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Looking for Something to Read?
In the mood for a book, but just don't know what to read? Mesa County Libraries can help
MCL Book Lists
Genre Book Lists
These light-hearted novels tell about women and love and friendship.
Nonfiction Book Lists
Pulitzer Prize - Biography
A list of all winners of the Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography
Pulitzer Prize - History
A complete list of winners of the Pulitzer Prize for History
Pulitzer Prize - Nonfiction
A list of all the winners of the Pulitzer Prize for Nonfiction
Read about the accomplishments and struggles of notable African-Americans.
Amazing Stories of Courage and Survival
These compelling stories of survival will make for exciting reading.
Learn about bees, their history, and how to care for them.
Books for Animal Lovers
Read about how animals enrich our lives.
Books for Book Lovers
Are you obsessed with books? Love to read? Try these books about the reading life.
The Civil War
Learn about all aspects and perspectives of the War Between the States.
Read about Colorado's colorful past.
Coming to America: immigrants' stories
The people who braved coming to a new country to make a new life provide fascinating stories to read.
Whether chaotic or peaceful and idyllic, these accounts of country living will be enjoyable to read.
These courageous women broke new ground, defied expectations and had amazing adventures.
Dysfunctional Family Memoirs
Odd family relationships of every description are explored in these books.
These famous families provide fascinating glimpses into well-known lives.
The search for the perfect meal goes on in these books.
Discover the history of everyday objects, or events from the past that have shaped the present. These nonfiction selections are fascinating glimpses into worlds unknown to us.
Great nonfiction that reads like fiction
Read these compelling, true life accounts.
Great Western Nonfiction
Read about the true life western adventures that inspired western fiction.
Growing Up Poor
The hardships and struggles of growing up poor are detailed in these fine books.
Historical True Crime
Read about the sensational crimes of the past.
Rad about how the Holocaust devastated people's lives and all of Europe
When you need a lift or a laugh, try these funny books.
New York City: its history and its people
Read fascinating accounts of life in the Big Apple.
The Real Islam
These books offer a unique perspective on the Islamic world and the Islamic people's lives, dreams, and struggles.
Enjoy the derring-do and adventurous spirit in these exciting books.
These books look behind the scenes of the movies.
Sports and the Sporting Life
These books tell why we love the games.
Travels Near and Far
Roam the world with these accomplished travel authors.
These are the true tales of brave women who faced hardship and deprivation on their way across the country.
The jobs we do, weird, wonderful, and horrible, are explored in these books.
History for Horror Fans
These horrifying true –life stories will haunt and
enthrall lovers of horror fiction.