Yolo County Library

Reading Recommendations

Discover titles you may want to read using curated lists from Next Reads! Click “subscribe to list” under any genre listed below if the genre interests you. Once you’ve subscribed, you’ll receive via email a new list of recommended reads for that genre about once per month.

Biography & Memoir
Walk a mile in someone else’s shoes–immerse yourself in the lives of the famous, the infamous, and the ever intriguing. Click on a book cover to read more about a title. Click here to subscribe.



Fantasy & Science Fiction
Whether fueled by magic or advanced technology, imagination is the engine of speculative fiction. This newsletter brings you the best of fantasy, science fiction, and everything in between. Click on a book cover to read more about a title. Click here to subscribe.



Historical Fiction
Do you prefer novels with period detail? Become part of history, without having to slop through the mud or face the guillotine yourself. Click on a book cover to read more about a title. Click here to subscribe.



Kids’ Books
Find out what’s new and cool! We’ll suggest fun and fascinating fiction (and great nonfiction, too) for kids in elementary school, ages 8-11. Click on a book cover to read more about a title. Click here to subscribe.



Mystery
Drawn to puzzles? These books will provide you with a steady stream of who-dun-its for your solving delight. Click on a book cover to read more about a title. Click here to subscribe.



New York Times Fiction Bestsellers
An up-to-date list of the New York Times Fiction Bestsellers. Click on a book cover to read more about a title. Click here to subscribe.



New York Times Nonfiction Bestsellers
An up-to-date list of the New York Times Nonfiction Bestsellers. Click on a book cover to read more about a title. Click here to subscribe.



Picture Books
Looking for great picture books to share with the children in your life? You’ll find books here that are sure to captivate the imaginations of kids ages 0-8. Click on a book cover to read more about a title. Click here to subscribe.



Teen Scene
All types of fiction for those who want to imagine different realities — and nonfiction for those who are trying to understand ours! For high school readers age 14 and up. Click on a book cover to read more about a title. Click here to subscribe.



Thrillers & Suspense
Footsteps behind you… Conspiracy theories… A race against time… Horrific consequences… If you’re seeking white knuckles and a racing heart, you’ve come to the right place. Click on a book cover to read more about a title. Click here to subscribe.



Tween Reads
Too young to drive, but too old for kid stuff? These books (mostly fiction, with some nonfiction) are just right for the middle school set, ages 10-13. Click here to subscribe.