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.

Newly added in fiction

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.:

To search for novels across all hardcopy and ebooks:

  1. Open Library Search - Advanced search.
  2. Under Search filters select Subject, contains the term/s and enter fiction.
  3. In the next line change the Any field drop down as appropriate and enter a desired keyword, author name or subject.
  4. Change the Format drop-down to Books & ebooks.

Graphic novels

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.

Explore the Graphic Novel Highlights collection

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.

Ebook collections

These ebook databases mainly include novels, including fiction for children, teens and young adults: