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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
4,878 books — 23,394 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?
2,722 books — 7,519 voters

High Fidelity by Nick HornbyAbout a Boy by Nick HornbyTwelve Angry Men by Reginald Rose
Best Book to Movie Interpretation
293 books — 391 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 — 450 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
401 books — 540 voters

Like Water for Chocolate by Laura EsquivelMy Year of Meats by Ruth Ozeki
Food-Related Fiction
334 books — 424 voters
Dry by Augusten Burroughs
Substance Abuse & Addiction
441 books — 1,052 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
1,928 books — 4,192 voters
The Wanting Seed by Anthony BurgessA Clockwork Orange by Anthony BurgessFahrenheit 451 by Ray BradburyBrave New World by Aldous Huxley
Best Dystopian Books
307 books — 671 voters

Hypocrite in a Pouffy White Dress by Susan Jane Gilman
Memoirs by Women
1,252 books — 1,662 voters
Crime and Punishment by Fyodor DostoyevskyThe Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Best Russian Literature
349 books — 1,367 voters

Kick Me by Paul FeigSuperstud by Paul FeigRunning with Scissors by Augusten BurroughsDry by Augusten Burroughs
Memoirs by Men
529 books — 361 voters
A Clockwork Orange by Anthony BurgessA Father's Story by Lionel Dahmer
Books I Am Going to Hell For Reading
216 books — 282 voters

The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. SalingerWuthering Heights by Emily Brontë
Books That Everyone Should Read At Least Once
11,975 books — 59,127 voters
Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Thickest Books Ever
652 books — 2,090 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
706 books — 690 voters

Crime and Punishment by Fyodor DostoyevskyWuthering Heights by Emily BrontëKick Me by Paul FeigThe Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky
Best Books Ever
32,397 books — 127,109 voters
Thumbsucker by Walter Kirn
The BOOK was BETTER than the MOVIE
1,273 books — 16,689 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
5,737 books — 16,018 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
5,760 books — 38,801 voters