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Books We Read: Recreational Reading

This guide helps find books in the Recreational Reading Collection, a unique resource of the latest popular titles, including bestsellers, at Rutgers Libraries.

How to Find Popular Genres

EXAMPLE: How to find “Fantasy Fiction" in the Recreational Reading Collection?

  • Click on the link with our canned search to find all books in the collection
  • Use the "Subject" drop down in the left panel to find "Fantasy Fiction"
  • Click on the subject to select (or check multiple boxes for more than one)
  • Click on each record to read more about each title
  • Remember to log in with your NetID to see delivery options 


TIP: You may want to simply remove "Recreational Reading Collection" from your Active Filters on the top left to find even more Fantasy Fiction (or your selected genre) in the entire collection of Rutgers Libraries.

TIP: After opening the record of a book you like, scroll all the way down on your screen and start browsing the collection virtually for similar titles.

Popular Genres: Links to Canned Searches

Curious to see what the subjects in the left panel cover? The links below will show results of searching for various genres, one at a time. Use them as starting points to find the book you would like to read. 


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