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The Road to Jonestown by Jeff GuinnA Thousand Lives by Julia ScheeresRaven by Tim ReitermanDear People by Denice StephensonSeductive Poison by Deborah Layton
2nd out of 69 books — 16 voters
Escape by Carolyn JessopBeyond Belief by Jenna Miscavige HillStolen Innocence by Elissa WallUnder the Banner of Heaven by Jon KrakauerThe Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls
Small. Offbeat Religion Memoirs
24th out of 187 books — 144 voters

The Fault in Our Stars by John GreenDivergent by Veronica RothMockingjay by Suzanne CollinsGone Girl by Gillian FlynnThe Martian by Andy Weir
Best Books of the Decade: 2010's
719th out of 5,746 books — 10,805 voters

In Cold Blood by Truman CapoteHelter Skelter by Vincent BugliosiThe Stranger Beside Me by Ann RuleThe Devil in the White City by Erik LarsonThe Manson File by Nikolas Schreck
True Crime
126th out of 525 books — 533 voters
The Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsHarry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. RowlingThe Help by Kathryn StockettThe Kite Runner by Khaled HosseiniHarry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling
Books You Must Read!
656th out of 1,670 books — 1,648 voters

The Devil in the White City by Erik LarsonFreakonomics by Steven D. LevittA Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill BrysonGuns, Germs, and Steel by Jared DiamondOutliers by Malcolm Gladwell
Best Non-Fiction (non biography)
615th out of 4,397 books — 6,416 voters
The Devil in the White City by Erik LarsonTriangle by David von DrehleA Night to Remember by Walter LordIn Cold Blood by Truman CapoteInto Thin Air by Jon Krakauer
Books about Horrible Tragedies or Disasters
13th out of 140 books — 39 voters

Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine PatersonWhere the Red Fern Grows by Wilson RawlsHarry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. RowlingThe Book Thief by Markus ZusakMy Sister's Keeper by Jodi Picoult
Saddest Books
208th out of 401 books — 679 voters
The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini1984 by George OrwellA Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled HosseiniCrime and Punishment by Fyodor DostoyevskyThings Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe
Non-American books that every American should read
213th out of 604 books — 442 voters

The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne FrankBattlefield Of The Mind by Joyce MeyerA Thousand Lives by Julia ScheeresNight by Elie WieselLoath Letters by Christy Leigh Stewart
Books That Make Me Sad for Humanity
3rd out of 16 books — 12 voters
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeThe Man Without Qualities by Robert MusilHiroshima by John HerseyHoly Blood, Holy Grail by Michael BaigentThe Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge by Rainer Maria Rilke
Thought Provoking Books
157th out of 497 books — 356 voters

The Nightingale by Kristin HannahThe Girl on the Train by Paula HawkinsMe Before You by Jojo MoyesAll the Light We Cannot See by Anthony DoerrA Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman
2016: What Women Born In The 1970s Read in 2016
1130th out of 6,108 books — 668 voters
Arcadia by Lauren GroffDrop City by T.C. BoyleThis Life Is in Your Hands by Melissa ColemanCartwheels in a Sari by Jayanti TammThe Patron Saint of Butterflies by Cecilia Galante
Books about Living in a Commune
11th out of 35 books — 12 voters

Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine PatersonThe Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsThe Diary of a Young Girl by Anne FrankCatching Fire by Suzanne CollinsThe Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold
The kid(s) die! (another cautionary list)
125th out of 178 books — 114 voters
American Babylon by Robert O. SelfBlues City by Ishmael ReedInfinite City by Rebecca SolnitCalifornia Fire and Life by Don WinslowThe Salty Dog by Debbie   White
California Newbie
34th out of 35 books — 26 voters

I've Got Your Number by Sophie KinsellaTwenties Girl by Sophie KinsellaFalling Waters by Gary D. HenryGrit by Karl WigginsHalfway to the Grave by Jeaniene Frost
Make It A Movie!
143rd out of 159 books — 69 voters
The Lovely Bones by Alice SeboldThe Fault in Our Stars by John GreenRomeo and Juliet by William ShakespeareThirteen Reasons Why by Jay AsherThe Book Thief by Markus Zusak
Books to read when you need to cry.
85th out of 90 books — 25 voters

The Secret Magdalene by Ki LongfellowFlow Down Like Silver by Ki LongfellowHoudini Heart by Ki LongfellowThe Ghost and the Goth by Stacey KadeA Certain Slant of Light by Laura Whitcomb
Books You Wish More People Knew About
14088th out of 15,619 books — 14,409 voters
The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen ChboskyThe Bell Jar by Sylvia PlathJanuary First by Michael SchofieldThirteen Reasons Why by Jay AsherAutistic blessings and Bipolar me. by E.J. Plows
Great Reads About Mental Health
181st out of 193 books — 245 voters

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. RowlingThe Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsThe Kite Runner by Khaled HosseiniThe Book Thief by Markus ZusakHarry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling
Best Books of the 21st Century
7747th out of 7,970 books — 19,209 voters
City of Bones by Cassandra ClareFallen by Lauren KateHush, Hush by Becca FitzpatrickThe Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsUnearthly by Cynthia Hand
Books that you actually judged by its cover
263rd out of 339 books — 202 voters

The Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsThe Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. TolkienGraceling by Kristin CashoreUglies by Scott WesterfeldShiver by Maggie Stiefvater
Best Kindle Books
459th out of 549 books — 372 voters
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark HaddonThe Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann ShafferThe Princess Bride by William GoldmanI'd Tell You I Love You, But Then I'd Have to Kill You by Ally CarterAlexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day by Judith Viorst
Books with Really Long Titles
575th out of 1,054 books — 234 voters

Deadly Secrets by Angel SeferHarry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. RowlingHarry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. RowlingHarry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. RowlingTo Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
Five Stars
1156th out of 1,784 books — 417 voters
Blood River by Tim ButcherMartin Heidegger by Rüdiger SafranskiAgainst the Flow by Peter AbbsConfessions by Jean-Jacques RousseauBeing and Time by Martin Heidegger
Non-fiction - Something for Everyone
772nd out of 1,385 books — 572 voters

Silence by Becca FitzpatrickThe Iron Knight by Julie KagawaDaughter of Smoke & Bone by Laini TaylorHalf-Blood by Jennifer L. ArmentroutThe Son of Neptune by Rick Riordan
Best books of October, 2011
80th out of 83 books — 184 voters
Walden by Henry David ThoreauThe Awakening by Kate ChopinThe Family Fang by Kevin    WilsonSex in the Title by Zack LoveVagabonds in France by Michael  A. Barry
Best Summer Reads
56th out of 64 books — 29 voters

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. RowlingMy Sister's Keeper by Jodi PicoultThe Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey NiffeneggerBridge to Terabithia by Katherine PatersonHarry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling
Books That Made You Cry
1051st out of 1,434 books — 3,097 voters
Stay Alive, My Son by Pin YathayFirst They Killed My Father by Loung UngThe Lost Executioner by Nic DunlopSurvival in Auschwitz by Primo LeviDoctors from Hell by Vivien Spitz
Atrocity throughout history
9th out of 20 books — 7 voters

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