How to Find Good Books to Read

There are so many books on the market, containing literature, that you will have a hard time finding something, unless you know exactly what you want to read. There are countless of authors, with many titles available and different genres.

Here are some ways to find something good to read.

Look Online

This is the most available resource for anyone who wants to find something to read. There are some dedicated sites that are actually real online communities where people share their opinion on books. You’ll find out that there are countless books with millions of literature lovers all around the world. For some of them, you have to sign up; after this, you will be able to see the reviews made by other people, the scores that are received by the books and so on. It will take you about 5 minutes into the site to find out something that you might like.

Nobel Prize Winner

You must have heard of this award. What you need to know is this: if one person has received the Nobel Prize for Literature, than this means that the person is really good at writing. There is an official list that is available online, with names for each author and the books that were written.

Books-transparentThe List

As people have loved literature for a long time, it was normal that there was also a list with the best books ever written. Called ‘The List’, it contains the best 100 books ever written – in all times, genres, styles, etc. You’ll be busy for a while, as it has great books.


There are plenty of books to choose from. They are catalogued and set apart based on genres, authors, styles, etc. You’ll find poetry, classic literature, novels and all that might get you interested.

Talk To the Staff

Those who work in a bookstore usually know what the best books to read are. If you have the courage to ask this question, you’ll see yourself facing another big list, as the people working there are also fans of literature.


It’s usually a great thing to have friends who read a lot, as you can ask them what to read next and also borrow books from them. It’s also good as you can go together while hunting for good books.

Take Classes

A class or a course in literature might help you more than you know. There are also online classes that are available for free in the online environment. It’s a great resource for new information in this field, but also you will know about new authors and other types of books, that you might not usually read.

The Library

If you don’t have a permit, it’s time you made one. There are millions of books waiting to be found by someone just like you. It’s never a waist of time, as this is one of the cheapest ways to gain access to information. You’ll find there anything that you can think of.

Book Fair

A book fair is the place where books are sold in an organized event. You won’t find these daily, but from time to time they are held locally or nationally. You will see conventions, meetings with authors, readings and so on. It’s a good place to start looking for new and interesting books, and for some of them you might get the chance to talk to its author.


The Book Is Better Than the Movie

Most of the movies you see are made after a book. Make a little research and find the book that represented the base of a film you have liked. After reading the book, sometimes you can discover that the movie was of a lower quality than the book.

Don’t be disappointed if you don’t know where to start. Come to us at The Foundary and we’ll learn together about literature!

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