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.

14201. Encuentro decisivo / Changes

Danielle Steel

Top TV anchorwoman Melanie Adams had given up on love after a failed marriage and an unhappy affair. With her two teenage children and her television news career, she had no room in her life for a man. Then she met famous heart surgeon Peter Hallam, a widower with three children …

14202. The Barnum Museum: Stories

Steven Millhauser

The Barnum Museum is a combination waxworks, masked ball, and circus sideshow masquerading as a collection of short stories. Within its pages, note such sights as: a study of the motives and strategies used by the participants in the game of Clue, including the seduction of Miss …

14203. Other people : a mystery story

Martin Amis

She wakes in an emergency room in a London hospital, to a voice that tells her: "You're on your own now. Take care. Be good." She has no knowledge of her name, her past, or even her species. It takes her a while to realize that she is human -- and that the beings who threaten, …

14204. Word Child

Iris Murdoch

A Word Child is the 17th novel by Iris Murdoch. First published in 1975 by Chatto and Windus, A Word Child charts the trials and tribulations of the title character, the "word child", Hilary Burde as he attempts to recover his soul from the misery of his troubled past. Filled in …

14205. 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 …

14209. Pole to Pole With Michael Palin: North to South by …

Michael Palin

Pole to Pole is a book written by Michael Palin to accompany his BBC television series Pole to Pole.

14214. The Folk of the Faraway Tree

Enid Blyton

The Folk of the Faraway Tree is a children's novel in the Faraway Tree series by Enid Blyton. It was first published in 1946. It is the third book in the series, in which Jo, Bessie and Fanny introduce their mother's friend's daughter, Connie, to Silky, Moonface, Saucepan Man …

14215. Crystal express

Bruce Sterling

Crystal Express is a collection of Science fiction and fantasy stories by cyberpunk author Bruce Sterling. It was released in 1989 by Arkham House. It was initially published in an edition of 4,231 copies and was the author's first book published by Arkham House. Many of the …

14216. Star of the Guardians: The Lost King v. 1 (Star of …

Margaret Weis

The Lost King is a fantasy novel published in 1990 that was written by Margaret Weis.

14217. Doctor De Soto

William Steig

Doctor De Soto is a picture book for children written and illustrated by William Steig and first published in 1982. It features a mouse-dentist who must help a fox with a toothache without being eaten. Steig and his book won the 1983 National Book Award for Children's Books in …

14218. Zoo City

Lauren Beukes

A new edition of Lauren Beukes's Arthur C Clarke Award-winning novel set in a world where murderers and other criminals acquire magical animals that are mystically bonded to them.Zinzi has a Sloth on her back, a dirty 419 scam habit, and a talent for finding lost things. When a …

14219. In the Dark of the Night: [None on Cover; "a Novel" …

John Saul

In the Dark of the Night is a thriller horror novel by author John Saul, published by Ballantine Books on July 18, 2006. The novel follows the story of teenagers who find various objects once owned by serial killers, and they soon become possessed by the spirits that haunt them.

14221. An Enid Blyton Collection: The Enchanted Wood

Enid Blyton

The Enchanted Wood is the first magical story in the Faraway Tree series by the world's best-loved children's author, Enid Blyton. When Joe, Beth and Frannie move to a new home, an Enchanted Wood is on their doorstep. And when they discover the Faraway Tree, that is the …

14222. A Pelican at Blandings

P. G. Wodehouse

A Pelican at Blandings is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse, first published in the United Kingdom on 25 September 1969 by Barrie & Jenkins, London, and in the United States on 11 February 1970 by Simon & Schuster, Inc., New York, under the title No Nudes Is Good Nudes. It is …

14223. Murder by the Book

Rex Stout

Murder by the Book is a Nero Wolfe detective novel by Rex Stout published in 1951 by the Viking Press, and collected in the omnibus volume Royal Flush.

14224. The Strangest Man: The Hidden Life of Paul Dirac, …

Graham Farmelo

The Strangest Man: The Hidden Life of Paul Dirac, Quantum Genius is a 2009 biography of quantum physicist Paul Dirac written by British physicist and author, Graham Farmelo, and published by Faber and Faber. The book won the Biography Award at the 2009 Costa Book Awards, and the …

14225. The Final Reflection (Star Trek 16: The Original …

John M. Ford

The Final Reflection is a 1984 Star Trek tie-in novel by John M. Ford which emphasizes developments of Klingon language and culture. The novel provided the foundation for the FASA Star Trek role-playing game sourcebooks dealing with the Klingon elements of the game. Although not …

14226. Heaven eyes

David Almond

Heaven Eyes is a young adult novel by award-winning author David Almond. It was published in Great Britain by Hodder Children's Books in 2000 and by Delacorte Press in the United States in 2001. A paperback version was released in 2002 by Dell Laurel Leaf. In Great Britain, …

14227. Necropolis

Anthony Horowitz

Necropolis is a fantasy novel by British writer Anthony Horowitz. It is the fourth novel in his Power of Five series. The book is set in London, Peru, Miami, Ukraine, Macau and Hong Kong. The book was released in the United Kingdom and Australia on 30 October 2008. It is a …

14229. Icerigger (Icerigger Trilogy) (Book 1)

Alan Dean Foster

Icerigger is a science fiction novel written by Alan Dean Foster. Like many of Foster's science-fiction novels, Icerigger takes place within his Humanx Commonwealth fictional universe.

14230. 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 …

14231. The Shadow Of The Lion (2)

Mercedes Lackey

The Shadow of the Lion is an alternate history/historical fantasy novel set primarily in the Republic of Venice in the 1530s. It's a part of the Heirs of Alexandria series. The book was written by Mercedes Lackey, Eric Flint and Dave Freer and combines elements from the styles …

14232. Harbingers (Repairman Jack 09)

F. Paul Wilson

Harbingers is the tenth volume in a series of Repairman Jack books written by American author F. Paul Wilson. The book was first published by Gauntlet Press in a signed limited first edition, later as a trade hardcover from Forge, and finally as a mass market paperback from …

14233. Infernal

F. Paul Wilson

Infernal is the ninth volume in a series of Repairman Jack books written by American author F. Paul Wilson. The book was first published by Gauntlet Press in a signed limited first edition then later as a trade hardcover from Forge and a mass market paperback from Forge.

14237. Araminta Station (Cadwal Chronicles, Vol 1)

Jack Vance

Araminta Station is a science fiction novel by Jack Vance. It is the first part of the Cadwal Chronicles, a trilogy set in the Gaean Reach, the other two novels being Ecce and Old Earth and Throy.

14238. Red Moon and Black Mountain, The End of the House of …

Joy Chant

Red Moon and Black Mountain: the End of the House of Kendreth is a fantasy novel by Joy Chant, the first of three set in her world of Vandarei. It was first published in hardcover by George Allen & Unwin, London, in 1970. The first paperback edition was issued by Ballantine …

14239. Full Circle: One Man's Journey by Air, Train, Boat …

Michael Palin

Full Circle is a travel book by writer and television presenter Michael Palin. Full Circle is a written accompaniment for Palin's 1997 BBC travel documentary Full Circle with Michael Palin. The book recounts the journey of Palin and the BBC film crew to countries and regions …

14241. Look to the Lady

Margery Allingham

Look to the Lady is a crime novel by Margery Allingham, first published January 1931, in the United Kingdom by Jarrolds Publishing, London, and in the United States by Doubleday, Doran, New York, as The Gyrth Chalice Mystery. It is the third novel featuring the mysterious Albert …

14242. Eye (Masterworks of science fiction and fantasy)

Frank Herbert

Eye is a collection of thirteen short stories written by science fiction author Frank Herbert. All of the works had been previously published in magazine or book form, except for "The Road to Dune."

14244. Paddle-To-The-Sea

Holling C. Holling

Paddle-to-the-Sea is a 1941 children's book, written and illustrated by American author/artist Holling C. Holling. It was recognized as a Caldecott Honor Book in 1942. The film Paddle to the Sea, based on this book, was produced by the National Film Board of Canada in 1966, …

14246. Dreaming in the Dark : Magic, Sex, and Politics

Starhawk

Dreaming the Dark: Magic, Sex, and Politics is a book by Starhawk on magic, spirituality, politics, ethics, and sex.

14248. The steel wave: a novel of World War II

Jeff Shaara

The Steel Wave: A Novel of World War II is a historical novel written by Jeff Shaara about Operation Overlord. The book is the second book in a trilogy written by Shaara. The novel begins in January 1944, nearly six months before the invasion of Normandy. Nearly half of the …

14250. The Yellow Wallpaper

Charlotte Perkins Gilman

"The Yellow Wallpaper is a 6,000-word short story by the American writer Charlotte Perkins Gilman, first published in January 1892 in The New England Magazine. It is regarded as an important early work of American feminist literature, illustrating attitudes in the 19th century …

14253. Paragon Lost

Dave Duncan

Paragon Lost is a book published in 2002 that was written by Dave Duncan.

14255. Shadow on the Glass, A (View from the Mirror 01)

Ian Irvine

A Shadow on the Glass is the first novel in The View from the Mirror quartet. The author is Ian Irvine, an Australian writer of fantasy and eco-thriller novels. The series follows the characters Llian, a brilliant chronicler from the College of Histories in Chanthed, and Karan, …

14256. The Beast Master

Andre Norton

The Beast Master is a science fiction novel by Andre Norton published by Harcourt in 1959. It inaugurated the Beast Master series, or Hosteen Storm series after the main character. In German-language translation it was published as Der Letzte der Navajos —literally The Last of …

14257. Ghost World

Danielle Steel

Ghost World is a graphic novel by Daniel Clowes. It was serialized in issues #11–18 of Clowes's comic book series Eightball, and was published in book form in 1997 by Fantagraphics Books. It was a commercial and critical success and developed into a cult classic. Ghost World …

14258. Ten Things I Hate about Me [10 THINGS I HATE ABT ME]

Randa Abdel-Fattah

Ten Things I Hate About Me is a 2006 award winning young adult novel by Australian author Randa Abdel-Fattah and her second work. The book was first released in Australia on October 1, 2006 through Pan MacMillan Australia. Ten Things I Hate About Me was awarded the 2008 Kathleen …

14259. A Mighty Fortress

David Weber

A Mighty Fortress is the fourth book in the Safehold science fiction novel series by David Weber and published by Tor Books on April 13, 2010. It debuted at #9 on the New York Times hardcover fiction best seller list, following in the steps of previous titles in the series which …

14261. Christmas Eve at Friday Harbor

Lisa Kleypas

Christmas Eve at Friday Harbor is a contemporary romance by Lisa Kleypas published in 2010. It is the first novel in her Friday Harbor series, which features the Nolan family.

14264. The Pale King

David Foster Wallace

The agents at the IRS Regional Examination Center in Peoria, Illinois, appear ordinary enough to newly arrived trainee David Foster Wallace. But as he immerses himself in a routine so tedious and repetitive that new employees receive boredom-survival training, he learns of the …

14266. 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 …

14267. 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, …

14268. 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 …

14270. Marvin K. Mooney, Will You Please Go Now!

Dr. Seuss

Oh, why won't Marvin K. Mooney just please go now? In this 1972 classic for "beginning beginners," Dr. Seuss devotes his rhymes to budging the reluctant young Marvin K.: "The time has come. The time is now. Just go. Go. GO! I don't care how." But despite his impatience, our …

14271. The golden gate

Alistair MacLean

A tense and nerve-shattering classic from the highly acclaimed masster of action and suspense.A ROLLING FOR KNOXis how the journalists describe the Presidential motorcade as it enters San Francisco across the Golden Gate. Even the ever-watchful FBI believe it is impregnable – as …

14272. Circus

Alistair MacLean

Circus is a novel written by the Scottish author Alistair MacLean. It was first released in the United Kingdom by Collins in 1975 and later in the same year by Doubleday in the United States.

14273. The Jewel of Seven Stars

Bram Stoker

A mysterious attack on Margaret Trelawney's father brings young lawyer Malcolm Ross into the Egyptologist's bizarre home, and the couple soon find they are battling ancient forces greater than they previously could have imagined. The Egyptian queen Tera has been awoken, and is …

14274. The triumph of the sun

Wilbur A. Smith

The Triumph of the Sun is a novel by Wilbur Smith set during the Siege of Khartoum. Smith himself said the following about the novel: "That incident had all the elements of a great story setting because you have the captive characters who are having to interact with each other …

14276. Comics and Sequential Art: Principles and Practices …

Will Eisner

"Comics and Sequential Art is a masterwork, the distillation of Will Eisner's genius to a clear and potent elixir."―Michael Chabon, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay. Will Eisner is one of the twentieth century's great American …

14277. Instructions : [everything you'll need to know on …

Neil Gaiman

"A perfect reminder to always be on the lookout for magic and wonder. Sometimes, we need those two things the most" (Brightly.com, citing "Books That Teach Kids What It Means to Be a Kind Person").In this breathtaking picture book, now in paper-over-board format, Neil Gaiman's …

14278. The Rehearsal

Eleanor Catton

The Rehearsal is the debut novel by Eleanor Catton. It was released by Victoria University Press in New Zealand in 2008. The Rehearsal was later bought by Granta Books in the UK and released there in July 2009.

14279. All Souls' Rising

Madison Smartt Bell

All Souls' Rising is a book by Madison Smartt Bell.

14280. The Best Man to Die

Ruth Rendell

The Best Man to Die is a novel by British crime-writer Ruth Rendell. it was first published in 1969, and is the 4th entry in her popular Inspector Wexford series.

14281. The Man in the Maze (Rediscover Science Fiction …

Robert Silverberg

The Man in the Maze is a novel written by American writer Robert Silverberg, published in 1969. Originally serialized in the magazine, Worlds_of_If April 1968, pp. 5-57 & May 1968, pp. 108-158. It tells the tale of a man rendered incapable of interacting normally with other …

14282. Death at the Bar

Ngaio Marsh

Death at the Bar is a 1940 novel by Ngaio Marsh which was adapted for television in 1993 as part of the Inspector Alleyn Mysteries. The episode was directed by Michael Winterbottom and starred Patrick Malahide as Chief Inspector Roderick Alleyn. The title is a pun on the legal …

14283. The Secret of the Old Mill (The Hardy Boys Mysteries …

Franklin W. Dixon

The Secret of the Old Mill is Volume 3 in the original The Hardy Boys Mystery Stories published by Grosset & Dunlap. The book ranks 86th on Publishers Weekly's All-Time Bestselling Children's Book List for the United States, with 1,467,645 copies sold by 2001. This book is …

14286. The Lonely Londoners

Sam Selvon

The Lonely Londoners is a 1956 novel by Trinidadian author Samuel Selvon. Its publication marked the first literary work focusing on poor, working-class blacks in the beat writer tradition following the enactment of the British Nationality Act 1948.

14287. Heat of the Day. The

Elizabeth Bowen

The Heat of the Day is a novel written by Elizabeth Bowen, first published in 1948 in the United Kingdom, and in 1949 in the United States of America. The Heat of the Day revolves around the relationship between Stella Rodney and her lover Robert Kelway, with the interfering …

14289. Bruchstück einer Hysterie-Analyse

Sigmund Freud

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

14290. David Starr, space ranger

Isaac Asimov

David Starr, Space Ranger is the first novel in the Lucky Starr series, six juvenile science fiction novels by Isaac Asimov that originally appeared under the pseudonym Paul French. The novel was written between 10 June and 29 July 1951 and first published by Doubleday & …

14293. Matriarch (Wess'har Wars, Book 4)

Karen Traviss

Matriarch is a science-fiction novel by Karen Traviss published in September, 2006. It is the fourth book in the Wess'Har Series, following The World Before and preceding Ally.

14294. World of Tiers, The: The Maker of Universes

Philip José Farmer

The Maker of Universes is a fantasy novel by American science fiction author Philip José Farmer. It is the first in his World of Tiers series.

14295. Timeline-191 #10: Settling Accounts: The Grapple

Harry Turtledove

Settling Accounts: The Grapple by Harry Turtledove is the third book in the Settling Accounts tetralogy, an alternate history setting of World War II known as the Second Great War in North America. It is part of the Southern Victory Series, which supposes that the Confederate …

14297. The Grass Dancer

Susan Power

Inspired by the lore of her Sioux heritage, this “captivating”(New York Times Book Review) critically-acclaimed novel from Susan Power weaves the stories of the old and the young, of broken families, romantic rivals, men and women in love and at war...Set on a North Dakota …

14298. The Mathematical Experience

Philip J. Davis

The Mathematical Experience is a book by Philip J. Davis and Reuben Hersh that discusses the practice of modern mathematics from a historical and philosophical perspective. Its first paperback edition won a U.S. National Book Award in Science. It is cited by some mathematicians …

14299. Escape from Kathmandu

Kim Stanley Robinson

Escape from Kathmandu by Kim Stanley Robinson is a 1989 collection of novellas about a group of American expatriates in Nepal. The novellas are: Escape from Kathmandu 1986: nominated for Nebula Award for Best Novella 1987: nominated for Hugo Award for Best Novella Mother Goddess …

14300. Zaak 40/61

Harry Mulisch

The trial of Adolf Eichmann began in 1961 under a deceptively simple label, "criminal case 40/61." Hannah Arendt covered the trial for the New Yorker magazine and recorded her observations in Eichmann in Jerusalem: The Banality of Evil. Harry Mulisch was also assigned to cover …

14301. The captain is out to lunch and the sailors have …

Charles Bukowski

The Captain Is Out to Lunch and the Sailors Have Taken Over the Ship is a collection of extracts from the journals of Charles Bukowski, spanning 1991 to 1993. The book was first published in 1998 with illustrations by Robert Crumb. The diary entries record the last few years of …

14302. Islands in the Sky

Arthur C. Clarke

Islands in the Sky is a 1952 science fiction novel by Arthur C. Clarke. It is one of his earliest and lesser known works. Clarke wrote the story as a travelogue of human settlement of cislunar space in the last half of the Twenty-First Century. This is one of the thirty-five …

14306. The Fan Man: Vintage Contemporaries

William Kotzwinkle

The Fan Man is a cult comic novel published in 1974 by the American writer William Kotzwinkle. It is told in stream-of-consciousness style by the narrator, Horse Badorties, a down-at-the-heels hippie living a life of drug-fueled befuddlement in New York City c. 1970. The book is …

14307. Conviction (Christopher Paget Series #4)

Richard North Patterson

Conviction is a novel published in 2004 by Richard North Patterson. The novel centers on the debate surrounding capital punishment.

14311. Irrational Man

William Barrett

Widely recognized as the finest definition of existentialist philosophy ever written, this book introduced existentialism to America in 1958. Barrett speaks eloquently and directly to concerns of the 1990s: a period when the irrational and the absurd are no better integrated …

14312. Back Home

Michelle Magorian

Back Home is a children's historical novel by Michelle Magorian, first published in 1984. The novel was adapted into a TV drama, Back Home, starring Hayley Mills and Haley Carr, and again in 2001 starring Sarah Lancashire, Stephanie Cole and Jessica Fox.

14313. I Am Legend - Hell House

Richard Matheson

I Am Legend is a 1954 horror fiction novel by American writer Richard Matheson. It was influential in the development of the zombie genre and in popularizing the concept of a worldwide apocalypse due to disease. The novel was a success and was adapted to film as The Last Man on …

14314. Devil's Knot: The True Story of the West Memphis …

Mara Leveritt

*SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING REESE WITHERSPOON AND COLIN FIRTH *The West Memphis Three. Accused, convicted…and set free. Do you know their story?In 2011, one of the greatest miscarriages of justice in American legal history was set right when Damien Echols, Jason …

14315. Jennifer Murdleys Toad (Magic Shop Books)

Bruce Coville

Jennifer Murdley’s Toad is a book published in 1992 that was written by Bruce Coville.

14316. Wheels

Arthur Hailey

Wheels is a novel by Arthur Hailey, concerning the automobile industry and the day-to-day pressures involved in its operation. The plot lines follow many of the topical issues of the day, including race relations, corporate politics, and business ethics. The auto company of the …

14317. King David's Spaceship

Jerry Pournelle

King David's Spaceship is a novel by science fiction author Jerry Pournelle. It was originally published in 1980. Another version appeared as 3-part serial in Analog as "A Spaceship for the King" December 1971 through February 1972. The novel forms part of Pournelle's Future …

14318. The Rose That Grew From Concrete

Tupac Shakur

The Rose That Grew from Concrete is a collection of poetry written between 1989 and 1991 by Tupac Shakur, published by MTV Books. A preface was written by Shakur's mother Afeni Shakur, a foreword by Nikki Giovanni and an introduction by his manager, Leila Steinberg.

14319. Dickens

Peter Ackroyd

Dickens is a 1990 book by Peter Ackroyd.

14321. Ransom my heart

Meg Cabot

Ransom My Heart is a romance-novel by Mia Thermopolis with help from Meg Cabot. It was released in the United States on January 6, 2009, concurrently with the novel Forever Princess. The book is, according to the Princess Diaries series, written by Mia Thermopolis as her senior …

14324. Rainbow Mars, Engl. ed.

Larry Niven

Rainbow Mars is a science fiction short story collection by Larry Niven. It includes the five previously published Svetz stories and the eponymous main title novella, in which humans from Earth visit Mars and find it populated by the creations of Edgar Rice Burroughs, Ray …

14325. The Final Unfinished Voyage of Jack Aubrey

Patrick O'Brian

The Final Unfinished Voyage of Jack Aubrey is the unfinished twenty-first historical novel in the Aubrey-Maturin series by English author Patrick O'Brian, first published in its incomplete form in 2004. It appeared in the United States of America under the simple title of 21. …

14330. Hello America

Jean Baudrillard

Hello America is a science fiction novel by J. G. Ballard, first published in 1981. The plot follows an expedition to a North America rendered uninhabitable by an ecological disaster.

14331. The Third Reich at War - How the Nazis Led Germany …

Richard J. Evans

The Third Reich at War is a book published in October 2008 that was written by Richard J. Evans.

14332. Demon box

Ken Kesey

Demon Box is a 1986 collection of works by Ken Kesey. The book includes nonfiction and fiction short stories as well as some of Kesey's essays.

14333. Klinikken

Robin Cook

Mindbend is a novel by the author Robin Cook, first published in 1985. The current paperback edition is available with ISBN 0-451-14108-3. Arolen is a giant pharmaceutical company, expanding at rapid pace and bringing more and more doctors into its clutches. Once doctors go on …

14334. Friday the Rabbi Slept Late (Rabbi Small Mystery S.)

Harry Kemelman

Friday the Rabbi Slept Late is a mystery novel written by Harry Kemelman in 1964, the first of the successful Rabbi Small series.

14335. London Match

Len Deighton

London Match is a 1985 spy novel by Len Deighton. It is the concluding novel in the first of three trilogies about Bernard Samson, a middle-aged and somewhat jaded intelligence officer working for the British Secret Intelligence Service. London Match is part of the Game, Set and …

14336. Keillor Garrison : Happy to be Here(B Fmt R

Garrison Keillor

Happy to Be Here is a collection of short stories by Garrison Keillor, first published in hardcover by Viking in 1981. It is Keillor's first attempt at publishing a full-length book. Many of the stories first appeared in magazines Keillor wrote for between 1969 and 1981. The …

14337. Trapos sucios

David Lodge

Home Truths is a novella by British author David Lodge. It was first written as a play of the same name, performed at the Birmingham Repertory Theatre in 1998.

14339. Prayers For The Assassin

Robert Ferrigno

Prayers for the Assassin is a political thriller, and a work of speculative fiction, written by American crime writer Robert Ferrigno. The story is set in 2040, after economic strife and a pair of nuclear attacks have led to civil war, causing the United States to split into two …

14340. Deathworld 3

Harry Harrison

Deathworld is a book published in 1960 that was written by Harry Harrison.

14341. Warhost of Vastmark

Janny Wurts

Warhost of Vastmark is volume three of The Wars of Light and Shadow by Janny Wurts. Warhost of Vastmark is the second half of Arc II of The Wars of Light and Shadow. The first half being Ships of Merior. Note: The Warhost of Vastmark is only available in paperback as the US Hard …

14342. The Book of Ebenezer Le Page

G.B. Edwards

Ebenezer Le Page, cantankerous, opinionated, and charming, is one of the most compelling literary creations of the late twentieth century. Eighty years old, Ebenezer has lived his whole life on the Channel Island of Guernsey, a stony speck of a place caught between the coasts of …

14344. Overture to Death

Ngaio Marsh

Overture to Death is a detective novel by Ngaio Marsh; it is the eighth novel to feature Roderick Alleyn, and was first published in 1939. The plot concerns a murder during a village theatrical performance; Sergei Rachmaninoff's Prelude in C-sharp minor plays a prominent part in …

14345. The Big Six: A Novel (Swallows and Amazons Series)

Arthur Ransome

The Big Six is the ninth book of Arthur Ransome's Swallows and Amazons series of children's books, published in 1940. The book returns Dick and Dorothea Callum, known as the Ds, to the Norfolk Broads where they renew their friendship with the members of the Coot Club. This book …

14346. Dogeaters

Jessica Hagedorn

“As sharp and fast as a street boy’s razor . . . a rich small feast of a book.”—The New York Times Book Review Welcome to Manila in the turbulent period of the Philippines’ late dictator. It is a world in which American pop culture and local Filipino tradition mix flamboyantly, …

14348. The Normal Christian Life (A C.L.C. Paperback)

Watchman Nee

The Normal Christian Life is a book by Watchman Nee first delivered as a series of addresses to Christian workers who were gathered in Denmark for special meetings in 1938 and 1939. The messages were first published chapter by chapter in the A Witness and A Testimony magazine of …

14349. Babe the Gallant pig

Dick King-Smith

Dick King-Smith’s classic story of Babe the sheep-herding pig is back with a charming new cover to win over a new generation of readers! When Babe arrives at Hogget Farm, Mrs. Hogget’s thoughts turn to sizzling bacon and juicy pork chops. But before long, Babe reveals a talent …

14350. Confess, Fletch

Gregory Mcdonald

Confess, Fletch is a book written by Gregory Mcdonald.

14351. O-Zone

Paul Theroux

O-zone is a science fiction novel by the American author Paul Theroux published in 1986.

14352. Tommy's Tale

Alan Cumming

Tommy's Tale is a novel written by the actor Alan Cumming, centering around the life of a bisexual London resident named Tommy. The book is a first-person narrative, and revolves around an early mid-life crisis triggered when Tommy "accidentally" proclaims his love for his …

14353. Sex and Drugs and Sausage Rolls ((Brentford Trilogy …

Robert Rankin

Sex and Drugs and Sausage Rolls is a novel by the British author Robert Rankin. It is set in Brentford and features John OMally and Jim Pooley.

14354. Red Sky at Morning

Richard Bradford

Red Sky at Morning is a 1968 novel by Richard Bradford. It was made into a 1971 film of the same name. The book follows Josh Arnold, a young man whose family relocates from Mobile, Alabama to Corazon Sagrado, New Mexico during World War II. It was regarded as a "true delight" …

14356. The mystery at the ski jump (Her Nancy Drew mystery …

Carolyn Keene

The Mystery at the Ski Jump is the twenty-ninth volume in the Nancy Drew Mystery Stories series. It was first published in 1952 under the pseudonym Carolyn Keene. The actual author was ghostwriter Alma Sasse.

14357. Bloodline

F. Paul Wilson

Bloodline is the eleventh volume in a series of Repairman Jack books written by American author F. Paul Wilson. The book was first published by Gauntlet Press in a signed limited first edition and later as a trade hardcover from Forge.

14358. Possum Magic (A Trumpet Club Special Edition)

Mem Fox

Possum Magic is an award-winning picture book by Australian author Mem Fox. The two main characters are Grandma Poss and Hush. Hush has been made invisible by Grandma to protect her from Australian bush dangers. The story details the duo's adventures as they tour Australia …

14359. Blood Hunt

Ian Rankin

Blood Hunt is a 1995 crime novel by Ian Rankin, under the pseudonym Jack Harvey. It is the third novel he wrote under this name.

14360. The Satan Bug

Alistair MacLean

The Satan Bug is a first-person narrative thriller novel written by Scottish author Alistair MacLean. It was originally published in 1962 under the pseudonym Ian Stuart, and later republished under MacLean's own name.

14362. The Clue of the Whistling Bagpipes (Nancy Drew 41)

Carolyn Keene

The Clue of the Whistling Bagpipes is the forty-first volume in the Nancy Drew Mystery Stories series. It was first published in 1964 under the pseudonym Carolyn Keene. The actual author was ghostwriter Harriet Stratemeyer Adams.

14363. Died in the Wool

Ngaio Marsh

Died in the Wool is a detective novel by Ngaio Marsh; it is the thirteenth novel to feature Roderick Alleyn, and was first published in 1945. The novel concerns the murder of a New Zealand parliamentarian on a remote sheep farm on the South Island of New Zealand, said to be …

14364. Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't …

Susan Cain

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

14365. The Grandmothers : Four Short Novels

Doris Lessing

The Grandmothers: Four Short Novels is collection of four short stories published in 2003 by 2007 Nobel laureate Doris Lessing. The 2013 Australian-French film Adore is based on the story The Grandmothers.

14367. Storm from the Shadows (Shadows of Honor 3)

David Weber

Storm from the Shadows is a novel by David Weber, released in February 2009, and set in the Honorverse and the second in the Saganami Island series, spun off from the main Honor Harrington series. In this volume, the spin-off series is re-integrated with the main series as …

14368. Under and Alone

William Queen

Under and Alone is a book written by undercover ATF agent William Queen and published by Random House in 2005 which chronicles his infiltration of the violent outlaw motorcycle gang, the Mongols.

14369. Dragons of the Highlord Skies (Dragonlance Novel: …

Margaret Weis

Dragons of the Highlord Skies is a fantasy novel by Margaret Weis and Tracy Hickman, based on the Dragonlance fictional campaign setting. It is the second of the Lost Chronicles trilogy, designed to "fill-in" the gaps in the storyline between the books in the Chronicles trilogy. …

14370. The Seekers: The Story of Man's Continuing Quest to …

Daniel J. Boorstin

The Seekers is a non-fiction work of cultural history by Daniel Boorstin published in 1998 and is the third and final volume in the "knowledge" trilogy.

14371. Out of Africa and Shadows on the grass

Karen Blixen

Out of Africa is a memoir by the Danish author Baroness Karen von Blixen-Finecke. The book, first published in 1937, recounts events of the seventeen years when Blixen made her home in Kenya, then called British East Africa. The book is a lyrical meditation on Blixen’s life on …

14372. The interruption of everything

Terry McMillan

The Interruption of Everything is a 2005 book written by Terry McMillan.

14373. The Autumn Castle (Europa series - Book 1)

Kim Wilkins

The Autumn Castle is a 2003 horror/fantasy novel by Kim Wilkins. It follows the story of Christine Starlight who has strong memories of her childhood friend, Mayfridh. Mayfridh was then abducted by the king and queen of a Germanic faeryland and is now on the throne of the Autumn …

14374. The Elements of Style Illustrated

E. B. White

The Elements of Style is a prescriptive American English writing style guide in numerous editions. The original was composed by William Strunk Jr., in 1918, and published by Harcourt, in 1920, comprising eight "elementary rules of usage", ten "elementary principles of …

14375. Murder At the ABA

Isaac Asimov

Murder at the ABA is a mystery novel by Isaac Asimov, following the adventures of a writer and amateur detective named Darius Just, whom Asimov modeled on his friend Harlan Ellison. While attending a convention of the American Booksellers Association, Just discovers the dead …

14376. Elmer and the Dragon (My Father's Dragon Trilogy …

Ruth Stiles Gannett

Elmer and the Dragon is the second in the My Father's Dragon trilogy of children's novels by Ruth Stiles Gannett. It is preceded by My Father's Dragon and followed by The Dragons of Blueland. In this book, Elmer Elevator and his recently liberated dragon friend travel home, but …

14377. The Last Station: A Novel of Tolstoy's Final Year

Jay Parini

The Last Station is a novel by Jay Parini that was first published in 1990. It’s the story of the final year in the life of Leo Tolstoy, told from multiple viewpoints, including Tolstoy’s young secretary, Valentin Bulgakov, his wife, Sophia Tolstaya, his daughter Sasha, his …

14378. The life and adventures of Santa Claus

Lyman Frank Baum

The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus is a 1902 children's book, written by L. Frank Baum and illustrated by Mary Cowles Clark.

14379. Three for the Chair

Rex Stout

Three for the Chair is a collection of Nero Wolfe mystery novellas by Rex Stout, published by the Viking Press in 1957, and by Bantam Books in various paperback printings beginning in 1958. The book contains three stories: "A Window for Death", first published in The American …

14380. The Moving Target (American Crime)

Ross Macdonald

The Moving Target is a 1949 mystery novel, written by Ross Macdonald, who at this point used the name "John Macdonald". This is the first Ross Macdonald novel to feature the character of Lew Archer, who would define the author's career. Lew Archer is hired by the dispassionate …

14381. United States: Essays 1952-ì1992

Gore Vidal

United States: Essays 1952-1992 is a book written by Gore Vidal.

14382. Ride the Wind

Lucia St. Clair Robson

Ride the Wind by Lucia St. Clair Robson is the story of Cynthia Ann Parker's life after she was captured during the Comanche raid on her family's fort. In 1836, when she was nine years old, Cynthia was kidnapped by Comanche Indians. This is the story of how she grew up with …

14383. Sunnyside

Glen David Gold

Sunnyside is a historical fiction novel by Glen David Gold.

14384. Signal to Noise (Signal to Noise 1)

Eric Nylund

Signal to Noise is a 1998 cyberpunk novel by Eric S. Nylund. It is the first half of a duology, the second half being A Signal Shattered.

14386. The highwayman : a novel of Corona

R. A. Salvatore

The Highwayman is a 2004 novel by R. A. Salvatore set in his world of Corona, as made famous in his DemonWars Saga. The Highwayman tells the story of a young crippled boy named Bransen Garibond. The orphaned son of the Jhesta Tu mystic Sen Wi and the Abellican priest Brother …

14387. Manalive

G. K. Chesterton

Manalive is a book by G. K. Chesterton detailing a popular theme both in his own philosophy, and in Christianity, of the 'holy fool', such as in Dostoevsky's The Idiot and Cervantes' Don Quixote.

14388. On Human Nature

Edward O. Wilson

On Human Nature is a 1979 Pulitzer Prize-winning book, published in 1978 by Harvard biologist E. O. Wilson. The book tries to explain how different characteristics of humans and society can be explained from the point of view of evolution. He explains how evolution has left its …

14390. Pilo Family Circus

Will Elliott

The Pilo Family Circus is a 2006 horror novel by Will Elliott.

14391. Havana nocturne : how the mob owned Cuba-- and then …

T. J. English

Havana Nocturne: How the Mob Owned Cuba and Then Lost It to the Revolution is a book by T. J. English.

14392. Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions

Alcoholics Anonymous

Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions is a 1953 book, which explains the twenty-four basic principles or Alcoholics Anonymous and their application., and contains a detailed interpretation of principles for personal recovery and group survival. Bill W began work on this project in …

14393. The Under Dog and Other Stories

Agatha Christie

The Under Dog and Other Stories is a short story collection written by Agatha Christie and first published in the US by Dodd, Mead and Company in 1951. The first edition retailed at $2.50. It contains works from the early days of Christie's career, all featuring Hercule Poirot. …

14394. The Tatja Grimm's World

Vernor Vinge

Multiple Hugo Award winner Vernor Vinge's first full-length novelAs a mud-spattered youngster, Tatja quickly realized she was different from the stone-age primitives with whom she grew up. Her insatiable curiosity and thirst for knowledge could not be quenched among them; she …

14395. A Trouble of Fools (Carlotta Carlyle, bk 1)

Linda Barnes

A Trouble of Fools is an Edgar Award nominated book written by Linda Barnes.

14398. The Golden Ball and Other Stories

Agatha Christie

The Golden Ball and Other Stories is a short story collection written by Agatha Christie and first published in the US by Dodd, Mead and Company in 1971 in an edition priced at $5.95. It contains fifteen short stories. The stories were taken from The Listerdale Mystery, The …

14400. Death of a Ghost

Margery Allingham

Death of a Ghost is a crime novel by Margery Allingham, first published in February 1934, in the United Kingdom by Heinemann, London and in the United States by Doubleday, Doran, New York. It is the sixth novel with the mysterious Albert Campion, aided by his policeman friend …



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