How to Make a Wishlist

Are you about to get married or have a baby? Are you a teacher preparing for the upcoming school year? Do you want to let friends and family know exactly what books you want for your birthday? Then make a wishlist! It's super easy to do and a great way to keep track of what you want and what's been bought for you.

Here's how to create your wishlist

1) Create an account

Click the person in the circle at the top right of the page. This will take you to the User Account Page. Log In if you have an account, or click Create New Account. All you need to sign up is an email address. An email will then be sent to the address provided with a link that will take you to set a password.

2) Search for a book you'd like to add to your list.

3) Click "Add to Wishlist"

Click on the title of the book you want. When the information page loads, you should see the button to the right of the cover photo.

4) Create a new wishlist.

When you click this button, a box will pop up titled "Wishlist Selection Form." To make a new wishlist, you check the box to the left of "Create a New Wishlist," the add a name to it in the box under "New Wish list Name."

5) View your list and add a bit more information

To view your list, click on the heart in the top right of the page. This will bring up all the wishlists you've created. Click on the one you want to view. This will bring you to that Wishlist information page. Here you can view all the books you've added to it, as well as get a link to share the wishlist, add a note for anyone viewing it, set an expiration date, make it private, and choose to have the books shipped or picked up in store. Make sure you always hit "Save Settings" when you've finished updating your list preferences!

6) Keep adding books!

Mass Center for the Book 2023 Reading Challenge

How It Works

  1. Sign up at
  2. Choose a book that fits the monthly challenge
  3. After you read, fill out a short form to tell Mass Center for the Book all about it
  4. That's it!
    • If you read at least one book, you will be invited to a year-end celebration hosted by Mass Center for the Book
    • If you read a book in each of the 12 months, you will be entered in a drawing to win 1 of 2 totes filled with books and Massachusetts goodies

Check out our list for book ideas

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