Contemporary Fiction

contemp fiction

Books with an (AZ) in front were read before this blog began and will link you to Amazon. They are definitely worth mentioning!

(AZ) Ordinary Life: Stories – Elizabeth Berg (Short Stories/Women’s Lit)

(AZ) The Day I Ate Whatever I Wanted – Elizabeth Berg  (Short Stories/Women’s Lit) **DD favorite

(AZ) The Last Time I Saw You - Elizabeth Berg  (Women’s Lit/reunions)

The Art of Falling – Kathryn Craft (Women’s Lit/dancer/body image/friendships)

On The Island – Tracey Garvis Graves (Romance/Adventure/Women’s Lit)  **DD favorite

Uncharted: A Novella - Tracey Garvis-Graves (Novella to On The Island/Adventure/Romance)

Covet - Tracey Garvis-Graves  (Romance/Women’s Lit/suburbia/adultery/romance)

Tempting Fate - Jane Green (Mid-life/Adultery/Romance/Women’s Lit)

Women in Bed: Nine Stories – Jessica Keener (Short Stories/Women’s Lit)

600 Hours of Edward – Craig Lancaster (Adult w/Asperger’s syndrome/OCD)

The Bookstore – Deborah Meyler   (Romance/Women’s Lit/friendships)

Me Before You – Jojo Moyes (Contemporary/quadriplegic/caretaker) *DD favorite!!!

Dept. of Speculation – Jenny Offill (parenting/marriage/mid-life/book-club pick) **DD favorite

Skipping a Beat – Sarah Pekkanen (women’s-lit/marriage/book-club pick/ second chances)

The Good Luck of Right Now - Matthew Quick (realistic fiction/life/friendships/mental illness)

The Other Half – Sarah Rayner (Women’s Lit/affairs/dual POVs) **DD favorite

The Theory of Opposites – Allison Winn Scotch (Women’s Lit/second chances/romance)  **DD favorite

One Last Thing Before I Go – Jonathan Tropper  (Humor/father-daughter relationship)

(AZ) This is Where I Leave You – Jonanthan Tropper   (Humor/relationships) **DD favorite

The Interestings – Meg Wolitzer (friendships from 15-50+/humor/relationships/real life) **DD  favorite

The Wife - Meg Wolitzer (marriage/1950s/feminism/Literary Fiction/book club pick) **DD favorite

The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry – Gabrielle Zevin (Books about books/Literary Fiction/book club pick) **DD favorite!!!

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