Reader's Corner

  • Reading Recommendations - Need help finding your next great read? Fill out the Book Recommendations form and we will provide personalized recommendations for you.
  • Reading Suggestions - Reading suggestions, reviews, discussion guides, series lists and book club suggestion guides.
  • E-book Resources - Free web site resources for electronic books.
  • AssistiveMedia - Assistive Media works to heighten the educational, cultural, and quality-of-living standards for people with disabilities by providing free, copyright-approved, high-caliber audio literary works to the world-wide disability community.
  • Book Club in a Box - Do you belong to a book club? Are you looking for titles to read? You can sign up to receive a box of books (and in most cases reading guides) from the library. This service is provided by the 49/99 Library Consortium. For more information, contact the Salida Library at 543-7315. A list of titles is available here.

Stanislaus Reads and Writes

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In 2014, local authors collaborated to write a community novel, Ashes in a Teardrop. The novel begins when a young couple stumbles across an abandoned teardrop trailer during a weekend bike ride along the Tuolumne River. What follows is a suspenseful mystery set against the familiar landscape of Stanislaus County.

The novel and author biographies are available here.