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Popular Reading: Booklists
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These lists of books are specially selected by our Librarians.
African American History:
In celebration of African American History Month explore our resources on African American history and culture.
Recent African American Nonfiction for Adults:
Notable and recently published nonfiction on all aspects of African American life and culture
Discover these literary gems.
Bebe Moore Campbell:
Books by Bebe Moore Campbell
Find out about the latest bestsellers from many well known resources.
New York Times Hardcover Fiction:
Bestselling fiction titles.
New York Times Hardcover Nonfiction:
Bestselling nonfiction titles.
Oprah’s Book Club:
Bestselling selections from Oprah's Book Club.
Books to Screen:
Books that have been made into movies.
Movies that have been adapted from or inspired by classic literature.
Fiction on the Big Screen:
Books that have had movies based on them.
Nonfiction to Film:
Nonfiction that have had movies or TV shows based on them.
Page to Small Screen:
Books that have had TV shows based on them (or vice versa).
Good Reads... Philly Fare:
Read books by the many authors in Philadelphia.
Discover Philadelphia Authors:
City writers you might enjoy reading.
Locally written books worth checking out.
Good Reads... Travel:
Reading for summer travel or summer dreaming.
Imaginary tales of traveling abroad.
On the Road:
Fiction about road trips.
Non-fiction travel writing.
Staff Picks for Children:
Kid tested... librarian approved!
New York Times Children’s:
Bestselling books for children from the NYT Children's best sellers lists
What to Read Next:
Check out these Free Library titles for booklovers and book groups.
Beyond Bridget Jones:
The Best of Brit Chick Lit.
Beyond the Da Vinci Code:
Smart mysteries to savor.
From Romance to Horror:
Books to help you find the perfect read.
Vampires, Werewolves and Witches:
Supernatural stories for Halloween and beyond.
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