best adult fiction novels

best adult fiction novels

If you’re looking for a gripping read that will keep you turning pages late into the night, look no further. Here are 10 must-read adult fiction novels that you won’t want to put down.

1. “Gone Girl” by Gillian Flynn
– This psychological thriller follows the mysterious disappearance of Amy Dunne and the twists and turns as her husband Nick becomes the prime suspect.

2. “The Nightingale” by Kristin Hannah
– Set during World War II, this novel tells the story of two sisters in Nazi-occupied France and their struggles to survive and resist.

3. “The Great Gatsby” by F. Scott Fitzgerald
– A classic tale of love, greed, and the American Dream, set in the Roaring Twenties.

4. “The Girl on the Train” by Paula Hawkins
– A gripping thriller that follows the intertwined lives of three women and the dark secrets they hold.

5. “Where the Crawdads Sing” by Delia Owens
– This coming-of-age novel follows the life of Kya Clark, known as the “Marsh Girl,” and the mystery surrounding a murder in her small town.

6. “Big Little Lies” by Liane Moriarty
– A humorous and suspenseful story about a group of women in a small Australian town whose lives and lies become intertwined.

7. “Circe” by Madeline Miller
– This retelling of Greek mythology follows the life of the witch Circe, who must navigate the world of gods and mortals.

8. “The Handmaid’s Tale” by Margaret Atwood
– A dystopian novel set in a future America where women’s rights have been stripped away, and one woman’s fight for freedom.

9. “The Goldfinch” by Donna Tartt
– This Pulitzer Prize-winning novel follows the life of Theo Decker, who becomes entangled in the world of art theft and forgery.

10. “Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine” by Gail Honeyman
– A heartwarming and funny story about a lonely woman who learns to open herself up to new connections and experiences.

These 10 must-read adult fiction novels offer something for every reader, from thrillers and mysteries to historical fiction and literary classics. Pick up one of these books and get ready to be swept away into a world of captivating storytelling.