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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: 406 participating members (show all)

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31,409 members, 1,810 reviews
4.37 stars (4.37 stars)

Lists: margosneezer (1), Rdra1962 (1), JukieH (1), ikomilo (1), askthedust (1), mwinem (1), Prinzessin_Erdbeer (1), Vicariousz (1), artisu (1), bnbsalvatore (1), chellerystick (1)53 more, cherylc (1), catiescarlette (1), RickyHaas (1), kamrie (1), klhorn (1), FKQG (1), Minneba (1), Begona (1), lmbix (1), m_island (1), marianoel (1), beckibell (1), LisaGregory (1), AvitaCosno (1), dawndouble (1), HelenGress (1), authordanagoodman (1), marthamwatson (1), MaggieFlo (2), Jillian_Kay (2), Tim.Looney (2), lynnrae523 (2), hgalligher (2), ThoughtPolice (2), melaniejayne (2), yourotherleft (2), JaneAustenNut (3), stephenis (3), booksinbed (3), 985077MA (3), KimarieBee (3), LisbethE (4), critterbug (4), LDVoorberg (4), prof_em (5), bookworm12 (5), Volkertvos (5), cmtl (5), laluna179 (5), Krisbee (5), linlef (5), CarterPJ (6), JPodlaski (7), Peace2 (7), chgstrom (8), tina1969 (9), Risbom (9), kszr (10), shutch (14), myra.reads (16), myers3 (19), ahef1963 (45), martensgirl

Thumbs down: kazzer2u, saucybetty, Selliers, KrisM, kidsread, lorannen, jtcarter, gypsysmom, Eowyn1

Score: 193.81

2
58,045 members, 1,158 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
14,690 members, 1,080 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)
4
14,481 members, 437 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)

Lists: goldenlobo (1), kara.shamy (1), skyrad43 (1), elainemberman (1), Somateria (1), kappasigma (1), jan48 (1), Fjumonvi (1), readinglife11 (1), booksinbed (1), sianpr (1)27 more, Simone2 (1), venus.radfordbell (1), JCBest (1), AngelGH (1), Winny99 (1), dkfgroup (1), Lyn5r (1), Minneba (2), mccin68 (2), stephenis (2), Canadian_Down_Under (2), pagewright (2), LenoreR (2), sbodmer (3), prof_em (4), Rdra1962 (4), katie4098 (4), myers3 (6), tina1969 (7), bookworm12 (7), mishy215 (10), mmignano11 (10), Aerrin99 (10), generalkala (11), shutch (15), ahef1963 (18), citygirl

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

Score: 116.41

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
10,704 members, 872 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), maryzee (2), mwinem (2)29 more, pathogenik (2), beebeereads (2), copperkid (2), staceyftwo (2), 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), ShelfMonkey (6), Minneba (6), 985077MA (6), _Zoe_ (6), dawndouble (7), NancieLea (8), kszr (8), unspuncapricorn (9), CarterPJ (10), fifthbusy (12), myers3 (12), ahef1963 (29)

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

Score: 107.78

6
43,067 members, 1,141 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: sblumens (1), Adennis (1), LesleyWebb (2), LoneS (2), Jbritz (2), kootibkiteer (2), margosneezer (3), kamalsood (3), goldenlobo (3), jeanie0510 (3), Elle10021 (3)28 more, pathogenik (4), cherylc (4), frenchmama (4), Saultimate (4), unspuncapricorn (4), 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: 104.82

7
13,557 members, 374 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)22 more, kiwidoc (1), Smits (1), Leida (1), bookwoman84 (1), johnpdeever (2), kappasigma (2), Mallc (2), unlucky (2), vixcoe (2), marthamwatson (2), sianpr (3), artisu (4), klhorn (4), brianc6 (5), lahochstetler (5), Rdra1962 (6), Minneba (7), fifthbusy (11), KrisM (12), mmignano11 (17), ahef1963 (44), sadbookgirl

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

Score: 99.57

8
8,875 members, 587 reviews
4.3 stars (4.3 stars)

Lists: LesleyWebb (1), LoneS (1), RBeffa (1), elizabethmkruis (1), tess_schoolmarm (1), gypsysmom (1), askthedust (2), rretzler (2), gbelik (2), njinthesun (2), myra.reads (2)24 more, bmilla48 (3), mwinem (4), Vicariousz (4), bnbsalvatore (4), DougJ110 (4), cmtl (4), kappasigma (5), bookhobbyjapan (5), pdebolt (5), jennyo (5), RobinMG (6), shutch (7), cherylc (7), catiescarlette (7), Rdra1962 (8), Jillian_Kay (9), FKQG (9), MaggieFlo (10), klhorn (10), unlucky (12), booksinbed (15), IrishSue (17), sdunford (17), peterveen (19)

Thumbs down: sbodmer

Score: 98.17

9
28,583 members, 797 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)
10
4,323 members, 267 reviews
4.25 stars (4.25 stars)

Lists: honyocker (1), prof_em (1), alpiner (1), RobinBrz (1), maryzee (1), Christy.Riege (1), LenoreR (1), lmbix (2), tugrice (2), venus.radfordbell (2), hammockqueen (2)20 more, 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), kxn11 (12), merrystar (14), booksinbed (16), ahef1963 (28)

Thumbs down: arethusarose

Score: 90.54

11
8,387 members, 134 reviews
4.65 stars (4.65 stars)

Lists: grnman (1), jdyork74 (1), jeanie0510 (1), Firemind (1), sarahlpriest (1), druuska (1), steph40 (1), IrishSue (2), jackanthony (2), gilroy (2), cubsfan3410 (3)23 more, LoneS (3), mwinem (3), LenoreR (3), elainemberman (4), bookhobbyjapan (4), catiescarlette (4), bookworm12 (4), KatyBee (4), dawndouble (4), booksinbed (4), caseylondon (4), sbodmer (5), Jillian_Kay (5), 985077MA (5), Morphidae (6), Eowyn1 (8), shutch (9), Minneba (12), ncgraham (14), briarhills (20), mmignano11 (25), ahef1963 (43), citygirl

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

Score: 87.91

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8,220 members, 574 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: bmilla48 (1), fuzzy_pickle (1), TLDAV1967 (1), nanlanglois (1), hailelib (1), generalkala (1), prof_em (2), ikomilo (2), RBeffa (2), kamrie (2), unspuncapricorn (2)19 more, 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), Mallc (6), bjappleg8 (7), chgstrom (7), Minneba (10), tess_schoolmarm (14), ahef1963 (20)

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

Score: 80.88

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10,534 members, 974 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: ycr_ycr (1), LDVoorberg (1), honyocker (2), DougJ110 (2), prof_em (3), ikomilo (3), niquetteb (3), PollyMig (3), marthamwatson (3), lmbix (4), jackanthony (4)23 more, Peace2 (5), KatyBee (5), 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), fifthbusy (15), eclecticdodo (18), jjwilson61-wishlist (19), myers3 (20)

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

Score: 78.38

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15,940 members, 1,277 reviews
4.31 stars (4.31 stars)

Lists: PRiva (1), frenchmama (1), yolanda.herbst (1), pagewright (1), pjwest (1), richard_c (2), alpiner (2), authordanagoodman (2), critterbug (2), bookhobbyjapan (3), pathogenik (3)18 more, keul (3), teeth (3), melaniejayne (3), StefanieGeeks (3), MelanieTid (4), nanlanglois (4), Morphidae (5), Tim.Looney (5), Mallc (5), dawndouble (5), marthamwatson (5), JukieH (6), lauralkeet (6), shutch (10), 985077MA (10), Rdra1962 (11), bookwoman84 (17), amysisson

Thumbs down: Dunaganagain, aoi_yerba, grnman, zapzap, jaylcee

Score: 76.7

15
8,608 members, 670 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

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

Thumbs down: Bookmarque, jenrazzle, zapzap

Score: 72.19

16
59,314 members, 1,074 reviews
4.42 stars (4.42 stars)

Lists: JaneAustenNut (1), Dehinde (1), MelanieTid (1), dawnlovesbooks (1), Jencey (2), merrystar (2), Krisbee (2), Somateria (3), johnpdeever (3), JuliaMaria (3), LoneS (4)17 more, FKQG (4), AnnaClaire (4), generalkala (4), lynnrae523 (5), sbodmer (6), Jillian_Kay (6), booksinbed (6), sianpr (6), Morphidae (7), MaggieFlo (8), Minthe (8), jackanthony (9), hailelib (9), Rdra1962 (14), mmignano11 (16), ahef1963 (41), citygirl

Thumbs down: Tovahn, grnman, aulsmith, KerryMcGuire

Score: 71.21

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14,139 members, 1,240 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)
18
8,296 members, 563 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: pearlmath (1), vwinsloe (1), KittyTwist (2), bookwoman84 (2), ChrisWay (3), beebeereads (3), DougJ110 (3), tricia.devlin (3), johnpdeever (4), richard_c (4), crookedcat (4)19 more, LoneS (5), cherylc (5), lmbix (5), elainemberman (6), bnbsalvatore (6), klhorn (6), Laura1124 (6), cmtl (7), PollyMig (7), copperkid (7), Volkertvos (8), sianpr (8), MaggieFlo (11), Mallc (11), HelenGress (12), dbsovereign (17), citygirl (17), booksinbed (18), smasler

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

Score: 70.43

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7,421 members, 496 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: booksbooks63 (1), pennyinsole (1), LisbethE (1), stephenis (1), susannelson (1), pearlmath (2), frenchmama (2), CarterPJ (2), cherylc (3), authordanagoodman (3), kszr (3)15 more, 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)

Thumbs down: Jukov, bmilla48, princessmonster

Score: 69.97

20
5,645 members, 464 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

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

Score: 67.6

22
5,885 members, 173 reviews
4.56 stars (4.56 stars)

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

Score: 64.95

23
12,876 members, 233 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

Lists: dmsteyn (1), fredsmithx (1), ncgraham (1), pitjrw (2), rozymary (2), Laura1124 (2), JuliaMaria (2), cpg (2), audreyj (2), Lyn5r (2), lynnrae523 (4)13 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), ahef1963 (21)

Thumbs down: KerryMcGuire, hilarykiley

Score: 64.66

24
4,818 members, 382 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)

Lists: MJC1946 (1), madhatter73 (2), kageeh (2), pearlmath (3), frenchmama (3), hawaiiimarg (4), copperkid (4), pathogenik (5), Elle10021 (5), teeth (5), HelenGress (5)15 more, 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), ahef1963 (22)

Thumbs down: millefleurs, edwina4

Score: 63.23

25
14,181 members, 810 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)11 more, bytheseabchcmbr (3), IrishSue (4), Krisbee (4), ikomilo (6), goldenlobo (7), artisu (9), Morphidae (9), Eowyn1 (10), JukieH (12), kappasigma (13), ahef1963 (16)

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

Score: 56.6

Explanations:

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

26
21,738 members, 435 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

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

Thumbs down: sbodmer, KerryMcGuire, KarenFunt

Score: 54.14

27
7,137 members, 345 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)8 more, jackanthony (7), kszr (7), sdunford (8), Morphidae (10), _Zoe_ (11), WendyRobyn (13), kappasigma (15), smasler

Score: 53.12

28
23,627 members, 1,072 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 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)14 more, lmbix (7), ikomilo (8), jdyork74 (8), klhorn (8), nanlanglois (8), goldenlobo (9), IrishSue (9), copperkid (9), HelenGress (11), JukieH (14), Eowyn1 (14), dawndouble (15), myers3 (16), Mallc (18)

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

Score: 52.36

29
9,363 members, 544 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

30
23,169 members, 1,374 reviews
4.38 stars (4.38 stars)

Lists: FormerLifeBookLover (1), NancieLea (2), Peace2 (2), kamrie (3), shutch (4), keul (4), mwinem (6), hawaiiimarg (6), kristenl (6), jdyork74 (7), christin.schroeder (7)14 more, beebeereads (7), bnbsalvatore (8), critterbug (8), sbodmer (9), Jillian_Kay (10), Morphidae (11), teeth (11), lynnrae523 (11), MaggieFlo (14), unspuncapricorn (14), Vicariousz (15), chgstrom (15), dawnlovesbooks (17), sdunford (20)

Thumbs down: sadbookgirl, bjappleg8, Elle10021, hestermaree, zapzap, jaylcee

Score: 50.44

31
4,885 members, 416 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

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

Thumbs down: unlucky, jaylcee

Score: 50.1

32
8,389 members, 316 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), Laura1124 (5), lmbix (6)8 more, goldenlobo (8), Mallc (10), myra.reads (10), catiescarlette (11), Osbaldistone (12), kappasigma (17), cbl_tn (20), ahef1963 (48)

Thumbs down: shutch, LittleTaiko, KerryMcGuire

Score: 48.75

33
15,734 members, 687 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

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

Thumbs down: KarenFunt

Score: 48.71

34
20,959 members, 644 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 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)10 more, chgstrom (9), IrishSue (10), teeth (10), lynnrae523 (10), beckibell (11), WendyRobyn (12), JukieH (13), HelenGress (17), MaggieFlo (18), Mallc (20)

Thumbs down: Jukov, ayaeckel

Score: 47.54

35
27,898 members, 1,330 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

36
7,474 members, 465 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

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

Thumbs down: kappasigma, KerryMcGuire

Score: 46.63

37
36,387 members, 564 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)9 more, Canadian_Down_Under (8), Lyn5r (8), jdyork74 (9), sdunford (10), bookhobbyjapan (12), generalkala (14), Mallc (16), mmignano11 (24), ahef1963 (33)

Thumbs down: hestermaree, KerryMcGuire, Eowyn1

Score: 44.51

38
25,038 members, 418 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: lemicnic1227 (2), Crypto-Willobie (2), AvitaCosno (2), zumstein (2), Laura1124 (3), 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: 43.64

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67,765 members, 937 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)6 more, merrystar (10), sbodmer (12), bookhobbyjapan (15), briarhills (16), MaggieFlo (19), cej1027

Score: 43.58

40
1,458 members, 136 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 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

41
15,110 members, 281 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), WendyRobyn (9)5 more, cherylc (9), crookedcat (9), johnpdeever (10), HelenGress (14), martensgirl

Thumbs down: dmsteyn

Score: 41.86

42
9,272 members, 577 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Lists: pschlik (1), tarmina (1), pdebolt (1), LisbethE (2), crookedcat (3), dawnlovesbooks (3), NancieLea (4), kszr (4), ucla70 (5), vpfluke (8), linlef (9)7 more, starfishian (9), sbodmer (10), AnjaMeta (10), bookhobbyjapan (10), JukieH (16), kappasigma (19), MsRoux

Thumbs down: Morphidae, Eliz12, Nycticebus, AmourFou

Score: 41.69

43
16,926 members, 775 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)5 more, WendyRobyn (11), crookedcat (11), goldenlobo (13), ahef1963 (15), citygirl

Score: 41.48

44
31,499 members, 415 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)5 more, richard_c (8), ikomilo (9), KrisM (9), booksinbed (9), jackanthony (13)

Thumbs down: KerryMcGuire

Score: 40.94

45
9,160 members, 817 reviews
4.26 stars (4.26 stars)

Lists: Alexiou (1), M.Birostris (2), rdwhitenack (2), DanZuke (3), cubsfan3410 (4), kamrie (4), Peace2 (4), bmilla48 (5), mwinem (7), elainemberman (9), gypsysmom (11)6 more, mccin68 (12), Jillian_Kay (13), Vicariousz (14), vwinsloe (16), RickyHaas (19), ArieJvdP

Thumbs down: PitcherBooks, Elle10021

Score: 40.51

46
23,107 members, 545 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

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

Score: 39.85

47
40,150 members, 537 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)5 more, johnpdeever (11), goldenlobo (12), _Zoe_ (19), mmignano11 (27), ahef1963 (35)

Thumbs down: KerryMcGuire

Score: 37.91

48
9,497 members, 614 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

49
3,072 members, 300 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 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

50
9,330 members, 181 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 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)4 more, Elle10021 (12), jackanthony (12), lahochstetler (14), ahef1963 (25)

Thumbs down: Broer

Score: 36.29

51
6,809 members, 454 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

Lists: KittyTwist (1), laluna179 (1), KerryMcGuire (1), mhhacker (1), Chankie (3), cindyst2000 (3), booksinbed (7), unspuncapricorn (10), goldenlobo (14), KimarieBee (14), smasler1 more, citygirl

Score: 35.48

52
16,089 members, 357 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), MaggieFlo (20), ahef1963 (23)

Thumbs down: dldbizacct, KerryMcGuire

Score: 35.36

53
4,346 members, 254 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: Euryale (2), RobinMG (3), brianc6 (3), Aerrin99 (4), lemicnic1227 (5), hammockqueen (5), lahochstetler (6), honyocker (7), unspuncapricorn (12), WylieMaercklein (12), ahef1963 (37)2 more, sadbookgirl, citygirl

Score: 33.32

54
43,356 members, 719 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)

Lists: bookworm12 (1), booklove2 (5), mcountr (6), rozymary (6), madhatter73 (7), JaneAustenNut (8), johnpdeever (12), beckibell (12), sbodmer (14), Jillian_Kay (14), IrishSue (15)3 more, bjappleg8 (16), briarhills (17), bookhobbyjapan (18)

Score: 33

55
3,920 members, 271 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), klhorn (13), goldenlobo (16)2 more, LoneS (19), JukieH (20)

Score: 32.88

56
16,996 members, 820 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)

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

Thumbs down: PitcherBooks, merrystar, unspuncapricorn

Score: 32.18

57
20,870 members, 417 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)5 more, LoneS (11), johnpdeever (13), briarhills (15), ahef1963 (30), citygirl

Thumbs down: KerryMcGuire, tugrice, janerawoof, dkfgroup

Score: 32.15

58
11,995 members, 344 reviews
4.33 stars (4.33 stars)

Lists: shutch (1), corleycorrea (3), Fjumonvi (4), Canadian_Down_Under (5), chellerystick (8), LoneS (12), bookworm12 (12), teeth (13), Morphidae (14), sbodmer (15), Jillian_Kay (15)2 more, JukieH (18), bookhobbyjapan (19)

Score: 31.32

59
7,767 members, 498 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), tess_schoolmarm (17)2 more, teeth (17), applemcg (19)

Thumbs down: bmilla48

Score: 30.68

60
2,800 members, 40 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

61
28,551 members, 498 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: rplinke (1), AmourFou (3), ayaeckel (4), amyshaff (6), KrisM (7), ucla70 (8), catiescarlette (10), booksinbed (10), honyocker (11), johnpdeever (15), sbodmer (16)2 more, goldenlobo (18), pseudoeden

Thumbs down: KerryMcGuire

Score: 30.18

62
29,763 members, 932 reviews
4.38 stars (4.38 stars)
63
16,058 members, 1,074 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)

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

Score: 29.59

64
31,954 members, 887 reviews
4.34 stars (4.34 stars)

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

Thumbs down: happyhinsons, sadbookgirl, ayaeckel, bmilla48

Score: 29.55

65
8,219 members, 304 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

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

Thumbs down: 47degreesnorth

Score: 29.32

66
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.

67
5,891 members, 321 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

Lists: KatyBee (1), KimarieBee (1), hammockqueen (3), KittyTwist (4), Penske (4), Winny99 (5), WendyRobyn (6), richard_c (7), kxn11 (8), bookworm12 (15), IrishSue (16)2 more, goldenlobo (17), amysisson

Thumbs down: pitjrw, revamanda, aulsmith

Score: 28.96

Explanations:

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

68
7,186 members, 253 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 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

69
9,678 members, 279 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, ahef1963 (27)

Thumbs down: KerryMcGuire

Score: 27.73

70
4,456 members, 127 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

71
5,263 members, 454 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

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

Score: 27.13

72
27,762 members, 384 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)3 more, Dilara86 (12), sdunford (16), ahef1963 (42)

Thumbs down: grnman, KerryMcGuire, janerawoof

Score: 26.17

73
2,671 members, 231 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

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

Score: 24.84

74
3,375 members, 215 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

75
28,687 members, 525 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (3), oliviabiba (4), RobinBrz (7), KrisM (8), PollyMig (9), bytheseabchcmbr (9), LoneS (13), johnpdeever (16), Peace2 (17), bookhobbyjapan (20), martensgirl

Thumbs down: grnman

Score: 23.54

76
7,163 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

77
13,394 members, 558 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), ArieJvdP

Thumbs down: arethusarose, PitcherBooks, KrisM

Score: 21.76

78
4,599 members, 270 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

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

Score: 21.65

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)

79
4,687 members, 273 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

80
2,463 members, 139 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

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

Thumbs down: Luisali

Score: 20.53

81
979 members, 149 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Lists: oregonobsessionz (5), gypsysmom (8), mcountr (9), kristenl (9), cindyst2000 (10), honyocker (12), gbelik (15), bjappleg8 (18), smasler

Score: 20.3

82
27,553 members, 604 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: andomck (2), Firemind (2), Dilara86 (6), Vicariousz (10), richard_c (12), LoneS (16), mmignano11 (23), ahef1963 (32), citygirl, amysisson

Thumbs down: PitcherBooks, janerawoof

Score: 19.7

83
10,958 members, 99 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: AnnaClaire (1), dmsteyn (2), ucla70 (2), lemicnic1227 (7), sdunford (7), Crypto-Willobie (7), johnpdeever (18), ahef1963 (47)

Thumbs down: KerryMcGuire

Score: 19.57

84
21,752 members, 844 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

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

Thumbs down: KerryMcGuire

Score: 19.54

86
3,044 members, 230 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 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)

87
4,483 members, 280 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

88
2,385 members, 160 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

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

Score: 19.13

89
10,749 members, 256 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

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

Score: 19.1

90
6,237 members, 337 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

91
7,200 members, 374 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

92
13,431 members, 232 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (3), JSWBooks (5), lemicnic1227 (6), Crypto-Willobie (10), sdunford (11), NancieLea (13), Laura1124 (18), ahef1963 (60)

Score: 18.2

93
2,204 members, 147 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

94
7,538 members, 248 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

95
11,290 members, 299 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)

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

Thumbs down: schmootc

Score: 17.35

96
5,511 members, 252 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

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

Score: 17.26

97
6,040 members, 387 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: booksbooks63 (3), Fjumonvi (3), Eowyn1 (5), elainemberman (12), teeth (16), kamrie (17), starfishian (19)

Score: 16.79

98
6,586 members, 107 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: tanhome (2), Dehinde (6), copperkid (8), pdebolt (9), Minthe (12), brianc6 (19), ahef1963 (34)

Score: 16.33

99
5,942 members, 445 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)

Lists: Kieln (1), lauralkeet (3), pathogenik (7), LittleTaiko (7), Cariola (9), richard_c (13), Simone2 (18)

Thumbs down: KerryMcGuire

Score: 16.32

100
10,539 members, 252 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: Edward (1), Euryale (4), linlef (6), Dilara86 (7), elainemberman (11), andomck (14), amysisson (22)

Thumbs down: PitcherBooks

Score: 15.96

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