The Readers' Advisory Guide to Genre Fiction by Joyce G. Saricks
(ALA Readers' Advisory)

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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.

About Joyce G. Saricks

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Joyce G. Saricks, former readers' advisor at the Downers Grove Public library, speaks and writes about readers' advisory.
Published April 1, 2009 by Amer Library Assn Editions. 476 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, Education & Reference, Literature & Fiction, Children's Books, Comics & Graphic Novels. Non-fiction

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