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*[http://ricklibrarian.blogspot.com/2005/03/how-i-find-books-to-read-part-4.html The Readers' Advisory Guide to Genre Fiction] 2001 - a review of the guide
 
*[http://ricklibrarian.blogspot.com/2005/03/how-i-find-books-to-read-part-4.html The Readers' Advisory Guide to Genre Fiction] 2001 - a review of the guide
  
Guide to Genre Fiction
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Guides to Genre Fiction
 
*[http://ricklibrarian.blogspot.com/2006/06/genreflecting-guide-to-popular-reading.html Genreflecting: A Guide to Popular Reading Interests] - a review
 
*[http://ricklibrarian.blogspot.com/2006/06/genreflecting-guide-to-popular-reading.html Genreflecting: A Guide to Popular Reading Interests] - a review
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Guides to Nonfiction
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*[http://ricklibrarian.blogspot.com/2007/03/thematic-guide-to-popular-nonfiction-by.html Thematic Guide to Popular Nonfiction]
  
 
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Revision as of 16:01, 28 March 2007

Contents

Fiction

Nonfiction

  • Three non-fiction Readers' Advisory resources ("Sure bet narrative nonfiction writers", " Narrative nonfiction genre appeal factors" and " Regional Mysteries Bibliography") at the ALA-RUSA Reader's Advisory Committee page.

Poetry

Young Adult/Teen Booklists



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Recommendations by Nancy Pearl (the queen of readers' advisory):

Books by readers' advisory expert Joyce Saricks:

Guides to Genre Fiction

Guides to Nonfiction

New just for YA:

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