JMRL Reads: A Wiki for Sharing Information about Books for Readers of All Ages
- 1 Welcome to JMRL Reads
- 2 Featured Lists
- 3 Book Groups
- 4 Become a Contributor
- 5 How to Use the Wiki
Welcome to JMRL Reads
JMRL Reads is your resource for finding great books from the Jefferson-Madison Regional Library.
Browse the Categories link to browse by genre, or use the search bar to get started.
Featured lists include new lists, newly updated lists, and lists that are pertinent right now!
- The Heart is a Lonely Hunter - Have you checked out JMRL's Big Read of 2016? If you enjoyed The Heart is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers, or want to learn more about it, visit this page which will show you related reads that will help you delve deeper into this Southern gothic tale.
- The Girl on the Train Read-Alikes - Still on the wait list for Paula Hawkins' bestseller The Girl on the Train? This list is full of titles that have similar themes, topics, and writing style that you can enjoy while you wait.
- All the Light We Cannot See Read-Alikes - Still on the wait list for Anthony Doerr's bestseller All the Light We Cannot See? This list is full of titles that have similar themes, topics, and writing style that you can enjoy while you wait.
- Hunger Games Read-Alikes - Can't get enough of the Hunger Games madness now that the movies have all been made? Check out this list of great books that read like the Hunger Games.
- Harry Potter Readalikes - Seriously yearning for a book that kept you hooked the way J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter series did? We've got the list of books you've been waiting for.
- Percy Jackson Read-Alikes - Harness all the power of the Olympians with these mythological read-alikes in the vein of the Percy Jackson series.
- Read-Alouds for Children 5 and Under - Spend some time reading to your children and have fun with these books that are fun to read aloud for children 5 and under.
- Read-Alouds for 5-7 year olds - A list full of great titles for reading aloud to 5-7 year olds - a great thing for kids who are learning to read longer books.
- Wilderness Survival - A fun list full of books that will inspire the explorer in your child with these adventurous survival tales.
Try the book groups category to find one that suits your tastes. Is yours not listed? We welcome you to add it, and let us know what you're reading and talking about!
- Black Authors Reading Group (Central Library)
- Book Bag: A Tween Book Group (ages 9-12) (Central Library)
- Books on Tap: A Brewery Book Club
- Brown Baggers Book Group (Central Library)
- Central Teen Book Group (Central Library)
- Crozet Teen Book Club
- Literati Book Club (Grades 9-12) at Crozet Library
- Yak & Snack (Grades 6-9) at Crozet Library
- Monday Night Book Group (Crozet Library)
Gordon Avenue Library
- Graphically Speaking: Graphic Novel/Manga Teen Book Club (Gordon Avenue Library) page coming soon
- Wednesday Evening Book Group (Gordon Avenue Library)
Greene County Library
- First Thursday Book Group (Greene County Library)
- Rapunzel "Reads" (Greene County Library)
- Sharks of Greene County Library (ages 9-14)
- Bibliophiles (Grades 8-12)
Louisa County Library
- Louisa Bookworms (Louisa County Library)
- Tuesday Evening Discussion Group (Louisa County Library)
Nelson Memorial Library
- Brown Bag Book Club (Nelson Memorial Library)
- Book Bugs Book Group (Northside Library)
- Book Buzz Book Club - Ages 14-18 (Northside Library) page coming soon
- Chapter Chats YA Book Group (Northside Library)
- Northside Library Wednesday Evening Book Group
- Inklings (Young Adult Book Club) (Scottsville Library)
- Scottsville Library Book Group (Scottsville Library) page coming soon
Become a Contributor
Do you want to help edit and add to the Wiki? You need to create an account to edit these pages. Please send an email to Hayley, and provide your real name and your requested username. The administrator will send you an email with your username and password (which you should change on initial login).
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