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The Boyfriend

Gegimei

Julie Greene hadn't had a boyfriend since she started college. The last time she was in a relationship, her heart was broken and it was hard to trust again. Having a best friend since childhood was a big advantage, she never really felt lonely. Kelsey had always been like a sister, they were almost ... more info

Story about: friendship, bestfriends, romantic love

Ongoing: 02 Apr 23 pages
105 13 2

Rating: 6

Ranking:
#108 in Romance
#16 in New Adult & College
#11 in Contemporary fiction
#8 in ChickLit

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Angel's Bad Boy

Lechna Baram

Why are you acting all mean and rude? I'm just trying to be nice here" he snapped making me stop and turned to glare at him. "I never told you to be nice! Why don't you go back to your little world and forget that I exist like you used to do?" I sneered. "Why the sudden interest!" I yelled in ... more info

Story about: badboygoodgirl, self harm awareness, humorous

Complete 119 pages
158 13 2

Rating: 3

Ranking:
#93 in Romance
#8 in 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. Is the love they found going to survive? And what about Billy? Is his good deed of bringing Belle and Shawn together is going to get unnoticed? Let's see what destiny have in store for all of them... and more. Only on... more info

Story about: love, romance, happy ending

Ongoing: 31 Mar 115 pages
3272 269 79

Rating: 49

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

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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
15 1 0

Rating: 0

Ranking:
#11 in Others
#9 in Humor
#13 in Contemporary fiction
#2 in Urban life

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The Final Return

ZDwamena

Jessica is ashamed. Not only has she lied to her best friend, but she is lying to the father of their daughter. Jessica remembers the day like yesterday. His dark skin, sparkling smile, and beautiful eyes is something that haunts her dreams. Jessica had told Christine that the father knew abou... more info

Story about: lovers, love child, secrets revealed

Ongoing: 30 Mar 5 pages
10 3 0

Rating: 0

Ranking:
#297 in Romance
#73 in Contemporary Romance
#71 in Contemporary fiction

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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
657 80 2

Rating: 19

Ranking:
#61 in Romance
#5 in Contemporary fiction

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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
43 12 4

Rating: 3

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

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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: 02 Apr 22 pages
54 5 0

Rating: 1

Ranking:
#18 in Contemporary fiction
#165 in Romance
#30 in Romantic suspense

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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
10386 630 49

Rating: 53

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

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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
10 1 0

Rating: 2

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

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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
58 9 0

Rating: 1

Ranking:
#12 in Contemporary fiction
#7 in Others
#6 in Humor

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Chelsea's story

BarbyL

22 years after the ending of the first book Chelsea (Elsa's daughter) is now grown up and coming home from London to be with her family. But she doesn't know what is waiting for her. Will she be able to protect her sister and keep her in Portland?... more info

Story about: life story, girlromance

Ongoing: 15 Mar 17 pages
391 14 2

Rating: 5

Ranking:
#475 in Romance
#94 in Contemporary fiction
#18 in Urban life

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Stargazing motel

Elena Melanson

Surreal poems... more info

Story about: astronomy, fun, surreal

Ongoing: 08 Mar 1 pages
90 1 0

Rating: 0

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

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Pearlgazing: a series of poems and shortstories of my mother

Elena Melanson

A series of poems of my mother... more info

Story about: mothers, motherdaughter, family and astronomy

Ongoing: 02 Mar 2 pages
55 0 0

Rating: 1

Ranking:
#44 in Short stories
#36 in Contemporary fiction
#11 in ChickLit

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Rating: 1

Ranking:
#43 in Short stories
#35 in Contemporary fiction

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Wicked easter wicked spring

Qixing oochenxin

Seasonal poems ... more info

Story about: horror poetry, spring, depressing

Ongoing: 04 Mar 1 pages
75 0 0

Rating: 0

Ranking:
#41 in Short stories
#33 in Contemporary fiction

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The lost reflection

Qixing oochenxin

Trippy poetry ... more info

Story about: wierd, bizarre, psychedelic trippy

Ongoing: 04 Mar 2 pages
79 4 0

Rating: 1

Ranking:
#39 in Short stories
#31 in Contemporary fiction

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My my the stress of it all

Qixing oochenxin

Stress poems ... more info

Story about: ptsd and stresd, anxiety empire, mentalhealth

Ongoing: 04 Mar 2 pages
89 0 0

Rating: 0

Ranking:
#40 in Short stories
#32 in Contemporary fiction

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Autumn dipper

Qixing oochenxin

Autumn astronomy poetry ... more info

Story about: poetry thought and feeling, astronomy, autumn

Ongoing: 27 Feb 2 pages
104 1 0

Rating: 0

Ranking:
#66 in Short stories
#53 in Contemporary fiction

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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
145 3 2

Rating: 1

Ranking:
#34 in Contemporary fiction
#5 in Urban life
#43 in Young adult
#12 in School

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 Litnet?

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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