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Books The Best Books With House in the Title  

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It turns out that books with house in the title are way more common than you think. Here are 90+ good books with house in the title, including both fiction and non-fiction. It's safe to say that many of these titles are books about houses or homes, but the core commonality between these books is that they have the word house in the title.

Books with house in the title include Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder, House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski, and The Cider House Rules by John Irving. If you have a favorite house 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 house in the name, it belongs on this list.

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The Decoration of Houses is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Books With House in the Title
Edith Wharton

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The Haunting of Hill House is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Books With House in the Title
Shirley Jackson

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Bleak House is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Books With House in the Title
Charles Dickens

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The napping house is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Books With House in the Title
Audrey Wood

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The Cider House Rules is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Books With House in the Title
John Irving

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Little House in the Big Woods is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Books With House in the Title
Laura Ingalls Wilder

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The House of the Seven Gables is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Books With House in the Title
Nathaniel Hawthorne

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The Outermost House is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Books With House in the Title
Henry Beston

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The house of all sorts is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Books With House in the Title

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House of Leaves is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Books With House in the Title
Mark Z. Danielewski

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Noble House is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Books With House in the Title
James Clavell

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Full Dark House is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Books With House in the Title
Christopher Fowler

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The House of Djinn is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Books With House in the Title
Suzanne Fisher Staples

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Creating the not so big house is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Books With House in the Title

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House Rules is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Books With House in the Title
Jodi Picoult

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The house at Pooh Corner is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Books With House in the Title

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House of Sand and Fog is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Books With House in the Title
Andre Dubus

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How a House Is Built is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Books With House in the Title
Gail Gibbons

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A House Is Not a Home is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Books With House in the Title
Polly Adler

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A Painted House is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Books With House in the Title
John Grisham

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The Fall of the House of Usher is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Books With House in the Title

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The House on Mango Street is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Books With House in the Title
Sandra Cisneros

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Little House on the Prairie is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Books With House in the Title
Laura Ingalls Wilder

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A House for Mr Biswas is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Books With House in the Title
V.S. Naipaul

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The Perfect House is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Books With House in the Title
Witold Rybczynski

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The House on the Borderland is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Books With House in the Title
William Hope Hodgson

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The House of Mirth is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Books With House in the Title
Edith Wharton

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Tracing the history of your ho... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Books With House in the Title

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The salt house is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Books With House in the Title
Cynthia Huntington

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The Russia House is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Books With House in the Title
John le Carré

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In a People House is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Books With House in the Title
Dr. Seuss

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The Keepers of the House is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Books With House in the Title
Shirley Ann Grau

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The House with a Clock in Its ... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Books With House in the Title

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The Little House is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Books With House in the Title
Virginia Lee Burton

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The Acid House is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Books With House in the Title
Irvine Welsh

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The House of Blue Leaves is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Books With House in the Title

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The Professor's House is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Books With House in the Title
Willa Cather

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House Mother Normal is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Books With House in the Title
B.S. Johnson

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What Happened: Inside the Bush... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Books With House in the Title

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Buying Property/Building a Hou... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Books With House in the Title

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Little house by Boston Bay is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Books With House in the Title

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House of destiny is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Books With House in the Title
Janet Leigh

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Hell House is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Books With House in the Title
Richard Matheson

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Sixpence House is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Books With House in the Title
Paul Collins

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The House is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Books With House in the Title
Bentley Little

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Nunneries and the Anglo-Saxon ... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Books With House in the Title

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The House of Mondavi: The Rise... is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Books With House in the Title

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Black House is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Books With House in the Title
Peter Straub, Stephen King

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Magic Tree House series is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Books With House in the Title
Mary Pope Osborne

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House of Stone is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Books With House in the Title
Christina Lamb