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Top Five Books of 2012

Description: List the top five books you read in 2012. The books DO NOT have to have been published in 2012.

Members: 9 participating members (show all)

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2
44,126 members, 730 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)

Lists: flying_monkeys (1)

Score: 4

Explanations:

flying_monkeys (1): It's a classic, and I have a soft spot for orphans.

13
1,638 members, 120 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: flying_monkeys (2)

Score: 3.36

Explanations:

flying_monkeys (2): The descriptions of the orchard are unforgettable, as is Talmadge, one of the best "good guys" I've ever read.

21
836 members, 99 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: flying_monkeys (3)

Score: 3.04

Explanations:

flying_monkeys (3): Temple = awesome. Also a unique perspective in a zombie-infested world.

27
2,536 members, 190 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)

Lists: flying_monkeys (4)

Score: 2.83

Explanations:

flying_monkeys (4): A perfect ghost story in the spirit of the classics. I can still, almost three years later, remember in vivid detail this story's atmosphere.

34
2,878 members, 120 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)

Lists: flying_monkeys (5)

Score: 2.68

Explanations:

flying_monkeys (5): Authentic Victorian era prose, centered around an "Is it real? Or is it fake" paranormal mystery, topped off with a love story.

About this list

Started by: flying_monkeys (January 2015)

Type: Numbered

Limit: 5 books

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