The most popular books in English
from 18401 to 18600

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.

18401. The Magic City

E. Nesbit

The Magic City is a children's book by Edith Nesbit, first published in 1910. It initially appeared as a serial in The Strand Magazine, with illustrations by Spencer Pryse.

18402. Immortal

Christopher; Holder Golden, Nancy

Immortal is an original novel based on the U.S. television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

18403. Where's Wally Now?

Martin Handford

Where's Wally Now? was the second Where's Wally? book. It was first published in 1988. In the book Wally travels through time as he visits many different locations and events. He also loses a book on each page, which the reader has to find. The book was re-released in October …

18404. Apology, Crito and Phaedo of Socrates

Plato

This book is part of the TREDITION CLASSICS series. The creators of this series are united by passion for literature and driven by the intention of making all public domain books available in printed format again - worldwide. At tredition we believe that a great book never goes …

18405. Selected dialogues of Plato : the Benjamin Jowett …

Plato

Benjamin Jowett's translations of Plato have long been classics in their own right. In this volume, Professor Hayden Pelliccia has revised Jowett's renderings of five key dialogues, giving us a modern Plato faithful to both Jowett's best features and Plato's own masterly …

18406. Little Bear's Friend

Maurice Sendak

One summer Little Bear makes friends with a girl named Emily. But when summer ends, Emily must leave. Little Bear is very sad—until he finds a way to stay close to his new friend even when she is far away!

18407. It Takes a Village

Hillary Rodham Clinton

It Takes a Village: And Other Lessons Children Teach Us is a book published in 1996 by First Lady of the United States Hillary Rodham Clinton. In it, Clinton presents her vision for the children of America. She focuses on the impact individuals and groups outside the family …

18408. Millroy the Magician

Paul Theroux

Fourteen-year-old Jilly Farina was enthralled with Millroy the Magician at the Barnstable County Fair. After all, he once turned a girl from the audience into a glass of milk and drank her, But when Jilly stepped into the wickerwork coffin during a performance, she had no idea …

18409. A Time to Die

Wilbur A. Smith

A Time to Die is a 1989 novel by Wilbur Smith. Set in 1987, it is chronologically the last of the 13 Courtney Novels. Smith did not regard it strictly as a Courtney novel, however, claiming "it's just got a Courtney name in it. It's not in the mainstream of the series." The …

18411. The Hound of Death

Agatha Christie

The Hound of Death and Other Stories is a collection of twelve short stories by Agatha Christie first published in the United Kingdom in October 1933. Unusually, the collection was not published by Christie's regular publishers, William Collins & Sons, but by Odhams Press, …

18413. Brother Fish

Bryce Courtenay

Brother Fish is a novel written by Bryce Courtenay that was published in 2004.

18417. Empire

Steven Saylor

Empire is a historical novel by American author Steven Saylor. It is the sequel to Roma, and follows the lives of five generations of the Pinarius family from the reign of the first Roman emperor, Augustus, to the height of Rome's empire under Hadrian. It was first published by …

18418. Rumble Tumble

Joe R. Lansdale

Rumble Tumble is a 1998 suspense crime novel written by American author Joe R. Lansdale. It is the fifth in the series of his Hap and Leonard mysteries. According to WorldCat, it is held in 573 libraries.

18420. The Perfect Thing

Steven Levy

The Perfect Thing: How the iPod Shuffles Commerce, Culture, and Coolness is a book written by Steven Levy, an American journalist. It covers the growth of the idea of Apple's very own iPod, from its origins before its introduction in 2001 to its development to the iPod Nano and …

18421. Prisoner of Time

Caroline B. Cooney

Prisoner of Time is the third in a series of time-travel romances written by Caroline B. Cooney.

18423. Childe Morgan

Katherine Kurtz

Childe Morgan is a fantasy novel by American-born author Katherine Kurtz. It was published by Ace Books on December 5, 2006. It is the fifteenth of Kurtz' Deryni novels to be published, the second book in the fifth Deryni trilogy, the Childe Morgan trilogy. The events of this …

18424. Queen of the Slayers

Nancy Holder

Queen of the Slayers is an original novel based on the American television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

18425. Reckless

Cecily von Ziegesar

Reckless is the third book in the The It Girl novels by Cecily von Ziegesar. The series is ghostwritten from the original idea by von Ziegesar. The series, aimed toward young adults, is a spin-off from the bestselling Gossip Girl series. It was released in 2006 by Little, Brown.

18426. Intrigues (Collegium Chronicles, volume 2)

Mercedes Lackey

Magpie is a thirteen-year-old orphan chosen by one of the magical Companion horses of Valdemar and taken to the capital city, Haven, to be trained as a Herald. Like all Heralds, Magpie learns that he has a hidden Gift-the Gift of telepathy. But life at the court is not without …

18427. Bass Ackwards and Belly Up

Sarah Fain

For readers of the New York Times bestselling Gossip Girl and A-List series, here is a smart and highly commercial first novel about four best friends who, after graduating high school, decide to postpone the standard college route to pursue their creative dreams. Harper Waddle, …

18428. Mixed Blessings

Danielle Steel

Mixed Blessings is a romance novel written by Danielle Steel. The plot follows three different couples, who have no correlation to each other trying to make ethical decisions about modern day lives and family life. The book was published by Dell Publishing in October 1993.

18431. Secrets in the Fire

Henning Mankell

Secrets in the Fire is a children's novel by Swedish author Henning Mankell. It was published in 1995 and was translated into English by Anne Connie Stuksrud. Secrets in the Fire was based on the true story of land mine victim Sofia Alface. The book has won the 2002 Sankei …

18432. Lola Rose

Jacqueline Wilson

The follow-up to the No. 1 bestselling novel, The Long Earth. A generation after the events of The Long Earth, mankind has spread across the new worlds opened up by Stepping. Where Joshua and Lobsang once pioneered, now fleets of airships link the stepwise Americas with trade …

18435. Tiassa

Steven Brust

Tiassa is the thirteenth book in Steven Brust's Vlad Taltos series, set in the fantasy world of Dragaera. It was published in 2011. Following the trend of the series, it is named after one of the Great Houses and features that House as an important element to its plot.

18436. Resident Evil: Underworld

S. D. Perry

Resident Evil: Underworld is a novel written by S. D. Perry in 1999. Underworld is the fourth Resident Evil book written by S. D. Perry, the fifth in chronological order, and the second which is not based directly on one of the games.

18437. Alfred Kropp: The Seal of Solomon

Rick Yancey

Alfred Kropp: The Seal of Solomon is a young adult novel by Rick Yancey. A sequel to The Extraordinary Adventures of Alfred Kropp, it continues the story of Alfred Kropp, the beloved of the Archangel Michael, who is sent to retrieve the Great Seal of King Solomon who long ago …

18439. Dangerous Girls

R. L. Stine

Dangerous Girls is the first novel in the Dangerous Girls series by R. L. Stine. First published in 2003, the novel was followed by a sequel, The Taste of Night, in 2004. Dangerous Girls has won awards, including the ALA Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Adult Readers and the New …

18443. The Wilderness

Samantha Harvey

The Wilderness is a book written by Samantha Harvey.

18444. Voyage from Yesteryear

James P. Hogan

Voyage from Yesteryear is a 1982 science fiction novel by James P. Hogan.

18445. Expiration Date

Duane Swierczynski

Expiration Date is a book written by Duane Swierczynski.

18446. Metropolitan life

Fran Lebowitz

Metropolitan Life is a 1978 bestselling collection of comedic essays and the debut book by writer Fran Lebowitz. The book was released in a 1994 compilation entitled The Fran Lebowitz Reader along with Lebowitz's other bestseller Social Studies.

18448. Orientalism

Edward Said

Orientalism, by Edward W. Said, is a critical study of the cultural representations that are the bases of Orientalism, the West’s patronizing perceptions and fictional depictions of “the East” — the societies and peoples who inhabit the places of Asia, North Africa, and the …

18449. Flour Babies

Anne Fine

Flour Babies is a day school novel for young adults, written by Anne Fine and published by Hamilton 1992. It features a group "science experiment" in a classroom full of poor students. "When his class of underachievers is assigned to spend three torturous weeks taking care of …

18450. Jackson's Dilemma

Iris Murdoch

Jackson's Dilemma is a novel by Iris Murdoch, published in 1995. It was Murdoch's last novel; she died four years later, on 8 February 1999. In her final years, Murdoch suffered from the early stages of Alzheimer's disease, one of the symptoms of which is a reduced vocabulary …

18451. The delta decision

Wilbur A. Smith

Wild Justice is an adventure novel by Wilbur Smith. It was partially set in The Seychelles where Smith had a home for a number of years. It was the third best selling book in England in 1980. The novel was published in the US as The Delta Decision.

18452. Unlocking the Air and Other Stories

Ursula K. Le Guin

Unlocking the Air and Other Stories is a 1996 collection of short stories by Ursula K. Le Guin. Like Searoad and Orsinian Tales, most of the included stories are neither science fiction nor fantasy.

18453. First to Fight

David Sherman

First to Fight is the first book in the StarFist series, by David Sherman and Dan Cragg. The series is based on the experiences of Marines in the 25th century. The first book introduces three of the main characters, Gunnery Sergeant Charlie Bass and new Marine recruits Claypoole …

18454. A People's History of the United States

Anthony Arnove

A People's History of the United States is a 1980 non-fiction book by American historian and political scientist Howard Zinn. In the book, Zinn seeks to present American history as it has been experienced by the entirety of the population, not just the elites. According to him, …

18455. Time of Wonder

Robert McCloskey

Time of Wonder is a 1957 children's book written and illustrated by Robert McCloskey that won the Caldecott Medal in 1958. The book tells the story of a family's summer on a Maine island overlooking Penobscot Bay, filled with bright images and simple alliteration. Rain, gulls, a …

18456. The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith

Thomas Keneally

The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith is a 1972 Booker Prize-nominated novel by Thomas Keneally, and a 1978 Australian film of the same name directed by Fred Schepisi. The novel is based on the life of bushranger Jimmy Governor. The story is written through the eyes of an exploited …

18457. Why I Am Not a Muslim

Ibn Warraq

Why I Am Not a Muslim, a book written by Ibn Warraq, is a critique of Islam and the Qur'an. It was first published by Prometheus Books in the United States in 1995. The title of the book is a homage to Bertrand Russell's essay, Why I Am Not a Christian, in which Russell …

18458. Sea Change

Robert Goddard

Sea Change is a crime novel by Robert B. Parker, the fifth in his Jesse Stone series.

18459. Young Adam

Alexander Trocchi

Young Adam is a 1954 novel by Alexander Trocchi which tells the story of Joe, a young man who labours on the river barges of Glasgow, and who discovers the body of a young woman floating in the canal. The novel focuses on the relationship between Joe and his companions on the …

18460. The Harlequin Tea Set

Agatha Christie

The Harlequin Tea Set is a short story collection written by Agatha Christie and first published in the US by G. P. Putnam's Sons on 14 April 1997. It contains nine short stories each of which involves a separate mystery. With the exception of The Harlequin Tea Set, which was …

18461. Memoir

John McGahern

Memoir is an autobiographical account of the childhood of Irish writer John McGahern. It was published in 2005, and the writer died in 2006. It recalls, amongst other things, his formative years in the north-west of Ireland, the death of his beloved mother, Susan, and his …

18462. Five Have a Wonderful Time

Enid Blyton

Five Have A Wonderful Time is a popular children's book written by Enid Blyton. It is the eleventh novel in the Famous Five series of books.

18463. Five Go to Demon's Rocks

Enid Blyton

Five Go to Demon's Rocks is the nineteenth novel in The Famous Five series by Enid Blyton. It was first published in 1961.

18464. Seven Lies

James Lasdun

Seven Lies is a novel written by James Lasdun.

18465. The Bicentennial Man and Other Stories

Isaac Asimov

The Bicentennial Man and Other Stories is a science fiction anthology written and edited by Isaac Asimov. Following the usual form for Asimov collections, it consists of eleven short stories and a poem surrounded by commentary describing how each came to be written. The stories …

18466. The Vivisector

Patrick White

The Vivisector is the eighth published novel by Patrick White. First published in 1970, it details the lifelong creative journey of fictional artist/painter Hurtle Duffield. Named for its sometimes cruel analysis of Duffield and the major figures in his life, the book explores …

18467. Ibid: A Life

Mark Dunn

Ibid: A Life is the third novel by Mark Dunn, published in 2004. Its form is highly reminiscent of Nabokov's Pale Fire in that it consists almost entirely of a set of endnotes for a larger biographical work.

18469. Love and War in the Apennines

Eric Newby

Love and War in the Apennines is a 1971 Second World War memoir by Eric Newby. It was dramatised as the 2001 film In Love and War starring Callum Blue and Barbora Bobuľová.

18470. The American Language

H. L. Mencken

The American Language, first published in 1919, is H. L. Mencken's book about the English language as spoken in the United States. Mencken was inspired by "the argot of the colored waiters" in Washington, as well as one of his favorite authors, Mark Twain, and his experiences on …

18471. Woman in the Mists

Farley Mowat

Woman in the Mists: The Story of Dian Fossey and the Mountain Gorillas of Africa is a 1987 biography of the conservationist Dian Fossey, who studied and lived among the mountain gorillas of Rwanda. It is written by the Canadian author Farley Mowat, himself a conservationist and …

18472. The Unfortunates

B.S. Johnson

The Unfortunates is an experimental "book in a box" published in 1969 by English author B. S. Johnson and reissued in 2008 by New Directions. The 27 sections are unbound, with a first and last chapter specified. The 25 sections in-between, ranging from a single paragraph to 12 …

18473. Autumn Term

Antonia Forest

Autumn Term is the first in the series of novels about the Marlow family by Antonia Forest, first published in 1948, and set in that post-war period. The plot focuses on the two youngest Marlows, identical twins Nicola and Lawrence, during their first term at Kingscote. The next …

18474. Nuclear Jellyfish

Tim Dorsey

Nuclear Jellyfish is the eleventh novel by Tim Dorsey. It was released January 25, 2009. It follows overly zealous serial killer Serge A. Storms.

18475. Beyond Einstein

Michio Kaku

Beyond Einstein: The Cosmic Quest for the Theory of the Universe is a book by Michio Kaku, a theoretical physicist from the City College of New York, and Jennifer Thompson. It focuses on the development of superstring theory, which might become the unified field theory of the …

18476. Wilco: Learning How to Die

Greg Kot

Wilco: Learning How to Die is a book by Chicago Tribune rock critic Greg Kot. The book was written with the cooperation of Wilco band members past and present. It covers the time period from when Wilco singer Jeff Tweedy was born, through the formation and breakup of Uncle …

18477. Living My Life

Emma Goldman

Living My Life is the 993-page autobiography of Lithuanian-born anarchist Emma Goldman, published in two volumes in 1931 and 1934. Goldman wrote it in Saint-Tropez, France, following her disillusionment with the Bolshevik role in the Russian revolution. The text thoroughly …

18479. Forbidden Archaeology

Michael Cremo

Forbidden Archeology: The Hidden History of the Human Race is a 1993 book by Michael A. Cremo and Richard L. Thompson, written in association with the Bhaktivedanta Institute of ISKCON. Cremo states that the book has "over 900 pages of well-documented evidence suggesting that …

18480. 1824: The Arkansas War

Eric Flint

1824: The Arkansas War is a 2006 alternate history novel by American writer Eric Flint.

18481. Revolutionary Wealth

Alvin Toffler

Revolutionary Wealth is a book written by futurists Alvin Toffler and his wife Heidi Toffler, first published in 2006 by Knopf. It is a continuation of the 1980 The Third Wave, which itself is a sequel to Future Shock. Revolutionary Wealth significantly expands on the Third …

18482. The Caryatids

Bruce Sterling

The Caryatids is a science fiction novel by American writer Bruce Sterling, published in 2009. It tells the tale of the four Mihajlovic "sisters", clones of the widow of a Balkan warlord now exiled to an orbital space station. From the viewpoint of a "Dispensation" entrepreneur …

18483. The Crucible of Time

John Brunner

The Crucible of Time is a fix-up science fiction novel by John Brunner. It was first published in 1983.

18484. The Hedge of Mist

Patricia Kennealy

The Hedge of Mist is a book published in 1996 that was written by Patricia Kennealy-Morrison.

18485. A House Divided

Pearl S. Buck

A House Divided is the sequel to the 1932 novel Sons, and the third book in The House of Earth trilogy, all written by Nobel Prize winner Pearl S. Buck. It centers on the third generation of Wang Lung's family, focusing particularly on his grandson Wang Yuan.

18486. Money for Nothing

P. G. Wodehouse

Money for Nothing is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse, first published in the United Kingdom on 27 July 1928 by Herbert Jenkins, London, and in the United States on 28 September 1928 by Doubleday, Doran, New York. Immediately prior to publication it appeared as a serial, in London …

18487. Competitions

Sharon Green

Competitions is a book published in 1997 that was written by Sharon Green.

18489. Night of Thunder

Stephen Hunter

Night of Thunder is a 2008 thriller novel, and the fifth in the Bob Lee Swagger series by Stephen Hunter.

18490. Byzantium Endures

Michael Moorcock

Byzantium Endures is a novel by Michael Moorcock. It is the first in the Pyat Quartet tetralogy. The book is written in the first person from the point of view of unreliable narrator Maxim Arturovitch Pyatnitski, whose posthumous notes Moorcock claims to have transcribed. Pyat, …

18491. We Tell Ourselves Stories in Order to Live

Joan Didion

We Tell Ourselves Stories in Order to Live: Collected Nonfiction is a 2006 collection of nonfiction by Joan Didion. It was released in the Everyman's Library, a series of reprinted classic literature, as one of the titles chosen to mark the series' 100th anniversary. The title …

18492. Manhattan Is My Beat

Jeffery Deaver

Manhattan Is My Beat is a novel by crime writer Jeffery Deaver. First published in 1988, it is the first book in the Rune Trilogy.

18493. The Lasko Tangent

Richard North Patterson

The Lasko Tangent is a book by Richard North Patterson.

18495. Under the Beetle's Cellar

Mary Willis Walker

Under the Beetle's Cellar, is an award-winning 1995 suspense novel by American author Mary Willis Walker, the second in her "Molly Cates" series.

18497. Starfarers

Poul Anderson

Starfarers is a science fiction novel by Poul Anderson. It was first published in hardcover by Tor Books in November 1998; a book club edition was issued by Tor in conjunction with the Science Fiction Book Club in April 1999, followed by a paperback edition from Tor. An ebook …

18499. Aurora Floyd

Mary E. Braddon

Aurora Floyd is a sensation novel written by Mary Elizabeth Braddon. It is a follow-up novel to Braddon's highly popular Lady Audley's Secret. The plot follows the eponymous heroine, the daughter of a marriage between a nobleman, and an actress, as she grows into sexual maturity …

18501. 1906

James Dalessandro

1906 is a 2004 American fictional historical novel written by James Dalessandro. With a 38-page outline and six finished chapters, he pitched it around Hollywood in 1998 for a film by the same name, based upon events surrounding the great San Francisco earthquake and fire of …

18502. Big Secrets

William Poundstone

Big Secrets is a book published in 1983 that was written by William Poundstone.

18503. The Feynman Lectures on Physics

Richard Feynman

The Feynman Lectures on Physics is a physics textbook based on some lectures by Richard P. Feynman, a Nobel laureate who has sometimes been called “The Great Explainer”. The lectures were given to undergraduate students at the California Institute of Technology, during …

18504. Let Freedom Ring: Winning the War of Liberty over …

Sean Hannity

Let Freedom Ring: Winning the War of Liberty over Liberalism is a 2002 book by conservative political commentator and media personality Sean Hannity.

18506. The Book of Animal Ignorance

John Lloyd

The Book of Animal Ignorance is the second title in a series of books based on the intellectual British panel game QI, written by series-creator John Lloyd and head-researcher John Mitchinson. It is a trivia book, consisting largely of little-known facts about various animals, …

18507. The Master Puppeteer

Katherine Paterson

The Master Puppeteer is a historical novel for children by Katherine Paterson. It won the 1977 U.S. National Book Award in category Children’s Literature.

18508. So Far from the Bamboo Grove

Yoko Kawashima Watkins

So Far from the Bamboo Grove is a semi-autobiographical novel written by Yoko Kawashima Watkins, a Japanese American writer. It was originally published by Beech Tree in April 1986. Watkins was awarded the Literary Lights for Children Award by Associates of the Boston Public …

18509. ...And Now Miguel

Joseph Krumgold

...And Now Miguel is a novel by Joseph Krumgold that won the Newbery Medal for excellence in American children's literature in 1954. It deals with the life of Miguel Chavez, a 12-year-old Hispanic-American shepherd from New Mexico. It is also the title of a 1953 documentary …

18510. Secret of the Andes

Ann Nolan Clark

Secret of the Andes is a children's novel by Ann Nolan Clark. It won the 1953 Newbery Medal.

18512. Shadow of a Bull

Maia Wojciechowska

Shadow of a Bull is a novel by Maia Wojciechowska that was awarded the Newbery Medal for excellence in American children's literature in 1965.

18513. Great Mambo Chicken and the Transhuman Condition

Ed Regis

Great Mambo Chicken and the Transhuman Condition is a non-fiction book copyright 1990 by Ed Regis, an American author and educator, that presents a lighthearted look at scientific visionaries planning for a future with "post-biological" people, space colonization, …

18514. Lucky Starr and the Moons of Jupiter

Isaac Asimov

Lucky Starr and the Moons of Jupiter is the fifth novel in the Lucky Starr series, six juvenile science fiction novels by Isaac Asimov that originally appeared under the pseudonym Paul French. The novel was first published by Doubleday & Company in August 1957. It is the …

18515. Black Genesis

L. Ron Hubbard

Black Genesis is a book published in 1986 that was written by L. Ron Hubbard.

18516. Grand Conspiracy

Janny Wurts

Grand Conspiracy is volume five of the Wars of Light and Shadow by Janny Wurts. It is also volume two of the Alliance of Light, the third story arc in the Wars of Light and Shadow.

18517. Tarzan the Terrible

Edgar Rice Burroughs

Tarzan the Terrible is a novel written by Edgar Rice Burroughs, the eighth in his series of books about the title character Tarzan. It was first published as a serial in the pulp magazine Argosy All-Story Weekly in the issues for February 12, 19, and 26 and March 5, 12, 19, and …

18519. The Last Thing He Wanted

Joan Didion

The Last Thing He Wanted is a novel by Joan Didion. It was published by Alfred A. Knopf in 1996. The story centers around Elena McMahon, a reporter for the Washington Post who quits her job covering the 1984 Presidential primaries to care for her father after her mother's death. …

18521. Piranha to Scurfy

Ruth Rendell

Piranha to Scurfy is a short story collection by British writer Ruth Rendell, published in 2000. The collection takes its unusual name from the first story featured, which itself is named after a volume of the Encyclopædia Britannica.

18522. Adventures of the Wishing-Chair

Enid Blyton

DigiCat Publishing presents to you this special edition of "Adventures of the Wishing Chair" by Enid Blyton. DigiCat Publishing considers every written word to be a legacy of humankind. Every DigiCat book has been carefully reproduced for republishing in a new modern format. The …

18524. Creature of the Night

Kate Thompson

Creature of the Night is a young adult novel by Kate Thompson. It was first published by Bodley Head on June 5, 2008. It was shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal and the 2008 Booktrust Teenage Prize.

18525. If Democrats Had Any Brains, They'd Be Republicans

Ann Coulter

If Democrats Had Any Brains, They'd Be Republicans is a book by American conservative columnist Ann Coulter. Published by Crown Publishing Group on October 2, 2007, the book is a collection of Coulter's quotes, some of which were selected by her fans. Each chapter contains a …

18526. 08 - The Princess Diaries Box Set, Volumes I-III …

Meg Cabot

For fans and new readers alike, a fantastic opportunity to own all ten "Princess Diaries" in one perfect boxed set!

18528. Blitzkrieg: From the Rise of Hitler to the Fall of …

Len Deighton

Blitzkrieg: From the Rise of Hitler to the Fall of Dunkirk is a 1979 military history book by Len Deighton. Unlike most of Deighton's other work the book is entirely non-fiction.

18529. The Parafaith War

L. E. Modesitt Jr.

Some bad ideas go back a long way and this one goes all the way back to the original home planet: Someone's god told them they had a right to more territory--so they figure they can take what they want by divine right. In the far future among the colonized worlds of the galaxy …

18530. Masterpieces: The Best Science Fiction of the Century

Orson Scott Card

Masterpieces: The Best Science Fiction of the Century is an anthology edited by Orson Scott Card. It contains twenty-six stories by different writers.

18532. Book of Haikus

Jack Kerouac

Book of Haikus is a collection of haiku poetry by Jack Kerouac. It was first published in 2003 and edited by Regina Weinreich. It consists of some 500 poems selected from a corpus of nearly 1,000 haiku jotted down by Kerouac in small notebooks. Although most of the poetry in …

18534. Cratylus

Plato

18535. The War with Mr. Wizzle

Gordon Korman

The War With Mr. Wizzle is the fourth installment in the Macdonald Hall Series. Like all the other books, this one was republished in 2003 with new cover art and title. However, because the book deals largely with technological advancements and talks about computers and …

18537. The Ashes of Eden

Judith Reeves-Stevens

The Ashes of Eden is a Star Trek novel co-written by William Shatner, Judith Reeves-Stevens, and Garfield Reeves-Stevens as part of the "Shatnerverse" series of novels. This is Shatner's first Trek collaboration. The audio adaptation of the book is notable as the first time in …

18543. Midnight Cowboy

James Leo Herlihy

Midnight Cowboy is a 1965 novel by James Leo Herlihy that chronicles the naïve Texan Joe Buck's odyssey from Texas to New York City, where he plans on realizing his dream of becoming a male prostitute servicing rich women.

18544. Go Tell the Spartans

Jerry Pournelle

Go Tell the Spartans is a book published in 1991 that was written by Jerry Pournelle and S. M. Stirling.

18545. The Wizard of Karres

Mercedes Lackey

The Wizard of Karres is a novel by Mercedes Lackey, Eric Flint, and Dave Freer that was published by Baen Books in 2004, as a sequel to The Witches of Karres by James H. Schmitz. The book uses the same characters as the original novel, and starts about where the original ended. …

18546. The Case for Democracy

Natan Sharansky

The Case for Democracy is a foreign policy manifesto written by one-time Soviet political prisoner and former Israeli Member of the Knesset, Natan Sharansky. Sharansky's friend Ron Dermer is the book's co-author. The book achieved the bestsellers list of the New York Times, …

18549. All Seated on the Ground

Connie Willis

The aliens have landed! The aliens have landed! But instead of shooting death rays, taking over the planet and carrying off Earthwomen, they've just been standing there for months on end, glaring like a disapproving relative. And now it's nearly Christmas, and the commission …

18551. The Last Grain Race

Eric Newby

The Last Grain Race is a 1956 book by Eric Newby, a travel writer, about his time spent on the four-masted steel barque Moshulu during the vessel's last voyage in the Australian grain trade.

18553. Anti-Ice

Stephen Baxter

Anti-Ice is a science fiction novel by Stephen Baxter. Published in 1993, it portrays of 19th-century Europe and the changes resulting, particularly in Britain, from an explosive scientific discovery made in the 1850s.

18555. Water Sleeps

Glen Cook

Water Sleeps is the eighth novel in Glen Cook's ongoing series, The Black Company. The series combines elements of epic fantasy and dark fantasy as it follows an elite mercenary unit, The Black Company, through roughly forty years of its approximately four hundred year history.

18559. Where Have All the Leaders Gone?

Lee Iacocca

The most widely recognized business executive of all time asks the tough questions that America's leaders must address:What is each of us giving back to our country?Do we truly love democracy?Are we too fat and satisfied for our own good?Why is America addicted to oil?Do we …

18565. Chasing the Bear

Robert B. Parker

Chasing the Bear: A Young Spenser Novel is a 2009 novel by Robert B. Parker. Though set in present day, it is a prequel to Parker's venerable Spenser series of novels. Unlike the rest of the Spenser series, Chasing the Bear is a young adult novel and not strictly detective …

18566. Statesman

Plato

18570. The Truth About Diamonds

Nicole Richie

The Truth About Diamonds is a 2005 novel written by Nicole Richie.

18572. Soldiers' Pay

William Faulkner

Soldiers' Pay is the first novel written by the American author William Faulkner. It was originally published in 1926.

18574. First Light

Geoffrey Wellum

First Light: The Story of the Boy Who Became a Man in the War-Torn Skies Above Britain is a 2002 memoir by Geoffrey Wellum, a Royal Air Force fighter pilot in the Second World War.

18575. Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World …

Ola Rosling

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER“One of the most important books I’ve ever read―an indispensable guide to thinking clearly about the world.” – Bill Gates“Hans Rosling tells the story of ‘the secret silent miracle of human progress’ as only he can. But Factfulness does much more …

18576. Reborn

F. Paul Wilson

Reborn is the fourth volume in a series of six novels known as The Adversary Cycle written by American author F. Paul Wilson. First published in March 1990 by Dark Harvest. In 2009, a revised edition was published.

18577. Lucy Gayheart

Willa Cather

Lucy Gayheart is Willa Cather's eleventh novel. It was published in 1935.

18578. Castle of Deception

Mercedes Lackey

Castle of Deception is a book published in 1992 that was written by Mercedes Lackey and Josepha Sherman.

18579. Twelve Bar Blues

Patrick Neate

Twelve Bar Blues is a 2001 novel by Patrick Neate, and the winner of that year's Whitbread novel award. The story is essentially about two people who share a common history - Fortis 'Lick' Holden, a cornet player in early 20th Century New Orleans, and Sylvia Di Napoli, a retired …

18580. And Thereby Hangs a Tale

Jeffrey Archer

International bestselling author Jeffrey Archer has spent the last five years gathering spellbinding stories from around the globe. These fifteen brand-new tales showcase Archerâs talent for capturing an unforgettable moment in time, whether tragic, comic, or outrageous.In …

18581. The Land

Mildred D. Taylor

The Land is a novel written by Mildred D. Taylor. It is the fifth and final book of the Logan Family saga started with Song of the Trees. It is a prequel to the whole series that recounts the life of Cassie Logan's grandfather Paul-Edward as he grows from a nine-year-old boy …

18582. Ghosts

John Banville

Ghosts is a novel by Irish writer John Banville. Published in 1993, it was his first novel since The Book of Evidence, which was shortlisted for the Booker Prize. The second in what Banville described as a "triptych", to make "an investigation of the way in which the imagination …

18584. The Damnation of Theron Ware

Harold Frederic

The Damnation of Theron Ware is an 1896 novel by American author Harold Frederic. It is widely considered a classic of American literature by scholars and critics, though the common reader often has not heard of it. The novel reveals a great deal about early 20th century …

18585. The Return of Rafe MacKade

Nora Roberts

Don’t miss the first book in the beloved MacKade brothers series from #1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts!Ten years after disappearing from Antietam, Maryland, the bad boy Rafe MacKade has come home. Cleaned up and successful now—though still dangerously …

18586. Late Victorian Holocausts

Mike Davis

Late Victorian Holocausts: El Niño Famines and the Making of the Third World is a book by Mike Davis about the connection between political economy and global climate patterns, particularly El Niño-Southern Oscillation. By comparing ENSO episodes in different time periods and …

18587. How to survive a horror movie : all the skills to …

Seth Grahame-Smith

Written by best-selling author, screenwriter, and producer Seth Grahame-Smith (Stephen King’s It), with an introduction by horror icon Wes Craven (A Nightmare on Elm Street), this is a hilarious must-read for any horror movie fan...and it just might save your life. Are you …

18590. The Watchers Out of Time and Others

H. P. Lovecraft

The Watchers Out of Time and Others is an omnibus collection of stories by August Derleth inspired in part by notes left by H. P. Lovecraft after his death and presented as a "posthumous collaboration" between the two writers. It was published in an edition of 5,070 copies. …

18591. The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County

Mark Twain

"The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County" is an 1865 short story by Mark Twain. It was his first great success as a writer and brought him national attention. The story has also been published as "Jim Smiley and His Jumping Frog" and "The Notorious Jumping Frog of …

18592. Malice [First Printing]

Danielle Steel

At seventeen, on the night of her mother's funeral, Grace Adams is attacked. A young woman with secrets too horrible to tell, with hurts so deep they may never heal, Grace will not tell the truth about the attack. She is beautiful enough for men to want her, but after a lifetime …

18593. Arc Light

Eric L. Harry

Arc Light is the debut novel by Eric L. Harry, a techno-thriller about limited nuclear war published in September 1994 and written in 1991 and 1992. As China and Russia clash in Siberia, and war brews between the US and North Korea, a series of accidents and misunderstandings …

18595. It's Not Luck

Eliyahu M. Goldratt

It's Not Luck is a business novel and a sequel to The Goal. The plot continues to follow the advancement of the main character, Alex Rogo, through the corporate ranks of large manufacturer, UniCo. Author Dr. Eliyahu M. Goldratt continues to teach the reader his thinking …

18596. Petals of Blood

Ngugi wa Thiong'o

Petals of Blood is a novel written by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o and first published in 1977. Set in Kenya just after independence, the story follows four characters – Munira, Abdulla, Wanja, and Karega – whose lives are intertwined due to the Mau Mau rebellion. In order to escape city …

18597. Waterlily

Ella Cara Deloria

Waterlily is a novel by Ella Cara Deloria.

18599. The Museum of Dr. Moses

Joyce Carol Oates

The Museum of Dr. Moses: Tales of Mystery and Suspense is a short story collection by Joyce Carol Oates which comprises shorter works in a darker genre. In "The Man Who Fought Roland LaStarza" a woman’s world is upended when she learns the brutal truth about a family friend’s …

18600. Ancillary Justice

Ann Leckie

Seeking atonement for past crimes, Breq takes on a mission as captain of a troublesome new crew of Radchai soldiers, in the sequel to Ann Leckie's NYT bestselling, award-winning Ancillary Justice. A must read for fans of Ursula K. Le Guin and James S. A. Corey. "There are few …



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