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Author Wyatt, Neal, author.

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

Edition Third edition.
Publication Info. Chicago : ALA Editions, 2019.
Location Call No. Status
 Naper Blvd. Adult Nonfiction  025.54 WYA    AVAILABLE
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Description xxv, 311 pages ; 23 cm.
Series ALA readers' advisory series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Introduction: appeal and genre: gateway frameworks for working with readers -- The adrenaline genre. Adrenaline -- The intellect genres. Psychological suspense ; Mystery ; Literary fiction ; Science fiction -- The landscape genres. Fantasy ; Westerns ; Historical fiction -- The emotion genres. Relationship fiction ; Romance ; Horror -- Appendix: hack this book and the five-book challenge.
Summary "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. 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.
Subject Fiction in libraries -- United States.
Readers' advisory services -- United States.
Reading interests -- United States.
Books and reading -- United States.
Fiction genres.
Added Author Saricks, Joyce G., author.
Added Title Genre fiction
ISBN 9780838917817 (paperback ; alkaline paper)
083891781X (paperback ; alkaline paper)
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