What should I read next?

After you have browsed these other websites, come back and see if the Linn-Mar High School Library has your book! If it doesn’t have your book, you can always suggest the library purchase the book, or look for the book in a local library.  Some of these resources will require you to log in using your AEA Log-in information. Stop by the library to find out what the log-in information is or look on one of our research bookmarks for the log-in information. If you are interested in Video games, try video games that are based off of books.

What Should I Read Next?  – Enter your favorite book title into the search field and find out what books other readers have liked that are similar to the book  you like!

What’s Next? – This website will tell you what is next in the series you are reading.

Literature Map – Similar to “What Should I Read Next” but this time it gives you a visual map of authors who are similar to an author you have liked.

NoveList Plus – Find fiction and nonfiction books that are similar to other topics you are interested in. You will need a library card # from the Cedar Rapids Metro Library to log into this resource. Library cards are free to get from the public library!


Read (or listen to) a book on your computer, smart phone or other mobile device! Here are some great resources for free books to read. Take them with you anywhere! Contains both fiction and nonfiction works.
TumbleBookCloud  an online collection of ebooks, enhanced novels, graphic novels, videos and audio books, which offers students and adults of all reading levels access to an amazing range of content.  You will need to log in using your AEA Credentials. Stop by the library to find out what the log-in information is.

MackinVIA – eBooks and Audio books provided to you free of charge through GrantWood AEA. Log in using your AEA credentials.


FolletShelf – 786 Books, ebooks and other reading materials for you to enjoy provided free through Grantwood AEA. Log in using your AEA credentials. 

Book Awards
  • Alex Award – The Alex Awards are given to ten books written for adults that have special appeal to young adults, ages 12 through 18.
  • William C. Morris YA Debut Award – The William C. Morris YA Debut Award honors a debut book published by a first-time author writing for teens and celebrating impressive new voices in young adult literature.
  • Michael L. Printz Award – The Michael L. Printz Award is an award for a book that exemplifies literary excellence in young adult literature.

Book Lists

Community Reading Programs