Some of the top rated fiction books of all time include "To Kill a Mocking Bird" by Harper Lee, "The Da Vinci Code" by Dan Brown, "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald, "Looking for Alaska" by John Green and "The Giver" by Lois Lowry. Other titles include "Dune" by Frank Herbert and "Holes" by L
As of 2015, fiction books on the New York Times' best sellers list include "The Bazaar of Bad Dreams" by Stephen King, "The Crossing" by Michael Connelly and "See Me" by Nicholas Sparks. "The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto" by Mitch Album is also on the list.
Choose a good non-fiction book by consulting lists of top titles and choosing a book based on personal interests. Websites such as TheGuardian.com, TheStreet.com and TheGreatestBooks.org all offer lists of highly praised non-fiction books on a variety of subjects.
Some of the fiction bestsellers of 2014 include "The Fault In Our Stars" by John Green, "The Long Haul" by Jeff Kinney and the "Divergent" trilogy by Veronica Roth. Other books include "If I Stay" by Gayle Forman, "Gone Girl" by Gillian Flynn and "Orphan Train" by Christina Baker Kline.
While the basic idea of fiction as fake and non-fiction as truth hold true for all genres, there are some that fall toward the middle of the strict contrast. For example, creative non-fiction involves real events, but details are often exaggerated for dramatic effect. Memoirs can fall under both fic
Some major types of fiction include commercial fiction, literary fiction, genre fiction and mainstream fiction. These categories are defined by the audience the fiction is intended for, and some of these broader categories also have sub-divisons.
Some well-reviewed historical fiction books published in 2015 include "The Fifth Heart" by Dan Simmons, "Leaving Berlin" by Joseph Kanon and "At the Water's Edge" by Sara Gruen. Historical fiction is a category of literature in which the time period is an important part of the setting or story.
A list of the top 10 fiction books of 2014 is available at the Time magazine website. Another list, compiled by the New York Times, lists the 10 best books overall, including five fiction titles. This list also features publishers from which the books can be purchased.
To write a non-fiction book, begin by selecting a specific area to focus on and doing research to ensure that there is enough material available to craft a full and interesting body of work. If this is successful, conduct first hand interviews and visit related areas to compile proper details.
For a book to be a New York Times Best Seller, it must be the most sold book in the United States of its genre within a certain week. The list of New York Times Best Sellers is published weekly in the Sunday edition of the New York Times.