GENRES

ACADEMIA

( DARK ACADEMIA )

ADULT FICTION

ADVENTURE

CLASSICS

( AMERICAN CLASSICS | BRITISH CLASSICS | MODERN CLASSICS | CHILDREN’S CLASSICS )

COMING OF AGE

( BILDUNGSROMAN )

CONTEMPORARY

( 1980S | 1990S | 2000S | SLICE OF LIFE | CONTEMPORARY MALAISE )

CRIME

( DETECTIVE )

FAIRY TALES

FANTASY

( URBAN FANTASY | HISTORICAL FANTASY | FANTASY OF MANNERS )

FOLKLORE

GRAPHIC NOVELS

GRIT LIT

GOTHIC

( SOUTHERN GOTHIC | MODERN GOTHIC | IRISH GOTHIC | AMERICAN GOTHIC )

HISTORICAL FICTION

( ALTERNATIVE HISTORY | 17TH CENTURY | 19TH CENTURY (( REGENCY ERA | VICTORIAN | 1870S | 1890S | GILDED AGE )) 20TH CENTURY (( 1910S | 1920S | 1930S | WWII | 1950S )) )

HORROR

HUMOR

( ROMANTIC COMEDY )

LGBTQ+

( QUEER | SAPPHIC | GENDER IDENTITY | BISEXUALITY )

LITERARY FICTION

MAGICAL REALISM

MIDDLE-GRADE

MYTHS

MYSTERY

( MYSTERY PUZZLE | MURDER MYSTERY (( WHODDUNNIT )) NOIR (( TARTAN NOIR | AMERICAN NOIR | LONDON NOIR )) HARD-BOILED | OLD MYSTERIES | MISSING PERSONS (( MISSING DAUGHTERS | MISSING GIRLS | MISSING FATHERS | MISSING WOMEN| MISSING CHILDREN )) )

NONFICTION

( MEMOIR | AUTOBIOGRAPHY | BIOGRAPHY | LITERARY CRITICISM )

PARANORMAL

( VAMPIRES | GHOSTS | DEMONS | FAIRIES )

RETELLING

ROMANCE

( F/F ROMANCE | M/M ROMANCE | HISTORICAL ROMANCE | GOTHIC ROMANCE | CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE | CHICK-LIT )

SPECULATIVE FICTION

( STEAMPUNK | TIME TRAVEL| APOCALYPTIC| POST-APOCALYPTIC | DYSTOPIA | SPACE OPERA | SCI-FI | ALTERNATIVE UNIVERSE )

SUSPENSE

( DOMESTIC SUSPENSE | PSYCHOLOGICAL SUSPENSE )

THRILLER

( DOMESTIC THRILLER )

YOUNG ADULT

( YA COMING OF AGE | YA FANTASY | YA ROMANCE | YA CONTEMPORARY | YA SCI-FI | YA HISTORICAL FICTION )

WEIRD

WESTERNS