#literary fiction

Reading is Cool! 10 of the Coolest Lit Fic Books Around

Reading is awesome, but it might not be the coolest thing around — same with lit fic. So, what is the current cool lit fic?

28 Must-Read Queer Literary Fiction Books

Looking to read more queer litfic? Here are some of the most enduring and thought-provoking queer literary fiction books you need to read.

8 Stunning Debut Novels to Read This Fall

Break out your TBR list, and read on to make note of some of the best upcoming new debut books hitting shelves this fall, including The Last Chance Library by Freya Sampson and All Her Little Secrets by Wanda M. Morris.

Of Women and Nature: Novels with an Ecofeminist Bent

These ecofeminist novels deconstruct and redefine the portrayal of women in literature, and explore nuanced depictions of the environment.

Quiz: Which Literary Fiction Book Should You Read Based On The Book You Want To Write?

Come dream up some details about that book you have always wanted to write, and take home a literary fiction book recommendation.

5 Novels From 2020 With Complicated Female Characters

A list of five novels published in 2020 that feature complicated female main characters who range from self destructive to unlikable

How do you find the books that you read?

Mary Kay and Louise talk about important literary things like, what’s going on in the literary world right now? Where do you find the books that you read? How do you decide what to read next?

Listen to Book Riot’s New Podcast NOVEL GAZING!

Get a fresh take on literary fiction with Book Riot's new podcast, Novel Gazing, your destination for lit fic news, book recommendations, and more.

Why I Stopped Doing the Goodreads Reading Challenge at Midyear

The Goodreads reading challenge may be good for when you need motivation, but it didn’t work out for me. And so, I quit at midyear. Here’s why.

Celebrities I Wish Had a Book Club and What They Could Read First

Waiting for your favorite celeb to start a book club so you can combine your book love with your fandom? Well, it can't hurt to dream.