Reader’s Corner

Charlotte Library Book Group Sets

Is your book group looking for something to read?  Charlotte Library offers book sets for loan. Click on a link to get full list of titles with descriptions and catalog links.

Fiction
Mystery
Non-fiction 

Book Group Sets From Other Libraries

Book groups may borrow sets from other Vermont libraries by making an Interlibrary Loan request online or calling the library.

Local Book Group Book Suggestions

Click on the image for a list of titles on GoodReads. Here is some information about using GoodReads. We’d love to hear what titles your book group considers must reads. Drop by with your suggestions or email us.  A review or short explanation of why it’s a good pick is also appreciated.

Local Book Group Suggestions

Library Book Groups

There are two books groups at the library.  Our Mystery Book Group meets the second Monday of each month at 10 to discuss our selected title.  Our Friends of the Library Book Group meets monthly on the third Thursday at 7:30 pm.

Copies of the books are available at the circulation desk and on the library e-readers, which are available for checkout. We invite you to join for either or both of these lively session.  Please call the library if you need further information.

Need a Read?

Reader Advisory
Looking for a good book? Let us help you! Fill out a brief questionnaire and we will suggest 5 books based on your responses.

Awards
The Man Booker PrizeAgatha Awards British mystery
Edgar Awards American mystery
Man Booker Prize Best novel written by a citizen of the Commonwealth Nations, Ireland or Zimbabwe
National Book Award American fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and young people’s literature
National Book Critics CircleNational Book Critics Circle American Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, memoir/autobiography, biography and criticism
Pulitzer Prize for Fiction

Reviews and Lists
Books that Shaped Work in America In honor of its Centennial in 2013, the Department of Labor is developed this list in partnership with Center for the Book in the Library of Congress.
New York Times Book Review
NPR Books
Stop You’re Killing Me dozens of award lists for lovers of mystery, crime, thriller, spy, and suspense books.
Georgia’s Book Reviews Charlotte Library’s Georgia Edward’s thoughts on recent books.

Other Sites
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American Academy of Poets Poets and poetry, poetry near you and more
Books on Screen Spotlights movies, television shows, miniseries and specials that are based on books of various genres along with the latest DVD releases each month
Eat Your Books An index of all the cookbooks in the library’s collection at your virtual fingertips. User id: charlotte.library Password: charlotteeats
What’s Next™: Books in Series Database of Kent District Library Search series fiction

Read-Alikes

Click on a title you enjoyed to get a list of other books you might like.

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Periodicals

The Library has many periodicals available for check out. Please view the periodicals list for a complete list of titles. Vermont Online Library provides access to many journal and magazines.