BCPL Library Card #: *
What grade are you in?
Have you requested a personalized reading list before? *
What kind of reading list are you requesting? *
Fiction Nonfiction Combination of Fiction & Nonfiction
Do you need us to try to exclude any of the following?
(We will do our best, but cannot guarantee a complete absence of selected elements.) Adult Language Explicit Sexual Content Violence
Select your preference for the gender of the main character: *
Male Female No Preference
Preferred mood/tone(s): * Light/Upbeat Dark/Bleak Intellectual Humorous Quirky Tearjerker Romantic Realistic Satirical Atmospheric Character-driven Plot-driven
What sort of pacing do you prefer? *
Fast-paced, full steam ahead! Gradual development, linger over every word No preference or a variety
How important is setting to you (place/time period)? Are there any particular places or eras you enjoy reading about?
Please list some of your favorite books and authors.
Provide specific titles if possible.
What did you most enjoy about these books (characters, specific plot or
storyline, tone/writing style, surprise ending, etc.)?.
What were the last 3 books that you read and enjoyed?
Please list up to 5 titles/authors that you did NOT enjoy in the past. If there is a specific reason for your reaction, please share.
Please list a few of your favorite movies or television shows.
What type of book are you in the mood to read at this particular time?
Please share anything else you wish us to know about your reading preferences. For example, is there a particular storyline or theme you enjoy reading about, or do you hate books written in the first person?
Do you have a hobby or interest you would like your book characters to share?
Please select your preferred reading format. *
Book Large-Type Book Audio Book E-book
If you use a Social Network for readers (Shelfari, GoodReads, LibraryThing), you can provide us with your Public Book Shelf. If you rate books, we will be able to see what you like or dislike. We can also use this information to make sure we do not suggest a title to you that you have already read.