Best Books for Reluctant Readers

Books that really draw the reader in and encourage youngsters to read.
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3.98 avg rating — 1,032,973 ratings
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4.14 avg rating — 719,949 ratings
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4.72 avg rating — 264,205 ratings
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3.96 avg rating — 45,107 ratings
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4.24 avg rating — 840,289 ratings
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3.82 avg rating — 109,054 ratings
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4.29 avg rating — 2,746,264 ratings
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4.34 avg rating — 770,370 ratings
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4.56 avg rating — 2,826,467 ratings
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4.50 avg rating — 2,725,319 ratings
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4.14 avg rating — 149,734 ratings
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4.43 avg rating — 2,994,178 ratings
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4.16 avg rating — 127,678 ratings
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4.57 avg rating — 3,108,852 ratings
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4.03 avg rating — 175,228 ratings
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4.32 avg rating — 687,838 ratings
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4.57 avg rating — 2,643,656 ratings
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3.95 avg rating — 437,410 ratings
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3.96 avg rating — 126,733 ratings
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4.14 avg rating — 132,217 ratings
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3.99 avg rating — 1,096,065 ratings
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4.10 avg rating — 134,429 ratings
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4.26 avg rating — 559,711 ratings
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4.50 avg rating — 747,069 ratings
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4.13 avg rating — 1,943,156 ratings
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4.10 avg rating — 1,025,821 ratings
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3.98 avg rating — 199,361 ratings
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3.87 avg rating — 261,132 ratings
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4.30 avg rating — 1,201,877 ratings
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4.39 avg rating — 820,289 ratings
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4.18 avg rating — 1,526,516 ratings
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4.28 avg rating — 3,119,184 ratings
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4.38 avg rating — 2,003,938 ratings
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4.09 avg rating — 144,986 ratings
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4.30 avg rating — 1,235,682 ratings
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4.06 avg rating — 220,434 ratings
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4.29 avg rating — 666,291 ratings
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3.95 avg rating — 104,187 ratings
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4.15 avg rating — 345,378 ratings
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4.11 avg rating — 124,829 ratings
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3.98 avg rating — 115,844 ratings
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4.08 avg rating — 350,279 ratings
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4.30 avg rating — 81,303 ratings
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4.01 avg rating — 410,171 ratings
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3.85 avg rating — 78,915 ratings
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3.96 avg rating — 18,335 ratings
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3.98 avg rating — 402,827 ratings
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4.27 avg rating — 1,403 ratings
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3.99 avg rating — 62,440 ratings
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4.44 avg rating — 33,909 ratings
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3.88 avg rating — 119,794 ratings
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4.13 avg rating — 471,932 ratings
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3.94 avg rating — 80,266 ratings
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4.20 avg rating — 174,687 ratings
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3.87 avg rating — 250,858 ratings
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4.18 avg rating — 3,910,319 ratings
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4.22 avg rating — 561 ratings
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3.74 avg rating — 332,518 ratings
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4.09 avg rating — 70,318 ratings
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4.02 avg rating — 51,729 ratings
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3.83 avg rating — 43,617 ratings
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4.33 avg rating — 136,367 ratings
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4.15 avg rating — 526 ratings
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4.21 avg rating — 134,286 ratings
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3.89 avg rating — 1,274,342 ratings
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4.58 avg rating — 26 ratings
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3.90 avg rating — 200,197 ratings
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3.73 avg rating — 8,169 ratings
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1,920 books · 2,238 voters · list created July 31st, 2008 by Tara (votes) .
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Kristie 1514 books
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message 24: by Amyiw (last edited Nov 29, 2015 02:11AM) (new)

Amyiw I think "The DOM wars" 1-3 and 4-6 needs to be removed from this list. Not exactly for youngster that are reluctant readers as it is BDSM erotica. Also the "Ruin" series.


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message 27: by BookLovingLady (last edited Dec 26, 2016 06:54AM) (new)

BookLovingLady If one wants to scare off a reluctant reader forever, one should advice him or her to read A Clockwork Orange (#347)...

Don't get me wrong, it is a great book and a magnificent accomplishment, but it is certainly not the kind of book suited for reluctant readers and it certainly will not encourage youngsters to read, as it is far too difficult.


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message 29: by Pen&Quill (new)

Pen&Quill  Read AYL wrote: "how old exactly is a 'youngster'? Because some of these books aren't targeted toward children...."

This list is under the "children's" category, so that's like middle grade (MG for short) which is typically ages 8-12/13 so yeah books like twilight or hunger games shouldn't be on here, those are young adult or YA novels. But yeah I know what you mean.


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