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The Reading Zone

Looking for something to read? When we search for a new book, we don't always know what we're looking for. East Riding Libraries is here to help. Read on to find more to read…

Find what you love Your next great love affair, an epic adventure, or solve the clues and crack the case

Love fiction?
Found a new book but not sure where it fits in a series? Use Fantastic Fiction to find all books by an author.
Interactive author map
Type in your favourite author and get recommendations based on authors that other readers have enjoyed.

From prejudice to Pride

Browse, reserve and read from our fantastic collection of LGBTQ+ books. We have fiction and non-fiction titles available as eBooks and eAudiobooks to download and borrow free. Find out how to access free eBooks with your library membership on the eBook instructions page.

Browse the collection

Suggested reading Use the Library Catalogue to find recommended books from our library staff.

Armed Forces Covenant
These books, that anyone can reserve and read, are the Armed Forces Covenant book collection which primarily provides support for young people whose friends or family members are serving in the armed forces.
Visit AFC page
Book Buzz for 11-13s
Bookbuzz is a reading programme from BookTrust that aims to inspire a love of reading in 11 to 13-year-olds. There are 17 titles carefully selected by a panel of experts to ensure quality, suitability and to encourage reading for pleasure. A short video by the author accompanies each book.
Visit Bookbuzz page
Staff Choice
Visit the catalogue for a selection of staff favourites with new themes regularly on the Read page, or find ideal choices for younger readers in preschool, key stage one, key stage two and for teenage readers. Reserve books you like using your online account or get them as eBooks or eAudiobooks.
Visit the Library Catalogue

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