Douglas County Library System (Oregon)

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Readers' Corner

Our very own book and author lists:

Recently Ordered Books

See lists of our recent book orders for all age levels.  If you find a title you like, you may place a hold on the item by clicking on the title, which will take you directly to its entry in the library's catalog.

Featured Titles

See our daily featured titles for Adult fiction and nonfiction, Young Adult and Children.

Readalikes    &  

Do you like John Grisham and want to read more books like his?  Read all the Harry Potter books and want to find more outstanding fantasy?  Check out our Readalikes page for these and more.

Fiction Lists

For everything from graphic novels to narrative non-fiction, check out Fiction Lists.

Mystery Lists

Solve the mystery of what to read next.  Take a look at our Mystery Lists to find your next whodunit.

Inspirational Fiction Lists

Want to read fiction with more spiritual elements?  From Christian Fiction to New Age and beyond, check out our Inspirational Fiction Lists

Children's book lists

Check out these Great Books for Kids

DC Library's top requested books

See a list of the top requested titles in the county.

DC Library's top requested nonfiction

See a list of the nonfiction titles most requested in the county.

DC Library's Book Clubs


Other useful sites for the Reader:


 A database of authors and titles- and much more

For keeping track of what you've read and what you'd like to read:

Library Thing

For Book lists and links:

goodreads - book lists, reviews and other book related goodies

Hennepin County Library If You Like – If you liked, then try… by title, author, subject and genre

For Evangelical fiction:

Faithful Reader – “Non-affiliated, non-denominational” website with the purpose of raising awareness of Christian  books and authors through book reviews, author interviews and other book-related commentary

For Mysteries:

Stop You’re Killing Me – Includes author, character, series, location, readalike indexes and other mystery related links

For Romance:

Romantic Times – Reviews, links, romance resources, author links, etc.

For Science Fiction:

SciFan – One of the easiest sites to navigate for authors, titles, series, themes, etc.  

The SF Site - Also includes reviews and links to just about anything related to SF

For Westerns:

Western Writers of America – Includes the Spur Awards, links to authors, articles and reviews

For Series:

Most of the genre sites above include series. Especially useful are Stop You’re killing Me and SciFan.

More comprehensive to all genres are:

Literary Awards

From Powell's City of Books and NPR