Most Read This Week In Fiction

Fiction is the telling of stories which are not real. More specifically, fiction is an imaginative form of narrative, one of the four basic rhetorical modes. Although the word fiction is derived from the Latin fingo, fingere, finxi, fictum, "to form, create", works of fiction need not be entirely imaginary and may include real people, places, and events. Fiction may be either written or oral. Although not all fiction is necessarily artistic, fiction is largely perceived as a form of art or entertainment. The ability to create fiction and other artistic works is considered to be a fundamental a ...more

Most Read This Week Tagged "Fiction"

Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine
Connections in Death (In Death, #48)
The Magnolia Inn
The Woman in the Window
The Killer Collective (John Rain, #10)
Girls of Glass
A Merciful Fate (Mercy Kilpatrick, #5)
The Wedding Guest (Alex Delaware, #34)
Watching You
What the Wind Knows
I Owe You One
Lucky Suit
The Victory Garden
A Killer's Mind (Zoe Bentley Mystery, #1)
The Beekeeper's Promise
Ninth and Nowhere
Close to the Bone (Widow's Island, #1)
Five Feet Apart
99 Percent Mine
Every Breath
The Sun Is Also a Star
Small Town Rumors
The Couple Next Door
Blood for Blood (Ziba MacKenzie, #1)
Smoke & Summons (Numina Trilogy #1)
Winter Cottage
A Merciful Secret (Mercy Kilpatrick, #3)
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Dark Sacred Night (Renée Ballard, #2; Harry Bosch, #21; Harry Bosch Universe, #31)
What Have You Done
The Hunting Party
A Bone to Pick (Widow's Island, #2)
Origin (Robert Langdon, #5)
Two Can Keep a Secret
A Merciful Death (Mercy Kilpatrick #1)
The Girl in the Letter
Sea of Memories
No Exit
The Girl on the Train
The Cactus
The Nightingale
Big Little Lies
This is How It Always Is
Behind Closed Doors
Dumplin' (Dumplin' #1)
The Ragged Edge of Night
Into the Water
All We Ever Wanted
Out of the Dark (Orphan X, #4)
All Systems Red (The Murderbot Diaries, #1)
The Friend
A Merciful Truth (Mercy Kilpatrick, #2)
Next Victim (DCI Rachel King, #1)
Kingdom of the Blind (Chief Inspector Armand Gamache, #14)
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Parts One and Two (Harry Potter, #8)
Hunt Them Down (Pierce Hunt, #1)
A Simple Favor
Say You're Sorry (Morgan Dane #1)
Hold Still (Jocelyn Rush, #1)
Cut and Run
My Kind of You (Trillium Bay #1)
A Merciful Silence (Mercy Kilpatrick, #4)
Last Woman
The Key
The Road Beyond Ruin
What I've Done (Morgan Dane #4)
Accidental Romeo: A Marriage Mistake Romance
The Rumour
After You (Me Before You, #2)
A Steep Price (Tracy Crosswhite, #6)
My Favorite Half-Night Stand
The Suspect (Kate Waters, #3)
Killman Creek (Stillhouse Lake, #2)
The Saturday Evening Girls Club
The Promise
The Stone Circle (Ruth Galloway, #11)
Bones Don't Lie (Morgan Dane #3)
All the Light We Cannot See
Of Blood and Bone (Chronicles of The One, #2)
An Unwanted Guest
Beware the Past (DCI Matt Ballard, #1)
The Best Friend
Liar Liar (Detective Harriet Blue, #3)
Academic Curveball (Braxton Campus Mysteries #1)
Twist of Faith (Ava Saunders #1)
The Golden Tresses of the Dead (Flavia de Luce #10)
The Woman in Cabin 10
The Chalk Man
The Parisians
Her Last Goodbye (Morgan Dane #2)
The Meltdown (Diary of a Wimpy Kid, #13)
Livia Lone (Livia Lone, #1)
The Winter Mystery
Friends Like These
Dear Evan Hansen

Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich

Author of The Fact of a Body

Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich is the author of THE FACT OF A BODY: A Murder and a Memoir, which will be published by Flatiron Books (Macmillan) in May 2017. It is also forthcoming from publishers internationally. A National Endowment for the Arts fellow and Rona Jaffe Award recipient, she has twice been a fellow at both MacDowell and Yaddo. Her essays appear in The New York Times, Oxford American, Iowa Review, and many other publications, and were recognized “notable” in Best American Essays 2013, 2015, and 2016.

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