Reading Recommendations

Looking for something to read? Bored with your old standbys? 

Concord Public Library has the solution! 

Check out our various book-finding tools - from interesting book lists to personalized reading suggestions and everything in between!

Staff Picks

NovelistPlus_logoFind summer reading ideas, book lists, and Book Bingo help on our Goodreads page.

  1. Leaf in book

    Staff Picks - Leaf Through A Good Book

    If the cool weather, (mostly) blue skies, and beautiful foliage that is fall in New Hampshire make you want to curl up with a hot cup of pumpkin coffee and a good mystery, Robbin has some recommendations for you! Read on...
  2. Book turkey

    Display of the Month - Thanksgiving Crafts & Food Inspiration

    Did you know that CPL has many different display areas and chooses different themes each month to highlight the diversity of our collections? November's display of the month is: Thanksgiving Crafts & Food Inspiration! Read on...
  3. Severance

    The Concord Insider's Book of the Week

    Did you know that CPL librarians write weekly book reviews for The Concord Insider? We only review books that can be found at CPL (or via Libby and Hoopla) so that if something strikes your fancy, we’ve got you! Read on...

Books and Brew

Looking for the recommendations from the CPL Book Club, Books and Brew? Check out the Book Clubs page!

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More Helpful Links

Novelist Plus - A database that helps you find books similar to ones you like!

Wowbrary - Signup to receive a weekly Email newsletter featuring the library's newest materials and your favorite genres / subjects!

NPR Books - Brings you news about books and authors, along NPR's picks for great reads.

Insider Book of the Week - Library staff-written reviews of new and old favorites in the Concord Insider!

Fantastic Fiction - A great resource for finding the next book in a series, new releases, and author information.

NYT Books - Reviews, features, author interviews and book excerpts from the book review.