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.

13801. The Black Mountain

Rex Stout

The Black Mountain is a Nero Wolfe detective novel by Rex Stout, first published by the Viking Press in 1954. The story was also collected in the omnibus volume Three Trumps. This book and the pre-war novel Over My Dead Body both involve international intrigue over Montenegro, …

13802. The green knight

Iris Murdoch

Full of suspense, humor, and symbolism, this magnificently crafted and magical novel replays biblical and medieval themes in contemporary London. An attempt by the sharp, feral, and uncommonly intelligent Lucas Graffe to murder his sensual and charismatic half-brother Clement is …

13804. The Easy Way to Stop Smoking : Join the Millions Who …

Allen Carr

The Easy Way to Stop Smoking is a self-help book written by British author and accountant Allen Carr. The book aims to help people quit smoking, offering a range of different methods. The book is the most famous book of Carr, as it resonated widely in the world and became a …

13805. Against Method : Outline of an anarchistic theory of …

Paul Feyerabend

Against Method: Outline of an Anarchist Theory of Knowledge is a 1975 book about the philosophy of science by Paul Feyerabend, who argues that science is an anarchic, not a nomic, enterprise. In the context of this work, the term anarchy refers to epistemological anarchy.

13806. The Eagle (Camulod Chronicles, 9, Clothar the Frank)

Jack Whyte

The Eagle is the final novel in the A Dream of Eagles series. The Eagle follows the continuing story of Clothar from when he meets Arthur Pendragon, to, and possibly after, King Arthur's death. It also is noted for having a sympathetic portrait of Mordred. The novel was released …

13807. The tale of Mr. Jeremy Fisher

Beatrix Potter

The Tale of Mr. Jeremy Fisher is a children's book, written and illustrated by Beatrix Potter. It was published by Frederick Warne & Co. in July 1906. Jeremy's origin lies in a letter she wrote to a child in 1893. She revised it in 1906, and moved its setting from the River …

13808. How I Became a Nun

César Aira

How I Became a Nun by César Aira is a novel set in Rosario, Argentina, about a precocious six-year-old named César Aira. César the character, who claims to be, alternately, a boy and a girl, has a hyper-developed sense of reality, a plethora of hang-ups, and a casual …

13809. A Division of the Spoils

Paul Scott

A Division of the Spoils is the 1975 novel by Paul Scott that concludes his Raj Quartet.

13810. Felix Holt: the Radical

George Eliot

Felix Holt, the Radical is a social novel written by George Eliot about political disputes in a small English town at the time of the First Reform Act of 1832. In January 1868, Eliot penned an article entitled "Address to Working Men, by Felix Holt". This came on the heels of …

13811. 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".

13812. Ink : the book of all hours

Hal Duncan

Ink: The Book of All Hours 2 is a speculative fiction novel by Hal Duncan. It is Duncan's second novel and a sequel to Vellum: The Book of All Hours. It was first published in the United Kingdom by Pan Macmillan in February 2007 and, later that same month, in the USA by Del Rey, …

13813. The culture of Narcissism : American life in an age …

Christopher Lasch

The Culture of Narcissism: American Life in an Age of Diminishing Expectations is a book by the cultural historian Christopher Lasch, first published by W. W. Norton in January 1979. It explores the roots and ramifications of the normalizing of pathological narcissism in 20th …

13814. Flower Net: A Red Princess Mystery (Red Princess …

Lisa See

Flower Net by Lisa See is the first of the Red Princess mysteries. The other two novels in the series are The Interior and Dragon Bones. Flower Net explores the state of US-China relations in the early months of 1997, especially in terms of international politics, human …

13816. The Unknown Shore

Patrick O'Brian

The Unknown Shore is a novel published in 1959 by Patrick O'Brian. It is the story of two friends, Jack Byron and Tobias Barrow, who sail aboard HMS Wager as part of the voyage around the world led by Anson in 1740. Their ship did not make it all the way around the world, unlike …

13817. Tereza Batista: Home from the Wars

Jorge Amado

Tereza Batista: Home from the Wars is a Brazilian modernist novel. It was written by Jorge Amado in 1972 and was published in English in 1975, with a translation by Barbara Shelby.

13818. *Vendetta

Michael Dibdin

Vendetta is a novel by Michael Dibdin, and is the second book in the popular Aurelio Zen series. Zen has earned a return to the fold of actual police work, but now Officials in a high government ministry are desperate to finger someone—anyone—for the murder of an eccentric …

13819. What to Do When Someone Dies

Nicci French

What To Do When Someone Dies is a 2009 novel by Nicci French. It concerns a young woman whose husband dies in mysterious circumstances, and her struggle to deal with her bereavement and make sense of his death. It was dramatised for television as a three-part series, Without …

13820. Secret Water

Arthur Ransome

Secret Water is the eighth book in Arthur Ransome's Swallows and Amazons series of children's books. It was published on 28 November 1939. This book is set in and around Hamford Water in Essex, close to the resort town of Walton-on-the-Naze. It brings the Swallows and the …

13823. Not a Box

Antoinette Portis

Not a Box is a children's book by Antoinette Portis. It is graded for Newborn to 6 years old. It won a 2007 Theodor Seuss Geisel Award Honor and a 2008 Donna Norvell Award.

13824. Mystery Walk

Robert R. McCammon

Mystery Walk is a 1983 horror novel by Robert R. McCammon. It was first published on May 13, 1983 through Holt, Rinehart & Winston and follows Billy Creekmore, a young boy capable of seeing and exorcising spirits.

13826. The Art of Dreaming

Carlos Castaneda

The Art of Dreaming is a book written by anthropologist Carlos Castaneda and published in 1993. It details events and techniques during a period of the author's apprenticeship with the Yaqui Indian Sorcerer, don Juan Matus, between 1960 and 1965.

13829. Jude the Obscure

Thomas Hardy

Jude the Obscure, the last completed of Thomas Hardy's novels, began as a magazine serial in December 1894 and was first published in book form in 1895. Its protagonist, Jude Fawley, is a working-class young man, a stonemason, who dreams of becoming a scholar. The other main …

13830. The Last Ship

William Brinkley

The Last Ship is a 1988 post-apocalyptic fiction novel written by William Brinkley. A television series loosely based on the novel premiered on June 22, 2014, on TNT. The Last Ship tells the story of a United States Navy guided missile destroyer, the fictional USS Nathan James, …

13831. Colonization: Aftershocks Vol. 3

Harry Turtledove

Colonization: Aftershocks is an alternate history and science fiction novel by Harry Turtledove. It is the third and final novel of the Colonization series, as well as the seventh installment in the extended Worldwar series.

13832. Tinder Box

Minette Walters

The Tinder Box is a crime novella by English writer Minette Walters. First published in Dutch as part of their annual "BookWeek" scheme, the story wasn't available in English until 2004.

13833. The Headless Bust: A Melancholy Meditation For The …

Edward Gorey

The Headless Bust: A Melancholy Meditation on the False Millennium is an illustrated book by American author/illustrator Edward Gorey, and is a sequel to his The Haunted Tea Cozy dedicated to the memory of Lancelot Brown. The story features the Bahhumbug throughout its 30 …

13834. The Dark Volume

G.W. Dahlquist

The Dark Volume is a novel in the Steampunk genre by GW Dahlquist. It is his second novel after 2006's The Glass Books of the Dream Eaters.

13835. The case of the late pig : an Albert Campion mystery

Margery Allingham

The Case of the Late Pig is a crime novel by Margery Allingham, first published 1937, by Hodder & Stoughton. It is the ninth novel featuring the mysterious Albert Campion and his butler/valet/bodyguard Magersfontein Lugg.

13836. Train To Pakistan

Khushwant Singh

Train To Pakistan is a historical novel by Khushwant Singh, published in 1956. It recounts the Partition of India in August 1947. Instead of depicting the Partition in terms of only the political events surrounding it, Singh digs into a deep local focus, providing a human …

13837. Vengeance: The True Story of an Israeli …

George Jonas

Vengeance: The True Story of an Israeli Counter-Terrorist Team is a 1984 book by George Jonas describing part of Operation Wrath of God, the Israeli assassination campaign launched after the 1972 Munich Olympics massacre. In some countries it was published under the title …

13838. The Alice B.Toklas Cookbook (Cook's Classic Library)

Alice B. Toklas

The Alice B. Toklas Cook Book, first published in 1954, is one of the bestselling cookbooks of all time. Written by Alice B. Toklas, writer Gertrude Stein's life partner, Toklas wrote this book as a favor to Random House to make up for her unwillingness at the time to write her …

13839. The Spider and the Fly

Mary Howitt

The Spider and the Fly is a book written by Mary Botham Howitt and illustrated by Tony DiTerlizzi.

13840. Then there were five

Elizabeth Enright

Then There Were Five is a children's novel by award-winning author Elizabeth Enright. The third of her four books about the Melendy family, it is preceded by The Saturdays and The Four-Story Mistake, and followed by Spiderweb for Two: A Melendy Maze. Then There Were Five takes …

13841. The Hythrun Chronicles 01 - Wolfblade

Jennifer Fallon

Wolfblade is a fantasy novel written by Australian author Jennifer Fallon. It is the first in a trilogy titled the Wolfblade Trilogy. First came The Demon Child Trilogy. Now the Chronicles are extended, in The Hythrun Chronicles. Wolfblade is a prequel, set perhaps thirty years …

13845. Madwand, Sequel to Changeling

Roger Zelazny

Madwand is a 1981 fantasy novel by Roger Zelazny. It is a sequel to Changeling.

13846. Lost Souls

Dean Koontz

Lost Souls is the fourth novel of Dean Koontz's Frankenstein series.

13847. Eye of the Labyrinth

Jennifer Fallon

Eye of the Labyrinth is a fantasy novel written by Australian author Jennifer Fallon. It is the second in a trilogy titled The Second Sons.

13848. Wounded sky, The (Star Trek #13)

Diane Duane

The Wounded Sky is a 1983 Star Trek novel by Diane Duane, featuring James T. Kirk as captain of the USS Enterprise. The author would four years later adapt the novel's plot for the teleplay of the first season Star Trek: The Next Generation episode "Where No One Has Gone Before".

13849. Moon Shot The Inside Story of America's Race to the …

Alan Shepard

Moon Shot: The Inside Story of America's Race to the Moon is a book written by Mercury Seven astronaut Alan Shepard, with NBC News correspondent Jay Barbree and Associated Press space writer Howard Benedict. Astronaut Donald K. "Deke" Slayton is also listed as an author, …

13850. Women Who Love Too Much

Robin Norwood

The relationship classic hailed by Erica Jong as “life-changing”—now updated with a new introduction and resource section!The #1 New York Times bestseller that asks: are you a woman who loves too much?-Do you find yourself attracted again and again to troubled, distant, moody …

13852. Evig natt

Alistair MacLean

Night Without End is a thriller novel by Scottish author Alistair MacLean, first published in 1959. The author has been complimented for the excellent depiction of the unforgiving Arctic environment; among others, the Times Literary Supplement gave it strongly favorable notices …

13855. The Book of Ultimate Truths

Rankin

The Book of Ultimate Truths is a novel by British author Robert Rankin. The plot revolves around the adventures of Cornelius Murphy and his companion Tuppe. The novel was first published by Doubleday in 1993.

13856. Broken soup

Jenny Valentine

Broken Soup is a children's novel by Jenny Valentine, published in 2008. It was shortlisted for the 2008 Waterstone's Children's Book Prize and the 2008 Costa Book Children's Book Award, and longlisted for the 2008 Booktrust Teenage Prize. It has also been longlisted for the …

13860. In the Small, Small Pond (Caldecott Honor Book)

Denise Fleming

In the Small, Small Pond is a 1994 Caldecott Honor Book written and illustrated by Denise Fleming. It is the sequel to Fleming’s In the Tall, Tall Grass.

13861. Enrique's Journey

Sonia Nazario

First published in 2006, Enrique's Journey is a national best-seller by Sonia Nazario, about a 17-year-old boy from Honduras who makes the difficult journey from his hometown of Tegucigalpa to the United States in order to be reunited with his mother. It was first published in …

13862. Cold Copper Tears (Garrett P.I. 2)

Glen Cook

Cold Copper Tears is the third 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.

13863. The Light Bearer (Light Bearer 1)

Donna Gillespie

The Light Bearer is a 1994 historical novel by Donna Gillespie set in first century Rome, during the reigns of the Emperors Nero and Domitian. The novel centers upon three historical events: the Emperor Domitian’s war with the Germanic Chattian tribe in 83 A.D.; the inauguration …

13864. Flux

Stephen Baxter

Flux is a 1993 science fiction novel by British author Stephen Baxter. It is the third book in Baxter's Xeelee Sequence.

13866. Swimming to Catalina (Stone Barrington #4)

Stuart Woods

Swimming to Catalina is the fourth novel in the Stone Barrington series by Stuart Woods. It was first published in 1998 by HarperCollins. The novel takes place in Los Angeles, after the events in Dead in the Water. The novel continues the story of Stone Barrington, a retired …

13868. Witches of East End

Melissa de la Cruz

Witches of East End is a 2011 novel by author Melissa de la Cruz and the first entry in her Beauchamp Family series. It was published on June 21, 2011, by Hyperion Books and follows a family of Long Island witches struggling against dark forces conspiring against them. Witches …

13869. Dune Messiah

Frank Herbert

Dune Messiah is a science fiction novel by Frank Herbert, the second in his Dune series of six novels. It was originally serialized in Galaxy magazine in 1969. The American and British editions have different prologues summarizing events in the previous novel. Dune Messiah and …

13870. The Vast Fields of Ordinary

Nick Burd

The Vast Fields of Ordinary is a young adult gay novel by American author Nick Burd first published in 2009. The novel depicts the summer after high school graduation for a closeted suburban teenage boy, his openly lesbian new best friend, and the two boys he is interested in …

13871. Arc of Justice: A Saga of Race, Civil Rights, and …

Kevin Boyle

An electrifying story of the sensational murder trial that divided a city and ignited the civil rights struggleIn 1925, Detroit was a smoky swirl of jazz and speakeasies, assembly lines and fistfights. The advent of automobiles had brought workers from around the globe to …

13872. The Wealth of Networks

Yochai Benkler

With the radical changes in information production that the Internet has introduced, we stand at an important moment of transition, says Yochai Benkler in this thought-provoking book. The phenomenon he describes as social production is reshaping markets, while at the same time …

13873. History of the United States of America, The Penguin …

Hugh Brogan

The Penguin History of the United States of America is a non-fiction book about the history of the United States written by Hugh Brogan and published by Penguin Books. It was originally titled The Longman History of the United States of America, published by the Longman company …

13874. The Land That Time Forgot [The Land That Time …

Edgar Rice Burroughs

The Land That Time Forgot is a fantasy novel by American writer Edgar Rice Burroughs, the first of his Caspak trilogy. His working title for the story was "The Lost U-Boat." The sequence was first published in Blue Book Magazine as a three-part serial in the issues for …

13875. The Warren Buffett Way

Robert Hagstrom

The Warren Buffett Way, a book by author Robert Hagstrom, outlines the principles of value investing practiced by successful investor Warren Buffett.

13877. The Pill Versus the Springhill Mine Disaster

Richard Brautigan

The Pill Versus the Springhill Mine Disaster is Richard Brautigan's seventh poetry publication. A limited, signed, hard cover edition of fifty copies was issued simultaneously with the soft cover version of the first edition. The collection of ninety-eight poems includes …

13878. The Chronicles of Master Li and Number Ten Ox

Barry Hughart

When I got out of Andover in the 1950s I suffered from fairly severe depression, but this was back when the only such term recognized by the medical profession was “depressive” following “manic” which was one bad gig until some genius renamed it “bipolar disorder” and after that …

13879. Fever Season (Benjamin January mystery)

Barbara Hambly

Fever Season is a book published in 1998 and written by Barbara Hambly.

13881. Fallen

Karin Slaughter

Fallen is a novel by bestselling author Karin Slaughter that combines characters from her Will Trent series and Grant County series. It is her eleventh full length novel. It was originally released in hardback in June 2011. Her other novels that combine the Will Trent and Grant …

13882. The Sisters Mortland

Sally Beauman

The Landscape of Love is the most recent novel published, since the critically acclaimed Rebecca's Tale, by British author Sally Beauman. It tells the tale of the Mortland girls – beautiful, but cold, Julia; remote and aloof Finn; and young ‘different’ Maisie – who come with …

13883. Children of the Serpent Gate: Book 3 of The Tears of …

Sarah Ash

Children of the Serpent Gate is a book published in 2005 that was written by Sarah Ash.

13884. Dante's equation

Jane Jensen

Dante's Equation is a novel written by Jane Jensen and published in 2003. It was nominated for the Philip K. Dick Award and received a Special Citation for it.

13885. Shame the devil

George Pelecanos

Shame the Devil is a 2000 crime novel written by George Pelecanos. It is set in Washington DC and focuses on a botched robbery and its consequences. It is the last of four books comprising the D.C. Quartet. The other books in this series are The Big Blowdown, King Suckerman, and …

13886. A Calculus of Angels (The Age of Unreason, Book 2)

Greg Keyes

A Calculus of Angels is the second book in Gregory Keyes' The Age of Unreason series. It was initially published by Del Rey on March 30, 1999. A follow up to Newton's Cannon, the book is set in 1722 and continues the alternate history where Isaac Newton discovers that alchemy …

13887. City of the Sun

David Levien [director]

City of the Sun is a crime/suspense novel by David Levien, published by Random House Books. Levien is currently working on a film script of the book.

13889. Inconvenient Woman, An

Dominick Dunne

Jules Mendelson is wealthy. Astronomically so. He and his wife lead the kind of charity-giving, art-filled, high-society life for which each has been carefully groomed. Until Jules falls in love with Flo March, a beautiful actress/waitress. What Flo discovers about the superrich …

13890. River Of Time, The

David Brin

The River of Time is an anthology of science fiction short stories by David Brin.

13891. Verdigris Deep

Frances Hardinge

Verdigris Deep is a children's fantasy novel by Frances Hardinge. It concerns three children who fall into the power of a "well witch" after stealing coins from a wishing well. They are given various powers to grant the wishes of others. While many of the wishes seem harmless …

13892. Bastard out lf Carolina

Dorothy Allison

Bastard out of Carolina was the first novel published by author Dorothy Allison. The book, which is semi-autobiographical in nature, is set in Allison's hometown of Greenville, South Carolina. Narrated by Ruth Anne "Bone" Boatwright, the primary conflict occurs between Bone and …

13893. Hull Zero Three

Greg Bear

A starship hurtles through the emptiness of space. Its destination-unknown. Its purpose-a mystery. Now, one man wakes up. Ripped from a dream of a new home-a new planet and the woman he was meant to love in his arms-he finds himself wet, naked, and freezing to death. The dark …

13894. The sunlight dialogues [by] John Gardner. Illus. by …

John Gardner

The Sunlight Dialogues is a 1972 novel by the American author John Gardner.

13895. Play To The End

Robert Goddard

Play to the End is a crime novel by Robert Goddard first published in 2004. It is set in Brighton in December 2002 and revolves around a local entrepreneur whose wealth may be based on shady practices carried out by his family business at some point in the past.

13897. Justice: What's the Right Thing to Do?

Michael J. Sandel

Justice: What's the right thing to do? is a 2009 book on political philosophy by Michael J. Sandel.

13898. Pity the Nation

Robert Fisk

Pity the Nation: Lebanon at War is a book by award winning English journalist Robert Fisk. The book is an account of the Lebanese civil war 1975–1990 which Fisk lived through and reported on. It gives an insight into the machinations of the war and has many eyewitness accounts …

13899. Light Thickens

Ngaio Marsh

Light Thickens is a detective novel by Ngaio Marsh; it is the thirty-second, and final, novel to feature Roderick Alleyn, and was first published in 1982. The plot concerns the murder of the lead actor in a production of Macbeth in London, and the novel takes its title from a …

13900. Savage Love: Straight Answers from A Queer Sex …

Dan Savage

Savage Love: Straight Answers from America's Most Popular Sex Columnist is a non-fiction book by sex columnist Dan Savage. It was first published in 1998 by Plume. In Savage Love, the author recounts his early sexual education and experiences, as well as his initial impetus to …

13902. The Emperors of Chocolate

Joël Glenn Brenner

The Emperors of Chocolate: Inside the Secret World of Hershey and Mars is a book by Joël Glenn Brenner published on December 22, 1998 by Random House, Inc.. The book chronicles the stories of the history of Mars, Incorporated and The Hershey Company.

13903. The Hunger (2001 Paperback)

Whitley Strieber

The Hunger is a novel by Whitley Strieber. The plot involves a beautiful and wealthy vampire named Miriam Blaylock who takes human lovers and transforms them into vampire-human hybrids. The novel is unusual in that it deals with the practical considerations of vampirism, such as …

13904. Two Bear Mambo

Joe R. Lansdale

The Two-Bear Mambo is a suspense\crime novel written by American author Joe R. Lansdale. It is the third book in the Hap and Leonard series of novels by Lansdale.

13905. Gump and Co

Winston Groom

Gump & Co. is a 1995 novel by Winston Groom. It is the sequel to his novel Forrest Gump, and the Academy Award-winning film Forrest Gump, with Tom Hanks. It was written to chronicle Forrest's life throughout the 1980s.

13906. Mussolini his Part in my Downfall

Spike Milligan

Spike Milligan's fourth volume of war memoirs, Mussolini: His Part in My Downfall, spans the landing in Salerno, Italy, September 23, 1943, to his being invalided. While this is only four months, the text is nearly as long as the three earlier volumes together. Although the …

13908. The Marriage of Figaro

Pierre de Beaumarchais

The Marriage of Figaro is a comedy in five acts, written in 1778 by Pierre Beaumarchais. This play is the second in the Figaro trilogy, preceded by The Barber of Seville and followed by The Guilty Mother. In the first play, The Barber, the story begins with a simple love …

13909. Pangbournemassakern (Running Wild)

J. G. Ballard

Running Wild is a novella by J. G. Ballard, first published in 1988. The novel takes the form of a detective novel, recounting the investigation of a mysterious massacre in suburbia through the diary of a forensic psychiatrist.

13910. The Gammage Cup: A Novel of the Minnipins

Carol Kendall

The Gammage Cup is a children's book by Carol Kendall. It was first published in 1959 in the United Kingdom as The Minnipins and in the United States as The Gammage Cup. It was later republished by Scholastic in November 1991 and by Harcourt in 2000. It tells the story of a race …

13911. Wizard's Hall

Jane Yolen

Wizard's Hall is a 1991 fantasy novel by Jane Yolen. The Harry Potter series, which began publishing eight years later, has many similarities. However, Yolen believes the similarities are coincidental.

13912. Frisk

Dennis Cooper

Frisk is a 1991 novel by Dennis Cooper. In 1995, the book was made into a film of the same name directed by Todd Verow.

13914. The Waterless Sea (Chanters Of Tremaris, Book Two)

Kate Constable

The Waterless Sea is the second book in The Chanters of Tremaris Trilogy by Kate Constable.

13915. The Scarecrow and His Servant

Philip Pullman

The Scarecrow and his Servant is a children's novel by Philip Pullman, first published in 2004. It tells the story of a scarecrow who comes alive after being struck by lightning and sets out on a quest with Jack, an orphan he hires as his servant. As he goes on his quest he …

13916. The Better Part of Darkness

Kelly Gay

The Better Part of Darkness is a book published in 2009 that was written by Kelly Gay.

13917. Where'S Waldo

Martin Handford

Where's Wally?, published in the United States and Canada as Where's Waldo?, is the title of the first book in the Where's Wally? series, published in 1987. In the book, Wally travels to everyday places, where he sends postcards to the reader, and the reader must locate Wally in …

13918. Seeker (Noble Warriors)

William Nicholson

Seeker is the first book in the Noble Warriors trilogy, written by William Nicholson.

13919. The Yankee years

Joe Torre

The Yankee Years is a book written by Tom Verducci and Joe Torre. The book chronicles Torre's years as manager of Major League Baseball's New York Yankees from 1996 to 2007. It goes into great detail on Torre's relationship with the players, general manager Brian Cashman, team …

13921. The Way to Rainy Mountain (Momaday, N. Scott, …

N. Scott Momaday

The Way to Rainy Mountain is a book by Pulitzer Prize winning author N. Scott Momaday. It is about the journey of Momaday's Kiowa ancestors from their ancient beginnings in the Montana area to their final war and surrender to the United States Cavalry at Fort Sill, and …

13922. Vienna Prelude

Bodie Thoene

Vienna Prelude is the first book of the Zion Covenant historical fiction series by Bodie and Brock Thoene. It won the ECPA Gold Medallion Award after being published in 2005.

13923. King Kelson, Book 4: King Kelson's Bride

Katherine Kurtz

King Kelson's Bride is a historical fantasy novel by American-born author Katherine Kurtz. It was first published by Ace Books in 2000. It was the thirteenth of Kurtz' Deryni novels to be published, and the only novel in the series that was not part of a trilogy. In terms of the …

13924. Revolution is not a dinner party

Ying Compestine

Revolution is Not a Dinner Party is a work of historical fiction written by Ying Chang Compestine and published in 2007. The story is set at the end of the Cultural Revolution in Wuhan, China. The novel is about a young girl from an upper-class family facing persecution and …

13925. The Roar

Emma Clayton

The Roar is a 2009 novel by British author Emma Clayton. It was published by Chicken House Publishing.

13926. The Princetta

Anne-Laure Bondoux

Princess Malva-the Princetta of Galnicia-flees her kingdom and an arranged marriage, only to find herself betrayed by the very man who promised to help her. Orpheus is the son of a sea-captain-turned-pirate and is determined to make a name of his own commanding a ship in …

13928. Castaways of the Flying Dutchman

Brian Keene

Castaways of the Flying Dutchman is the first novel in the Castaways series by Brian Jacques, published in 2001. It is based on the legend of the cursed ship the Flying Dutchman. A young boy, Nebuchadnezzar, and his dog, Denmark, are the lone survivors of the Flying Dutchman, …

13929. New Jedi Order #18: The Final Prophecy

Greg Keyes

The Final Prophecy is a novel in the New Jedi Order series, written by Greg Keyes. Published and released in 2003, it is the eighteenth installment of the series, which is set in the Star Wars universe.

13930. The Law of Dreams

Peter Behrens

The Law of Dreams is a historical fiction novel about the Irish potato famine by Canadian author Peter Behrens. Published in 2006 by House of Anansi Press, it was the recipient of that year's Governor General's Award for English language fiction.

13931. S Is for Space

Ray Bradbury

S is for Space is a collection of science fiction short stories written by Ray Bradbury. It was compiled for the Young Adult sections of libraries.

13933. The hunting party

Enki Bilal

Ten members of the Soviet Politburo gather at a sumptuous country home for a weekend of shooting. In reality, this winter hunt is only an excuse for an elaborate game of death filled with suspense and intrigue. A fascinating story which reads like a ruthless dissection of power. …

13934. Dragon Seed (The Oriental Novels of Pearl)

Pearl S. Buck

Dragon Seed is a novel by Pearl S. Buck first published in 1942. It describes the lives of Chinese peasants in a village outside Nanjing, China immediately prior to and during the Japanese invasion in 1937. Some characters seek protection in the city while others become …

13935. Women as Lovers (Masks S.)

Elfriede Jelinek

Women as Lovers is a novel by Austrian Nobel laureate Elfriede Jelinek that details the lives of the characters Brigitte and Paula, as the two women transition from dreams of the future, to life with a husband and children. In the novel, Brigitte succeeds in "snagging the social …

13937. The lady in the car with glasses and a gun

Sébastien Japrisot

A classic noir suspense novel back in print. Dany Longo is blonde, beautiful, disturbed, passionate--and nearsighted. As she speeds through the south of France in a purloined Thunderbird on an errand for her employer and his wife, no one, including Dany herself, knows where she …

13938. Mary Anne

Daphne du Maurier

'Like its heroine the book is possessed of such unforgettably vivid charm that one is seduced' L. S. Hilton, author of MaestraIn Regency London, the only way for a woman to succeed is to beat men at their own game. So when Mary Anne Clarke seeks an escape from her squalid …

13939. Professor Unrat

Heinrich Mann

Professor Unrat, which translates as "Professor Garbage," is one of the most important works of Heinrich Mann and has achieved notoriety through film adaptations, most notably Der blaue Engel with Marlene Dietrich. The book caricatures the middle and upper class educational …

13940. Kent Family Chronicles, Book 6 - The Warriors

John Jakes

The Warriors is a historical novel written by John Jakes and originally published in 1977. It is book six in a series known as The Kent Family Chronicles or the American Bicentennial Series. The novel mixes fictional characters with historical events and figures, to narrate the …

13941. Oregon Files Book 6: Corsair

Clive Cussler

Corsair is the 6th novel in The Oregon Files by Clive Cussler and Jack Du Brul. The book follows the enigmatic Juan Cabrillo and the Corporation team's mission to recover the US Secretary of State Fiona Katamora before the upcoming peace summit, which is being held in Tripoli. …

13942. Hernani

Victor Hugo

Hernani is a drama by the French romantic author Victor Hugo. The play opened in Paris on 25 February 1830. Today, it is more remembered for the demonstrations which accompanied the première, and for being the inspiration of Verdi's opera Ernani, than it is for its own merits. …

13943. The Escapement

K. J. Parker

The final volume in K. J. Parker's Engineer Trilogy fantasy series.

13944. Blood On the Moon

James Ellroy

Blood on the Moon is a crime novel by James Ellroy. It is the first installment of the Lloyd Hopkins Trilogy. It was followed by Because the Night and Suicide Hill. Although the novels are written in multiple perspectives and narrated omnisciently, the main character in all …

13945. The Circus of Dr.Lao (Bison Frontiers of Imagination …

Charles G. Finney

The Circus of Dr. Lao is a novel written by Arizona newspaperman Charles G. Finney and illustrated by Boris Artzybasheff. It won one of the inaugural National Book Awards: the Most Original Book of 1935. Many later editions omit the illustrations.

13946. The coral island

R. M. Ballantyne

The Coral Island: A Tale of the Pacific Ocean is a novel written by Scottish author R. M. Ballantyne. One of the first works of juvenile fiction to feature exclusively juvenile heroes, the story relates the adventures of three boys marooned on a South Pacific island, the only …

13947. Murder in Grub Street

Bruce Alexander Cook

Murder in Grub Street is the second historical mystery novel about Sir John Fielding by Bruce Alexander.

13949. Brazil

John Updike

Brazil is a 1994 novel by the American author John Updike. It contains many elements of magical realism. It is a retelling of the ancient tale of Tristan and Isolde, the subject of many works in opera and ballet. Tristão Raposo, a nineteen-year-old black child of the Rio slums, …

13952. Season of the Machete

James Patterson

Cool and glamorous, they appear to be a successful couple on a holiday. Yet Damian and Carrie Rose are psychopathic murderers for hire. On this picture-perfect vacation island, their target is Peter Macdonald, a dashing young American who forsakes a life of leisure to confront …

13953. The Dreadful Lemon Sky

John D. MacDonald

The Dreadful Lemon Sky is the sixteenth novel in the Travis McGee series by John D. MacDonald. It is the 87th novel in The Top 100 Crime Novels of All Time as compiled by the Mystery Writers of America.

13954. The Blind Man of Seville (Javier Falcon Thrillers)

Robert Wilson

The Silent and the Damned is the second novel in Robert Wilson's critically acclaimed Javier Falcón series, set in Seville. The novel won the Gumshoe Award for Best European Crime Novel in 2006 in the USA, where the novel was published with the title The Vanished Hands, and was …

13955. Although of Course You End Up Becoming Yourself

David Lipsky

Although Of Course You End Up Becoming Yourself: A Road Trip with David Foster Wallace is a 2010 book by David Lipsky, about a five day road trip with the author David Foster Wallace. Lipsky, a novelist and contributing editor at Rolling Stone magazine, recounts his time spent …

13956. The zombie survival guide. Recorded attacks

Max Brooks

The Zombie Survival Guide, written by American author Max Brooks and published in 2003, is a survival manual dealing with the fictional potentiality of a zombie attack. It contains detailed plans for the average citizen to survive zombie uprisings of varying intensity and reach, …

13959. Shiloh

Shelby Foote

Shiloh: A Novel is an historical novel about the American Civil War battle of that name, written in 1952 by Shelby Foote. It employs the first-person perspectives of several protagonists, Union and Confederate, to give a moment-by-moment depiction of the battle.

13961. Beyond The Blue Moon (Hawk & Fisher, Book 7)

Simon R. Green

Beyond the Blue Moon is a book published in 2000 that was written by Simon R. Green.

13962. Deadly Relations: Bester Ascendant (Babylon 5: Psi …

Greg Keyes

Babylon 5: Deadly Relations – Bester Ascendant is a Babylon 5 novel by J. Gregory Keyes.

13964. Sick day for Amos McGee, A

Philip Christian Stead

A Sick Day for Amos McGee is a children's picture book written by Philip C. Stead and illustrated by Erin E. Stead. The book was published in 2010 by Roaring Brook Press and depicts a loving relationship between a man and his friends, who happen to be animals. It shares a simple …

13965. Trump: The Art of the Deal

Donald Trump

Trump: The Art of the Deal is a 1987 book by business magnate Donald Trump, that is part memoir and part a business advice book. It reached #1 on the New York Times Bestseller list and held a position in the list for 51 weeks. It was the first book by Donald Trump. Trump was …

13966. In a Glass Darkly

Sheridan Le Fanu

In a Glass Darkly is a collection of five short stories by Sheridan Le Fanu, first published in 1872, the year before his death. The second and third are revised versions of previously published stories, and the fourth and fifth are long enough to be called novellas. The title …

13970. For the Term of His Natual Life

Marcus Clarke

For the Term of His Natural Life, written by Marcus Clarke, was published in the Australian Journal between 1870 and 1872, appearing as a novel in 1874. It is the best known novelisation of life as a convict in early Australian history. Described as a "ripping yarn", and at …

13971. Corydon

André Gide

Considered by Gide to be the most important of his books, this slim, exquisitely crafted volume consists of four dialogues on the subject of homosexuality and its place in society. Published anonymously in bits and pieces between 1911 and 1920, "Corydon" first appeared in a …

13972. The Officers' Ward

Marc Dugain

The Officers' Ward, is a novel by Marc Dugain, published in 1998. It is supposedly based on the experiences of one of the author's own ancestors during World War I. The novel was made into a film in 2001, directed by François Dupeyron and starring Eric Caravaca as the central …

13973. Generation Warriors

Anne McCaffrey and Elizabeth Moon

Generation Warriors is a science fiction novel by Anne McCaffrey and Elizabeth Moon. published by Baen Books in 1990. It concludes the Planet Pirates trilogy, which McCaffrey wrote alternately with Moon and Jody Lynn Nye, and it is the last book in the Ireta series that she …

13974. The Origins of the Second World War

A. J. P. Taylor

The Origins of the Second World War is a non-fiction book by the English historian A. J. P. Taylor, examining the causes of World War II. It was first published in 1961 by Hamish Hamilton.

13975. A Question of Upbringing (A Dance to the Music of …

Anthony Powell

A Question of Upbringing is the opening novel in Anthony Powell's A Dance to the Music of Time, a twelve-volume cycle spanning much of the 20th century. Published in 1951, it begins the story of a trio of boys, Nicholas Jenkins, Charles Stringham, and Peter Templer, who are …

13977. Love, Poverty and War

Christopher Hitchens

Love, Poverty, and War: Journeys and Essays is a collection of essays and reportage by author, journalist and literary critic Christopher Hitchens. The title of the book is explained in the introduction, which informs the reader that "an antique saying has it that a man's life …

13979. Sarek

A.C. Crispin

Sarek is a novel by A. C. Crispin, set in the fictional Star Trek universe. It is set shortly after the motion picture Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country. Ambassador Sarek of Vulcan discovers evidence of a complicated plot to cripple the United Federation of Planets; he must …

13980. Star Trek II The Wrath of Kahn (Star Trek No 7)

Vonda N. McIntyre

The Entropy Effect is a novel by Vonda N. McIntyre set in the fictional Star Trek Universe. It was originally published in 1981 by Pocket Books and is the second in its long-running series of Star Trek novels. It is also the first source to give Sulu and Uhura first names later …

13981. Pale Horse Coming

Stephen Hunter

Pale Horse Coming is a novel by Stephen Hunter published in 2001. It is his second book in the series featuring the character of Earl Swagger.

13982. Second Harvest

Jean Giono

Second Harvest is a 1930 novel by the French writer Jean Giono. The narrative is set in a nearly abandoned village, where the last heir succeeds to find love in a woman who saves him from a river. The book was published in English in 1939 as Harvest, in 1967 as Regain and in …

13983. I, Q

John de Lancie

I, Q is a 2000 Star Trek novel by John de Lancie and Peter David, set in the Star Trek: The Next Generation fictional universe. Like all Star Trek novels, it is not considered canon. The novel depicts Q joining forces with Captain Jean-Luc Picard and Lieutenant Commander Data to …

13985. Born of Fire

Sherrilyn Kenyon

Born of Fire is a book published in 2009 that was written by Sherrilyn Kenyon.

13986. Aggression - dess bakgrund och natur

Konrad Lorenz

On Aggression is a 1963 book by the ethologist Konrad Lorenz; it was translated into English in 1966. As he writes in the prologue, "the subject of this book is aggression, that is to say the fighting instinct in beast and man which is directed against members of the same …

13987. The Killing of Worlds

Scott Westerfeld

The Killing of Worlds is a science fiction novel by Scott Westerfeld. The events detailed below immediately follow those of the novel The Risen Empire. Imperial Captain Laurent Zai is sent on a suicide mission to defeat an incursion by the Rix, a space-faring nation who worship …

13988. Passion's Promise

Danielle Steel

Passion's Promise is a 1977 novel by Danielle Steel also published under the title Golden Moments.

13989. Galaxy in Flames

Ben Counter

The third Horus Heresy title returns in mass market paperback format Having made a miraculous recovery from the grievous injuries he suffered on Davin, Warmaster Horus now leads the triumphant Imperial forces against the rebel world of Isstvan III. An unprecedented alliance …

13990. Great Indian Novel, The

Shashi Tharoor

The Great Indian Novel is a satirical novel by Shashi Tharoor. It is a fictional work that takes the story of the Mahabharata, the epic of Hindu mythology, and recasts and resets it in the context of the Indian Independence Movement and the first three decades post-independence. …

13991. The Shiva Option (Starfire 4)

David Weber

The Shiva Option, published by Baen Books, is the sequel to David Weber and Steve White's military science fiction novel In Death Ground.

13992. Google Hacks: [100 Industrial-strength Tips & …

Rael Dornfest

Google Hacks: Tips & Tools for Smarter Searching is a book of tips about Google, a popular Web search engine, by Tara Calishain and Rael Dornfest. It was listed in the New York Times top ten business paperbacks in May 2003, considered at the time to be "unprecedented" for a …

13993. Famous Five #02 Five Go Adventuring Again

Enid Blyton

Five Go Adventuring Again is the second book in the Famous Five series by the British author, Enid Blyton.

13994. Chasing Fire

Nora Roberts

Chasing Fire is a book written by Nora Roberts.

13995. Reincarnation

Suzanne Weyn

Reincarnation is a 2008 fantasy novel by American author Suzanne Weyn. The novel was released on January 1, 2008. It tells the story of a two lovers who attempt to find each other through the centuries. The narrative follows the action through time. The individuals are followed …

13996. Blood Rain (Aurelio Zen Book 7)

Michael Dibdin

Blood Rain is a novel by Michael Dibdin, and is the seventh entry in the popular Aurelio Zen series.

13997. 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.

13998. Trent's Last Case (Dover Mystery Classics)

E. C. Bentley

Trent's Last Case is a detective novel written by E.C. Bentley and first published in 1913. Its central character reappeared subsequently in the novel Trent's Own Case and the short-story collection Trent Intervenes.

13999. Fifty Shades Freed

E. L. James

Fifty Shades Freed is the third and final installment of the erotic romance Fifty Shades Trilogy by British author E. L. James. After accepting entrepreneur Christian Grey's proposal in Fifty Shades Darker, Anastasia Steele must adjust not only to married life but to her new …

14000. Double vision

Pat Barker

Double Vision is a novel by Pat Barker, published in 2003. The Observer described the book as a "strongly written, oddly constructed new novel".



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