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Do you read fiction in multiple genres?

  1. Availiasvision profile image82
    Availiasvisionposted 2 years ago

    Do you read fiction in multiple genres?

    Do you jump around and read books from all genres, or are you drawn to just one? Which ones do you read the most books from?

  2. Besarien profile image86
    Besarienposted 2 years ago

    Yes, I'll give just about everything a try but won't continue if it hasn't hooked me in the first couple chapters or offends me in some way thereafter. I have read a lot of historical fiction, fantasy and science fiction, and literary fiction.

  3. Adonis Thorn profile image70
    Adonis Thornposted 2 years ago

    Yes, I like classic fiction, big name fiction, fantasy and I pick books mainly on if its a must read and I know i'm probably going to like it. Usually I go to sites that list top 100 books and start from there. The bestfantasybooks.com is a great start if you are trying to get into fantasy or scifi.

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    Bronwyn Joy Ellioposted 2 years ago

    Yes. My library has all sorts of fiction. I read horror, fantasy, sci-fi, romance, YA, short fiction, crime, and more. When I was younger, I mostly read fantasy novels. Now I read a wider range of genres.

  5. Edward J. Palumbo profile image85
    Edward J. Palumboposted 2 years ago

    In fiction, much of my reading is focused on military history and police procedural writing (e.g., Michael Connelly, David Baldacci, Tom Clancy). Firearms is an understandably arcane subject and, for some writers, technical discrepancies seriously affect credibility. Errors indicate a poor understanding of topic, inexperience, failure to research or consult qualified input. Fiction based on historical events is often interesting to me.

    1. Availiasvision profile image82
      Availiasvisionposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      I'm with you on the military/ police thrillers. I'm a big fan of Clancy and Ludlum. I can't stand technical discrepancies either. Like, come on now--you don't (can't) cock a Glock....you just point and shoot.

  6. Kylyssa profile image97
    Kylyssaposted 2 years ago

    I jump around and read books from many genres. I read pop science, college textbooks, some non-fiction novels, science fiction, fantasy, horror, thrillers, action adventures, and erotica. About the only types of fiction novels I'm not into are romances, novels stuffed with political propaganda, and westerns.

    Science and science fiction would take the lead by the numbers, though.

  7. Jodah profile image91
    Jodahposted 2 years ago

    I like crime fiction, psychological thrillers, court room drama, science fiction and fantasy, and historical fiction. For some reason I rarely read comedy, and never romance.

  8. Taopi profile image74
    Taopiposted 2 years ago

    I like a literary style in any fiction I read.  For me, it's all about the texture of a story.  If the characters and setting are in any way one dimensional, I can't read beyond a couple of pages. I have to have depth.

    I like historical fiction that has been well researched and brings the era and characters to life.  I don't read a lot of historical romance, but when I do I like it written in a good literary style.   I enjoy magical realism and some dark fantasy, but again tend to gravitate toward historical fiction.  The most recent I read was, "Auriel Rising", by Elizabeth Redfern.  She has written only two books and is one of the most amazing authors I've come across.  A literary style without a lot of introspection, but it works really, really well. 

    I do read a lot of non-fiction, mostly on historical themes.