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Leisure Reading: Fiction: Ebooks

Finding Ebook Fiction Titles

While the Marx Library's ebooks collections are primarily non-fiction, you can find novels and short story collections among our holdings. Here are some tips for finding them.


The best way to search SOUTHcat for fiction titles is to know an author or title. If, however, you are browsing and are just interested in what is in the Marx Library ebook collections, you can search the words, "fiction", "novels" or "short stories" and use the Limit to option to limit your search to Marx Library Electonic Books. All of these searches retrieve items that are about the subject as well as the novels and short stories themselves.

Ebook Collections

These ebook collections are the ones most likely to have fiction titles. Search by title or author for a quick search. You can search the word "fiction", but you will retrieve a lot of titles that are about fiction instead of being fiction.

  1. Project Muse
  2. ebrary
  3. JSTOR -- JSTOR has a few fiction titles -- not many

JSTOR and Project Muse ebooks must be downloaded chapter-by-chapter. ebrary provides downloading of the entire book, but you need to create a free ebrary account first. For more on using these collections with your ereader, see Using Marx Library Ebooks with Ereaders.

Short Stories