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The science fiction and fantasy readers' advisory : the librarian's guide to cyborgs, aliens, and sorcerers

Author: Derek M Buker
Publisher: Chicago : American Library Association, 2002.
Series: ALA readers' advisory series.
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Science fiction and fantasy and their various subgenres are summarized, and recommended books in each subgenre are described, in this guide for librarians unfamiliar with science fiction and fantasy. Subgenres covered include classic and general science fiction, cyberpunk, time travel, aliens, historical fantasy, quest fantasy, and fantasy romance. An appendix lists Hugo, Nebula, Mythopoeic, and World Fantasy award  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Bibliography
Fantasy fiction
Science fiction
Bibliographie
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Buker, Derek M.
Science fiction and fantasy readers' advisory.
Chicago : American Library Association, 2002
(DLC) 2002001494
(OCoLC)49011248
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Derek M Buker
ISBN: 9780838992791 083899279X
OCLC Number: 76811576
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 230 p.)
Contents: Book I. Science fiction. Classic and general science fiction --
The aliens are coming! The aliens are coming! --
Celestial bodies --
Androids and robots and cyborgs ... oh my! --
Attack of the killer computers! --
Cyberpunk--are you looking at me? : science fiction with an attitude --
Virtual reality --
It's the end of the world : holocaust fiction --
Alternate history --
Time travel --
Superheroes, graphic novels, and genetic engineering --
Thrills and chills in zero gravity : science-fiction mysteries and thrillers --
Science-fiction humor --
Science-fiction and fantasy blenders --
Telepathic mutants and other weirdos --
Science-fiction romance and religion --
Space operas: Star wars ; Star trek --
Book II. Fantasy. Fantastic fiction --
The long and longer of it : epic fantasy --
Questing, questing, questing --
Fairy tales : not just for kids --
Larger than life --
Historical fantasy --
The dark side of fantasy --
Ever since I died, I can't sleep at night : vampires, werewolves, ghosts, and other undead --
Demons loose in the city : urban fantasy --
Crossing over to the other side --
Sword and sorcery --
The magic of music --
Talking cats, dragons, elves, and other mythological beasties --
Humorous fantasy --
You can't keep an elven Sherlock Holmes down : fantasy mysteries --
Fantasy romance.
Series Title: ALA readers' advisory series.
Responsibility: Derek M. Buker.

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Science fiction and fantasy and their various subgenres are summarized, and recommended books in each subgenre are described, in this guide for librarians unfamiliar with science fiction and fantasy. Subgenres covered include classic and general science fiction, cyberpunk, time travel, aliens, historical fantasy, quest fantasy, and fantasy romance. An appendix lists Hugo, Nebula, Mythopoeic, and World Fantasy award winners.

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