12 Novels Genres


Adventure means it has a story where you have to go somewhere risky and also have fun. It is kind of like a risky or playful adventure.

Realistic Fiction

Realistic Fictions are stories that sound very real like it actually happened, but it still is a made up stories. It says it in the word, realistic fiction. Fiction means face and realistic means sounds real.


Autobiography means self, life, and write in greek meaning. It talks about the story of the author because he or she wanted to write about herself.


Fantasy fiction is a plot that could not happen in real life. Often, the plot involves magic or witchcraft and takes place on another planet or another dimension of this world. Most often place is medieval in tone ((some combination of the architecture, clothing, language, and technology resembles the European Middle Ages.) Many times, the plot also involves mythical creatures or talking animals and witches or sorcerers.


It is many details and important parts of a persons life. ( Not written by the person it is about.)


Mystery is a fiction genre. It’s where any type of people solve cases, problems, crimes etc. Smart ways of thinking, strategies, and basically to define it logic, are really used in mystery novels.


A book filled with love in it, is a romance genre. It has an emotional, confident, and satisfying ending.


A memoir is a nonfiction genre. It is memories that an individual writes about moments or events, both public or private that took place in the author's life. Memoirs are written in the persons point of view.


The thriller genre is a category with tales of excitement, suspense, and high melodrama. It often overlaps with crime, adventure, characteristics of the thriller genre often include a lone protagonist or small group of heroes opposed by a vastly superior enemy while pursuing an overriding quest or objective. Thrillers appear in virtually every form of narrative and sometimes include elements of science fiction, mystery, or horror.

Historical Fiction

This genre is fiction genre. It is a story usually set in historical places and times. Some facts are true but most of them are not true.
Most of the time they have famous people included in the story.
Example of historical fiction: Bud not Buddy


The humor genre is to present the novel in a funny, happy, and amusing manner. It wants you laughing, definitely not crying! Humor novels are usually presented in different ways.

Science. Fiction

Science fiction has a story that uses science and technology. Science fiction has a relationship with science. It should not be completely unbelievable. Science fictio books often take place in the future, in different worlds and planets, in space, even in some lands that you have never seen before!