Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. RowlingThe Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsHarry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. RowlingHarry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. RowlingHarry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. Rowling
Best Books of the Decade: 2000s
48th out of 6,594 books — 27,939 voters
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas AdamsGood Omens by Terry PratchettLamb by Christopher MooreThe Princess Bride by William GoldmanMe Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris
Best Humorous Books
5th out of 3,801 books — 6,894 voters

The Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsHarry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. RowlingTo Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeePride and Prejudice by Jane AustenTwilight by Stephenie Meyer
Best Books Ever
471st out of 54,703 books — 190,099 voters
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas AdamsGood Omens by Terry PratchettLamb by Christopher MooreThe Princess Bride by William GoldmanA Dirty Job by Christopher Moore
Books that Make you Laugh
9th out of 3,280 books — 4,414 voters

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee1984 by George OrwellThe Great Gatsby by F. Scott FitzgeraldHarry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. RowlingAnimal Farm by George Orwell
Best Books of the 20th Century
214th out of 7,710 books — 48,450 voters
Me Talk Pretty One Day by David SedarisBossypants by Tina FeyDress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim by David SedarisNaked by David SedarisRunning with Scissors by Augusten Burroughs
Humorous Memoirs and Non-Fiction
1st out of 692 books — 1,091 voters

The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne FrankThe Glass Castle by Jeannette WallsNight by Elie WieselAngela's Ashes by Frank McCourtEat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert
Best Memoir / Biography / Autobiography
18th out of 4,435 books — 4,913 voters
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. DickThe Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas AdamsSomething Wicked This Way Comes by Ray BradburyPride and Prejudice and Zombies by Seth Grahame-SmithI Was Told There'd Be Cake by Sloane Crosley
Best Book Titles
20th out of 3,052 books — 2,857 voters

Running with Scissors by Augusten BurroughsThe Glass Castle by Jeannette WallsMe Talk Pretty One Day by David SedarisGirl, Interrupted by Susanna KaysenDry by Augusten Burroughs
Best Strange and Twisted Memoirs
3rd out of 437 books — 962 voters
Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff KinneyDog Days by Jeff KinneyRodrick Rules by Jeff KinneyThe Last Straw by Jeff KinneyThe Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
Books That Made Me Laugh Out Loud
11th out of 1,861 books — 2,407 voters

The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne FrankAngela's Ashes by Frank McCourtUnbroken by Laura HillenbrandThe Glass Castle by Jeannette WallsAll Creatures Great and Small by James Herriot
Biography and Memoirs that are BETTER than Fiction
25th out of 1,688 books — 2,659 voters
Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth GilbertThe Da Vinci Code by Dan BrownTwilight by Stephenie MeyerThe Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey NiffeneggerThe Notebook by Nicholas Sparks
Everyone's Read It But Me
152nd out of 675 books — 4,451 voters

The Help by Kathryn StockettHarry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. RowlingHarry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. RowlingBossypants by Tina FeyHarry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling
Best Audiobooks
14th out of 1,294 books — 959 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 (no biographies)
99th out of 5,070 books — 7,178 voters

The Color Purple by Alice WalkerMiddlesex by Jeffrey EugenidesAristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire SáenzThe Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar WildeMaurice by E.M. Forster
Best LGBTQIA literature
26th out of 1,375 books — 1,478 voters
The Glass Castle by Jeannette WallsAngela's Ashes by Frank McCourtThe Diary of a Young Girl by Anne FrankNight by Elie WieselEat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert
Favorite memoirs/autobiographies (nonfiction)
18th out of 1,496 books — 1,507 voters

Harry Potter Series Box Set by J.K. RowlingReady Player One by Ernest ClineThe Land by Aleron KongThe Help by Kathryn StockettThe Martian by Andy Weir
Best Audiobooks Ever
42nd out of 1,431 books — 2,405 voters
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeHarry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. RowlingPride and Prejudice by Jane AustenThe Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank1984 by George Orwell
Books That Everyone Should Read At Least Once
887th out of 20,521 books — 93,150 voters

Fight Club by Chuck PalahniukTrainspotting by Irvine WelshAmerican Psycho by Bret Easton EllisHigh Fidelity by Nick HornbyA Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess
Talking 'Bout My Generation...
19th out of 572 books — 507 voters
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeePride and Prejudice by Jane AustenThe Diary of a Young Girl by Anne FrankHarry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling1984 by George Orwell
100 Books to Read in a Lifetime: Readers' Picks
388th out of 6,895 books — 9,087 voters

The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne FrankNight by Elie WieselI Am Malala by Malala YousafzaiThe Glass Castle by Jeannette WallsUnbroken by Laura Hillenbrand
100 Biographies & Memoirs to Read in a Lifetime: Readers' Picks
31st out of 1,244 books — 1,204 voters
The Help by Kathryn StockettThe Kite Runner by Khaled HosseiniWater for Elephants by Sara GruenThe Book Thief by Markus ZusakTo Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
Best for Book Clubs
250th out of 5,463 books — 11,155 voters

Shattered Glass by Dani AlexanderAlmost Like Being in Love by Steve KlugerNaked by David SedarisTell Me It's Real by T.J. KluneBear, Otter, and the Kid by T.J. Klune
Best LGBT Humor
6th out of 397 books — 493 voters
A People's History of the United States by Howard ZinnMe Talk Pretty One Day by David SedarisAmerica (The Book) by Jon Stewart1776 by David McCulloughHarry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling
The Daily Show Reading Club
2nd out of 321 books — 223 voters

Night by Elie WieselAngela's Ashes by Frank McCourtRunning with Scissors by Augusten BurroughsA Walk in the Woods by Bill BrysonMe Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris
Memoirs by Men
5th out of 1,023 books — 650 voters
Harry Potter Series Box Set by J.K. RowlingPride and Prejudice by Jane AustenTwilight by Stephenie MeyerTo Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeThe Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis
Read Them Twice...At Least
258th out of 5,447 books — 4,879 voters

The Ultimate Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas AdamsThe Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas AdamsCatch-22 by Joseph HellerLamb by Christopher MooreGood Omens by Terry Pratchett
Best Humor Writing
13th out of 655 books — 726 voters
Guns, Germs, and Steel by Jared DiamondThe Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca SklootMe Talk Pretty One Day by David SedarisOne Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García MárquezThe Alienist by Caleb Carr
NPR
3rd out of 150 books — 138 voters

Catch-22 by Joseph HellerThe Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. TolkienUlysses by James JoyceMoby-Dick, or, the Whale by Herman MelvilleHoly Bible by Anonymous
The Most Begun "Read but Unfinished" (Initiated) book ever
265th out of 2,329 books — 12,442 voters
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas AdamsMe Talk Pretty One Day by David SedarisOne for the Money by Janet EvanovichLamb by Christopher MooreMy Horizontal Life by Chelsea Handler
Funniest Books Ever
2nd out of 235 books — 220 voters

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