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
100th out of 4,437 books — 10,144 voters
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg LarssonThe Girl Who Played with Fire by Stieg LarssonThe Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest by Stieg LarssonThe Snowman by Jo NesbøThe Redbreast by Jo Nesbø
Scandinavian/Nordic Mysteries
12th out of 195 books — 398 voters

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg LarssonPippi Longstocking by Astrid LindgrenThe Girl Who Played with Fire by Stieg LarssonThe Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest by Stieg LarssonHunger by Knut Hamsun
Best Scandinavian and Nordic Literature
20th out of 669 books — 729 voters
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg LarssonThe Girl Who Played with Fire by Stieg LarssonThe Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest by Stieg LarssonJar City by Arnaldur IndriðasonSilence of the Grave by Arnaldur Indriðason
Murder Most Cold
8th out of 120 books — 277 voters

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan DoyleAnd Then There Were None by Agatha ChristieDeath on the Nile by Agatha ChristieMurder on the Orient Express by Agatha ChristieOne for the Money by Janet Evanovich
Best Detective/Mystery Series
94th out of 1,195 books — 1,416 voters
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg LarssonThe Da Vinci Code by Dan BrownAnd Then There Were None by Agatha ChristieThe Girl Who Played with Fire by Stieg LarssonThe Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest by Stieg Larsson
100 Mysteries and Thrillers to Read in a Lifetime: Readers' Picks
145th out of 1,561 books — 1,739 voters

The Black Echo by Michael ConnellyEcho Park by Michael ConnellyHandy Man by H.H. DurrantThe Concrete Blonde by Michael ConnellyThe Last Coyote by Michael Connelly
Best Police Procedurals - Mystery Fiction
36th out of 648 books — 345 voters
Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha ChristieAnd Then There Were None by Agatha ChristieEveryone Burns by John DolanThe Complete Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan DoyleThe Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown
Best Murder Mysteries Of All-Time
44th out of 450 books — 172 voters

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg LarssonThe Girl Who Played With Fire by Stieg LarssonThe Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest by Stieg LarssonPippi Longstocking by Astrid LindgrenMio, My Son by Astrid Lindgren
Swedish authors
9th out of 184 books — 43 voters
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. RowlingTo Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeThe Hobbit by J.R.R. TolkienJane Eyre by Charlotte BrontëThe Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
Great Debut Novels
176th out of 826 books — 1,294 voters

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. RowlingThe Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsCity of Bones by Cassandra ClareDivergent by Veronica RothThe Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan
Best Series
340th out of 1,841 books — 5,737 voters
Taste of Fire by Jeannie Faulkner BarberThe Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg LarssonHeavy Duty People by Iain ParkeClosure by Angela  FordThe Girl Who Played with Fire by Stieg Larsson
Best Modern Mystery, Crime fiction
59th out of 373 books — 614 voters

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg LarssonFaceless Killers by Henning MankellThe Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest by Stieg LarssonSmilla's Sense of Snow by Peter HøegThe Bat by Jo Nesbø
Glass Key Award Winners
2nd out of 48 books — 14 voters
The Firm by John GrishamOutlander by Diana GabaldonSophie's World by Jostein GaarderThe Six Wives of Henry VIII by Alison WeirWild Swans by Jung Chang
Best books of 1991
15th out of 157 books — 68 voters

Shadow Roll (A Sam Russo Mystery, #1). by Ki LongfellowCaught Stealing by Charlie HustonGood Dog, Bad Dog (A Sam Russo Mystery, #2). by Ki LongfellowAmerican Tabloid by James EllroyThe Girl in the Next Room by Ki Longfellow
Best Noir of the 21st Century
27th out of 122 books — 213 voters
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. RowlingBaby by J.K. AccinniAlien Species Intervention Books 1-3 by J.K. AccinniThe Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. LewisThe Savage Surrogate by Dorothy May Mercer
Best Series With At Least 7 Books
90th out of 330 books — 166 voters

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. RowlingFallen by Lauren KateShiver by Maggie StiefvaterMockingjay by Suzanne CollinsWicked Lovely by Melissa Marr
Books With The Blues
226th out of 2,231 books — 776 voters
Murder With Peacocks by Donna AndrewsThe No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency by Alexander McCall SmithThe Alienist by Caleb CarrThe Black Echo by Michael ConnellyThe Thin Woman by Dorothy Cannell
Best Mysteries from the 1990s
19th out of 182 books — 24 voters

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeePride and Prejudice by Jane Austen1984 by George OrwellThe Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. TolkienThe Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die
472nd out of 1,312 books — 3,415 voters
The Golden Compass by Philip PullmanThe Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. LewisA Christmas Carol by Charles DickensA World of Joy by Christopher  ShieldsSnow Storms by Lisa Gillis
Winter Reads
83rd out of 287 books — 272 voters

The Shipping News by Annie ProulxSmilla's Sense of Snow by Peter HøegSnow Falling on Cedars by David GutersonThe Golden Compass by Philip PullmanThe Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson
Best Books on the North
15th out of 197 books — 52 voters
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. RowlingHarry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. RowlingHarry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. RowlingMemoirs of a Geisha by Arthur GoldenThe Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver
Best Books of the Decade: 1990's
383rd out of 1,423 books — 1,706 voters

Coyote in Provence by Dianne HarmanCoyote in Provence by Dianne HarmanDeadly Thyme by R.L. NolenRussian Reckoning by Joyce YarrowFaceless Killers by Henning Mankell
International Mysteries
5th out of 122 books — 64 voters
The Help by Kathryn StockettThe Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth SteinExtremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran FoerLone Wolf by Jodi PicoultThe Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
Books I want to read in 2012
106th out of 432 books — 359 voters

The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret AtwoodThe Lovely Bones by Alice SeboldThe Heart is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullersThe Tell-Tale Heart and Other Writings by Edgar Allan PoeCat's Eye by Margaret Atwood
Body parts in book titles
63rd out of 557 books — 50 voters
Smilla's Sense of Snow by Peter HøegThe Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. LewisThe Call of the Wild by Jack LondonWhite Fang by Jack LondonThe Snow Queen by Hans Christian Andersen
Ice and Snow
117th out of 331 books — 107 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
203rd out of 913 books — 541 voters
Mockingjay by Suzanne CollinsFried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe by Fannie FlaggThe Military Support Group by Amanda SpringerJaws by Peter BenchleyThe Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin
Light Blue
11th out of 134 books — 31 voters

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. RowlingThe Golden Compass by Philip PullmanArielle by Lilian RobertsThe Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsHis Majesty's Dragon by Naomi Novik
1st books in a series
55th out of 197 books — 41 voters
The Remains of the Day by Kazuo IshiguroA Christmas Carol by Charles DickensKing Lear by William ShakespeareMacbeth by William ShakespeareThe Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson
40+ Main Characters
60th out of 209 books — 89 voters

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