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The Best Books With Hero in the Title  

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It turns out that books with hero in the title are way more common than you think. Here are 50+ good books with hero in the title, including both fiction and non-fiction. It's safe to say that most of these titles are books about heroes, but the core commonality between these books is that they have the word hero in the title.

Books with hero in the title include The Hero with a Thousand Faces by Joseph Campbell, The Lost Hero by Rick Riordan, and A Hero of Our Time by Mikhail Lermontov. If you have a favorite hero 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 hero in the name, it belongs on this list.

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Once a Hero is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Books With Hero in the Title
Elizabeth Moon
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The Lost Hero is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Books With Hero in the Title
Rick Riordan
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Stephen Hero is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Books With Hero in the Title
James Joyce
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Hero Inside of You is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Books With Hero in the Title
Allan Zullo
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My Hero is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Books With Hero in the Title
Debbie Macomber
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The Hero with a Thousand... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Books With Hero in the Title
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Yesterday's Hero is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Books With Hero in the Title
Debbie Macomber
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Mistborn: The Hero of Ag... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Books With Hero in the Title
Brandon Sanderson
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Hero of Lesser Causes is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Books With Hero in the Title
Julie Johnston
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Death of a Hero is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Books With Hero in the Title
Richard Aldington
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Conan The Hero is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Books With Hero in the Title
Leonard Carpenter
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Martin Luther The Hero o... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Books With Hero in the Title
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The hero Schliemann is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Books With Hero in the Title
Laura Amy Schlitz
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A Hero of Our Time is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Books With Hero in the Title
Mikhail Lermontov
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The Hero is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Books With Hero in the Title
Michael Z. Williamson, John Ringo
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The Last Hero is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Books With Hero in the Title
Leslie Charteris
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Twice a Hero is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Books With Hero in the Title
Susan Krinard
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Sir Walter Raleigh: Bein... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Books With Hero in the Title
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Home run hero is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Books With Hero in the Title
Dean Hughes
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An absolute hero is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Books With Hero in the Title
Emyr Humphreys
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The Hero Twins is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Books With Hero in the Title
Dan Jolley
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Call of the Hero is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Books With Hero in the Title
Joseph Campbell
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MacArthur's War: Korea a... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Books With Hero in the Title
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The Last Cowboy Hero is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Books With Hero in the Title
Barbara McMahon
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Ulysses S. Grant: The Un... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Books With Hero in the Title