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. The House Without a Key

Earl Derr Biggers

The House Without a Key is a novel that was written in 1925 by Earl Derr Biggers. It is the first of the Charlie Chan mysteries written by Biggers. The novel, which takes place in 1920s Hawaiʻi, spends time acquainting the reader with the look and feel of the islands of that era …

19602. Return to Peyton Place

Grace Metalious

In 1956 Grace Metalious published Peyton Place, the novel that unbuttoned the straitlaced New England of the popular imagination, transformed the publishing industry, topped the bestseller lists for more than a year, and made its young author one of the most talked-about people …

19603. 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 …

19604. 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 …

19605. The Gold-Bug

Edgar Allan Poe

"The Gold-Bug" is a short story by Edgar Allan Poe. Set on Sullivan's Island, South Carolina, the plot follows William Legrand, who was recently bitten by a gold-colored bug. His servant, Jupiter, fears Legrand is going insane and goes to Legrand's friend, an unnamed narrator, …

19606. Ethan Frome

Edith Wharton

A pair of masterly short novels, featuring an introduction by Elizabeth Strout, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Anything Is Possible and My Name Is Lucy Barton Thought Edith Wharton is best known for her cutting contemplation of fashionable New York, Ethan Frome and Summer …

19607. Focus

Arthur Miller

Written in 1945, Focus was Arthur Miller's first novel and one of the first books to directly confront American anti-Semitism. It remains as chilling and incisive today as it was at the time of its controversial debut. As World War II draws to a close, anti-Semitism is alive and …

19608. Greasy Lake & Other Stories

T. Coraghessan Boyle

Greasy Lake is a collection of short stories by T. Coraghessan Boyle published in 1985 by Viking Press.

19609. The left-handed woman

Peter Handke

One evening, when Marianne and her husband, Bruno, are dining out together to celebrate his return from a business trip, Marianne listens to him speak and realizes suddenly yet finally that Bruno will leave her. Whether at that moment, or in years to come, she will be deserted. …

19610. Manual of Painting and Calligraphy

Jose Saramago

Manual of Painting and Calligraphy is a novel by Nobel Prize-winning author José Saramago. It was first published in 1977. An English translation by Giovanni Pontiero was published in 1993.

19611. My Name Is Aram

William Saroyan

My Name is Aram is a book of short stories by William Saroyan first published in 1940. The stories detail the exploits of Aram Garoghlanian, a boy of Armenian descent growing up in Fresno, California, and the various members of his large family.

19613. 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.

19615. Roadkill

Helene Hegemann

Horrible lives are a godsend,' writes 16-year-old Mifti in her diary. Since the death of her mother, she has been living in Berlin in an increasingly dire state of disarray. Diagnosed as a 'pseudo stress-debilitated' problem child, she becomes enmeshed in the Berlin party scene, …

19616. Sanditon

Jane Austen

Sanditon is an unfinished novel by the English writer Jane Austen.

19617. The dark side of love

Rafik Schami

Spænder over et århundredes syrisk historie og fortæller samtidig om to klaners indbyrdes kamp gennem tre generationer.

19618. Neil Gaiman's Midnight Days

Neil Gaiman

Neil Gaiman's Midnight Days is a 1999 compilation of new and previously released stories written by Neil Gaiman and published by the Vertigo imprint of DC Comics.

19620. A Change of Climate

Hilary Mantel

A Change of Climate is a novel by English author Hilary Mantel, first published in 1994 by Viking Books. At the time The Observer described it as the best book she had written. It was published in the United States by Henry Holt in 1997 and was recognised by the New York Times …

19621. Brown Girl, Brownstones

Paule Marshall

Brown Girl, Brownstones is the first novel by the internationally recognized writer Paule Marshall, published in 1959. It is about Bajan immigrants in Brooklyn, New York. The book gained widespread recognition after it was reprinted in 1981 by the Feminist Press. It was …

19622. 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.

19623. 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 …

19626. 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 …

19627. 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.

19629. Letters to Milena

Franz Kafka

Letters to Milena is a book collecting some of Franz Kafka's letters to Milena Jesenská from 1920 to 1923.

19630. Sartor Resartus

Thomas Carlyle

Sartor Resartus is an 1836 novel by Thomas Carlyle, first published as a serial in 1833–34 in Fraser's Magazine. The novel purports to be a commentary on the thought and early life of a German philosopher called Diogenes Teufelsdröckh, author of a tome entitled "Clothes: their …

19632. The Dirdir

Jack Vance

The Dirdir is the third 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 the destruction of a human starship to return to Earth from the distant planet Tschai.

19633. 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 …

19634. The Gates of Creation

Philip José Farmer

The Gates of Creation is a book published in 1966 that was written by Philip José Farmer.

19636. The Genius and the Goddess

Aldous Huxley

The Genius and the Goddess is a novel by Aldous Huxley. It was published by Chatto & Windus in the UK and by Harper & Row in the US. It is the fictional account of John Rivers, a student physicist in the 1920s who was hired out of college as a laboratory assistant to …

19638. Mount Analogue

René Daumal

Mount Analogue: A Novel of Symbolically Authentic Non-Euclidean Adventures in Mountain Climbing is a classic novel by the early 20th century, French novelist René Daumal. The novel is both bizarre and allegorical, detailing the discovery and ascent of a mountain, the Mount …

19640. The Man Without Qualities

Robert Musil

The Man Without Qualities is an unfinished novel in three books by the Austrian writer Robert Musil, considered one of the most significant European novels of the twentieth century. The novel is a "story of ideas", which takes place in the time of the Austro-Hungarian monarchy's …

19642. Destination: Universe!

A. E. van Vogt

Destination: Universe! is the second collection of science fiction short stories by A. E. van Vogt, published in hardcover by Pellegrini & Cudahy in 1952, and repeatedly reprinted in paperback, by three different publishers, over the next 25 years. The first British edition …

19643. The Concept of Law

H. L. A. Hart

The Concept of Law is the most famous work of the legal philosopher H. L. A. Hart. It was first published in 1961 and develops Hart's theory of legal positivism within the framework of analytic philosophy. In this work, Hart sets out to write an essay of descriptive sociology …

19646. 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.

19647. 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 …

19648. The Peacekeepers

Gene DeWeese

The Peacekeepers is a Star Trek: The Next Generation novel by Gene DeWeese. It is set at an undetermined point during the series' first season, prior to Tasha Yar's death in the episode "Skin of Evil".

19649. The Stones of Summer

Dow Mossman

The Stones of Summer is a novel by American writer Dow Mossman. Both the novel and Mossman are also subjects of Mark Moskowitz's Slamdance award-winning film, Stone Reader. The Stones of Summer, first printed in 1972, quickly went out of print after its publisher Bobbs Merrill …

19650. 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 …

19651. Stop-Time

Frank Conroy

Stop-Time, published in 1967, is a memoir by American author Frank Conroy, and tells the story of his poor childhood and early adulthood, growing up in New York City and Florida. Focusing on a series of moments from his life, the book combines traditional fictional devices such …

19652. Propaganda

Edward Bernays

“Bernays’ honest and practical manual provides much insight into some of the most powerful and influential institutions of contemporary industrial state capitalist democracies.”—Noam Chomsky “The conscious and intelligent manipulation of the organized habits and opinions of the …

19653. The Tattooed Potato and Other Clues

Ellen Raskin

The Tattooed Potato and Other Clues is a children's novel by Ellen Raskin, published in 1975.

19654. Singularity's Ring

Paul Melko

Singularity's Ring is the debut science fiction book by Paul Melko. The novel was published on February 5, 2008 by Tor Books.

19655. The New Market Wizards

Jack D. Schwager

The New Market Wizards is a book by Jack D. Schwager published on January 26, 1992 by HarperCollins. The format is very similar to his 1988 Market Wizards, with a new selection of interviews with super-traders. As in the previous volume, Schwager starts with a frank discussion …

19656. 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, …

19657. Earth Made of Glass

John Barnes

Earth Made of Glass is a science fiction novel, the second book of the Thousand Cultures series, by John Barnes whose story is told from the perspective of a middle-aged special agent named Giraut. Earth Made of Glass examines religious extremism when two different cultures are …

19658. Shopped

Joanna Blythman

Shopped: The Shocking Power Of British Supermarkets is a book by British author and award-winning investigative journalist Joanna Blythman first published by Fourth Estate in 2004. Described by one reviewer as "an emotive and bitter attack on [Britain's] supermarket culture" the …

19659. 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 …

19660. 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 …

19663. The Secret World of Og

Pierre Berton

The Secret World of Og is a children's novel written by Pierre Berton and illustrated by his daughter Patsy. It was first published in 1961 by McClelland and Stewart. This Canadian classic has sold more than 200,000 copies in four editions. Of his forty-seven books, this was …

19664. 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 …

19665. Group Psychology and the Analysis of the Ego

Sigmund Freud

Group Psychology and the Analysis of the Ego is a work of Sigmund Freud from the year 1921. In this monograph, Freud describes psychological mechanisms at work within mass movements. A mass, according to Freud, is a "temporary entity, consisting of heterogeneous elements that …

19666. The Acceptance World

Anthony Powell

The Acceptance World is the third book of Anthony Powell's twelve novel sequence, A Dance to the Music of Time. Nick Jenkins continues the narration of his life and encounters with friends and acquaintances in London, between 1931 and 1933.

19667. In Memoriam A.H.H.

Alfred Tennyson Tennyson

In Memoriam A.H.H. is a poem by the British poet Alfred, Lord Tennyson, completed in 1849. It is a requiem for the poet's beloved Cambridge friend Arthur Henry Hallam, who died suddenly of a cerebral haemorrhage in Vienna in 1833. Because it was written over a period of 17 …

19668. Alan Mendelsohn, the Boy from Mars

Daniel Pinkwater

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

19669. 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 …

19670. 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.

19672. Dwellers in the Crucible

Margaret Wander Bonanno

Dwellers in the Crucible is a 1985 Star Trek: The Original Series novel written by Margaret Wander Bonanno. A bestseller, it was the author's breakout novel, retelling the central Star Trek story of the friendship between James T. Kirk and Spock through the experiences of two …

19673. The Mansion

William Faulkner

The Mansion is a novel by the American author William Faulkner, published in 1959. It is the last in a trilogy of books about the fictional Snopes family of Mississippi, following The Hamlet and The Town. It charts the downfall of Flem Snopes at the hands of his relative Mink …

19675. 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 …

19676. Molto Italiano

Mario Batali

Molto Italiano is a 2006 JBF Awards winning book for International Cooking awards by Mario Batali.

19677. The Savage Nation

Michael Savage

The Savage Nation: Saving America from the Liberal Assault on Our Borders, Language, and Culture is Michael Savage's 18th book. It was published in 2003 and spent 18 weeks on the NY Times best seller list, debuting at #4. It provides conservative social commentary and criticism …

19678. Beggarman, Thief

Irwin Shaw

Beggarman, Thief is a 1977 novel written by Irwin Shaw. It was a sequel to his 1970 bestseller Rich Man, Poor Man. The miniseries adapted from the original novel had a 1976-77 sequel entitled Rich Man, Poor Man Book II, broadcast prior to the publication of Beggarman, Thief and …

19679. The Spirit of Eastern Christendom, Vol. II

Jaroslav Pelikan

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

19680. 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.

19681. The Blair Years

Alastair Campbell

The Blair Years is a book by Alastair Campbell, featuring extracts from his diaries detailing the period during which he worked for Tony Blair. Published by Random House, the book was released on 9 July 2007, only two weeks after Blair stood down as Prime Minister. As the first …

19682. Chase

Dean Koontz

Chase is Dean Koontz's first hardcover novel, originally written under the name K. R. Dwyer and released in 1972, it was revised and reissued in 1995 within Strange Highways.

19685. Soldier X

Don L. Wulffson

Soldier X is a young adult war drama book written by Don Wulffson about a half-German and half-Russian boy named Erik Brandt who joins the Wehrmacht, Hitler's army, during World War II. The book tells about the war from the perspective of Erik Brandt as he leads a life as both a …

19686. 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 …

19687. Heroes

Robert Cormier

Heroes is a 1998 novel written by Robert Cormier. The novel is centred on the character Francis Cassavant, who has just returned to his childhood home of Frenchtown, Monument, from serving in the Second World War in France and has severe deformities as a result of an incident …

19688. The Cat Who Wished to Be a Man

Lloyd Alexander

The Cat Who Wished to Be a Man is a children's comic fantasy novel by Lloyd Alexander.

19689. The Staircase

Ann Rinaldi

The Staircase is a historical fiction novel by Ann Rinaldi.

19690. 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.

19692. Encounter with Tiber

Buzz Aldrin

Encounter With Tiber is a 1996 science fiction novel written by former astronaut Buzz Aldrin and science fiction writer John Barnes. A working title, used on some advance covers for the British edition, was The Tides of Tiber.

19693. 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 …

19695. 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 …

19697. The Big Bounce

Elmore Leonard

The Big Bounce is a crime novel written by Elmore Leonard, who started offering the story to publishers and film producers in the fall of 1966. However, no one would take it. It went unpublished until 1969, when it was adapted into a film version in 1969, directed by Alex March …

19698. The Subjection of Women

Stuart Mill John Stuart Mill

The Subjection of Women is the title of an essay written by John Stuart Mill in 1869, possibly jointly with his wife Harriet Taylor Mill, stating an argument in favour of equality between the sexes. At the time it was published in 1869, this essay was an affront to European …

19699. Acacia: The Other Lands

David Anthony Durham

Book Description The thrilling new installment in the ambitious Acacia trilogy, praised by the Washington Post as "gripping and sophisticated."A few years have passed since the conquering of the Mein, and Queen Corinn is firmly in control of the Known World--perhaps too firmly. …

19700. The Space Vampires

Colin Wilson

The Space Vampires is a British science fiction horror novel written by author Colin Wilson, and first published in England and the United States by Random House in 1976. This is Wilson's fifty-first book. It is about the remnants of a race of intergalactic vampires who are …

19701. The Revolt of the Cockroach People

Oscar Zeta Acosta

The Revolt of the Cockroach People is a novel by Oscar Zeta Acosta. The novel is a semi-autobiographical fictionalized account of the August 29, 1970 Chicano Moratorium, a mass protest of the Vietnam War. In addition to political protest, the characters engage in insurrection …

19703. Mind Fields: The Art of Jacek Yerka, the Fiction of …

Harlan Ellison

Mind Fields was originally conceived as a collection of Jacek Yerka's paintings, but when Harlan Ellison was approached to write the introduction, he was so overcome that instead he penned a short story for each piece. The result of this synergistic melding of talents, Mind …

19704. The Voices of Morebath: Reformation and Rebellion in …

Eamon Duffy

The Voices of Morebath: Reformation and Rebellion in an English Village is a book written by Eamon Duffy published in 2001.

19705. Tom Sawyer Abroad

Mark Twain

Tom Sawyer Abroad is a novel by Mark Twain published in 1894. It features Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn in a parody of adventure stories like those of Jules Verne.

19710. The Canary Trainer

Nicholas Meyer

The Canary Trainer: From the Memoirs of John H. Watson is a 1993 Sherlock Holmes pastiche by Nicholas Meyer. Like The Seven Percent Solution and The West End Horror, The Canary Trainer was published as a "lost manuscript" of the late Dr. John H. Watson. In "The Adventure of …

19711. Jack, Knave and Fool

Bruce Alexander Cook

Jack, Knave and Fool is the fifth historical mystery novel about Sir John Fielding by Bruce Alexander.

19713. The Healer's War

Elizabeth Ann Scarborough

The Healer's War is a 1988 science fiction novel by Elizabeth Ann Scarborough. It won the Nebula Award for Best Novel in 1989. Although perhaps best known for her lightly humorous fantasies and collaborations with Anne McCaffrey on the Petaybee series and the Acorna series, …

19714. Guilty: Liberal "Victims" and Their Assault on …

Ann Coulter

Guilty: Liberal "Victims" and Their Assault on America is a book by constitutional lawyer, best-selling author and conservative columnist Ann Coulter, published in 2009. In the book, she argues that liberals are always playing the victim – when in fact, as she sees it, they are …

19716. Eye of the Storm

V. C. Andrews

Eye of the Storm is a book published in 2000 that was written by Andrew Neiderman.

19718. 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.

19719. Just Me and My Dad (Look-Look)

Mercer Mayer

Mercer Mayer’s Little Critter is going on a camping trip with his dad in this classic, funny, and heartwarming book. Whether he and his dad are canoeing, fishing, or building a campfire, parents and children alike will relate to this beloved story. A perfect gift for Father’s …

19720. The Voice that Challenged a Nation

Russell Freedman

The Voice That Challenged a Nation: Marian Anderson and the Struggle for Equal Rights is a 2004 children's nonfiction book by Russell Freedman. It received both a Sibert Medal and a Newbery Honor Book award in 2005. The book tells the story of Marian Anderson, an …

19721. God on the Rocks

Jane Gardam

God on the Rocks is a novel written by Jane Gardam and published in 1978.

19722. Sightblinder's Story

Fred Saberhagen

Sightblinder's Story is a book published in 1987 and written by Fred Saberhagen.

19723. 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.

19726. The Strange Message in the Parchment

Carolyn Keene

The Strange Message in the Parchment is the fifty-fourth volume in the Nancy Drew Mystery Stories series. It was first published in 1974 under the pseudonym Carolyn Keene. The actual author was ghostwriter Harriet Stratemeyer Adams. A sheep farmer receives a mysterious telephone …

19728. Annie Dunne

Sebastian Barry

The central character in Sebastian Barry's novel Annie Dunne is a woman who has been pushed to the margins, a woman whom life has given few chances of happiness and fulfillment. Unmarried, she spends years as housekeeper for her brother-in-law because her sister is too ill to …

19729. The House of Arden

E. Nesbit

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

19730. The Last Centurion

John Ringo

The Last Centurion is a 2008 stand-alone novel by John Ringo. It is written in "blog style" from the point of view of a U.S. Army officer known as "Bandit Six". The novel is set in a post apocalyptic world that has been ravaged by a brief ice age and disease.

19731. Ranks of Bronze

David Drake

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

19732. The Grand Design

John Marco

The Grand Design is a book published in 2000 that was written by John Marco.

19734. 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.

19737. Pure Dead Wicked

Debi Gliori

Pure dead wicked is a book published in 2002 that was written by Debi Gliori.

19738. Cue for Treason

Geoffrey Trease

Cue for Treason is a children's historical novel written by Geoffrey Trease, and is his best-known work. The novel is set in Elizabethan England at the end of the 16th century. Two young runaways become boy actors, at first on the road and later in London, where they are …

19740. Rumpole's Last Case

John Mortimer

Rumpole's Last Case is a 1987 collection of short stories by John Mortimer about defence barrister Horace Rumpole. They were adapted from his scripts for the TV series of the same name. The stories were: "Rumpole and the Winter Break" "Rumpole and the Blind Tasting" "Rumpole and …

19741. Of a Boy

Sonya Hartnett

Of a Boy is a 2002 novel by Sonya Hartnett about a lonely and troubled youth. The omnipresent narrator follows the plight of Adrian, a 9 year old child, who was taken away from his mother as she was "unfit to care for him". Adrian spends his days thinking of things that unsettle …

19742. Hitler's daughter

Jackie French

Hitler's Daughter is a children's novel by Australian children's author Jackie French. It was first published in 1999, and is one of French's most critically acclaimed books.

19743. The Pleasures of the Damned

Charles Bukowski

The Pleasures of the Damned is a poetry book written by Charles Bukowski.

19745. You Bright and Risen Angels

William T. Vollmann

You Bright and Risen Angels is a 1987 novel by William T. Vollmann, detailing a fictional war between insects and the forces of modern civilization. Vollmann described the book, his first, as "an allegory in part", inspired by his experiences with the mujahedeen in Afghanistan. …

19747. The heaven of Mercury

Brad Watson

The heaven of Mercury is the book written by Brad Watson.

19748. Skallagrigg

William Horwood

Skallagrigg is a 1987 novel written by William Horwood and influenced by Horwood's relationship with his own daughter Rachel, who has cerebral palsy.

19749. Raven: A Trickster Tale From The Pacific Northwest

Gerald McDermott

Raven: A Trickster Tale From The Pacific Northwest is a 1993 children's picture book told and illustrated by Gerald McDermott using a totemic art style. Raven: A Trickster Tale From The Northwest is the tale of a shape-changing Raven using his abilities to steal the light and …

19750. Shadowsinger

L. E. Modesitt Jr.

Shadowsinger is a book published in 2002 that was written by L.E Modesitt Jr.

19751. Sister of the Bride

Beverly Cleary

Sister of the Bride is a 1963 young adult novel by Beverly Cleary.

19753. Men, Women, and Chainsaws

Carol J. Clover

Men, Women, and Chain Saws: Gender in the Modern Horror Film is a 1992 book by American academic Carol J. Clover. In it she investigates gender in Slasher Films and the appeal of horror cinema, in particular the slasher, occult, and rape-revenge genres, from a feminist …

19754. Girl, Missing

Sophie McKenzie

Girl, Missing is a thriller novel by Sophie McKenzie, published in 2006. It won the 2007 Bolton Children's Book Award, the 2008 Manchester Book 7Award and the 2007 Red House Children's Book Award for Older Readers, as well as being longlisted for the Carnegie Medal. It was also …

19755. 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.

19757. The Living Reed

Pearl S. Buck

The Living Reed is an historical novel by Pearl S. Buck in which life in Korea, from the latter part of the nineteenth century to the end of the Second World War, is described through the viewpoints and lives of several members of four generations of a prominent aristocratic …

19758. Grass Roots

Stuart Woods

Grass Roots is the fourth novel in the Will Lee series by Stuart Woods. It was first published in 1989 by Simon & Schuster. The novel takes place in Delano Georgia, some years after the events of Deep Lie. The story continues the story of the Lee family of Delano, Georgia. …

19760. The Coming Storm

Paul Elliott Russell

The Coming Storm is a 1999 novel by Paul Russell. The Coming Storm is set on the campus of a boys' University-preparatory school in upstate New York. Tracy Parker, a 25-year-old, is hired as an English teacher by the headmaster Louis Tremper. Tracy has a sexual relationship with …

19761. Extremes

Kristine Kathryn Rusch

Extremes is the second book in the Retrieval Artist series by Kristine Kathryn Rusch. The novels are situated at an unstated time in the future where humans have colonized many distant worlds. In addition, treaties with alien races allow for the extradition of humans to other …

19762. Mitch and Amy

Beverly Cleary

Mitch and Amy is a children's novel by Beverly Cleary, illustrated by George Porter. The story follows the escapades of the fraternal Huff twins, Mitch and Amy, in Berkeley, California. Although the book was written in the late 1960s, the book stays true to Cleary's penchant for …

19766. Something Rotten

Alan Gratz

Something Rotten is the first novel of the Horatio Wilkes mystery series by Alan Gratz. It loosely follows the plot of Hamlet by William Shakespeare, but it is modernised and set in the United States.

19768. Searching for David's Heart

Cherie Bennett

Searching for David's Heart is a young-adult novel by Cherie Bennett. The author is a screenwriter, novelist, playwright, and columnist for the San Diego Union-Tribune and other Copley newspapers.

19769. The Goblin Mirror

Carolyn J. (Carolyn Janice) Cherryh

The Goblin Mirror is a 1992 fantasy novel by science fiction and fantasy author C. J. Cherryh. It was first published in a hardcover edition by Ballantine Books under its Del Rey Books imprint, and featured cover art by Cherryh's brother, David A. Cherry.

19771. The Wedding

Danielle Steel

The Wedding is a romance novel written by American writer Danielle Steel and published in April 2000 . Set in Los Angeles, against a star-studded backdrop, it follows a busy career woman as she meets the man of her dreams, falls in love and plans her wedding. It was first on the …

19773. Reunion

Alan Dean Foster

Reunion is a science fiction novel written by Alan Dean Foster. The book is the seventh chronologically in the Pip and Flinx series.

19774. 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.

19775. In danger's path

W. E. B. Griffin

In danger's path is a book published in 1999 that was written by W. E. B. Griffin.

19777. 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 …

19778. 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 …

19780. 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 …

19783. Breaking Point

Alex Flinn

Breaking Point in a 2002 young adult novel by Alex Flinn. It was an 'Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Adult Readers' in 2003. Bulletin for the Center for Children's Books said that the book was "a dark drama of self-destruction that should make for grimly satisfying reading" while …

19785. From Anna

Jean Little

From Anna is a children's novel written by Canadian children's author Jean Little, first published in 1972. It is the story of Anna Solden, a visually impaired child who moves from Germany to Canada with her family, on the eve of Hitler's rise to power in Germany. The book is …

19788. 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 …

19790. Best Friends

Jacqueline Wilson

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

19791. The Wild Girls

Pat Murphy

The Wild Girls is a children's novel written by Pat Murphy. It won the Christopher Award, as well as the children's category of the 2008 Northern California Independent Booksellers Association Book of the Year Awards.

19792. Dragon Moon

Carole Wilkinson

Dragon Moon is a children's fantasy novel by Carole Wilkinson, first published in 2007. It is the third book of the Dragonkeeper series. The books before it are Dragonkeeper and Garden of the Purple Dragon. The trilogy, based in ancient China, during the Han Dynasty, has won …

19793. 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.

19795. True Talents

David Lubar

It's been over a year since fourteen-year-old Eddie "Trash" Thalmeyer and his friends from Edgeview Alternative School found out about their special hidden talents. Trash can move things with his mind, Torchie is a fire-starter, Cheater reads minds, Lucky finds lost objects, …

19796. Brigands M.C.

Robert Muchamore

Brigands M.C. is the eleventh novel in the CHERUB series by Robert Muchamore. It was released on 4 October 2008. A blue-cover edition of which only 8,499 copies were made was also produced. The special editions were only sold in W.H.Smith in the United Kingdom. Of developing the …

19797. 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 …

19799. 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 …

19800. The Story of a New Name (Neapolitan Novels)

Elena Ferrante

Soon to be an HBO series, the follow-up to My Brilliant Friend in the New York Times bestselling Neapolitan quartet about two friends growing up in post-war Italy is a rich, intense, and generous-hearted family epic by Italy’s most beloved and acclaimed writer, Elena Ferrante, …



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