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message 1: by Sean, Moderator (new)

Sean Peters | 9791 comments Mod
Well I love thrillers, mysteries.

But I also read...

True Crime
True Stories (often touch your heart)(Especially Animals)

message 2: by David (new)

David Freas (quillracer) | 431 comments The occasional romance (I find them great for cleaning my mental palate after a string of violent or gruesome mysteries).

History (mainly WWII).


message 3: by Diane S ☔ (new)

Diane S ☔ | 2553 comments History
Contemporary fiction and mysteries are my top five.

message 4: by Christine (new)

Christine  (clt04) | 5673 comments Contemporary fiction is my other big fave in addition to thrillers (police procedurals and PI books, not so much psychological thrillers) and crime fiction. Very occasionally I will read other things.

message 5: by Skye (new)

Skye | 814 comments I adore contemporary fiction,historical fiction, mysteries, police procedurals, and cozy mysteries.

message 6: by Erin (new)

Erin  | 605 comments Mostly True Crime and Biographies.

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message 8: by Kirsten (new)

Kirsten  (kmcripn) | 8231 comments some of my favorite genres:

- true crime
- books set in the Pacific NW, especially Washington State
- space opera
- dystopian YA
- historical romance
- history (esp science history)
- historical fiction set just before, during, and just after WWI
- Lovecraftian or eerie horror
- international mystery/crime

message 9: by W (new)

W | 37 comments Travel

message 10: by Anna (new)

Anna Lord (annalordauthor) | 188 comments murder mystery detective fiction

message 11: by Kirsten (new)

Kirsten  (kmcripn) | 8231 comments What genre DON"T I read???? LOL!!!

ReadAlongWithSue [Catching-Up] (readalongwithsue) I read thrillers/psychological thrillers/ court drama.
Not much into mystery or romance.
Family drama/saga
Some fiction.
WWII historical fiction (some)
Cooking for example Slow cooker/crock pot recipes
Diabetic recipes
Losing weight!
Family related reads

Not much into police procedures lately

message 13: by Perri (new)

Perri sue wrote: "I read thrillers/psychological thrillers/ court drama.
Not much into mystery or romance.
Family drama/saga
Some fiction.
WWII historical fiction (some)
Cooking for example Slow cooker/..."

Love my slow cooker!

message 14: by Adam (new)

Adam James | 36 comments I love espionage thrillers of which many come in my Google newsfeed.

message 15: by Marie (new)

Marie | 260 comments I have a broad scope of genres:

Horror (which includes: hauntings, ghosts, creatures, and some extreme stuff)
Crime thrillers (which includes: serial killers, suspense, mystery, police procedural, etc.)
Science Fiction (some - depending on what it is)
Urban Fantasy
True Crime
True Paranormal

message 16: by Linda (new)

Linda Branich (mabranich) | 616 comments I read just about everything, though I am not a huge fan of SciFi, paranormal, fantasy, and horror

message 17: by Gretchen (new)

Gretchen | 130 comments Biographies/autobiographies
True crime (very picky)
Fiction (other than thrillers/mysteries)
Non-fiction - could be sports, native American stories, that sort of thing
Scary books (such as Stephen King, Dean Koontz)

message 18: by Steven (new)

Steven Tyler (steventyler) | 36 comments I tend to read: Histories, Mysteries, and Biographies but I also like time-travel books and if I'm writing on a subject like ghosts, I'll read ghost books.

message 19: by Kandice (last edited Apr 29, 2021 02:20PM) (new)

Kandice | 1281 comments I'll read almost anything that catches my interest. A pretty cover, a recommendation, a review, almost anything can hook me. I actively avoid romance, but I've even read (and loved) a few of those. There are books that I love for the way they are written that has nothing to do with the plot and vice versa.

I try not to limit myself so I don't miss out on anything.

message 20: by Christine (new)

Christine Indorf | 2162 comments I give anything a try. This year I wanted to give fantasy a try and fell in love with it. My main reads are Christian Fiction but I am so glad I branched out and discovered new and exciting books!!

message 21: by Arnold (new)

Arnold Kanarek | 19 comments My first love was detective mysteries and then I branched out.
Now I would include:
Action Thrillers
Historical Fiction

message 22: by Sean, Moderator (new)

Sean Peters | 9791 comments Mod
Action thrillers are my favourite

message 23: by Kathryn (new)

Kathryn Horror

message 24: by Christine (new)

Christine | 115 comments I seem to be reading more non-fiction and autobiographies lately.

message 25: by Marco (new)

Marco I like horror, espionage, war (WWII mainly) and true crime, sometimes a biography and I've grown fond of thrillers mixed with faction or set in an alternate history.

message 26: by Angela (CATS (new)

Angela (CATS | 8 comments I also love Historical Fiction. James Michener, Lisa See, Nadia Hashimi and Ken Follett just to mention a few of my favorites.

message 27: by Angela (CATS (new)

Angela (CATS | 8 comments Any WWII historical fiction or non-fiction also.

message 28: by James (last edited Feb 16, 2022 06:54PM) (new)

James Best (jamesbest) | 159 comments Mysteries, Thrillers, and Crime Fiction are my bread and butter, although I skip the cozy mysteries entirely. I do enjoy historical mysteries, but I limit myself to those that are set or linked to the WWII era.

Along with those big three categories I also enjoy:

Sports - mostly baseball, pro basketball, pro football, and track & field. There are way too many good authors out there to list in this space.

Military History - primarily WWII (ETO, Pacific, Eastern Front), as well as the Korean War, Vietnam, Persian Gulf Wars, and select military biographies. Trying to branch out this year into WWI and the Civil War.

Popular Science - Carl Sagan is the best of the lot, but I have also enjoyed select works by Neil DeGrasse Tyson.

History/Politics - select works by David Halberstam, Thomas Freidman, and Bob Woodward. This is my narrowest category which I really need to broaden in the next few years.

message 29: by Sean, Moderator (new)

Sean Peters | 9791 comments Mod
Yes Marco

I enjoy war books, true crime books

message 30: by Barbara (new)

Barbara | 64 comments Good biographies. One of my favorite biography authors is Wendy Moore, who picks unusual people to write about. Especially liked "The Knife Man" and "Wedlock."
Classics: I love Jane Austen, Conan Doyle, Dickens, Wilkie Collins.
Sherlock Holmes and Jane Austen pastiches if they're well done.

message 31: by lynne (new)

lynne | 347 comments Sean do you read Ann Rule she is good the I - 5 killer

message 32: by Sean, Moderator (new)

Sean Peters | 9791 comments Mod
No, not read yet

message 33: by R.S. (new)

R.S. Merritt | 23 comments Pretty much anything I find on the 'snag a book' shelves at a bed and breakfast. Lucked into some cool Authors that way. Tom Clancy seems to always be one of the books sitting there. Clive Cussler as well. Always like the third one in an Anne Rice series to oddly enough...

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