Murder By Category

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Author: Tasha Mackler
Publisher: Metuchen, N.J. : Scarecrow Press
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Murder By Category by Tasha Mackler


Original Title: Murder By Category

An annotated bibliography of murder mysteries that is organized by the category of the mystery and lists only contemporary publications, including an extensive listing of titles that are paperback originals. With the exception of a few favorites, each entry was in print in either a paperback or a ha

The Mystery Readers Advisory

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Author: John Charles
Publisher: American Library Association
ISBN: 9780838908112
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The Mystery Readers Advisory by John Charles


Original Title: The Mystery Readers Advisory

In this handy reference, you'll find an introduction to the world of mystery, a step-by-step guide on how to interview readers in order to match their tastes with stories, programming ideas, marketing strategies, and collection development tips on the sticky issues of weeding, paperbacks, and obtaining out-of-print titles. The second half of the book presents two winning booklists organized by themes (e.g., Classic, Ecclesiastical, Cozy) and subgenres (e.g., Private Investigator, Legal Thrillers, True Crime). And a where-to-go guide for more specifics includes reference information, review literature, specialty publishers, and Websites. Packed with information, this user-friendly book will help you to: -- Develop your understanding of the mystery world -- its awards, popular publications, hot authors, and more-- Build an enticing mystery collection-- Make insightful mystery recommendations to curious readers-- Organize discussion groups and author programs-- Market the library and its mystery,centerIf you'd like to create a dynamic mystery center in your library but don't know where to start, solve the puzzle using the clues in The Mystery Readers' Advisory.

Managing The Mystery Collection

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Author: Judith A. Overmier
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317717791
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Managing The Mystery Collection by Judith A. Overmier


Original Title: Managing The Mystery Collection

Unravel the mystery of fostering a vibrant mystery collection for your library patrons! Whodunnit? Managing the Mystery Collection: From Creation to Consumption reveals just who is responsible—for providing high-quality library mystery collections to fans. This resource takes you through the complicated process, from creating a mystery story to getting it to the library bookshelf and your patrons—all with clear explanations and no plot twists. Authors, readers, critics, scholars, and librarians give you an interdisciplinary inside look at the production and collection of one of the most popular genres in literature, the mystery. This unique book comprehensively explains how a mystery story journeys a surprisingly winding way to reach an avid reading public. No red herrings here though. Acquisitions and collection development resources are provided along with effective strategies that will help librarians to sift through the clues on how to bring life to their mystery collections. Examinations of various subgenres of the mystery are provided, such as romance and Native American mysteries, as well as an enlightening discussion of the links between mysteries, libraries, and interest groups. Managing the Mystery Collection brings you: mystery writer Barbara Fister describing the creative process insights about Sisters in Crime—an organization that promotes mysteries authored by women—and its special relationship with libraries and librarians a detailed introduction to buying and selling books online Web and print resources guidance for the acquisition of mysteries for the younger mystery reader development of a collection of ethnic mysteries the creation of special collections of Sherlock Holmes and author Conan Doyle extensive listings of subgenre titles and details of popular series an organization that networks creators, fans, and scholars of detective and mystery fiction and more! Managing the Mystery Collection: From Creation to Consumption solves the mystery behind the step-by-step process it takes to provide readers with what they want—access to a collection of perplexing, well-written mysteries. This is perfect for public and academic librarians with an interest in building quality collections of mysteries; library school faculty teaching courses in collection building, popular culture and libraries, genre literature, and special collections; and students of those fields.

The Best American Mystery Stories 2016

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Author: Elizabeth George
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0544527976
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The Best American Mystery Stories 2016 by Elizabeth George


Original Title: The Best American Mystery Stories 2016

“What you’ll find in this volume are stories that demonstrate a mastery of plotting; stories that compel you to keep turning the pages because of plot and because of setting; stories that wield suspense like a sword; stories of people getting their comeuppance; stories that utilize superb point of view; stories that plumb one particular and unfortunate attribute of a character,” promises guest editor Elizabeth George in her introduction. The Best American Mystery Stories 2016 is a feast of both literary crime and hard-boiled detection, featuring a seemingly innocent murderer, a drug dealer in love, a drunken prank gone terribly wrong, and plenty of other surprising twists and turns. The Best American Mystery Stories 2016 includes STEVE ALMOND, MEGAN ABBOTT, MATT BELL, LYDIA FITZPATRICK, TOM FRANKLIN, STEPHEN KING, ELMORE LEONARD, KRISTINE KATHRYN RUSCH and others ELIZABETH GEORGE, guest editor, is the New York Times and internationally best-selling author of twenty British crime novels featuring Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley and his unconventional partner, Detective Sergeant Barbara Havers. Her crime novels have been translated into thirty languages and featured on television by the BBC. OTTO PENZLER, series editor, is a renowned mystery editor, publisher, columnist, and owner of New York’s The Mysterious Bookshop, the oldest and largest bookstores solely dedicated to mystery fiction. He has edited more than fifty crime-fiction anthologies.

2009 Novel Short Story Writer S Market Listings

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Author: Editors of Writers Digest Books
Publisher: Writer's Digest Books
ISBN: 1582976635
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2009 Novel Short Story Writer S Market Listings by Editors of Writers Digest Books


Original Title: 2009 Novel Short Story Writer S Market Listings

For 28 years, Novel & Short Story Writer's Market has been the only resource of its kind exclusively for fiction writers. Covering all genres from romance to mystery to horror and more, this resource helps you prepare your submissions and sell your work. This must-have guide includes listings for over 1,300 book publishers, magazines, literary agents, writing contests and conferences, each containing current contact information, editorial needs, schedules and guidelines that save you time and take the guesswork out of the submission process. With more than 100 pages of listings for literary journals alone and another 100 pages of book publishers, plus special sections dedicated to the genres of romance, mystery/thriller, speculative fiction, and comics/graphic novels, the 2009 edition of this essential resource is your key to successfully selling your fiction.

Unraveling The Mystery Of The Motivational Gifts

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Author: Rick Walston
Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
ISBN: 1597521647
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Unraveling The Mystery Of The Motivational Gifts by Rick Walston


Original Title: Unraveling The Mystery Of The Motivational Gifts

The first thing that you must learn about spiritual gifts is that you have one. You may not realize it, but you function in your gift daily. God has equipped each member of the Body of Christ with a special ability to do His will. This special ability is called a spiritual gift. Many readers of this book will feel a sense of discovery of who they are in Christ. They will discover their spiritual gifts for the first time, and they will learn how to move forward in the ministry that God has entrusted to them.

2009 Novel Short Story Writer S Market Articles

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Author: Editors of Writers Digest Books
Publisher: F+W Media, Inc.
ISBN: 1582976643
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2009 Novel Short Story Writer S Market Articles by Editors of Writers Digest Books


Original Title: 2009 Novel Short Story Writer S Market Articles

For 28 years, Novel & Short Story Writer's Market has been the only resource of its kind exclusively for fiction writers. Covering all genres from romance to mystery to horror and more, this resource helps you prepare your submissions and sell your work. This must-have guide includes listings for over 1,300 book publishers, magazines, literary agents, writing contests and conferences, each containing current contact information, editorial needs, schedules and guidelines that save you time and take the guesswork out of the submission process. With more than 100 pages of listings for literary journals alone and another 100 pages of book publishers, plus special sections dedicated to the genres of romance, mystery/thriller, speculative fiction, and comics/graphic novels, the 2009 edition of this essential resource is your key to successfully selling your fiction.

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