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Online Inspiration

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Novelist Plus gives you reviews, readalikes, and suggestions by genre and appeal factors to help you find great new reads. You will need your library card to log in. allows you to browse using slider controls for appeal factor, or by character, plot or setting.

Fantastic Fiction lists the works of your favourite fiction authors by date and series and tells you what they will publish soon.

Personalised Picks

Already read all the books from your favourite authors and unsure what to read next? Overwhelmed by the number of books to browse in the collection?

We can provide some personalised recommendations from our physical and digital catalogues for you to enjoy at home!

Please note this service will just provide you with recommendations for titles and authors. If you would like us to prepare you a book of physical books please use the My Book Bag form. Please click here.

Personalised Picks