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.

39604. 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, …

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39607. Lincoln's Men: The President and His Private …

Daniel Mark Epstein

Lincoln's Men: The President and His Secretaries is a book written by Daniel Mark Epstein.

39620. 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 …

39621. A Flight of Pigeons

Ruskin Bond

A Flight of Pigeons is a novella by Indian author, Ruskin Bond. The story is set in 1857, and is about Ruth Labadoor and her family who take help of Hindus and Muslims to reach their relatives when the family's patriarch is killed in a church by the Indian rebels. The novella is …

39630. Small Victories

Samuel G. Freedman

Small Victories is a book written by Samuel G. Freedman.

39641. By a Woman's Hand: A Guide to Mystery Fiction by …

Jean Swanson

By a Woman's Hand: A Guide to Mystery Fiction by Women is a book by Jean Swanson and Dean James.

39643. 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 …

39647. 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 …

39648. K-Machines

Damien Broderick

K-Machines is a 2006 science fiction novel by Damien Broderick. It is the sequel to Broderick's 2005 novel Godplayers. It follows the story of August Seebeck who is empowered with a killing device and finds himself moving world to world in a brutal and confusing game.

39649. Tourist Season

Carl Hiaasen

Tourist Season is a 1986 novel by Carl Hiaasen. It was his first solo novel, after co-writing several mystery/thriller novels with William Montalbano.

39651. The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

Laurence Sterne

The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman is a humorous novel by Laurence Sterne. It was published in nine volumes, the first two appearing in 1759, and seven others following over the next seven years. Probably Sterne's most enduring work, it purports to be a …

39653. Hello Muddah, Hello Faddah!

Allan Sherman

Hello Muddah, Hello Faddah! is a children's book based on the novelty song "Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh" by Allan Sherman and Lou Busch, and illustrated by Jack E. Davis. In the book, a wide-eyed, snaggled-tooth narrator seems befuddled by all the problems at Camp Granada.

39662. Yonie Wondernose

Marguerite de Angeli

Yonie Wondernose is a 1944 picture book by Marguerite de Angeli, who would later win the Newbery Medal for The Door in the Wall. Sometimes described as an "Amish Curious George", the book was to win the Caldecott Honor citation. As with many of de Angeli's books, it was how she …

39675. Flannelled Fool

T. C. Worsley

Flannelled Fool is an autobiography by T. C. Worsley, published in 1967. It takes its title from a phrase in "The Islanders", a poem by Rudyard Kipling. Though Flannelled Fool is subtitled A Slice of a Life in the Thirties, much of it treats the author's childhood and education …

39681. The Billion Dollar Ransom

Franklin W. Dixon

The Billion Dollar Ransom is the 73rd title of the Hardy Boys series, written by Franklin W. Dixon.

39683. Brother Man

Roger Mais

Brother Man is a novel by Roger Mais, about a Messianic folk Rastafarian healer, 'Bra' Man' John Power. The plot follows the superstructure of Christ's story, with other characters resembling Mary Magdelene etc. The book is extremely significant as it is the first serious …

39698. The Scarab Murder Case

S. S. Van Dine

The Scarab Murder Case is a classic whodunit written by S. S. Van Dine. In this book, detective Philo Vance's murder investigation takes place in a private home that doubles as a museum of Egyptology, and the solution depends in part on Vance's extensive knowledge of Egyptian …

39704. Lament for the Molly Maguires

Arthur H. Lewis

Lament for the Molly Maguires is a book written by Arthur H. Lewis.

39742. The Call of the Wild

Jack London

The Call of the Wild is a novel by Jack London published in 1903. The story is set in the Yukon during the 1890s Klondike Gold Rush—a period in which strong sled dogs were in high demand. The novel's central character is a dog named Buck, a domesticated dog living at a ranch in …

39789. Leigjandinn

Svava Jakobsdóttir

Leigjandinn is a book writen by Svava Jakobsdóttir.

39800. Finding Audrey

Sophie Kinsella

A ZOELLA Book Club Pick!From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Shopaholic series comes a terrific blend of comedy, romance, and psychological recovery in a contemporary YA novel sure to inspire and entertain.Audrey wears dark glasses all the time, even in the …

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