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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: 474 participating members (show all)

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1
34,768 members, 1,899 reviews
4.37 stars (4.37 stars)
2
62,863 members, 1,229 reviews
4.39 stars (4.39 stars)

Explanations:

Diane-bpcb (0): never liked this; note sure why

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
15,950 members, 486 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)

Lists: ParanoidMaryMarvel (1), HalHinson (1), goldenlobo (1), skyrad43 (1), elainemberman (1), Somateria (1), kappasigma (1), jan48 (1), readinglife11 (1), booksinbed (1), sianpr (1)36 more, Simone2 (1), venus.radfordbell (1), JCBest (1), AngelGH (1), Winny99 (1), dkfgroup (1), Lyn5r (1), Diane-bpcb (2), brenzi (2), contegobay (2), TeriAndersonNeedham (2), Minneba (2), mccin68 (2), stephenis (2), Canadian_Down_Under (2), pagewright (2), LenoreR (2), Kiwiclaire50 (3), 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: 145.01

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.

4
16,090 members, 1,113 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: MakLock (1), lycaenidae (1), rretzler (1), zhangtaoyuan (1), johnpdeever (1), richard_c (1), pathogenik (1), lynnrae523 (1), CindyKC (1), copperkid (1), Krisbee (1)40 more, critterbug (1), audreyj (1), ucla70 (1), margosneezer (2), kamalsood (2), artisu (2), sbodmer (2), Morphidae (2), FKQG (2), linlef (2), bytheseabchcmbr (2), Christy.Riege (2), caseylondon (2), patty6116 (3), Rdra1962 (3), JukieH (3), bnbsalvatore (3), catiescarlette (3), klhorn (3), sdunford (3), mccin68 (3), myers3 (3), MDGentleReader (3), Minneba (4), Fjumonvi (4), chgstrom (4), JaneAustenNut (5), mishy215 (5), StefanieGeeks (5), unspuncapricorn (7), NancieLea (9), generalkala (9), Eowyn1 (11), shutch (12), Peace2 (12), JSWBooks (13), mhhacker (14), Tess_W (15), mmignano11 (22), MsRoux

Thumbs down: Rynooo, grnman, Selliers, lorannen, dawndouble, Eliz12, revamanda, dkfgroup, aulsmith, bergs47, KarenFunt

Score: 138.42

5
11,160 members, 672 reviews
4.3 stars (4.3 stars)

Lists: lowellthing (1), susanbooks (1), Femklutz (1), LesleyWebb (1), LoneS (1), RBeffa (1), elizabethmkruis (1), Tess_W (1), gypsysmom (1), truffles (2), devilish2 (2)36 more, askthedust (2), rretzler (2), gbelik (2), njinthesun (2), myra.reads (2), kerihudson (3), brenzi (3), bmilla48 (3), mwinem (4), Vicariousz (4), bnbsalvatore (4), DougJ110 (4), cmtl (4), hosehead51 (5), 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), JenMDB (14), booksinbed (15), ThoughtPolice (16), IrishSue (17), sdunford (17), peterveen (19)

Thumbs down: gpaisley, sbodmer

Score: 132.85

6
11,669 members, 896 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: edithyau (1), chezbob (1), jkrrish001 (1), SBG1962 (1), bookhobbyjapan (1), Mallc (1), Saultimate (1), keul (1), teeth (1), crookedcat (1), peterveen (1)35 more, emmendelson (1), kerihudson (2), ParanoidMaryMarvel (2), maryzee (2), 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: 128.38

7
45,018 members, 1,168 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

Lists: truffles (1), sblumens (1), Adennis (1), dara85 (2), goldenmoon (2), LesleyWebb (2), LoneS (2), Jbritz (2), kootibkiteer (2), TeriAndersonNeedham (3), margosneezer (3)35 more, kamalsood (3), goldenlobo (3), jeanie0510 (3), Elle10021 (3), kerihudson (4), 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

Thumbs down: Kiwiclaire50

Score: 124.92

9
14,840 members, 420 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: caitlindyan (1), ChrisWay (1), laurab7782 (1), ayaeckel (1), beebeereads (1), DougJ110 (1), CindyHam59 (1), unspuncapricorn (1), The_reading_swimmer (1), JuliaMaria (1), 47degreesnorth (1)31 more, tugrice (1), kiwidoc (1), Smits (1), Leida (1), bookwoman84 (1), Jenny1013 (2), Femklutz (2), johnpdeever (2), kappasigma (2), Mallc (2), unlucky (2), vixcoe (2), marthamwatson (2), sianpr (3), Kiwiclaire50 (4), 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), Vulco1 (20), laurenhynde, sadbookgirl

Thumbs down: Diane-bpcb, robertharr, Somateria, zapzap, KerryMcGuire, Eowyn1

Score: 123.69

11
4,720 members, 285 reviews
4.24 stars (4.24 stars)

Lists: jack2410 (1), bsnbabe68 (1), pam933 (1), honyocker (1), prof_em (1), alpiner (1), RobinBrz (1), maryzee (1), Christy.Riege (1), LenoreR (1), lmbix (2)23 more, tugrice (2), venus.radfordbell (2), 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), merrystar (9), Eowyn1 (9), Rdra1962 (10), myers3 (10), patty6116 (11), kxn11 (12), booksinbed (16)

Thumbs down: Diane-bpcb, arethusarose

Score: 101.24

12
12,327 members, 1,050 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: lauradl (1), akbookworm33445 (1), ycr_ycr (1), LDVoorberg (1), honyocker (2), DougJ110 (2), Femklutz (3), prof_em (3), ikomilo (3), PollyMig (3), marthamwatson (3)30 more, lmbix (4), jackanthony (4), niquetteb (5), Peace2 (5), KatyBee (5), contegobay (6), Jelissa88 (6), artisu (6), jdyork74 (6), Vicariousz (7), elainemberman (7), Lagnella (7), caseylondon (7), Vulco1 (8), 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: 98.62

13
9,526 members, 625 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)
14
6,444 members, 502 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: glade1 (1), CarolineMCarrico (1), JSWBooks (1), starfishian (1), cmtl (1), lauradl (2), booksbooks63 (2), elizabethmkruis (2), jennyo (2), zapzap (2), chgstrom (2)20 more, Dehinde (3), peterveen (3), brenzi (4), goldenlobo (4), vwinsloe (4), truffles (5), 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: 89.13

15
16,020 members, 1,323 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)
16
10,043 members, 630 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Explanations:

Diane-bpcb (0): awful story

17
10,205 members, 752 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: PollyMig (1), Euryale (1), LouiseJones (1), DanZuke (2), cherylc (2), amyshaff (2), IrishSue (3), 47degreesnorth (3), truffles (4), bookwoman84 (4), Jenny1013 (5)22 more, ParanoidMaryMarvel (5), 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: 83.05

18
18,421 members, 1,362 reviews
4.28 stars (4.28 stars)
19
64,013 members, 1,133 reviews
4.41 stars (4.41 stars)

Lists: Sherryll (1), JaneAustenNut (1), Dehinde (1), MelanieTid (1), dawnlovesbooks (1), Jencey (2), Krisbee (2), susanbooks (3), 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), Minthe (7), TeriAndersonNeedham (8), MaggieFlo (8), jackanthony (9), hailelib (9), Rdra1962 (14), patty6116 (15), mmignano11 (16), citygirl

Thumbs down: Diane-bpcb, Tovahn, grnman, aulsmith, KerryMcGuire

Score: 78.63

20
6,529 members, 193 reviews
4.55 stars (4.55 stars)

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

Thumbs down: easytarget, ParanoidMaryMarvel

Score: 75.45

21
8,043 members, 521 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 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: SpreeMetVoeten, Femklutz, Jukov, bmilla48, princessmonster

Score: 70.93

22
24,955 members, 1,391 reviews
4.37 stars (4.37 stars)
24
22,970 members, 455 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)

Lists: skyrad43 (2), Dehinde (2), LisbethE (3), ChrisWay (4), fifthbusy (4), pam933 (5), mwinem (5), NancieLea (5), mccin68 (5), critterbug (5), Kiwiclaire50 (6)19 more, Tim.Looney (6), FKQG (6), truffles (7), neicybee (7), Jillian_Kay (7), crookedcat (7), Jenny1013 (8), 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: 68.86

25
14,059 members, 258 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)

Lists: dmsteyn (1), fredsmithx (1), ncgraham (1), jack2410 (2), Sherryll (2), rozymary (2), JuliaMaria (2), cpg (2), audreyj (2), Lyn5r (2), susanbooks (4)15 more, lynnrae523 (4), johnpdeever (5), booksinbed (5), sianpr (5), LoneS (6), goldenlobo (6), pitjrw (6), bookhobbyjapan (7), sbodmer (8), JukieH (11), mmignano11 (11), MaggieFlo (13), kappasigma (16), Cecrow (17), Rdra1962 (18)

Thumbs down: ParanoidMaryMarvel, KerryMcGuire, hilarykiley

Score: 68.14

26
24,895 members, 1,111 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: crespinpc (2), JCBest (2), MDGentleReader (2), jack2410 (3), KittyTwist (3), margosneezer (4), beebeereads (4), Lyn5r (4), shutch (5), hosehead51 (6), prof_em (6)19 more, pdebolt (6), PollyMig (6), bytheseabchcmbr (6), 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: 65.84

27
5,215 members, 408 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

28
9,891 members, 589 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Lists: crespinpc (1), pschlik (1), tarmina (1), pdebolt (1), LisbethE (2), lauradl (3), missmaryS (3), crookedcat (3), dawnlovesbooks (3), NancieLea (4), kszr (4)13 more, ucla70 (5), vpfluke (8), linlef (9), starfishian (9), sbodmer (10), AnjaMeta (10), bookhobbyjapan (10), rozymary (13), goldenmoon (16), JukieH (16), kappasigma (19), MsRoux, laurenhynde

Thumbs down: Morphidae, Eliz12, Nycticebus, AmourFou

Score: 58.12

29
10,327 members, 580 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: Vaysh (1), kazzer2u (1), Cariola (1), ayaeckel (2), Michael_Gibbons (3), Minthe (3), souloftherose (3), peterveen (4), susanbooks (5), brenzi (5), Crypto-Willobie (5)12 more, crookedcat (6), bjappleg8 (8), 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: 57.65

30
15,145 members, 846 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), lauradl (4), 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: 57.43

Explanations:

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

31
24,175 members, 570 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: fruitsaladd (1), kazzer2u (2), WendyRobyn (3), lemicnic1227 (4), skyrad43 (4), ChrisWay (5), unspuncapricorn (5), chezbob (6), Crypto-Willobie (6), ValLloyd (6), bnbsalvatore (9)12 more, contegobay (10), ParanoidMaryMarvel (10), LoneS (10), laluna179 (10), rozymary (11), neicybee (11), Vicariousz (12), gypsysmom (12), amyshaff (12), booksinbed (14), sianpr (16), ThoughtPolice (17)

Score: 57.26

32
73,620 members, 982 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: hosehead51 (1), Deweydecibook (1), oregonobsessionz (1), grnman (2), shutch (2), Peace2 (3), Risbom (5), Alan1946 (5), richard_c (6), Vicariousz (8), merrystar (8)10 more, beckibell (8), truffles (9), LoneS (9), goldenlobo (10), sbodmer (12), bookhobbyjapan (15), TeriAndersonNeedham (16), briarhills (16), MaggieFlo (19), cej1027

Score: 56.02

33
7,947 members, 484 reviews
4.26 stars (4.26 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, Laura1124, MsRoux

Thumbs down: kappasigma, KerryMcGuire

Score: 55.91

34
7,510 members, 367 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

35
5,590 members, 455 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

36
16,917 members, 720 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

37
15,945 members, 293 reviews
4.25 stars (4.25 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), chezbob (8)10 more, ParanoidMaryMarvel (8), Jenny1013 (9), WendyRobyn (9), cherylc (9), crookedcat (9), johnpdeever (10), HelenGress (14), TeriAndersonNeedham (15), goldenmoon (15), martensgirl

Thumbs down: dmsteyn

Score: 52.99

38
22,494 members, 668 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: Alan1946 (1), Risbom (3), zuvendis (3), Saultimate (6), unspuncapricorn (6), chezbob (7), LoneS (7), ikomilo (7), critterbug (7), sdunford (9), myra.reads (9)12 more, chgstrom (9), Jenny1013 (10), 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: 51.28

39
33,733 members, 439 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), truffles (8)9 more, johnpdeever (8), richard_c (8), ParanoidMaryMarvel (9), ikomilo (9), KrisM (9), booksinbed (9), jackanthony (13), TeriAndersonNeedham (17), goldenmoon (18)

Thumbs down: KerryMcGuire

Score: 49.54

40
11,410 members, 941 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: mlhershey (1), Alexiou (1), M.Birostris (2), rdwhitenack (2), DanZuke (3), Nodosaurus (4), cubsfan3410 (4), kamrie (4), Peace2 (4), bmilla48 (5), mwinem (7)9 more, elainemberman (9), Vulco1 (11), gypsysmom (11), mccin68 (12), Jillian_Kay (13), Vicariousz (14), vwinsloe (16), RickyHaas (19), ArieJvdP

Thumbs down: PitcherBooks, Elle10021

Score: 49.53

41
30,628 members, 1,398 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)9 more, katie4098 (7), Jenny1013 (11), goldenlobo (11), sbodmer (11), bookhobbyjapan (11), sdunford (15), dawndouble (16), eclecticdodo (19), myra.reads

Thumbs down: dldbizacct

Score: 49.16

42
18,273 members, 821 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

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

Thumbs down: belmarchris

Score: 48.31

43
9,204 members, 337 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)7 more, Mallc (10), myra.reads (10), catiescarlette (11), rozymary (12), Osbaldistone (12), kappasigma (17), cbl_tn (20)

Thumbs down: shutch, LittleTaiko, KerryMcGuire

Score: 46.71

44
26,643 members, 463 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 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

45
39,543 members, 613 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

Lists: Deweydecibook (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), truffles (10), sdunford (10), bookhobbyjapan (12), generalkala (14), Mallc (16), mmignano11 (24)

Thumbs down: geophile, hestermaree, KerryMcGuire, Eowyn1

Score: 43.09

46
1,554 members, 143 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

47
43,523 members, 586 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: ArjayE (1), SabrinaEstabrook (1), sblumens (2), accessit (3), Alan1946 (4), sdunford (4), KrisM (6), Risbom (7), sianpr (9), gilroy (9), Lyn5r (9)6 more, jdyork74 (10), johnpdeever (11), goldenlobo (12), truffles (13), _Zoe_ (19), mmignano11 (27)

Thumbs down: KerryMcGuire

Score: 42.38

48
7,891 members, 490 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

Lists: KittyTwist (1), laluna179 (1), KerryMcGuire (1), mhhacker (1), Chankie (3), cindyst2000 (3), booksinbed (7), unspuncapricorn (10), truffles (11), Jenny1013 (12), neicybee (12)4 more, goldenlobo (14), KimarieBee (14), smasler, citygirl

Score: 41.98

49
4,393 members, 284 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

Lists: ddh1 (1), StefanieGeeks (1), zapzap (3), mhhacker (3), marjy.heath (4), DougJ110 (5), honyocker (8), amyshaff (8), linlef (8), crookedcat (10), contegobay (12)5 more, klhorn (13), Lynsey2 (15), goldenlobo (16), LoneS (19), JukieH (20)

Score: 41.06

50
10,824 members, 652 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: niquetteb (1), oregonobsessionz (2), lemicnic1227 (3), chellerystick (6), frenchmama (6), johnpdeever (9), jdyork74 (11), chgstrom (11), truffles (12), IrishSue (13), Booktrovert (13)7 more, njinthesun (13), rozymary (14), bookhobbyjapan (14), copperkid (14), WylieMaercklein (14), NancieLea (15), sdunford (18)

Thumbs down: arethusarose

Score: 40.93

51
46,979 members, 749 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)

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

Score: 39.61

52
10,484 members, 193 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

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

Thumbs down: Broer

Score: 37.86

53
6,768 members, 544 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: perennialreader (1), Peace2 (1), Vaysh (3), kazzer2u (3), ShelfMonkey (3), rdwhitenack (4), Femklutz (6), zapzap (6), ChrisWay (7), JenMDB (13), truffles (14)3 more, Jillian_Kay (16), goldenlobo (19), smasler

Score: 37.86

54
3,318 members, 314 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

55
13,128 members, 368 reviews
4.32 stars (4.32 stars)

Lists: shutch (1), tmrocks (3), corleycorrea (3), Canadian_Down_Under (5), Fjumonvi (6), chellerystick (8), LoneS (12), bookworm12 (12), teeth (13), neicybee (14), Morphidae (14)4 more, sbodmer (15), Jillian_Kay (15), JukieH (18), bookhobbyjapan (19)

Score: 36.15

56
18,189 members, 391 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), susanbooks (8), merrystar (10), jackanthony (10)5 more, sdunford (12), sbodmer (13), goldenlobo (15), TeriAndersonNeedham (18), MaggieFlo (20)

Thumbs down: ParanoidMaryMarvel, dldbizacct, KerryMcGuire

Score: 36.08

57
6,439 members, 343 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)

Lists: KatyBee (1), KimarieBee (1), SqueakyChu (3), hammockqueen (3), KittyTwist (4), Penske (4), Winny99 (5), WendyRobyn (6), richard_c (7), kxn11 (8), Jenny1013 (13)5 more, bookworm12 (15), IrishSue (16), goldenlobo (17), goldenmoon (19), amysisson

Thumbs down: pitjrw, revamanda, aulsmith

Score: 36.03

Explanations:

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

58
5,289 members, 306 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)
59
8,887 members, 519 reviews
4.44 stars (4.44 stars)

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

Thumbs down: bmilla48

Score: 35.61

60
3,050 members, 241 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: booklove2 (1), perennialreader (2), dbsovereign (2), KatyBee (2), dianeham (3), Osbaldistone (3), amyshaff (4), vixcoe (4), rozymary (8), susanbooks (9), truffles (15)1 more, ahef1963 (18)

Score: 34.49

61
14,526 members, 597 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: WendyRobyn (1), vwinsloe (2), gypsysmom (5), peterveen (7), iggyjreilly (10), susanbooks (11), Vicariousz (11), Crypto-Willobie (11), Morphidae (13), Jenny1013 (14), LoneS (14)6 more, sianpr (14), rozymary (16), devilish2 (16), truffles (17), laurenhynde, ArieJvdP

Thumbs down: arethusarose, PitcherBooks, KrisM

Score: 34.24

62
17,490 members, 1,128 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

63
8,671 members, 318 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

64
18,617 members, 867 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 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_W (16), bookhobbyjapan (16), TeriAndersonNeedham (20), LoneS (20)

Thumbs down: bsnbabe68, lexxa83, PitcherBooks, merrystar, unspuncapricorn

Score: 33.44

65
30,764 members, 523 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

66
34,203 members, 932 reviews
4.32 stars (4.32 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

67
22,681 members, 436 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)

Lists: merrystar (2), generalkala (2), ncgraham (2), bookworm12 (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: 30.77

68
3,097 members, 44 reviews
4.26 stars (4.26 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

69
7,758 members, 260 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: pjwest (2), katie4098 (2), Dehinde (4), bytheseabchcmbr (4), shaunie (5), catiescarlette (8), bookworm12 (10), Minthe (10), ncgraham (13), rozymary (15), booklove2 (18)1 more, citygirl

Score: 30.33

70
10,468 members, 296 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

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

Thumbs down: KerryMcGuire

Score: 30.26

71
32,952 members, 993 reviews
4.37 stars (4.37 stars)
72
3,581 members, 224 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: vwinsloe (5), jennyo (7), Volkertvos (10), chgstrom (10), pdebolt (11), ikomilo (12), peterveen (12), AnjaMeta (16), rozymary (18), goldenlobo (20), edparks2 more, laurenhynde, smasler

Score: 28.71

73
31,053 members, 554 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: friedrb (4), perennialreader (4), oliviabiba (4), RobinBrz (7), KrisM (8), PollyMig (9), bytheseabchcmbr (9), LoneS (13), truffles (16), johnpdeever (16), Peace2 (17)2 more, bookhobbyjapan (20), martensgirl

Thumbs down: grnman

Score: 28.16

74
5,036 members, 285 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), rozymary (17)

Score: 27.62

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)

75
23,308 members, 907 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: MakLock (2), bookworm12 (2), Eowyn1 (3), Femklutz (7), JSWBooks (7), mcountr (8), kszr (9), ikomilo (13), neicybee (16), lorannen (17), iggyjreilly (17)2 more, LoneS (18), rozymary (19)

Thumbs down: friedrb, KerryMcGuire

Score: 27.28

76
1 member, 0 reviews

Explanations:

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

77
4,822 members, 135 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 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

78
30,002 members, 407 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: madhatter73 (4), JaneAustenNut (6), generalkala (6), WendyRobyn (7), lynnrae523 (7), prof_em (8), rozymary (9), LittleTaiko (9), dawnlovesbooks (10), booksinbed (11), susanbooks (12)3 more, Jillian_Kay (12), Dilara86 (12), sdunford (16)

Thumbs down: grnman, KerryMcGuire, janerawoof

Score: 26.75

79
2,645 members, 147 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 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

80
3,305 members, 200 reviews
4.32 stars (4.32 stars)

Lists: burlingham (1), LittleTaiko (2), kristenl (3), tmrocks (5), JSWBooks (6), beebeereads (8), JenMDB (9), bnbsalvatore (10), bjappleg8 (18)

Score: 24.51

81
14,740 members, 261 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), Jenny1013 (15), truffles (18)

Score: 24.47

82
2,642 members, 172 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)

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

Score: 23.13

83
7,683 members, 160 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

84
3,834 members, 270 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

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

Thumbs down: ayaeckel

Score: 22.63

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)

85
11,614 members, 274 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

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

Score: 21.56

86
11,921 members, 108 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 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

87
12,019 members, 302 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), rozymary (20)

Thumbs down: schmootc

Score: 21.22

88
5,031 members, 291 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

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

Thumbs down: Jukov

Score: 21.13

89
2,923 members, 143 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

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

Score: 21.03

90
1,120 members, 154 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

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

Score: 20.32

91
29,855 members, 640 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: andomck (2), Firemind (2), Dilara86 (6), Vicariousz (10), richard_c (12), Jenny1013 (16), LoneS (16), mmignano11 (23), citygirl, amysisson

Thumbs down: PitcherBooks, janerawoof

Score: 20.01

92
5,207 members, 331 reviews
4.33 stars (4.33 stars)

Lists: cmtl (2), caitlindyan (3), rretzler (7), Femklutz (8), Fjumonvi (8), bnbsalvatore (14), FKQG (16), teeth (19)

Score: 19.6

93
6,604 members, 357 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
7,563 members, 383 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
4,511 members, 239 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Lists: mmseiple (1), shaunie (12), susanbooks (13), bnbsalvatore (13), KrisM (14), klhorn (14), RobinMG (18), Laura1124

Score: 18.69

96
5,106 members, 295 reviews
4.33 stars (4.33 stars)

Lists: jSummer (4), Cariola (7), peterveen (8), Vaysh (9), bjappleg8 (9), honyocker (13), starbox (16), Minthe (19)

Score: 18.31

97
2,461 members, 152 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

98
8,046 members, 265 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

99
6,334 members, 276 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

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

Score: 17.26

100
19,299 members, 337 reviews
4.33 stars (4.33 stars)

Lists: Nodosaurus (2), tmrocks (7), souloftherose (7), pathogenik (8), AmourFou (8), LittleTaiko (12), bookworm12 (14)

Score: 17.26

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