Wild Swans by Jung ChangThe Good Earth by Pearl S. BuckSnow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa SeeThe Joy Luck Club by Amy TanBalzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress by Dai Sijie
Best Books About China
20th out of 417 books — 326 voters
The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne FrankNight by Elie WieselUnder the Banner of Heaven by Jon KrakauerInto Thin Air by Jon KrakauerThe Invention of Religion by Alexander Drake
Must Read Non-Fiction
130th out of 1,380 books — 1,460 voters

The Kite Runner by Khaled HosseiniMemoirs of a Geisha by Arthur GoldenA Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled HosseiniThe Book Thief by Markus ZusakLife of Pi by Yann Martel
Foreign Lands
155th out of 1,271 books — 1,266 voters
River Town by Peter HesslerCountry Driving by Peter HesslerChina by Tom  CarterOracle Bones by Peter HesslerUnsavory Elements by Tom  Carter
CHINA Expat Books
13th out of 94 books — 68 voters

To Live by Yu HuaWaiting by Ha JinEmpress Orchid by Anchee MinRed Sorghum by Mo YanShanghai Baby by Weihui Zhou
Fiction from the Chinese Mainland
28th out of 78 books — 102 voters
Where Angels Fear to Tread by E.M. ForsterThe October Country by Ray BradburyDombey and Son by Charles DickensSpeak, Memory by Vladimir NabokovThe Forgotten Beasts of Eld by Patricia A. McKillip
Moderately Underrated Books (1,000 - 10,000 ratings)
521st out of 1,694 books — 428 voters

The Devil in the White City by Erik LarsonFreakonomics by Steven D. LevittIn Cold Blood by Truman CapoteA Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill BrysonGuns, Germs, and Steel by Jared Diamond
Best Non-Fiction (non biography)
828th out of 3,144 books — 5,144 voters
All Creatures Great and Small by James HerriotNickel and Dimed by Barbara EhrenreichKitchen Confidential by Anthony BourdainWorking by Studs TerkelAll Things Bright and Beautiful by James Herriot
A Day in the Life: Work Memoirs
151st out of 469 books — 249 voters

Unsavory Elements by Tom  CarterOracle Bones by Peter HesslerRiver Town by Peter HesslerFactory Girls by Leslie T. ChangHome is a Roof Over a Pig by Aminta Arrington
Life in Modern China
4th out of 23 books — 12 voters

Remarkable Creatures by Tracy ChevalierThis Rough Magic by Mary StewartThe Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson BurnettThe Perfume Collector by Kathleen TessaroCrocodile on the Sandbank by Elizabeth Peters
Special Interest Focused Fiction, Occupation Hobby Themed
88th out of 190 books — 24 voters
The Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsPride and Prejudice by Jane AustenCatching Fire by Suzanne CollinsJane Eyre by Charlotte BrontëLittle Women by Louisa May Alcott
Girl Power Books
567th out of 676 books — 854 voters

Magic America by C.E. MedfordGRIT The Banter and Brutality of the Late-Night Cab by Karl WigginsCreating Monsters by Christopher RankinLush Life by Richard PriceHow to Beg for Cigarettes by Matt Ponticello
Best Books With Urban Settings
60th out of 63 books — 38 voters
The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. TolkienGone with the Wind by Margaret MitchellJane Eyre by Charlotte BrontëThe Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre DumasLes Misérables by Victor Hugo
Big Fat Books Worth the Effort
920th out of 1,379 books — 5,748 voters

The Grapes of Wrath by John SteinbeckWhat Work Is by Philip LevineEmpire Falls by Richard RussoThe Bean Trees by Barbara KingsolverOf Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
Blue Collar Books
29th out of 88 books — 35 voters
Gone Girl by Gillian FlynnMe Before You by Jojo MoyesThe Fault in Our Stars by John GreenThe Book Thief by Markus ZusakOrphan Train by Christina Baker Kline
2014: What the Over 35's Are Reading
1153rd out of 2,385 books — 507 voters

Why Pro-Life? by Randy AlcornWomen Working The Nafta Food Chain by Deborah BarndtBorn in Blood & Fire by John Charles ChasteenVoices of the Voiceless by Michelle TooleyNot Regina by Christmas Carol Kauffman
Real Dystopia
16th out of 22 books — 1 voter
Secrets of the Realm by Bev StoutPlebs by Jim GoforthSeptember Ends by Hunter S. JonesLone Wolf Rising by Jami BrumfieldThe Meat Market by James Chalk
Books That Need More Attention
574th out of 852 books — 621 voters

Cheating to Survive by Christine ArdigoDwellers of Ahwahnee by Sheryl SealEvery Five Years by Christine ArdigoSlightly Dangerous by Mary BaloghLord of Scoundrels by Loretta Chase
Women with Attitude
79th out of 91 books — 59 voters
The Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsThe Kite Runner by Khaled HosseiniThe Book Thief by Markus ZusakWater for Elephants by Sara GruenHarry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling
Books that Exceeded your Expectations
2033rd out of 3,257 books — 6,034 voters

Guns, Germs, and Steel by Jared DiamondMeltdown in Tibet by Michael  BuckleyUnsavory Elements by Tom  CarterThe Hundred-Year Marathon by Michael PillsburyLeftover Women by Leta Hong Fincher
Informative Books on China
6th out of 29 books — 4 voters
The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins1984 by George OrwellDivergent by Veronica RothBrave New World by Aldous HuxleyFahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
Best Dystopian Books
315th out of 344 books — 740 voters

The Kaleidoscope by Adrian MendozaThe Alchemist by Paulo CoelhoThings Fall Apart by Chinua AchebeThe Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano by Olaudah EquianoDrown by Junot Díaz
Best Books by Diverse Authors
28th out of 29 books — 8 voters
90 Miles to Freedom by K.C. HiltonMagic America by C.E. MedfordVampire Origins - Project Ichorous by Riley BanksThe Rebel's Promise by Jane GodmanWhen Empires Fall by Katie Jennings
Best Characters Who Are In Their 20's
153rd out of 165 books — 154 voters

The Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsBreaking Dawn by Stephenie MeyerThe Host by Stephenie MeyerThe Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann ShafferCity of Ashes by Cassandra Clare
Best Books of 2008
930th out of 1,414 books — 6,805 voters
Adulting by Kelly Williams BrownGrace's Guide by Grace HelbigNever Have I Ever by Katie HeaneyNot That Kind of Girl by Lena Dunham#GIRLBOSS by Sophia Amoruso
Non-Fiction for Women in their Twenties
94th out of 101 books — 29 voters

A Great and Terrible Beauty by Libba BrayWar and Peace by Leo TolstoyThe Prince and the Pauper by Mark TwainHotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie FordNorth and South by Elizabeth Gaskell
Books with Antonym Titles
138th out of 233 books — 94 voters
The Price of Thirst by Karen PiperThe Power Broker by Robert A. CaroHolidays in Hell by P.J. O'RourkeCity of Quartz by Mike DavisExcellent Cadavers by Alexander Stille
Great Reportage Books
11th out of 47 books — 2 voters

The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne FrankFree Fall by Amber Lea EastonThe Hiding Place by Corrie ten BoomThree Cups of Tea by Greg MortensonForever, Christian by Tina Traverse
Inspiring True Stories
120th out of 121 books — 190 voters
Magic America by C.E. MedfordEdna in the Desert by Maddy LedermanA Theory of Expanded Love by Caitlin HicksWater Falls Down by Danielle RohrSideways Snow (Water Falls Down, #2). by Danielle Rohr
Finally Growing Up (Literary Fiction)
30th out of 39 books — 32 voters

« previous 1
listopia home