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
Retailer Amazon.com has an Amazon Author Rank page that lists the most popular and best-selling authors in various genres of fiction and nonfiction. The Amazon Author Rank is updated hourly. Additionally, The New York Times website, NYTimes.com, publishes a weekly list of the best selling titles and
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 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.
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
There are some very well known book lists, but one of the most popular and coveted lists for an author to be on is the New York Times Best Seller list. Other lists that are widely used by readers are lists on the Goodreads and Project Gutenberg sites.
Lists of the top 10 fiction books of 2014 are on USAToday.com, Time.com and PublishersWeekly.com. Top 10 lists are the 10 bestselling books of the year or the books an editor rates as best.
Historical fiction refers to any work of fiction that is set in the past. The precise definition of the term is ambiguous. According to the Historical Novel Society, historical fiction must be written at least 50 years after the events described or by someone who was not alive when the events occurr
Some examples of historical fiction include Thomas Pynchon’s “Mason & Dixon” and Hilary Mantel’s “Wolf Hall.” Historical fiction is a literary genre in which the story is set in the past.