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The Awesome Box

This is a sampling of the things that North Tonawanda has found awesome, mind-blowing, educational, or worthy of the world knowing about.  It includes books, movies, audiobooks, and music chosen by you.  Want to add to it?  Just drop awesome-worthy materials in our Awesome Box at the front desk when you return them.  We’ll check them in for you.



An excellent resource for reading recommendations based on books you have read or topics you are interested in!

AudioFile Magazine
For patrons looking for books on tape or compact disc. Features include: new releases, interviews with authors and narrators as well as a feature called “Golden Voices” where you can meet the persons best known for their exceptional audio work.

Comprehensive website providing reading suggestions for adults, teens and children. Literary contests, reading group guides and interviews with authors round out a neatly fashioned site.

A book lover’s dream. Guides on what to read next, genre corner, information about authors, publishers, discussion groups plus more!

NY Times Best Seller Lists
Hardcover and paperback fiction and non fiction

Oprah’s Book Club
Lists all past and present Oprah choices with a summary of each book

The Mystery Reader
A website devoted to mystery novels with reviews of the latest books

The Romance Reader
The very latest news and views of romance novels

Teen Reading
In addition to book reviews, this site also offers links to sports, activism, comics & zines, and homework sites.

Reading Rants
A great source for teen fiction!