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The readers' advisory guide to genre blends

Author: Megan M McArdle
Publisher: Chicago : ALA Editions, an imprint of the American Library Association, 2015.
Series: ALA readers' advisory series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A growing number of books don't fit the traditional genre labels. If a book has some characteristics of one genre and some of another genre, what do you do with that book? McArdle presents helps librarians identify and deal with literary mash-ups, and find ways to avoid the limitations that any type of labeling creates.
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Genre/Form: Bibliography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Megan M McArdle
ISBN: 9780838912560 0838912567
OCLC Number: 882463851
Description: xxii, 209 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Adrenaline blends : blends on the edge of your seat --
Fantasy blends : blends with magic --
Historical fiction blends : blends from the past --
Horror blends : blends that give you goosebumps --
Mystery blends : blends with a puzzle --
Romance blends : blends that are looking for true love --
Science fiction blends : blends that ask "what if"? --
Whole collection blends : looking beyond the fiction stacks for blends --
Readers' advisory for blends --
Appendix A. Literary fiction blends --
Appendix B. Genre blending MVPs.
Series Title: ALA readers' advisory series.
Responsibility: Megan M. McArdle.

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A growing number of books don't fit the traditional genre labels. If a book has some characteristics of one genre and some of another genre, what do you do with that book? McArdle presents helps librarians identify and deal with literary mash-ups, and find ways to avoid the limitations that any type of labeling creates.

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