“Genres of books”

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“Genres of books” by Mind Map: “Genres of books”

1. a novel

1.1. a long printed story about imaginary characters and events

2. a short story

2.1. an invented story that is no more than about 10,000 words in length

3. fantasy

3.1. a story or type of literature that describes situations that are very different from real life, usually involving magic

4. science-fiction

4.1. books, films, or cartoons about an imagined future, especially about space travel or other planets

5. adventure

5.1. A book about unusual, exciting, and possibly dangerous activity, such as a trip or experience, or the excitement produced by such an activity

6. history

6.1. connected with studying or representing things from the past

7. thriller / mystery

7.1. a book, play, or film that has an exciting story, often about solving a crime

8. cook-books

8.1. a book that explains how to prepare particular dishes

9. horror

9.1. a book in which very frightening or unnatural things happen, for example dead peoplecoming to life and people being murdered

10. series

10.1. used to describe a person who repeatedly commits a similar crime or carries out asimilar bad act, or the crime or act itself

11. a fairy-tale

11.1. a traditional story written for children that usually involves imaginary creatures and magic

12. a love story

12.1. A story about smbs feelings

13. encyclopedia

13.1. a book or set of books containing many articles arranged in alphabetical order that dealeither with the whole of human knowledge or with a particular part of it, or a similar set ofarticles on the internet

14. The (Holy) Bible

14.1. the book of the Christian religion consisting of the Old and New Testaments, or the holy book of the Jewish religion consisting of the Law, the Prophets, and the Writings

15. a handbook

15.1. a book that contains instructions or advice about how to do something or the mostimportant and useful information about a subject

16. a dictionary

16.1. a book that contains a list of words in alphabetical order andexplains their meanings, or gives a word for them in anotherlanguage; an electronic product giving similar information on acomputer, smartphone, etc.

17. a workbook

17.1. a book used in school containing text and questions and sometimes having spaces for a student to write answers in