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The Best Books With House in the Title

Updated October 13, 2018 0 votes 38 voters 4.5k views92 items

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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    First Published1897

    SubjectsHome, Interior design, House, Visual arts, Architecture

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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    First Published1959

    SubjectsLiterary, Ghost, Horror Film, Haunted house, Gothic fiction

    Genres (Book)Horror Film, Fiction, Gothic fiction

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

    #61 of 161 The Greatest American Novels#8 of 186 The Scariest Horror Books of All Time#193 of 1,236 The Best Novels Ever Written

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    Full Dark House

    Christopher Fowler
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    First Published2004

    SubjectsDetective, Suspense, Police, London, Murder

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction, Suspense, Mystery, Fiction

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    Little House in the Big Woods

    Laura Ingalls Wilder
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    First Published1932

    SubjectsLiterature, Classics, 19th century, Wisconsin, Family

    Genres (Book)Western, Children's literature, Fiction

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

  • 6

    SubjectsCanada, British Columbia, Visual arts, Painting, Old English Sheepdog

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    First Published1985

    SubjectsOrphan, Orphanage, Maine

    Genres (Book)Fiction

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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    The salt house

    Cynthia Huntington
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    SubjectsEcology, Natural history, Massachusetts, 20th century

    Genres (Book)Nature, Biography

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    SubjectsHome, Civil Engineering, Technology, Construction, House

    Genres (Book)Children's literature

  • 10

    SubjectsSocial science, Popular culture, Human sexuality, Women, Family

    Genres (Book)Biography, Sociology

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    A Painted House

    John Grisham
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    First Published2001-02-06

    SubjectsLiterary, Adventure

    Genres (Book)Thriller, Fiction

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

  • 12

    SubjectsHistory of the British Isles, World, Britain in the Middle Ages, History, England

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    The House of Djinn

    Suzanne Fisher Staples
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    SubjectsSpirits, Marriage, Pakistan, Adolescence, Family

    Genres (Book)Children's literature, Fiction

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    First Published2008-06-02

    SubjectsGeorge Bush, United States of America, History of the United States, Terrorism

    Genres (Book)Non-fiction

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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    SubjectsLiterature, Young adult, Classics, Animal

    Genres (Book)Children's literature, Fiction

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    Ghost in the house

    Daniel Cohen
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    SubjectsPhilosophy, Ghost, Occult

    Genres (Book)Children's literature

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    SubjectsAfrican American, United States of America, Places

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

  • 18

    SubjectsWar of 1812, Women, 19th century, Family, United States of America

    Genres (Book)Children's literature, Fiction

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    In a Dark House

    Deborah Crombie
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    First Published2005

    SubjectsSuspense, Police, London, England, Great Britain

    Genres (Book)Suspense, Mystery, Fiction

  • 20

    SubjectsPhilosophy, Roman Catholic Church, Christian denomination, History, England

  • 21

    SubjectsGuatemala, Mythology, Comparative religion, Folklore, History of the Americas

    Genres (Book)Anthropology, Sociology

  • 22

    SubjectsGenealogy, Europe, Research, Architecture, Historiography

    Genres (Book)Reference

  • 23

    SubjectsEurope, Women, 19th century, Family, United States of America

    Genres (Book)Children's literature, Fiction

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    First Published1851

    SubjectsMusic, Popular literature, Literature, Classics, Family

    Genres (Book)Chivalric romance, Suspense, American Gothic Fiction, Horror Film, Mystery

    Original LanguageAmerican English

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    House of Leaves

    Mark Z. Danielewski
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    First Published2000-03-07

    SubjectsLiterary, Supernatural, Fear

    Genres (Book)Romance novel, Ergodic literature, Speculative fiction, Chivalric romance, Satire

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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