Readers Corner

Have you read everything by your favorite author and want to find new one? Want to know what the next book in a series is? Need a new book to read?

Welcome to Reader's Corner, your one stop shop to find answers to your reading questions. Visit our site to learn about the Library's book clubs and browse through our hand selected websites and databases. WCPLtn is here to help! From books to audiobooks to eBooks, feel free to call the Reference Department at 595-1243 or Ask a Librarian.

One on One Personalized Reading Service

Create your own book or series lists and saved in your library account. To learn how to use the "My Lists" account feature please review the image frequenly asked questions My Searches.

Schedule a One on One session for a readers advisory consultation. Please contact reference staff at (615) 595-1243 to arrange an appointment.

No time to schedule an appointment and have a specific question, use our Ask A Librarian web form or email us.

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The library's catalog includes a feature which generates a similar list of books by subject. Perform a keyword search for a favorite book or author. If you retrieve a list of titles, click a book link to open the record, then click "More Books Like This" button located in the top line of buttons, third from the right.

Quick Lists From the Catalog

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Websites We Like

Best Sellers:

General Sites:

  • Fantastic Fiction Bibliographies for over 30,000 authors and information on over 350,000 books.
  • GoodReads Meet your next favorite book.
  • Oprah's Book Club Oprah's website book page with links starting a book club, list of Oprah's book selections and more.
  • Reading Group Guides An online community for reading groups.
  • Reading Group Choices News about reading groups, book festivals, libraries and Reading Group Choices.
  • Subject Guides produced by library staff.
  • What Should I Read Next A database of real readers' favorite books to provide book recommendations and suggestions for what to read next. Join for free and build lists.

Genre and Series Sites:

  • eSequels.com A Reader's Guide to Novels in Series. The database is searchable by author, book title, character, location, subject and keyword.
  • Juvenile Series and Sequels Database contains over 28,000 books in 3,700 series titles that are classified as Easy, Juvenile and Teen. Courtesy of the Mid-Contentient Public Library.
  • Stop You're Killing Me A resource for lovers of mystery, crime, thriller, spy, and suspense books. List over 4,000 authors, with chronological lists of their books (over 45,000 titles), both series (over 4,600 identified series) and non-series titles. Left menu bar includes: new additions, new hardcovers, new audio, new paperbacks, new large print, book awards, book reviews, location index, job index, historical index, read alikes and more.

Guys:

  • Guys Read A web-based literacy program for boys.

Historical Fiction Sites:

  • Historical Novel Society A literary society devoted to promoting the enjoyment of historical fiction. Also includes guides to the genres.
  • Historical Romance Writers Search by author, series, time period, character and title!
  • Uchronia A website devoted to novels, stories and essays involving the "what ifs" of history. (Also known as Alternative History)

Horror Sites:

  • Horror World Horror's #1 community on the web, with reviews, interviews and more

Mystery, Crime, Thriller, Spy, and Suspense Sites:

  • Bloodstained Bookshelf A (more-or-less) monthly list of recent and forthcoming print mysteries published in the US
  • Crime Fiction Awards compilation of book awards and the corresponding list of winners
  • Crime Thru Time historical mysteries
  • Deadly Pleasures America's premier fan-oriented mystery magazine.  On this site, you'll find all that is good about the mystery genre AND point you to the best in crime fiction. 
  • MysteryNet.com Online mysteries, mystery games, mystery books and resources. For everyone who enjoys a mystery…

Romance Sites:


Science Fiction and Fantasy Sites:

  • Locus online The website of the magazine of the science fiction and field
  • Sci Fan We're all about helping readers discover new science fiction and fantasy books and authors.
  • SF Site The home page for science fiction and fantasy, with reviews, interviews and discussions
  • Uchronia A website devoted to novels, stories and essays involving the "what ifs" of history. (Also known as Alternative History)

Western Sites:

  • Read West The Read West Foundation, Incorporated, has the sole mission to increase awareness of Western literature, and its diversity, through annual reader's conferences, book signings, and online promotions. 
  • Western Fiction The Old West in fiction and history
  • Western Writers of America Literature of the West for the world and home of the Spur Award-given for the best Western fiction yearly