The most popular books in English
from 27601 to 27800

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.

27604. The Egg Tree

Katherine Milhous

The Egg Tree is a 1950 book by Katherine Milhous that won the 1951 Caldecott Medal, based on the author's family tradition. It tells the classic tale of a Pennsylvania Dutch Easter, with its main characters being Katy and Carl. One day, near Easter, they look for Easter eggs and …

27607. The Kellys and the O'Kellys

Anthony Trollope

The Kellys and the O'Kellys is a novel by Anthony Trollope. It was written in Ireland and published in 1848.

27611. Merlin's Wood

Robert Holdstock

Merlin's Wood; or, The Vision of Magic is a short novel written by Robert Holdstock and was first published in the United Kingdom in 1994. The novel is considered part of the Mythago Wood cycle, but takes place in Brittany, France instead of Herefordshire, England. The work has …

27614. Who's on First

William F. Buckley, Jr.

Who's on First is a 1980 American spy thriller novel by William F. Buckley, Jr., the third of eleven novels in the Blackford Oakes series.

27615. The Unquiet Earth

Denise Giardina

The Unquiet Earth is Denise Giardina's third novel. It was published in 1992 and won the W.D. Weatherford Award that year.

27616. I Put a Spell on You

Nina Simone

I Put A Spell On You is the autobiography by Nina Simone. She wrote it together with Stephen Cleary in 1992.

27619. Hoka! Hoka! Hoka!

Poul Anderson

Hoka! Hoka! Hoka! is a collection of science fiction stories by Poul Anderson and Gordon Dickson. It was first published by Baen Books in 1998 and reprints the authors' earlier collection, Earthman's Burden, expanding with two additional stories from Hoka!. The story "Don Jones" …

27622. Spires of Spirit

Gael Baudino

Spires of Spirit, by Gael Baudino, is a collection of six novellas set in the universe of The Strands Series. It was first published in 1997 by Roc Books. The first three stories take place in the time period just prior to Strands of Starlight and second three take place in …

27623. Let's Put the Future Behind Us

Jack Womack

Let's Put the Future Behind Us is a speculative fiction novel by Jack Womack set in post-Soviet Russia and released in 1996. It chronicles the transition of bureaucratic apparatchiks into an endemically corrupt Russian quasi-capitalism in the early 1990s dominated by oligarchs, …

27625. Sammy Keyes and the Wild Things

Wendelin Van Draanen

"The most winning junior detective ever in teen lit. (Take that, Nancy Drew!)" —Midwest Children's Book Review This is not the summer camping trip of Sammy's dreams. She imagined shady glades, meandering streams, a deer or two. What she gets are scrubby shrubs, blazing sun, …

27633. Jacob's Ladder

Brian Keaney

Jacob's Ladder is a 2005 young adult novel by British author Brian Keaney. It follows the protagonist Jacob through his struggles to escape from another world without memories of his past.

27635. The Arizona Kid

Ron Koertge

Arizona Kid is a 1988 novel by Ron Koertge about a summer 16-year-old Billy spends living with his gay uncle and working with race horses.

27636. When Harlie Was One

David Gerrold

When HARLIE Was One is a 1972 science fiction novel by David Gerrold. It was nominated for the Nebula Award for Best Novel in 1972 and the Hugo Award for Best Novel in 1973. The novel, a "fix-up" of previously published short stories, was published as an original paperback by …

27648. Fabre's Book of Insects

Jean-Henri Fabre

Fabre's Book of Insects is a non-fiction book that is a retelling of Alexander Teixeira de Mattos' translation of Jean-Henri Fabre's Souvenirs entomologiques. It was retold by Mrs. Rodolph Stawell and illustrated by Edward Detmold. It talks about insects in real life, mythology …

27651. The King of Kahel

Tierno Monénembo

The King of Kahel is a 2008 French-language novel by Guinean author Tierno Monénembo. It won the 2008 prix Renaudot. It was translated in 2010 to English by Nicholas Elliott and published by AmazonCrossing, Amazon.com's translated fiction publishing imprint. The King of Kahel …

27653. Uv

Serge Joncour

27664. The Assault on Truth

Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson

The Assault on Truth: Freud's Suppression of the Seduction Theory is a 1984 book by Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson, who argues that Sigmund Freud deliberately suppressed his early hypothesis that hysteria is caused by sexual abuse during infancy, a conclusion that Masson reached …

27687. Alice Through the Needle's Eye

Gilbert Adair

Alice Through the Needle's Eye: A Third Adventure for Lewis Carroll's Alice is a 1984 novel by Gilbert Adair that pays tribute to the work of Lewis Carroll through a further adventure of the eponymous fictional heroine, told in Carroll's surrealistic style.

27688. En route

Joris-Karl Huysmans

En route is a novel by the French writer Joris-Karl Huysmans, first published in 1895. It is the second of Huysmans' books to feature the character Durtal, a thinly disguised portrait of the author himself. Durtal had already appeared in Là-bas, investigating Satanism. En route …

27690. Space Lords

Cordwainer Smith

Space Lords is a collection of science fiction short stories by the American writer Cordwainer Smith. It was first published by Pyramid Books in 1965. The stories belong to a series describing a future history set in the universe of the Instrumentality of Mankind. The book is …

27702. The Collected Stories of Jean Stafford

Jean Stafford

These Pulitzer Prize-winning stories represent the major short works of fiction by one of the most distinctively American stylists of her day. Jean Stafford communicates the small details of loneliness and connection, the search for freedom and the desire to belong, that not …

27703. Botferdighetens tyranni : et essay om Vestens …

Pascal Bruckner

Fascism, communism, genocide, slavery, racism, imperialism--the West has no shortage of reasons for guilt. And, indeed, since the Holocaust and the end of World War II, Europeans in particular have been consumed by remorse. But Pascal Bruckner argues that guilt has now gone too …

27708. Behind That Curtain

Earl Derr Biggers

Behind That Curtain is the third novel in the Charlie Chan series of mystery novels by Earl Derr Biggers.

27711. Mystery of the Desert Giant

Franklin W. Dixon

Mystery of the Desert Giant is Volume 40 in the original The Hardy Boys Mystery Stories published by Grosset & Dunlap. This book was written for the Stratemeyer Syndicate by James Buechler in 1961.

27726. The Mighty Orinoco

Jules Verne

The Mighty Orinoco is a novel by French writer Jules Verne, first published in 1898 as a part of the Voyages Extraordinaires. It tells the story of young Jeanne's journey up the Orinoco River in Venezuela with her protector, Sergeant Martial, in order to find her father, Colonel …

27728. Dale Loves Sophie to Death

Robb Forman Dew

Dale Loves Sophie to Death is the debut novel of American author Robb Forman Dew. It won the 1982 National Book Award in the category First Novel. It's a domestic story that takes places over the course of several weeks in the 1970s in Ohio and Massachusetts. The novel is …

27731. Ballroom of the Skies

John D. MacDonald

Ballroom of the Skies, a classic science fiction novel from John D. MacDonald, the beloved author of Cape Fear and the Travis McGee series, is now available as an eBook. Have you ever stopped to wonder why the world is eternally torn by war? Why men of goodwill, seeking only …

27733. The Sun Shines Bright

Isaac Asimov

The Sun Shines Bright is a collection of seventeen nonfiction science essays written by Isaac Asimov. It was the fifteenth of a series of books collecting essays from The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction. It was first published by Doubleday & Company in 1981.

27745. Tamburlaine

Christopher Marlowe

Tamburlaine the Great (Part 2/2) (published in 1590) is a play in two parts by Christopher Marlowe. It is loosely based on the life of the Central Asian emperor, Timur (Tamerlane/Timur the Lame, d. 1405). Written in 1587 or 1588, the play is a milestone in Elizabethan public …

27747. The Language of Goldfish

Zibby O'Neal

The Language of Goldfish is a young adult novel by Zibby Oneal, first published in 1980. It chronicles the mental breakdown of a young teenage girl.

27751. On the Track of Unknown Animals

Bernard Heuvelmans

On the Track of Unknown Animals is a cryptozoological book by the Belgian-French author Bernard Heuvelmans that was first published in 1955 under the title Sur la Piste des Bêtes Ignorées. The English translation by Richard Garnett was published in 1958 with some updating by the …

27752. The Simpsons Uncensored Family Album

Matt Groening

The Simpsons Uncensored Family Album is a 1991 book, by Matt Groening, that mimics a family album that the Simpsons television family would have. It includes family trees of the Bouvier and Simpson families. The Simpsons Uncensored Family Album was published by Harper …

27760. The Staff Room (Dedalus Euro Shorts)

Markus Orths

Kranich is a newly qualified teacher about to take up his first post. As soon as he arrives at the school he is plunged into a nightmare kafkaesque world which has all the worst features of a totalitarian state The Staff Room is a grotesque satire which is both absurd and …

27761. A Long Way to Shiloh

Lionel Davidson

A Long Way to Shiloh is a thriller by Lionel Davidson. The book won the Crime Writers' Association's Gold Dagger Award.

27763. The Road to Samarcand

Patrick O'Brian

The Road to Samarcand is a novel by English author Patrick O'Brian, published in 1954 and set in Asia during the 1930s. Derrick, an American teen, is brought to China with his missionary parents, then orphaned. He goes to sea with his uncle Captain Sullivan and Ross, the …

27764. Created By

Richard Christian Matheson

Created By is a 1993 horror novel by Richard Christian Matheson.

27771. Some Like It Hot

Billy Wilder

Some Like It Hot is a book by Billy Wilder, Dan Auiler and Alison Castle.

27777. Fine Prey

Scott Westerfeld

Fine Prey is a science fiction novel by Scott Westerfeld. Spider Stone has been studying at the Aya School, about the Aya aliens. Over the summer she goes on the fine hunt, and then claw hunt.

27779. The sailor dog

Margaret Wise Brown

Scuppers The Sailor Dog is a children's book written by Margaret Wise Brown and illustrated by Garth Williams. It was originally published in 1953 by Golden Books. The 2001 edition lacks four pages of color illustrations and text found in the original 1953 edition. An …

27781. Tapestry Of Dark Souls: Ravenloft: The Covenant

Elaine Bergstrom

Tapestry of Dark Souls is a fantasy horror novel by Elaine Bergstrom, set in the world of Ravenloft, and based on the Dungeons & Dragons game. It was published by TSR, Inc.

27783. Lando Calrissian and the Mindharp of Sharu

L. Neil Smith

Lando Calrissian and the Mindharp of Sharu is a science fiction novel set in the Star Wars Expanded Universe. It was written by L. Neil Smith and originally published in 1983 by Del Rey, a division of Ballantine Books. It is the first of three books in The Adventures of Lando …

27784. Blood Sisters

Barbara Keating

Blood Sisters is a critically acclaimed 2005 book by Barbara and Stephanie Keating. The book concerns the life stories of three girls: the Irish Sarah Mackay, an Afrikaner Hanna Van der Beer and British Camilla Broughton Smith. The book follows their journey from being brought …

27785. Germany's Aims in the First World War

Fritz Fischer

Germany's Aims in the First World War is a book by German Historian Fritz Fischer. It is one of the leading contributions to historical analysis of the Causes of World War I, and along with this work War of Illusions gave rise to the "Fischer Thesis" on the causes of the war. …

27787. The Organization Man

William H. Whyte

The Organization Man is a bestselling book by William H. Whyte, originally published by Simon & Schuster in 1956. It is considered one of the most influential books on management ever written.

27788. The Wizard's Promise

Cliff McNish

The Wizard's Promise is the third book of The Doomspell Trilogy published in 2002 that was written by Cliff McNish.

27789. Murder in E Minor

Robert Goldsborough

Murder in E Minor is a 1986 Nero Wolfe novel written by Robert Goldsborough. The action takes place in New York City, primarily New York County, better known as Manhattan. Goldsborough's first Wolfe novel extends a long string of Rex Stout Nero Wolfe stories stretching back 40 …

27790. The Last Generation of the Roman Republic

Erich S. Gruen

The Last Generation of the Roman Republic is a scholarly work by Erich S. Gruen on the end of the Roman Republic in the 1st century BC. The central argument of the work is that the Late Roman Republic can be characterised by the strength and continuity of its constitutions, …

27791. Zombie Bums from Uranus

Andy Griffiths

Zombie Bums from Uranus is a novel by Australian children's author Andy Griffiths, and is the second part of Griffiths' Bum trilogy. The book was released in 2003 worldwide, however, the United States version was titled Zombie Butts from Uranus as opposed to Zombie Bums from …

27792. DC Universe: The Stories of Alan Moore

Alan Moore

DC Universe: The Stories of Alan Moore is a 2006 trade paperback collection of comic books written by Alan Moore for DC Comics from 1985 to 1988, published by Titan Books. This collection is a replacement for the earlier Across the Universe: The Stories of Alan Moore which …

27794. Unfinished Portrait

Agatha Christie

Unfinished Portrait is a semi-autobiographical novel written by Agatha Christie and first published in the UK by Collins in March 1934 and in the US by Doubleday later in the same year. The British edition retailed for seven shillings and sixpence and the US edition at $2.00. It …



continue with book 27801 - 28000