The most popular books in English
from 14001 to 14200

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. 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.

14002. 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.

14005. 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, …

14006. Canto General

Pablo Neruda

Canto General is Pablo Neruda's tenth book of poems. It was first published in Mexico in 1950, by Talleres Gráficos de la Nación. Neruda began to compose it in 1938. "Canto General" consists of 15 sections, 231 poems, and more than 15,000 lines. This work attempts to be a …

14007. 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.

14008. Deadly Relations: Bester Ascendant (Babylon 5: Psi …

Greg Keyes

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

14009. 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 …

14011. River Of Time, The

David Brin

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

14012. 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 …

14013. Kiss of the Spider Woman

Manuel Puig

Kiss of the Spider Woman is a 1976 novel by Argentine writer Manuel Puig. It depicts the daily conversations between two cellmates in an Argentine prison, Molina and Valentín, and the intimate bond they form in the process. It is generally considered Puig's most successful work. …

14014. Marianela

Benito Pérez Galdós

Marianela is a Spanish novel written by Benito Pérez Galdós in 1878.

14016. 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 …

14019. 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.

14020. 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 …

14021. 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. …

14022. 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.

14023. 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 …

14024. 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 …

14025. 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 …

14028. An Antarctic Mystery

Jules Verne

An Antarctic Mystery is a two-volume novel by Jules Verne. Written in 1897, it is a response to Edgar Allan Poe's 1838 novel The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket. It follows the adventures of the narrator and his journey from the Kerguelen Islands aboard Halbrane. …

14030. 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 …

14035. The lost dog

Michelle de Kretser

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

14037. 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 …

14038. 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 …

14041. 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.

14042. 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.

14043. 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 …

14046. White Line Fever

Lemmy Kilmister

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

14047. Earth and Ashes

Atiq Rahimi

Earth and Ashes is a book written by Atiq Rahimi.

14048. 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 …

14049. The Old Regime and the Revolution

Alexis de Tocqueville

L'Ancien Régime et la Révolution is a work by the French historian Alexis de Tocqueville translated in English as either The Old Regime and the Revolution or The Old Regime and the French Revolution. The book analyzes French society before the French Revolution — the so-called …

14050. Les Belles Images

Simone de Beauvoir

Les Belles Images is a 1966 book written by Simone de Beauvoir.

14051. 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.

14052. 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 …

14053. 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 …

14054. 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 …

14056. 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.

14057. Bruchstück einer Hysterie-Analyse

Sigmund Freud

Bruchstück einer Hysterie-Analyse is a book written by Sigmund Freud.

14059. 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 …

14061. 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 …

14064. 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 …

14065. 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 …

14066. Head First HTML with CSS & XHTML

Elisabeth Freeman

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

14068. 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.

14069. 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 …

14073. 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.

14074. 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 …

14075. 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 …

14081. 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 …

14082. Getaway

Jim Thompson

The Getaway is a 1958 crime novel by Jim Thompson.

14083. 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.

14084. Nietzsche and Philosophy

Gilles Deleuze

Nietzsche and Philosophy is a 1962 book about Friedrich Nietzsche by philosopher Gilles Deleuze, a celebrated and influential work.

14085. 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 …

14087. 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 …

14088. 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.

14091. 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 …

14092. 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 …

14094. 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.

14095. 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.

14096. 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 …

14098. Near to the Wild Heart

Clarice Lispector

Near to the Wild Heart is Clarice Lispector's first novel, written from March to November 1942 and published around her twenty-third birthday in December 1943. The novel, written in a stream-of-consciousness style reminiscent of the English-language Modernists, centers on the …

14099. 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 …

14100. 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.

14101. 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.

14106. 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.

14107. 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 …

14108. 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.

14109. Terminal

Robin Cook

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

14112. 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 …

14113. 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.

14114. 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 …

14117. 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 …

14118. 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 …

14119. 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.

14120. 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.

14121. 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 …

14124. 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 …

14125. 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 …

14126. Existentialism and Humanism

Jean-Paul Sartre

Existentialism and Humanism is a 1946 philosophical work by Jean-Paul Sartre. Widely considered one of the defining texts of the Existentialist movement, the book is based on a lecture called "Existentialism is a Humanism" that Sartre gave at Club Maintenant in Paris, on October …

14127. 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.

14129. 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 …

14130. 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 …

14134. 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 …

14135. 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 …

14138. 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.

14139. 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.

14140. 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, …

14141. 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 …

14142. 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 …

14144. 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 …

14145. 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 …

14146. Alexander and the Wind-Up Mouse (Houghton Mifflin …

Leo Lionni

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

14147. 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.

14149. 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 …

14151. 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.

14153. 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 …

14155. 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 …

14156. 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" …

14157. 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 …

14159. 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 …

14160. 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.

14161. 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.

14164. 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 …

14166. 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.

14168. 47th Samurai, The

Stephen Hunter

In The 47th Samurai, Bob Lee Swagger, the gritty hero of Stephen Hunter's bestselling novels Point of Impact and Time to Hunt, returns in this intense and exotic thriller. Bob Lee Swagger and Philip Yano are bound together by a single moment at Iwo Jima, 1945, when their …

14171. 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.

14172. 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 …

14173. 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.

14174. 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 …

14175. 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.

14176. The Seventh Cross

Anna Seghers

Anna Seghers' novel The Seventh Cross, is one of the better-known examples of German literature circa World War II. It was published first in the United States, in an abridged version, in September 1942 by Little, Brown and Company. Its publication was surrounded by a certain …

14177. 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 …

14178. The Bible as History A confirmation of The Book of …

Werner Keller

The Bible As History, now thoroughly updated with the latest scientific and archaeological breakthroughs in biblical investigation. Including:Revolutionary new evidence that confirms some of the most monumental and controversial events in the Bible-including the destruction of …

14179. 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 …

14180. Instruments des ténèbres

Nancy Huston

Seit frühester Kindheit hat die Schriftstellerin Nada das Gefühl, daß ihre Seele verstimmt ist und sie nie die Erwartungen ihrer Mutter erfüllen wird. In der Musik nennt man diesen Zustand "Scordatura", eine Verstimmung der Saiten. Akribisch hält Nada ihre Andersartigkeit in …

14181. Germany. A Winter's Tale

Heinrich Heine

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

14182. Cinderella or the Little Glass Slipper

Charles Perrault

An enchantingly illustrated version of the fairy-tale classic about a kind and beautiful girl who, despite her her selfish stepsisters, is able to attend a royal ball

14183. The Nikopol Trilogy

Enki Bilal

The Nikopol Trilogy is a series of three science fiction graphic novels written in French by Yugoslavian born Enki Bilal between 1980 and 1992. The original French titles of the series are La Foire aux immortels, La Femme piège, and Froid Équateur, which in 1995 were collected …

14184. 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. …

14187. The fascination of evil

Florian Zeller

When a young French author is invited to Egypt as a guest of Cairo's French Embassy, he anticipates a week of literary discussions and official dinners. He certainly does not foresee the extraordinary events that will lead to murder. His fellow author on the trip, Martin Millet, …

14189. Carmen

Prosper Mérimée

Prosper Mérimée (1803-1870) was a French dramatist, historian, archaeologist, and short story writer. He is perhaps best known for his novella Carmen, which became the basis of Bizet's opera Carmen. He studied law as well as Greek, Spanish, English, and Russian. He was the first …

14190. The Black Violin

Maxence Fermine

There were many musical souls adrift on that raft of silence that is Venice. There was the music of Johannes Karelsky.There was the music of Erasmus, the violin maker. And there was the music of war. But of that, the two men never spoke.From the internationally acclaimed author …

14192. One Deadly Summer

Sébastien Japrisot

The classic noir suspense novel by the bestselling author of A Very Long Engagement. Part love story, part mystery, and part parable on the nature of evil and the porous fabric separating the victim from the victimizer, One Deadly Summer tells the compelling story of a cunning …

14193. Malina: A Novel (Portico Paperbacks)

Ingeborg Bachmann

A work of sharp, unforgettable images and an irresistible narrative. Here is the story of lives painfully intertwined: the unnamed narrator, haunted by nightmarish memories of her father, lives with the androgynous Malina, an initially remote and dispassionate man who ultimately …

14194. Why I am so wise (Penguin Great Ideas #17R)

Friedrich Nietzsche

Throughout history, some books have changed the world. They have transformed the way we see ourselves—and each other. They have inspired debate, dissent, war and revolution. They have enlightened, outraged, provoked and comforted. They have enriched lives—and destroyed them.Now, …

14195. Quarry

Friedrich Dürrenmatt

Police chief inspector Baerlach has just undergone surgery when his friend and doctor, Hugentobler, thinks he recognizes one of his own colleagues on a LIFE Magazine picture. The article is about Dr. Neyle, a nazi doctor who practiced surgery without anesthesia in the …

14196. L'Ingénu

Voltaire

L'Ingénu is a satirical novella by the French writer Voltaire, published in 1767. It tells the story of a Huron called "Child of Nature" who, after having crossed the Atlantic to England, crosses into Brittany, France in the 1690s. Upon arrival, a prior notices depictions of his …

14197. 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 …

14199. 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.

14200. 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.



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