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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Farrell Covington and the Limits of Style: A Novel
Farrell Covington and the Limits of Style: A Novel
Farrell Covington and the Limits of Style: A Novel
Farrell Covington and the Limits of Style: A Novel

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Farrell Covington and the Limits of Style: A Novel

byPaul Rudnick

“A case study in elegant, honest tragicomedy…by the genuinely hilarious Paul Rudnick” (Gary Shteyngart, New York Times bestselling author) that follows the decades-long, rule-breaking romance between the son of one of America’s wealthiest families and a middle-class aspiring author. Devastatingly handsome and insanely rich, Farrell Covington is capable of anything and impossible to resist. He’s a clear-eyed romantic, an aesthete but not a snob, self-indulgent yet wildly generous. As the son of one of the country’s most powerful and deeply conservative families, the world could be his. But when he falls for Nate Reminger, an aspiring writer from a nice Jewish family in Piscataway, New Jersey, the results are passionate and catastrophic. Together, the two embark on a unique romance that spans half a century. They are inseparable—except for the many years when they are apart. Moving from the ivy-covered bastion of Yale to New York City, Los Angeles, and eventually all over the world, Farrell and Nate experience the tremendous upheaval and social change of the last fifty years. From the freedom of gay life in 1970s Manhattan to the Hollywood closet, the AIDS epidemic, and the profound strides of the LGBTQ+ movement, this witty and moving novel shows how the world changes around us while we’re busy doing other things. Written with “engaging wit, side-eyed perceptiveness, and barbed elan” (Michael Chabon), this modern classic proves that style has its limits, love does not.

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Jennifer Weiner

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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Jennifer Weiner

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.