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Best Young Adult

Description: Fiction, Nonfiction, any genre.

Members: 96 participating members (show all)

All members' list: [1] 2 3 4Sort: Score | Title | Author | Date
1
49,898 members, 3,227 reviews
4.33 stars (4.33 stars)
2
63,359 members, 1,241 reviews
4.38 stars (4.38 stars)

Explanations:

PitcherBooks (1): YA, All Ages. Award-Winner. 1. It's a well-written, interesting and altogether compelling piece of historical fiction. 2. You can't live in America without reading it at least once. 3. If you love the movie (who didn't?), the book is even better. 1960 Pulitzer Prize winner. "Deals with the issues of racism that were observed by the author as a child in her hometown of Monroeville, Alabama. Despite being Lee's only published book, it led to Lee being awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom of the United States for her contribution to literature in 2007. Lee has also been the recipient of numerous honorary degrees..." per Wikipedia. Simply the most outstanding & compelling read ever!… (more)

sturlington (13): Should be read by everyone, regardless of age.

3
105,804 members, 1,739 reviews
4.29 stars (4.29 stars)

Explanations:

PitcherBooks (42): JF, YA, All Ages. Multiple award winner. The 1998 book that started it all, first & best of the 7-book series. Harry Potter learns he's to be a student wizard at Hogwarts and so escape his awful Muggle relatives. Despite the dire predicaments his new status brings him, he is buoyed up with new friends and a wizard mentor. If you read one, you'll end up reading them all ... Barney: There's nothing new under the sun.… (more)

4
74,253 members, 994 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: sturlington (1), lipi (2), SunnySD (2), Jarandel (2), michaela_vy (3), justablondemoment (4), mattias_books (5), el_len (5), ahef1963 (6), longway (8), bethielouwho (8)10 more, ncgraham (9), SylviaC (11), meliarose (11), KimarieBee (12), aeleone (16), Peace2 (18), Quaisior (23), eclecticdodo, merrystar, rretzler

Score: 53.05

5
86,857 members, 846 reviews
4.4 stars (4.4 stars)

Lists: fitzgage (2), generalkala (2), kara.shamy (3), michaela_vy (4), auroraejade (4), bethielouwho (4), JqnOC (4), enrique_molinero (4), LisaMaria_C (4), el_len (6), ahef1963 (8)11 more, guyalice (8), pwaites (11), Dilara86 (12), ncgraham (13), Peace2 (14), susiesharp (17), sturlington (20), rretzler, eclecticdodo, Herenya, merrystar

Thumbs down: _Zoe_, Quaisior

Score: 50.11

6
30,954 members, 1,408 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: SCrumrine (1), bestem (1), keeneam (2), bcbc6000 (3), maureenreads (3), justablondemoment (3), _Zoe_ (3), ahef1963 (5), bethielouwho (6), trisarahdactyl (6), guyalice (7)6 more, pwaites (13), aeleone (14), sturlington (21), susiesharp (24), amysisson, eclecticdodo

Score: 45.8

7
11,729 members, 612 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: burniereads (1), Jasmeen_Bains (1), CristinaPoole (1), codewell (2), maureenreads (4), SunnySD (4), Dilara86 (4), auroraejade (6), bestem (10), KimarieBee (11), aeleone (15)6 more, pwaites (16), ahef1963 (21), sturlington (26), LisaMaria_C (42), Herenya, meliarose

Score: 43.93

8
30,465 members, 793 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: bcbc6000 (4), lipi (4), sturlington (4), kara.shamy (5), SunnySD (6), StefanieGeeks (7), kiwiflowa (7), Quaisior (8), SylviaC (9), ahef1963 (11), guyalice (12)8 more, bethielouwho (13), codewell (14), aeleone (17), PitcherBooks (26), YellowHedgehog, merrystar, rretzler, meliarose

Score: 43.77

Explanations:

PitcherBooks (26): YA, All Ages. 1962 Multiple Award Winner. SF&F classic. Loved this as a kid. Still do. First and best of the four book series.

9
84,915 members, 828 reviews
4.36 stars (4.36 stars)

Lists: el_len (3), fitzgage (3), LisaMaria_C (3), kara.shamy (4), bcbc6000 (5), michaela_vy (5), JqnOC (6), bethielouwho (7), guyalice (9), enrique_molinero (10), ahef1963 (12)9 more, MikeBriggs (13), Dilara86 (14), Peace2 (15), ncgraham (18), susiesharp (18), Herenya, eclecticdodo, rretzler, merrystar

Thumbs down: lipi, _Zoe_, Quaisior

Score: 40.78

10
30,055 members, 648 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)
11
18,913 members, 886 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: fgjohnson (1), keeneam (1), burniereads (2), el_len (2), trisarahdactyl (4), guyalice (5), kiwiflowa (5), bestem (6), enrique_molinero (7), ahef1963 (9), sturlington (24)4 more, Peace2 (32), Moomin_Mama, amysisson, meliarose

Score: 40.4

12
14,271 members, 220 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: NareHon (1), aulsmith (1), kara.shamy (2), ahef1963 (4), generalkala (6), SylviaC (6), Quaisior (6), Dilara86 (7), Peace2 (11), bethielouwho (11), meliarose (17)5 more, sturlington (23), LisaMaria_C (27), rretzler, merrystar, Herenya

Score: 39.79

13
79,474 members, 1,452 reviews
4.43 stars (4.43 stars)

Lists: ellezze (1), generalkala (3), el_len (4), fitzgage (4), bcbc6000 (6), michaela_vy (6), kara.shamy (6), JqnOC (7), MikeBriggs (8), bethielouwho (9), guyalice (11)8 more, ahef1963 (13), ncgraham (14), Peace2 (17), susiesharp (20), eclecticdodo, Herenya, rretzler, merrystar

Thumbs down: lipi, _Zoe_, Quaisior

Score: 39.42

14
8,351 members, 532 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)
15
34,916 members, 1,922 reviews
4.37 stars (4.37 stars)

Lists: kesser (1), KimarieBee (1), whiteknight50 (2), pwaites (2), SqueakyChu (3), keeneam (3), _Zoe_ (5), guyalice (13), ahef1963 (16), bethielouwho (16), sturlington (25)4 more, Peace2 (35), jain (39), meliarose, foggidawn

Score: 38.46

16
7,828 members, 264 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: whiteknight50 (1), elkiedee (1), LisaMaria_C (2), kiwiflowa (3), susiesharp (3), auroraejade (5), guyalice (6), ahef1963 (10), ncgraham (10), Dilara86 (16), Peace2 (33)3 more, jain (40), Herenya, merrystar

Score: 35.96

17
83,247 members, 748 reviews
4.28 stars (4.28 stars)

Lists: fitzgage (5), JqnOC (5), LisaMaria_C (5), bcbc6000 (7), michaela_vy (7), kara.shamy (7), enrique_molinero (9), el_len (10), guyalice (10), bethielouwho (12), Dilara86 (13)8 more, ahef1963 (14), ncgraham (17), susiesharp (19), Peace2 (23), eclecticdodo, Herenya, rretzler, merrystar

Thumbs down: lipi, _Zoe_, Quaisior

Score: 35.92

18
20,046 members, 465 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: SCrumrine (2), _Zoe_ (2), aulsmith (2), codewell (3), kiwiflowa (6), bcbc6000 (8), michaela_vy (8), generalkala (8), el_len (9), Jarandel (9), MikeBriggs (10)3 more, LisaMaria_C (39), rretzler, merrystar

Thumbs down: PitcherBooks

Score: 32.95

19
33,728 members, 1,603 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)
20
83,380 members, 773 reviews
4.36 stars (4.36 stars)

Lists: JqnOC (3), enrique_molinero (3), codewell (4), fitzgage (7), kara.shamy (8), bcbc6000 (10), michaela_vy (10), bethielouwho (15), guyalice (15), ncgraham (15), ahef1963 (22)5 more, Peace2 (25), eclecticdodo, rretzler, Herenya, merrystar

Thumbs down: _Zoe_, Quaisior

Score: 31.65

21
15,456 members, 527 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: daphneyj10 (1), burniereads (4), SqueakyChu (5), longway (9), maureenreads (10), bcbc6000 (11), justablondemoment (11), Quaisior (17), bethielouwho (21), sturlington (28), ahef1963 (28)3 more, pwaites (49), amysisson, Herenya

Score: 31.18

22
17,752 members, 1,296 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: Peace2 (2), StefanieGeeks (4), generalkala (4), codewell (5), maureenreads (6), fitzgage (8), justablondemoment (8), Bduke (10), michaela_vy (11), SunnySD (11), meliarose (18)4 more, bethielouwho (18), el_len (19), foggidawn, Herenya

Thumbs down: sturlington, pwaites, PitcherBooks

Score: 29.19

Explanations:

sturlington (0): Just bad.

pwaites (0): Full of action, but over-hyped and ludicrous plot-line.

23
37,364 members, 1,652 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)
24
5,459 members, 109 reviews
4.24 stars (4.24 stars)

Lists: SunnySD (1), SylviaC (1), Quaisior (1), bestem (3), pwaites (5), codewell (6), ncgraham (11), LisaMaria_C (30), foggidawn, merrystar, Herenya

Thumbs down: PitcherBooks

Score: 27.57

25
88,635 members, 862 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

Lists: JqnOC (2), kara.shamy (9), fitzgage (9), michaela_vy (13), bcbc6000 (14), el_len (15), Dilara86 (17), Peace2 (20), bethielouwho (20), sturlington (29), ahef1963 (38)3 more, eclecticdodo, merrystar, rretzler

Thumbs down: Quaisior

Score: 27.08

26
6,046 members, 84 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: SylviaC (2), Quaisior (2), SunnySD (5), auroraejade (7), bestem (7), el_len (8), susiesharp (8), Peace2 (13), ahef1963 (20), LisaMaria_C (46), merrystar

Score: 26.27

27
21,212 members, 1,078 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: Devinoconnor (1), AliceFitz (1), Friederike.Geissler (2), mattias_books (9), maureenreads (9), fitzgage (11), el_len (12), bcbc6000 (13), bethielouwho (25), ahef1963 (52), meliarose

Thumbs down: merrystar

Score: 25.68

28
1,823 members, 22 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)

Lists: Jarandel (1), Devinoconnor (2), aulsmith (3), Quaisior (7), jain (8), Peace2 (9), Dilara86 (11), ahef1963 (17), LisaMaria_C (29), sturlington (31), merrystar

Thumbs down: PitcherBooks

Score: 24.79

29
5,516 members, 187 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: SCrumrine (3), _Zoe_ (4), SylviaC (7), SunnySD (8), maureenreads (11), Quaisior (11), ncgraham (12), el_len (14), guyalice (14), jain (29), pwaites (50)2 more, merrystar, foggidawn

Thumbs down: PitcherBooks, justablondemoment

Score: 24.14

30
6,400 members, 166 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: trisarahdactyl (1), _Zoe_ (1), Devinoconnor (3), codewell (9), el_len (18), Quaisior (27), YellowHedgehog, merrystar, Herenya

Score: 23.13

31
34,235 members, 621 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Explanations:

sturlington (0): Better for younger children

PitcherBooks (27): JF, YA, All Ages. 1950 BritLit fantasy adventure classic. Equally appealing to both boys & girls. The first and best of the somewhat uneven seven book Narnia series.… (more)

32
6,119 members, 206 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Lists: cattnip172 (1), justablondemoment (10), bcbc6000 (16), Quaisior (16), ahef1963 (25), bethielouwho (28), sturlington (34), Moomin_Mama, amysisson, rretzler

Thumbs down: PitcherBooks

Score: 20.14

33
5,362 members, 56 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: SylviaC (3), Quaisior (3), susiesharp (7), SunnySD (9), el_len (13), ahef1963 (26), Peace2 (28), LisaMaria_C (45), merrystar

Score: 19.67

34
3,811 members, 176 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: aeleone (1), bestem (2), burniereads (6), Quaisior (10), ncgraham (22), jain (30), Herenya, foggidawn

Score: 19.46

35
14,230 members, 674 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)
36
8,790 members, 357 reviews
4.29 stars (4.29 stars)

Lists: SunnySD (7), Jarandel (8), Dilara86 (10), Quaisior (14), pwaites (18), ahef1963 (19), guyalice (19), meliarose, merrystar, foggidawn, Herenya

Thumbs down: JRlibrary, sturlington

Score: 18.29

37
8,363 members, 172 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: auroraejade (8), ncgraham (21), bethielouwho (23), jain (26), sturlington (33), ahef1963 (37), PitcherBooks (47), meliarose, rretzler, merrystar

Score: 18.29

Explanations:

PitcherBooks (47): YA, All Ages. 1958 Award Winner. Historical Fiction. Colonial Era, 1687 New England. 16 y/o orphan Katherine "Kit" Tyler leaves the relaxed and open Barbados islands to live with her aunt & uncle in Wethersfield, Connecticut. Superstitious Puritans immediately think her a witch for knowing how to swim. The strict and odd beliefs of the Puritans seem to continuously put Kit at risk for what would be non-issues for normal everyday peoples. A sometimes frightening culture clash. Excellent read!… (more)

38
8,983 members, 214 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: Jman8910 (1), Dilara86 (9), SunnySD (12), susiesharp (13), guyalice (18), pwaites (19), eclecticdodo, foggidawn, merrystar

Thumbs down: JRlibrary

Score: 18.1

39
18,722 members, 1,377 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: StefanieGeeks (3), keeneam (7), SylviaC (8), kara.shamy (10), codewell (11), bcbc6000 (17), amysisson, meliarose, foggidawn, Herenya

Thumbs down: reconditereader, generalkala

Score: 18.03

Explanations:

reconditereader (0): An Abundance of Katherines is better; this one is just manipulative

40
17,646 members, 1,137 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (4), PitcherBooks (7), aeleone (21), bethielouwho (24), pwaites (25), sturlington (32), ahef1963 (34), Peace2 (43), meliarose

Score: 17.62

Explanations:

PitcherBooks (7): YA, All Ages. 2008 Multiple Award Winner. BritLit, Fantasy. After his family is murdered, a baby is raised to boyhood by the departed denizens of the local graveyard. Interesting concept. Fun read. Equally appealing to boys & girls.… (more)

41
2,847 members, 61 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: bestem (4), enrique_molinero (5), aulsmith (5), pwaites (8), Quaisior (9), codewell (10), el_len (16)

Score: 17.12

42
4,754 members, 206 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: countrylife (1), Jman8910 (2), trisarahdactyl (5), keeneam (5), bethielouwho (19), meliarose

Score: 16.6

43
4,802 members, 30 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Lists: SylviaC (4), Quaisior (4), el_len (17), susiesharp (23), Peace2 (29), ahef1963 (31), LisaMaria_C (44), merrystar

Score: 16.08

44
7,882 members, 270 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: aeleone (2), Dilara86 (6), auroraejade (9), bestem (9), fitzgage (10), LisaMaria_C (32), ahef1963 (41)

Score: 16.05

46
34,370 members, 944 reviews
4.32 stars (4.32 stars)

Lists: bestem (5), aeleone (7), codewell (13), longway (13), LisaMaria_C (18), bcbc6000 (19), sturlington (38), pwaites (44), ahef1963 (47), foggidawn, merrystar1 more, rretzler

Thumbs down: lipi, PitcherBooks, Quaisior, enrique_molinero

Score: 15.42

47
8 members, 1 review
5 stars (5 stars)

Lists: Readatron (1), DorothySKT (1), Diana-Book-Fan (1), Emily_Hartman (2)

Score: 15.36

48
12,697 members, 508 reviews
3.78 stars (3.78 stars)

Lists: CapitalHackels (2), enrique_molinero (14), susiesharp (16), bcbc6000 (18), aeleone (22), ahef1963 (27), bethielouwho (30), YellowHedgehog

Thumbs down: reconditereader

Score: 15.24

Explanations:

reconditereader (0): Didn't enjoy it as a teen, perhaps because I'm not a boy

49
8,966 members, 286 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)

Lists: Peace2 (1), Friederike.Geissler (4), aeleone (6), Jarandel (6), pwaites (30), Herenya (34), merrystar

Thumbs down: PitcherBooks

Score: 14.96

50
10,584 members, 360 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: StefanieGeeks (1), SCrumrine (4), MikeBriggs (4), justablondemoment (7), trisarahdactyl (7), enrique_molinero (17), ncgraham (19), pwaites (20), Herenya (33)

Thumbs down: PitcherBooks, guyalice, Quaisior, merrystar

Score: 14.02

51
5,403 members, 308 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: aeleone (3), Jman8910 (3), KimarieBee (7), SqueakyChu (14), ahef1963 (48), foggidawn

Score: 13.99

52
21,311 members, 456 reviews
4.32 stars (4.32 stars)

Lists: Bduke (3), bethielouwho (22), ahef1963 (23), Quaisior (24), Herenya (30), rretzler, merrystar

Score: 13.89

53
2,774 members, 154 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: Readatron (2), DorothySKT (2), Emily_Hartman (3), KimarieBee (18), pwaites (31)

Score: 13.4

54
4,372 members, 270 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: aeleone (5), StefanieGeeks (6), mattias_books (10), SunnySD (14), LisaMaria_C (36), Herenya, meliarose

Thumbs down: reconditereader

Score: 13.02

55
6,693 members, 203 reviews
3.78 stars (3.78 stars)

Lists: SCrumrine (6), aeleone (8), Dilara86 (8), bestem (11), ahef1963 (42), LisaMaria_C (43)

Score: 12.64

56
9,454 members, 180 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: Readatron (3), DorothySKT (3), longway (6), sturlington (45), merrystar

Score: 11.84

57
14,524 members, 472 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: Grcelee (1), SCrumrine (7), mattias_books (11), pwaites (12), ahef1963 (49), YellowHedgehog, meliarose

Thumbs down: aeleone, Peace2, PitcherBooks

Score: 10.84

58
34,364 members, 461 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (11), longway (12), sturlington (36), jain (37), PitcherBooks (44), ahef1963 (44)

Score: 10.71

Explanations:

PitcherBooks (44): JF, YA, All Ages. Historical fiction, 1884 classic adventure story. Sequel to Adventures of Tom Sawyer and just as entertaining. A favorite. Free ebook at Gutenberg.org.… (more)

59
2,863 members, 120 reviews
3.5 stars (3.5 stars)

Lists: justablondemoment (9), Quaisior (12), bcbc6000 (21), sturlington (39), Moomin_Mama, meliarose

Thumbs down: PitcherBooks

Score: 10.57

60
21,062 members, 309 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)
61
12,111 members, 665 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: bethielouwho (5), justablondemoment (18), jain (19), Herenya (35), foggidawn

Score: 10.05

62
12,006 members, 991 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: Readatron (4), DorothySKT (4), PitcherBooks (4), sturlington (48)

Score: 10.01

Explanations:

PitcherBooks (4): YA, All Ages. 2011 Multiple Award-Winner. SF&F, Sci-Fi, Cyberpunk, Quest, Adventure, Mystery, Suspense. Even this non-80s kid and non-gamer loved it! If you like SF&F in the least, this is a must-read. I believe a large percentage of non-SF&F fans would go for it too. Seriously good!… (more)

63
1,924 members, 173 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: keristars (2), StefanieGeeks (5), foggidawn, Herenya

Score: 9.78

64
1,361 members, 33 reviews
4.29 stars (4.29 stars)

Lists: jain (7), PitcherBooks (20), Herenya (36), sturlington (64), merrystar

Score: 9.05

Explanations:

PitcherBooks (20): YA, All Ages. 1974 Multiple Award Winner. Historical Fantasy. The 'Tam Lin' legend retold [human kidnapped by & kept by the faerie]. Set in 16th century Elizabethan England. Very well done.… (more)

65
21,903 members, 281 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Explanations:

sturlington (0): Better for younger children.

66
3,194 members, 56 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: Bduke (1), Herenya (31), ahef1963 (45), merrystar

Score: 8.9

67
6,155 members, 125 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: keristars (3), Peace2 (5), Jarandel (5), aeleone (10)

Thumbs down: PitcherBooks

Score: 8.64

68
1,435 members, 24 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: countrylife (3), Jman8910 (4), elkiedee (5)

Score: 8.54

69
752 members, 32 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)

Lists: SylviaC (10), Moomin_Mama (10), Quaisior (13), Herenya

Score: 8.47

70
3,335 members, 32 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: LisaMaria_C (10), Quaisior (26), YellowHedgehog, Herenya

Score: 8.45

71
1,216 members, 97 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: SCrumrine (8), keeneam (10), SunnySD (18), foggidawn

Score: 8.44

72
420 members, 10 reviews
4.35 stars (4.35 stars)

Lists: Friederike.Geissler (3), pwaites (3), foggidawn

Score: 7.95

73
41,940 members, 827 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: SqueakyChu (9), sturlington (12), PitcherBooks (37), merrystar

Score: 7.74

Explanations:

PitcherBooks (37): YA, All Ages. Multiple Award-Winner. 1953 SF&F Classic. One of Bradbury's best. Dystopia. Societal ban on all books with book burning as the solution. One of the few high school reading assignments that I adored!… (more)

74
782 members, 68 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: SCrumrine (9), PitcherBooks (16), sturlington (62), foggidawn

Score: 7.6

Explanations:

PitcherBooks (16): YA, All Ages. 2006 Multiple Award Winner. Historical Fantasy. The plague comes to a rural medieval village. Ketarah bargains with Lord Death personified to save her family and friends. Oh, the magic and romance!… (more)

75
2,361 members, 151 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Lists: PitcherBooks (13), justablondemoment (16), amysisson (17), sturlington (63)

Score: 7.5

Explanations:

PitcherBooks (13): YA, All Ages. 2000 Multiple Award Winner. An excellent & moving book. Fiction that tells the truth about modern day slavery from the eyes of a 13 year old girl. Based on the true stories of three young girls & former slaves. Highly recommended for all ages. Deserves every award it won! Definitely worth viewing this short vid: http://soldthemovie.com/… (more)

76
1,582 members, 70 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: SunnySD (13), Quaisior (21), foggidawn, Herenya, merrystar

Thumbs down: PitcherBooks

Score: 7.37

77
4,740 members, 319 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: pwaites (4), Friederike.Geissler (5), SunnySD (28)

Score: 7.24

78
2,039 members, 58 reviews
4.3 stars (4.3 stars)

Lists: Bduke (8), Peace2 (31), ahef1963 (56), merrystar

Score: 7.19

79
3,401 members, 33 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Lists: LisaMaria_C (8), YellowHedgehog, Herenya

Score: 6.8

80
3,342 members, 38 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: LisaMaria_C (9), YellowHedgehog, Herenya

Score: 6.73

81
3,983 members, 304 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: Devinoconnor (6), pwaites (14), jain (16)

Score: 6.62

82
4,215 members, 114 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: Peace2 (4), Jarandel (11), PitcherBooks (41)

Score: 6.61

Explanations:

PitcherBooks (41): YA, All Ages. 2002 Multiple Award Winner. Historical Fiction, Fantasy, Action, Adventure. Feudal Japan. "The story of a 16 y/o orphaned & traumatized boy, Tomasu, who is taken under the wing of a professional assassin and a 15 y/o girl, Kaede, who has been held hostage for her family's good behavior for the past 8 years."… (more)

83
19,746 members, 173 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Lists: DorothySKT (5), ncgraham (7), ahef1963 (29), LisaMaria_C (40), eclecticdodo, rretzler

Thumbs down: sturlington, Quaisior, merrystar

Score: 6.6

Explanations:

sturlington (0): Better for younger children.

84
8,180 members, 625 reviews
4.3 stars (4.3 stars)

Lists: susiesharp (9), sturlington (41), YellowHedgehog, rretzler

Thumbs down: keristars

Score: 6.45

85
8,040 members, 288 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: MikeBriggs (6), fitzgage (13), bethielouwho (27)

Score: 6.42

86
1,439 members, 17 reviews
3.59 stars (3.59 stars)

Lists: justablondemoment (13), sturlington (49), Moomin_Mama, amysisson

Thumbs down: PitcherBooks

Score: 6.33

87
1,257 members, 57 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: countrylife (2), elkiedee (4)

Score: 6.19

88
2,643 members, 267 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Lists: keeneam (9), pwaites (17), foggidawn

Score: 6.15

89
17,069 members, 722 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: PitcherBooks (10), SqueakyChu (12), sturlington (65)

Score: 5.81

Explanations:

PitcherBooks (10): YA, All Ages. 2005 Multiple Award Winner. NF, Autobiography. The author and her siblings were raised in a severely dysfunctional family. Living proof that roses spring from dung heaps and we each have the ability to choose our own lives (eventually). An amazing & inspiring life.… (more)

90
1,025 members, 126 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Lists: Bduke (14), Herenya, foggidawn

Score: 5.81

91
4,018 members, 177 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: Lexxi (1), Peace2 (39)

Score: 5.6

92
5,969 members, 153 reviews
4.25 stars (4.25 stars)

Lists: fitzgage (12), MikeBriggs (14), bethielouwho (26), ahef1963 (51)

Thumbs down: reconditereader

Score: 5.49

93
38,827 members, 1,232 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: SqueakyChu (11), KimarieBee (13), sturlington (43), ahef1963 (67)

Thumbs down: PitcherBooks

Score: 5.26

94
4,614 members, 122 reviews
4.25 stars (4.25 stars)

Lists: jain (25), pwaites (27), merrystar

Score: 5.2

95
2,613 members, 17 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: Quaisior (18), LisaMaria_C (41), merrystar

Score: 5.18

96
3,578 members, 163 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

Lists: pwaites (21), Herenya (38), merrystar

Score: 5.14

97
1,440 members, 144 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Lists: Devinoconnor (5), Peace2 (7)

Score: 5.13

98
1,292 members, 31 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: PitcherBooks (18), sturlington (66), merrystar

Score: 5

Explanations:

PitcherBooks (18): YA, All Ages. 1975 Fantasy adventure classic. Sirius, former guardian luminary of the Dog Star, is helped by Kathleen, the luminary Sol (our sun), and his own quick wits as he tracks a lost cosmic tool in order to regain his former status. An intricate and intriguing tale. [Generally I am not a Diana Wynne Jones fan but this book is excellent.]… (more)

99
8,180 members, 91 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (15), PitcherBooks (49), sturlington (67)

Score: 4.94

Explanations:

PitcherBooks (49): YA, All Ages. 1886 Historical Fiction, Adventure Classic. A "Boy's Novel" but girls enjoy it too. A favorite. Original Title: Kidnapped: Being Memoirs of the Adventures of David Balfour in the Year 1751: How he was Kidnapped and Cast away; his Sufferings in a Desert Isle; his Journey in the Wild Highlands; his acquaintance with Alan Breck Stewart and other notorious Highland Jacobites; with all that he Suffered at the hands of his Uncle, Ebenezer Balfour of Shaws, falsely so-called ... R.L. Stevenson (Scotland, 1850-1894). Novelist, poet, essayist, and travel writer. His most famous works are Treasure Island, Kidnapped, and Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. Greatly admired by his fellow authors and one of the most translated authors in the world. -wiki. Free ebook at Gutenberg.org.… (more)

100
399 members, 9 reviews
4.28 stars (4.28 stars)

Lists: sturlington (3), jain (22)

Score: 4.89

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