Leisure Reading

popular materials: leisure reading

Find a good read

NoveList PlusNoveList Plus is a book recommendation service you can use to find a good read. NoveList offers:

  • Book lists for hundreds of topics and genres
  • Reviews for over 300,000 fiction and nonfiction titles for all ages
  • Readalike recommendations for books and authors similar to your favorites
  • Appeal searches to help you find books with qualities you like, such as "action-packed" or "strong female characters"

Try searching for your favorite book, then use the Readalikes and Search for More sections to find something else you'll love!

Graphic novels

graphic novel covers

The University Libraries collection includes hundreds of graphic novels and manga for all ages.

  • Most graphic novels for adults are on the 3rd floor of Belk Library (call numbers PN6700-6790)
  • Most graphic novels for kids and young adults are on the lower level of Belk Library (call numbers starting with 741.5973)
  • Browse graphic novels in the library catalog
  • See the IMC's Book Lists to find graphic novels for kids and young adults