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.

16804. The Complete Stories (Everyman's Library) …

Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe’s gift for the macabre–his genius in finding the strangeness lurking at the heart of things–was so extraordinary that he exerted a major influence on Baudelaire and French symbolism, on Freudian analysis, and also on the detective novel and the Hollywood movie. …

16805. Doctor Is Sick

Anthony Burgess

"Fine, sly, rich comedy. . . "―The New York Times Book Review Dr. Edwin Spindrift has been sent home from Burma with a brain tumor. Closer to words than to people, his sense of reality is further altered by his condition. When he escapes from the hospital the night before his …

16806. Dungeon, Zenith Vol. 2: The Barbarian Princess

Joann Sfar

Herbert’s fictitious Princess in distress to lure more hapless warriors to the Dungeon turns out to be all too real and quite a handful!

16807. Bloody Streets of Paris

Jacques Tardi

The Bloody Streets of Paris is a classic detective story set against the Nazi occupation of Paris. Newly discharged from a WWII prisoner of war camp, Nestor Burma finds himself unraveling a convoluted mystery surrounding the death of an associate. The fast-paced, tightly plotted …

16808. If He Hollers Let Him Go: A Novel (Himes, Chester)

Chester Himes

In the decades just prior to the eruption of the American civil rights movement in the late '50s, Chester Himes was one of the most significant African American authors--although today he is less well known than several of his contemporaries. He wrote numerous novels, short …

16809. Tartarin of Tarascon

Alphonse Daudet

Tartarin of Tarascon is an 1872 novel written by the French author Alphonse Daudet.

16814. The chairs

Martin Crimp

In a house on an island a very old couple pass their time with private games and half-remembered stories. With brilliant eccentricity, Ionesco's 'tragic farce' combines a comic portrait of human folly with a magical experiment in theatrical possibilities.

16816. Pierre: Or the Ambiguities

Herman Melville

'Ambiguities indeed! One long brain-muddling, soul-bewildering ambiguity (to borrow Mr. Melville's style), like Melchisedeck, without beginning or end-a labyrinth without a clue - an Irish bog without so much as a Jack o'the'lantern to guide the wanderer's footsteps - the dream …

16817. A Sensible life

Mary Wesley

A Sensible Life is a novel written by British author Mary Wesley. The story takes its beginning in 1926 when Flora Trevelyan is ten years old and follows her life, and the people whose lives she touches, throughout the following thirty-five years.

16818. Michener: Journey

James A. Michener

Journey, a novel by James Michener published in 1989, was expanded from a section originally cut from his large novel Alaska. The book depicts five men, one of whom was an English Lord, journeying in 1897-99 from Great Britain through Canada to Dawson, Yukon, to participate in …

16819. Force of circumstance

Simone de Beauvoir

Force if circumstance is a 1963 book written by Simone de Beauvoir.

16821. Shake Hands Forever

Ruth Rendell

Shake Hands Forever is a novel by British writer Ruth Rendell, first published in 1975. It is the 9th entry in her popular Inspector Wexford series.

16822. Angélique, the Marquise of the Angels

Sergeanne Golon

Angélique, the Marquise of the Angels is a 1956 novel by Anne Golon & Serge Golon, the first novel in Angélique series. Inspired by the life of Suzanne de Rougé du Plessis-Bellière, known as the Marquise du Plessis-Bellière. Angélique's marriage to Jeoffrey de Peyrac is …

16823. Gambit

Rex Stout

Gambit is a Nero Wolfe detective novel by Rex Stout, first published by the Viking Press in 1962.

16824. Murder Being Once Done: An Inspector Wexford Mystery

Ruth Rendell

Murder Being Once Done is a novel by British crime-writer Ruth Rendell, first published in 1972. It is the seventh entry in her popular Inspector Wexford series.

16827. The The Conqueror: A novel of William the Conqueror, …

Georgette Heyer

The Conqueror is a novel written by Georgette Heyer. It is based on the life of William the Conqueror.

16828. The Tale of Mrs. Tittlemouse

Beatrix Potter

The Tale of Mrs. Tittlemouse is a children's book written and illustrated by Beatrix Potter, and published by Frederick Warne & Co. in 1910. The tale is about housekeeping and insect pests in the home, and reflects Potter's own sense of tidiness and her abhorrence of insect …

16829. Instead of Three Wishes: Magical Short Stories 3

Megan Whalen Turner

Instead of Three Wishes: Magical Short Stories is a collection of seven fantasy children's stories by Megan Whalen Turner.

16830. The robber bridegroom

Eudora Welty

The Robber Bridegroom is a 1942 novella by Eudora Welty. The story, inspired by and loosely based on the Grimm fairy tale The Robber Bridegroom, is a Southern folk tale set in Mississippi. At the opening of the novella, the legendary Mike Fink meets gentleman robber Jamie …

16832. Five Go Off to Camp

Enid Blyton

Five Go Off To Camp is the seventh novel in the Famous Five children's adventure series by Enid Blyton. It was first published in 1948, and was followed by a number of reprints and translations. The story revolves around mysterious "spook trains" that the Five hear about on a …

16833. Poppy Shakespeare

Clare Allan

Poppy Shakespeare is a novel about mental illness by Clare Allan. It tells the story of day patients at a mental health hospital. The central characters are Poppy Shakespeare, a new patient, and "N", a long term patient. Poppy arrives at the hospital strongly asserting that she …

16834. Out of the Shelter

David Lodge

Out of the Shelter is a novel by British author David Lodge.

16835. The tears of autumn

Charles McCarry

The Tears of Autumn is American author Charles McCarry's second novel, and the second novel in the Paul Christopher series.

16837. America Day by Day

Simone de Beauvoir

Here is the ultimate American road book, one with a perspective unlike that of any other. In January 1947 Simone de Beauvoir landed at La Guardia airport and began a four-month journey that took her from one coast of the United States to the other, and back again. Embraced by …

16838. Carpentaria

Alexis Wright

Carpentaria is the second novel by the Indigenous Australian author Alexis Wright. It met with widespread critical acclaim when it was published in mid-2006, and went on to win Australia's premier literary prize, the Miles Franklin Award, in mid-2007.

16840. Jacques and his Master

Milan Kundera

Jacques and his Master is a play written in 1971 by Milan Kundera, which he subtitles "A Homage to Diderot in Three Acts". It was translated by Simon Callow in 1986 and directed by him in 1987.

16842. Memoirs of an Infantry Officer

Siegfried Sassoon

Memoirs of an Infantry Officer is a novel by Siegfried Sassoon, first published in 1930. It is a fictionalised account of Sassoon's own life during and immediately after World War I. Soon after its release, it was heralded as a classic and was even more successful than its …

16843. Adieux: A Farewell to Sartre

Simone de Beauvoir

Adieux: A Farewell to Sartre is a 1981 book written by Simone de Bauvoir.

16844. Kissing The Beehive [Lit.157]

Jonathan Carroll

Kissing the Beehive is a fantasy novel by Jonathan Carroll, published by Nan A. Talese/Doubleday in late December 1997. When the novel was published in Great Britain the following year, Carroll added a three-page epilogue at the request of its publisher, Victor Gollancz. It is …

16846. Laura

Vera Caspary

Laura is a detective novel by Vera Caspary. It is her best known work, and was adapted into a popular film in 1944, with Gene Tierney in the title role.

16849. Into the Darkness

Harry Turtledove

Into the Darkness is a fantasy novel by American writer Harry Turtledove, the first book in the Darkness series.

16852. Cast of Shadows

Kevin Guilfoile

Cast of Shadows is a 2005 suspense novel by the American writer Kevin Guilfoile. It was published in the United Kingdom under the title Wicker.

16853. Cinco dias en Paris

Danielle Steel

Five Days In Paris is a 1995 fiction novel by Danielle Steel and published by Delacorte Press. It analyzes honour, integrity and commitment into relationships, as well as hope. The book was a best-seller of Publishers Weekly for eighteen weeks.

16854. Critical chain : a business novel

Eliyahu M. Goldratt

Critical Chain is a novel by Dr. Eliyahu Goldratt using the Critical Chain theory of Project Management as the major theme. It is really a teaching method for the theory.

16858. The South

Colm Toibin

The South is a 1990 novel by Irish writer Colm Tóibín. It drew comparisons with Milan Kundera. Katherine, a Protestant woman from Ireland, arrives in Barcelona in the 1950s having left her husband and son. Very slowly she starts discovering the city and gets to meet local …

16859. Bitter fruit

Achmat Dangor

Bitter Fruit is a novel by Achmat Dangor first published in 2001 by Kwela Books of Cape Town. Set in South Africa in 1998, it is about the disintegration of a Coloured family in the years after the end of apartheid. According to Gabriel Gbadamosi's review in The Guardian, "All …

16862. The Talk Of The Town

Ardal O'Hanlon

The Talk of the Town is the first novel written by Ardal O'Hanlon, published by Sceptre in 1999. It was renamed Knick Knack Paddy Whack for publication in United States. The novel is set in 1980's Ireland and is about life in a small Irish town, where everyone knows your …

16864. The Colonizer and the Colonized

Albert Memmi

The Colonizer and the Colonized is a well-known nonfiction book of Albert Memmi, published in French in 1957 and in English at first in 1965. This work explores and describes the psychological effects of colonialism on colonized and colonizers alike. Dissecting the minds of both …

16866. The Chase of the Golden Meteor

Jules Verne

The Chase of the Golden Meteor is a novel by Jules Verne. It was one of the last novels written by the prolific French hard science fiction pioneer and was only published in 1908, three years after his death. It is one of seven such posthumous novels, many of which were …

16867. The Nun's Story

Kathryn Hulme

The Nun's Story is a 1956 novel by Kathryn Hulme. The book was a Book of the Month selection and reached #1 on the New York Times best-seller list. Hulme wrote the book based partly upon the experiences of her friend, Marie Louise Habets of the Sisters of Charity of Jesus and …

16868. Yoda: Dark Rendezvous (Star Wars: Clone Wars (Del …

Sean Stewart

Yoda: Dark Rendezvous is a 2004 Star Wars novel written by Sean Stewart and published by Del Rey. It is set in the Expanded Universe during the Clone Wars conflict between Attack of the Clones and Revenge of the Sith.

16870. Simon the Coldheart: A Tale of Chivalry and Adventure

Georgette Heyer

Simon the Coldheart is a novel by Georgette Heyer

16872. At Canaan's Edge: America In The King Years, 1965-68

Taylor Branch

At Canaan's Edge: America in the King Years, 1965-68 is a book by Taylor Branch.

16873. Thomas Jefferson : Author of America (Eminent Lives)

Christopher Hitchens

Thomas Jefferson: Author of America is a short biography of Thomas Jefferson, the third President of the United States and the principal author of the Declaration of Independence, by author, journalist and literary critic Christopher Hitchens. It was released as a part of Harper …

16875. Bumblebee Flies Anyway, The

Robert Cormier

The Bumblebee Flies Anyway is a young adult novel by Robert Cormier. It was published in 1983.

16876. Prisoner's Dilemma (Collier Fiction)

Richard Powers

Prisoner's Dilemma is a 1988 novel by American author Richard Powers. It is the story of a dysfunctional family living in DeKalb County, Illinois. The novel explores the impact of history on contemporary life. The novel centres on the father of the family, Eddie Hobson, who is …

16877. Spinoza: Practical Philosophy

Gilles Deleuze

Spinoza: Practical Philosophy is a 1970 book by philosopher Gilles Deleuze, his last work published before his collaboration with psychoanalyst Félix Guattari on Anti-Oedipus; a revised and expanded edition was published in 1981 by Les Editions du Minuit. In the book, Deleuze …

16878. Glut: The Deep History of Information Science: …

Alex Wright

Glut: Mastering Information Through The Ages is a 2007 book written by Alex Wright, a writer and information architect for The New York Times. Wright's intention is to provide a broad historical overview of the development of information transmission and organization systems.

16879. Winesburg, Ohio: Authoritative Text Backgrounds and …

Sherwood Anderson

Winesburg, Ohio is a 1919 short story cycle by the American author Sherwood Anderson. The work is structured around the life of protagonist George Willard, from the time he was a child to his growing independence and ultimate abandonment of Winesburg as a young man. It is set in …

16880. Belinda (Oxford World Classics)

Maria Edgeworth

Belinda is an 1801 novel by the Irish writer Maria Edgeworth. It was first published in three volumes by Joseph Johnson of London, and was reprinted by Pandora Press in 1986. The novel was Edgeworth's second published, and was considered controversial in its day for its …

16881. (Nicholas Linnear 2) The Miko

Eric Van Lustbader

The Ninja novel was written in 1980 by Eric Van Lustbader and is a tale of revenge, love and murder. The author blends a number of known themes together: crime, suspense and Japanese martial arts mysticism. The book is divided into five parts, called "rings," as an apparent …

16882. The Miocene Arrow

Sean McMullen

The Miocene Arrow is a post-apocalyptic novel by Sean McMullen. It is the middle book of the Greatwinter trilogy.

16883. District and Circle

Seamus Heaney

District and Circle is a poetry collection by Seamus Heaney, who received the 1995 Nobel Prize in Literature. It was published in 2006 and won the 2006 T. S. Eliot Prize, the most prestigious poetry award in the UK. The collection also won the Irish Times "Poetry Now Award". …

16885. Kolomsky Heights

Lionel Davidson

Kolymsky Heights is a thriller novel by Lionel Davidson.

16886. Crusader Gold

David Gibbins

Crusader Gold is an archaeological adventure novel by David Gibbins. First published in 2006, it is the second book in Gibbins' Jack Howard series. It has been published in more than 20 languages and was a New York Times bestseller.

16887. The Centauri Device (SF Masterwork 31)

M. John Harrison

The Centauri Device is the third novel by English author M. John Harrison. The novel, originally conceived as an "anti-space opera" would ultimately go on to make a major contribution to revitalising the subgenre and influencing the works of later authors such as Iain M. Banks …

16888. The Empty Family

Colm Toibin

The Empty Family is a collection of short stories by Irish writer Colm Tóibín. It was published in the UK in October 2010 and was released in the US in January 2011.

16891. Journey to the Stone Country

Alex Miller

Journey to the Stone Country is a 2002 Miles Franklin literary award winning novel by the Australian author Alex Miller.

16893. Ice Shirt

William T. Vollmann

The Ice-Shirt is a 1990 historical novel by American author William T. Vollmann. It is the first book in a seven-book series called Seven Dreams: A Book of North American Landscapes.

16894. The Return of Depression Economics

Paul Krugman

The Return of Depression Economics and the Crisis of 2008 is a non-fiction book by American economist and winner of the Nobel Prize in economics Paul Krugman. The 2008 book is an updated version of his 1999 work, The Return of Depression Economics and draws parallels between the …

16895. Youngblood Hawke

Herman Wouk

Youngblood Hawke is a 1962 novel by American writer Herman Wouk about the rise and fall of a young writer. It is based on the life of Thomas Wolfe.

16896. The Oxford companion to food

Alan Davidson

The Oxford Companion to Food is an encyclopedia about food. It was edited by Alan Davidson and published by Oxford University Press in 1999. It was also issued in softcover under the name The Penguin Companion to Food. A second edition was edited by Tom Jaine and published in …

16897. Holy War, Inc

Peter Bergen

Holy War, Inc.: Inside the Secret World of Bin Laden is a book by CNN investigative journalist and documentarian Peter Bergen. In the book, Bergen documents the life, career, and activities of Islamic terrorist Osama bin Laden and the jihadist network that he operates, Al-Qaeda. …

16898. Book of Dreams [expanded edition]

Jack Kerouac

Book of Dreams is an experimental novel published by Jack Kerouac in 1960, culled from the dream journal he kept from 1952 to 1960. In it Kerouac tries to continue plot-lines with characters from his books as he sees them in his dreams. This book is stylistically wild, …

16899. Frost at Christmas

R. D. Wingfield

Frost at Christmas is the first of the series of novels written by R. D. Wingfield, the creator of the character Detective Inspector Jack Frost, who is more famously known in the television series A Touch of Frost, where the character is played by Sir David Jason. This novel was …

16900. Cluster Series #1: Cluster

Piers Anthony

Cluster is the 1st book of the Cluster Series published in 1977 that was written by Piers Anthony.

16901. Daniel's Story

Carol Matas

Daniel's Story is a 1993 children's novel by Carol Matas, telling the story of a young boy's experiences in the Holocaust in World War II. It is honored at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. by means of an exhibit.

16902. The Coffin Quilt: The Feud between the Hatfields and …

Ann Rinaldi

The Coffin Quilt is a novel by Ann Rinaldi that was first published in 1999. Set in Kentucky, it tells the story of the Hatfield-McCoy feud in the late 19th century through the eyes of Fanny, a young female member of the McCoy family. Choosing between family and what is right is …

16905. The Whispering Land

Gerald Durrell

The Whispering Land is an autobiographical account of the 8 months Gerald Durrell spent travelling in Argentina during the late 1950s, collecting animals for his then recently founded Jersey Zoo. The book is divided into two parts. In the first, Durrell travels south from Buenos …

16906. Firstborn

Paul B. Thompson

Firstborn is a fantasy novel by Paul B. Thompson and Tonya R. Carter which is set in the world of the Dragonlance campaign setting and is the first volume in the Elven Nations series.

16907. Deathworld

Harry Harrison

Deathworld 2 is a book published in 1964 that was written by Harry Harrison.

16910. The Sweetest Fig

Chris Van Allsburg

The Sweetest Fig is a children's fantasy novel written in 1993 by the American author Chris Van Allsburg. It tells a story of an affluent, cold-hearted French dentist who eats a fig which makes his wildest dreams come true.

16911. The Magic School Bus Lost in the Solar System (Magic …

Joanna Cole

To celebrate its 20th anniversary, Scholastic is re-releasing the ten original Magic School Bus titles in paperback. With updated scientific information, the bestselling science series ever is back!The fieldtrip to the planetarium is foiled when the museum turns out to be …

16918. The Ghost Belonged to Me (Blossom Culp, Book 1)

Richard Peck

The Ghost Belonged to Me is a novel written for children by Richard Peck, author of Newbery Medal winning A Year Down Yonder.

16920. The legacy of Luna: the story of a tree, a woman and …

Julia Hill

The Legacy of Luna is a book written by Julia Butterfly Hill about her experiences while protecting a tree named Luna. It is based on a true story, written like a diary of two years spent in an ancient redwood. The book was published by HarperCollins Publishers Inc. in 2000.

16921. Tarot #1 - God of Tarot

Piers Anthony

God of Tarot is a book published in 1979 that was written by Piers Anthony.

16922. Wholeness and the Implicate Order (Routledge …

David Bohm

Wholeness and the Implicate Order is a book by theoretical physicist David Bohm. It was originally published 1980 by Routledge, Great Britain. The book is considered a basic reference for Bohm's concepts of undivided wholeness and of implicate and explicate orders, as well as of …

16923. King's Sacrifice

Margaret Weis

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

16925. Hitler: A Study in Tyranny

Alan Bullock

Hitler: A Study in Tyranny is a 1952 biography of the Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler. It was written by the British historian Sir Alan Bullock.

16927. The Assassins: A Radical Sect in Islam

Bernard Lewis

The Assassins: A Radical Sect in Islam is a book, first published in 1967, written by Middle-East historian Bernard Lewis, and published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson. An updated edition was published by Oxford University Press in 1987, and another in 2002 by Basic Books.

16928. Goodbye, Mickey Mouse

Len Deighton

Goodbye, Mickey Mouse is a historical novel by Len Deighton published on October 12, 1982. Set in Britain in early 1944 it tells the story of the 220th Fighter Group of the US Eighth Air Force in the lead up to the Allied invasion of Europe. The Group is based at the fictional …

16929. Six Degrees: Our Future on a Hotter Planet (UK …

Mark Lynas

An eye-opening and vital account of the future of our earth and our civilisation if current rates of global warming persist, by the highly acclaimed author of ‘High Tide’.Picture yourself a few decades from now, in a world in which average temperatures are three degrees higher …

16930. Cranford & Cousin Ph

Elizabeth Gaskell

Cranford is one of the better-known novels of the 19th-century English writer Elizabeth Gaskell. It was first published in 1851 as a serial in the magazine Household Words, which was edited by Charles Dickens.

16932. Dooby Dooby Moo (Betsy Lewin)

Doreen Cronin

Dooby Dooby Moo is a children's book written by Doreen Cronin and illustrated by Betsy Lewin. Released in 2006 by Athenium, it continues the story of Farmer Brown's animals from Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type, who enter a talent show in an attempt to win a trampoline. The …

16934. Tarzan at the Earth's Core

Edgar Rice Burroughs

Tarzan at the Earth's Core is a novel written by Edgar Rice Burroughs, published in 1930. the thirteenth in his series of books about the title character Tarzan and the fourth in his series set in the interior world of Pellucidar.

16938. Baby and Child Care

Benjamin Spock

The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care written by Benjamin Spock, is a manual on infant and child care first published in 1946. The book, along with Dr. Spock, attained fame almost instantly, selling 500,000 copies in its first six months. By Spock’s death in 1998, over 50 …

16939. A Call to Arms

Alan Dean Foster

A Call to Arms is a book published in 1991 that was written by Alan Dean Foster.

16940. Cachalot

Alan Dean Foster

Cachalot is a science fiction novel written by Alan Dean Foster.

16942. Operation Chaos

Poul Anderson

Operation Chaos is a 1971 science fiction/fantasy fixup novel by Poul Anderson. A sequel, Operation Luna, was published in 2000.

16943. Empire From the Ashes

David Weber

Empire from the Ashes is a science fiction novel written by David Weber. Published in 2003 by Baen Books, it is an omnibus reissue of Weber's Dahak trilogy, including Mutineers' Moon, The Armageddon Inheritance and Heirs of Empire.

16944. Vorpal Blade (Looking Glass) (Looking Glass) …

John Ringo

Vorpal Blade is a book published in 2007 that was written by Travis S. Taylor and John Ringo.

16945. Curious George Rides a Bike (Curious George)

H. A. Rey

Curious George Rides a Bike is a children's book written and illustrated by Margret Rey and H. A. Rey and published by Houghton Mifflin in 1952. It is the third book of the original Curious George series and tells the story of George's new bicycle and his experiences performing …

16947. Beginning of Spring

Penelope Fitzgerald

The Beginning of Spring is a novel by British author Penelope Fitzgerald. Set in Moscow in 1913, it tells the story of a Moscow-born son of a British emigre manufacturer whose Britain-born wife has suddenly abandoned him and their three children.

16948. Hell's Kitchen: A Novel of Berlin 1936 (Location …

Jeffery Deaver

Hell's Kitchen is a novel published in 2001 by author Jeffery Deaver. It is the third novel that follows location scout John Pellam.

16950. Time of the Transference (Spellsinger, No. 6)

Alan Dean Foster

Time of the Transference is a fantasy novel written by Alan Dean Foster. The book follows the continuing adventures of Jonathan Thomas Meriweather who is transported from our world into a land of talking animals and magic. It is the sixth book in the Spellsinger series.

16953. The Singapore Grip

J. G. Farrell

The Singapore Grip is a novel by J. G. Farrell. It was published in 1978 a year before his death. In 2015, The Straits Times' Akshita Nanda selected The Singapore Grip as one of 10 classic Singapore novels. She wrote, "Neatly weaving in snappy, comic summaries of Singapore …

16954. The powers that be

David Halberstam

The Powers That Be is a 1979 book by David Halberstam about the American media. The subjects in the book: CBS The New York Times The Los Angeles Times The Washington Post Time The Seattle Times called the book, "a monumental X-ray study of power."

16958. The edge chronicles 4: The curse of the gloamglozer

Paul Stewart

The Curse of the Gloamglozer is a children's fantasy novel by Paul Stewart and Chris Riddell, first published in 2001. It is the fourth volume of The Edge Chronicles and the first of the Quint Saga trilogy; within the stories' own chronology it is the first novel, preceding the …

16959. Great Expectations. 1.800 headwords.

Charles Dickens

Great Expectations is Charles Dickens's thirteenth novel and his penultimate completed novel; a bildungsroman which depicts the personal growth and personal development of an orphan nicknamed Pip. It is Dickens's second novel, after David Copperfield, to be fully narrated in the …

16960. The Gentle Giants of Ganymede

James P. Hogan

The Gentle Giants of Ganymede is a book published in 1978 that was written by James P. Hogan.

16963. Perl Best Practices

Damian Conway

Perl Best Practices is a programming book focusing on standard practices for Perl coding style, encouraging the development of maintainable source code. It was written by Damian Conway and published by O'Reilly.

16964. The history of magic : including a clear and precise …

Eliphas Lévi

First published in 1913, this classic text is an invaluable source book on the history and practice of magic and occultism. The contents include: Magic of the Magi, Magic in Ancient Greece, the Kabalah, Primitive Symbolism, Mysticism, Oracles, Magical Monuments, Magic and …

16968. How I learned geography

Uri Shulevitz

How I Learned Geography, by Uri Shulevitz, is a fictional story recasting a childhood memory.

16970. The King's Peace (Sulien, Book 1)

Jo Walton

The King's Peace is a fantasy novel written by Jo Walton and published by Tor Books in October 2000. The first of Walton's published novels, it is also the first of three "Sulien" novels. It was followed in 2001 by a sequel, The King's Name, and in 2002 by a prequel, The Prize …

16971. Darksong Rising (The Spellsong Cycle, Book 3)

L. E. Modesitt Jr.

Darksong Rising is a book published in 1999 that was written by L.E Modesitt Jr.

16972. Children Of The Dust (Definitions)

Louise Lawrence

Children of the Dust is a post-apocalyptic, dystopian novel, written by Louise Lawrence, published in 1985. The book details three generations of a family during the aftermath of a nuclear war. The survivors of the blast suffer through radiation, nuclear winter, feuds between …

16974. Far-Seer (The Quintaglio Trilogy)

Robert J. Sawyer

Far-Seer is a novel written by Canadian science fiction author, Robert J. Sawyer. It is the first book of the Quintaglio Ascension Trilogy, and is followed by two sequels: Fossil Hunter and Foreigner. The book depicts an Earth-like world on a moon which orbits a gas giant, …

16975. Neuropath

R. Scott Bakker

Scott Bakker's neuroscience thriller.

16978. B070911: MW4 - Emperor and Clown (A Man of His Word, …

Dave Duncan

Emperor and Clown is a book published in 1991 that was written by Dave Duncan.

16979. B070913: Firefox

Craig Thomas

Firefox is a thriller novel written by Craig Thomas and published in 1977. The Cold War plot involves an attempt by the CIA and MI6 to steal a highly advanced experimental Soviet fighter aircraft. The chief protagonist is fighter pilot turned spy Mitchell Gant. The book was …

16981. Requiem: and tributes to the Grand Master

Robert A. Heinlein

Requiem: New Collected Works by Robert A. Heinlein and Tributes to the Grand Master is a retrospective on Robert A. Heinlein, after his death, edited by Yoji Kondo.

16983. Out of Time (Both Sides of Time) Book 2

Caroline B. Cooney

Out of Time is the sequel to Caroline B. Cooney's young adult novel Both Sides of Time, and is the second book in the Time Travelers Quartet.

16984. Children of the Lamp: Day Of The Djinn Warriors …

Philip Kerr

The Day of the Djinn Warriors is the fourth installment of the Children of the Lamp series. The author, Philip Kerr, has said on his website that he is planning to write a total of six books although he hasn't decided what the titles of the remaining books will be.

16986. The It Girl

Cecily von Ziegesar

The It Girl is the first book in The It Girl series. It was written in 2005 by a ghostwriter with suggestions from Cecily von Ziegesar. Aimed toward young adults, it is a spin-off from the bestselling Gossip Girl series. Jenny Humphrey has been kicked out from Constance Billard …

16987. The Fleet Street Murders

Charles Finch

The Fleet Street Murders, by Charles Finch, is the mystery set in London and in northern England in 1867 during the Victorian era. It is the third novel in the Charles Lenox series.

16988. The Ladies of the Lake

Jennifer Allison

Gilda Joyce: The Ladies of the Lake is a mystery novel written by Jennifer Allison, published by Dutton Children's Books.

16989. Shine

Lauren Myracle

When her best guy friend falls victim to a vicious hate crime, sixteen-year-old Cat sets out to discover who in her small town did it. Richly atmospheric, this daring mystery mines the secrets of a tightly knit Southern community and examines the strength of will it takes to …

16992. Girls In Love

Jacqueline Wilson

Girls in Love is the first book in the Girls series, written by Dame Jacqueline Wilson, DBE, a noted English author who writes fiction for children and young teenagers. It was first published in 1997. The other books in the series are Girls under Pressure, Girls out Late, and …

16993. The Vespertine

Saundra Mitchell

The Vespertine is a young adult historical fiction romance novel by Saundra Mitchell. It follows the romantic journey of Amelia van den Broek while she develops her startling new ability to see into the future.

16994. The Fort

Bernard Cornwell

The Fort is an historical novel written by Bernard Cornwell. The book relates to the events of the Penobscot Expedition of 1779 during the American Revolutionary War. While centred on the efforts of a regiment of Scots to establish and hold the fort against superior numbers of …

16997. Warlock

Oakley Hall

Oakley Hall's legendary Warlock revisits and reworks the traditional conventions of the Western to present a raw, funny, hypnotic, ultimately devastating picture of American unreality. First published in the 1950s, at the height of the McCarthy era, Warlock is not only one of …

16998. Snuff

Terry Pratchett

Snuff is the 39th novel in the Discworld series, written by Terry Pratchett. It was published on 11 October 2011 in the United States, and 13 October 2011 in the United Kingdom. The book is the third fastest selling novel in the United Kingdom since records began, having sold …

16999. Strong as Death

Guy de Maupassant

Broad daylight streamed down into the vast studio through a skylight in the ceiling, which showed a large square of dazzling blue, a bright vista of limitless heights of azure, across which passed flocks of birds in rapid flight. But the glad light of heaven hardly entered this …

17000. Firefly: The Official Companion Volume 2

Joss Whedon

Before the smash hit movie Serenity came Firefly, the cult TV series which started it all and became a DVD phenomenon, selling almost half a million copies.Set 500 years in the future, Firefly centres around Mal Reynolds, captain of the ship-for-hire Serenity and its eclectic …



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