Twilight by Stephenie MeyerBreaking Dawn by Stephenie MeyerNew Moon by Stephenie MeyerEclipse by Stephenie MeyerMiles to Go by Miley Cyrus
The Worst Books of All Time
49th out of 5,821 books — 16,532 voters
The Joy Luck Club by Amy TanThe Namesake by Jhumpa LahiriThe House on Mango Street by Sandra CisnerosThe Kite Runner by Khaled HosseiniInterpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri
Immigrant Experience Literature
3rd out of 538 books — 751 voters

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeHarry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. RowlingPride and Prejudice by Jane AustenThe Diary of a Young Girl by Anne FrankAnimal Farm by George Orwell
Books That Everyone Should Read At Least Once
499th out of 13,482 books — 66,230 voters
One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcí­a MárquezLove in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcí­a MárquezThe House of the Spirits by Isabel AllendeLike Water for Chocolate by Laura EsquivelThe Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
Latina/Latino Fiction
8th out of 492 books — 749 voters

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee1984 by George OrwellThe Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. TolkienThe Catcher in the Rye by J.D. SalingerThe Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Best Books of the 20th Century
437th out of 6,136 books — 41,137 voters
The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne FrankThe Glass Castle by Jeannette WallsI Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya AngelouEat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth GilbertPersepolis by Marjane Satrapi
Memoirs by Women
21st out of 1,397 books — 1,798 voters

The Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsHarry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. RowlingThe Lightning Thief by Rick RiordanTwilight by Stephenie MeyerDivergent by Veronica Roth
Best Young Adult Books
526th out of 9,259 books — 62,641 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
1531st out of 37,016 books — 141,627 voters

The Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsThe Golden Compass by Philip PullmanAlanna by Tamora PierceGraceling by Kristin CashoreCatching Fire by Suzanne Collins
Best Feminist Young Adult Books
60th out of 873 books — 1,011 voters
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeRomeo and Juliet by William ShakespeareThe Great Gatsby by F. Scott FitzgeraldLord of the Flies by William GoldingThe Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
Required Reading in High School
49th out of 439 books — 637 voters

The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel HawthorneLord of the Flies by William GoldingBeowulf by UnknownGreat Expectations by Charles DickensThe Pearl by John Steinbeck
Read These In School - Would Have Preferred A Root Canal
48th out of 396 books — 1,340 voters
The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret AtwoodThe Color Purple by Alice WalkerEnder's Game by Orson Scott CardWatchmen by Alan MooreBeloved by Toni Morrison
Best Books of the Decade: 1980's
74th out of 1,030 books — 1,152 voters

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeThe Giver by Lois LowryThe Outsiders by S.E. HintonAnimal Farm by George Orwell1984 by George Orwell
Best School Assigned Books
103rd out of 574 books — 1,416 voters
The House on Mango Street by Sandra CisnerosWoman Hollering Creek and Other Stories by Sandra CisnerosBorderlands/La Frontera by Gloria E. AnzaldúaThis Bridge Called My Back by Cherríe L. MoragaThe House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende
Chicano Chicana
1st out of 125 books — 60 voters

The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen ChboskySpeak by Laurie Halse AndersonLooking for Alaska by John GreenThe Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsThe Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
New Coming-of-Age Titles for Required High School Reading
20th out of 163 books — 467 voters
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
666th out of 5,848 books — 7,297 voters

The Help by Kathryn StockettWater for Elephants by Sara GruenThe Kite Runner by Khaled HosseiniThe Book Thief by Markus ZusakTo Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
Best for Book Clubs
373rd out of 3,587 books — 9,271 voters
Kindred by Octavia E. ButlerTheir Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale HurstonThe House on Mango Street by Sandra CisnerosBeloved by Toni MorrisonThe Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz
Best Multi-Ethnic American Literature
3rd out of 222 books — 73 voters

Pride and Prejudice by Jane AustenThe Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsJane Eyre by Charlotte BrontëTo Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeFlow Down Like Silver by Ki Longfellow
Strong Female Characters Written by Female Authors
83rd out of 1,164 books — 1,090 voters
Animal Farm by George OrwellOf Mice and Men by John SteinbeckThe Old Man and the Sea by Ernest HemingwayThe Metamorphosis by Franz KafkaThe Stranger by Albert Camus
World's Greatest Novellas
67th out of 408 books — 890 voters

Harry Potter Boxset by J.K. RowlingThe Giver by Lois LowryThe Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsHoles by Louis SacharThe Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan
Top 100 Middle School Must-Reads
188th out of 870 books — 1,958 voters
James and the Giant Peach by Roald DahlThe Grapes of Wrath by John SteinbeckFried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe by Fannie FlaggA Clockwork Orange by Anthony BurgessThe Princess and the Pea by Janet Stevens
Fruits and Vegetables in Titles
9th out of 308 books — 80 voters

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeThe Giver by Lois LowryThe Great Gatsby by F. Scott FitzgeraldRomeo and Juliet by William ShakespeareMacbeth by William Shakespeare
Read These In School - Liked Them Anyway
71st out of 314 books — 458 voters
Animal Farm by George OrwellThe Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-ExupéryOf Mice and Men by John SteinbeckThe Great Gatsby by F. Scott FitzgeraldFahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
Quick Reads
59th out of 584 books — 476 voters

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeePride and Prejudice by Jane AustenJane Eyre by Charlotte BrontëHarry Potter Boxset by J.K. RowlingThe Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank
Best Women-authored Books
180th out of 3,007 books — 1,820 voters
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeThe Great Gatsby by F. Scott FitzgeraldThe Outsiders by S.E. HintonLord of the Flies by William GoldingHoles by Louis Sachar
Glad my teacher made me read this book
45th out of 283 books — 303 voters

The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz ZafónOne Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcí­a MárquezThe House on Mango Street by Sandra CisnerosFicciones by Jorge Luis BorgesCaramelo by Sandra Cisneros
Hispanic Fiction
3rd out of 91 books — 51 voters
Lord of the Flies by William GoldingThe Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel HawthorneThe Great Gatsby by F. Scott FitzgeraldThe Catcher in the Rye by J.D. SalingerGreat Expectations by Charles Dickens
Forced to read in school, but hated
60th out of 262 books — 542 voters

The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret AtwoodHarry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. RowlingThe Poisonwood Bible by Barbara KingsolverA Prayer for Owen Meany by John IrvingThe Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
Entertainment Weekly New Classics
63rd out of 100 books — 224 voters
The Grapes of Wrath by John SteinbeckThe Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark TwainThe Cherry Orchard by Anton ChekhovFive Quarters of the Orange by Joanne HarrisJames and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl
Fruity
7th out of 81 books — 22 voters

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