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.
Booklists (multiple themes in a general alphabetical list) ( – new additions in October)
If You Like… (Author and/or Title “Readalikes”)
“Bound to Please” Book Bundles (custom book bundles — adult, teen & youth materials)
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 (BookTalks group, Just Desserts, One Book – One Lincoln, etc.)
The Library Lineup — a quarterly guide to activities in the Lincoln City Libraries (this link goes to the current issue — September/October/November 2023 — of this print newsletter)
The Writing Life – Author Interviews
Staff Recommendations (Current Month: November 2023)
Featured reviewer for November (at right): Scott C. of the Bennett Martin Public Library
The Lincoln Journal Star Review Index (2004-present — Updated Weekly!)
NET Radio All About Books (2012-present — Updated Weekly!)
National Book Clubs (Oprah, Reese’s, Masterpiece Theatre, Real Simple, etc.)
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 Audiobooks — regular posting with selected new additions highlighted — Updated Monthly!
New York Times Bestsellers and Other Bestsellers Lists — Updated Weekly!
One Book One Nebraska (still active)
Mayhem in the Midlands (historical archive)
Turning the Pages of Romance (historical archive)
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