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"

The Culling Trials 3 (Shadowspell Academy, #3)
In the Arms of the Elite (Rich Boys of Burberry Prep, #4)
The Silent Patient
Thin Air (Jessica Shaw #1)
False Step
Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine
The Mother-in-Law
The Dark Bones (A Dark Lure, #2)
The Unhoneymooners
Accidental Knight
The Great Alone
The Woman in the Window
Have You Seen Luis Velez?
The Body Keeper (Detective Jude Fontaine Mysteries #3)
One Small Sacrifice (Shadows of New York, #1)
Winter Cottage
Even Tree Nymphs Get the Blues (Mystic Bayou, #2.5)
Redemption (Amos Decker, #5)
I'll Never Tell
Big Little Lies
The Victory Garden
Five Feet Apart
The Sun Is Also a Star
Neon Prey (Lucas Davenport, #29)
Beyond the Point (DI Nick Dixon 9)
The 18th Abduction (Women's Murder Club, #18)
Lying Next to Me
The Rest of the Story
Wolfhunter River (Stillhouse Lake, #3)
Rebel Born (Secondborn, #3)
Evidence of the Affair
The Couple Next Door
Finale (Caraval, #3)
Secrets Never Die (Morgan Dane, #5)
Unsolved (Invisible #2)
Next Girl to Die (The Calderwood Cases, #1)
The Eighth Sister (Charles Jenkins #1)
The Vanishing Season (The Collector, #4)
Cold Waters (Normal, Alabama #1)
The Perfect Child
The Body Reader (Detective Jude Fontaine Mysteries, #1)
A Curve in the Road
The Girl on the Train
コンビニ人間 [Konbini ningen]
The Promise
The Never Game (Colter Shaw #1)
The Nightingale
One Word Kill (Impossible Times, #1)
The Advocate's Felony (The Advocate #6)
Hide and Seek (Criminal Profiler #1)
The Body Counter (Detective Jude Fontaine Mysteries, #2)
Sea of Memories
Behind Closed Doors
Killman Creek (Stillhouse Lake, #2)
The October Man (Rivers of London, #7.5)
I Know Who You Are
The Friends We Keep
All By Myself, Alone
This is How It Always Is
Meet Cute
Cari Mora
The Woman in Cabin 10
The First Lady
The Perfect Dress
Harley Merlin and the Secret Coven (Harley Merlin #1)
Skin Game (Teddy Fay, #3)
Someone Knows
House of Spies (Gabriel Allon #17)
Blessing in Disguise
The Rescue (Ryan Decker #1)
All the Light We Cannot See
Into the Water
The Friend Zone
The Big Kahuna (Fox and O'Hare #6)
Cleaning the Gold (Jack Reacher, #23.6; Will Trent, #8.5)
Origin (Robert Langdon, #5)
On the Rocks
The Upside of Falling Down
If Only I Could Tell You
The Price of Time
All We Ever Wanted
Watching You
Beartown (Beartown, #1)
The Beekeeper's Promise
Cut and Run
Say You're Sorry (Morgan Dane, #1)
Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid: Rowley Jefferson's Journal
Storm Glass (Harbinger #1)
An Unwanted Guest
Two Can Keep a Secret
The Suspect (Kate Waters, #3)
After You (Me Before You, #2)
Limited Wish (Impossible Times, #2)
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Parts One and Two (Harry Potter, #8)
Miracle Creek
Magic for Liars
The Better Sister
The Shape of Lies (DCI Tom Douglas, #8)
Ice Cream Murder (Lexy Baker #9)

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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