Alhambra Civic Center Library

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Reading Recommendations

  • NoveList Plus gives readers reviews and recommendations of books by subject and genre. Click here to use this service at home.

  • is an online book club that emails you a chapter of a book each day. 

  • Best Novels of All Time TIME critics Lev Grossman and Richard Lacayo pick the 100 best English-Language novels from 1923 to the present. 

  • New York Times Best Sellers Current bestseller lists, and searchable archives. Covers fiction and nonfiction, hardcovers and paperbacks, children's books, and links to businesses. 

  • Nobel Prizes Every year since 1901 the Nobel Prize has been awarded for achievements in physics, chemistry, physiology or medicine, literature, and for peace. 

  • Pulitzer Prizes Annual awards by Columbia University. Prizes in Letters are for books published in the US - fiction, biography, general nonfiction, history, and poetry.