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Books to Check Out from PCC!
Find a lively book to read on your favorite topic! These lists include books recommended by students, staff, faculty, and librarians. Choose a topic that looks interesting, then look at the list for your Reading class to see a list of recommended books.
Action, Adventure, True Crime (fast paced thrillers, some fiction, some real life)
Dystopia (worlds gone bad, like 1984 and Hunger Games)
Fantasy (filled with supernatural or magical characters and events)
History, Historical Fiction (some true books about history, some stories about historical events)
Humorous (tickle your funny bone!)
LGBTQ (books that reflect LGBTQ issues and characters)
Life Experiences (realistic stories about people and their experiences)
Memoir (true life stories)
Movies (books made into movies)
Mystery (suspense and whodunits)
Nonfiction (books full of information about all sorts of topics)
Overcoming Adversity (inspirational stories, both fictional and real)
Romance (love stories)
Science Fiction (imagined futures, technology, space travel and more)
Social Justice (fictional and real-life social issues)
Sports (fictional and real-life sports stories)
Street Lit (urban fiction)
War and Veterans (military fiction and war memoirs)
There's something for everyone here - if you don't find a book you want to read, talk to any PCC librarian for more suggestions!
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Do you know a great book that your friends and classmates might like reading? The library would like to know about that book! You can recommend a book for the library to purchase here:
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"This post-apocalyptic tale of a traveling theater troop is beautifully written and very hard to set down." (Summary from Multcolib). Fiction.
Water for Elephants
A lush, star-crossed romance in a second-rate circus full of strange characters and a wonderful elephant named Rosie.
Ready Player One
It’s the year 2044, and the real world is an ugly place. In the virtual utopia called Oasis, gamers must navigate clever puzzles and outwit enemies in the virtual world to save the real one. Described by reviewers as “completely fricking awesome. Fiction
Sources of Additional Book Recommendations
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If you like a particular author or book title, you might be able to find similar books from Read Alike tools and lists like these:
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