The most popular books in English
from 12201 to 12400

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.

12201. The Sunbird

Wilbur A. Smith

The Sunbird is a 1972 novel by Wilbur Smith about an archeological dig. The novel was a favourite of Smith's, who claimed it was heavily influenced by H. Rider Haggard. Smith: It was a very important book for me in my development as a writer because at that stage I was starting …

12202. The Poacher's Son

Paul Doiron

The Poacher's Son is an Edgar Award nominated book.

12204. Carrie's War

Nina Bawden

Carrie's War is a 1973 British children's novel by Nina Bawden, set during the Second World War and following two evacuees, Carrie and her younger brother Nick. It is often read in secondary schools for both its literary and its historical interest. Carrie's War received the …

12205. Roxana: The Fortunate Mistress

Daniel Defoe

Roxana: The Fortunate Mistress is a 1724 novel by Daniel Defoe.

12206. Aristoi

Walter Jon Williams

Aristoi is a 1992 science fiction novel by Walter Jon Williams. It was one of the preliminary candidates for the 1993 Hugo Award for Best Novel in a particularly competitive year. The cover art for Aristoi was nominated for the 1993 Hugo Award for Best Original Artwork.

12207. The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin

Beatrix Potter

The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin is a children's book written and illustrated by Beatrix Potter and first published by Frederick Warne & Co. in August 1903. The story is about an impertinent red squirrel named Nutkin and his narrow escape from an owl called Old Brown. The book …

12209. When my Name was Keoko

Linda Sue Park

When My Name Was Keoko is a 2002 Asian Historic Fiction novel written by Linda Sue Park. It was first published on March 18, 2002 through Clarion Books. The book is set in Korea during World War II, when Japan conquered Korea and was trying to destroy Korean culture. The story …

12210. The Stars Shine Down

Sidney Sheldon

The Stars Shine Down is a 1992 novel by Sidney Sheldon.

12211. Timaeus

Plato

Timaeus is one of Plato's dialogues, mostly in the form of a long monologue given by the titular character, written circa 360 BC. The work puts forward speculation on the nature of the physical world and human beings and is followed by the dialogue Critias. Participants in the …

12213. Accidental Empires

Robert X. Cringely

Accidental Empires: How the Boys of Silicon Valley Make Their Millions, Battle Foreign Competition, and Still Can't Get a Date, is a book written by Mark Stephens under the pen name Robert X. Cringely about the founding of the personal computer industry and the history of …

12214. A Fire in the Sun

George Alec Effinger

A Fire in the Sun is a cyberpunk science fiction novel by American writer George Alec Effinger, published in 1989. It is the second novel in the three-book Marîd Audran series, following the events of When Gravity Fails, and concentrating on Marîd's experience as he becomes the …

12215. The Peoples of Middle-earth

J. R. R. Tolkien

The Peoples of Middle-earth is the 12th and final volume of The History of Middle-earth, edited by Christopher Tolkien from the unpublished manuscripts of his father J. R. R. Tolkien. Some characters only appear here. So too do a few other works that did not fit anywhere else.

12216. Conventions of War

Walter Jon Williams

Conventions of War is a science fiction novel by Walter Jon Williams. Published in 2005, it is the third novel in Dread Empire's Fall series. The novel is of the space opera subgenre.

12217. New and Selected Poems

Mary Oliver

New and Selected Poems is a book written by Mary Oliver.

12218. Natasha and Other Stories

David Bezmozgis

Natasha and Other Stories is a collection of short stories by Canadian author David Bezmozgis. His first published book, Natasha was published in 2004. Stories from the collection first appeared in The New Yorker, Harper's and Zoetrope All-Story. The book is a collection of …

12219. Gateways

F. Paul Wilson

Gateways is the seventh volume in a series of Repairman Jack books written by American author F. Paul Wilson. The book was first published by Gauntlet Press in a signed limited first edition then later as a trade hardcover from Forge and a mass market paperback from Forge.

12220. To Visit the Queen

Diane Duane

To Visit the Queen is a fantasy steampunk novel by Diane Duane. Its plot deals with the invention of nuclear weapons in Victorian Britain, thanks to the evil intervention of 'the lone one' and the efforts of Duane's wizard feline adventurers to save the day. It was a sequel to …

12221. Svaha

Charles de Lint

Out beyond the Enclaves, in the desolation between the cities, an Indian flyer has been downed. A chip encoded with vital secrets is missing. Only Gahzee can venture forth to find it--walking the line between the Dreamtime and the Realtime, bringing his people's ancient magic to …

12222. The Orc King

R. A. Salvatore

The Orc King is the first book in the Transitions series, written by R. A. Salvatore.

12223. The Stupidest Angel

Christopher Moore

The Stupidest Angel: A Heartwarming Tale of Christmas Terror is the eighth novel by Christopher Moore. Set during Christmas, it brings together several favored characters from his previous books set in the fictional town of Pine Cove, a recurring location in Moore's novels. An …

12224. Tripoint

Carolyn J. (Carolyn Janice) Cherryh

Tripoint is a science fiction novel written by the United States science fiction and fantasy author C. J. Cherryh, and was first published by Warner Books in September 1994. It is one of Cherryh's Merchanter novels and is set in the author's Alliance-Union universe.

12225. The Pig That Wants to Be Eaten

Julian Baggini

Both entertaining and startling, The Pig That Wants to Be Eaten offers one hundred philosophical puzzles that stimulate thought on a host of moral, social, and personal dilemmas. Taking examples from sources as diverse as Plato and Steven Spielberg, author Julian Baggini …

12226. The Lover's Dictionary

David Levithan

The Lover's Dictionary is a 2011 novel by the American author David Levithan. It is his first novel for adults. This modern love story is told entirely through dictionary entries.

12228. Dragonwings

Laurence Yep

Dragonwings is a children's historical novel by Laurence Yep, published by Harper & Row in 1975. It inaugurated the Golden Mountain Chronicles below) and it is the fifth chronicle in narrative sequence among ten published as of 2012. The book is used in school classrooms and …

12230. Torpedo Juice

Tim Dorsey

Torpedo Juice is Tim Dorsey's seventh novel, published in 2005. As with Dorsey's previous works, the main character is amateur Florida historian and serial killer Serge A. Storms.

12231. Dissolution

Richard Lee Byers

Dissolution is a fantasy novel by Richard Lee Byers. It is the first book of the War of the Spider Queen hexad, based on the Forgotten Realms setting of the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game.

12232. The Wild Boys

William S. Burroughs

The Wild Boys: A Book of the Dead is a novel by Beat Generation author William S. Burroughs. It was first published in 1971 by Grove Press. It depicts a homosexual youth movement whose objective is the downfall of western civilization, set in an apocalyptic late twentieth …

12233. When Eight Bells Toll

Alistair MacLean

From the acclaimed master of action and suspense. The all time classicMillions of pounds in gold bullion are being pirated in the Irish Sea. Investigations by the British Secret Service, and a sixth sense, have bought Philip Calvert to a bleak, lonely bay in the Western …

12234. Derby Girl

Shauna Cross

Derby Girl is a 2007 novel by Shauna Cross. It tells the story of Bliss Cavendar, a girl from the fictional town of Bodeen, Texas whose mother wants her to compete in beauty pageants, and seeks escape in the world of roller derby. The book was named an American Library …

12235. The Manhattan Hunt Club

John Saul

The Manhattan Hunt Club is a thriller horror novel by John Saul, published by Ballantine Books on July 31, 2001. The novel follows the story of Jeff Converse, who is falsely convicted of a brutal crime and finds himself trapped in a secret society called the Manhattan Hunt Club.

12236. Mind Performance Hacks

Ron Hale-Evans

Mind Performance Hacks: Tips and Tools for Overclocking Your Brain is a self-help book using psychology and mnemonic techniques to improve thinking skills such as memory, creativity, mental math, and other cognitive abilities by Ron Hale-Evans, who wrote and researched …

12237. The Risen Empire

Scott Westerfeld

The Risen Empire is a science fiction novel by Scott Westerfeld.

12240. Piercing

Ryū Murakami

Piercing is a novel by Ryu Murakami. Originally published in Japanese in 1994, it was translated and published in English by Bloomsbury Publishing in 2008.

12242. Venus

Ben Bova

Venus is a science fiction novel by Ben Bova, part of the Grand Tour novel series and first published in the year 2000. The story follows Van Humphries, the son of the ruthless tycoon Martin Humphries, and his experiences on Venus.

12243. Survivor's Quest

Timothy Zahn

Survivor's Quest is a 2004 novel set in the Star Wars galaxy. The book was written by Timothy Zahn, and is the eighth, and, chronologically, the final book in his eight-book Thrawn series.

12245. We Didn't Mean to Go to Sea

Arthur Ransome

We Didn't Mean to Go to Sea is the seventh book in Arthur Ransome's Swallows and Amazons series of children's books. It was published in 1937. In this book, the Swallows are the only recurring characters. They are staying in a new location, Pin Mill on the River Orwell upstream …

12246. Autobiography of Mark Twain

Harriet Elinor Smith (Hrsg.)

Autobiography of Mark Twain or Mark Twain’s Autobiography refers to a lengthy set of reminiscences, dictated, for the most part, in the last few years of American author Mark Twain's life and left in typescript and manuscript at his death. The Autobiography comprises a rambling …

12247. A Tramp Abroad

Mark Twain

A Tramp Abroad is a work of travel literature, including a mixture of autobiography and fictional events, by American author Mark Twain, published in 1880. The book details a journey by the author, with his friend Harris, through central and southern Europe. While the stated …

12248. History of the Russian Revolution

Leon Trotsky

The History of the Russian Revolution by Leon Trotsky is a 3 volume book on the Russian Revolution of 1917, first published in 1930, translated into English by Max Eastman in 1932. The three parts are: The Overthrow of Tzarism, The Attempted Counter-Revolution and The Triumph of …

12249. The story of an African farm

Olive Schreiner

The Story of an African Farm was South African author Olive Schreiner's first published novel. It was an immediate success and has become recognised as one of the first feminist novels.

12250. The Short Reign of Pippin IV

John Steinbeck

In his only work of political satire, The Short Reign of Pippin IV, John Steinbeck turns the French Revolution upside down as amateur astronomer Pippin Héristal is drafted to rule the unruly French. Steinbeck creates around the infamous Pippin the most hilarious royal court …

12251. Fable of Venice

Hugo Pratt

In this affectionate tribute to his home town, Hugo Pratt offers a complex mystery thriller involving Freemasons, occultists, and esotericists set during the rise of Fascism in 1921. Corto Maltese’s return to Venice is ostensibly a search for an emerald known as the Clavicle of …

12252. Staying On

Paul Scott

Instead of returning “home” when he retired, Tusker, once a Colonel in the British Army, and his wife Lily chose to remain in the small hill town of Pangkot with its eccentric inhabitants and archaic rituals left over from the days of the Empire.

12253. The Anatomy Lesson

Philip Roth

At forty, the writer Nathan Zuckerman comes down with a mysterious affliction—pure pain, beginning in his neck and shoulders, invading his torso, and taking possession of his spirit. Zuckerman, whose work was his life, is unable to write a line. Now his work is trekking from one …

12256. One Morning in Maine

Robert McCloskey

As we follow the story of Sal and his lost tooth we feel as refreshed as though we had spent a day with his family on their island".--Saturday Review. Caldecott Honor Book. Full-color illustrations.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 4/14/1952Pages: 64Reading Level: …

12257. Pat the Bunny

Dorothy Kunhardt

Pat the Bunny is a "touch and feel" book for small children and babies and has been a perennial best-seller in the United States since its publication in 1940. It is not a book in the traditional sense, but more a collection of things to do, such as pat the fake fur of a rabbit …

12258. The Eye in the Pyramid

Robert A. Wilson

The Illuminati, an inside joke? The lunatic fringe? Or a hellish conspiracy of psychotic lost souls hidden for centuries, unleashing its evil on a naive, defenseless world? It was Saul Goodman's lousy luck to smell the trail in some underground memos in a bombed-out office--the …

12259. Correction

Thomas Bernhard

Correction is a novel by Thomas Bernhard, originally published in German in 1975, and first published in English translation in 1979 by Alfred A. Knopf. Correction’s set is a garret in the middle of an Austrian forest, described by the narrator as the "thought dungeon" in which …

12260. The Road to San Giovanni

Italo Calvino

A major testament by an essential 20th century writer composed of five strikingly elegant "memory exercises" about his life and work--now available in paperback. With visionary passion, the author traces pieces of his childhood and adolescence, his experiences during WWII, and …

12261. Evil for Evil

K. J. Parker

Second book in K. J. Parker's fantasy series The Engineer Trilogy.

12262. Where I Was From

Joan Didion

Where I Was From is a 2003 collection of essays by Joan Didion. It concerns the history and culture of California, where Didion was born and spent much of her life. Where I Was From combines aspects of historical writing, journalism, and memoir to present a history of California …

12263. The Viceroy of Ouidah

Bruce Chatwin

The Viceroy of Ouidah is a novel published in 1980 by Bruce Chatwin, a British author.

12264. Equal Danger

Leonardo Sciascia

Equal Danger is a 1971 detective novel by Leonardo Sciascia where a police inspector investigating a string of murders finds himself involved in existential political intrigues. Set in an indeterminate country this novel is informed by the corrupt politics and Mafia of …

12265. Pincher Martin

William Golding

Pincher Martin: The Two Deaths of Christopher Martin, is a novel by British writer William Golding, first published in 1956. It is Golding's third novel, directly following The Inheritors, which in turn came after his magnum opus and debut Lord of the Flies. The novel is one of …

12266. Glass Devil

Helene Tursten

Tod im Pfarrhaus is a book written by Helene Tursten.

12267. The Time In Between

David Bergen

The Time in Between is a novel by Canadian author David Bergen. It deals with a man named Charles Boatman, who mysteriously returns to Vietnam, where he had been a soldier earlier in his life, and his children, Ada and Jon, who also go to Vietnam to search for him. Although …

12268. In a Strange Room

Damon Galgut

In a Strange Room is a 2010 novel by South African writer Damon Galgut. It was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize in 2010, as well as for the Ondaatje Prize.

12270. Martians, Go Home

Fredric Brown

Martians, Go Home is a science fiction comic novel written by Fredric Brown, published in Astounding Science Fiction on September 1954 and later by E. P. Dutton in 1955. The novel concerns a writer who witnesses an alien invasion of Earth by boorish little green men from Mars.

12273. Ghost Rider: Travels on the Healing Road

Neil Peart

Ghost Rider: Travels on the Healing Road is a 2002 philosophical travel memoir by Neil Peart, the drummer and main lyricist for the Canadian progressive rock band Rush. It chronicles Peart's long-distance motorcycle riding throughout North and Central America in the late 1990s, …

12274. The Scramble for Africa

Thomas Pakenham

The Scramble for Africa is a comprehensive popular history of the Scramble for Africa written by Thomas Pakenham.

12276. Crime and Punishment

Fëdor Michajlovic Dostoevskij

Crime and Punishment is a novel by the Russian author Fyodor Dostoyevsky. It was first published in the literary journal The Russian Messenger in twelve monthly installments during 1866. It was later published in a single volume. It is the second of Dostoyevsky's full-length …

12277. A Frolic of His Own

William Gaddis

A Frolic of His Own is a book by William Gaddis, published by Poseidon Press in 1994. It was his fourth novel and it won his second U.S. National Book Award for Fiction.

12278. Simisola

Ruth Rendell

Simisola is a 1994 novel by British crime writer Ruth Rendell. It features her recurring detective Inspector Wexford, and is the 16th in the series. Though a murder mystery, the book also touches on the themes of racism and welfare dependency.

12279. The Last Mughal

William Dalrymple

The Last Mughal, The Fall of a Dynasty, Delhi 1857 is a 2006 historical book by William Dalrymple.

12280. The Nazi and the Barber

Edgar Hilsenrath

The Nazi and the Barber of the German-Jewish writer Edgar Hilsenrath is a grotesque novel about the Holocaust during the time of National Socialism in Germany. The work uses the perpetrator's perspective telling the biography of the SS mass murderer Max Schulz, who after World …

12281. Cymbeline

William Shakespeare

Cymbeline /ˈsɪmbɨliːn/, also known as Cymbeline, King of Britain, is a play by William Shakespeare, set in Ancient Britain and based on legends that formed part of the Matter of Britain concerning the early Celtic British King Cunobeline. Although listed as a tragedy in the …

12282. The Trial of Henry Kissinger

Christopher Hitchens

The Trial of Henry Kissinger is Christopher Hitchens' examination of alleged war crimes of Henry Kissinger, the National Security Advisor and later United States Secretary of State for Presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford. Acting in the role of the prosecution, Hitchens …

12283. No Longer Human

Usamaru Furuya

No Longer Human is a Japanese novel by Osamu Dazai. Published after Run Melos and The Setting Sun, No Longer Human is considered Dazai's masterpiece and ranks as the second-best selling novel in Japan, behind Natsume Sōseki's Kokoro. The literal translation of the title, …

12284. The Shadow Lines

Amitav Ghosh

The Shadow Lines is a Sahitya Akademi Award-winning novel by Indian writer Amitav Ghosh. It is a book that captures perspective of time and events, of lines that bring people together and hold them apart; lines that are clearly visible from one perspective and nonexistent from …

12285. Pale gray for guilt

John D. MacDonald

Pale Gray for Guilt is the ninth novel in the Travis McGee series by John D. MacDonald. The plot revolves around McGee's investigation into the death of his close friend Tush Bannon, who he suspects has been murdered because of his refusal to sell his waterfront property to …

12287. Blood Fever

Charlie Higson

Blood Fever is the second novel in the Young Bond series depicting Ian Fleming's superspy James Bond as a teenager in the 1930s. The novel, written by Charlie Higson, was released in the United Kingdom on 5 January 2006 by Puffin Books.

12288. The Iron Ring

Lloyd Alexander

The Iron Ring is a fantasy novel for children by Lloyd Alexander. It features a young king Tamar who leaves Sundari Palace on a quest journey in a land of humans and talking animals, which are inspired by Indian mythology. The caste system of India is one ground for conflict in …

12289. The Green Brain

Frank Herbert

The Green Brain, initially published as Greenslaves, is a science fiction novel by Frank Herbert.

12291. Blood Done Sign My Name

Timothy Tyson

Blood Done Sign My Name is an autobiographical work of history written by Timothy B. Tyson while he was a professor of Afro-American studies at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. The book, published in 2004 and based in part on a Master of Arts thesis Tyson wrote in 1990 while …

12293. The Book about Moomin, Mymble and Little My

Tove Jansson

The Book about Moomin, Mymble and Little My was the first Moomin picture book by Finnish author Tove Jansson, published in 1952 in Swedish. It is the first Moomin book to be adapted into an iPad app.

12294. Pat of Silver Bush

Lucy Maud Montgomery

Pat of Silver Bush is a novel written by Lucy Maud Montgomery, noted for her Anne of Green Gables series. The protagonist, Patricia Gardiner, hates change of any kind and loves her home, Silver Bush, more than anything else in the world. She is very devoted to her family: her …

12297. The Chosen

L. J. Smith

The Chosen is the fifth novel in the Night World series written by L. J. Smith. It was first published on February 1, 1997 by Simon Pulse. Since its release, it has been reprinted several times due to its cult status amongst Smith's fans.

12299. The Orientalist: Solving the Mystery of a Strange …

Tom Reiss

The Orientalist: Solving the Mystery of a Strange and Dangerous Life is a book written by Tom Reiss.

12300. The God Engines

John Scalzi

The God Engines is a science fiction novella by John Scalzi published in 2009. It was nominated for the 2009 Hugo Award for Best Novella.

12301. Moscow 2042

Vladimir Voinovich

Moscow 2042 is a 1986 novel by Vladimir Voinovich. In this book, the alter ego of the author travels to the future, where he sees how communism has been built up in Moscow: at first, it seems the government has actually been successful in doing so. But slowly it becomes clear …

12304. Bloodhype

Alan Dean Foster

Bloodhype is a science fiction novel written by Alan Dean Foster. The book is eleventh chronologically in the Pip and Flinx series, though it was written second, and it is an oddity for the characters since they only appear in the last third of the book. Foster originally …

12305. The Birthday Present

Ruth Rendell

The Birthday Present is a novel by British writer Ruth Rendell, written under her pseudonym Barbara Vine. It was her first novel under this name in three years.

12306. Glory Lane

Alan Dean Foster

Glory Lane is a science fiction novel written by Alan Dean Foster. The book takes place outside of either of Foster’s two usual universes, Spellsinger and the Humanx Commonwealth.

12307. So Much to Tell You

John Marsden

So Much to Tell You is a young adult novel by Australian author John Marsden, first published in 1987. It was his debut book. It was instantly successful in Australia and the US, and has since been translated into nine languages and awarded many highly acclaimed literary awards …

12308. Yon Ill Wind

Piers Anthony

Yon Ill Wind is the twentieth novel of the Xanth series by Piers Anthony.

12309. Into the Looking Glass

John Ringo

Into the Looking Glass is the first novel in the Looking Glass military hard science fiction series, written by American author John Ringo. The book was released in March 27, 2007 by Baen Books. The story involves travel through portals called looking glasses, the discovery of …

12310. In Death Ground

David Weber

In Death Ground is a 1997 military science fiction novel by David Weber and Steve White. The story is completed in the novel The Shiva Option. The title is taken from a passage in Chapter 11 of Sun Tzu's The Art of War: "In difficult ground, press on; On hemmed-in ground, use …

12311. Midnight Whispers

V. C. Andrews

Midnight Whispers is the fourth novel in the Cutler series, written in 1992 by the ghost-writer of V. C. Andrews novels, Andrew Neiderman. The novel follows the traditional formula of Andrews novels, and by being the fourth in its series, it thereby centres on the child of the …

12312. Exiles at the Well of Souls

Jack L. Chalker

Exiles at the Well of Souls is the second book in the Well of Souls series by American author Jack L. Chalker. Originally intended to be one book, the story was split into Exiles and Quest for the Well of Souls forming a duology.

12313. The Haunted Air

F. Paul Wilson

The Haunted Air is the sixth volume in a series of Repairman Jack books written by American author F. Paul Wilson. The book was first published by Gauntlet Press in a signed limited first edition then later as a trade hardcover from Forge and a mass market paperback from Forge.

12314. While I Live

John Marsden

While I Live is a book published in 2003 that was written by John Marsden.

12317. The White Road

Lynn Flewelling

The White Road is the fifth novel in Lynn Flewelling's Nightrunner series. Set in a fictional universe, the novel follows the adventures of a complex thief and his apprentice. It is preceded by Luck in the Shadows, Stalking Darkness, Traitor's Moon and Shadows Return. The White …

12319. The Story of Little Black Sambo

Helen Bannerman

The Story of Little Black Sambo is a children's book written and illustrated by Helen Bannerman, and first published by Grant Richards in October 1899 as one in a series of small-format books called The Dumpy Books for Children. The story was a children's favorite for more than …

12320. My Heartbeat

Garret Freymann-Weyr

My Heartbeat is a 2002 novel by Garret Freymann-Weyr, about a fourteen-year-old girl who discovers that her brother and his best friend, James, who she has been in love with for years, could be a couple. It was named a Printz Honor book in 2003.

12322. The Brotherhood of the Rose

David Morrell

The Brotherhood of the Rose is the first novel in a trilogy by David Morrell, first published in 1983. It is followed by The Fraternity of the Stone and The League of Night and Fog.

12324. The Assassini

Thomas Gifford

The Assassini is a 1990 thriller novel by American author Thomas Gifford, published by Bantam Books.

12327. Catch the Lightning

Catherine Asaro

Catch the Lightning is a novel by Catherine Asaro in the Saga of the Skolian Empire, also known as Tales of the Ruby Dynasty. The novel won the 1998 Sapphire Award for Best Science Fiction Romance and the UTC Readers Choice Award for Best Science Fiction Novel.

12328. Darkest Hour

V. C. Andrews

Darkest Hour is the fifth and final novel in a series of books about the Cutler family attributed to V. C. Andrews and published in 1993. It is allegedly based on the original ideas of Andrews but was written by ghostwriter Andrew Neiderman. Andrews is the credited author. The …

12329. The Crippled God

Steven Erikson

Savaged by the K'Chain Nah'Ruk, the Bonehunters march for Kolanse, where waits an unknown fate. Tormented by questions, the army totters on the edge of mutiny, but Adjunct Tavore will not relent. One final act remains, if it is in her power, if she can hold her army together, if …

12330. The Goblin Wood

Hilari Bell

The Goblin Wood is a 2003 teen fantasy novel by Hilari Bell.

12333. The Sight

Erin Hunter

The Sight is a children's fantasy novel. It was released April 24, 2007, and it is the first installment of the Warriors: Power of Three series by Erin Hunter. This book was recommended as Children's Summer reading by the Washington Post Children's Book Club.

12334. Daughter of Smoke and Bone

Laini Taylor

The first book in the New York Times bestselling epic fantasy trilogy by award-winning author Laini Taylor.Around the world, black handprints are appearing on doorways, scorched there by winged strangers who have crept through a slit in the sky.In a dark and dusty shop, a …

12335. The Gathering

Kelley Armstrong

The Gathering is a novel by Kelley Armstrong. It was released April 12, 2011 by HarperTeen. The Gathering is the first book in Armstrong's Darkness Rising trilogy. Darkness Rising is the second trilogy in the Darkest Powers series. Darkness Rising follows a new set of kids. …

12336. If You Liked School You'll Love Work

Irvine Welsh

If You Liked School You'll Love Work is a collection of short stories from novelist Irvine Welsh. It was released in the UK on 5 July 2007, and in the U.S. on 4 September 2007.

12337. They Thirst

Robert R. McCammon

A vampire turns Los Angeles into a city of the dead in this novel by the New York Times–bestselling and Bram Stoker Award–winning author of Swan Song. The Kronsteen castle, a gothic monstrosity, looms over Los Angeles. Built during Hollywood’s golden age for a long-dead screen …

12340. The Underground Man

Mick Jackson

The Underground Man is a novel by Mick Jackson. It was shortlisted for the Booker Prize for that year. It shows the life of an eccentric and reclusive Victorian Duke, loosely modeled on William Cavendish-Scott-Bentinck, 5th Duke of Portland. His latest scheme involves building a …

12341. 1634: The Ram Rebellion

Eric Flint

1634: The Ram Rebellion is the seventh published work in the 1632 alternate history book series, and is the third work to establish what is best considered as a "main plot line or thread" of historical speculative focus that are loosely organized and classified geographically. …

12342. The World as Will and Representation

Arthur Schopenhauer

The World as Will and Representation is the central work of the German philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer. The first edition was published in December 1818, and the second expanded edition in 1844. In 1948, an abridged version was edited by Thomas Mann.

12343. An Essay Concerning Human Understanding

John Locke

An Essay Concerning Human Understanding is a work by John Locke concerning the foundation of human knowledge and understanding. It first appeared in 1689 with the printed title An Essay Concerning Human Understanding. He describes the mind at birth as a blank slate filled later …

12344. The Sibley Guide to Birds

David Allen Sibley

The Sibley Guide to Birds is a reference work and field guide for the birds found in the North American region as defined by the American Birding Association. It is written and illustrated by ornithologist David Allen Sibley. The book provides details on 810 species of birds, …

12345. Field Notes from a Catastrophe

Elizabeth Kolbert

Field Notes from a Catastrophe: Man, Nature, and Climate Change is a 2006 non-fiction book by Elizabeth Kolbert. The book attempts to bring attention to the causes and effects of global climate change. Kolbert travels around the world where climate change is affecting the …

12346. The Naked Civil Servant

Quentin Crisp

The Naked Civil Servant is the 1968 autobiography of witty gay icon Quentin Crisp, adapted into a 1975 film of the same name starring John Hurt. The book began as a 1964 radio interview with Crisp conducted by his friend and fellow eccentric Philip O'Connor. A managing director …

12347. The Dragon in the Sea

Frank Herbert

The Dragon in the Sea, also known as Under Pressure from its serialization, is a novel by Frank Herbert. It was first serialized in Astounding magazine from 1955 to 1956, then reworked and published as a book in 1956. It is usually classified as a psychological novel.

12349. The Armchair Economist

Steven Landsburg

The Armchair Economist: Economics and Everyday Life is an economics book written by Rochester professor of economics Steven Landsburg. The first edition appeared in 1993. A revised and updated edition appeared in May 2012. The underlying theme of the book, as Landsburg states on …

12350. Imajica

Clive Barker

Imajica is a fantasy novel by British author Clive Barker. Barker names it as his favourite of all his writings. The work, 825 pages at its first printing in 1991, chronicles the events surrounding the reconciliation of Earth, called the Fifth Dominion, with the other four …

12351. Berlin Diary

William L. Shirer

Berlin Diary is a first-hand account of the rise of Nazi Germany and its road to war, as witnessed by the American journalist William L. Shirer. Shirer, a radio reporter for CBS, covered Germany for several years until the Nazi press censors made it impossible for him to report …

12352. Breaking Open the Head

Daniel Pinchbeck

Breaking Open the Head: A Psychedelic Journey into the Heart of Contemporary Shamanism is a book written by author and journalist Daniel Pinchbeck, founding editor of the literary journal Open City. Published in 2002, Breaking Open the Head covers, in Pinchbeck's words, the …

12353. The Last Dragonslayer

Jasper Fforde

In his witty first novel for young readers, New York Times best-selling author Jasper Fforde introduces fifteen-year-old Jennifer Strange, who runs an agency for underemployed magicians in a world where magic is fading away. But when visions of the death of the world’s last …

12355. Playing Beatie Bow

Ruth Park

Playing Beatie Bow is an Australian children's book written by Ruth Park and first published on 31 January 1980. The story is set in Sydney, Australia and is about a girl named Abigail who travels back in time to colonial Sydney-Town in the year 1873, where she meets Beatie Bow, …

12356. Threshold

Sara Douglass

Threshold is a 1997 fantasy novel by South Australian author Sara Douglass.

12358. Great Jones Street

Don DeLillo

Published in 1973, Great Jones Street is Don DeLillo's third novel. It centers on rock star Bucky Wunderlick, who also narrates the novel. There is a good deal of surreal imagery. Running Dog, a parody of Rolling Stone introduced in Great Jones Street, would later play a central …

12359. Private Arrangements

Sherry Thomas

Private Arrangements is the debut historical romance by Sherry Thomas.

12361. The prone gunman

Jean-Patrick Manchette

Also available in a new, movie tie-in edition, titled The Gunman (Paperback ISBN: 978-0-87286-664-5. Ebook ISBN: 9780872866652). Film opened March 20, 2015 starring Sean Penn, Javier Bardem, Idris Elba and Ray Winstone, directed by Pierre Morel (Taken).Martin Terrier is a hired …

12362. 1635: The Cannon Law

Eric Flint

1635: The Cannon Law is the sixth book and fifth novel published in the 1632 series by Eric Flint and Andrew Dennis. It is the second novel in the French-Italian plot thread, which began with 1634: The Galileo Affair and was published by Baen Books in 2006. The book explores the …

12363. Bear Island

Alistair MacLean

Bear Island is a thriller novel by Scottish author Alistair MacLean. Originally published in 1971 with a cover by Norman Weaver, it was the last of MacLean's novels to be written in first-person narrative. This novel is a locked room mystery with the added twist that the scene …

12364. The Island of Doctor Death and Other Stories and …

Gene Wolfe

The Island of Doctor Death and Other Stories and Other Stories is a short story collection by American science fiction author Gene Wolfe. The title story of the collection is "The Island of Doctor Death and Other Stories", which recounts the fantasies of a dreamy young boy who …

12365. Culture Warrior

Bill O'Reilly

Culture Warrior is a book by Fox News Channel political commentator Bill O'Reilly, published in the fall of 2006. O'Reilly asserts that the United States is in the midst of a "culture war" between "traditionalists" and "secular-progressives". O'Reilly appeared on The Colbert …

12366. Trumpet

Jackie Kay

Trumpet is the debut novel of Scottish writer and poet Jackie Kay. It chronicles the life and death of fictional jazz artist, Joss Moody, through the eyes of his family, friends, and strangers.

12370. Anthills of the Savannah

Chinua Achebe

A searing satire of political corruption and social injustice from the celebrated author of Things Fall ApartIn the fictional West African nation of Kangan, newly independent of British rule, the hopes and dreams of democracy have been quashed by a fierce military dictatorship. …

12371. Half-Broken Things

Morag Joss

A gripping tale of psychological suspense perfect for the readership of Minette Walters and Ruth Rendell, Half Broken Things is a novel that peers into the lives of three dangerously lost people…and the ominous haven they find when they find each other.Jean is a house sitter …

12372. Can't Stop Won't Stop

Jeff Chang

Can't Stop Won't Stop is a powerful cultural and social history of the end of the American century, and a provocative look into the new world that the hip-hop generation created.Forged in the fires of the Bronx and Kingston, Jamaica, hip-hop became the Esperanto of youth …

12373. The Lair of Bones

Dave Wolverton

The Lair of Bones is the fourth novel in David Farland's epic fantasy series The Runelords. It is the final novel in the saga's original story arc.

12374. Go the Fuck to Sleep

Adam Mansbach

"Nothing has driven home a certain truth about my generation, which is approaching the apex of its childbearing years, quite like this."--The New Yorker"A parenting zeitgeist"--Washington Post"A hilarious take on that age-old problem: getting the beloved child to go to …

12375. Hellstrom's Hive

Frank Herbert

Hellstrom's Hive is a science fiction novel written by Frank Herbert. It is about a secret group of humans who model their lives upon social insects, and the unsettling events that unfold after they are discovered by a deeply undercover agency of the US government.

12376. Emerald sea

John Ringo

Emerald Sea is a book published in 2004 that was written by John Ringo.

12377. Warped Passages

Lisa Randall

Warped Passages: Unraveling the Mysteries of the Universe's Hidden Dimensions is the debut non-fiction book by Lisa Randall, published in 2005, about particle physics in general and additional dimensions of space in particular. The book has made it to top 50 at amazon.com, …

12378. Cally's War

John Ringo

Cally's War is a novel by John Ringo and Julie Cochrane, and is part of the Legacy of the Aldenata series. It follows Michael O'Neal's daughter Cally, who, raised from an early age by her paternal grandfather to be familiar with weapons and tactics, becomes a professional …

12379. The Language of the Night

Ursula K. Le Guin

The Language of the Night: Essays on Fantasy and Science Fiction is a collection of essays written by Ursula K. Le Guin and edited by Susan Wood. It was first published in 1979 and published in a revised edition in 1992. The essays discuss various aspects of the science fiction …

12380. Needle in the Groove

Jeff Noon

Needle in the Groove is a 1999 novel by Jeff Noon. A music/spoken word CD was released on the same day as the book. It tells its story through the eyes of Elliot, a young twenty-something bassist, as he finds himself playing bass for Glam Damage, a new DJ-based band who are …

12381. Jihad vs. McWorld

Benjamin Barber

Jihad vs. McWorld: How Globalism and Tribalism Are Reshaping the World is a 1995 book by American political scientist Benjamin Barber, in which he puts forth a theory that describes the struggle between "McWorld" and "Jihad". Benjamin Barber similarly questions the impact of …

12383. Dirty White Boys

Stephen Hunter

Dirty White Boys is a novel by American author Stephen Hunter. It covers the escape of convict Lamar Pye and two accomplices from a penitentiary in the mid-western USA, and highway patrol officer Bud Pewtie's attempts to track them down. The events in the novel are set in …

12384. Mystery Mile

Margery Allingham

Mystery Mile is a crime novel by Margery Allingham, first published in 1930, in the United Kingdom by Jarrolds Publishing, London, and in the United States by Doubleday, Doran, New York. Following his first, supporting appearance in The Crime at Black Dudley, it is the first of …

12385. Weedflower

Cynthia Kadohata

Weedflower is an American children's historial fiction novel by Cynthia Kadohata, who received the Newbery and Whiting Awards. The cover photography of the first edition is by Kamil Vojnar. The story is set in the United States and told from the perspective of twelve-year-old, …

12386. Safely Home

Randy Alcorn

Safely Home is a Christian novel by Randy Alcorn. It takes place in present-day China, and follows the story of two Harvard roommates, one American and one Chinese, who reunite decades after they graduate. The novel won the Gold Medallion Book Award for evangelical literature. …

12387. Master of the World

Jules Verne

Master of the World, published in 1904, is one of the last novels by French pioneer science fiction writer, Jules Verne. It is a sequel to Robur the Conqueror. At the time Verne wrote the novel, his health was failing. Master of the World is a "black novel," filled with …

12388. The Odd Women

George Gissing

The Odd Women is an 1893 novel by the English novelist George Gissing. Its themes are the role of women in society, marriage, morals and the early feminist movement.

12389. The Aspern Papers

Henry James

In this classic 1888 novella, an anonymous narrator relates his obsessive quest to acquire some letters and other private documents that once belonged to the deceased Romantic poet Jeffrey Aspern. Attempting to gain access to the papers, the property of Aspern's former mistress, …

12391. China Men

Maxine Hong Kingston

China Men is a 1980 collection of "stories" by Maxine Hong Kingston, some true and some fictional. It is a sequel to The Woman Warrior with a focus on the history of the men in Kingston's family. It won the 1981 National Book Award for Nonfiction. Kingston wrote The Woman …

12392. The Fool's Progress

Edward Abbey

The Fool's Progress is a novel written by American author Edward Abbey, published in 1988. The book is a semi-autobiographical novel about a man, Henry Holyoak Lightcap, who refuses to submit to modern commercial society. Unlike Abbey's most famous fiction work, The Monkey …

12393. Hard Times: An Oral History of the Great Depression

Studs Terkel

"Hard Times": An Oral History of the Great Depression is a telling of the oral history of the Great Depression written by Studs Terkel. It is a firsthand account of people of varying socio-economic status who lived in the United States during the Great Depression. The first …

12394. Storm Thief

Chris Wooding

Storm Thief is a 2006 dystopian science-fiction novel written by Chris Wooding and published by Scholastic Books. It also has elements of the Gothic, tech-punk, and alternate history genres. It is set on a futuristic island-city known as Orokos, which is plagued by deadly …

12396. The Death of Sleep

Anne McCaffrey

The Death of Sleep is a science fiction novel by Anne McCaffrey and Jody Lynn Nye, published by Baen Books in 1990. It is the second book in the Planet Pirates trilogy and continues the Ireta series that McCaffrey initiated with Dinosaur Planet in 1978. Elizabeth Moon and …

12397. Far North

Marcel Theroux

Far North is a book written by Marcel Theroux.

12398. The Princess Diaries, Volume VII and 1/2: Sweet …

Meg Cabot

The Princess Diaries, Volume VII and 1/2: Sweet Sixteen Princess is a young adult book in the critically acclaimed Princess Diaries series. Written by Meg Cabot, it was released in 2005 by Harper Collins Publishers and is the third novella in the series.

12400. The Universe in a Nutshell

Stephen Hawking

The Universe in a Nutshell is one of Stephen Hawking's books on theoretical physics. It explains to a general audience various matters relating to the Lucasian professor's work, such as Gödel's Incompleteness Theorem and P-branes. It tells the history and principles of modern …



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