Top Ten Best Book Genres


The Top Ten

1 Murder Mystery

The Pit And The Pendulum, Tales of A Ragged Mountain, The Tell Tale Heart etc

It keeps you glued - zuni

2 Fantasy

Fantasy is by far my favorite, especially Harry Potter and Percy Jackson. Honestly surprised this isn't higher on the list. Definitely more popular among younger generations rather than older ones.

Harry Potter, Percy Jackson, Heroes of Olympus, Kane Chronicles, Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit, Magisterium are my reasons for loving this genre. - Skullkid755

I think this should be #1. The Lord of the Rings, Percy Jackson, The Hobbit, Harry Potter, Heroes of Olympus, Chronicles of Narnia, Howl's Moving Castle, etc. - PeeledBanana

Some of the most popular books are from this genre

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3 Horror
4 Choose Your Path

I have never heard of this. Is it even a genre?

"Choose your path" is technically a genre. I think it started with the "Choose Your Own Adventure" series, and a few authors must've picked up on that. You can find tons of choose your path books at your local library or bookstores. You may not have seen them if you're an adult because the genre mainly consists of children's books.
I hope this helped

5 Comedy
6 Spy
7 Sci-Fi

There's always a promising plot in a good sci-fi book, and a thought-provoking stance in the best ones. - PositronWildhawk

I LOVE murder mystery,I'm not a huge fan of horror, I LOVE fantasy,I don't really like comedy books, I LOVE Choose your own path, but Science Fiction just HAD to be it. Some of the best books EVER are sci-fi. Hunger Games,Divergent,Enders Game,Man in the High Castle,and so much more are all great sci-if books/series. Case closed

8 Action
9 Romance
10 Psychological Suspense

The Newcomers

? Thriller

The Contenders

11 Graphic Novel
12 Comic Book
13 Narrative Nonfiction
14 Adventure

Adventures are fun to go through, sure it isn't choose your own, but it is fun to be like a sort of 3rd person in the matter.

15 Realistic Fiction

I love this genre because it includes real life dilemmas and detailed character descriptions.

Too bland and limited for my liking.

16 Dystopian

It is the best genre it Has Hunger Games, Divergent, and The Giver

17 Historical Fiction
18 Handbook
19 Urban Fantasy
20 Erotica

I'm surprised this wasn't added sooner; it has quite a large audience. Although, I don't personally own any or have hardly even read any, I'd rather write erotica than read it. - Britgirl

21 Young Adult Fiction

This isn't an actual genre - FavoriteFightingFrenchman

22 Coming-Of-Age
23 Cyberpunk
24 Steampunk
25 Motivational
26 Fiction
27 Weird West
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