Wilson's Book World

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Categories


Here's an alphabetical listing of the many different categories here at Wilson's. Most category names are self explanatory but we've added some brief examples after a few. Being the anal-retentive types we're broken down a number of broad categories into more specific genres.

ACTION SERIES
Usually numbered mostly men's shoot 'em ups (e.g. The Executioner, Destroyer etc.)

ADVENTURE
Individuals not associated with military or spy agencies also includes natural disasters

AFRICAN AMERICAN/ URBAN

ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES

ARCHEOLOGY/ PALEONTOLOGY

ARCHITECTURE

ART
Both artist retrospectives and "How-To"

ASTRONOMY

AUDIO BOOKS
CD's only no cassettes

BABY/CHILDCARE
Also includes child raising through the teen years

BEAUTY / GROOMING / FASHION

BIOGRAPHY
Alphabetical by subject

BRIDAL / WEDDINGS

BUSINESS / FINANCE

CHILDREN / YOUNG ADULT

CLASSICS
Writings prior to 1900 CE but including: Hemingway, Steinbeck & Joyce

COMICS NEW

COMICS BACK ISSUES
All for $1.00 with a special discount section of 3 for $1.00

COMICS GRAPHIC NOVELS
Both New & Used

COMPUTERS

CONTEMPORARY FICTION
Danielle Steel & such

CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Romances set after 1900 CE

COOKING & ENTERTAINING

CONSTRUCTION
Building larger structures, codes, welding etc.

CRAFTS
Includes woodworking

DAILY AFFIRMATIONS
Religious or Secular Day-by-Day

DICTIONARIES
English language only others found in Foreign Languages

EDUCATION

ENTERTAINMENT
Music, Movies TV , Pop-Culture

EROTICA / SEX-EDUCATION

ESSAYS

ETIQUETTE

FANTASY
Urban & Sword & Sorcery usually where no specific planet is named (e.g.. Wheel of Time, Lord of the Rings etc)

FLORIDA FACT & FICTION

FOREIGN LANGUAGE

GAMES
Role Playing & Strategy- D&D Vampire the Masquerade, Shadow Run, Traveller

GARDENING

GAY & LESBIAN STUDIES

    

GENEALOGY

CONTEMPORARY LITERATURE
Fiction written after 1900 CE usually of a more substantial nature than general fiction award winning

HEALTH / MEDICAL

HISTORICAL FICTION
Fiction set prior to 1900 CE

HISTORICAL ROMANCE
Romance set prior to 1900 CE

HISTORY
Arranged by geographical location, also general, medieval

HEALING / HOLISTIC
Alternative medicine, reiki, massage, reflexology, crystal healing, holistic

HOBBIES / GAMES

HOME SCHOOLING

HORROR
Usually includes some form of a supernatural scare

INSPIRATIONAL GENERAL

INSPIRATIONAL CHRISTIAN

INTERIOR DESIGN

INTERNATIONAL INTRIGUE
Political, spy, economic thrillers ex.Robert Ludlum, Brad Thor, David Baldacci, Vince Flynn

JOURNALS & CORRESPONDENCE

JOURNALISM

LARGE PRINT BOOKS

LAW

LEGAL THRILLER
John Grisham etc.

LIBRARY / MUSEUM SCIENCE

LINGUISTICS

MATH

LITERATURE CRITICISM

MEDICAL THRILLER
Robin Cook

MILITARY FICTION
All conflicts

MILITARY NONFICTION

NATIVE AMERICAN

MYSTERY

MYTHOLOGY

METAPHYSICS GENERAL

METAPHYSICS / Dreams

METAPHYSICS / Angels

METAPHYSICS / Yoga / Meditation

METAPHYSICS
Death / Reincarnation

METAPHYSICS / Ghosts / Haunting

METAPHYSICS / Prophecy

METAPHYSICS / Unexplained

METAPHYSICS / UFO's

METAPHYSICS / Divination

METAPHYSICS / Astrology

NATURAL SCIENCE

NOVELTY BOOKS

METAPHYSICS GENERAL

METAPHYSICS / Dreams

   

METAPHYSICS / Angels

METAPHYSICS / Yoga / Meditation

METAPHYSICS
Death / Reincarnation

METAPHYSICS / Ghosts / Haunting

METAPHYSICS / Prophecy

METAPHYSICS / Unexplained

METAPHYSICS / UFO's

METAPHYSICS / Divination

METAPHYSICS / Astrology

NATURAL SCIENCE

NOVELTY BOOKS

OUTDOORS
Hunting, Fishing, Camping, Hiking, etc.

PARANORMAL ROMANCE
Romantic Vampires, Werewolves, Ghosts, etc.

PETS & ANIMALS

PHILOSOPHY

PHOTOGRAPHY

PLAYS & THEATRE
With a special shelf just dedicated to Shakespeare

POETRY

POLITICAL SCIENCE
From both the right & left

PSYCHOLOGY

PSYCHOLOGICAL SUSPENSE
Stalkers, Serial Killers & Forensic cases (e.g.. Patricia Cornwell, James Patterson, John Sandford, etc.)

PUBLIC SPEAKING

QUOTATIONS

READING

RELIGION CHRISTIANITY

RELIGION EASTERN
Includes Judaism & Islam

RELIGION / THEOLOGY / General

RELIGION

MYSTICISM / GNOSTICISM / ESOTERIC CHRISTIANITY

ROMANTIC SUSPENSE

SCIENCE

SCIENCE FICTION

SEASONAL
All seasons but mostly Christmas

SHORT STORIES
Various authors

SOCIOLOGY / ANTHROPOLOGY

SPORTS

THESAURUS / WORD FIND

TRANSPORTATION
Auto, Train, Air, Sea

TRAVEL/ GEOGRAPHY
Both travel journals and guides

TRUE CRIME

TRUE STORIES
All Subjects

WESTERN

WIT & HUMOR

WOMEN'S STUDIES

WRITING GUIDES / GRAMMAR