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1
4,388 members, 271 reviews
4.25 stars (4.25 stars)

Lists: JaneAustenNut (1), Twixi (1), Audreybooklover (1), ahef1963 (1), June (1), devenish (1), generalkala (1), MDGentleReader (1), raidergirl3 (1), VioletBramble (1), thorold (1)15 more, anglemark (1), electrice (2), smcwl (2), gennyt (2), guyalice (3), europhile (3), Edward (3), staffordcastle (4), Cecrow (5), Herenya (5), souloftherose (6), moibibliomaniac (10), brenzi (11), roby72 (12), thecoroner (13)

Score: 86.64

Explanations:

electrice (2): letters between american author and british bookseller

2
15,323 members, 238 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

Lists: jhicks62 (1), brenzi (1), melonbrawl (1), Jarandel (1), ijustgetbored (1), Edward (1), Audreybooklover (2), thecoroner (2), ahef1963 (2), roby72 (2), June (2)16 more, devenish (2), europhile (2), Dilara86 (3), birder4106 (3), geitebukkeskjegg (3), FranzK72 (4), EMS_24 (4), guyalice (4), starfishian (5), marraneth (5), gennyt (5), Cecrow (6), fundevogel (6), Twixi (18), Moomin_Mama, Tinuvia

Thumbs down: aulsmith

Score: 84.95

3
13,445 members, 525 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: EMS_24 (1), cej1027 (1), norabelle414 (1), foggidawn (1), AnnaClaire (1), susiesharp (1), tiddleyboom (2), mrmapcase (2), 4leschats (2), generalkala (2), raidergirl3 (2)11 more, geitebukkeskjegg (2), anglemark (2), Audreybooklover (3), devenish (3), Herenya (3), electrice (5), rstaedter (5), gennyt (6), melonbrawl (7), marraneth (10), souloftherose (10)

Thumbs down: aulsmith, keristars, lilithcat

Score: 65.53

4
3,821 members, 190 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

Lists: Emersonblue (1), Devlindusty (1), Dgmknzgrl (1), guyalice (1), kageeh (1), gennyt (1), Herenya (1), souloftherose (1), JaneAustenNut (2), Twixi (2), briarhills (2)10 more, brenzi (3), merrystar (3), reconditereader (3), Audreybooklover (4), europhile (4), June (4), VioletBramble (5), generalkala (6), moibibliomaniac (8), roby72 (14)

Thumbs down: anglemark, lilithcat

Score: 65.37

5
8,626 members, 171 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: Beorn_se_Bacaire (1), Cecrow (1), bestem (1), geitebukkeskjegg (1), paradoxosalpha (1), guyalice (2), birder4106 (2), hailelib (2), EMS_24 (3), tiddleyboom (3), wester (3)9 more, souloftherose (3), susiesharp (4), merrystar (5), fundevogel (5), Dilara86 (7), marraneth (9), Jarandel (10), roby72 (11), Tinuvia

Thumbs down: anglemark, aulsmith

Score: 59

6
4,739 members, 524 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: briarhills (1), Jenni_Canuck (1), Devlindusty (2), brenzi (2), MDGentleReader (2), Herenya (2), June (3), VioletBramble (3), MikeBriggs (3), electrice (4), devenish (4)6 more, Audreybooklover (5), smcwl (5), generalkala (5), raidergirl3 (5), souloftherose (5), starfishian (9)

Score: 51.91

Explanations:

electrice (4): the Queen of England start reading for pleasure

7
9,606 members, 197 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: FranzK72 (1), roby72 (1), marraneth (1), Cecrow (2), melonbrawl (2), wester (2), Devlindusty (3), thecoroner (3), ahef1963 (3), briarhills (3), paradoxosalpha (3)5 more, Dilara86 (4), anglemark (4), Herenya (6), guyalice (7), Twixi (19)

Thumbs down: generalkala

Score: 47.88

8
21,992 members, 855 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: bcrowl399 (1), Dgmknzgrl (2), VioletBramble (2), rstaedter (2), susiesharp (2), Twixi (3), starfishian (3), Jarandel (3), LisbethE (4), raidergirl3 (4), moibibliomaniac (5)6 more, tiddleyboom (5), EMS_24 (6), Audreybooklover (6), Devlindusty (6), souloftherose (9), brenzi (12)

Thumbs down: devenish

Score: 47.71

9
18,388 members, 440 reviews
4.28 stars (4.28 stars)

Lists: FMops (1), hipdeep (1), jjwilson61 (1), gilroy (1), fundevogel (2), keristars (3), norabelle414 (3), Devlindusty (4), tiddleyboom (4), merrystar (4), geitebukkeskjegg (4)5 more, guyalice (5), anglemark (5), generalkala (7), marraneth (8), Jarandel (9)

Thumbs down: BookWallah, aulsmith

Score: 45.25

10
32,030 members, 1,829 reviews
4.37 stars (4.37 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (1), LisbethE (1), starfishian (1), mccartm (1), dara85 (2), JaneAustenNut (3), bcrowl399 (3), Twixi (5), 4leschats (6), EMS_24 (7), Devlindusty (8)5 more, tiddleyboom (8), gennyt (8), BookWallah (9), Audreybooklover (11), brenzi (16)

Thumbs down: anglemark, souloftherose

Score: 42.77

11
0 members, 0 reviews

Lists: tiddleyboom (1), gilroy (2), jhicks62 (2), Jarandel (2), hipdeep (3), cej1027 (5), ahef1963 (5), June (5), norabelle414 (5), MikeBriggs (5), Audreybooklover (7)6 more, gennyt (7), marraneth (7), generalkala (8), roby72 (10), souloftherose (13), Twixi (17)

Thumbs down: aulsmith, Cecrow, Edward

Score: 40.59

12
14,337 members, 823 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: Dgmknzgrl (3), 4leschats (3), dara85 (3), Twixi (4), starfishian (4), ahef1963 (4), cej1027 (4), EMS_24 (5), Devlindusty (5), brenzi (5), tiddleyboom (6)5 more, Audreybooklover (8), melonbrawl (9), devenish (11), Cecrow (11), souloftherose (12)

Thumbs down: varwenea

Score: 40.24

13
14,956 members, 1,085 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: electrice (1), MDGentleReader (3), generalkala (3), susiesharp (3), JaneAustenNut (4), Dgmknzgrl (4), Herenya (4), Twixi (6), ahef1963 (6), June (6), europhile (6)5 more, Devlindusty (7), tiddleyboom (7), Audreybooklover (9), souloftherose (11), brenzi (13)

Thumbs down: aulsmith, lilithcat, norabelle414 (5)

Score: 37.36

Explanations:

electrice (1): letters between an english writer and a Guernesey's book club

15
2,154 members, 37 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Lists: staffordcastle (1), hailelib (1), waitingtoderail (2), thorold (2), moibibliomaniac (4), BookWallah (6), guyalice (6), devenish (6), melonbrawl (6), Audreybooklover (10), mrmapcase (12)1 more, Devlindusty (16)

Thumbs down: barney67

Score: 32.18

16
5,311 members, 78 reviews
4.39 stars (4.39 stars)

Lists: merrystar (1), fundevogel (1), FranzK72 (3), thecoroner (4), roby72 (4), marraneth (4), anglemark (6), Cecrow (7), Dilara86 (10), guyalice (10)

Score: 29.04

17
2,420 members, 79 reviews
4.31 stars (4.31 stars)

Lists: wester (1), rstaedter (3), briarhills (4), marraneth (6), birder4106 (6), merrystar (7), Twixi (7), anglemark (7), devenish (7), EMS_24 (8), Jarandel (8)

Thumbs down: generalkala

Score: 27.57

18
1,301 members, 93 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: moibibliomaniac (2), staffordcastle (2), VioletBramble (4), JaneAustenNut (6), electrice (6), smcwl (6), brenzi (6), June (7), ahef1963 (8), souloftherose (8)

Score: 27

19
16,155 members, 336 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (1), 4leschats (5), keristars (5), JaneAustenNut (7), FranzK72 (8), thecoroner (8), roby72 (8), Dilara86 (8), europhile (9), ahef1963 (10), brenzi (14)

Thumbs down: aulsmith

Score: 25.95

20
43 members, 1 review
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

Lists: uath (1), reconditereader (2), souloftherose (2), gennyt (4), briarhills (5), lilithcat (7), melonbrawl (8), Devlindusty (10)

Score: 23.32

21
3,028 members, 44 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: europhile (1), waitingtoderail (4), Dilara86 (6), briarhills (7), Twixi (8), NinieB (9), guyalice (12), Audreybooklover (13), Devlindusty (13)

Score: 22.89

22
14,379 members, 205 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Lists: barney67 (2), melonbrawl (5), Jarandel (6), FranzK72 (7), Cecrow (8), europhile (11), starfishian (16), Tinuvia, Moomin_Mama

Thumbs down: VioletBramble

Score: 22.36

23
5,788 members, 542 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Lists: 4leschats (1), LisbethE (2), uath (2), cej1027 (6), trav (8), moibibliomaniac (9), Audreybooklover (12), starfishian (13), Twixi (28)

Thumbs down: varwenea

Score: 21.97

24
2,163 members, 59 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Lists: reconditereader (1), waitingtoderail (3), staffordcastle (6), electrice (7), briarhills (8), devenish (8), Devlindusty (11), Dilara86 (11)

Score: 21.2

25
38,511 members, 749 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: electrice (3), thecoroner (6), cej1027 (7), BookWallah (8), FranzK72 (9), Cecrow (9), ahef1963 (12), smcwl (14), Twixi (20)

Score: 21.16

Explanations:

electrice (3): books burned in the future

26
8,151 members, 441 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (2), 4leschats (4), rstaedter (4), moibibliomaniac (6), brenzi (7), Twixi (9), starfishian (11), guyalice (11)

Score: 20.74

27
2,337 members, 56 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: BookWallah (1), mccartm (2), kageeh (2), mrmapcase (5), NinieB (6), JaneAustenNut (8), smcwl (10), Devlindusty (14)

Thumbs down: generalkala

Score: 20.65

28
11,103 members, 346 reviews
3.7 stars (3.7 stars)

Lists: dara85 (5), JaneAustenNut (11), europhile (12), starfishian (14), roby72 (15), Audreybooklover (18), Twixi (21), Moomin_Mama

Score: 18.3

29
6,190 members, 103 reviews
4.25 stars (4.25 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (2), roby72 (3), FranzK72 (5), thecoroner (5), 4leschats (8), Devlindusty (15), brenzi (17)

Score: 18.13

30
1,658 members, 52 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: dara85 (1), BookWallah (2), bcrowl399 (2), mrmapcase (4), tiddleyboom (9), Devlindusty (12)

Score: 18.01

31
701 members, 28 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: staffordcastle (3), MDGentleReader (4), europhile (5), souloftherose (7), JaneAustenNut (9), ahef1963 (9), smcwl (12)

Score: 17.77

32
5,297 members, 54 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: nathanm (1), aulsmith (4), smcwl (7), 4leschats (7), June (8), Devlindusty (17)

Score: 16.1

33
1,910 members, 65 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Lists: raidergirl3 (3), smcwl (4), brenzi (4), keristars (6), briarhills (9), Audreybooklover (14)

Score: 15.63

34
573 members, 14 reviews
3.6 stars (3.6 stars)

Lists: barney67 (1), Edward (4), guyalice (9), devenish (14), Devlindusty (18), Twixi (30)

Score: 14.86

35
439 members, 30 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: BookWallah (3), MDGentleReader (6), NinieB (7), mrmapcase (7), smcwl (11), Devlindusty (19)

Score: 14.63

36
0 members, 0 reviews

Lists: bestem (2), generalkala (4), Cecrow (4), norabelle414 (4), reconditereader (4), devenish (5), geitebukkeskjegg (5), ahef1963 (7)

Thumbs down: barney67, roby72, MikeBriggs, lilithcat

Score: 14.49

38
10,903 members, 238 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: roby72 (6), starfishian (7), thecoroner (9), FranzK72 (10), ahef1963 (11), Twixi (23)

Score: 13.6

39
7,099 members, 168 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: cej1027 (3), mrmapcase (3), tiddleyboom (12), souloftherose (15), Audreybooklover (16)

Score: 12.26

40
2,098 members, 159 reviews
3.42 stars (3.42 stars)

Lists: trav (4), BookWallah (7), mrmapcase (9), 4leschats (9), JaneAustenNut (12)

Score: 12.06

41
5,074 members, 130 reviews
3.7 stars (3.7 stars)

Lists: rstaedter (1), paradoxosalpha (2), Jarandel (7), devenish (10), Twixi (22)

Thumbs down: reconditereader

Score: 11.92

42
8,184 members, 215 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: cej1027 (2), tiddleyboom (10), 4leschats (10), souloftherose (14), Audreybooklover (17)

Score: 11.9

43
1,819 members, 26 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (1), FranzK72 (2), roby72 (5), Twixi (25)

Score: 11.83

44
5,619 members, 138 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)

Lists: FranzK72 (6), roby72 (9), Twixi (10), melonbrawl (11), thecoroner (12)

Score: 11.46

45
1,164 members, 82 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)

Lists: trav (2), moibibliomaniac (3), KimarieBee (4), JaneAustenNut (13)

Score: 11.34

46
21,170 members, 286 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (1), hipdeep (2), europhile (13), Twixi (24)

Score: 11.28

47
597 members, 27 reviews
3.34 stars (3.34 stars)

Lists: keristars (1), waitingtoderail (7), staffordcastle (7), Twixi (16)

Score: 10.92

48
1,166 members, 21 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: kageeh (3), mrmapcase (6), NinieB (8), smcwl (13)

Score: 10.08

49
784 members, 20 reviews
3.59 stars (3.59 stars)

Lists: gennyt (3), uath (5), anglemark (10), Audreybooklover (19)

Score: 9.88

51
1,214 members, 29 reviews
3.67 stars (3.67 stars)

Lists: BookWallah (4), smcwl (8), mrmapcase (10), tiddleyboom (11)

Score: 9.65

52
101 members, 7 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: lilithcat (1), uath (4), devenish (12)

Score: 8.98

53
403 members, 34 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: norabelle414 (2), melonbrawl (4), aulsmith (6)

Score: 8.75

54
966 members, 45 reviews
3.29 stars (3.29 stars)

Lists: smcwl (1), mrmapcase (8), anglemark (9)

Score: 8.69

55
562 members, 42 reviews
3.7 stars (3.7 stars)

Lists: MikeBriggs (1), June (9), JaneAustenNut (14)

Score: 8.38

56
6,201 members, 391 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: starfishian (2), KimarieBee (5), JaneAustenNut (10)

Score: 8.29

58
144 members, 9 reviews
3.54 stars (3.54 stars)

Lists: LisbethE (3), trav (7), melonbrawl (10)

Score: 7.75

60
1,747 members, 164 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: MDGentleReader (5), brenzi (8), marraneth (12)

Score: 7.2

61
1,771 members, 30 reviews
3.68 stars (3.68 stars)

Lists: roby72 (7), uath (8), thecoroner (10)

Score: 7.09

62
5,621 members, 182 reviews
2.96 stars (2.96 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (5), Dilara86 (12), JaneAustenNut (16)

Score: 6.82

63
10,980 members, 244 reviews
3.61 stars (3.61 stars)

Lists: Cecrow (10), roby72 (13), Twixi (15)

Score: 6.39

64
7,985 members, 271 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: starfishian (8), ahef1963 (14), Twixi (26)

Score: 6.22

65
624 members, 18 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: JuliaMaria (1), Twixi (27)

Score: 5.76

66
10,787 members, 285 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: marraneth (2), thecoroner (11), ahef1963 (13)

Thumbs down: Cecrow

Score: 5.67

67
2,260 members, 206 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (2), anglemark (11)

Score: 5.56

68
1,377 members, 37 reviews
3.69 stars (3.69 stars)

Lists: Twixi (11), Moomin_Mama

Score: 5.56

69
250 members, 2 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

Lists: MikeBriggs (2), devenish (13)

Score: 5.47

70
490 members, 13 reviews
3.41 stars (3.41 stars)

Lists: trav (3), waitingtoderail (8)

Score: 5.42

71
2,081 members, 69 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Lists: fundevogel (3), brenzi (9)

Score: 5.35

72
348 members, 7 reviews
3.69 stars (3.69 stars)

Lists: birder4106 (4), europhile (7)

Score: 5.29

74
516 members, 6 reviews
3.7 stars (3.7 stars)

Lists: waitingtoderail (5), uath (6)

Score: 5.23

75
106 members, 0 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)

Lists: lilithcat (5), uath (7)

Score: 5.13

76
2,186 members, 103 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

Lists: fundevogel (4), marraneth (11)

Score: 5.03

77
1,111 members, 26 reviews
3.36 stars (3.36 stars)

Lists: JuliaMaria (3), JaneAustenNut (17)

Score: 5.01

78
888 members, 31 reviews
3.33 stars (3.33 stars)

Lists: smcwl (3), JaneAustenNut (18)

Score: 4.98

79
1,553 members, 110 reviews
3.42 stars (3.42 stars)

Lists: Jarandel (4), Twixi (12)

Score: 4.98

80
8,966 members, 121 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (7), Twixi (13)

Score: 4.57

81
132 members, 4 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Lists: uath (9), waitingtoderail (11)

Score: 4.51

82
3,061 members, 172 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)

Lists: europhile (8), Twixi (14)

Score: 4.45

84
609 members, 50 reviews
3.53 stars (3.53 stars)

Lists: lahochstetler (1), europhile (14)

Thumbs down: generalkala

Score: 4.07

85
13,475 members, 466 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: WANGPP (1)

Score: 4

86
885 members, 7 reviews
4.26 stars (4.26 stars)

Lists: waitingtoderail (1)

Score: 4

87
531 members, 4 reviews
4.55 stars (4.55 stars)

Lists: NinieB (1)

Score: 4

88
329 members, 20 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (1)

Score: 4

89
38 members, 5 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Lists: birder4106 (1)

Score: 4

91
5,740 members, 199 reviews
3.59 stars (3.59 stars)

Lists: Cecrow (12), Twixi (29)

Score: 3.87

92
520 members, 4 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: NinieB (2)

Score: 3.36

93
260 members, 54 reviews
3.62 stars (3.62 stars)

Lists: keristars (2)

Score: 3.36

94
258 members, 6 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: merrystar (2)

Score: 3.36

95
240 members, 4 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: lilithcat (2)

Score: 3.36

96
75 members, 1 review
4.63 stars (4.63 stars)

Lists: EMS_24 (2)

Score: 3.36

97
56 members, 0 reviews
4.5 stars (4.5 stars)

Lists: Edward (2)

Score: 3.36

98
41 members, 0 reviews
3.17 stars (3.17 stars)

Lists: JuliaMaria (2)

Score: 3.36

99
2,241 members, 138 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (3)

Score: 3.04

100
1,022 members, 34 reviews
3.6 stars (3.6 stars)

Lists: marraneth (3)

Score: 3.04

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