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Books The Best Books With Island in the Title  

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

Books with island in the title include Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson, Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell, and The Island of Doctor Moreau by H. G. Wells. If you have a favorite island 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 island in the name, it belongs on this list.

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Treasure Island is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Books With Island in the Title
Robert Louis Stevenson

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Island of the Blue Dolphins is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Books With Island in the Title

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Shutter Island is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Books With Island in the Title
Dennis Lehane

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Island of the Children is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Books With Island in the Title

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Island is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Books With Island in the Title
Aldous Huxley

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Islands in the Stream is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Books With Island in the Title
Ernest Hemingway

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Knights of Forty Islands is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Books With Island in the Title
Sergey Lukyanenko

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Mystery of Crocodile Island is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Books With Island in the Title

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Pascali's Island is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Books With Island in the Title
Barry Unsworth

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Pig Island is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Books With Island in the Title
Mo Hayder

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Hell Island is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Books With Island in the Title
Matthew Reilly

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Five on a Treasure Island is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Books With Island in the Title

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Long Island Rail Road is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Books With Island in the Title
Stan Fischler

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Desolation Island is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Books With Island in the Title
Patrick O'Brian

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Concrete Island is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Books With Island in the Title
J. G. Ballard

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Bear Island is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Books With Island in the Title
Alistair MacLean

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Home in the Islands is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Books With Island in the Title
Margaret Rodman

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Weekend Walks in Rhode Island is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Books With Island in the Title

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Divers Voyages Touching the Di... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Books With Island in the Title

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An Island Apart is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Books With Island in the Title
Lillian Beckwith

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The Philippine Islands and The... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Books With Island in the Title

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Island of Exiles is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Books With Island in the Title
I. J. Parker

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An Historical Relation of the ... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Books With Island in the Title

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An Outcast of the Islands is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Books With Island in the Title

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Propeller Island is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Books With Island in the Title
Jules Verne

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The Coral Island is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Books With Island in the Title
Robert Michael Ballantyne

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Ellis Island and Other Stories is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Books With Island in the Title

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An Island Like You: Stories of... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Books With Island in the Title

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Boon Island is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Books With Island in the Title
Kenneth Roberts

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Five On Kirrin Island Again is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Books With Island in the Title

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The Island Beneath the Sea is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Books With Island in the Title

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The Island of Adventure is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Books With Island in the Title

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Vampire Hunter D: Immortal Isl... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Books With Island in the Title

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Wolf Island is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Books With Island in the Title
Darren Shan

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Islands of Space is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Books With Island in the Title
John W. Campbell

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The Far Islands and Other Tale... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Books With Island in the Title
John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir

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To the Islands is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Books With Island in the Title
Randolph Stow

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The Island of Doctor Moreau is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Books With Island in the Title

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The Island of Sheep is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Books With Island in the Title
John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir

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The Island of the Fay is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Books With Island in the Title
Edgar Allan Poe

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The Island of the Mighty is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Books With Island in the Title
Evangeline Walton

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The Mysterious Island is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Books With Island in the Title
Jules Verne

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The Web of Easter Island is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Books With Island in the Title
Donald Wandrei

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Penguin Island is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Books With Island in the Title
Anatole France

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The Tempest is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Books With Island in the Title
John Dryden, William Davenant

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Pitcairn's Island is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Books With Island in the Title
Charles Nordhoff, James Norman Hall

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Star Island is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Books With Island in the Title
Carl Hiaasen

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The Island of Lost Maps: A Tru... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Books With Island in the Title

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Away off shore : Nantucket Isl... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Books With Island in the Title

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My world is an island is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Books With Island in the Title
Elisabeth Ogilvie