General fiction can be described as several genres of fiction. It’s often what you’ll find on book club lists. What is book club fiction? Upmarket fiction. What’s upmarket fiction? Commercial, literary fiction. Is commercial fiction a sellout? No, it’s sellable fiction. There’s a difference. It’s the sort of fiction people actually read. Literary fiction aspires more toward art than entertainment, but when combined with commercial fiction, we call it upmarket fiction, which means book club fiction. Below are several books ready to add to your book club reading list.
What do a bookstore, Peter Banks, Theresa Clement, Clare Hastings, and Detective Harlow, have in common? Karma – oh, and a serial killer.
Solving homicides is seldom easy work, but Detective Harlow fears the latest evil gripping Detroit may prove to be a perfect crime. To catch this killer, Harlow will have to put aside his feelings of inadequacy and overcome seemingly impossible obstacles to find the third victim before the serial killer disappears forever.
Get caught up in a surreal mystery as Killing Karma takes you on a unique and unforgettable thrill ride into the world of past lives, homicides, and the price karma commands of everyone.
Get caught up in a surreal mystery as Killing Karma takes you on a unique and unforgettable thrill ride into the world of past lives, homicides, and the price karma commands of everyone.Killing Karma
Diversity, inclusion, and equality are at the heart of this character-driven story. While difficult and heart-breaking lessons await Jonah, Severn, and Darnell in their own lives, a shared event along a similar timeline links all three despite their glaring differences. Caught in the gravity of the event, purpose presents itself and their shared blind affect validates the notion that no life is wasted.
Blind affect: to have no knowledge of the impact your action(s) had on a person, place, thing or event.The Blind Affect
Unable to cope with a deteriorating existence and encroaching anxiety, Tess checks herself into a mental health facility. Inside she meets Tebor, another patient who claims to know her from a previous life.
In such a person sadness breeds purpose. They find inspiration in the darkness. Often times, I believe, they will impress a Hell onto their own lives in order to recreate it, so that others might suffer the experience from the comfort of their armchairs.Tebor – Her Past’s Present
She has lost so much now, so much of herself that it shows in the landscape of her body.Her Past’s Present
A multi-genre anthology of short stories from the mind of Michael Poeltl. Many of the stories and oddities I’ve compiled here are new, while others are decades old. The old has been revisited by a more seasoned hand, revised, expanded, or shortened, while the new was the underlying inspiration that encouraged me to create this compilation.
He went to work dismantling the labyrinth as the Minotaur slept off her Nicotine and online shopping addictions.Waning Metaphorically