library materials – Books

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New Fiction

New Nonfiction Arrivals

Search Horry County School District’s Library Catalog’s

Are you looking for books based on Lexile or Accelerated Reader levels? This link will take you to the HC school district’s complete listing of schools with direct links to their online catalogs.


Career Ebook Collection
Titles focused on career selection, resume and cover letter writing, interviewing, changing careers, test-taking strategies and more.

Credo Reference Books
Contains a selection from 240 high quality reference books from the world’s leading publishers, It’s the ideal place to start any research.

Literary Reference Center
a full-text database that combines information from major respected reference works, books and literary journals.

Literature Resources
Find literary criticism, author biographies, literary topic overviews, and more.


Buy used and new books direct from independent bookstores around the country.

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Book Reviews

New York Times Book Review


Links to book reviews from major newspapers, magazines and websites.

Book Clubs, Reader’s Guides, Lists

HCML Book clubs
A list of the book clubs in our libraries.

Reading Group Choices
Includes guides to start book discussions.

Reading Group Guides
Find a guide for the book your group is reading.

Book Clubs Resource
Information on book clubs, including how to run one and lists of resources to use.

Oprah’s Book Club
Information about current titles as well as past picks.

Lit Lovers
Includes book club resources as well as book-themed “food, film and fun” suggestions.

Fiction_L Booklists
Lists of books by genre, character type, setting, etc., chosen from librarians’ online discussions.

Full-text Books Online

Google Book Search
Includes full-text for some (but not all) books.

Project Gutenberg
Download classics and historical books.

Research and Literary Criticism

Internet Public Library – Literary Criticism Collection

Study guides for literature; designed for students but great for any readers.