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General Interest:

100 Books Before College | Amazing SpaceBiographical Fiction (10/2018) | Digital Library by Subject (08/2019) | Going Green | Caldecott Winners | Newbery Winners | Nonfiction That Reads Like Fiction (8/2018) | Printz Winners | Read Around the World (8/2018) |YA for Adults | YALSA 2018 Teens Top 10 List | U.S. Historical Fiction Through World War II

Best Sellers:

The Great American Read Top 100 Booklist

New York Times Best Sellers List

The Washington Post list of books

For all booklists and suggestions for Preschool, Kids and Young Adults, please visit our associated pages. 


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Prince William Public Library System's book recommendations, liked quotes, book clubs, book trivia, book lists (read shelf)

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Librarians love to read, and to recommend our favorite books to patrons. Our reviews are written by staff members from across all 10 of our branches, and we hope that this service helps you find your next "good read"! 

Need immediate assistance outside of our reader's advisory? Just call the Information Desk at one of our full-service libraries or, try a resource from our digital collection, available for use from your home computer. A Prince William Public Library System library card is needed to access the digital resources.  

Prince William Public Library System's books

Fantasy Sports No. 1
really liked it
Fantasy Sports No. 1, a graphic novel by Sam Bosma, starts off in familiar enough territory for a fantasy story: a talented young female mage named Wiz has been partnered by The United and Ancient Order of Mages with a burly, surly stron...
The Grownup
really liked it
A twisty little story from the author of Gone Girl. When Susan Burke and her family move into an old Victorian mansion, her stepson Miles' already disturbing behavior begins to escalate... Frightened for her life and that of her y...
A Little Life
really liked it
Don’t let the title fool you, nothing about this book is little- including the size of it. At over 700 pages, you may be warded off just by looking at it. But, if you are feeling like an over-achiever, you will soon be warded off by the ...
Far from the Madding Crowd
it was amazing
Young Gabriel Oak owns his own flock of sheep and is making his way nicely in the world. When he sees the beautiful Bathsheba Everdene, he wants to make her his wife. Gabriel asks Bathsheba to marry him, but she says no. Bathsheba does n...
Rump: The True Story of Rumpelstiltskin
really liked it
This is a tale about a boy who lived in a village where a person’s name determined their destiny. Unfortunately his mother died before she could finish saying his name… thus he was trapped with the name Rump. After spending years working...






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