The most popular books in English
from 49801 to 50000

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.

49801. Buddy's Song

Nigel Hinton

Buddy's Song is a novel by British author Nigel Hinton which was first published in 1987. It is the second instalment in the Buddy trilogy, between Buddy and Buddy's Blues, and follows the story of Buddy as he started to pursue a musical career. The book was adapted into a film, …

49804. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman …

Edward Gibbon

The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire is a book of history written by the English historian Edward Gibbon, which traces the trajectory of Western civilization from the height of the Roman Empire to the fall of Byzantium. It was published in six volumes. Volume …

49806. Bleak House

Charles Dickens

Bleak House, a novel by Charles Dickens, was first published as a serial between March 1852 and September 1853, and is considered to be one of Dickens' finest novels, containing vast, complex and engaging arrays of characters and sub-plots. The story is told partly by the …

49809. Subjects of Desire

Judith Butler

Subjects of Desire: Hegelian Reflections in Twentieth-Century France is a 1987 book by philosopher Judith Butler, it was her first published book, and based on her Phd dissertation.

49810. Segregation, the Inner Conflict in the South

Robert Penn Warren

Segregation, the Inner Conflict in the South is a book written by Robert Penn Warren.

49811. From Hell

Alan Moore

From Hell is a graphic novel by writer Alan Moore and artist Eddie Campbell, originally published in serial form from 1989 to 1996 and collected in 1999, speculating upon the identity and motives of Jack the Ripper. The title is taken from the first words of the "From Hell" …

49814. Cornell Woolrich: First You Dream, Then You Die

Francis M. Nevins, Jr.

Cornell Woolrich: First You Dream, Then You Die is a book written by Francis M. Nevins, Jr.

49817. A Short, Sharp Shock

Kim Stanley Robinson

A Short, Sharp Shock is a 1990 fantasy novel by Kim Stanley Robinson. The story deals with a man who awakens without memory in a strange land and journeys through it to find the woman he woke alongside. His journey takes him along the narrow strip of land, surrounded by ocean, …

49818. The Devil in the Belfry

Edgar Allan Poe

"The Devil in the Belfry" is a satirical short story by Edgar Allan Poe. It was first published in 1839.

49820. A Question of Guilt

Carolyn Keene

A Question of Guilt is a novel in the Hardy Boys and Nancy Drew super mystery series.

49821. The Dangerous Book for Boys

Conn Iggulden

The Dangerous Book for Boys, by Conn and Hal Iggulden, is a guidebook published by HarperCollins, aimed at boys "from eight to eighty." It covers around eighty topics, including how to build a treehouse, grow a crystal, or tell direction with a watch. Also included are famous …

49826. Being Here: Poetry 1977 – 1980

Robert Penn Warren

Being Here: Poetry 1977 – 1980 is a collection of poems written by Robert Penn Warren.

49833. The Intruder

John Rowe Townsend

The Intruder is a children's novel by John Rowe Townsend, published in 1969. It was well-received, being shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal and winning the Horn Book Award in 1970 and the Edgar Award in 1971. The book was adapted for television in 1971.

49834. Visitors from London

Kitty Barne

Visitors from London is a children's novel written by Kitty Barne, illustrated with 40 drawings by Ruth Gervis, published by Dent in 1940. Set in Sussex, it is a story of World War II on the home front; it features preparing for and hosting children evacuated from London. Barne …

49835. Five Little Monkeys

Juliet Kepes

Five Little Monkeys is a book by Juliet Kepes.

49836. Our Eddie

Sulamith Ish-kishor

Our Eddie is a book by Sulamith Ish-kishor.

49837. Winterbound

Margery Williams

Winterbound is a children's novel by Margery Williams. It is a family story set in a Connecticut farmhouse during the Great Depression. Nineteen-year-old Kay and sixteen-year-old Garry are in charge of the house and their younger siblings while their parents are away during the …

49838. Collected Ghost Stories

Mary Eleanor Wilkins Freeman

Collected Ghost Stories is a collection of stories by author Mary E. Wilkins-Freeman. It was released in 1974 by Arkham House in an edition of 4,155 copies. The book is the first collection of all of Wilkins-Freeman's supernatural stories and her first book published by Arkham …

49840. The Battle Lost and Won

Olivia Manning

The Battle Lost and Won is a book published in 1978 that was written by Olivia Manning.

49843. The blue bedspread

Raj Kamal Jha

The blue bedspread is a book written by Raj Kamal Jha.

49846. Gaston de Blondeville

Ann Radcliffe

Gaston de Blondeville is an 1826 Gothic novel by noted English author Ann Radcliffe.

49849. Shadrach's Crossing

Avi

Shadrach's Crossing is a book by Avi Wortis.

49851. The New Penguin Opera Guide

Amanda Holden

This is a comprehensive, single-volume opera encyclopaedia covering nearly 2000 individual operas by some 850 opera composers, all forms of opera, operatic history, opera recordings, and librettists. It is handy but heavy with material and information.

49853. Magnetic North

Linda Gregerson

Magnetic North is a book written by Linda Gregerson.

49857. Gather Yourselves Together

Philip K. Dick

Gather Yourselves Together is an early novel by the science fiction author Philip K. Dick, written around 1948-1950, and published posthumously by WCS Books in 1994. As with many of his early books which were considered unsuitable for publication when they were first submitted …

49858. Circumstantial Evidence

Pete Earley

Circumstantial Evidence is a book written by Pete Earley.

49860. Blood Echoes

Thomas H. Cook

Blood Echoes is a book written by Thomas H. Cook.

49863. Wisdom of the Bones

Christopher Hyde

Wisdom of the Bones is a book written by Christopher Hyde.

49864. Certifiably Insane

Arthur W. Bahr

Certifiably Insane is a book written by Arthur W. Bahr.

49865. Nobody gonna turn me 'round

Doreen Rappaport

Nobody gonna turn me 'round is a book written by Doreen Rappaport.

49867. The E-mail Mystery

Carolyn Keene

The E-mail Mystery is the 144th book in the Nancy Drew series.

49869. Ross MacDonald

Tom Nolan

Ross MacDonald: A Biography is a book by Tom Nolan.

49874. Fleabee's Fortune

Robin Jarvis

Fleabee's Fortune is the first book in the Deptford Mouselets Series by Robin Jarvis.

49875. The Book of Abigail and John: Selected Letters of …

John Adams

The Book of Abigail and John: Selected Letters of the Adams Family, 1762-1784 is a book edited by L. H. Butterfield, Marc Friedlaender, and Mary-Jo Kline.

49876. The copper elephant

Adam Rapp

The Copper Elephant is a young adult science fiction novel by Adam Rapp. It was published 2 November 1999 by Front Street, an imprint of Boyds Mills Press. The story is told from the perspective on an eleven-year-old girl, Whensday Bluehouse. She lives in a future ruled by a …

49883. Trail of Bones

Mark London Williams

Trail of Bones is a book published in 2005 that was written by Mark London Williams.

49885. Uncovering Sadie's Secrets

Libby Sternberg

Uncovering Sadie's Secrets is a book written by Libby Sternberg.

49886. The Squirrel Wife

Philippa Pearce

The Squirrel Wife is the title of a children's fairy tale written by Philippa Pearce and first illustrated by Derek Collard. This original fairy tale published by Longman Young in 1971 has subsequently been republished in Middlesex: New York; Paris and Madrid. Bill Geldart is …

49887. Four Major Plays of Chikamatsu

Chikamatsu Monzaemon

Four Major Plays of Chikamatsu is a collection of four major dramas by the famous Japanese playwright Chikamatsu Monzaemon. The four plays were first translated by Donald Keene in 1961, and have appeared in various collections and books over the years; Four Major Plays contains …

49891. A Dark Victory

Dave Luckett

A Dark Victory is a 1999 young-adult fantasy novel by Dave Luckett and is the last book in the Tenabran Trilogy. It follows the story of how Will is preparing for his final battle as Prince Nathan's armies mass on the moors.

49895. The Beggar of Volubilis

Caroline Lawrence

The Beggar of Volubilis is a children's historical novel by Caroline Lawrence. The novel, the fourteenth in the Roman Mysteries series, was published in 2007. It is set during the reign of Titus, primarily in Roman Africa. It follows Flavia and her companions as they travel to …

49898. The Mysterious Affair at Styles

Agatha Christie

The Mysterious Affair at Styles is a detective novel by Agatha Christie. It was written in the middle of World War I, in 1916, and first published by John Lane in the United States in October 1920 and in the United Kingdom by The Bodley Head on 21 January 1921. The US edition …

49900. A Fix Like This

K. C. Constantine

A Fix Like This is a crime novel by the American writer K.C. Constantine set in 1970s 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, middle-aged, …

49901. Madeline in America and Other Holiday Tales

Ludwig Bemelmans

Madeline in America and Other Holiday Tales is an illustrated collection of short stories by Ludwig Bemelmans, with only one of the stories featuring the popular children's character Madeline. This collection was first published in 1999 and features stories previously published …

49903. Dragonflame

Graham Edwards

Dragonflame is a fantasy novel written by Graham Edwards. The novel was first published in 1997, by Voyager Books and HarperPrism. It is the final book in the Ultimate Dragon Saga trilogy. The book contains loose connections and foreshadowing to Edwards' later trilogy, the Stone …

49904. Death in Delhi

Gary Gygax

Death in Delhi is a book published in 1993 that was written by Gary Gygax.

49905. Roughing It

Mark Twain

Roughing It is a book of semi-autobiographical travel literature written by American humorist Mark Twain. It was written during 1870–71 and published in 1872 as a prequel to his first book The Innocents Abroad. This book tells of Twain's adventures prior to his pleasure cruise …

49906. Van Morrison: Too Late to Stop Now

Steve Turner

Van Morrison: Too Late to Stop Now is a biography of musician Van Morrison, written by Steve Turner. It was first published in 1993 in the United States by Penguin Group, and in Great Britain by Bloomsbury Publishing. Turner first met Van Morrison in 1985; he interviewed …

49907. Off Center

Damon Knight

Off Center is a collection of five science fiction short stories by Damon Knight. The stories were originally published between 1952 and 1964 in Galaxy, If and other science fiction magazines. The first printing, by Ace, was bound dos-à-dos with Knight's The Rithian Terror, as …

49908. Keep the Giraffe Burning

John Thomas Sladek

Keep the Giraffe Burning was a science fiction short story collection by John Sladek, published in 1977.

49909. Bleed Into Me

Stephen Graham Jones

Bleed Into Me is a novel by Stephen Graham Jones and is part of Native Storiers: A series of American Narratives.

49914. In the Bone

Gordon R. Dickson

In the Bone: The Best Science Fiction of Gordon R. Dickson is a collection of science fiction stories by Gordon R. Dickson. It was first published by Ace Books in 1987 and expands Dickson's earlier collection, Gordon R. Dickson's SF Best. Most of the stories originally appeared …

49915. The Fires of Windameir

Niel Hancock

The Fires of Windameir is a book published in 1985 that was written by Niel Hancock.

49927. Erle Stanley Gardner: The Case of the Real Perry …

Dorothy B. Hughes

Erle Stanley Gardner: The Case of the Real Perry Mason is a book written by Dorothy B. Hughes.

49928. Inclusion and Democracy

Iris Marion Young

Inclusion and Democracy is a 2001 book by Iris Marion Young, published by Oxford University Press.

49929. Far from the Madding Crowd

Thomas Hardy

Far from the Madding Crowd is Thomas Hardy's fourth novel and his first major literary success. It originally appeared anonymously as a monthly serial in Cornhill Magazine, where it gained a wide readership. Critical notices were plentiful and mostly positive. Hardy revised the …

49931. Cousins in the Castle

Barbara Brooks Wallace

Cousins in the Castle is a book by Barbara Brooks Wallace.

49933. The Rock Jockeys

Gary Paulsen

The Rock Jockeys is the fourth novel in the World of Adventure series by Gary Paulsen. It was published on March 1, 1995 by Random House. It was later retitled Devil's Wall by Macmillan Children's Books in the UK and released on April 9, 1999.

49936. The True Story of Spit MacPhee

James Aldridge

The True Story of Spit MacPhee is a book written by James Aldridge.

49938. The Beechers

Milton Rugoff

The Beechers is a book written by Milton Rugoff.

49939. Red Diamond, Private Eye

Mark Schorr

Red Diamond, Private Eye is a book written by Mark Schorr.

49941. The Ghosts of Hopewell

Jim Fisher

The Ghosts of Hopewell is a book written by Jim Fisher.

49943. The Buccaneers of Shadaki

Joe Dever

The Buccaneers of Shadaki was the twenty second book of the award-winning Lone Wolf book series.

49948. Deepwater Black

ken Cartran

Deepwater Black is a 1995 novel, first in the Deepwater trilogy, by the New Zealand science fiction writer Ken Catran, where a cast of young characters are supposedly stranded in space while a virus ravages Earth. The book series itself is quite different from the television …

49951. The founding father

Richard J. Whalen

The founding father is a book written by Richard J. Whalen.

49953. The Ugly Duckling

Jerry Pinkney

The Ugly Duckling is a book by Jerry Pinkney.

49956. Death Among Strangers

Deidre S. Laiken

Death Among Strangers is a book by Deidre S. Laiken.

49957. Conan the Relentless

Roland J. Green

Conan the Relentless is a fantasy novel written by Roland Green featuring Robert E. Howard's sword and sorcery hero Conan the Barbarian. It was first published in paperback by Tor Books in April 1992, and was reprinted in April 1998.

49958. A Tale of Two Cities

Charles Dickens

A Tale of Two Cities is a novel by Charles Dickens, set in London and Paris before and during the French Revolution. The novel depicts the plight of the French peasantry demoralised by the French aristocracy in the years leading up to the revolution, the corresponding brutality …

49959. Wizard's First Rule

Terry Goodkind

Wizard's First Rule, written by Terry Goodkind, is the first book in the epic fantasy series The Sword of Truth. Published by Tor Books, it was released on August 15, 1994 in hardcover, and in paperback on July 15, 1997. The book was also re-released with new cover artwork by …

49961. A Forest Apart

Troy Denning

A Forest Apart is a 2003 Star Wars ebook written by Troy Denning. The novel is set before Tatooine Ghost in the Star Wars Expanded Universe timeline. The novel is also available as part of the Tatooine Ghost paperback. In the novel, Lumpawarrump heads to Coruscant to spend time …

49969. The Crucible

Arthur Miller

The Crucible is a 1953 play by the American playwright Arthur Miller. It is a dramatized and partially fictionalized story of the Salem witch trials that took place in the Province of Massachusetts Bay during 1692 and 1693. Miller wrote the play as an allegory of McCarthyism, …

49970. Moll Flanders

Daniel Defoe

The Fortunes and Misfortunes of the Famous Moll Flanders is a novel by Daniel Defoe, first published in 1722. It purports to be the true account of the life of the eponymous Moll, detailing her exploits from birth until old age. By 1721, Defoe had become a recognised novelist, …

49971. The Shallow Grave

Jack S. Scott

The Shallow Grave is a book written by Jack S. Scott.

49973. Fables Vol. 16: Super Group (Fables (Graphic Novels))

Bill Willingham

Now why oh why in this mixed-up world would we saddle an important series that has never had anything to do with Super Heroes with a title like “Super Team”? And why has that snotty little Pinocchio suddenly got it into his head that he needs to design tight-fitting costumes for …

49974. Face the Fear

Chris Archer

Face the Fear is a book published in 1998 that was written by Chris Archer.

49976. Lady Athlyne

Bram Stoker

Lady Athlyne is a romance novel by Bram Stoker, written in 1908. It was published one year before the release of Stoker's The Lady of the Shroud.

49979. Great Expectations

Charles Dickens

Great Expectations is Charles Dickens's thirteenth novel and his penultimate completed novel; a bildungsroman which depicts the personal growth and personal development of an orphan nicknamed Pip. It is Dickens's second novel, after David Copperfield, to be fully narrated in the …

49988. Semper Fi

W.E.B. Griffen

Semper Fi is a book published in 1986 that was written by W. E. B. Griffin.

49989. The Third Gate

Lincoln Child

The Third Gate is the fifth solo novel by American writer Lincoln Child. The novel was released on June 12, 2012 by Doubleday. The book is also the third installment in the Jeremy Logan series.

49990. The Dare Game

Jacqueline Wilson

The Dare Game is a children's novel written by Jacqueline Wilson and illustrated by Nick Sharratt, first published in 2000. It is a sequel to the best-selling The Story of Tracy Beaker.

49991. Death on Sacred Ground

Harriet K. Feder

Death on Sacred Ground is a book written by Harriet K. Feder.

49996. The Walking Dead, Book 7

Robert Kirkman

The Walking Dead, Book 7 is a book written by Robert Kirkman and Charlie Adlard.

49997. Emma (The Annotated)

Jane Austen

From the editor of the popular Annotated Pride and Prejudice comes an annotated edition of Jane Austen’s Emma that makes her beloved tale of an endearingly inept matchmaker an even more satisfying read. Here is the complete text of the novel with more than 2,200 annotations on …

49999. The Son

Philipp Meyer

Paperback. Pub Date :2014-01-28 Pages: 592 Language: English Publisher: HarperCollins A Globe & Mail 100 SelectionSpring. 1849 Eli McCullough is thirteen years old when a band of Comanche storms his Texas homestead and murders his mother and sister.. taking him captive. …



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