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Inamorata by Joseph GangemiKick Me by Paul FeigSuperstud by Paul FeigLove is a Mix Tape by Rob SheffieldKing Dork by Frank Portman
Best Books of the Decade: 2000s
4,823 books — 23,118 voters
Ramona Quimby, Age 8 by Beverly ClearySuperfudge by Judy BlumeThe Mouse and the Motorcycle by Beverly ClearyHow Spider Saved Valentine's Day by Robert KrausWhere the Sidewalk Ends by Shel Silverstein
What Book Got You Hooked?
2,690 books — 7,445 voters

High Fidelity by Nick HornbyAbout a Boy by Nick HornbyTwelve Angry Men by Reginald Rose
Best Book to Movie Interpretation
294 books — 387 voters

The Grapes of Wrath by John SteinbeckWuthering Heights by Emily BrontëThe Catcher in the Rye by J.D. SalingerThe Complete Tales and Poems by Edgar Allan PoeFrankenstein by Mary Shelley
Classics Library
352 books — 452 voters
The Grapes of Wrath by John SteinbeckThe Catcher in the Rye by J.D. SalingerWuthering Heights by Emily BrontëThe Complete Stories and Poems by Edgar Allan PoeCannery Row by John Steinbeck
Best Required Reading
39 books — 21 voters

A Separate Peace by John KnowlesThe Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
Boarding School Stories
379 books — 526 voters

Like Water for Chocolate by Laura EsquivelMy Year of Meats by Ruth Ozeki
Food-Related Fiction
288 books — 384 voters
Dry by Augusten Burroughs
Substance Abuse & Addiction
432 books — 1,033 voters

How to Be Good by Nick HornbyOne Hundred and Forty Five Stories in a Small Box by Dave EggersPieces by Stephen ChboskyThe Bridge Across Forever by Richard BachIndependence Day by Richard Ford
Disappointing Books
1,913 books — 4,148 voters
The Wanting Seed by Anthony BurgessA Clockwork Orange by Anthony BurgessFahrenheit 451 by Ray BradburyBrave New World by Aldous Huxley
Best Dystopian Books
282 books — 671 voters

Hypocrite in a Pouffy White Dress by Susan Jane Gilman
Memoirs by Women
1,239 books — 1,632 voters
Crime and Punishment by Fyodor DostoyevskyThe Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Best Russian Literature
342 books — 1,333 voters

Kick Me by Paul FeigSuperstud by Paul FeigRunning with Scissors by Augusten BurroughsDry by Augusten Burroughs
Memoirs by Men
531 books — 359 voters
A Clockwork Orange by Anthony BurgessA Father's Story by Lionel Dahmer
Books I Am Going to Hell For Reading
165 books — 268 voters

The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. SalingerWuthering Heights by Emily Brontë
Books That Everyone Should Read At Least Once
11,758 books — 56,918 voters
Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Thickest Books Ever
632 books — 2,091 voters

Inamorata by Joseph GangemiRevolutionary Road by Richard YatesThe Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen ChboskyKick Me by Paul FeigSuperstud by Paul Feig
Light but not (too) dumb
567 books — 706 voters

The Grapes of Wrath by John SteinbeckCrime and Punishment by Fyodor DostoyevskyWuthering Heights by Emily BrontëKick Me by Paul FeigThe Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky
Best Books Ever
32,449 books — 123,087 voters
Thumbsucker by Walter Kirn
The BOOK was BETTER than the MOVIE
1,268 books — 16,492 voters

Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan SwiftThe Bridge Across Forever by Richard BachThings Fall Apart by Chinua AchebeHow to Be Good by Nick Hornby
The Worst Books of All Time
5,556 books — 15,862 voters
The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. SalingerThe Grapes of Wrath by John SteinbeckRevolutionary Road by Richard YatesThe Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen ChboskyThe Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
Best Books of the 20th Century
5,707 books — 38,018 voters