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*[[Urban Fiction/Street Lit/Hip Hop Fiction Resources for Librarians]]
 
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*[http://www.downersgrovelibrary.org/readalikes/index.html Author Read-A-Likes at Downers Grove Public Library] 48 popular author lists
 
*[http://www.downersgrovelibrary.org/readalikes/index.html Author Read-A-Likes at Downers Grove Public Library] 48 popular author lists
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*[http://adelsonlibrary.pbwiki.com Author & Book Readalikes and general author information wiki]
  
 
*[[Tools for reader's advisory service, formal or informal]]
 
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*[[Books about drugs and gangs]]
 
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*[[Gaming fiction]]
 
*[[Gaming fiction]]
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*Wiki for http://booktalk.pbwiki.com -- password: booktalk. It's easy. Help get this wiki skyrocketing with good read suggestions.
 
  
 
== Lists of Books ==
 
== Lists of Books ==
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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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*[http://lu.com/showbook.cfm?isbn=9781591582830 The Real Story (Genreflecting series) edited by Sarah Statz Cords]
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*[http://www.alastore.ala.org/SiteSolution.taf?_sn=catalog2&_pn=product_detail&_op=2343 The Readers' Advisory Guide to Non-fiction by Neal Wyatt]
  
 
New just for YA:
 
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== Librarians' Personal Lists of Best Books ==
 
== Librarians' Personal Lists of Best Books ==
*[http://ricklibrarian.blogspot.com/2006/09/best-books-ever-call-for-personal.html ricklibrarian's Best Books Ever]
 
 
*[http://mishareads.blogspot.com/ Mishareads]
 
*[http://mishareads.blogspot.com/ Mishareads]
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*[http://ricklibrarian.blogspot.com/2006/09/best-books-ever-call-for-personal.html ricklibrarian's Best Books Ever]
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*[http://ricklibrarian.blogspot.com/2007/12/ricklibrarians-books-that-matter-2007.html ricklibrarian's Books That Matter 2007]
  
 
== Overlooked Books that People Might Like ==
 
== Overlooked Books that People Might Like ==
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== Blogs/Websites to Watch ==
 
== Blogs/Websites to Watch ==
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*[http://www.anobii.com Anobii] --Free personal book collection site
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*[http://www.bookclubgirl.com/ Book Club Girl]
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*[http://www.booksonthenightstand.com Books on the Nightstand]
 
*[http://www.bookslut.com Bookslut]
 
*[http://www.bookslut.com Bookslut]
*[http://www.guysread.com/ Guys Read] - a web-based literacy program designed to help boys find books they'd like to read.
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*[http://deliberatereader.com/ Deliberate Reader]
*[http://webjunction.org/forums/forum.jspa?forumID=158&start=0 Discussions: All Aboard » Library Services » Reader's Advisory] - a Readers Advisory discussion list on WebJunction
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*[http://allaboutthebook.blogspot.com It's All About the Book]
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*[http://denverlibrary.org/booksmedia/recommend.cfm?media=Books Denver Public Library: We Recommend] - Staff Recommendations
 
*[http://denverlibrary.org/booksmedia/recommend.cfm?media=Books Denver Public Library: We Recommend] - Staff Recommendations
 
*[http://denverlibrary.org/booksmedia/reviews.cfm?media=Books Denver Public Library: Customer Reviews]  
 
*[http://denverlibrary.org/booksmedia/reviews.cfm?media=Books Denver Public Library: Customer Reviews]  
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*[http://webjunction.org/forums/forum.jspa?forumID=158&start=0 Discussions: All Aboard » Library Services » Reader's Advisory] - a Readers Advisory discussion list on WebJunction
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*[http://blogs.multcolib.org/news/ Furthermore...Where the Headlines Take You] - Nonfiction book recommendations from Multnomah County Library
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*[http://www.goodreads.com/ GoodReads] - Book recommendations come from your friends as well as other users
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*[http://www.guysread.com/ Guys Read] - a web-based literacy program designed to help boys find books they'd like to read.
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*[http://allaboutthebook.blogspot.com It's All About the Book]
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*[http://www.librarything.com LibraryThing]- a service for people to catalog their books online and also provides a service to libraries called [http://www.librarything.com/forlibraries/ LibraryThing for Libraries] to assist readers in self discovery right in the catalog using web 2.0 technology
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*[http://www.madisonpubliclibrary.org/madreads/ MADreads] Reviews from the Madison Public Library
 
*[http://maggiereads.blogspot.com/ Maggie Reads] - Make Mississippi Read
 
*[http://maggiereads.blogspot.com/ Maggie Reads] - Make Mississippi Read
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*[http://www.monsterlibrarian.com/ Monsterlibrarian] - horror book reviews written by librarians for libraries.
 
*[http://nonanon.com Nonfiction Readers Anonymous]  
 
*[http://nonanon.com Nonfiction Readers Anonymous]  
*[http://ricklibrarian.blogspot.com RickLibrarian]
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*[http://popgoesfiction.blogspot.com/ Pop Goes Fiction]
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*[http://www.readersclub.org/default.asp Reader's Club] Reviews from Public Library of Charlotte & Mecklenburg County
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*[http://ricklibrarian.blogspot.com ricklibrarian]
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*[http://www.shelfari.com/ Shelfari]
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*[http://www.thebookwheelblog.com/ The Book Wheel]
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*[http://acomicbookblog.com/ A Comic Book Blog] News and reviews of comic books and graphic novels.
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*[http://www.fictionfolio.com/ Fiction Folio] Young adult book reviews, author interviews and news.
  
 
== Specific Blog Posts/Articles to Check Out ==
 
== Specific Blog Posts/Articles to Check Out ==
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*[http://ricklibrarian.blogspot.com/2006/06/establishing-and-promoting-readers.html Establishing and Promoting Readers' Advisory in Small and Medium-sized Libraries]
 
*[http://ricklibrarian.blogspot.com/2006/06/establishing-and-promoting-readers.html Establishing and Promoting Readers' Advisory in Small and Medium-sized Libraries]
 
*[http://ricklibrarian.blogspot.com/2006/08/author-read-likes-at-downers-grove.html Author Read-A-Likes at Downers Grove Public Library]
 
*[http://ricklibrarian.blogspot.com/2006/08/author-read-likes-at-downers-grove.html Author Read-A-Likes at Downers Grove Public Library]
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*[http://ricklibrarian.blogspot.com/2007/08/look-at-63-years-of-ala-notable-books.html A Look at 63 Years of ALA Notable Books]
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*[http://ricklibrarian.blogspot.com/2007/08/dear-miss-breed-true-stories-of.html Dear Miss Breed] - Children's librarian Clara Breed not only recommended books, she sent them to Japanese-Americans in internment camps.
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*[http://ricklibrarian.blogspot.com/2007/06/he-reads-she-reads-booklist-adult-books.html He Reads She Reads: The Booklist Adult Books Readers Advisory Forum]
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*[http://ricklibrarian.blogspot.com/2007/06/nancy-pearl-on-book-crush.html Nancy Pearl on Book Crush]
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*[http://plablog.org/2008/03/readers-advisory-tool-kit-iii-market-driven-readers-advisory-three-more-skills-to-increase-your-effectiveness-as-an-ra-librarian.html Readers' Advisory Toolkit III]
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[[Category:Readers' Advisory]]
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[[Category:Reference Services and Information Literacy]]
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==Wikis for Readers Advisory==
  
[[Category:Readers' Advisory]][[Category:Reference Services and Information Literacy]]
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*Booktalk Wiki at http://booktalk.pbwiki.com -- Users are welcome to request access to discuss books. It's easy. Help get this wiki skyrocketing with good read suggestions.
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*Check out this relatively new wiki!  [http://hera.jmrl.org/wiki JMRL Reads: A Wiki for Sharing Information about Books for Readers of all Ages]
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*[http://readersadvisory.wetpaint.com Readers Advisory Wiki] is an Australian wiki to help library staff develop their skills.

Latest revision as of 20:46, 27 January 2014

Contents

[edit] Fiction

[edit] 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.

[edit] Poetry

[edit] Young Adult/Teen Booklists

[edit] 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:

[edit] Search Engines for Finding Book Reviews

[edit] Librarians' Personal Lists of Best Books

[edit] Overlooked Books that People Might Like

[edit] Blogs/Websites to Watch

[edit] Specific Blog Posts/Articles to Check Out

[edit] Wikis for Readers Advisory

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