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Explore selected authors, genres, series, and more and get inspired for your next read.

Find a subject that suits you or broaden your reading horizons with one of the lists below. Happy reading!


A Game of Readalikes

Missing the Game of Thrones universe? Delve into these similar fantasy worlds.


All About Cocktails

It's happy hour - time to mix one up!


Austenland

Jane Austen gave readers a world to adore... and mimic. Read Austen's originals and some of the many titles that were inspired by them.

 

Latino Lit

Whether it's magical realism or realism realism, love in the time of butterflies or cholera, this list of important books by Latino writers are must-reads. Fiction, memoir, history, poetry all blend for a rich interweaving of a people made up of many people with many stories to tell. 

Our Favorite Books

We asked The Question and Phoenix Public Library staff answered. Here are some of our favorite books of all time.


Play Ball!

The modern origins of America's favorite pastime can be traced to mid-19th century New York City where baseball fever hit so strongly that organized leagues began to be formed around the craze. The first professional leagues formed in the 1870s and the rest was history.

Read up on baseball's story from its beginnings to its modern state. Learn about controversies and triumphs and just maybe, learn how to finally keep score.


U.S. History

The history of the United States of American is deep and varied. Here are just some of the books that tell part of the history of this country.

​Armchair TravelImage of colorful stack of books.

You don't have to go far to travel the world.

Armchair to Africa
Armchair to Brazil
Armchair to Cuba
Armchair to India
Armchair to Ireland
Armchair to Italy
Armchair to New Orleans
Armchair to San Francisco
Armchair to Tokyo

Award Winners

Browse lists of recommended and recognized book titles from across all genres and age groups with our Award Winner Books.

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