Thursday, January 7, 2016

New Service at HPL-BookBrowse

Hackley Public Library now offers our members free access to BookBrowse.com, a leading book recommendation and review website.

BookBrowse believes that the very best books entertain, uplift and educate. They wrap us in their world, giving us a window into the lives of others or a mirror to reflect on ourselves. These are the books you'll find on BookBrowse.

Some of BookBrowse's content is publicly available, but many premium features are accessible only by subscription. Library patrons can now use their library card to access members-only content.


Here are a few highlights of what BookBrowse has to offer:
  • In depth reviews that help you decide if a book is right for you, plus an excerpt of every featured book.
  • "Beyond the Book" articles that explore factual aspects relevant to each book.
  • More than 200 recommended reading lists, by genre, time period, setting, award winners, and a wide range of themes.
  • Handpicked "if you liked this, try these" recommendations for over 3000 books and 2000 authors.
  • Rich information and guidance for book clubs, including advice on starting and running a club, recommended books, reading guides, interviews with book clubs, and online discussions.
  • Fun quizzes, book news, polls, author interviews and book giveaways.
  • All books link directly to our catalog so you can check availability with one click!