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The Best Books With Water in the Title 

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Updated November 18, 2017 271 votes 46 voters 3.2k views

It turns out that books with water in the title are way more common than you think. Here are 100+ good books with water in the title, including both fiction and non-fiction. It's safe to say that most of these titles aren't books about the colorless liquid we call water, but the core commonality between these books is that they have the word water in the title.

Books with water in the title include Like Water for Chocolate: A Novel in Monthly Installments with Recipes, Romances and Home Remedies by Laura Esquivel, Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen, and The Water Horse by Dick King-Smith. If you have a favorite water 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 water in the name, it belongs on this list.

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Water is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Books With Water in the Title
Bapsi Sidhwa
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Steps under water is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Books With Water in the Title
Alicia Kozameh
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Secret Water is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Books With Water in the Title
Arthur Ransome
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Wall And Water Gardens ... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Books With Water in the Title
Gertrude Jekyll
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Smoke on the Water is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Books With Water in the Title
Dave Thompson
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Devil Water is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Books With Water in the Title
Anya Seton
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Horse Under Water is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Books With Water in the Title
Len Deighton
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Dark Water is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Books With Water in the Title
Koji Suzuki
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Shadows in the water is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Books With Water in the Title
Kathryn Lasky
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Troubled Water is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Books With Water in the Title
Maude Barlow
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Chop Wood, Carry Water ... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Books With Water in the Title
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Hot Water is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Books With Water in the Title
P. G. Wodehouse
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The Creature of Black Wa... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Books With Water in the Title
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Finding Water is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Books With Water in the Title
Julia Cameron
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Breathing Under Water is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Books With Water in the Title
Richard Rohr
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Ripley Under Water is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Books With Water in the Title
Patricia Highsmith
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The Queen of Whale Cay: ... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Books With Water in the Title
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Dangerous water is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Books With Water in the Title
Ron Powers
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A Ghost in the Water is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Books With Water in the Title
Terry Glavin
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Blood and Water is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Books With Water in the Title
Judd Winick
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Blood and Water is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Books With Water in the Title
Tim Winton
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Ice Creams, Water Ices, ... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Books With Water in the Title
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The Crew of the Water Wa... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Books With Water in the Title
Robert Michael Ballantyne
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Death By Water is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Books With Water in the Title
Kerry Greenwood
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Something in the water ... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Books With Water in the Title
Charlotte MacLeod