Find a Good Book

Book Clubs


York County Library Book Club Kits - York County Library book club kits contain 10 copies of the book and a discussion guide with questions and an author biography. For more details, see our Book Club Kits Page.


Book Group Buzz - A blog featuring book group tips, reading lists, and lively talk of literary news from the experts at Booklist Online


Book Lists


Best Sellers List - See what books are on the New York Times bestseller list this week.


New Arrivals - Listing of books and materials that are new to York County Library. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to read the list.


Accelerated Reader's List - A reading incentive program for students designed to improve comprehension skills. Quizzes are given on books that students read.


Book Reviews


YCReads - York County Library's own reviews of books staff members have read and enjoyed. Add your own comments, too.


Bookwire.com - Industry news and best seller lists.


Bookpage.com - Reviews, interviews, and booklists by subject.


The New York Times Book Review - Books reviews by the New York Times. Requires free registration.


Award-Winning Books


S.C. Book Award Nominees - The best of children's books chosen by the South Carolina Association of School Librarians (SCASL).


National Book Award Winners - Listing of the National Book Award Winners.


Young Adult Library Services Association - Award-winning books for young adults.


Association for Library Service to Children - Award-winning books for children.


Books by Genre


Book Lust Forever - Nancy Pearl’s book review blog, links to her author interviews on Seattle Channel’s Book Lust, and more.


Online Book Club - Get a chapter of a book delivered to you by e-mail each day. Free, but requires registration.


Overbooked - Information about all genres of fiction and nonfiction.


Reading the Past - Blog about historical fiction


Shelfrenewal - Reading suggestions about what’s hot in the media and what’s coming soon.


TheMysteryReader.com - Reviews and recommendations for the mystery reader.


TheRomanceReader.com - Reviews and recommendations for the romance reader.


Grouchy.com - Suggested fiction for teens.


Locusmag.com - News, reviews, and recommendations for science fiction, fantasy, and horror stories.


Histfiction.net - Suggested historical fiction.


Books for the Blind and Visually Impaired


Talking Book Services - Recorded fiction and non-fiction books, specialized playback equipment, Braille and large print books, magazines, and descriptive videotapes are sent to blind, visually impaired, and other readers of all ages with qualifying disabilities. This is a free service through the South Carolina State Library's Talking Book Services.


Used and Rare Books


York County Library Book Sales - Book sales at the York County Library, sponsored by Friends of the Library.


Alibris.com - Hard-to-find books, maps, photos, manuscripts, prints, and autographs.


BookFinder.com - New, used, rare, and out of print books.


Bibliofind.com - Rare and used books.


Booksalefinder.com - Book sales and other book events.