- Downloadable eBooks & audiobooks
- New Item Lists
- Book lists (NY Times Best Sellers...)
- Award Winners
- PPL Book Discussion Group Titles
- Use NoveList to search among thousands of popular fiction and nonfiction titles, and retrieve author read-alikes, book lists, book discussion guides, and more.
- PPL Staff Picks
- Browse book suggestions from 18 different Portsmouth Public Library staff. Then download your favorite staff member's bookmark!
Books For You!
- Get personalized reading recommendations from the library staff. Just fill out this form, and we'll get back to you with a custom list within two weeks.
- Online Communities for Readers
- Other websites for book lovers
- The Best Children's Books
- Created by a team of teachers who love children's books, this site helps you quickly and easily find the ideal book for any topic and reading level. And they they don't include ALL the books on a given topic, just the award winning, highly rated books.
- Interactive database that lets you choose a book by mood and other appeal characteristics as well as character, plot and setting.
- Reviews of the best recent novels in various fiction genres from the author of Genreflecting
- Based on the Book
- A compilation of over 1,250 books, novels, short stories, and plays that have been made into motion pictures. (from Mid-Continent Public Library)
- Reading Group Center
- Terrific resource for book groups
- "A book recommendation service
on a mission to seek out the diamonds in the rough from the approximate
100,000 books published each year"