These Flipster magazines can point you to your next book

Did you know that many of the magazines available to you on Flipster include book reviews, excerpts, suggestions and other bookish discussions?

You can start with these:

The New Yorker
The New York Review of Books
Reader’s Digest

Many other Flipster magazines have book talk tucked into their pages:

Men’s Health
Vanity Fair
Woman’s Day

To read magazines on Flipster:
visit and scroll to Flipster to sign in with your library card.

Need more?

Be sure to visit NoveList Plus for reading recommendations including reviews, lists, articles, and more. Use NoveList to find read-alikes in both fiction and non-fiction for readers of all ages. NoveList also has series information, award winners, best-of lists, top ten lists, and much more!

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What’s next on your bookshelf?

Use your library card to keep up on book news in the New York Times

Your library card is your link to the book world in the New York Times. See what’s happening today:

  • Read about a new novel, The End of October by Lawrence Wright, in which a new virus upends the world.
  • Preview 11 Books to Watch for in May.
  • Read about If It Bleeds, a new collection of novellas by Stephen King.
  • Access recent articles and book reviews, best sellers and a whole lot more.

You can read the New York Times for free with your library card. Click here to sign in and create your free account.

If you don’t have a library card, you can still get one to tap into our online digital collection, newspapers, Flipster magazines, and helpful databases. Click here to learn how.

Your online book world – reviews, talk and recommendations

One of the best things about reading books is hearing what others are saying and learning about new books on the horizon.

To get started, you can access a wealth of information on our website and online with your library card. Take a look:

  • Library Reads – a monthly list highlighting library staff picks from across the country
  • Novelist Plus – recommended reads in fiction and nonfiction
  • NextReads – Sign up to receive free monthly or bimonthly NextReads emails loaded with great book suggestions.
  • Staff Picks – book recommendations by our library staff

For reviews in the The New York Times sign in here with your library card to access a wealth of book-related sections:

  • Best Sellers
  • Book Reviews
  • Book Review Podcasts
  • By the Book – Writers on literature and the literary life
  • Children’s Books
  • Crime – Roundups of crime novels by Marilyn Stasio in The New York Times Book Review
  • Globetrotting – Sneak preview of books coming out in 2020 from around the world
  • Now Read This – A book club from PBS NewsHour and The New York Times

Read book reviews on The Philadelphia Inquirer online or access the daily Philadelphia Inquirer here.

And on Flipster – access The New Yorker and the New York Review of Books

For more ideas and to reserve your next read, hop over to our digital collection of eBooks and eAudiobooks here.

Happy reading everyone!