Books & Literature

A book-review magazine that has been published by the American Library Association for more than 100 years, and is widely viewed as offering the most reliable reviews to help libraries decide what to buy and to help library patrons and students decide what to read, view, or listen to.

Digital Public Library of America
Their web catalog allows anyone to browse and directly download any of the more than 6,300 e-book titles available on DPLA’s Open Bookshelf. Choose from classic novels, children’s books, textbooks and non-English titles, all for free, with no login or library card needed.

Literature Resource Center
In-depth information on literary movements, authors, and literary works.

Comics Plus: Read graphic novels, manga, and comics books online or through the LibraryPass app for free. Search for Burlington Public Library and log in using your library card number.  

Overdrive - Washington Anytime Library 
Downloadable ebooks and audiobooks. 

Project Gutenberg
A library of over 60,000 free eBooks. Choose among free epub and Kindle eBooks, download them or read them online. You will find the world’s great literature here, with focus on older works for which U.S. copyright has expired. Thousands of volunteers digitized and diligently proofread the eBooks, for enjoyment and education.

ProQuest Learning: Literature 
Search full-text works of poetry, prose, and drama. Also includes literary criticism, essays, author bios, reviews, and interviews.