Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Author Research Series: Women's Fiction Authors

Students, researchers, readers' advisors, and fiction fans will find a starting point for researching popular women's fiction authors and to find new ones with this practical guide. It includes entries for approximately 75 leading contemporary authors, listing print and online sources, as well as Web sites for obtaining authoritative information.

Women's Fiction Authors: A Research Guide (Author Research Series)

Read On: Women's Fiction

Created to offer a different perspective on women's fiction and to reach a broad reading audience (including fans), Read On...Women's Fiction: Reading Lists for Every Taste offers new reading paths for women's fiction lovers. Rebecca Vnuk categorizes and lists hundreds of popular women's fiction titles, but her scope is more current and more selective than that found other guides, the tone is lighter and more informal, annotations are shorter and livelier. Most important, the organization and approach are based on various appeal factors of the genre, rather than on the formal genres and subgenres adhered to by other guides.
Use these lists to advise readers; to create thematic reading lists for library websites, flyers, and newsletters; and as checklists or reading plans for those who enjoy women's fiction.

Read On...Women's Fiction: Reading Lists for Every Taste (Read On Series)