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.

19601. Penrod

Booth Tarkington

Penrod is a collection of comic sketches by Booth Tarkington that was first published in 1914. The book follows the misadventures of Penrod Schofield, an eleven-year-old boy growing up in the pre-World War I Midwestern United States, in a similar vein to The Adventures of Tom …

19602. The Priests of Psi

Frank Herbert

-There was a half-humorous saying in Investigation & Adjustment that senior field agents could be detected by the number of scars and medical patches they carried.- Lewis Orne is an operator in the I-A (Investigation and Adjustment Agency) of a galactic government. The I-A …

19603. The Road to Lichfield

Penelope Lively

In The Road to Lichfield, Penelope Lively explores the nature of history and memory as it is embodied in the life of a forty-year-old woman, Anne Linton, who unexpectedly learns that her father had a mistress. With this new knowledge, Linton must now examine the realities of her …

19604. Liver: A Fictional Organ with a Surface Anatomy of …

Will Self

British satirist Will Self spins four interconnected stories into a brilliantly insightful commentary on human foibles and resilience. Will Self's remarkable new stories center on the disease and decay that target the largest of human organs: the liver. Set in locales as toxic …

19605. The Weapon Makers

A. E. van Vogt

The Weapon Makers is a science fiction novel by A. E. van Vogt. The novel was originally serialized in Astounding Science Fiction from February–April 1943. The serial version was first published in book form in 1947 with a print run of 1,000 copies. It was then thoroughly …

19606. San Andreas

Alistair MacLean

San Andreas is a novel by Scottish author Alistair MacLean, first published in 1984. One of his final novels, it returns to MacLean's original genre: war at sea.

19607. Lives of the Saints

Nino Ricci

Lives of the Saints is a novel by Nino Ricci. The author's first book, it forms the first part of a trilogy. The other two novels are In a Glass House and Where She Has Gone. Lives of the Saints was first published in 1990 and was the winner of the 1990 Governor General's Awards …

19609. Nuns and Soldiers

Iris Murdoch

Nuns and Soldiers is a 1980 novel by Iris Murdoch. The setting is England and two of the main characters are Gertrude, a widow, and Anne, an ex-nun.

19610. At the Center of the Storm

George Tenet

At the Center of the Storm: My Years at the CIA is a memoir co-written by former Director of the Central Intelligence Agency George Tenet with Bill Harlow, former CIA Director of Public Affairs. The book was released on April 30, 2007 and outlines Tenet's version of 9/11, the …

19611. Servants of the Wankh

Jack Vance

Servants of the Wankh is the second science fiction adventure novel in the tetralogy Tschai, Planet of Adventure. Written by Jack Vance, it tells of the efforts of the sole survivor of a human starship destroyed by an unknown enemy to return to Earth from the distant planet …

19612. The Pnume

Jack Vance

The Pnume is the final science fiction adventure novel in the tetralogy Tschai, Planet of Adventure. Written by Jack Vance, it tells of the efforts to return to Earth by the sole survivor of a human starship destroyed while investigating a mysterious signal from the distant …

19613. The Third Eye

Lobsang Rampa

The Third Eye is a book published by Secker & Warburg in November 1956. It was originally claimed that the book was written by a Tibetan monk named Tuesday Lobsang Rampa. On investigation the author was found to be a British plumber named Cyril Henry Hoskin, who claimed that …

19614. Celestial Matters

Richard Garfinkle

Celestial Matters is a science fantasy novel, set in an alternate universe with different laws of physics, written by Richard Garfinkle and published by Tor Books in 1996. It is a work of alternate history and meticulously elaborated "alternate science", as the physics of this …

19615. The Star Diaries

Stanisław Lem

Dzienniki gwiazdowe is a 1957 collection of short stories by Polish writer Stanisław Lem, expanded in 1971 around the character of space traveller Ijon Tichy. The collection was published in English in two volumes, The Star Diaries and Memoirs of a Space Traveller.

19616. Chinese Takeout

Arthur Nersesian

Chinese Takeout is a novel written by American author, playwright and poet, Arthur Nersesian. The novel was dedicated "To the memory of Tom Reiss, teacher, artist, friend". It was released in 2003, by HarperCollins Publishers, to generally positive reviews.

19618. No Coins, Please

Gordon Korman

No Coins, Please is a 1984 young adult book by Gordon Korman.

19619. The Whitby Witches

Robin Jarvis

The Whitby Witches is the first book in The Whitby Witches series by Robin Jarvis. It was originally published in 1991.

19620. An Essay on the Principle of Population

Thomas K. Malthus

The book An Essay on the Principle of Population was first published in 1798 under the alias Joseph Johnson, but the author was soon identified as Thomas Robert Malthus. While it was not the first book on population, it has been acknowledged as the most influential work of its …

19621. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Douglas Adams

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy is the first of five books in the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy comedy science fiction "trilogy" by Douglas Adams. The novel is an adaptation of the first four parts of Adams' radio series of the same name. The novel was first published in …

19624. The Celestine Prophecy

James Redfield

The Celestine Prophecy is a 1993 novel by James Redfield, that discusses various psychological and spiritual ideas rooted in multiple ancient Eastern Traditions and New Age spirituality. The main character undertakes a journey to find and understand a series of nine spiritual …

19626. Youth

Joseph Conrad

"Youth" is an autobiographical short story by Joseph Conrad. Written in 1898, it was first published in Blackwood's Magazine, and included as the first story in the 1902 volume Youth, a Narrative, and Two Other Stories. This volume also includes Heart of Darkness and The End of …

19627. Sources of the Self

Charles Taylor

Sources of the Self: The Making of the Modern Identity is a work of philosophy by Charles Taylor, published in 1989 by Harvard University Press. It is an attempt to articulate and to write a history of the "modern identity".

19628. War and Remembrance

Herman Wouk

War and Remembrance is a novel by Herman Wouk, published in October 1978, which is the sequel to The Winds of War. It continues the story of the extended Henry family and the Jastrow family starting on 15 December 1941 and ending on 6 August 1945. This novel was adapted into the …

19629. Cargo of Eagles

Margery Allingham

Cargo of Eagles is a crime novel by Margery Allingham, first published in 1968, in the United Kingdom by Chatto & Windus, London. It was incomplete at her death in 1966 and completed by her husband Philip Youngman Carter. It is the nineteenth novel in the Albert Campion …

19630. Loading mercury with a pitchfork

Richard Brautigan

Loading Mercury with a Pitchfork is Richard Brautigan's ninth poetry publication. Published in 1976, the book includes 127 poems. The four line title poem discusses the effort and interest in undertaking an obviously impossible task, such as loading the liquid metal Mercury …

19632. The Double Jinx Mystery

Carolyn Keene

The Double Jinx Mystery is the fiftieth volume in the Nancy Drew Mystery Stories series. It was first published in 1973 under the pseudonym Carolyn Keene. The actual author was ghostwriter Harriet Stratemeyer Adams. This volume details the story of a family zoo and aviary, …

19633. The Werewolf of Fever Swamp

R. L. Stine

The Werewolf of Fever Swamp is the fourteenth book in Goosebumps, the series of children's horror fiction novellas created and authored by R. L. Stine. The story follows Grady Tucker, who moves into a new house with his parents next to the Fever Swamp. After a swamp deer is …

19634. The Celestine Prophecy

James Redfield

The Celestine Prophecy is a 1993 novel by James Redfield, that discusses various psychological and spiritual ideas rooted in multiple ancient Eastern Traditions and New Age spirituality. The main character undertakes a journey to find and understand a series of nine spiritual …

19637. Nick's Trip

George Pelecanos

Nick's Trip is a 1993 crime novel from author George Pelecanos. It is set in Washington D.C. and focuses on bartender Nick Stefanos as he investigates the disappearance of an old friend's wife and the murder of another friend. It is the second of several Pelecanos novels to …

19638. Merlin Effect

T. A. Barron

The Merlin Effect is the third book in The Adventure of Kate trilogy by T. A. Barron. It was preceded by Heartlight and The Ancient One. The hardcover version of this book was published by Ace Books in 2004.

19639. Immediate Family

Sally Mann

First published in 1992, Immediate Family has been lauded by critics as one of the great photography books of our time, and among the most influential. Taken against the Arcadian backdrop of her woodland summer home in Virginia, Sally Mann's extraordinary, intimate photographs …

19640. Yvgenie

Carolyn J. (Carolyn Janice) Cherryh

Yvgenie is a fantasy novel by American science fiction and fantasy author C. J. Cherryh. It was first published in October 1991 in the United States in a hardcover edition by Ballantine Books under its Del Rey Books imprint. Yvgenie is book three of Cherryh's three-book Russian …

19641. October the First Is Too Late

Fred Hoyle

October the First is Too Late is a science fiction novel by astrophysicist Fred Hoyle. It was first published in 1966. The novel describes an extraordinary temporary phase through which the world passes, eventually presenting a civilization of the distant future and history …

19642. First Man: The Life of Neil A. Armstrong

James R. Hansen

First Man: The Life of Neil A. Armstrong is the official biography of Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the Moon. It was written by James R. Hansen and published in 2005 by Simon & Schuster.

19643. Who Stole Feminism?

Christina Hoff Sommers

Who Stole Feminism? How Women Have Betrayed Women is a 1994 book by Christina Hoff Sommers, a writer who was at that time a philosophy professor at Clark University. It received wide attention for its attack on American feminism, and it was given highly polarized reviews divided …

19644. Noblesse Oblige

Nancy Mitford

Noblesse Oblige: An Enquiry Into the Identifiable Characteristics of the English Aristocracy is a book that purports to be edited by Nancy Mitford, illustrated by Osbert Lancaster, caricaturist of English manners, and published by Hamish Hamilton. The anthology comprises four …

19645. The Hundred Brothers

Donald Antrim

The Hundred Brothers is a 1997 novel by American author Donald Antrim. The substance of the novel consists of the nocturnal reunion of one hundred brothers in the library of their ancestral home, as they attempt to locate and inter the ashes of their deceased father, an insane …

19646. The Dark Side of Nowhere

Neal Shusterman

Jason is having a bad day. The kind of day when you just don't feel like yourself. Only for Jason, it's not just a feeling. He really isn't himself.Not any more.Who is he? That's the problem. Jason isn't sure. And it's not just him. Everyone in town is acting weird. His friends. …

19647. Faces of Fear

John Saul

Faces of Fear is a thriller horror novel by John Saul, published by Ballantine Books on August 12, 2008. The novel follows the story of teenage Alison Shaw, who finds a shocking background behind her mother's new husband, who is a plastic surgeon.

19648. Today We Choose Faces

Roger Zelazny

Today We Choose Faces is a 1973 science fiction novel by Roger Zelazny. As originally constructed, Part 1 was an extensive flashback which followed Part 2, but the order of the sections was changed at the request of editor David Hartwell, who felt that the novel worked better in …

19649. Feeling Very Strange: The Slipstream Anthology

James Patrick Kelly

Feeling Very Strange: The Slipstream Anthology is an anthology of slipstream fiction, edited by James Patrick Kelly and John Kessel, published in 2006 by Tachyon Publications.

19650. The Traveller in Black

John Brunner

The Traveller in Black is a collection of short stories, written in a fantasy vein, by John Brunner. The first edition, titled The Traveler in Black, had four stories and was issued in 1971 in the Ace Science Fiction Specials line. Some stories were rewritten for this book. …

19651. A mother and two daughters

Gail Godwin

A mother and two daughters is a book written by Gail Godwin.

19652. The Sea Hunters II

Clive Cussler

The Sea Hunters II: More True Adventures with Famous Shipwrecks is a nonfiction work by adventure novelist Clive Cussler published in the United States in 2002. This work details the author's continuing search for famous shipwrecks with his nonprofit organization NUMA. There is …

19653. Growing Up Brady

Barry Williams

Growing Up Brady: I Was A Teenage Greg is a 1992 autobiography written by actor Barry Williams with Chris Kreski. In Growing Up Brady, Williams discusses his childhood, the production of the ABC sitcom The Brady Bunch, his relationship with co-star Maureen McCormick, disputes …

19655. Doc Savage: His Apocalyptic Life

Philip José Farmer

Doc Savage: His Apocalyptic Life is a biography by Philip José Farmer about pulp fiction hero Doc Savage. The book is written with the assumption that Doc Savage was a real person. Kenneth Robeson, the author of the Doc Savage novels, is portrayed as writing fictionalized …

19657. The Ghost of Blackwood Hall

Carolyn Keene

The Ghost of Blackwood Hall is the twenty-fifth volume in the Nancy Drew Mystery Stories series. It was first published in 1948 under the pseudonym Carolyn Keene. The actual author was ghostwriter Mildred Wirt Benson.

19658. The Circus Is Coming

Noel Streatfeild

The Circus Is Coming is a children's novel by Noel Streatfeild, about the working life of a travelling circus. It was first published in 1938 with illustrations by Steven Spurrier. For this novel, Streatfeild was awarded the annual Carnegie Medal from the Library Association, …

19659. Von Neumann's War

John Ringo

Von Neumann's War is a book published in 2006 that was written by John Ringo and Travis S. Taylor.

19660. What Do You Say, Dear?

Sesyle Joslin

What Do You Say, Dear? is a book written by Sesyle Joslin and illustrated by Maurice Sendak.

19661. The Color Kittens

Margaret Wise Brown

The Color Kittens is a children's book by Margaret Wise Brown, illustrated by Alice and Martin Provensen published in 1949.

19662. Thursbitch

Alan Garner

Thursbitch is a novel by English writer Alan Garner, named after the valley in the Pennines of England where the action occurs. It was published in 2003.

19663. Fist Stick Knife Gun

Geoffrey Canada

Fist Stick Knife Gun: A Personal History of Violence is a memoir by Geoffrey Canada, an American social activist who is the current president and chief executive officer of Harlem Children's Zone. Beacon Press published the book on January 31, 1995. Publishers Weekly praised the …

19664. The Smell of Apples

Mark Behr

The Smell of Apples is a 1993 debut novel by South African Mark Behr, also published in the same year in Afrikaans as Die Reuk van Appels. Mark Behr describes the Afrikaner mentality and in apartheid South Africa as seen through the eyes of an 11-year-old boy called Marnus, the …

19665. The Eagle in the Sand

Simon Scarrow

Trouble is brewing in Syria, on the eastern frontier of the Roman Empire. With the troops in a deplorable state, centurions Macro and Cato are despatched to restore the competence of the cohort. But another challenge faces them as, Bannus, a local tribesman, is brewing up …

19666. Blues people

Amiri Baraka

Blues People is a seminal study of Afro-American music by Amiri Baraka, who published it as LeRoi Jones in 1963. In Blues People Baraka explores the possibility that the history of black Americans can be traced through the evolution of their music. It is considered a classic …

19667. The Bang-Bang Club

Greg Marinovich

The Bang-Bang Club: Snapshots from a Hidden War is an autobiographical styled text about the Bang-Bang Club, a group of four South African photographers active within the townships of South Africa during the apartheid period, particularly between 1990 and 1994. In 2010, the …

19668. The Amazing Bone

William Steig

The Amazing Bone is a 32-page picture book by William Steig from 1976. It was nominated for the Caldecott Medal in 1977; however, Leo & Diane Dillon's Ashanti to Zulu: African Traditions won, so The Amazing Bone only received the Caldecott Honor Award. It was the first of …

19669. Child of the Hunt

Christopher Golden

Child of the Hunt is an original novel based on the U.S. television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

19670. The Last Night of the Yankee Dynasty

Buster Olney

Last Night of the Yankee Dynasty is a book written by ESPN sportswriter Buster Olney that chronicles the rise and fall of the New York Yankees' 1996-2001 dynasty against the backdrop of the franchise's loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks in Game 7 of the 2001 World Series. It also …

19671. Grania: She-King of the Irish Seas

Morgan Llywelyn

Grania: She-King of the Irish Seas is a historical fiction about Gráinne O'Malley, the so-called "Sea Queen of Connemara", by American-born Irish author Morgan Llywelyn.

19673. Child of the Northern Spring

Persia Woolley

Child of the Northern Spring is the first novel in Persia Woolley's Guinevere trilogy, about the Arthurian legend. The novel is written in first person perspective narrated by Guinevere in the form of a frame narrative.

19674. The Other Side of Dark

Joan Lowery Nixon

EDGAR AWARD WINNERFor fans of Gillian Flynn, Caroline Cooney, and R.L. Stine comes The Other Side of Dark from four-time Edgar Allen Poe Young Adult Mystery Award winner Joan Lowery Nixon. Stacy wakes up in a hospital room, in a body she doesn’t recognize. Her mother is …

19676. Freedom Summer

Deborah Wiles

Freedom Summer book written by Deborah Wiles and illustrated by Jerome Lagarrigue. Originally published as a hardcover edition in 2001, the book is now available as a paperback from Simon & Schuster. There is also a 2010 book by Bruce Watson by the same name, but the Watson …

19677. Mission to America

Walter Kirn

Mission to America is a novel by American novelist Walter Kirn. The novel is narrated by Mason LaVerle, a member of a tiny religious sect in rural Bluff, Montana, called the Aboriginal Fulfilled Apostles, whose complicated views involve a kind of highly incorporative theology …

19680. The Alchymist's Cat

Robin Jarvis

The Alchymist's Cat is the first book in The Deptford Histories series by Robin Jarvis. Published in 1994, the series presents a fantasy set in 1660s London. The Alchymist's Cat provides background material for Jarvis' earlier Deptford Mice series, showing the beginning of …

19681. A Bad Spell in Yurt

C. Dale Brittain

A Bad Spell In Yurt is a book by C. Dale Brittain that takes place in the fictional kingdom of Yurt where Daimbert, a wizard who has just graduated from the wizards' school, takes up his post as the new Royal Wizard. The book's story is continued in The Wood Nymph and The Cranky …

19682. The Gatekeepers

Jacques Steinberg

The Gatekeepers: Inside the Admissions Process of a Premier College is a 2002 nonfiction book written by education reporter Jacques Steinberg that examines the inner workings of the admissions committee at Wesleyan University. The book expands upon a series of articles Steinberg …

19683. The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling

Henry Fielding

The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling, often known simply as Tom Jones, is a comic novel by the English playwright and novelist Henry Fielding. The novel is both a Bildungsroman and a picaresque novel. First published on 28 February 1749 in London, Tom Jones is among the …

19684. Cautionary Tales for Children

Hilaire Belloc

Cautionary Tales for Children: Designed for the Admonition of Children between the ages of eight and fourteen years is a 1907 children's book written by Hilaire Belloc. It is a parody of the cautionary tales that were popular in the 19th century. The work is in the public domain …

19685. Drift House: The First Voyage

Dale Peck

Drift House: The First Voyage is a 2005 children's novel written by Dale Peck. This was Peck's first children's book; he is best known as a polemicist reviewer, and adult novelist. In 2007 and 2008, Chicago Public Schools placed the novel on their recommended reading list for …

19686. Juiced: Wild Times, Rampant 'Roids, Smash Hits & …

Jose Canseco

Juiced: Wild Times, Rampant 'Roids, Smash Hits & How Baseball Got Big is a 2005 book by Jose Canseco and his personal account of steroid usage in Major League Baseball. The book is autobiographical, and it focuses on Canseco's days as a major leaguer, his marriages, his …

19687. Heart of a Samurai

Margi Preus

In 1841, a Japanese fishing vessel sinks. Its crew is forced to swim to a small, unknown island, where they are rescued by a passing American ship. Japan's borders remain closed to all Western nations, so the crew sets off to America, learning English on the way. Manjiro, a …

19688. Miles to Go

Miley Cyrus

Miles to Go is an autobiography by Miley Cyrus, co-written by Hilary Liftin and published by Disney Hyperion in March 2009. The memoir discusses Cyrus' relationship with her parents, her thoughts on the media, her love life, her future ambitions and milestones she still has to …

19690. Wolf Island

Darren Shan

As the mysterious Shadow builds an army of demons, Grubbs Grady and his team search desperately for answers. But when they follow up a new lead, it takes them to an old, unexpected foe - the Lambs."We spot the werewolves as we skim the treetops. Mutated, vicious, hairy …

19691. Vendetta

Fern Michaels

Vendetta is a novel by Michael Dibdin, and is the second book in the popular Aurelio Zen series. Zen has earned a return to the fold of actual police work, but now Officials in a high government ministry are desperate to finger someone—anyone—for the murder of an eccentric …

19692. The Name of the Star

Maureen Johnson

The Name of the Star is a book written by Maureen Johnson.

19693. Macbeth

William Shakespeare

Macbeth /məkˈbɛθ/ is a tragedy written by William Shakespeare, and is considered one of his darkest and most powerful works. Set in Scotland, the play illustrates the damaging physical and psychological effects of political ambition on those who seek power for its own sake. The …

19701. The Foreigner's Gift: The Americans, the Arabs, and …

Fouad Ajami

The Foreigner's Gift: The Americans, the Arabs, and the Iraqis in Iraq is a book by Fouad Ajami.

19703. Stricken Field

Dave Duncan

Stricken Field is a book published in 1993 that was written by Dave Duncan.

19704. Pretty Little Things

Jilliane Hoffman

Pretty Little Things is a 2010 novel by Jilliane Hoffman. It was released in the USA on September 7th, 2010, and deals with the topics of internet crime and missing and exploited children and is set in the Miami and Fort Lauderdale area. In addition to the US release, the book …

19707. Crito

Plato

Crito is a dialogue by the ancient Greek philosopher Plato. It is a conversation between Socrates and his wealthy friend Crito regarding justice, injustice, and the appropriate response to injustice. Socrates thinks that injustice may not be answered with injustice, and refuses …

19708. The collected dialogues of Plato

Plato

The collected dialogues of Plato is a book written by Plato.

19709. 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 …

19710. Guerrillas

V.S. Naipaul

As decribed in one of the reviews: ...An expatriate English couple and a West-Indian would-be revolutionary are the three main characters, and the agonizing (and mostly self-destructive) sexual and philosophic choices they are faced with ring true to life. The compromises and …

19711. Distant view of a minaret and other stories

Alifa Rifaat

More convincingly than any other woman writing in Arabic today, Alifa Rifaat, an Egyptian, lifts the veil on what it means to be a woman living within a traditional Muslim society. Her writing articulates a subtle revolt against, and a sympathetic insight into, the place of …

19712. Gods of Manhattan

Scott Mebus

Gods of Manhattan is a 2008 children's novel by Scott Mebus. The book was first released on April 17, 2008 through Dutton Penguin and follows a young boy that has discovered a city that runs parallel to Manhattan.

19713. Flesh and Fire

Laura Anne Gilman

Flesh and Fire is the first book in The Vineart War trilogy by Laura Anne Gilman. The story follows a slave named Jerzy, who is taken into an apprenticeship to become a Vineart. In the course of his studies his master becomes concerned by reports of attacks on Vinearts and sends …

19714. Prostho Plus

Piers Anthony

Prostho Plus is a science-fiction novel by Piers Anthony, published in 1971. It is a humorous space opera which follows the adventures of a prosthodontist, Dr. Dillingham who is picked up by aliens who are in need of dental work. Complications develop when he makes a diplomatic …

19727. A Sort of Life

Graham Greene

A Sort of Life is the first volume of autobiography by British novelist Graham Greene, first published in 1971.

19729. The Mirrored Heavens

David J. Williams

The Mirrored Heavens is a science fiction novel by David J. Williams. This is the author's debut novel, and the first volume in his Autumn Rain trilogy, which continues with The Burning Skies and The Machinery Of Light. The story begins in the year 2110 where global political …

19731. The White family

Maggie Gee

The White Family is a novel by English author Maggie Gee, published in 2002 in London by Saqi Books. It was shortlisted for both the 2003 Orange Prize and the 2004 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award.

19732. The Open Society and Its Enemies

Karl Popper

The Open Society and Its Enemies is a work on political philosophy by Karl Popper, a critique of theories of teleological historicism in which history unfolds inexorably according to universal laws. Popper criticizes and indicts as totalitarian Plato, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich …

19733. Memoirs from the women's prison

Nawal El Saadawi

Mudhakkirātī fī sijn al-nisāʼ is a book written by Nawal El Saadawi.

19734. Them

Nathan McCall

Them: A Novel is a 2007 debut fictional novel by Nathan McCall.

19736. Noah's Ark

Peter Spier

Noah's Ark is a picture book written and illustrated by Peter Spier, first published by Doubleday in 1977. The text includes Spier's translation of "The Flood" by Jacobus Revius, a 17th-century poem telling the Bible story of Noah's Ark. According to Kirkus Reviews, the poem …

19737. The Eye of the Storm

Patrick White

The Eye of the Storm is the ninth published novel by the Australian novelist and 1973 Nobel Prize-winner, Patrick White. It tells the story of Elizabeth Hunter, the powerful matriarch of her family, who still maintains a destructive iron grip on those who come to farewell her in …

19739. The Blunderer

Patricia Highsmith

The Blunderer is a psychological thriller by Patricia Highsmith, first published in 1954 by Coward-McCann. It is Highsmith's third novel.

19740. Places I Never Meant to Be

Judy Blume

Places I Never Meant to Be is a book edited by Judy Blume and first published in 1999. The book is a collection of short stories written by authors who have been censored or banned in some form in the United States. Sales went to benefit the National Coalition Against Censorship.

19742. Rhialto the Marvellous

Jack Vance

Rhialto the Marvellous is a collection of one essay and three fantasy stories by Jack Vance, first published in 1984 by Brandywyne Books, a special edition three months before the regular. It is the fourth and concluding book in the Dying Earth series that Vance inaugurated in …

19743. Second star to the right

Deborah Hautzig

Second star to the right is a book written by Deborah Hautzig.

19749. Infernal Devices: A Mad Victorian Fantasy

K. W. Jeter

Infernal Devices is a steampunk novel by K. W. Jeter, published in 1987. The novel was republished in 2011 by Angry Robot Books with a new introduction by the author, cover art by John Coulthart, and an afterword by Jeff VanderMeer.

19750. Silent Honor

Danielle Steel

Silent Honor is a novel written by Danielle Steel, published in 1996. The plot follows Hiroko, an eighteen-year-old who leaves Japan to live with her uncle in California, United States, after making a difficult decision based on her needs and her mother's beliefs. However, when …

19751. Checkers

John Marsden

Checkers is a young adult novel by Australian author John Marsden. It was published in 1996 and 1998 by Houghton Mifflin and in 2000 by Laurel Leaf. It is Marsden's twelfth book.

19752. The Mercenary

Jerry Pournelle

The Mercenary is a book published in 1972 that was written by Jerry Pournelle.

19753. Zoobreak

Gordon Korman

Zoobreak is a 2009 children's novel by Gordon Korman and is the sequel to the 2008 book Swindle. The book was released on September 2009 by Scholastic and follows Savannah as she has to rescue her monkey after it has been kidnapped by the corrupt zoo keeper of a zoo boat. The …

19754. The Garden of Unearthly Delights

Rankin

The Garden Of Unearthly Delights is a novel by British author Robert Rankin. Its title is a reference to the painting The Garden of Earthly Delights by the painter Hieronymus Bosch.

19757. Colonel Sun

Kingsley Amis

Colonel Sun is a novel by Kingsley Amis published by Jonathan Cape on 28 March 1968 under the pseudonym "Robert Markham". Colonel Sun is the first James Bond continuation novel published after Ian Fleming's 1964 death. Before writing the novel, Amis wrote two other Bond related …

19758. The Gates of Thorbardin

Dan Parkinson

The Gates of Thorbardin is one of the three novels in the Heroes II trilogy of the Dragonlance novels. It was written in 1990 by Dan Parkinson.

19759. The Modern World

Steph Swainston

The Modern World is a fantasy/science fiction novel by Steph Swainston and is the sequel to the critically acclaimed The Year of Our War and No Present Like Time. The Modern World is published as Dangerous Offspring in the USA. The first chapter of The Modern World is available …

19760. The House of Arden

E. Nesbit

The House of Arden is a novel for children, written in 1908 by English author Edith Nesbit.

19761. Ranks of Bronze

David Drake

Ranks of Bronze is a science fiction novel by David Drake.

19763. The One That Got Away

Chris Ryan

The British Army's Special Air Service is one of the world's premier special operations units. During the Gulf War, deep behind Iraqi lines, an SAS team was compromised. A fierce firefight ensued, and the eight men were forced to run for their lives. Only one, Chris Ryan, …

19764. Best Friends

Jacqueline Wilson

Best Friends is a children's novel by Jacqueline Wilson, first published in 2004.

19765. Shiloh

Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

Shiloh is a Newbery Medal-winning children's novel by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor published in 1991. The 65th book by Naylor, it is the first in a trilogy about a young boy and the title character, an abused dog. Naylor decided to write Shiloh after an emotionally taxing experience …

19766. Fire: From a Journal of Love

Anais Nin

Fire: From the Unexpurgated Diary of Anaïs Nin is a 1995 book that is based on material excerpted from the unpublished diaries of Anais Nin. It corresponds temporally to part of Anaïs Nin's published diaries, but consists mostly of material about her love life that was too …

19768. Honor Thyself

Danielle Steel

Honor Thyself is a novel written by Danielle Steel and published by Random House in February 2008. The book is Steel's 74th best-selling novel.

19769. Warlord of the Air

Michael Moorcock

The Warlord of the Air is a 1971 British alternate history science fiction novel written by Michael Moorcock. It concerns the adventures of Oswald Bastable, an Edwardian-era soldier stationed in India, and his adventures in an alternate universe, in his own future, wherein the …

19770. Alan Mendelsohn, the Boy from Mars

Daniel Pinkwater

Alan Mendelsohn, the Boy from Mars is a novel by Daniel Pinkwater, published in 1979.

19771. The education of H * Y * M * A * N K * A * P * L * A …

Leo Rosten

The education of H * Y * M * A * N K * A * P * L * A * N is a book written by Leo Rosten.

19772. The Limits to Growth

Donella Meadows

The Limits to Growth is a 1972 book about the computer simulation of exponential economic and population growth with finite resource supplies. Funded by the Volkswagen Foundation and commissioned by the Club of Rome it was first presented at the St. Gallen Symposium. Its authors …

19773. A Suspension of Mercy

Patricia Highsmith

A Suspension of Mercy is a psychological thriller novel by Patricia Highsmith. It was published in the US under the title The Story-Teller.

19778. The Tide Knot

Helen Dunmore

The Tide Knot is a children's novel by English writer Helen Dunmore, published in 2006 and the second of the Ingo tetralogy. It won the Nestlé Children's Book Prize Silver Award and was longlisted for the Carnegie Medal.

19779. Asimov's Chronology of the World

Isaac Asimov

This book by Isaac Asimov explains in chronological order important events that happened in our world from the Big Bang until the end of World War II. Each chapter covers a certain time period. The chapter is then broken down into headings for each important empire or country of …

19780. The Barbecue! Bible

Steven Raichlen

The Barbecue Bible by Steven Raichlen, is the flagship title in a series of cookbooks written on grilling, barbecue, and other forms of outdoor cooking. Rather than focusing specifically on one style of barbecue, Raichlen documented four years worth of travels along what he …

19781. The Spirit of Eastern Christendom, Vol. II

Jaroslav Pelikan

The Spirit of Eastern Christendom, Vol. II is a book by Jaroslav Pelikan.

19782. Decca: The Letters of Jessica Mitford

Jessica Mitford

Decca: The Letters of Jessica Mitford is 2006 collection of letters by Jessica Mitford. The book was edited by Peter Y. Sussman and the publisher is Weidenfeld & Nicolson.

19784. Line

Axel Jensen

19786. The Reavers

George MacDonald Fraser

The Reavers is a 2007 comic novel from George MacDonald Fraser set during the Elizabethan Era. It was the last novel Fraser published in his lifetime.

19787. Voyage of Slaves

Brian Jacques

Voyage of Slaves is the third novel in Brian Jacques' Castaways of the Flying Dutchman series. It was released on September 13, 2006 in the UK and September 14, 2006 in the US. Ben is at first separated from Ned, previously known as Den, when their adrift boat is found by slave …

19790. 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.

19792. Guns, Germs, and Steel

Jared Diamond

Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies is a 1997 transdisciplinary nonfiction book by Jared Diamond, professor of geography and physiology at the University of California, Los Angeles. In 1998, it won the Pulitzer Prize for general nonfiction and the Aventis Prize …

19794. World's End

Mark Chadbourn

World's End is a novel written by British author Mark Chadbourn and is the first in the Age of Misrule trilogy. It was first published in Great Britain by Millennium on 14 September 2000. An edition collecting all three books in The Age of Misrule series was published in Great …

19796. The Shrine

James Herbert

Shrine is a horror novel by James Herbert, exploring themes of religious ecstasy, mass hysteria, demonic possession, faith healing and Catholicism. The story is about Alice Pagett, a deaf-mute child who's cured one night when she runs to an oak tree behind St. Joseph's, her …

19800. Blanche on the Lam

Barbara Neely

Blanche on the Lam is a mystery novel by author Barbara Neely. Blanche on the Lam is the first in a series by Barbara Neely. This novel brings to light the intelligence and power of an African-America domestic female worker in the midst of a racist and sexist society. The book …



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