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Looking for book recommendations? Select from one of our Book Lists of titles available at the Library:

Cozy Mystery Series 

We have an excellent collection of cozy mystery series, many available in both large and regular print.

Inspirational Fiction Series 

We have a large collection of Inspirational Fiction in series, many available in both large and regular print.  

Upcoming Titles - October-December 2020

Our Collection Development Librarians curate a quarterly list of upcoming fiction and non-fiction titles.

New Books by Diverse Authors 

Recommended Young Adult Books 

Check out some recommended YA books inspired by style, subject matter, genre, and current events.

Currently Displayed at Mansfield/Richland County Public Library

Our displays are frequently updated considering current events or are seasonally inspired. Check out a themed display and request some books today.

Books About the Amish

We have a great collection of books about the Amish. This selection of fiction titles can be found in our inspirational section, mystery section, regular fiction, or paperbacks. Many are available in both regular and large print. 

Prepare to feast with one of these Thanksgiving cookbooks

Celebrate Veterans Day  with an inspirational story

Check Out a Thought Provoking Adult Graphic Novel

Check out a Book featuring diverse LGBTQ characters and perspectives

Funny Books by Funny People

Check out a New Urban Fiction Title 

If You Like Where the Crawdads Sing 

If You Like The Woman in the Window

If You Like Game of Thrones 

Books in Series

What's Next
Created by the Kent District Library, this is a great place to find the next book in a series.

Fantastic Fiction
One of the best sources for information on books in series, as well as all works by an author. The site also includes upcoming titles.


Novelist Plus can help you find a good book to read, with expert recommendations, reviews, articles, lists and more. It's also a great place to find 'readalikes', open any recommended book and see a list of similar titles to the right. 

Books and Movies 

Based on the Book
"'Based on the Book' is a compilation of over 1,200 books, novels, short stories, and plays that have been made into motion pictures. Utilizing the Internet Movie Database as the authority, all movies in this collection have been released as feature-length films in the United States, in English, since 1980."
(This link takes you to a page on the web site of Mid-Continent Public Library in Missouri.)

Literary Awards

Library Reads

National Book Awards

Nobel Prize in Literature

Pulitzer Prize in Fiction

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