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Urban Fiction Genre – What’s the best definition for urban genre? Books in the urban fiction genre (also known as street lit) are made up of stories that take place in a city setting, but the race and culture of the characters are just as important and defining as the setting itself. The tone of the books in this genre is usually dark, focusing on the underside of city society and structure; profanity, sex, and violence are usually explicit. In the urban genre no aspect of city life and reality are shied away from or watered-down to make the reader comfortable.

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urban fiction genre book coverUrban Fiction Genre – Examples

Review this list of popular examples to help you get a better understanding of the urban fiction genre.

1. The Zombie Room by R.D. Ronald

2. The Elephant Tree by R.D. Ronald

3. The Coldest Winter Ever by Sister Souljah

4. Addicted by Zane

5. Thugs and the Women Who Love Them by Wahida Clark

6. Push by Sapphire

7. G-Spot: An Urban Erotic Tale by Noire

8. Flyy Girl by Omar Tyree

9. True to the Game by Teri Woods

10. Every Thug Needs a Lady by Wahida Clark

11. Thug Matrimony by Wahida Clark

12. River Marked by Patricia Briggs

13. City of Bones by Cassandra Clare

14. Guilty Pleasures by Laurell K. Hamilton

15. Magic Bites by Ilona Andrews

16. Blood Rites by Jim Butcher

17. Blood Bound by Patricia Briggs

18. Moon Called by Patricia Briggs

19. Bitch by Deja King

20. Frost Burned by Patricia Briggs

21. The Cartel by Ashley Antoinette

22. Justify My Thug by Wahida Clark

23. Ghost Story by Jim Butcher

24. Iron Kissed by Patricia Briggs

25. Changes by Jim Butcher

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Urban Fiction Genre – Related Book Genres

* Contemporary Realistic Fiction Definition

* Drama Genre Definition

* Ethnic Fiction Genre

* Gangster Genre

* Multicultural Fiction Genre

* Urban Fantasy Definition

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