What are the best books with river in the title or on the cover?

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    #1Mystic River

    Mystic River

    Mystic River is a crime mystery suspense fiction written by Dennis Lehane. This thriller novel is first published in 2001 by William Morrow Paperbacks.

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    Timothy Obrien
    Written on May 11, 2018
    "I was fascinated after watching the movie of Mystic River and after years I decided to read the book as well. Such a great story with strong characters. I would recommend the book and the movie for anyone who is interested in mystery and suspense fiction."
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    #2Great Expectations

    Great Expectations

    Great Expectations is a coming-of-age story about an orphan boy named Pip and a colorful cast of characters. This greatly-acclaimed work is Dicken's 13th novel.

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    #3Journey to the River Sea

    Journey to the River Sea

    Journey to the River Sea is a historical fiction novel written by Eva Ibbotson. It was originally published in 2001, and it narrates the story of the life of an orphaned girl as she lives with her relatives.

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    Ernesto Velázquez
    Written on May 7, 2018
    "Maia is one of the most literary compelling characters I've ever encountered. The summaries of this book really don't do it justice; it's a much richer and satisfying read than the summaries would suggest. If you like reading novels with British characters, you should definitely read Journey to the River Sea."
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    #4The Wind in the Willows

    The Wind in the Willows
    'The Wind in the Willows' is a classic fantasy tale written by Kenneth Grahame which has become a must-read for kids and teenagers. It tells the adventures of Rat, Mole, Badger and Mr. Toad, a group of eccentric talking animals.
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    #5The Secret River

    The Secret River
    The Secret River is an award-winning historical fiction novel by Kate Greenville. Set in the early 19th century, it follows the story of William Thornhill, who makes life better for himself and his wife after getting deported to Australia.
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    Wayne Chen
    Written on May 15, 2018
    "The Secret River is a really uplifting book. It's the tale of a man who gets banished to Australia in the 1800's but manages to make a good life for him and his family. It's quite gripping and powerful."
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    #6To Kill a Mockingbird

    To Kill a Mockingbird
    To Kill a Mockingbird is Harper Lee's Pulitzer prize-winning masterwork of honor and injustice in the deep south and the heroism of one man in the face of blind and violent hatred. This was first published in 1960.
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    Martha Obrien
    Written on May 14, 2018
    "I absolutely adore this book, however, I have to disagree. There is not a river in the title, nor is there one on the cover of this particular version of the book. "
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    #7The White Nile

    The White Nile

    The White Nile is a classic bestselling non-fiction book written by Alan Moorehead. In this book, the author highlights the Nile River exploration. This was originally published in 1960.

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    Kyle Harris
    Written on May 13, 2018
    "I wanted a book that had a river in the title of it, so I went looking around for one. Off a suggestion, I tried the White Nile, which I suppose is sort of a classic. While it's a bit aged, I definitely enjoyed it! I would definitely recommend it to others who might be interested."
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    #8Life on the Mississippi

    Life on the Mississippi

    This Mark Twain book, the one who started to give him notoriety as a writer, is a memoir of his days working as a steamboat pilot on the Mississippi, before the Civil War. It also talks about his  travel New Orleans from St. Louis, years after the war. 

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    #9Follow the River

    Follow the River
    Follow the River is a historical fiction novel by James Alexander Thom. It tells the story of Mary Ingles, who escapes captivity and tries to find her way back home after being captured by Shawnee Indians.
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    Linda Austin
    Written on May 7, 2018
    "This is a very well-written book about a woman who escapes from the Shawnee Indians and finds her way back home. The trials she overcomes to survive are truly inspiring."
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    #10Virgin River

    Virgin River

    Virgin River is a contemporary romance fiction novel and the first book in the series written by Robyn Carr. It is first published in 2007 by Mira Books. 

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    Virginia Campbell
    Written on May 9, 2018
    "This is a decent selection for books with 'river' in the title or on the cover. It has great ratings and reviews, so it definitely meets the mark! "

Summary

Best What are the best books with river in the title or on the cover
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Mystic RiverBooks 38 Paid
2Great ExpectationsBooks 36 Paid
3Journey to the River SeaBooks 34 Paid
4The Wind in the WillowsBooks 31 Paid
5The Secret RiverBooks 29 Paid
6To Kill a MockingbirdBooks 17 Paid
7The White NileBooks 13 Paid
8Life on the Mississippi Books 9 Paid
9Follow the RiverBooks 4 Paid
10Virgin RiverBooks 1 Paid
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