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Leisure reading: Home

A selection of titles added to the Leisure Reading Collections across the sites (13.03.2020)

 Hover over the book cover to see the title/author details and select to view in Library Search, then sign in to view availability and location of print texts and if available as an e-book, access full text.

Leisure Reading Collection

Initially housed in the Main Library, the purpose of  the Leisure Reading Collection is to help you take a break from the rigours of study. To that end we have set up a collection of books located in "Broughty Ferry Beach Club". Several genres are covered, but we welcome suggestions. Send any ideas to with "Leisure Books" in the "Subject box". All books can be borrowed in the usual manner.  Please note from the 16.09.19 the Leisure Reading Collection has been extended to include the other site libraries: Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art Library, the Robertson Trust Medical Library and the Kirkcaldy Campus Library.                                                  

Genres included in the collection are -

Fiction                  Bestsellers, Crime, Fantasy, Graphic Novels, Fiction in translation, Historical Novels, Mystery, & Science Fiction                

Non Fiction          Biographies, Cookery, Health (incl Mindfulness & Yoga), History, Music, Sport & Travel

Weekly book recommendation

Sources of recommended reading

What are you reading?

​Tell us what you're currently reading and what is your favourite book. Let us know by sending an e-mail to with "Leisure reading" in the Subject

Book Prizes