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

A Girl Like That
The Queen of Hearts
American Panda
People Like Us
Broken Beautiful Hearts
I Stop Somewhere
This Heart of Mine
Down and Across
The Apocalypse of Elena Mendoza
The Lost Girls of Camp Forevermore
By the Book
A Princess in Theory (Reluctant Royals, #1)
My Name Is Venus Black
Where I Live


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    Behind Closed Doors
    The Light We Lost
    The Immortalists
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