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Welcome to the “readers advisory” pages of the Lincoln City Libraries – a.k.a. our “BookGuide” pages. Here, you will find resources to assist you in finding your next great read, including Booklists (general, awards winners, readalikes), Reviews (staff recommendations, customer reviews, guest reviews, podcasts, newspaper and radio book review indexes), Newsletters (Books, Movies & More, Online Book Clubs, e-mail group lists), Book Groups and other Local Literary Activities.

Finding a Good Book

Award Winners Numerous updates in May

Booklists (multiple themes in a general alphabetical list) (New in Jan – new additions in August)

If You Like… (Author and/or Title “Readalikes”) (New in Jan – new additions in July)

Podcasts (also: Master Index to Podcasts available – last updated January)

“Bound to Please” Book Bundles (custom book bundles — adult, teen & youth materials)

Books Movies and More BannerReader Connections Online

Books, Movies & More — Subscribe to any of 35+ E-mail newsletters, including “New Books on Order” and “New DVDs On Order”

The BookGuide Blog — read individual reviews throughout the month, plus additional news of interest to fans of literature

Specialized Library-related E-mail group lists (BooksTalk groups, Just Desserts, One Book – One Lincoln, etc.)

LNK Libraries Newsletter — a quarterly guide to activities in the Lincoln City Libraries (this link goes to the current issue — June/July/August 2022 — of this print newsletter) New in August

Recommended Websites for Readers

The Writing Life – Author Interviews

Recommendations & Reviews

Staff Recommendations (Current Month: September 2022)

Reviewer of the Month - Matt N.Staff Reviewer Profiles

Customer ReviewsReader Lists (from customers) | Celebrity Guest Reviews

Local Media Book Reviews:

Current

Older Archived Radio Programs

Book Talks & Book Discussion GroupsBook Groups and Clubs

Library Book Talks and Book Discussion Groups Updated in Aug

Non-Library Book Groups

Book Club in a Bag

National Book Clubs (Oprah, Reese’s, Masterpiece Theatre, Real Simple, etc.) Oprah and Reese's clubs updated in August

Bestsellers and High Interest

New Books on Order  — regular posting with selected new additions highlighted — Updated Monthly!
New Large Type Books on Order
 — regular posting with selected new additions highlighted — Updated Monthly!

New DVDs — regular posting with selected new additions highlighted — Updated Monthly!

New York Times Bestsellers and Other Bestsellers Lists — Updated Weekly!

Local Literary Activities

One Book - One LincolnOne Book – One Lincoln

Local Literary Events

Other Miscellaneous BookGuide Features

goodreads.Visit BookGuide‘s Goodreads account online, for more information about many of the books you’ll find throughout the BookGuide site! Make BookGuide one of your GoodReads friends! [3000+ titles cataloged at present, including only books and audiobooks] Updated in June



bglibrarythingVisit BookGuide‘s LibraryThing account online, for more information about many of the books you’ll find throughout the BookGuide site! Make BookGuide one of your LibraryThing friends! [3600+ titles cataloged at present, including DVDs and music CDs!] Updated in July