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Books 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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Yesterday's Hero is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Books With Hero in the Title
Debbie Macomber

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Once a Hero is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Books With Hero in the Title
Elizabeth Moon

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A Hero of Our Time is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Books With Hero in the Title
Mikhail Lermontov

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The Lost Hero is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Books With Hero in the Title
Rick Riordan

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The Hero with a Thousand Faces is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Books With Hero in the Title

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Stephen Hero is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Books With Hero in the Title
James Joyce

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My 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 Ages is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Books With Hero in the Title
Brandon Sanderson

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Hero Inside of You is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Books With Hero in the Title
Allan Zullo

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The Last Hero is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Books With Hero in the Title
Leslie Charteris

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The hero Schliemann is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Books With Hero in the Title
Laura Amy Schlitz

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The Hero is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Books With Hero in the Title
Michael Z. Williamson, John Ringo

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Clemente: The Passion and Grac... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Books With Hero in the Title

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The Last Cowboy Hero is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Books With Hero in the Title
Barbara McMahon

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Martin Luther The Hero of the ... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Books With Hero in the Title

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Conan The Hero is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Books With Hero in the Title
Leonard Carpenter

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Death of a Hero is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Books With Hero in the Title
Richard Aldington

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Hero of Lesser Causes is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Books With Hero in the Title
Julie Johnston

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Savage hero is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Books With Hero in the Title
Cassie Edwards

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Ulysses S. Grant: The Unlikely... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Books With Hero in the Title

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King of the World: Muhammad Al... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Books With Hero in the Title

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An absolute hero is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Books With Hero in the Title
Emyr Humphreys

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The Hero Twins is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Books With Hero in the Title
Dan Jolley

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Mydnight's Hero is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Books With Hero in the Title
Joe Dever

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Bill, the Galactic Hero is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Books With Hero in the Title
Harry Harrison

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Home run hero is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Books With Hero in the Title
Dean Hughes

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The Hero and the Crown is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Books With Hero in the Title
Robin McKinley

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Sir Walter Raleigh: Being a Tr... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Books With Hero in the Title

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Twice a Hero is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Books With Hero in the Title
Susan Krinard

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100 Per Cent Hero is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Books With Hero in the Title
Suzanne Brockmann, Linda Howard

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The Last Hero is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Books With Hero in the Title
Terry Pratchett

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The hero and the blues is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Books With Hero in the Title
Albert Murray

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MacArthur's War: Korea and the... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Books With Hero in the Title

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Call of the Hero is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Books With Hero in the Title
Joseph Campbell

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Once A Hero (Millennium Promo) is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Books With Hero in the Title

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Sunny the Hero is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Books With Hero in the Title
Jenny Oldfield

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Hero for hire is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Books With Hero in the Title
Jill Shalvis

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The Homecoming Hero Returns is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Books With Hero in the Title
Joan Elliott Pickart

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Once a Hero is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Books With Hero in the Title
Michael A. Stackpole

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Annie's Hero is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Books With Hero in the Title
Maggie Shayne

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A hero for Sophie Jones is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Books With Hero in the Title
Christine Rimmer

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Hero in the Shadows is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Books With Hero in the Title
David Gemmell

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Hero tales and legends of the ... is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Books With Hero in the Title

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My Hero is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Books With Hero in the Title
Tom Holt

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Heart Of A Hero (Childfinders,... is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Books With Hero in the Title
Marie Ferrarella

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Hero for Hire (Childfinders, I... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Books With Hero in the Title
Marie Ferrarella

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A Hero Born is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Books With Hero in the Title
Michael A. Stackpole

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An Uncommon Hero is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Books With Hero in the Title
Marie Ferrarella

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The hero Beowulf is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Books With Hero in the Title
Eric Kimmel

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Paper hero is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Books With Hero in the Title
Leon Hale