Novels and recreational reading
Find novels and children's fiction in hardcopy and as ebooks.
Browse newly added titles in fiction
Check out the Library's newest additions to our fiction collection.
Browse or search fiction collections
You can also browse the shelves for novels or search for fiction in the Library Search or online ebook collections.
The majority of the Library's hardcopy novels are located at the Kelvin Grove Library on level 3, where they are arranged by country of origin, e.g.:
- 813 - American novels
- 823 - English novels
- A823 - Australian novels (shelved between 829.9 and 830)
- NZ823 - New Zealand novels (shelved between 829.9 and 830)
- 833 - German novels
- 839.73 - Swedish novels
- 895.13 - Chinese novels
- 895.63 - Japanese novels
To search for novels across all hardcopy and ebooks:
- Open Library Search - Advanced search.
- Under Search filters select Subject, contains the term/s and enter fiction.
- In the next line change the Any field drop down as appropriate and enter a desired keyword, author name or subject.
- Change the Format drop-down to Books & ebooks.
Search our collection of online and hardcopy graphic novels, or browse the majority of the Library's hardcopy graphic novels at 741.59 at the Kelvin Grove Library.
Children's and young adult fiction
Children's and young adult fiction in book and ebook format are discoverable via Library Search's Classroom resources search.
Search the Curriculum Collection and selected Library databases for children's and young adult literature.
These ebook databases mainly include novels, including fiction for children, teens and young adults:
Find a book on the shelf
Got the call number of a book and trying to find it on the shelf?