Below is the list of academic and reader advisory references utilised to compile the information of this guide.

Individual book recommendations, reader advisory and book websites used are listed on the relevant pages.

Alpert, A 2006, ‘Incorporating nonfiction into readers’ advisory services’, Reference & User Services Quarterly, vol. 46, no. 1, pp. 25-32.

Statz Cords, S 2013, ‘Nonfiction’ in Orr, C & Herald, D.T. (eds) Genreflecting: A Guide to Popular Reading Interests, Libraries Unlimited, Santa Barbara, ch. 17, pp. 425-466.

Wyatt, N 2007, The readers advisory guide to nonfiction, American Library Association, Chicago.