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www.reference.com/article/good-fiction-books-9443638f9706a199

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 ...

www.reference.com/article/write-non-fiction-b29e29daf094d4f1

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...

www.reference.com/article/common-types-fiction-3052d541abfa00f4

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.

www.reference.com/article/historical-fiction-2f87e37bf9c19100

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 no...

www.reference.com/article/difference-between-fiction-non-fiction-929ed06d7ec5c8ce

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. M...

www.reference.com/article/fiction-books-read-b10f57fbd7824b0d

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.

www.reference.com/article/contemporary-fiction-7e08ec87a2b7023a

Contemporary fiction can be defined as literature written by authors who refuse to reside within literary boundaries, choosing to reflect the realities, insanities, absurdities, ironies, comedies and contradictions present in post-globalization human cultures. It is a f...