A novel is a long prose narrative that usually describes fictional characters and events in the form of a sequential story. It rests on the consensus that the novel is today the longest genre of narrative prose, followed by the novella, novelette and the short story. However, there is no consensus as to the minimal required lenght. In part because of this wide variation, the boundary between a novella and a novel may be arbitrary and difficult to determine.

The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America specifies a word length of over 40,000 words for a novel, while National Novel Writing M

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We Love You, Charlie Freeman
The Excellent Lombards
The Children
The Bricks that Built the Houses
Before We Visit the Goddess
Now and Again
Father's Day
The Border of Paradise
Sent to the Devil: A Mystery
The Association of Small Bombs
Innocents and Others
Hold Still
The Nest
All the Light We Cannot See
A Man Called Ove
My Name Is Lucy Barton
While You Were Mine
Go Set a Watchman (To Kill a Mockingbird, #2)
The Rosie Project (Don Tillman, #1)
My Brilliant Friend (The Neapolitan Novels, #1)
Rogue Lawyer
The Goldfinch
A Death in Sweden
Grey (Fifty Shades, #4)
The 14th Colony (Cotton Malone, #11)
The Eagle Tree
The Story of a New Name (The Neapolitan Novels #2)
The Joy Luck Club by Amy TanThe Namesake by Jhumpa LahiriThe Kite Runner by Khaled HosseiniThe House on Mango Street by Sandra CisnerosInterpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri
Immigrant Experience Literature
592 books — 888 voters

Blood River by Tim ButcherThe Kite Runner by Khaled HosseiniMemoirs of a Geisha by Arthur GoldenA Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled HosseiniThe Book Thief by Markus Zusak
Foreign Lands
1,708 books — 1,837 voters
The Da Vinci Code by Dan BrownAngels & Demons by Dan BrownThe Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson1984 by George OrwellThe Lost Symbol by Dan Brown
Conspiracy Fiction
922 books — 971 voters

Jurassic Park by Michael CrichtonThe Hobbit by J.R.R. TolkienThe Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsThe Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. TolkienThe Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown
Best Action-Adventure Novels
1,237 books — 1,626 voters
Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee by Dee BrownThe New Jim Crow by Michelle AlexanderThe Autobiography of Malcolm X by Malcolm XThe Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca SklootAin't I a Woman by bell hooks
Books White People Need To Read
355 books — 662 voters

The Great Gatsby
To Kill a Mockingbird
The Catcher in the Rye
Animal Farm
The Alchemist
Pride and Prejudice
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Harry Potter, #1)
The Da Vinci Code (Robert Langdon, #2)
The Kite Runner
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
Lord of the Flies
The Hobbit
One Hundred Years of Solitude
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Harry Potter, #2)

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