Blood, Bedlam, Bullets, and Badguys : A Reader's Guide to Adventure/Suspense Fiction (Genreflecting Advisory Series)
Michael B. GannonISBN: 1563087324;
Hooked on adventure and suspense fiction? This comprehensive guide of over 2,000 annotations addresses the genre and its subgenres and includes titles published between 1941 and 2004. Each annotation describes and evaluates the best and most popular titles in the genre, and provides icons denoting the books that have been turned into films, and indicating the titles that are highly recommended. A concise history and detailed guidelines for advising readers are included, along with subgenre definitions and related critical literature. Indexes let readers browse and search by author and title, subject, main character, page-turner, and works-to-film. An indispensable readers' advisory tool for librarians serving young adults and anyone interested in the genre. Grades 6-Adult.
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