Book Bites

Short, selective annotated lists of ebooks on a particular topic.
All titles are available through Nassau Digital Doorway and the Overdrive and Libby apps.


Baking Books

Beach Reads

Black Voices, fiction by Black authors

Bookish Mysteries

Books on TV

Books on TV II

Books to Movies

Bookstore and Library Stories

Chills and Thrills, horror and supernatural suspense

Classic Ghost Stories

Classic Mysteries


Cooking Memoirs

Cozy Mysteries

Craft Books

Epic Fantasy

Family Stories, fiction about families


Fiction in Translation

Gardening Books

Graphic Novels

Grilling and Barbecue

Haunted Places, nonfiction about haunted houses, towns, and regions

Historical Fiction

Holiday Celebrations cooking, cocktails, crafts, etc., including tips for enjoying socially distanced holidays

Holiday Crafts and Decorating



How to Talk to Your Doctor, preparing for your appointment and what to say when you get there


Job Hunting

Literary Fiction

Literary Hugs, soothing reads for trying times

Long, Leisurely Reads, ebooks over 500 pages

Long Island Nonfiction

Long Island Stories, fiction set on Long Island

Love in Wartime


Mystery and Suspense by Black Authors

New York City, nonfiction about NYC

New York Stories, fiction set in NYC

Old Tales Retold

Parallel Stories, historical and contemporary storylines intertwined


Police Detectives

Private Eyes

Quick Reads, novels under 250 pages

Real Families, nonfiction about families

Retellings: Shakespeare and Austen Reimagined

Retellings II: Myths, Legends, Fairy Tales, and More


Romance by Black Authors

Romantic Comedies

Romantic Suspense

Science Fiction

Science Fiction and Fantasy by Black Authors

Short Stories

Staff Favorites: Audiobooks

Staff Favorites: Fiction

Staff Favorites: Graphic Novels

Staff Favorites: Nonfiction and Literature

Staff Favorites: Science Fiction and Fantasy

Strategies for Living with Chronic Pain

Stress Less, how to reduce and manage stress


Tai Chi

Travel Memoirs

True Crime

Understanding and Overcoming Racism

Urban Fantasy

Urban Fiction, aka Street Lit

V-E Day, the end of World War II in Europe

Votes for Women

War Stories, fiction set in wartime