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Revision as of 17:08, 12 February 2009

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



Lists of Books

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:

Search Engines for Finding Book Reviews

Librarians' Personal Lists of Best Books

Overlooked Books that People Might Like

Blogs/Websites to Watch

Specific Blog Posts/Articles to Check Out

Wikis for Readers Advisory

Check out this relatively new wiki! JMRL Reads: A Wiki for Sharing Information about Books for Readers of all Ages