What's Your Genre?

6 Questions
What

You probably have your favorite type of book. However, have you considered the other sub-types, or "genres" of books which are available? See if any of these genres are holding the key to keeping reality away for just a little longer.

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which one of these places would be your ideal vacation spot?
    • A. 

      A quiet countryside

    • B. 

      A seaside getaway

    • C. 

      A hike through the mountains

    • D. 

      A trip to the Natural History Museum

    • E. 

      The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

  • 2. 
    When reading, how do you like the author to express their attitude toward the story?
    • A. 

      Strong Sense of Place: Powerfully depicted locales -- real or imaginary -- in these books come alive for readers and give them a good sense of the buildings, people, and ways of life that make a place unique.

    • B. 

      Thought Provoking: More than just telling a story, these books take on big ideas – anything from philosophical quandaries to time paradoxes – and in doing so stimulate continued interest or thought in the reader.

    • C. 

      Atmospheric: These books evoke the story's setting, whether it's a gothic mansion or a small Midwestern town.

    • D. 

      Heartwarming: These uplifting stories ultimately leave readers feeling emotionally satisfied.

    • E. 

      Dramatic: These cinematic books feature exciting and larger-than-life stories, depicting anything from historical events to space warfare.

  • 3. 
    Which of these classics did you enjoy reading growing up? 
    • A. 

      Gone with the Wind

    • B. 

      Murder on the Orient Express

    • C. 

      The Wizard of Oz

    • D. 

      The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

    • E. 

      Anne Frank - A Diary of a Young Girl

  • 4. 
    Which of these movies would you choose to watch on a rainy day?
    • A. 

      Stardust

    • B. 

      Inglourious Basterds

    • C. 

      Her

    • D. 

      Vanilla Sky

    • E. 

      Atonement

  • 5. 
    Which is your favorite type of lead character? 
    • A. 

      A character that comes to understand themselves and their relationships with others

    • B. 

      One that I can follow their personal life throughout the story

    • C. 

      The characters are not as important as the setting and what is happening

    • D. 

      I like to be able to tell who the good guy/gal is and they should generally win

    • E. 

      A character that is realistic and fits within the story

  • 6. 
    What topics do you like to read about? 
    • A. 

      Justice that comes from a crime taking place

    • B. 

      Moral, Ethical, & Philosophical topics

    • C. 

      The realization and affirmation of self and humanity

    • D. 

      The ultimate victory

    • E. 

      Specific events and times