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.

9601. The Crown of Dalemark

Diana Wynne Jones

The Crown of Dalemark is a 1993 fantasy novel by Diana Wynne Jones. It is the fourth and last book of the Dalemark Quartet, and follows the adventures of a group of people trying to reunite North and South Dalemark under a new king.

9602. 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 …

9603. His Illegal Self

Peter Carey

His Illegal Self is a 2008 novel by Australian author Peter Carey. It was shortlisted for the 2008 Queensland Premier's Literary Awards and longlisted for the 2010 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award.

9604. The Clue of the Broken Locket

Carolyn Keene

The Clue of the Broken Locket is the eleventh volume in the Nancy Drew Mystery Stories series. It was first published in 1934, and was written by Mildred Benson under the pseudonym Carolyn Keene.

9605. 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 …

9606. 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 …

9607. Half the Blood of Brooklyn

Charlie Huston

Half the Blood of Brooklyn is a 2007 pulp-noir / horror novel by American writer Charlie Huston. It is the third novel in the Joe Pitt Casebooks, following No Dominion. The series follows the life of the New York vampyre Joe Pitt, who works sometimes as an enforcer for various …

9608. Meno

Plato

Meno is a Socratic dialogue written by Plato. It attempts to determine the definition of virtue, or arete, meaning virtue in general, rather than particular virtues, such as justice or temperance. The first part of the work is written in the Socratic dialectical style and Meno …

9609. 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.

9610. The Hacker Crackdown

Bruce Sterling

The Hacker Crackdown: Law and Disorder on the Electronic Frontier is a work of nonfiction by Bruce Sterling first published in 1992. The book discusses watershed events in the hacker subculture in the early 1990s. The most notable topic covered is Operation Sundevil and the …

9611. 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.

9612. 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.

9613. 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. …

9615. 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.

9616. 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 …

9617. 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 …

9618. Saint

Ted Dekker

Saint is a 2008 mystery novel written by Ted Dekker. It is the second in the series of the 'Project Showdown' Books which are also called 'The Paradise Novels'.

9619. Ancient Evenings

Norman Mailer

Ancient Evenings is a novel by American author Norman Mailer. It deals with the lives of two protagonists, one young, one old, in a very alien Ancient Egypt marked by journeys by the dead, reincarnation, and violent and hyper-sexual gods and mortals in a complex combination of …

9621. By Schism Rent Asunder

David Weber

By Schism Rent Asunder is a science fiction book written by David Weber. It is the second book in the open-ended Safehold series, after Off Armageddon Reef. The publication date was July 22, 2008. The third book in the series is named By Heresies Distressed

9622. Reversible Errors

Scott Turow

Reversible Errors, published in 2002 is Scott Turow's sixth novel, and like the others, set in fictional Kindle County. The novel won the 2003 Chicago Tribune Heartland Prize for Fiction. The title is a legal term. The novel revolves around three 1991 murders for which Rommy …

9623. Under the Eagle

Simon Scarrow

Under the Eagle is the first book in the Eagle Series, by Simon Scarrow and is his début novel. It starts on the Rhine Frontier in 42, and centres on Quintus Lucinius Cato, a newly appointed Optio, and his commanding Centurion Macro.

9624. 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 …

9626. Star Maker

Olaf Stapledon

Star Maker is a science fiction novel by Olaf Stapledon, published in 1937. The book describes a history of life in the universe, dwarfing in scale Stapledon's previous book, Last and First Men, a history of the human species over two billion years. Star Maker tackles …

9627. The Dollhouse Murders

Betty Ren Wright

Best-selling author Betty Ren Wright earned eight state awards for this middle-grade mystery about a murder kept secret in a dollhouse. Amy is terrified. She hears scratching and scurrying noises coming from the dollhouse, and the dolls she was playing with are not where she …

9628. 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 …

9630. Sporting Chance

Elizabeth Moon

Sporting Chance is a science fiction novel, written by Elizabeth Moon. Published in 1994, it is the second novel in the Familias Regnant fictional universe, and the second in the Heris Serrano trilogy. It follows on the heels of Hunting Party and is followed by Winning Colors.

9631. Eva

Peter Dickinson

Eva is a science fiction novel for young adults by Peter Dickinson, published by Gollancz in 1988. Set in a dystopian future, it features "the hybrid that results when the brain-patterns and memory of a dying girl are transferred into the brain of a chimpanzee." Dickinson …

9632. Iron Fist

Aaron Allston

Iron Fist is a novel set in the Star Wars Expanded Universe. It is the sixth novel in the Star Wars: X-wing series, and was written by Aaron Allston. It continues the exploits of Wraith Squadron begun by Allston in Wraith Squadron.

9635. The Treasured One

David Eddings

Jalkan stumbled back, spitting blood, teeth, and curses and he clawed at his knife-hilt. Keselo's sword, however, came out of its sheath more smoothly and rapidly. The young man put the point of his sword against the bone-thin Trogite's throat. "Drop it, Jalkan," he said quite …

9636. Fragment

Warren Fahy

Fragment, is a science-based thriller by bestselling author and screenwriter, Warren Fahy. The novel focuses on a crew of young scientists from a reality TV show who must try to survive when their research vessel, the Trident, lands on Henders Island, where predatory creatures …

9641. April Lady

Georgette Heyer

April Lady is a Regency romance novel by Georgette Heyer. It is in many respects a classic example of her work: light, with some drama and delicately handled romance. Heyer writes from the perspective of two main characters throughout the book. The story is set in 1813.

9644. The Favourite Game

Leonard Cohen

The Favourite Game is the first novel by Leonard Cohen. It was first published by Secker and Warburg in the fall of 1963. In 1959, Cohen was awarded a $2,000 Canada Council grant, which he used to live cheaply in London and on the Greek island of Hydra while he wrote the novel, …

9646. Metroland

Julian Barnes

Metroland is an English novel written by Julian Barnes and published in 1980. Philip Larkin wrote a letter to Barnes saying "that he had much enjoyed it, despite his prejudice against novels with people under the age of 21 in them. He added, gloomily, something like, 'but is …

9648. 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. …

9649. The torso

Helene Tursten

Die Tätowierung is a book written by Helene Tursten.

9650. 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 …

9651. A Philosophical Investigation

Philip Kerr

A Philosophical Investigation is a 1992 techno-thriller by Philip Kerr.

9656. Tough Guys Don't Dance

Norman Mailer

Norman Mailer peers into the recesses and buried virtues of the modern American male in a brilliant crime novel that transcends genre. When Tim Madden, an unsuccessful writer living on Cape Cod, awakes with a gruesome hangover, a painful tattoo on his upper arm, and a severed …

9657. Blink

Ted Dekker

Blink is a 2003 novel by Christian author Ted Dekker. It was re-released in November 2007 under the title Blink of an Eye, featuring new content and a more expedient storyline. It follows two main characters from a 3rd person perspective. Blink is set in the modern-day United …

9658. Reading the OED: One Man, One Year, 21,730 Pages

Ammon Shea

Author Ammon Shea's personal account of reading the entire 20 volume, 1989 edition of the Oxford English Dictionary in one year

9659. Waverley

Walter Scott

Waverley is an 1814 historical novel by Sir Walter Scott. Published anonymously in 1814 as Scott's first venture into prose fiction, it is often regarded as the first historical novel in the western tradition. It became so popular that Scott's later novels were advertised as …

9660. Panic

Jeff Abbott

Panic is a 2005 thriller by Jeff Abbott about an unsuspecting young documentary film maker, Evan, whose life is turned upside down when he realizes that his parents have been working as spies throughout their lives. One morning his mother phones him and asks him to come to her …

9661. The Tower at Stony Wood

Patricia A. McKillip

The Tower at Stony Wood is a 2000 fantasy novel by Patricia A. McKillip. It was a 2001 Nebula Award nominee.

9662. Curse of the Mistwraith

Janny Wurts

Curse of the Mistwraith is volume one of the Wars of Light and Shadow by Janny Wurts.

9663. The Simple Art of Murder

Raymond Chandler

"The Simple Art of Murder" refers to hard-boiled detective fiction author Raymond Chandler's critical essay, a magazine article, and his collection of short stories. The essay was first published in The Atlantic Monthly in December 1944. The magazine article appeared in the …

9664. A Tale Etched in Blood and Hard Black Pencil

Christopher Brookmyre

A Tale Etched in Blood and Hard Black Pencil is the tenth novel by Christopher Brookmyre.

9666. 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.

9667. The Children of the Company

Kage Baker

The Children of the Company is a science fiction novel by Kage Baker. It is another in the series concerned with the exploits of The Company, a 24th-century cabal which exploits history for profit with the aid of immortal cyborgs living in the past. Although presented as a …

9668. Parker Pyne Investigates

Agatha Christie

Parker Pyne Investigates is a short story collection written by Agatha Christie and first published in the UK by William Collins and Sons in November 1934. Along with The Listerdale Mystery, this collection did not appear under the usual imprint of the Collins Crime Club but …

9669. 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 …

9671. The Way Through the Woods

Colin Dexter

The Way Through the Woods is a crime novel by Colin Dexter, the tenth novel in the Inspector Morse series. It received the Gold Dagger Award in 1992. The plot deals with the search for a beautiful young Swedish woman who went missing a year earlier. An anonymous riddle, in the …

9672. 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 …

9673. A Gathering of Old Men

Ernest J. Gaines

A Gathering of Old Men is a novel by Ernest J. Gaines published in 1983. Set on a 1970s Louisiana cane farm, the novel addresses racial discrimination and a bond that cannot be usurped.

9676. 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 …

9677. The Rottweiler

Ruth Rendell

The Rottweiler is a psychological thriller novel by English crime writer Ruth Rendell.

9679. 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 …

9680. Cruel Shoes

Steve Martin

Cruel Shoes is a collection of offbeat, mostly humorous essays and short stories by Steve Martin, and his first published book, and is also the title of one of the pieces therein, a satirical short-short story about a woman in a shoe store. Cruel Shoes was originally released in …

9681. Alice, I Think

Susan Juby

Alice, I Think is the first in a trilogy of comic novels written by Susan Juby. It was first published in 2000. It is set in Smithers, British Columbia and describes the struggle of a young woman, Alice Macleod, as she matures. Alice, I Think was nominated for the Amazon/Books …

9682. Skin

Ted Dekker

Skin is a contemporary Christian fiction science fiction/horror novel released in April 2007 by Ted Dekker. Dekker's novel, Skin was published by Thomas Nelson with the purpose to connect the Circle Trilogy, the Project Showdown books, and an upcoming series of books. Tagline: …

9683. The Witness for the Prosecution and Other Stories

Agatha Christie

Newly-jacketed edition designed to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Christie's faultlessly plotted Witness for The Prosecution and other outstanding plays. The perfect complement to the latest edition of The Mousetrap and Selected Plays (50th Aniversary Edition). Headlining …

9684. Two Old Women

Velma Wallis

Based on an Athabascan Indian legend passed along for many generations from mothers to daughters of the upper Yukon River Valley in Alaska, this is the suspenseful, shocking, ultimately inspirational tale of two old women abandoned by their tribe during a brutal winter famine. …

9685. Die Judenbuche

Annette von Droste-Hülshoff

Die Judenbuche is a novella written by Annette von Droste-Hülshoff and first published in 1842. The beech tree becomes a significant symbol in the story. It has been considered as potentially one of the first murder mysteries and is indeed often viewed as a crime thriller or …

9687. A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy

Laurence Sterne

A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy is a novel by Laurence Sterne, written and first published in 1768, as Sterne was facing death. In 1765, Sterne travelled through France and Italy as far south as Naples, and after returning determined to describe his travels from a …

9688. The Gemini Contenders

Robert Ludlum

The Gemini Contenders is a 1976 novel by Robert Ludlum.

9689. Peeling the Onion

Günter Grass

Peeling the Onion is an autobiographical work by German Nobel Prize-winning author and playwright Günter Grass, published in 2006. It begins with the end of his childhood in Danzig when the Second World War breaks out, and ends with the author finishing his first great literary …

9692. Hypnerotomachia Poliphili

Francesco Colonna

Hypnerotomachia Poliphili, called in English Poliphilo's Strife of Love in a Dream or The Dream of Poliphilus, is a romance said to be by Francesco Colonna and a famous example of early printing. First published in Venice in 1499, in an elegant page layout, with refined woodcut …

9693. The Sorcerer

Jack Whyte

The Sorcerer is a serialized work of historical fiction books written by Jack Whyte first published in 1997.

9694. Death in the Andes

Mario Vargas Llosa

Death in the Andes is a 1993 novel by the Nobel Prize-winning Peruvian author Mario Vargas Llosa. It follows the character Lituma, from Who Killed Palomino Molero?, after being transferred to the rural town of Naccos.

9696. An Infamous Army

Georgette Heyer

An Infamous Army is a novel by Georgette Heyer. In this novel Heyer combines her penchant for meticulously researched historical novels with her more popular period romances. So in addition to being a Regency romance, it is one of the most historically accurate and vividly …

9699. From Bauhaus to Our House

Tom Wolfe

From Bauhaus to Our House is a 1981 narrative of Modern architecture, written by Tom Wolfe.

9700. The Broken Sword

Poul Anderson

The Broken Sword is a fantasy novel written by Poul Anderson, originally published in 1954. It was issued in a revised edition by Ballantine Books as the twenty-fourth volume of their Ballantine Adult Fantasy series in January 1971. The original text was returned to print by …

9701. Engine City

Ken MacLeod

Engine City is a science fiction novel by Ken MacLeod. It is the third novel in the Engines of Light Trilogy. The novel follows on from Dark Light and is also set in the "Second Sphere", primarily in the city of Nova Babylonia, the plot centering around the arrival of humans …

9702. Solar Lottery

Philip K. Dick

Solar Lottery is a 1955 science fiction novel by American writer Philip K. Dick. It was his first published novel and contains many of the themes present in his later work. It was also published in altered form in the UK as World of Chance.

9703. Tides of War

Steven Pressfield

Tides of War is a novel by Steven Pressfield, chronicling the Peloponnesian War. Similar to Pressfield's previous classical history novel, Gates of Fire, Tides of War is presented as a Frame narrative, wherein the primary narrator, an Athenian soldier named Polemides, recounts …

9705. The Adventures & Misadventures of Maqroll

Alvaro Mutis

The Adventures and Misadventures of Maqroll is a compilation of novellas by Colombian author Álvaro Mutis. First published as a two-volume collection in Colombia in 1993, the work was translated into English by Edith Grossman in 2002. The novellas center on the exploits and …

9706. Book of Longing

Leonard Cohen

Book of Longing is the first new poetry book by Leonard Cohen since 1984's Book of Mercy. First published in 2006 by McClelland and Stewart, Book of Longing contains 167 previously unpublished poems and drawings, mostly written at a Zen monastery on Mount Baldy in California, …

9707. Liberal Fascism: The Secret History of the American …

Jonah Goldberg

Liberal Fascism: The Secret History of the American Left, From Mussolini to the Politics of Meaning is a book by Jonah Goldberg in which he argues that fascist movements were and are left-wing. Published in January 2008, it reached #1 on the New York Times Best Seller list of …

9709. Frederick

Leo Lionni

Frederick is a book by Leo Lionni.

9710. The Fourth Estate

Jeffrey Archer

The Fourth Estate is a 1996 novel by Jeffrey Archer. It chronicles the lives of two media barons, Richard Armstrong and Keith Townsend, from their starkly contrasting childhoods to their ultimate battle to build the world's biggest media empire. The book is based on two real …

9711. The Coronation

Boris Akounine

The Coronation is a historical detective novel by Boris Akunin, published originally in 2000. It is subtitled великосветский детектив. This novel was published in English in February 2009. The scene of this seventh novel in the Erast Fandorin series is set in 1896 Moscow, at the …

9713. A Confederate General from Big Sur

Richard Brautigan

A Confederate General from Big Sur is Richard Brautigan's first novel, published in 1964. The story takes place in 1957. A man named Lee Mellon believes he is a descendant of a Confederate general who was originally from Big Sur, California. This general is not in any books or …

9714. The Romantic Movement: Sex, Shopping, and the Novel

Alain de Botton

The Romantic Movement: Sex, Shopping, and the Novel is a book by Alain Botton.

9715. The Bill James Historical Baseball Abstract

Bill James

The Bill James Historical Baseball Abstract is a reference-type book written by Bill James featuring an overview of professional baseball decade by decade, along with rankings of the top 100 players at each position. The original edition was published in 1985 by Villard Books, …

9716. Dark Lord: The Rise of Darth Vader

James Luceno

Dark Lord: The Rise of Darth Vader is a novel set in the non-canonical Star Wars Legends continuity, written by James Luceno, that was published by Del Rey on November 22, 2005. Dark Lord takes place in the immediate aftermath of the events in Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of …

9717. The Doom that Came to Sarnath and Other Stories

H. P. Lovecraft

The Doom That Came to Sarnath and Other Stories is a collection of fantasy and horror stories by H. P. Lovecraft, edited by Lin Carter. It was first published in paperback by Ballantine Books as the twenty-sixth volume of its celebrated Ballantine Adult Fantasy series in …

9718. The Morning Star: In Which the Extraordinary …

Nick Bantock

The Morning Star: In Which the Extraordinary Correspondence of Griffin and Sabine is Illuminated is a book published in 2003 that was written by Nick Bantock.

9719. King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table

Roger Lancelyn Green

King Arthur and His Knights of the Round Table is a novel for children written by Roger Lancelyn Green. It was first published by Puffin Books in 1953 and has been frequently reprinted. In 2008 it was reissued in the Puffin Classics series with an introduction by David Almond, …

9720. Night Shift

Lilith Saintcrow

Night Shift is a book published in 2008 that was written by Lilith Saintcrow.

9721. Buy Jupiter and Other Stories

Isaac Asimov

Buy Jupiter and Other Stories is a 1975 collection of short stories by American writer Isaac Asimov. Each story is introduced by a short account of how it came to be written and what was happening in Asimov's life at the time, and follows on from where The Early Asimov left off. …

9722. Caucasia

Danzy Senna

Caucasia is an American novel written by Danzy Senna. Caucasia is the coming-of-age story of Birdie and Cole, multiracial sisters who have a white mother and black father. The novel is set in Boston, Massachusetts during the turbulent mid-1970s. Much of the novel centers around …

9723. Rimrunners

Carolyn J. (Carolyn Janice) Cherryh

Rimrunners is a science fiction novel written by C. J. Cherryh and set in her Alliance-Union universe, in which humanity has split into three major power blocs: Union, the Merchanter's Alliance and Earth. Chronologically, the book follows immediately after the author's …

9725. A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies

Bartolomé de las Casas

A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies is an account written by the Spanish Dominican friar Bartolomé de las Casas in 1542 about the mistreatment of the indigenous peoples of the Americas in colonial times and sent to then Prince Philip II of Spain. He wrote it for …

9726. Our Dumb World

Onion

Our Dumb World is a parody of the standard desk atlas created by the staff of The Onion and published by Little, Brown and Company on October 30, 2007. It is The Onion's first book of entirely original content since 1999's Our Dumb Century. The book, written in the satirical …

9727. Scarlet

Stephen R. Lawhead

Scarlet is a book published in 2007 that was written by Stephen R. Lawhead.

9728. The Clerkenwell Tales

Peter Ackroyd

The Clerkenwell Tales is an historical novel by English writer Peter Ackroyd, first published in 2003.

9729. Accidental Death of an Anarchist

Dario Fo

Accidental Death of an Anarchist is the most internationally recognised play by Dario Fo, recipient of the 1997 Nobel Prize in Literature. Considered a classic of twentieth-century theatre, it has been performed across the world in more than 40 countries, including Argentina, …

9730. The Cat Who Dropped a Bombshell

Lilian Jackson Braun

The Cat Who Dropped A Bombshell is the twenty-eighth book in the Cat Who series by Lilian Jackson Braun. This book contains a fictional interview between Ms. Braun and Jim Qwilleran, a main character in the story.

9733. Stranger Music

Leonard Cohen

Stranger Music is a 1993 book by Leonard Cohen. It compiles many of his published poems, as well as the lyrics to his songs.

9734. The Fall

Garth Nix

The Fall is the first book in Garth Nix's The Seventh Tower series, published in 2000 by Scholastic. It tells the story of Tal, a boy who lives in a world with eternal darkness. His home is a Castle with seven towers. The cover design and art are by Madalina Stefan and Steve …

9739. Acorna's Quest

Anne McCaffrey

Acorna's Quest is a fantasy or science fiction novel by Anne McCaffrey and Margaret Ball. It is the sequel to their Acorna: The Unicorn Girl; those two were the first books in the Acorna Universe series that comprises ten books as of 2011. McCaffrey and Elizabeth Ann Scarborough …

9742. Lord of Snow and Shadows

Sarah Ash

Lord of Snow and Shadows is a book published in 2003 that was written by Sarah Ash.

9743. Empress of Mijak

Karen Miller

Empress of Mijak is the first novel in the Godspeaker series by Karen Miller.

9744. The Cellar

Richard Laymon

The Cellar is a 1980 horror novel by American author Richard Laymon. It was Laymon's first published novel, and together with sequels The Beast House, The Midnight Tour, and the novella Friday Night in Beast House, forms the series known by fans of Laymon as "The Beast House …

9745. Plague Ship

Clive Cussler

Plague Ship is the 5th installment of The Oregon Files by Clive Cussler & Jack Du Brul. It recounts a series of violent viral attacks on cruise ships by extremists who want to make half the worlds population sterile. The group, named "The Responsivists", is an thinly …

9746. Not the End of the World

Christopher Brookmyre

Not the End of the World is Christopher Brookmyre's third novel, and the first not to feature Jack Parlabane, Christopher Brookmyre's most used character. The novel is also the first book Brookmyre has written that is based solely outside of the United Kingdom. The story takes …

9749. DC Universe: The Stories of Alan Moore

Alan Moore

DC Universe: The Stories of Alan Moore is a 2006 trade paperback collection of comic books written by Alan Moore for DC Comics from 1985 to 1988, published by Titan Books. This collection is a replacement for the earlier Across the Universe: The Stories of Alan Moore which …

9750. Lord Sunday

Garth Nix

Lord Sunday is the seventh book concluding Garth Nix's The Keys to the Kingdom series. The book was released on 1 February 2010. The description reads "Arthur Penhaligon must complete his quest to save the Kingdom he is heir to... and Arthur's world." The book was the number 14 …

9751. When I Was Puerto Rican

Esmeralda Santiago

When I Was Puerto Rican is a 1993 autobiography written by Puerto Rican native Esmeralda Santiago. It is the first of three installments, followed by Almost a Woman and The Turkish Lover. This first book begins by describing Santiago's life in Macún, Puerto Rico. It details the …

9752. 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 …

9753. Bleak Seasons

Glen Cook

Bleak Seasons is the sixth novel in Glen Cook's ongoing series, The Black Company. The series combines elements of epic fantasy and dark fantasy as it follows an elite mercenary unit, The Black Company, through roughly forty years of its approximately four hundred year history.

9754. Guenevere, Queen of the Summer Country

Rosalind Miles

Guenevere, Queen of the Summer Country is a novel by Rosalind Miles, based on Arthurian legend. It chronicles the life of Queen Guenevere from her perspective, from childhood to the blossoming of her relationship with Lancelot.

9755. Don't Bite the Sun

Tanith Lee

Don't Bite the Sun is a 1976 science fiction novel by Tanith Lee set in a utopian world which the main character comes to reject. The main character and her friends are wild, crazy "Jang" teenagers whose lifestyle is full of reckless behaviour, promiscuous sex, repeated suicide, …

9756. The accompanist

Nina Berberova

Doomed to living in her mentor's shadow, Sonechka, a talented but mousy young pianist employed by a beautiful soprano and her devoted, bourgeois husband, secretly schemes to expose infidelities.

9757. Stranger in Paradise

Robert B. Parker

Stranger in Paradise is a 2008 crime novel by Robert B. Parker, the seventh in his Jesse Stone series.

9759. Among Others

Jo Walton

Winner of the 2011 Nebula Award for Best NovelWinner of the 2012 Hugo Award for Best NovelStartling, unusual, and yet irresistably readable, Among Others is at once the compelling story of a young woman struggling to escape a troubled childhood, a brilliant diary of first …

9760. Among the Enemy

Margaret Peterson Haddix

Among the Enemy is a 2005 novel by Margaret Peterson Haddix, about a time in which drastic measures have been taken to quell overpopulation. It is the sixth of seven novels in the Shadow Children series.

9761. Critical Mass

Philip Ball

Critical Mass: How One Thing Leads to Another is a non-fiction book by English chemist and physicist Philip Ball, originally published in 2004, discusses the concept of a “physics of society”. Ball examines past thinkers, such as Thomas Hobbes, Lewis Mumford, Emyr Hughes, and …

9762. Dragon Sword and Wind Child

Noriko Ogiwara

In the land of Toyoashihara, the forces of the God of Light and the Goddess of Darkness have waged war for generations. But for 15-year old Saya, the war is far away and unimportant--until the day she discovers she is the reincarnation of the Water Maiden and a princess of the …

9765. A Hope in the Unseen

Ron Suskind

A Hope in the Unseen is the first book by author and journalist Ron Suskind, published in 1998. The book is a biographical novel about the life of Cedric Jennings through his last years in high school and first years in college. It details his life in Ballou High School, an …

9766. A Good Hanging and Other Stories

Ian Rankin

Edinburgh is a city steeped in history and tradition, a seat of learning, of elegant living, known as the 'Athens of the North'. But that isn't all. The city's flip-side is a city of grudges, blackmail, violence, greed and fear - where past and present clash and old wounds …

9767. Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women's Prison

Piper Kerman

NOW A NETFLIX ORIGINAL SERIES • #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER With a career, a boyfriend, and a loving family, Piper Kerman barely resembles the reckless young woman who delivered a suitcase of drug money ten years before. But that past has caught up with her. Convicted and …

9768. Black Hearts in Battersea

Joan Aiken & Others

Black Hearts in Battersea is a children's novel by Joan Aiken first published in 1964. The second book in the Wolves Chronicles, it is loosely a sequel to her earlier Wolves of Willoughby Chase. The book is set in a slightly altered historical England—during the reign of King …

9776. Romance of the Three Kingdoms

Luo Guanzhong

Romance of the Three Kingdoms, attributed to Luo Guanzhong, is a historical novel set in the turbulent years towards the end of the Han dynasty and the Three Kingdoms period in Chinese history, starting in 169 AD and ending with the reunification of the land in 280. The story – …

9779. The Caliph's House: A Year in Casablanca

Tahir Shah

The Caliph's House is a travel book by Anglo-Afghan author, Tahir Shah.

9788. Rødby-Puttgarden

Helle Helle

Rødby-Puttgarden: roman is a book written by Danish writer Helle Helle.

9794. My Brilliant Career

Miles Franklin

My Brilliant Career is a 1901 novel written by Miles Franklin. It is the first of many novels by Stella Maria Sarah Miles Franklin, one of the major Australian writers of her time. It was written while she was still a teenager, as a romance to amuse her friends. Franklin …

9795. Under the Frog

Tibor Fischer

Under the Frog is British-born Hungarian writer Tibor Fischer's debut novel, it was published in 1992. The book was a winner of the 1992 Betty Trask Award and was the first debut novel to be shortlisted for the Booker Prize. The novel is a black comedy set in Hungary in the …



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