March 31, 2017

Summer reading searches, or, don’t fear the advanced search page! 

Adults vary when it comes to reading choices and kids are no different. In fact, kids looking for summer reading can pose a particularly thorny challenge as you might not know if the kid is excited to pick out beach trip books or angry at their dad for saying they had to read “one book this summer.” But no matter who walks into your library, NoveList has the tools for you.

December 15, 2016

New! Explore books by culture

Place and identity intersect in profound ways, both in life and literature. Want to find meaningful recommendations for readers? We’ve got lots of tools to help you probe NoveList’s powerful data to answer the unique needs of your readers.  

September 7, 2016

Binge-worthy reads for fans of Stranger Things

Netflix's hit series Stranger Things overlays fantasy/SF and horror elements with coming-of-age themes and warm-hearted nostalgia for 1980's pop culture. Turn binge-watchers of the series into binge-readers using NoveList!

August 11, 2016

Shifting to people first language

I’m sure we’ve all heard of the We Need Diverse Books campaign, begun in 2014 to promote diversity in children’s literature. But have you heard of the campaign to promote “people first” language?

March 1, 2016

Romance isn’t just for February: Finding the right romances in NoveList year-round

In a recent webcast I moderated with fellow Romance Writers of America Librarians of the Year Wendy Crutcher and Jennifer Lohmann about romance-specific book clubs, we got a lot of questions about choosing the right romantic read for a particular audience. I’d like to share a few pointers on how to use NoveList to show your readers a comfortable level of love.

February 15, 2016

Just for the Fans

Whether you're working with a Sherlock-loving teen or a middle grader who can't get enough Star Wars, NoveList is here to help.

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