Because only good can come from adding more animal friends to novels, here are some book genres that need more cows in them.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's Americanah is literary fiction, but it reads a bit like a romance. Can these two types of book be safely combined?
Books can be multiple genres at once, though they often seem to be filed away as simply as possible. This article is a celebration of genre hybrids.
In honor of Good Riddance, here is an exploration of what literary fiction actually is anyway.
Often, readers are saddled with the impression that they should finish a book they're reading before moving onto the next one, but what happens when what you read really depends upon how you feel? What about the person who reads to feel entertained, to learn something, to feel comfort and nostalgia, to relax and destress, to get amped up about life, to gain inspiration for something their writing, to connect with and inspire others? All of these emotional categories warrant varying genres, and one book very rarely will fulfill them all.