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3.52 avg rating — 2,345 ratings
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3.83 avg rating — 705 ratings
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4.50 avg rating — 151 ratings
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4.36 avg rating — 279 ratings
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3.83 avg rating — 1,347 ratings
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4.12 avg rating — 66 ratings
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3.92 avg rating — 568 ratings
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4.06 avg rating — 5,158 ratings
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4.02 avg rating — 1,339 ratings
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3.67 avg rating — 2,515 ratings
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4.62 avg rating — 146 ratings
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3.83 avg rating — 163 ratings
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4.43 avg rating — 250 ratings
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4.56 avg rating — 365 ratings
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4.27 avg rating — 4,444 ratings
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3.28 avg rating — 752 ratings
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3.64 avg rating — 459 ratings
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4.40 avg rating — 7,100 ratings
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3.62 avg rating — 530 ratings
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3.79 avg rating — 593 ratings
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4.19 avg rating — 639 ratings
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4.07 avg rating — 490 ratings
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4.11 avg rating — 184,334 ratings
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4.33 avg rating — 9,198 ratings
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4.21 avg rating — 114 ratings
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4.49 avg rating — 133 ratings
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4.34 avg rating — 67 ratings
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4.47 avg rating — 89 ratings
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42

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4.15 avg rating — 140 ratings
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4.32 avg rating — 484 ratings
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3.49 avg rating — 1,598 ratings
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4.49 avg rating — 192 ratings
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3.95 avg rating — 509 ratings
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3.70 avg rating — 370 ratings
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3.34 avg rating — 38 ratings
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4.41 avg rating — 229 ratings
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3.41 avg rating — 1,115 ratings
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4.21 avg rating — 3,661 ratings
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3.83 avg rating — 508 ratings
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3.92 avg rating — 568 ratings
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4.14 avg rating — 143 ratings
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4.41 avg rating — 96 ratings
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3.83 avg rating — 540 ratings
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4.18 avg rating — 68 ratings
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4.27 avg rating — 51 ratings
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4.17 avg rating — 142 ratings
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3.69 avg rating — 768 ratings
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4.42 avg rating — 120 ratings
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3.91 avg rating — 5,124 ratings
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3.60 avg rating — 612 ratings
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3.98 avg rating — 65 ratings
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3.68 avg rating — 1,916 ratings
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4.12 avg rating — 342 ratings
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4.48 avg rating — 90 ratings
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4.06 avg rating — 187 ratings
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4.57 avg rating — 61 ratings
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4.21 avg rating — 5,316 ratings
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3.67 avg rating — 2,993 ratings
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3.96 avg rating — 54 ratings
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4.32 avg rating — 164 ratings
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4.27 avg rating — 135 ratings
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3.85 avg rating — 47 ratings
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3.21 avg rating — 1,700 ratings
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3.89 avg rating — 339 ratings
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4.35 avg rating — 139 ratings
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4.37 avg rating — 150 ratings
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4.10 avg rating — 469 ratings
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3.92 avg rating — 3,498 ratings
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3.43 avg rating — 328 ratings
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3.87 avg rating — 224 ratings
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4.32 avg rating — 247 ratings
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3.98 avg rating — 40 ratings
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4.25 avg rating — 179 ratings
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4.21 avg rating — 140 ratings
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4.40 avg rating — 121 ratings
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4.21 avg rating — 177 ratings
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4.83 avg rating — 82 ratings
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4.14 avg rating — 189 ratings
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3.02 avg rating — 84 ratings
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4.35 avg rating — 72 ratings
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4.27 avg rating — 37 ratings
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4.33 avg rating — 212 ratings
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3,511 books · 3,337 voters · list created June 3rd, 2011 by Lia Fairchild (votes) .
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Lia 157 books
2019 friends
Sarah 131 books
1288 friends
Thea 296 books
1680 friends
Robert 0 books
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S. 6 books
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Sibel 197 books
1429 friends
Faith 733 books
4946 friends
Leah 166 books
247 friends

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message 1: by Lia (new)

Lia Fairchild Just started my very first list on Goodreads. Feel free to add your favorite Indie read. Thanks, Lia Fairchild Author of In Search of Lucy
In Search of Lucy by Lia Fairchild


message 2: by Thea (new)

Thea Atkinson great list, Lia!


message 3: by Aarohan (new)

Aarohan Atwal

Maybe be you'd like to check this interesting new novel, Zero Defect, by an indie author. The books is currently available on amazon kindle - Top Indian Fiction

Brief: A harrowing struggle of a young man with life, a beautiful love story and an unexpected ending.
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Zero Defect by Aarohan Atwal



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message 5: by AlligatorSmith loves to read (last edited Oct 15, 2017 03:50PM) (new)

AlligatorSmith loves to read Love this note at the top:
Note: This list is not for advertising. Please only vote if you are an active member of Goodreads and have actually read the book(s).

So many lists are now being taken over by authors or their support team who only vote for their book(s) and skew the results of these wonderful lists who are supposed to help active goodreads readers who want to find the best books.

So, thanks!!!


~☆~Autumn♥♥☔ Was Gone with the Wind self published? I thought this was for recent books that have been independently published? I saw it about page 3.


message 7: by Solara (new)

Solara Lawton AlligatorSmith loves to read wrote: "Love this note at the top:
Note: This list is not for advertising. Please only vote if you are an active member of Goodreads and have actually read the book(s).

So many lists are now being taken o..."


The Kenneth Jarrett Singleton titles (currently 5 in the top 100) have been spamming numerous lists.


message 8: by Saturday's (new)

Saturday's Child Books 15 & 16 on this list by Lynessa Layne have been spammed all over lists on Listopia.


message 9: by The Cheshire (new)

The Cheshire Cat Some fantastic titles here that I will work my way through. Thank you!!


message 10: by Jeevan (new)

Jeevan Ananth Death We Mutually Agreed
Somewhat interesting title.


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