The Best Books With Moon in the Title

It turns out that books with moon in the title are way more common than you think. Here are 100+ good books with moon in the title, including both fiction and non-fiction. It's safe to say that many of these titles are books about natural satellites known as moons, but the core commonality between these books is that they have the word moon in the title.

Books with moon in the title include New Moon by Stephenie Meyer, Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown, and The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress by Robert A. Heinlein. If you have a favorite moon 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 moon in the name, it belongs on this list.

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  • Goodnight Moon
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    Margaret Wise Brown
    • First Published: 1947
    • Subjects: Moon, Rabbits, Classics, Animal
    • Genres (Book): Children's literature, Fiction
    • Original Language: English Language
  • Walk Two Moons
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    Sharon Creech
    • First Published: 1994-06-30
    • Subjects: Adolescence, Classics, Friendship, Family, United States of America
    • Genres (Book): Children's literature, Fiction, Young adult literature
    • Original Language: English Language
  • Nine Chains to the Moon
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    Buckminster Fuller
    • Subjects: Technology, Future
  • The Cold Moon
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    Jeffery Deaver
    • First Published: 2006-05
    • Genres (Book): Thriller, Fiction
    • Original Language: English Language
  • The Moon Maid
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    Edgar Rice Burroughs
    • First Published: 1926-02-06
    • Subjects: Moon, Adventure
    • Genres (Book): Speculative fiction, Fiction, Science Fiction, Fantasy
    • Original Language: English Language
  • The Moon Scroll
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    Tony Abbott
    • Subjects: Adventure, Time travel
    • Genres (Book): Speculative fiction, Children's literature, Fiction, Fantasy
  • The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress
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    • First Published: 1966
    • Subjects: Social revolution, Self-governance, American science fiction, Colonialism, Colonization of the Moon
    • Genres (Book): Fiction, Science Fiction, Fantasy
    • Original Language: English Language
  • The Moon Is Down
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    John Steinbeck
    • First Published: 1942
    • Subjects: Drama, United States of America
    • Genres (Book): Novel
    • Original Language: English Language
  • Moon Palace
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    Paul Auster
    • First Published: 1989-02
    • Genres (Book): Picaresque novel, Speculative fiction, Fiction
    • Original Language: English Language
    • Subjects: Folklore, Norway
    • Genres (Book): Children's literature
  • Blood on the Moon
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    James Ellroy
    • First Published: 1984-03
    • Subjects: California, Police, Women
    • Genres (Book): Speculative fiction, Crime Fiction, Mystery, Fiction, Novel
    • Original Language: English Language
  • The Moons of Jupiter
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    • Subjects: Canada, Literary
    • Genres (Book): Fiction
  • Moon Tiger
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    Penelope Lively
    • First Published: 1987
    • Subjects: Literary, Egypt, British Cuisine
    • Genres (Book): Fiction, Novel
    • Original Language: English Language
  • Sailor Moon 6
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    Naoko Takeuchi
    • Subjects: Graphic novel, Young adult, Manga, Comics
    • Genres (Book): Children's literature, Fiction, Fantasy
  • Fool Moon
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    Jim Butcher
    • First Published: 2001-01-01
    • Subjects: Wizards
    • Genres (Book): Speculative fiction, Crime Fiction, Horror Film, Fiction, Science Fiction
    • Original Language: English Language
  • Moon Over Manifest
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    Clare Vanderpool
    • First Published: 2010-10-12
    • Genres (Book): Children's literature, Historical fiction
    • Original Language: English Language
  • Void Moon
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    Michael Connelly
    • First Published: 1999
    • Subjects: Crime, Deception
    • Genres (Book): Speculative fiction, Crime Fiction
    • Original Language: English Language
  • Moon Called
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    Patricia Briggs
    • Subjects: Shapeshifting, Werewolf, Vampire
    • Genres (Book): Speculative fiction, Urban fantasy
  • Ghost moon
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    Karen Robards
    • Subjects: Louisiana, Death
    • Genres (Book): Romance novel, Suspense, Fiction
    • First Published: 1901
    • Subjects: Popular literature, Moon, Imperialism, Classics, First contact
    • Genres (Book): Speculative fiction, Steampunk, Fiction, Scientific romance, Science Fiction
    • Original Language: English Language
  • Gardens of the Moon
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    Steven Erikson
    • First Published: 1999-04-01
    • Subjects: Epic film, Literature, Classics, Adventure
    • Genres (Book): Speculative fiction, Fiction, Science Fiction, Fantasy
    • Original Language: English Language
  • Maybe the Moon
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    Armistead Maupin
    • First Published: 1992
    • Subjects: California, Gay
    • Genres (Book): Children's literature, Fiction, Novel
    • Original Language: English Language
  • The Hungry Moon
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    Ramsey Campbell
    • First Published: 1986
    • Genres (Book): Speculative fiction, Fantasy
  • Sing Down the Moon
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    Scott O'Dell
    • First Published: 1970
    • Subjects: 19th century, United States of America, Places
    • Genres (Book): Children's literature, Fiction
    • Subjects: Moon, Adventure
    • Genres (Book): Speculative fiction, Children's literature, Fiction, Fantasy