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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
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
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
Graham Salisbury

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Staring at the Sun is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
Julian Barnes

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Return of the Sun is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
Joseph Bruchac

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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
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
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
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
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
Harriet Ziefert

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2 0
A Fire in the Sun is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
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
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
Ernest Hemingway

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Sun dogs is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
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
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
Margaret Weis, Tracy Hickman

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3 2
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
Isaac Asimov

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2 1
A Season In The Sun is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
Roger Kahn

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2 1
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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2 1
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
Elaine Corvidae

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2 1
The Sun Chemist is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
Lionel Davidson

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2 1
Under the Tuscan Sun is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
Frances Mayes

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2 1
A Raisin in the Sun is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
Lorraine Hansberry

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2 1
Empire of the Sun is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
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
Clifford D. Simak

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2 1
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
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
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
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
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
Tanith Lee

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

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1 0
The sun king is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
David Ignatius

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1 0
The Dark Side of the Sun is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
Terry Pratchett

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

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Rising Sun is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
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
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
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
Karl Edward Wagner

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1 1
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
Graham McNeill

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1 1
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
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
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