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The Best Books With House in the Title

Updated October 13, 2018 0 votes 36 voters 4.1k views

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 napping house1
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  • The Decoration of Houses2
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    First Published1897

    SubjectsHome, Interior design, House, Visual arts, Architecture

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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  • The Cider House Rules3

    First Published1985

    SubjectsOrphan, Orphanage, Maine

    Genres (Book)Fiction

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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  • The Haunting of Hill House4
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    First Published1959

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

    Genres (Book)Horror Film, Fiction, Gothic fiction

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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    #8 of 186 The Scariest Horror Books of All Time#11 of 110 The Scariest Novels of All Time

  • Full Dark House5
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    Full Dark House

    Christopher Fowler

    First Published2004

    SubjectsDetective, Suspense, Police, London, Murder

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

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  • Little House in the Big Woods6
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    Little House in the Big Woods

    Laura Ingalls Wilder

    First Published1932

    SubjectsLiterature, Classics, 19th century, Wisconsin, Family

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

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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  • The house of all sorts7

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

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  • The salt house8
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    The salt house

    Cynthia Huntington

    SubjectsEcology, Natural history, Massachusetts, 20th century

    Genres (Book)Nature, Biography

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  • How a House Is Built9
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    SubjectsHome, Civil Engineering, Technology, Construction, House

    Genres (Book)Children's literature

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  • A House Is Not a Home10

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

    Genres (Book)Biography, Sociology

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  • A Painted House11
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    A Painted House

    John Grisham

    First Published2001-02-06

    SubjectsLiterary, Adventure

    Genres (Book)Thriller, Fiction

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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  • The Houses Of Lancaster And York With The Conquest And Loss Of France12

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

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  • The House of Djinn13
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    The House of Djinn

    Suzanne Fisher Staples

    SubjectsSpirits, Marriage, Pakistan, Adolescence, Family

    Genres (Book)Children's literature, Fiction

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  • What Happened: Inside the Bush White House and Washington's Culture of Deception14

    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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  • The house at Pooh Corner15

    SubjectsLiterature, Young adult, Classics, Animal

    Genres (Book)Children's literature, Fiction

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  • Ghost in the house16
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    Ghost in the house

    Daniel Cohen

    SubjectsPhilosophy, Ghost, Occult

    Genres (Book)Children's literature

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  • The mystery of Drear House17
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    SubjectsAfrican American, United States of America, Places

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

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  • Little house by Boston Bay18

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

    Genres (Book)Children's literature, Fiction

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  • In a Dark House19
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    In a Dark House

    Deborah Crombie

    First Published2005

    SubjectsSuspense, Police, London, England, Great Britain

    Genres (Book)Suspense, Mystery, Fiction

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  • Nunneries and the Anglo-Saxon royal houses20

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

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  • Scandals in the house of birds21

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

    Genres (Book)Anthropology, Sociology

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  • Tracing the history of your house22

    SubjectsGenealogy, Europe, Research, Architecture, Historiography

    Genres (Book)Reference

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  • Little house in the Highlands23

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

    Genres (Book)Children's literature, Fiction

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  • The House of the Seven Gables24
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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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    #43 of 154 The Greatest American Novels#404 of 1,235 The Best Novels Ever Written

  • House of Leaves25
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    House of Leaves

    Mark Z. Danielewski

    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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