The most popular books in English
from 10801 to 11000

What books are currently the most popular and which are the all time classics? Here we present you with a mixture of those two criteria. We update this list once a month.

10801. Passion

Lauren Kate

Passion is a 2011 young adult fantasy novel from the Fallen series written by Lauren Kate. Passion, the sequel to Torment, continues the story of Lucinda Price who, at the end of the previous book, decides to find out more about her past lives by stepping through an Announcer, …

10802. Lolly Willowes or the Loving Huntsman

Sylvia Townsend Warner

Sylvia Townsend Warner began her literary career as a poet, and her first novel is as nimble and precise as poetry and reads as if it might have been composed to a meter. Like some of Jane Austen's fiction, Lolly Willowes is a comedy about the perils, pleasures, and consolations …

10803. Brian's Hunt

Gary Paulsen

Brian's Hunt is a 2003 young adult novel by Gary Paulsen. It is the fifth and final book in the award-winning Hatchet series, which deals with Brian Robeson, a boy who learns wilderness survival when he is stranded after a plane wreck.

10804. Flaubert's Parrot

Julian Barnes

Flaubert's Parrot is a novel by Julian Barnes that was shortlisted for the Booker Prize in 1984 and won the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize the following year. The novel recites amateur Gustave Flaubert expert Geoffrey Braithwaite's musings on his subject's life, and his own, as …

10805. Betrayal

Aaron Allston

Betrayal is the first of nine books in the Legacy of the Force series, which is set in the fictional Star Wars Expanded Universe. The book is written by Aaron Allston and was released in hardcover on May 30, 2006. The cover artist is Jason Felix. The paperback edition was …

10807. The Last Dragonlord

Joanne Bertin

The Last Dragonlord is the first in a series of books written by Joanne Bertin. It takes place in a world of truehumans, truedragons, and dragonlords - beings which have both human and dragon souls and can change from human to dragon and vice versa at will. The Last Dragonlord …

10808. The Human Condition

Hannah Arendt

A work of striking originality bursting with unexpected insights, The Human Condition is in many respects more relevant now than when it first appeared in 1958. In her study of the state of modern humanity, Hannah Arendt considers humankind from the perspective of the actions of …

10809. A Medicine for Melancholy

Ray Bradbury

A Medicine for Melancholy is a collection of short stories by Ray Bradbury. It was first published in the UK by Hart-Davis in 1959 as The Day It Rained Forever with a slightly different list of stories.

10810. The Great War: Breakthroughs

Harry Turtledove

The Great War: Breakthroughs is the third and final installment of the Great War trilogy in the Southern Victory Series of alternate history novels by Harry Turtledove. It takes the Southern Victory Series to 1917.

10811. Ha'penny

Jo Walton

Ha'penny is an alternate history novel written by Jo Walton and published by Tor Books in October, 2007.

10813. The Denial of Death

Ernest Becker

Winner of the Pulitzer prize in 1974 and the culmination of a life's work, The Denial of Death is Ernest Becker's brilliant and impassioned answer to the "why" of human existence. In bold contrast to the predominant Freudian school of thought, Becker tackles the problem of the …

10814. Now I Can Die in Peace

Bill Simmons

Now I Can Die in Peace: How ESPN's Sports Guy Found Salvation, With a Little Help From Nomar, Pedro, Shawshank and the 2004 Red Sox is a 2006 sports anthology of original columns written by ESPN sports writer Bill Simmons. Simmons, a passionate Boston Red Sox fan, chronicles the …

10817. The Old Devils

Kingsley Amis

The Old Devils is a novel by Kingsley Amis, first published in 1986. The novel won the Booker Prize. It was adapted for television by Andrew Davies for the BBC in 1992, starring John Stride, Bernard Hepton, James Grout and Ray Smith. Alun Weaver, a writer of modest celebrity, …

10819. The Blind Man of Seville

Robert Wilson

The Blind Man of Seville is a 2003 crime novel and thriller by British writer Robert Wilson. The novel is set in the Spanish city of Seville, and is the first book in a quartet featuring protagonist Javier Falcón. The novel was published to much acclaim, and was shortlisted for …

10820. Bones and Silence

Reginald Hill

Bones and Silence is a crime novel by Reginald Hill, the eleventh novel in the Dalziel and Pascoe series. The novel received the Gold Dagger Award in 1990.

10821. Death in Paradise

Robert B. Parker

Death in Paradise is a crime novel by Robert B. Parker, the third in his Jesse Stone series. It was made into a film in 2006.

10822. The Raging Quiet

Sherryl Jordan

The Raging Quiet is a novel by Sherryl Jordan. It takes place in medieval times, when God was cherished and witches were burned. The novel revolves around a beautiful, hardworking young woman named Marnie, who is sent off to be married to a lord in order to let her family keep …

10823. Quiet days in Clichy

Henry Miller

Quiet Days in Clichy is a novella written by Henry Miller. It is based on his experience as a Parisian expatriate in the early 1930s, when he and Alfred Perlès shared a small apartment in suburban Clichy as struggling writers. It takes place around the time Miller was writing …

10824. Starlight

Erin Hunter

Starlight is a children's fantasy novel, the fourth book in Erin Hunter's bestselling Warriors: The New Prophecy series. The hardback was released on April 4, 2006 and the paperback on March 27, 2007.

10825. Stone Fox

John Reynolds Gardiner

Stone Fox is a short children's novel by John Reynolds Gardiner. It is the first and best known of Gardiner's books. Stone Fox was acclaimed and very popular when it was published in 1980. It sold three million copies and was turned into a television movie starring Buddy Ebsen, …

10826. Patrimony: A True Story

Philip Roth

Patrimony: A True Story is a memoir by American writer Philip Roth. It was first published by Simon & Schuster in 1991.

10827. Logan's World

William F. Nolan

Logan's World is a science fiction novel by William F. Nolan. It is a sequel to Logan's Run, written by Nolan and George Clayton Johnson.

10829. All My Sons

Arthur Miller

All My Sons is a 1947 play by Arthur Miller. The play was twice adapted for film; in 1948, and again in 1987. The play opened on Broadway at the Coronet Theatre in New York City on January 29, 1947, closed on November 8, 1947 and ran for 328 performances. It was directed by Elia …

10830. Sacred Stone

Clive Cussler

Sacred Stone is the second book in The Oregon Files series of novels by best-selling author Clive Cussler and Craig Dirgo. It was released on October 5, 2004 by Berkley. The main character, Juan Cabrillo, is the captain of the Oregon, an ultramodern warship disguised as a …

10831. Radical Chic & Mau-Mauing the Flak Catchers

Tom Wolfe

Radical Chic & Mau-Mauing the Flak Catchers is a 1970 book by Tom Wolfe. The book, Wolfe's fourth, is composed of two articles by Wolfe, "These Radical Chic Evenings," first published in June 1970 in New York magazine, about a gathering Leonard Bernstein held for the Black …

10832. Red as Blood, or Tales from the Sisters Grimmer

Tanith Lee

Red as Blood, or Tales from the Sisters Grimmer is a short story collection of dark fantasy retellings of popular fairytales by British author Tanith Lee. Contrary to what the title may suggest, it not only includes retellings of fairytales by the Brothers Grimm, but also by …

10833. A Dead Man in Deptford

Anthony Burgess

‘One of the most productive, imaginative and risk-taking of writers… It is a clever, sexually explicit, fast-moving, full blooded yarn'Irish TimesA Dead Man in Deptford re-imagines the riotous life and suspicious death of Christopher Marlowe. Poet, lover and spy, Marlowe must …

10834. Ceremony

Robert B. Parker

Ceremony is the ninth Spenser novel by Robert B. Parker, first published in 1982. It is the first of three Spenser novels involving the character April Kyle, who returns in Taming a Sea-Horse and Hundred-Dollar Baby.

10835. The Fabric of Reality: The Science of Parallel …

David Deutsch

The Fabric of Reality is a book by physicist David Deutsch written in 1997. The text was initially published on August 1, 1997 by Viking Adult.

10836. Shriek: An Afterword

Jeff VanderMeer

Shriek: An Afterword is a 2006 novel by Jeff VanderMeer. Shriek is set in the fictional city of Ambergris, a recurring setting in VanderMeer's work. The novel was written over a period of eight years, owing in part to "[some scenes that are] very personal."

10837. The Matlock Paper

Robert Ludlum

The Matlock Paper is the third suspense novel by Robert Ludlum, in which a solitary protagonist comes face to face with a massive criminal conspiracy. Its protagonist, James Barbour Matlock, is an English professor in his 30s who is recruited by the Department of Justice to …

10838. He Died with a Felafel in His Hand

John Birmingham

He Died with a Felafel in His Hand is a novel by Australian author John Birmingham, first published in 1994 by The Yellow Press. The story consists of a collection of colourful anecdotes about living in share houses in Brisbane and other cities in Australia with variously …

10839. The Quantum Thief

Hannu Rajaniemi

The Quantum Thief is the debut science fiction novel by Hannu Rajaniemi and the first novel in a trilogy featuring Jean le Flambeur. It was published in Britain by Gollancz in 2010, and by Tor in 2011 in the US. It is a heist story, set in a futuristic solar system, that …

10840. Swords Against Wizardry

Fritz Leiber

Swords Against Wizardry is a fantasy short story collection by Fritz Leiber and Harry Fischer featuring their sword and sorcery heroes Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser. Fischer's contribution was limited to ten thousand words of "The Lords of Quarmall". The book is chronologically the …

10841. Innocence of Father Brown

G. K. Chesterton

"The first of G.K. Chesterton's books about seemingly hapless sleuth Father Brown, ""The Innocence of Father Brown"" collects twelve classic tales: ""The Blue Cross,"" ""The Secret Garden,"" ""The Queer Feet,"" ""The Flying Stars,"" ""The Invisible Man,"" ""The Honour of Israel …

10844. Hayduke Lives

Edward Abbey

Hayduke Lives!, written in 1989 by Edward Abbey, is the sequel to the popular book The Monkey Wrench Gang. It was published posthumously in 1990.

10845. Neil Gaiman's Midnight Days

Neil Gaiman

Neil Gaiman's Midnight Days is a 1999 compilation of new and previously released stories written by Neil Gaiman and published by the Vertigo imprint of DC Comics.

10846. Lips Touch: Three Times

Laini Taylor

Lips Touch: Three Times is a short stories collection written by Laini Taylor.

10847. The Carbon Diaries: 2015

Saci Lloyd

The Carbon Diaries: 2015 is a 2009 young adult novel written by Saci Lloyd, popular in the United Kingdom.

10848. Abel's Island

William Steig

Abel's Island is a children's novel written and illustrated by William Steig. It won a Newbery Honor. It was published by Collin Publishers, Toronto, Canada in 1976. It is a survival story of a mouse stranded on an island.

10849. Prador Moon

Neal Asher

Neal Asher takes on first contact, Polity style. This original novel recounts the first contact between the aggressive Prador aliens, and the Polity Collective as it is forced to retool its society to a war footing. The overwhelming brute force of the Prador dreadnaughts causes …

10850. Wizardborn

Dave Wolverton

Wizardborn is the third novel in David Farland's epic fantasy series The Runelords.

10851. Secrets of the Morning

V. C. Andrews

Secrets of the Morning is a novel written by V. C. Andrews in 1991. It is the second novel in the Cutler series.

10852. The Mirror of Merlin

T. A. Barron

The Mirror of Merlin is a 1999 fantasy novel by T. A. Barron published by Penguin. It is the fourth of The Lost Years of Merlin, a five-book series providing a childhood story for the legendary Merlin, wizard of Arthurian legend. In a remote swamp on the magical isle of …

10854. Madame

Antoni Libera

The comic "sentimental education" of a schoolboy who falls in love with his French teacher. Madame is an unexpected gem: a novel about Poland during the grim years of Soviet-controlled mediocrity, which nonetheless sparkles with light and warmth.Our young narrator-hero is …

10855. The Martian Way and Other Stories

Isaac Asimov

The Martian Way and Other Stories is a 1955 collection of four science fiction novellas previously published by Isaac Asimov in 1952 and 1954. Although single-author story collections generally sell poorly, The Martian Way and Other Stories did well enough that Doubleday science …

10856. The Shadow over Innsmouth

H. P. Lovecraft

The Shadow over Innsmouth is a horror novella by H. P. Lovecraft, written in November–December 1931. It forms part of the Cthulhu Mythos, using its motif of a malign undersea civilization. It references several shared elements of the Mythos, including place-names, mythical …

10857. Lucas: A Story of Love and Hate

Kevin Brooks

Lucas is a 2002 novel by Kevin Brooks about a teenager named Cait who lives on an isolated island off the coast of England and befriends outsider Lucas, eventually falling in love with him only to see the island's prejudices come to life.

10858. The Riddle of the Wren

Charles de Lint

The Riddle of the Wren is a Celtic fantasy novel written by Canadian author Charles de Lint. Published in 1984 by Ace Books, it was de Lint's first novel. It was republished in 2002 by Firebird Fantasy, an imprint of Penguin Group. The Riddle of the Wren is set in an alternate …

10859. Waking the Moon

Elizabeth Hand

Waking The Moon is a 1994 novel by Elizabeth Hand. It was the winner of the James Tiptree, Jr. Award and The 1996 Mythopoeic Award for Adult Literature. It is set mainly in The University of the Archangels and St. John The Divine, a fictional University inspired by The Catholic …

10860. Hades' Daughter

Sara Douglass

Hades' Daughter is the first book in the Troy Game series by Sara Douglass.

10861. Borstal Boy

Brendan Behan

Borstal Boy is a 1958 autobiographical book by Brendan Behan. The story depicts a young, fervently idealistic Behan, who loses his naïveté over the three years of his sentence to a juvenile borstal, softening his radical Republican stance and warming to his British fellow …

10862. The Orphan's Tales: In the Cities of Coin and Spice

Catherynne M. Valente

Catherynne M. Valente enchanted readers with her spellbinding In the Night Garden. Now she continues to weave her storytelling magic in a new book of Orphan’s Tales—an epic of the fantastic and the exotic, the monstrous and mysterious, that will transport you far away from the …

10863. Love All the People: Letters, Lyrics, Routines

Bill Hicks

Love All The People: Letters, Lyrics, Routines was a posthumously released collection of routines, letters and lyrics by American comedian Bill Hicks. It was published in February 2004 in the UK, and November 2004 in the US. In May 2005 a second expanded edition was published. …

10865. Here Lies Arthur

Philip Reeve

Here Lies Arthur is a young-adult novel by Philip Reeve, published by Scholastic in 2007. Set in fifth or sixth century Britain and the Anglo-Saxon invasion, it features a girl who participates in the deliberate construction of legendary King Arthur during the man's lifetime, …

10866. Star Wars : Darth Bane (2) : Rule of Two

Drew Karpyshyn

Darth Bane: Rule of Two, the sequel to the novel Darth Bane: Path of Destruction, is part of the Star Wars Expanded Universe. It was written by Drew Karpyshyn, and was released on December 26, 2007. The novel centers on the young Sith apprentice Darth Zannah, recently taken …

10867. The Santaroga Barrier

Frank Herbert

The Santaroga Barrier is a science fiction novel by Frank Herbert. It is considered to be an "alternative society" or "alternative culture" novel. The Santaroga Barrier deals with themes such as psychology, the counterculture of the 1960s, and psychedelic drugs. It was …

10868. Development as Freedom

Amartya Sen

Development as Freedom is a book by economist Amartya Sen, published in 1999, which focuses on international development.

10869. Double Deuce

Robert B. Parker

Double Deuce is the 19th Spenser novel by Robert B. Parker. The story follows Boston-based PI Spenser as he and his friend Hawk butt heads against a street gang while attempting to unravel the murder of a teenage mother and her young daughter.

10870. The Viper's Nest

Peter Lerangis

The Viper's Nest is the seventh book in The 39 Clues series. It was written by Peter Lerangis and was released by Scholastic on February 2, 2010. The 39 Clues series is intended for children aged 8–12, and takes the form of a multimedia adventure story spanning 10 books. The …

10871. Mutineers' Moon

David Weber

Mutineers' Moon is a 1991 science fiction novel written by American writer David Weber. It is the first book in his Dahak trilogy, and is available in the Baen Free Library. It was later republished in the Empire from the Ashes compendium.

10872. The Small Rain

Madeleine L'Engle

The Small Rain is a semi-autobiographical novel by Madeleine L'Engle, about the many difficulties in the life of talented pianist Katherine Forrester between the ages of 10 and 19. Published in 1945 by the Vanguard Press, it was the first of L'Engle's long list of books, and was …

10873. The Land of the Silver Apples

Nancy Farmer

The Land of the Silver Apples is a fantasy novel for children, written by Nancy Farmer and published by Atheneum in 2007. It is a sequel to The Sea of Trolls, second in a series of three known as the Sea of Trolls series. The title refers to the "silver apples of the moon" …

10874. Beggars and Choosers

Nancy Kress

Beggars and Choosers is a Hugo-nominated 1994 science-fiction novel by Nancy Kress. It is a sequel to the Hugo-winning Beggars in Spain, and was followed by Beggars Ride in 1996.

10875. The Royal Pain

MaryJanice Davidson

The Royal Pain is a romance novel by MaryJanice Davidson and is the second book in the Alasken Royal Series. This time the focus is on HRH Princess Alexandria Baranov and her romance with Dr. Sheldon Rivers. It is found in 445 WorldCat libraries

10878. How Much for Just the Planet?

John M. Ford

How Much for Just the Planet? is a 1987 Star Trek tie-in novel by John M. Ford.

10879. The Conqueror Worms

Brian Keene

The Conqueror Worms is a post-apocalyptic themed horror novel written by author Brian Keene. "Earthworm Gods" was a 9,000 word short story that simultaneously was printed in 4x4 and No Rest For The Wicked. An indirect sequel to this tale, the 19,000 word novella The Garden Where …

10880. Letters Back to Ancient China (Dedalus Europe 1997)

Herbert Rosendorfer

Mrs. Kei-kung is a thoroughly modern woman and she introduces Kao-tai, a 10th century Chinese mandarin marooned in modern day Munich by his time machine, to the joys of modern sex and champagne. However everything else he encounters is not to his taste.In his letters back to his …

10881. The sand child

Tahar Ben Jelloun

In this lyrical, hallucinatory novel set in Morocco, Tahar Ben Jelloun offers an imaginative and radical critique of contemporary Arab social customs and Islamic law. The Sand Child tells the story of a Moroccan father's effort to thwart the consequences of Islam's inheritance …

10885. War and peace. Volume 1

Lev Nikolaevič Tolstoj

War and Peace is a novel by the Russian author Leo Tolstoy, first published in its entirety in 1869. Epic in scale, it is regarded as one of the central works of world literature. It is considered Tolstoy's finest literary achievement, along with his other major prose work, Anna …

10887. Atheism: The Case Against God

George H. Smith

Atheism: The Case Against God is a 1974 book arguing against theism and for atheism by George H. Smith. The author describes the purpose of the book as to show that belief in God is irrational: It is not my purpose to convert people to atheism... demonstrate that the belief in …

10888. So Many Ways to Begin

Jon McGregor

So Many Ways to Begin is British author Jon McGregor's second novel, first published in 2006.

10890. And the Sea Will Tell

Vincent Bugliosi

And the Sea Will Tell is a true crime book by Vincent Bugliosi and Bruce Henderson. The nonfiction book, still in print as a trade paperback, recounts a double murder on Palmyra Atoll; the subsequent arrest, trial and conviction of Duane Walker; and the acquittal of his …

10891. Heart of Gold

Sharon Shinn

Heart of Gold is a science fiction novel by Sharon Shinn, published in 2000. The story occurs on an unnamed world in an unnamed city where three races live together. The books focuses on conflicts between the aristocratic, pastoral, and matriarchal Indigo and the clannish, …

10893. By Grand Central Station I Sat Down and Wept

Elizabeth Smart

By Grand Central Station I Sat Down and Wept is a novel of prose poetry written by the Canadian author Elizabeth Smart and published in 1945. It is widely considered to be a classic of the genre. In her preface to the 1966 reissue of the book, Brigid Brophy described it as one …

10894. The Gift of Rain

Tan Twan Eng

The Gift of Rain is the first novel by Tan Twan Eng published in 2007 by Myrmidon Books in the UK and the following year by Weinstein Books in the US It was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize that year.

10895. Brother, I'm Dying

Edwidge Danticat

Brother I'm Dying, published in 2007, is a family memoir by novelist Edwidge Danticat. In 2007, the title won the National Book Critics Circle Award and was also nominated for the National Book Award.

10896. The Roman

Mika Waltari

The Roman is a fiction novel by Mika Waltari published in 1964. Set in Rome, the book is a sequel to The Secret of the Kingdom, a novel about the early days of Christianity. The protagonist and narrator is Minutus, the son of Marcus, the main character of the previous novel. …

10903. Farewell Summer

Ray Bradbury

Farewell Summer is a novel by Ray Bradbury, published on October 17, 2006. It was his last novel released in his lifetime. It is a sequel to his 1957 novel Dandelion Wine, and is set during an Indian summer in October 1929. The story concerns a mock war between the young and the …

10904. The Price of Loyalty: George W. Bush, the White …

Ron Suskind

The Price of Loyalty: George W. Bush, the White House, and the Education of Paul O'Neill, is a 2004 book by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Ron Suskind. The book was the first to provide critical insight into the events that led up to the Iraq War. The Price of Loyalty was met …

10905. Stones for Ibarra

Harriet Doerr

Stones for Ibarra is a book written by Harriet Doerr.

10908. Bug Jack Barron

Norman Spinrad

Bug Jack Barron is a 1969 science fiction novel written by Norman Spinrad, and was nominated for the 1970 Hugo awards. The book was serialised in the British New Wave science fiction magazine New Worlds during Michael Moorcock's editorship. Its explicit language and cynical …

10909. Mockingbird

Walter Tevis

The future is a grim place in which the declining human population wanders drugged and lulled by electronic bliss. It's a world without art, reading and children, a world that people would rather burn themselves alive than endure. Even Spofforth, the most perfect machine ever …

10910. Ring for Jeeves

P. G. Wodehouse

Ring for Jeeves is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse, first published in the United Kingdom on 22 April 1953 by Herbert Jenkins, London and in the United States on 15 April 1954 by Simon & Schuster, New York, under the title The Return of Jeeves. The novel features one of …

10911. The Summer Garden

Paullina Simons

The Summer Garden is the third book in Paullina Simons' The Bronze Horseman trilogy. The novel continues the story of Tatiana Metanova and her husband Alexander Belov.

10914. Millennium

John Varley

Millennium is a 1983 science fiction novel by John Varley. Varley later turned this novel into the script for the 1989 film Millennium, both of which are based on Varley's short story "Air Raid", which was published in 1977. It was nominated for the Philip K. Dick Award in 1983, …

10915. Freedom in Exile

Dalai Lama

Freedom in Exile: The Autobiography of the Dalai Lama is the second autobiography of the 14th Dalai Lama, released in 1991. The Dalai Lama's first autobiography, My Land and My People, was published in 1962, a few years after he reestablished himself in India and before he …

10916. Silver Linings Playbook, The

Matthew Quick

The Silver Linings Playbook is a 2008 debut novel of American author Matthew Quick.

10917. The Winds of Darkover

Marion Zimmer Bradley

The Winds of Darkover is a science fiction fantasy novel by Marion Zimmer Bradley in her Darkover series. It was first published by Ace Books in 1970, as an Ace Double bound tête-bêche with The Anything Tree by John Rackham. This is the first Darkover novel to include references …

10919. Black Creek Crossing

John Saul

Black Creek Crossing is a thriller horror novel by John Saul, published by Ballantine Books on March 16, 2004. The novel follows the story of teenage Angel Sullivan, who moves into a new house in a new town with her family, and she learns of a brutal murder that occurred in her …

10920. The Gift of the Magi

O. Henry

"The Gift of the Magi" is a short story, written by O. Henry, about a young married couple and how they deal with the challenge of buying secret Christmas gifts for each other with very little money. As a sentimental story with a moral lesson about gift-giving, it has been a …

10921. Phenomenology of Perception (International Library …

Maurice Merleau-Ponty

Phenomenology of Perception is a 1945 book by French philosopher Maurice Merleau-Ponty. The work established Merleau-Ponty as the pre-eminent philosopher of the body. First published in English translation in 1962, a new English translation was published in 2013.

10922. Green Mansions

W.H. Hudson

Green Mansions: A Romance of the Tropical Forest is an exotic romance by William Henry Hudson about a traveller to the Guyana jungle of southeastern Venezuela and his encounter with a forest dwelling girl named Rima.

10925. The Light in the Forest

Conrad Richter

The Light in the Forest is a novel first published in 1953 by U.S. author Conrad Richter. Though it is a work of fiction and primarily features fictional characters, the novel incorporates historic figures and is based in historical fact related to the late eighteenth century …

10926. Summer of the Monkeys

Wilson Rawls

Summer of the Monkeys is a 1976 children's novel written by Wilson Rawls. The book was published by Doubleday and was the winner of the William Allen White Book Award and the California Young Reader Medal.

10929. Abduction

Robin Cook

Abduction is a 2000 novel written by Robin Cook.

10935. Drömfakulteten

Sara Stridsberg

Drömfakulteten is a 2006 novel by the Swedish writer Sara Stridsberg. The main character of the narrative is the American radical feminist Valerie Solanas. The novel received the Nordic Council Literature Prize. In 2011 it was voted as the best Swedish novel from the 2000s in a …

10937. Sweetness

Torgny Lindgren

Sweetness is a 1995 novel by Swedish author Torgny Lindgren. It won the August Prize in 1995.

10938. Ways to Live Forever

Sally Nicholls

Ways to Live Forever is a children's novel by Sally Nicholls, first published in 2008. The author's debut novel, it was written when Nicholls was 23 years old. It won the 2008 Waterstone's Children's Book Prize, 2008 Glen Dimplex New Writers Award, 2008 German Luchs des Jahres …

10939. Class Trip

Emmanuel Carrère

Two harrowing tales of pyschological suspense -- hailed as "stunning" (John Updike) -- from the mathematician of horrorTwo by Carrere brings together the greatest works of Emmanuel Carrere, "the Stephen King of France" (Mirabella), two novels that are at once gripping suspense …

10940. Outside Over There

Maurice Sendak

Outside Over There is a picture book for children written and illustrated by Maurice Sendak. It concerns a young girl named Ida, who must rescue her baby sister after the child has been stolen by goblins. Outside Over There has been described by Sendak as part of a type of …

10943. Between Silk and Cyanide

Leo Marks

Between Silk and Cyanide: A Codemaker's War 1941-1945 is a book by former Special Operations Executive cryptographer Leo Marks, describing his work during the Second World War. It was published in 1998 by HarperCollins. The title is derived from an incident related in the book, …

10944. Mutation

Robin Cook

Mutation is a book written by Robin Cook about the ethics of genetic engineering. It brings up the benefits, risks, and consequences.

10949. Past Reason Hated

Peter Robinson

Past Reason Hated is the fifth novel by Canadian detective fiction writer Peter Robinson in the multi award-winning Inspector Banks series of novels. The novel was first printed in 1991, but has been reprinted a number of times since. The novel won the 1991 Arthur Ellis Award …

10950. Pastime

Robert B. Parker

Pastime is the 18th Spenser novel by Robert B. Parker. The story follows Boston-based PI Spenser as he attempts to find a man's missing mother.

10951. Walking Shadow

Robert B. Parker

Walking Shadow is the 21st Spenser novel by Robert B. Parker.

10952. Against the Odds

Elizabeth Moon

Against the Odds is a science fiction novel by Elizabeth Moon. It is her seventh and last novel set in the Familias Regnant fictional universe. It does not fall in either informal trilogy; fittingly it does not focus on any particular character, instead a more general, almost …

10964. Legend

Marie Lu

Legend is the much-anticipated dystopian thriller debut from US author, Marie Lu. THE must-read dystopian thriller fiction for all teen fans of The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins and Divergent by Veronica Roth. A brilliant re-imagining of Les Miserables, the series is set to be …

10968. Sky of Swords

Dave Duncan

Sky of Swords is a book published in 2000 that was written by Dave Duncan.

10969. The Red Wolf Conspiracy

Robert V.S. Redick

The Red Wolf Conspiracy is the first book of The Chathrand Voyage fantasy series written by American author Robert V.S. Redick. It was published by Gollancz Books in Britain and Canada in February 2008, and by Del Rey Books in the United States in 2009. The book has been …

10970. The Diana Chronicles

Tina Brown

Years after her death, Princess Diana remains a mystery. Was she “the people’s princess,” who electrified the world with her beauty and humanitarian missions? Or was she a manipulative, media-savvy neurotic who nearly brought down the monarchy?Only Tina Brown, former …

10971. Fiela's Child

Dalene Matthee

Fiela's Child is a South African novel written by Dalene Matthee and published in 1985. The book was originally written in Afrikaans under the name Fiela se Kind, and was later translated into English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Hebrew and Icelandic, among others. The …

10979. Sea Change

Robert B. Parker

Sea Change is a crime novel by Robert B. Parker, the fifth in his Jesse Stone series.

10981. The Rising

Tim LaHaye

The Rising: Antichrist is Born/Before They Were Left Behind is the thirteenth novel in the Left Behind series and the first prequel. It was written by Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins and published on Thursday, March 31, 2005. The hardback edition has the title and subtitle as …

10989. Hard Revolution

George Pelecanos

Hard Revolution is a crime novel written by George Pelecanos and set in Washington, DC. The main character of the book is Derek Strange, a black rookie police officer. The story is a prequel to other novels featuring Strange as a private detective. The book begins in 1959 when …

10990. Shattered

Dean Koontz

Shattered is a 1973 novel by Dean Koontz; it was previously published for Random House under his pseudonym, K.R. Dwyer. The Berkeley edition was published in February 1985, the second printing was in June 1985, and the third printing was in November 1985. For the 1985 printing, …

10991. The Book of the Law

Aleister Crowley

Liber AL vel Legis is the central sacred text of Thelema, written down from dictation mostly by Aleister Crowley, although Rose Edith Crowley is also known to have written two phrases into the manuscript of the Book after its dictation. Crowley claimed it was dictated to him by …

10992. The Headless Cupid

Zilpha Keatley Snyder

The Headless Cupid is a children's novel by Zilpha Keatley Snyder. First published in 1971, the book was a Newbery Honor book for 1972. After his university-professor father remarries, eleven-year-old David Stanley must make a series of new adjustments: first to his new …

10993. A History of the American People

Paul Johnson

A History of the American People is a history book written by Paul Johnson, collaborating with Blake Almond. First published in Britain in 1997 and nearly 1,000 pages in length, the book presents a sweep of 400 years of American history from the late sixteenth century to the end …

10994. The Ninja

Eric Van Lustbader

The Ninja novel was written in 1980 by Eric Van Lustbader and is a tale of revenge, love and murder. The author blends a number of known themes together: crime, suspense and Japanese martial arts mysticism. The book is divided into five parts, called "rings," as an apparent …

10995. Every Man for Himself

Beryl Bainbridge

Every Man for Himself is a novel written by Beryl Bainbridge that was first published in 1996 and is about the 1912 RMS Titanic disaster. The novel won the 1996 Whitbread Prize, and was a nominee of the Booker Prize. It also won the 1997 Commonwealth Writers' Prize.

10996. Child of the Dark Prophecy

T. A. Barron

Child of the Dark Prophecy is the first novel in The Great Tree of Avalon trilogy by T. A. Barron. It is set in a world made up of a great tree and its seven roots inhabited by creatures.

10998. Mistress Masham's Repose

T. H. White

"She saw: first, a square opening, about eight inches wide, in the lowest step...finally she saw that there was a walnut shell, or half one, outside the nearest door...she went to look at the shell—but looked with the greatest astonishment. There was a baby in it."So …

10999. Theater Shoes

Noel Streatfeild

Curtain Up is a children's novel about a theatrical family by British author Noel Streatfeild. It was first published in 1944. To remind potential readers of Streatfeild's highly successful first novel, Ballet Shoes, it is often retitled Theatre Shoes, or Theater Shoes in the …



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