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Books The Best Books With Sun in the Title  

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It turns out that books with sun in the title are way more common than you think. Here are 90+ good books with sun in the title, including both fiction and non-fiction. It's safe to say that most of these titles aren't books about suns or stars that planets orbit, but the core commonality between these books is that they have the word sun in the title.

Books with sun in the title include The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway, The Book of the New Sun by Gene Wolfe, and Empire of the Sun by J. G. Ballard. If you have a favorite sun 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 sun in the name, it belongs on this list.

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A Thousand Splendid Suns is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
A Thousand Splendid Suns Khaled Hosseini

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Waiting for the sun is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
Waiting for the sun Barney Hoskyns

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Under the Blood Red Sun is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
Under the Blood Red Sun Graham Salisbury

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Return of the Sun is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
Return of the Sun Joseph Bruchac

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Staring at the Sun is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
Staring at the Sun Julian Barnes

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The Last Light of the Sun is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
The Last Light of the Sun Guy Gavriel Kay

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A Slant of Sun is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
A Slant of Sun Beth Kephart

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The Strength of the Sun is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
The Strength of the Sun Catherine Chidgey

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One is the sun is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
One is the sun Patricia Nell Warren

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The Book of the New Sun is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title

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First He made the sun is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
First He made the sun Harriet Ziefert

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A Fire in the Sun is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
A Fire in the Sun George Alec Effinger

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Born of the sun is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
Born of the sun Gillian Cross, Joseph Diescho

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The Sun Also Rises is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
The Sun Also Rises Ernest Hemingway

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Sun dogs is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
Sun dogs Robert Olen Butler

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The Trap and A Dance in the Su... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title

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Mortal Suns is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
Mortal Suns Tanith Lee

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Dragons of a Fallen Sun is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
Dragons of a Fallen Sun Margaret Weis, Tracy Hickman

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Voyage of a Summer Sun is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title

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The Sun Shines Bright is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
The Sun Shines Bright Isaac Asimov

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A Season In The Sun is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
A Season In The Sun Roger Kahn

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The Urth of the New Sun is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title

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Feynman's Lost Lecture: The Mo... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title

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Heretic Sun is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
Heretic Sun Elaine Corvidae

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The Sun Chemist is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
The Sun Chemist Lionel Davidson

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Under the Tuscan Sun is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
Under the Tuscan Sun Frances Mayes

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A Raisin in the Sun is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
A Raisin in the Sun Lorraine Hansberry

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Empire of the Sun is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
Empire of the Sun J. G. Ballard

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Ring Around the Sun is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
Ring Around the Sun Clifford D. Simak

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More brilliant than the sun is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title

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Between the Thunder and the Su... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title

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Reich Of The Black Sun is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
Reich Of The Black Sun Joseph P. Farrell

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Black Sun is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
Black Sun Geoffrey Wolff

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The little soul and the sun is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
The little soul and the sun Neale Donald Walsch

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Musicians of the sun is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
Musicians of the sun Gerald McDermott

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Don't Bite the Sun is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
Don't Bite the Sun Tanith Lee

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Black Sun is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
Black Sun Terry C. Johnston

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The sun king is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
The sun king David Ignatius

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The Dark Side of the Sun is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
The Dark Side of the Sun Terry Pratchett

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Black Sun is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
Black Sun Edward Abbey

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Rising Sun is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
Rising Sun Michael Crichton

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The Sun Is My Undoing is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
The Sun Is My Undoing Marguerite Steen

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I, the Sun is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
I, the Sun Janet Morris

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The Midnight Sun is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
The Midnight Sun Karl Edward Wagner

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That They may Face the Rising ... is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title

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Dead Sky, Black Sun is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
Dead Sky, Black Sun Graham McNeill

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To the bright and shining sun is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title

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House of Suns is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
House of Suns Alastair Reynolds

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Sun and Shadow is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
Sun and Shadow Åke Edwardson

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South of the Border, West of t... is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title