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Find Your Next Great Read!
Are you looking for something fantastic to read? Ask a librarian! Click above for our online request form to get a customized reading list from the Barrington Public Library staff based upon your likes and dislikes. We'll respond to you within one week with a personalized list of items that meet your needs!

The Talking Books Program
The Talking Books Program exists to meet the reading needs and interests of New Hampshire residents who are physically unable to see, handle or process printed material comfortably. Click the link to see how to apply for this program.


Locate a New Book or Learn About Literature 
Novelist: 
Search for series, authors, or books with similar plots to ones you like! 

Fantastic Fiction: Search by author or title and see a full list of titles for the author, similar reads, or books in series. 

GNOOKS: Type in an author and get a "cloud" of similar authors. The ones closest to the author in the center are close hits but the others may be similar and broaden your reading!

Indie Bound: Lists upcoming titles which independent booksellers have deemed worthy of praise.

Book Page: Discover your next great read with reviews, author interviews, and lists of hot new titles

Chapter-A-Day: Listen to a chapter of an audiobook a day of hot new books

Great Books Online: Hundreds of books and poetry in full text... read them online!

Project Gutenberg:Thousands of online books in various formats. Many can be loaded onto eReaders free of charge. Classics and titles no longer under copyright.

New Hampshire Center for the Book: Details what is happening in the NH literary world and lists New Hampshire authors.

National Poetry Association: Search for poems or poets, find links to more poetry web sites and learn about upcoming poetry events.

Social Sites For Readers
Goodreads
Create lists of books you've read, books you want to read, and share your reviews with others. Reviews from other readers as well as lists of books on certain topics or genres. 

Library Thing: Add up to 200 books for free, (small fee after that). This system is great for people who have home libraries who wish to catalog and track those books and share them with friends.

ANOBII: An online reading community built by readers for readers allowing you to shelve, find and share books. 
Book Award Sites
Agatha Awards: Best Mystery Novel, First Mystery Novel, Nonfiction, and Short Story for the previous year.

Edgar Award: Mystery and Suspense novels

Pen/Faulkner Awards
: The best published works of fiction by American citizens in a calendar year.

Pulitzer Prize for Literature: fiction, poetry, music, drama, biography, non-fiction, and news reporting!

National Book Award
: fiction and non-fiction

The RITA Awards
: Romance Writer's of America choices. 

HUGO Awards: Science fiction and fantasy titles


Nebula Awards: Best Science Fiction novels.

Bram Stoker Award: Horror Books

Spur Awards
: Westerns

Hammett Awards
: Crime Fiction

National Book Critics Circle Award
: Yearly awards for the books and reviews published in English

Man Booker Prize
: International fiction