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.

13001. On War

Carl von Clausewitz

Vom Kriege is a book on war and military strategy by Prussian general Carl von Clausewitz, written mostly after the Napoleonic wars, between 1816 and 1830, and published posthumously by his wife Marie von Brühl in 1832. It has been translated into English several times as On …

13002. 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.

13003. Our Friends from Frolix 8

Philip K. Dick

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

13006. Ransom

David Malouf

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

13007. Exit the King

Eugène Ionesco

First produced in 1963 starring Alec Guinness and successfully revived to great acclaim on Broadway in 2009, this absurdist exploration of ego and mortality is set in the crumbling throne-room of the palace in an unnamed country where King Berenger the First has only the …

13009. 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 …

13012. The Savage Mind

Claude Lévi-Strauss

The Savage Mind is a 1962 work of structural anthropology by Claude Lévi-Strauss. The English translation appeared in 1966.

13016. Conan of Cimmeria #2

Robert E. Howard

Conan of Cimmeria is a collection of eight fantasy short stories written by Robert E. Howard, L. Sprague de Camp and Lin Carter featuring Howard's seminal sword and sorcery hero Conan the Barbarian. Most of the stories were originally published in various fantasy magazines. The …

13017. 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 …

13018. 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 …

13020. The Flying Classroom

Erich Kästner

The Flying Classroom is a 1933 novel for children written by the German writer Erich Kästner. In the book Kästner took up the predominantly British genre of the school story, taking place in a boarding school, and transferred it to an unmistakably German background.

13022. 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 …

13023. The Birth Of Tragedy, And The Case Of Wagner

Friedrich Nietzsche

The Birth of Tragedy from the Spirit of Music is an 1872 work of dramatic theory by the German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche. It was reissued in 1886 as The Birth of Tragedy, Or: Hellenism and Pessimism. The later edition contained a prefatory essay, An Attempt at …

13024. 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.

13026. A Right to Die

Rex Stout

A Right to Die is a Nero Wolfe detective novel by Rex Stout, first published by the Viking Press in 1964.

13028. Matter and Memory

Henri Bergson

Matter and Memory is one of the four main works by the French philosopher Henri Bergson. Its subtitle is "Essay on the relation of body and spirit", and the work presents an analysis of the classical philosophical problems concerning this relation. Within that frame the analysis …

13029. The Ego and the Id

Sigmund Freud

The Ego and the Id is a prominent paper by the psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud. It is an analytical study of the human psyche outlining his theories of the psychodynamics of the id, ego and super-ego, which is of fundamental importance in the development of psychoanalysis. The study …

13030. 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 …

13031. 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.

13032. An Imaginary Lif

David Malouf

An Imaginary Life is a 1978 novella written by David Malouf. It tells the story of the Roman poet Ovid, during his exile in Tomis. Whilst there, Ovid lives with the natives, although he doesn't understand their language, and forms a bond with a wild boy who is found living wild …

13033. Zoeken naar Eileen W

Leon de Winter

Zoeken naar Eileen W. is a novel written by Leon de Winter.

13035. Hellburner

Carolyn J. (Carolyn Janice) Cherryh

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

13037. Divided Kingdom

Rupert Thomson

Divided Kingdom is a novel by British author Rupert Thomson. It was first published in Britain by Bloomsbury in April 2005 and then in the United States by Alfred A. Knopf in June 2005.

13038. The Lantern Bearers

Rosemary Sutcliff

The Lantern Bearers is a historical novel for children by Rosemary Sutcliff, first published by Oxford in 1959 with illustrations by Charles Keeping. Set in Roman Britain during the 5th century, it is the story of a British Roman's life after the final withdrawal of Roman …

13040. The laws

Plato

13041. Miracles on Maple Hill

Virginia Sorensen

Miracles on Maple Hill is a 1956 novel by Virginia Sorensen that won the 1957 Newbery Medal for excellence in American children's literature. The settings and characters for the book were inspired by real people and locations the author encountered during her stay in Edinboro, …

13043. Coming of Age in Samoa; a Psychological Study of …

Margaret Mead

Coming of Age in Samoa is a book by American anthropologist Margaret Mead based upon her research and study of youth – primarily adolescent girls – on the island of Ta'u in the Samoan Islands. First published in 1928, the book launched Mead as a pioneering researcher and as the …

13044. The Evolution of God

Robert Wright

The Evolution of God is a 2009 book by Robert Wright that explores the history of the concept of God in the three Abrahamic religions through a variety of means, including archeology, history, theology, and evolutionary psychology. The patterns which link Judaism, Christianity, …

13046. The Mind of God

Paul Davies

The Mind of God is a 1992 non-fiction book by Paul Davies. Subtitled The Scientific Basis for a Rational World, it is a whirlwind tour and explanation of theories, both physical and metaphysical, regarding ultimate causes. Its title comes from a quotation from Stephen Hawking: …

13049. Lost City Radio: A Novel

Daniel Alarcón

Lost City Radio is a 2007 novel written by Daniel Alarcón.

13050. Ark

Stephen Baxter

Ark is a 2009 hard science fiction novel by English author Stephen Baxter. It is a sequel to his 2008 novel Flood. Ark deals with the journey of Ark One, which Baxter has revealed to be a starship, and the continuing human struggle for survival on Earth after the catastrophic …

13052. Mantissa

John Fowles

Mantissa is a novel by British author John Fowles published in 1982. It consists entirely of a presumably imaginary dialogue in a writer's head, between himself and an embodiment of the Muse Erato, after he wakes amnesiac in a hospital bed.

13053. Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems

Galileo Galilei

The Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems was a 1632 Italian-language book by Galileo Galilei comparing the Copernican system with the traditional Ptolemaic system. It was translated into Latin as Systema cosmicum in 1635 by Matthias Bernegger. The book, which was …

13054. Detectives in togas

Henry Winterfeld

In these two delightful history-mysteries, seven boys in Ancient Rome solve strange crimes . . . thanks to some help from their cranky teacher, a little bit of logic, and a lot of amusing misadventure.Yes, Rufus wrote CAIUS IS A DUMBBELL on his tablet at school, but no, he did …

13055. A golden age

Tahmima Anam

In the spring of 1971, Rehana Haque is throwing a party for her two children. What she does not know is that, after today, their lives will change forever. For this is East Pakistan, a country erupting into war. As she struggles to keep her children safe, Rehana will find …

13056. (mau) The M

W. Somerset Maugham

The Magician is a novel by British author W. Somerset Maugham, originally published in 1908. In this tale, the magician Oliver Haddo, a caricature of Aleister Crowley, attempts to create life. Crowley wrote a critique of this book under the pen name Oliver Haddo, in which he …

13057. Trials And Tribulations

Theodor Fontane

Meanwhile Lena had drawn up a wooden chair near her old mother, because she knew that this was Baron Botho's favorite place; but Frau Dörr, who was fully impressed with the idea that a Baron must occupy the seat of honor, had meanwhile risen, and with the blue fleecy mass …

13058. Hop on Pop (Bright & Early Board Books)

Dr. Seuss

First published in 1963, Hop on Pop remains a perennial favorite when it comes to teaching kids to read. Here, as in most of his extensive body of work, Dr. Seuss creates uncomplicated, monosyllabic rhymes to foster learning and inspire children to read. But what was radical …

13059. Nancy Drew # 16 The Clue of the Tapping Heels

Carolyn Keene

Challenging questions confront Nancy Drew when she attempts to solve the mystery of the strange tapping sounds in the house of a retired actress. Who is the tapper? How does he gain access to Miss Carter’s house, despite securely locked doors and windows? Why do the tapping …

13060. Fear is the Key

Alistair MacLean

A classic novel of ruthless revenge set in the steel jungle of an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico – and on the sea bed below it. Now reissued in a new cover style.A sunken DC-3 lying on the Caribbean floor. Its cargo: ten million, two hundred and fifty thousand dollars in gold …

13062. 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.

13064. The strange case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde and other …

Robert Louis Stevenson

Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde is the original title of a novella written by the Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson that was first published in 1886. The work is commonly known today as The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, or simply …

13066. A Dance at the Slaughterhouse

Lawrence Block

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

13068. Until the Final Hour

Traudl Junge

Until the Final Hour, also published as Until the Final Hour: Hitler's Last Secretary or simply Hitler's Last Secretary is a memoir of the last days of Hitler's government, written by Traudl Junge in 1947, but not published till 2002 and 2003. The book was part of the basis for …

13069. My secret garden; women's sexual fantasies

Nancy Friday

My Secret Garden: Women’s Sexual Fantasies is a 1973 book compiled by Nancy Friday, who collected women's fantasies through letters and taped and personal interviews. After including a female sexual fantasy in a novel she submitted for publishing, her editor objected, and Friday …

13070. My Traitor's Heart

Rian Malan

My Traitor's Heart is an autobiographical book by Rian Malan first published in 1990 on his return from exile. It is subtitled "South African Exile Returns to Face His Country, His Tribe and His Conscience" or "Blood and Bad Dreams: A South African Exile Explores the Madness in …

13071. Galore

Michael Crummey

Winner of the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize for Best Book, Caribbean & Canada and the Canadian Authors Association Literary Award; Finalist for the Governor General’s Literary Award for Fiction, the Thomas Head Raddall Atlantic Book Award, and the Winterset Award When a whale …

13072. Special Assignments: The Further Adventures of Erast …

Boris Akounine

Special Assignments: The Further Adventures of Erast Fandorin is a book by Russian author Boris Akunin, published in 2007. The book contains two historical detective novellas featuring his character Erast Fandorin: The Jack of Spades and The Decorator. Special Assignments was …

13073. Castle Rackrent

Maria Edgeworth

Castle Rackrent, a short novel by Maria Edgeworth published in 1800, is often regarded as the first historical novel, the first regional novel in English, the first Anglo-Irish novel, the first Big House novel and the first saga novel. It is also widely regarded as the first …

13075. Anti-Intellectualism in American Life

Richard Hofstadter

Anti-intellectualism in American Life is a book by Richard Hofstadter published in 1963 that won the 1964 Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction. In this book, Hofstadter set out to trace the social movements that altered the role of intellect in American society. In so doing, …

13076. Stig of the Dump

Clive King

Stig of the Dump is a children's novel by Clive King published in 1963. It is regarded as a modern children's classic and is often read in schools. It was illustrated by Edward Ardizzone and has been twice adapted for television, in 1981 and in 2002.

13077. A Tin Can Tree (Arena Books)

Anne Tyler

The Tin Can Tree is a 1965 novel by Anne Tyler.

13079. Critique Of Criminal Reason

Michael Gregorio

Critique of Criminal Reason is an English language crime novel written by Michael Gregorio, the pseudonym of Michael G. Jacob and Daniela De Gregorio, two scholars teaching in Spoleto, central Italy. It is set in Königsberg, during the height of Napoleonic wars, in 1804. It …

13081. 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 …

13082. Red Shift (Collins Voyager)

Alan Garner

Red Shift is a 1973 fantasy novel by Alan Garner. It spans over a thousand years but one geographical area: Southern Cheshire, England. Garner evokes the essence of place, allowing his characters to echo each other through time, as if their destinies may be predefined by the …

13083. The Puzzle Palace : A Report on America's Most …

James Bamford

The Puzzle Palace is a book written by James Bamford and published in 1982. It is the first major, popular work devoted entirely to the history and workings of the National Security Agency, a United States intelligence organization. The title refers to a nickname for the NSA, …

13084. Ghost from the Grand Banks, The

Arthur C. Clarke

The Ghost from the Grand Banks is a 1990 science fiction novel written by Arthur C. Clarke. The story deals with two groups, both of whom are attempting to raise one of the halves of the wreck of Titanic from the floor of the Atlantic Ocean in time for the sinking's centennial …

13087. 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.

13091. 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.

13092. 23 The Mystery of the Tolling Bell (Nancy Drew …

Carolyn Keene

The Mystery of the Tolling Bell is the twenty-third volume in the Nancy Drew Mystery Stories series. It was first published in 1946 under the pseudonym Carolyn Keene. The actual author was ghostwriter Mildred Wirt Benson.

13093. Bright orange for the shroud

John D. MacDonald

Bright Orange for the Shroud is a sixth novel in the Travis McGee series by John D. MacDonald. The plot follows McGee as he attempts to salvage the money of friend Arthur Wilkinson after the man is defrauded in a semi-legal confidence scheme involving a land deal.

13094. Against the Tide (Council of War) (Council of War)

John Ringo

Against the tide is a book published in 2005 that was written by John Ringo.

13095. Quest for the Well of Souls (Well World book 3)

Jack L. Chalker

Quest for the Well of Souls is the third book in the Well of Souls series by the American author Jack L. Chalker, and completes the Wars of the Well World duology begun with Exiles at the Well of Souls. A foreword by Chalker indicates that Quest and Exiles were originally …

13096. Godplayer (1983)

Robin Cook

Godplayer is a novel by Robin Cook. It was first released in 1983 in the UK and USA. It has 285 pages. Like most of Cook's other work, it is a medical thriller. Working with her husband, a respected cardiac surgeon, at Boston Memorial is a dream come true for Dr. Cassandra …

13098. 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 …

13099. To Die In Italbar & A Dark Travelling

Roger Zelazny

To Die in Italbar is a science fiction novel by Roger Zelazny. To Die in Italbar follows Mr. H, a man who needs only to touch someone to heal or hurt them, during a deadly galactic pandemic. The novel contains a cameo by Francis Sandow, the protagonist of Isle of the Dead, but …

13100. Seizure

Robin Cook

Seizure is the 2003 novel by American author Robin Cook which explores the concerns raised by advances in therapeutic cloning. It debuted at Number 6 on The New York Times Best Seller list on August 3, 2003. It remained on the best seller list for three weeks. In November 2004 …

13101. The It Girl

Cecily von Ziegesar

The It Girl is the first book in The It Girl series. It was written in 2005 by a ghostwriter with suggestions from Cecily von Ziegesar. Aimed toward young adults, it is a spin-off from the bestselling Gossip Girl series. Jenny Humphrey has been kicked out from Constance Billard …

13106. Genius Squad (2)

Catherine Jinks

Genius Squad is a novel written by Catherine Jinks published in 2008 by Allen & Unwin, Australia. It is the second book in a series that follows the main character Cadel Piggot, a young genius living in Australia.

13108. Cosmic

Frank Cottrell Boyce

Liam has always felt a bit like he's stuck between two worlds. This isprimarily because he's a twelve-year-old kid who looks like he's about thirty. Sometimes it's not so bad, like when his new principal mistakes him for a teacher on the first day of school or when he convinces …

13109. Dirt (Stone Barrington Novels)

Stuart Woods

Dirt is the second novel in the Stone Barrington series by Stuart Woods. It was first published in 1996 by HarperCollins. The novel takes place in New York, a few years after the events in New York Dead. The novel continues the story of Stone Barrington, a retired detective …

13110. Hearts Aflame

Johanna Lindsey

Hearts Aflame is novel by Johanna Lindsey, originally published in June 1987 by Avon Books. It is the second book in the Haardrad Family Saga Series and Lindsey's fourteenth novel. The book reached number three in the New York Times Best Seller list for paperbacks. It has been …

13111. Iorich

Steven Brust

House Jhereg, Dragaera's organized crime syndicate, is still hunting Vlad Taltos. There's a big price on his head on Draegara City. Then he hears disturbing news. Aliera--longtime friend, sometime ally--has been arrested by the Empire on a charge of practicing elder sorcery, a …

13114. The Library Card

Jerry Spinelli

The Library Card is a 1997 young adult novel by Jerry Spinelli. The book is broken into four short stories each following a different main character, but all connected to a library card.

13115. The Secret Garden (Classic Starts) (Classic Starts)

Frances Hodgson Burnett

The Secret Garden is a novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett. It was initially published in serial format starting in the autumn of 1910, and was first published in its entirety in 1911. It is now one of Burnett's most popular novels, and is considered to be a classic of English …

13118. Bloodlines

Richelle Mead

The first book in Richelle Mead's New York Times bestselling Bloodlines series When alchemist Sydney is ordered into hiding to protect the life of Moroi princess Jill Dragomir, the last place she expects to be sent is a human private school in Palm Springs, California.Populated …

13119. The Casual Vacancy

J. K. Rowling

The Casual Vacancy is a 2012 novel written by J. K. Rowling. The book was published worldwide by the Little, Brown Book Group on 27 September 2012. A paperback edition was released on 23 July 2013. It was Rowling's first publication since the Harry Potter series, her first apart …

13121. Pure Dead Magic (Pure Dead - Book 1)

Debi Gliori

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

13122. The Call of the Wild

Jack London

The Call of the Wild is a short adventure novel by Jack London published in 1903. The story is set in the Yukon during the 1890s Klondike Gold Rush, when strong sled dogs were in high demand. The central character is a domesticated dog named Buck. The story starts with him …

13124. 99 Coffins : A Historical Vampire Tale (Book 2)

David Wellington

99 Coffins is a 2007 vampire novel written by David Wellington. It is a sequel to 2006's Thirteen Bullets.

13125. Advanced Dungeons & Dragons - Monster Manual

Gary Gygax

The Monster Manual for the 1st Edition of Advanced Dungeons & Dragons. it was released in 1977 and was written by Gary Gygax.

13126. A Hole in Space

Larry Niven

A Hole in Space is a collection of 9 science fiction short stories and one essay, all by Larry Niven, published in 1974. This 1975 winner of the Locus Poll Award, Best Single Author Collection includes: "Rammer" "The Alibi Machine" "The Last Days of the Permanent Floating Riot …

13127. 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 …

13128. 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 …

13129. The Road to Omaha

Robert Ludlum

The Road to Omaha is a novel by Robert Ludlum published in 1992. It is a sequel to his earlier book The Road to Gandolfo. Both are comedic thrillers concerning Army lawyer Sam Devereaux, who gets caught up in the schemes of General MacKenzie "The Hawk" Hawkins. The Hawk is …

13132. The Unlimited dream company

J. G. Ballard

The Unlimited Dream Company is a novel by J. G. Ballard, first published in 1979. It was nominated for the John W. Campbell Memorial Award in 1980. It won the British Science Fiction Association Award in the same year.

13133. The beautiful cigar girl : Edgar Allan Poe, Mary …

Daniel Stashower

The Beautiful Cigar Girl: Mary Rogers, Edgar Allan Poe and the Invention of Murder is a book by Daniel Stashower.

13135. Crossing the Line

Karen Traviss

Crossing the Line is a novel written by Karen Traviss in November 2004. It is the second book of the Wess'Har Series. Its prequel was called City of Pearl, published in February of the same year. Some of the main characters include Shan Frankland, hardened copper now infected …

13142. Insurrection

Thomas M. Reid

Insurrection is a fantasy novel by Thomas M. Reid. It is the second book of the War of the Spider Queen hexad, a series set in the Forgotten Realms fictional universe of the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game.

13143. 14,000 Things to be Happy About : The Happy Book

Barbara Ann Kipfer

14,000 things to be happy about is a book by Barbara Ann Kipfer. Illustrated by Pierre Le-Tan. It was published in 1990 by Workman Publishing. The book consists simply of a list containing approximately 14,000 random and sometimes abstract items, apparently compiled by the …

13144. The Seventh Tower Vol. 4: Above the Veil

Garth Nix

Above the Veil is the fourth children's book in Garth Nix's The Seventh Tower series, published in 2001 by Scholastic.

13145. Baltimore: Or, the Steadfast Tin Soldier and the …

Mike Mignola

Baltimore, or, The Steadfast Tin Soldier and the Vampire is a 2007 illustrated novel created by Mike Mignola and Christopher Golden.

13146. 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 …

13147. Alien Heat (Dancers at the End of Time: Book I)

Michael Moorcock

An Alien Heat is a book published in 1972 and written by Michael Moorcock.

13148. Sailor Song

Ken Kesey

Sailor Song is a 1992 novel written by Ken Kesey. This his 3rd novel after 28 years since he wrote Sometimes a Great Notion. Sailor Song takes place sometime in the 2020s and details the lives of the residents of Kuinak, a small town in Alaska. It is a quiet, small fishing town, …

13149. Bridge of Souls: The Quickening Book Three

Fiona McIntosh

Bridge of Souls is the third book in The Quickening written by Fiona McIntosh.

13153. Dermaphoria

Craig Clevenger

Bailed out of jail and holed up in a low-rent motel, amnesiac Eric Ashworth’s only memory is a woman’s name: Desiree. With steadily increasing doses of a strange new hallucinogen, Eric finds that the drug allows him to reassemble his past in broken fragments. But as he begins to …

13155. Ragamuffin (Xenowealth #2)

Tobias S. Buckell

Ragamuffin is the second novel by Caribbean science fiction writer Tobias S. Buckell. It is the sequel to his first novel, Crystal Rain. Buckell labeled Ragamuffin a "Caribbean space opera", with his previous novel being called "Caribbean steampunk". It is followed by his third …

13156. The Sword of Conan

Robert E. Howard

The Sword of Conan is a collection of four fantasy short stories written by Robert E. Howard featuring his seminal sword and sorcery hero Conan the Barbarian, first published in hardcover by Gnome Press in 1952. The stories originally appeared in the 1930s in the fantasy …

13157. Read Eighth - Rides a Dread Legion (Demonwar Saga) …

Raymond E. Feist

Rides a Dread Legion is a fantasy novel by Raymond E. Feist. It is the first book in the The Demonwar Saga and was published in 2009. It is followed by At the Gates of Darkness.

13158. The King in Yellow

Robert W. Chambers

The King in Yellow is a book of short stories by American writer Robert W. Chambers, first published by F. Tennyson Neely in 1895. The book is named after a fictional play with the same title which recurs as a motif through some of the stories. The first half of the book …

13159. Oxygen

Andrew Miller

Oxygen is the third novel by English author, Andrew Miller, released on 6 September 2001 through Sceptre. Although the novel received mixed reviews, it was shortlisted for both a Man Booker Prize and a Whitbread Award in 2001.

13161. Singin' and Swingin' and Gettin' Merry Like Christmas

Maya Angelou

Singin' and Swingin' and Gettin' Merry Like Christmas is the third book of Maya Angelou's seven-volume autobiography series. Set between 1949 and 1955, the book spans Angelou's early twenties. In this volume, Angelou describes her struggles to support her young son, form …

13163. The face in the frost

John Bellairs

The Face in the Frost is a short 1969 fantasy novel by author John Bellairs. Unlike most of his later works, this book is meant for adult readers. It centers on two accomplished wizards, Prospero and Roger Bacon, tracking down the source of a great magical evil. The subject …

13164. By Sorrow's River (Berrybender Narratives)

Larry McMurtry

By Sorrow's River is a 2003 novel by Larry McMurtry. It is the third, both in chronological and publishing order, of The Berrybender Narratives. Set in the year 1833, it recounts the Berrybenders' journey south through the Great Plains to Bent's Fort on the Arkansas River. The …

13165. (ST:TOS #23) Ishmael

Barbara Hambly

Ishmael is a novel by Barbara Hambly, set in the Star Trek fictional universe.

13166. Blood Lines (World of the Lupi, 3)

Eileen Wilks

Blood Lines by Eileen Wilks is the 5th novel in the World of the Lupi series. It was released on January 2, 2007. It hit the #8 place on Barnes & Noble's Bestselling Books in Contemporary Romance on 01/05/07.

13168. Rule by Secrecy: Hidden History That Connects the …

Jim Marrs

Rule by Secrecy: The Hidden History That Connects the Trilateral Commission, the Freemasons, and the Great Pyramids is a book by Jim Marrs.

13169. Caravan to Vaccarès

Alistair MacLean

From all over Europe, even from behind the Iron Curtain, gypsies make an annual pilgrimage to the shrine of their patron saint in Provence. But at this year’s gathering, people are mysteriously dying. Intrepid sleuths Cecile Dubois and Neil Bowman join the caravan in order to …

13170. Wächter

Stephen Baxter

Firstborn is a 2007 novel by Arthur C. Clarke and Stephen Baxter. It is the third book, billed as the conclusion of the A Time Odyssey series.

13172. The Tailor Of Gloucester

Beatrix Potter

The Tailor of Gloucester is a children's book written and illustrated by Beatrix Potter, privately printed by the author in 1902, and published in a trade edition by Frederick Warne & Co. in October 1903. The story is about a tailor whose work on a waistcoat is finished by …

13173. Why Darwin Matters

Michael Shermer

Why Darwin Matters: The Case Against Intelligent Design is a 2006 book by Michael Shermer, a historian of science. It argues that intelligent design is bad science, that different fields of science converge in supporting evolution, and that religion and science are not in …

13174. The Earth Will Shake

Robert Anton Wilson

The Earth Will Shake is a book published in 1982 that was written by Robert Anton Wilson.

13175. Arrow of God

Chinua Achebe

The final novel in Chinua Achebe’s masterful “African trilogy,” Arrow of God—like Things Fall Apart and No Longer at Ease—takes up the ongoing struggle between continuity and change. It is a powerful drama about the downfall of a traditional leader in a society forever altered …

13176. '48

James Herbert

'48 is a 1996 alternate history horror novel by British horror author James Herbert. The book follows an American pilot stranded in a dystopian London after Hitler, moments before being completely defeated, uses a biological weapon in the shape of V2 missiles, that wipes out the …

13177. Coot Club (Godine Storyteller) (Godine Storyteller)

Arthur Ransome

Coot Club is the fifth book of Arthur Ransome's Swallows and Amazons series of children's books, published in 1934. The book sees Dick and Dorothea Callum visiting the Norfolk Broads during the Easter holidays, eager to learn to sail and thus impress the Swallows and Amazons …

13178. Enter a Murderer

Ngaio Marsh

Enter a Murderer is a detective novel by Ngaio Marsh; it is the second novel to feature Roderick Alleyn, and was first published in 1935. The novel is the first of the theatrical novels for which Marsh was to become famous, taking its title from a line of stage direction in …

13180. The Motel Life

Willy Vlautin

The Motel Life is the debut novel by musician and writer Willy Vlautin. It tells the story of two brothers from Reno, Nevada, whose lives are thrown into turmoil following a tragic accident. It was made into a movie starring Emile Hirsch, Stephen Dorff, and Dakota Fanning, and …

13181. The sixth man

David Baldacci

The Sixth Man is a crime fiction novel by American writer David Baldacci. The book was initially published on April 19, 2011 by Grand Central Publishing. This is the fifth installment in the King and Maxwell book series.

13182. The Secret of Crickley Hall

James Herbert

The Secret of Crickley Hall is a 2006 supernatural thriller novel by the British writer James Herbert.

13183. Mr. White's Confession

Robert Clark

Edgar® Award Winner for Best Novel and Winner of the PNBA Best Fiction Book of the Year "As thrilling as it is unnerving . . . Could have been written by Dashiell Hammett or James Crumley--at their best."--Greil Marcus, Esquire St. Paul, Minnesota, 1939. A grisly discovery is …

13184. America

E.R. Frank

America is a young adult novel written by E.R. Frank. It tells the story of America, a fifteen-year-old biracial boy who had gotten lost in the system. The author of the book, E.R. Frank, is herself a social worker. In an author's note at the end of the book, she says she has …

13185. I, The Jury

Mickey Spillane

I, the Jury is the 1947 debut novel of American crime-fiction writer Mickey Spillane, the first work to feature private investigator Mike Hammer.

13186. Hitler's Pope: the Secret History of Pius XII: The …

John Cornwell

Hitler's Pope is a book published in 1999 by the British journalist and author John Cornwell that examines the actions of Eugenio Pacelli, who became Pope Pius XII, before and during the Nazi era, and explores the charge that he assisted in the legitimization of Adolf Hitler's …

13187. Home from the Vinyl Cafe: A year of stories

Stuart McLean

Home from the Vinyl Cafe is Stuart McLean's second volume of stories that first aired on the CBC Radio program The Vinyl Cafe. It was the winner of the 1999 Stephen Leacock Award for Humour. Stories included in Home from the Vinyl Cafe: Dave Cooks the Turkey Holland Valentine's …

13188. Exterminator!

William S. Burroughs

Exterminator! is a short story collection written by William S. Burroughs and first published in 1973. Early editions label the book a novel. It is not to be confused with The Exterminator, another collection of stories Burroughs published in 1960 in collaboration with Brion …

13189. Overachievers, The: The Secret Lives of Driven Kids

Alexandra Robbins

The Overachievers or The Overachievers: The Secret Lives of Driven Kids is a nonfiction book written by Alexandra Robbins. Using the example of some American teenagers, it centers upon overachievement in high school, emphasizing its negative effect in modern American society. It …

13190. Feminist Theory: From Margin to Center

Bell Hooks

Feminist Theory: From Margin to Center is the second book by bell hooks, published in 1984. The book confirmed her importance as a leader in radical feminist thought.

13191. The Diagnosis

Alan Lightman

In the bravura opening chapter of Alan Lightman's novel The Diagnosis, a nameless horror befalls Boston businessman Bill Chalmers in the hubbub of his morning commute. As he jostles his way aboard the train and makes cell-phone calls to check last-minute details on his morning …

13192. Star Trek, Strangers From The Sky

Margaret Wander Bonanno

Strangers from the Sky is a novel, originally released in 1987, by Margaret Wander Bonanno.

13194. Prisoner's Base

Rex Stout

Prisoner's Base is a Nero Wolfe detective novel by Rex Stout, first published by Viking Press in 1952.

13195. The Jewel in the Skull

Michael Moorcock

The Jewel in the Skull is a fantasy novel by Michael Moorcock, first published in 1967. The novel is the first in the four volume The History of the Runestaff.

13198. J R

William Gaddis

ABSURDLY LOGICAL,MERCILESSLY REAL,GATHERING ITS OWN TUMULTOUS MOMENTUM FOR THE ULTIMATE BRUSH WITH COMMODITY TRADING JR CAPTURES THE READER IN THE CACOPHONY OF VOICES THAT REVOLES AROUND THIS YOUNG CAPTIVE OF HIS OWN MYTHS. THE DISTURBING CLARITY WITH WHICH THIS FINISHED WRITER …

13200. The Patron Saint of Butterflies

Cecilia Galante

The Patron Saint of Butterflies is a young-adult novel by author Cecilia Galante. It was first published in 2008.



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