LitBridge Favorite Fiction Book List

The team members of LitBridge have all compiled their favorite fictions books. Please check out some of our personal suggestions for fiction books that you should read. LitBridge is always adding more to this list so always check back for more. If you think we should include a fiction book, then let us know. We are always happy to check out a new fiction book for consideration to our list of favorite fiction books.

Fiction Books 

1. Parable of the Sower by Octavia E. Butler

2. Where I’m Calling From: Selected Stories by Raymond Carver

3. Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison

4. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

5. I Hate To See That Evening Sun Go Down: Collected Stories by William Gay

6. Sleepless Nights (New York Review Books Classics) by Elizabeth Hardwick

7. How Should a Person Be?: A Novel from Life by Shiela Heti

8. The Lottery and Other Stories by Shirley Jackson

9. Jesus’ Son: Stories by Denis Johnson

10. The Effect of Living Backwards by Heidi Julavits

11. Other Electricities: Stories by Ander Monson

12. Like Life by Lorrie Moore

13. Lives of Girls and Women: A Novel by Alice Munro

14. Sputnik Sweetheart: A Novel by Haruki Murakami

15. Inferno: (a Poet’s Novel) by Eileen Myles

16. Housekeeping: A Novel by Marilynne Robinson

17. Dreams of a Robot Dancing Bee by James Tate

18. This Is Not It by Lynne Tillman

19. Rabbit, Run by John Updike

20. Native Son (Bloom’s Modern Critical Interpretations) by Richard Wright