Best Female Heroine Books (or books centered around girls)
1 The Hunger Games (The Hunge...
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4.4 of 5 stars 4.40 avg rating — 2,931,943 ratings
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2 Ella Enchanted
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3.94 of 5 stars 3.94 avg rating — 249,169 ratings
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3 To Kill a Mockingbird
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4.23 of 5 stars 4.23 avg rating — 2,061,761 ratings
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4 The Book Thief
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4.36 of 5 stars 4.36 avg rating — 664,297 ratings
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5 Pride and Prejudice
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4.23 of 5 stars 4.23 avg rating — 1,379,663 ratings
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6 Uglies (Uglies, #1)
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3.87 of 5 stars 3.87 avg rating — 305,776 ratings
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7 Speak
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3.97 of 5 stars 3.97 avg rating — 245,123 ratings
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8 Graceling (Graceling Realm,...
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4.1 of 5 stars 4.10 avg rating — 203,115 ratings
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9 Jane Eyre
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4.07 of 5 stars 4.07 avg rating — 890,125 ratings
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10 Princess Academy (Princess ...
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4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 66,247 ratings
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11 City of Bones (The Mortal I...
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4.12 of 5 stars 4.12 avg rating — 708,505 ratings
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12 Little Women (Little Women,...
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4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 964,124 ratings
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13 The Witch of Blackbird Pond
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3.92 of 5 stars 3.92 avg rating — 81,157 ratings
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14 Vampire Academy (Vampire Ac...
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4.16 of 5 stars 4.16 avg rating — 294,531 ratings
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15 Walk Two Moons
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3.92 of 5 stars 3.92 avg rating — 107,179 ratings
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16 Anne of Green Gables (Anne ...
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4.2 of 5 stars 4.20 avg rating — 391,601 ratings
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17 I'd Tell You I Love You, Bu...
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3.83 of 5 stars 3.83 avg rating — 114,259 ratings
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18 Pretties (Uglies, #2)
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3.87 of 5 stars 3.87 avg rating — 153,264 ratings
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19 A Great and Terrible Beauty...
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3.78 of 5 stars 3.78 avg rating — 147,449 ratings
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20 Specials (Uglies, #3)
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3.77 of 5 stars 3.77 avg rating — 110,716 ratings
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21 The Goose Girl (The Books o...
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4.19 of 5 stars 4.19 avg rating — 73,800 ratings
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22 Just Listen
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4.08 of 5 stars 4.08 avg rating — 149,295 ratings
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23 Life As We Knew It (Last Su...
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3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 69,908 ratings
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24 Angelfire (Angelfire, #1)
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3.95 of 5 stars 3.95 avg rating — 21,692 ratings
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25 Daughter of the Forest  (Se...
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4.28 of 5 stars 4.28 avg rating — 29,358 ratings
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26 Mockingjay (The Hunger Game...
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4.03 of 5 stars 4.03 avg rating — 1,308,233 ratings
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27 Birthmarked (Birthmarked, #1)
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3.92 of 5 stars 3.92 avg rating — 30,010 ratings
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28 The Angel Experiment (Maxim...
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4.09 of 5 stars 4.09 avg rating — 133,644 ratings
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29 The Summoning (Darkest Powe...
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4.03 of 5 stars 4.03 avg rating — 101,374 ratings
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30 White Oleander
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3.88 of 5 stars 3.88 avg rating — 185,145 ratings
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31 Sorcery & Cecelia: or The E...
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4.02 of 5 stars 4.02 avg rating — 10,161 ratings
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32 Cross My Heart and Hope to ...
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4.12 of 5 stars 4.12 avg rating — 56,313 ratings
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33 The Devil's Arithmetic
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4.07 of 5 stars 4.07 avg rating — 28,259 ratings
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33 Wicked Lovely (Wicked Lovel...
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3.7 of 5 stars 3.70 avg rating — 110,103 ratings
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35 Son of the Shadows (Sevenwa...
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4.32 of 5 stars 4.32 avg rating — 16,967 ratings
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36 Little House in the Big Woo...
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4.12 of 5 stars 4.12 avg rating — 115,853 ratings
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37 Lock and Key
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4.03 of 5 stars 4.03 avg rating — 94,801 ratings
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38 Dairy Queen (Dairy Queen, #1)
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3.76 of 5 stars 3.76 avg rating — 17,284 ratings
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39 Who is Audrey Wickersham?
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3.72 of 5 stars 3.72 avg rating — 83 ratings
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40 Intrinsical (The Yara Silva...
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3.81 of 5 stars 3.81 avg rating — 1,759 ratings
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41 Green Rider (Green Rider, #1)
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4.08 of 5 stars 4.08 avg rating — 17,657 ratings
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42 Dealing with Dragons (Encha...
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4.12 of 5 stars 4.12 avg rating — 47,988 ratings
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43 Child of the Prophecy (Seve...
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4.08 of 5 stars 4.08 avg rating — 12,191 ratings
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44 This Lullaby
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4.06 of 5 stars 4.06 avg rating — 115,040 ratings
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45 Running Out of Time
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3.97 of 5 stars 3.97 avg rating — 14,730 ratings
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46 Shadow Kiss (Vampire Academ...
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4.42 of 5 stars 4.42 avg rating — 183,126 ratings
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47 Dreamland
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3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 50,271 ratings
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48 Book of a Thousand Days
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3.94 of 5 stars 3.94 avg rating — 33,364 ratings
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49 Fire (Graceling Realm, #2)
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4.11 of 5 stars 4.11 avg rating — 86,546 ratings
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50 Trickster's Choice (Daughte...
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4.24 of 5 stars 4.24 avg rating — 31,141 ratings
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51 Ink Exchange (Wicked Lovely...
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3.67 of 5 stars 3.67 avg rating — 41,185 ratings
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52 Uprising
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4.18 of 5 stars 4.18 avg rating — 3,926 ratings
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52 Frostbite (Vampire Academy,...
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4.32 of 5 stars 4.32 avg rating — 191,457 ratings
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54 Turnabout
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3.74 of 5 stars 3.74 avg rating — 4,847 ratings
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55 Someone Like You
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3.95 of 5 stars 3.95 avg rating — 66,528 ratings
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56 The Awakening (Darkest Powe...
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4.16 of 5 stars 4.16 avg rating — 75,595 ratings
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57 Extras (Uglies, #4)
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3.58 of 5 stars 3.58 avg rating — 69,073 ratings
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58 Ada: Legend of a Healer
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3.97 of 5 stars 3.97 avg rating — 117 ratings
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58 Undeadly (The Reaper Diarie...
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3.64 of 5 stars 3.64 avg rating — 2,173 ratings
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60 The Sword of Sighs (The Age...
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3.24 of 5 stars 3.24 avg rating — 170 ratings
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61 Everything on a Waffle (Coa...
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3.69 of 5 stars 3.69 avg rating — 6,580 ratings
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62 So Far from the Bamboo Grove
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3.97 of 5 stars 3.97 avg rating — 1,813 ratings
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63 Claim to Fame
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3.5 of 5 stars 3.50 avg rating — 1,632 ratings
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64 The Truth About Forever
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4.15 of 5 stars 4.15 avg rating — 134,066 ratings
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65 Shiver (The Wolves of Mercy...
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3.8 of 5 stars 3.80 avg rating — 252,364 ratings
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66 Starring Sally J. Freedman ...
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3.95 of 5 stars 3.95 avg rating — 8,273 ratings
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67 The Handmaid's Tale
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3.98 of 5 stars 3.98 avg rating — 359,674 ratings
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68 A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
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4.22 of 5 stars 4.22 avg rating — 226,444 ratings
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69 Summer of My German Soldier...
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3.62 of 5 stars 3.62 avg rating — 11,035 ratings
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70 Thirst No. 1: The Last Vamp...
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3.78 of 5 stars 3.78 avg rating — 24,185 ratings
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71 The Summer I Turned Pretty ...
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4.01 of 5 stars 4.01 avg rating — 63,502 ratings
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72 The Sweet Far Thing (Gemma ...
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3.97 of 5 stars 3.97 avg rating — 43,347 ratings
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73 Blue Bloods (Blue Bloods, #1)
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3.68 of 5 stars 3.68 avg rating — 96,303 ratings
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74 The Nature of Jade
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3.87 of 5 stars 3.87 avg rating — 8,671 ratings
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75 Dead Is the New Black (Dead...
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3.97 of 5 stars 3.97 avg rating — 7,855 ratings
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76 Gone (Dream Catcher, #3)
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3.72 of 5 stars 3.72 avg rating — 20,732 ratings
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77 Eden's Root (Eden's Root Tr...
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3.89 of 5 stars 3.89 avg rating — 158 ratings
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77 Steel & Ice (L & J, #1)
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3.81 of 5 stars 3.81 avg rating — 301 ratings
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79 Where the Deer Dwell
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3.85 of 5 stars 3.85 avg rating — 40 ratings
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79 Endless Knight (The Arcana ...
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4.43 of 5 stars 4.43 avg rating — 7,701 ratings
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81 The Sable City (Norothian C...
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3.79 of 5 stars 3.79 avg rating — 247 ratings
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82 Sold
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4.14 of 5 stars 4.14 avg rating — 25,011 ratings
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82 Hush, Hush (Hush, Hush, #1)
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4.02 of 5 stars 4.02 avg rating — 287,502 ratings
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84 The Outcasts of 19 Schuyler...
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3.82 of 5 stars 3.82 avg rating — 3,286 ratings
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85 No Cream Puffs
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3.92 of 5 stars 3.92 avg rating — 443 ratings
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85 Feed (Newsflesh Trilogy, #1)
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3.89 of 5 stars 3.89 avg rating — 26,533 ratings
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87 Drita, My Homegirl
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3.76 of 5 stars 3.76 avg rating — 555 ratings
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87 Deenie
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3.74 of 5 stars 3.74 avg rating — 8,546 ratings
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87 Keeping the Moon
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3.86 of 5 stars 3.86 avg rating — 40,069 ratings
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90 That Summer
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3.5 of 5 stars 3.50 avg rating — 35,262 ratings
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91 The Color Purple
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4.13 of 5 stars 4.13 avg rating — 295,982 ratings
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92 Catalyst
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3.61 of 5 stars 3.61 avg rating — 11,096 ratings
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93 Prom
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3.31 of 5 stars 3.31 avg rating — 6,372 ratings
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93 Prophecy of the Sisters (Pr...
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3.57 of 5 stars 3.57 avg rating — 11,365 ratings
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93 A Walk to Remember
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4.12 of 5 stars 4.12 avg rating — 373,783 ratings
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96 Shooting the Moon
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3.73 of 5 stars 3.73 avg rating — 2,490 ratings
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97 Make Lemonade (Make Lemonad...
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3.62 of 5 stars 3.62 avg rating — 6,172 ratings
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97 Vanity Fair
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3.73 of 5 stars 3.73 avg rating — 69,653 ratings
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99 Thirst No. 2: Phantom, Evil...
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4.03 of 5 stars 4.03 avg rating — 19,382 ratings
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99 Alice's Adventures in Wonde...
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4.05 of 5 stars 4.05 avg rating — 301,033 ratings
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