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updated 11-22-10

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About Doing Reader's Advisory

Bestsellers

Blogs

Booktalks

Forthcoming Books

Lists--by Type / Category (character, setting, time period, etc.)

Sure Bets

Fiction--All Genres

Single Genres    [Mystery] [Romance] [SciFi/Fantasy] [Western] [Historical]

Non Fiction

Iowa

Series and Sequels

Youth

With Search Capabilities

Read-Alikes and "If you like...." 

Authors and Characters

Links to Reader's Advisory Resources on the Web

  • Webrary (Morton Grove Public Library)

Miscellaneous

If you like...Bookmarks

Bookmarks in Word format for downloading--customize to your library and your collection.
Three bookmarks per sheet.
Do you have bookmarks or lists to share?  (We'll format them for downloadable bookmarks.) Contact Karen Burns at:  kburns@swilsa.lib.ia.us

  • Mystery 1  (If you like:  Sue Grafton, Lillian Jackson Braun, Diane Mott Davidson)
        Karen Burns, Southwest Iowa Library Service Area
  • Mystery 2 (If you like:  Ellis Peters, P.D. James, Mary Higgins Clark)
       Karen Burns, Southwest Iowa Library Service Area
  • Classic Romance (If you like Barbara Taylor Bradford, Rosemunde Pilcher, Belva Plain)
       Thanks to Kathy Kelly and Sioux City Public Library
  • Contemporary Romance (If you like Danielle Steel, Jude Deveraux, Fern Michaels)
       Thanks to Kathy Kelly and Sioux City Public Library
  • Horror (If you like Stephen King, Edgar Allan Poe, Anne Rice)
       Thanks to Kathy Kelly and Sioux City Public Library
  • Children/Youth (If you like Judy Blume, R. L. Stine, J. R. R. Tolkien
       Thanks to Hedy N. R. Hustedde and Bettendorf Public Library
  • Christian Fiction, Sandra Brown and Janette Oke
    Thanks to Vicki Myron and Spencer Public Library
  • Teen Fiction -- Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Romance and Mystery/Horror
    Thanks to Vicky Myron and Spencer Public Library
  • True Stories that Read Like Fiction
    Compiled by Sue at Southwest Iowa Library Service Area
  • Thrillers -- John Grisham, Richard North Patterson, and Tom Clancy
    Thanks to Kathy Kelly and Sioux City Public Library
  • Police Procedurals -- Ed McBain, Michael Connelly and Ruth Rendell
    Thanks to Kathy Kelly and Sioux City Public Library
  • Psychological Thrillers -- James Patterson, Jonathan Kellerman and Patricia Cornwell
    Thanks to Kathy Kelly and Sioux City Public Library
  • Gentle Reads -- Jan Karon, Janette Oke, and Anne Tyler
    Thanks to Sallie Jones at Urbandale Public Library
  • Science for Non-Scientists.

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