Which Books Exceeded Your Expectations?

You weren't expecting much but found a book was great; or one that started badly and then it really ramped up! Maybe you picked one at random and it turned out to be a wonderful read.
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3.93 avg rating — 136 ratings
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3.60 avg rating — 410 ratings
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4.23 avg rating — 176 ratings
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4.09 avg rating — 115 ratings
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4.38 avg rating — 2,191,327 ratings
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4.32 avg rating — 7,423,441 ratings
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4.15 avg rating — 2,914,535 ratings
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4.19 avg rating — 3,849,037 ratings
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4.16 avg rating — 3,457,786 ratings
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10

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4.14 avg rating — 249,333 ratings
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11

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4.17 avg rating — 512,091 ratings
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12

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4.28 avg rating — 859,309 ratings
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4.46 avg rating — 2,458,791 ratings
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4.27 avg rating — 5,303,104 ratings
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15

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4.03 avg rating — 432,582 ratings
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3.63 avg rating — 5,773,145 ratings
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4.28 avg rating — 3,631,100 ratings
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16

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3.97 avg rating — 3,291,833 ratings
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4.16 avg rating — 4,360,934 ratings
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20

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4.08 avg rating — 698,441 ratings
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21

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4.01 avg rating — 151,965 ratings
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22

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4.52 avg rating — 835,737 ratings
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23

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4.10 avg rating — 108,607 ratings
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24

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3.95 avg rating — 605,411 ratings
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25

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3.88 avg rating — 129,672 ratings
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26

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3.87 avg rating — 36,268 ratings
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27

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3.87 avg rating — 29,926 ratings
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28

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4.28 avg rating — 244,575 ratings
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29

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4.11 avg rating — 45,753 ratings
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30

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3.91 avg rating — 461,806 ratings
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31

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4.25 avg rating — 1,085,961 ratings
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32

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4.24 avg rating — 1,023,489 ratings
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33

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4.02 avg rating — 108,809 ratings
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34

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4.26 avg rating — 844,722 ratings
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35

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4.03 avg rating — 103,496 ratings
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36

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3.95 avg rating — 141,021 ratings
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37

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3.89 avg rating — 1,347,490 ratings
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38

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4.14 avg rating — 53,811 ratings
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39

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4.07 avg rating — 458,566 ratings
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40

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3.95 avg rating — 492,101 ratings
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41

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3.92 avg rating — 248,157 ratings
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42

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4.19 avg rating — 274,861 ratings
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43

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4.17 avg rating — 182,698 ratings
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44

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4.15 avg rating — 35,889 ratings
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45

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4.14 avg rating — 893,481 ratings
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46

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3.82 avg rating — 159,307 ratings
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47

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4.45 avg rating — 1,794,313 ratings
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48

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3.85 avg rating — 957,653 ratings
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49

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4.09 avg rating — 74,016 ratings
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50

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4.32 avg rating — 602,237 ratings
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51

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really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 94,331 ratings
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52

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3.80 avg rating — 44,412 ratings
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52

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4.09 avg rating — 763,089 ratings
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54

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4.01 avg rating — 1,414,619 ratings
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55

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4.24 avg rating — 544,894 ratings
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56

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3.93 avg rating — 6,086 ratings
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57

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4.11 avg rating — 6,060 ratings
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58

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3.68 avg rating — 75,149 ratings
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59

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4.14 avg rating — 155,262 ratings
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60

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4.02 avg rating — 33,026 ratings
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61

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4.04 avg rating — 516,925 ratings
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62

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3.97 avg rating — 187 ratings
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63

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3.73 avg rating — 36,668 ratings
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64

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4.11 avg rating — 266,499 ratings
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65

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4.14 avg rating — 1,241 ratings
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65

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4.14 avg rating — 5,971 ratings
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65

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4.78 avg rating — 9 ratings
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65

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3.89 avg rating — 2,547 ratings
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65

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4.25 avg rating — 24 ratings
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4.52 avg rating — 1,335 ratings
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71

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4.07 avg rating — 579 ratings
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71

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4.13 avg rating — 1,622 ratings
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71

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3.48 avg rating — 4,215 ratings
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71

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3.71 avg rating — 5,029 ratings
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71

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3.69 avg rating — 3,713 ratings
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71

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3.78 avg rating — 4,155 ratings
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71

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3.73 avg rating — 22 ratings
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71

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really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 792,983 ratings
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71

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4.16 avg rating — 480,281 ratings
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4.04 avg rating — 4,108 ratings
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81

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3.95 avg rating — 67,014 ratings
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81

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3.76 avg rating — 761 ratings
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81

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4.24 avg rating — 40,015 ratings
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81

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4.05 avg rating — 6,427 ratings
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81

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3.99 avg rating — 49,874 ratings
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81

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3.58 avg rating — 520 ratings
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87

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3.71 avg rating — 183 ratings
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87

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4.16 avg rating — 174,018 ratings
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87

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4.09 avg rating — 207,649 ratings
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87

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3.79 avg rating — 89,026 ratings
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87

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3.94 avg rating — 154 ratings
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92

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really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 11,841 ratings
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92

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3.77 avg rating — 59,859 ratings
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92

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3.92 avg rating — 14,028 ratings
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92

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4.17 avg rating — 43,476 ratings
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92

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3.65 avg rating — 19,053 ratings
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97

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3.72 avg rating — 939 ratings
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97

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3.54 avg rating — 334 ratings
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97

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4.16 avg rating — 53,845 ratings
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4.04 avg rating — 50,561 ratings
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176 books · 77 voters · list created November 30th, 2013 by ☆Ruth☆ (votes) .
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message 1: by [deleted user] (new)

Great idea for a list! I always seem to add the ones I most recently read.


message 2: by ☆Ruth☆ (new)

 ☆Ruth☆ Yes, I'm always delighted when I find a book I can really enjoy :-)


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