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.

15602. When She Was Good

Philip Roth

In this funny and chilling novel, the setting is a small town in the 1940s Midwest, and the subject is the heart of a wounded and ferociously moralistic young woman, one of those implacable American moralists whose "goodness" is a terrible disease. When she was still a child, …

15603. Break of Day

Colette

Colette began writing Break of Day in her early fifties, at Saint-Tropez on the Côte d'Azur, where she had bought a small house after the breakup of her second marriage. The novel's theme--the renunciation of love and the return to an independent existence supported and enriched …

15604. East Wind, West Wind: The Saga of a Chinese Family …

Pearl S. Buck

East Wind: West Wind is told from the eyes of a traditional Chinese girl, Kwei-lan, married to a Chinese medical doctor, educated abroad. The story follows Kwei-lan as she begins to accept different points of view from the western world, and re-discovers her sense of self …

15605. Un Roi Sans Divertissement

Jean Giono

Le livre est parti parfaitement au hasard sans aucun personnage Le personnage tait lArbre le Hetre Le dpart brusquement cest la dcouverte dun crime dun cadavre qui se trouva dans les branches de cet arbre Il y a eu dabord lArbre puis la victime nous avons commenc par un etre …

15606. God and the New Physics

Paul Davies

How did the universe begin and how will it end? What is matter? What is mind, and can it survive death? What are time and space, and how do they relate to ideas about God? Is the order of the universe the result of accident or design? The most profound and age-old questions of …

15608. Questioning the Millennium : A Rationalist's Guide …

Stephen Jay Gould

In Questioning the Millennium, Stephen Jay Gould applies his wit and erudition to one of today's most pressing subjects: the significance of the millennium.In this beautiful inquiry into time and its milestones, he shares his interest and insights with his readers. Refreshingly …

15609. The life and death of King John

Christoph Martin Wieland

Like most of Shakespeare’s history plays, King John presents a struggle for the English crown. The struggle this time, however, is strikingly cold-blooded and brutal.John, the younger brother of the late Richard I, is the king, and a savage one. His opponent is a boy, his nephew …

15611. The keepers of the house

Shirley Ann Grau

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize in 1965, The Keepers of the House is Shirley Ann Grau’s masterwork, a many-layered indictment of racism and rage that is as terrifying as it is wise.Entrenched on the same land since the early 1800s, the Howlands have, for seven generations, been …

15612. Oh Say Can You Say

Dr. Seuss

Tongue twisters abound in this classic Dr. Seuss Beginner Book! "Bed Spreaders spread spreads on beds. Bread Spreaders spread butter on breads. And that Bed Spreader better watch out how he's spreading . . . or that Bread Spreader's sure going to butter his bedding." This …

15613. The weapon shops of Isher

A. E. van Vogt

The Weapon Shops of Isher is a science fiction novel by A. E. van Vogt, first published in 1951. The novel is a fix-up created from three previously published short stories about the Weapon Shops and Isher civilization: "The Seesaw" "The Weapon Shop" "The Weapon Shops of Isher"

15614. The Last Voyage of Somebody the Sailor (Advance …

John Barth

The Last Voyage of Somebody the Sailor is a novel by American writer John Barth, published in 1991. It is a postmodern metafictional story of a man who jumps overboard a modern replica of a medieval Arab ship and is rescued by sailors from the world of Sinbad the Sailor. …

15615. Under the Autumn Star

Knut Hamsun

In Under the Autumn Star, Nobel prize-winning author Knut Hamsun writes a novel magically permeated with the air and light of fall. The narrator, Knut Pedersen (Hamsun's real name) first joins forces with Grindhusen, a man blessed with the faith that "something will turn up," …

15621. Night Shield (in Night Tales III) (Night Tales #5) …

Nora Roberts

Night Shield is a book published in 2000 that was written by Nora Roberts.

15623. Kris Longknife: Defiant (Book )

Mike Moscoe

Defiant is a book published in 2005 that was written by Mike Shepherd.

15625. Twenty chickens for a saddle

Robyn Scott

An exquisitely rendered portrait of an African childhood from an astonishing new talentWhen Robyn Scott 's parents decide to uproot their young family from New Zealand and move to a converted cowshed in rural Botswana, life for six-year-old Robyn changed forever. In this wild …

15627. Everwild

Neal Shusterman

Everwild is a 2010 fantasy novel by the acclaimed award winning young-adult fiction author Neal Shusterman. The book is the second book in the acclaimed Skinjacker Trilogy, which takes place in Everlost, a limbo-like place between life and death.

15632. A Prisoner of Birth

Jeffrey Archer

A Prisoner of Birth is a mystery novel by English author Jeffrey Archer, first published on 6 March 2008 by Macmillan. This book is a contemporary retelling of Dumas's The Count of Monte Cristo. The novel saw Archer return to the first place in the fiction best-seller list for …

15633. The Green Ray

Jules Verne

The Green Ray is a novel by the French writer Jules Verne published in 1882 and named after the optical phenomenon of the same name. It is referenced in a 1986 film of the same name by Eric Rohmer.

15635. The Hidden Assassins

Robert Wilson

The Hidden Assassins is a 2006 novel by Robert Wilson, the third in his acclaimed Javier Falcón series, set in Seville.

15636. Maigret and the Dosser

Georges Simenon

Maigret and the Dosser is a detective novel by the Belgian writer Georges Simenon featuring his character Jules Maigret.

15637. The Humane Interface : New Directions for Designing …

Jef Raskin

The Humane Interface: New Directions for Designing Interactive Systems is a book about user interface design written by Jef Raskin and published in 2000. It covers ergonomics, quantification, evaluation, and navigation.

15638. Les Contemplations

Victor Hugo

Les Contemplations is a collection of poetry by Victor Hugo, published in 1856. It consists of 156 poems in six books. Most of the poems were written between 1841 and 1855, though the oldest date from 1830. Memory plays an important role in the collection, as Hugo was …

15643. Broken Glass

Alain Mabanckou

Alain Mabanckou’s riotous new novel centers on the patrons of a run-down bar in the Congo. In a country that appears to have forgotten the importance of remembering, a former schoolteacher and bar regular nicknamed Broken Glass has been elected to record their stories for …

15644. Welcome to the desert of the real! : five essays on …

Slavoj Žižek

Welcome to the Desert of the Real is a 2002 book by Slavoj Žižek. A Marxist and Lacanian analysis of the ideological and political responses to the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, Zizek's study incorporates various psychoanalytic, postmodernist, biopolitical, and …

15647. The kingdom of the wicked = Mamlekhet arshaʻim [i.e. …

Anthony Burgess

The Kingdom of the Wicked is a 1985 historical novel by Anthony Burgess. Like two of his earlier works, the long narrative poem Moses and the novel Man of Nazareth, Burgess wrote The Kingdom of the Wicked in part as preparation for a screenplay; in this case for the television …

15651. An Elegy for Easterly

Petina Gappah

Petina Gappah is the voice of Zimbabwe. In this astonishingly powerful debut collection, she dissects with real poignancy the lives of people caught up in a situation over which they have no control, as they deal with spiralling inflation, power cuts and financial hardship - a …

15652. (2) Science Verse (Golden Duck Awards. Picture Book …

Jon Scieszka

Science Verse is a children's picture book written by Jon Scieszka and illustrated by Lane Smith. A follow-up to Math Curse, the book, published by Viking Press, tells the story - in verse - of a student who, according to his teacher, hears "the poetry of science in everything." …

15653. Orwell: Inside The Whale And Other Essays

George Orwell

Inside the Whale and Other Essays is a book of essays written by George Orwell in 1940. It includes the eponymous essay Inside the Whale.

15656. Vida

Marge Piercy

Vida is a 1980 novel by Marge Piercy. The eponymous heroine is a 1960s Anti-war and pro-environmental activist who has in the modern day become part of an illegal underground revolutionary network which resembles the real Weatherman The story is told in the then present day and …

15657. The Greek Myths: Volume 1 (Pelican) (v. 1)

Robert von Ranke Graves

The Greek Myths is a mythography, a compendium of Greek mythology, with comments and analyses, by the poet and writer Robert Graves, normally published in two volumes, though there are abridged editions that present the myths only. Each myth is presented in the voice of a …

15658. The Peppered Moth

Margaret Drabble

The Peppered Moth is a 2000 novel by English writer Margaret Drabble; it is her fourteenth published novel. The novel follows the fictional experiences of three generations of women within one family, and contains several elements that are loosely based on Drabble's own …

15659. The Sea Came in at Midnight

Steve Erickson

The Sea Came In At Midnight is the sixth novel by American writer Steve Erickson. It has been translated into French, German, Italian, Russian and Japanese. It was named one of the year's best novels by the New York Times Book Review and short-listed for a British Fantasy …

15660. The Simpsons Forever: the Complete Guide to Our …

Matt Groening

Viewers who acknowledge The Simpsons as one of the best shows ever to hit television are doubtless already proud owners of The Simpsons: A Complete Guide to Our Favorite Family. But since the show is still in production, that guide is no longer complete. And can you really live …

15664. Eunoia

Christian Bök

Eunoia is an anthology of univocalics by Canadian poet Christian Bök. Each chapter is written using words limited to a single vowel, producing sentences like: "Hassan can, at a handclap, call a vassal at hand and ask that all staff plan a bacchanal". The author believes "his …

15670. The Israel Lobby and US Foreign Policy

John Mearsheimer

The Israel Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy is a book by John Mearsheimer, Professor of Political Science at the University of Chicago, and Stephen Walt, Professor of International Relations at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, published in late August 2007. …

15672. Volpone

Ben Jonson

Volpone is a comedy play by English playwright Ben Jonson first produced in 1605-06, drawing on elements of city comedy and beast fable. A merciless satire of greed and lust, it remains Jonson's most-performed play, and it is ranked among the finest Jacobean Era comedies.

15673. Emphyrio (SF Masterworks)

Jack Vance

Emphyrio is a science fiction adventure novel written by Jack Vance. It tells the story of a young man who overturns the foundations of his world.

15676. The Joiner King (Star Wars: Dark Nest, Book 1)

Troy Denning

After triumphing in Star Wars: The Unifying Force, the heroes of the New Jedi Order return in a dazzling new adventure!Luke Skywalker is worried: A handful of Jedi Knights, including his nephew and niece, Jaina and Jacen Solo, have disappeared into the Unknown Regions in …

15678. Operation Wandering Soul

Richard Powers

Operation Wandering Soul is a novel by American author Richard Powers. It was a finalist for the National Book Award. Operation Wandering Soul tells the story of a children's ward in "Carver Hospital" from the point of view of Richard Kraft, an overworked surgical resident, and …

15679. The Ancient Engineers - Missing

L. Sprague de Camp

The Ancient Engineers is a 1963 science book by L. Sprague de Camp, one of his most popular works. It was first published by Doubleday and has been reprinted numerous times by other publishers. Translations into German and Polish have also appeared. Portions of the work had …

15680. Heaven Has No Favorites

Erich Maria Remarque

Heaven Has No Favorites is a novel by the German writer Erich Maria Remarque. This novel is a story about passion and love with a background of automobile racing. The novel was serialized in the Hamburg magazine Kristall in 1959 under the title Borrowed Life, and first published …

15681. Room Full of Mirrors: A Biography of Jimi Hendrix

Charles R. Cross

Room Full of Mirrors: A Biography of Jimi Hendrix is a 2005 biography of the influential rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter Jimi Hendrix. It was written by Charles R. Cross. Room Full of Mirrors was released in the year of the 35th anniversary of Hendrix's death and is …

15682. Reconstruction: America's Unfinished Revolution …

Eric Foner

Newly Reissued with a New Introduction: From the "preeminent historian of Reconstruction" (New York Times Book Review), a newly updated edition of the prize-winning classic work on the post-Civil War period which shaped modern America.Eric Foner's "masterful treatment of one of …

15684. Giordano Bruno and the Hermetic Tradition

Frances Yates

Giordano Bruno and the Hermetic Tradition is a 1964 non-fiction book by British historian Frances A. Yates. The book delves into the history of Hermeticism and its influence upon Renaissance philosophy and Giordano Bruno. With the publication of Giordano Bruno and the Hermetic …

15685. Luke and the Fire of Life

Salman Rushdie

Luka and the Fire of Life is a novel by Salman Rushdie. It was published by Jonathan Cape, Random House in 2010. It is the sequel to Haroun and the Sea of Stories. Rushdie has said "he turned to the world of video games for inspiration" and that "he wrote the book for his …

15686. Acid dreams

Martin A. Lee

Acid Dreams: The Complete Social History of LSD: the CIA, the Sixties, and Beyond, originally released as Acid Dreams: The CIA, LSD, and the Sixties Rebellion, is a 1986 non-fiction book by Martin A. Lee and Bruce Shlain. The book documents the 40-year social history of lysergic …

15688. Lyrical and critical essays

Albert Camus

Lyrical and critical essays is a collection of essays written by Albert Camus, collected and edited by Philip Malcolm Waller Thody and translated into English by Ellen Conroy Kennedy.

15689. A Thousand Days: John F. Kennedy in the White House …

Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.

A Thousand Days: John F. Kennedy in the White House is a nonfiction book by Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr. about the United States Presidency of John F. Kennedy. It features the policies, politics, and personalities during his administration. The U.S. Cabinet under Kennedy is a …

15690. 1901

Robert Conroy

The year is 1901. Germany’s navy is the second largest in the world; their army, the most powerful. But with the exception of a small piece of Africa and a few minor islands in the Pacific, Germany is without an empire. Kaiser Wilhelm II demands that the United States surrender …

15691. Settling Accounts in at the Death (Settling Accounts)

Harry Turtledove

Settling Accounts: In at the Death is the last novel of the Settling Accounts tetralogy that presents an alternate history of World War II known as the Second Great War that was released July 27, 2007. It brings to a conclusion the multi-series compilation by author Harry …

15692. Rasco and the Rats of NIMH

Jane Leslie Conly

Racso and the Rats of NIMH is the 1986 sequel to the popular book, Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH, written by Jane Leslie Conly. It continues where the previous book left off. In Racso and the Rats of NIMH, the Rats of NIMH have developed a self-sustaining community in Thorn …

15693. Sunset at Blandings

P. G. Wodehouse

Sunset at Blandings is an unfinished novel by P. G. Wodehouse published in the United Kingdom by Chatto & Windus, London, on 17 November 1977 and in the United States by Simon & Schuster, New York, 19 September 1978.

15694. Magister Book 2: Wings of Wrath

Celia S. Friedman

Wings of Wrath is a fantasy novel by Celia S. Friedman. It is the second book in the Magister Trilogy. It was published in 2009 by DAW books. Its plot follows almost immediately after the plots of the previous book, Feast of Souls. While the point of view is always in …

15695. Wayside School, book 3: Sideways Arithmetic From …

Louis Sachar

Sideways Arithmetic From Wayside School is a children's novel by Louis Sachar in the Sideways Stories From Wayside School series. The book primarily contains mathematical and logical puzzles for the reader to solve.

15696. Sweet Little Lies

Lauren Conrad

How sweet is it? Jane Roberts was the average girl next door until she and her best friend, Scarlett Harp, landed their own reality show, L.A. Candy. Now the girls have an all-access pass to Hollywood's hottest everything. But there's more to life on camera than just parties and …

15697. Strong medicine

Arthur Hailey

Strong Medicine is a 1984 novel by Arthur Hailey.

15698. Dancing After Hours. Stories

Andre Dubus

Dancing After Hours is a book of short stories by Andre Dubus. First published in 1996 by Vintage, it was one of that year's New York Times Notable Books of the Year.

15699. Blind Faith

Joe McGinniss

Blind Faith is a bestselling 1989 true crime novel by Joe McGinniss, based on the 1984 case in which American businessman Robert O. Marshall was charged with the contract killing of his wife, Maria. The book was adapted into an Emmy Award-nominated TV miniseries of the same name …

15700. The Pump House Gang

Tom Wolfe

The Pump House Gang is a 1968 collection of essays and journalism by Tom Wolfe. The stories in the book explored various aspects of the counterculture of the 1960s. The most famous story in the collection, from which the book takes its name, is about Jack Macpherson and his gang …

15701. Soul Catcher

Frank Herbert

Soul Catcher is a 1972 novel by Frank Herbert about a Native American who kidnaps a young white boy, and their journey together. In 2014 producer Dimitri Villard acquired the film rights to the novel.

15702. Blue Light. A Novel.

Walter Mosely

Blue Light is a science fiction novel written by Walter Mosley in 1998. The book was published in 1998 by Little Brown & Co.

15703. Scots Quair: Sunset Song Bk. 1 (Scots quair

Lewis Grassic Gibbon

Sunset Song is a 1932 novel by the Scottish writer Lewis Grassic Gibbon. It is widely regarded as one of the most important Scottish novels of the 20th century. It is the first part of a trilogy A Scots Quair, and was made into a television series in 1971 by BBC Scotland.

15708. The Bridesmaid

Ruth Rendell

The Bridesmaid is a novel by British writer Ruth Rendell, first published in 1989. It is generally considered a fan-favourite, and was adapted into an acclaimed 2004 film by Claude Chabrol.

15709. The Mysterious Stranger

Mark Twain

The Mysterious Stranger is the final novel attempted by the American author Mark Twain. He worked on it periodically from 1897 through 1908. The body of work is a serious social commentary by Twain addressing his ideas of the Moral Sense and the "damned human race". Twain wrote …

15710. The Prairie

James Fenimore Cooper

The Prairie: A Tale is a novel by James Fenimore Cooper, the third novel written by him featuring Natty Bumppo. His fictitious frontier hero Bumppo is never called by his name, but is instead referred to as "the trapper" or "the old man." Chronologically The Prairie is the fifth …

15711. Lost Dorsai (Ace Science Fiction)

Gordon R. Dickson

Lost Dorsai is a collection of science fiction stories by Gordon R. Dickson from his Childe Cycle series. It was first published by Ace Books in 1980. The collection includes two stories that originally appeared in the anthology series Destinies, one that appeared in the …

15712. Conjure Wife

Fritz Leiber

Conjure Wife is a supernatural horror novel by Fritz Leiber. Its premise is that witchcraft flourishes as an open secret among women. The story is told from the point of view of a small-town college professor who discovers that his wife is a witch. This novel was the first by …

15713. A Dog Called Demolition

Robert Rankin

A Dog Called Demolition is a 1996 fantasy novel by British author Robert Rankin. The novel begins with Sam Sprout, who is now close to death but discovers the more positive aspect to his life. The novel then follows Danny Orion front Brentford and the dog 'Demolition', who lives …

15714. Robur the Conqueror

Jules Verne

Robur the Conqueror is a science fiction novel by Jules Verne, published in 1886. It is also known as The Clipper of the Clouds. It has a sequel, The Master of the World, which was published in 1904.

15715. Hamlet

William Shakespeare

The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, often shortened to Hamlet, is a tragedy written by William Shakespeare at an uncertain date between 1599 and 1602. Set in the Kingdom of Denmark, the play dramatises the revenge Prince Hamlet is instructed to enact on his uncle Claudius. …

15716. To Be A Slave

Julius Lester

To Be A Slave is a 1968 nonfiction children's book by Julius Lester, illustrated by Tom Feelings. It explores what it was like to be a slave. The book includes many personal accounts of former slaves, accompanied by Lester's historical commentary and Feelings' powerful and muted …

15717. Dave at Night

Gail Carson Levine

Dave at Night is a young adult, historical fiction novel written by award-winning author Gail Carson Levine in 1999. This book was inspired by leading figures in the arts during the Harlem Renaissance and her father, David Carson, whose childhood was spent in an orphanage. …

15721. Colony

Rob Grant

Lifetimes ago, the generation ship Willflower set out, manned by the cream of humanity, on a mission to colonize the stars. But by the 10th generation, things are starting to go badly wrong. The only man who can save the ship is astrophysical Dr Piers Morton. Only he's not an …

15722. Silver Birch, Blood Moon (Fairy Tale Anthologies)

Ellen Datlow

Silver Birch, Blood Moon is an anthology of fantasy stories edited by Terri Windling and Ellen Datlow. It is one of a series of anthologies edited by the pair centered on re-told fairy tales. It was published by Avon Books in May 1999. The anthology contains, among several other …

15723. Return to Gone-Away

Elizabeth Enright

Return To Gone-Away is a children's book written by Elizabeth Enright, which is the sequel to the book Gone-Away Lake and discusses how the Blake family buys a house in Gone-Away. The book was first published in 1961.

15725. Sandkings

George Martin

Sandkings is a collection of science fiction short stories by George R. R. Martin, published in December 1981. The multiple-award-winning title story concerns a race of insectoid, militaristic alien 'pets' who worship their master until he badly mistreats them. It was adapted …

15726. Totality and Infinity

Emmanuel Levinas

Totality and Infinity: An Essay on Exteriority is a work of philosophy by Emmanuel Levinas. It is one of his early works, highly influenced by phenomenology.

15727. Here's to You, Rachel Robinson, SIGNED COPY

Judy Blume

Here's to You, Rachel Robinson is a 1993 young adult novel by Judy Blume, the sequel to Just as Long as We're Together. It is an allusion to a real person, Rachel Robinson, and the Paul Simon song, "Mrs. Robinson".

15728. Dark Demon (The Carpathians Series, Book 13)

Christine Feehan

Dark Demon is the sixteenth title in Christine Feehan’s Dark Series, a series of paranormal/romances featuring the Carpathians.

15729. Stone

Adam Roberts

Stone, published in 2002, is a science fiction novel by the British writer Adam Roberts.

15730. Labrava

Elmore Leonard

LaBrava, the 1983 novel by author Elmore Leonard, follows the story of Joe LaBrava, former Secret Service agent. This novel won the 1984 Edgar Award for Best Novel.

15731. Postsingular

Rudy Rucker

It all begins next year in California. A maladjusted computer industry billionaire and a somewhat crazy US President initiate a radical transformation of the world through sentient nanotechnology; sort of the equivalent of biological artificial intelligence. At first they …

15732. King's Test (Star of the Guardians Vol. 2)

Margaret Weis

King's Test is a fantasy novel published in 1991 that was written by Margaret Weis.

15734. Jacques Cousteaus Ocean World

Jacques Cousteau

Jacques Cousteaus Ocean World is a 1985 book by Jacques-Yves Cousteau.

15736. Rooftops of Tehran

Mahbod Seraji

Rooftops of Tehran, a novel written by Mahbod Seraji, was published by New American Library, an imprint of the Penguin Group, in May 2009.

15738. Blood Brothers

Brian Lumley

Blood Brothers is the sixth book in the Necroscope series by British writer Brian Lumley, and the first book in the Vampire World Trilogy. It was released in 1992.

15739. Julia

Peter Straub

Julia is a 1975 novel by Peter Straub. The work is Straub's first novel to deal with the supernatural and was published through Coward, McCann & Geoghegan. Julia was later adapted into the 1977 film The Haunting of Julia starring Mia Farrow. The work is Straub's third novel …

15740. The Story Of King Arthur And His Knights

Howard Pyle

The Story of King Arthur and His Knights is a November 1903 novel by the American illustrator and writer Howard Pyle. It was published by Charles Scribner's Sons. Pyle's illustrations for the stories have been called "glorious", with the text and the illustrations complementing …

15741. Lost in the city

Edward Jones

“Original and arresting….[Jones’s] stories will touch chords of empathy and recognition in all readers.”—Washington Post “These 14 stories of African-American life…affirm humanity as only good literature can.” —Los Angeles TimesA magnificent collection of short fiction focusing …

15742. Building Harlequin's Moon

Larry Niven

Building Harlequin's Moon is a science fiction novel by Larry Niven and Brenda Cooper. The novel is set in the distant future as a group of space travellers, marooned in an inhospitable solar system, attempt to terraform a moon and create a sufficient civilisation on it to …

15743. The Hundred-Foot Journey

Richard C. Morais

The Hundred-Foot Journey is a novel written by Richard C. Morais that was published in July 2010. It was adapted to a feature film in 2014.

15744. Woodsong 3

Gary Paulsen

Woodsong is a book of memoirs by Gary Paulsen. It is divided into three halves. The first half consists of Paulsen's early experiences running sled dogs in Wisconsin and then in Alaska, and the later half describes the roads and animal's he faces in the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog …

15746. The Dark Portal (Deptford Mice S.)

Robin Jarvis

The Dark Portal is the first book in the Deptford Mice Trilogy by Robin Jarvis. It was first published in 1989 and was a runner-up for the 1989 Smarties Book Prize.

15747. Lair of the Lion

Christine Feehan

Lair of the Lion is a paranormal/romance written by American author Christine Feehan. Unlike most for her other works, this novel is not part of an ongoing series and isn’t set in the present day. Lair of the Lion is set in Italy.

15748. The Forged Coupon

Lev Nikolaevič Tolstoj

The Forged Coupon is a novella in two parts by Leo Tolstoy. Though he first conceived of the story in the late 1890s, he did not begin writing it until 1902. After struggling for several years, he finally completed the story in 1904; however, it was not published until some of …

15750. Strike Zone (Star Trek: The Next Generation, No. 5)

Peter David

Strike Zone is a Star Trek: The Next Generation novel by Peter David, published by Pocket Books in March 1989. It was the author's first novel set in the Star Trek universe, although he had previously written stories for the DC Comics line of comics. Strike Zone was originally …

15751. Dave Barry's History of the Millennium (So Far)

Dave Barry

A brilliantly funny look at the tumultuous recent past from the Pulitzer Prize?winning humorist. Remember when everything was going to go to hell when Y2K struck? That didn?t happen. Right? But what did happen? To provide a little perspective on a really messed-up millennium (so …

15752. The Stolen Lake (Wolves Chronicles #4)

Joan Aiken & Others

The Stolen Lake is a children's novel by Joan Aiken, first published in 1981. Taking place in an alternate history, the story follows the adventures of Dido Twite in a fictionalized version of South America. The novel is the fourth in the Wolves Chronicles, a series of books set …

15753. The Keeper's Price

Marion Zimmer Bradley

The Keeper's Price and Other Stories is an anthology of fantasy and science fiction short stories edited by Marion Zimmer Bradley. The stories are set in Bradley's world of Darkover. The book was first published by DAW Books in February, 1980. Many of the stories first appeared …

15755. The Story of Mankind (The Pocket Library)

Hendrik Willem van Loon

The Story of Mankind was written and illustrated by Dutch-American journalist, professor, and author Hendrik Willem van Loon and published in 1921. In 1922, it was the first book to be awarded the Newbery Medal for an outstanding contribution to children's literature. Written …

15756. Donnerjack

Roger Zelazny

Donnerjack is a science fiction novel begun by American author Roger Zelazny; completed by his companion Jane Lindskold after his death, it was published 1997. The original title of the book was "Donnerjack, of Virtú". Initially, Zelazny intended for it to be the first of an …

15757. The garden of Abdul Gasazi

Chris Van Allsburg

The Garden of Abdul Gasazi is a best-selling children's picture book written in 1979 by the American author Chris Van Allsburg. The Garden of Abdul Gasazi was the first book written by Van Allsburg, for which he won a Caldecott Honor in 1980.

15758. A Visit to William Blake's Inn: Poems for and …

Nancy Willard

A Visit to William Blake's Inn: Poems for Innocent and Experienced Travelers is a children's picture book written by Nancy Willard and illustrated by Alice and Martin Provensen, published by Harcourt Brace in 1981. Next year Willard won the annual Newbery Medal and the …

15759. Henry VIII

William Shakespeare

In Henry VIII, Shakespeare presents a monarchy in crisis. Noblemen battle with Lord Chancellor Cardinal Wolsey, who taxes the people to the point of rebellion. Witnesses whom Wolsey brings against the Duke of Buckingham claim he is conspiring to take the throne, yet Buckingham …

15760. Blade of Fire (Icemark Chronicles) (Icemark …

Stuart Hill

Blade of Fire is the second novel in Stuart Hill's fantasy series, the Icemark Chronicles.

15761. Structural anthropology

Claude Lévi-Strauss

The Anthropologie structurale deux is a collection of texts by Claude Lévi-Strauss that was first published in 1973, the year Lévi-Strauss was elected to the Académie française. The texts are in turn a result of an earlier collection of texts, Anthropologie structurale that he …

15762. The Reagan diaries

Ronald Reagan

The Reagan Diaries is an edited version of diaries written by President Ronald Reagan while in the White House. The book is edited by Douglas Brinkley, while the full, unedited diaries were published in 2009. For eight years as President, Ronald Reagan, regarded by some at the …

15764. Romulus, My Father

Raimond Gaita

Romulus, My Father is a biographical memoir, first published in 1998. Written by Australian philosopher Raimond Gaita, the memoir outlines the life of his father, Romulus Gaita. A film adaptation of the same name was released in 2007, starring Eric Bana, Franka Potente and Kodi …

15766. Zathura: A Space Adventure

Chris Van Allsburg

Zathura is an illustrated children's book by the American author Chris Van Allsburg as well as the title of a 2005 film based on the book. Two boys are drawn into an intergalactic adventure when their house is magically hurled through space. The book is a sequel to Jumanji, …

15767. My Life in Orange

Tim Guest

My Life in Orange: Growing Up with the Guru is an account of a child growing up in the Rajneesh movement led by Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh. The book is a firsthand account, written by Tim Guest at the age of 27, years after his experiences. The book was published in 2004 by Granta …

15773. Gate of Ivrel

Carolyn J. (Carolyn Janice) Cherryh

Gate of Ivrel is a 1976 science fiction novel written by C. J. Cherryh and was her first published work. It is the first of four books composing the Morgaine Stories, chronicling the deeds of Morgaine, a woman consumed by a mission of the utmost importance, and her chance-met …

15774. Couple of Boys Have the Best Week Ever

Marla Frazee

A Couple of Boys Have the Best Week Ever is children's book written and illustrated by Marla Frazee and set in Malibu, CA. It tells the story of two boys named James and Eamon, who go to a nature camp for a week and stay with Eamon's unique grandparents. The story relates the …

15775. Circuit, The

Francisco Jimenez

The Circuit: Stories from the Life of a Migrant Child is an autobiographical novel by Francisco Jiménez based in part on his journey from Mexico to the United States of America. The book, narrated by the child's point of view, follows the life of young Panchito and his family as …

15777. Groundswell: Winning in a World Transformed by …

Charlene Li

Groundswell is a book by Forrester Research executives Charlene Li and Josh Bernoff that focuses on how companies can take advantage of emerging social technologies. It was published in 2008 by Harvard Business Press. A revised edition was published in 2011. The book attempts to …

15778. Room One, a Mystery or Two

Andrew Clements

Room One is a children's book by Andrew Clements. Part of his School series, it was released by Simon & Schuster in 2006. It won the 2007 Edgar Award for Best Juvenile Mystery.

15779. The Silent Man

Alex Berenson

The Silent Man is a novel written by Alex Berenson, author of the previous two thrillers, The Faithful Spy, and The Ghost War. The novel was released on February 10, 2009.

15780. Dragonback Adventure - Book #2: Dragon and Thief

Timothy Zahn

Dragon and Thief is a science fiction/adventure novel published in 2003 by Timothy Zahn. It is the first of a six-part series, concluded in 2008, following the adventures of a reformed juvenile thief alongside a draconoid 'symbiont'.

15781. Double or Die (Young James Bond)

Charlie Higson

Double Or Die is the third novel in the Young Bond series depicting Ian Fleming's superspy James Bond as a teenager in the 1930s. The novel, written by Charlie Higson, was released in the United Kingdom by Puffin Books on 4 January 2007. A special hardcover "Limited Collector's …

15790. Butterfly

Sonya Hartnett

In masterful prose, the author of SURRENDER tells a quiet but powerful tale about the shifting bonds and psychological perils of adolescence. (Ages 14 and up)Plum Coyle is on the edge of adolescence. Her fourteenth birthday is approaching, when her old life and her old body will …

15796. The Pregnant Widow

Martin Amis

The Pregnant Widow is a novel by the English writer Martin Amis, published by Jonathan Cape on 4 February 2010. Its theme is the feminist revolution, which Amis sees as incomplete and bewildering for women, echoing the view of the 19th-century Russian writer, Alexander Herzen, …

15797. India After Gandhi

Ramachandra Guha

India after Gandhi: The History of the World's Largest Democracy is a book by Indian historian Ramachandra Guha, published by HarperCollins in August 2007. A history of the Indian nation after it gained independence from the British Empire on 15 August 1947, India after Gandhi …



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