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The Best Books With Sun in the Title 

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Updated March 1, 2020 256 votes 60 voters 6.4k views

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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The sun king is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
David Ignatius
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I, the Sun is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
Janet Morris
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Return of the Sun is listed (or ranked) 6 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) 7 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
Julian Barnes
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A Raisin in the Sun is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
Lorraine Hansberry
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The Sun Also Rises is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
Ernest Hemingway
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A Slant of Sun is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
Beth Kephart
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The Last Light of the Su... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
Guy Gavriel Kay
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More brilliant than the ... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
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Heretic Sun is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
Elaine Corvidae
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Under the Tuscan Sun is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
Frances Mayes
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Don't Bite the Sun is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
Tanith Lee
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The Dark Side of the Sun... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
Terry Pratchett
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Feynman's Lost Lecture: ... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
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The Sun Shines Bright is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
Isaac Asimov
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Ring Around the Sun is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
Clifford D. Simak
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When the Sun Goes Down ... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
Mick Manning
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Staring at the Sun is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
Irvin D. Yalom
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To the bright and shinin... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
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Where the Sun Swings Nor... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
Barrett Willoughby
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How the Sun Was Made and... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title
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The Trap and A Dance in ... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Books With Sun in the Title