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 2020)
If You Like… (Author and/or Title Readalikes)
“Bound to Please” Book Bundles (custom book bundles — adult, teen & youth materials)
Staff Recommendations (Current Month: November 2020)
Featured reviewer for November (at right): Monica K. of the Bennett Martin Public Library
The Lincoln Journal Star Review Index (2004-present — last updated November 2020!)
NET Radio All About Books (2012-present — last updated November 2020!)
KFOR Book Chats (2002-2018 archived)
KZUM Book Talks (2005-2009 archived)
KZUM That’s What She Wrote! (2016-2019 archived)
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 York Times Bestsellers and Other Bestsellers Lists — Updated Weekly!
National Book Clubs (Oprah, Masterpiece Theatre, Real Simple, etc.)
Books, Movies & More – Subscribe to any of over 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
The Writing Life – Author Interviews
One Book One Nebraska (still active)
Mayhem in the Midlands (historical archive)
Turning the Pages of Romance (historical archive)
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! [2750+ titles cataloged at present]
Visit 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! [3350+ titles cataloged at present, including DVDs and music CDs]
Visit BookGuide‘s Flickr photostream online, to see photos of library book displays, photos from past library events, and other images associated with the Lincoln City Libraries! [680+ photos currently available]