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.

9402. The Long Valley

John Steinbeck

The Long Valley is a collection of short stories written by the American author John Steinbeck. The collection was first published in 1938. It comprises 12 short stories. The short stories were written over several years and are set in Steinbeck's birthplace, the Salinas Valley …

9403. Sanctuary

Meg Cabot

Jessica Mastriani knew she wasn't going to be able to hide her psychic powers from the US government forever - but she never thought that she'd actually have something in common with one of their agents! Especially as that agent is Dr Cyrus Krantz , who had previously been …

9404. Marker

Robin Cook

Marker is a 2005 thriller novel by Robin Cook. The plot entails mysterious deaths investigated by Jack Stapleton and Laurie Montgomery, characters from previous novels by Cook.

9405. Swords and Ice Magic

Fritz Leiber

Swords and Ice Magic is a fantasy short story collection by Fritz Leiber featuring his sword and sorcery heroes Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser. It is chronologically the sixth volume in the complete seven volume edition of the collected stories devoted to the characters. It was …

9407. Breakfast with Buddha

Roland Merullo

Breakfast with Buddha is a 2007 spiritual fiction novel by American author Roland Merullo. According to this story, Otto Ringling, an editor of food books who lives in New York and a skeptic, reluctantly goes onto a road trip with Volya Rinpoche, a Siberian monk. This story, …

9409. First Century After Beatrice

Amin Maalouf

A French entomologist, attending a symposium in Cairo, finds a cruious kind of bean being on a market stall. It is claimed the beans, derived from the scarab beetle, have magic powers; specifically the power to guarantee the brith of a male infant - and when the entomologist …

9410. By Nightfall

Michael Cunningham

By Nightfall is the sixth novel by Pulitzer Prize winning American author Michael Cunningham.

9411. Acceptable Risk

Robin Cook

Acceptable Risk is a 1995 novel by American author Robin Cook. A scientist discovers a mold in a spooky old house he lives in with his girlfriend. In order to test his theory that the discovery could help people feel calm in extreme situations, the scientist injects himself and …

9412. The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success

Deepak Chopra

The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success – A Practical Guide to the Fulfillment of Your Dreams is a 1994 self-help, pocket-sized book by Deepak Chopra, published originally by New World Library, freely inspired in Hinduist and spiritualistic concepts, which preaches the idea that …

9414. The Kif Strike Back

Carolyn J. (Carolyn Janice) Cherryh

The Kif Strike Back is a book published in 1985 that was written by C. J. Cherryh.

9415. Stop in the Name of Pants!

Louise Rennison

Stop in the Name of Pants! is a book published in 2008 that was written by Louise Rennison.

9416. A Gift from Earth

Larry Niven

A Gift From Earth is a science fiction novel by Larry Niven, first published in 1968 and set in his Known Space universe. The novel was originally serialized as "Slowboat Cargo."

9418. Signal to Noise

Neil Gaiman

Signal to Noise (ISBN 1-56971-144-5) is a graphic novel written by Neil Gaiman and illustrated by Dave McKean. It was originally serialised in the UK style magazine The Face, beginning in 1989, and collected as a graphic novel in 1992, published by Victor Gollancz Ltd in the UK …

9419. Saffy's Angel

Hilary McKay

Saffy's Angel is the first novel in the Casson Family series written by Hilary McKay. The book is written about a family and their respective lives.

9421. Gold

Isaac Asimov

Gold: The Final Science Fiction Collection is a 1995 collection of stories and essays by American writer Isaac Asimov. The stories, which comprise the volume's first half, are short pieces which had remained uncollected at the time of Asimov's death. "Cal" describes a robot that …

9422. Pontoon: A Novel of Lake Wobegon

Garrison Keillor

Pontoon: A Novel of Lake Wobegon is a novel by Garrison Keillor, a humorous fictional account of life in the fictitious heartland town of Lake Wobegon, Minnesota. It was first published in hardcover by Viking Press in September 2007. Lake Wobegon is one of the habitats of the …

9423. The Hamlet

William Faulkner

The Hamlet, the first novel of Faulkner's Snopes trilogy, is both an ironic take on classical tragedy and a mordant commentary on the grand pretensions of the antebellum South and the depths of its decay in the aftermath of war and Reconstruction. It tells of the advent and the …

9424. Toni Takitani

Haruki Murakami

Tony Takitani is a short story by Haruki Murakami.

9425. Ripley Under Ground

Patricia Highsmith

In this harrowing illumination of the psychotic mind, the enviable Tom Ripley has a lovely house in the French countryside, a beautiful and very rich wife, and an art collection worthy of a connoisseur. But such a gracious life has not come easily. One inopportune inquiry, one …

9426. Marathon Man

William Goldman

William Goldman's remarkable career spans more than five decades, and his credentials run the gamut from bestselling novelist to Oscar-winning screenwriter to Hollywood raconteur. He's beloved by millions of readers as the author of the classic comic-romantic fantasy The …

9427. The Sign of the Twisted Candles

Carolyn Keene

Another exciting mystery begins for the young detective when her friends Bess and George ask her to investigate a rumor that their wealthy great-granduncle, Asa Sidney, is virtually a prisoner in his own mansion. But solving the mystery and befriending Carol Wipple, the …

9428. The Bastard

John Jakes

Praised by Patricia Cornwell as “the best historical novelist of our time,” John Jakes began his bestselling career with this vibrant novel of romance and adventure. The Bastard begins the enduring eight-volume saga of the Kent family, and their participation in the events that …

9429. All over creation

Ruth Ozeki

The three clans at once enabling and torturing each other in Ruth Ozeki's All Over Creation--the central Fuller family, the neighboring Quinns, and the rag-tag activist found-family known as the "Seeds"--lift a basic morality play about forgiveness to a higher level. But what …

9430. Sharpe's Escape

Bernard Cornwell

From New York Times bestselling author Bernard Cornwell, the tenth installment in the world-renowned Sharpe series, chronicling the rise of Richard Sharpe, a Private in His Majesty’s Army at the siege of Seringapatam. Sharpe’s job as Captain of the Light Company is under threat …

9431. Sharpe's Regiment

Bernard Cornwell

Sharpe's Regiment is the seventeenth historical novel in the Richard Sharpe series by Bernard Cornwell, first published in 1986. The story is set in England as Sharpe looks for the missing Second Battalion of the South Essex Regiment needed in Spain to fight in the Napoleonic …

9433. The Ogre Downstairs

Diana Wynne Jones

The Ogre Downstairs is a 1974 fantasy novel for children. It is British author Diana Wynne Jones' third published novel.

9434. The Crystal World

J. G. Ballard

The Crystal World is a novel by English author J. G. Ballard, published in 1966.

9435. Black Orchids

Rex Stout

Black Orchids is a Nero Wolfe double mystery by Rex Stout published in 1942 by Farrar & Rinehart, Inc. Stout's first short story collection, the volume is composed of two novellas that had appeared in abridged form in The American Magazine: "Black Orchids" "Cordially Invited …

9436. Maskeblomstfamilien

Lars Saabye Christensen

Maskeblomstfamilien is a novel by the Norwegian author Lars Saabye Christensen. Maskeblomstfamilien was published in 2003 by Cappelen. The novel is about a troubled boy and his voyage to a total and certain downfall after his father dies young, and his mother consequently …

9438. Hangover Square

Patrick Hamilton

Hangover Square is a 1941 novel by English playwright and novelist Patrick Hamilton. Subtitled A tale of Darkest Earl's Court it is set in that area of London in 1939. A black comedy, it is often cited as Hamilton's finest novel, exemplifying the author's concerns over social …

9439. Kilmeny of the Orchard

Lucy Maud Montgomery

Kilmeny of the Orchard is a novel by Lucy Maud Montgomery. It is the story of a young man named Eric Marshall who goes to teach a school on Prince Edward Island and meets Kilmeny, a mute girl who has perfect hearing. He sees her when he is walking through an old orchard and …

9440. Myrren's Gift

Fiona McIntosh

Myrren's Gift is the first book in the The Quickening trilogy by Fiona McIntosh. It details the journeys of Wyl Thirsk.

9442. A Man on the Moon: The Voyages of the Apollo …

Andrew Chaikin

A Man on the Moon: The Voyages of the Apollo Astronauts is a book by Andrew Chaikin, first published in 1994. It describes the voyages of the Apollo program astronauts in detail, from Apollos 8 to 17. “A decade in the making, this book is based on hundreds of hours of in-depth …

9443. The Towers of Trebizond

Rose Macaulay

The Towers of Trebizond is a novel by Rose Macaulay. Published in 1956, it was the last of her novels, and the most successful. It was awarded the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for fiction in the year of its publication.

9445. The Origins of Virtue

Matt Ridley

The Origins of Virtue is a 1996 popular science book by Matt Ridley, which has been recognised as a classic in its field. In the book, Ridley explores the issues surrounding the development of human morality. The book, written from a sociobiological viewpoint, explores how …

9446. One Bullet Away

Nathaniel Fick

One Bullet Away: The Making of a Marine Officer is an autobiography by Nathaniel Fick, published by Houghton-Mifflin in 2005. An account of Nathaniel Fick's time in the United States Marine Corps, it begins with his experiences at Officer Candidate's School in Quantico, Virginia …

9447. The Soft Machine

William S. Burroughs

The Soft Machine is a novel by William S. Burroughs, first published in 1961, two years after his groundbreaking Naked Lunch, and heavily revised for editions published in 1966 and 1968. It was originally composed using the cut-up technique partly from manuscripts belonging to …

9448. Roads to Santiago

Cees Nooteboom

Roads to Santiago is a 1992 travelogue by the Dutch writer Cees Nooteboom. It focuses on the pilgrim route to Santiago de Compostela in Spain.

9449. Omega minor

Paul Verhaeghen

Omega Minor is a 2004 novel by the Belgian writer Paul Verhaeghen. The narrative follows a number of European research students, and their theories about the Omega density parameter and the nature of dark matter, as well as ponders on the violence of World War II. The book …

9450. Deus Irae

Philip K. Dick

Deus Irae is a post-apocalyptic science fiction novel by American authors Philip K. Dick and Roger Zelazny. It was published in 1976. Deus irae, meaning "God of wrath" in Latin, is a play on Dies Irae, meaning Day of Wrath or Judgment Day. This novel is based on Dick's short …

9451. The Centaur

John Updike

The Centaur is a novel by John Updike, published by Alfred A. Knopf in 1963. It won the U.S. National Book Award for Fiction. Portions of the novel first appeared in Esquire and The New Yorker. The French translation of the novel won the Prix du Meilleur Livre Étranger.

9452. Hooking Up

Tom Wolfe

Hooking Up is a collection of essays and a novella by American author Tom Wolfe, a number of which were earlier published in popular magazines. The essays cover diverse topics dating from as early as 1965, including both non-fiction and fiction, along with snipes at his …

9453. Early Autumn

Robert B. Parker

Early Autumn is a Spenser novel by Robert B. Parker. It is the seventh novel in the Spenser series.

9454. Oh. My. Gods.

Tera Lynn Childs

When Phoebe's mom returns from Greece with a new husband and plans to move to an island in the Aegean Sea, Phoebe's well-plotted senior year becomes ancient history. Now, instead of enjoying a triumphant track season and planning for college with her best friends, Phoebe is …

9455. The skating rink

Roberto Bolaño

The Skating Rink is a novel by the Chilean author Roberto Bolaño. A translation from the Spanish by Chris Andrews was published by New Directions in August, 2009.

9456. Jeremy Thatcher, Dragon Hatcher

Bruce Coville

Jeremy Thatcher, Dragon Hatcher is a novel by Bruce Coville and is part of the Magic Shop Books. It was first released in 1991 by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich/Jane Yolen Books, and later was reissued in paperback by Aladdin. Fifteen years later, it was rereleased in by Harcourt in …

9457. Ancient Shores

Jack McDevitt

Ancient Shores, published in 1996, is a science fiction novel written by Jack McDevitt. It was nominated for the Nebula Award for Best Novel in 1997.

9458. The Alphabet Versus the Goddess

Leonard Shlain

The Alphabet Versus the Goddess: The Conflict Between Word and Image is a work of critical theory by American surgeon Leonard Shlain, published by Viking Press in 1998. Shlain argues that learning written language, especially alphabetic language, alters human brain function in a …

9460. Why We Suck: A Feel Good Guide to Staying Fat, Loud, …

Denis Leary

Why We Suck: A Feel Good Guide to Staying Fat, Loud, Lazy and Stupid is a 2008 book written by actor and comedian Denis Leary.

9461. American Creation

Joseph J. Ellis

American Creation: Triumphs and Tragedies at the Founding of the Republic is a 2007 non-fiction book written by American historian Joseph Ellis and published by Alfred A. Knopf, examining the successes and failures of the Founding Fathers. Structured episodically, the book …

9462. Homebody

Orson Scott Card

Homebody is the third horror novel by Orson Scott Card. It takes place in modern-day America.

9464. To Sir, With Love

E. R. Braithwaite

To Sir, With Love is a 1959 autobiographical novel by E. R. Braithwaite set in the East End of London. The novel is based on true events concerned with Braithwaite taking up a teaching post in a school there. In 1967, the novel was made into a film, To Sir, with Love, starring …

9466. Pleading Guilty

Scott Turow

Pleading Guilty, published in 1993, is Scott Turow's third novel, and like the previous two it is set in fictional Kindle County. The novel begins with a middle-aged lawyer, basically waiting to retire, being assigned by his firm to track down another attorney who has embezzled …

9467. Crime

Ferdinand von Schirach

From Ferdinand von Schirach, one of Germany’s most prominent defense attorneys, comes a jolting debut collection of short stories that daringly brings to light the motivations stirring within the criminal mind. By turns witty and sorrowful, unflinchingly brutal and …

9468. Heart of Darkness and The End of the Tether

Joseph Conrad

Heart of Darkness is a novella by Polish novelist Joseph Conrad, about a voyage up the Congo River into the Congo Free State, in the heart of Africa, by the story's narrator Marlow. Marlow tells his story to friends aboard a boat anchored on the River Thames, London, England. …

9469. Night of Knives

Ian Cameron Esslemont

Night of Knives is the first novel of the Novels of the Malazan Empire series by Canadian author Ian Esslemont, set after the prologue, but before the main body of Gardens of the Moon, the first novel in the Malazan Book of the Fallen.

9471. The Highly Sensitive Person

Elaine Aron

The Highly Sensitive Person is a non-fiction book by psychologist Elaine N. Aron, PhD, that discusses highly sensitive persons. Aron has characterized highly sensitive persons as having "increased sensitivity to stimulation" and who "are more aware of subtleties and process …

9473. Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears

Verna Aardema

Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears: A West African Tale is a picture book by Verna Aardema and illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon told in the form of a cumulative tale written for young children, which tells an African legend. In this origin story, the mosquito lies to a …

9479. Castle

David Macaulay

Castle is a Caldecott Honor award-winning book by David Macaulay published in 1978. The book offers a detailed illustrated description of Aberwyvern Castle]], a fictional castle built between 1283 and 1288. Like many of Macaulay's other works, it consists of a written …

9480. Ss-Gb

Len Deighton

SS-GB is an alternate history novel by Len Deighton, set in a United Kingdom conquered and occupied by Germany during World War II. The novel's title refers to the branch of the Nazi SS that controls Britain.

9481. Where Is Joe Merchant?

Jimmy Buffett

Where is Joe Merchant? is a novel by singer Jimmy Buffett, published in 1992. The book, a New York Times Best Seller, revolves around Frank Bama and his ex-girlfriend, hemorrhoid-ointment heiress Trevor Kane. Frank, a down-on-his-luck seaplane pilot, is about to escape to Alaska …

9482. Sin Killer

Larry McMurtry

Sin Killer is a novel by Larry McMurtry. It is the first, both in chronological and publishing order, of The Berrybender Narratives. Set in 1832, it follows the adventures of a clan of eccentric British aristocrats and their retainers as they begin a hunting expedition up the …

9483. Freedom’s Ransom

Anne McCaffrey

Freedom’s Ransom is a book published in 2002 that was written by Anne McCaffrey.

9486. Country of the Blind

Christopher Brookmyre

Published in 1997 Country of the Blind is Christopher Brookmyre's second novel. Following on from the adventures in Quite Ugly One Morning, the storyline fast forwards to find Parlabane living in domestic bliss and about to get hitched. As part of the engagement package, he has …

9487. Lord of the Shadows

Darren Shan

Darren Shan is going home--and his world is going to hell. Old enemies await. Scores must be settled. Destiny looks certain to destroy him, and the world is doomed to fall to the Ruler of the Night....

9488. War Horse

Michael Morpurgo

War Horse is a children's novel by Michael Morpurgo. It was first published in Great Britain by Kaye & Ward in 1982. The story recounts the experiences of Joey, a horse purchased by the Army for service in World War I France and the attempts of young Albert, his previous …

9491. Everything on a Waffle

Polly Horvath

Everything on a Waffle is a 2001 bestselling children's novel, written by Polly Horvath and published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. The book was critically acclaimed and won a variety of awards, including the 2002 Newbery Honor. A sequel, One Year in Coal Harbour, was published …

9495. Swift as Desire

Laura Esquivel

Swift as Desire is a 2001 novel by the Mexican novelist Laura Esquivel.

9499. The Sense of an Ending

Julian Barnes

This Man Booker Prize–winning novel is now a major motion picture.A novel so compelling that it begs to be read in a single setting, The Sense of an Ending has the psychological and emotional depth and sophistication of Henry James at his best, and is a stunning achievement in …

9500. On the Oceans of Eternity

S. M. Stirling

On the Oceans of Eternity is the last of the three alternate history novels of the Nantucket series by S. M. Stirling. The novel was released in the United States and Canada on April 10, 2000 and was released in the United Kingdom on April 29 of the same year.

9502. The House on the Borderland

William Hope Hodgson

The House on the Borderland is a supernatural horror novel by British fantasist William Hope Hodgson. The novel is a hallucinatory account of a recluse's stay at a remote house, and his experiences of supernatural creatures and otherworldly dimensions. American horror writer H. …

9503. Buying a Fishing Rod for my Grandfather

Gao Xingjian

Buying a Fishing Rod for My Grandfather, also rendered from Chinese as A Fishing Rod for My Grandpa, is a 2004 collection of six short stories by the Chinese writer Gao Xingjian. All of the stories were originally written between 1983 and 1990. The stories were translated to …

9504. Cerebus

Dave Sim

Cerebus is the first collected volume of Canadian cartoonist Dave Sim's Cerebus comic book series. It is made up of the first 25 issues of Cerebus, plus, as of the 11th edition, some strips that ran in Comics Buyer's Guide featuring Silverspoon, a parody of the comic strip …

9506. Wild Cards

George Martin

The first volume in the Wild Cards shared universe fiction series edited by George R. R. Martin. It was first published in 1987 and contained a dozen short stories establishing the Wild Cards universe, introducing the main characters and setting up plot threads that still …

9507. Dying of the Light

George Martin

Dying of the Light is American author George R. R. Martin's first novel, published in 1977. Martin's original title for this science fiction novel was After the Festival; its title was changed before its first hardcover publication. The novel was nominated for both the Hugo …

9508. City of Pearl

Karen Traviss

City of Pearl is a science fiction novel by Karen Traviss. Published in March, 2004, it is the first book of the Wess'Har Series. Among the main characters are Shan Frankland, the hardened cop and forceful commander; Josh Garrod, the devout Christian and gentle leader; Aras, the …

9509. Sharpe's Waterloo

Bernard Cornwell

Sharpe's Waterloo is a historical novel in the Richard Sharpe series by Bernard Cornwell. Originally published in 1990 under the title Waterloo, it is the eleventh and final novel of the "original" Sharpe series, and the twentieth novel in chronological order.

9510. The Folding Star

Alan Hollinghurst

The Folding Star is a 1994 novel by Alan Hollinghurst.

9511. Death Is a Lonely Business

Ray Bradbury

The image of drowned circus cages in the trash-filled canals of Venice, California, both haunts and illuminates famed fantasy and science fiction author Ray Bradbury's rare venture into the mystery field. Like filmmaker Federico Fellini, Bradbury is fascinated by the seedy …

9513. The Accusers

Lindsey Davis

The Accusers is a crime novel by Lindsey Davis.

9514. The sea wall

Marguerite Duras

The Sea Wall is a 1950 novel by the French writer Marguerite Duras. It was adapted for film in 1958 as This Angry Age and in 2008 as The Sea Wall.

9515. In the Ocean of Night

Gregory Benford

In the Ocean of Night is a 1977 Fix-up hard science fiction novel by American writer Gregory Benford. It is the first novel in his Galactic Center Saga. It was nominated for the Nebula Award for Best Novel in 1977, and for the Locus Award the following year. In the Ocean of …

9517. War and Peace: The Maude Translation, Backgrounds …

Lev Nikolaevič Tolstoj

War and Peace is a novel by the Russian author Leo Tolstoy, first published in its entirety in 1869. Epic in scale, it is regarded as one of the central works of world literature. It is considered Tolstoy's finest literary achievement, along with his other major prose work, Anna …

9518. Tristessa

Jack Kerouac

Tristessa is a novella by Beat Generation writer Jack Kerouac set in Mexico City. It is based on his relationship with a Mexican prostitute. The woman's real name was Esperanza; Kerouac changed her name to Tristessa. This novel has been translated into Spanish by Jorge …

9519. Cuckoo's Egg

Carolyn J. (Carolyn Janice) Cherryh

Cuckoo's Egg is a novel by science fiction and fantasy author C. J. Cherryh. The book was published by DAW Books in 1985, and there was also a limited hardcover printing by Phantasia Press in the same year. The book was nominated for the Hugo Award and longlisted the Locus Award …

9520. Towards a New Architecture

Le Corbusier

Vers une architecture, translated into English as Toward an Architecture is a collection of essays written by Le Corbusier, advocating for and exploring the concept of modern architecture. The book has had a lasting effect on the architectural profession, serving as the …

9523. The Europeans

Henry James

Although Henry James was himself none too fond of 'The Europeans', the novel has nevertheless proved to be a firm favourite with readers ever since its publication in 1878. The juxtaposition of two cultures with their differing values and expectations was fertile ground for …

9524. Disco Bloodbath

James St. James

Disco Bloodbath: A Fabulous but True Tale of Murder in Clubland is a 1999 memoir written by James St. James about his life as a Manhattan celebutante and club kid. The book specifically chronicles his friend Michael Alig's rise to fame and his subsequent murder of fellow club …

9527. Chanur's Venture

Carolyn J. (Carolyn Janice) Cherryh

Chanur's Venture is a book published in 1984 that was written by C. J. Cherryh.

9528. The Smoke Ring

Larry Niven

The Smoke Ring is a 1987 science fiction novel by Larry Niven. Like much of Niven's work, the story is heavily influenced by the setting: a gas torus, a ring of air around a neutron star. It is a sequel to The Integral Trees.

9529. Survival of the Sickest

Sharon Moalem

Survival of the Sickest: The Surprising Connections Between Disease and Longevity is a 2007 New York Times Bestselling popular science book by Sharon Moalem, an evolutionary biologist and neurogeneticist, and Peter Satonick, senior advisor and speechwriter for the Clinton …

9530. The Poky Little Puppy

Janette Sebring Lowrey

The Poky Little Puppy is the titular character and a children's book written by Texas author Janette Sebring Lowrey and illustrated by Gustaf Tenggren. It was first published in 1942 as one of the first 12 books in the Simon and Schuster series Little Golden Books. The copyright …

9531. A Maggot

John Fowles

A Maggot is a novel by British author John Fowles. It is Fowles' sixth major novel, following The Collector, The Magus, The French Lieutenant's Woman, Daniel Martin, and Mantissa. Its title, as the author explains in the prologue, is taken from the archaic sense of the word that …

9532. All Passion Spent

Vita Sackville-West

In 1860, as a young girl of 17, Lady Slane nurtures a secret, burning ambition—to become an artist. She becomes, instead, the wife of a great statesman and the mother of 6 children. Seventy years later, released by widowhood, and to the dismay of her pompous children, she …

9533. Only the Good Spy Young

Ally Carter

Celebrate the 10th anniversary of the New York Times best-selling Gallagher Girls series with this new edition, f eaturing an exclusive new epilogue from Ally Carter ! When Cammie Morgan enrolled at the Gallagher Academy, she knew she was preparing for the dangerous life of a …

9534. The Mysterious Benedict Society

Trenton Lee Stewart

Product DescriptionJoin the Mysterious Benedict Society as Reynie, Kate, Sticky, and Constance embark on a daring new adventure that threatens to force them apart from their families, friends, and even each other. When an unexplained blackout engulfs Stonetown, the foursome must …

9535. The Gypsy Morph

Terry Brooks

The Gypsy Morph is the third novel in Terry Brooks' fantasy trilogy entitled The Genesis of Shannara, which bridges the events of Brooks' Word & Void series with his Shannara series. It takes place in an apocalyptic world around the year 2100 and immediately follows the …

9536. Hotel

Arthur Hailey

Hotel is a 1965 novel by Arthur Hailey. It is the story of an independent New Orleans hotel, the St. Gregory, and its management's struggle to regain profitability and avoid being assimilated into the O'Keefe chain of hotels. The St. Gregory is supposedly based on the Roosevelt …

9538. Dr. Seuss's ABC: An Amazing Alphabet Book!

Dr. Seuss

BIG R, little r, what begins with R? Rosy's red rhinoceros. R...r...R From Aunt Annie's Alligator to Rosy's red rhinoceros to a Zizzer-Zazzer-Zuzz, learning the alphabet is bound to be fun with Dr. Seuss. And with this small, sturdy board-book version of his classic ABC book …

9539. A Small Treatise on the Great Virtues

André Comte-Sponville

In this graceful, incisive book, writer-philosopher André Comte-Sponville reexamines the classical virtues to help us understand "what we should do, who we should be, and how we should live." In the process, he gives us an entirely new perspective on the value, relevance, and …

9540. City of the Dead

Brian Keene

City of the Dead by Brian Keene was first published in 2005. It is the sequel to The Rising.

9542. The Hangman's Daughter

Oliver Pötzsch

The Hangman's Daughter is a novel by Oliver Pötzsch. First published in Germany by Ullstein Verlag in 2008, it was translated into English and issued digitally under the AmazonCrossing imprint in 2010. A paper edition was released in English by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in 2010. …

9543. Cloud of sparrows

Takashi Matsuoka

Cloud of Sparrows is the first historic novel by author Takashi Matsuoka featuring the struggle of Genji, the young Great Lord of Akaoka, in the year 1861. This is only six years after Japan opened to the West and features three American missionaries who become involved with …

9549. The Kestrel

Lloyd Alexander

The Kestrel is a fantasy novel by Lloyd Alexander, the second of three books often called the Westmark trilogy. The novel won the Parent's Choice Award in fiction for Fall 1982. It is set in Westmark, "an imaginary kingdom with a post-Napoleonic cast". Another reviewer has …

9550. The Tar-Aiym Krang

Alan Dean Foster

The Tar-Aiym Krang is a science fiction novel written by Alan Dean Foster. It is Foster’s first published novel and started both his Humanx Commonwealth universe and his two most popular recurring characters, Pip and Philip Lynx. The book is second chronologically in the Pip and …

9551. Waylander II: In the Realm of the Wolf

David Gemmell

Waylander II: In the Realm of the Wolf, published in 1992, is a novel in the Drenai series of British fantasy writer David Gemmell. While the novels of the series are all based in the same universe, most of them can not be described as direct sequels with some consecutive …

9552. Inheritance

Christopher Paolini

Perfect for fans of Lord of the Rings, the New York Times bestselling Inheritance Cycle about the dragon rider Eragon has sold over 35 million copies and is an international fantasy sensation. With newly updated interlocking art across the spines of all four books!Not so very …

9553. The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man

James Weldon Johnson

The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man by James Weldon Johnson is the fictional account of a young biracial man, referred to only as the "Ex-Colored Man", living in post-Reconstruction era America in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. He lives through a variety …

9554. Nightrise

Anthony Horowitz

Nightrise is the third book in The Power of Five series, written by Anthony Horowitz. It was published and released in the UK on 2 April 2007 by Walker Books Ltd. It is preceded by Evil Star, released in 2006, and followed by Necropolis, which was released on 30 October 2008. …

9555. Missing May

Cynthia Rylant

Missing May is a children's book, the recipient of the 1993 Newbery Medal. It was written by Cynthia Rylant, who has written over 60 children's books such as The Islander.

9559. Cybele's Secret

Juliet Marillier

Cybele's Secret is a 2007 young-adult fantasy novel by Juliet Marillier. It follows the story of Paula who is accompanying her father to Istanbul to purchase a rare artifact of a lost pagan cult. Cybele’s Secret is the companion book to Wildwood Dancing.

9560. A Murder on the Appian Way

Steven Saylor

A Murder on the Appian Way is a historical novel by American author Steven Saylor, first published by St. Martin's Press in 1996. It is the fifth book in his Roma Sub Rosa series of mystery novels set in the final decades of the Roman Republic. The main character is the Roman …

9561. Badfellas

Tonino Benacquista

Under cover of darkness, an American family moves into a villa in Cholong-sur-Avre in Normandy. Fred Blake, the father, tells everyone he is there to write a history of the Allied landings. His wife Maggie gets involved in a local charity; their teenage children enrol in the …

9562. Den of Thieves

James B. Stewart

Den of Thieves is a 1992 non-fiction bestselling work by Pulitzer prize-winning writer James B. Stewart.

9564. Mimesis: The Representation of Reality in Western …

Erich Auerbach

Mimesis: The Representation of Reality in Western Literature is a book of literary criticism by Erich Auerbach, and his most well known work. Written while Auerbach was teaching in Istanbul, Turkey, where he fled after being ousted from his professorship in Romance Philology at …

9565. Alice in Sunderland

Bryan Talbot

Alice in Sunderland is a graphic novel like no other. Bryan Talbot takes the city of Sunderland and the story of Lewis Carroll and Alice Liddell (the 'real' Alice) as the spine of his story and around them spins a spectacularly diverse range of different stories. He explores …

9566. The Traveling Vampire Show

Richard Laymon

When the one-night-only Traveling Vampire Show arrives in town, promising the only living vampire in captivity, beautiful Valeria, three local teenages venture where they do not belong, and discover much more than they bargained for.

9568. A Twist in the Tale

Jeffrey Archer

No one can weave a web of suspense, deliver a jolt of surprise, or teach a lesson in living like bestselling author Jeffrey Archer. From Africa to the Middle East, and from London to Beijing, Archer takes us to places we've never seen and introduces us to people we'll never …

9570. The Farseekers

Isobelle Carmody

The Farseekers is the second novel in the Obernewtyn Chronicles series by Isobelle Carmody. It was first published by Penguin Books in Australia in 1990. The following year, it was selected as an Honour Book for "Book of the Year for Older Readers" in the Children's Book Council …

9571. The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy

Jakob Christoph Burckhardt

The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy is an 1860 work on the Italian Renaissance by Swiss historian Jacob Burckhardt. Together with his History of the Renaissance in Italy it is counted among the classics of Renaissance historiography. An English translation was produced …

9573. Dreamhunter

Elizabeth Knox

Dreamhunter is a book published in 2006 that was written by Elizabeth Knox.

9574. Leaving Home: A Collection of Lake Wobegon Stories

Garrison Keillor

Leaving Home: A Collection of Lake Wobegon Stories is a short story anthology written by Garrison Keillor, a humorous fictional account of life in small-town Minnesota set in the fictitious heartland town of Lake Wobegon. It was first published in hardcover by Viking Penguin, …

9575. Merchanter's Luck

Carolyn J. (Carolyn Janice) Cherryh

Merchanter's Luck is a science fiction novel written by C. J. Cherryh. It is set in the author's Alliance-Union universe, in which humanity has split into three major power blocs: Union, the Merchanter's Alliance and Earth. In the context of the Alliance-Union universe, the book …

9576. The Spellcoats

Diana Wynne Jones

The Spellcoats is the third published novel in Diana Wynne Jones's series Dalemark Quartet, but chronologically the first. The story takes place several thousand years before Cart and Cwidder and Drowned Ammet. The time period is referred to as "prehistoric Dalemark" because by …

9577. The Book of Basketball

Bill Simmons

The Book of Basketball: The NBA According to the Sports Guy is the second book by ESPN columnist Bill Simmons.

9578. The Three Pigs

David Wiesner

The Three Pigs is a children's picture book written and illustrated by David Wiesner. Published in 2001, the book is based on the traditional tale of the Three Little Pigs, though in this story they step out of their own tale and wander into others, depicted in different …

9579. Charles and Emma: The Darwins’ Leap of Faith

Deborah Heiligman

Charles and Emma: The Darwins’ Leap of Faith is a book written by Deborah Heiligman.

9580. The Other

Thomas Tryon

The Other is the 1971 debut novel by Thomas Tryon. Set in 1935, the novel focuses on the sadistic relationship between two thirteen-year-old identical twin boys, one who is well-behaved, and the other, a sociopath who wreaks havoc on his family's rural New England farm property. …

9581. The Moon of Gomrath

Alan Garner

The Moon of Gomrath is a fantasy story by the author Alan Garner, published in 1963. It is the sequel to The Weirdstone of Brisingamen.

9584. Tempting Danger

Eileen Wilks

Tempting Danger, by Eileen Wilks, is the first full-length release and first novel in the World of the Lupi series. It premiered on October 5, 2004. Tempting Danger was nominated for the 2004 Romantic Times Reviewers' Choice Award in the category contemporary paranormal romance.

9586. Catfish and mandala

Andrew X. Pham

Catfish and mandala is a book written by Andrew X. Pham.

9587. Daniel Martin

John Fowles

A new trade paperback edition of "a masterpiece of symbolically charged realism....Fowles is the only writer in English who has the power, range, knowledge, and wisdom of a Tolstoy or James" (John Gardner, Saturday Review).The eponymous hero of John Fowles's largest and richest …

9588. Thuvia, Maid of Mars

Edgar Rice Burroughs

Thuvia, Maid of Mars is a science fantasy novel by Edgar Rice Burroughs, the fourth of the Barsoom series. The principal characters are the Son of John Carter of Mars, Carthoris, and Thuvia of Ptarth, each of whom appeared in the previous two novels. While typical in many ways …

9589. A Mathematician's Apology

G. H. Hardy

A Mathematician's Apology is a profoundly sad book, the memoir of a man who has reached the end of his ambition, who can no longer effectively practice the art that has consumed him since he was a boy. But at the same time, it is a joyful celebration of the subject--and a stern …

9590. A Dog's Life: The Autobiography of a Stray

Ann M. Martin

A Dog's Life: The Autobiography of a Stray is a children's novel written in 2005 by Ann M. Martin and is published by Scholastic Books. The target audience for this book is grades 4-7. It is written from the first-person perspective of a female stray dog named Squirrel. Ann M. …

9591. The Cardturner

Louis Sachar

The summer after junior year of high school looks bleak for Alton Richards. His girlfriend has dumped him, he has no money and no job, and his parents insist that he drive his great-uncle Lester, who is old, blind, very sick, and very rich, to his bridge club four times a week …

9592. Sinner

Sara Douglass

Sinner is the first novel in The Wayfarer Redemption Trilogy by Sara Douglass. In the United States it is also considered the fourth in The Wayfarer Redemption sextet. It is followed by Pilgrim and concludes in Crusader.

9594. Deathstalker

Simon R. Green

Deathstalker is a science fiction novel by British author Simon R. Green. The second in a series of nine novels, Deathstalker is part homage to - and part parody of - the classic space operas of the 1950s, and deals with the timeless themes of honour, love, courage and betrayal.

9595. Three Men on the Bummel

Jerome K. Jerome

Three Men on the Bummel is a humorous novel by Jerome K. Jerome. It was published in 1900, eleven years after his most famous work, Three Men in a Boat. The sequel brings back the three companions who figured in Three Men in a Boat, this time on a bicycle tour through the German …

9596. The Nightingale

Hans Christian Andersen

When he learns that the nightingale's song is one of the most beautiful sounds in the world, the Emperor of China sends his courtiers to find the bird and present it as a guest at court. The nightingale can speak to humans and agrees to come, but when the Emperor receives a …

9597. Meg: A Novel of Deep Terror

Steve Alten

MEG: A Novel of Deep Terror is a science fiction novel by Steve Alten, and was first published in July 1997. The novel, along with its sequels, follows the under water adventures of a U.S Navy deep sea diver, Jonas Taylor.

9598. A Clergyman's Daughter

George Orwell

A Clergyman's Daughter is a 1935 novel by English author George Orwell. It tells the story of Dorothy Hare, the clergyman's daughter of the title, whose life is turned upside down when she suffers an attack of amnesia. It is Orwell's most formally experimental novel, featuring a …

9599. Flood

Stephen Baxter

Here is the "deeply scary" (BBC Focus) new novel from a national bestselling and critically acclaimed author. Four hostages are rescued from a group of religious extremists in Barcelona. After five years of being held captive together, they make a vow to always watch out for one …

9600. Lords of Chaos

Michael Moynihan

Lords of Chaos: The Bloody Rise of the Satanic Metal Underground is a book by Michael Moynihan and Didrik Søderlind. The book presents itself as a non-fiction account of the early Norwegian black metal scene, with a focus on the string of church burnings and murders that …



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