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Recommendations from UW Students

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If you have one of your own Good Reads you love, that you would like to see on the shelf, please let us know! Follow this link to our library’s purchase form. You can submit one- to two-sentence reviews of your favorite titles in the comment box, just be sure to tell us that this recommendation is for the Good Reads collection.

More books we love to love!

Odegaard Online Reading Recommendations

Our team at OUGL has put together a thorough selection of our e-books and other online materials that you can find here.

Every month, our staff puts up a guide of curated recommendations that varies by theme. Check out our previous guides and stay tuned for the next one!

Nancy Pearl's recommendations

An incredible librarian from Seattle Public Library and a local celebrity in reader’s advisory, Nancy Pearl’s guides are always top-notch!

  • Book Lust: recommended reading for every mood, moment, and reason. Nancy Pearl.
  • More Book Lust: recommended reading for every mood, moment, and reason. Nancy Pearl.Nancy Pearl Librarian Action Figure. Retrieved 14.12.2009 from http://students.washington.edu/aliss/silverfish/archive/Dec2003/chandler_gifts.shtml
  • Now Read This: a guide to mainstream fiction, 1978-1998. Nancy Pearl.
  • Now Read This II: a guide to mainstream fiction, 1990-2001. Nancy Pearl.