Contemporary Fiction Ebooks

Contemporary fiction ebooks are often thoughtfully realistic modern stories that take place in the present day. Books in this category explore modern life and dissect some of the true-to-life tensions, drama, and challenges that come up in the quirks of everyday life. Check out some of the very best contemporary fiction books, award winners, and must-read list toppers below.

Contemporary fiction ebooks are often thoughtfully realistic modern stories that take place in the present day. Books in this category explore modern life and dissect some of the true-to-life tensions, drama, and challenges that come up in the quirks of everyday life. Check out some of the very best contemporary fiction books, award winners, and must-read list toppers below.

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Tropicália: A Novel
Tropicália: A Novel
Tropicália: A Novel
Tropicália: A Novel

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Tropicália: A Novel

byHarold Rogers

Old secrets are brought to light when a family matriarch returns to Brazil after years away in this “original and highly immersive” (Good Morning America) debut that explores the heartbreak and hope of what it means to be from two homes, two peoples, and two worlds. Daniel Cunha has a lot on his mind. He got dumped by his pregnant girlfriend, his grandfather just dropped dead, and on the anniversary of the raid that doomed his drug-dealing aunt and uncle, his mother makes her unwanted return, years after she fled to marry another American fool like his father. Misfortune, however, is a Cunha family affair, and no generation is spared. Not Daniel’s grandfather João—poor João—born to a prostitute and forced to raise his siblings while still a child himself. Not João’s wife, Marta, branded as a bruxa, reviled by her mother, and dragged from her Ilha paradise by her scheming daughter, Maria. And certainly not Maria, so envious of her younger sister’s beauty and benevolence that she took her vicious revenge and fled to the States, abandoning her children: Daniel and Lucia, both tainted now by their half-Americanness and their mother’s greedy absence. There’s poison in the Cunha blood. They are a family cursed, condemned to the pain of deprivation, betrayal, violence, and, worst of all, love. But now Maria has returned to grieve her father and finally make peace with Daniel and Lucia, or so she says. As New Year’s Eve nears, the Cunha family hurtles toward an irrevocable breaking point: a fire, a knife, and a death on the sands of Copacabana Beach. Amid the cacophony of Rio’s tumult—rampant poverty, political unrest, the ever-present threat of violence—a fierce chorus of voices rises above the din to ask whether we can ever truly repair the damage we do to those we love in this “fiery debut novel” (The Washington Post).

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Jennifer Weiner is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of eighteen books, including Big Summer, Mrs. Everything, Good in Bed, and an essay collection, Hungry Heart: Adventures in Life, Love, and Writing. A graduate of Princeton University and a frequent contributor to the New York Times Opinion section, Jennifer lives with her family in Philadelphia.

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About Contemporary Fiction

Work, politics, relationships, and the struggles of the modern era. Contemporary fiction novels are a popular category, showing us that we tend to look to novelists to tell our stories and help us make sense of our age. 21st century readers are drawn to novels that capture the zeitgeist and make some sense of the world around us. The wide-ranging contemporary fiction ebook category features books that distil the unique questions of the modern era into relatable fiction, whether it’s climate change, globalization, the current pandemic, or the Internet. Some of the most widely read subcategories in contemporary fiction are Family Life, Marriage & Divorce, and Contemporary Women’s Fiction. Effective and persuasive contemporary fiction authors draw inspiration from the world around them and weave some of those complexities into compelling and thought-provoking stories. Some of the best contemporary fiction book writers include Jonathan Franzen, Sally Rooney, Louise Erdrich, Richard Powers, and Zadie Smith. If you want to gain a new perspective on the current world, you can do that via some of the best contemporary fiction ebooks. These bestselling contemporary books offer us new insights into our world from a fictional standpoint. Characters are everyday people confronting relatable problems that we all recognize and may have faced ourselves. Here are some of Everand’s current best contemporary fiction ebooks: Behind the Scenes at the Museum by Kate Atkinson, The Dutch House by Ann Patchett, and This Is How It Always Is by Laurie Frankel.

Work, politics, relationships, and the struggles of the modern era. Contemporary fiction novels are a popular category, showing us that we tend to look to novelists to tell our stories and help us make sense of our age. 21st century readers are drawn to novels that capture the zeitgeist and make some sense of the world around us. The wide-ranging contemporary fiction ebook category features books that distil the unique questions of the modern era into relatable fiction, whether it’s climate change, globalization, the current pandemic, or the Internet. Some of the most widely read subcategories in contemporary fiction are Family Life, Marriage & Divorce, and Contemporary Women’s Fiction. Effective and persuasive contemporary fiction authors draw inspiration from the world around them and weave some of those complexities into compelling and thought-provoking stories. Some of the best contemporary fiction book writers include Jonathan Franzen, Sally Rooney, Louise Erdrich, Richard Powers, and Zadie Smith. If you want to gain a new perspective on the current world, you can do that via some of the best contemporary fiction ebooks. These bestselling contemporary books offer us new insights into our world from a fictional standpoint. Characters are everyday people confronting relatable problems that we all recognize and may have faced ourselves. Here are some of Everand’s current best contemporary fiction ebooks: Behind the Scenes at the Museum by Kate Atkinson, The Dutch House by Ann Patchett, and This Is How It Always Is by Laurie Frankel.