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New Books Coming
Books being published in the next 3 months ready for your holds.
Books Becoming Movies in 2016 Updated 1-20-16
Read the books that inspired the movies.
2016 Carnegie Medal for Fiction Nominees NEW
Nominees for the best fiction book for adult readers published in the U.S. the previous year. (American Library Association)
2016 Winner: The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen
2016 Carnegie Medal for Nonfiction Nominees NEW
Nominees for the best nonfiction book for adult readers published in the U.S. the previous year. (American Library Association)
2016 Winner: Hold Still: A Memoir with Photographs by Sally Mann
2015 Reading List for Excellence in Genre Fiction
The Reading List Council seeks to highlight outstanding genre fiction that merits special attention by adult readers. Titles and summaries courtesy of the Reading List page. The Reading List Council is part of the Reference and User Services Association division of the American Library Association.
Parents' Library NEW
Parenting titles puchased with a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
Books Becoming Movies in 2015
Read the books that inspired the movies.
2015 Lariat List of Recommended Adult Fiction
Outstanding fiction published during the preceeding 2 years that the Texas Librarians on the Lariat List Committee found to be “a pleasure to read.”
Mystery & Thriller Authors
Author searches grouped by mystery and thriller categories, sorted with newest books first.
Romance Authors
Author searches grouped by romance categories, sorted with newest books first.
African American Authors
African American author searches sorted by genre.

Explore the Library Collections

Audiobooks
Browse the audiobook collection by fiction genres.
Language Learning Materials
Explore materials to learn a variety of languages including English.
Magazines & Newspapers
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Large Print Books
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Music
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Explore Page
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Resources for Book Recommendations

NoveList Plus
NoveList Plus
Find author read-alikes, book discussion guides, and more.
Online Book Clubs
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NextReads Newsletters
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Last updated: 2/2/2016 10:19:51 AM