Best Fiction Books

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Want to read a good novel or story? Here are my 10 favorite fiction books.

The Harry Potter series
by J.K. Rowling
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The Lord of the Rings Trilogy
by J.R.R. Tolkien
Print | eBook | Audiobook

The Count of Monte Cristo
by Alexandre Dumas
Print | eBook | Audiobook

A Game of Thrones
by George R.R. Martin
Print | Audiobook

To Kill a Mockingbird
by Harper Lee
Print | eBook | Audiobook

The Little Prince
by Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Print | eBook | Audiobook

By Herman Hesse
Print | eBook | Audiobook

by Voltaire
Print | Audiobook

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
by Stieg Larsson
Print | Kindle | Audiobook

The Alchemist
by Paulo Coelho
Print | eBook | Audiobook

The Best Fiction Books by Category

In addition to the top 10 fiction books listed above, I have put together more specific book recommendations by category. The top one or two books in each category are listed at the beginning of each page. Simply click the links below to check them out.

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