top 20 literary fiction books

A Listmania! list by Doug Hiser
The list author says: "The best of the best prose literary works"
The Foretelling
1.  The Foretelling by Alice Hoffman
$6.65   Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (33 customer reviews)

The Watch: Stories (Norton Paperback Fiction)
2.  The Watch: Stories (Norton Paperback Fiction) by Rick Bass
$13.43   Used & New from: $0.01
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

The Honey Bee Girl
3.  The Honey Bee Girl by Doug Hiser
$12.81   Used & New from: $8.61
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

The Notebook
4.  The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,225 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

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Boone's Lick
5.  Boone's Lick by Larry McMurtry
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3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (94 customer reviews)

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The Prince of Tides: A Novel
6.  The Prince of Tides: A Novel by Pat Conroy
$9.87   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (692 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Life of Pi
7.  Life of Pi by Yann Martel
$10.64   Used & New from: $0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5,892 customer reviews) | 7 customer discussions

The Sky, the Stars, the Wilderness
8.  The Sky, the Stars, the Wilderness by Rick Bass
$13.32   Used & New from: $0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

Turtle Moon
9.  Turtle Moon by Alice Hoffman
$13.72   Used & New from: $0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (77 customer reviews)

The Book of Joe: A Novel
10.  The Book of Joe: A Novel by Jonathan Tropper
$13.36   Used & New from: $0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (203 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Cannery Row
11.  Cannery Row by John Steinbeck
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (425 customer reviews)

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The Bottoms (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard Original)
12.  The Bottoms (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard Original) by Joe R. Lansdale
$12.99   Used & New from: $5.56
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (170 customer reviews)

Nature Girl
13.  Nature Girl by Carl Hiaasen
$5.60   Used & New from: $0.99
3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (243 customer reviews)

Tropical Calypso
14.  Tropical Calypso by Doug Hiser
$14.09   Used & New from: $11.93

The Last Song
15.  The Last Song by Nicholas Sparks
$5.99   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (882 customer reviews) | 5 customer discussions

The Mammoth Hunters: Earth's Children, Book Three
16.  The Mammoth Hunters: Earth's Children, Book Three by Jean M. Auel
$12.14   Used & New from: $0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (381 customer reviews)

The Loop
17.  The Loop by Nicholas Evans
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (243 customer reviews)

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Water for Elephants: A Novel
18.  Water for Elephants: A Novel by Sara Gruen
$11.96   Used & New from: $0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6,457 customer reviews) | 47 customer discussions

Watership Down: A Novel
19.  Watership Down: A Novel by Richard Adams
$11.89   Used & New from: $0.97
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,457 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

Where the Sea Used to Be
20.  Where the Sea Used to Be by Rick Bass
$21.45   Used & New from: $0.01
3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews)

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Why Richard Parker Did Not Say Goodbye-***(SPOILERS)**** 2 23 days ago
Looking for an author similar to Nicholas Sparks 18 Oct 13, 2014
meaning/origin of "First of May" 5 May 25, 2014
Is there a book as good as Life of Pi? 9 Oct 31, 2013
analysis of R.P., Island, Ending, more <spoilers> 23 Oct 15, 2013
looking for romance books about being stranded & then falling in love 10 Oct 9, 2013
August's mental illness 30 Sep 26, 2013
The island 34 Mar 7, 2013
The Island in Life of Pi 0 Dec 29, 2012
Some sexually oriented scenes too graphic 30 Dec 19, 2012
Welcome to the Life of Pi forum 29 Dec 9, 2012
What's the Relevance of the Title? 56 Oct 28, 2012
 
   

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