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ANTswers Library Chatbot: How can I ask for book recomendations?


URL: https://guides.lib.uci.edu/antswers

Example

Subjects / Genre

  • Adventure
  • Anti-racist, anti-racism, "anti racist", "anti racism"
  • Art theft, art heist
  • Asian, Asian American
  • Black Author, African American Author
  • Career
  • Classic
  • Comedy/humor
  • Coming of age, bildungsroman
  • Cookbook, recipe
  • Crime
  • Design
  • Detective, pulp
  • Disability
  • Domestic fiction
  • Dystopian
  • Family, families
  • Fantasy
  • Fiction
  • Friends, friendship
  • Graphic novel, comic book, comic
  • Gothic Fiction
  • Historical fiction
  • Historical
  • Horror
  • Isolation, Loneliness
  • Latinx, Latino, Latina
  • Literature
  • LGBT, LGBTQ, gay
  • Lesbian
  • Love story, romance
  • Magic
  • Manga
  • Math
  • Memoir, biography
  • Mental health
  • Minimalism
  • Movie adaptation
  • Murder
  • Musician
  • Mystery
  • Mythology
  • Native American
  • Nonfiction
  • Pandemic
  • Poetry
  • POC Author, POC
  • Popular science
  • Teenager, teen, young adult
  • Thriller, suspense
  • Time Travel
  • TV Adaptation
  • Relationships
  • Religion, spirituality
  • Science fiction, scifi, science-fiction
  • Sea
  • Self help, self improvement
  • Short stories, short story
  • Social justice, social movement
  • Vegan
  • War
  • Women

Pick Up Lines

Pick-up lines help the chatbot know what kind of information you want.  These pick-up lines prompt the chatbot that you are looking for a book recommendation.  The * stands in for the genre (see list to the left) of the book recommendation you want, at this time the chatbot can only give book recommendations for one genre at a time.

I WANT TO READ A *
I WANT TO READ *
I WANT TO FIND *
WHERE WOULD YOU LOOK FOR *
WHERE WOULD I LOOK FOR *
CAN I GET *
I WANT TO FIND NOVEL LIKE *
I WANT TO FIND A NOVEL LIKE *
GIVE ME A * MOVIE
GIVE ME A * BOOK
DO YOU HAVE A BOOK BY A *
DO YOU KNOW OF A *
A COMIC BOOK ABOUT *
I*D LIKE TO READ A BOOK ABOUT *
DO YOU HAVE BOOKS BY * AUTHORS
MEMOIR BY * AUTHOR

GIVE ME A * NOVEL
GIVE ME A *
CAN YOU GIVE ME A *
WHAT IS A GOOD BOOK ABOUT *
PLEASE RECOMMEND ME A *
GIVE ME A * BOOK
FIND ME AN * NOVEL
FIND ME A * NOVEL
DO YOU HAVE A * BOOK
I WOULD LIKE A ROMANCE NOVEL
I WANT A * BOOK<
RECOMMEND ME A *
RECOMMEND ME AN *

Getting a Different Recommendation

If after asking for a book recommendation you would like a different title, try asking ANTswers:

  • Give me another one
  • I want another one