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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
86th out of 422 books — 170 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
104th out of 363 books — 310 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
993rd out of 4,946 books — 19,145 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
263rd out of 860 books — 708 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
71st out of 207 books — 201 voters
Gone with the Wind by Margaret MitchellThe Pillars of the Earth by Ken FollettOutlander by Diana GabaldonThe Book Thief by Markus ZusakThe Red Tent by Anita Diamant
Best Historical Fiction Books that Are Actually Historical Fiction
385th out of 1,359 books — 1,340 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
263rd out of 642 books — 256 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
175th out of 366 books — 421 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
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
80th out of 126 books — 151 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
1308th out of 1,311 books — 1,394 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 543 books — 223 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
569th out of 776 books — 931 voters
Blood River by Tim ButcherPride and Prejudice by Jane AustenThe God of Small Things by Arundhati RoyThe Handmaid's Tale by Margaret AtwoodPhenomena by Susan Tarr
The Queen's Library: Best of the Commonwealth
221st out of 488 books — 158 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 — 280 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
687th out of 743 books — 946 voters
Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur GoldenOutlander by Diana GabaldonGone with the Wind by Margaret MitchellThe Highlander by Zoe SaadiaShōgun by James Clavell
Best historical novels
334th out of 578 books — 444 voters

A Division of the Spoils by Paul ScottThe Day of the Scorpion by Paul ScottThe Horse's Mouth by Joyce CaryThe Towers of Silence by Paul ScottThe Best of Philip K. Dick by Philip K. Dick
REALLY Underrated Books (Fewer than 1,000 Ratings)
512th out of 2,887 books — 1,189 voters
Pride and Prejudice by Jane AustenHarry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. RowlingLittle Women by Louisa May AlcottThe Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson BurnettHarry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling
Favorite Comfort Reads
986th out of 1,006 books — 577 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
26079th out of 38,722 books — 145,231 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 McCloskeyAnne of Green Gables by L.M. MontgomeryWinnie-the-Pooh by A.A. MilneMoby-Dick; or, The Whale by Herman MelvilleVampire Academy by Richelle Mead
Authors With A Last Name Starting With "M"
404th out of 811 books — 37 voters
The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz ZafónThe Rules of Dreaming by Bruce HartmanRed Wine and Words by Emma EnnisThe Puzzling World of Winston Breen by Eric BerlinPalace of Mirrors by Margaret Peterson Haddix
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 AtwoodAnne of Green Gables by L.M. MontgomeryLife 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
195th out of 347 books — 217 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 ErdrichCeremony by Leslie Marmon Silko
Native American Fiction
334th out of 513 books — 483 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
274th out of 633 books — 436 voters

Wolf Hall by Hilary MantelMemoirs of a Geisha by Arthur GoldenFlow Down Like Silver by Ki LongfellowBeloved by Toni MorrisonYear of Wonders by Geraldine  Brooks
Best Literary Historical Fiction
81st out of 255 books — 43 voters

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