The 5 Genres You Can Subscribe To

December 06, 2019

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When you subscribe to our monthly subscription service, you will get to decide which genre you would like to read each month. If you are new to reading, or if you haven’t quite figured out which genre you prefer, take a look at the descriptions of each of the 5 genres we offer.

1. Young Adult

Young Adult, also known as YA, is a genre targeted toward teenagers. However, survey polls and research suggest that a good majority of YA readers are actually adults. Some well known YA novels that you may recognize are Holes by Louis Sachar, The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton, To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee, and the Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling. These are great books for teenagers, but if you are an adult who thinks you’d enjoy these titles, have no shame and subscribe to the YA genre!

2. Romance

There’s nothing like a good romance novel. According to the Romance Writers of America, there are “two basic elements that comprise every romance novel: a central love story and an emotionally satisfying and optimistic ending.” This sums up the majority of romance novels’ storylines pretty well. Examples of some great Romance novels are The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks, Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell, and Outlander by Diana Gabaldon. According to a survey from the Romance Writers of America, women make up 84% of romance readers and men make up 16%. Who knew? Girls love romance! 

3. Fiction

Fiction novels are one of the broadest genres of all, so this will be the genre that will surprise you the most when your monthly shipment comes in the mail. Technically, Fiction is a genre that is composed of literature that is imaginary, untrue, made-up, what have you. Some well known Fiction novels are A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens, Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery, The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle, and The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald.

4. Sci-Fi/Fantasy

Science Fiction and Fantasy novels are similar to fiction novels in the imagination aspect, but they take fiction to a whole new level. Fictional Science and Fantasy/Fiction drive the storyline the direction of unique and intriguing. Examples of science fiction and fantasy novels are A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’engle, Old Man’s War by John Scalzi, and The Hunger Games Series by Suzanne Collins. 

5. Mystery/Thriller

Mystery and thriller novels contain stories that keep you on your toes more than any other genre. The novels typically take many twists and turns and can sometimes leave you stunned at an ending you never saw coming. Some great examples of Mystery and Thriller novels are In the Dark by Loreth Anne White, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson, and The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown. 

We hope these descriptions help you better decide which genre you might want to subscribe to. Although, keep in mind that if you choose the month by month subscription package, you can switch between genres to find which best suits your interests. Subscribe today using the “Join” tab on our website. Happy reading!