Book Recommendations

Pender Island Library Picks

Selected book reviews of recommended adult titles available at the Pender Island Library.

CBC Books – Canada Reads

Follow the popular Canada Reads annual debate, new and favourite Canadian authors, and literary prize winners.

49th Shelf

 The one-of-a-kind resource for discovering, discussing, and indulging in Canadian books.

Globe & Mail Books

Current book reviews and best seller lists from The Globe and Mail newspaper.

New York Times Books

 Free access to full reviews from 1981 onward.

 The Guardian Books

 Find current and past reviews of books from British newspaper, The Guardian.
Includes reader reviews, trivia, reading lists, etc.  You can choose to sign up and share book lists.
Includes reviews, previews, stories behind the books, author interviews, reading guides, and more.


Find new authors to read by starting with one you already like.

Books for Ears

Books for Ears offers reviews of audiobooks with the option to sort by star rating, award winners, genre, YA and kids.

The Listen List

Established in 2010 by a division of the American Library Association, The Listen List seeks to highlight titles with outstanding audiobook narration.