The Name of the Rose by Umberto EcoThe Historian by Elizabeth KostovaThe Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley
Best Historical Mystery
1,355 books — 3,562 voters
The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. SalingerHarry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. RowlingThe Little Prince & Letter to a Hostage by Antoine de Saint-ExupéryHarry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. RowlingThe Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway
Best Books of the 20th Century
7,121 books — 46,288 voters

Jane Eyre by Charlotte BrontëWuthering Heights by Emily Brontë
Favorite Romances
646 books — 310 voters
The Da Vinci Code by Dan BrownAngels & Demons by Dan BrownThe Silence of the Lambs by Thomas HarrisAnd Then There Were None by Agatha Christie
Thrillers
2,618 books — 3,196 voters

American Psycho by Bret Easton EllisIt by Stephen KingThe Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka
The Most Disturbing Book Ever Written
1,948 books — 7,065 voters
Die for Me by Amy PlumStarcrossed by Josephine AngeliniImaginary Girls by Nova Ren SumaBetrayal by Mayandree MichelPassion by Lauren Kate
Best Book Covers 2011
733 books — 3,144 voters

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. RowlingThe Catcher in the Rye by J.D. SalingerThe Great Gatsby by F. Scott FitzgeraldThe Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-ExupéryTo Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
Books That Everyone Should Read At Least Once
17,768 books — 83,085 voters