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Guides to Nonfiction
 
Guides to Nonfiction
 
*[http://ricklibrarian.blogspot.com/2007/03/thematic-guide-to-popular-nonfiction-by.html Thematic Guide to Popular Nonfiction]
 
*[http://ricklibrarian.blogspot.com/2007/03/thematic-guide-to-popular-nonfiction-by.html Thematic Guide to Popular Nonfiction]
*[http://lu.com/showbook.cfm?isbn=9781591582830 The Real Story]
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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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Revision as of 18:57, 7 June 2007

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