Wyatt’s World: Creating RA Trilogies for Readers

With authors such as Anthony Horowitz and P.D. James picking up the threads of past masters, it is a good time to think about creating RA trilogies for readers. By daisy-chaining new, classic, and backlist titles, you can link through your collection and start patrons on threefold reading paths. For A Death Comes to Pemberley, see also RA Crossroads: Love, Murder & Jane Austen.

Try these sets of three:

  • The House of Silk: A Sherlock Holmes Novel by Anthony Horowitz (Mulholland)
  • with The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle (Oxford)
  • with The Sherlockian by Graham Moore (Twelve)
  • Death Comes to Pemberley by P.D. James (Knopf)
  • with Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen (Penguin)
  • with Strong Poison by Dorothy L. Sayers (HarperTorch)
  • Carte Blanche by Jeffery Deaver (Simon & Schuster)
  • with Casino Royale (Penguin)
  • with Spycatcher (William Morrow)
  • March by Geraldine Brooks
  • with Little Women by Louisa May Alcott (Signet)
  • with Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier (Grove)
Neal Wyatt About Neal Wyatt

Neal Wyatt compiles LJ's online feature Wyatt's World and is the author of The Readers' Advisory Guide to Nonfiction (ALA Editions, 2007). She is a collection development and readers' advisory librarian from Virginia. Those interested in contributing to The Reader's Shelf should contact her directly at Readers_Shelf@comcast.net


  1. Joyce Saricks says:

    What a great thread–and just the kind of idea to get us thinking. For displays and for suggesting to patrons. Neal gets us started and we can build from there!

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