Category: Book Genres

Best Books to Read When You’re Recuperating

Nothing’s worse than being confined to your bed for long periods, whether it’s due to the lingering flu or an ongoing bout with osteoarthritis. There is a silver lining, however; extended periods of immobility allow one to read all the books they haven’t had time for until now. The following list includes excellent recommendations on…

Tips on Choosing the Right Reading Lamp

If you love reading, you probably know how important it is to get the right source of light. Luckily, there are a lot of options when it comes to having a reading lamp that will serve its purpose. Some of the things that you should consider when choosing a reading lamp are: Check the Lighting…

H.P. Lovecraft: Stories of a Parallel Universe

Howard Phillips Lovecraft is probably one of the most famous writers of the early 20th century. But, unfortunately, his fame has been entirely posthumous. He actually lived in poverty for most of his life and died at the age of 49. Nevertheless, he leaves a vast legacy of works that fascinate millions of readers around…

Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World

The dystopian novel is one of the most popular literary genres to emerge in the 20th century. Well-known examples include George Orwell’s 1984 (published in 1949), Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451 (1953), and Anthony Burgess’s A Clockwork Orange (1962). But decades before these classics were written, Aldous Huxley defined the genre with his dystopian masterpiece, Brave…


The fantasy covers a wide range of works, from ancient mythological stories, through to books that are being written today. There are a number of fant

Young Adult

A relatively newer genre definition, young adult fiction tends to refer to fiction that is written with a specific age ground in mind, commonly betwee


The genre of adventure is possibly the oldest of all types of genre fiction that are known, although it is highly speculated that adventure stories, p

The Importance of Books

Some are worried that books have been pushed aside because of all the modern technology that is available today. Books have been around for centuries and still hold the same level of importance today. Access to Books What may have changed is the ways that books can now be accessed. There are still the traditional…

Science Fiction

The popular genre of science fiction gained its name during the 1920s thanks to a number of pulp magazines that were popular at the time. Although the


The romance genre of writing stretches back millennia and is a common theme of many great works of literature as well as the inspiration for many myth