List of the best Carl Hiaasen books, ranked by voracious readers in the Ranker community. With commercial success and critical acclaim, there's no doubt that Carl Hiaasen is one of the most popular authors of the last 100 years. Originally an investigative reporter, Hiaasen broke into the world of writing when he co-wrote three books with a fellow journalist. In 2002 his first children's book, Hoot, was named a Newbury Medal honor book. If you're a huge fan of his work, then vote on your favorite books below and make your opinion count. This poll is also a great resource for new fans of Carl Hiaasen who want to know which novels they should start reading first. With memorable characters and excellent storytelling, there's no reason why you shouldn't check out his work if you're a big reader.List features books like Hoot and Skinny Dip. What are Carl Hiaasen's best works? Vote on this list and help us definitively answer that question.