Books & literature

Welcome to the home of all things book and reading.

Looking for your next great read? Browse our Staff picks, award winners and best sellers. Or, get some reading advice from seasoned professionals with a customized recommendation from My Librarian. Learn more about our book groups or start your own.

Explore your favorite genre:  Biography/memoir, Classics, Comics/graphic novels, Cooking, Historical Fiction, History, Horror, Humor, LGBT, Literary, Mystery, Non-fiction, Northwest, Romance, Science, Science Fiction/Fantasy, Thriller/Suspense, Travel, or Urban Fiction.

Are you writing a research paper or criticism? The resources below will help you get started. Or maybe you're on your way to becoming a writer yourself - find some great tips about inspiration, the writing process, and publishing on our Writers page.

Whatever your question about books and literature, we're here to help.