The most popular books in English
from 29601 to 29800

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.

29601. The Growth of Biological Thought: Diversity, …

Ernst Mayr

The Growth of Biological Thought is a book written by Ernst Mayr, first published in 1982. It is subtitled Diversity, Evolution, and Inheritance, and is as much a book of philosophy and history as it is of biology. It is a sweeping, academic study of the first 2,400 years of the …

29602. The Physicists: The History of a Scientific …

Daniel Kevles

This magnificent account of the coming of age of physics in America has been heralded as the best introduction to the history of science in the United States. Unsurpassed in its breadth and literary style, Kevles's account portrays the brilliant scientists who became a powerful …

29603. Love and Mr Lewisham

H. G. Wells

This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have …

29604. The Fall of the House of Usher

Edgar Allan Poe

"The Fall of the House of Usher" is a short story by Edgar Allan Poe first published in 1839.

29605. I Am the Great Horse

Katherine Roberts

I Am the Great Horse is a historical fantasy novel by Katherine Roberts, published in August, 2006 by The Chicken House and aimed at teens. It is about the life of Alexander the Great, told from the point of view of his horse, Bucephalus. The pair meet in Pella, Macedonia, and …

29606. The Saint Goes West

Leslie Charteris

The Saint Goes West is a collection of three mystery novellas by Leslie Charteris, first published in the United States in 1942 by The Crime Club, and in the United Kingdom the same year by Hodder and Stoughton. This book continues the adventures of Charteris' creation, Simon …

29607. In the Eyes of Mr. Fury

Philip Ridley

In the Eyes of Mr Fury is the first novel by Philip Ridley after his novella Crocodilia, and first published in 1989. It was the first book published in the Penguin Books Originals list. The novel has become a cult classic and became something of an underground phenomenon when …

29611. Killing Time: The Autobiography of Paul Feyerabend

Paul Feyerabend

Killing Time: The Autobiography of Paul Feyerabend is an autobiography by philosopher Paul Feyerabend. The book details, amongst other things, Feyerabend's youth in Nazi-controlled Vienna, his military service, notorious academic career, and his multiple romantic conquests. The …

29612. Passing Through: The Later Poems

Stanley Kunitz

Passing Through: The Later Poems is a book written by Stanley Kunitz.

29614. Circles of Deceit

Nina Bawden

Circles of Deceit is a book written by Nina Bawden.

29615. Debatable land

Candia McWilliam

Debatable Land is a Guardian Fiction Prize-winning novel by Scottish author Candia McWilliam. The novel seeks to raise questions about the direction in which Britain is moving in the 21st century. The title refers to the debatable lands, land lying between Scotland and England …

29616. Ralph Ellison

Arnold Rampersad

Ralph Ellison is a book by Arnold Rampersad.

29618. Plan for Chaos

John Wyndham

Plan for Chaos is a science fiction novel by John Wyndham. He was working on it about the same time as The Day of the Triffids, but it was rejected by publishers on both sides of the Atlantic and never published in his lifetime. Wyndham himself abandoned it, telling Frederik …

29619. Hairy Maclary's Bone

Lynley Dodd

Hairy Maclary's Bone, first published in 1984, is the second of the series of books by New Zealand author Lynley Dodd featuring Hairy Maclary. His adventures are usually in the company of his other animal friends who include the dachshund Schnitzel von Krumm, and belligerent …

29620. The Long Haul: An Autobiography

Myles Horton

The Long Haul is an autobiography of Myles Horton, labor organizer, founder of the Highlander School and perhaps the first practitioner of what would later be called popular education. Highlander used the principles of democratic education - where students were the authorities …

29623. Impossible Object

Nicholas Mosley

"The object of life is impossible; one cuts out fabrication and creates reality. A mirror is held to the back of the head and one's hand has to move the opposite way from what was intended." In these closing lines from Impossible Object, one has embodied both Nicholas Mosley's …

29624. Japrocksampler

Julian Cope

Japrocksampler: How the Post-war Japanese Blew Their Minds on Rock 'n' Roll, was written by author and musician Julian Cope and published by Bloomsbury on 3 September 2007. This 304-page hardcover book is a companion piece to his 1995 book on Krautrock, Krautrocksampler, and …

29625. The Great Apostasy

James E. Talmage

The Great Apostasy Considered in the Light of Scriptural and Secular History is a 1909 book by James E. Talmage that summarizes the Great Apostasy from the viewpoint of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Talmage wrote his book with the intention that it be used as …

29626. Latter Days

Dave Sim

Latter Days is the tenth and final novel in Canadian cartoonist Dave Sim's Cerebus comic book series. It is made up of issues #266-300 of Cerebus. It was collected as the 15th and 16th "phonebook" volumes, as Latter Days and The Last Day. The novel concludes Cerebus life, as Sim …

29627. The Chaos Gate

Josepha Sherman

The Chaos Gate is a book published in 1994 that was written by Josepha Sherman.

29628. Lincoln's Sword: The Presidency and the Power of …

Douglas L. Wilson

Lincoln's Sword: The Presidency and the Power of Words is a book written by Douglas L. Wilson.

29632. Straight Life

Art Pepper

Straight Life: The Story of Art Pepper is the biography of jazz musician Art Pepper, co-written by the saxophonist and his wife, Laurie Pepper. It was first published in 1979, by Schirmer Books.

29633. Collected Poems, 1951-1971

A. R. Ammons

Collected Poems, 1951-1971 is a book written by A. R. Ammons.

29634. The big gold dream

Chester Himes

The big gold dream is a book that was written by Chester Himes.

29635. Mirandy and Brother Wind

Patricia McKissack

Mirandy and Brother Wind is a book written by Patricia McKissack and illustrated by Jerry Pinkney.

29637. A Glorious Way to Die: The Kamikaze Mission of the …

Russell Spurr

A Glorious Way to Die: The Kamikaze Mission of the Battleship Yamato, April 1945 is a 1981 military history book by Russell Spurr about the suicide mission of the Japanese battleship Yamato against the American Pacific Fleet during the Battle of Okinawa near the end of World War …

29638. The Season of the Witch

James Leo Herlihy

By the author of Midnight Cowboy: A teenage girl runs away to the East Village in “one of the best and most convincing novels . . . of the Woodstock generation” (Publishers Weekly). As she explains in her diary, seventeen-year-old Gloria Random is running away from her Midwest …

29642. The Wizard's Map

Jane Yolen

The Wizard's Map is a book by Jane Yolen, published in 2002.

29643. Calvin and Hobbes: Thereby Hangs a Tale v.1: Thereby …

Bill Watterson

FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. A collection of comic strips following the adventures of Calvin and his stuffed tiger Hobbes.

29644. Dragoncharm

Graham Edwards

Dragoncharm is a fantasy novel written by Graham Edwards. The novel was first published in 1995 by Voyager Books and HarperPrism. It is the first book in the Ultimate Dragon Saga trilogy, and its sequels are Dragonstorm and Dragonflame. Dragoncharm is written entirely from the …

29645. The Wizardwar

Elaine Cunningham

The Wizardwar is a fantasy novel by Elaine Cunningham, set in the world of the Forgotten Realms, and based on the Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game. It is the third and final novel in the "Counselors & Kings" series. It was published in paperback in March 2002.

29646. The Everglades: River of Grass

Marjory Stoneman Douglas

The Everglades: River of Grass is a non-fiction book written by Marjory Stoneman Douglas in 1947. Published the same year as the formal opening of Everglades National Park, the book was a call to attention about the degrading quality of life in the Everglades and remains an …

29648. Jean Jacques Rousseau: Restless Genius

Leo Damrosch

Jean Jacques Rousseau: Restless Genius is a book written by Leo Damrosch.

29649. Eclipse Penumbra

John Shirley

Eclipse Penumbra is a book published in 1988 that was written by John Shirley.

29650. The Venus Hunters

J. G. Ballard

The Venus Hunters is a collection of short stories by J. G. Ballard, first published in 1980 as a paperback by Panther Books, and reprinted as a hardback in 1986 by Victor Gollancz. It includes: "Now: Zero" "The Time-Tombs" "Track 12" "Passport to Eternity" "Escapement" "Time of …

29654. Traitor to the Living

Philip José Farmer

Traitor to the Living is a science fiction novel by Philip José Farmer. The story follows Herald Childe, a private detective. Childe is also the lead character in two prior Farmer novels published as pornography by Essex House. In this non-erotic novel, the lead character is …

29655. The Alabaster Staff

Edward Bolme

The Alabaster Staff is a Fantasy novel by Edward Bolme, set in the Forgotten Realms fictional universe. It is the first novel in "The Rogues" series.

29656. The Ultimate Guide to Anal Sex for Women

Tristan Taormino

The Ultimate Guide to Anal Sex for Women is a book written by Tristan Taormino. The first edition of the book was published in 1997, with a second edition in 2006. This book was the winner of a Firecracker Book Award and was also named Amazon.com's #1 Bestseller in Women's Sex …

29657. Young Man Luther

Erik Erikson

Young Man Luther: A Study in Psychoanalysis and History is a 1958 book by psychologist Erik Erikson, the founder of today's accepted depiction of the growth and evolution of the psyche throughout the lifelong cycle, and coiner of the term "identity crisis". It was one of the …

29658. The Waxworks Murder

John Dickson Carr

The Waxworks Murder, first published in 1932, is a detective story by John Dickson Carr featuring his series detective Henri Bencolin of the Parisian police. This novel is a mystery of the type known as a whodunnit.

29660. Wandering Stars

Jack Dann

Wandering Stars is an anthology of Jewish fantasy and science fiction, edited by Jack Dann, originally published by Harper & Row in 1974. It represented, according to the book cover, "the first time in science fiction that the Jew - and the richness of his themes and …

29661. The Kill-Off

Jim Thompson

The Kill-Off is an American crime novel by Jim Thompson first published in 1957, and reprinted by Vintage Crime/Black Lizard in 1999. The novel is a bleak tale of murder in a small, dying resort town being torn apart by gossip, racism, incest, alcoholism and financial …

29662. Pigeons from Hell

Robert E. Howard

"Pigeons from Hell" is a short story by Robert E. Howard written in late 1934 and published posthumously by Weird Tales in 1938. The story title derives from an image present in many of Howard's grandmother's ghost stories, that of an old deserted plantation mansion haunted by …

29664. The City and the Pillar

Gore Vidal

The City and the Pillar is the third published novel by American writer Gore Vidal, written in 1946 and published on January 10, 1948. The story is about a young man who is coming of age and discovers his own homosexuality. The City and the Pillar is significant because it is …

29665. The Wailing Siren Mystery

Franklin W. Dixon

The Wailing Siren Mystery is Volume 30 in the original The Hardy Boys Mystery Stories published by Grosset & Dunlap. This book was written for the Stratemeyer Syndicate by Andrew E. Svenson in 1951. Between 1959 and 1973 the first 38 volumes of this series were …

29666. The Clue of the Hissing Serpent

Franklin W. Dixon

The Clue of the Hissing Serpent is Volume 53 in the original The Hardy Boys Mystery Stories published by Grosset & Dunlap. This book was written for the Stratemeyer Syndicate by Andrew E. Svenson in 1974.

29667. What We Do Is Secret

Thorn Kief Hillsbery

What We Do Is Secret is a novel by Thorn Kief Hillsbery, published by Villard in 2005. What We Do Is Secret takes place in Los Angeles in 1981, six months after the death of Darby Crash. It is narrated by a gay street kid named Rockets Redglare, who knew Darby personally. All …

29668. The Honor of Spies

W. E. B. Griffin

The Honor of Spies is a book written by W. E. B. Griffin.

29670. The Incomplete Enchanter

L. Sprague de Camp

The Incomplete Enchanter is a collection of two classic fantasy short stories by science fiction and fantasy authors L. Sprague de Camp and Fletcher Pratt, the first volume in their Harold Shea series. The pieces were originally published in the magazine Unknown in the issues …

29671. The Masters of Darkness

Joe Dever

The Master of Darkness is the twelfth book in the award-winning Lone Wolf book series created by Joe Dever. This is the final book in the Magnakai series.

29672. The Prisoners of Time

Joe Dever

The Prisoners of Time is the eleventh book in the Lone Wolf book series created by Joe Dever.

29673. Gods, demons, and others

R. K. Narayan

Gods, Demons and Others is a collection of short stories by R. K. Narayan adapted from Indian history and mythology, including epics like The Ramayana and The Mahabharatha. In this book, Narayan provides both vitality and an original viewpoint to ancient legends.

29674. Isaac Asimov's Robot City: Perihelion

William F. Wu

Isaac Asimov's Robot City: Perihelion is a book written in 1988 by William F. Wu. It is part of the series Isaac Asimov's Robot City, which was inspired by Isaac Asimov's Robot series.

29675. Dragon War

Laurence Yep

Dragon War is a fantasy novel Chinese-American author Laurence Yep first published in 1992. It is the fourth and final book in his Dragon series. Yep attempted to put the beauty and gallantry of dragons he had gleaned from his research of them in Chinese mythology into Dragon …

29676. The Small Assassin

Ray Bradbury

The Small Assassin is a short story collection by Ray Bradbury. The stories originally appeared in the magazines Dime Mystery Magazine, Weird Tales, Harper's, Mademoiselle, and in Bradbury's first book, Dark Carnival.

29680. Captain's Glory

William Shatner

Captain's Glory is a novel by William Shatner, co-written with Judith and Garfield Reeves-Stevens, based upon the television series Star Trek. The novel was released in 2006 in hardcover format. This is the final novel in the "Totality" trilogy. The story began with Captain's …

29681. World Without End

Joe Haldeman

World Without End is a Star Trek novel, written in 1979 by Joe Haldeman.

29684. Galaxies

Timothy Ferris

Galaxies is a book written by Timothy Ferris.

29685. The Grass-Cutting Sword

Catherynne M. Valente

The Grass-Cutting Sword is a novella by Catherynne M. Valente. It was published by Prime Books in 2006.

29686. The Kachina Doll Mystery

Carolyn Keene

The Kachina Doll Mystery is the sixty-second volume in the Nancy Drew mystery series. It was first published in 1981 under the pseudonym Carolyn Keene.

29688. Only a Trillion

Isaac Asimov

Only a Trillion is a collection of ten science essays and three scientific spoof articles by Isaac Asimov. It was the first collection of science essays published by Asimov. It was first published by Abelard-Schuman in 1957. A paperback edition published by Ace Books in 1976 …

29689. The Secret of Sinharat

Leigh Brackett

The Secret of Sinharat is a science fiction novel by Leigh Brackett set on the planet Mars, whose protagonist is Eric John Stark.

29690. Wine of the Dreamers

John D. MacDonald

Wine of the Dreamers is a 1951 science fiction novel written by John D. MacDonald. Wine of the Dreamers was his first science fiction novel and one of his earliest published novels altogether. Though he later also wrote the science fiction novels Ballroom of the Skies and The …

29691. Abraham Lincoln's World

Genevieve Foster

Abraham Lincoln's World is a children's history book by Genevieve Foster. Illustrated by the author, it was first published in 1944 and was a Newbery Honor recipient in 1945. The book is a continuation of the author's George Washington's World, starting where the earlier book …

29693. Children of Tomorrow

A. E. van Vogt

Children of Tomorrow is a 1970 science fiction novel by American author A. E. van Vogt.

29695. The Mage-Born Child

Jonathan Wylie

The Mage-Born Child is a book published in 1988 that was written by Jonathan Wylie.

29697. A Child of the Jago

Arthur Morrison

A Child of the Jago is an 1896 novel by Arthur Morrison.

29698. The Garments of Caean

Barrington J. Bayley

The Garments of Caean is the seventh novel by the science fiction author Barrington J. Bayley. He described it as being his attempt to create a Vancian space opera.

29699. Collision With Chronos

Barrington J. Bayley

Collision Course is the fourth novel by the science fiction author Barrington J. Bayley. The novel was inspired by the time travel theories of J. W. Dunne. The plot centers on the collision of two alternate "presents", with disastrous implications for reality.

29700. Rural Rides

William Cobbett

Rural Rides is the book for which the English journalist, agriculturist and political reformer William Cobbett is best known. At the time of writing in the early 1820s, Cobbett was a radical anti-Corn Law campaigner, newly returned to England from a spell of self-imposed …

29701. The Light's on at Signpost

George MacDonald Fraser

The Light's on at Signpost is a memoir from George MacDonald Fraser covering his various adventures in screenwriting as well as essays on the state of modern-day England. It includes chapters on: working on The Three Musketeers with Richard Lester his relationship with Oliver …

29702. Open all night

Charles Bukowski

Open all night is a poetry book written by Charles Bukowski.

29704. The H-Bomb Girl

Stephen Baxter

The H-Bomb Girl is a science fiction novel by Stephen Baxter.

29706. Murmuring the Judges

Quintin Jardine

Murmuring the Judges is a 1998 novel by Quintin Jardine. It is the eighth of the Bob Skinner novels.

29707. William in Trouble

Richmal Crompton

William in Trouble is a book in the children's Just William series by Richmal Crompton. The book contains 10 short stories. It was first published in 1927.

29708. The Crows of Pearblossom

Aldous Huxley

The Crows of Pearblossom is a children's book written by Aldous Huxley, the English novelist, essayist and critic. The story was published by Random House and illustrated by Barbara Cooney. A more recent picture book version was illustrated by Sophie Blackall and published by …

29709. Day of the Minotaur

Thomas Burnett Swann

Day of the Minotaur is a novel written by Thomas Burnett Swann.

29710. The Condition of Muzak

Michael Moorcock

The Condition of Muzak is a novel by British fantasy and science fiction writer Michael Moorcock. It is the final novel of his long running Jerry Cornelius series. It was first published in its revised form in 1979. This novel won the 1977 Guardian Fiction Prize.

29713. Geronimo Rex

Barry Hannah

Geronimo Rex is the 1972 book written by Barry Hannah.

29714. Colossus and the Crab

Dennis Feltham Jones

Colossus and the Crab is a science fiction novel written in 1977 by the British author Dennis Feltham Jones. It is the third and final volume in "The Colossus Trilogy" and a sequel to Jones's 1974 novel The Fall of Colossus.

29715. Star's End

Glen Cook

Star's End is a book published in 1982 that was written by Glen Cook.

29716. The Age of the Pussyfoot

edited by Frederik Pohl

The Age of the Pussyfoot is a science fiction novel by Frederik Pohl, first published as a novel in 1969. It was originally published as a serial in Galaxy Science Fiction in three parts, starting in October 1966.

29717. Carnival of Souls

Nancy Holder

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

29718. The Planet Savers

Marion Zimmer Bradley

The Planet Savers is a science fiction novel by Marion Zimmer Bradley in her Darkover series. It was first published in book form in English by Ace Books in 1962, dos-à-dos with Bradley's novel The Sword of Aldones. The story first appeared in the November 1958 issue of the …

29720. The Able McLaughlins

Margaret Wilson

The Able McLaughlins is a 1923 novel by Margaret Wilson first published by Harper & Brothers. It won the Pulitzer Prize for the Novel in 1924. It won the Harper Prize Novel Contest for 1922-23, the first time the prize was awarded. Wilson published a sequel, The Law and the …

29721. Graven Images

Paul Fleischman

Graven Images: 3 stories is a 1982 children's book written by Paul Fleischman that was awarded a Newbery Honor in 1983.

29722. The Gospel of Corax

Paul Park

The Gospel of Corax is a 1996 novel by Paul Park about an escaped Roman slave who travels from Caesarea to India with a burly Essene man named Jeshua. The novel is a suggestion of a historical Jesus' whereabouts during his "disappearance" from the historical record between …

29723. The Planet on the Table

Kim Stanley Robinson

The Planet on the Table is the first collection of science fiction stories by Kim Stanley Robinson, published in hardcover by Tor Books in 1986. A British paperback edition appeared in 1987, as well as a Tor paperback reprint; a French translation was issued in 1988. The …

29724. Brother to a Dragonfly

Will D. Campbell

Brother to a Dragonfly is a book by Will Davis Campbell.

29725. Spilled Water

Sally Grindley

Spilled Water is a children's novel by Sally Grindley, published in 2004. It won the Nestlé Children's Book Prize Gold Award and was longlisted for the Carnegie Medal. It tells the story of a Chinese girl, Lu Si-yan, who is sold into domestic service when she is just eleven …

29727. Good King Harry

Denise Giardina

Good King Harry is an historical novel that purports to be the autobiography of Henry V. It was written by American author Denise Giardina and was published in 1984.

29729. The "Genius"

Theodore Dreiser

The "Genius" is a semi-autobiographical novel by Theodore Dreiser, first published in 1915. It concerns Eugene Witla, a talented painter of strong sexual desires who grapples with his commitment to his art and the force of his erotic needs. The book sold 8,000 copies in the …

29732. Honor's Voice: The Transformation of Abraham Lincoln

Douglas L. Wilson

Honor's Voice: The Transformation of Abraham Lincoln is a book written by Douglas L. Wilson.

29733. Park's Quest

Katherine Paterson

Park’s Quest is a 1988 children's novel written by American novelist Katherine Paterson.

29734. Road to Mecca

Muhammad Asad

The Road to Mecca, also known as Road to Mecca or Road to Makkah, is the autobiography of Muslim scholar, intellectual, political theorist and diplomat Muhammad Asad. A timeless spiritual classic, this gripping and insightful autobiography of an Austrian journalist, who fully …

29736. The Most Dangerous Game

Gavin Lyall

The Most Dangerous Game is a first person narrative novel by English author Gavin Lyall, first published in 1964. The plot of the novel is totally different from the Richard Connell short story The Most Dangerous Game.

29738. Under Plum Lake

Lionel Davidson

Under Plum Lake is a children's adventure novel by Lionel Davidson, first published in 1980.

29739. Dragonlance Campaign Setting

Margaret Weis

Dragonlance Campaign Setting is an accessory for the Dragonlance campaign setting, for the 3.5 edition of the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game.

29740. The Busy Body

Donald E. Westlake

The Busy Body is a novel written by Donald E. Westlake.

29741. A Little House Traveler

Laura Ingalls Wilder

A Little House Traveler: Writings from Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Journeys Across America is a collection of early writings by Laura Ingalls Wilder, author of the Little House series of novels. It consists of three parts: On the Way Home, a diary originally published in 1962; West …

29743. Boy Wonder

James Robert Baker

Boy Wonder is a novel by James Robert Baker published in 1988. The novel is a mock of oral history of Los Angeles, California in which we hear the life of Hollywood avant-garde film producer Shark Trager.

29744. Learning SQL

Alan Beaulieu

Learning SQL is a book written by Alan Beaulieu.

29746. The Entropy Tango

Michael Moorcock

The Entropy Tango is a novel by British fantasy and science fiction writer Michael Moorcock. It is part of his long running Jerry Cornelius series.

29748. Leviathan and the Air-Pump

Steven Shapin

Leviathan and the Air-Pump: Hobbes, Boyle, and the Experimental Life is a book by Steven Shapin and Simon Schaffer. It examines the debate between Robert Boyle and Thomas Hobbes over Boyle's air-pump experiments in the 1660s. In 2005, Shapin and Schaffer were awarded the Erasmus …

29749. Seven Crows

John Vornholt

Seven Crows is an original novel based on the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel.

29753. Before He Wakes

Jerry Bledsoe

Before He Wakes is a book written by Jerry Bledsoe.

29757. Ashes and Angel Wings

Greg Stolze

Ashes and Angel Wings is a book published in 2003 that was written by Greg Stolze.

29758. Gulliver's Travels

Jonathan Swift

Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World. In Four Parts. By Lemuel Gulliver, First a Surgeon, and then a Captain of Several Ships, commonly known as Gulliver's Travels, is a prose satire by Anglo-Irish writer and clergyman Jonathan Swift, that is both a satire on human …

29759. Hard Landing

Stephen Leather

Hard Landing is a 2004 thriller novel by British author Stephen Leather. Published in 2004 by Hodder & Stoughton, it is the first book in the Dan ‘Spider’ Shepherd series. Hard Landing is an international bestseller and is available in ebook and paperback.

29760. Follett's Modern American Usage

Wilson Follett

Follett's Modern American Usage is the book published with the title Modern American Usage which was left in draft form and unfinished by Wilson Follett at his death. It was completed and edited by his friend Jacques Barzun in collaboration with six other editors. It is a usage …

29761. The Marlows and the Traitor

Antonia Forest

In the introduction to the Girls Gone By edition of The Marlows and the Traitor, Antonia Forest admits she never intended to write a series of books about the Marlows. At the time of writing the Nuremberg Trials were happening and Forest decided to write a book about a traitor. …

29762. Superman Returns

Marv Wolfman

Superman Returns is a novel written by Marv Wolfman based on the movie Superman Returns.

29764. Harry Kitten and Tucker Mouse

George Selden

Harry Kitten and Tucker Mouse is a children's book written by George Selden and illustrated by Garth Williams. It is the prequel to The Cricket in Times Square. Dell Publishing originally published the book in 1986.

29765. Troll Blood

Katherine Langrish

Troll Blood is a children's fantasy novel, the third volume of the Troll Trilogy written by Katherine Langrish. It follows the events of Troll Fell and Troll Mill.

29766. Space Station Seventh Grade

Jerry Spinelli

Space Station Seventh Grade is a young adult novel by Jerry Spinelli, published in 1982; it was his debut novel. It was inspired by an odd event when one of his six children ate some fried chicken that he had been saving for the next day. The novel was intended for adults but …

29768. The Pig Scrolls

Paul Shipton

The Pig Scrolls, by Paul Shipton, is a young adult comedy adventure novel about a talking pig and his endeavours to save the world. The novel is set in Ancient Greece with many, often comical, references to ancient Greek mythology and life. The characters include all the major …

29772. The Middle of Nowhere

David Gerrold

The Middle of Nowhere is a book published in 1995 that was written by David Gerrold.

29776. Redemption

Mel Odom

Redemption is an original novel based on the U.S. television series Angel. Tagline: "History can repeat itself."

29777. The Talented Miss Highsmith: The Secret Life and …

Joan Schenkar

The Talented Miss Highsmith: The Secret Life and Serious Art of Patricia Highsmith is a book by Joan Schenkar.

29780. Fortune's Wheel

Lisanne Norman

Fortune's Wheel is the second book of the Sholan Alliance series published in 1995 that was written by Lisanne Norman.

29781. Dark Nadir

Lisanne Norman

Dark Nadir is the fifth book of the Sholan Alliance series published in 1999 that was written by Lisanne Norman.

29784. The Far Pavilions

M. M. Kaye

The Far Pavilions is an epic novel of British-Indian history by M. M. Kaye, first published in 1978, which tells the story of an English officer during the British Raj. The novel, rooted deeply in the romantic epics of the 19th century, has been hailed as a masterpiece of …

29786. Lights Out

Peter Abrahams

Lights Out is a book written by Peter Abrahams.

29787. The Adventures of Samurai Cat

Mark E. Rogers

The Adventures of Samurai Cat is a collection of linked humorous fantasy short stories by Mark E. Rogers. Rogers had done a series of paintings and drawings featuring his character Samurai Cat and spoofing martial arts films and fantasy stories. He went on to write stories to …

29788. The Unwanteds

Lisa McMann

The Unwanteds is a fantasy book written by Lisa McMann and published in 2011 by Aladdin. The book in the first in a series, followed by Island of Silence, Island of Fire, Island of Legends, Island of Shipwrecks, and Island of Graves. The Unwanteds is recommended for readers ages …

29789. The Bondwoman's Narrative

Hannah Crafts

The Bondwoman's Narrative is a best-selling novel by Hannah Crafts, a self-proclaimed slave escaped from North Carolina. She likely wrote the novel in the mid-19th century. The manuscript was authenticated and published in 2002. Scholars believe that the novel, possibly the …

29790. Don't Forget the Bacon!

Pat Hutchins

Don't Forget the Bacon! is a children's book written and illustrated by Pat Hutchins. It was published by Bodley Head in 1976. The story is about a little boy who tries to memorise a list of groceries his mother has asked him to buy. The book has been used as a teaching tool to …

29792. Roxy's Baby

Catherine MacPhail

Roxy's Baby is a young adult novel by Catherine MacPhail, published in 2005. It is about a fifteen-year-old girl named Roxy who becomes pregnant and subsequently runs away from home. Roxy is a fourteen-year-old girl living with her mother, her younger sister, and her new …

29793. Leaves of Grass

Walt Whitman

Leaves of Grass is a poetry collection by the American poet Walt Whitman. Though the first edition was published in 1855, Whitman spent most of his professional life writing and re-writing Leaves of Grass, revising it multiple times until his death. This resulted in vastly …

29795. The Lady of the Rivers

Philippa Gregory

The Lady of the Rivers is a 2011 historical novel by Philippa Gregory, part of her series The Cousins' War. The story is narrated by Jacquetta of Luxembourg, mother of Elizabeth Woodville, and covers the reign of the Lancastrian King Henry VI. The novel serves as a prequel to …

29798. The Rise of Nine

Pittacus Lore

The Rise of Nine is a young adult teen fiction novel by Pittacus Lore and the third novel in The Lorien Legacies. It is published by HarperCollins, & was released on August 21, 2012, in the US and by Penguin on August 30, 2012 in the UK. It is the first book in the series to …

29799. The Spinoza Problem

Irvin D. Yalom

When sixteen-year-old Alfred Rosenberg is called into his headmaster’s office for anti-Semitic remarks he made during a school speech, he is forced, as punishment, to memorize passages about Spinoza from the autobiography of the German poet Goethe. Rosenberg is stunned to …

29800. Sweet Tooth

Ian McEwan

Sweet Tooth is a novel by the English writer Ian McEwan, published on 21 August 2012. It deals with the experiences of its protagonist, Serena Frome, during the early 1970s. After graduating from Cambridge she is recruited by MI5, and becomes involved in a covert program to …



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