Genres

Here you'll find our full range of genres.

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Arts

The Arts category features titles focusing on all aspects of the performing arts, including film, stage, music, and dance. This also includes a comprehensive selection of works about crafts, fine arts, DIY projects, and photography.

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Biography & Autobiography

From athletes to movie stars, war heroes to politicians and everyday people, this selection of biographies, autobiographies and memoirs helps illuminate our world through the eyes and words of extraordinary people. 

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Classics

From William Shakespeare to Ernest Hemingway, John Milton to Jane Austen and Thomas Hardy, classics highlight the foundations of world literature. 

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Crime

From black widows to murderous husbands, vicious mobsters, and sadistic serial killers, these true-crime titles explore real-life crimes and criminals through the discerning eyes of investigative journalists and law-enforcement professionals.

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Fantasy & Supernatural

Set amid mythical worlds and fantastical landscapes, these bestselling, award-winning fantasy titles encompass a wide range of subgenres, including urban romance, sword & sorcery, fairy tales, and epics.

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Historical Fiction

Historical fiction imparts new insights on the past and present by exploring historical periods through the eyes of fictional characters. Also features numerous crossover genres, including romance, fantasy, and literary fiction.

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History

This impressive lineup of history titles includes works from acclaimed historians, noted professors, and bestselling citizen-journalists. Representing the top of their discipline, these renowned authors chronicle world events with award-winning works that hold a valued place in any collection.

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Horror

From harrowing ghost stories to tales of suspense featuring ghastly monsters, horror titles feature the top names in the scare-making business.

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Humorous

The humorous category comprises titles that inspire laughter in audiences worldwide and features works by popular comedians, celebrities, and bestselling humorists.

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Literature

The genre of literature embodies a rich tradition of literary achievement from writers working at the very height of their craft.

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Modern Fiction

This extensive list of modern fiction titles comprises top bestselling and award-winning authors such as Lucinda Riley, Ali Smith, Marian Keyes and Jojo Moyes. 

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Music

Covering a wide variety of musical topics, from contemporary artists and musicians to classical composers, these high-interest works hold a prominent place in any library. 

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Mystery

The lineup of mystery titles includes bestsellers and international favorites. From culinary whodunits to noir to locked-room cases, these popular titles offer something for every fan.

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Poetry

Featuring the best of formal and free verse, this extensive offering of poetry highlights works from bestselling authors, laureates, scholars, and the most revered practitioners of the craft.

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Religion

The titles featured here illustrate the rich histories and social value of the various faith traditions, from ancient to modern. Self-help titles with a spiritual theme can be found among the inspirational nonfiction titles.

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Romance

Romance offerings include titles from bestselling authors, Romantic Novelists' Association winners, and other honorees. Crossover titles from fantasy, suspense, inspirational, and historical fiction may also be found in this collection.

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Saga

Featuring titles from long established authors such as Nadine Dorries, Santa Montefiore, Anne Bennett and Maureen Lee.

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Science Fiction

Sci-Fi transports audiences to worlds rife with untold possibility. The lineup of sci-fi authors includes award winners who appeal to those craving the genre’s myriad subcategories, including epics, space operas, alternate history, and hard science fiction.

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Sport, Hobbies & Leisure

Sports-related titles are of perennial interest, and this offering includes profiles of the athletes who make crowds stand up and cheer and the history of the games themselves, as well as discussions about the value of sports in society, culture, and politics. 

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Thriller

Featuring a varied lineup of medical and legal thrillers, psychological dramas, fast-paced spy capers, and all manner of other suspenseful, must-have titles. The lineup includes authors that are frequently sighted atop bestseller lists, including Jeffery Deaver, Tim Weaver and Gregg Hurwitz.

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Westerns

The Western genre captures the pioneering spirit of the American experience. Gun fights, dusty saloons, and dry desert winds evoke a rough-and-tumble era in American history perfectly represented in this Western library.

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