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The Best Books With Moon in the Title

Updated October 13, 2018 492 votes 79 voters 8.2k views

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 Moon1
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    Goodnight Moon

    Margaret Wise Brown

    First Published1947

    SubjectsMoon, Rabbits, Classics, Animal

    Genres (Book)Children's literature, Fiction

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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  • Nine Chains to the Moon2
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    Nine Chains to the Moon

    Buckminster Fuller

    SubjectsTechnology, Future

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  • Walk Two Moons3
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    Walk Two Moons

    Sharon Creech

    First Published1994-06-30

    SubjectsAdolescence, Classics, Friendship, Family, United States of America

    Genres (Book)Children's literature, Fiction, Young adult literature

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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  • Wolf Mountain Moon4
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    Wolf Mountain Moon

    Terry C. Johnston

    Genres (Book)Western, Fiction

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  • How the Shaman Stole the Moon5
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    SubjectsPrehistoric archaeology, Anthropology, Geography

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  • The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress6
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    First Published1966

    SubjectsSocial revolution, Self-governance, American science fiction, Colonialism, Colonization of the Moon

    Genres (Book)Fiction, Science Fiction, Fantasy

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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  • Moon Tiger7
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    Moon Tiger

    Penelope Lively

    First Published1987

    SubjectsLiterary, Egypt, British Cuisine

    Genres (Book)Fiction, Novel

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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  • Sailor Moon 68
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    Sailor Moon 6

    Naoko Takeuchi

    SubjectsGraphic novel, Young adult, Manga, Comics

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

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  • The garden behind the moon9

    SubjectsMoon, Adventure

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

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  • The Moon Scroll10
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    The Moon Scroll

    Tony Abbott

    SubjectsAdventure, Time travel

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

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  • Fool Moon11
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    Fool Moon

    Jim Butcher

    First Published2001-01-01

    SubjectsWizards

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction, Crime Fiction, Horror Film, Fiction, Science Fiction

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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  • Sing Down the Moon12
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    Sing Down the Moon

    Scott O'Dell

    First Published1970

    Subjects19th century, United States of America, Places

    Genres (Book)Children's literature, Fiction

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  • The Moon Maid13
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    The Moon Maid

    Edgar Rice Burroughs

    First Published1926-02-06

    SubjectsMoon, Adventure

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction, Fiction, Science Fiction, Fantasy

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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  • The Cold Moon14
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    The Cold Moon

    Jeffery Deaver

    First Published2006-05

    Genres (Book)Thriller, Fiction

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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  • From the Earth to the Moon15

    First Published1865

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction, Novel, Scientific romance, Science Fiction

    Original LanguageFrench Language

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  • New Moon16
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    New Moon

    Stephenie Meyer

    First Published2006-09-06

    SubjectsEducation, Young adult, Schools, Vampire, Love

    Genres (Book)Romance novel, Speculative fiction, Horror Film, Fiction, Young adult literature

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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  • The Hungry Moon17
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    The Hungry Moon

    Ramsey Campbell

    First Published1986

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction, Fantasy

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  • The Moon Is Down18
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    The Moon Is Down

    John Steinbeck

    First Published1942

    SubjectsDrama, United States of America

    Genres (Book)Novel

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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  • The girl who married the Moon19

    SubjectsMythology, North America, United States of America, Folklore, Native Americans in the United States

    Genres (Book)Children's literature

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  • The Moons of Jupiter20

    SubjectsCanada, Literary

    Genres (Book)Fiction

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  • Maybe the Moon21
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    Maybe the Moon

    Armistead Maupin

    First Published1992

    SubjectsCalifornia, Gay

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

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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  • Ghost moon22
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    Ghost moon

    Karen Robards

    SubjectsLouisiana, Death

    Genres (Book)Romance novel, Suspense, Fiction

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  • Moon Called23
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    Moon Called

    Patricia Briggs

    SubjectsShapeshifting, Werewolf, Vampire

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction, Urban fantasy

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  • Kitten's First Full Moon24

    SubjectsAnimal

    Genres (Book)Picture book

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  • Moon Over Manifest25
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    Moon Over Manifest

    Clare Vanderpool

    First Published2010-10-12

    Genres (Book)Children's literature, Historical fiction

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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