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Classic Fiction Books

Shop our vast online collection of new and used classic fiction books. You'll find classic books of all genres, from popular favorites to hard-to-find titles, at competitive prices. Shop Alibris now to add to your collection of beloved stories.

Best-selling Classic Fiction titles


To become a "classic," a book usually needs to meet some key criteria. First and foremost, it must be well-known and revered for its literary genius or impact on culture. Classic books were written many years ago but still hold a place of importance in the academic world. A book that's considered a classic will be read and appreciated by generation after generation. Classic books in fiction can span a variety of genres, from sci-fi novels to horror.

Hundreds of classic fiction book titles remain popular among readers and continue to educate, entertain and delight for decades and even centuries.

Some of the most popular classic fiction books of all time are:

  • The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, published in 1925
  • Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen, published in 1813
  • Little Women by Louisa May Alcott, published in 1868
  • To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee, published in 1960
  • The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger, published in 1951

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Yes! Some classic fiction books enjoyed by all ages include:

  • The Great Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle
  • Charlotte's Web by E.B. White
  • Black Beauty by Anna Sewell
  • Heidi by Johanna Spyri
  • Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
  • The Sword In The Stone by T.H. White
  • Peter Pan by J.M Barrie

And that's just to name a few.

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Whether you are looking for classic fiction books to enjoy a good read or kids' classics to broaden a growing literary mind, you'll find them on Alibris.