Stardust

Author: Robert B. Parker
Publisher: Putnam Adult
ISBN: 9780399135378
Size: 49.96 MB
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Spenser is assigned to protect prima donna TV star Jill Joyce from an anonymous harasser and becomes embroiled in a deadly drama when devilish mischief blossoms into homicide

The Readers Advisory Guide To Genre Fiction Third Edition

Author: Neal Wyatt
Publisher: American Library Association
ISBN: 083891781X
Size: 21.88 MB
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Everyone’s favorite guide to fiction that’s thrilling, mysterious, suspenseful, thought-provoking, romantic, and just plain fun is back—and better than ever in this completely revamped and revised edition. A must for every readers’ advisory desk, this resource is also a useful tool for collection development librarians and students in LIS programs. Inside, RA experts Wyatt and Saricks cover genres such as Psychological Suspense, Horror, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Romance, Mystery, Literary and Historical Fiction, and introduce the concepts of Adrenaline and Relationship Fiction; include everything advisors need to get up to speed on a genre, including its appeal characteristics, key authors, sure bets, and trends; demonstrate how genres overlap and connect, plus suggestions for guiding readers among genres; and tie genre fiction to the whole collection, including nonfiction, audiobooks, graphic novels, film and TV, poetry, and games. Both insightful and comprehensive, this matchless guidebook will help librarians become familiar with many different fiction genres, especially those they do not regularly read, and aid library staff in connecting readers to books they’re sure to love.

In Pursuit Of Spenser

Author: Otto Penzler
Publisher: BenBella Books, Inc.
ISBN: 1935618571
Size: 48.27 MB
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Pays tribute to Spenser, and Parker, with affection, humor, and a deep appreciation for what both have left behind.

Science Fiction Television Series 1990 2004

Author: Frank Garcia
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 0786491833
Size: 39.51 MB
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This is a detailed examination of 58 science fiction television series produced between 1990 and 2004, from the popular The X-Files to the many worlds of Star Trek (The Next Generation onward), as well as Andromeda, Babylon 5, Firefly, Quantum Leap, Stargate Atlantis and SG-I, among others. A chapter on each series includes essential production information; a history of the series; critical commentary; and amusing, often provocative interviews with overall more than 150 of the creators, actors, writers and directors. The book also offers updates on each series’ regular cast members, along with several photographs and a bibliography. Fully indexed.

Best Books For Public Libraries

Author: Steven Arozena
Publisher: Libraries Unltd Incorporated
ISBN:
Size: 73.83 MB
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The subtitle tells us all we need to know about the contents, and the publisher's reputation tells us the rest ... beautifully compiled ... with thorough subject, title and author indexes. " Reference Reviews" It's surprising how quickly a new reference can come to seem essential when it brings together previously uncompiled information. Such is the case with this guide... " Reference & Research Book News " I find this book an excellent collection development tool that renders its rivals obsolete ... I have used it several times to get patrons on the right track for their reading wants and needs. Wilson Library Bulletin Based on positive reviews from respected sources ("Library Journal," "Booklist," "Choice," "The New Yorker," "The New York Times Books Review," "Atlantic," Time, Newsweek and others), this cornerstone resource gives you all the information you need to evaluate, choose and order any of more than 10,000 ESSENTIAL books for your collection." Best Books for Public Libraries" divides titles into two parts: fiction (by genre) and nonfiction (by Dewey Decimal classes). Entries identify award winners, best-sellers, and large-type editions, in addition to providing the title, author, publication date, publisher, price, edition, ISBN, a brief annotation, and citations for published reviews.

Contemporary Popular Writers

Author: Dave Mote
Publisher: St James Press
ISBN:
Size: 51.15 MB
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Contains brief entries for over three hundred contemporary authors

Current Contents

Author: Institute for Scientific Information (Philadelphia)
Publisher:
ISBN:
Size: 21.46 MB
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