Non-Obvious Great Books

This list is for the "2nd tier" greatness in books. These books shouldn't be on all the other "best of" lists. So no Harry Potter or Hemingway or Handmaid's Tale--those books are well represented on other lists. Dig deeper into books you loved that no one seems to know about for this list.
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4.35 avg rating — 166 ratings
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3.95 avg rating — 435 ratings
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4.12 avg rating — 184 ratings
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4.32 avg rating — 117 ratings
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4.14 avg rating — 188 ratings
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6

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3.47 avg rating — 826 ratings
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7

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3.54 avg rating — 1,106 ratings
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8

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4.21 avg rating — 194 ratings
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9

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3.59 avg rating — 607 ratings
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10

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4.14 avg rating — 176 ratings
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4.07 avg rating — 59 ratings
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4.15 avg rating — 160 ratings
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3.67 avg rating — 1,362 ratings
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14

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4.32 avg rating — 40 ratings
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15

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3.57 avg rating — 1,182 ratings
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16

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it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 14 ratings
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17

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4.70 avg rating — 47 ratings
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18

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4.39 avg rating — 18 ratings
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19

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3.57 avg rating — 23 ratings
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20

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4.85 avg rating — 20 ratings
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21

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4.13 avg rating — 46 ratings
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22

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3.95 avg rating — 21 ratings
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23

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4.14 avg rating — 29 ratings
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24

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3.86 avg rating — 7 ratings
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25

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4.09 avg rating — 8,243 ratings
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25

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3.58 avg rating — 102 ratings
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25

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4.34 avg rating — 29 ratings
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25

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3.71 avg rating — 339 ratings
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29

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3.83 avg rating — 295 ratings
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29

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3.78 avg rating — 76 ratings
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31

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4.44 avg rating — 25 ratings
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31

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4.14 avg rating — 93 ratings
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33

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4.19 avg rating — 4,133 ratings
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34

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4.06 avg rating — 130,797 ratings
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35

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4.13 avg rating — 2,636 ratings
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36

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4.05 avg rating — 253 ratings
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37

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4.42 avg rating — 12 ratings
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38

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4.29 avg rating — 21 ratings
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38

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4.78 avg rating — 27 ratings
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40

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4.75 avg rating — 28 ratings
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41

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4.61 avg rating — 28 ratings
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42

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4.85 avg rating — 13 ratings
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42

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4.43 avg rating — 23 ratings
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44

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3.74 avg rating — 45,350 ratings
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44

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3.76 avg rating — 124 ratings
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44

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3.38 avg rating — 227 ratings
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44

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4.59 avg rating — 80 ratings
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44

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4.66 avg rating — 38 ratings
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44

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4.52 avg rating — 283 ratings
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44

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3.93 avg rating — 154 ratings
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44

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4.19 avg rating — 7,242 ratings
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44

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4.27 avg rating — 30 ratings
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44

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3.93 avg rating — 1,127 ratings
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44

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4.11 avg rating — 35 ratings
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55

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4.01 avg rating — 19,289 ratings
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55

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3.63 avg rating — 1,027 ratings
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55

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3.88 avg rating — 51 ratings
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55

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3.24 avg rating — 358 ratings
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55

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4.22 avg rating — 408 ratings
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55

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4.17 avg rating — 1,077 ratings
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55

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4.20 avg rating — 76 ratings
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55

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4.27 avg rating — 26 ratings
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63

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4.04 avg rating — 5,415 ratings
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63

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3.75 avg rating — 3,611 ratings
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63

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4.07 avg rating — 37,235 ratings
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63

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4.42 avg rating — 24 ratings
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63

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3.76 avg rating — 5,398 ratings
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63

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3.65 avg rating — 4,298 ratings
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63

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3.80 avg rating — 1,683 ratings
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63

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3.79 avg rating — 295 ratings
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63

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4.10 avg rating — 259 ratings
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63

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4.32 avg rating — 1,349 ratings
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73

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3.64 avg rating — 8,262 ratings
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73

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3.96 avg rating — 508 ratings
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73

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3.75 avg rating — 6,783 ratings
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73

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3.81 avg rating — 73 ratings
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73

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3.90 avg rating — 85,037 ratings
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73

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3.98 avg rating — 541 ratings
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73

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3.82 avg rating — 7,633 ratings
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73

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4.32 avg rating — 611 ratings
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81

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3.56 avg rating — 2,513 ratings
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81

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3.94 avg rating — 2,489 ratings
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81

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4.39 avg rating — 23 ratings
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81

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3.81 avg rating — 1,368 ratings
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81

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4.05 avg rating — 24,634 ratings
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86

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3.71 avg rating — 24,677 ratings
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86

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3.72 avg rating — 40 ratings
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86

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3.76 avg rating — 7,473 ratings
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86

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3.95 avg rating — 76 ratings
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86

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3.56 avg rating — 9 ratings
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86

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4.06 avg rating — 18 ratings
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86

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3.96 avg rating — 7,603 ratings
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86

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4.40 avg rating — 152 ratings
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94

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3.89 avg rating — 11,146 ratings
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94

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3.82 avg rating — 4,108 ratings
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94

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3.80 avg rating — 2,149 ratings
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97

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3.89 avg rating — 3,864 ratings
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97

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4.19 avg rating — 74 ratings
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97

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3.61 avg rating — 308 ratings
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97

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4.77 avg rating — 13 ratings
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112 books · 60 voters · list created July 3rd, 2014 by Robin (votes) .
Tags: fiction
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Robin 4415 books
47 friends
George 981 books
11 friends
Chris 419 books
1177 friends
Karl 1060 books
2611 friends
Paul 3366 books
5001 friends
Noran 13381 books
246 friends
Bev 101 books
95 friends
Janet 1289 books
511 friends

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message 1: by Elyse (last edited Nov 23, 2019 10:54AM) (new)

Elyse Should the ratings be less than 1000 to make these books "non-obvious"?


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