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.

60202. The saber-toothed poodnoobie

Bruce Coville

The saber-toothed poodnoobie is a book published in 1997 that was written by Bruce Coville.

60205. The Enchanted Type-Writer

John K. Bangs

The Enchanted Type-Writer is a collection of short stories by the American author John Kendrick Bangs, written in 1899 in the style that has become known as Bangsian fantasy. Bangs attributes many of the stories to the late James Boswell, who has become an editor for a newspaper …

60216. Spice and the Devil's Cave

Agnes Danforth Hewes

Spice and the Devil's Cave is a book by Agnes Hewes that was published in 1930. This piece of historical fiction is a retroactive winner of the Newbery Honor award. The setting is Lisbon, Portugal in the late 1490s, as Vasco de Gama, Bartholomew Diaz, and Ferdinand Magellan …

60217. Wings

Adrienne Richard

Wings is the book by Adrienne Richard.

60220. Hatshepsut: Daughter of Amun

Moyra Caldecott

Hatshepsut: Daughter of Amun is a novel written by Moyra Caldecott in 1989. It was first published in Great Britain in 1989 as a paperback by Arrow Books Limited.

60227. Star Wreck V: The Undiscovered Nursing Home

Leah Rewolinski

Star Wreck V: The Undiscovered Nursing Home is a book published in 1993 that was written by Leah Rewolinski.

60238. Where I used to play on the green

Glyn Hughes

Where I used to play on the green is a book written by Glyn Hughes.

60241. The Stories of John Cheever

John Cheever

The Stories of John Cheever is a 1978 short story collection by American author John Cheever. It contains some of his most famous stories, including "The Enormous Radio," "Goodbye, My Brother," "The Country Husband," "The Five-Forty-Eight" and "The Swimmer." It won the Pulitzer …

60243. Engaged to Murder

Loretta Schwartz-Nobel

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

60252. Shy Leopardess

Leslie Barringer

Shy Leopardess is a fantasy novel by Leslie Barringer, the third and last book in his three volume Neustrian Cycle. It is set around the 14th century in an alternate medieval France called Neustria. The book was first published in the United Kingdom by Methuen in 1948. Its …

60253. Walkers

Gary Brandner

Walkers is a 1980 horror novel by Gary Brandner. It was the basis for the 1989 TV Miniseries From the Dead of Night starring Lindsay Wagner, Bruce Boxleitner and Diahann Carroll, although the original novel was changed extensively for the TV film.

60256. One for the Road

Harold Pinter

One for the Road is an overtly-political one-act play by Harold Pinter, which premiered at Lyric Studio, Hammersmith, in London, on 13 March 1984, and was first published by Methuen in 1984.

60257. William the Dictator

Richmal Crompton

William — The Dictator is the 20th book of children's short stories in the Just William series by Richmal Crompton. This book contains 10 stories. It was first published in 1938, and the first published versions are now collectors items and pretty rare. This title and the …

60258. The Homecoming

Barry B. Longyear

The Homecoming is a novelette written by Barry B. Longyear.

60266. Beyond the Devil's Teeth

Tahir Shah

Beyond the Devil's Teeth is a travel book by Anglo-Afghan author, Tahir Shah. The text was published in April 1995 by Octagon Press.

60268. Forsworn

Richard Lee Byers

Forsworn is a book published in 2002 that was written by Richard Lee Byers.

60271. The Birth of Merlin

William Shakespeare

The Birth of Merlin, or, The Child Hath Found his Father is a Jacobean play, probably written in whole or part by William Rowley. It was first performed in 1622 at the Curtain Theatre in Shoreditch. It contains a comic depiction of the birth of the fully grown Merlin to a …

60275. Discovering History in China

Paul Cohen

Discovering History in China: American Historical Writing on the Recent Chinese Past is a book by Paul A. Cohen introducing the ideas behind American histories of China since 1840. It was published by Columbia University Press in 1984 and reprinted with a new preface in 2010. …

60276. Bernard Berenson: The Making of a Connoisseur

Samuels

Bernard Berenson: The Making of a Connoisseur is a book written by Ernest Samuels.

60280. The Little White Car

Rhodes De

The Little White Car, is a novel by British author Dan Rhodes, published under the pen name Danuta de Rhodes in 2004 by Canongate and has been translated into 12 languages. The book's premise, based on real-world evidence, is that the car carrying Diana, Princess of Wales was in …

60285. A Guide To Keynes

Alvin Hansen

A Guide to Keynes is a non-fiction work by Alvin Hansen, about the life of John Maynard Keynes. It was first published in 1953 . Hansen’s guide, 237 pages long, seeks to explain Keynes’s General Theory chapter by chapter in a fashion more accessible to the beginner. Alvin Hansen …

60286. Daniel Martin

D. A Fowles

Daniel Martin is a novel by John Fowles. It was first published in 1977 and can be taken as a Bildungsroman, following the life of the eponymous protagonist. The novel uses both first and third person voices, whilst employing a variety of literary techniques such as multiple …

60290. Star of Silver Spires

Ann Bryant

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

60292. A Dog on Barkham Street

Stolz M. S.

A Dog on Barkham Street is a children's novel published in 1960 written by Mary Stolz and illustrated by Leonard Shortall. It was voted one of 41 notable children's books of 1960 in a poll of librarians conducted by the American Library Association. A companion novel, The Bully …

60293. Secrets at Hidden Valley

Willo Davis Roberts

Secrets at Hidden Valley is a book by Willo Davis Roberts.

60294. The Three-Seated Space Ship

Louis Slobodkin

The Three-Seated Space Ship is a book published in 1962 that was written by Louis Slobodkin.

60297. Selections from the writings of Kierkegaard

Søren Kierkegaard

Selections from the Writings of Kierkegaard is a 1923 book about Søren Kierkegaard by the American scholar Lee M. Hollander. Its publication marked a significant turning-point in American and English language philosophy, as it introduced English translation excerpts of …

60298. The Rod of Seven Parts

Skip Williams

The Rod of Seven Parts is an accessory for the 2nd edition of the Advanced Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game, published in 1996.

60305. Aquatech Warriors

Victor Appleton

Aquatech Warrior is a book published in 1991 that was written by Debra Doyle and James D. Macdonald under the pseudonym of Victor Appleton.

60312. The Beginning Was the End

Oscar Kiss Maerth

The Beginning Was the End is a 1971 pseudo-scientific book written by Oscar Kiss Maerth that claims that humankind evolved from cannibalistic apes. Its premise: — The Beginning was the End, p. 37

60314. The Sleeper Awakes

H. G. Wells

The Sleeper Awakes is a dystopian science fiction novel by H. G. Wells about a man who sleeps for two hundred and three years, waking up in a completely transformed London, where, because of compound interest on his bank accounts, he has become the richest man in the world. The …

60315. The Case of the Dirty Bird

Gary Paulsen

The Case of the Dirty Bird is the first novel in the Culpepper Adventures series by Gary Paulsen. It is about Dunc Culpepper and best friend, Amos who with the help of an 150-year-old parrot manage to uncover a ring of appliance thieves and escape a watchdog to discover who …

60316. The Law of the Land

Charles Rembar

The Law of the Land is a book written by Charles Rembar.

60317. Bacon

Heather Lauer

Bacon: A Love Story, A Salty Survey of Everybody's Favorite Meat is a 2009 non-fiction book about bacon by American writer Heather Lauer. Lauer started the blog Bacon Unwrapped and a social networking site about bacon in 2005, after the idea came up when she was out drinking …

60323. Woodrow Wilson: the academic years

Henry W. Bragdon

Woodrow Wilson: the academic years is a book written by Henry W. Bragdon.

60325. 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 …

60327. White Water

Michael S. Bandy

White Water is a book by Michael S. Bandy and Eric Stein.

60330. 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 …

60331. 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 …

60335. Our Kind of Traitor

John le Carré

Our Kind of Traitor is a novel published in 2010 by the British novelist John le Carré about a Russian money launderer seeking to defect to the UK after a close friend of his had been killed by the new leadership of his own criminal brotherhood.

60336. Bridge of Birds

Barry Hughart

Bridge of Birds is a fantasy novel by Barry Hughart, first published in 1984. It is the first of three novels in the The Chronicles of Master Li and Number Ten Ox series. The original draft of Bridge of Birds is included in a special slipcased version of the omnibus collection, …

60337. Heir to the Empire

Timothy Zahn

Heir to the Empire is the first book in a trilogy of novels known as Star Wars: The Thrawn Trilogy, all written by Timothy Zahn.

60339. Murder on the Orient Express

Agatha Christie

Murder on the Orient Express is a detective novel by Agatha Christie featuring the Belgian detective Hercule Poirot. It was first published in the United Kingdom by the Collins Crime Club on 1 January 1934. In the United States, it was published February 28, 1934, under the …

60341. The Shuttered Room and Other Pieces

H. P. Lovecraft

The Shuttered Room and Other Pieces is a collection of fantasy, horror short stories, essays and memoirs by American author H. P. Lovecraft and others. It was released in 1959 by Arkham House in an edition of 2,527 copies and was the fifth collection of Lovecraft's work to be …

60351. The Voyage of the Dawn Treader

C. S. Lewis

The Voyage of the Dawn Treader is a high fantasy novel for children by C. S. Lewis, published by Geoffrey Bles in 1952. It was the third published of seven novels in The Chronicles of Narnia and Lewis had finished writing it in 1950, before the first book was out. It is volume …

60354. Canoeing with the Cree

Eric(Author) ; Bancroft Sevareid, Ann(Foreword by)

Canoeing with the Cree is a 1935 book by Eric Sevareid recounting a canoe trip by Sevareid and his friend Walter Port. During the 1930 trip, sponsored by the Minneapolis Star, Sevareid and Port canoed more than 2,250 miles from Minneapolis, Minnesota to York Factory on the …

60357. Birds of Western Australia

D. L. Serventy

The Birds of Western Australia is a book first published in 1948 by Patersons Press Ltd in Perth, Western Australia. Its full title originally was A Handbook of the Birds of Western Australia, though with the publication of the 5th edition only the shorter form was used. It was …

60361. Circus of the Damned

Laurell K. Hamilton

Circus of the Damned is third book in the Anita Blake: Vampire Hunter series of horror/mystery novels by Laurell K. Hamilton.

60363. The Snows of Kilimanjaro

Ernest Hemingway

The Snows of Kilimanjaro and Other Stories is a collection of short stories by Ernest Hemingway, published in 1961. The title story is considered by some to be the best story Hemingway ever wrote. All the stories were earlier published in The Fifth Column and the First …

60364. Sundays at Tiffany's

Gabrielle Charbonnet James Patterson

Sundays at Tiffany's is a romance novel by the authors James Patterson and Gabrielle Charbonnet released on April 29, 2008. It has also recently been adapted into a Lifetime Television original movie that premiered on December 6, 2010.

60366. A Falcon Flies

Sadie Smith

A Falcon Flies is a novel by Wilbur Smith. It was the first in a series of books known as The Ballantyne Novels. The Rhodesian Bush War of the 1970s inspired Smith to research and write a book set in historical Rhodesia. He originally planned it as one novel but it ended up as a …

60370. Jane Eyre

Charlotte Brontë

Jane Eyre /ˈɛər/ is a novel by English writer Charlotte Brontë. It was published on 16 October 1847, by Smith, Elder & Co. of London, England, under the pen name "Currer Bell." The first American edition was published the following year by Harper & Brothers of New York. …

60376. Heretic : Book One of the Templar Chronicles

Joseph Nassise

Heretic is a book published in 2005 that was written by Joseph Nassise.

60378. Conan of Cimmeria

Robert E. Howard

Conan of Cimmeria is a collection of eight fantasy short stories written by Robert E. Howard, L. Sprague de Camp and Lin Carter featuring Howard's seminal sword and sorcery hero Conan the Barbarian. Most of the stories were originally published in various fantasy magazines. The …

60379. Eragon

Christopher Paolini

Eragon is the first novel in the Inheritance Cycle by Christopher Paolini, who began writing at the age of 15. After writing the first draft for a year, Paolini spent a second year rewriting and fleshing out the story and characters. Paolini's parents saw the final manuscript …

60380. Unseen Academicals

Terry & Briggs Pratchett, Stephen

Unseen Academicals is the 37th novel in Terry Pratchett's Discworld series. The novel satirises football, and features Mustrum Ridcully setting up an Unseen University football team, with the Librarian in goal. It includes new details about "below stairs" life at the university. …

60381. Changing Places

David Lodge

Changing Places is the first "campus novel" by British novelist David Lodge. The subtitle is "A Tale of Two Campuses", and thus both the title and subtitle are literary allusions to Charles Dickens' A Tale of Two Cities. It is the first text in Lodge's 'Campus Trilogy' of …

60383. Selections from Dreamsongs 3: Selections from Wild …

George Martin

Selections from Dreamsongs 3: Selections from Wild Cards and More Stories from Martin's Later Years is a book by George R.R. Martin.

60391. The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network and …

Tim & Earle Marsh Brooks

The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network and Cable TV Shows, 1946–Present is a trade paperback reference work by the American television researchers Tim Brooks and Earle Marsh, first published by Ballantine Books in 1979. That first edition won a 1980 U.S. National Book …

60392. The Nature of Truth

Sergio Troncoso

(A revised and updated edition is available in paperback.)A graduate student at Yale, Helmut Sanchez discovers an ugly truth about his boss, a world-renowned German professor. In a letter written more than fifty years ago, Professor Werner Hopfgartner absolved Austria of any …

60393. Atlas Shrugged

Ayn Rand

Atlas Shrugged is a 1957 novel by Ayn Rand. Rand's fourth and last novel, it was also her longest, and the one she considered to be her magnum opus in the realm of fiction writing. Atlas Shrugged includes elements of science fiction, mystery, and romance, and it contains Rand's …

60394. Size 12 and Ready to Rock: A Heather Wells Mystery

Meg Cabot

After dallying with sexy vampires and ingeniously reinterpreting the Dracula legend (Insatiable, Overbite), #1 New York Times bestseller Meg Cabot is ready to rock ’n’ roll once more with Heather Wells. The un-petite assistant New York City college dorm director and sometime …

60395. Autobiography

Morrissey

Autobiography covers Morrissey's life from his birth until the present day.Steven Patrick Morrissey was born in Manchester on May 22nd 1959. Singer-songwriter and co-founder of the Smiths (1982–1987), Morrissey has been a solo artist for twenty-six years, during which time he …

60396. End of Watch: A Novel (The Bill Hodges Trilogy)

Stephen King

End of Watch, the diabolical “Mercedes Killer” drives his enemies to suicide, and if Bill Hodges and Holly Gibney don’t figure out a way to stop him, they’ll be victims themselves.In Room 217 of the Lakes Region Traumatic Brain Injury Clinic, something has awakened. Something …

60397. Pottymouth and Stoopid

James Patterson

Bestselling author James Patterson's best book for boys in years! Tired of being bullied, middle-school underdogs "Pottymouth" and "Stoopid" finally fight back with the power of funny.David and his best friend Michael were tagged with awful nicknames way back in preschool when …

60398. NYPD Red 4

James Patterson

NYPD Red chases a ruthless murderer with an uncontrollable lust for money--and blood. It's another glamorous night in the heart of Manhattan: at a glitzy movie premiere, a gorgeous starlet, dressed to the nines and dripping in millions of dollars' worth of jewelry on loan, makes …

60399. The Outsider

Stephen King

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERAn unspeakable crime. A confounding investigation. At a time when the King brand has never been stronger, he has delivered one of his most unsettling and compulsively readable stories.An eleven-year-old boy’s violated corpse is found in a town park. …

60400. World Order

Henry Kissinger

Walter Isaacson, Time:“Dazzling and instructive... [a] magisterial new book.”Henry Kissinger offers in World Order a deep meditation on the roots of international harmony and global disorder. Drawing on his experience as one of the foremost statesmen of the modern era—advising …



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