The most popular books in English
from 55001 to 55200

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.

55001. The Misfortunes of Mr. Teal

Leslie Charteris

The Misfortunes of Mr. Teal is a collection of three mystery novellas by Leslie Charteris, first published in the United Kingdom in May 1934 by Hodder and Stoughton and the United States by The Crime Club. The book was republished under two additional titles: The Saint in …

55022. The Headless Lady

Clayton Rawson

The Headless Lady is a whodunnit mystery novel written by Clayton Rawson. A character in the novel, a detective story writer named Stuart Towne, has the same name as a pen name of Rawson. This is the third of four mysteries featuring The Great Merlini, a stage magician and …

55025. Science Fiction in the Real World

Norman Spinrad

Science Fiction in the Real World is a book written by Norman Spinrad.

55026. The Most Wonderful Doll in the World

Phyllis McGinley

The Most Wonderful Doll in the World is a book written by Phyllis McGinley and illustrated by Helen Stone.

55027. The Lost Father

Marina Warner

The Lost Father is a novel written by Marina Warner.

55028. 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.

55029. Pedro: The Angel of Olvera Street

Leo Politi

Pedro: The Angel of Olvera Street is a book by Leo Politi.

55030. The Little Swineherd and Other Tales

Paula Fox

The Little Swineherd and Other Tales is a book written by Paula Fox.

55033. Star Wreck II: The Attack of the Jargonites

Leah Rewolinski

Star Wreck II: The Attack of the Jargonites is a book published in 1992 that was written by Leah Rewolinski.

55034. The little lame prince

Rosemary Wells

The Little Lame Prince and his Travelling Cloak is a story for children written by Dinah Maria Mulock Craik and first published in 1875. In the story, the young Prince Dolor, whose legs are paralysed due to a childhood trauma, is exiled to a tower in a wasteland. As he grows …

55043. Take me where the good times are

Robert Cormier

Take Me Where the Good Times Are is a novel by Robert Cormier. First published in 1965, it is Cormier's third novel.

55046. The Bait

Dorothy Uhnak

The Bait is a book by Dorothy Uhnak.

55059. Engaged to Murder

Loretta Schwartz-Nobel

Engaged to Murder is a book written by Loretta Schwartz-Nobel.

55063. The Lingala Code

Warren Kiefer

The Lingala Code is a book by Warren Kiefer.

55069. Scarface: Sylvia Smith-Smith Novel: Scarface

Pete Nelson

Scarface: Sylvia Smith-Smith Novel: Scarface is a book written by Peter Nelson.

55075. Vintage PKD

Philip K. Dick

Vintage PKD is a collection of science fiction stories, novel excerpts and non-fiction by Philip K. Dick. It was first published by Vintage Books in 2006.

55080. The Traces of Brillhart

Herbert Brean

The Traces of Brillhart is a book written by Herbert Brean.

55086. An Outline Dictionary of Maya Glyphs

William E. Gates

An Outline Dictionary of Maya Glyphs: With a Concordance and Analysis of Their Relationships is a monograph study of the Maya script by William E. Gates, first published in 1931. The inventory of glyphs used in Gates' analysis was compiled and drawn from the Madrid, Dresden and …

55087. Clone Catcher

Alfred Slote

Clone Catcher is a book by Alfred Slote.

55089. The Incredible Planet

John W. Campbell

The Incredible Planet is a science fiction fix-up novel by American author John W. Campbell, Jr.. It was published in 1949 by Fantasy Press in an edition of 3,998 copies. The novel is a collection of three linked novelettes that were not accepted for the magazine Astounding. The …

55093. Science-Fiction: The Early Years

Everett F. Bleiler

Science-Fiction: The Early Years is a book written by Everett F. Bleiler and Richard Bleiler.

55095. A walk along the Ganges

Dennison Berwick

A walk along the Ganges is a travelogue written by Dennison Berwick. In this book, author tells about journey, a 2000 miles along the Ganges, the Indian river.

55096. Interpretation and Social Criticism

Michael Walzer

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

55098. O Strange New World

Howard Mumford Jones

O Strange New World: American Culture - The Formative Years was written by Howard Mumford Jones and published by Viking Press in 1964; it won the 1965 Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction.

55101. Star of Silver Spires

Ann Bryant

Star of Silver Spires is a book published in 2008 that was written by Ann Bryant.

55103. Forbidden

Caroline B. Cooney

Forbidden is a 1994 mystery/romantic novel by Caroline B. Cooney, a prolific U.S. author of fiction for teenagers.

55104. Out of the Darkness

Nigel Hinton

Out of the Darkness is a novel by British author Nigel Hinton. It was first published in 1998 and tells the story of a boy named Liam and a girl named Leila who were joined by fate and journey together.

55117. Frankenstein

Mary Shelley

Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus is a novel written by the English author Mary Shelley about the young science student Victor Frankenstein, who creates a grotesque but sentient creature in an unorthodox scientific experiment. Shelley started writing the story when she was …

55120. Little Women

Louisa May Alcott; Emma Gelders Sterne

Little Women is a novel by American author Louisa May Alcott, which was originally published in two volumes in 1868 and 1869. Alcott wrote the books rapidly over several months at the request of her publisher. The novel follows the lives of four sisters—Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy …

55121. My Son the Fanatic

Hanif Kureishi

My Son the Fanatic is a short story written by Hanif Kureishi first published in The New Yorker, 1994. It was reprinted in Kureishi's 1997 collection of short stories, Love in a Blue Time, and also as a supplement to some editions of The Black Album. The short story was also …

55123. Turtle Moon

Alice Hoffman

Turtle Moon is a book written by Alice Hoffman.

55124. The Husband

Dean Koontz

The Husband is a novel by the best-selling author Dean Koontz, released in 2006. Focus Features, in conjunction with Random House Films, has announced that a film adaptation has been greenlit. When the film will go into production and when it will be released are not determined …

55125. Collected Poems

Richard Tietjen

Collected Poems: Nightmares and Visions is a collection of poems by Richard L. Tierney. It was released in 1981 by Arkham House in an edition of 1,030 copies. The book is illustrated by Jason Van Hollander. The poems had previously appeared in The Arkham Collector, Whispers, …

55127. The French Lieutenant's Woman

John Fowles

The French Lieutenant's Woman is a 1969 postmodern historical fiction novel by John Fowles. It was his third published novel, after The Collector and The Magus. The novel explores the fraught relationship of gentleman and amateur naturalist, Charles Smithson, and the former …

55128. Dracula's Guest and Other Weird Stories

Bram Stoker

Dracula's Guest and Other Weird Stories is a collection of short stories by Bram Stoker, first published in 1914, two years after Stoker's death.

55134. A Christmas Carol

Charles Dickens

A Christmas Carol is a novella by Charles Dickens, first published in London by Chapman & Hall on 19 December 1843. The novella met with instant success and critical acclaim. Carol tells the story of a bitter old miser named Ebenezer Scrooge and his transformation into a …

55136. Angelology

Danielle

Angelology is a first novel by Danielle Trussoni. It was published by Viking Press in March 2010.

55142. The Burning Wire

Jeffery Deaver

The Burning Wire is a crime thriller novel written by Jeffery Deaver featuring the officially retired, quadriplegic criminalist Lincoln Rhyme. It is the ninth novel in the Lincoln Rhyme series.

55144. The Psychology of Religion and Coping

Kenneth Pargament

The Psychology of Religion and Coping: Theory, Research, Practice by Kenneth Pargament was published in the United States in 1997. It is addressed to professional psychologists and researchers, and has been reviewed in many professional journals. Originally hardbound, it was …

55155. The Wish

Gail Carson

The Wish is a 2000 children's novel by Gail Carson Levine, the Newbery Honor winning author of Ella Enchanted. The novel tells the story of Wilma, who wishes to be the most popular girl at her school, Claverford, forgetting that she will graduate in three weeks and move to a new …

55157. The Case of the Missing Cats

Gareth P. Jones

The Case of the Missing Cats is a book published in 2007 that was written by Gareth P. Jones.

55159. The Last Cannoli

Camille Cusumano

The Last Cannoli, published by Legas, is a novel by American author Camille Cusumano. Inspired by Cusumano's experience as a descendant of Sicilian immigrants, the book is an intimate and at times sorrowful look at a family caught between the glories of the "old country", and …

55160. The Soldier Spies

W.E.B. Griffen

The Soldier Spies is a book published in 1986 that was written by W. E. B. Griffin.

55164. The Hound and the Fox and the Harper

Shaun Herron

The Hound and the Fox and the Harper is a book written by Shaun Herron.

55166. King Solomon's Mines

H. Rider Haggard

King Solomon's Mines is a popular novel by the Victorian adventure writer and fabulist Sir H. Rider Haggard. It tells of a search of an unexplored region of Africa by a group of adventurers led by Allan Quatermain for the missing brother of one of the party. It is the first …

55189. The Murder of Hound Dog Bates

Robbie Branscum

The Murder of Hound Dog Bates is a book by Robbie Branscum.

55194. Flashforward

Robert J. Sawyer

Flashforward is a science fiction novel by Canadian author Robert J. Sawyer first published in 1999. The novel is set in 2009. At CERN, the Large Hadron Collider accelerator is performing a run to search for the Higgs boson. The experiment has a unique side effect; the entire …

55197. The Long Black Coat

Jay Bennett

The Long Black Coat is a book by Jay Bennett.

55198. Jaws

Peter Benchley

Jaws is a 1974 novel by Peter Benchley. It tells the story of a great white shark that preys upon a small resort town and the voyage of three men trying to kill it. The novel grows out of Benchley's interest in shark attacks after he learned about the exploits of shark fisherman …

55199. Year One: Chronicles of the One, Book 1

Nora Roberts

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A stunning new novel from the #1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts―Year One is an epic of hope and horror, chaos and magick, and a journey that will unite a desperate group of people to fight the battle of their lives…It began on New …

55200. All-American Murder: The Rise and Fall of Aaron …

James Patterson

The instant #1 New York Times bestseller "Ripped from the headlines . . . Combining in-depth, investigative reporting and fresh interviews, the authors effectively tabloid-proof this shocking, celebrity-driven story by lining up the facts and labeling rumors." --USA Today Aaron …



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