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.

21801. The Discontinuity Guide

Martin Day

The Discontinuity Guide is a 1995 guidebook to the serials of the original run of the BBC science fiction series Doctor Who. The book was written by Paul Cornell, Martin Day and Keith Topping and was first published as Doctor Who - The Discontinuity Guide on 1 July 1995 by …

21802. 101 Philosophy Problems

Martin Cohen

Now in its second edition, this ever-engaging, humorous and extremely popular book challenges readers to think philosophically about every day dilemmas. This fully updated new edition includes brand new problems, such as 'A Nasty Transplant' and the 'Three Embryos', from the …

21803. The Two Faces of January

Patricia Highsmith

Three of them are waiting. Rydal Keener is waiting for something exciting to happen in his grubby little Athens hotel. At forty-odd, Chester MacFarland has been waiting much longer, expecting his life of stock manipu­lation and fraud to catch up with him. And Colette, …

21804. Santorini

Alistair MacLean

The gripping tale of sabotage at sea, from the acclaimed master of action and suspense.In the heart of the Aegean Sea, a luxury yacht is on fire and sinking fast. Minutes later, a four-engined jet with a fire in its nose-cone crashes into the sea.Is there a sinister connection …

21806. The Coming of the King

Nikolai Tolstoy

The Coming of the King: The First Book of Merlin is a 1988 historical fantasy novel by Nikolai Tolstoy drawing upon Arthurian legend and more broadly, Celtic and Germanic mythology. The novel is the first in an as-yet unfinished trilogy. Tolstoy is also the author of the 1985 …

21809. Inside Mr. Enderby

Anthony Burgess

Inside Mr Enderby is the first volume of the Enderby series, a quartet of comic novels by the British author Anthony Burgess. The book was first published in 1963 in London by William Heinemann under the pseudonym Joseph Kell. The series began with the publication in 1963 of …

21813. The Tale of Samuel Whiskers or The Roly-Poly Pudding

Beatrix Potter

The Tale of Samuel Whiskers or The Roly-Poly Pudding is a children's book written and illustrated by Beatrix Potter and first published by Frederick Warne & Co. in October 1908 as The Roly-Poly Pudding. In 1926, it was re-published as The Tale of Samuel Whiskers. The book is …

21814. The Tale of Pigling Bland

Beatrix Potter

The Tale of Pigling Bland is a children's book written and illustrated by Beatrix Potter and first published by Frederick Warne & Co. in 1913. The story describes the adventures of the pig of the title and how his life changes upon meeting a soul mate, in much the same way …

21815. Except the Dying

Maureen Jennings

Except The Dying is a detective novel by Maureen Jennings featuring the detective William Murdoch. It was first published in Canada by the Thomas Dunne/St. Martin's in 1997.

21816. An Instant in the Wind

André Brink

An Instant in the Wind is a novel written by André Brink.

21819. Bachelors Anonymous

P. G. Wodehouse

Bachelors Anonymous is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse, first published in the United Kingdom on 15 October 1973 by Barrie & Jenkins, London and in the United States on 28 August 1974 by Simon & Schuster, Inc., New York.

21820. Kingdoms of Elfin

Sylvia Townsend Warner

Kingdoms of Elfin is a short story collection by Sylvia Townsend Warner, published in 1977, a year before her death. The stories are an interconnected series of satirical fantasy stories detailing the manners of the fairy courts of Europe. It was Warner's last published work. …

21822. Bed

Tao Lin

Bed is a short story collection by Tao Lin, published in 2007.

21823. The Darling Buds of May

H. E. Bates

The Darling Buds of May is a novella by British writer H. E. Bates, first published in 1958. It was the first of a series of five books about the Larkins, a rural family from Kent. Pop and Ma Larkin and their many children take joy in nature, each other's company, and almost …

21825. Lucky Starr and the Big Sun of Mercury

Isaac Asimov

Lucky Starr and the Big Sun of Mercury is the fourth 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 March 1956. Since 1972, …

21830. Patriotic Gore

Edmund Wilson

Patriotic Gore: Studies in the Literature of the American Civil War is a 1962 book of historical and literary criticism written by Edmund Wilson. It consists of 26 chapters about the works and lives of almost 30 writers, including Ambrose Bierce, George Washington Cable‡, Mary …

21831. Suicide Hill

James Ellroy

Suicide Hill is a crime fiction novel written by James Ellroy. Released in 1987, it is the third and final installment of the Lloyd Hopkins Trilogy.

21832. The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born

Ayi Kwei Armah

The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born is the debut novel by Ghanaian writer Ayi Kwei Armah. It was published in 1968. It tells the story of a nameless man who struggles to reconcile himself with the reality of post-independence Ghana.

21833. The fox in the attic

Richard Hughes

The Fox in the Attic is a 1961 novel by Richard Hughes, who is best known for A High Wind in Jamaica. It was the first novel in his unfinished The Human Predicament trilogy.

21834. The Case Against the Fed

Murray Rothbard

The Case Against the Fed is a 1994 book by Murray N. Rothbard taking a critical look at the United States Federal Reserve, fractional reserve banking, and central banks in general. It details the history of fractional reserve banking and the influence that bankers have had on …

21835. A Tiger for Malgudi

R. K. Narayan

A Tiger for Malgudi is a 1983 novel by R. K. Narayan told by a tiger in the first person. Deeply moving is the attachment of the tiger to the monk and the monk's care for the tiger. R. K. Narayan consulted with noted tiger expert K. Ullas Karanth on the writing of this novel.

21837. Field Work

Seamus Heaney

Field Work is the fifth poetry collection by Seamus Heaney, who received the 1995 Nobel Prize in Literature.

21843. Shuttlecock

Graham Swift

Shuttlecock is Graham Swift's critically acclaimed second novel, a psychological thriller published in 1981 by Allen Lane. It won the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize in 1983, and is said to be the best of his earlier novels. It was not published in the US until 1985, after the …

21844. Sam the Sudden

P. G. Wodehouse

Sam the Sudden is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse, first published in the United Kingdom on 15 October 1925 by Methuen, London, and in the United States on 6 November 1925 by George H. Doran, New York, under the title Sam in the Suburbs. The story had previously been serialised under …

21846. The Fighting Agents

W. E. B. Griffin

The Fighting Agents is a book published in 1989 that was written by W. E. B. Griffin.

21847. Humpty Dumpty in Oakland

Philip K. Dick

Humpty Dumpty in Oakland is a realist, non-science fiction novel authored by Philip K. Dick. Originally completed in 1960, but rejected by prior publishers, this work was posthumously published by Gollancz in the United Kingdom in 1986. An American edition was published by Tor …

21848. Daniel Plainway

Van Reid

Daniel Plainway is a book published in 2000 that was written by Van Reid.

21849. The Crooked Hinge

John Dickson Carr

The Crooked Hinge is a mystery novel by detective novelist John Dickson Carr. It combines a seemingly impossible throat-slashing with elements of witchcraft, an automaton modelled on Maelzel's Chess Player, and the story of the Tichborne Claimant. It was dedicated to fellow …

21851. Son of Interflux

Gordon Korman

Son of Interflux is a 1986 novel by Gordon Korman.

21852. Saint Jack

Paul Theroux

Saint Jack is a 1973 novel by Paul Theroux and a 1979 film of the same name. It tells the life of Jack Flowers, a pimp in Singapore. Feeling hopeless and undervalued, Jack tries to make money by setting up his own bordello, and clashes with Chinese triad members in the process.

21854. Desperation

Stephen King

Desperation is a horror novel by Stephen King. It was published in 1996 at the same time as its "mirror" novel, The Regulators. It was made into a TV film starring Ron Perlman, Tom Skeritt and Steven Weber in 2006. The two novels represent parallel universes relative to one …

21855. The Short-Timers

Gustav Hasford

The Short-Timers is a 1979 semi-autobiographical novel by U.S. Marine Corps veteran Gustav Hasford, about his experience in the Vietnam War. It was later adapted into the 1987 film Full Metal Jacket by Hasford, Michael Herr, and Stanley Kubrick. Hasford's novel The Phantom …

21856. The Little White Car

Dan Rhodes

The Little White Car, is a novel by British author Dan Rhodes, published under the pen name Danuta de Rhodes in 2004 by Canongate and has been translated into 12 languages. The book's premise, based on real-world evidence, is that the car carrying Diana, Princess of Wales was in …

21857. Doctor Sally

P. G. Wodehouse

Doctor Sally is a short novel by P.G. Wodehouse, first published in the United Kingdom on April 7, 1932 by Methuen & Co., London. In the United States, it was serialised in Collier's Weekly from July 4 to August 1, 1931 under the title The Medicine Girl, and was included …

21859. Absent in the Spring

Agatha Christie

Absent in the Spring is a novel written by Agatha Christie and first published in the UK by Collins in August 1944 and in the US by Farrar & Rinehart later in the same year. It was the third of six novels Christie wrote under the nom-de-plume Mary Westmacott.

21861. A Small Place in Italy

Eric Newby

A Small Place in Italy is a travel memoir and autobiographical novel written by Eric Newby, author of The Last Grain Race and Slowly Down the Ganges. In 1967, Eric Newby and his wife Wanda acquire an old run-down farmhouse in Italy, I Castagni, in the foothills of the Apuan Alps …

21862. Books Do Furnish a Room

Anthony Powell

Books Do Furnish a Room is a novel by Anthony Powell, the tenth in the sequence of twelve comprising his masterpiece, A Dance to the Music of Time. It was first published in 1971 and, like the other volumes, remains in print. The book conveys the atmosphere of post-war austerity …

21864. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Lyman Frank Baum

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is a children's novel written by L. Frank Baum and illustrated by W. W. Denslow. Originally published by the George M. Hill Company in Chicago on May 17, 1900, it has since been reprinted numerous times, most often under the name The Wizard of Oz, …

21866. The Solid Mandala

Patrick White

The Solid Mandala, the seventh published novel by Australian author Patrick White, Nobel Prize winner of 1973, first published in 1966. It details the story of two brothers, Waldo and Arthur Brown, with a focus on the facets of their symbiotic relationship. It is set in the …

21867. The Adventures of Roderick Random

SMOLLETT

The Adventures of Roderick Random is a picaresque novel by Tobias Smollett, first published in 1748. It is partially based on Smollett's experience as a naval-surgeon’s mate in the British Navy, especially during the Battle of Cartagena de Indias in 1741. In the preface, …

21869. The Aunt's Story

Patrick White

The Aunt's Story is the third published novel by the Australian novelist and 1973 Nobel Prize-winner, Patrick White. It tells the story of Theodora Goodman, a lonely middle-aged woman who travels to France after the death of her mother, and then to America, where she experiences …

21870. Monday or Tuesday

Virginia Woolf

Monday or Tuesday is a 1921 short story collection by Virginia Woolf published by The Hogarth Press. 1000 copies were printed with four full-page woodcuts by Vanessa Bell. Leonard Woolf called it one of the worst printed books ever published because of the typographical mistakes …

21874. Things That Fall from the Sky

Kevin Brockmeier

Things That Fall from the Sky is a collection of eleven short stories by American author Kevin Brockmeier. "These Hands" was selected for Prize Stories 2000: The O. Henry Awards, "The Ceiling" appeared in The O. Henry Prize Stories 2002, and "Space" appeared in The Best American …

21876. Tieta

Jorge Amado

Tieta is a novel written by the Brazilian author Jorge Amado, published on August 17, 1977. Set in the 1970s, it narrates the return of Tieta to the remote village of Santana do Agreste, 26 years after being beaten and expelled by her father in front of all the town's people.

21877. Eyes of the Emperor

Graham Salisbury

Eyes of the Emperor is a historical novel written by Graham Salisbury, and is currently published by Laurel-Leaf, which is an imprint of Random House Children's Books, in the United States in paperback. The first edition was published in 2005. The first edition was published by …

21878. Titanic: The Long Night

Diane Hoh

Titanic: The Long Night is a 1998 romance novel by Diane Hoh. It is an entirely fictional story set aboard on the real ship, Titanic. The plot centers around two main aspects. The first is the story of Elizabeth Farr, who is on the Titanic with her parents on the voyage to New …

21879. Jip, His Story

Katherine Paterson

Jip, His Story is a 1996 children's book written by U.S. novelist Katherine Paterson. Set in Vermont during the 1850s, it focuses on a 12-year-old orphan named Jip, who was abandoned as an infant and mistaken for a gypsy because of his skin color. Jip works at a poor farm where …

21880. The tree where man was born

Peter Matthiessen

The tree where man was born is the 1972 book by Peter Matthiessen.

21883. The Hercules Text

Jack McDevitt

The Hercules Text is a 1986 science fiction novel by Jack McDevitt. It tells the story of a message of intelligent extraterrestrial origin received by SETI scientists. The Hercules Text was nominated for the Philip K. Dick Award in 1986. Science fiction author Michael Swanwick …

21888. Dance of the Dead

Christie Golden

Dance of the Dead is a fantasy horror novel by Christie Golden, set in the world of Ravenloft, and based on the Dungeons & Dragons game.

21889. The Mask of Cthulhu

August Derleth

The Mask of Cthulhu is a collection of fantasy and horror short stories by author August Derleth. It was released in 1958 by Arkham House in an edition of 2,051 copies. The stories are part of the Cthulhu Mythos and most had appeared in the magazine Weird Tales between 1939 and …

21890. The Collected Works of G.K. Chesterton: Volume 1 - …

G. K. Chesterton

IN DEFENCE OF A NEW EDITION INTRODUCTION A DEFENCE OF PENNY DREADFULS A DEFENCE OF RASH VOWS A DEFENCE OF SKELETONS A DEFENCE OF PUBLICITY A DEFENCE OF NONSENSE A DEFENCE OF PLANETS A DEFENCE OF CHINA SHEPHERDESSES A DEFENCE OF USEFUL INFORMATION A DEFENCE OF HERALDRY A DEFENCE …

21891. The Sterile Cuckoo

John Nichols

The Sterile Cuckoo, is the 1965 novel by John Nichols. It tells the story of a quirky young couple whose relationship deepens despite their differences. A 1969 film version of the novel was adapted by Alvin Sargent and directed by Alan J. Pakula. It starred Liza Minnelli and …

21892. Judgment Day: My Years with Ayn Rand

Nathaniel Branden

Judgment Day: My Years with Ayn Rand is a 1989 memoir by Nathaniel Branden that focuses on his relationship with his former mentor and lover, Ayn Rand. Branden released a revised version, retitled as My Years with Ayn Rand, in 1999.

21895. I Hope I Shall Arrive Soon

Philip K. Dick

I Hope I Shall Arrive Soon is a book by Philip K. Dick, a collection of 10 science fiction short stories and one essay. It was first published by Doubleday in 1985 and was edited by Mark Hurst and Paul Williams. Many of the stories had originally appeared in the magazines …

21896. The Trouble with Normal

Michael Warner

The Trouble with Normal: Sex, Politics, and the Ethics of Queer Life is a book by Michael Warner that discusses the role of same-sex marriage as a goal for gay rights activists. First published in 1999 by The Free Press, an imprint of Simon and Schuster, it was re-published in …

21901. Encyclopedia of Unusual Sex Practices

Brenda Love

The Encyclopedia of Unusual Sex Practices is a reference book by Brenda Love, first published in 1992, and having since had various republications.

21904. Cult Movies

Danny Peary

Cult Movies is a 1981 book by Danny Peary, consisting of a series of essays regarding what Peary described as the 100 most representative examples of the cult film phenomenon. The films are presented in alphabetical order, with each chapter featuring a story synopsis for the …

21905. The Summoner

Gail Z. Martin

The Summoner is a 2007 fantasy novel by Gail Z. Martin. It is the first in the Chronicles of the Necromancer series. The story follows Prince Martris Drayke and his companions on a quest to take back their kingdom after it is seized by Tris's older brother. With so few allies at …

21906. Show Boat

Edna Ferber

Show Boat is a 1926 novel by American author and dramatist Edna Ferber. It chronicles the lives of three generations of performers on the Cotton Blossom, a floating theater that travels between small towns on the banks of the Mississippi, from the 1880s to the 1920s. The story …

21907. The Rains Came

Louis Bromfield

The Rains Came is a 1937 novel by Louis Bromfield.

21910. The Death of the West

Patrick J. Buchanan

The Death of the West: How Dying Populations and Immigrant Invasions Imperil Our Culture and Civilization is a 2001 book by paleoconservative commentator Patrick J. Buchanan.

21911. Le Chandail de Hockey

Roch Carrier

The Hockey Sweater is a short story by Canadian author Roch Carrier and translated to English by Sheila Fischman. It was originally published in 1979 under the title "Une abominable feuille d'érable sur la glace". It was adapted into an animated short called The Sweater by the …

21912. Ernesto

Umberto Saba

Ernesto is an unfinished novel by Umberto Saba, written in 1953 but not published until 1975, long after the author’s death.

21915. Corona

Greg Bear

Corona is a Star Trek: The Original Series novel written by Greg Bear.

21916. Web of the Romulans

M. S. Murdock

Web of the Romulans is a Star Trek: The Original Series novel written by M. S. Murdock. The subplot where the Enterprise falls in love with Captain James T. Kirk was taken from a story that Murdock had originally written for a Star Trek fanzine.

21921. On Directing Film

David Mamet

On Directing Film is a non-fiction book by American playwright and filmmaker David Mamet published in 1991.

21922. The Emperor's Snuff-Box

John Dickson Carr

The Emperor's Snuff-Box is a non-series mystery novel by mystery novelist John Dickson Carr. The detective is psychologist Dr. Dermot Kinross. The novel takes place in France and concerns a jeweled snuff-box in the shape of a pocket watch said to have belonged to Napoleon. A …

21923. Honor of the Clan

John Ringo

Honor of the Clan is a novel by John Ringo and Julie Cochrane, and is part of the Legacy of the Aldenata series, specifically a spin-off that features Michael O'Neal's daughters Cally and Michelle. Michelle has been raised off planet by the Indowy race, and has been trained in …

21925. The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twelfth Annual …

Gardner Dozois

The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twelfth Annual Collection is a science fiction anthology edited by Gardner Dozois that was published in 1995. It is the 12th in The Year's Best Science Fiction series and won the Locus Award for best anthology.

21929. And the Devil Will Drag You Under

Jack L. Chalker

And the Devil Will Drag You Under, is a comic fantasy by Jack Chalker involving an alcoholic demon and two humans he summons to collect the pieces of a mystic artifact that the demon requires to save Earth from an asteroid on a collision course. The human's journeys include both …

21930. Dreamer of Dune

Brian Herbert

Dreamer of Dune: The Biography of Frank Herbert is a 2003 biography of the American science fiction author Frank Herbert written by his son, Brian Herbert. It was a Hugo Award finalist in 2004.

21931. Vice: New & Selected Poems

Ai

Vice: New & Selected Poems is a book written by Ai.

21933. The Ascent of Wonder: The Evolution of Hard SF

David G. Hartwell

The Ascent of Wonder: The Evolution of Hard SF is a definitive 1994 anthology of hard science fiction short stories compiled by the award-winning editing team of David G. Hartwell and Kathryn Cramer. This 990-page book includes 68 stories, each prefaced by a brief note to …

21935. Gender Blender

Blake Nelson

Gender Blender is a young adult novel written by Blake Nelson. The book explores the differences between males and females and dramatizes it in a way that children will understand.

21937. The People of the Mist

H. Rider Haggard

The People of the Mist is a classic lost race fantasy novel written by H. Rider Haggard. It was first published serially in the weekly magazine Tit-Bits, between December 1893 and August 1894; the first edition in book form was published in London by Longmans in October, 1894. …

21939. The Courage to Heal

Ellen Bass

The Courage to Heal: A Guide for Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse is a self-help book by poet Ellen Bass and Laura Davis that focuses on recovery from child sexual abuse and has been called "controversial and polarizing". The intent of the book is to provide a healing …

21942. Democracy and Education

John Dewey

Democracy and Education: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Education is a 1916 book by John Dewey. Dewey sought to at once synthesize, criticize, and expand upon the democratic educational philosophies of Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Plato. He saw Rousseau's philosophy as …

21943. Recessional

James A. Michener

Recessional, the final novel by American author James A. Michener, centers on life in a fictional retirement home and hospice known as The Palms. Disgraced obstetrician Andy Zorn's life changes when he is hired by John Taggart, the head of a retirement home chain, to run his …

21944. Camelot 30K

Robert L. Forward

Camelot 30K is a hard science fiction novel written by the United States physicist Robert L. Forward. It was published in 1993 by Tor Books. The story mainly deals with the concept of human contact and interaction with a kingdom of intelligent alien life that dwells on a frozen …

21945. Overqualified

Joey Comeau

Overqualified is an art project by Canadian writer Joey Comeau in which he wrote a series of cover letters as job applications to companies. The letters were collected into a book and published as Overqualified by ECW Press in 2009. The letters all start off as standard cover …

21947. Role of Honour

John Gardner

Role of Honour, first published in 1984, was the fourth novel by John Gardner featuring Ian Fleming's secret agent, James Bond. Carrying the Glidrose Publications copyright, it was first published in the United Kingdom by Jonathan Cape and in the United States by Putnam.

21948. Dogger

Shirley Hughes

Dogger is a children's picture book written and illustrated by Shirley Hughes, published by The Bodley Head in 1977.

21949. Mean Spirit

Linda Hogan

Mean Spirit is a book about the Osage tribe during the Oklahoma oil boom. It is Linda Hogan's first novel. It was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1991.

21950. A Child's Calendar

John Updike

A Child's Calendar is a book written by John Updike and illustrated by Trina Schart Hyman.

21951. Aetheric Mechanics

Warren Ellis

Aetheric Mechanics is a graphic novella created by Eagle Award-winning writer Warren Ellis. It is 48 pages long, illustrated in black and white by Gianluca Pagliarini, and was published by Avatar Press in October 2008.

21952. Not Without Laughter

Langston Hughes

Not Without Laughter is a novel by Langston Hughes published in 1930. It is Hughes' first novel, and first major work of prose.

21953. Reclaiming History: The Assassination of President …

Vincent Bugliosi

Reclaiming History: The Assassination of President John F. Kennedy is a book by attorney Vincent Bugliosi that analyzes the events surrounding the assassination of John F. Kennedy, focusing on the lives of Lee Harvey Oswald and Jack Ruby. The book is drawn from many sources, …

21955. The Ballad of the White Horse

G. K. Chesterton

The Ballad of the White Horse is a poem by G. K. Chesterton about the idealised exploits of the Saxon King Alfred the Great, published in 1911. Written in ballad form, the work is usually considered one of the last great traditional epic poems ever written in the English …

21958. Echoes in the Darkness

Joseph Wambaugh

Echoes in the Darkness is the title of a 1987 book by crime writer Joseph Wambaugh which also became a made-for-TV movie the same year. The book details the lurid tale of the murder of Pennsylvania's Upper Merion Area High School English teacher Susan Reinert and her two …

21959. Gravitation

Charles W. Misner

In physics, Gravitation is a well-known compendium on Einstein's theory of gravity by Charles W. Misner, Kip S. Thorne, and John Archibald Wheeler, originally published by W. H. Freeman and Company in 1973. It is often considered the early "bible" of general relativity by …

21960. Hoka!

Poul Anderson

Hoka! is a collection of science fiction and fantasy stories by Poul Anderson and Gordon Dickson. It was first published by Wallaby in 1983. The stories originally appeared in the magazines Fantasy and Science Fiction and Analog Science Fiction and Fact.

21962. Sten Adventures Book 4: Fleet of the Damned

Chris Bunch

Fleet of the Damned is the fourth book in Chris Bunch and Allan Cole's The Sten Adventures.

21963. Thieves' paradise

Eric Jerome Dickey

Thieves' paradise is a book.

21964. An Echo in Time : Atlantis

Traci Harding

The extraordinary and bestselling journeys of one woman throughout time ... the narrow stairway inside the mountain led to a door that opened into a huge marble plateau. Upon this stood a stone circle of nine of the largest hunks of polished crystal tory had ever seen. A …

21965. Arabian Jazz

Diana Abu-Jaber

Arabian Jazz is a novel written by Diana Abu-Jaber and published in 1993.

21966. Wings of the Falcon

Barbara Michaels

The death of her English father left Francesca alone and unprotected, with nowhere to turn but to the noble Italian family of her late mother. Adrift in a strange land, surrounded by cold and suspicious relatives who had disowned her mother on her wedding day, Francesca is …

21967. Someday Angeline

Louis Sachar

Someday Angeline is a children's novel by Louis Sachar. A story about a girl named Angeline Persopolis who faces trouble at school because of her intelligence, it was originally released in 1983, but received a reprint in 2005 following Sachar's success with Holes.

21968. Silver Screen

Justina Robson

Silver Screen is a science fiction novel by Justina Robson, first published by Macmillan in 1999. It features Anjuli O'Connell, employed as a psychologist to monitor an Artificial Intelligence named 901. She has a photographic memory and perfect recall. The story concerns events …

21969. Lost Laysen

Margaret Mitchell

Lost Laysen is a novella written by Margaret Mitchell in 1916, although it was not published until 1996. Mitchell, who is best known as the author of Gone with the Wind, was believed to have only written one full book during her lifetime. However, when she was 15, she had …

21970. First Warning

Anne McCaffrey

First Warning is a fantasy or science fiction novel by Anne McCaffrey and Elizabeth Ann Scarborough. It is the first book in the trilogy Acorna's Children, which is part of the Acorna Universe series that McCaffrey and Margaret Ball initiated in Acorna: The Unicorn Girl. First …

21971. Rules of Engagement: A Sir John Fielding Mystery

Bruce Alexander Cook

Rules of Engagement is the eleventh historical mystery novel about Sir John Fielding by Bruce Alexander. The manuscript was unfinished when Cook died in 2003, but his widow, Judith Aller, and writer John Shannon worked together to complete it.

21973. Thurston House

Danielle Steel

Thurston House is a romance novel by Danielle Steel. The book was first published on August 4, 1983, by Dell Publishing Company. The plot follows Jeremiah, a self-made, wealthy businessman who is looking for a lady in his life; he meets Camille, a younger female whom he had …

21976. Blooded

Christopher Golden

Blooded is a novel written by Christopher Golden and Nancy Holder, based on the U.S. television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

21977. Phylogenesis

Alan Dean Foster

Phylogenesis is a science fiction novel written by Alan Dean Foster. It is the first novel in Foster's Founding of the Commonwealth Trilogy. In Phylogenesis Foster begins to further expand the history of the founding of the Humanx Commonwealth which began in his 1982 novel Nor …

21978. The Medusa Stone

Jack Du Brul

The Medusa Stone is an adventure novel by Jack Du Brul. This is the third book featuring the author’s primary protagonist, Phillip Mercer.

21980. Vacant Possession

Hilary Mantel

Vacant Possession is the title of the second novel by British author Hilary Mantel, first published in 1986 by Chatto and Windus. It continues the story from her first novel Every Day is Mother's Day and is set some ten years later with the same cast of characters.

21984. Lucky Child

Loung Ung

Lucky Child: A Daughter of Cambodia Reunites with the Sister She Left Behind is a memoir written by a Cambodian woman, Loung Ung. Her previous memoir was First They Killed My Father. The memoir chronicles her adjustment to life in the U.S. after escaping the Cambodian genocide. …

21986. The Early Asimov

Isaac Asimov

The Early Asimov or, Eleven Years of Trying is a 1972 collection of short stories by Isaac Asimov. Each story is accompanied by commentary by the author, who gives details about his life and his literary achievements in the period in which he wrote the story, effectively …

21987. Sammy Keyes and the Art of Deception

Wendelin Van Draanen

Sammy Keyes and the Art of Deception is a book by Wendelin Van Draanen.

21989. Only A Theory

Kenneth R. Miller

Only A Theory: Evolution and the Battle for America's Soul is a 2008 book by the American cell biologist and Roman Catholic Kenneth R. Miller. In the book, Miller examines the battle between evolution and intelligent design, and explores the implications of science in America. …

21991. Starseed

Spider Robinson

Starseed is a science fiction novel by Spider Robinson and Jeanne Robinson. It first appeared in seven parts in Pulphouse Weekly in 1991. It is a sequel to Stardance and was published as a standalone novel later that. It was republished in 1997 as an omnibus edition with …

21993. Demon's Delight

MaryJanice Davidson

Demon's Delight is an anthology novel containing four short stories written by authors MaryJanice Davidson, Emma Holly, Vickie Taylor, and Catherine Spangler.

21995. Poor Little Bitch Girl

Jackie Collins

Poor Little Bitch Girl is the twenty-seventh novel by English novelist Jackie Collins. It was released on 4 October 2009 in the United Kingdom, and 9 February 2010 in the United States. The book stemmed from an idea that Collins was working on for a television series about …

21997. A darker place

Jack Higgins

A Darker Place is a book written by Jack Higgins. It's 16th book in Sean Dillon series.

21999. Pigeon English

Stephen Kelman

Pigeon English is the debut novel by English author Stephen Kelman. It is told from the point of view of Harrison Okupu, an eleven-year-old Ghanaian immigrant living on a tough London estate. It was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize in 2011.

22000. The Secret Garden

Frances Hodgson Burnett

The Secret Garden is a novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett. It was initially published in serial format starting in the autumn of 1910, and was first published in its entirety in 1911. It is now one of Burnett's most popular novels, and is considered to be a classic of English …



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