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.

14001. 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 …

14002. 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 …

14003. The Escapement

K. J. Parker

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

14004. 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 …

14005. 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.

14006. 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 …

14007. 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, …

14008. 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.

14009. 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 …

14011. 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 …

14013. 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 …

14014. 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.

14015. 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.

14016. 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".

14017. 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 …

14018. 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.

14019. 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 …

14020. 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 …

14021. 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 …

14022. 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.

14023. 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 …

14024. 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.

14025. 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.

14026. 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.

14027. 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 …

14028. The Roar

Emma Clayton

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

14029. 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, …

14030. 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.

14032. 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 …

14033. Deadly Relations: Bester Ascendant (Babylon 5: Psi …

Greg Keyes

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

14034. 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 …

14035. 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 …

14036. 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 …

14037. Born of Fire

Sherrilyn Kenyon

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

14038. 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 …

14039. 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 …

14042. 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 …

14044. 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 …

14046. 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.

14047. 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.

14048. Fever Season (Benjamin January mystery)

Barbara Hambly

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

14051. 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 …

14056. 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.

14057. The Better Part of Darkness

Kelly Gay

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

14058. Seeker (Noble Warriors)

William Nicholson

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

14062. Chasing Fire

Nora Roberts

Chasing Fire is a book written by Nora Roberts.

14063. 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 …

14065. Cool It: The Skeptical Environmentalist's Guide To …

Bjørn Lomborg

Cool It: The Skeptical Environmentalist's Guide to Global Warming is a book by the Danish statistician and political scientist Bjørn Lomborg. The book is a sequel to The Skeptical Environmentalist, which in English translation brought the author to world attention. Lomborg …

14066. Getaway

Jim Thompson

The Getaway is a 1958 crime novel by Jim Thompson.

14067. A Tan and Sandy Silence

John D. MacDonald

A Tan and Sandy Silence is the thirteenth novel in the Travis McGee series by John D. MacDonald. The plot begins with Harry Broll, husband of McGee's longtime friend Mary, shows up at his houseboat The Busted Flush with a gun, threatening McGee and accusing him of hiding Mary …

14068. Stormblade

Nancy Varian Berberick, Illustrated by Elmore, La

Stormblade is the second novel in the Heroes trilogy of the Dragonlance novels. It was written in 1988 by Nancy Varian Berberick who also wrote many short Dragonlance stories for Dragon magazine.

14069. Little Women

Louisa May Alcott

Little Women is a novel by American author Louisa May Alcott, which was originally published in two volumes in 1868 and 1869. Alcott wrote the books rapidly over several months at the request of her publisher. The novel follows the lives of four sisters—Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy …

14070. Interzone

William S. Burroughs

Interzone is a collection of short stories and other early works by William S. Burroughs. The collection was first published by Viking Penguin in 1989, although several of the stories had already been printed elsewhere, including an earlier publication titled Early Routines. The …

14072. Soldier of Sidon

Gene Wolfe

Soldier of Sidon is a 2006 fantasy novel by Gene Wolfe. It forms the third part of the Soldier series of books, with two preceding novels, Soldier of the Mist and Soldier of Arete. Soldier of Sidon continues the adventures of the Soldier series's protagonist, Latro, in Egypt at …

14073. The Dervish House

Ian MacDonald

The Dervish House is a 2010 science fiction novel by Ian McDonald. The novel was shortlisted for the Arthur C. Clarke Award in 2011, and won the BSFA Award and the John W. Campbell Memorial Award in the same year. It was a nominee for the 2011 Hugo Award for Best Novel.

14075. The Dawkins Delusion : Atheist Fundamentalism and …

Alister McGrath

The Dawkins Delusion? Atheist Fundamentalism and the denial of the divine is a book by Christian theologian Alister McGrath and psychologist Joanna Collicutt McGrath. It is written from a Christian perspective as a response to arguments put forth in The God Delusion by Richard …

14077. The Two Georges: The Novel of an Alternate America …

Richard Dreyfuss

The Two Georges is an alternate history novel co-written by science fiction author Harry Turtledove and Oscar-winning actor Richard Dreyfuss. It was originally published in 1995 by Hodder & Stoughton in the United Kingdom, and in 1996 by Tor Books in the United States, and …

14079. The Killing

Robert Muchamore

The Killing is the fourth novel of the CHERUB series by Robert Muchamore. The book chronicles the adventures of the CHERUB agents investigating a small-time crook who suddenly makes it big. Muchamore named the book after the film The Killing. The novel was generally well …

14080. War of the Rats

David L. Robbins

War of the Rats is a World War II fiction novel written by David L. Robbins in 1999. The book has sold worldwide in over 20 languages.

14081. Exile

Aaron Allston

Exile is the fourth book in the Legacy of the Force series, and is written by Aaron Allston. It was released on February 27, 2007 in paperback form. The story takes place in the Star Wars Expanded Universe, 40 years after the Battle of Yavin.

14082. Star Wars(r) Legacy of the Force Sacrifice

Karen Traviss

Sacrifice is the fifth book in the Legacy of the Force series. The book is written by Karen Traviss and was released on May 29, 2007.

14083. The World as Will and Representation

Arthur Schopenhauer

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

14084. Bring the Jubilee (S.F. Masterworks)

Ward Moore

Bring the Jubilee by Ward Moore is a 1953 novel of alternate history, with elements of steampunk. The point of divergence occurs in July 1863 when the Confederate States of America wins the Battle of Gettysburg and subsequently declares victory in the "War of Southron …

14085. Silicon Snake Oil. Second Thoughts on the …

Cliff Stoll

Silicon Snake Oil: Second Thoughts on the Information Highway is a 1995 book written by Clifford Stoll where he discusses his ambivalence regarding the future of how the internet will be used and sets the tone in the preface by apologizing "to those who expect a consistent …

14086. The Lying Stones of Marrakech: Penultimate …

Stephen Jay Gould

The Lying Stones of Marrakech is the ninth volume of collected essays by the Harvard paleontologist, Stephen Jay Gould. The essays were culled from his monthly column "The View of Life" in Natural History magazine, to which Gould contributed for 27 years. The book deals, in …

14087. Grief

Andrew Holleran

Grief is a novel by American author Andrew Holleran, published in 2006. The novel takes place in Washington D.C., following the personal journey of a middle-aged, gay man dealing with the death of his mother. The novel received the 2007 Stonewall Book Award.

14088. Golden Rendezvous

Alistair MacLean

The Golden Rendezvous is a novel written by Scottish author Alistair MacLean, and was first published in 1962. One of MacLean's most popular works, it combines mystery, suspense, action, clever bluffs and double bluffs, with MacLean's trademark self-deprecating wit.

14089. The Third Eye

Lois Duncan

The Third Eye is a 1984 novel for young adults by Lois Duncan. It is a supernatural/suspense novel which tells the story of a girl with a psychic gift. In the United Kingdom the book was published as The Eyes of Karen Connors.

14091. No Night Is Too Long

Ruth Rendell

No Night is Too Long is a 1994 crime / mystery novel depicting a bisexual love triangle, a possible murder and the aftermath. The book was penned by British writer Ruth Rendell, writing as Barbara Vine.

14092. The Red Box

Rex Stout

The Red Box is the fourth Nero Wolfe detective novel by Rex Stout. Prior to its first publication in 1937 by Farrar & Rinehart, Inc., the novel was serialized in five issues of The American Magazine. Adapted twice for Italian television, The Red Box is the first Nero Wolfe …

14093. The World Before (The Wess'har Wars 3)

Karen Traviss

The World Before was written by Karen Traviss and was published in October 2005. It is the third book in the Wess'Har Series.

14094. Terminal

Robin Cook

Terminal is a medical thriller written by Robin Cook. The novel peeps into the boom and curse of biotechnology.

14095. Three Doors to Death

Rex Stout

Three Doors to Death is a collection of Nero Wolfe mystery novellas by Rex Stout, published by the Viking Press in 1950 — itself collected in the omnibus volume Five of a Kind. The book comprises three stories that first appeared in The American Magazine: "Man Alive" "Omit …

14096. O: ld Tin SorrowsFrom the Files of Garrett, P.I.

Glen Cook

Old Tin Sorrows is the fourth 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.

14097. The Scandal of the Evangelical Mind

Mark Noll

The Scandal of the Evangelical Mind is a book by evangelical Christian scholar Mark A. Noll, who is currently Francis A. McAnaney Professor of History at the University of Notre Dame. As a critique of the waning influence of intellectual pursuits within the American evangelical …

14098. An acquaintance with darkness

Ann Rinaldi

An Acquaintance with Darkness is a historical fiction novel by Ann Rinaldi. It is part of the Great Episodes series. It is told in first-person narration.

14102. Loon Lake

E. L. Doctorow

Loon Lake is a 1980 novel by E. L. Doctorow. The plot of the novel is mostly set on Loon Lake in the Adirondacks during the Depression. The novel is one of the more experimental works of Doctorow, incorporating a great variety of different techniques, many of which are used for …

14103. By the Great Horn Spoon!

Sid Fleischman

By The Great Horn Spoon! is a children's novel by Sid Fleischman, published in 1963. The story takes place in the California Gold Rush. A twelve-year-old boy named Jack, who has lived with his Aunt Arabella since his parents died, heads to California to search for gold after …

14104. Chronicles of the Imaginarium Geographica 2: The …

James A. Owen

The Search for the Red Dragon, by James A. Owen, is a fantasy novel released on January 1, 2008. It is the second book in The Chronicles of the Imaginarium Geographica. It is preceded by Here, There Be Dragons and followed by The Indigo King.

14105. The Captain and the Enemy (Complete & Unabridged)

Graham Greene

The Captain and the Enemy is the last novel published by the English author Graham Greene.

14106. A Million Open Doors, Volume 1: A Million Open Doors

John Barnes

A Million Open Doors is a science fiction novel, the first book of the Thousand Cultures series, by John Barnes. The story is told from the perspective of a maturing adult from a parochial culture who encounters many obstacles in a different and even more parochial culture which …

14108. The Dark Beyond the Stars

Frank M. Robinson

The Dark Beyond the Stars is a 1991 science fiction novel by Frank M. Robinson. It is a Lambda Literary Award winner, published by Orb Books. It tells the story of a generational ship and its crew on a long mission to search for extraterrestrial life in the galaxy and the …

14109. The War Hound and the World's Pain (Pocket 83412-6)

Michael Moorcock

The War Hound and the World's Pain is a 1981 fantasy novel by Michael Moorcock, the first of the "von Bek" series of novels. The book is set in Europe ravaged by the Thirty Years' War. Its hero Ulrich von Bek is a mercenary and freethinker, who finds himself a damned soul in a …

14110. The Last Man

Mary Shelley

The Last Man is an apocalyptic science fiction novel by Mary Shelley, which was first published in 1826. The book tells of a future world that has been ravaged by a plague. The novel was harshly reviewed at the time, and was virtually unknown until a scholarly revival beginning …

14111. Kalki

Gore Vidal

Kalki is an 1978 pre/post-apocalyptic novel by American author Gore Vidal. It was nominated for the Nebula Award for Best Novel in 1978.

14113. Come, Tell Me How You Live (Common Reader Editions: …

Agatha Christie

Come, Tell Me How You Live is a short book of autobiography and travel literature by crime writer Agatha Christie. It is one of only two books she wrote and had published under both of her married names of "Christie" and "Mallowan" and was first published in the UK in November …

14114. Kalpa Imperial

Angélica Gorodischer

This is the first of Argentinean writer Angélica Gorodischer's nineteen award-winning books to be translated into English. In eleven chapters, Kalpa Imperial's multiple storytellers relate the story of a fabled nameless empire which has risen and fallen innumerable times. Fairy …

14116. How Children Fail

John Holt

How Children Fail is a non-fiction book by John Holt, published in 1964 and republished in 1982 in a revised edition. It has sold over a million copies. In this book he cites personal teaching and research experiences that led him to the belief that traditional schooling does …

14117. The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants

Ann Brashares

The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants is a bestselling young adult novel by Ann Brashares published in 2001. It follows the adventures of four best friends — Lena Kaligaris, Tibby Rollins, Bridget Vreeland, and Carmen Lowell, who will be spending their first summer apart when a …

14119. Anthropology and a Hundred Other Stories

Dan Rhodes

Anthropology: And a Hundred Other Stories is a book by British author Dan Rhodes published in 2000 by Fourth Estate. It has since been republished by Canongate who have made it available as an ebook. It consists of 101 tales; each of 101 words, all about girlfriends and has been …

14122. The Spook's Sacrifice

Joseph Delaney

The Spook's Sacrifice is the sixth installment in the Wardstone Chronicles series by Joseph Delaney. Its release date is August 25, 2009. In the U.S. it is titled The Last Apprentice: Clash of the Demons.

14123. A secret rage

Charlaine Harris

Author of the books that inspired True Blood on HBO and Midnight Texas on NBC Two to Tango.Dropped by her agent, New York City model Nickie Callahan decides to start over—moving back to the South to finish school at Houghton College in Knolls, Tennessee. But Knolls isn’t the …

14125. Star Wars - New Jedi Order X: Dark Journey

Elaine Cunningham

Dark Journey is the tenth installment of the New Jedi Order series set in the Star Wars universe. The novel, written by Elaine Cunningham, was published in 2002.

14126. Force Heretic: Remnant

Sean Williams

Force Heretic: Remnant is the first novel in a three-part story by Sean Williams and Shane Dix. Published and released in 2003, it is the fifteenth installment of the New Jedi Order series set in the Star Wars galaxy.

14127. Jewels

Danielle Steel

On Sarah Whitfield's seventy-fifth birthday, memories take her back to New York in the 1930s. To a marriage that ends after a year, leaving Sarah shattered. A trip to Europe with her parents does little to raise her spirits, until she meets William, Duke of Whitfield. In time, …

14128. Sword at Sunset

Rosemary Sutcliff

Sword at Sunset is a best-selling 1963 novel by Rosemary Sutcliff. One of her few historical novels written specifically for adults, it is her interpretation of the legend of King Arthur. This is the first novel that Sutcliff wrote using a first-person singular point of view for …

14130. Audrey Rose

Frank De Felitta

Audrey Rose is a novel written by Frank De Felitta, published in 1975. about a couple confronted with the idea that their young daughter might be the reincarnation of another man's child. The book was inspired by an incident in which De Felitta's young son began displaying …

14131. P.S. Longer letter later

Ann M. Martin

P.S. Longer Letter Later is an epistolary novel written by Paula Danziger and Ann M. Martin in 1998. It is a novel in letters and is written as a year-long correspondence between two twelve-year-old girls, Tara and Elizabeth.

14132. Her Mother's Hope (Marta's Legacy 1)

Francine Rivers

Her Mother's Hope is a fictional romance novel written by Francine Rivers in 2010.

14133. Born Again

Frank Miller

"Born Again" is a 1986 comic book story arc that appeared in the Marvel Comics series Daredevil. Written by Frank Miller, and drawn by David Mazzucchelli, the storyline first appeared in Daredevil #227-#231. It was later reprinted in graphic novel format along with a follow-up …

14134. Dial-a-Ghost

Eva Ibbotson

Dial-a-Ghost is a 1996 children's novel written by Eva Ibbotson and illustrated by Kevin Hawkes. It is centered on an orphan named Oliver, who inherits Helton Hall, and whose cousins Frieda and Fulton Snodde-Brittle want to kill him because he is the rightful owner of Helton …

14135. Alexander and the Wind-Up Mouse (Houghton Mifflin …

Leo Lionni

Alexander and the Wind-Up Mouse is a book by Leo Lionni.

14136. The Long Night of Centauri Prime (Babylon 5, Legions …

Peter David

Babylon 5: Legions of Fire – The Long Night of Centauri Prime is a Babylon 5 novel by Peter David.

14137. The Ezekiel Option #3)

Joel C. Rosenberg

The Ezekiel Option is a Christian apocalyptic novel by Joel C. Rosenberg, involving the War of Ezekiel 38-39. It won a Gold Medallion in the 2006 Christian Book Awards.

14138. True Betrayals (1995)

Nora Roberts

#1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts delivers a thrilling story of family secrets and unexpected passions, set against the high-stakes world of championship thoroughbred racing… Kelsey Byden always believed that her mother was dead. But now, after all this time, she …

14139. The Czar's Madman

Jaan Kross

Timo von Bock's release by the Czar from nine years' incarceration does not spell the end of the Baron's troubles: he is confined to his Livonian estate to live under the constant eye of police informers planted among his own household, and is subjected to endless humiliations. …

14142. Last Frontier

Alistair MacLean

An undercover mission beyond the Iron Curtain to recover a defected scientist goes disastrously wrong – a classic early Cold War thriller from the acclaimed master of action and suspense. Now reissued in a new cover style.Michael Reynolds was going insane … slowly but inevitably …

14143. Correction

Thomas Bernhard

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

14145. English, August : An Indian Story

Upamanyu Chatterjee

English, August: An Indian Story is a novel by Indian author Upamanyu Chatterjee written in English, first published in 1988. It was adapted into a film of the same name in 1994.

14146. The Burning Shore (Courtny Family Saga #4

Wilbur A. Smith

The Burning Shore is a novel by Wilbur Smith set during and after World War One. Smith called the book his "Road to Damascus" moment because it was the first time he used a female as a major character.

14147. Outposts: Journeys to the Surviving Relics of the …

Simon Winchester

Outposts, Journeys to the surviving relics of the British Empire is a book by Simon Winchester. It details his travels to each of the remaining dependencies of the British Empire and was first published in 1985 under the title The Sun Never Sets: Travels to the Remaining …

14148. The Naïve and Sentimental Lover

John le Carré

The Naïve and Sentimental Lover is John le Carré's sixth novel and his only non-genre novel. The story has autobiographical elements, as it is based on the author's relationship with James and Susan Kennaway following the breakdown of le Carré's first marriage. The novel was …

14150. The Ugly Little Boy

Isaac Asimov

"The Ugly Little Boy" is a science fiction short story by Isaac Asimov. The story first appeared in the September 1958 issue of Galaxy Science Fiction under the title "Lastborn", and was reprinted under its current title in the 1959 collection Nine Tomorrows. The story deals …

14151. 47th Samurai, The

Stephen Hunter

The 47th Samurai is a 2007 thriller novel, and the fourth in the Bob Lee Swagger series by Stephen Hunter. In narrative sequence it is preceded by Point of Impact, Black Light, and Time to Hunt.

14152. The grid

Philip Kerr

Gridiron is a science fiction novel written by British author Philip Kerr. It is a story about a highly technical building, which becomes self-aware and tries to kill everyone inside, confusing real life with a video game.

14153. Things Hoped For -Audiobook

Andrew Clements

Things Hoped For is a young adult book by Andrew Clements. Released in 2006 by Philomel Books, the book is a sequel to Things Not Seen and is followed by Things That Are.

14156. Beyond Belief : Islamic Excursions Among the …

V.S. Naipaul

Beyond Belief: Islamic Excursions among the Converted Peoples is a non-fiction book by V. S. Naipaul published by Vintage Books in 1998. It was written as a sequel to Naipaul's Among the Believers: An Islamic Journey. Naipaul draws a distinction between Arab countries and the …

14158. Up Till Now

William Shatner

Up Till Now: The Autobiography is a 2008 autobiography by actor William Shatner with David Fisher. In the book Shatner discusses several aspects of his life including his childhood, early career struggles, time starring on Star Trek, his career after Star Trek and his marriages.

14159. The lost dog

Michelle de Kretser

The Lost Dog is a 2007 novel by Australian writer Michelle de Kretser.

14162. The Crack-Up

F. Scott Fitzgerald

The Crack-Up is a collection of essays by American author F. Scott Fitzgerald. It consists of previously unpublished letters, notes and also three essays originally written for and published first in the Esquire magazine during 1936. It was compiled and edited by Edmund Wilson …

14163. Sexy

Joyce Carol Oates

Sexy is a novel by Joyce Carol Oates. First published in 2005, it is her fourth book written for young adults. The book's themes of pedophilia, homosexuality, and pre-marital sex as well as its adult language have caused it to be the source of attempts to ban the book from …

14166. Bitter lemons of Cyprus

Lawrence Durrell

Bitter Lemons is an autobiographical work by writer Lawrence Durrell, describing the three years he spent on the island of Cyprus. The book was awarded the Duff Cooper Prize for 1957, the second year the prize was awarded.

14167. Famous Five 3: Five Run Away Together (Famous Five)

Enid Blyton

Five Run Away Together is the third book in the Famous Five series by the British author Enid Blyton.

14168. Senselessness

Horacio Castellanos Moya

Senselessness is the English translation of the 2004 novel Insensatez, originally written in Spanish by Salvadoran writer Horacio Castellanos Moya. Senselessness was translated by Katherine Silver and published in 2008 by New Directions Publishers. The translation was …

14169. White Line Fever

Lemmy Kilmister

White Line Fever is the 2002 autobiography of Lemmy, the founder of Motörhead.

14171. The Road Back

Erich Maria Remarque

The Road Back is a novel by German author Erich Maria Remarque. The novel was first serialized in the German newspaper Vossische Zeitung between December 1930 and January 1931, and published in book form in April 1931. It details the experience of young men in Germany who have …

14172. A Woman of No Importance

Oscar Wilde

A Woman of No Importance is a play by Irish playwright Oscar Wilde. The play premièred on 19 April 1893 at London's Haymarket Theatre. Like Wilde's other society plays, it satirizes English upper class society. It has been performed on stages in Europe and North America since …

14173. Cross Channel

Julian Barnes

Cross Channel is a collection of short stories by Julian Barnes, first published in 1996 by Jonathan Cape. As the title suggests, all stories focus on the connection between England and France.

14174. A veterán és más történetek

Frederick Forsyth

The Veteran is a short story collection by British author Frederick Forsyth. The book was first published on 8 September 2001, through Thomas Dunne Books and includes five of Forsyth's short stories. This is the second short story collection by the author, following the release …

14175. Terra nostra

Carlos Fuentes

Terra Nostra is a 1975 novel by the Mexican writer Carlos Fuentes. The narrative covers 20 centuries of European and American culture, and prominently features the construction of El Escorial by Philip II. The title is Latin for "Our earth". The novel received the Xavier …

14177. Going to Meet the Man

James Baldwin

Going to Meet the Man, published in 1965, is a short story collection by American writer James Baldwin. The book, dedicated "for Beauford Delaney", covers many topics related to anti-Black racism in American society, as well as African-American–Jewish relations, childhood, the …

14179. zwaar water (Heavy Water and Other Stories)

Martin Amis

Heavy Water and Other Stories is a collection of nine short stories by Martin Amis. It was first published in 1998 by Jonathan Cape.

14181. Framed

Frank Cottrell Boyce

Framed is a children's novel by Frank Cottrell Boyce, published in 2005. It was shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal and the Whitbread Children's Book of the Year, and longlisted for the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize. It was also on the shortlist for the Blue Peter Book Awards …

14182. Settling Accounts Trilogy, Book 2: Drive to the East

Harry Turtledove

Drive to the East is the second book in Harry Turtledove's Settling Accounts series of alternate history novels. It is set in an analog of World War II known as the Second Great War in North America, fought between the United States and Confederate States. It was released in …

14183. The Tin Woodman of Oz: A Faithful Story of the …

Lyman Frank Baum

The Tin Woodman of Oz: A Faithful Story of the Astonishing Adventure Undertaken by the Tin Woodman, Assisted by Woot the Wanderer, the Scarecrow of Oz, and Polychrome, the Rainbow's Daughter is the twelfth Land of Oz book written by L. Frank Baum and was originally published on …

14185. Advanced Programming in the Unix Environment

W. Richard Stevens

Advanced Programming in the Unix Environment is a computer programming book by W. Richard Stevens describing the application programming interface of the UNIX family of operating systems. The book illustrates UNIX application programming in the C programming language. The first …

14186. Running dog

Don DeLillo

Running Dog is a 1978 novel by Don DeLillo. At its center is a rumored pornographic film of Adolf Hitler, purportedly filmed in his bunker in the climactic days of Berlin's fall. The novel follows a journalist as she tries to penetrate a murky black market of wealthy erotic-art …

14187. Head First HTML with CSS & XHTML

Elisabeth Freeman

Head First HTML with CSS XHTML is a book written by Elisabeth Freeman and Eric Freeman.

14189. Brave Companions Portraits in History

David McCullough

Brave Companions: Portraits in History is a 1991 book by American historian David McCullough. The book consists of previously published essays, most of which are biographical portraits of a specific historical figure or group of figures. It is divided into five sections.

14190. The Art of Computer Programming

Donald Knuth

The Art of Computer Programming is a comprehensive monograph written by Donald Knuth that covers many kinds of programming algorithms and their analysis. Knuth began the project, originally conceived as a single book with twelve chapters, in 1962. The first three of what was …

14191. The Nazi and the Barber

Edgar Hilsenrath

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

14192. The Silver Branch

Rosemary Sutcliff

The Silver Branch is a historical adventure novel for children written by Rosemary Sutcliff and published in 1957, with illustrations by Charles Keeping. Set in Britain in the last decade of the 3rd century, it is the story of Justin and Flavius, two cousins in the Roman legions …

14193. Wodehouse: Galahad at Blandings (Penguin)

P. G. Wodehouse

Galahad at Blandings is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse, first published in the United States on 31 December 1964 by Simon & Schuster, Inc., New York under the title The Brinkmanship of Galahad Threepwood, and in the United Kingdom on 26 August 1965 by Herbert Jenkins, London. It …

14194. Skylark series, #1: Skylark of Space

E. E. "Doc" Smith

The Skylark of Space by Edward E. "Doc" Smith was written between 1915 and 1921 while Smith was working on his doctorate. Though the original idea for the novel was Smith's, he co-wrote the first part of the novel with Lee Hawkins Garby, the wife of his college classmate and …

14196. Friends of Eddie Coyle, The : A Novel (John MacRae …

George V. Higgins

The Friends of Eddie Coyle, published in 1972, was the debut novel of George V. Higgins, then an Assistant United States Attorney in Boston. The novel is a realistic depiction of the Irish-American underworld in Boston. Its central character is the title character Eddie Coyle, a …

14199. Probability Moon (The Probability Trilogy #1)

Nancy Kress

Probability Moon is a 2000 science fiction novel by Nancy Kress. The novel concerns a xenological expedition to the planet World, where aliens live who have developed a strange form of telepathy or collective unconscious, "shared reality", which causes piercing "head-pain" …



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