Ever find an author you love and want to read more by him or her? Ever put down a book and wish you could find more just like it? Ever wish you could easily find books that are perfect for you?
Now you can! The library is pleased to announce the debut of two new services to help you explore the world of fiction in amazing detail. They’re almost as much fun as reading itself!
This wonderful not-so-new resource is provided through Books in Print. Search for your favorite books to explore similar titles. Fiction Connection also lets you easily search by genre, time period, character type, and setting. Our favorite setting option so far is “Human Colony Planet.” Fiction Connection also has a fantastic visual search option. Check it out for yourself! Access Books in Print from the Databases drop-down menu on the library’s homepage. Click Fiction Connection in the far right column.
Once you find books, search the MnPALS catalog to see if we own them or request titles via ILL and have them shipped directly to our library.