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Finding Fiction

Finding fiction in the catalogue

You can use Novanet to search for different types of fiction by using “Fiction” as a subject term.

Popular genres of fiction will also have their own subject headings (see examples in right hand box).

You can also refine your search by adding keywords that represent the type of book you’re interested in, such as place names or themes.

Example Subject Searches

Here are some examples of subject terms that are searchable in Novanet. 

  • Fiction
  • Science Fiction & Fantasy
  • Political Fiction 
  • Psychological Fiction
  • Historical Fiction
  • Horror
  • Novels
  • Short Stories
  • Narratives
  • Literature
  • Classics
  • Friendship
  • Families
  • Animals
  • Orphans
  • Women
  • Canadian Fiction
  • Ireland
  • India
  • Scotland
  • English Fiction
  • American Literature
  • France

An example and a hint

Set the dropdown to “Subject,” and enter “Fiction,” a specific genre like “science fiction,” or term from the subject list. 

You can use the next line to add keywords that interest you and search for them anywhere in the book's record.