Frankenstein by Mary ShelleyThe Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann ShafferDracula by Bram StokerThe Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen ChboskyThe Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Brontë
Epistolary Novels
127 books — 192 voters

The Bees by Laline Paull
Book Group Worthy Titles for 2014
366 books — 1,524 voters
The Trial by Franz KafkaLord of the Flies by William GoldingThe Road by Cormac McCarthyAnimal Farm by George OrwellThe Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
Dystopia!
934 books — 2,406 voters

The Help by Kathryn StockettTo Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeThe Color Purple by Alice WalkerDead Until Dark by Charlaine HarrisKindred by Octavia E. Butler
Quirky Southern Fiction
692 books — 1,780 voters
A Woman in Berlin by Marta HillersAll Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria RemarquePerfume by Patrick SüskindBuddenbrooks by Thomas Mann
Best German/Austrian Literature
615 books — 784 voters

The Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsThe Book Thief by Markus ZusakThe Help by Kathryn StockettThe Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark HaddonTo Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
Books that Exceeded your Expectations
4,094 books — 6,772 voters
ALEX AND THE RING by Jeffrey Afiouni
Hidden Gems: YA-Fantasy Novels
1,578 books — 3,542 voters

Fight Club by Chuck PalahniukRebecca by Daphne du MaurierI Am Legend and Other Stories by Richard MathesonThe Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John BoyneThe Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde
Best Twists
2,341 books — 4,729 voters

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John BoyneBridge to Terabithia by Katherine PatersonHoles by Louis SacharThe Bell Jar by Sylvia PlathThe Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon
Best Teen Books About Real Problems
2,278 books — 11,765 voters
The Crimes Of Billy Fish by Sarah HopkinsThe Cellist of Sarajevo by Steven GallowayA Land More Kind Than Home by Wiley Cash
Books You Wish More People Knew About
15,127 books — 14,395 voters

The Pillars of the Earth by Ken FollettA Menina que Roubava Livros by Markus ZusakGirl With a Pearl Earring by Tracy ChevalierThe Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck
Best Historical Fiction
5,804 books — 22,217 voters
The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce
2013 Tournament of Books Watch List
63 books — 397 voters

A Land More Kind Than Home by Wiley Cash
New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2012
100 books — 499 voters
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas AdamsThe Brain That Changes Itself by Norman Doidge
How To Help a Christian 'Out'
79 books — 41 voters

The Help by Kathryn StockettThe Book Thief by Markus Zusak
Best Break Out
2,018 books — 4,701 voters
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeThe Color Purple by Alice Walker1984 by George OrwellAnimal Farm by George OrwellBrave New World by Aldous Huxley
Books for and About Activists
270 books — 297 voters

Atonement by Ian McEwanAtlas Shrugged by Ayn RandOne Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcí­a MárquezAnna Karenina by Leo TolstoyLove in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez
Abandoned Books
1,067 books — 1,420 voters

People of the Book by Geraldine BrooksMadame Bovary by Gustave FlaubertThe Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
Books I Wish I Had Never Started
118 books — 40 voters
The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. SalingerWool Omnibus by Hugh HoweyThe Chrysalids by John WyndhamA Woman in Berlin by Marta HillersRocks In The Belly by Jon Bauer
Books That Should Be Made Into Movies
24,364 books — 61,351 voters

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
Best Time Travel Fiction
1,249 books — 3,997 voters
Kindred by Octavia E. Butler
Best African American Books
627 books — 805 voters

A Woman in Berlin by AnonymousThe Forgotten Soldier by Guy Sajer
Best World War II history
188 books — 236 voters
The Book Thief by Markus ZusakTomorrow, When the War Began by John MarsdenLooking for Alibrandi by Melina MarchettaDoes My Head Look Big In This? by Randa Abdel-FattahDeadly, Unna? by Phillip Gwynne
Best Australian YA Books
265 books — 458 voters


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