Looking for something new to read? Then why not explore our top picks of the months newly published books for children and adults, our most popular authors and find out more about some of our favourite authors in the ‘author profile’.

Hot new books of the month

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Top authors of the month

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Author profile of the month

Tracy Chevalier

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Top childrens authors at Ely Library

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Brave New Reads 2016

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Book Recommendation Websites

If you know of a good website that recommend books that’s not listed here, we’d love to hear about it. Please email a link to [email protected].

  • http://www.gnooks.com/
    Self-adapting community system based on the gnod engine. Discover new writers, travel the map of literature, and discuss your favourite books and authors. Can also be used to find films and music.
  • http://www.whichbook.net/
    Enables millions of combinations of factors and then suggests books which most closely match your needs.
  • http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/
    Bibliographies for over 30,000 authors with all the latest books, covers and descriptions. Excellent for finding books in a series.
  • http://www.goodreads.com/
    See what your friends are reading. Keep track of what you've read and organize your books into virtual bookshelves.
  • http://www.shelfari.com/
    Build up a virtual book shelf of the books you have read, rate them, and connect with friends. Shelfari can automatically link to your amazon.co.uk account.
  • http://www.lovereading.co.uk/
    Helps you find new books to keep you inspired and entertained.

Brave New Reads

Brave New Reads is a guided reading programme taking place across libraries in Cambridgeshire, Norfolk, and Suffolk over the Summer of 2016.

Our passionate Readers Circle have spent 6 months choosing 6 books from a list of over 150 titles, selected as the most enjoyable, stimulating and thought-provoking.

Brave New Reads 2016

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Cambridgeshire Literary Map 

View a larger version of the  Cambridgeshire Literary Map to see a map of novels set within the county of Cambridgeshire

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