The most popular books in English
from 35001 to 35200

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.

35002. The Medusa Child

Sylvie Germain

A novel, translated by Liz Nash. Lucie Daubigne is an adventurous eight-year old whose idyllic childhood ends when, given a new room of her own, she is visited by an ogre. It is their secret, and if she tells anyone she will be sorry; so Lucie becomes the ogre's third victim, …

35005. Passage to Ararat

Michael J. Arlen

Passage to Ararat is a book written by Michael J. Arlen.

35008. The Wealth of Nations

Adam Smith

An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, generally referred to by its shortened title The Wealth of Nations, is the magnum opus of the Scottish economist and moral philosopher Adam Smith. First published in 1776, the book offers one of the world's first …

35016. The serpent of stars

Jean Giono

The Serpent of Stars (Le serpent d¢étoiles, 1993; reprinted 1999 Grasset) takes place in rural southern France in the early part of the century. The novel’s elusive narrative thread ties landscape to character to an expanse just beyond our grasp. The narrator encounters a …

35023. Diving Adventure

Willard Price

Diving Adventure is a 1970 children's book by the Canadian-born American author Willard Price featuring his "Adventure" series characters, Hal and Roger Hunt. It depicts their exploits in a futuristic underwater city.

35031. The Bladerunner

Alan Edward Nourse

The novel The Bladerunner is a 1974 science fiction novel by Alan E. Nourse.

35032. The Book of Bunny Suicides

Andy Riley

The Book of Bunny Suicides: Little Fluffy Rabbits Who Just Don't Want to Live Any More is a bestselling collection of mostly one-image black comedy cartoons drawn by author Andy Riley.

35034. The Red Balloon

Anthony Clark

Anthony Clark’s award-winning adaptation of Albert Lamorisse’s Fifties French film, The Red Balloon, follows the adventures of a lonely Parisian boy and a stray balloon which befriends him. It enjoyed a successful run at the National Theatre in 1996.

35039. A Sea So Far

Jean Thesman

A Sea So Far is a historical young-adult novel by Jean Thesman. Its sequel is Rising Tide.

35040. Virginia

Ellen Glasgow

Virginia is a novel by Ellen Glasgow about a wife and mother who in vain seeks happiness by serving her family. This novel, her eleventh, marked a clear departure from Glasgow's previous work—she had written a series of bestsellers before publishing Virginia—in that it attacked, …

35041. Trouble at Fort La Pointe

Kathleen Ernst

Trouble at Fort La Pointe is a book by Kathleen Ernst.

35047. The troubadour of knowledge

Michel Serres

A meditatation on the nature of education and the necessity of cross-disciplinarity

35049. Bill and Pete to the Rescue

Tomie dePaola

Bill and Pete to the Rescue is a book published in 1998 that was written by Tomie dePaola.

35057. The Boy Who Taught the Beekeeper to Read

Susan Hill

The Boy Who Taught the Beekeeper to Read is a short story collection by British writer Susan Hill published in 2003 by Chatto & Windus and the following year in paperback by Vintage Books. It "received long and favourable reviews in The Guardian, The Spectator, The Sunday …

35060. Miracle Monday

Elliot S. Maggin

Miracle Monday is a novel written by Elliot S. Maggin, starring the DC Comics superhero Superman. It was published in 1981. Miracle Monday tells the story of Superman, trying to stop an entity of pure evil from causing universal chaos. This is Elliot S. Maggin's second Superman …

35061. Challenger

Diane Carey

Challenger is a Star Trek: New Earth novel written by Diane Carey. In Voyages of Imagination, Diane Carey remarked on leaving ending open for a new series: "The new 'sheriff' in these parts was Nick Keller, a first officer plagued with an unstable captain who was forced to take …

35062. So Human an Animal

René Dubos

So Human an Animal: How We Are Shaped by Surroundings and Events, is a book written by René Dubos and published by Scribner in 1968. It won the 1969 Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction. Dubos was a microbiologist and pathologist, but the books major thesis was that technology …

35069. The Silent Warrior

L. E. Modesitt Jr.

The Silent Warrior is a book published in 1987 that was written by L. E. Modesitt, Jr.

35071. Sartor Resartus

Thomas Carlyle

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

35074. Dostoevsky: The Years of Ordeal, 1850-1859

Joseph Frank

Dostoevsky: The Years of Ordeal, 1850-1859 is a book by Joseph Frank.

35078. The Mystery of Agatha Christie

Gwen Robyns

The Mystery of Agatha Christie is a book written by Gwen Robyns.

35079. The Battle of Pollocks Crossing

J. L. Carr

The Battle of Pollocks Crossing is the sixth novel by J.L. Carr, published in 1985. The novel was shortlisted for the Booker Prize in 1985 and followed a nomination in 1980 for A Month in the Country, his preceding novel. The novel describes a year spent by a young English …

35085. Battlefield

Peter Svenson

Battlefield is a book written by Peter Svenson.

35088. The Thomas Ligotti Reader: Essays and Explorations

Darrell Schweitzer

The Thomas Ligotti Reader: Essays and Explorations is a collection of essays on horror writer Thomas Ligotti and his works, edited by Darrell Schweitzer. It was first published in trade paperback in April 2003 by Wildside Press, with a hardcover edition from the same publisher …

35090. Wuthering Heights

Emily Bronte

Wuthering Heights is Emily Brontë's only novel. Written between October 1845 and June 1846, Wuthering Heights was published in 1847 under the pseudonym "Ellis Bell"; Brontë died the following year, aged 30. Wuthering Heights and Anne Brontë's Agnes Grey were accepted by …

35092. Weapon

Robert Mason

Weapon is a 1989 science fiction novel by Robert Mason. The book was Mason's first novel; he had previously written a memoir about his experiences in Vietnam titled Chickenhawk. The book is about an android, designed to kill, which experiences a crisis of conscience and runs …

35094. Holiday

Stanley Middleton

Holiday is a Booker Prize-winning novel by English writer Stanley Middleton.

35095. Finders Keepers

William Lipkind

Finders Keepers is a book written by William Lipkind and illustrated by Nicholas Mordvinoff. Released by Harcourt, it was the recipient of the Caldecott Medal for illustration in 1952.

35096. The Village of Round and Square Houses

Ann Grifalconi

The Village of Round and Square Houses is a book by Ann Grifalconi.

35097. The Graphic Alphabet

David Pelletier

The Graphic Alphabet is a book by David Pelletier.

35099. Double, Double

John Brunner

Double, Double is a science fiction novel by John Brunner, first published in the United States as an original paperback by Ballantine Books in 1969 and reprinted in 1979 as a Del Rey paperback. A hardcover edition was released in the British market in 1971 by Sidgwick & …

35104. With God in Russia

Walter Ciszek

With God in Russia is a memoir by Walter Ciszek, a Polish-American Jesuit priest known for his clandestine missionary work in the Soviet Union between 1941 and 1963. It was originally published in 1964 by McGraw-Hill. Since 1990, the life of Fr. Ciszek has been considered by the …

35107. The Billion Dollar Sure Thing

Paul Erdman

The Billion Dollar Sure Thing is a book by Paul Erdman.

35108. Selected Papers on Computer Science

Donald Knuth

Selected Papers on Computer Science is a book written by Donald Knuth.

35109. Les Grands Chemins

Jean Giono

Les Grands chemins is a 1951 novel by the French writer Jean Giono. It was the basis for the 1963 film Of Flesh and Blood, directed by Christian Marquand.

35116. Cleopatra

H. Rider Haggard

Cleopatra: Being an Account of the Fall and Vengeance of Harmachis is a novel written by the author H. Rider Haggard, the author of King Solomon's Mines and She. The book was first printed in 1889. The story is set in the Ptolemaic era of Ancient Egyptian history and revolves …

35121. Further Adventures of Lad

Albert Payson Terhune

Further Adventures of Lad, also known as Dog Stories Every Child Should Know, is a 1922 American novel written by Albert Payson Terhune and published by George H. Doran. A follow-up to Lad: A Dog, it contains an additional eleven short stories featuring a fictional version of …

35128. Thanks to the Saint

Leslie Charteris

Thanks to the Saint is a collection of short stories by Leslie Charteris, first published in December 1957 by The Crime Club in the United States and by Hodder and Stoughton in the United Kingdom in 1958.

35133. Come Sing, Jimmy Jo

Katherine Paterson

Come Sing, Jimmy Jo is a 1985 children's novel written by U.S. novelist Katherine Paterson. The book focuses on a West Virginia boy named James Johnson, whose parents are bluegrass music performers. When it is discovered that James has previously unrecognized musical talent, his …

35134. Spark and Burn

Diana G. Gallagher

Spark and Burn is an original novel based on the U.S. television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

35137. Zebra

Clark Howard

Zebra is a book written by Clark Howard.

35140. Blackout

Keith DeCandido

Blackout is an original novel based on the U.S. television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

35142. Justinian

Harry Turtledove

Justinian, was published in 1998 by Tor Books. It is a novel by American writer Harry Turtledove writing under the pseudonym H. N. Turteltaub, a name he used for a time when writing historical fiction.

35143. Dark Carnival

Ray Bradbury

Dark Carnival is a short story collection, the debut book of Ray Bradbury, first published October 1947 by Arkham House. It has had numerous reprints.

35146. Blasting and Bombardiering

Wyndham Lewis

Blasting and Bombardiering is the autobiography of the English painter, novelist, and satirist Percy Wyndham Lewis. It was published in 1937. It was in this work that Lewis first identified the critically oft-mentioned "Men of 1914" group of himself, Ezra Pound, T. S. Eliot, and …

35147. Cat's Quizzer

Dr. Seuss

PICTURE BOOKS. The Cat in the Hat plays quiz master by challenging the reader with both entertaining and educational questions such as "Are freckles catching?" and "How old do you have to be to drive a car?" Ages 4+.

35148. The Unicorn Girl

Michael Kurland

The Unicorn Girl is a science fiction novel by Michael Kurland originally released in 1969.

35150. Halloween A B C

Eve Merriam

Halloween ABC is a book of poetry for children, written by Eve Merriam and illustrated by Lane Smith. It includes a poem related to a scary or Halloween related theme for each letter of the alphabet.

35153. The Hidden City

Charles de Lint

The Hidden City is a book published in 1990 that was written by Charles de Lint.

35157. By the Light of the Green Star

Lin Carter

By the Light of the Green Star, published in 1974, is the third novel of Lin Carter's Green Star Series. In this installment, other races of Green Star planet humans are introduced.

35159. Return to the Temple of Elemental Evil

Monte Cook

Return to the Temple of Elemental Evil is an adventure module for the 3rd edition of the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy roleplaying game, set in the game's World of Greyhawk campaign setting.

35160. Anna Hastings

Allen Drury

Anna Hastings: The Story of a Washington Newspaperperson is a 1977 political novel by Allen Drury which follows the titular reporter as she climbs her way to the top of the Washington media elite. It is set in a different fictional timeline from Drury's 1959 novel Advise and …

35165. David Copperfield

Charles Dickens

David Copperfield, is the eighth novel by Charles Dickens. It was first published as a serial in 1849–50, and as a book in 1850. Many elements of the novel follow events in Dickens' own life, and it is probably the most autobiographical of his novels. In the preface to the 1867 …

35174. The Adventure of the Dancing Men and Other Sherlock …

Arthur Conan Doyle

The Adventure of the Dancing Men and Other Sherlock Holmes Stories is a collection of short stories by Arthur Conan Doyle.

35175. Follow the Saint

Leslie Charteris

Follow the Saint is a collection of three mystery novellas by Leslie Charteris, featuring the criminal and crimefighter Simon Templar, alias The Saint. The collection was first published in 1938. Follow the Saint marked a change in the publication order for the Saint books. Up …

35178. The Lion of Comarre and Against the Fall of Night

Arthur C. Clarke

The Lion of Comarre & Against the Fall of Night are early stories by Arthur C. Clarke collected together for publication in 1968 by Harcourt Brace and by Gollancz in London in 1970, it has been reprinted several times. Both concern Earth in the far future, with a utopian but …

35179. One is the Loneliest Number

Tom Clancy

Tom Clancy's Net Force Explorers or Net Force Explorers is a series of young adult novels created by Tom Clancy and Steve Pieczenik as a spin-off of the military fiction series Tom Clancy's Net Force.

35181. Alex

PIERRE LEMAÎTRE

EVERYTHING YOU KNOW ABOUT HER IS WRONG In kidnapping cases, the first few hours are crucial. After that, the chances of being found alive go from slim to nearly none. Alex Prévost - beautiful, resourceful, tough - may be no ordinary victim, but her time is running out. …

35183. Adam and Eve and Pinch-Me

Julie Johnston

Adam and Eve and Pinch Me is a young adult fiction book written in 1994 by Julie Johnston. The book was awarded the Governor General's Award for Text in Children's Literature in 1994, the Ruth & Sylvia Schwartz Children's Book Award in 1995, and the Canadian Library …

35188. Time Bomb

Nigel Hinton

Time Bomb is a novel by British author Nigel Hinton which was first published in 2005. It is set in 1949 and tells the story of four boys who found an un exploded bomb where they played.

35191. Between Darkness and Light

Lisanne Norman

Between Darkness and Light is the seventh book of the Sholan Alliance series published in 2003 that was written by Lisanne Norman.



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