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The Readers' Advisory Guide to Genre Fiction, Third Edition

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Neal Wyatt and Joyce G. Saricks

320 pages

6 x 9

November 19, 2018

Everyone’s favourite guide to fiction that’s thrilling, mysterious, suspenseful, thought-provoking, romantic, and just plain fun is back—and better than ever in this completely revamped and revised edition. A must for every readers’ advisory desk, this resource is also a useful tool for collection development librarians and students in LIS programs. Inside, RA experts Wyatt and Saricks

  • cover genres such as Psychological Suspense, Horror, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Romance, Mystery, Literary and Historical Fiction, and introduce the concepts of Adrenaline and Relationship Fiction;
  • include everything advisors need to get up to speed on a genre, including its appeal characteristics, key authors, sure bets, and trends;
  • demonstrate how genres overlap and connect, plus suggestions for guiding readers among genres; and
  • tie genre fiction to the whole collection, including nonfiction, audiobooks, graphic novels, film and TV, poetry, and games.

Both insightful and comprehensive, this matchless guidebook will help librarians become familiar with many different fiction genres, especially those they do not regularly read, and aid library staff in connecting readers to books they’re sure to love.  

Sku: 9780838917817
Vendor: ALA Editions

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