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LibraryThingers' 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die

Description: Come on folks, this is your chance to make a 1001 Must Read list from scratch! (Disclaimer: This isn't an official LibraryThing list, just some member(s) playing around with the list feature.)

Members: 11 participating members (show all)

All members' list: [1] 2 3Sort: Score | Title | Author | Date
1
62,914 members, 1,230 reviews
4.39 stars (4.39 stars)

Lists: jenniferw88 (1), jeffza (1), ahef1963 (1), JaneAustenNut (4), hipdeep (18), cej1027, merrystar

Score: 20.34

2
22,376 members, 428 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: jenniferw88 (2), jeffza (2), dara85 (4), ahef1963 (25), JaneAustenNut (28), cej1027, merrystar

Score: 16.66

3
47,028 members, 749 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)

Lists: jenniferw88 (3), ahef1963 (3), jeffza (4), JaneAustenNut (6), cej1027, merrystar

Score: 15.04

4
18,213 members, 391 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (2), jenniferw88 (4), ahef1963 (13), JaneAustenNut (16), cej1027, merrystar

Score: 13.87

5
46,462 members, 684 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: jeffza (3), jenniferw88 (5), ahef1963 (7), JaneAustenNut (9), thecoroner (55), merrystar

Score: 13.63

6
11,480 members, 219 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Lists: JaneAustenNut (1), dara85 (3), ahef1963 (4), hipdeep (32), merrystar

Score: 13.23

7
57,422 members, 938 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: jenniferw88 (6), jeffza (7), thecoroner (13), ahef1963 (29), merrystar, cej1027

Score: 12.42

8
64,044 members, 1,134 reviews
4.41 stars (4.41 stars)

Lists: jeffza (5), ahef1963 (5), jenniferw88 (7), JaneAustenNut (7), merrystar

Score: 11.95

9
28,540 members, 306 reviews
3.39 stars (3.39 stars)

Lists: jenniferw88 (8), ahef1963 (14), JaneAustenNut (17), thecoroner (21), cej1027, merrystar

Score: 11.86

10
41,607 members, 810 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (1), jenniferw88 (9), ahef1963 (31), merrystar, cej1027

Score: 11.58

11
18,914 members, 287 reviews
3.57 stars (3.57 stars)

Lists: jenniferw88 (10), jeffza (14), ahef1963 (35), thecoroner (48), merrystar, cej1027

Score: 11.06

12
16,218 members, 358 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: jenniferw88 (11), dara85 (18), hipdeep (29), ahef1963 (68), merrystar, cej1027

Score: 10.83

13
43,559 members, 586 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (6), JaneAustenNut (8), jenniferw88 (12), cej1027, merrystar

Score: 10.66

14
10,480 members, 194 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (9), ahef1963 (9), JaneAustenNut (12), jenniferw88 (13), merrystar

Score: 10.56

Explanations:

JaneAustenNut (12): Doyle's Sherlock was the iconic example of the super sleuth! The beginning of wonderful detective stories for more than a century.

15
22,695 members, 437 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)

Lists: jeffza (6), ahef1963 (12), jenniferw88 (14), JaneAustenNut (15), merrystar

Score: 10.49

16
24,772 members, 346 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: jenniferw88 (15), jeffza (17), hipdeep (44), ahef1963 (120), cej1027, merrystar

Score: 10.34

17
40,023 members, 564 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (8), JaneAustenNut (11), jenniferw88 (16), thecoroner (16), merrystar

Score: 10.26

18
30,110 members, 416 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Lists: jeffza (8), jenniferw88 (17), ahef1963 (18), JaneAustenNut (21), merrystar

Score: 9.84

19
65,110 members, 1,040 reviews
4.24 stars (4.24 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (2), JaneAustenNut (5), jenniferw88 (18), merrystar

Score: 9.66

20
14,106 members, 213 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: jeffza (12), jenniferw88 (21), ahef1963 (24), JaneAustenNut (27), merrystar

Score: 9.26

21
13,143 members, 368 reviews
4.32 stars (4.32 stars)

Lists: JaneAustenNut (2), dara85 (16), ahef1963 (20), merrystar

Score: 8.94

Explanations:

JaneAustenNut (2): I read this book when I was young and will read again to see how different the book seems to me now.

22
20,209 members, 163 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: jeffza (13), hipdeep (13), jenniferw88 (23), ahef1963 (125), merrystar

Score: 8.92

23
11,520 members, 226 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (19), JaneAustenNut (22), thecoroner (47), cej1027, merrystar

Score: 8.86

24
31,468 members, 589 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (23), jenniferw88 (24), ahef1963 (42), cej1027, merrystar

Score: 8.78

25
25,734 members, 448 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Lists: jenniferw88 (26), JaneAustenNut (30), ahef1963 (41), cej1027, merrystar

Score: 8.64

26
33,981 members, 615 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: jeffza (25), jenniferw88 (29), ahef1963 (64), cej1027, merrystar

Score: 8.5

27
30,280 members, 782 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (25), jenniferw88 (28), ahef1963 (67), cej1027, merrystar

Score: 8.5

28
34,078 members, 458 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (8), jenniferw88 (19), ahef1963 (34), cej1027

Score: 7.84

29
26,102 members, 219 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: jeffza (11), hipdeep (14), jenniferw88 (20), ahef1963 (38)

Score: 7.77

30
4,558 members, 118 reviews
4.33 stars (4.33 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (10), JaneAustenNut (13), jenniferw88 (36), merrystar

Score: 7.67

31
15,962 members, 486 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (11), JaneAustenNut (14), jenniferw88 (38), merrystar

Score: 7.56

32
34,806 members, 1,902 reviews
4.37 stars (4.37 stars)

Lists: dara85 (17), jenniferw88 (22), ahef1963 (26), JaneAustenNut (29)

Score: 7.31

Explanations:

JaneAustenNut (29): A book about books & reading. How books feed the soul........great for bibliophiles.

33
8,225 members, 232 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (16), JaneAustenNut (19), jenniferw88 (41), merrystar

Score: 7.18

34
45,034 members, 1,168 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

Lists: dara85 (1), jenniferw88 (25), ahef1963 (116)

Score: 7.01

35
22,879 members, 407 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (21), JaneAustenNut (23), jenniferw88 (27), thecoroner (56)

Score: 6.91

36
32,029 members, 500 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: dara85 (15), jenniferw88 (30), ahef1963 (156), cej1027

Score: 6.77

37
13,347 members, 254 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

Lists: jeffza (15), jenniferw88 (31), ahef1963 (44), thecoroner (58)

Score: 6.73

38
11,621 members, 194 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (19), hipdeep (41), jenniferw88 (45), merrystar

Score: 6.72

39
73,678 members, 984 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: jenniferw88 (54), ahef1963 (62), cej1027, merrystar

Score: 6.47

40
8,528 members, 160 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: jeffza (24), jenniferw88 (55), ahef1963 (57), merrystar

Score: 6.41

41
33,103 members, 603 reviews
4.25 stars (4.25 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (59), ahef1963 (69), cej1027, merrystar

Score: 6.4

42
21,551 members, 495 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (24), jenniferw88 (57), ahef1963 (84), merrystar

Score: 6.27

43
19,377 members, 268 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (2), jenniferw88 (32), ahef1963 (117)

Score: 6.26

44
14,075 members, 259 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)

Lists: jeffza (18), jenniferw88 (33), thecoroner (49), ahef1963 (185)

Score: 6.21

45
15,786 members, 213 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: jeffza (19), jenniferw88 (34), thecoroner (61), ahef1963 (145)

Score: 6.16

46
22,413 members, 350 reviews
4.26 stars (4.26 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (6), jeffza (20), jenniferw88 (35)

Score: 6.09

47
21,227 members, 310 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Lists: jeffza (9), thecoroner (12), ahef1963 (39)

Score: 6.06

48
6,003 members, 86 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Lists: dara85 (8), jeffza (10), ahef1963 (75)

Score: 5.99

49
16,520 members, 186 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (7), jeffza (21), jenniferw88 (37)

Score: 5.95

50
2,841 members, 28 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

Lists: dara85 (5), ahef1963 (101), cej1027

Score: 5.83

51
23,228 members, 311 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (10), hipdeep (20), jenniferw88 (39)

Score: 5.74

52
27,820 members, 379 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Lists: JaneAustenNut (10), jenniferw88 (40), cej1027

Score: 5.73

53
30,665 members, 1,399 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: dara85 (7), ahef1963 (71), cej1027

Score: 5.73

54
26,796 members, 908 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: dara85 (6), ahef1963 (70), merrystar

Score: 5.62

55
10,185 members, 113 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (68), jenniferw88 (101), ahef1963 (118), merrystar

Score: 5.55

56
18,555 members, 184 reviews
3.64 stars (3.64 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (63), jenniferw88 (99), ahef1963 (146), merrystar

Score: 5.52

57
35,028 members, 402 reviews
4.24 stars (4.24 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (5), jenniferw88 (42), ahef1963 (121)

Score: 5.45

58
23,007 members, 575 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (17), JaneAustenNut (20), jenniferw88 (43)

Score: 5.42

59
14,988 members, 164 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (22), JaneAustenNut (25), jenniferw88 (44)

Score: 5.19

60
32,378 members, 927 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (30), jenniferw88 (46), cej1027

Score: 5.14

61
27,555 members, 428 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)

Lists: jeffza (23), thecoroner (28), jenniferw88 (47)

Score: 5.09

62
16,319 members, 251 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (22), ahef1963 (33), jenniferw88 (48)

Score: 5.04

63
5,174 members, 230 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (5), dara85 (9)

Score: 4.98

64
27,349 members, 652 reviews
4.26 stars (4.26 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (19), ahef1963 (48), jenniferw88 (49)

Score: 4.95

65
58,867 members, 936 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (15), JaneAustenNut (18), jenniferw88 (50), thecoroner (57)

Thumbs down: cej1027

Score: 4.94

66
38,628 members, 1,224 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (47), jenniferw88 (51), cej1027

Score: 4.92

67
25,253 members, 801 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: dara85 (2), jenniferw88 (52)

Score: 4.85

68
3,027 members, 39 reviews
4.51 stars (4.51 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (4), jeffza (16)

Score: 4.83

69
6,715 members, 195 reviews
3.57 stars (3.57 stars)

Lists: jenniferw88 (53), ahef1963 (58), cej1027

Score: 4.82

70
4,825 members, 47 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (4), cej1027

Score: 4.72

71
15,907 members, 348 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Lists: jenniferw88 (56), ahef1963 (78), cej1027

Score: 4.7

72
36,750 members, 542 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (34), jenniferw88 (86), merrystar

Score: 4.65

73
19,904 members, 461 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (27), ahef1963 (130), merrystar

Score: 4.62

74
10,759 members, 168 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: jeffza (27), ahef1963 (171), merrystar

Score: 4.54

75
15,024 members, 401 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (49), jenniferw88 (80), merrystar

Score: 4.53

76
4,929 members, 193 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (50), jenniferw88 (79), merrystar

Score: 4.53

77
24,190 members, 570 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (44), ahef1963 (51), jenniferw88 (58)

Score: 4.5

78
20,120 members, 268 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (65), jenniferw88 (71), merrystar

Score: 4.47

79
12,234 members, 282 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (66), jenniferw88 (70), merrystar

Score: 4.47

80
12,129 members, 347 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

Lists: jenniferw88 (59), ahef1963 (155), cej1027

Score: 4.47

81
14,170 members, 281 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

Lists: jenniferw88 (60), ahef1963 (158), cej1027

Score: 4.46

82
23,947 members, 388 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

Lists: jenniferw88 (61), ahef1963 (163), cej1027

Score: 4.44

83
6,427 members, 95 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (26), jenniferw88 (104), ahef1963 (131)

Score: 4.21

84
30,302 members, 507 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (36), jenniferw88 (103), ahef1963 (119)

Score: 4.1

85
7,540 members, 119 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (11), jeffza (22)

Score: 4.04

86
167 members, 0 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (1)

Score: 4

87
14,759 members, 261 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (6), ahef1963 (60)

Score: 3.99

88
7,066 members, 221 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: jenniferw88 (122), ahef1963 (178), merrystar

Score: 3.98

89
11,404 members, 237 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: jenniferw88 (124), ahef1963 (182), merrystar

Score: 3.97

90
13,144 members, 187 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)

Lists: jenniferw88 (125), ahef1963 (183), merrystar

Score: 3.97

91
11,230 members, 250 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: dara85 (10), merrystar

Score: 3.93

92
8,855 members, 120 reviews
3.52 stars (3.52 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (50), jenniferw88 (102), ahef1963 (142)

Score: 3.92

93
31,023 members, 555 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (43), jenniferw88 (119), ahef1963 (161)

Score: 3.9

94
30,299 members, 348 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (52), jenniferw88 (100), ahef1963 (186)

Score: 3.84

95
36,642 members, 563 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (11), ahef1963 (36)

Score: 3.83

96
3,952 members, 53 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (22), cej1027

Score: 3.74

97
12,071 members, 171 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (96), jenniferw88 (98), ahef1963 (165)

Score: 3.67

98
7,692 members, 160 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (7), ahef1963 (122)

Score: 3.66

99
14,631 members, 220 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (8), jenniferw88 (97)

Score: 3.65

100
19,119 members, 388 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Lists: jenniferw88 (96), thecoroner (103), ahef1963 (168)

Score: 3.65

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