Beautiful Ruins by Jess WalterThe Round House by Louise ErdrichBring Up the Bodies by Hilary MantelBehind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine BooThis Is How You Lose Her by Junot Díaz
New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2012
4th out of 100 books — 505 voters
The Fault in Our Stars by John GreenInsurgent by Veronica RothGone Girl by Gillian FlynnCity of Lost Souls by Cassandra ClarePandemonium by Lauren Oliver
Best Books of 2012
117th out of 3,325 books — 9,463 voters

The God of Small Things by Arundhati RoyA Fine Balance by Rohinton MistryThe White Tiger by Aravind AdigaMidnight's Children by Salman RushdieThe Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri
Best Indian Books
38th out of 768 books — 2,281 voters
The God of Small Things by Arundhati RoyA Fine Balance by Rohinton MistryA Passage to India by E.M. ForsterThe Far Pavilions by M.M. KayeShantaram by Gregory David Roberts
Books Set in India
11th out of 409 books — 317 voters

The Fault in Our Stars by John GreenGone Girl by Gillian FlynnBring Up the Bodies by Hilary MantelThe Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel JoyceQuiet by Susan Cain
Amazon's Books of the Year: Top 100 Picks for 2012
17th out of 100 books — 282 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)
213th out of 4,352 books — 6,359 voters

The God of Small Things by Arundhati RoyA Fine Balance by Rohinton MistryThe White Tiger by Aravind AdigaShantaram by Gregory David RobertsSiddhartha by Hermann Hesse
India
32nd out of 586 books — 692 voters
Gone Girl by Gillian FlynnThe Fault in Our Stars by John GreenMe Before You by Jojo MoyesWhere'd You Go, Bernadette by Maria SempleThe Book Thief by Markus Zusak
2013: What Women Born In The 1970s Read In 2013
78th out of 3,001 books — 700 voters

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeePride and Prejudice by Jane AustenThe Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank1984 by George OrwellHarry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling
100 Books to Read in a Lifetime: Readers' Picks
730th out of 6,390 books — 8,488 voters
Blood River by Tim ButcherThe Kite Runner by Khaled HosseiniMemoirs of a Geisha by Arthur GoldenA Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled HosseiniThe Book Thief by Markus Zusak
Foreign Lands
139th out of 1,836 books — 2,163 voters

The Fault in Our Stars by John GreenThe Help by Kathryn StockettCatching Fire by Suzanne CollinsThe Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsTo Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
Smart Summer Reads
191st out of 2,056 books — 3,267 voters
Invisible Man by Ralph EllisonSophie's Choice by William StyronThe Shipping News by Annie ProulxThe Color Purple by Alice WalkerThe Corrections by Jonathan Franzen
National Book Award Winners
26th out of 204 books — 162 voters

The Fault in Our Stars by John GreenMe Before You by Jojo MoyesGone Girl by Gillian FlynnThe Rosie Project by Graeme SimsionThe Husband's Secret by Liane Moriarty
2014: What Women Born In The 1970s Read in 2014
164th out of 4,546 books — 1,057 voters
The Devil in the White City by Erik LarsonStiff by Mary RoachSalt by Mark KurlanskyThe Professor and the Madman by Simon WinchesterThe Ghost Map by Steven Johnson
Microhistory: Social Histories of Just One Thing
143rd out of 1,260 books — 1,969 voters

The Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsThe Book Thief by Markus ZusakDivergent by Veronica RothHarry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. RowlingThe Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
John Green's Book Recommendations
17th out of 156 books — 138 voters
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca SklootIn Cold Blood by Truman CapoteBetween the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi CoatesIn the Garden of Beasts by Erik LarsonThe Devil in the White City by Erik Larson
The Last 10 Nonfiction Books I Read
37th out of 1,387 books — 359 voters

Half the Sky by Nicholas D. KristofLittle Princes by Conor GrennanThree Cups of Tea by Greg MortensonInfidel by Ayaan Hirsi AliA Long Way Gone by Ishmael Beah
Powerful International Non-Fiction
24th out of 188 books — 306 voters
The Martian by Andy WeirThe Book Thief by Markus ZusakAll the Light We Cannot See by Anthony DoerrThe Girl on the Train by Paula HawkinsThe Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
What We're Reading at Goodreads: September 2015
93rd out of 761 books — 845 voters

Team of Rivals by Doris Kearns GoodwinWhat If? by Randall MunroeTenth of December by George SaundersThis Changes Everything by Naomi KleinExcellent Sheep by William Deresiewicz
Books Rec'd By The Colbert Report
19th out of 278 books — 124 voters
Blood River by Tim ButcherThe Trigger by Tim ButcherThe Devil in the White City by Erik LarsonThe Diary of a Young Girl by Anne FrankIn Cold Blood by Truman Capote
Non-fiction for Fiction Lovers
14th out of 112 books — 184 voters

Guns, Germs, and Steel by Jared DiamondPoor Economics by Abhijit V. BanerjeeOutliers by Malcolm GladwellThe Cost of Hope by Amanda   BennettThe Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
The Bill Gates Booklist
22nd out of 169 books — 81 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
1039th out of 7,991 books — 19,085 voters

The Boy Kings of Texas by Domingo MartinezThis Is How You Lose Her by Junot DíazThe Round House by Louise ErdrichThe Passage of Power by Robert A. CaroBilly Lynn's Long Halftime Walk by Ben Fountain
National Book Award Finalists - 2012
5th out of 20 books — 57 voters
The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan KunderaOne Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García MárquezA Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled HosseiniThe Heart Is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullersExtremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer
Most Poetic Book Titles
188th out of 1,178 books — 723 voters

A Fine Balance by Rohinton MistryMidnight's Children by Salman RushdieSwimming Lessons and Other Stories from Firozsha Baag by Rohinton MistryShantaram by Gregory David RobertsFamily Matters by Rohinton Mistry
Best Mumbai/Bombay Stories
12th out of 42 books — 69 voters
Gone Girl by Gillian FlynnMe Before You by Jojo MoyesThe Fault in Our Stars by John GreenThe Book Thief by Markus ZusakOrphan Train by Christina Baker Kline
2014: What the Over 35's Are Reading
152nd out of 2,489 books — 555 voters

Oliver Twist by Charles DickensLes Misérables by Victor HugoThe Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark TwainOf Mice and Men by John SteinbeckThe Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
Underclass
34th out of 357 books — 140 voters
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeA People's History of the United States by Howard ZinnThe Handmaid's Tale by Margaret AtwoodNickel and Dimed by Barbara EhrenreichThe Color Purple by Alice Walker
Social Justice: Books on Racism, Sexism, and Class
240th out of 1,068 books — 1,012 voters

The Grapes of Wrath by John SteinbeckAngela's Ashes by Frank McCourtThe Good Earth by Pearl S. BuckTobacco Road by Erskine CaldwellOliver Twist by Charles Dickens
The Hardscrabble Life
30th out of 193 books — 100 voters

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