing readers suggestions on what to read.  Readers' Advisory happens in libraries, bookstores, and even in simple conversations between friends! Readers' Advisory encompasses a wide variety of questions, considerations, and evaluations.  Title recommendations are tailored to each person based on their specific preferences.  Some questions to consider when determining what to read next:

  • What's the last book you read that you really liked?  What did you like about it? Consider themes, characters, setting, etc.
  • What's the last book you read that you didn't like? Did anything make you say "this book is not for me?" If so, what was it?
  • What do you typically like reading about? Are there particular settings or themes that you repeatedly find yourself drawn to?
  • What are you in the mood for? Identifying if you're seeking an easy beach read or a dense science-fiction intergalactic omnibus can guide your search.

This guide will provide tools to assist in the search for your next great read! 

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