Contemporary literature is literature with its setting generally after World War II.

P.S. I Like You
A World Without You
The Last Leaves Falling
Defending Taylor
Learning to Swear in America
The Memory Book
The Summer that Melted Everything
The Season
The Lost & Found
Little Black Dresses, Little White Lies
Signs of You
Just Kiss Me
Rock Wedding (Rock Kiss, #4)
The Tidal Zone


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    Movie Game
    Release date: Nov 15, 2015
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    Something in Between
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    When your country doesn't want you there, how do you know where you belong?

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    The New Bad Thing
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  • Everything We Keep
    Me Before You (Me Before You, #1)
    Truly Madly Guilty
    Neighbor Dearest
    The Sister
    A Man Called Ove
    Doubt (Caroline Auden, #1)
    The Nest
    The Fault in Our Stars
    The Ladies' Room
    When I'm Gone
    Big Little Lies
    Close to You (Fusion, #2)
    Eleanor & Park
    The Husband's Secret
    Captive by Samantha JacobeyStolen Songbird by Danielle L. JensenWithin Temptation by Tanya HolmesStarshine by G.S. JennsenRescued by the Buccaneer by Normandie Alleman
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    Anna and the French Kiss (Anna and the French Kiss, #1)
    Eleanor & Park
    The Perks of Being a Wallflower
    If I Stay (If I Stay, #1)
    Me Before You (Me Before You, #1)
    We Were Liars
    Lola and the Boy Next Door (Anna and the French Kiss, #2)
    Thirteen Reasons Why
    To All the Boys I've Loved Before (To All the Boys I've Loved Before, #1)
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    Gone Girl
    Where She Went (If I Stay, #2)
    My Life Next Door

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