What Do I Read Next?: A Reader's Guide to Current Genre Fiction, 2015 Edition

  • Volume 2
  • Daniel S. Burt
  • Don D'Ammassa
  • Holly Hibner
  • Mary Kelly
  • Lynda Lee Schab
  • Clair Lamb
  • Kristin Ramsdell
  • Published By:
  • ISBN-10: 1410316831
  • ISBN-13: 9781410316837
  • DDC: 809.3
  • Shipping Weight: 4.65 lbs ( 2.11 kgs)
  • 842 Pages | Print | Hardcover
  • Previous Editions: 2015, 2014, 2013
  • © 2016 | Published

About

Overview

This advisory guide, published twice per year, helps readers to independently choose titles of interest from those published in the last year. Arranged by author within eight genre sections, detailed entries provide publisher and publication date, names and descriptions of characters, a brief plot summary, listings of other books by the author as well as recommended similar books by other authors, and much more.

Features and Benefits

  • Entries: Title, author's name (and co-author's, editor's, or translator's names), year published, publisher name and location, name of series (if applicable), story type (subgenre), subject, geographical and time settings, list of all major characters with descriptors for each, plot summary (about 200-300 words), list of up to five other titles by the author, list of up to five similar titles by different authors.
  • Indexes: Series, Geographic Setting, Time Period, Genre/Story Type, Subject, Character Name, Character Descriptor, Author, Title.
  • List of major award winners in each genre, year in review or topical essays for each genre written by the expert authors of each genre.

What's New

  • Over 1100 new entries have been added to this edition.

Table of Contents

Introduction.
About the Genre Experts.
Key to Genre Terms.
Award Winners.
The Year in Fantasy Fiction.
Fantasy Fiction.
The Year in Historical Fiction.
Historical Fiction.
The Year in Horror Fiction.
Horror Fiction.
Mysteries and Thrillers: Crossing Genres, Crossing Platforms.
Mystery Fiction.
Violence in Fiction.
Popular Fiction.
Romance Fiction in Review.
Popular Romances.
The Year 2015 in Science Fiction.
Science Fiction.
Inspirational Fiction, Summer 2015.
Inspirational Fiction.