A Guide to the GenreBook - 2002
At last--the first comprehensive readers' advisory guide for this highly popular genre With an emphasis on contemporary publications, this book covers nearly 2,000 Christian fiction titles, featuring detailed annotations and bibliographies. Award-winning author and "Booklist" columnist John Mort has gone out of his way to present--for the first time--a broad spectrum of Christian fiction literature, setting a new standard for Christian fiction readers' advisory. With this book you will no longer face difficulties locating new reads and read-alikes in this genre Each chapter features a subgenre or theme, including biblical fiction, historical fiction, sagas, romance, fantasy and science fiction, westerns, mysteries and thrillers, and more. There are also chapters on Catholic and Mormon fiction, as well as Amish, Mennonite, and Quaker fiction, and YA literature. Other features include a discussion of Christian literature, practical tips and resources for readers' advisors, and a section on awards. Young adult and adult or grades 10 and up.