Fiction Genre Sites

Below you will find a few links to get you started on your search for information on particular genres of literature.

Graphic Novels

The Lair - A Website Reviewing Graphic Novels for Adults

Historical Fiction - A web site devoted to authors and books in Historical Fiction. Includes an author database, hundreds of links to historical fiction sites and links to historical research sites. Formerly known as Soon's Historical Fiction site.

Historical Novel Society - Founded in 1997 in the United Kingdom, this web site now contains equal coverage of both US and UK authors.


Horror World - bills itself as the world's primary resource for horror literature. Contains links to horror news, book reviews, and more.

LitGothic - A web guide to all things concerned with literary Gothicism, which includes ghost stories, "classic" Gothic novels and Gothic Fiction.


Literary Criticism - The Internet Public Library - This site contains critical and biographical web sites about authors and their works that can be browsed by author, title, or nationality and literary period.

The Literature Network - Offers searchable online literature for the student, educator, or enthusiast. Currently includes over 300 full books, 1000 short stories and poems, and 8500 quotations.


Crimespace - A place for readers and writers of crime fiction to meet.

Gumshoe Site - Regularly updated, this site is designed to offer mystery-related news. - is a source of information and shopping for mystery books, TV, movies, and games as well as the official online home for Agatha Christie and Nancy Drew.

Mystery Lovers' Corner - where you will find many of the hottest new bestsellers as well as the obscure hidden treasures.

Mystery Reader - provides hundreds of mystery book reviews as well as the latest news concerning mystery novels.

Stop, You're Killing Me! - This site is a resource for the lovers of mystery, intrigue and suspense books. Includes hundreds of authors, with complete, chronological lists of their books in this sub-genre.


ParaNormal Romance - designed for lovers of the Paranormal Romance sub-genre.

Romance Reader - This site boasts thousands of romance book reviews, as well features, author interviews, and more.

Romantic Times Bookclub Magazine - the online counterpart to the magazine for lovers of romance, mystery and women's fiction

Romance Writers of America - Comprehensive site containing a wealth of information about Romance writers and novels.

Science Fiction

Fantasy & Science Fiction News - an online newsletter put out by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America.

The SF Site: The Best in Science Fiction and Fantasy - The SF Site is dedicated to the best in science fiction and fantasy, in print, audio and other media, on the Web and off.

SciFan - SciFan is all about helping readers discover new science fiction and fantasy books and authors. They focus on classifying books into series and themes, but they keep a close watch on upcoming releases.

Science Fiction and Fantasy WorldNews, reviews, blogs and discussion forums for Science Fiction and Fantasy books.


Mostly Fiction - The Wild West - ReadWest is an online magazine that honors authors of western literature.

Western Writers of America - the official web site of the Western Writers of America, an organization that was founded in 1953 to promote the literature of the American West.

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