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Thursday, April 26, 2012
How to Find Great Information on the Series You're Reading
There a few common questions people ask when they are reading through a series:
1. What is the next book in the series?
2. I love this series! Are there any others like it?
3. I'd like to use this book to a) do a book report or b) as a suggestion for my book group--do you have any information on it?
The Hunger Games is showing a resurgence in popularity since the movie came out, so let's use it as an example in answering these 3 questions using NoveList.
Question #1: What is the next book in the series?
1. Enter Hunger Games in the Search box in NoveList.
2. Select the Series radio button, and click Search.
3. This will take you directly to the Series Detail page, where you'll find all of the information NoveList has to offer on this series.
4. Scroll to the bottom of the page for a list of series titles in reading order.
5. Click Print This View to print a list you can take with you.
Question #2: I love this series! Are there any others like it?
At the Series Detail page above, you'll find nine series recommendations in the "Read-alikes from NoveList" section in the right hand column.
1. Hover over the book cover and a short explanation of why it is a good match will appear.
2. To view a list of explanations for all nine at one time, click the Print All link at the top of the column.
Question #3: I'd like to use this book, Hunger Games, to a) do a book report or b) as a suggestion for my book group--do you have any information on it?
You can find all of the content NoveList has to offer at the Title Detail page.
1. Enter Hunger Games in the Search box.
2. Leave the default All radio button selected, and click Search.
3. Click The Hunger Games link to access the Detail page.
4. Scroll to the bottom of the page, and click the Lists & Articles tab.
5. At the top, you'll find links to articles written about The Hunger Games. Beneath those, you'll find lists and articles that mention this title.
All 3 questions answered in a jiffy with the help of NoveList! Now plug in your favorite series and see what comes up.
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