Read On ... Romance: Reading Lists for Every Taste (Read On Series)
136 pages • 6⅛ x 9¼
Year Published: 2014
With a list for every romance reader, this uncommon guide to the genre offers readers and those who work with them hundreds of great romance reads.
With thousands of romance novels published each year, librarians—especially those unfamiliar with or indifferent to the genre—can benefit from this well-organized, reference that offers scores of appeals-based read-alike lists for some of the most popular, contemporary romance fiction.
As romance publishing continues to flourish, readers and readers' advisors are faced with increasingly complex reading choices. This book helps adult and teen readers quickly find the books they love to read, identifies other titles with shared qualities for more reading suggestions, and provides librarians with carefully reviewed read-alike lists that they can use with confidence.
Featuring romance novels published from 2000 to the present day, this useful guide offers you hundreds of reading suggestions covering a wide variety of themes from the most popular to the more obscure. Library professionals and romance fans C. L. Quillen and Ilene Lefkowitz use informal and sometimes whimsical terminology to create unique thematic lists that are targeted to the way romance readers think, offering such lively categories as "Rx for Love" and "Romancing the Stove." The authors organize the titles into five sections according to language, setting, character, story, and mood. Subgenres covered include historical, regency, paranormal, and romantic suspense, making it simple for you to find recommended titles appropriate for your readers' needs.
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