Individual Author Record
Name: Joyce SaricksPen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT Non-Fiction Born: Sites:
Illinois ConnectionMs. Saricks is a readers advisor at the Downers Grove public library.
Biographical and Professional InformationSaricks is a well-known writer and speaker on readers' advisory. Her book, ''Read On...Audiobooks: Reading Lists for Every Taste'' offers original annotations for more than 300 audiobook titles, grouped according to some 60 themes, fiction and nonfiction. Lists are organized by character, story, setting, language, and mood/tone. Each entry provides a plot description and discusses the appeal of the narrator. In addition to helping patrons, the book will assist librarians with collection development and listener's advisory, creating displays that include audiobooks, promoting the collection, and especially, with understanding the special dynamic that exists among listeners, narrators, and audiobooks.
''The Readers' Advisory Guide to Genre Fiction (ALA Readers Advisory)'', American Library Association, 2009''Readers Advisory in the Public Library'', American Library Association, 2005''Read On... Audiobooks: Reading Lists For Every Tast'', Libraries Unlimited, 2011''Now Read This: A Guide to Mainstream Fiction, 1978-1998'', Libraries Unlimited, 1999