best selling fiction books of all time

Best Selling Fiction Books of all time

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Today, most people get caught up in the world of non-fiction books like business books, self-help groups, books on health, relationships, love, and sales. Undoubtedly, these books are filled with immense knowledge and information that one needs for a better future. It’s good to spend time reading these books but fiction books are a forgotten gem. Not only do they help us understand other people’s perspectives but also deepens our understanding of evolution. Reading fiction books is beneficial because it allows us to see the bigger picture of any story.

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So, let’s take a look at some of the bestseller books which you can try reading. 

 

  • THE BOOK OF TWO WAYS (2020)

Genres: Saga, Literary fiction

Ratings: 3.7/5 (Goodreads)


An amazing read on the list is ‘The book of two ways’. The novel unfolds the life of Dawn Edelstein who goes into flashbacks after a flight attendant announces that the plane she is traveling in is going to do a crash landing. She instead of thinking about her husband thinks about a man she last saw fifteen years ago.  

Fortunately, she survives the crash. The story unfolds Dawn’s two possible futures unfold side by side. She gets caught up in a wide range of questions that she never asked herself. The book is an interesting read which will delve you deep into exciting thoughts.

 

  • THE EVENING AND THE MORNING (2020)

Genres: Saga, Historical fiction

Ratings: 4.5/5 (Goodreads)


This international number 1 bestseller authored by Ken Follett, is a thrilling and addictive piece of reading. The book unfolds the story of a boat builder whose life is turned upside down when the only home he has ever known is raided by Vikings who forced his family to start a new life in a small hamlet. 

The book will take its readers to an epic voyage into a past rich in power, battles and rivalry, death and birth, love, and hate. 

 

  • NEXT TO LAST STAND (2020)

Genres: Mystery, Police procedural, western fiction

Ratings: 4.5/5 (Goodreads)


Authored by Craig Johnson, this novel is among the best seller novels because of its plot and story. It talks about one of the most viewed American paintings in American History, Custer’s Last Fight that was copied and distributed by Anheuser- Busch at a rate of over two million copies a year. Unfortunately, the painting got destroyed in a fire at the 7th Cavalry Headquarters in Front Bliss, Texas, in 1946.

When Charley Lee Stillwater dies due to a heart attack at the Wyoming Home for Soldiers and Sailors, Walt Longmire is asked to make sense of a piece of a painting and a shoebox containing a million dollars.

 

  • A KILLING FROST (2020)

Genres: Fantastic fiction, mystery, contemporary fantasy, urban fantasy

Ratings: 4.4/5 (Goodreads)


The book talks about October Daye who plans her wedding to Tybalt, King of Cats but she learns that due to Faerie’s marriage traditions, she has to invite her father, Simon Torquill to her wedding. She finds out that her father is under the influence of an insidious curse. 

October’s life experiences adventure when she travels to long-hidden corners of Faerie, face off against a host of magical dangers, and solve a centuries-old mystery. What makes the reader get addicted to the story is the fact that she risks losing her hard-won romance and a sense of self during this process. 

 

  • DARK SONG (2020)

Genres: Fantasy Fiction, Romance novel, dark fantasy, paranormal romance

Ratings: 4.5/5 (Goodreads)


Dark Song sheds light on the life of Elisabeta Trigovise who was stolen at a very young age but now lives with constant fear. She is scared of showing herself to anyone and struggles to live without fear. 

Ferro Arany, an ancient warrior comes into her life and tries to repair the fractured woman with kind words and soft touches. He gives her his strength until she finds her. But life takes twists and turns when the vampire who kept her captive is desperate to claim her again. This threatens the song that they both are writing together. 

 

  • FIFTY WORDS FOR RAIN: A NOVEL (2020)

Genres: Historical fiction, Bildungsroman

Ratings: 4.1/5 (Goodreads)


Nori, daughter of a married Japanese aristocrat and African American GI Lover, is an outsider by birth. She lives with her grandparents and accepts her lonely life despite her intellect and curiosity. 

Her life changes when her half-brother, Akira comes to the estate. A hopeless Nori forms a powerful bond with him, a bond that their grandparents would never allow but now she has glimpsed a world of her own and she is ready to fight for it. She takes up all the challenges to living her life on her condition.

 

  • FRIENDS AND STRANGERS (2020)

Genres: Domestic Fiction, Psychological fiction, Coming-of-age story

Ratings: 3.7/5 (Goodreads)


Friends and Strangers’ book delves deep into the life of a journalist and new mother, Elisabeth who lives with her son in a small town. She neglects her work and spends hours on Facebook and Instagram and talks with best friends she never sees.

She hires Sam to babysit who struggles to decide between the path she has always planned and a romantic relationship that comes in between her goals. This book is a must-read who wants to explore the power dynamics and struggles involved in motherhood.

 

  • A WALK ALONG THE BEACH (2020)

Genres: Domestic Fiction, romance, saga, contemporary romance

Ratings: 4.2/5 (Goodreads)


A walk along the beach is a story of two girls, Harper and Willa who are opposite of each other. After they lose their mother, Willa raises her sister, Harper. Harper urges her sister to take a chance on love when a handsome customer shows interest in Willa. 

Both the sisters support each other in everything and face all the challenges that come midway. Willa and Harper discover the darkest moments and realize that family is everything.

 

  • THE SHOOTING AT CHATEAU ROCK (2020)

Genres: Fiction, Mystery, Police procedural

Ratings: 4.1/5 (Goodreads)


The book projects light on the successors of a Perigordian sheep farmer who learns that their father’s estate has been sold to an insurance company.

Bruno starts investigating the case and discovers many shadowy insurance companies owned by a Russian oligarch with a Cypriot passport. Bruno soon finds a weak spot in France and takes further leads. To another account, Oligarch’s daughter turns up in the Perigord which leads to further complications.

 

  •  DEATH IN HER HANDS (2020)

Genres: Mystery, suspense, thriller, psychological fiction

Ratings: 3.2/5 (Goodreads)

This book is full of thriller and suspense and unfolds the story of a woman who comes across a note which says “Her name was Magda. Nobody will ever know who killed her. It wasn’t me. Here is her dead body.” But she finds no dead body and ends up getting confused. 

She starts solving the mystery behind Magda’s death. She invents a list of murder suspects and possible motives behind the crime. Later, her inventions begin to find correspondences in the real world. 

 

 

 

 

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