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
307th out of 4,984 books — 24,622 voters
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg LarssonAnd Then There Were None by Agatha ChristieAngels & Demons by Dan BrownRebecca by Daphne du MaurierIn Cold Blood by Truman Capote
Best Crime & Mystery Books
221st out of 4,984 books — 11,159 voters

Blood River by Tim ButcherThings Fall Apart by Chinua AchebeThe Poisonwood Bible by Barbara KingsolverHalf of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi AdichieHeart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
Africa
48th out of 1,076 books — 1,062 voters
Blood River by Tim ButcherThe Poisonwood Bible by Barbara KingsolverOut of Africa by Karen BlixenThe No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency by Alexander McCall SmithDon't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight by Alexandra Fuller
Best books for an African Safari
27th out of 386 books — 572 voters

One for the Money by Janet EvanovichChocolate Chip Cookie Murder by Joanne FlukeAbby Cooper, Psychic Eye by Victoria LaurieThe No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency by Alexander McCall SmithMurder at the Vicarage by Agatha Christie
Best Cozy Mystery Series
171st out of 1,085 books — 1,275 voters
Moonsong by L.J. SmithWormwood by Isabella KrugerHourglass by Claudia GrayThe Strange Power by L.J. SmithBeautiful Disaster by Jamie McGuire
Horrible Covers
46th out of 199 books — 222 voters

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan DoyleAnd Then There Were None by Agatha ChristieMurder on the Orient Express by Agatha ChristieOne for the Money by Janet EvanovichDeath on the Nile by Agatha Christie
Best Detective/Mystery Series
195th out of 1,252 books — 1,542 voters
Blood River by Tim ButcherThings Fall Apart by Chinua AchebeThe Liquidator by Iain ParkeLong Walk to Freedom by Nelson MandelaHalf of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Books about AFRICA or by AFRICAN AUTHORS
22nd out of 424 books — 221 voters

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. RowlingThe Da Vinci Code by Dan BrownThe Kite Runner by Khaled HosseiniThe Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey NiffeneggerThe Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon
Best Books of 2003
18th out of 309 books — 176 voters
The Liquidator by Iain ParkeAfrican Safari with Ted and Raymond by Rhonda PattonThings Fall Apart by Chinua AchebePurple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi AdichieHalf of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Fictitious Africa
17th out of 259 books — 141 voters

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg LarssonThe Da Vinci Code by Dan BrownAngels & Demons by Dan BrownThe Girl Who Played with Fire by Stieg LarssonThe Alienist by Caleb Carr
Best Mysteries from the 2000s
8th out of 58 books — 31 voters
Cheating to Survive by Christine ArdigoThe Master's Plan by Stephany TullisDreams Come True by Bridgitte LesleyLost In Time by Bridgitte LesleyAfter Forever Ends by Melodie Ramone
Best Contemporary Women's Fiction
28th out of 153 books — 227 voters

Of Mice and Men by John SteinbeckTo Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeThe Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix PotterCat on a Hot Tin Roof by Tennessee WilliamsThe Horse and His Boy by C.S. Lewis
Animal Magnetism
10th out of 335 books — 26 voters
One For The Money by Janet EvanovichA is for Alibi by Sue GraftonMurder on the Orient Express by Agatha ChristieMonkeewrench by P.J. TracyA Study in Scarlet by Arthur Conan Doyle
Favorite Mystery Series
52nd out of 273 books — 93 voters

The Crucible by Arthur MillerDeath of a Salesman by Arthur MillerThe Last of the Mohicans by James Fenimore CooperI Capture the Castle by Dodie SmithThe No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith
Last Names Derived from Professions
29th out of 320 books — 19 voters
Bet Me by Jennifer CrusieBridget Jones's Diary by Helen FieldingGood in Bed by Jennifer WeinerToo Much Temptation by Lori FosterThe No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith
Fat-friendly Fiction for Curvy Women
31st out of 147 books — 106 voters

The Help by Kathryn StockettWater for Elephants by Sara GruenThe Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsThe Kite Runner by Khaled HosseiniRoom by Emma Donoghue
2011: What the Over 35s Have Read So Far
221st out of 1,765 books — 454 voters
Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur GoldenShōgun by James ClavellTai-Pan by James ClavellThe Good Earth by Pearl S. BuckA Passage to India by E.M. Forster
Transcultural Fiction
72nd out of 303 books — 179 voters

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. RowlingAngels & Demons by Dan BrownA Storm of Swords by George R.R. MartinThe Amber Spyglass by Philip PullmanThe Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay by Michael Chabon
Best Books of 2000
53rd out of 320 books — 153 voters
Things Fall Apart by Chinua AchebeHalf of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi AdichiePurple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi AdichieSo Long a Letter by Mariama BâDisgrace by J.M. Coetzee
African Fiction
122nd out of 283 books — 235 voters

Fangirl by Rainbow RowellSaga, Volume 1 by Brian K. VaughanMs. Marvel, Vol. 1 by G. Willow WilsonHarry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. RowlingEleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell
What Women Born in the 90's Have Read in 2015
815th out of 906 books — 185 voters
Bridget Jones's Diary by Helen FieldingGood in Bed by Jennifer WeinerBet Me by Jennifer CrusieJemima J by Jane GreenYou Don't Have to Say You Love Me by Sarra Manning
Best Books with Plus Sized Characters or Themes
39th out of 88 books — 71 voters

The Girl on the Train by Paula HawkinsGone Girl by Gillian FlynnThe Fault in Our Stars by John GreenWe Were Liars by E. LockhartThrone of Glass by Sarah J. Maas
What we've read so far in...2015
1003rd out of 5,695 books — 1,096 voters
Beautiful Disaster by Jamie McGuireThe Fault in Our Stars by John GreenHopeless by Colleen HooverDivergent by Veronica RothFallen Too Far by Abbi Glines
What we've read so far in 2013...
1674th out of 7,813 books — 2,629 voters

Kings & Queens by Courtney VailConduit by Angie MartinThe Huntress by Michelle O'LearyMagic America by C.E. MedfordThe Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
Unforgettable Female Protagonists
67th out of 180 books — 161 voters
Tears of the Giraffe by Alexander McCall SmithSeeing Through Tears by Judith Kay NelsonTears of Pearl by Tasha AlexanderCrocodile Tears by Anthony HorowitzToo Deep for Tears by Kathryn Lynn Davis
Tearful Titles
1st out of 29 books — 3 voters

The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. LewisMockingjay by Suzanne CollinsThe Call of the Wild by Jack LondonCatching Fire by Suzanne CollinsThe Golden Compass by Philip Pullman
Wolves/dogs and other animals on front covers
163rd out of 958 books — 301 voters
The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency by Alexander McCall SmithThe Miracle at Speedy Motors by Alexander McCall SmithTwenty Chickens for a Saddle by Robyn ScottCry of the Kalahari by Mark James OwensWhatever You Do, Don't Run by Peter Allison
Books Set in Botswana
29th out of 71 books — 14 voters

The Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsCatching Fire by Suzanne CollinsCity of Bones by Cassandra ClareHush, Hush by Becca FitzpatrickFallen by Lauren Kate
What We've Read So Far In 2010
1099th out of 5,051 books — 1,851 voters
Things Fall Apart by Chinua AchebeHalf of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi AdichieSo Long a Letter by Mariama BâNervous Conditions by Tsitsi DangarembgaThe Stranger by Albert Camus
Best by African Authors
66th out of 248 books — 118 voters

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