Fiction Challenge

  • Adventure novel
  • Romance – Much Ado About Nothing, by William Shakespeare
    • Historical romance – The Witch of Willow Hall, by Hester Fox
    • Contemporary romance
  • Historical fiction – The Scarlet Letter
    • Historical Mystery
    • Holocaust Novels
    • Prehistoric fiction
  • Literary fiction – Room
  • Mathematical fiction
  • Metafiction
  • Slave narrative – Washington Black
  • Occupational Fiction
    • Legal thriller
    • Medical fiction
  • Philosophical fiction
    • Existentialism
    • Absurdism
  • Political fiction – Brave New World, by Aldous Huxley
  • Pulp fiction
  • Christian fiction
    • Christian science fiction / fantasy
    • Contemporary Christian fiction
    • Historical Christian Fiction – Apothecary’s Daughter, by Julie Klassen
  • Islamic fiction
  • Jewish fiction
  • Saga – The Conqueror’s Saga, by Kiersten White
  • Fantasy
    • Epic / high fantasy
    • Prehistoric fantasy
    • Ancient History fantasy
    • Medieval fantasy – The Ranger’s Apprentice, by John Flannagan
    • Low fantasy
    • Urban fantasy
    • Paranormal romance
    • Comic fantasy
    • Contemporary fantasy
    • Dark fantasy
    • Magic realism
    • Retelling myth/fairy tale
    • Paranormal fantasy
    • Superhero fantasy – The Black Panther: Nation Under Our Feet, by Ta-Nehisi Coates
  • Horror
    • Gothic fiction – The Wasp Factory, by Iain Banks
  • Supernatural / paranormal
    • Cosmic (Lovecraftian)
    • Ghost story
    • Monster literature
    • Vampire fiction
    • Werewolf fiction
    • Occult detective – Dresden Files (series), by Jim Butcher
  • Science fiction
    • Alien invasion
    • Post-apocalyptic – The Passage (series), by Justin Cronin
    • Cyberpunk
    • Biopunk
    • Steampunk
    • Dystopian
    • Hard science fiction
    • Military science fiction
    • Parallel universe, aka alternative universe
    • Alternative history
    • Soft science fiction
    • Space opera
  • Speculative cross-genre fiction
    • Climate fiction (cli-fi)
    • Slipstream
    • Weird fiction
  • Suspense fiction
    • Crime fiction
    • Detective fiction
    • Mystery fiction
  • Thriller
    • Legal thriller
    • Medical thriller
    • Political thriller
    • Spy fiction
    • Psychological thriller
    • Techno-thriller
  • Urban fiction
  • Westerns
  • Women’s fiction
  • LGBT fiction