With the main branch in the center of Doylestown, The Bucks County Library System is one of the best systems in the state. Get a library card and a pin number, and you can have access to books (including digital formats), magazines, movies, databases, and periodicals. Best of all, with a library card number and a pin number, you can go online and reserve books that aren't even on the shelves yet! You can also make purchase suggestions, and if you provide the right information, there is a good chance that your desired book will be purchased. A FREE and most excellent resource!
Have you ever read an awesome book but can't remember the title...or the author...but wish you could? Here's the solution. When you start a book, put it on your shelf, and then when you finish, give it a rating. It makes your reading life much more organized and productive.
Books have the profound capacity to stay with us for the rest of our lives. Whether they’re written for children, sci-fi lovers, mathematicians, or fiction aficionados, certain stories transcend their genre and should be read by everyone. In a recent Reddit thread, users were asked what is a book that everyone needs to read at least once in their life? Here are the top 35 books based on Reddit responses
An Essential Nonfiction Reading List for High School and Beyond
High school English curriculums are often lacking in good narrative nonfiction that appeals to teenagers. Inspired by the question of what high school kids should be reading, the authors have put together an essential reading list of narrative nonfiction and memoir, from the canonic to the contemporary, that they think are great.
Time Magazine: The 100 Best YOUNG ADULT Books of All Time
We’re living in a golden age of young-adult literature, when books ostensibly written for teens are equally adored by readers of every generation. In the likes of Harry Potter and Katniss Everdeen, they’ve produced characters and conceits that have become the currency of our pop-culture discourse—and inspired some of our best writers to contribute to the genre. To honor the best books for young adults and children, TIME compiled this survey in consultation with respected peers such as U.S. Children’s Poet Laureate Kenn Nesbitt, children’s-book historian Leonard Marcus, the National Center for Children’s Illustrated Literature, the Young Readers Center at the Library of Congress, the Every Child a Reader literacy foundation and 10 independent booksellers. With their help, we’ve created a 100 Best Young-Adult Books list.
Welcome to the massive, anguished, exalted undertaking that is the ALL TIME 100 books list. The parameters: English language novels published anywhere in the world since 1923, the year that TIME Magazine began, which, before you ask, means that Ulysses (1922) doesn’t make the cut.