The Devil All the Time by Donald Ray PollockWinter's Bone by Daniel WoodrellDry Bones in the Valley by Tom BoumanKnockemstiff by Donald Ray PollockCrooked Letter, Crooked Letter by Tom Franklin
Country Noir
1st out of 128 books — 117 voters
The Art of Fielding by Chad HarbachThe Sisters Brothers by Patrick deWittThe Sense of an Ending by Julian BarnesThe Marriage Plot by Jeffrey EugenidesState of Wonder by Ann Patchett
2012 Tournament of Books
10th out of 16 books — 265 voters

American Psycho by Bret Easton EllisLord of the Flies by William GoldingA Child Called "It" by Dave Pelzer1984 by George OrwellA Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess
The Most Disturbing Book Ever Written
191st out of 1,471 books — 5,285 voters
Shadow Roll (A Sam Russo Mystery, #1). by Ki LongfellowGood Dog, Bad Dog (A Sam Russo Mystery, #2). by Ki LongfellowThe Girl in the Next Room by Ki LongfellowAmerican Tabloid by James EllroyCaught Stealing by Charlie Huston
Best Noir of the 21st Century
16th out of 124 books — 223 voters

Divergent by Veronica Roth11/22/63 by Stephen KingDaughter of Smoke & Bone by Laini TaylorThe Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsMockingjay by Suzanne Collins
Top Five-Star Reads of 2011
76th out of 425 books — 712 voters
1984 by George OrwellThe Road by Cormac McCarthyAmerican Psycho by Bret Easton EllisLord of the Flies by William GoldingA Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess
Darkest Books Of All Time
142nd out of 597 books — 859 voters

The Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsHarry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. RowlingTo Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeTwilight by Stephenie MeyerPride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
Best Books Ever
4773rd out of 34,590 books — 132,229 voters
Alien Species Intervention Books 1-3 by J.K. AccinniTagged by Joseph M. ChironNOS4A2 by Joe HillWorld War Z by Max BrooksMateguas Island by Linda  Watkins
Best Horror Books of the 21st Century
60th out of 206 books — 303 voters

City of Fallen Angels by Cassandra ClareClockwork Prince by Cassandra ClareDelirium by Lauren OliverSilence by Becca FitzpatrickUnearthly by Cynthia Hand
Best Books of 2011
518th out of 2,173 books — 7,001 voters
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeIn Cold Blood by Truman CapoteThe Sound and the Fury by William FaulknerAs I Lay Dying by William FaulknerWise Blood by Flannery O'Connor
Best Southern Gothic Literature
49th out of 94 books — 190 voters

The Conspiracy Against the Human Race by Thomas LigottiThe King in Yellow and Other Horror Stories by Robert W. ChambersThe Stranger by Albert CamusGalveston by Nic PizzolattoNotes from Underground by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
HBO's True Detective
10th out of 78 books — 40 voters
A Clockwork Orange by Anthony BurgessLord of the Flies by William GoldingThe Road by Cormac McCarthyLolita by Vladimir NabokovThe Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
Disturbingly Enticing
39th out of 232 books — 94 voters

The Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsThe Help by Kathryn StockettA Dance with Dragons by George R.R. MartinDivergent by Veronica RothCatching Fire by Suzanne Collins
What's the Book You Can't Wait to Read This Summer?
1233rd out of 3,778 books — 7,230 voters

The Road by Cormac McCarthyAtonement by Ian McEwanThe Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark HaddonLife of Pi by Yann MartelNever Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro
Major Award-Winning Fiction Since 1990
115th out of 155 books — 279 voters
Ready Player One by Ernest ClineThe Night Circus by Erin MorgensternBossypants by Tina FeySteve Jobs by Walter Isaacson11/22/63 by Stephen King
Amazon.com Best Books of 2011: The Top 100
77th out of 100 books — 167 voters

Bossypants by Tina FeyThe Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet by David MitchellOpen by Andre AgassiThe Emperor of All Maladies by Siddhartha MukherjeeLast Call by Daniel Okrent
From Fresh Air
36th out of 84 books — 59 voters
The Bridge To Caracas by Stephen DouglassShadow Hills by Anastasia HopcusThe Secret Magdalene by Ki LongfellowKerri's War by Stephen DouglassThe Tainted Trust by Stephen Douglass
Lesser Known Authors
609th out of 3,292 books — 4,062 voters

The Grapes of Wrath by John SteinbeckAngela's Ashes by Frank McCourtThe Good Earth by Pearl S. BuckTobacco Road by Erskine CaldwellOliver Twist by Charles Dickens
The Hardscrabble Life
97th out of 147 books — 85 voters
The Sense of an Ending by Julian BarnesThe Devil All the Time by Donald Ray PollockLightning Rods by Helen DeWittSalvage the Bones by Jesmyn Ward1Q84 by Haruki Murakami
2012 Tournament of Books Finalists
2nd out of 16 books — 1 voter

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeePride and Prejudice by Jane AustenThe Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank1984 by George OrwellHarry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling
100 Books to Read in a Lifetime: Readers' Picks
2397th out of 5,637 books — 6,998 voters
The Complete Stories and Poems by Edgar Allan PoeAll Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria RemarqueThe Complete Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan DoyleAll the President's Men by Carl BernsteinGoodbye to All That by Robert Graves
All and Everything
113th out of 265 books — 21 voters

And Then There Were None by Agatha ChristieMurder on the Orient Express by Agatha ChristieEveryone Burns by John DolanThe Complete Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan DoyleThe Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown
Best Murder Mysteries Of All-Time
401st out of 454 books — 183 voters
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg LarssonThe Da Vinci Code by Dan BrownAnd Then There Were None by Agatha ChristieThe Girl Who Played with Fire by Stieg LarssonMurder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie
100 Mysteries and Thrillers to Read in a Lifetime: Readers' Picks
1400th out of 1,594 books — 1,787 voters

1984 by George OrwellRemember Why You Fear Me by Robert ShearmanBrave New World by Aldous HuxleyThe Alligators of Abraham by Robert KlossDie Straße by Cormac McCarthy
Sophisticated, disturbing Books
7th out of 14 books — 16 voters
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeGone with the Wind by Margaret MitchellThe Help by Kathryn StockettThe Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark TwainMidnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt
Best Southern Books
404th out of 419 books — 568 voters

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeThe Great Gatsby by F. Scott FitzgeraldThe Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark TwainThe Grapes of Wrath by John SteinbeckThe Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
The Great American Novel
230th out of 359 books — 598 voters
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg LarssonThe Girl Who Played with Fire by Stieg LarssonCorporate America by Jack   DoughertyThe Assassins Club by Dixon RiceAn Angel Box by Denny Youngblood
Best Thrillers
290th out of 333 books — 519 voters

Pedro Páramo by Juan RulfoThe Death of Artemio Cruz by Carlos FuentesHomage to Catalonia by George OrwellThe Moth by James M. CainLaughter in the Dark by Vladimir Nabokov
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16th out of 61 books — 1 voter
Blood Orchids by Toby NealHeavy Duty People by Iain ParkeSworn to Silence by Linda CastilloThe Manson File by Nikolas SchreckTable 21 by T. Rafael Cimino
CRIME WRITERS WHO DESERVE MORE ATTENTION
383rd out of 416 books — 191 voters

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