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The Name of the Rose by Umberto EcoThe Pillars of the Earth by Ken FollettThe Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel HawthorneThe Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey ChaucerA Canticle for Leibowitz by Walter M. Miller Jr.
Vicars, Priests, Abbots, Fathers, Abbesses, Pastors, Nuns
84th out of 420 books — 167 voters
Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur GoldenGone with the Wind by Margaret MitchellThe Pillars of the Earth by Ken FollettThe Book Thief by Markus ZusakThe Other Boleyn Girl by Philippa Gregory
Best Historical Fiction
983rd out of 4,864 books — 18,951 voters

Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn WaughThe Power and the Glory by Graham GreeneThe Screwtape Letters by C.S. LewisThe Divine Comedy by Dante AlighieriThe Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien
Catholic Fiction
98th out of 363 books — 307 voters
The Screwtape Letters by C.S. LewisLeaper by Geoffrey  WoodThe God Cookie by Geoffrey  WoodThe Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. LewisThe Lord of the Rings Trilogy by J.R.R. Tolkien
Best Catholic Fiction
70th out of 207 books — 199 voters

Josiah Stubb by C.W. LovattFollow the River by James Alexander ThomChristy by Catherine MarshallMrs. Mike by Benedict FreedmanThe Winthrop Woman by Anya Seton
The Unknown, Hidden Gems Of Historical Fiction
251st out of 847 books — 691 voters
Macbeth by William ShakespeareThe Murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha ChristieJulius Caesar by William ShakespeareThe Guns of Navarone by Alistair MacLeanThe Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas
Guns and Knives
67th out of 186 books — 41 voters

Gone with the Wind by Margaret MitchellThe Pillars of the Earth by Ken FollettThe Book Thief by Markus ZusakOutlander by Diana GabaldonThe Red Tent by Anita Diamant
Best Historical Fiction Books that Are Actually Historical Fiction
487th out of 1,307 books — 1,310 voters
Pride and Prejudice by Jane AustenJane Eyre by Charlotte BrontëHamlet by William ShakespeareThe Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. TolkienHarry Potter Boxset by J.K. Rowling
I Will Read Absolutely Anything S/He Writes
262nd out of 626 books — 255 voters

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeWolf Hall by Hilary MantelThe Book Thief by Markus ZusakThe Name of the Rose by Umberto EcoA Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
Literary Historical Fiction
229th out of 420 books — 410 voters
Two Rivers by Zoe SaadiaAt Road's End by Zoe SaadiaThe Cahokian by Zoe SaadiaThe Peacekeeper by Zoe SaadiaAcross the Great Sparkling Water by Zoe Saadia
Native American Historical Fiction
78th out of 124 books — 148 voters

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. RowlingHarry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. RowlingHarry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. RowlingHarry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. RowlingTwilight by Stephenie Meyer
I Saw the Movie & Read the Book
1286th out of 1,289 books — 1,380 voters
Anne of Green Gables by L.M. MontgomeryThe Shipping News by Annie ProulxAlias Grace by Margaret AtwoodThe Blind Assassin by Margaret AtwoodThe Deptford Trilogy by Robertson Davies
Oh, Canada!
349th out of 542 books — 221 voters

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeJane Eyre by Charlotte BrontëThe Catcher in the Rye by J.D. SalingerCrime and Punishment by Fyodor DostoyevskyPride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
Best Literary Fiction
571st out of 780 books — 928 voters
Blood River by Tim ButcherPride and Prejudice by Jane AustenThe Handmaid's Tale by Margaret AtwoodPhenomena by Susan TarrThe God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy
The Queen's Library: Best of the Commonwealth
215th out of 481 books — 153 voters

Holy Bible by AnonymousConfessions by Augustine of HippoOrthodoxy by G.K. ChestertonKristin Lavransdatter by Sigrid UndsetLetters and Papers from Prison by Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Dante to Dead Man Walking
46th out of 47 books — 2 voters
Smashed, Squashed, Splattered, Chewed, Chunked and Spewed by Lance CarbuncleHow Green Was My Valley by Richard LlewellynJude the Obscure by Thomas HardyThe Leopard by Giuseppe Tomasi di LampedusaReplay by Ken Grimwood
The obscure: Best books most haven't read (or even heard of)
366th out of 392 books — 279 voters

Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur GoldenGone with the Wind by Margaret MitchellThe Highlander by Zoe SaadiaOutlander by Diana GabaldonShōgun by James Clavell
Best historical novels
305th out of 543 books — 439 voters
The Horse's Mouth by Joyce CaryA Division of the Spoils by Paul ScottThe Day of the Scorpion by Paul ScottThe Best of Philip K. Dick by Philip K. DickArchy and Mehitabel by Don Marquis
REALLY Underrated Books (Fewer than 1,000 Ratings)
520th out of 2,941 books — 1,173 voters

The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret AtwoodAnne of Green Gables by L.M. MontgomeryThe Book of Negroes by Lawrence HillLife of Pi by Yann MartelThe English Patient by Michael Ondaatje
Canadian Fiction
263rd out of 597 books — 432 voters
Pride and Prejudice by Jane AustenHarry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. RowlingLittle Women by Louisa May AlcottHarry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. RowlingThe Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
Favorite Comfort Reads
947th out of 967 books — 570 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
25607th out of 37,987 books — 143,260 voters
The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. TolkienTill We Have Faces by C.S. LewisA Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'EngleA Prayer for Owen Meany by John IrvingThe Complete Stories by Flannery O'Connor
Image Magazine 100 Writers of Faith
97th out of 116 books — 32 voters

Make Way for Ducklings by Robert McCloskeyWinnie-the-Pooh by A.A. MilneAnne of Green Gables by L.M. MontgomeryMoby-Dick; or, The Whale by Herman MelvilleGone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
Authors With A Last Name Starting With "M"
403rd out of 810 books — 37 voters
The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz ZafónThe Rules of Dreaming by Bruce HartmanThe Puzzling World of Winston Breen by Eric BerlinRed Wine and Words by Emma EnnisCaptiva by Randy Wayne White
Best books to Read this Summer
13th out of 27 books — 5 voters

The English Patient by Michael OndaatjeWater for Elephants by Sara GruenThe Handmaid's Tale by Margaret AtwoodThe Book of Negroes by Lawrence HillLife of Pi by Yann Martel
Canadian Books Adapted for TV/Film
26th out of 48 books — 5 voters
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman AlexieBeyond Bridalveil Fall by Sheryl SealLove Medicine by Louise ErdrichThe Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven by Sherman AlexieGreen Grass, Running Water by Thomas King
Best Native American/First Nations Fiction
193rd out of 345 books — 213 voters

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman AlexieThe Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven by Sherman AlexieBeyond Oria Falls by Sheryl SealLove Medicine by Louise ErdrichBeyond Bridalveil Fall by Sheryl Seal
Native American Fiction
331st out of 510 books — 473 voters
1984 by George OrwellThe Road by Cormac McCarthyLord of the Flies by William GoldingAmerican Psycho by Bret Easton EllisA Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess
Darkest Books Of All Time
684th out of 740 books — 929 voters

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