Books in the genre of Contemporary fiction

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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

Complete 39 pages
1308 87 0

Rating: 2

Ranking:
#224 in Contemporary fiction
#4041 in Romance
#549 in Romantic suspense

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When the thunder Roars

Saly Muse

This story is about a boy who soon grows into a man. Watch as he faces his fears and saves a life.... more info

Story about: death, life lessons

Complete 4 pages
834 64 2

Rating: 2

Ranking:
#242 in Contemporary fiction
#83 in Urban life
#521 in Young adult
#257 in School

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The Final Return

ZDwamena

Jessica has some explaining to do. Not only has she lied to her best friend, but she is lying to the father of their daughter. But it's not her fault that she fell in love with Calvin the day they met. Jessica remembers that day like it was yesterday. Calvin's dark skin, sparkling smile, and bea... more info

Story about: love child, secrets revealed, slowburn romance

Ongoing: 17 Jan 48 pages
974 59 3

Rating: 3

Ranking:
#4154 in Romance
#617 in Contemporary Romance
#277 in Contemporary fiction

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The Birthday Present Condundrum

Londa Cele

You break up with your ex girl-friend and the both of you move on with your lives in relative peace until one day, you get a call to confirm a reservation you've made for the surprise getaway you had planned for her birthday. What do you do?... more info

Story about: breakup, cheating, love betrayal and forgiveness

Complete 5 pages
1097 66 3

Rating: 3

Ranking:
#4189 in Romance
#568 in Romantic suspense
#281 in Contemporary fiction

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Winter Night's Yearnings— A Christmas Anthology

Earnest Writes Publishing

Easter has the wonder; new years have the spectacle, but only Christmas has the magic of... ‘Christmas wish.’ It's a simple phrase for a simple act. And yet, the weight it holds cannot be described, but can only be felt with the touch of a hand, a smile, or in the wonder in one's eyes. It ... more info

Story about: christianity, hope, winter

Complete 66 pages
4782 76 22

Rating: 10

Ranking:
#284 in Contemporary fiction
#574 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
2832 99 5

Rating: 2

Ranking:
#514 in Others
#150 in Humor
#287 in Contemporary fiction
#88 in Urban life

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The Fall

Brad Emshwiller

Bennet ruminates on recent loss and reflects on the seasons of his life. Searching for closure in familiar acts and relics. ... more info

Story about: life and loss

Complete 4 pages
840 15 6

Rating: 9

Ranking:
#304 in Contemporary fiction
#560 in Others

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Grandpa's Recipes

TheAPwrites

The story is about Violet where how her life changed after getting a old trunk of her grandfather       ... more info

Story about: life, struggle, hardships

Complete 25 pages
4420 71 37

Rating: 10

Ranking:
#429 in Short stories
#307 in Contemporary fiction
#98 in Urban life

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Away from Home

L.M.A

Jojen Fade, a boy who lost his father on his 20 years of age, the boy who was under the tragedies of Crime, Prison, Family, Social Life and Death issues he could never forget. He tried to live a new good life in prison but it wasn't that easy when scientists kept using him as a test subject. Esp... more info

Story about: life, moral, poor

Complete 12 pages
2114 74 11

Rating: 7

Ranking:
#316 in Contemporary fiction
#102 in Urban life
#576 in Others

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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: 18 Jan 114 pages
58564 223 13

Rating: 11

Ranking:
#327 in Contemporary fiction
#602 in Others
#172 in Humor

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Hopeless Memories of Summer

Alex Scrivenor

A single town of water. Three murders. Four Crown Jewels. One five-year-old in the midst of it all. Who will survive? “Summer! Because Mommy loved the seasons, and Summer was her favorite!”... more info

Story about: love, drama, murder

Complete 81 pages
30334 114 17

Rating: 10

Ranking:
#328 in Contemporary fiction
#108 in Urban life
#553 in Thrillers & Suspense
#141 in Crime fiction

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Story I Can't Narrate

Poetry & Fictional African Story

Story I Can't Narrate by Joshua Eze ............... Pay attention Let me say something From street to street Job to Job Expression to Impression My sweat is not worth my meal not even enough to feed me I am a Hustler Hustling not paying Street Boy Trying to play legitimate street ... more info

Story about: life, inspirational, hustle

Complete 1 pages
1429 130 4

Rating: 9

Ranking:
#369 in Contemporary fiction
#127 in Urban life
#4765 in Romance
#1856 in Billionaires

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The Night Walker

S.K.

Antwone Devaux is a renowned writer who is actively working to complete his next book while dealing with chronic insomnia. Not a big deal for someone who enjoys taking long solitary walks at night to muse about his writing, his life and things that have been repressed for being too damaging to the h... more info

Story about: literary, drama, adult

Complete 132 pages
8739 195 17

Rating: 14

Ranking:
#375 in Contemporary fiction
#131 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.

Why is it best to read contemporary fiction on Booknet?

Booknet 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 Booknet, 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 Booknet. 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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