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The readers' advisory guide to genre fiction / Neal Wyatt, Joyce G. Saricks.

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Bristol, Main Library - Reference Material

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Typ materiału
Książka
Autor
Wyatt, Neal,
Wydanie
Third edition.

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Adres wydawniczy
Chicago : ALA Editions, 2019.
©2019
Opis fizyczny
xxv, 311 pages ; 23 cm.
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Wariant tytułu
Genre fiction
Seria
ALA readers' advisory series.
Uwagi
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Everyone's favorite 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. 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. --Publisher
Introduction: appeal and genre: gateway frameworks for working with readers -- The adrenaline genre -- Adrenaline -- Adventure -- Thrillers -- Suspense -- The intellect genres -- Psychological suspense -- Mystery -- Private investigator -- Police detective -- Amateur detective -- A non-investigator type subgenre -- Literary fiction -- Science fiction -- Hard/soft (or social) -- Space opera -- Apocalyptic/post-apocalyptic/utopian/dystopian -- Time travel/alternate history -- Cyberpunk/steampunk -- First contact/military -- The landscape genres -- Fantasy -- Epic fantasy -- Sword and sorcery -- Urban fantasy -- Historical -- Legends/myths/fairy tales -- Western -- Historical fiction -- The emotion genres -- Relationship fiction -- Romance -- Contemporary romances -- Historical romances -- Romantic suspense -- Paranormal romances -- Horror -- Appendix: hack this book and the five-book challenge -- Author/title index -- Subject/appeal index.
Temat
Fiction in libraries -- United States.
Readers' advisory services -- United States.
Reading interests -- United States.
Books and reading -- United States.
Fiction genres.
Books and reading.
Fiction genres.
Fiction in libraries.
Readers' advisory services.
Reading interests.
United States.
Hasło dodatkowe
Saricks, Joyce G.,
ISBN
9780838917817 (paperback) (alkaline paper)
083891781X (paperback) (alkaline paper)