What is a Genre?

A book genre is a classification of book identified by publishing companies that tells the reader what to expect when they begin reading. Readers use genres to help them select books to read so they can tell what they are getitng into ahead of reading, and bookstores use genres to help organize and market their books to potential customers, making the shopping experience easier for said customer.

Common Fiction Genres

The most common genres in fiction writing are romance, thriller, mystery, science fiction, fantasy, and horror. Among these six genres are over one hundred subgenres. The links below detail the genres and subgenres, along with reviews, ratings, author notes, links, and more!

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