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VOYAFrom the Genreflecting Advisory series, this second edition of Hooked on Horror (Libraries Unlimited, 1999/VOYA August 2000) treats horror as a genre in its own right, rather than as an offshoot of fantasy. The major portion of this useful source is an annotated bibliography of adult horror novels and films arranged by thirteen subgenres that cover everything from supernatural topics such as "ghosts and haunted houses" to "maniacs and sociopaths." Each entry consists of a brief but descriptive plot summary, a list of similar titles, and a list of subject headings. Wherever possible, Fonseca and Pulliam identify fiction titles that are available in nonprint formats. The authors also include an excellent history of the horror genre as well as a general discussion of each subgenre. With the exception of some classic horror writers, the authors focus on novels published since 1998, the year at which where the first edition left off, and therefore intend this edition to be a supplement to the first. A large section of the book is dedicated to further reading and sources for research on the subject of horror, lists of award winners, a core list of titles for collection development purposes, and an interesting listing of "cross-genre" horror including some Christian fiction and "gentle" reads. Although titles of interest to young adult readers are not indicated as such in this resource, public librarians as well as horror fans will enthusiastically welcome this goldmine of information. 2003, Libraries Unlimited, 400p.; Index. Biblio. Further Reading. Appendix., PLB. Ages adult professional.