New database: BookBrowse

Find your next exceptional read with BookBrowse
We now offer our cardholders free access to BookBrowse, a leading book recommendation and review website. Some of BookBrowse’s content is publicly available, but many premium features are accessible only by subscription. CAPL cardholders can now access members-only content.

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Highlights of what BookBrowse has to offer:

  • In-depth reviews that help you decide if a book is right for you, plus an excerpt of every featured book
  • “Beyond the Book” articles that explore factual aspects relevant to each book
  • More than 200 recommended reading lists, by genre, time period, setting, award winners, and a wide range of themes
  • Handpicked “if you likedĀ this, try these” recommendations for over 3000 books and 2000 authors
  • Rich information and guidance for book clubs, including advice on starting and running a club, recommended books, reading guides, interviews with book clubs, and online discussions
  • Fun quizzes, book news, polls, author interviews, and book giveaways
  • All books link directly to our catalog so you can check availability with one click