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Culture 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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Shutter Island is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Books With Island in the Title
Dennis Lehane

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Islands in the Stream is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Books With Island in the Title
Ernest Hemingway

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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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Island of the Blue Dolphins is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Books With Island in the Title

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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