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Hot Reads

Hot Reads are a special collection of high interest titles available for seven day loan only. They are not renewable and cannot be placed on hold via the library catalogue, although we usually have the same title in our general borrowing collection.

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Novelist Plus

You've read every book your favourite author has ever written... What now? Whether you're a reader of fiction or non-fiction you can find your next great read. Discover new authors by browsing author read-alikes, browse through themed suggestions, explore award-winning book lists across numerous genres, or set up a personalised account and create your own book lists.

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Who Else Writes Like?

Who Else Writes Like…? will help anyone who enjoys reading fiction to expand the number of writers they read. Use the search engine to find authors, characters, environments, series or pseudonyms.

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Book Index with Reviews

The powerful search functionality will help you track down both fiction and non fiction books of interest to you. Create your own account to compile your list of books to read.

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Books and Authors

Discover new books and authors to read from expert book reviews and recommendations. Use the Read-A-Like wizard to find similar reads; browse through title, author and genre lists; view bestseller lists for inspiration; read your way through awards lists; or use the monthly highlights feature. Sign up for your own account to manage your lists of prospective reads.

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Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers and book recommendations. Browse by genre or create a free account to track the books you're reading, have read, and want to read.

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The Source

A subject guide to books, poetry and short stories for children, with a strong focus on Australian literature. Search by author, title, genre or subject to find books of interest and accompanying descriptions. Additional search options include searching book award winners, or books for a particular age group.

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Who Next?

Who Next . . .? is an interactive online tool that helps kids, teens and parents find children's authors similar to their favourites that they enjoy reading. Search options include browsing author lists, and searching for genres and themes.

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