Different Types of Genre's


The Fantasy is a genre of fiction that uses magic and other impossible things as a plot, theme, or setting. Many works within this genre take place in imaginary worlds where magic ,and magical animals often show up. One example is the Harry Potter books.

Science Fiction

Stories using futuristic objects such as UFO’s and time travel. When you are reading this genre you are going to be dealing with impacted science in technology. In this genre you will be coming across stories that will tell you about our future technology. Some Science Fiction books are: The Giver, A Wrinkle in Time, and The City of Ember.

Realistic Fiction

Realistic fiction is a genre consisting of stories that could have actually occurred to people or animals in a believable setting. These stories resemble real life, and fictional characters within these stories react similarly to real people.

Historical Fiction

This genre historical fiction basically stories that are written over a time period or give information about a specific time period or a historical event . In most books of this genre the time period is is 30 years, and past. One book in this genre is The Midwife’s Apprentice.


This Genre indicates love / romance stories. Two basic elements comprise every romance novel. A central love story and an emotionally-satisfying and optimistic ending. These romance stories were mostly located in the medieval times.
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Thriller is a genre of literature , film, and television programming that uses suspense, tension, and excitement as its main elements. When people read this type of genre they have a chill down their spine. This genre is for people that like ghosts,and other type of scary creatures. Some books of this genre are: the Goosebumps series, Thriller , and Reunion.


Autobiography is a genre exactly like biography but instead in autobiography the person writes the book about themselves. The person may be famous or they ma even be normal people like us.
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Biography is a literature about someone (mostly nonfiction) that someone else writes about you and mostly some of the facts are different. Mostly this genre is about famous people like Martin Luther King Jr. or George Washington. We mostly use biography for valuable resources but autobiography has more info and it is more trusted because the person they are writing about is him.


Memoir is just like Autobiography and Biography but a Memoir is about a public portion of the autobiography and it usually relates to an event like George Washington and Abraham Lincoln.

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This mystery genre is a type of fiction when a detective gets involved. They basically solve crimes ,and they create a feeling for audiences when solving a puzzle in a book.


This Genre entertains readers ,and it makes people laugh/smile while reading this genre. This genre is based on Comedy ,like the book I Funny.

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Used for works characterized by an emphasis on physical and often violent action, exotic locales, and danger, generally with little character development.
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