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NL Reads

Information and links related to the NL Reads competition.

Vote

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For NL Reads 2023, voting will be open from March 1 - March 14. Patrons can vote in-branch or online.

One vote per library patron please.

Online voting closes at 12:00 pm NST on Tuesday, March 14, 2023.

Contact your local branch or call 737-3950 if you need help with voting online.

2023 NL Reads Schedule

Click the date to read more about our featured titles. 

November 2022

Book: Urchin (2022) by Kate
Publisher: Running the Goat
Reader-Advocate: Mado Christie - Library Patron

December 2022

Book: The Wards (2022) by Terry Doyle
Publisher: Breakwater Books
Reader-Advocate: Nancy Barker - Librarian (Grand Falls-Windsor)

January 2023

Book: The Good Women of Safe Harbour (2022) by Bobbi French
Publisher: Harper Collins
Reader-Advocate: Ida Linehan Young - Writer, Winner of NL READS 2022

February 2023

Book: The Love Olympics (2021) by Claire Wilkshire
Publisher: Breakwater Books
Reader-Advocate: Adam Walsh - CBC (St. John's)

Welcome to the NL Reads LibGuide

Logo that reads "Love Our Local Authors #LOLANL"NL Reads is a celebration of Newfoundland and Labrador books, authors and readers! Four new books by local authors are selected to compete for the title of Newfoundland and Labrador’s “must-read” book of the year. Four months, four books, four opinions, one winner. 

In this guide you will find:

  • Information about the competition and how to vote.

  • Lists of winners and books from past years.

  • Links and information about this year's books, authors and reader advocates.

  • Information about how to access the books for this year's competition.

NL Reads 2023 - All About NL Reads

NL Reads Promo

Red background with book covers of The Wards, The Love Olympics, Urchin, and The Good Women of Safe Harbour. Text: 2023 NL Reads. 4 books. 4 opinions. 1 winner. #NLReads. Find out more at your local Public Library or nlpl.ca. NLPL logo.