The most popular books in English.

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.

12801. Surrealist Manifestos

André Breton

Surrealist Manifestos is a compilation of First and Second Manifesto of Surrealism, both written by André Breton.

12802. Squids Will Be Squids

Jon Scieszka

Squids Will Be Squids is a children's picture book written by Jon Scieszka and illustrated by Lane Smith. It was published in 1998 by Viking Press.

12803. New Selected Poems 1966–1987

Seamus Heaney

New Selected Poems 1966–1987 is a poetry collection by Seamus Heaney, who received the 1995 Nobel Prize in Literature. It was published in 1990 by Faber and Faber. It includes selections from each of Heaney's seven first volumes of verse: Death of a Naturalist Door into the Dark …

12804. The sailor from Gibralter

Marguerite Duras

"A haunting tale of strange and random passion."—New York TimesDisaffected, bored with his career at the French Colonial Ministry (where he has copied out birth and death certificates for eight years), and disgusted by a mistress whose vapid optimism arouses his most violent …

12805. In an Antique Land : History in the Guise of a …

Amitav Ghosh

In An Antique Land is an ethnography written in narrative form by the Indian writer Amitav Ghosh.

12807. The Battle

Patrick Rambaud

The winner of the Prix Goncourt and Grand Prix du Roman de l'Academie Francaise, The Battle is a brilliant, compelling novelization of the battle of Essling, Napoleon's first major defeat. The battle of Essling has long been overlooked by historians and novelists, but Rambaud, …

12809. The Chrysanthemum and the Sword

Ruth Benedict

The Chrysanthemum and the Sword: Patterns of Japanese Culture is an influential 1946 study of Japan by American anthropologist Ruth Benedict. It was written at the invitation of the U.S. Office of War Information, in order to understand and predict the behavior of the Japanese …

12813. Remembrance of Things Past: v. 1

Marcel Proust

Here are the first two volumes of Proust’s monumental achievement, Swann’s Way and Within a Budding Grove. The famous overture to Swann's Way sets down the grand themes that govern In Search of Lost Time: as the narrator recalls his childhood in Paris and Combray, exquisite …

12814. The dormant beast

Enki Bilal

Presenting this outstanding story from the acclaimed creator of The Nikopol Trilogy, Enki Bilal, in full-sized graphic album hardcover format. A haunting and captivating work by one of the foremost graphic novel artists in the world, The Dormant Beast takes place in New York, …

12815. The opposing shore

Julien Gracq

The Opposing Shore is a 1951 novel by the French writer Julien Gracq. The story is set at the border between two fictional Mediterranean countries, Orsenna and Farghestan, which have been at war for 300 years. It is Gracq's third and most famous novel. It was awarded the Prix …

12817. Around the World in Eighty Days

Jules Verne

Around the World in Eighty Days is a classic adventure novel by the French writer Jules Verne, published in 1873. In the story, Phileas Fogg of London and his newly employed French valet Passepartout attempt to circumnavigate the world in 80 days on a £20,000 wager set by his …

12818. Love & Sleep (Aegypt Cycle 2)

John Crowley

Love & Sleep is a 1994 Modern Fantasy novel by John Crowley. It is the second novel in Crowley's Ægypt Sequence and a sequel to Crowley's 1987 novel The Solitudes. In it, the protagonist Pierce Moffett continues his book project begun in The Solitudes, exploring especially …

12819. Snow Treasure

Marie McSwigan

Snow Treasure is a children's novel by Marie McSwigan. Set in Nazi-occupied Norway during World War II it recounts the story of several Norwegian children who use sleds to smuggle their country's gold bullion past German guards to a waiting ship. Published in 1942, it has been …

12820. Horsemen, The

Joseph Kessel

The Horsemen is an epic novel of man pitted against nature. Teh setting is Afganistan a country of rugged landscape and savage winds, at the crossroads of Asia, where people live today much as they did eight hundred years ago.

12823. Actual air

David Berman

Actual Air is a book of poetry written by David Berman and published by Open City in 1999. A limited hardcover version was published by Drag City in 2003.

12824. Dracula

Bram Stoker

Dracula is an 1897 Gothic horror novel by Irish author Bram Stoker. Famous for introducing the character of the vampire Count Dracula, the novel tells the story of Dracula's attempt to move from Transylvania to England so he may find new blood and spread the undead curse, and …

12825. Glas

Jacques Derrida

Glas is a 1974 book by Jacques Derrida. It combines a reading of Hegel's philosophical works and of Jean Genet's autobiographical writing. "One of Derrida's more inscrutable books," its form and content invite a reflection on the nature of literary genre and of writing.

12826. Claudine at School

Colette

Claudine at School is a 1900 novel by the French writer Colette. The narrative recounts the final year of secondary school of 15-year-old Claudine, her brazen confrontations with her headmistress, Mlle Sergent, and her fellow students. It was Colette's first published novel, …

12827. Stormrider

David Gemmell

Stormrider is a fantasy novel by the author David Gemmell published in 2002. It is the fourth and last novel in the Rigante series.

12828. The Instinct to Heal

David Servan-Schreiber

Millions of Americans try drugs or talk therapy to relieve depression and anxiety, but recent scientific studies prove certain alternative treatments can work as well or better-often bringing on a cure. In the extraordinary international bestseller The Instinct to Heal, …

12829. The Words to Say It

Maria Cardinal

THE WORDS TO SAY IT by Marie Cardinal, translated by Pat Goodheart, Van Vactor & Goodheart Publisher, is in the words of Bruno Bettelheim "the best account of a psychoanalysis as seen and experienced by the patient." It is the story of a healing set against the events in …

12830. S/Z

Roland Barthes

S/Z, published in 1970, is Roland Barthes's structuralist analysis of "Sarrasine", the short story by Honoré de Balzac. Barthes methodically moves through the text of the story, denoting where and how different codes of meaning function. Barthes's study has had a major impact on …

12831. Heptaméron

Marguerite de Navarre

The Heptameron is a collection of 72 short stories written in French by Marguerite of Navarre, published posthumously in 1558. It has the form of a frame narrative and was inspired by The Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio. It was originally intended to contain one hundred stories …

12835. Why Not Me?

Al Franken

First came Theodore White's The Making of the President, 1960. Then All the President's Men. Now the searing chronicle that will forever change the way we view the man and the office.... The dramatic rise and dizzying fall of Al Franken, who would become the first Jewish …

12836. The Empire of signs

Roland Barthes

With this book, Barthes offers a broad-ranging meditation on the culture, society, art, literature, language, and iconography--in short, both the sign-oriented realities and fantasies--of Japan itself.

12837. The Moon and the Sun

Vonda N. McIntyre

The Moon and the Sun by Vonda N. McIntyre was published in 1997. The book combines two major genres: science fiction and historical romance. It won the Intergalactic Award for Best Novel in 1997 and has recently been chosen to be adapted into a film. The book also won the Nebula …

12839. The appointment

Herta Müller

The Appointment is a novel by Nobel Prize-winning author Herta Müller, published in German in 1997. The novel, one of several for which the author was known when winning the Nobel in 2009, was published in English by Metropolitan Books and Picador, a Macmillan imprint, in 2001. …

12840. Daddy-Long-Legs

Jean Webster

Daddy Long-Legs is a 1912 epistolary novel by the American writer Jean Webster. It follows the protagonist, a young girl named Jerusha "Judy" Abbott, through her college years. She writes the letters to her benefactor, a rich man whom she has never seen.

12841. Tales of Nevèrÿon

Samuel R. Delany

Tales of Nevèrÿon collects a preface and five sword and sorcery stories by Samuel R. Delany; and finally an appendix. The stories are "The Tale of Gorgik," "The Tale of Old Venn," "The Tale of Small Sarg," "The Tale of Potters and Dragons," and "The Tale of Dragons and …

12842. Eye of the Heron

Ursula K. Le Guin

The Eye of the Heron is a 1978 science fiction novel by U.S. author Ursula K. Le Guin which was first published in the science fiction anthology Millennial Women.

12844. The passer-through-walls

Marcel Aymé

The passer-through-walls, translated as The Man Who Walked through Walls, The Walker-through-Walls or The Man who Could Walk through Walls, is a short story published by Marcel Aymé in 1943. The story has inspired several cinematic adaptations, including the 1951 French comedy …

12845. Poemas de Fernando Pessoa

Fernando Pessoa

Fernando Pessoa is Portugal's most important contemporary poet. He wrote under several identities, which he called heteronyms: Albert Caeiro, Alvaro de Campos, Ricardo Reis, and Bernardo Soares. He wrote fine poetry under his own name as well, and each of his "voices" is …

12846. Final del juego

Julio Cortazar

Final del juego is a book of eighteen short stories written by Julio Cortázar.

12847. Last Sherlock Holmes Story, The

Michael Dibdin

The Last Sherlock Holmes Story is a Sherlock Holmes pastiche novel by Michael Dibdin. The novel is an account of Holmes' attempt to solve the Jack the Ripper murders. Holmes suspects the Ripper to be his nemesis, James Moriarty. There is a twist ending revealed the Holmes …

12848. Atomic Lobster

Tim Dorsey

Atomic Lobster is the tenth novel by Tim Dorsey. It was released January 27, 2008. It follows overly zealous serial killer Serge A. Storms.

12849. The Evolution of Cooperation

Robert Axelrod

The evolution of cooperation can refer to: the study of how cooperation can emerge and persist as elucidated by application of game theory, a 1981 paper by political scientist Robert Axelrod and evolutionary biologist W. D. Hamilton in the scientific literature, or a 1984 book …

12850. The Walking Dead, Book 2

Robert Kirkman

The Walking Dead, Book 2 is a book written by Robert Kirkman and Charlie Adlard.

12851. The Lonely Silver Rain

John D. MacDonald

The Lonely Silver Rain is the 21st and final novel in the Travis McGee series by John D. MacDonald. The work was published a year prior to the author's death, and was not intentionally the end of the series. It is also notable for the introduction of McGee's daughter Jean, who …

12852. The Dinosaur Heresies: New theories unlocking the …

Robert T. Bakker

The Dinosaur Heresies: New Theories Unlocking the Mystery of the Dinosaurs and Their Extinction is a 1986 book that was written by Robert T. Bakker. The book sums up the extant evidence which indicates that dinosaurs, rather than being cold-blooded and wholly lizard-like, were …

12854. Last Words

George Carlin

Last Words is the autobiography of American stand-up comedian George Carlin. It was published on November 10, 2009. Last Words tells the story of his life from his conception, literally, to his final years; he died on June 22, 2008 at the age of 71. He also wrote a special …

12855. Tears of Artamon ( 2): Prisoner of the Iron Tower

Sarah Ash

Prisoner of Ironsea Tower is a book published in 2004 that was written by Sarah Ash.

12856. Fleet Of Worlds

Edward M. Lerner

Fleet of Worlds marks Larry Niven's first full novel-length collaboration within his Known Space universe, the playground he created for his bestselling Ringworld series. Teaming up with fellow SF writer Edward M. Lerner, Fleet of Worlds takes a closer look at the …

12857. Princess Daisy (1980)

Judith Krantz

Princess Daisy is a 1980 romance novel by American author Judith Krantz.

12858. B070915: Witch Hunt

Ian Rankin

Witch Hunt is a 1993 crime novel by Ian Rankin, under the pseudonym Jack Harvey. It is the first novel he wrote under this name.

12859. Getting The Girl (a.k.a. When Dogs Cry)

Markus Zusak

When Dogs Cry is the third young-adult fiction novel written by Australian writer Markus Zusak in the Wolfe family books. It is a stand alone companion novel to his young-adult fiction novels Fighting Ruben Wolfe and The Underdog. It was first published in 2001 by Pan Macmillan …

12860. The Insufferable Gaucho

Roberto Bolaño

The Insufferable Gaucho is a collection of five short stories and two essays by the Chilean author Roberto Bolaño. It was published in English in 2010, translated by Chris Andrews. During his lifetime, Bolaño made his name as a writer of short stories, and The Insufferable …

12862. The man who fell in love with the moon

Tom Spanbauer

The Man Who Fell in Love with the Moon is a 1991 novel by American author Tom Spanbauer set at the beginning of the 20th century. Told primarily in flashback by its protagonist, a half-breed Native American named Out-There-In-The-Shed, most of the action occurs in the late 19th …

12863. Moses and Monotheism

Sigmund Freud

Moses and Monotheism is a 1939 book by Sigmund Freud, published in English translation in 1939.

12864. The New Science of Giambattista Vico

Giambattista Vico

The New Science is the major work of Italian philosopher Giambattista Vico, published in 1725. It has been highly influential in the philosophy of history, and for historicists like Isaiah Berlin and Hayden White. The original full title is Principi di Scienza Nuova d'intorno …

12865. Limitations (Kindle County Series #7

Scott Turow

Limitations is a novel by Scott Turow which was published in 2006. It is by far his shortest novel and prior to publication as a novel was released as a serial story in the Sunday New York Times Magazine.

12866. The Art of Fielding

Chad Harbach

At Westish College, a small school on the shore of Lake Michigan, baseball star Henry Skrimshander seems destined for big league stardom. But when a routine throw goes disastrously off course, the fates of five people are upended.Henry's fight against self-doubt threatens to …

12867. Augustus

John Edward Williams

A brilliant and beautifully written novel in the tradition of Robert Graves’ I, Claudius, Augustus is a sweeping narrative that brings vividly to life a compelling cast of historical figures through their letters, dispatches, and memoirs. A mere eighteen years of age when his …

12868. Billy Liar

Keith Waterhouse

Penguin Decades bring you the novels that helped shape modern Britain. When they were published, some were bestsellers, some were considered scandalous, and others were simply misunderstood. All represent their time and helped define their generation, while today each is …

12869. The "Sense and Sensibility" Screenplay and Diaries

Jane Austen

Sense and Sensibility is a novel by Jane Austen, and was her first published work when it appeared in 1811 under the pseudonym "A Lady". A work of romantic fiction, better known as a comedy of manners, Sense and Sensibility is set in southwest England, London and Kent between …

12870. Germany. A Winter's Tale

Heinrich Heine

Germany. A Winter's Tale is a satirical epic poem by the German writer Heinrich Heine, describing the thoughts of a journey from Paris to Hamburg the author made in Winter 1843. The title refers to Shakespeare's Winter's Tale, similar to his poem Atta Troll: Ein …

12871. The Devil's Elixirs

E. T. A. Hoffmann

The Devil's Elixirs is a novel by E. T. A. Hoffmann. Published in 1815, the basic idea for the story was adopted from Matthew Gregory Lewis's novel The Monk, which is itself mentioned in the text. Although Hoffmann himself was not particularly religious, he was nevertheless so …

12872. Iphigenia in Tauris

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

SCENE I. A Grove before the Temple of Diana. IPHIGENIA. Beneath your leafy gloom, ye waving boughs Of this old, shady, consecrated grove, As in the goddess' silent sanctuary, With the same shudd'ring feeling forth I step, As when I trod it first, nor ever here Doth my unquiet …

12873. Woyzeck

Georg Büchner

Woyzeck is a stage play written by Georg Büchner. He left the work incomplete at his death, but it has been posthumously "finished" by a variety of authors, editors and translators. Woyzeck has become one of the most performed and influential plays in the German theatre …

12875. Night's lies

Gesualdo Bufalino

Winner of the Strega Prize-a stylish and intriguing novel from Sicily's finest writer since Lampedusa. In an island fortress-prison four political prisoners, sentenced to death for plotting against the Bourbon monarchy, spend their last night before they go under the guillotine. …

12876. Head Count

Ingrid Noll

Maya's only memory is being at odds with her mother and brother. Her father seemed to love her but he disappeared. Maya's life is embattled until she meets Cora. The two form a friendship founded on a conviction that they are somehow separate from society and do not have to …

12877. The Seekers (The Kent Family Chronicles, Vol. 3)

John Jakes

The Seekers is a historical novel written by John Jakes and originally published in 1975. It is book three in a series known as the Kent Family Chronicles or the American Bicentennial Series. The novel mixes fictional characters with historical events and figures, as it narrates …

12878. Jim Button and Luke the Engine Driver

Michael Ende

Jim Button and Luke the Engine Driver is a German children's novel written by Michael Ende. Published in 1960, it became one of the most successful German children's books in the postwar era after having first been rejected by a dozen publishers. It received the German Young …

12879. Desperate Characters: A Novel. Intro. Jonathan …

Paula Fox

"A towering landmark of postwar Realism. . . . A sustained work of prose so lucid and fine it seems less written than carved." — David Foster WallaceOtto and Sophie Bentwood live childless in a renovated Brooklyn brownstone. The complete works of Goethe line their bookshelf, …

12880. Lamplighter : Monster Blood Tattoo, Book 2 (Galley …

D. M. Cornish

Lamplighter is a young adult fantasy novel by D. M. Cornish, first published in 2006. It is the second in the Monster Blood Tattoo Series. The book covers Rosamund's final weeks as a prentice-lighter, the internal politics of the Lamplighters, his first posting, court-martial …

12884. The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work

John M. Gottman

The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work, by John Gottman is a book that sets forth what it describes as seven principles that can guide toward a harmonious and long-lasting relationship. The book attempts to debunk a number of what it describes as myths about marriages and …

12886. Blue and Brown Books

Ludwig Wittgenstein

The Blue and Brown Books are two sets of notes taken during lectures conducted by Ludwig Wittgenstein between 1933 and 1935. They were mimeographed as two separated books and a few copies were circulated in a restricted circle during Wittgenstein's lifetime. The lecture notes …

12887. The Collected Stories of Vernor Vinge

Vernor Vinge

The Collected Stories of Vernor Vinge is a collection of science fiction short stories by Vernor Vinge. The stories were first published from 1966 to 2001, and the book contains all of Vinge's published short stories from that period except "True Names" and "Grimm's Story".

12891. Am kürzeren Ende der Sonnenallee

Thomas Brussig

Am kürzeren Ende der Sonnenallee is the third novel by author Thomas Brussig. The novel is set in East Berlin in the real-life street of Sonnenallee sometime in the late 70's or early 80's. The film Sonnenallee, also written by Brussig, is based upon the same characters, but …

12892. The Silver Chalice 1952

Thomas B. Costain

The Silver Chalice is a 1952 English language historical novel by Thomas B. Costain. It is the fictional story of the making of a silver chalice to hold the Holy Grail and includes 1st century biblical and historical figures: Luke, Joseph of Arimathea, Simon Magus and his …

12893. In Pharaoh's Army

Tobias Wolff

In Pharaoh's Army: Memories of the Lost War is a memoir by Tobias Wolff. The book was originally published on October 4, 1994. The book chronicles the author's experiences as a US Army officer in the Vietnam War. Before beginning his tour of duty proper, Wolff spent a year in …

12895. The Emperor of Portugallia

Selma Lagerlof

The Emperor of Portugallia is a novel by Nobel-laureate Selma Lagerlöf, published in 1914 with drawings by Albert Engström. Lagerlöf called it a "Swedish King Lear". The novel was a success with critics and readers, newspaper reviewers said the novel was at the same level as …

12896. The mirror in the mirror

Michael Ende

The mirror in the mirror. A Labyrinth is a collection of surreal short stories by Michael Ende originally published in 1984. All stories in the book have their own protagonists, but are related to each other by the use of literary leitmotivs. None of the stories has its own …

12897. The Driver's Seat (Reprint) (The New Directions …

Muriel Spark

Described as 'a metaphysical shocker' at the time of its release, Muriel Sparks' The Driver's Seat is a taut psychological thriller, published with an introduction by John Lanchester in Penguin Modern Classics. Lise has been driven to distraction by working in the same …

12899. The Assistant

Robert Walser

The Assistant by Robert Walser—who was admired greatly by Kafka, Musil, Walter Benjamin, and W. G. Sebald—is now presented in English for the very first time.Robert Walser is an overwhelmingly original author with many ardent fans: J.M. Coetzee ("dazzling"), Guy Davenport ("a …

12901. I'm the King of the Castle

Susan Hill

I’m the King of the Castle is a novel written by Susan Hill, originally published in 1970. The French film Je suis le seigneur du château of 1989 and directed by Régis Wargnier is loosely based on the novel.

12903. Cabal: An Aurelio Zen Mystery

Michael Dibdin

Cabal is a novel by Michael Dibdin, and the third entry in the Aurelio Zen series. When, one dark night in November, Prince Ludovico Ruspanti fell a hundred and fifty feet to his death in the chapel at St. Peter's, Rome, there were a number of questions to be answered. The …

12905. Lassie Come-Home

Eric Knight

Lassie Come-Home is a novel about a Rough Collie's trek over many miles to be reunited with the boy she loves. Author Eric Knight introduced the reading public to the canine character of Lassie in a magazine story published December 17, 1938 in The Saturday Evening Post, a story …

12906. Spirits Rebellious

Kahlil Gibran

Rebellious Spirits is a written work by Kahlil Gibran.

12907. Big Sur, sur les Oranges de Jérôme Bosch

Henry Miller

Big Sur and the Oranges of Hieronymus Bosch is a memoir written by Henry Miller, first published in 1957, about his life in Big Sur, California, where he resided for 18 years.

12908. A Graveyard For Lunatics : Another Tale Of Two Cities

Ray Bradbury

A Graveyard for Lunatics: Another tale of two cities is a mystery novel by Ray Bradbury, published in 1990. It is the second in a series of three mystery novels that Bradbury wrote featuring a fictionalized version of the author himself as the unnamed narrator. The novel is set …

12913. A Christmas Carol

Charles Dickens

A Christmas Carol is a novella by Charles Dickens, first published in London by Chapman & Hall on 19 December 1843. The novella met with instant success and critical acclaim. Carol tells the story of a bitter old miser named Ebenezer Scrooge and his transformation into a …

12914. Girl

Blake Nelson

Girl is a 1994 novel written by Blake Nelson. The book chronicles teen girl Andrea Marr's exploration of the Northwest music scene at the height of the "grunge" revolution. It was made into a film of the same name starring Dominique Swain, Portia de Rossi, and Selma Blair in …

12915. Captain Underpants and the Perilous Plot of …

Dav Pilkey

Captain Underpants and the Perilous Plot of Professor Poopypants is the fourth book in the Captain Underpants series written by Dav Pilkey.

12917. Through Violet Eyes (2004)

Stephen Woodworth

Through Violet Eyes is the first science-fiction alternate history novel by Stephen Woodworth featuring the "Violet" detective Natalie Lindstrom. It was written in 2004.

12918. The Mother Hunt

Rex Stout

The Mother Hunt is a Nero Wolfe detective novel by Rex Stout, first published by Viking Press in 1963.

12919. Yesterday's Son

A.C. Crispin

Yesterday's Son is a novel by A. C. Crispin set in the fictional Star Trek Universe. It describes the events surrounding Spock's discovery that he has a son. Yesterday's Son and its sequel, Time for Yesterday, make up A. C. Crispin's Yesterday Saga. The book was the first Star …

12920. The World at Night

Alan Furst

The World at Night is a novel by Alan Furst.

12921. The Small Hand

Susan Hill

The Small Hand: A Ghost Story, is a novel by English author Susan Hill, first published in 2010 by Profile Books.

12924. Free Fall in Crimson

John D. MacDonald

Free Fall in Crimson is the nineteenth novel in the Travis McGee series by John D. MacDonald. In the plot McGee sets out to investigate the death of an ailing millionaire, and encounters a motorcycle gang, pornographic movie-makers, and balloonists. The book also revives the …

12925. Freight Train

Donald Crews

Freight Train is a 24-page children's picture book written and illustrated by Donald Crews. It lacks any story, but rather describes the inner workings of a large cargo train. It was named one of 1979's Caldecott Honor books. It has been included in such lists of top children's …

12926. What You Make It

Michael Marshall Smith

The short story collection What You Make It by Michael Marshall Smith was first published in 1999, and represents the first time that the author's short stories had been collected. The contents were later republished as part of the expanded collection More Tomorrow & Other …

12927. The Royal Mess (Alaskan Royal Family - Book 3)

MaryJanice Davidson

The Royal Mess is a romance novel by MaryJanice Davidson and the last in the "Alaskan Royal" series.

12930. The Wind Done Gone

Alice Randall

The Wind Done Gone is the first novel written by Alice Randall. It is a bestselling historical novel that tells an alternative account of the story in the American novel Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell. While the story of Gone with the Wind focuses on the life of a …

12932. Wolf in Shadow

David Gemmell

Wolf in Shadow is a 1987 post-apocalyptic heroic fantasy novel by British author David Andrew Gemmell. It is similar to Gemmell's first book Legend in that Legend arose from Gemmell's own illness with cancer, and Wolf in Shadow was written while he dealt with his mother's cancer …

12933. Death of a Gentle Lady

Marion Chesney

Death of a Gentle Lady is the twenty-fourth mystery novel in the Hamish Macbeth series by M. C. Beaton. It was first published in 2008.

12934. Perfect Nightmare

John Saul

Perfect Nightmare is a psychological thriller novel by John Saul, published by Ballantine Books on August 23, 2005. The novel follows the story of teenage Lindsay Marshall, who is abducted from her home while her family is in the process of selling it.

12936. Eleven Hours

Paullina Simons

Eleven Hours is a Thriller novel by author Paullina Simons.

12937. The MacGregor Grooms

Nora Roberts

The MacGregor Grooms is a book written by Nora Roberts.

12940. Mission of Honor

David Weber

Mission of Honor by David Weber and published on June 22, 2010 by Baen Books, is the twelfth novel set in the Honorverse in the main Honor Harrington series. It debuted at #13 on the New York Times Hardcover Fiction Best Seller List.

12943. The Holy Sinner

Thomas Mann

The Holy Sinner is a German novel written by Thomas Mann. Published in 1951 it is based on the medieval verse epic Gregorius written by the German Minnesinger Hartmann von Aue. The book explores a subject that fascinated Thomas Mann to the end of his life—the origins of evil and …

12946. Atlas of Remote Islands: Fifty Islands I Have Never …

Judith Schalansky

Judith Schalansky was born in 1980 on the wrong side of the Berlin Wall. The Soviets wouldn't let anyone travel so everything she learnt about the world came from her parents' battered old atlas. An acclaimed novelist and award-winning graphic designer, she has spent years …

12947. Koko kosmokomiikka

Italo Calvino

“We were peering into this darkness, criss-crossed with voices, when the change took place: the only real, great change I’ve ever happened to witness, and compared to it the rest is nothing.” — from The Complete Cosmicomics Italo Calvino’s beloved cosmicomics cross planets and …

12948. Death Comes As Epiphany : A Catherine LeVendeur …

Sharan Newman

Death Comes as Epiphany is a book published in 1993 that was written by Sharan Newman.

12949. Queen Bees & Wannabes: Helping Your Daughter …

Rosalind Wiseman

Queen Bees and Wannabes is a 2002 self-help book by Rosalind Wiseman. It focuses on the ways in which girls in high schools form cliques, and on patterns of aggressive teen girl behavior and how to deal with them. The book was, in large part, the basis for the movie Mean Girls.

12950. Stages on Life's Way

Søren Kierkegaard

Stages on Life's Way is a philosophical work by Søren Kierkegaard written in 1845. The book was written as a continuation of Kierkegaard's masterpiece Either/Or. While Either/Or is about the aesthetic and ethical realms, Stages continues onward to the consideration of the …

12952. Cinnamon skin

John D. MacDonald

Cinnamon Skin is the twentieth novel in the Travis McGee series by John D. MacDonald. Like a few other books in the series, McGee ends up traveling to Mexico to solve a crime. The title of the book comes from a passage in Chapter 26. The passage reads as follows: "You smell like …

12953. The Hollowing: A Novel Of The Mythago Cycle

Robert Holdstock

The Hollowing is the third fantasy novel of the Mythago Wood series written by Robert Holdstock. It was originally published in 1993. The title refers to a magical pathway, or hollowing, an archaic English term for a sunken lane or hollow-way. The Hollowing was inspired by the …

12954. The Ascent of Rum Doodle

W.E. Bowman

The Ascent of Rum Doodle is a short 1956 novel by W. E. Bowman. It is a parody of the non-fictional chronicles of mountaineering expeditions that were popular during the 1950s, as many of the world's highest peaks were climbed for the first time. A new edition was released in …

12961. Last Shot: A Final Four Mystery (Final Four …

John Feinstein

Last Shot: A Final Four Mystery is a young adult novel by John Feinstein. It tells the story of two young reporters, Stevie Thomas and Susan Carol Anderson, who stumble upon a plot to blackmail fictional Minnesota State basketball player Chip Graber into throwing the Final Four

12962. The Runner

Cynthia Voigt

The Runner is a book published in 1985 that was written by Cynthia Voigt.

12964. The Dream Palace of the Arabs: A Generation's Odyssey

Fouad Ajami

The Dream Palace of the Arabs is a 1998 book written by Middle Eastern scholar Fouad Ajami.

12965. [Star Wars] Agents of Chaos I: Hero's Trial

James Luceno

Agents of Chaos: Hero's Trial is the first novel in a two-part story by James Luceno. Published and released in 2000, it is the fourth installment of the New Jedi Order series set in the Star Wars galaxy.

12966. Balance Point (Star Wars: The New Jedi Order, Book 6)

Kathy Tyers

Balance Point is the sixth installment of the New Jedi Order series set in the Star Wars universe. It is a science fiction novel written by Kathy Tyers and published in 2000.

12967. The Green Ripper

John D. MacDonald

The Green Ripper is a mystery novel by John D. McDonald, the eighteenth of 21 in the Travis McGee series. It won a 1980 U.S. National Book Award in the one-year category Mystery. The plot is centered on revenge against a secretive, terrorist cult that is responsible for killing …

12969. The race

Richard North Patterson

The Race is a political thriller written by Richard North Patterson. It is set during the 2008 presidential election in the United States, and revolves around fictional Ohioan Senator Corey Grace and his quest to become the Republican presidential nominee.

12972. Pure Dead Magic (Pure Dead - Book 1)

Debi Gliori

Pure dead magic is a book published in 2001 that was written by Debi Gliori.

12973. Diary of a Wombat (Ala Notable Children's Books. …

Jackie French

for the other book starting with diary of a, seeDiary of a Wimpy Kid Diary of a Wombat is a 2002 award-winning picture book written by Jackie French and illustrated by Bruce Whatley. It is the first in the Shaggy Gully books, and is one of the most popular of French's works.

12974. Icehenge

Kim Stanley Robinson

Icehenge is a science fiction novel by American author Kim Stanley Robinson, published in 1984. Though it was published almost ten years before Kim Stanley Robinson's Mars trilogy and takes place in a different version of the future, Icehenge contains elements which also appear …

12975. Ransom

David Malouf

Ransom is a novel by Australian author David Malouf. It retells the story of the Iliad from books 22 to 24.

12976. The Progress of Love

Alice Munro

The Progress of Love is a book of short stories by Alice Munro, published by McClelland and Stewart in 1986. It won the 1986 Governor General's Award for English Fiction, her third win of that award. The book was originally contracted to Macmillan of Canada, the publisher of …

12978. The A-List (A-List Series) Book 1

Zoey Dean

The A-List is the first novel in The A-List series by Zoey Dean. It was released in 2003 through Megan Tingley Books by Poppy.

12979. The Birds

Tarjei Vesaas

The Birds, original Nynorsk title Fuglane, is a novel by Norwegian author Tarjei Vesaas. It was first released in 1957, and has been translated into several languages, including English.

12981. A pinch of snuff : a Dalziel

Reginald Hill

A Pinch of Snuff is a crime novel by Reginald Hill, the fifth novel in the Dalziel and Pascoe series.

12982. Berlin Noir 2 - Criminalul din umbră

Philip Kerr

The Pale Criminal is a historical detective novel and the second in the Berlin Noir trilogy of Bernhard Gunther novels written by Philip Kerr.

12983. Invasive procedures

Orson Scott Card

Invasive Procedures is a medical thriller by Orson Scott Card and screenwriter Aaron Johnston. This novel was based on the short story "Malpractice" by Card, which first appeared in Analog in 1977.

12984. Hellburner

Carolyn J. (Carolyn Janice) Cherryh

Hellburner is a book published in 1992 that was written by C. J. Cherryh.

12985. In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson S

Bette Lord

In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson is a children's novel about a young girl named Shirley Temple Wong who leaves a secure life within her clan in China following World War II. She begins a new life in America because her father has taken a job as an engineer in the …

12986. Jessica

Bryce Courtenay

Jessica is a historical novel based in real facts by Bryce Courtenay. It was published in 1998 and like other works from Courtenay covers several years in the life of the main character: Jessica Bergman. It was adapted into a mini-series starring Leeanna Walsman and Sam Neill …

12987. Condemnation

Richard Baker

Condemnation is a fantasy novel by Richard Baker, set in the Forgotten Realms setting, based on the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game. It is the third book of the War of the Spider Queen hexad.

12988. Sleepless

Charlie Huston

Sleepless is a science fiction and noir detective novel by Charlie Huston, published in 2010. Set in California in a dystopic alternate present, the novels portrays a world wracked by a sleeplessness pandemic caused by a prion. About ten percent of the population are infected, …

12989. Our Friends from Frolix 8

Philip K. Dick

Our Friends From Frolix 8 is a 1970 science fiction novel by Philip K. Dick.

12990. The Fashion in Shrouds

Margery Allingham

The Fashion in Shrouds is a crime novel by Margery Allingham. It was originally published in 1938 in the United Kingdom by Heinemann, London and in the United States by Doubleday, New York. It is the tenth novel in the Albert Campion series.

12991. Awful End

Philip Ardagh

"When Eddie Dickens was eleven years old, both his parents caught some awful disease that made them turn yellow, go a bit crinkly around the edges, and smell of old hot water bottles." So begins author Philip Ardagh's silly story of an ill-fated boy who, due to his parents' …

12993. The House Of Stairs

Ruth Rendell

The House of Stairs is a 1988 novel by British writer Ruth Rendell, published under the name Barbara Vine.

12994. Fortunate Son

Walter Mosely

Fortunate Son is a novel by Walter Mosley.

12998. Legend

Marie Lu

"Legend doesn't merely survive the hype, it deserves it."From the New York Times bestselling author of The Young Elites What was once the western United States is now home to the Republic, a nation perpetually at war with its neighbors. Born into an elite family in one of the …

12999. Nightfall

Isaac Asimov

"Nightfall" is a 1941 science fiction short story by Isaac Asimov about the coming of darkness to the people of a planet ordinarily illuminated at all times on all sides. It was adapted into a novel with Robert Silverberg in 1990. The short story has been included in 48 …

13000. Against the Fall of Night (Ibooks Science Fiction …

Arthur C. Clarke

Against the Fall of Night is a science fiction novel by British writer Arthur C. Clarke. Originally appearing as a novella in the November, 1948 issue of the magazine Startling Stories, it was revised and expanded in 1951 and published in book form in 1953 by Gnome Press. It was …



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