Covering nearly 6,000 titles in such popular genres as crime, adventure, romance, western, science fiction, fantasy, and horror, Herald's best-selling reference defines each, describes its characteristics and subgenres, and groups authors and books according to type or subject. You'll also learn about some of the latest subgenres that have emerged.
Some 6,000 entries list the authors and titles of fictional books categorized by the genres (and subgenres or themes) of historical, western, crime, adventure, romance, science fiction, fantasy, and horror works. Occasionally, but not very often, information on the contents of the work is included. Also included is information on such genre topics as trade magazines, critical works, book clubs, specialized publishers, and conventions. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Entries list the authors and titles of fictional books categorized by genre or themes, including historical, western, crime, adventure, romance, science fiction, fantasy, and horror books; includes author/title, subject, and character indexes.
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