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The Best Books With Alien in the Title

Updated November 18, 2017 118 votes 25 voters 1.7k views

It turns out that books with alien in the title are way more common than you think. Here are 20+ good books with alien in the title, including both fiction and non-fiction. It's safe to say that many of these titles are books about aliens, but the core commonality between these books is that they have the word alien in the title.

Books with alien in the title include Aliens from Earth by Mary Batten, Evolving the Alien by Ian Stewart, and Resident Alien by Tim Fountain. If you have a favorite alien book, vote it up below, or add it to the list if it's not already here. It doesn't matter if it's science fiction, fantasy, romance, or non-fiction - if the book has alien in the name, it belongs on this list.

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  • 1
    Taming the alien
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    SubjectsPolice, London, England

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    Too many aliens
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    Too many aliens

    Bruce Coville

    SubjectsEducation, Schools

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction, Children's literature, Fiction, Science Fiction

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    Resident alien
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    Resident alien

    Tim Fountain

    SubjectsDrama, 20th century, British Cuisine, Literary criticism

    Genres (Book)Humour

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    Space, Stars and Slimy Aliens
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    The rudest alien on earth
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    The rudest alien on earth

    Jane Leslie Conly

    SubjectsAnimal

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction, Science Fiction

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    Aliens in the Sky
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    Aliens in the Sky

    Christopher Pike

    SubjectsAdventure

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction, Children's literature, Fiction, Science Fiction

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  • 7
    Alien Invaders
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    Alien Invaders

    Rob Childs
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    In alien hands
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    In alien hands

    William Thomas Quick, William Shatner

    SubjectsAdventure, Genetic engineering

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction, Fiction, Science Fiction

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    Alien Bounty
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    Alien Bounty

    William C. Dietz

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction

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  • 10
    Alien From Arcturus / The Atom Curtain
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    Alien From Arcturus / The Atom Curtain

    Nick Boddie Williams, Gordon R. Dickson

    SubjectsAmerican science fiction

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction

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    Captured By Aliens
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    Captured By Aliens

    Joel Achenbach

    SubjectsNew Age, Evolution, Parapsychology

    Genres (Book)Mathematics, Science

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    The science of aliens
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    The science of aliens

    Clifford A. Pickover

    SubjectsExtraterrestrial life, Science, Astronomy

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  • 13
    Illegal Aliens
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    Illegal Aliens

    Phil Foglio, Nick Pollotta

    SubjectsComics

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction, Fiction, Science Fiction, Fantasy

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  • 14
    I'm Telling You, They're Aliens
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    Aliens Adored
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    Aliens Adored

    Susan J. Palmer

    SubjectsComparative religion, Religion

    Genres (Book)Sociology

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    The Trouble with Aliens
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    The Trouble with Aliens

    Christopher Anvil

    SubjectsSpace opera, Adventure

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction, Fiction, Science Fiction

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  • 17
    Aliens from Earth
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    SubjectsEcology, Biology, Animal, Environmental science

    Genres (Book)Children's literature

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  • 18
    The alien IQ test
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    The alien IQ test

    Clifford A. Pickover

    SubjectsRecreation, Game, Geography, Puzzle, Party game

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    Evolving the Alien
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    Evolving the Alien

    Ian Stewart, Jack Cohen

    First Published2002

    SubjectsPopular science, Extraterrestrial life

    Genres (Book)Mathematics, Science

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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  • 20
    Alien Taste
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    Alien Taste

    Wen Spencer

    SubjectsPennsylvania

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction

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  • 21
    Voyagers II: The Alien Within

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction

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  • 22
    Alien Influences
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    Alien Influences

    Kristine Kathryn Rusch

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction

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  • 23
    Svengali's Web: The Alien Enchanter in Modern Culture

    First Published2000-05

    SubjectsPopular culture, Antisemitism

    Genres (Book)Non-fiction

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