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The Best Books With Tower in the Title 

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Updated November 16, 2017 155 votes 13 voters 1.1k views

It turns out that books with tower in the title are way more common than you think. Here are 60+ good books with tower in the title, including both fiction and non-fiction. It's safe to say that most of these titles are books about towers, but the core commonality between these books is that they have the word tower in the title.

Books with tower in the title include The Dark Tower II: The Drawing of the Three by Stephen King, the six-part series The Seventh Tower by Garth Nix, and The Bell Tower by Robert Graysmith. If you have a favorite tower 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 tower in the name, it belongs on this list.

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The Dark Tower III: The ... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Books With Tower in the Title
Speculative fiction, Horror Film, Fiction
The Waste Lands is the third book of the The Dark Tower series by Stephen King. The original limited edition hardcover featuring full-color illustrations by Ned Dameron was published in 1991 by ...more
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The Towers of Silence is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Books With Tower in the Title
Historical novel
The Towers of Silence is the 1971 novel by Paul Scott that continues his Raj Quartet. It gets its title from the Parsi Towers of Silence where the bodies of the dead are left to be picked clean ...more
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Barchester Towers is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Books With Tower in the Title
Historical fiction, Fiction
Barchester Towers, published in 1857, is the second novel in Anthony Trollope's series known as the "Chronicles of Barsetshire". Among other things it satirises the then raging ...more
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The Princes in the Tower... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Books With Tower in the Title
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The Towers of Trebizond ... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Books With Tower in the Title
Autobiographical novel, Adventure fiction
The Towers of Trebizond is a novel by Rose Macaulay. Published in 1956, it was the last of her novels, and the most successful. It was awarded the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for fiction in ...more
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The Tower of the Elephan... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Books With Tower in the Title
Speculative fiction, Sword and sorcery, Short story
The Tower of the Elephant is a 1975 collection of two fantasy short stories written by Robert E. Howard featuring his sword and sorcery hero Conan the Barbarian. The book was published in 1975 ...more
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Tower of the king's daug... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Books With Tower in the Title
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Silver Tower is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Books With Tower in the Title
Speculative fiction
Silver Tower is a technothriller written by Dale Brown. The paperback publication of the novel was a New York Times bestseller. After its initial publication by Donald I. Fine, Berkley Books ...more
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The Tower at Stony Wood ... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Books With Tower in the Title
Speculative fiction, Fantasy
The Tower at Stony Wood is a book by Patricia A. McKillip.
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Law of the Wolf Tower is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Books With Tower in the Title
Speculative fiction, Fantasy
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Pomfret Towers is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Books With Tower in the Title
Fiction
Pomfret Towers is a book by Angela Thirkell.
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The Two Towers is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Books With Tower in the Title
Speculative fiction, Children's literature, Fiction
The Two Towers is the second volume of J. R. R. Tolkien's high fantasy novel The Lord of the Rings. It is preceded by The Fellowship of the Ring and followed by The Return of the King.
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The Tower is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Books With Tower in the Title
Poetry, Anthology
The Tower was a book of poems by W. B. Yeats, published in 1928. The Tower was Yeats's first major collection as Nobel Laureate after receiving the Nobel Prize in 1923. It is considered to be ...more
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Maisy's Book Tower is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Books With Tower in the Title
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The White Tower is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Books With Tower in the Title
Crime Fiction, Suspense, Mystery
The White Tower is a detective fiction novel by Australian author Dorothy Johnston. It is the second novel in the Sandra Mahoney series.
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The Bell Tower is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Books With Tower in the Title
True crime
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The Secret of the Tower ... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Books With Tower in the Title
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To Green Angel Tower is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Books With Tower in the Title
Speculative fiction, Fantasy
To Green Angel Tower is the third and final novel in Tad Williams' Memory, Sorrow, and Thorn trilogy. At over 520,000 words, it is one of the longest novels ever written. Due to the length of ...more
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In the Fifth at Malory T... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Books With Tower in the Title
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The White Tower is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Books With Tower in the Title
The White Tower is a 1945 novel by James Ramsey Ullman. It was the fourth best-selling novel in the US in 1945. It was filmed in 1950 under the direction of Ted Tetzlaff and starring Glenn Ford, ...more
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The Black Tower is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Books With Tower in the Title
Crime Fiction, Mystery, Fiction
The Black Tower is an Adam Dalgliesh novel by P.D. James, published in 1975. This synopsis is taken from the back cover of a paperback edition.. Just recovered from a grave illness, Commander ...more
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Towers of the Earth is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Books With Tower in the Title
Historical fiction, Fiction
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The Man Who Walked Betwe... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Books With Tower in the Title
Picture book, Children's literature
The Man Who Walked Between the Towers is a children's picture book written and illustrated by American Mordicai Gerstein. Published in 2003, the book recounts the heart-stopping achievement of ...more
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The Seventh Tower is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Books With Tower in the Title
Fantasy, Speculative fiction
The Seventh Tower is a series of six books written by Garth Nix, the result of a joint partnership between Scholastic and LucasFilm. The series follows two children from distinctly different ...more
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Aulnay Tower is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Books With Tower in the Title
Fiction