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Reading Guide: Genres

Books in the Fantasy Genre

Fantasy usually describes those stories that could not happen in real life.  It often uses magic and other supernatural phenomena as a primary element of plot, theme, and/or setting

Harry Potter   Harry Potter and the sorcerer's stone
  by J.K. Rowling

 

 

 

Artemis Fowl

   Artemis Fowl
   by Eoin Colfer

 

 

 

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Biographies

A Biography is a written account of another person's life.

Che   Che : a graphic biography
   by Sidney Jacobson

 

 

 

 

Prince   Prince: a thief in the temple
   by Brian Morton

 

 

 

 


Graphics Novels

A Graphic Novel is a novel whose narrative is related through a combination of text and art, often in comic-strip form.

Maus  Maus : a survivor's tale
  by Art Spiegelman

 

 

 

 

 

 

The odyssey :

a graphic novel /

Main Author: Hinds, Gareth, 1971-

 

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Books in the Mystery Genre

A Mystery is a novel or short story in which a detective (either professional or amateur) investigates and solves a crime.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cradle will Fall

   Cradle and all
   by James Patterson

 

 

 

 

 

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Books in the Horror Genre

Horror fiction is fiction intended to scare, unsettle or horrify the reader.

Twilight   Twilight
   by Stephenie Meyer

 

 

 

Graveyard Book   The graveyard book
   by Neil Gaiman

 

 

 

Look in our catalog for more books about vampires or supernatural tales.

Books in the Romance Genre

A Romance is a work in which the plot centers around a love relationship.

Notebook   The notebook
   by Nicholas
Sparks

 

 

 

 


   

 

Hot ice /

Main Author: Roberts, Nora.

 

 

 

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