Books & Authors - Finding Your Next Read

This tutorial shows you how to use Books & Authors to find new books you may enjoy based on titles and writers you've enjoyed in the past.


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When you've just finished a book you're ready to rave about

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use Books and Authors to find another page turner.

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You can start with a simple search

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for a title or author you've enjoyed.

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You'll find overviews of the author's life and career

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to deepen your appreciation,

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links to information about works written by the author,

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and a brief title summary including characters and setting.

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Use Read-A-Likes to find quick links to related titles.

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These lists provide recommendations

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from genre and literary experts,

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so you'll be sure to find a great read.

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If you want to find books

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with elements similar to the current title,

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click one of the "what do i read next" subjects or settings.

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Or, visit the Books and Authors homepage

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to access the Read-A-Like wizard.

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Simply enter and select a book you've enjoyed,

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choose subjects and settings of interest,

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and search to generate a list of

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books with similar characteristics.

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Filters and sort options make it easy

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to find things like the most recently published matching titles.

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After clicking a title, you can even read book reviews

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to find out what experts think,

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make a decision, and build excitement for what you're about to read.