The Readers' Advisory Guide to Genre Fiction
Joyce G. Saricks
Publication Date :
1 Jan 2009
2 Rev ed
This revised edition provides a way of understanding the vast universe of genre fiction in an easy-to-use format. Expert readers' advisor Joyce Saricks offers groundbreaking reconsideration of the connections among genres, providing: key authors and themes within 15 genres; an explanation as to how the different genres overlap; and, the elements of fiction most likely to entice readers. Provocative and spirited, ""The Readers' Advisory Guide to Genre Fiction, 2nd Edition"" offers hands-on strategies for librarians who want to become experts at figuring out what their readers are seeking and how to match books with those interests.