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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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6 2
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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5 2
Return of the Sun is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
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
Julian Barnes

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4 2
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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4 2
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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Empire of the Sun is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
J. G. Ballard

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3 1
More brilliant than the sun is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title

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The Sun Also Rises is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
Ernest Hemingway

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A Raisin in the Sun is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
Lorraine Hansberry

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3 1
Ring Around the Sun is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
Clifford D. Simak

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3 1
Under the Tuscan Sun is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
Frances Mayes

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3 1
Heretic Sun is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
Elaine Corvidae

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Black Sun is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
Terry C. Johnston

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2 0
Between the Thunder and the Su... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title

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The little soul and the sun is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
Neale Donald Walsch

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Reich Of The Black Sun is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
Joseph P. Farrell

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Musicians of the sun is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
Gerald McDermott

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First He made the sun is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
Harriet Ziefert

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Don't Bite the Sun is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
Tanith Lee

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The Strength of the Sun is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
Catherine Chidgey

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2 0
The Book of the New Sun is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title

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2 0
Mortal Suns is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
Tanith Lee

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2 0
The Dark Side of the Sun is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
Terry Pratchett

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2 0
One is the sun is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
Patricia Nell Warren

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I, the Sun is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
Janet Morris

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2 0
The Trap and A Dance in the Su... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title

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Sun dogs is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
Robert Olen Butler

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Rising Sun is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
Michael Crichton

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Black Sun is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
Edward Abbey

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Born of the sun is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
Gillian Cross, Joseph Diescho

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2 0
A Fire in the Sun is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
George Alec Effinger

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2 0
The sun king is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
David Ignatius

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2 0
The Sun Is My Undoing is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
Marguerite Steen

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2 0
Black Sun is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
Geoffrey Wolff

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3 2
Feynman's Lost Lecture: The Mo... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title

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3 2
Voyage of a Summer Sun is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title

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3 2
Dragons of a Fallen Sun is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
Margaret Weis, Tracy Hickman

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2 1
The Urth of the New Sun is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title

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2 1
The Sun Shines Bright is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
Isaac Asimov

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2 1
That They may Face the Rising ... is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title

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2 1
The Sun Chemist is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
Lionel Davidson

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2 1
Dead Sky, Black Sun is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
Graham McNeill

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2 1
Sun and Shadow is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
Åke Edwardson

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The Midnight Sun is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
Karl Edward Wagner

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A Season In The Sun is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
Roger Kahn

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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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South of the Border, West of t... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title

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The Ghost in the Noonday Sun is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title