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Kerri's eNYPL Tips: The Wish List

I'm sure you've created a wish list in your mind that contains some impossibly unattainable items. For example, one of my wish list items includes a home on a private island. While my improbable wish list grows, I have started another list — an eNYPL wish list — where at least my reading dreams will come true.

My fellow eNYPL users: my number one eNYPL tip is to utilize the wish list feature, if you haven't already done so.

Last time, I mentioned that the best way to utilize the eNYPL catalog is by browsing, which can be a bit overwhelming and time consuming, as the catalog is so vast. Your eNYPL account allows you to place 12 holds, but you can add as many items as you would like to your wish list. As I browse the catalog, I like to add items to my wish list that I'm interested in reading but may not want to read or place on hold right away. This way, when I want to look for a new book to read, I simply browse my wish list first before consulting the eNYPL catalog. Keep in mind that the eList is different from a wish list. The eList is like an online shopping cart that lets you check out all your books at once rather than one at a time.

Don't know what to add to your wish list? Why not choose a popular mystery series? Here are some suggestions. You can also find more suggestions on this BiblioCommons list.

James Patterson's Women's Murder Club series:







Karin Slaughter's Grant County series:






Lee Child's Jack Reacher series:







Lisa Scottoline's Rosato & Associates series:







Stieg Larsson's Millennium Trilogy:


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