This makes it hard to define what falls in the category of the dime novel, with classification depending on format, price, or style of material.
Examples of dime novel series that illustrate the diversity of the form include Bunce's Ten Cent Novels, Brady's Mercury Stories, Beadle's Dime Novels, Irwin P.
See full summary » White Water is the story of a 7 year-old black kid in segregated 1963 Opelika, Alabama who becomes obsessed with the desire to taste the water from the "white's only" drinking fountain and ...
Veronica Love seems to have it all...she's smart, sassy and sexy and has a career as one of the most successful real estate entrepreneurs in California. See full summary » After turbulence with their respective baby mamas and ex-wives force them to take definitive action, the four guys sign up for Deadbeat Dad Rehab with Mr Leon to help them get their act ...See full summary » After the death of their mother, three foster sisters - the shrewd business woman, the free spirit, and the caregiver - find themselves fighting for their individual dreams and fighting each other in this tale of love, lust, and tragedy."Hit A Lick," tells the tragic story of Falicia Blakely, a teen mom who grows up in the fast-lane.Dime novel became a general term for similar paperbacks produced by various publishers in the early twentieth century.
The first book in the Beadle series was Malaeska, the Indian Wife of the White Hunter, by Ann S. The novel was essentially a reprint of Stephens's earlier serial, which had appeared in the Ladies' Companion magazine in February, March and April 1839.
It sold more than 65,000 copies in the first few months after its publication as a dime novel.