Resources for Adults

NoveList Plus is the premiere database of reading recommendations, available through Marvel in Maine. It is a comprehensive source of information about books that includes expert recommendations, reviews, articles, lists and more. Click on “NoveList Plus” to log on to this site.

goodreads is the world‘s largest site for readers and their recommendations. The site helps readers find and share books they love.

University of Maine System Campus and Public Library Partners is a site for students at any of the University of Maine campuses.

Overbooked is a web site for ravenous readers. Overbooked specializes in providing timely information about literary and genre fiction as well as readable nonfiction.

The online catalog of the University of Maine system, Bates and Colby Colleges, the Maine State Library in Augusta, and the Bangor Public Library enables you to search for materials statewide. If you find a title of interest, ask the librarian to request it for you through interlibrary loan.

AllReaders is a collection of book reviews done by readers, not professional reviewers.

Book Browse recommends only the most exceptional current books, the kind you can‘t wait to tell friends about, and provides you with multiple reviews and hefty excerpts of each, plus in-depth author interviews, hundreds of reading guides and much else.

BookPage is the online version of the book review magazine.

Bookwire is the internet resource dedicated to new titles, new authors, and the general scoop on the book industry! Use this site to search book reviews, read about the latest releases, watch author video clips, and learn about upcoming book events.

Marvel provides every resident of Maine with access to a collection of articles and abstracts from magazines, newspapers, and reference books. Registration is simple but required for home use. Please contact the library if you need help.

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