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
277th out of 4,480 books — 18,025 voters
Outlander by Diana GabaldonThe Pillars of the Earth by Ken FollettThe Other Boleyn Girl by Philippa GregoryThe Thirteenth Tale by Diane SetterfieldThe Mists of Avalon by Marion Zimmer Bradley
Best Historical Fiction Set in UK and Ireland
33rd out of 742 books — 870 voters

Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourtIn the Woods by Tana FrenchThe Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar WildeUlysses by James JoyceDubliners by James Joyce
Best Irish Books
37th out of 451 books — 334 voters
Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourtCircle of Friends by Maeve BinchyIn the Woods by Tana FrenchDaughter of the Forest by Juliet MarillierDubliners by James Joyce
Best Fiction Set in Ireland
18th out of 285 books — 234 voters

The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. TolkienHarry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. RowlingThe Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre DumasGone with the Wind by Margaret MitchellAnna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
The 800+ page Gorillaz
77th out of 278 books — 371 voters
A Passage to India by E.M. ForsterMurder in Mesopotamia by Agatha ChristieCongo by Michael CrichtonJamaica Inn by Daphne du MaurierThe Russia House by John le Carré
Countries
15th out of 119 books — 135 voters

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. RowlingThe Kite Runner by Khaled HosseiniThe Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsHarry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. RowlingHarry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling
Best Books of the Decade: 2000s
696th out of 4,890 books — 23,766 voters
New York by Edward RutherfurdParís by Edward RutherfurdLondon by Edward RutherfurdTemple of a Thousand Faces by John ShorsPeople of the Book by Geraldine  Brooks
Multi-period epics
8th out of 23 books — 15 voters

Outlander by Diana GabaldonDaughter of the Forest by Juliet MarillierGods of The Nowhere by James TipperDragonfly in Amber by Diana GabaldonVoyager by Diana Gabaldon
Great Celtic Fiction
72nd out of 172 books — 308 voters
The Book Thief by Markus ZusakGone with the Wind by Margaret MitchellThe Pillars of the Earth by Ken FollettA Tale of Two Cities by Charles DickensThe Help by Kathryn Stockett
Recommended Historical Fiction
637th out of 1,777 books — 1,724 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
27977th out of 34,408 books — 132,325 voters

The Forest by Edward RutherfurdThe Princes of Ireland by Edward RutherfurdThe Rebels of Ireland by Edward Rutherfurd
Best of Edward Rutherfurd
2nd out of 3 books — 2 voters

The Hobbit by J.R.R. TolkienRagnarok by A.S. ByattThe Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. TolkienThe Speed of Darkness by Sarah BaethgeThe Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery
2012 Reading List! 100 books in One Year
60th out of 67 books — 12 voters
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. RowlingHarry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. RowlingThe Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. TolkienHarry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. RowlingJane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë
Over 500 pages!!!!
291st out of 351 books — 78 voters

The Birth of Venus by Sarah DunantDevil's Brood by Sharon Kay PenmanPrince of Darkness by Sharon Kay PenmanThe House of Medici by Christopher HibbertI, Mona Lisa by Jeanne Kalogridis
Historical Fiction for a Friend
25th out of 56 books — 5 voters
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeePride and Prejudice by Jane AustenJane Eyre by Charlotte BrontëThe Help by Kathryn StockettThe Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan
Best Novels in Female Perspective
250th out of 410 books — 312 voters

Enter the 5th Realm by Patricia O'GradyThe Clan of the Cave Bear by Jean M. AuelKey Holder of the Realms by Patricia O'GradyThe Gunslinger by Stephen KingPeople of the Wolf by W. Michael Gear
The best book series, Part 2
95th out of 132 books — 19 voters
A Tale of Two Cities by Charles DickensLes Miserables by Victor HugoNorth and South by Elizabeth GaskellBleak House by Charles DickensNocturne, Opus 1 by Norene Moskalski
Historical Cities of Western Europe
37th out of 46 books — 16 voters

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