Books & Reading

Advice for Readers
America's Heritage: A History of U.S. Immigration - a Reader's Guide
Discover books & films that explore this topic.
Books & Authors*M
If You Like. . .Fiction
IndieBound Next List
Inspired recommendations from Indie Booksellers.
Library Thing
Enter what you’ve read into a catalog shared with other book lovers.
OverBooked
A resource for readers.
Recommended Books for Discussion
From the Washington Center for the Book.
What's Next?
A guide to books in series.
Which Book?
'A completely new way of choosing what to read.'
Book Groups
Reading Group Choices
Reading Group Guides
Find discussion questions & other resources for book groups.
Reading Group Guides for Non-Fiction
Recommended Books for Discussion
From the Washington Center for the the Book.
EBooks & Audio Books
Internet Archive for Books
OneClick digital*
Overdrive eBooks & Audio Books*
Project Gutenberg
Literary Criticism
Literature Criticism Online*
Contemporary Literary Criticism, 19th-20th Century Literary Criticism, Poetry & Short Story Criticism
Literature Resource Center*
Literary criticisms, story summaries, author biographies, etc.
Salem Literature*
Critical essays, Masterplots.
Spark Notes
Online study guides for literature, drama, poetry and more.
Online Book Stores
AbeBooks
New and used books, textbooks, rare and out of print books.
Alibris
New and used books.
Amazon
Buy new and used books and textbooks.
eCampus
New and used text books.
John K. King New & Used Books
Michigan's largest seller of used and rare books.
Library Book Sales
Proceeds benefit Friends of Library groups including the Friends of the Southfield Public Library.
Powell's Books
New, used and out of print books.
Poetry & Literature Online
Open Source Shakespeare
The complete plays of Shakespeare.
*Denotes premium source is available for use from anywhere using your Southfield Library Card.
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