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.

58602. Winning Colors

Elizabeth Moon

Winning Colors is the third novel in the space opera, military science fiction Familias Regnant fictional universe written by Elizabeth Moon; it continues the plot centered on the adventures of captain Heris Serrano and the maturation of several wealthy Families' scions, which …

58611. Twice Brightly

Harry Secombe

Twice Brightly is a 1974 comic novel by Harry Secombe, fictionalising his experiences as a recently demobbed Welsh serviceman and army comic returning from the battlefields of North Africa and Italy and struggling to make a living in the British Variety Theatres after the Second …

58614. Continents in Motion

Walter Sullivan

Continents in Motion is a book written by Walter S. Sullivan.

58615. The Tragic Muse

Henry James

The Tragic Muse is a novel by Henry James, first published as a serial in The Atlantic Monthly in 1889-1890 and then as a book in 1890. This wide, cheerful panorama of English life follows the fortunes of two would-be artists: Nick Dormer, who vacillates between a political …

58617. Charon's cosmology

Charles Simić

Charon's cosmology is a book written by Charles Simic.

58621. Cedric the Forester

Bernard Marshall

Cedric the Forester is a children's historical novel by Bernard Marshall. It was published in 1921 and was a Newbery Honor recipient in 1922.

58622. The Voyagers: Being Legends and Romances of Atlantic …

Padraic Colum

The Voyagers: Being Legends and Romances of Atlantic Discovery is a children's book by Padraic Colum. It comprises a mixture of legendary and historical stories about Atlantic exploration, from the story of Atlantis to the naming of America. The book, illustrated by Wilfred …

58623. All Times, All Peoples

Milton Meltzer

All Times, All Peoples is a book written by Milton Meltzer.

58625. The Story of the Glittering Plain

William Morris

The Story of the Glittering Plain is an 1891 fantasy novel by William Morris, perhaps the first modern fantasy writer to unite an imaginary world with the element of the supernatural, and thus the precursor of much of present-day fantasy literature. It is also important for its …

58626. Four Farces

Georges Feydeau

Four Farces is a book written by Georges Feydeau.

58633. Jack's Return Home

Ted Lewis

Jack's Return Home is a 1970 novel by British writer Ted Lewis. An uncompromising novel of a brutal half-world of pool halls, massage parlours and teenage pornography, it was memorably brought to life in the cult film Get Carter, starring Michael Caine as Jack Carter. The novel …

58635. Magic, Witchcraft and the Otherworld

Susan Greenwood

Magic, Witchcraft and the Otherworld: An Anthropology is an anthropological study of contemporary Pagan and ceremonial magic groups that practiced magic in London, England during the 1990s. It was written by English anthropologist Susan Greenwood based upon her doctoral research …

58637. Deadstick

Terence Faherty

Deadstick is a book written by Terence Faherty.

58639. This One's On Me

Donald Jack

This One's On Me is a book published in 1987 that was written by Donald Jack.

58642. Isaac Asimov Presents The Great SF Stories 3 (1941)

Isaac Asimov

Isaac Asimov Presents The Great SF Stories 3 (1941) is the third volume of Isaac Asimov Presents The Great SF Stories, which is a series of short story collections, edited by Isaac Asimov and Martin H. Greenberg, which attempts to list the great science fiction stories from the …

58650. The dear green place

Archie Hind

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

58655. Running on Empty

Franklin W. Dixon

Running on Empty is the 36th young adult novel in the long running and successful Hardy Boys casebook series for boys written by Franklin W. Dixon. It was first published by Simon Pulse in 1990. In it The Hardy Boys investigate the disappearance of their friend, Chet Morton, and …

58664. Autobiography of Mark Twain

Mark Twain

Autobiography of Mark Twain or Mark Twain’s Autobiography refers to a lengthy set of reminiscences, dictated, for the most part, in the last few years of American author Mark Twain's life and left in typescript and manuscript at his death. The Autobiography comprises a rambling …

58665. No Coffin for the Corpse

Clayton Rawson

No Coffin for the Corpse is a whodunnit mystery novel written by Clayton Rawson. It is the last of four mysteries featuring The Great Merlini, a stage magician and Rawson's favorite protagonist.

58666. Killing Time

Justin Richards

Killing Time is a book published in 2003 that was written by Justin Richards.

58668. Beginnings

Gordon R. Dickson

Beginnings is a collection of science fiction stories and poems by Gordon R. Dickson. It was first published by Baen Books in 1988. Most of the stories originally appeared in the magazines Astounding, Future, Analog Science Fiction and Fact, Fantastic, Fantasy and Science …

58669. Madame Two Swords

Tanith Lee

Madame Two Swords is a fantasy novelette by Tanith Lee. It was first published in 1988 by Donald M. Grant, Publisher, Inc. in an edition of 600 copies and was issued without a jacket. All copies were signed by the author and the artist. The story is a fantasy set during the …

58673. The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

Barbara Robinson

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever is a book written by Barbara Robinson in 1971. It tells the story of Imogene, Claude, Ralph, Leroy, Ollie, and Gladys, six delinquent children surnamed Herdman who engage in misfit behavior for their age such as smoking, drinking jug wine, and …

58676. Guided Tour

Gordon R. Dickson

Guided Tour is a collection of science fiction stories by Gordon R. Dickson. It was first published by Tor Books in 1988. Most of the stories originally appeared in the magazines Fantasy and Science Fiction, Astounding, Planet Stories, Analog Science Fiction and Fact, Future, …

58680. Salome

Oscar Wilde

Salome is a tragedy by Oscar Wilde. The original 1891 version of the play was in French. Three years later an English translation was published. The play tells in one act the Biblical story of Salome, stepdaughter of the tetrarch Herod Antipas, who, to her stepfather's dismay …

58689. A Philip Roth Reader

Philip Roth

A Philip Roth Reader is a selection of writings by Philip Roth first published in 1980 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux, with a revised version reprinted in 1993 by Vintage Books. Both editions include selections from Roth's first eight novels while the newer edition also includes …

58695. Peter the Great: His Life and World

Robert K. Massie

Peter the Great: His Life and World is a 1980 work written by Robert K. Massie. The book won the 1981 Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography. The book chronicles the life of Peter I of Russia, and is divided into five parts: "Old Muscovy", "The Great Embassy", "The Great …

58697. The inhabitant of the lake and less welcome tenants

Ramsey Campbell

The Inhabitant of the Lake and Less Welcome Tenants is a collection of fantasy and horror short stories by British author J. Ramsey Campbell, who dropped the initial from his name in subsequent publications. It was released in 1964 by Arkham House in an edition of 2,009 copies …

58702. Eye Against Eye

Forrest Gander

Eye Against Eye is a book of poetry by the American poet Forrest Gander. It includes ten photographs by Sally Mann, for which Gander has written accompaniment pieces. It is divided into sections, and includes the following:

58703. 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 …

58712. Stoneheart

Cher

Stoneheart is a children's novel by Charlie Fletcher, published in 2006. It is part of the Stoneheart Trilogy. Stoneheart is followed by "Ironhand", which is itself followed by "Silvertongue". It is a story about two children, George and Edie, as they struggle to repair the …

58713. Friend of the Devil

Peter Robinson

Friend of the Devil is the seventeenth novel by Canadian detective fiction writer Peter Robinson in the multi award-winning Inspector Banks series of novels. The novel was first printed in 2007, but has been reprinted a number of times since.

58714. Turtle Moon

Alice Hoffman

Turtle Moon is a book written by Alice Hoffman.

58716. Stone of Tears

Terry Goodkind

Stone Of Tears is the second book in Terry Goodkind's epic fantasy series The Sword of Truth.

58725. The philosophy of eating

Albert J. Bellows

The Philosophy of Eating was written by Albert Bellows, published in 1867 with the posthumous edition descriptor line Late Professor of Chemistry, Physiology, and Hygiene, and reprinted in later years to the current Philosophy of Eating. Entered, according to Act of Congress, in …

58726. Grant Comes East

William R.; Gingrich Forstchen, Newt; Hanser, Albert S.

Grant Comes East: A Novel of the Civil War is a New York Times bestseller written by former Speaker of the United States House of Representatives Newt Gingrich, William R. Forstchen, and Albert S. Hanser. It was published in 2004 and is the sequel to Gettysburg: A Novel of the …

58732. Watchful at Night

Julius Fast

Watchful at Night is a book by Julius Fast.

58733. Deadfall in Berlin

R.D. Zimmerman

Deadfall in Berlin is a book written by Robert D. Zimmerman.

58736. Thunder Mountain

Barbara Siegel

Thunder Mountain is a book published in 1987 that was written by Barbara Siegel and Scott Siegel.

58737. Catholic Ashrams

Sita Ram Goel

Catholic Ashrams is a book published by Sita Ram Goel in 1988 under his Voice of India imprint. The book was reprinted in an enlarged version in 1994. The book's analysis centers on the Christian missionaries associated with Catholic so-called "ashrams" in India. Goel sees in …

58741. Teachings of the Prophet Joseph Smith

Joseph Fielding Snith

Teachings of the Prophet Joseph Smith is a book compiling selected sermons and portions of sermons and sundry teachings of Joseph Smith, the first prophet of the Latter Day Saint movement. The title page reads as follows: Apostle Joseph Fielding Smith is generally given credit …

58742. Morning's Gone

Jon Cleary

Morning's Gone is a 2006 novel from Australian author Jon Cleary about Matt Durban, an Australian Labor Party politician who is challenging for his party's leadership. Cleary originally wanted to write a purely political novel but then developed the character of Carmel, Duban's …

58743. Marginalia

H. P. Lovecraft

Marginalia is a collection of Fantasy, Horror and Science fiction short stories, essays, biography and poetry by and about the American author H. P. Lovecraft. It was released in 1944 and was the third collection of Lovecraft's work published by Arkham House. 2,035 copies were …

58744. Triss

Brian Jacques

Triss is a fantasy novel by Brian Jacques, published in 2002. It is the 15th book in the Redwall series.

58745. A Door into Ocean

Joan Slonczewksi

A Door into Ocean is a 1986 feminist science fiction novel by Joan Slonczewski. The novel shows themes of ecofeminism and nonviolent revolution, combined with Slonczewski's own mastery of knowledge in the field of biology.

58748. Sherds

F. Sionil José

Sherds is a 2007 short novel or novelette written by Filipino National Artist for Literature and multi-awarded author F. Sionil José. According to Elmer A. Ordoñez, a writer from The Manila Times, in Sherds José achieved “lyrical effects”, specially in the novel’s final …

58749. Maximum Fantastic Four

Stan Lee

Maximum Fantastic Four is a 224-page coffee table art book focused on the art of Jack Kirby in 1961's Fantastic Four #1. This project was conceived of and orchestrated by Walter Mosley. It has been reprinted numerous times.

58754. Jake Gander, Storyville Detective: The Case of the …

George McClements

Jake Gander, Storyville Detective: The Case of the Greedy Granny is a book by George McClements.

58756. The Soldier Spies

W.E.B. Griffen

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

58757. Eeny Meeny Murder Mo

Rex Stout

"Eeny Meeny Murder Mo" is a Nero Wolfe mystery novella by Rex Stout, first published in the March 1962 issue of Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine. It first appeared in book form in the short-story collection Homicide Trinity, published by the Viking Press in 1962.

58762. Light a Penny Candle

Binchy Maive

Light a Penny Candle is Maeve Binchy's first novel, which follows two girls growing up during and in the aftermath of World War II.

58763. A Kiss of Shadows

Laurell K. Hamilton

A Kiss of Shadows is the first novel in the Merry Gentry series by American writer Laurell K. Hamilton.

58764. O Street

Corrina Wycoff

O Street is a 2007 short story collection written by Corrina Wycoff. It is the second book published by OV Books, and was nominated for a Lambda Literary Award for Lesbian Debut Fiction in 2007.

58765. Cry to Heaven

Anne Rice

Cry to Heaven is a novel by American author Anne Rice published by Alfred A. Knopf in 1982. Taking place in eighteenth-century Italy, it follows the paths of two unlikely collaborators: a Venetian noble and a maestro from Calabria, both trying to succeed in the world of the …

58776. The Samurai's Garden

Gal Tsukyama

The Samurai's Garden is a 1996 novel by American author Gail Tsukiyama. Many consider it to be Tsukiyama's finest work, and an influential piece in Asian literature. The Samurai's Garden is usually included in required reading lists for high school students, and is considered to …

58778. The Promise

Chaim Potek

The Promise is a novel written by Chaim Potok, published in 1969. It is a sequel to his previous novel The Chosen. Set in 1950s New York, it continues the saga of the two friends, Reuven Malter, an Liberal Jew studying to become a rabbi, and Danny Saunders, a genius Hasidic Jew …

58789. The Guardian

Nicholas

The Guardian is the 7th novel by American writer Nicholas Sparks. The book is a love story/thriller about a Great Dane named Singer who is the pet of a widow named Julie who is trying to find a new life partner. Among those she considers are Mike, an old friend of hers, and …

58794. The Lure of the Mask

Harold MacGrath

The Lure of the Mask is a 1908 novel by Harold MacGrath that was the fourth-best selling book in the United States for that year. In 1906-07, MacGrath made visits to Italy, and his impressions from those trips inspired the novel.

58797. The Dragon Hunters

Paul Genesse

The Dragon Hunters: Book Two of the Iron Dragon Series: On this hunt, you give up everything . . . The last of an order of dragon hunters must track down the Dragon King’s daughter and stop her from getting the Crystal Eye, an ancient artifact that will cause the destruction of …

58799. Home From the Sea: An Elemental Masters Novel

Mercedes Lackey

The seventh novel in Mercedes Lackey's magical Elemental Masters series reimagines the fairy tale East of the Sun, West of the Moon in a richly-detailed alternate Victorian EnglandFor as long as she could remember, Mari Prothero had seen things—things that shouldn’t, that …

58800. Ketchup Clouds

Annabel Pitcher

Dear Mr S Harris Ignore the blob of red in the top left corner It s jam not blood though I don t think I need to tell you the difference It wasn t your wife s jam the police found on your shoe I know what it s like Mine wasn t a woman Mine was a boy And I killed him exactly …



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