Genres of Books

Woman teaching about genres of booksGenres of Books – Welcome to the official Book Genre Dictionary website. Here you’ll find everything you want to know about book genres, and get access to our Book Genre Finder. Scroll below now to learn more about book genres and read our free multi-part training guide, written by a former NY Times bestselling literary agent.

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Genres of Books – Training Guide

By Mark Malatesta

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Genres of Books – Part 1

What is the genre of a book – and why is it so important? This article offers five definitions for the phrase book genre. It’s part of a free multi-part training guide about genres of books, written by a former literary agent and publishing executive. Click here to read Part 1 – What Is the Genre of a Book?

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Genres of Books – Part 2

Sub-genre Definition – This article explains what a sub-genre is. This article is part of a free multi-part training guide about genres of books, written by a former literary agent and publishing executive. Click here to read Part 2 – Sub-genre Definition.

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Genres of Books – Part 3

Types of Book Genres – This article reveals the 3 main types of book genres. It’s part of a free multi-part training guide about genres of books, written by a former NY Times bestselling literary agent. Click here to read Part 3 – Types of Book Genres.

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Genres of Books – Part 4

Different Genres of Books – This article reveals how many book genres there are, and who decides what they are. It’s part of a free multi-part training guide about genres of books, written by a former literary agent and publishing executive. Click here to read Part 4 – Different Genres of Books.

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Genres of Books – Part 5

Most Popular Book Genres – What are they, and what do you need to know about the latest trends? Lastly, what are the five most popular book genres when it comes to book sales? This article explains. It’s part of a free multi-part training guide about genres of books, written by a former literary agent and publishing executive. Click here to read Part 5 – Most Popular Book Genres.

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Genres of Books – Part 6

Your Book Genre – What is it? Why is it so important that you get it right? And why is it sometimes difficult to categorize a book correctly? This article explains. It’s part of a free multi-part training guide about genres of books, written by a former literary agent and publishing executive. Click here to read Part 6 – Your Book Genre.

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Genres of Books – Part 7

Book Genre Definitions – Where can you find the most accurate definitions to help you categorize your book correctly? This article explains. It’s part of a free multi-part training guide about genres of books, written by a former literary agent and publishing executive. Click here to read Part 7 – Book Genre Definitions.

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Genres of Books – Part 8

List of Book Genres – Where can you find the most comprehensive and accurate book genre list (in print or online), that’s also free and easy to use? This article explains. It’s part of a free multi-part training guide about genres of books, written by a former literary agent and publishing executive. Click here to read Part 8 – List of Book Genres.

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Now that you’ve seen the overview of our free multi-part “Book Genres – Training Guide,” click here to see our answer to the question, What is the genre of a book? (the answer might surprise you).

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