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  • All Fontana Regional Library Locations will be closed Monday, May 27th for the Memorial Day holiday.

We want to help you find your next favorite read!

Listed below are free Book Recommendation Websites, FRL Resources, and book lists to help you explore new titles and and topics, read book summaries, and find titles and authors similar to what you're currently reading. Check the sidebar for links to additional resources for book reviews, best sellers, and award winning titles.

NoveList Plus

NoveList Plus is a readers’ advisory resource, free with your library card through NCLIVE, that uses appeal factors and expert reviews to offer read-alike and listen-alike recommendations for fiction, nonfiction, and audiobooks.
Created especially for people who love books, NoveList Plus is the premier online database for reading recommendations Helping readers of all ages find just the right book to read, this comprehensive source of popular and professional book information includes expert recommendations, reviews, articles, lists and more.


Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers and book recommendations. Their mission is to help people find and share books they love. Here you can see what your friends are reading, track what you've read and want to read, and find your next favorite book based on personalized book recommendations and community reviews.

What Should I Read NextWhat Should I Read Next?

Enter a book or author that you like and the site will analyze their database of real readers' favorite books to provide book recommendations and suggestions for what to read next.  You can also register with your email to save lists of books to read.



BookBrowse is a free, online website that recommends titles and authors of popular books. Users can browse by subject or author, explore "readalikes," access author biographies and interviews, and find out information on what titles will be hitting the shelves before they are published.  Book clubs love their collections of books by theme, as well as their discussion and reading guides.

A Book and A Hug (Children's Books)

A Book and a Hug

This website allows users to browse children's books by category and/or reading level, explore "readalikes" on popular titles, watch author interviews, and write reviews.  Be sure to try their "Read Around the World" feature, which allows users to select anywhere on the map and find books about characters from the selected country. This is a wonderful resource for parents and educators.

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