Which Book Genres are the Most Popular in 2021 and Why?

Most-Read Genres of 2021

When it comes to books—there are a lot of genres out there to read from. There are romance books, thrillers and mystery stories, science fiction, poetry books and many more. Different people like different kinds of books to read and would almost involuntarily reach that aisle of a bookstore, where they can find books from their favourite genre. The three most popular book genres which people like to read in the UAE are;

  • Romance books
  • Crime and Mystery books
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy books

Romance books are the type of fiction books that revolve around feelings of love. A romantic novel is based on the relationship of love between two main characters. It may include many other characters as well who play a positive or negative role in the love story of the main two characters. Although most romance novels are read by women, it is slowly gaining popularity among men as well.

Crime books primarily revolve around criminal acts such as murders or grand thefts. Books included in this genre are mostly murder mystery novels, dark fantasy, and thrillers. They primarily focus on the investigation of a crime, mostly murder.

Lastly, sci-fi books, as is clear from the name, deal with the topics of science and technology. Whereas, the stories in fantasy books are a form of speculative fiction that is inspired by myths of the real world.

To know more about the trending book genres in the year 2021, read this detailed article here. This article gives the readers a forecast of what to read and what to publish in 2021. Reading about the genres in detail may overwhelm you, but worry not. We have gathered 3 books from each genre for you to read, so you can decide which genre best suits your liking.Thus, without further ado, let’s get started.

Romance Books—Our Top 3 Picks:

From The Heights Of Heaven To The Depths Of Despair

From The Heights of Heaven to The Depths of Despair

The first pick from our romance books is this story about a Greek girl named Kacey. She was the kind of girl who wants to live her life to the fullest and enjoy it. She would look at the lives of her Australian friends and co-workers and wish to spend her life like them. But her mother wanted her to get married to a Greek boy soon. This makes her defiant and she leaves her house. She eventually meets and falls in love with an Irish boy, who loves her equally. But their love brings with it many clashes and disputes. Will their love win the tests of life or will they let go of each other? To find out what happens to the love story of Kacey, buy this book here.

 

 

Fragrance of September’s

Fragrance of September’s

The next one from the romance books is the story of unrequited love. This book asks the readers to find the answers to all the difficult questions of life and love. Does the love for a particular person makes its way in our hearts as if it was decided in the heavens? Or do we let his love into our hearts on our own? And what happens when we love someone and their love makes the way in our hearts? What happens when their love sweeps over us and engulfs our minds and bodies? Does the heart heal after all the sins we commit? Or does it remain filled with negativity and toxicity till we die? To find out answers to these thought-provoking questions, get the Fragrance of September’s here.

 

 

For the Bound Hearts

For the Bound Hearts

This last book we have added to the genre of romance books is not about traditional love, but about self-love. This book talks about the sad moments we all go through in our lives and how we feel once we encounter those feelings. This book is written in a bid to help people overcome the sadness and hardships of their lives. You can get hold of this amazing and inspirational book here.

 

 

 

 

Crime and Mystery Books—Our Top 3 Picks:

The Guardian

The Guardian

The first one we have picked for you from the crime and mystery books’ genres is The Guardian. This newly released book tells the story of a man and his 7 children. They live in a small and peaceful town. But one fateful day, a fire breaks out and engulfs one of the houses, causing the father of the 7 children to die. His death brings misery and hardships to the lives of these children and also brings along some greedy and selfish relatives. Their main motive is to get hold of the orphans’ money and other properties left behind by their father. But the town’s merchants get together and give refuge to the orphans. They also appoint the chief merchant to become the orphans’ guardian until they reach the age of maturity. Will the orphans and their wealth be kept safe from the clutches of their greedy relatives? To find out more, buy this crime and mystery book here.

 

A Thug in the Corridors of the Past

A Thug in the Corridors of the Past

This book revolves around the motives and mental traits behind a criminal mind. It talks about how a person starts a crime on a small scale as a small dishonest act. But eventually, one gets used to deceiving people and using unfair means. Before one knows it, one gets so used to doing wrongful deeds that it’s difficult to differentiate between what is right and what is wrong. This spreads like poison in one’s heart and eventually results in numbing a person’s morals completely. People seem alive on the outside, breathing, talking and thinking—but on the inside, they feel dead and senseless. To read more of this bone-chilling narrative about crime, get hold of this book here.

 

Come On, Let’s Chase Him to Tunisia

Come On, Let’s Chase Him to Tunisia

This last crime book on our list is a story of revenge. Salem returns to London, expecting Brigitte to wait for him in their apartment. But she is not there. Upon inquiring, he finds out she was with another man named Peter. He drops her off at Salem’s apartment. When she returns, they argue and in the heat of the moment, Salem punches her in her face. The unexpected blow makes her fall, and the back of her head hits a coffee table that is made of steel. She dies, and Salem flees the country. Salem’s father has ordered him to stay in his country because Interpol had requested the Yemen authorities to hand him over to the British Police. They have refused their request because of his father, who is an influential person. After some time, he is allowed by his father to go to Tunisia. On the other hand, Peter is keeping an eye on Salem’s movements, and when he knows Salem is going to Tunisia, he also plans a trip to Tunisia. He convinces his beautiful and charming sister, Antonia, to accompany him so he can use her beauty to seduce Salem. He, then, would revenge the murder of his lover Brigitte. To find more about this gripping revenge and murder mystery book, buy it here.

 

Science Fiction and Fantasy Books—Our Top 3 Picks:

Labib and the Freakish

Labib and the Freakish

The first book is an interesting one from the sci-fi books. It takes the readers on a unique journey. This journey is an educational one, that takes us through the human body. The courageous Labib travels inside the human body with his mythical friend named Freakish. Together, they unravel the mysteries of the human body. This story will definitely intrigue the readers and make its place among the good sci-fi novels. Get a copy of this fascinating and unique book here.

 

 

The Forbidden Tree

The Forbidden Tree

This book is a fantasy story about deception, the breaking of promises, and manipulation.

Hajar wants to revenge the death of her father, who was killed for the crown and his position. Hajar doesn’t want the crown or other valuable possession. Instead, she wants to avenge the death of her father as it ended her family’s dynasty. Would Hajar and her son be able to succeed? To find out more, buy this book here.

 

 

 

The Flower of January: The myth of Flowers, Stones, and Trees

The Flower of January: The myth of Flowers, Stones, and Tree

The last book on our list is a story about the flower of January. When the breeze of life blew, the flower was motivated to escape, so she ran. During her special journey, she witnessed the beauty of the universe, the days and the nights. You can read this beautiful fantasy story here.

 

 

 

 

We hope that you enjoyed our recommended books from the most-read genres.

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Romance Books to Get You into the Mood for Love!

Romance Books to Get You into the Mood for Love

It takes great emotional strength to read romantic books. The best romance books are ones where you just can’t put the book down. The characters pull you into their world, and you feel as they feel, becoming a part of their world as they become a part of yours. Love stories are the best way to spend your time, especially with there still being restrictions on going out at the moment. Good books are hard to come by, but when they do, you can bet they’ll become a permanent part of your collection. So, read ahead and find a new book, a new experience to lose yourself into!

Whether you’re an avid or a new reader who has fallen in love with romance books, we have something for everyone in our collection of love stories. Below are some of our recommended books for you to get going.

 

 

From The Heights Of Heaven To The Depths Of Despair

From The Heights Of Heaven To The Depths Of Despair
Grace Lagos

Kacey, a Greek girl with a free spirit, falls in love with an Irish boy. Her controlling and disapproving parents want her to marry a Greek boy as soon as possible. This becomes a problem for Kacey. Will love be enough to transcend the cultural boundaries and the pressure on Kacey by her parents? To find out, grab your copy of the book here.
The author, born in a town outside Brisbane, Australia, was three when her parents bought a farm where she grew up. On the vast and empty farm, she had her books to keep her company, providing an escape into another world. She works now in the public service and lives in Brisbane with her husband, two children, and grandchildren.

 

 

Single Mother

Single Mother
Mohanachandran T

A love story about two people who could not get married despite being in love with each other due to social differences. They surrendered to the fact that they’ll enjoy what little time they have together and move on with their individual lives. Only years later, their past reunited them, albeit in a very different and unexpected way. Check out this interesting romantic book here.

The author is a civil engineer by profession with an interest in writing. His first book was published in 2016 and his second published in 2017, both being self-help books. The author has also established an Indian school in the UAE, which is now one of the best in the country.

 

 

Robbery of Another Kind

Robbery of Another Kind
Dr Najat Sultan

This story is about a young girl called Rovan living at a time when development in technology allowed After receiving a message, Rovan was taken back into the past, where she fell in love and devoted herself to the one she loved. Suddenly, however, things changed, and she found herself alone. This is a story about love and the meaning this word carries. Order your copy of this romantic novel now.

The author holds a PhD in Public Administration. She is a lecturer at the Institute of Administrative Development, UAE, the Acting Director of Research and Consulting as well as the Head of Admission and Registration Department at the Institute of Administrative Development, UAE. Her passions include reading, drawing and writing.

 

 

The Battle of Love

The Battle of Love
Nagham Mohammed Alsamarqandi

A romantic novel revolving around the lives of different girls as they face the struggles of life. Their ambitions and dreams stopped in their tracks as each girl experienced injustice from loved ones. How they cope with these situations and the events that unravel will culminate in the practice of black magic and the loss of innocent lives. Learn more about the story here.

The author is a Saudi poet and writer with a bachelor’s degree in English Language and Literature.

 

 

She Was

She Was
Nura Alhamadi

She Was is a novel about love and loss. She gave him a home when he had nothing.  But fate has its way. She was snatched away from him and taken to a place from where there is no return!

 

 

 

 

Rose Marie

Rose Marie
Badriah Al-Ahmad

Arthur’s pain is unbearable. He cries for the woman he loves, the distance between them and his inability to see her has turned him into an insomniac. What has Arthur done for her to behave this way towards him? Has he wronged her? Will his pain ever end? Find out in this romantic story, Rose Marie.

She has an interest in short stories and prose.

 

 

 

Me and His Wife

Me and His Wife
Maryam bin Sultan

The past has a funny habit of coming back to haunt you when things are going well. After almost three beautiful years of marriage, there is now a storm coming, filled with hatred and contempt. Will our characters and their lovers escape this storm unscathed?

She started participating in writing competitions at a young age. She also got the first position for her short story at Ras Al Khaimah.

 

 

 

 

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