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Really Good Narrative Non-Fiction

Description: Non-Fiction that reads like a novel

Members: 21 participating members (show all)

All members' listSort: Score | Title | Author | Date
1
5,257 members, 85 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: misericordia (1), John_Vaughan (1), brewergirl (1), countrylife (1), DeltaQueen50 (4), SqueakyChu (5)

Score: 21.5

2
12,042 members, 286 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)

Lists: dara85 (1), kageeh (1), SqueakyChu (1), John_Vaughan (2), brewergirl (2)

Score: 18.73

3
2,964 members, 194 reviews
4.31 stars (4.31 stars)

Lists: brenzi (1), DeltaQueen50 (1), dara85 (2), kageeh (3), misericordia (3)

Score: 17.44

4
235 members, 14 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: LoriAnnK (1), Soupdragon (1), Chatterbox (3), brenzi (4)

Score: 13.87

5
12,481 members, 254 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Lists: ijustgetbored (1), aulsmith (2), SqueakyChu (2), John_Vaughan (3)

Score: 13.77

8
11,371 members, 676 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: brenzi (2), kidzdoc (3), kageeh (4), souloftherose (4)

Score: 12.06

9
4,194 members, 53 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: thorold (1), LoriAnnK (2), John_Vaughan (12)

Score: 9.51

10
4,117 members, 113 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)

Lists: kidzdoc (1), brenzi (5), kageeh (5)

Score: 9.35

11
1,957 members, 52 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: dara85 (3), SqueakyChu (4), DeltaQueen50 (5)

Score: 8.54

12
2,708 members, 68 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: LoriAnnK (3), John_Vaughan (5), Chatterbox (9)

Score: 8.02

13
5,436 members, 83 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: LoriAnnK (4), thorold (4), kidzdoc (13)

Score: 7.76

14
3,697 members, 172 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: brenzi (6), dara85 (7), kidzdoc (11)

Score: 7.21

15
309 members, 23 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Lists: souloftherose (1), gennyt (3)

Score: 7.04

16
1,165 members, 20 reviews
4.25 stars (4.25 stars)

Lists: Chatterbox (2), thorold (3)

Score: 6.4

17
1,174 members, 24 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Lists: gennyt (1), John_Vaughan (13)

Score: 6.11

19
4,043 members, 223 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: DeltaQueen50 (3), brenzi (7)

Score: 5.5

20
312 members, 6 reviews
3.34 stars (3.34 stars)

Lists: gennyt (2), John_Vaughan (14)

Score: 5.43

21
3,854 members, 175 reviews
4.31 stars (4.31 stars)

Lists: kidzdoc (4), kageeh (6)

Score: 5.38

22
1,845 members, 21 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: kidzdoc (6), kageeh (7)

Score: 5.02

23
447 members, 21 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: thorold (6), kidzdoc (8)

Score: 4.93

24
2,627 members, 77 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: kageeh (8), kidzdoc (10)

Score: 4.63

25
664 members, 27 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: John_Vaughan (6), Chatterbox (15)

Score: 4.59

26
668 members, 29 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: John_Vaughan (7), Chatterbox (16)

Score: 4.46

27
76 members, 7 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: kageeh (9), kidzdoc (14)

Score: 4.38

28
3,361 members, 118 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: Chatterbox (1)

Score: 4

29
466 members, 19 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: Luchtpint (1)

Score: 4

Explanations:

Luchtpint (1): A concise historical overview of all the North Pole expeditions that went before Franklin's, plus all of those coming after it, written with the doom-laden atmospheres reminiscent of Gothic novels all the way through, reflecting also the Victorian inclination towards the mysterious and the macabre, with vivid descriptions of the dangers and terrors involved in such expeditions. And finally, a very intriguing and detailed description of the forensic science involved in the exhumation of the three Franklin expedition's members buried on Beechey Island, which reads much like a True Crime investigation.… (more)

30
394 members, 8 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: streamsong (1)

Score: 4

31
912 members, 26 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: DeltaQueen50 (2)

Score: 3.36

34
413 members, 18 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: misericordia (2)

Score: 3.36

35
386 members, 7 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: kidzdoc (2)

Score: 3.36

36
81 members, 0 reviews
3.5 stars (3.5 stars)

Lists: thorold (2)

Score: 3.36

37
390 members, 20 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Lists: souloftherose (3)

Score: 3.04

38
2,489 members, 47 reviews
3.66 stars (3.66 stars)

Lists: dara85 (4)

Score: 2.83

39
3,438 members, 131 reviews
4.44 stars (4.44 stars)

Lists: kidzdoc (5)

Score: 2.68

40
728 members, 37 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: dara85 (5)

Score: 2.68

41
516 members, 21 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: thorold (5)

Score: 2.68

42
196 members, 8 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Lists: Chatterbox (5)

Score: 2.68

43
1,157 members, 41 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Lists: dara85 (6)

Score: 2.56

44
246 members, 6 reviews
3.5 stars (3.5 stars)

Lists: Chatterbox (6)

Score: 2.56

45
145 members, 4 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: Chatterbox (7)

Score: 2.46

46
38 members, 1 review
3.57 stars (3.57 stars)

Lists: kidzdoc (7)

Score: 2.46

47
1,730 members, 43 reviews
3.56 stars (3.56 stars)

Lists: Chatterbox (8)

Score: 2.38

48
1,193 members, 15 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: John_Vaughan (8)

Score: 2.38

49
6,628 members, 112 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: kidzdoc (9)

Score: 2.31

50
541 members, 12 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: John_Vaughan (9)

Score: 2.31

51
369 members, 11 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Lists: Chatterbox (10)

Score: 2.25

52
226 members, 4 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)

Lists: John_Vaughan (10)

Score: 2.25

53
776 members, 24 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Lists: John_Vaughan (11)

Score: 2.2

54
232 members, 5 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: Chatterbox (11)

Score: 2.2

55
530 members, 6 reviews
3.57 stars (3.57 stars)

Lists: Chatterbox (12)

Score: 2.15

56
302 members, 5 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: kidzdoc (12)

Score: 2.15

57
1,449 members, 31 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: Chatterbox (13)

Score: 2.11

58
237 members, 6 reviews
4.26 stars (4.26 stars)

Lists: Chatterbox (14)

Score: 2.07

59
972 members, 48 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: kidzdoc (15)

Score: 2.03

60
290 members, 6 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: Chatterbox (17)

Score: 1.97

61
387 members, 58 reviews
3.66 stars (3.66 stars)

Lists: Chatterbox (18)

Score: 1.94

63
1,227 members, 53 reviews
3.63 stars (3.63 stars)

Lists: Chatterbox (20)

Score: 1.89

64
194 members, 8 reviews
3.41 stars (3.41 stars)

Lists: Chatterbox (21)

Score: 1.87

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About this list

Started by: DeltaQueen50 (January 2012)

Type: Numbered

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