If you’re looking for some of the best fiction books to read, look no further.
And if you are looking to be shocked and left with your mouth hanging open or you want to be left on the edge of your seat with mysteries sure to leave you craving more, these books will make any avid reader happy.
These books are the perfect summer reads and are even great sitting in front of the fire with a blanket and some hot cocoa.
Either way, you’ll get lost in a new world that will leave you in shock and awe.
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Best Fiction Books You Need to Read Today
Eleanor Oliphant is Completly Fine
This book takes on hard-hitting issues and turns them into something relatable for everyone.
You’ll laugh, you’ll cry and in the end, you’ll be left with your mouth hanging open in shock.
The Silent Patient
Alex Michaelides knocked it out of the park with this one and it is hands down, one of the best books I have ever personally read.
It skims the line between too much and just enough and will leave you in complete and utter shock when the ending is revealed.
Will the new kid on the block be able to help a patient that hasn’t talked since her husband’s death?
Or will she be given up on forever and take her story to the grave?
If you like a good psychological thriller that leaves you begging for me and keeps you on your toes the entire book, this one is for you.
Trust me, nothing is as it seems.
The Last House Guest
With twists and turns you never saw coming, this book is another one that will leave you questioning everything in all the right ways.
I finished this book in three days.
And so will you.
Truly Madly Guilty
Truly Madly Guiltytakes you on an emotional roller coaster when an innocent backyard BBQ takes a sinister turn.
This book will leave you catching your breath as each page leaves you with more and more questions until the ending is finally revealed.
The Girl on the Train
But as the curtain is pulled back on what appears to be a perfectly happy marriage, the main character of the book soon discovers a grisly secret.
This psychological secret will have you gripped with anticipation, fear, and wonder.
Every page reveals something new leaving you instantly hooked.
From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Gone Girl, Gillian Flynn brings you for another physiological ride with her book, Sharp Objects.
This book has even more twists and turns as the main character begins to identify a bit too strongly with two young murder victims.
Will her past lead her to the killer?
Or will her obsession lead to her down a dangerous path?
Nowhere to Run
In this oldie but goodie, Nowhere to Run depicts the life of a news anchor that’s used to sharing her fair share of fear gripping stories. When a colleague dies of symptoms that appear to be similar to anthrax her entire world is flipped upside down.
Will they find the person behind these horrific murders?
Or will the killer leave everyone in the dust?
The Last Anniversary
The mystery of the baby and her family become an attraction for tourists but a secret much more sinister is clawing at the cracks just waiting to be revealed.
What happened to the baby’s parents that fateful night?
Beat Boredom with the Best Fiction Books
Whether you’re bored in the house, in the house bored (thank you Tik Tok) or you’re just looking for something to do by the pool for the summer, these books will help you beat boredom and stay on your toes all summer long.
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