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.

16402. The ides of March

Thornton Wilder

The Ides of March is an epistolary novel by Thornton Wilder that was published in 1948. It is, in the author's words, 'a fantasia on certain events and persons of the last days of the Roman republic... Historical reconstruction is not among the primary aims of this work'. The …

16405. Melmoth

Dave Sim

Melmoth is the fifth novel in Canadian cartoonist Dave Sim's Cerebus comic book series. It follows Oscar in his last days leading up until his death, while Cerebus sits catatonic, clutching the doll of Jaka, the woman he loves but believes has been killed. The novel was …

16406. The Seven-day Weekend

Ricardo Semler

Ricardo Semler thinks that companies ought to put employee freedom and satisfaction ahead of corporate goals.Imagine a company where employees set their own hours; where there are no offices, no job titles, no business plans; where employees get to endorse or veto any new …

16407. The Plumed Serpent

D. H. Lawrence

The Plumed Serpent is a 1926 novel by D. H. Lawrence. Set in Mexico, it was begun when the author was living at what is now the D. H. Lawrence Ranch near Taos in U.S. state of New Mexico in 1924, accompanied by his wife Frieda and artist Dorothy Brett. Lawrence wanted to call …

16410. Dogzilla

Dav Pilkey

Dogzilla is a children's picture book created by Dav Pilkey that parodies Godzilla with a Cardigan Welsh Corgi. Harcourt, Inc. published this title in 1993. “The illustrations in this book are manipulated photographic collage, heavily retouched with acrylic paint.” The …

16411. Pandaemonium

Christopher Brookmyre

A group of Catholic high-schoolers are on a retreat to get over the trauma of a murder in the hallways of their school. But that trauma is nothing compared to the hell that breaks loose, literally, from a military installation near the retreat. Demonic creatures, horns, forked …

16413. Message from Nam

Danielle Steel

Message From Nam is a romantic novel, written by Danielle Steel and published by Dell Publishing in October 1990. The novel follows Paxton Andrews, who is stationed in Vietnam as a journalist during the Vietnam War, focusing on the men she encounters and how her life and the …

16417. The island

Peter Benchley

The Island is a novel by Peter Benchley, published in 1979 by Doubleday & Co.

16418. Requiem

Antonio Tabucchi

Requiem: A Hallucination is a 1991 novel by the Italian writer Antonio Tabucchi. Set in Lisbon, the narrative centres on an Italian author who meets the spirit of a dead Portuguese poet. Tabucchi wrote the book in Portuguese. Alain Tanner directed a 1998 film adaptation, also …

16419. A Princess of Landover

Terry Brooks

A Princess of Landover by Terry Brooks is the sixth novel of the Magic Kingdom of Landover series.

16421. The Dragon Knight

Gordon R. Dickson

The Dragon Knight is the second book of Gordon R. Dickson's Dragon Knight series. The novel begins five months after the battle at Loathly Tower which took place in The Dragon and The George.

16423. Leepike Ridge

Nathan Wilson

Leepike Ridge is N.D. Wilson's debut novel, published in 2007. It is an adventure novel written for children.

16424. Lucky Wander Boy A Novel

D. B. Weiss

Lucky Wander Boy is the 2003 debut novel by D. B. Weiss. The book's official website describes the work in the following terms:

16426. The call of the wild and selected stories

Jack London

The Call of the Wild is a short adventure novel by Jack London published in 1903. The story is set in the Yukon during the 1890s Klondike Gold Rush, when strong sled dogs were in high demand. The central character is a domesticated dog named Buck. The story starts with him …

16428. A beautiful place to die

Malla Nunn

A Beautiful Place to Die is the debut novel of award-winning filmmaker Malla Nunn.

16429. Star Wars: Legacy of the Force: Invincible

Troy Denning

Invincible is the ninth and final book in the Legacy of the Force series. It is a novel by Troy Denning and was released on May 13, 2008.

16431. Guts

Gary Paulsen

Guts: The True Stories Behind Hatchet and the Brian Books is a non-fiction book by Gary Paulsen, published on January 23, 2001 by Delacorte Books. It is about some of Paulsen's life adventures, including dog sledding in blizzards, being in a plane stalling in the air in the …

16432. The View From the Mirror, Book 3 :Dark Is the Moon

Ian Irvine

Dark is the Moon is the third novel in The View from the Mirror quartet, by Ian Irvine.

16433. The Sands Of Time (Hermux Tantamoq) (2)

Michael Hoeye

The Sands of Time is a children's fantasy novel by Michael Hoeye. The Sands of Time is the second in the Hermux Tantamoq series beginning with Time Stops for No Mouse, followed by No Time Like Show Time, and Time to Smell the Roses. In each one Hermux Tantamoq, mouse, …

16434. Fourth K, The

Mario Puzo

The Fourth K is a novel by Mario Puzo, published in 1990. It is set during the Presidency of fictional "Francis Xavier Kennedy," nephew of John F. Kennedy, Robert Kennedy and Edward Kennedy.

16435. American slavery, American freedom

Edmund Morgan

American Slavery, American Freedom: The Ordeal of Colonial Virginia is a 1975 history text by American historian Edmund Morgan. The work was first published in September of 1975 through W W Norton & Co Inc and is considered to be one of Morgan's seminal works.

16436. The Ego and Its Own

Max Stirner

The Ego and Its Own is a philosophical work by German philosopher Max Stirner. This work was first published in October 1844, although with a stated publication date of "1845" to confuse the Prussian censors. The Ego and Its Own is a radically individualist critique of modern …

16440. Lord of the Isles, Volume 3: Servant of the Dragon

David Drake

Servant of the Dragon is a fantasy novel in the series, Lord of the Isles by author David Drake.

16441. The Silver Branch (Keltiad: The Tales of Aeron, Vol …

Patricia Kennealy

The Silver Branch is a book published in 1988 that was written by Patricia Kennealy-Morrison.

16442. Gallows Hill

Lois Duncan

Gallows Hill is a supernatural thriller novel for young adults by Lois Duncan. It was her first and so far only young adult novel written after the death of her daughter. It was written eight years after her previous young adult novel, Don't Look Behind You. It is about a girl …

16443. Remember Me 3: The Last Story

Christopher Pike

The Last Story is a book published in 1995 that was written by Christopher Pike.

16444. The Dark Crusader (Fångarna på ön Vardu)

Alistair MacLean

The Dark Crusader is a 1961 thriller novel by Scottish author Alistair MacLean. The book was initially written under the pseudonym Ian Stuart and later under his true name. It was released in the United States under the title: The Black Shrike.

16446. Phoenix in Obsidian

Michael Moorcock

Phoenix in Obsidian is a science fantasy novel by Michael Moorcock. First published in 1970, it is the second book in a series that follows the adventures of the Eternal Champion as he is flung from one existence to another. The first book in the series, The Eternal Champion, …

16448. I Have Landed: The end of a beginning in natural …

Stephen Jay Gould

I Have Landed is the 10th and final volume of collected essays by the Harvard paleontologist Stephen Jay Gould. The essays were culled from his monthly column "This View of Life" in Natural History magazine, to which Gould contributed for 27 years. The book deals, in typically …

16449. Lost in the barrens

Farley Mowat

Lost in the Barrens is a children's novel by Farley Mowat, first published in 1956. Some editions used the title Two Against the North. It won a Governor General's Award in 1956 and the Canada Library Association Book of the Year for Children Award in 1958.

16450. Psychological Types

C. G. Jung

Psychological Types is Volume 6 in the Princeton / Bollingen edition of the The Collected Works of C. G. Jung. It was also published in the U.K. by Routledge. The original German language edition, Psychologische Typen, was first published by Rascher Verlag, Zurich in 1921. …

16451. The Word a novel

Irving Wallace

The Word is a 1972 mystery thriller novel by Irving Wallace, which explores the origin of the Bible.

16456. Mrs.Beeton's Book of Household Management (Cassell …

Isabella Beeton

Mrs Beeton's Book of Household Management was a guide to all aspects of running a household in Victorian Britain, edited by Isabella Beeton. It was originally entitled Beeton's Book of Household Management, in line with the other guide-books published by Beeton. Previously …

16460. The Prince and the Pilgrim

Mary Stewart

The Prince and the Pilgrim is a 1995 fantasy novel by Mary Stewart. It is the fifth installment in her series of novels covering the Arthurian legend.

16461. 1982 Janine

Alasdair Gray

1982, Janine is a novel by the Scottish author Alasdair Gray. His second, it was published in 1984, and remains his most controversial work. Its use of pornography as a narrative device attracted much criticism, although others, including Gray himself, consider it his best work.

16462. The TREE Of HANDS

Ruth Rendell

The Tree of Hands is a 1984 suspense novel by the author Ruth Rendell. It won the CWA Silver Dagger in 1984, and was short listed for the MWA Edgar Award upon publication in America. The book has been filmed twice. One adaptation featured Lauren Bacall as the protagonist's …

16463. The Case of the Toxic Spell Dump

Harry Turtledove

The Case of the Toxic Spell Dump is a novel by Harry Turtledove. While having some aspects of an alternate history, it is mainly a work of fantasy depicting a world where spells, pragmatically used by some to achieve the same results as the use of technology, call upon a …

16464. The Spanish Tragedy (New Mermaids) (New Mermaids (A …

Thomas Kyd

The Spanish Tragedy, or Hieronimo is Mad Again is an Elizabethan tragedy written by Thomas Kyd between 1582 and 1592. Highly popular and influential in its time, The Spanish Tragedy established a new genre in English theatre, the revenge play or revenge tragedy. Its plot …

16466. Elfsong

Elaine Cunningham

Elfsong is a book published in 1994 that was written by Elaine Cunningham.

16467. Slutspil

Arthur Hailey

Detective is a novel by Arthur Hailey. It was written in 1997 and it was the author's last book. Hailey depicts the work of the homicide department and its background and investigation methods.

16468. The Parasites

Daphne du Maurier

The Parasites is a novel by Daphne du Maurier, first published in 1949.

16470. The Ayn Rand Library: The Early Ayn Rand - A …

Ayn Rand

The Early Ayn Rand: A Selection from Her Unpublished Fiction is an anthology of unpublished early fiction written by Ayn Rand, first published in 1984, two years after her death. The selections include short stories, plays, and excerpts of material cut from her novels We the …

16471. Spider's Web (Agatha Christie Collection)

Agatha Christie

Spider's Web is a novelization by Charles Osborne of the 1954 play of the same name by crime fiction writer Agatha Christie and was first published in the UK by HarperCollins in September 2000 and on November 11, 2000 in the US by St. Martin's Press. The book was written …

16472. The Empress of Mars (Novel of the Company)

Kage Baker

"The Empress of Mars" is a science fiction novella published in 2003 by Kage Baker. It won the 2004 Sturgeon Award and was nominated for the 2004 Hugo Award for Best Novella as well as the 2004 Nebula Award for Best Novella. The novella was expanded into a novel published in …

16474. Lost and Found

Oliver Jeffers

Lost and Found is a children's picture book by Oliver Jeffers, published in 2005. It won the Nestlé Smarties Book Prize Gold Award and was the Blue Peter Book of the Year. An animated short film adaptation directed by Philip Hunt was released in 2008 and broadcast on Channel 4.

16475. Sifting through the madness for the word, the line, …

Charles Bukowski

Sifting Through the Madness for the Word, the Line, the Way is a poetry book written by Charles Bukowski.

16478. American Hardcore : A Tribal History

Steven Blush

American Hardcore: A Tribal History is a journalistic book by Steven Blush documenting the history of the early hardcore punk music scene in Northern America from 1980 to 1986. Its first edition was published by Feral House in October 2001. The book was the basis of the …

16479. The Children's Story

James Clavell

"The Children's Story" is a 4,300 word short story by James Clavell, which appeared in Reader's Digest and was republished in book form in 1981. It is also the title of a 1982 short film based upon the story, that aired on Mobil Showcase. As of April 2010, this book is still in …

16480. A Touch of Frost

R. D. Wingfield

A Touch of Frost is a crime novel by, R.D. Wingfield. The series inspired a popular television series of the same name, starring David Jason as the titular character, Detective Inspector Jack Frost; a disheveled, unorthodox and caustic police officer.

16481. Split images

Elmore Leonard

Split Images is a crime novel written by Elmore Leonard published in 1981.

16482. Terror and liberalism

Paul Berman

Terror and Liberalism is a non-fiction book by American political philosopher and writer Paul Berman. He published the work through W. W. Norton & Company in April 2003. Berman asserts that modern Islamist groups such as al Qaeda share fundamental ideological elements with …

16483. CHANCES (Lucky Santangelo Series) Book 1

Jackie Collins

Chances is a 1981 novel by Jackie Collins and the first in her Santangelo novels series. The novel has three focal points, two of them focusing on the main characters of the novel and a third during the New York City blackout of 1977.

16484. One More for the Road (Avon Books)

Ray Bradbury

One More for the Road is a 2002 collection of 25 short stories written by Ray Bradbury.

16485. The Hidden Connections: A Science for Sustainable …

Fritjof Capra

The Hidden Connections is a 2002 book by Fritjof Capra. In the book, Capra proposes a holistic alternative to linear and reductionist world views. He aims to extend system dynamics and complexity theory to the social domain and presents “a conceptual framework that integrates …

16486. The living blood

Tananarive Due

The Living Blood is a novel by writer Tananarive Due. It is the second book in Due's African Immortals Series. It is preceded by My Soul to Keep, which was published in 1997, and is followed by Blood Colony, which was published in 2008.

16487. H.R.H.

Danielle Steel

H.R.H. is a novel written by Danielle Steel and published by Random House in October 2006. The book is Steel's seventieth novel.

16488. Winter in the Blood

James Welch

Winter in the Blood is the first novel by Native American author James Welch. Winter in the Blood was published by Harper & Row. It was later issued as a paperback by Penguin Paperback. It was adapted as an independent film of the same name, released in 2012 and produced by …

16490. The First Immortal

James L. Halperin

The First Immortal is a novel by James L. Halperin, about life of a man born in 1925 who dies in 1988 and is re-animated after a cryonics procedure. The novel spans 200 years and gives a futuristic account of the first immortal human. The novel explores the future prospects of …

16491. The janitor's boy

Andrew Clements

The Janitor's Boy is a children's book by Andrew Clements. Part of his school series, it was released by Simon & Schuster in 2000.

16492. Little Bear's Visit (An I Can Read Book) (2 copies)

Else Holmelund Minarik

Little Bear's Visit is a book written by Else Holmelund Minarik and illustrated by Maurice Sendak.

16493. Hellblazer: Tainted Love (John Constantine …

Garth Ennis

John Constantine continues his terrifying fall from grace in this sequel to Hellblazer: Fear and loathing. When his long-time girlfriend abandons him - driven away by his destructive nature - Constantine takes refuge among London's down-and-outs and becomes easy prey to the …

16494. Jacqueline Susann's Dolores

Jacqueline Susann

Dolores is Jacqueline Susann's last novel. It is a thinly-veiled presentation on the life of Jacqueline Kennedy. It was published in 1976. A condensed version of the novel was published in the Ladies' Home Journal, under the title "Jackie by Jackie." When her severe illness …

16496. Cold Vengeance

Douglas Preston

Cold Vengeance is a thriller novel by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child. It was released on August 2, 2011 by Grand Central Publishing. This is the eleventh installment in the Special Agent Pendergast series and also the second novel in the Helen trilogy. The preceding novel is …

16497. The Civilizing Process

Norbert Elias

The Civilizing Process is a book by German sociologist Norbert Elias. It is an influential work in sociology and Elias' most important work. It was first published in two volumes in 1939 in German as Über den Prozeß der Zivilisation. Because of World War II it was virtually …

16498. The Roads to Sata

Alan Booth

ALAN BOOTH’S CLASSIC OF MODERN TRAVEL WRITING Traveling only along small back roads, Alan Booth traversed Japan’s entire length on foot, from Soya at the country’s northernmost tip, to Cape Sata in the extreme south, across three islands and some 2,000 miles of rural Japan. The …

16499. Kafka's Soup

Mark Crick

I needed a table at Maxim’s, a hundred bucks, and a gorgeous blonde; what I had was a leg of lamb and no clues. I took hold of the joint. It felt cold and damp, like a coroner’s handshake. I took out a knife and cut the lamb into pieces. Feeling the blade in my hand I sliced an …

16500. Nancy Drew Original 37: The Clue in the Old …

Carolyn Keene

Mrs. Strook requests Nancy's help finding an old stagecoach she believes her uncle hid in her hometown of Francisville. Mrs. Strook believes the stagecoach houses a clue that will be valuable for the town! Can Nancy help her find the missing stagecoach?

16502. Rage (Courtney Family Saga #6

Wilbur A. Smith

Rage is a 1987 novel by Wilbur Smith set in the Union of South Africa, immediately following World War II. It starts in 1952 and goes until the late 1960s, touching on the country's declaration of a republic and the subsequent Sharpeville Massacre. The plot centers around Sasha …

16503. Hungry As The Sea

Wilbur A. Smith

Hungry as the Sea is a 1978 Wilbur Smith novel. It was his first with an American setting and was his first American best seller.

16504. Singing The Dogstar Blues

Alison Goodman

Alison Goodman's first novel - in a very special new edition! Seventeen-year-old Joss is a rebel, and a student of time travel at the prestigious Centre for Neo-Historical Studies. This year, for the first time, the Centre has an alien student: Mavkel, from the planet Choria. …

16505. The Great Transformation: The Political and Economic …

Karl Polanyi

The Great Transformation is a book by Karl Polanyi, a Hungarian-American political economist. First published in 1944, it deals with the social and political upheavals that took place in England during the rise of the market economy. Polanyi contends that the modern market …

16506. The Eighth Day

Thornton Wilder

The Eighth Day is a 1967 novel by Thornton Wilder. Set in a mining town in southern Illinois, the plot revolved around John Barrington Ashley, who is accused of murdering his neighbor Breckenridge Lansing. The novel was written over the course of twenty months while Wilder was …

16507. Death in summer

William Trevor

Death in Summer is a novel written by William Trevor, first published in 1998 by Viking Press.

16508. I'll Go to Bed at Noon

Gerard Woodward

I'll Go to Bed at Noon, is a book by author Gerard Woodward. It was shortlisted for Booker Prize. Set in the north London suburb of Palmers Green in the 1970s, the story opens with Colette Jones attending the funeral of her elder brother's wife, followed by her failed attempts …

16509. Cryptonomicon I, Enigma

Neal Stephenson

Cryptonomicon is a 1999 novel by American author Neal Stephenson, set in two different time periods. One group of characters are World War II-era Allied codebreakers and tactical-deception operatives affiliated with the Government Code and Cypher School at Bletchley Park, and …

16511. The Wish Giver: Three Tales of Coven Tree 1

Bill Brittain

The Wish Giver: Three Tales of Coven Tree is a 1983 young-adult or children's book by Bill Brittain. The "wish giver" in the title refers to the enigmatic man who gives three children a wish to make their deepest dreams come true, but the wishes are not worded carefully, and go …

16512. Gooney Bird Green

Lois Lowry

Gooney Bird Greene is the first of a series of children's novels by Lois Lowry concerning the storytelling abilities of a second-grade girl. It was illustrated by Middy Thomas.

16513. Emily's Runaway Imagination (Cleary Reissue)

Beverly Cleary

Emily's Runaway Imagination is a children's novel by American writer Beverly Cleary, first published in 1961. Set in the 1920s, the plot revolves around the experiences of a young, imaginative girl named Emily.

16514. Nobody Knows My Name

James Baldwin

Nobody Knows My Name: More Notes of a Native Son is a collection of essays by the American author James Baldwin. The collection was published by Dial Press in July 1961, and like Notes of a Native Son, Baldwin's first collection published 1955, it includes revised versions of …

16515. Set in Stone

Linda Newbery

Set in Stone is a children's fantasy novel written by Linda Newbery. It won the Costa Children's Book of the Year Prize for 2006, and was nominated for the 2007 Carnegie Medal.

16516. Players (Vintage Contemporaries (Paperback))

Don DeLillo

Players is Don DeLillo's fifth novel, published in 1977. It follows Lyle and Pammy Wynant, a young and affluent Manhattan couple whose casual boredom is overturned by their willing participation in chaotic detours from the everyday.

16517. RETURN TO EDEN (Spectra Series)

Harry Harrison

Return To Eden is a 1988 science fiction novel by American writer Harry Harrison. The novel is the third and final volume in Harrison's Eden. The first two stories of the trilogy are West of Eden and Winter in Eden. The novel tells an alternate history of planet Earth in which …

16518. In The Court Of The Crimson Kings

S. M. Stirling

In the Courts of the Crimson Kings is a 2008 alternate history science fiction novel by American writer S. M. Stirling.

16519. Kirinyaga : a fable of Utopia

Mike Resnick

"Kirinyaga" is a science fiction short story published in 1988 by Mike Resnick and is the first chapter in the book by the same name. The story was the winner of the 1989 Hugo Award for Best Short Story and the 1989 SF Chronicle Award. It was also nominated for the 1989 Nebula …

16521. The shepherd

Frederick Forsyth

The Shepherd is a 1975 novella by Frederick Forsyth. The Shepherd relates the story of a De Havilland Vampire pilot, going home on Christmas Eve 1957, whose aircraft suffers a complete electrical failure en route from RAF Celle in northern Germany to RAF Lakenheath in Suffolk. …

16523. De Terugkeer Van De Peetvader (The Godfather Returns)

Mark Winegardner

The Godfather Returns is a novel written by author Mark Winegardner, published in 2004. It is the sequel to Mario Puzo's The Godfather, which was originally published in 1969, and The Sicilian. The publisher, Random House, selected Winegardner to write a sequel after Puzo's …

16524. The Italian Boy

Sarah Wise

The Italian Boy is a book written by Sarah Wise.

16525. Star Wars: The Unseen Queen (Dark Nest, Book 2)

Troy Denning

The Unseen Queen is a novel set in the Star Wars Expanded Universe. It is the second book in the Dark Nest trilogy by Troy Denning. It is set 35 years after the Battle of Yavin. In the chronology of the Star Wars novels, it is set after the first book of the Dark Nest trilogy, …

16527. Rivals

Jilly Cooper

Rivals is a novel by the English author Jilly Cooper. It is the second of the Rutshire Chronicles, a series of books set in the fictional English county of Rutshire.

16528. zz McCullought: An Indecent Obsession

Colleen McCullough

An Indecent Obsession is a 1981 novel by Australian author Colleen McCullough.

16529. Stuck Rubber Baby (New Edition)

Howard Cruse

Stuck Rubber Baby is a graphic novel by American cartoonist Howard Cruse, first published in 1995. Cruse's first graphic novel after a decades-long career as an underground cartoonist, the book deals with homosexuality and racism in the 1960s in the Southern United States in the …

16530. Graveyard Dust; a Benjamin January mystery novel

Barbara Hambly

Graveyard Dust is a book published in 1999 and written by Barbara Hambly.

16532. The Sword of Aldones

Marion Zimmer Bradley

The Sword of Aldones is a sword and planet novel by Marion Zimmer Bradley in her Darkover series. It was first published by Ace Books in 1962, dos-à-dos with Bradley's novel The Planet Savers. Bradley revised and rewrote the novel publishing it as Sharra's Exile in 1981. In his …

16533. The Native Star

M. K. Hobson

The Native Star is a historical fantasy novel, and the first novel from writer M. K. Hobson. It was nominated for the 2010 Nebula Award.

16534. Against All Things Ending

Stephen R. Donaldson

Against All Things Ending is a 2010 fantasy novel by Stephen R. Donaldson. It is the third novel in the Last Chronicles Of Thomas Covenant tetralogy, and the ninth novel in The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant overall. It was released on October 19, 2010 in the USA and on 28 …

16535. Did You Say Chicks?!

Esther Friesner

Did You Say Chicks?! is an anthology of fantasy stories, edited by Esther M. Friesner, with a cover by Larry Elmore. It consists of works featuring female protagonists by female authors. It was first published in paperback by Baen Books in February 1998. It was the second of a …

16536. World Made Straight, The

Ron Rash

The World Made Straight is a 2006 novel by Ron Rash.

16537. Freaks: Alive, on the Inside!

Annette Curtis Klause

Freaks: Alive on the Inside is a fantasy romance and adventure novel by Annette Curtis Klause.

16538. Demon Apocalypse

Darren Shan

Demon Apocalypse is the sixth book in Darren Shan's The Demonata series. Darren Shan released the title of the book September 29, 2007 at the Baeth Festival of Children's Literature. Darren Shan wished that nothing about this book, not even the title, be known to the public …

16539. The Transall Saga - Copy 2

Gary Paulsen

The Transall Saga is a 1998 novel by Gary Paulsen. It is a survival story like most of his other books, but also involves the science fiction genre with its post-apocalyptic setting.

16541. The Resistance

Gemma Malley

The Resistance is a children's novel by Gemma Malley, published in 2008. It is a sequel to the book The Declaration, which is set in the year 2140. It is followed by The Legacy, published in 2010.

16542. Irish Thoroughbred (in Irish Hearts) (Irish Hearts …

Nora Roberts

Irish Thoroughbred is American author Nora Roberts's debut novel, originally published by Silhouette in January 1981 as a category romance. Like other category romances, the novel was less than 200 pages and was intended to be on sale for only one month. It proved so popular …

16543. Dragon Keeper, Book 2: Garden of the Purple Dragon

Carole Wilkinson

Garden of the Purple Dragon is a children's fantasy novel by Carole Wilkinson, published in September 2005 by Macmillan Publishers. It is the second in the Dragonkeeper series and the predecessor to Dragon Moon. It is set in ancient China, during the Han Dynasty, and continues …

16544. Echoes

Danielle Steel

Echoes is a novel by Danielle Steel, published by Random House in October 2004. The book is Steel's sixty-fourth novel.

16545. Nådegaven

Danielle Steel

Amazing Grace is a novel by Danielle Steel, published by Random House in October 2007. The book is Steel's seventy-third novel.

16548. (Nancy Drew #39) The Clue Of The Dancing Puppet

Carolyn Keene

The Clue of the Dancing Puppet is the thirty-ninth volume in the Nancy Drew Mystery Stories series. It was first published in 1962 under the pseudonym Carolyn Keene. The actual author was ghostwriter Harriet Stratemeyer Adams.

16549. Nancy Drew Original 47: The Mysterious Mannequin

Carolyn Keene

The Mysterious Mannequin is the forty-seventh volume in the Nancy Drew Mystery Stories series. It was first published in 1970 under the pseudonym Carolyn Keene. The actual author was ghostwriter Harriet Stratemeyer Adams.

16550. The Swan

Gudbergur Bergsson

The Swan is a novel written by the Icelandic writer, Guðbergur Bergsson in 1991.

16554. The snow

Adam Roberts

The Snow, published in 2004, is a science fiction novel by the British writer Adam Roberts. It is set in the present day and, latterly, the near future. It concerns the appearance of a heavy, prolonged fall of snow, which eventually blankets the earth in a layer of snow …

16555. The Politically Incorrect Guide(tm) to American …

Thomas Woods

The Politically Incorrect Guide to American History is a non-fiction book covering various issues in U.S. history by Thomas E. Woods, published in December 2004. This book was the first in the Politically Incorrect Guide series published by Regnery Publishing, who view the …

16556. Flecha al sol : un cuento de los indios pueblo

Gerald McDermott

Arrow to the Sun is a 1973 short film and a 1974 book, both by Gerald McDermott. The book was printed in gouache and ink, and won the 1975 Caldecott Medal for illustration. Both media are a retelling of a Pueblo tale, in which a mysterious boy seeks his father.

16557. Big Planet (Gollancz SF Library)

Jack Vance

Big Planet is the first of two stand-alone science fiction novels by Jack Vance which share the same setting: an immense, but metal-poor and backward world called Big Planet. Big Planet was first published in Startling Stories, then cut and reissued in 1957 by Avalon Books. It …

16558. Ransom (Lois Duncan)

Lois Duncan

Ransom is a novel written by Lois Duncan.

16559. Where There's a Will

Rex Stout

Where There's a Will is the eighth Nero Wolfe detective novel by Rex Stout. Prior to its publication in 1940 by Farrar & Rinehart, Inc., the novel was abridged in the May 1940 issue of The American Magazine, titled "Sisters in Trouble." The story's magazine appearance was …

16560. Unbowed : a memoir

Wangari Maathai

Unbowed: A Memoir is a 2006 autobiography written by 2004 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Wangari Maathai. The book was published by the Knopf Publishing Group. ISBN 978-0-307-27520-2

16561. Theory of Fun for Game Design

Raph Koster

A Theory of Fun for Game Design is a book written and illustrated by Raph Koster. It is based upon a presentation Koster gave at the Austin Game Conference in 2003, and the book reflects its origins by displaying text on one page and a cartoon/graphic from the talk on the other …

16562. The Estate of the Beckoning Lady (An Albert Campion …

Margery Allingham

The Beckoning Lady is a crime novel by Margery Allingham, first published in 1955, in the United Kingdom by Chatto & Windus, London and in the United States by Doubleday, New York under the title The Estate of the Beckoning Lady. It is the fifteenth novel in the Albert …

16565. Frozen Moment

Camilla Ceder

One cold morning in December, in a small rural town on the Swedish coast, Ake Melkersson is on his way to work when his car breaks down. Luckily he spots a garage nearby, but as he approaches he realizes something is wrong. The owner of the garage lies dead, sprawled on the …

16570. Deluxe: how Luxury Lost its Luster

Dana Thomas

Deluxe: How Luxury Lost Its Luster is a 2007 book by Paris-based American journalist Dana Thomas. It was a New York Times bestseller.

16571. The Blue Knight

Joseph Wambaugh

The Blue Knight is the second novel by former LAPD detective Joseph Wambaugh, and was written while he was still a serving detective. It follows the last days on the beat for a veteran LAPD police officer, detailing his thoughts and actions from a first person perspective. The …

16572. Necroscope: The Last Aerie (Vampire World 3)

Brian Lumley

Necroscope is the seventh book in the Necroscope series by British writer Brian Lumley, and the second in the Vampire World Trilogy. It was released in 1993.

16573. The War Within: A Secret White House History …

Bob Woodward

The War Within: A Secret White House History is a non-fiction book by Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward that was released by publisher Simon & Schuster on September 8, 2008. It is the fifteenth book written by Woodward, the fourth in a series of books about President …

16575. 26 Fairmount Avenue, Book #1

Tomie dePaola

26 Fairmount Avenue is a 1999 children's novel by Tomie dePaola that won a Newbery Honor.

16576. Bad Girls

Jacqueline Wilson

Bad Girls is a children's novel published in 1996, written by English author Jacqueline Wilson and illustrated by Nick Sharratt.

16578. Petty Pewter Gods (Garrett, P.I., Bk. 7)

Glen Cook

Petty Pewter Gods is the eighth 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.

16579. Faded Steel Heat #9

Glen Cook

Faded Steel Heat is the ninth 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.

16580. The Serpent Mage

Greg Bear

Serpent Mage published in 1986, it is the second in a two book fantasy series written by Greg Bear. It is the sequel to The Infinity Concerto.

16581. Down to A Sunless Sea

David Graham

David Graham's Down to a Sunless Sea is a post-apocalyptic novel about a planeload of people during and after a short nuclear war, set in a near-future world where the USA is critically short of oil. The title of the book is taken from a line of the poem Kubla Khan by Samuel …

16582. Angelina Jolie: Notes from My Travels

Angelina Jolie

Notes from My Travels is a collection of journal excerpts kept by actress Angelina Jolie in 2001-2002 detailing her experiences travelling to troubled Third World regions in her role as a Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. The book was …

16583. Between Heaven and Hell

Peter Kreeft

Between Heaven and Hell: A Dialog Somewhere Beyond Death with John F. Kennedy, C. S. Lewis, & Aldous Huxley is a novel by Peter Kreeft about U.S. President John F. Kennedy, and authors C. S. Lewis and Aldous Huxley meeting in Purgatory and engaging in a philosophical …

16584. Skinny

Ibi Kaslik

Skinny is the debut novel by Hungarian-Canadian author Ibi Kaslik, first published by HarperCollins in May 2004. It appeared on the New York Times best sellers list for two consecutive weeks in 2008.

16592. A Balcony in the Forest

Julien Gracq

A Balcony in the Forest is a 1958 novel by the French writer Julien Gracq. It tells the story of a French lieutenant, Grange, who is assigned to an old fortified building in the forest of the Ardennes in the autumn of 1939, where he waits at the outbreak of World War II together …

16593. Man's Hope

André Malraux

Man's Hope (French: L'Espoir) is a 1937 novel by André Malraux about the Spanish Civil War. It was translated to English and published during 1938 as "Man's Hope". The story was later adapted into a movie, L'espoir (1945).

16594. Noise: The Political Economy of Music

Jacques Attali

Noise: The Political Economy of Music is a non-fiction book by French economist and scholar, Jacques Attali. Attali's essential argument in Noise: The Political Economy of Music is that music, as a cultural form, is intimately tied up in the mode of production in any given …

16595. Electra

Jean Giraudoux

Electra is a two-act play written in 1937 by French dramatist Jean Giraudoux. It was the first Giraudoux play to employ the staging of Louis Jouvet. Based on the classic myth of antiquity, Jean Giraudoux wrote perhaps his best play. Electra has a surprisingly tragic force, …

16596. La Joie de vivre

Emile Zola

La joie de vivre is the twelfth novel in the Rougon-Macquart series by Émile Zola. It was serialized in the periodical Gil Blas in 1883 before being published in book form by Charpentier in February 1884. It was translated into English by Ernest A. Vizetelly as How Jolly Life …

16597. Encounter

Milan Kundera

Encounter is the latest addition to the acclaimed body of literary criticism from beloved author Milan Kundera (The Unbearable Lightness of Being, The Book of Laughter and Forgetting). Novelist Russell Banks writes, “Not since Henry James, perhaps, has a fiction writer examined …

16600. Le Voyageur sans bagage

Jean Anouilh

Le voyageur sans bagage is a 1937 play in five acts by Jean Anouilh. Incidental music was written by Darius Milhaud.



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