January 18, 2018
Exploring Genreland: Rural noir
Curious about rural noir -- or have readers who are? We can help!
December 12, 2017
Exploring urban fiction
In my days working at the Main Library in beautiful downtown Durham, N.C., the majority of my adult readers' advisory questions came from avid readers looking for urban fiction.
November 21, 2017
The many flavors of Christian fiction
If you aren't familiar with Christian fiction, it's all too easy to stick with the tried-and-true or wave a patron over in the general direction of the (perhaps small) collection you have. Luckily, we have help for you.
August 23, 2017
Beyond genre: Summer shorts
In the midst of all your summer reading program hub-bub, your adult readers' habits are shifting too. I've pulled together a couple ways to offer different crowds some refreshing reads -- without you having to break a sweat.
May 31, 2017
Farewell to some favorite Harlequin category lines
On May 16th, Harlequin announced that they were closing five of their category romance lines and sending shock through the romance publishing world.
January 17, 2017
Wish I’d known… Library helper genres
You’re probably already familiar with many of the genre headings NoveList uses, like Romances, Science fiction, and Historical fiction. But we also have genre headings that gesture toward a given book's form, point of view, or distinguishing characteristics. We call these our “Library helper” genres.