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Recommend the 20 best books you've read in the last five years

Description: A casual acquaintance is looking for ideas about books to read, but you don't know much about their tastes. Thinking back over your last five years of reading, which books would you recommend?

Members: 433 participating members (show all)

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32,508 members, 1,849 reviews
4.37 stars (4.37 stars)
2
59,611 members, 1,185 reviews
4.39 stars (4.39 stars)

Explanations:

lordcharles (13): In its time and place it was very important in having a white lawyer defend a black man. People had to understand that skin color is not painful. Watching a child caught between worlds was fundamental as well.… (more)

3
14,993 members, 453 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)

Lists: ParanoidMaryMarvel (1), HalHinson (1), goldenlobo (1), kara.shamy (1), skyrad43 (1), elainemberman (1), Somateria (1), kappasigma (1), jan48 (1), readinglife11 (1), booksinbed (1)34 more, sianpr (1), Simone2 (1), venus.radfordbell (1), JCBest (1), AngelGH (1), Winny99 (1), dkfgroup (1), Lyn5r (1), contegobay (2), TeriAndersonNeedham (2), Minneba (2), mccin68 (2), stephenis (2), Canadian_Down_Under (2), pagewright (2), LenoreR (2), Jelissa88 (3), neicybee (3), sbodmer (3), Fjumonvi (3), patty6116 (4), prof_em (4), Rdra1962 (4), katie4098 (4), myers3 (6), tina1969 (7), bookworm12 (7), mishy215 (10), mmignano11 (10), Aerrin99 (10), generalkala (11), ahef1963 (13), shutch (15), citygirl

Thumbs down: arethusarose, grnman, lorannen, overdenise, KerryMcGuire

Score: 139.25

Explanations:

Somateria (1): My favourite novel of all time, first read at school many years ago, before I'd been to Cornwall. Re-read several times, most recently for a book club.… (more)

mishy215 (10): I've read this book twice seen the movie several times. I just love the suspenseful tone of the book.

5
43,745 members, 1,150 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: sblumens (1), Adennis (1), dara85 (2), goldenmoon (2), LesleyWebb (2), LoneS (2), Jbritz (2), kootibkiteer (2), TeriAndersonNeedham (3), margosneezer (3), kamalsood (3)33 more, goldenlobo (3), jeanie0510 (3), Elle10021 (3), neicybee (4), pathogenik (4), cherylc (4), frenchmama (4), Saultimate (4), unspuncapricorn (4), patty6116 (5), Vicariousz (5), bnbsalvatore (5), hawaiiimarg (5), FKQG (5), kappasigma (6), MaggieFlo (6), NancieLea (6), critterbug (6), Rdra1962 (7), sbodmer (7), IrishSue (7), shutch (8), teeth (8), PollyMig (8), laluna179 (9), Mallc (12), Peace2 (16), HelenGress (16), fifthbusy (16), booksinbed (17), dawndouble (17), kszr (18), martensgirl

Score: 120.09

6
11,009 members, 882 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: SBG1962 (1), bookhobbyjapan (1), Mallc (1), Saultimate (1), keul (1), teeth (1), crookedcat (1), peterveen (1), emmendelson (1), ParanoidMaryMarvel (2), maryzee (2)31 more, mwinem (2), pathogenik (2), beebeereads (2), copperkid (2), staceyftwo (2), goldenmoon (3), Vicariousz (3), artisu (3), elainemberman (3), lmbix (3), njinthesun (3), nanlanglois (3), JukieH (4), tina1969 (4), MaggieFlo (4), ucla70 (4), Rdra1962 (5), dianeham (5), baldosmum (5), patty6116 (6), ShelfMonkey (6), Minneba (6), 985077MA (6), _Zoe_ (6), dawndouble (7), NancieLea (8), kszr (8), unspuncapricorn (9), CarterPJ (10), fifthbusy (12), myers3 (12)

Thumbs down: Rynooo, grnman, Selliers, Kathy_Dyer, Krisbee, Eliz12, jaylcee, KarenFunt

Score: 113.01

7
13,923 members, 384 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: ChrisWay (1), laurab7782 (1), ayaeckel (1), beebeereads (1), DougJ110 (1), CindyHam59 (1), unspuncapricorn (1), The_reading_swimmer (1), JuliaMaria (1), 47degreesnorth (1), tugrice (1)26 more, kiwidoc (1), Smits (1), Leida (1), bookwoman84 (1), Femklutz (2), johnpdeever (2), kappasigma (2), Mallc (2), unlucky (2), vixcoe (2), marthamwatson (2), sianpr (3), contegobay (4), goldenmoon (4), artisu (4), klhorn (4), brianc6 (5), lahochstetler (5), Rdra1962 (6), Minneba (7), patty6116 (8), fifthbusy (11), KrisM (12), mmignano11 (17), neicybee (18), sadbookgirl

Thumbs down: robertharr, Somateria, zapzap, KerryMcGuire, Eowyn1

Score: 111.36

8
9,726 members, 617 reviews
4.3 stars (4.3 stars)

Lists: Femklutz (1), LesleyWebb (1), LoneS (1), RBeffa (1), elizabethmkruis (1), tess_schoolmarm (1), gypsysmom (1), devilish2 (2), askthedust (2), rretzler (2), gbelik (2)29 more, njinthesun (2), myra.reads (2), bmilla48 (3), mwinem (4), Vicariousz (4), bnbsalvatore (4), DougJ110 (4), cmtl (4), neicybee (5), kappasigma (5), bookhobbyjapan (5), pdebolt (5), jennyo (5), RobinMG (6), patty6116 (7), shutch (7), cherylc (7), catiescarlette (7), Rdra1962 (8), Jillian_Kay (9), FKQG (9), MaggieFlo (10), klhorn (10), unlucky (12), booksinbed (15), ThoughtPolice (16), IrishSue (17), sdunford (17), peterveen (19)

Thumbs down: gpaisley, sbodmer

Score: 110.66

10
8,617 members, 142 reviews
4.65 stars (4.65 stars)

Lists: IlsaK (1), grnman (1), jdyork74 (1), jeanie0510 (1), Firemind (1), sarahlpriest (1), druuska (1), steph40 (1), IrishSue (2), jackanthony (2), gilroy (2)28 more, ParanoidMaryMarvel (3), cubsfan3410 (3), LoneS (3), mwinem (3), LenoreR (3), elainemberman (4), bookhobbyjapan (4), catiescarlette (4), bookworm12 (4), KatyBee (4), dawndouble (4), booksinbed (4), caseylondon (4), Jelissa88 (5), TeriAndersonNeedham (5), sbodmer (5), Jillian_Kay (5), 985077MA (5), goldenmoon (6), Morphidae (6), Eowyn1 (8), shutch (9), patty6116 (10), Minneba (12), ncgraham (14), briarhills (20), mmignano11 (25), citygirl

Thumbs down: ayaeckel, jaylcee, Martha8700, linlef, aulsmith, Broer

Score: 103.55

11
4,459 members, 277 reviews
4.25 stars (4.25 stars)

Lists: pam933 (1), honyocker (1), prof_em (1), alpiner (1), RobinBrz (1), maryzee (1), Christy.Riege (1), LenoreR (1), lmbix (2), tugrice (2), venus.radfordbell (2)21 more, hammockqueen (2), Winny99 (2), kappasigma (3), Morphidae (3), sbodmer (4), mccin68 (4), stephenis (4), artisu (5), Minneba (5), sdunford (5), LisbethE (5), caseylondon (5), kageeh (6), generalkala (7), Eowyn1 (9), Rdra1962 (10), myers3 (10), patty6116 (11), kxn11 (12), merrystar (14), booksinbed (16)

Thumbs down: arethusarose

Score: 94.99

12
8,671 members, 601 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: bmilla48 (1), fuzzy_pickle (1), TLDAV1967 (1), nanlanglois (1), hailelib (1), generalkala (1), pam933 (2), prof_em (2), ikomilo (2), RBeffa (2), kamrie (2)22 more, unspuncapricorn (2), PollyMig (2), laluna179 (2), FKQG (3), copperkid (3), jackanthony (3), Winny99 (3), kappasigma (4), Jillian_Kay (4), HelenGress (4), myers3 (4), mmignano11 (4), JukieH (5), MaggieFlo (5), TeriAndersonNeedham (6), Mallc (6), goldenmoon (7), bjappleg8 (7), chgstrom (7), Minneba (10), patty6116 (12), tess_schoolmarm (14)

Thumbs down: arethusarose, PitcherBooks, jeanie0510, dawndouble, JuliaMaria, dkfgroup

Score: 89.51

13
11,051 members, 994 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: ycr_ycr (1), LDVoorberg (1), honyocker (2), DougJ110 (2), Femklutz (3), prof_em (3), ikomilo (3), niquetteb (3), PollyMig (3), marthamwatson (3), lmbix (4)27 more, jackanthony (4), Peace2 (5), KatyBee (5), contegobay (6), Jelissa88 (6), artisu (6), jdyork74 (6), Vicariousz (7), elainemberman (7), Lagnella (7), caseylondon (7), JukieH (8), Morphidae (8), Jillian_Kay (8), Mallc (9), bookworm12 (9), kappasigma (10), HelenGress (10), mhhacker (12), Rdra1962 (13), dawndouble (13), starfishian (13), patty6116 (14), fifthbusy (15), eclecticdodo (18), jjwilson61-wishlist (19), myers3 (20)

Thumbs down: CAGEYM, zapzap, 47degreesnorth, revamanda, princessmonster

Score: 88.6

14
16,838 members, 1,312 reviews
4.3 stars (4.3 stars)
15
9,160 members, 703 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: Lynsey2 (1), PollyMig (1), Euryale (1), LouiseJones (1), DanZuke (2), cherylc (2), amyshaff (2), IrishSue (3), 47degreesnorth (3), bookwoman84 (4), ParanoidMaryMarvel (5)21 more, elainemberman (5), catiescarlette (5), LenoreR (5), Vicariousz (6), Lagnella (6), contegobay (7), JukieH (7), NancieLea (7), Mallc (7), Winny99 (7), HelenGress (7), CarolineMCarrico (8), dawndouble (8), WylieMaercklein (9), TeriAndersonNeedham (10), hailelib (10), Rdra1962 (12), Eowyn1 (13), patty6116 (17), citygirl (18), smasler

Thumbs down: Bookmarque, jenrazzle, zapzap

Score: 81.55

16
60,798 members, 1,092 reviews
4.42 stars (4.42 stars)

Lists: Sherryll (1), JaneAustenNut (1), Dehinde (1), MelanieTid (1), dawnlovesbooks (1), Jencey (2), merrystar (2), Krisbee (2), Somateria (3), johnpdeever (3), JuliaMaria (3)20 more, Femklutz (4), LoneS (4), FKQG (4), AnnaClaire (4), generalkala (4), lynnrae523 (5), sbodmer (6), Jillian_Kay (6), booksinbed (6), sianpr (6), Morphidae (7), TeriAndersonNeedham (8), MaggieFlo (8), Minthe (8), jackanthony (9), hailelib (9), Rdra1962 (14), patty6116 (15), mmignano11 (16), citygirl

Thumbs down: Tovahn, grnman, aulsmith, KerryMcGuire

Score: 80.87

17
14,854 members, 1,274 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)
18
5,905 members, 475 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: CarolineMCarrico (1), JSWBooks (1), starfishian (1), cmtl (1), booksbooks63 (2), elizabethmkruis (2), jennyo (2), zapzap (2), chgstrom (2), Dehinde (3), peterveen (3)16 more, goldenlobo (4), vwinsloe (4), cherylc (6), klhorn (7), FKQG (7), goldenmoon (8), kappasigma (8), unspuncapricorn (8), JukieH (9), lauralkeet (9), TeriAndersonNeedham (11), devilish2 (12), Mallc (15), patty6116 (18), Rdra1962 (19), smasler

Score: 76.27

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8,806 members, 584 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: pearlmath (1), vwinsloe (1), SqueakyChu (2), KittyTwist (2), bookwoman84 (2), ChrisWay (3), beebeereads (3), DougJ110 (3), tricia.devlin (3), johnpdeever (4), richard_c (4)22 more, crookedcat (4), LoneS (5), cherylc (5), lmbix (5), elainemberman (6), bnbsalvatore (6), klhorn (6), cmtl (7), PollyMig (7), copperkid (7), contegobay (8), Volkertvos (8), sianpr (8), goldenmoon (9), MaggieFlo (11), Mallc (11), HelenGress (12), dbsovereign (17), citygirl (17), booksinbed (18), patty6116 (20), smasler

Thumbs down: jtoneill0, nikki.nu, pdebolt, zapzap, KerryMcGuire, thebooklover1

Score: 75.81

20
7,453 members, 505 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: booksbooks63 (1), pennyinsole (1), LisbethE (1), stephenis (1), susannelson (1), pearlmath (2), frenchmama (2), CarterPJ (2), pam933 (3), cherylc (3), authordanagoodman (3)17 more, kszr (3), teeth (4), baldosmum (4), marthamwatson (4), goldenlobo (5), ikomilo (5), beckibell (5), copperkid (5), HelenGress (6), artisu (8), JukieH (10), mhhacker (11), dawnlovesbooks (12), mmignano11 (13), Rdra1962 (17), lmbix (17), patty6116 (19)

Thumbs down: Femklutz, Jukov, bmilla48, princessmonster

Score: 72.93

21
6,078 members, 181 reviews
4.55 stars (4.55 stars)

Lists: friedrb (1), corleycorrea (1), mic_cee (1), accessit (1), joannawolotira (1), Crypto-Willobie (1), crookedcat (2), 47degreesnorth (2), mhhacker (2), KatyBee (3), ikomilo (4)14 more, PollyMig (4), melaniejayne (4), cubsfan3410 (5), IrishSue (5), klhorn (5), myers3 (8), kappasigma (9), goldenmoon (10), jackanthony (11), TeriAndersonNeedham (12), Minneba (13), mmignano11 (14), shutch (16), MsRoux

Thumbs down: ParanoidMaryMarvel

Score: 71.35

23
4,927 members, 397 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)

Lists: MJC1946 (1), madhatter73 (2), kageeh (2), dara85 (3), pearlmath (3), frenchmama (3), hawaiiimarg (4), copperkid (4), pathogenik (5), Elle10021 (5), teeth (5)15 more, HelenGress (5), kszr (5), LittleTaiko (6), IrishSue (6), baldosmum (6), dawndouble (6), kappasigma (7), Mallc (8), MaggieFlo (9), myers3 (9), 985077MA (11), eclecticdodo (17), CarterPJ (18), Rdra1962 (20), amysisson (21)

Thumbs down: millefleurs, edwina4

Score: 64.43

24
23,778 members, 1,383 reviews
4.38 stars (4.38 stars)
25
22,117 members, 440 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

Lists: skyrad43 (2), Dehinde (2), LisbethE (3), ChrisWay (4), fifthbusy (4), pam933 (5), mwinem (5), NancieLea (5), mccin68 (5), critterbug (5), Tim.Looney (6)16 more, FKQG (6), neicybee (7), Jillian_Kay (7), crookedcat (7), IrishSue (8), laluna179 (8), dawnlovesbooks (9), sianpr (10), goldenmoon (11), unspuncapricorn (11), kappasigma (12), MaggieFlo (12), Mallc (13), dawndouble (14), HelenGress (15), kszr (17)

Thumbs down: sbodmer, KerryMcGuire, KarenFunt

Score: 61.47

26
13,280 members, 244 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)

Lists: dmsteyn (1), fredsmithx (1), ncgraham (1), Sherryll (2), rozymary (2), JuliaMaria (2), cpg (2), audreyj (2), Lyn5r (2), pitjrw (4), lynnrae523 (4)12 more, johnpdeever (5), booksinbed (5), sianpr (5), LoneS (6), goldenlobo (6), bookhobbyjapan (7), sbodmer (8), JukieH (11), mmignano11 (11), MaggieFlo (13), kappasigma (16), Rdra1962 (18)

Thumbs down: ParanoidMaryMarvel, KerryMcGuire, hilarykiley

Score: 60.25

27
24,104 members, 1,093 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: JCBest (2), MDGentleReader (2), KittyTwist (3), margosneezer (4), beebeereads (4), Lyn5r (4), shutch (5), prof_em (6), pdebolt (6), PollyMig (6), bytheseabchcmbr (6)16 more, ParanoidMaryMarvel (7), lmbix (7), ikomilo (8), jdyork74 (8), klhorn (8), nanlanglois (8), goldenlobo (9), IrishSue (9), copperkid (9), HelenGress (11), TeriAndersonNeedham (14), JukieH (14), Eowyn1 (14), dawndouble (15), myers3 (16), Mallc (18)

Thumbs down: aoi_yerba, libelulla1, unspuncapricorn, mamamork, dkfgroup

Score: 56.89

28
7,618 members, 474 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: JSWBooks (2), hestermaree (2), dianeham (4), Femklutz (5), RobinMG (5), beebeereads (5), bnbsalvatore (7), LoneS (8), fifthbusy (8), bookhobbyjapan (9), lmbix (9)14 more, neicybee (10), FKQG (10), NancieLea (10), IrishSue (11), klhorn (11), PollyMig (11), devilish2 (13), copperkid (13), WendyRobyn (14), MaggieFlo (16), kszr (16), ArieJvdP, MsRoux, Laura1124

Thumbs down: kappasigma, KerryMcGuire

Score: 55.91

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7,182 members, 351 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: rozymary (1), zumstein (1), gemhawker (1), mlmarcus (1), mishy215 (2), vixcoe (3), bookhobbyjapan (6), beckibell (6), mmignano11 (6), artisu (7), baldosmum (7)9 more, jackanthony (7), kszr (7), sdunford (8), Morphidae (10), _Zoe_ (11), goldenmoon (13), WendyRobyn (13), kappasigma (15), smasler

Score: 55.23

30
5,095 members, 431 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: hawaiiimarg (1), marjy.heath (1), tricia.devlin (1), cindyst2000 (1), bmilla48 (4), dara85 (5), PollyMig (5), shutch (6), catiescarlette (6), pdebolt (7), teeth (7)11 more, nanlanglois (7), dawnlovesbooks (8), mhhacker (8), contegobay (9), HelenGress (9), tina1969 (10), dawndouble (10), KimarieBee (10), kappasigma (11), Mallc (14), kristenl (15)

Thumbs down: unlucky, jaylcee

Score: 55.09

31
14,475 members, 827 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: vixcoe (1), hilarykiley (1), hammockqueen (1), myers3 (1), caseylondon (1), mmignano11 (1), Aerrin99 (1), lahochstetler (1), HelenGress (2), sianpr (2), honyocker (3)10 more, bytheseabchcmbr (3), IrishSue (4), Krisbee (4), ikomilo (6), goldenlobo (7), artisu (9), Morphidae (9), Eowyn1 (10), JukieH (12), kappasigma (13)

Thumbs down: PitcherBooks, Marion_B, edwina4, BarakFever, princessmonster, GreenVelvet

Score: 54.6

Explanations:

GreenVelvet (0): I thought this book was really poorly written.

32
16,160 members, 706 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: MaggieFlo (1), hestermaree (1), FormerLifeBookLover (2), mcountr (3), JSWBooks (3), dara85 (4), frenchmama (5), madhatter73 (5), beebeereads (6), FKQG (8), lmbix (8)11 more, lynnrae523 (8), neicybee (9), IrishSue (12), teeth (12), amyshaff (13), NancieLea (14), JukieH (15), shutch (17), fifthbusy (17), CarolineMCarrico (20), CarterPJ (20)

Thumbs down: KarenFunt

Score: 53.85

33
9,641 members, 552 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: Vaysh (1), kazzer2u (1), Cariola (1), ayaeckel (2), Michael_Gibbons (3), Minthe (3), souloftherose (3), peterveen (4), Crypto-Willobie (5), crookedcat (6), bjappleg8 (8)10 more, bookhobbyjapan (8), klhorn (9), PollyMig (10), hipdeep (10), kxn11 (11), kappasigma (14), sdunford (14), MaggieFlo (15), anglemark (19), Mallc (19)

Thumbs down: Morphidae, gypsysmom

Score: 52.3

34
21,491 members, 654 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: Alan1946 (1), kara.shamy (3), Risbom (3), zuvendis (3), Saultimate (6), unspuncapricorn (6), LoneS (7), ikomilo (7), critterbug (7), sdunford (9), myra.reads (9)11 more, chgstrom (9), IrishSue (10), teeth (10), lynnrae523 (10), beckibell (11), WendyRobyn (12), JukieH (13), goldenmoon (14), HelenGress (17), MaggieFlo (18), Mallc (20)

Thumbs down: Jukov, ayaeckel

Score: 49.61

35
23,466 members, 556 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: kazzer2u (2), WendyRobyn (3), lemicnic1227 (4), skyrad43 (4), ChrisWay (5), unspuncapricorn (5), Crypto-Willobie (6), ValLloyd (6), bnbsalvatore (9), contegobay (10), ParanoidMaryMarvel (10)9 more, LoneS (10), laluna179 (10), neicybee (11), Vicariousz (12), gypsysmom (12), amyshaff (12), booksinbed (14), sianpr (16), ThoughtPolice (17)

Score: 48.51

36
15,383 members, 286 reviews
4.26 stars (4.26 stars)

Lists: thebooklover1 (1), starbox (2), pdebolt (2), unspuncapricorn (3), marjy.heath (3), RobinBrz (3), mcountr (4), richard_c (5), jennyo (6), prof_em (7), ParanoidMaryMarvel (8)8 more, WendyRobyn (9), cherylc (9), crookedcat (9), johnpdeever (10), HelenGress (14), TeriAndersonNeedham (15), goldenmoon (15), martensgirl

Thumbs down: dmsteyn

Score: 48.3

37
32,204 members, 425 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: sdunford (2), WhatUsername (2), kszr (2), ayaeckel (3), chgstrom (3), grnman (4), gilroy (5), Risbom (6), kamalsood (7), chellerystick (7), johnpdeever (8)8 more, richard_c (8), ParanoidMaryMarvel (9), ikomilo (9), KrisM (9), booksinbed (9), jackanthony (13), TeriAndersonNeedham (17), goldenmoon (18)

Thumbs down: KerryMcGuire

Score: 47.16

38
28,864 members, 1,367 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: corleycorrea (2), hailelib (2), FormerLifeBookLover (3), shutch (3), honyocker (4), jeanie0510 (4), hgalligher (4), rretzler (5), RickyHaas (5), mhhacker (6), Elle10021 (7)8 more, katie4098 (7), goldenlobo (11), sbodmer (11), bookhobbyjapan (11), sdunford (15), dawndouble (16), eclecticdodo (19), myra.reads

Thumbs down: dldbizacct

Score: 46.96

39
9,412 members, 579 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Lists: pschlik (1), tarmina (1), pdebolt (1), LisbethE (2), missmaryS (3), crookedcat (3), dawnlovesbooks (3), NancieLea (4), kszr (4), ucla70 (5), vpfluke (8)9 more, linlef (9), starfishian (9), sbodmer (10), AnjaMeta (10), bookhobbyjapan (10), goldenmoon (16), JukieH (16), kappasigma (19), MsRoux

Thumbs down: Morphidae, Eliz12, Nycticebus, AmourFou

Score: 46.72

40
69,382 members, 948 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: oregonobsessionz (1), grnman (2), shutch (2), Peace2 (3), Risbom (5), Alan1946 (5), richard_c (6), Vicariousz (8), beckibell (8), LoneS (9), goldenlobo (10)7 more, merrystar (10), sbodmer (12), bookhobbyjapan (15), TeriAndersonNeedham (16), briarhills (16), MaggieFlo (19), cej1027

Score: 45.58

41
25,577 members, 435 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: sockitahme (1), lemicnic1227 (2), Crypto-Willobie (2), AvitaCosno (2), zumstein (2), madhatter73 (3), WhatUsername (3), Risbom (4), chellerystick (5), Simone2 (5), kamalsood (6)7 more, ThoughtPolice (6), johnpdeever (7), booksinbed (8), dawndouble (11), lordcharles (17), citygirl, sadbookgirl

Thumbs down: arethusarose, zapzap, gilroy (10)

Score: 44.6

42
8,694 members, 326 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: lemicnic1227 (1), jennyo (1), zapzap (1), Summ (1), Dilara86 (1), peterveen (2), souloftherose (2), AmourFou (2), linlef (4), lmbix (6), goldenlobo (8)6 more, Mallc (10), myra.reads (10), catiescarlette (11), Osbaldistone (12), kappasigma (17), cbl_tn (20)

Thumbs down: shutch, LittleTaiko, KerryMcGuire

Score: 44.56

43
17,390 members, 791 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: NancieLea (1), dianeham (1), m_island (3), honyocker (6), ChrisWay (6), rretzler (6), kszr (6), elainemberman (8), RobinBrz (8), Vicariousz (9), brianc6 (9)7 more, contegobay (11), WendyRobyn (11), crookedcat (11), goldenlobo (13), goldenmoon (17), neicybee (20), citygirl

Thumbs down: belmarchris

Score: 43.51

44
9,896 members, 857 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: Alexiou (1), M.Birostris (2), rdwhitenack (2), DanZuke (3), Nodosaurus (4), cubsfan3410 (4), kamrie (4), Peace2 (4), bmilla48 (5), mwinem (7), elainemberman (9)7 more, gypsysmom (11), mccin68 (12), Jillian_Kay (13), Vicariousz (14), vwinsloe (16), RickyHaas (19), ArieJvdP

Thumbs down: PitcherBooks, Elle10021

Score: 43.34

45
1,443 members, 138 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: amyshaff (1), rollout4u (1), mishy215 (1), Smits (2), Chankie (2), staceyftwo (3), pdebolt (4), tricia.devlin (4), CarterPJ (4), crookedcat (5), teeth (6)5 more, lynnrae523 (6), cherylc (8), artisu (10), MaggieFlo (17), kappasigma (18)

Thumbs down: shutch, revamanda

Score: 42.58

46
37,341 members, 580 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (2), sarahlpriest (2), rozymary (3), chellerystick (3), linlef (3), rretzler (4), jackanthony (5), bytheseabchcmbr (5), johnpdeever (6), beckibell (7), kageeh (7)8 more, Canadian_Down_Under (8), Lyn5r (8), jdyork74 (9), sdunford (10), bookhobbyjapan (12), generalkala (14), Mallc (16), mmignano11 (24)

Thumbs down: geophile, hestermaree, KerryMcGuire, Eowyn1

Score: 40.84

47
7,167 members, 468 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

Lists: KittyTwist (1), laluna179 (1), KerryMcGuire (1), mhhacker (1), Chankie (3), cindyst2000 (3), booksinbed (7), unspuncapricorn (10), neicybee (12), goldenlobo (14), KimarieBee (14)2 more, smasler, citygirl

Score: 37.63

48
44,558 members, 734 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)

Lists: bookworm12 (1), booklove2 (5), mcountr (6), rozymary (6), madhatter73 (7), JaneAustenNut (8), ParanoidMaryMarvel (11), johnpdeever (12), beckibell (12), sbodmer (14), Jillian_Kay (14)5 more, bjappleg8 (15), IrishSue (15), briarhills (17), bookhobbyjapan (18), TeriAndersonNeedham (19)

Score: 37.15

49
9,963 members, 635 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: niquetteb (1), oregonobsessionz (2), lemicnic1227 (3), chellerystick (6), frenchmama (6), johnpdeever (9), jdyork74 (11), chgstrom (11), IrishSue (13), Booktrovert (13), njinthesun (13)5 more, bookhobbyjapan (14), copperkid (14), WylieMaercklein (14), NancieLea (15), sdunford (18)

Thumbs down: arethusarose

Score: 36.72

50
3,066 members, 303 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: CarterPJ (1), KerryMcGuire (2), nanlanglois (2), LDVoorberg (2), NancieLea (3), honyocker (5), kageeh (5), myers3 (7), crookedcat (8), baldosmum (8), teeth (9)5 more, mishy215 (9), dawndouble (12), mmignano11 (12), JukieH (17), Mallc (17)

Thumbs down: Eliz12, Bookmarque, amysisson

Score: 36.55

51
41,244 members, 562 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: SabrinaEstabrook (1), sblumens (2), accessit (3), Alan1946 (4), sdunford (4), KrisM (6), Risbom (7), sianpr (9), gilroy (9), Lyn5r (9), jdyork74 (10)4 more, johnpdeever (11), goldenlobo (12), _Zoe_ (19), mmignano11 (27)

Thumbs down: KerryMcGuire

Score: 36.27

52
4,689 members, 280 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)
53
17,611 members, 838 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)

Lists: friedrb (2), StefanieGeeks (2), Jencey (4), skyrad43 (5), hgalligher (5), LenoreR (6), hawaiiimarg (7), mccin68 (7), Lagnella (8), nanlanglois (9), elainemberman (10)7 more, copperkid (11), Elle10021 (13), MsButterfly (15), tess_schoolmarm (16), bookhobbyjapan (16), TeriAndersonNeedham (20), LoneS (20)

Thumbs down: lexxa83, PitcherBooks, merrystar, unspuncapricorn

Score: 35.44

54
4,030 members, 277 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)

Lists: StefanieGeeks (1), zapzap (3), mhhacker (3), marjy.heath (4), DougJ110 (5), honyocker (8), amyshaff (8), linlef (8), crookedcat (10), contegobay (12), klhorn (13)3 more, goldenlobo (16), LoneS (19), JukieH (20)

Score: 35.03

55
9,730 members, 185 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: zuvendis (2), JaneAustenNut (2), Alan1946 (3), chellerystick (4), Crypto-Willobie (4), Lyn5r (5), mccin68 (6), Euryale (7), mhhacker (7), mmignano11 (9), ikomilo (10)3 more, Elle10021 (12), jackanthony (12), lahochstetler (14)

Thumbs down: Broer

Score: 34.5

56
16,502 members, 1,090 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: kootibkiteer (1), briarhills (1), rozymary (4), RobinMG (4), WhatUsername (4), Jelissa88 (8), Risbom (8), richard_c (11), ParanoidMaryMarvel (13), HelenGress (13), fifthbusy (13)2 more, Peace2 (14), smasler

Score: 34.08

57
6,036 members, 330 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

Lists: KatyBee (1), KimarieBee (1), SqueakyChu (3), hammockqueen (3), KittyTwist (4), Penske (4), Winny99 (5), WendyRobyn (6), richard_c (7), kxn11 (8), bookworm12 (15)4 more, IrishSue (16), goldenlobo (17), goldenmoon (19), amysisson

Thumbs down: pitjrw, revamanda, aulsmith

Score: 33.92

Explanations:

revamanda (0): Bad science fiction, terrible dialogue, and really bad theology.

58
8,380 members, 308 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: Luisali (2), ucla70 (3), starfishian (3), rozymary (5), ahef1963 (7), amyshaff (7), bmilla48 (10), pdebolt (10), NancieLea (11), contegobay (14), Somateria (14)4 more, johnpdeever (14), bookhobbyjapan (17), tommi180744 (17), myers3 (17)

Thumbs down: 47degreesnorth

Score: 33.84

59
5,767 members, 482 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: perennialreader (1), Peace2 (1), Vaysh (3), kazzer2u (3), ShelfMonkey (3), rdwhitenack (4), Femklutz (6), zapzap (6), ChrisWay (7), Jillian_Kay (16), goldenlobo (19)1 more, smasler

Score: 33.68

60
16,815 members, 373 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: Canadian_Down_Under (1), Alan1946 (2), hipdeep (2), sarahlpriest (3), mmignano11 (3), generalkala (3), mcountr (5), RickyHaas (6), jackanthony (10), sdunford (12), sbodmer (13)4 more, goldenlobo (15), merrystar (15), TeriAndersonNeedham (18), MaggieFlo (20)

Thumbs down: ParanoidMaryMarvel, dldbizacct, KerryMcGuire

Score: 33.48

61
29,290 members, 507 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: rplinke (1), Sherryll (3), AmourFou (3), ayaeckel (4), amyshaff (6), KrisM (7), ucla70 (8), catiescarlette (10), booksinbed (10), honyocker (11), johnpdeever (15)3 more, sbodmer (16), goldenlobo (18), pseudoeden

Thumbs down: KerryMcGuire

Score: 33.22

62
12,389 members, 355 reviews
4.33 stars (4.33 stars)

Lists: shutch (1), corleycorrea (3), Canadian_Down_Under (5), Fjumonvi (6), chellerystick (8), LoneS (12), bookworm12 (12), teeth (13), neicybee (14), Morphidae (14), sbodmer (15)3 more, Jillian_Kay (15), JukieH (18), bookhobbyjapan (19)

Score: 33.11

63
8,164 members, 505 reviews
4.45 stars (4.45 stars)

Lists: bjappleg8 (2), Jencey (3), rdwhitenack (3), JSWBooks (4), JPodlaski (4), kristenl (4), LittleTaiko (10), frenchmama (10), Jillian_Kay (11), myra.reads (11), contegobay (13)3 more, tess_schoolmarm (17), teeth (17), applemcg (19)

Thumbs down: bmilla48

Score: 32.78

64
32,670 members, 903 reviews
4.33 stars (4.33 stars)

Lists: zuvendis (1), marjy.heath (2), friedrb (3), ekelnor (3), RobinBrz (4), ValLloyd (4), iggyjreilly (4), gilroy (4), mhhacker (5), bookworm12 (8), kxn11 (9)4 more, honyocker (10), Morphidae (12), Vicariousz (13), jdyork74 (17)

Thumbs down: happyhinsons, sadbookgirl, ayaeckel, bmilla48

Score: 32.59

65
2,874 members, 43 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: vpfluke (1), accessit (2), RobinBrz (2), thorold (2), KerryMcGuire (3), venus.radfordbell (3), Penske (3), Dilara86 (5), honyocker (9), kxn11 (10)

Score: 30.44

66
21,494 members, 425 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)

Lists: generalkala (2), ncgraham (2), bookworm12 (3), merrystar (3), AnnaClaire (5), rozymary (7), JaneAustenNut (7), Krisbee (7), WendyRobyn (8), catiescarlette (9), richard_c (10)4 more, LoneS (11), johnpdeever (13), briarhills (15), citygirl

Thumbs down: KerryMcGuire, tugrice, janerawoof, dkfgroup

Score: 30.44

67
2,828 members, 235 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: booklove2 (1), perennialreader (2), dbsovereign (2), KatyBee (2), dianeham (3), Osbaldistone (3), amyshaff (4), vixcoe (4), rozymary (8), ahef1963 (18)

Score: 30.15

68
1 member, 0 reviews

Lists: snookerkitty (1), skyrad43 (3), amyshaff (3), kageeh (3), nanlanglois (5), myers3 (5), copperkid (6), 985077MA (7), mmignano11 (7), HelenGress (8), jackanthony (8)3 more, dawndouble (9), bookhobbyjapan (13), generalkala (13)

Thumbs down: oregonobsessionz, Cecrow, Martha8700, dkfgroup

Score: 29.22

Explanations:

Cecrow (0): This is not "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks", which I think most people meant to vote for.

69
7,355 members, 257 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Lists: pjwest (2), katie4098 (2), Dehinde (4), bytheseabchcmbr (4), shaunie (5), catiescarlette (8), bookworm12 (10), Minthe (10), ncgraham (13), booklove2 (18), citygirl

Score: 28.29

70
9,949 members, 286 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: Simone2 (2), cpg (3), Krisbee (6), ncgraham (6), mcountr (7), kxn11 (7), sianpr (7), mmignano11 (8), richard_c (9), bytheseabchcmbr (10), crookedcat (12)1 more, neicybee (15)

Thumbs down: KerryMcGuire

Score: 28.01

71
30,827 members, 953 reviews
4.38 stars (4.38 stars)
72
4,578 members, 132 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: lisatimbers (1), AmourFou (1), Penske (2), Crypto-Willobie (3), LDVoorberg (3), caseylondon (3), ThoughtPolice (7), myers3 (11), mhhacker (13), JukieH (19)

Thumbs down: KarenFunt

Score: 27.16

73
29,474 members, 538 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: friedrb (4), perennialreader (4), oliviabiba (4), RobinBrz (7), KrisM (8), PollyMig (9), bytheseabchcmbr (9), LoneS (13), johnpdeever (16), Peace2 (17), bookhobbyjapan (20)1 more, martensgirl

Thumbs down: grnman

Score: 26.16

74
2,503 members, 141 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: kxn11 (1), perennialreader (3), cmtl (3), dara85 (6), starfishian (6), frenchmama (8), pdebolt (8), lynnrae523 (9), teeth (15), njinthesun (19), amyshaff (19)

Thumbs down: Luisali

Score: 26.12

75
4,735 members, 276 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: lillypatti72 (1), pechmerle (1), kazzer2u (4), Michael_Gibbons (4), Kieln (4), peterveen (5), rstaedter (7), LoneS (15), linlef (16)

Score: 25.65

Explanations:

pechmerle (1): A combination of East Asian history, historical romance, suspense, and writing style that is irresistible. A little knowledge of Japanese history before reading makes it a much richer reading experience.… (more)

76
28,491 members, 392 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: madhatter73 (4), JaneAustenNut (6), generalkala (6), WendyRobyn (7), lynnrae523 (7), prof_em (8), rozymary (9), LittleTaiko (9), dawnlovesbooks (10), booksinbed (11), Jillian_Kay (12)2 more, Dilara86 (12), sdunford (16)

Thumbs down: grnman, KerryMcGuire, janerawoof

Score: 24.6

77
3,350 members, 217 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: vwinsloe (5), jennyo (7), Volkertvos (10), chgstrom (10), pdebolt (11), ikomilo (12), peterveen (12), AnjaMeta (16), goldenlobo (20), edparks, smasler

Score: 24.52

78
13,744 members, 571 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: WendyRobyn (1), vwinsloe (2), gypsysmom (5), peterveen (7), iggyjreilly (10), Vicariousz (11), Crypto-Willobie (11), Morphidae (13), LoneS (14), sianpr (14), devilish2 (16)1 more, ArieJvdP

Thumbs down: arethusarose, PitcherBooks, KrisM

Score: 23.76

79
2,438 members, 164 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: missmaryS (1), Eowyn1 (2), bmilla48 (6), RobinBrz (9), linlef (10), FKQG (11), cindyst2000 (11), NancieLea (12), crookedcat (13)

Score: 23.13

80
7,324 members, 153 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: kristenl (2), souloftherose (4), Osbaldistone (4), Dehinde (5), pathogenik (6), hipdeep (9), Simone2 (9), sbodmer (17), johnpdeever (17)

Score: 22.81

81
22,255 members, 868 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: bookworm12 (2), Eowyn1 (3), Femklutz (7), JSWBooks (7), mcountr (8), kszr (9), ikomilo (13), neicybee (16), lorannen (17), iggyjreilly (17), LoneS (18)

Thumbs down: friedrb, KerryMcGuire

Score: 22

82
11,012 members, 262 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)

Lists: Jillian_Kay (1), oregonobsessionz (3), DanZuke (4), Canadian_Down_Under (4), dara85 (7), bmilla48 (7), amyshaff (16), WylieMaercklein (18)

Score: 21.56

83
11,300 members, 103 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: AnnaClaire (1), missmaryS (2), dmsteyn (2), ucla70 (2), lemicnic1227 (7), sdunford (7), Crypto-Willobie (7), johnpdeever (18)

Thumbs down: KerryMcGuire

Score: 21.41

84
4,797 members, 280 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: mishy215 (3), corleycorrea (4), RobinBrz (5), dawnlovesbooks (5), CarterPJ (9), rozymary (10), IrishSue (14), KarenFunt, smasler

Thumbs down: Jukov

Score: 21.13

85
13,869 members, 242 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: lillypatti72 (2), hipdeep (3), JSWBooks (5), lemicnic1227 (6), Jelissa88 (9), Crypto-Willobie (10), sdunford (11), NancieLea (13)

Score: 20.5

86
1,009 members, 150 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: oregonobsessionz (5), gypsysmom (8), mcountr (9), kristenl (9), cindyst2000 (10), honyocker (12), gbelik (15), bjappleg8 (17), smasler

Score: 20.32

88
3,831 members, 217 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Lists: mmseiple (1), kara.shamy (4), shaunie (12), bnbsalvatore (13), KrisM (14), klhorn (14), RobinMG (18), Laura1124

Score: 19.41

89
11,509 members, 298 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)

Lists: 985077MA (2), lahochstetler (2), vpfluke (3), kxn11 (5), RobinBrz (6), library_mistress (10), unspuncapricorn (13), neicybee (17)

Thumbs down: schmootc

Score: 19.32

90
3,246 members, 241 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: RobinMG (2), gypsysmom (2), zjakkelien (5), Shrike58 (6), Euryale (6), lorannen (8), Dilara86 (16), ArieJvdP

Thumbs down: ayaeckel

Score: 19.27

Explanations:

Shrike58 (6): Another current example of the best state of the art of modern SF that builds on the traditions of the field (imagine what a collaboration between Le Guin & Cherryh would look like) while trying to extend the state of the art. Some people think this is a bad thing, and I'm not always sure that Leckie's tricks of language always work, but this is ultimately a very individual story of how one comes by personal dignity.… (more)

91
4,620 members, 286 reviews
4.33 stars (4.33 stars)

Lists: jSummer (4), Minthe (4), Cariola (7), peterveen (8), Vaysh (9), bjappleg8 (9), honyocker (13), starbox (16)

Score: 19.22

92
2,708 members, 137 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)

Lists: KrisM (3), SqueakyChu (4), cindyst2000 (5), digitalmaven (8), brianc6 (14), Dilara86 (15), unspuncapricorn (16), ThoughtPolice (18)

Score: 18.96

93
6,327 members, 345 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: elliepotten (4), zapzap (5), christin.schroeder (6), Tafadhali (8), WendyRobyn (10), oliviabiba (10), crookedcat (14), teeth (18), Her_Royal_Orangeness (20)

Thumbs down: KarenFunt

Score: 18.84

94
7,318 members, 375 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)

Lists: cindyst2000 (2), amyshaff (5), kxn11 (6), ucla70 (6), laluna179 (7), fifthbusy (7), CarterPJ (8), copperkid (10), klhorn (12), dawnlovesbooks (16), mmignano11 (21)

Thumbs down: grnman, Femklutz, mamamork, LDVoorberg

Score: 18.71

95
28,217 members, 612 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: andomck (2), Firemind (2), Dilara86 (6), Vicariousz (10), richard_c (12), LoneS (16), mmignano11 (23), citygirl, amysisson

Thumbs down: PitcherBooks, janerawoof

Score: 18.01

96
2,281 members, 151 reviews
4.41 stars (4.41 stars)

Lists: kxn11 (3), lahochstetler (4), ekelnor (5), iggyjreilly (5), CindyHam59 (6), LittleTaiko (14), copperkid (15)

Score: 17.87

97
7,646 members, 254 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: RobinMG (1), WhatUsername (1), iggyjreilly (2), Luisali (3), kxn11 (4), Dilara86 (9), brianc6 (18)

Thumbs down: arethusarose, Jukov

Score: 17.48

98
5,755 members, 250 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: Volkertvos (3), kazzer2u (5), corleycorrea (5), DougJ110 (7), dbsovereign (11), LoneS (17), edparks

Score: 17.26

99
4,356 members, 297 reviews
4.33 stars (4.33 stars)

Lists: cmtl (2), rretzler (7), Femklutz (8), Fjumonvi (8), bnbsalvatore (14), FKQG (16), teeth (19)

Score: 16.56

100
29,837 members, 551 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: Nodosaurus (1), lordcharles (2), bmilla48 (8), Luisali (8), chellerystick (9), linlef (14), bookworm12 (17)

Thumbs down: jaysbooks

Score: 16.47

Explanations:

lordcharles (2): Literally, a whole new universe!

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