What is novel and what are the kinds of novel in detail?

Novel is a fictional story. Examples include the Harry Potter books, Velveteen Rabbit, and Winnie the Pooh.

There are several types of novels- Romance (love stories) science fiction (what COULD be in the future) fantasy (unicorns do not really exist) Historical (stories that were made up, but set in times and places that DID exist, even if the characters did not) military fiction, and so on.