The most popular books in English
from 12801 to 13000

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.

12802. The Artificial Silk Girl

Annette Keck

In 1931, a young woman writer, living in Germany, penned her answer to Anita Loos's Gentlemen Prefer Blondes and the era of cinematic glamour. The resulting novel, The Artificial Silk Girl, became an acclaimed bestseller and a masterwork of German literature, in the same …

12803. 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 …

12805. The Death of Virgil

Hermann Broch

It is the reign of the Emperor Augustus, and Publius Vergilius Maro, the poet of the Aeneid and Caesar's enchanter, has been summoned to the palace, where he will shortly die. Out of the last hours of Virgil's life and the final stirrings of his consciousness, the Austrian …

12807. The Pharmacist

Ingrid Noll

A gripping psychological mystery from one of Europe's best-selling crime novelists. Would you confide your most intimate secrets to a stranger? Hella Moormann, a pharmacist, finds herself doing just this when she meets the unprepossessing Rosemarie Hirte in hospital. Hella has …

12808. 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 …

12809. 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, …

12810. 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 …

12813. The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work

John M. Gottman

The revolutionary guide to show couples how to create an emotionally intelligent relationship - and keep it on track Straightforward in its approach, yet profound in its effect, the principles outlined in this book teach partners new and startling strategies for making their …

12814. 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 …

12815. 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".

12817. 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 …

12818. 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 …

12819. Undergången. Hitler och slutet på Tredje Riket

Joachim Fest

Inside Hitler's Bunker: The Last Days of the Third Reich is a book by historian Joachim Fest about the last days of the life of Adolf Hitler, in his Berlin Führerbunker in 1945. The book was originally published in Germany in 2002. The English translation was released in 2004. …

12821. 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 …

12822. 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 …

12825. 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 …

12826. 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.

12827. Three Trapped Tigers (Latin American Literature …

Guillermo Cabrera Infante

Belletristik : Kuba/Havanna ; Nachtleben (1985).

12830. 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 …

12833. 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 …

12834. 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.

12835. 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 …

12837. 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 …

12838. 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.

12839. 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 …

12840. The Walking Dead, Book 2

Robert Kirkman

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

12841. 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 …

12842. 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 …

12843. 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 …

12844. 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.

12845. Fleet Of Worlds

Larry Niven

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 …

12846. Princess Daisy (1980)

Judith Krantz

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

12847. 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.

12848. 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 …

12849. 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 …

12850. 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 …

12851. 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.

12856. Death and the Maiden

Ariel Dorfman

Death and the Maiden is a 1990 play by Chilean playwright Ariel Dorfman. The world premiere was staged at the Royal Court Theatre in London on 9 July 1991, directed by Lindsay Posner. It had one reading and one workshop production prior to its world premiere.

12857. 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.

12858. 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.

12859. Minoes

Annie M.G. Schmidt

Minoes is a novel written by Annie M. G. Schmidt.

12860. 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 …

12863. One Palestine Complete

Tom Segev

A panoramic and provocative history of life in Palestine during the three strife-torn decades but romantic decades when Britain ruled and the seeds of today's conflicts were sown.

12868. 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

12869. The Runner

Cynthia Voigt

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

12870. [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.

12871. 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.

12872. 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 …

12873. Falling

Anne Provoost

Falling is a novel by the Flemish author Anne Provoost.

12874. 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 …

12875. 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 …

12876. 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.

12878. 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.

12879. The Mother Hunt

Rex Stout

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

12880. 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 …

12881. The World at Night

Alan Furst

The World at Night is a novel by Alan Furst.

12882. 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.

12884. 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 …

12885. 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.

12889. 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 …

12892. 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 …

12893. 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.

12894. 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.

12896. A Fórmula de Deus

José Rodrigues dos Santos

A Fórmula de Deus, in English The Einstein Enigma, is the fourth novel written by the Portuguese journalist and writer José Rodrigues dos Santos, published in 2006 in Portugal. It was the best-selling novel in Portugal in 2006, selling 100,000 copies. The novel narrates a quest …

12897. Eleven Hours

Paullina Simons

Eleven Hours is a Thriller novel by author Paullina Simons.

12899. 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.

12901. 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 …

12902. Medea

Christa Wolf

Pity poor Medea--at least, that's what German novelist Christa Wolf would like you to do. True, the woman's reputation is not good: she stands accused of betraying her father, killing her brother, and then serving up her own children as the main course to their unsuspecting …

12903. 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' …

12904. Bitter Gold Hearts

Glen Cook

Bitter Gold Hearts is the second novel in Glen Cook's ongoing Garrett P.I. series. The series combines elements of mystery and fantasy as it follows the adventures of private investigator Garrett.

12905. Pericles: Prince of Tyre

William Shakespeare

Pericles tells of a prince who risks his life to win a princess, but discovers that she is in an incestuous relationship with her father and flees to safety. He marries another princess, but she dies giving birth to their daughter. The adventures continue from one disaster to …

12908. Three Lives

Gertrude Stein

Gertrude Stein’s first published work Three Lives is divided into three different stories, each one a psychological portrait of a different women. The Good Anna describes an exacting German house servant; Melanctha explores the love affair of an African-American woman; and The …

12909. The Master Mind of Mars

Edgar Rice Burroughs

The Master Mind of Mars is an Edgar Rice Burroughs science fantasy novel, the sixth of his famous Barsoom series. Burroughs' working titles for the novel were A Weird Adventure on Mars and Vad Varo of Barsoom. It was first published in the magazine Amazing Stories Annual vol. 1, …

12911. Ransom

David Malouf

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

12912. 18 Mystery of the Moss-Covered Mansion (Nancy Drew, …

Carolyn Keene

The Mystery at the Moss-Covered Mansion is the eighteenth volume in the Nancy Drew Mystery Stories series published by Grossett & Dunlap, and was first published in 1941. The original text was written by ghostwriter Mildred Wirt Benson, based upon a plot outline from …

12913. The Clue of the Leaning Chimney (Nancy Drew …

Carolyn Keene

Nancy Drew and her friend Bess discover that a rare and valuable Chinese vase has been stolen from the pottery shop of Dick Milton, a cousin of Bess. Dick had borrowed the vase from his Chinese friend, elderly Mr. Soong, and he is determined to repay Mr. Soong for the loss. He …

12914. 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 …

12917. Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't …

Susan Cain

Amazon Best Books of the Month, January 2012: How many introverts do you know? The real answer will probably surprise you. In our culture, which emphasizes group work from elementary school through the business world, everything seems geared toward extroverts. Luckily, …

12918. 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die

Robert Dimery

1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die is a musical reference book edited by Robert Dimery, first published in 2005. The most recent edition consists of a list of albums released between 1955 and 2013, part of a series from Quintessence Editions Ltd. The book is arranged …

12919. Practical ethics

Peter Singer

Practical Ethics is an introduction to applied ethics by modern bioethical philosopher Peter Singer. Originally published in 1979, it has since been translated into a number of languages.

12922. Bilbo's Last Song

J. R. R. Tolkien

"Bilbo's Last Song" is a poem by J. R. R. Tolkien. It was given by Tolkien as a gift to his secretary Joy Hill in 1966. Although it was never published in the author's lifetime, it has been published in text form and with music several times since Tolkien's death in 1973.

12924. 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.

12926. Everything Is Under Control: Conspiracies, Cults and …

Robert Anton Wilson

Everything is Under Control: Conspiracies, Cults and Cover-ups is a reference book by Robert Anton Wilson with Miriam Joan Hill published in 1998. Arranged alphabetically, it details various conspiracy theories and the persons and events connected to them.

12928. A Dance at the Slaughterhouse

Lawrence Block

A Dance at the Slaughterhouse is a book by Lawrence Block.

12929. Dark Watch: A Novel Of The Oregon Files

Clive Cussler

Dark Watch is a novel by Clive Cussler and Jack Du Brul. It was published in 2005 and is the third installment in The Oregon Files series. It takes place with the Corporation, with its leader Juan Cabrillo and his band of mercenaries aboard their high tech cargo ship the Oregon. …

12930. The information: a history, a theory, a flood

James Gleick

The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood is a book by science history writer James Gleick, author of Chaos: Making a New Science. It covers the genesis of our current information age. The Information has also been published in ebook formats by Fourth Estate and Random …

12931. 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, …

12933. The Tale of Tom Kitten (The Original Peter Rabbit …

Beatrix Potter

The Tale of Tom Kitten is a children's book, written and illustrated by Beatrix Potter. It was released by Frederick Warne & Co. in September 1907. The tale is about manners and how children react to them. Tabitha Twitchit, a cat, invites friends for tea. She washes and …

12935. The end of oil : On the edge of a perilous new world

Paul Roberts

The End of Oil: On the Edge of a Perilous New World is a non-fiction book by American journalist and author Paul Roberts. Published in 2004, it is Roberts' book-length debut. It provides an analysis of the various problems associated with humanity's reliance on oil and other …

12937. An advancement of learning a Dalziel and Pascoe novel

Reginald Hill

A Killing Kindness is a crime novel by Reginald Hill, the sixth novel in the Dalziel and Pascoe series.

12938. 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.

12940. 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 …

12941. 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 …

12942. The Long Fall

Walter Mosely

The Long Fall is a book.

12944. Mortal Danger (World of the Lupi, Book 2)

Eileen Wilks

Mortal Danger by Eileen Wilks is the 4th novel in the World of the Lupi series. It was released on November 1, 2005. It was nominated for the 2005 Romantic Times Best Werewolf Romance Novel.

12945. If Beale Street Could Talk (Vintage International …

James Baldwin

If Beale Street Could Talk, James Baldwin's fifth novel, is a love story set in Harlem in the early 1970s. The title is a reference to the 1916 W.C. Handy blues song "Beale Street Blues".

12946. Orbiter

Warren Ellis

Orbiter is a graphic novel by Warren Ellis and Colleen Doran, published in 2003 by DC Comics under their Vertigo imprint. It is a hard science fiction story set in the early 21st Century about a team of specialists employed to understand the mysterious reappearance of the space …

12947. 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.

12948. 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.

12949. Open Society and Its Enemies: Vol 1

Karl Popper

The Open Society and Its Enemies is a work on political philosophy by Karl Popper, a critique of theories of teleological historicism in which history unfolds inexorably according to universal laws. Popper criticizes and indicts as totalitarian Plato, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich …

12951. Crime

Irvine Welsh

Crime is a 2008 novel by Scottish writer Irvine Welsh. It is the sequel to his earlier novel, Filth.

12953. Puss in Boots

Charles Perrault

"Master Cat; or, The Booted Cat" commonly known in English as "Puss in Boots", is a European literary fairy tale about a cat who uses trickery and deceit to gain power, wealth, and the hand of a princess in marriage for his penniless and low-born master. The oldest record of …

12954. GraceLand

Chris Abani

GraceLand is a 2004 novel by Chris Abani, which tells the story of a teenager named Elvis, who is trying to get out of the ghettos of Lagos, Nigeria. Chris Abani depicts the poverty and violence in Lagos and how it affects the everyday lives of Elvis and his family. Having …

12955. In a Free State

V.S. Naipaul

In a Free State is a novel by V.S. Naipaul published in 1971. It won that year's Booker Prize. The plot consists of a framing narrative and three short stories, the last one also titled In a Free State. The work is symphonic, with different movements working towards an …

12956. Mass Effect: Revelation

Drew Karpyshyn

Mass Effect: Revelation is a science fiction novel by Drew Karpyshyn. Published in 2007 by Del Rey Books, it is the first novel set in the Mass Effect universe, and the prequel to the Mass Effect video game by BioWare. Karpyshyn is the lead writer of the Mass Effect series.

12957. The Toyminator

Robert Rankin

The Toyminator is a novel by the British author Robert Rankin. It is the sequel to The Hollow Chocolate Bunnies of the Apocalypse, winner of the 2003 SFX Magazine Best Novel Award. It follows the adventures of Eddie Bear and his sidekick Jack.

12958. 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.

12959. Come as You Are: The Story of Nirvana

Michael Azerrad

Come as You Are: The Story of Nirvana is a 1993 book by Michael Azerrad, covering the career of Nirvana from its inception. It was written before the suicide of Nirvana band leader Kurt Cobain and for the book, Azerrad met with the members of the band and conducted extensive …

12960. A German Requiem (Berlin Noir #3)

Philip Kerr

A German Requiem is a historical detective novel and the last in the Berlin Noir trilogy written by Philip Kerr.

12963. Sleeping with the Devil: How Washington Sold Our …

Robert Baer

Sleeping With the Devil: How Washington Sold Our Soul for Saudi Crude is a critique written by former Central Intelligence Agency officer Robert Baer of the relationship that exists between the United States and Saudi Arabia. Baer asserts that the U.S.'s political relationship …

12964. The dark heart of Italy

Tobias Jones

The Dark Heart of Italy: Travels Through Time and Space Across Italy is a 2003 non-fiction book by British journalist Tobias Jones detailing his four years spent in Italy, along with discussions on the history and politics of the country. The Dark Heart of Italy was a bestseller …

12965. Spirits Rebellious

Kahlil Gibran

Rebellious Spirits is a written work by Kahlil Gibran.

12966. The Tristan Betrayal (Premium Edition)

Robert Ludlum

The Tristan Betrayal is a novel by Robert Ludlum, published posthumously in 2003. Ludlum wrote an outline shortly before his death. The novel itself was written by a ghostwriter.

12967. The laws

Plato

12968. Renovation of the Heart : Putting On the Character …

Dallas Willard

Renovation of the Heart: Putting on the Character of Christ is a 2002 Christian book written by Dallas Willard.

12969. Anthony: X21 - Faun & Games (Xanth Novels)

Piers Anthony

Faun & Games is the twenty-first book of the Xanth series by Piers Anthony.

12975. Smiles to Go

Jerry Spinelli

Smiles to Go is a 2008 young adult novel by Jerry Spinelli.

12976. The Enemy

Charlie Higson

The Enemy is a post-apocalyptic young adult horror novel written by Charlie Higson. The book takes place in London, after a worldwide sickness has infected adults turning them into something akin to voracious, cannibalistic zombies. Puffin Books released The Enemy in the UK on 3 …

12977. Medusa And The Snail: More Notes Of A Biology Watcher

Lewis Thomas

The Medusa and the Snail is a book written by Lewis Thomas.

12979. A Deadly Shade of Gold

John D. MacDonald

A Deadly Shade of Gold is the fifth novel in the Travis McGee series by John D. MacDonald. The plot revolves around a solid gold Aztec statute, and takes McGee from his home of Florida to Mexico and Los Angeles.

12981. The Body

Stephen King

The Body is a novella by American writer Stephen King, originally published in his 1982 collection Different Seasons and adapted into the 1986 film Stand by Me. Some changes were made to the plot of the film, including changing the setting date from 1960 to 1959 and the location …

12982. 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.

12983. Regina's song

David Eddings

Regina's Song, written by David and Leigh Eddings, is a murder mystery novel, with some fantasy themes present as well. The story takes place in Seattle, Washington. The story involves the murder of an identical twin. Regina and Renata are so identical that after their infant …

12985. Heirs of Empire (Dahak Series, Book3)

David Weber

Heirs of Empire is a 1996 military science fiction novel by David Weber. It is the third novel in the Dahak trilogy, after the de facto duology of Mutineers' Moon and The Armageddon Inheritance. Heirs of Empire is a stand-alone work that focuses on the adventures and travails of …

12987. Londonstani

Gautam Malkani

Londonstani is the name of Gautam Malkani's debut novel published in the United Kingdom in 2006. The book's name is derived from the setting of the novel, London, and the story's subject matter, the lives of second and third generation South Asian immigrants. The book was highly …

12989. Pure Dead Magic (Pure Dead - Book 1)

Debi Gliori

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

12990. The Art of Intrusion : The Real Stories Behind the …

Kevin Mitnick

The Art of Intrusion: The Real Stories Behind the Exploits of Hackers, Intruders & Deceivers is a book by Kevin Mitnick that is a collection of stories about social engineering as performed by other hackers. Each story ends by summarizing insight into the attack as well as …

12991. Haunted Mesa, The

Louis L'Amour

The Haunted Mesa is a science fiction novel by Louis L'Amour, set in the American Southwest amidst the ruins of the Anasazi. L'Amour attempts, as in others of his works, to suggest a reasonable explanation for the phenomena attributed to The Bermuda Triangle, i.e., portals …

12993. A Glass of Blessings

Barbara Pym

Barbara Pym’s early novel takes us into 1950s England, as seen through the funny, engaging, yearning eyes of a restless housewifeWilmet Forsyth is bored. Bored with the everyday routine of her life. Bored with teatimes filled with local gossip. Bored with her husband, Rodney, a …

12994. Divine Madness (Cherub, Book 5)

Robert Muchamore

Divine Madness is the fifth novel in the CHERUB series by Robert Muchamore. In this novel, CHERUB agents James, Lauren, and Dana go to Australia to investigate a cult called the Survivors.

12995. The Blood King

Gail Z. Martin

The Blood King is a book published in 2008 that was written by Gail Z. Martin.

12997. 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.

12998. Protagoras

Plato

Protagoras is a dialogue by Plato. The traditional subtitle is "or the Sophists". The main argument is between the elderly Protagoras, a celebrated Sophist, and Socrates. The discussion takes place at the home of Callias, who is host to Protagoras while he is in town, and …

12999. The Chymical Wedding (8)

Lindsay Clarke

The Chymical Wedding is a 1989 novel by Lindsay Clarke about the intertwined lives of six people in two different eras. Inspired by the life of Mary Anne Atwood, the book includes themes of alchemy, the occult, fate, passion, and obsession. It won the Whitbread Prize for fiction …

13000. 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 …



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