Books in the genre of Contemporary fiction

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Heaven Out Of Hell

Emma Swan

This is the sequel of "TAKE A CHANCE ON ME", the story of Isabelle and Shawn. Let's see if the love that found them in the first book will survive... Let's see if destiny will be on their side. Only once in your life, you find someone who can completely turn your world around. You open your he... more info

Story about: love, romance, happy ending

Ongoing: 31 Mar 115 pages
3147 265 76

Rating: 49

Ranking:
#1 in Contemporary fiction
#1 in ChickLit
#10 in Romance
#2 in Contemporary Romance

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Gentleman ©

Carolina_Silva212

Charlotte Ducke is barely surviving the consequences of a tortuous past. With the chin up and dignity intact, try to overcome all the attacks that fate gives her. Life presents an unexpected turn of Eithan Dankworth's hand, he will completely dislodge it. Both will ignore the signals that shout that... more info

Story about: romance, betrayal, drama

Ongoing: 25 Mar 93 pages
10319 628 49

Rating: 53

Ranking:
#32 in Romance
#5 in Contemporary Romance
#2 in Contemporary fiction
#2 in ChickLit

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Take A Chance On Me

Emma Swan

All you need is love and trust to break a bad boy and change him. ... more info

Story about: love, billionaire, newadult

Complete 396 pages
55305 1190 466

Rating: 178

Ranking:
#4 in Contemporary fiction
#3 in ChickLit
#41 in Romance
#6 in Contemporary Romance

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Love Is Enough

Emma Swan

"Finally, you're here. Won't you please stop torturing me?" he asked, caressing her scarred cheek, her long wavy hair. "I absolutely need to know who you are! You have to tell me your name and why every time I see you I feel like I've known you all my life?! Why do I feel this strong desire to kiss ... more info

Story about: revenge, love at first sight, happy ending

Complete 373 pages
46662 989 135

Rating: 106

Ranking:
#5 in Contemporary fiction
#4 in ChickLit
#58 in Romance
#2 in Inspiration romance

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Five Weeks

Shruti

Anahita Maurya is the modern image of independent, liberated girl with an equally modern family background. Despite this, she is betrothed to her father's best friend's son, Yuvraaj, who knows nothing but to get under her skin. She clearly despised his presence in her life and adamantly employs all ... more info

Story about: he takes discipline very seriously, she loves to challenge rules, they are fated together by stars

Ongoing: 28 Mar 40 pages
640 80 2

Rating: 19

Ranking:
#59 in Romance
#6 in Contemporary fiction

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Second Time's A Charm

Kay Barton

Mikel Rysdale needed an escape after a devastating blow to her heart and lifestyle. Escaping to the one place she was free, she finds the most unlikely person to lean on. And probably a second chance. Killian Drummond has reached death's doors during his last tour in the middle east and found him... more info

Story about: romance, billionnaire, bwwm

Complete 168 pages
34340 859 30

Rating: 60

Ranking:
#67 in Romance
#12 in Contemporary Romance
#7 in Contemporary fiction
#5 in ChickLit

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In The Arms Of Love

Emma Swan

Iris and Nicholas are two beautiful souls destined to meet each other at one point in life. The faith strikes both of them very hard, but the hope for a new beginning still remains despite everything. They will struggle a little bit at first, but love will find them at the right time... and the r... more info

Story about: love, ceo, marriage

Complete 262 pages
65897 1407 177

Rating: 158

Ranking:
#8 in Contemporary fiction
#6 in ChickLit
#76 in Romance
#15 in Contemporary Romance

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Stolen Moments from Time

Shruti

Updesh Singhania is a traveller; he loves speed, mobility and clamor. Thrilling and adventurous his ways are and rest is the word he is unknown of. Life is a journey to him and while he is on the board, he wants to see as many places as he can; jump off as many cliffs as he can; run on as many track... more info

Story about: happines comes in small packages, she is soothing as rain, he is the raging storm

Ongoing: 26 Mar 6 pages
41 11 4

Rating: 3

Ranking:
#1 in Short stories
#9 in Contemporary fiction
#7 in ChickLit

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Emotional

Chara

Yanamarie Foster has no emotions. None. Nada. Nope. She wouldn't try to feel even if she could--sure, she lives life as an empty shell, but being a shell is better than being a hormonal idiot. Right? Or at least, that was right until she befriends Libitina Martinez, a girl who asks her to show her ... more info

Story about: first love, school, lgbtq

Ongoing: 26 Mar 75 pages
1786 57 13

Rating: 4

Ranking:
#101 in Romance
#3 in LGBT
#10 in Contemporary fiction
#2 in Humor

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Pignoeseio

simon 1982

Pinocchio rewriten with my twist ... more info

Story about: pinocchio by me

Ongoing: 29 Mar 3 pages
14 8 0

Rating: 5

Ranking:
#5 in Short stories
#12 in Contemporary fiction
#4 in Humor

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The Wondrous (not really) World of Clichés

Kendall Briscoe

Catherine Thorne was just trying to get to school without being late. But instead, after somehow slipping on a banana peel (how does that even happen?) she finds herself in an... odd new world, to say the least. In this strange world, every cliché and trope you can think is there and happening. Fro... more info

Story about: humorous, funny, clichés

Ongoing: 18 Mar 12 pages
52 8 0

Rating: 1

Ranking:
#14 in Contemporary fiction
#5 in Humor

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The three Billy goats rough

simon 1982

The three Billy goats gruff has always been one of my favourites. Now I am going to give it my twist with the goats ... more info

Story about: this is a rework of the clasic

Complete 7 pages
100 6 5

Rating: 6

Ranking:
#15 in Contemporary fiction
#6 in Humor
#8 in Short stories

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Over Seasoned

Earnest Writes Publishing

In “Over Seasoned” we wanted to shed light on love. A love that has walked a few extra steps and has shed its own self. Love that is morphed from its original shape. But who are we kidding? What's the 'original' shape of love anyway and what’s love at all if not a rose smelling faintly of blo... more info

Story about: love, obsession, love & tragedy

Ongoing: 29 Feb 28 pages
628 13 12

Rating: 6

Ranking:
#16 in Contemporary fiction
#28 in Young adult

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Home For The Holidays

PJ Lowry

All Artie Jackson wanted was the whole family to be home for Christmas. He was about to learn the hard way that one must be careful of what they wish for... ... more info

Story about: christmas, family drama, trickery

Complete 34 pages
543 17 5

Rating: 1

Ranking:
#18 in Contemporary fiction
#7 in Humor
#2 in Urban life

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Babies Marks

Benn. C

Ashanti has been in love with Asher Jay Miller for as long as she can remember, even though they have nothing close to a friendship. When his older brother, her University classmate and the bane of her existence, tells her he knows- he blackmails her into attending a Spring break holiday in Mexico w... more info

Story about: humor, college pregnancy, new adult & college

Ongoing: 24 Mar 200 pages
13783 120 51

Rating: 17

Ranking:
#22 in Contemporary fiction
#9 in Humor
#145 in Romance

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Ox-eye2 : zen poetry

Elena Melanson

Nice poetry about the night... more info

Story about: nighttime, eerie, astronomy and stargazing

Ongoing: 09 Mar 1 pages
7 1 0

Rating: 2

Ranking:
#23 in Contemporary fiction
#21 in Short stories

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The Punisher

Londa Cele

Zikhona Mguse is an ordinary man, who considers himself to be modern, lives a modern lifestyle and take risks. Risks that include Khensani, a reward constantly reminded by his left hand & her best friend Felica, a creature only God knows why she associates with. When our duo decides to make the mov... more info

Story about: marriage of convenience, deception, homophobia

Ongoing: 30 Mar 17 pages
51 5 0

Rating: 1

Ranking:
#25 in Contemporary fiction
#150 in Romance
#29 in Romantic suspense

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Life: series of poems

Elena Melanson

A series about the ups and down of life. Basically these poems are giving death the finger. ... more info

Story about: life, mental health, poetry and thoughts

Ongoing: 22 Feb 2 pages
400 23 0

Rating: 2

Ranking:
#25 in Short stories
#27 in Contemporary fiction

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The Beautiful People

PJ Lowry

A weekend getaway meant to get away from the stresses of life is anything but, as troubled pasts boil to the surface. Their boss makes this weekend more about work than play, which only increases tensions. ... more info

Story about: realtionships, work and home, getting ahead

Ongoing: 04 Mar 78 pages
51925 181 13

Rating: 9

Ranking:
#30 in Contemporary fiction
#12 in Humor

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Six Boxes

PJ Lowry

Five people are asked to play a game to compete for a promotion they've all applied for within the company. All they have to do is pick a box...... more info

Story about: promotion, contest, satire

Complete 12 pages
8 0 0

Rating: 0

Ranking:
#31 in Contemporary fiction
#13 in Humor
#4 in Urban life

Books in the genre of contemporary fiction 


Contemporary fiction addresses those storylines that take place in modern realities. This is one of the most important, ancient, and popular genres of literature, and is not going to let go of this position any time soon. That is because so many people like to read contemporary fiction. These novels, like no others, are very close to reality and life; they are often earnest and sincere. Some of these works have been inspired by real events or are simply based on them; others are products of their authors' imaginations. But what is absolutely certain is that books in this genre are interesting to read because they act as a filter of reality; they present us with the most interesting stories of our life. And that is something that will always be important.

Features of books in the genre of contemporary fiction 


You can talk for a long time about how relatable, truthful, and reliable contemporary fiction books are. But after all, the peculiarity of this genre is something else: it is extensive and immense; it allows you to absorb all the best from the literature of realism. After all, these books can hide anything: philosophical stories, drama, romance, action, intriguing detective stories, humorous novels with satire, youth prose, and even romantic erotica.
Reading modern prose, we can see our modern world through the prism of the author, who decided to tell us something. Moreover, these plots and stories are both lessons and moral quests to us. But what is really good is that contemporary fiction is written in a simple and understandable language; therefore, while in this section, you can calmly fully dive into any book. These works are read easily and carelessly; although, there is plenty of food for the mind in them. You will find something to think about after reading, if, of course, you wish.

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Litnet provides a huge selection of books in the genre of contemporary fiction. Just stay on our site and start reading! Pay attention to the second, additional genre of each book from the section so that you have a better understanding of what the book is about. On Litnet, writers themselves publish interesting books, and you can comment on any of them after reading, point the author to errors and inaccuracies, and maybe, on the contrary, praise him or her sharing comments with other readers. All this is possible here, on Litnet. Interesting books written by contemporary authors are an excellent way to spend your free time. Enjoy reading worthy books that you will never regret.

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