The most popular books in English.

What books are currently the most popular and which are the all time classics? Here we present you with a mixture of those two criteria. We update this list once a month.

35215. 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.

35229. Master of Adventure: The Worlds of Edgar Rice …

Richard A. Lupoff

Master of Adventure: The Worlds of Edgar Rice Burroughs is a book by Richard A. Lupoff that explores the work of Edgar Rice Burroughs, the creator of Tarzan and author of numerous science fiction, fantasy, and adventure novels. The book is one of the few major works of criticism …

35231. Epp

Axel Jensen

35251. Wuthering Heights

Emily Brontë

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 …

35252. 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 …

35261. The Soul of the Robot

Barrington J. Bayley

The Soul of the Robot is the sixth science fiction novel by Barrington J. Bayley, featuring the character Jasperodus from his 1956 story "Fugitive". The book tells of Jasperodus, the only robot with a soul, as he attempts to prove that he is the equal of the humans around him.

35263. Astrophel and Stella

Philip Sidney

Probably composed in the 1580s, Philip Sidney's Astrophil and Stella is an English sonnet sequence containing 108 sonnets and 11 songs. The name derives from the two Greek words, 'aster' and 'phil', and the Latin word 'stella' meaning star. Thus Astrophil is the star lover, and …

35264. Calm at Sunset, Calm at Dawn

Paul Watkins

Calm at Sunset, Calm at Dawn is the second novel by American author Paul Watkins. It was published in 1989 by Houghton Mifflin and shared the Encore Award the following year.

35267. Bicycle days

John Burnham Schwartz

Bicycle Days is the debut novel by American author John Burnham Schwartz published in 1989 on his 24th birthday. It began as an undergraduate thesis for Harvard's East Asian Studies department and became a critically acclaimed bestseller. It was inspired by his time living in …

35278. Prince Otto

Robert Louis Stevenson

Prince Otto: A Romance is a novel written by Robert Louis Stevenson, first published in 1885. The novel was largely written during 1883. Stevenson referred to Prince Otto as "my hardest effort", one of the chapters was rewritten eight times by Stevenson and once by his wife. The …

35279. Murderers' Row

Donald Hamilton

Murderers' Row is the title of a 1962 spy novel by Donald Hamilton. It was the fifth novel featuring his creation Matt Helm, a Second World War assassin recruited as a counter-agent by a secret American agency. This was the last Matt Helm novel to not use Hamilton's naming …

35280. The Infiltrators

Donald Hamilton

The Infiltrators was the twenty-first novel in the spy series Matt Helm by Donald Hamilton. It was first published in 1984.

35285. A Dual Autobiography

Will Durant

A Dual Autobiography ia a book written by Will Durant and Ariel Durant.

35289. Dragons of Despair

Tracy Hickman

Dragons of Despair is the first in a series of 16 Dragonlance adventures published by TSR, Inc. between 1984 and 1988. It is the start of the first major story arc in the Dragonlance series of Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game modules, a series of ready-to-play adventures …

35292. Hollywood Gothic: The Tangled Web of Dracula from …

David J. Skal

Hollywood Gothic: The Tangled Web of Dracula from Novel to Stage and Screen is a book written by David J. Skal.

35293. Catch Me: Kill Me

William H. Hallahan

Catch Me: Kill Me is a book by William H. Hallahan.

35298. The Wizard of Rue Morgue

Simon Hawke

The Wizard of Rue Morgue is a book published in 1990 that was written by Simon Hawke.

35304. Sunset Over Chocolate Mountains

Susan Elderkin

Sunset Over Chocolate Mountains is the critically acclaimed first novel by English author Susan Elderkin published by Fourth Estate, It won a Betty Trask Award in 2000., was shortlisted for the Orange Prize for fiction and has been published in nine countries She is currently …

35305. The Hand of Dinotopia

Alan Dean Foster

The Hand of Dinotopia is a book published in 1999 that was written by Alan Dean Foster.

35320. The King's Damosel

Vera Chapman

The King's Damosel is a fantasy novel based on Arthurian legend by Vera Chapman first published in 1976. It served as the inspiration for the 1998 Warner Bros. film Quest for Camelot. It is part of the Three Damosels trilogy, along with The Green Knight and King Arthur's …

35334. 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 …

35343. First Love

Ivan Turgenev

First Love is a novella by Ivan Turgenev, first published in 1860. It is one of his most popular pieces of short fiction. It tells the love story between a 21-year-old girl and a 16-year-old boy, but things change when the girl falls in love with the boy's father.

35344. Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years and the War Years

Carl Sandburg

Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years and the War Years is a book written by Carl Sandburg.

35368. Lettin' It All Hang Out

RuPaul

Lettin' It All Hang Out is the autobiography of drag performer RuPaul. The book was originally released in 1995 in hardback, and then in paperback a year later. Although the book is classed as an autobiography, it is self described as "Part auto-biography, part how-to manual". …



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