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.
Award Winners ( – new updates in September 2019)
Booklists (multiple themes in a general alphabetical list) ( – new additions in September 2019)
If You Like… (Author and/or Title Readalikes) ( – new additions in July 2019)
Staff Recommendations (Current Month: October 2019 — extra helping of spooky titles)
Featured reviewer for October (at right): Garren H. of the Bennett Martin Public Library
KZUM That’s What She Wrote! (2016-present — last updated September 2019!)
The Lincoln Journal Star Review Index (2004-present — last updated October 2019!)
NET Radio All About Books (2012-present — last updated October 2019!)
New York Times Bestsellers and Other Bestsellers Lists — Updated Weekly!
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!
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 daily reviews all month long, 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! [2700+ 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! [3200+ 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]