RomanceA very popular genre for people of all ages, Romance makes up at least 20% of the overall fiction market in the US. Diverse, smart, and fresh, it often describes romantic adventures and the growth of feelings between two people. Predominantly read by women, Romance are often bestsellers. There are 6 subgenres of romance; namely, Contemporary, Gothic, Historical, Romantic, Speculative, and Young Adult. Intended to express emotions, it also explores betrayal and unrequited love.