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All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony DoerrStation Eleven by Emily St. John MandelWolf in White Van by John DarnielleSome Luck by Jane SmileyTennessee Williams by John Lahr
2014 National Book Awards Longlist
40 books — 75 voters
Plague of Angels by John Patrick KennedyPet Sematary by Stephen KingStrings by Allison M. DicksonDread Night by Ryan AttardMysteria by David Hayes
Halloween Stories
77 books — 67 voters

The Fourth Monkey by J.D. BarkerLunora and the Monster King by H.S. CrowHarry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. RowlingThe Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsPride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
Best Reads
255 books — 56 voters
1984 by George OrwellSteppenwolf by Hermann HesseMrs. Dalloway by Virginia WoolfLolita by Vladimir NabokovThe Stranger by Albert Camus
100 Modernist Reads
100 books — 48 voters

The Fault in Our Stars by John GreenEleanor & Park by Rainbow RowellSafe Haven by Nicholas SparksHopeless by Colleen HooverLosing Hope by Colleen Hoover
Just Rip My Heart Out
66 books — 41 voters
The Collected Poems by Wallace StevensThe Waking by Theodore Roethke77 Dream Songs by John BerrymanThe Wild Iris by Louise GlückThe Collected Poems by Sylvia Plath
Pulitzer Winners: Poetry
100 books — 36 voters

Wood, Talc and Mr. J by Chris   RoseThe Waves by Virginia WoolfThe Stream of Life by Clarice LispectorThe Lover by Marguerite DurasI Thirst by Gina Marinello-Sweeney
Poetic Novels and Novellas
15 books — 27 voters
Tree of Life by Nataša Nuit PantovićArt of 4 Elements by Nataša Nuit PantovićMeeting With Christ and Other Poems by Deepak ChaswalCaressed by an Elfin Breeze by The Silver ElvesThe Best Poems Encyclopedia by Various
29 books — 24 voters

An Old Man by Eric M. BlackUgly People Beautiful Hearts by Marlen KomarVerse and Adverse by Paul  MajkutSpirit Filled Words by Jessica CagerThe Farewell and other poems by Sanhita Baruah
Powerful Poetry
39 books — 24 voters
Choice of Weapon by C. Marten-ZerfValhalla Rising by Clive CusslerSHED by T.L.  DavisBird of Paradise Drums Beating by Penny RossCave of Journeys by Penny Ross
Books You Got To Learn From It!
68 books — 22 voters

The Tale of Genji by Murasaki ShikibuIf Not, Winter by SapphoThe Heptameron by Marguerite de NavarreThe Mysteries of Udolpho by Ann RadcliffeThe Book of the City of Ladies by Christine de Pizan
Early Female Fiction Writers
82 books — 21 voters
Elias Zapple's Rhymes from the Cabbage Patch by Elias ZappleOutside the Box by Karma WilsonThis Book Needs a Title by Theodore FicklesteinBeautiful Things and How to Ignore Them by Sam KubanA Mouthful of Chuckles by Helen Laycock
Poetry like Seuss and Silverstein
27 books — 21 voters

The Man Without Qualities by Robert MusilMeeting With Christ and Other Poems by Deepak ChaswalThe Selected Poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke by Rainer Maria RilkeThe Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge by Rainer Maria RilkeDuino Elegies by Rainer Maria Rilke
Best Modern Literature
24 books — 20 voters
Weapons of Math Destruction by Cathy O'NeilNews of the World by Paulette JilesThe Underground Railroad by Colson WhiteheadThe Performance of Becoming Human by Daniel BorzutzkyImagine Me Gone by Adam Haslett
2016 National Book Awards Longlist
40 books — 19 voters

Intricate Emotions by J. RamirezLust, Love, Dreams and Heartache by A.J.  WaltersDirty Pretty Things by Michael FaudetAnatomy of a Poet by C.J. HeckARCHING OVER Collected Collections of Graphic Poetry by Kathleen K.
Best Erotic Poetry
19 books — 19 voters
Huasipungo by Jorge IcazaLos Sangurimas by José de la CuadraLas cruces sobre el agua by Joaquín Gallegos LaraPolvo y Ceniza by Eliécer CárdenasCumanda by Juan León Mera
Ecuadorian Literature
167 books — 17 voters

Howl's Moving Castle by Diana Wynne JonesThe Little Mermaid by Hans Christian AndersenTiger Lily by Jodi Lynn AndersonThe Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil GaimanThe Moment Collector by Jodi Lynn Anderson
Pisces Fiction
46 books — 15 voters
A World of Verse by Christopher  ShieldsWe Walk Alone by Mariah E. WilsonThe Selected Poems, 1968-1995 by Nikki GiovanniZombie Haiku by Ryan MecumMysterious Acts by My People by Valerie Wetlaufer
Poetry that's Pretty Nifty
24 books — 15 voters

Gone with the Wind by Margaret MitchellHarry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. RowlingThe Murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha ChristieA Tale of Two Cities by Charles DickensPride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
Books I think are great
282 books — 13 voters

The Hobbit by J.R.R. TolkienA Christmas Carol by Charles DickensThe Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar WildeWuthering Heights by Emily BrontëThe Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien
British Literature To Read
161 books — 12 voters
Fist of the Spider Woman by Amber DawnEven this Page is White by Vivek ShrayaHow Poetry Saved My Life by Amber DawnGender Failure by Rae SpoonLost Boi by Sassafras Lowrey
Arsenal Pulp Press
171 books — 11 voters

Fidelity Is for Swans by Shänne SandsThe Laws of Magic by Daniel NanavatiBombay, City of Sandals by Shänne SandsMidrak Earthshaker by Daniel NanavatiThe Love Poems of Daniel Nanavati by Daniel Nanavati
FootSteps Press books
23 books — 9 voters

The Secret River by Kate GrenvilleThe Thorn Birds by Colleen McCulloughForgotten Places by Johanna CravenPicnic at Hanging Rock by Joan LindsayThe Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith by Thomas Keneally
Australia, New Zealand, and Oceania
159 books — 9 voters
As I Lay Dying by William FaulknerAnd Then There Were None by Agatha ChristieMaus I by Art SpiegelmanDid You Ever Have a Family by Bill CleggBy Grand Central Station I Sat Down and Wept by Elizabeth Smart
The Most Depressing Book Titles
32 books — 6 voters

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