Why Join?

  • Add New Books

  • Write a Review

  • Backpack Reading Lists

  • Newsletter Updates

Join Now

There There

There There
  • Author(s): Tommy Orange
  • Location(s): Oakland
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Jacquie Red Feather and her sister Opal grew up together, relying on each other during their unsettled childhood. As adults they were driven apart, but Jacquie is newly sober and trying to make it back to the family she...

There Was a Country

There Was a Country
  • Author(s): Chinua Achebe
  • Location(s): Nigeria
  • Genre(s): Nonfiction, Autobiography/Memoirs
  • Era(s): 1967-1970

The defining experience of Chinua Achebe’s life was the Nigerian civil war, also known as the Biafran War, of 1967–1970. The conflict was infamous for its savage impact on the Biafran people, Chinua Achebe’s people, many of whom were...

There Was A Time

There Was A Time
  • Author(s): George H Wittman
  • Location(s): Vietnam
  • Genre(s): Historical, Fiction
  • Era(s): 1940s

It is the summer of 1945, the last and very dangerous days of World War II. The Office of Strategic Services is in close, cooperative contact with Ho Chi Minh and the fighting cadre of the Viet Minh, working...

There Was an Ancient House

There Was an Ancient House
  • Author(s): Benedict Kiely
  • Location(s): County Laois
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Earlier 20th Century

Within the walls of the ancient house, thirty novices try hard to conform to the religious life. Frawley, boisterous and unconventional; Barragry, the cynical journalist who has left behind a full life and a good woman; MacKenna, sensitive and...

There’s a Centipede in My Pyjamas: An English Family in Seychelles

There’s a Centipede in My Pyjamas: An English Family in Seychelles
  • Author(s): Martin Varley
  • Location(s): Seychelles
  • Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs
  • Era(s): 2011

t’s February 2011, the recession is in full swing and jobs are harder to come by than honest politicians. Things are looking grim for unemployed conservationist Martin Varley until he lands a dream job in the Seychelles. He, his...

There’s Only One Paris: Tale for our Times

There’s Only One Paris: Tale for our Times
  • Author(s): April Lily Heise
  • Location(s): Paris
  • Genre(s): Short Stories
  • Era(s): Contemporary

“There’s only one Paris, and however hard living here may be, and if it became worse and even harder, a world of good.” — Vincent van Gogh. In the midst of a global pandemic, the artist’s...

There’s Something About Cornwall

There’s Something About Cornwall
  • Author(s): Daisy James
  • Location(s): Cornwall
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Contemporary

A knight in a shining camper van! Life is far from picture perfect for food photographer, Emilie Roberts. Not only has her ex-boyfriend cheated on her, he’s also stolen her dream assignment to beautiful Venice! Instead, Emilie is heading to the...

These Are Not Gentle People

These Are Not Gentle People
  • Author(s): Andrew Harding
  • Location(s): South Africa
  • Genre(s): Crime, Nonfiction
  • Era(s): 2016

Two dead men. Forty suspects. The trial that broke a small South African town “Look what the fucking dogs did to them, someone muttered. No-one mentioned the rope, or the monkey-wrench, or the gun, or the knife, or the...

These Days

These Days
  • Author(s): Lucy Caldwell
  • Location(s): Belfast
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 1941

A Guardian and Observer Fiction Highlight for 2022 and a Bookseller Editor’s Choice The new novel from the Winner of the BBC National Short Story Award 2021 **Available to pre-order now** Two sisters, four nights, one city. April, 1941....

These Healing Hills

These Healing Hills
  • Author(s): Ann H Gabhart
  • Location(s): Kentucky, Appalachian Mountains
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): post WW2

Francine Howard has her life all mapped out until the soldier she planned to marry at WWII’s end writes to tell her he’s in love with a woman in England. Devastated, Francine seeks a fresh start in the Appalachian...

Would you like to add a book or a review or create a reading list? Join Today – It's FREE

Register Now

Join TripFiction and take part in our weekly GIVEAWAYS!

Other benefits of membership include:

   Receiving an entertaining monthly newsletter

   Adding new books to the site

   Reviewing books you have read