Book Genre Map

Ever wondered just how many book genres there are out there? No, me neither, nevertheless I found this map from Book Country fascinating:


There’s a general description and some landmark books for each one.

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6 Responses to Book Genre Map

  1. Siobhan says:

    Medical thriller? Now that’s a sub-genre I could have lived without classifying! 🙂

  2. laurie27wsmith says:

    I like romantic suspense, does it mean they’re worrying about whether they’re going to get any or not?

  3. James Kennedy says:

    Medical thriller? Yeah, I’ve never seen that in a book genre. It seems popular on TV, though! Is there any reason why these genres were placed in the order they were—horizontally/vertically, etc?

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