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.

54801. Always and Forever, Lara Jean (To All the Boys I've …

Jenny Han

“Sweetly funny.” —Entertainment WeeklyNew York Times bestselling authorLara Jean’s letter-writing days aren’t over in this surprise follow-up to the bestselling To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before and P.S. I Still Love You.Lara Jean is having the best senior year a girl could ever …

54811. The Raymond Chandler Omnibus

Raymond Chandler

The Raymond Chandler Omnibus collects the novels The Big Sleep, Farewell, My Lovely, The High Window, and The Lady in the Lake.

54812. The Pursuit of Happiness

Thomas Rogers

The Pursuit of Happiness is a book written by Thomas Rogers.

54813. Men of Athens

Olivia Coolidge

Men of Athens is a 1962 Young-adult historical fiction book by author Olivia Coolidge. It consists of short stories about the men who lived during the Golden Age of Greece. Men of Athens won the Newbery Medal and the Horn Book Fanfare award.

54814. Swords of Steel

Elsie Singmaster

Swords of Steel is a children's historical novel by Elsie Singmaster. Set before and during the American Civil War, it tells of the childhood and coming of age of a boy from the North and his involvement with the war. The novel, illustrated by David Hendrickson, was first …

54815. Science and philosophy in the Soviet Union

Loren Graham

Science and philosophy in the Soviet Union is a book written by Loren Graham.

54821. The Beast Reawakens

Martin A. Lee

The Beast Reawakens is a book by investigative journalist Martin A. Lee. It tells the story of old-guard fascists' strategy for survival and the revival of fascism since 1944. Special attention is given to ODESSA actions during the Cold War, international fascist networks, and …

54830. The Scions of Shannara

Terry Brooks

The Scions of Shannara is a fantasy novel by Terry Brooks. It is the first book in the Heritage of Shannara series, which takes place three hundred years after the end of the previous Shannara trilogy. The first version was published in 1990. The book follows the lives of the …

54831. Fourth Generation Evaluation

Egon Guba

Fourth Generation Evaluation is a book by Egon Guba and Yvonne Lincoln.

54835. The Provençal Tales

Michael de Larrabeiti

The Provençal Tales is a book written by Michael de Larrabeiti and published in 1988 by Pavilion Books. De Larrabeiti worked on the transhumance in the 1950s and 60s; his book records stories apparently told to de Larrabeiti by Provençal shepherds.

54836. The Periodic Table of Science Fiction

Michael Swanwick

The Periodic Table of Science Fiction is a collection of 118 very short stories by science fiction author Michael Swanwick. Each story is named after an element in the periodic table, including the then-undiscovered Ununseptium. The stories were commissioned to run on Eileen …

54841. The dear green place

Archie Hind

The dear green place is the book written by Archie Hind.

54842. The Cider House Rules

John Irving

The Cider House Rules is a 1985 novel by John Irving. It is Irving's sixth published novel, and has been adapted into a film of the same name and a stage play by Peter Parnell.

54844. Queen Sheba's Ring

H. Rider Haggard

Queen Sheba's Ring is a 1910 adventure novel by H. Rider Haggard set in central Africa. It resembles the author's earlier works King Solomon's Mines and She, featuring plotting priests, beautiful women, and daring British adventurers.

54849. The Horror in the Museum and Other Revisions

H. P. Lovecraft

The Horror in the Museum and Other Revisions is a collection of stories revised or ghostwritten by American author H. P. Lovecraft. It was originally published in 1970 by Arkham House in an edition of 4,058 copies. The dustjacket of the first edition features art by Gahan Wilson …

54852. Somebody is Lying: The Story of Doctor X

Myron Farber

Somebody is Lying: The Story of Doctor X is a book written by Myron Farber.

54853. We Are All Legends

Darrell Schweitzer

We Are All Legends is a collection of fantasy short stories written by Darrell Schweitzer featuring his sword and sorcery hero Sir Julian. The book was edited by Hank Stine and illustrated by Stephen Fabian, and features an introduction by L. Sprague de Camp. It was first …

54855. IQ and the Wealth of Nations

Richard Lynn

IQ and the Wealth of Nations is a 2002 book by Richard Lynn, Professor of Psychology, and Tatu Vanhanen, Professor of Political Science . The book argues that differences in national income are correlated with differences in the average national intelligence quotient. The …

54857. Driftglass/Starshards

Samuel R. Delany

Driftglass/Starshards is a 1993 collection of short stories by Samuel R. Delany. The collection contains the entire contents of Delany's 1971 collection, Driftglass, stories from Distant Stars and others that had not previously been collected. Many of the stories originally …

54860. Kellory the Warlock

Lin Carter

Kellory the Warlock is a fix-up fantasy novel written by Lin Carter, the third book of the Chronicles of Kylix series. Its seven episodic chapters were originally written as short stories, but only one, "In the Valley of Silence," had been previously published. The book was …

54863. Great Women Mystery Writers

Kathleen Gregory Klein

Great Women Mystery Writers is a book written by Kathleen Klein.

54868. People Like Us

Waleed Aly

People Like Us, published in 2007, is a book authored by the Muslim Australian academic, musician and former commercial lawyer Waleed Aly.

54874. Interpretation and Social Criticism

Michael Walzer

Interpretation and Social Criticism is a 1987 book by Michael Walzer.

54877. Subway Art

Martha Cooper

Subway Art is a collaborative book by Martha Cooper and Henry Chalfant, which documents the early history of New York City's graffiti movement. Originally published in 1984, the book has been described as a "landmark photographic history" and holds great significance in …

54881. Me and Hitch

Ed McBain

Me and Hitch is a 1997 book that chronicles the relationship between writer Evan Hunter and director Alfred Hitchcock, beginning with their meeting in the summer of 1959 through April 1963. It focuses upon their successful collaboration on The Birds, and their ill-fated …

54882. They Call Me Carpenter

Upton Sinclair, Jr.

They Call Me Carpenter: A Tale of the Second Coming is a novel written by Upton Sinclair in 1922 that exposed the new and upcoming culture of 1920's Southern California, namely Hollywood. Sinclair does this by using Jesus, or Carpenter as Sinclair calls him, as a literary figure.

54883. Uncle Fred in the Springtime

P. G. Wodehouse

Uncle Fred in the Springtime is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse, first published in the United States on 18 August 1939 by Doubleday, Doran, New York, and in the United Kingdom on 25 August 1939 by Herbert Jenkins, London. It is set at the idyllic Blandings Castle, home of Clarence, …

54891. Hawks of Outremer

Robert E. Howard

Hawks of Outremer is a collection of historical short stories by Robert E. Howard. It was first published in 1979 by Donald M. Grant, Publisher, Inc. in an edition of 1,625 copies. The stories feature Howard's character Cormac Fitzgeoffrey and was edited by Richard L. Tierney.

54896. The Bridge of Light

A. Hyatt Verrill

The Bridge of Light is a science fiction novel by author A. Hyatt Verrill. It was originally published in the Fall 1929 edition of the pulp magazine Amazing Stories Quarterly. It was subsequently republished in book form in 1950 by Fantasy Press in an edition of 2,556 copies. In …

54899. Trees of North America

BROCKMAN/MERRILEES

Trees of North America: A Guide to Field Identification is a book published in 1968 that was written by C. Frank Brockman.

54901. The History of the Standard Oil Company

Ida Tarbell

The History of the Standard Oil Company is a book written by journalist Ida Tarbell in 1904.

54902. The Nightingale

Agnes Sligh Turnbull

The Nightingale is a novel by the American writer Agnes Sligh Turnbull set in a fictional rural Western Pennsylvania village at the turn of the 20th century. Violet Carpenter is already considered a spinster at age twenty-five when financial necessity forces her to take in …

54905. Seeker After Truth

Idries Shah

Seeker After Truth: A Handbook was written by Idries Shah, one of the foremost writers on Sufism. It was first published by Octagon Press in 1982. Shortly before he died, Shah stated that his books form a complete course that could fulfil the function he had fulfilled while …

54906. The Cardinal of the Kremlin

Tom Clancy

The Cardinal of the Kremlin is a novel by Tom Clancy, featuring his character Jack Ryan. It is a sequel to The Hunt for Red October, based on the development of the Strategic Defense Initiative and its Soviet equivalent, covering themes including intelligence gathering and …

54908. The Sand Dwellers

Adam Niswander

The Sand Dwellers is a horror novel of the Cthulhu Mythos by author Adam Niswander. It was published by Fedogan & Bremer in 1998 in an edition of 1,000 copies of which 100 were numbered and signed by the author and illustrator.

54909. Loudspeaker Design Cookbook

Vance Dickason

Loudspeaker Design Cookbook by Vance Dickason is a resource for the design and construction of audio loudspeakers.

54911. The Getting of Wisdom

Henry Handel Richardson

The Getting of Wisdom is a novel by Australian novelist Henry Handel Richardson. It was first published in 1910, and has almost always been in print ever since.

54916. The Legend of Quito Road

Dwight Fryer

The Legend of Quito Road is an award nominated book written by Dwight Fryer.

54918. Alfred Hitchcock's Anthology – Volume 2

Eleanor Sullivan

Alfred Hitchcock's Anthology – Volume 2 is the second installment in the Alfred Hitchcock's Anthology series. Originally published in hardcover as Alfred Hitchcock's Tales to Take Your Breath Away in 1977, this issue contains 29 stories from Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine …

54919. The Rabbit Factory

Marshall Karp

The Rabbit Factory is the first novel by author Marshall Karp. It recounts the investigation by detectives Mike Lomax and Terry Biggs as they explore a series of murders directed at a fictional company Lamaar, a parody of Disney. First is the murder of the man wearing the …

54926. The Sign of the Beaver

Elizabeth George Speare

The Sign of the Beaver is a children's historical novel by American author Elizabeth George Speare, which has won numerous literary awards. It was published in February 1983, and has become one of her most popular works. The idea for this book came from a factual story that …

54932. Home: A Memoir of My Early Years

Julie Andrews

Home: A Memoir of My Early Years is a best-selling memoir written by Julie Andrews. It was published on April 1, 2008 by Hyperion. Home tells the story of Julie Andrews' life up until 1963, when she left England for Hollywood to shoot Mary Poppins and is intended as part one of …

54950. The Woman in White

Wilkie Collins

The Woman in White is Wilkie Collins' fifth published novel, written in 1859. It is considered to be among the first mystery novels and is widely regarded as one of the first in the genre of "sensation novels". The story is sometimes considered an early example of detective …

54951. Killer Insight

Victoria Laurie

Killer Insight is a book published in 2006 that was written by Victoria Laurie.

54952. Home: A Memoir of My Early Years

Julie(Author) ; Andrews Andrews, Julie(Read by)

Home: A Memoir of My Early Years is a best-selling memoir written by Julie Andrews. It was published on April 1, 2008 by Hyperion. Home tells the story of Julie Andrews' life up until 1963, when she left England for Hollywood to shoot Mary Poppins and is intended as part one of …

54953. Easter Parade

Rex Stout

"Easter Parade" is a Nero Wolfe mystery novella by Rex Stout, first published as "The Easter Parade Murder" in the April 16, 1957, issue of Look magazine. It first appeared in book form in the short-story collection And Four to Go, published by the Viking Press in 1958.

54958. The Daily Book of Positive Quotations

Linda Picone

The latest in the Positive Quotation series...365 life-affirming quotes to guide you through the year. Each maxim is followed by a few paragraphs that explain the quote's meaning, and that give practical advice for applying its wisdom to your daily life.

54960. The 3 Mistakes of My Life

Chetan

The 3 Mistakes of My Life is the third novel written by Chetan Bhagat. The book was published in May 2008 and had an initial print-run of 420,000. The novel follows the story of three friends and is based in the city of Ahmedabad in western India. This is the third best seller …

54962. Pinheads and Patriots

Bill O'Reilly

Pinheads and Patriots: Where You Stand in the Age of Obama is a best-selling book of political commentary by American journalist Bill O'Reilly, published in 2010.

54968. Eighth Grade Bites

Heather Brewer

Eighth Grade Bites is a novel written by Heather Brewer, centered on its main character Vladimir Tod, a vampire from birth.

54970. Dead by Sunset: Perfect Husband, Perfect Killer?

Ann Rule

Dead By Sunset is a 1995 true crime nonfiction book by author Ann Rule. It is based on the 1986 Oregon case of the murder of Cheryl Keeton, who was found beaten to death inside her van on the Sunset Highway and the later conviction of her estranged husband, Brad Cunningham. The …

54972. If Rock & Roll Were a Machine

Terry Davis

If Rock & Roll Were a Machine is a young adult novel written by Terry Davis. It was first published in 1993 and was re-released in a new edition in March 2003. Despite its title, it has little to do with machines and less to do with rock and roll: it primarily focuses on the …

54981. The Anatomy of Human Destructiveness

Erich Fromm

The Anatomy of Human Destructiveness is a book written by Erich Fromm.

54982. Adam Bede

George Eliot

Adam Bede, the first novel written by George Eliot, was published in 1859. It was published pseudonymously, even though Evans was a well-published and highly respected scholar of her time. The novel has remained in print ever since, and is used in university studies of …

54983. Zen Shorts

Jon J Muth

Zen Shorts is a 2005 children's picture book by Jon J. Muth. The book was followed by Zen Ties in 2008.

54985. Ethan Frome

Edith Wharton

Ethan Frome is a novel published in 1911 by the Pulitzer Prize-winning American author Edith Wharton. It is set in the fictitious town of Starkfield, Massachusetts. The novel was adapted into a film, Ethan Frome, in 1993.

54986. Babylon by Bus

Ray LeMoine

The true story of two friends who gave up their valuable franchise selling Yankees Suck T-Shirts at Fenway to find meaning and adventure in Iraq, where they became employed by the occupation in jobs for which they lacked qualification and witnessed much that amazed and disturbed …

54991. Born of Silence

Sherrilyn Kenyon

Born of Silence is a book published in 2012 that was written by Sherrilyn Kenyon.

54994. Green Heart

Alice Hoffman

A two-fold tale of grief and hope, loss and love, told as only Alice Hoffman can.When her family is lost in a terrible disaster, 15-year-old Green is haunted by loss and the past. Struggling to survive in a place where nothing seems to grow and ashes are everywhere, Green …

54996. Drift: The Unmooring of American Military Power

Rachel Maddow

Drift: The Unmooring of American Military Power is a 2012 book by Rachel Maddow. Her first book, Drift explores the premise that the manner in which the United States goes to war has gradually become more secretive and less democratic. In Drift, Maddow examines how American …

54997. The Second World War

Antony Beevor

A masterful and comprehensive new chronicle of World War II, by internationally bestselling historian Antony Beevor. Over the past two decades, Antony Beevor has established himself as one of the world's premier historians of WWII. His multi-award winning books have included …

54998. Fables Vol. 21: Happily Ever After

Bill Willingham

In the aftermath of Bigby Wolf’s destruction, a shift in the Fables’ underlying power structure threatens to split their community into two warring factions - one led by Snow White, the other by her sister Rose Red. Accelerating this process are the machinations of an …

54999. The Stench of Honolulu: A Tropical Adventure

Jack Handey

The legendary Deep Thoughts and New Yorker humorist Jack Handey is back with his very first novel-a hilarious, absurd, far-flung adventure tale.Are you a fan of books in which famous tourist destinations are repurposed as unlivable hellholes for no particular reason? Read …

55000. The Gustav Sonata

Rose Tremain

Gustav Perle grows up in a small town in Switzerland, where the horrors of the Second World War seem only a distant echo. An only child, he lives alone with Emilie, the mother he adores but who treats him with bitter severity. He begins an intense friendship with a Jewish boy …



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