The Readers Advisory Guide To Horror

The Readers  Advisory Guide to Horror
Publisher American Library Association
Release Date
Category Education
Total Pages 170
ISBN 9780838911129
Rating 4/5 from 21 reviews

Vampires, zombies, ghosts, and ghoulies: there are more things going bump in the night than ever. So how do you wend your way through all of them to find the ones that interest a particular reader? RA expert Spratford updates her advisory to include the latest in monsters and the macabre.

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  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release Date : 2012-01

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  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2020-03-31

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  • Release Date : 2021-07-06

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  • Release Date : 2015-12-28

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  • Publisher : One World/Ballantine
  • Release Date : 2021

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  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2021-07-29

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  • Release Date : 2021-07-13

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  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2021-01-19

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  • Release Date : 2020-10-06

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  • Release Date : 2021-07-27

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  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release Date : 2021-03-22

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  • Publisher : Anchor
  • Release Date : 2009-09-22

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  • Author : Primary Research Group Staff
  • Publisher : Primary Research Group Inc
  • Release Date : 2008

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  • Publisher : Top Shelf Productions
  • Release Date : 2019-07-24

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