Genreflecting: A Guide to Popular Reading Interests

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Libraries Unlimited, 2006 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 562 pages
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This is the classic readers' advisory tool and text, updated and improved for today's users. Genres and reading trends demystified, more than 5,000 titles classified, with two new chapters on Christian fiction and emerging genres. You'll also find essays by genre experts and the foremost proponents of readers' advisory today.

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Genreflecting: A Guide to Popular Reading Interests

User Review  - Kendra Auberry - Book Verdict

The sheer volume of newly available books can overwhelm library patrons who don't know where to turn once they've read everything by their favorite authors. This series aims to contextualize readers ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jez Layman - Goodreads

This is a great resource for reader's advisory, especially as an introduction to the practice and to specific genres with which the reader may be unfamiliar. The descriptions and definitions can be ... Read full review

About the author (2006)

DIANA TIXIER HERALD, freelance readers' advisor, library consultant, and active advocate of genre fiction in libraries, is the author of several guides to genre fiction, including previous editions of this book.

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