Recreational Reading Resources


Overdrive Guided Walkthroughs

  • Includes e-books, audiobooks, and magazines from thousands of major publishing companies as well as independent publishers 
  • Download the Libby App to use overdrive on your phone or tablet or use overdrive online
  • Includes both Fiction and Nonfiction titles as well as magazines.
    • When you download the app, you first need to search for St. Edward’s University and then log in with your St. Edward’s Email address. 
  • You can place titles on hold if they are currently unavailable and they will be delivered to your device at the earliest opportunity 
  • Browse by collections (i.e., Hispanic/ LatinX Heritage Month, Women’s History Month, Graphic Novels, etc) or by subject (i.e., Literature, Thriller, Drama, etc)

Comics Plus

Comics Plus Guided Walkthrough

  • Provides unlimited, simultaneous access to thousands of comics, graphic novels, and manga.
  • First time users will need to click the sign up link to create an account.
  • Make the account with your St. Edwards email and password
  • Includes things such as graphic adaptations of literary classics such as Hamlet and War and Peace. 
  • You can browse by category or publisher or you can search for a specific title 
  • You can add titles to your shelf by hovering over the title you want and clicking the plus button.

EBSCO Host Books

EBSCO Host Guided Walkthrough

  • Includes select fiction and non fiction recreational eBooks as well as scholarly articles 
  • Search by title or category 
  • You can download the e- books onto your computer as a PDF