- Paranormal romance is a sub-genre of the romance novel. A type of speculative fiction, paranormal romance focuses on romance and includes elements beyond the range of scientific explanation, blending together themes from the genres of traditional fantasy, science fiction, or horror. ...
- A sub-genre of romance that focuses on a world-view that is different from the norm. One or more of the main characters in the romance has supernatural abilities. Often, the hero or heroine is an immortal. Typical types of characters in paranormals include vampires, werewolves, or witches.
- Romance novels with a supernatural element. Since many urban fantasy books contain romance, we tried to use this category for books where the romance is a primary storyline, rather than a secondary plot.
- Urban fantasy is a subset of fantasy defined by place; the fantastic narrative has an urban setting. Many urban fantasies are set in contemporary times or contain supernatural elements. However, this is not the primary definition of urban fantasy. ...
- A subgenre of Fantasy; the action takes place in this world at this time, with no change in Earth's history, but rather in its dynamics (i.e., physics: usually magic is possible). Another area most often under the influence of secular paganism.
short stories, plural
- an extended fictional work in prose; usually in the form of a story
- fresh: original and of a kind not seen before; "the computer produced a completely novel proof of a well-known theorem"
- a printed and bound book that is an extended work of fiction; "his bookcases were filled with nothing but novels"; "he burned all the novels"
- pleasantly new or different; "common sense of a most refreshing sort"
- (novelist) one who writes novels
- A novel is a long narrative in literary prose. The genre has historical roots both in the fields of the medieval and early modern romance and in the tradition of the novella. The latter supplied the present generic term in the late 18th century.