The most popular books in English
from 22601 to 22800

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.

22601. The Chinese Parrot

Earl Derr Biggers

The Chinese Parrot is the second novel in the Charlie Chan series of mystery novels by Earl Derr Biggers. It is the first in which Chan travels from Hawaii to mainland California, and involves a crime whose exposure is hastened by the death of a parrot. The story concerns a …

22603. A Sweet Scent of Death

Guillermo Arriaga

From the award-winning, internationally acclaimed screenwriter of Amores perros, 21 Grams, and Babel, A Sweet Scent of Death is Guillermo Arriaga's tale of deception, passion, and violence fused together by the tragic killing of a young girl in a small Mexican village. Early …

22604. The Lab

Jack Heath

The Lab is Australian writer Jack Heath's debut novel, first released as a paperback in 2006. Jack Heath started writing The Lab when he was 13 and attending Lyneham High School. Jack started writing The Lab to impress a girl at school who liked reading. He finished the first …

22605. Julius

Daphne du Maurier

'His first instinct was to stretch out his hands to the sky. The white clouds seemed so near to him, surely they were easy to hold and to caress, strange-moving things belonging to the wide blue space of heaven . . . 'Julius Levy grows up in a peasant family in a village on the …

22606. Innocence

Penelope Fitzgerald

Beautiful Chiara is the last of the Ridolfi, a Florentine family of long lineage and eccentric habits. She is smitten with Salvatore, a brilliant but penniless doctor, a rational man who wants nothing to do with romance. This is the story of how these two--with the best …

22607. New Atlantis

Francis Bacon

New Atlantis is an incomplete utopian novel by Sir Francis Bacon, published in 1627. In this work, Bacon portrayed a vision of the future of human discovery and knowledge, expressing his aspirations and ideals for humankind. The novel depicts the creation of a utopian land where …

22608. The Science of Sherlock Holmes: From Baskerville …

E.J. Wagner

The Science of Sherlock Holmes: From Baskerville Hall to the Valley of Fear is a book by E.J. Wagner.

22610. Dead in the West

Joe R. Lansdale

Dead in the West is a short horror novel written by American author Joe R. Lansdale. It involves the tale of longtime Lansdale character the Reverend Jebediah Mercer who rides into the town of Mud Creek, Texas that is about to be attacked by an Indian medicine man who was …

22611. Catholics

Brian Moore

Catholics is a novel by Northern Irish-Canadian writer Brian Moore. It was first published in 1972, and was republished in 2006 by Loyola Press with an introduction by Robert Ellsberg and a series of study questions. Most of the action of the novel takes place on an island …

22612. The Children of Dynmouth

William Trevor

The Children of Dynmouth is a novel written by William Trevor, first published in 1976.

22613. The Double Hook

Sheila Watson

The Double Hook is a novel written by Sheila Watson, which is considered "a seminal work in the development of contemporary Canadian literature." Published in 1959, The Double Hook is written in a style more like prose poetry than fiction. It is often considered to be Canada's …

22614. The Tale of Little Pig Robinson

Beatrix Potter

The Tale of Little Pig Robinson is a children's book written and illustrated by Beatrix Potter as part of the Peter Rabbit series, the book contains eight chapters and numerous illustrations. Though the book was one of Potter’s last publications in 1930, it was one of the first …

22615. The Tale of Johnny Town-Mouse

Beatrix Potter

The Tale of Johnny Town-Mouse is a children's book written and illustrated by Beatrix Potter and first published by Frederick Warne & Co. in December 1918. The tale is based on the Aesop fable, "The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse", with details taken from Horace's Satires …

22616. The Tale of Mr. Tod

Beatrix Potter

The Tale of Mr. Tod is a children's book written and illustrated by Beatrix Potter, first published by Frederick Warne & Co. in 1912. The tale is about a badger called Tommy Brock and his arch enemy Mr. Tod, a fox. Brock kidnaps the children of Benjamin Bunny and his wife …

22617. Seen Art?

Jon Scieszka

Seen Art? is a children's picture book written by Jon Scieszka and illustrated by Lane Smith. It was published in 1995 by Viking Press, and is aimed at a reading age of 4 to 8. It depicts a child's view of the art collection at the Museum of Modern Art in New York via a …

22618. Sphereland

Dionys Burger

Sphereland: A Fantasy About Curved Spaces and an Expanding Universe is a 1965 novel by Dionys Burger, and is a sequel to Flatland, a novel by "A Square". The novel expands upon the social and mathematical foundations on which Flatland is based. It is markedly different from the …

22622. Sins of the Father

Christopher Golden

Sins of the Father is an original novel based on the U.S. television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer. It's tagline was "The past revisits both the slayer and the watcher".

22623. The Last Words of Dutch Schultz

William S. Burroughs

The Last Words of Dutch Schultz is a closet screenplay by Beat Generation author William S. Burroughs, first published in 1970. Based upon the life of 1930s German-Jewish-American gangster Dutch Schultz, the novel uses as its springboard Schultz's surreal last words, which were …

22625. Underground

Andrew McGahan

Underground is a novel by Australian author Andrew McGahan. It is set in a near-future right-wing governed Australia.

22626. Beyond the Veil of Stars

Robert Reed

Beyond the Veil of Stars is a science-fiction novel by Robert Reed, first published in 1994. It describes a world in which the sky undergoes a transformation that prevents people from seeing the stars, giving them instead a view of the other side of the world, as if the Earth …

22627. Make Death Love Me

Ruth Rendell

Make Death Love Me is a psychological crime novel by English author Ruth Rendell, regarded by some as one of her bleakest and most powerful stories. The novel was shortlisted for an Edgar and won Sweden's prestigious Martin Beck Award.

22628. Mulligan Stew

Gilbert Sorrentino

Mulligan Stew is a novel by Gilbert Sorrentino. It was first published in 1979 by Grove Press, simultaneously in hardcover and softcover. The title is a direct reference to the hodge-podge nature of the food. More cryptically, it is a punning allusion to the character Buck …

22629. Null-A Three

A. E. van Vogt

Null-A Three, usually written Ā Three, is a 1985 science fiction novel by A. E. van Vogt. It incorporates concepts from the General semantics of Alfred Korzybski and refers to non-Aristotelian logic. The novel is a continuation of the adventures of Gilbert Gosseyn from the The …

22631. The Jaguar Hunter

Lucius Shepard

The Jaguar Hunter is a collection of science fiction, fantasy and horror stories by American author Lucius Shepard. Illustrated by J. K. Potter, it was released in May, 1987 and was the author's first book published by Arkham House. It was originally published in an edition of …

22633. The Universe Maker

A. E. van Vogt

The Universe Maker is a science fiction novel by American author A.E. van Vogt, published in 1953 by Ace Books. It takes place 400 years into the future. The main character is Morton Cargill, a U.S. army officer who served in the Korean War.

22634. The Man Whose Teeth Were All Exactly Alike

Philip K. Dick

The Man Whose Teeth Were All Exactly Alike is a realist, non-science fiction novel authored by Philip K. Dick. Originally completed in 1960, this book was initially rejected by potential publishers, and posthumously published by a small press in 1984, two years after Dick's …

22635. Galíndez

Manuel Vázquez Montalbán

Galíndez is a novel by Manuel Vázquez Montalbán, published in 1991 that centres on a real, dramatic and dark episode of the history of the Dominican Republic: the kidnapping, torturing and murdering of Jesús de Galíndez in 1956, representative of the Basque government in exile …

22636. Ralph the Heir

Anthony Trollope

Ralph the Heir is a novel by Anthony Trollope, originally published in 1871. Although Trollope described it as "one of the worst novels I have written", it was well received by contemporary critics. More recently, readers have found it noteworthy for its account of a corrupt …

22637. Rick's Story

Dave Sim

Rick's Story is the eighth novel in Canadian cartoonist Dave Sim's Cerebus comic book series. It is made up of issues #220-231 of Cerebus. It was collected as Rick's Story in one volume in November 1998, and was the 12th collected "phonebook" volume. Rick, Jaka's ex-husband from …

22639. Buried Alive: The Biography of Janis Joplin

Myra Friedman

Buried Alive: The Biography of Janis Joplin is a book written by Myra Friedman.

22640. Expanded Universe

Robert Dinwiddie

Expanded Universe is a 1980 collection of stories and essays by Robert A. Heinlein. In full, its title is Expanded Universe, The New Worlds of Robert A. Heinlein. The trade paperback 1981 edition lists the subtitle under other Heinlein books as More Worlds of Robert A. Heinlein …

22641. Candle

John Barnes

Candle is a science fiction novel by John Barnes that was published in 2000, it is part of the author's Century Next Door series.

22642. Just Who Will You Be?

Maria Shriver

Just Who Will You Be? is an inspirational book written by award-winning American journalist and best-selling author Maria Shriver.

22643. Frog Went A-Courtin'

John Langstaff

Frog Went A-Courtin' is a book by John Langstaff and illustrated by Feodor Rojankovsky. Released by Harcourt, it was the recipient of the Caldecott Medal for illustration in 1956. It is based on the folk song "Frog Went A-Courting."

22644. The secret lives of fortunate wives

Sarah Strohmeyer

The Secret Lives of Fortunate Wives is a 2005 novel by Sarah Strohmeyer. It was published on September 22, 2005 by Dutton Adult.

22645. Thinking Strategically

Avinash Dixit

Thinking Strategically: The Competitive Edge in Business, Politics, and Everyday Life is a non-fiction book by Indian-American economist Avinash Dixit and Barry Nalebuff, a professor of economics and management at Yale School of Management. The text was initially published by W. …

22646. Zulu Heart

Steven Barnes

Zulu Heart is a 2003 alternate history novel by Steven Barnes, a sequel to the 2002 book, Lion's Blood.

22647. Curious Notions

Harry Turtledove

Curious Notions is an alternate history novel by Harry Turtledove. It is a part of the Crosstime Traffic series. In Curious Notions, the Central Powers won World War I prior to the United States entering the war. Subsequently, the German Empire invaded and conquered the United …

22648. The Land Leviathan

Michael Moorcock

The Land Leviathan is a sci-fi/alternate history novel by Michael Moorcock, first published in 1974. Originally subtitled A New Scientific Romance, it has been seen as an early steampunk novel, dealing with an alternative British Imperial history dominated by airships and …

22649. The Kindly Ones

Anthony Powell

The Kindly Ones is a novel by Anthony Powell that forms the sixth in his twelve-volume sequence, A Dance to the Music of Time. Nonetheless the story stands up on its own and may be enjoyed without having read the preceding books. The novel captures the dying fall of the period …

22650. Dungeon Master's Guide II

Jesse Decker

The Dungeon Master's Guide II is a book of rules for the 3.5 edition of the Dungeons & Dragons seminal fantasy role-playing game.

22651. Pictures from an Institution

Randall Jarrell

Pictures from an Institution is a 1954 novel by American poet Randall Jarrell. It is an academic satire, focusing on the oddities of academic life, in particular the interpersonal relationships among the characters and their private lives. The nameless narrator, a Jarrell-like …

22652. Death of a Blue Movie Star

Jeffery Deaver

Death of a Blue Movie Star is a novel by crime writer Jeffery Deaver. First published in 1988, it is the second book in the Rune Trilogy.

22653. Lawrence of Arabia: The Authorised Biography of T. …

J.M. Wilson

Lawrence of Arabia: The Authorised Biography of T. E. Lawrence is a book by Jeremy Wilson about the noted historic figure T. E. Lawrence, who helped lead the Arab Revolt against the Ottoman Empire during World War I. It was published in 1989, first by William Heinemann Ltd., …

22654. Radicals for Capitalism: A Freewheeling History of …

Brian Doherty

Radicals for Capitalism: A Freewheeling History of the Modern American Libertarian Movement is a 2007 book about the history of libertarianism in the 20th century by American journalist and Reason senior editor Brian Doherty. He traces the evolution of the movement, as well as …

22656. I, the Supreme

Augusto Roa Bastos

I, the Supreme is a historical novel written by exiled Paraguayan author Augusto Roa Bastos. It is a fictionalized account of the nineteenth-century Paraguayan dictator José Gaspar Rodríguez de Francia, who was also known as "Dr. Francia." The book's title derives from the fact …

22657. God's Grace

Bernard Malamud

God's Grace is the final novel written by American author Bernard Malamud, published in 1982 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. The novel focuses on Calvin Cohn, the supposed sole survivor of thermonuclear war and God's second Flood, who attempts to rebuild and perfect civilization …

22659. Where the Air Is Clear

Carlos Fuentes

Where the Air Is Clear is a 1958 novel by Mexican writer Carlos Fuentes. His first novel, it became an "instant classic" and made Fuentes into an immediate "literary sensation". The novel's success allowed Fuentes to leave his job as a diplomat and become a full-time author. The …

22660. The origin of the Brunists

Robert Coover

The Origin of the Brunists is Robert Coover's first novel. It tells the story of Giovanni Bruno, the lone survivor of a mine disaster that killed 97 of his co-workers, and the apocalyptic cult that forms around him. The main action of the novel is set in and around the fictional …

22661. Mauve Gloves & Madmen, Clutter & Vine

Tom Wolfe

Mauve Gloves & Madmen, Clutter & Vine is a 1976 book by Tom Wolfe, consisting of eleven essays and one short story that Wolfe wrote between 1967 and 1976. It includes the essay in which he coined the term "the 'Me' Decade" to refer to the 1970s. In addition to the …

22662. InterCourses

Martha Hopkins

InterCourses: An Aphrodisiac Cookbook is a 1997 cookbook written by Martha Hopkins and Randall Lockridge with photography by Ben Fink, and published by Terrace Publishing. It focuses primarily on recipes and foods appropriate for romantic settings and seduction, covering …

22663. The Collapse of the Third Republic

William L. Shirer

The Collapse of the Third Republic: An Inquiry into the Fall of France in 1940 by William L. Shirer deals with the collapse of the French Third Republic as a result of Hitler's invasion during World War II.

22664. Billy

Whitley Strieber

Billy is a 1990 novel by Whitley Strieber. The novel tells the story of the abduction of a child and the terror of his experience.

22666. The New Girlfriend

Ruth Rendell

The New Girlfriend and Other Stories is a short story collection by British writer Ruth Rendell. The title story won the MWA Edgar Award for Best Short Story of the Year.

22667. The Paradoxes of Mr. Pond

G. K. Chesterton

The Paradoxes of Mr. Pond is G. K. Chesterton's final collection of detective stories, published after his death in 1936. Of the eight mysteries, seven were first printed in the Storyteller magazine. The Unmentionable Man was unique to the book. The stories revolve around a …

22670. Letters

John Barth

LETTERS is an epistolary novel by the American writer John Barth, published in 1979. It consists of a series of letters in which Barth and the characters of his other books interact. In addition to the Author and Germaine Pitt, the correspondents are: Todd Andrews, Jacob Horner, …

22671. Blues for Mister Charlie

James Baldwin

Blues for Mister Charlie is James Baldwin's second play, a tragedy in three acts. It was first produced and published in 1964. It is dedicated to the memory of Medgar Evers, and his widow and his children, and to the memory of the dead children of Birmingham." The play is …

22672. The Sign of the Chrysanthemum

Katherine Paterson

The Sign of the Chrysanthemum is a 1973 work of literature that was the first published work by the U.S. novelist Katherine Paterson. The novel is set in 12th century Japan and tells the story of Muna, a 14-year-old who searches for his long-absent father following his mother’s …

22673. A Ride into Morning

Ann Rinaldi

A Ride into Morning is a historical novel by Ann Rinaldi. It is part of the Great Episodes series. It is told in first-person narration.

22674. The Secrets of Vesuvius

Caroline Lawrence

The Secrets of Vesuvius is a children's historical novel set in Roman times by Caroline Lawrence. The novel is the second in the Roman Mysteries series; sequel to The Thieves of Ostia and prequel to The Pirates of Pompeii novels. The Secrets of Vesuvius was the basis for the …

22675. The Tragedy of Great Power Politics

John Mearsheimer

The Tragedy of Great Power Politics is a book by the American scholar John Mearsheimer on the subject of international relations theory published by W.W. Norton & Company in 2001. Mearsheimer explains and argues for his theory of "offensive realism" by stating its key …

22676. Guard of Honor

James Gould Cozzens

Guard of Honor is a Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by James Gould Cozzens published during 1948. The novel is set during World War II, with most of the action occurring on or near a fictional Army Air Forces base in central Florida. The action occurs during a period of …

22678. The Happy Prince and Other Tales

Oscar Wilde

The Happy Prince and Other Tales is a collection of stories for children by Oscar Wilde first published in May 1888. It contains five stories: "The Happy Prince", "The Nightingale and the Rose", "The Selfish Giant", "The Devoted Friend", and "The Remarkable Rocket".

22680. In the Middle of the Night

Robert Cormier

In the Middle of the Night is a young adult suspense novel by Robert Cormier. It was published in 1995.

22683. First Boy

Gary D. Schmidt

First Boy is a children's novel published in 2005 by Gary Schmidt. It was a Mark Twain Award nominee for the 2007–2008 year.

22687. Paycheck

Philip K. Dick

Paycheck is a collection of science fiction stories by Philip K. Dick. Although the collection appears with a 2003 copyright, it was first published by Gollancz in February, 2004. Many of the stories had originally appeared in the magazines Imagination, Startling Stories, …

22688. They'd Rather Be Right

Mark Clifton

They'd Rather Be Right is a science fiction novel by Mark Clifton and Frank Riley.

22689. The Golden Man

Philip K. Dick

The Golden Man is a collection of science fiction stories by Philip K. Dick. It was first published by Berkley Books in 1980. The stories had originally appeared in the magazines If, Galaxy Science Fiction, Beyond Fantasy Fiction, Worlds of Tomorrow, Science Fiction Stories, …

22690. What Happened at Midnight

Franklin W. Dixon

What Happened at Midnight is Volume 10 in the original The Hardy Boys Mystery Stories published by Grosset & Dunlap. This book was written for the Stratemeyer Syndicate by Leslie McFarlane in 1931. Between 1959 and 1973 the first 38 volumes of this series were systematically …

22691. Footprints under the Window

Franklin W. Dixon

Footprints Under The Window is Volume 12 in the original The Hardy Boys Mystery Stories published by Grosset & Dunlap. This book was written for the Stratemeyer Syndicate in 1933, purportedly by Leslie McFarlane; however, the writing style is noticeably different from other …

22692. The Secret of Skull Mountain

Franklin W. Dixon

The Secret of Skull Mountain is Volume 27 in the original The Hardy Boys Mystery Stories published by Grosset & Dunlap. This book was written for the Stratemeyer Syndicate by George Waller Jr. in 1948. Between 1959 and 1973 the first 38 volumes of this series were …

22695. The Wikipedia Revolution: How A Bunch of Nobodies …

Andrew Lih

The Wikipedia Revolution: How A Bunch of Nobodies Created The World's Greatest Encyclopedia is a 2009 popular history book by new media researcher and writer Andrew Lih. At the time of its publication it was "the only narrative account" of the online encyclopedia Wikipedia. It …

22696. The Naughtiest Girl is a Monitor

Enid Blyton

The Naughtiest Girl Is a Monitor is a children's novel by Enid Blyton published in 1945, the third in The Naughtiest Girl series of novels.

22697. Sound Bites: Eating on Tour with Franz Ferdinand

Alex Kapranos

Sound Bites: Eating on Tour with Franz Ferdinand is a book written by Alex Kapranos from the band Franz Ferdinand. It was published on 2 November 2006. In September 2005, whilst touring the world with Franz Ferdinand, Alex Kapranos had begun writing about what he ate in the …

22698. Atop an Underwood: Early Stories and Other Writings

Jack Kerouac

Atop an Underwood: Early Stories and Other Writings is an anthology of American Beat writer Jack Kerouac's early work, published by Viking Press in 1999. It includes writings from Kerouac's high school years, poetry, short stories, essays and other previously unpublished works. …

22699. Bad Debts

Peter Temple

Bad Debts is a Ned Kelly Award winning novel by Australian author Peter Temple. This is the first novel in the author's Jack Irish series.

22702. A very private gentleman

Martin Booth

SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE, THE AMERICAN, STARRING GEORGE CLOONEY AND DIRECTED BY ANTON CORBIJN The locals in the Italian village where he lives call him Signor Farfalla--Mr. Butterfly--for he appears to be a discreet gentleman who paints rare butterflies. But as …

22705. Cobra Bargain

Timothy Zahn

Cobra Bargain is a book published in 1988 that was written by Timothy Zahn.

22708. Sabre-Tooth

Peter O'Donnell

Sabre-Tooth is the title of an action-adventure novel by Peter O'Donnell which was first published in 1966, featuring the character Modesty Blaise which O'Donnell had created for the comic strip of the title. It was the second novel to feature the character, though technically …

22709. The Silver Mistress

Peter O'Donnell

The Silver Mistress is the title of an action-adventure novel by Peter O'Donnell which was first published in the United Kingdom in 1973. It was the seventh book of adventures featuring O'Donnell's comic strip heroine, Modesty Blaise.

22710. Center for Cartoon Studies Presents: Satchel Paige: …

James Sturm

Center for Cartoon Studies Presents: Satchel Paige: Striking Out Jim Crow is a book written by James Sturm.

22711. The Three Impostors

Arthur Machen

The Three Impostors is an episodic novel by British horror fiction writer Arthur Machen, first published in 1895 in The Bodley Head's Keynote Series. Its importance was recognized in its later revival in paperback by Ballantine Books as the forty-eighth volume of the celebrated …

22715. A Night in Terror Tower

R. L. Stine

A Night in Terror Tower is the twenty-seventh book in Goosebumps, the series of children's horror fiction novellas created and authored by R. L. Stine. It was adapted into a two-part episode, an audiobook, and a board game.

22716. Clotel; or, The President's Daughter

William W. Brown

Clotel; or, The President's Daughter is an 1853 novel by United States author and playwright William Wells Brown about Clotel and her sister, fictional slave daughters of Thomas Jefferson. Brown, who escaped from slavery in 1834 at the age of 20, published the book in London. He …

22717. To Live Forever

Jack Vance

To Live Forever is a science fiction novel by Jack Vance, first published in 1956. In the Vance Integral Edition, it was retitled Clarges.

22720. No Telephone to Heaven

Michelle Cliff

No Telephone to Heaven, the sequel to Abeng, is the second novel published by Jamaican-American author Michelle Cliff. The novel continues the story of Clare Savage, Cliff’s semi-autobiographical character from Abeng, through a set of flashbacks that recount Clare’s adolescence …

22724. The Tasmanian Babes Fiasco

John Birmingham

The Tasmanian Babes Fiasco is a 1997 sequel novel by John Birmingham. It involves several prominent characters from the first novel, He Died With A Felafel In His Hand, primarily Taylor the Cabbie, Jabba the Hutt, Thunderbird Ron, Brainthrust Leonard, Missy, Elroy and Stacy. The …

22725. Dusk and Other Stories

James Salter

First published nearly a quarter-century ago and one of the very few short-story collections to win the PEN/Faulkner Award, this is American fiction at its most vital—each narrative a masterpiece of sustained power and seemingly effortless literary grace. Two New York attorneys …

22726. City of the Mind

Penelope Lively

City of the Mind is a 1991 novel written by Penelope Lively. It is an introspective novel which offers an attempt to explain the varying and complex relationships between the past and the present.

22727. Oxford Blood

Antonia Fraser

Oxford Blood is a crime novel by Antonia Fraser first published in 1985. The novel begins with reporter Jemima Shore making a television documentary at Oxford University. Most prominent among the undergraduates is Lord Saffron, a wealthy, twenty-year-old heir to a former Foreign …

22728. Worms Eat My Garbage

Mary Appelhof

Worms Eat My Garbage: How to Set Up & Maintain a Worm Composting System is a book by Mary Appelhof self-published under the company name Flower Press. The book gives instruction for vermicomposting. It explains how to build, or where to buy, a bin for worm composting, each …

22729. Song Quest

Katherine Roberts

Song Quest is a fantasy novel by Katherine Roberts. It is the first book in The Echorium Sequence followed by Crystal Mask and Dark Quetzal. The novel was first published in 1999 by Chicken House as a hardback copy; later on in 2001, the first paperback was published. Song Quest …

22730. Spellfall

Katherine Roberts

Spellfall is a fantasy novel by Katherine Roberts, published on 19 October 2000 by The Chicken House and aimed at pre-teens.

22731. The Mask of Loki

Roger Zelazny

The Mask of Loki is an epic science fiction/fantasy novel by Roger Zelazny and Thomas T. Thomas, detailing a centuries long struggle between the avatars of Loki and Ahriman.

22733. The Vivero Letter

Desmond Bagley

The Vivero Letter is a first-person narrative novel written by English author Desmond Bagley, and was first published in 1968. It was also made into a film in 1998 of the same name starring Robert Patrick and Chiara Caselli.

22735. On the Yankee Station

William Boyd

On the Yankee Station is a short story collection by William Boyd. His first novel, A Good Man in Africa was published in 1981; this collection was published later that same year, and includes two stories featuring Morgan Leafy, the anti-hero of the novel. The title comes from …

22736. Omoo, a narrative of adventures in the South seas

Herman Melville

Omoo: A Narrative of Adventures in the South Seas is the second book by American writer Herman Melville, first published in London in 1847, and a sequel to his first South Sea narrative Typee, also based on the author's experiences in the South Pacific. After leaving the island …

22737. The High Place

James Branch Cabell

The High Place is a 1923 fantasy novel by James Branch Cabell, first published in hardcover by Robert M. McBride in an edition illustrated by Frank C. Pape. It is the eighth volume in the Storisende edition of Cabell's Biography of the Life of Manuel. The High Place is a …

22738. Things a Computer Scientist Rarely Talks About

Donald Knuth

Things a Computer Scientist Rarely Talks About is a book by Donald E. Knuth, published by CSLI Publications of Stanford, California. The book contains the annotated transcripts of six public lectures given by Donald E. Knuth at MIT on the subject of relations between religion …

22741. The Zigzag Way

Anita Desai

The Zigzag Way is a 2004 novel by Anita Desai. The novel is about an American academic and writer who goes with his girlfriend to Mexico and rediscovers his passion for fiction writing. The novel was received with mixed reviews. Liz Hoggard of The Guardian emphasized how the …

22742. The Machine in the Garden

Leo Marx

The Machine in the Garden: Technology and the Pastoral Ideal in America is a 1964 work of literary criticism written by Leo Marx and published by Oxford University Press. The title of the book refers to a trope in American literature representing the interruption of pastoral …

22744. Magic Kingdom for Sale -- Sold!

Terry Brooks

Magic Kingdom for Sale — SOLD! is the first of Terry Brooks's Magic Kingdom of Landover novels. Written in 1986, it tells the story of how Ben Holiday, a talented but depressed Chicago trial lawyer, comes to be king of Landover, an otherworldly magical kingdom. The book was …

22745. Swamp Angel

Anne Isaacs

Swamp Angel is a book written by Anne Isaacs and illustrated by Paul O. Zelinsky.

22746. A House is a House for Me

Mary Ann Hoberman

A House is a House for Me is a book written by Mary Ann Hoberman and illustrated by Betty Fraser.

22747. Red Sings from Treetops: A Year in Colors

Joyce Sidman

Red Sings from Treetops: A Year in Colors is a children's picture book written by American children's author Joyce Sidman, illustrated by Pamela Zagarenski, and published by Houghton Mifflin Books for Children. The book follows the changes of the seasons throughout the year by …

22748. Four Freedoms

John Crowley

Four Freedoms is a 2009 historical novel by John Crowley. It follows the adventures of several characters centring around a fictional aircraft manufacturing plant near Ponca City, Oklahoma during World War II, specifically from 1942 to 1945. The plant chiefly produces the …

22749. Four-Day Planet

H. Beam Piper

Four-Day Planet is a book published in 1961 that was written by H. Beam Piper.

22751. We Were Here

Matt de la Pena

We Were Here is a 2009 young adult novel by Matt de la Peña. It follows the story of Miguel, a teenager who rebels against the law. We Were Here was recognized as an ALA-YALSA Best Book for Young Adults, an ALA-SALSA Quick Pick for Reluctant Readers, and a Junior Library Guild …

22753. The Dead Republic

Roddy Doyle

The Dead Republic: A Novel is a 2010 novel by Irish author Roddy Doyle which concluded The Last Roundup trilogy. The first book in the trilogy was A Star Called Henry, and the second was Oh, Play That Thing!.

22754. The Ruby Way

Hal Fulton

The Ruby Way takes a “how-to” approach to Ruby programming with the bulk of the material consisting of more than 400 examples arranged by topic. Each example answers the question “How do I do this in Ruby?” Working along with the author, you are presented with the task …

22755. Hell Has No Limits

José Donoso

Hell Has No Limits is a 1966 novel written by Chilean José Donoso. The novel is set south of the Chilean capital, Santiago, in a small town near the regional center of Talca. It tells the story of a bordello, and details the prostitutes' way of life. The main character is …

22757. Sten Adventures Book 8: Empire's End

Chris Bunch

Empire's End is the eighth and final book in Chris Bunch and Allan Cole's The Sten Adventures.

22759. Three Dog Night

Peter Goldsworthy

Three Dog Night is a 2003 novel by Australian author Peter Goldsworthy.

22760. For All Time

Caroline B. Cooney

For All Time was a 2000 made-for-TV-movie released in 2000 starring Mark Harmon, Mary McDonnell, and Catherine Hicks. It was based on The Twilight Zone episode, A Stop at Willoughby written by Rod Serling. The teleplay was by Vivienne Radkoff and it was directed by Steven …

22761. A World of Difference

Harry Turtledove

A World of Difference is a 1990 science fiction novel by Harry Turtledove.

22762. Simon Bloom, The Gravity Keeper

Michael Reisman

Simon Bloom, The Gravity Keeper is a book published in 2007 that was written by Michael Reisman.

22763. La dama del alba

Alejandro Casona

La dama del alba is a Spanish play, very popular in its own country, written by playwright Alejandro Casona in 1944. It is a fantasy-drama in which Death personified is the main character. It takes place in a small village in the Spanish Principality of Asturias. The play …

22764. Hit and Run

Lurlene McDaniel

Hit and Run is a realistic fiction novel by Lurlene McDaniel, published in 2007. It focuses on four teenagers whose lives intersect following a hit-and-run car crash. The book is told from the alternating perspectives of the four teens.

22765. The War in Heaven

David Zindell

The War in Heaven is a book published in 1998 that was written by David Zindell.

22766. A Matter of Choice

Nora Roberts

A story of misplaced expectations and unexpected passion from #1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts.For a change of pace, renowned anthropologist Kasey Wyatt takes a job working for bestselling author Jordan Taylor, who needs helps researching his latest novel about …

22772. A Tale of Two Cities

Charles Dickens

A Tale of Two Cities is a novel by Charles Dickens, set in London and Paris before and during the French Revolution. The novel depicts the plight of the French peasantry demoralised by the French aristocracy in the years leading up to the revolution, the corresponding brutality …

22773. Towers of Darkover

Marion Zimmer Bradley

Towers of Darkover is an anthology of fantasy and science fiction short stories edited by Marion Zimmer Bradley. The stories are set in Bradley's world of Darkover. The book was first published by DAW Books in July, 1993.

22774. The Medusa Encounter

Paul Preuss (author)

The Medusa Encounter is a book published in 1990 that was written by Paul Preuss.

22776. 33 Snowfish

Adam Rapp

"Adam Rapp’s brilliant and haunting story will break your heart. But then his words will mend it. . . . Absolutely unforgettable." – Michael CartOn the run in a stolen car with a kidnapped baby in tow, Custis, Curl, and Boobie are three young people with deeply troubled pasts …

22777. Star Wars: The Old Republic: Fatal Alliance

Sean Williams

“When I look into you, I see no loyalty. . . . I sense only tangled allegiances. . . . Given a choice, I would never trust you.” From across the galaxy they’ve come: agents of both the Republic and the Sith Empire, an investigating Jedi Padawan, an ex-trooper drummed out of the …

22779. The Rise of Scourge

Erin Hunter

The Rise of Scourge is an original English-language manga book written by Erin Hunter and Dan Jolley as part of the Warriors series. The Rise of Scourge is a stand-alone manga that details the rise to power of the BloodClan leader, Scourge. It is drawn by Bettina Kurkoski.

22780. A Lineage of Grace

Francine Rivers

2009 Retailer's Choice Award winner!In this compilation of the five books in the best-selling Lineage of Grace series by Francine Rivers, we meet the five women whom God chose—Tamar, Rahab, Ruth, Bathsheba, and Mary. Each was faced with extraordinary—even scandalous—challenges. …

22783. Southern Lights

Danielle Steel

Southern Lights is a novel by Danielle Steel, published by Random House in October 2009. The book is Steel's seventy-ninth novel.

22784. Pet Peeve

Piers Anthony

Pet Peeve is the twenty-ninth book of the Xanth series by Piers Anthony.

22785. A Civil War: Army vs. Navy

John Feinstein

A Civil War: Army vs. Navy is a book published in 1996 by popular sports author John Feinstein. In it, Feinstein writes about his experiences spending time with both American football teams of the United States Military Academy and the United States Naval Academy during the 1995 …

22786. Among the Impostors

Margaret Peterson Haddix

Among the Impostors is a 2001 book by Margaret Peterson Haddix, about a time in which drastic measures have been taken to quell overpopulation. It is the second of seven novels in the Shadow Children series.

22787. Rage

Jackie Kessler

Rage is a 2011 young adult novel by Jackie Morse Kessler and the second book in the Riders of the Apocalypse series.

22790. The Stranger’s Child

Alan Hollinghurst

The Stranger's Child is the fifth novel by Alan Hollinghurst. The book tells the story of a minor poet, Cecil Valance, who is killed in the First World War. In 1913 he visits a Cambridge friend, George Sawle, at the latter's home in Stanmore, Middlesex. While there Valance …

22791. Wildwood

Colin Meloy

Wildwood: The Wildwood Chronicles, Book 1 is a 2011 children's fantasy novel by The Decemberists' singer-songwriter Colin Meloy, illustrated by his wife Carson Ellis. The 541 page novel, inspired by classic fantasy novels and folk tales, is the story of two seventh-graders who …

22792. Theodore Boone: The Abduction

John Grisham

Theodore Boone: The Abduction, written by John Grisham, is the second book in the Theodore Boone series. It is written for 11- to 13-year-olds.

22794. The Wind Through The Keyhole (The Dark Tower, #8)

Stephen King

For readers new to The Dark Tower, The Wind Through The Keyhole is a stand-alone novel, and a wonderful introduction to the series. It is a story within a story, which features both the younger and older gunslinger Roland on his quest to find the Dark Tower. Fans of the existing …

22795. Pandemonium

Lauren Oliver

Pandemonium is a 2012 dystopian young adult novel written by Lauren Oliver and the second novel in her Delirium trilogy. The book was first published on February 28, 2012 through HarperTeen and follows the series' protagonist as she explores the Wilds outside the walled …

22796. Cold Days

Jim Butcher

After a brief interlude in the afterlife, Harry Dresden’s new job makes him wonder if death was really all that bad in this novel in the #1 New York Times bestselling series. Harry Dresden is no longer Chicago’s only professional wizard. Now, he’s Winter Knight to Mab, the Queen …

22797. A Song of Ice and Fire

George Martin

An immersive entertainment experience unlike any other, A Song of Ice and Fire has earned George R. R. Martin—dubbed “the American Tolkien” by Time magazine—international acclaim and millions of loyal readers. Now here is the entire monumental cycle: A GAME OF THRONES A CLASH …

22798. Bring Up the Bodies

Hilary Mantel

Amazon Exclusive: Hilary Mantel on How She Wrote Bring Up the Bodies Origins of the Book Bring Up the Bodies is the second part of my trilogy about Thomas Cromwell, chief minister to Henry VIII. I have been interested in Cromwell for years, and wanted to get beyond the negative …

22799. Shadow of Night

Deborah Harkness

"Together we lifted our feet and stepped into the unknown"—the thrilling sequel to the New York Times bestseller A Discovery of WitchesDeborah Harkness exploded onto the literary scene with her debut novel, A Discovery of Witches, Book One of the magical All Souls Trilogy and an …

22800. The 5th Wave

Rick Yancey

"Remarkable, not-to-be-missed-under-any-circumstances."—Entertainment Weekly (Grade A)The Passage meets Ender's Game in an epic new series from award-winning author Rick Yancey.After the 1st wave, only darkness remains. After the 2nd, only the lucky escape. And after the 3rd, …



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