|The Readers Advisory Guide to Mystery (Readers' Advisory Series) (ALA Readers' Advisory)
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Manufacturer: American Library Association
Publication Date: 2012-01-23
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Something sinister is afoot out there and this newly updated readers advisory has all the clues to help librarians solve the mystery of which titles readers should check out next. Equally useful for novice librarians and seasoned gumshoes, this handbook
With several well-chosen booklists, practical programming ideas, and a brand new compendium of print and web-based resources, your only crime would be not adding this guide to your collection!
- Summarizes the history of mystery fiction, highlighting key figures in its development
- Covers the latest and most popular classic titles in the genre, as well select suspense and thriller fiction with crossover appeal
- Offers examples of how library staff can help readers move back and forth from fiction to nonfiction
- Suggests ways to conduct an effective reference interview