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.

60402. Through the Wheat

Thomas Boyd

Through the Wheat was the first book published by Thomas Alexander Boyd, about the experiences of a young American Marine during World War I.

60408. The Road to the Middle Islands

Niel Hancock

The Road to the Middle Islands is a book published in 1983 that was written by Niel Hancock.

60423. Handles

Jan Mark

Handles is a realistic children's novel by Jan Mark, first published in 1983 by Kestrel Books of Harmondsworth, London, with illustrations by David Parkins. Set in the Norfolk countryside, it features a city girl on holiday, who loves motorcycles. Nicholas Tucker calls it "a …

60424. 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.

60425. Rising

Ray Coryton Hutchinson

Rising is a novel written by R. C. Hutchinson.

60426. Other People's Lives

Johanna Kaplan

Other People's Lives is a book by Johanna Kaplan.

60427. New Land

Sarah Lindsay Schmidt

New Land is a book by Sarah Schmidt

60428. Phebe Fairchild: Her Book

Lois Lenski

Phebe Fairchild: Her Book is a children's historical novel by Lois Lenski. It describes life in rural Connecticut in the 1830s. The novel, illustrated by the author, was first published in 1936 and was a Newbery Honor recipient in 1937.

60429. Life Supports: New and Collected Poems

William Bronk

Life Supports: New and Collected Poems is a collection of poems written by William Bronk.

60434. The Fate of the Earth

Jonathan Schell

The Fate of the Earth is a 1982 book by Jonathan Schell. This "seminal" description of the consequences of nuclear war "forces even the most reluctant person to confront the unthinkable: the destruction of humanity and possibly most life on Earth". The book is regarded as a key …

60443. The Bait

Dorothy Uhnak

The Bait is a book by Dorothy Uhnak.

60451. Now Sheba sings the song

Maya Angelou

Now Sheba Sings the Song is a book of poems by Maya Angelou, published in 1987.

60453. Scarface: Sylvia Smith-Smith Novel: Scarface

Pete Nelson

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

60457. Nebula Winners Thirteen

Samuel R. Delany

Nebula Winners Thirteen is a 1980 anthology of short stories edited by Samuel R. Delany. The included works had won the Nebula Award and were originally published in 1977. The stories had originally appeared in the magazines The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Isaac …

60467. Presumed Innocent

Scott Turow

Presumed Innocent, published in August 1987, is Scott Turow's first novel, which tells the story of a prosecutor charged with the murder of his colleague, an attractive and intelligent prosecutor, Carolyn Polhemus. It is told in the first person by the accused, Rožat "Rusty" …

60472. Tales of Mystery & Imagination

Edgar Allan Poe

Tales of Mystery & Imagination is a popular title for posthumous compilations of writings by American author, essayist and poet Edgar Allan Poe and was the first complete collection of his works specifically restricting itself to his suspenseful and related tales.

60474. The Traces of Brillhart

Herbert Brean

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

60476. Visions of the Universe

Isaac Asimov

Visions of the Universe is a book written by Kazuaki Iwasaki and Isaac Asimov in 1981.

60486. 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 …

60488. 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.

60493. 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 …

60495. 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 …

60496. No Place Like Earth

John Wyndham

No Place Like Earth is a collection of science fiction short stories by John Wyndham, published in July 2003 by Darkside Press. The collection contains the following short stories: Derelict of Space Time to Rest No Place Like Earth In Outer Space There Shone a Star But a Kind of …

60497. Album of Dinosaurs

Tom McGowen

Album of Dinosaurs is a 1972 dinosaur book written by Tom McGowen and illustrated by Rod Ruth. First published by Rand McNally & Company. It was first published in Spanish in 1985 and second published in 1987 by Fernández Editores, México, DF, translated by Jorge Blanco y …

60499. 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.

60503. All aboard for Ararat

H. G. Wells

All Aboard for Ararat is a 1940 allegorical novella by H. G. Wells that tells a modernized version of the story of Noah and the Flood. Wells was 74 when it was published, and it is the last of his utopian writings.

60508. Top Ten Dickens Stories

Valerie Wilding

Top Ten Dickens Stories is a book published in 2000 that was written by Valerie Wilding.

60509. Trouble in the Barkers' Class

Tomie dePaola

Trouble in the Barkers' Class is a book published in 2003 that was written by Tomie dePaola.

60511. The New Jerusalem

G. K. Chesterton

The New Jerusalem is a 1920 book written by British writer G. K. Chesterton. Dale Ahlquist calls it a "philosophical travelogue" of Chesterton's journey across Europe to Palestine.

60518. 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 …

60522. What Is Your Dangerous Idea?

John Brockman

What Is Your Dangerous Idea?: Today's Leading Thinkers on the Unthinkable is a book edited by John Brockman, which deals with "dangerous" ideas, or ideas that some people would react to in ways that suggest a disruption of morality and ethics. Scientists, philosophers, artists, …

60528. A Flight of Pigeons

Ruskin Bond

A Flight of Pigeons is a novella by Indian author, Ruskin Bond. The story is set in 1857, and is about Ruth Labadoor and her family who take help of Hindus and Muslims to reach their relatives when the family's patriarch is killed in a church by the Indian rebels. The novella is …

60530. Sourcery

Terry(Author) ; Gollancz Pratchett, Victor(Author); Victor, …

Sourcery is the fifth Discworld novel by Terry Pratchett, published in 1988. On the Discworld, sourcerers – wizards who are sources of magic, and thus immensely more powerful than normal wizards – were the main cause of the great mage wars that left areas of the disc …

60535. The Hand of Zei

L. Sprague de Camp

The Hand of Zei is a science fiction novel written by L. Sprague de Camp, the second book of his Viagens Interplanetarias series and its subseries of stories set on the fictional planet Krishna. The book has a convoluted publication history. It was first published in the …

60541. The Hedge Knight

George Martin

The Hedge Knight: The Graphic Novel is a book written by George R.R. Martin and Ben Avery.

60545. 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 …

60547. Triss

Brian Jacques

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

60550. Postcode: The Splintering of a Nation

Wayne Swan

Postcode: The Splintering of a Nation is a book by Australian politician Wayne Swan published in 2005. Swan was the Federal Treasurer from November 2007 to June 2013.

60551. A Faithful Narrative of the Surprising Work of God

Jonathan Edwards

A Faithful Narrative of the Surprising Work of God in the Conversion of Many Hundred Souls in Northampton is an essay written in 1737 by Jonathan Edwards about the process of Christian conversion in Northampton, Massachusetts during the Great Awakening, which emanated from …

60553. 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.

60555. Legion of the Dead

Justin Richards

Legion of the Dead is a book published in 2005 that was written by Justin Richards.

60559. Murder Is No Joke

Rex Stout

"Murder Is No Joke" is a Nero Wolfe mystery novella by Rex Stout, first published in the 1958 short-story collection And Four to Go. Stout subsequently rewrote and expanded the story as "Frame-Up for Murder", serialized in three issues of The Saturday Evening Post. It is the …

60565. 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 …

60566. The Age of Innocence

Edith Wharton

The Age of Innocence is Edith Wharton's twelfth novel, initially serialized in four parts in the Pictorial Review magazine in 1920, and later released by D. Appleton and Company as a book in New York and in London. It won the 1921 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, making Wharton the …

60567. Come to Me

Amy Bloom

Come to Me is a book written by Amy Bloom.

60572. The Jewel of Medina

Marjorie Jones

Following the ensuing battle with the Earl of Ravenstone’s forces, Meghan Douglas tends to the wounds of her father’s men, the Laird of Clan Douglas. Among the fallen, she finds a sorely wounded English knight. Though he is an enemy, Meghan takes pity on the handsome, burly …

60594. The Long Black Coat

Jay Bennett

The Long Black Coat is a book by Jay Bennett.

60595. The Prince and the Pauper

Mark Twain

The Prince and the Pauper is a novel by American author Mark Twain. It was first published in 1881 in Canada, before its 1882 publication in the United States. The novel represents Twain's first attempt at historical fiction. Set in 1547, it tells the story of two young boys who …

60596. No, They Can't: Why Government Fails-But Individuals …

John Stossel

New York Times bestselling journalist John Stossel shows how the expansion of government control is destructive for American society.The government is not a neutral arbiter of truth. It never has been. It never will be. Doubt everything. John Stossel does. A self-described …

60598. 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 …

60599. The Invisible Intruder

Carolyn J. (Carolyn Janice) Cherryh

The Invisible Intruder is the 46th volume in the Nancy Drew Mystery Stories series. It was first published in 1969 under Carolyn Keene. The actual author was ghostwriter Harriet Stratemeyer Adams.

60600. Fables Vol. 19: Snow White

Bill Willingham

A #1 New York Times Bestseller!With Castle Dark now back in the hands of the Fables, mysteries both young and old begin to challenge the residents of Fabletown. Bigsby and Stinky set off from Fabletown in Rose Red's blood-fueled sports car to track down the two abducted cubs. …



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