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NoveList Plus Guide: Recommended Reads Lists

A guide to NoveList Plus a complete readers' advisory resource for fiction and non-fiction reading. Includes summaries, reviews, book group discussion guides, author read-alikes, and a teaching with books section.

About Recommended Reads Lists

 

About - from Novelist Plus help site:

 

"NoveList’s Recommended Reads lists are ready-made lists of book recommendations that cover a wide range of genres and topics at all reading levels... Each has approximately 20 titles grouped by sub-genre or topic and is updated at least yearly...

Recommended Reads lists are located on the homepage directly below the NoveList Plus logo. Over 600 lists are organized by genre/topic, reading level, and fiction/nonfiction."

Recommended Reads - Navigating to a List

Users can look at Fiction or Non-Fiction Recommeded Reads Lists from this box on the home screen.  Lists are available for different age groups and are topical, often broken into sub-topics.  Here Non-Fiction is selected.

A view of the expanded list of recommended read lists related to History.

Recommended Reads List Example - Non-Fiction

After selecting World War II we are brought to the recommended reads list for this topic.  Here users find numerous recommendations which include links to summaries/reviews of titles, author links.  Additonal Lists and Related Content such as Award Winners and Feature Articles are available to the right.

 

Recommended Reads List Example - Fiction

Click on "Best of 2013" from Recommended Reads box (Fiction) on home screen.  From there user is able to select Science Fiction genre and get numerous recommendations Again, Additonal Lists and Related Content is available to right.

Recommendations related to current best sellers

The NoveList Plus home screen also features a carousel of current bestselling books with ideas for recommended reads.