Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book

Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Joyce Saricks  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT Non-Fiction



Illinois Connection

Ms. Saricks is a readers advisor at the Downers Grove public library.

Biographical and Professional Information

Saricks 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.

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