Books & More

Books are what libraries are famous for and we have plenty of them for readers of all ages. So it doesn’t matter if you prefer fiction or nonfiction, we’ve got you covered. Check out some of our staff favorites or let us create a personalized reading list just for you.

  • Book Spotlight
  • Staff Picks
  • Trending Genre
  • Book Club Sets

Book spotlight | Thrills & Chills

Prom Mom
Stone Cold Fox
The Fourth Enemy
Dear Child
We Cast a Shadow
Like a Sister
Drowning: the rescue of Flight 1421
On the Line
Dark of Night
The House in the Pines
23 1/2 Lies
Before She Finds Me
Wicked Dreams
The House at the End of the World
The Angel Maker
The Things we do to Our Friends
The Drift

staff Picks | What We're Reading

You shouldn
Fairy Tale: a Novel
Echo Mountain
The Fourth Wing
Killers of a Certain Age
The Banned Bookshop
The Gifts of Imperfection
A Gentleman in Moscow
The Will of the Many
All Us Villains
Swim Team
Good Night, Little Bookstore
The Daughters of Ys
Zero Days

Trending Topic | Season's Reading

This is Where I Leave You
Evergreen Tidings from the Baumgartners
The Removed
In a Holidaze
Jane and the Twelve Days of Christmas
Ask Again, Yes
The Most Fun We Ever Had
The Travelers
Winter Street
A Place for Us
The Jetsetters
These Ghosts are Family
The Sweeney Sisters
The Adults
Every Heart a Doorway
All Adults Here
Murder for Christmas
Seven Days of Us
The Corrections
Royal Holiday
Mr. Dickens and His Carol
The Mistletoe Murder and Other Stories
The Matzah Ball
Handknit Holidays
Midnight in Everwood

Book Club Sets | Our Recommendations

The Fear
Cloud Cuckoo Land
Dial A for Aunties
The Four Winds
The Sum of Us
how the one-armed sister sweeps her house
A Passage to India
To Kill a Kingdom
Well Met
Blood & Ivy
Franny and Zooey
Big Magic

Reserve copies for your whole book club with just a few simple clicks. We offer an array of titles perfect for your book club. With your library card, you can check out a set which includes 12 to 15 copies— conveniently packaged in a heavy duty Lexington County Library tote bag. Each set checks out for 1 month (30 days) so everyone has more than enough time to finish the book and discuss.

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NoveList Plus

Looking for great read-alikes? You can log on to NoveList to browse recommendations for any age group. You’ll need the Discus password provided by South Carolina State Library. If you don’t have a Discus password, call any library branch and we’ll be happy to help.

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