The most popular books in English
from 39201 to 39400

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.

39205. Peregrine

William Bayer

Peregrine is a book by William Bayer.

39208. Upon Some Midnights Clear

K. C. Constantine

Upon Some Midnights Clear is a crime novel by the American writer K.C. Constantine set in 1980s Rocksburg, a fictional, blue-collar, Rustbelt town in Western Pennsylvania. Mario Balzic is the protagonist, an atypical detective for the genre, a Serbo-Italian American cop, …

39229. The Roots of the Mountains

William Morris

The Roots of the Mountains: Wherein is Told Somewhat of the Lives of the Men of Burgdale, Their Friends, Their Neighbors, Their Foemen, and Their Fellows in Arms is a fantasy romance by William Morris, perhaps the first modern fantasy writer to unite an imaginary world with an …

39232. A Dog of Flanders


A Dog of Flanders is an 1872 novel by English author Marie Louise de la Ramée published with her pseudonym "Ouida". It is about a Flemish boy named Nello and his dog, Patrasche. The story, of English origin, has not been read widely in Belgium, but is becoming better known …

39233. Seaview

Toby Olson

Seaview is a novel by Toby Olson. It received the 1983 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction.

39239. Modesty Blaise

Peter O'Donnell

Modesty Blaise is an action-adventure/spy fiction novel by Peter O'Donnell first published in 1965, featuring the character Modesty Blaise which O'Donnell had created for a comic strip in 1963.

39242. Amityville: The Final Chapter

John G. Jones

Amityville: The Final Chapter is the third installment of the Amityville book series written by John G. Jones. Most of the book is believed to be fiction unrelated to the actual claims of the Lutz family.

39244. The Necromancer; or, The Tale of the Black Forest

Karl Friedrich Kahlert

The Necromancer; or, The Tale of the Black Forest is a Gothic novel by Ludwig Flammenberg first published in 1794. It is one of the seven 'horrid novels' lampooned by Jane Austen in Northanger Abbey, once thought not to exist except in the text of Northanger Abbey. The novel …

39254. Private Angelo

Eric Linklater

Private Angelo was written by Scottish author Eric Linklater and first published in 1946. It had subsequently been made into a 1949 film of the same name by Pilgrim Pictures, produced by and starring Peter Ustinov as well as adapted for the stage by Mike Maran Productions. The …

39256. William the Detective

Richmal Crompton

William - The Detective is a book in the Just William series written by Richmal Crompton. Modern editions contain ten stories; it originally contained eleven: The eleventh, entitled William and the Nasties was removed from the book later on because, though ultimately anti-Nazi, …

39258. Rip Tide

Louise Cooper

Rip Tide is an original novella written by Louise Cooper and based on the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor Who. It features the Eighth Doctor. It was released both as a standard edition hardback and a deluxe edition featuring a frontispiece by Fred …

39260. The Rationalists

John Cottingham

The Rationalists is a 1988 book by John Cottingham. It offers an overview of the most important exponents of rationalism, namely Descartes, Spinoza and Leibniz. Other thinkers, such as Malebranche, are dealt with, too.

39261. Welcome to Our Hillbrow

Phaswane Mpe

Welcome to Our Hillbrow, is a novel by South African novelist Phaswane Mpe which deals with issues of xenophobia, AIDS, tradition, and inner city status in the Hillbrow neighborhood of postcolonial Johannesburg. It was first published in 2001.

39265. The Trouble with Principle

Stanley Fish

The Trouble with Principle is a book by Stanley Fish.

39267. The Edge

Alan Gibbons

The Edge is a young adult novel by Alan Gibbons, published in 2002. The novel features the young Danny Mangam as he battles his mixed race as he escapes with his mother from his abusive stepfather. It was shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal.

39268. Babyfucker

Urs Allemann

Fiction. Bilingual Edition. Translated from the German by Peter Smith. A Beckettian character, who may or may not be trapped in a room with four baskets full of infants, focuses obsessively on a single sentence—"I fuck babies." This virtuoso text by Swiss experimental writer Urs …

39269. The Waters of Kronos

Conrad Richter

The Waters of Kronos is a novel by Conrad Richter published by Alfred A. Knopf in 1960. It won the National Book Award for Fiction in 1961. According the Penn State University, "this is the story of John Donner, an aging writer who has driven from the West Coast back to …

39270. The Pagan Rabbi and Other Stories

Cynthia Ozick

The Pagan Rabbi and Other Stories is the second book and first collection of stories published by American author Cynthia Ozick. "The Pagan Rabbi" and "Envy, or Yittish in America" along with an interview of the author were later collected as an audio book in 1989 read by Ron …

39279. Safari Adventure

Willard Price

Safari Adventure is a 1966 children's book by the Canadian-born American author Willard Price featuring his "Adventure" series characters, Hal and Roger Hunt. The plot concerns the epic problem of poachers, who are killing off the wildlife in Tsavo Game reserve. The game warden, …

39284. Marcel Proust

Roger Shattuck

Marcel Proust is a book written by Roger Shattuck.

39290. Thongor of Lemuria

Lin Carter

Thongor of Lemuria is a fantasy novel written by Lin Carter, the second book of his Thongor series set on the fictional ancient lost continent of Lemuria. It was first published in paperback by Ace Books in 1966. The author afterwards revised and expanded the text, in which form …

39292. Mr. Moto Is So Sorry

John P. Marquand

Originally published in serial form in the Saturday Evening Post from July 2 to August 13, 1938, Mr. Moto Is So Sorry was first published in book form in 1938. It is the fourth of six Mr. Moto novels and can also be found in the omnibus Mr. Moto's Three Aces published in 1939. …

39304. Kine

Alan Lloyd

Kine is a book published in 1982 that was written by Alan Lloyd.

39307. Mention My Name in Atlantis

John Jakes

Mention My Name in Atlantis, being, at last, the true account of the calamitous destruction of the great island kingdom together with a narrative of its wondrous intercourses with a superior race of other-worldlings, as transcribed from the manuscript of a survivor, Hoptor the …

39309. Magic Mirror

Orson Scott Card

Magic Mirror is a children's picture book by Orson Scott Card and illustrator Nathan Pinnock.

39315. The Gracie Allen Murder Case

S. S. Van Dine

The Gracie Allen Murder Case is the eleventh of twelve detective novels by S. S. Van Dine featuring his famous fictional detective of the 1920s and 1930s, Philo Vance. It also features the zany half of the Burns and Allen comedy team. It is in some ways a roman à clef, including …

39320. Bad Science: The Short Life and Weird Times of Cold …

Gary Taubes

Bad Science: The Short Life and Weird Times of Cold Fusion is book of science history by Gary Taubes about the early years of the cold fusion controversy.

39324. Redwall Friend & Foe

Brian Jacques

Redwall Friend & Foe was published in 2000 as an accessory to the Redwall series by Brian Jacques.

39329. The Well Dressed Explorer

Thea Astley

The Well Dressed Explorer is a Miles Franklin Award winning novel by Australian author Thea Astley. This novel shared the award with The Cupboard Under the Stairs by George Turner.

39332. Slaine: The Exile

Steven Savile

Slaine: The Exile is a book published in 2006 that was written by Steven Savile.

39334. Weight Loss

Upamanyu Chatterjee

Weight Loss is a 2006 novel by Upamanyu Chatterjee.

39341. Strike Three You're Dead

Richard Rosen

Strike Three You're Dead is a book by R. D. Rosen.

39350. The Fire in the Stone

Colin Thiele

The Fire in the Stone is a book by Colin Thiele.

39371. Wittgenstein's Beetle and Other Classic Thought …

Martin Cohen

Wittgenstein's Beetle is a book by Martin Cohen, perhaps better known for his popular introductions to philosophy, such as 101 Philosophy Problems. It was selected by The Guardian as one of its 'books of the week' and was reviewed in Times Literary Supplement which said that …

39391. The Body Electric

Robert O. Becker

The Body Electric: Electromagnetism and the Foundation of Life is a book by Robert O. Becker and Gary Selden in which Becker, an orthopedic surgeon at SUNY Upstate working for the Veterans Administration, described his research into "our bioelectric selves". The book was first …

39399. Clutch of Constables

Ngaio Marsh

Clutch of Constables is a detective novel by Ngaio Marsh; it is the twenty-fifth novel to feature Roderick Alleyn, and was first published in 1968. The plot concerns art forgery, and takes place on a cruise on a fictional river in the Norfolk Broads; the "Constable" referred to …

39400. Crucible of Gold

Naomi Novik

“An absorbing adventure.”—Publishers Weekly (starred review) Former Aerial Corps captain Will Laurence and his faithful dragon, Temeraire, have been put out to pasture in Australia—and it seems their part in the war has ended just when they are needed most. The French have …

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