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LibraryThingers' 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die

Description: This is your chance to make a 1001 Must Read list from scratch. The 1001 top titles are it. (Disclaimer: This is NOT an official LibraryThing list, just some member(s) playing around with the list feature.)

Members: 7 participating members (show all)

All members' list: [1] 2 3Sort: Score | Title | Author | Date
1
54,032 members, 1,094 reviews
4.4 stars (4.4 stars)

Lists: jeffza (1), ahef1963 (1), JaneAustenNut (4), hipdeep (17)

Score: 12.8

2
8,954 members, 189 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Lists: JaneAustenNut (1), dara85 (3), ahef1963 (4), hipdeep (33)

Score: 11.54

3
18,353 members, 335 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

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

Score: 9.72

4
40,346 members, 591 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

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

Score: 9.28

5
40,365 members, 686 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (3), jeffza (4), JaneAustenNut (6)

Score: 8.42

6
55,766 members, 1,017 reviews
4.42 stars (4.42 stars)

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

Score: 7.81

7
14,346 members, 326 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (2), ahef1963 (13), JaneAustenNut (16)

Score: 7.47

8
11,113 members, 317 reviews
4.33 stars (4.33 stars)

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

Score: 7.26

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.

9
8,435 members, 170 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (9), ahef1963 (9), JaneAustenNut (12)

Score: 6.77

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.

10
19,432 members, 391 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)

Lists: jeffza (6), ahef1963 (12), JaneAustenNut (15)

Score: 6.74

11
34,615 members, 513 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

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

Score: 6.58

12
49,718 members, 843 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: jeffza (7), thecoroner (13), ahef1963 (29)

Score: 6.29

13
26,199 members, 371 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Lists: jeffza (8), ahef1963 (18), JaneAustenNut (21)

Score: 6.19

14
18,220 members, 268 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

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

Score: 6.06

15
56,298 members, 888 reviews
4.24 stars (4.24 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (2), JaneAustenNut (5)

Score: 6.04

16
5,523 members, 75 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

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

Score: 5.99

17
24,107 members, 266 reviews
3.39 stars (3.39 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (14), JaneAustenNut (17), thecoroner (21)

Score: 5.91

18
21,932 members, 193 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

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

Score: 5.88

19
11,084 members, 173 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: jeffza (12), ahef1963 (24), JaneAustenNut (27)

Score: 5.71

20
35,148 members, 679 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (1), ahef1963 (31)

Score: 5.7

21
52,457 members, 853 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

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

Score: 5.43

22
16,907 members, 130 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: jeffza (13), hipdeep (13), ahef1963 (125)

Score: 5.41

23
10,100 members, 205 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

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

Score: 5.29

24
16,011 members, 235 reviews
3.58 stars (3.58 stars)

Lists: jeffza (14), ahef1963 (35), thecoroner (48)

Score: 5.23

25
41,074 members, 1,101 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: dara85 (1), ahef1963 (116)

Score: 5.22

26
20,037 members, 341 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

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

Score: 5.16

27
10,719 members, 204 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)

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

Score: 5.04

28
3,767 members, 164 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (5), dara85 (9)

Score: 4.98

29
37,769 members, 499 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (6), JaneAustenNut (8)

Score: 4.93

30
2,659 members, 32 reviews
4.51 stars (4.51 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (4), jeffza (16)

Score: 4.83

31
15 members, 1 review
4.67 stars (4.67 stars)

Lists: JaneAustenNut (3), ahef1963 (27)

Score: 4.79

Explanations:

JaneAustenNut (3): Great book and movie....love all of Lucy Maude Montgomery's books!

32
19,771 members, 289 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: jeffza (17), hipdeep (38), ahef1963 (120)

Score: 4.79

33
16,908 members, 236 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (2), ahef1963 (117)

Score: 4.58

34
11,944 members, 209 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)

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

Score: 4.54

35
13,699 members, 187 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

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

Score: 4.5

36
18,834 members, 301 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (6), jeffza (20)

Score: 4.45

37
3,972 members, 106 reviews
4.33 stars (4.33 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (10), JaneAustenNut (13)

Score: 4.36

38
14,166 members, 153 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (7), jeffza (21)

Score: 4.33

39
13,435 members, 397 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (11), JaneAustenNut (14)

Score: 4.26

40
19,203 members, 253 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (10), hipdeep (19)

Score: 4.17

41
6,437 members, 107 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (11), jeffza (22)

Score: 4.04

42
28,366 members, 407 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (8), ahef1963 (34)

Score: 4.04

43
136 members, 0 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (1)

Score: 4

44
12,355 members, 204 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (6), ahef1963 (60)

Score: 3.99

45
21,375 members, 750 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

Lists: dara85 (6), ahef1963 (70)

Score: 3.94

46
2,407 members, 25 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Lists: dara85 (5), ahef1963 (101)

Score: 3.94

47
7,049 members, 204 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (16), JaneAustenNut (19)

Score: 3.92

48
30,190 members, 343 reviews
4.24 stars (4.24 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (5), ahef1963 (121)

Score: 3.88

49
20,899 members, 537 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (17), JaneAustenNut (20)

Score: 3.86

50
25,624 members, 1,257 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)

Lists: dara85 (7), ahef1963 (71)

Score: 3.84

51
32,349 members, 492 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (11), ahef1963 (36)

Score: 3.83

52
6,613 members, 137 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (7), ahef1963 (122)

Score: 3.66

53
13,286 members, 144 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (22), JaneAustenNut (25)

Score: 3.64

54
10,146 members, 162 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (19), hipdeep (30)

Score: 3.63

55
483 members, 9 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (23), JaneAustenNut (26)

Score: 3.6

56
22,753 members, 354 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: jeffza (23), thecoroner (28)

Score: 3.57

57
14,281 members, 224 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (22), ahef1963 (33)

Score: 3.52

58
28,810 members, 1,742 reviews
4.37 stars (4.37 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (26), JaneAustenNut (29)

Score: 3.5

Explanations:

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

59
23,377 members, 525 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (18), ahef1963 (48)

Score: 3.46

60
27,140 members, 494 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (22), ahef1963 (42)

Score: 3.42

61
8,765 members, 333 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: dara85 (11), ahef1963 (123)

Score: 3.4

62
6,745 members, 98 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (23), ahef1963 (45)

Score: 3.37

63
22,577 members, 753 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: dara85 (2)

Score: 3.36

64
102 members, 0 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (12), ahef1963 (124)

Score: 3.35

65
8,964 members, 186 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (17), ahef1963 (79)

Score: 3.31

66
20,853 members, 372 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: JaneAustenNut (30), ahef1963 (41)

Score: 3.29

67
7,978 members, 153 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: jeffza (24), ahef1963 (57)

Score: 3.26

68
14,605 members, 278 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: dara85 (14), ahef1963 (126)

Score: 3.26

69
588 members, 5 reviews
4.48 stars (4.48 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (15), ahef1963 (128)

Score: 3.22

70
24,327 members, 598 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (24), ahef1963 (67)

Score: 3.21

71
27,664 members, 528 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: jeffza (25), ahef1963 (64)

Score: 3.2

72
5,046 members, 90 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (20), ahef1963 (89)

Score: 3.19

73
29,268 members, 468 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: dara85 (15), ahef1963 (156)

Score: 3.16

74
19,681 members, 446 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (23), ahef1963 (84)

Score: 3.15

75
13,049 members, 309 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (28), ahef1963 (68)

Score: 3.13

76
3,882 members, 69 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

Lists: jeffza (26), thecoroner (84)

Score: 3.09

77
22,195 members, 529 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (44), ahef1963 (51)

Score: 3.05

78
15,965 members, 347 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (3)

Score: 3.04

79
970 members, 18 reviews
4.28 stars (4.28 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (3)

Score: 3.04

80
14,135 members, 382 reviews
4.32 stars (4.32 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (32), ahef1963 (86)

Score: 3

81
16,610 members, 401 reviews
4.28 stars (4.28 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (26), ahef1963 (130)

Score: 2.96

82
5,490 members, 70 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (26), ahef1963 (131)

Score: 2.95

83
25,099 members, 315 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (46), ahef1963 (76)

Score: 2.89

84
9,194 members, 143 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: jeffza (27), ahef1963 (171)

Score: 2.86

85
25,415 members, 423 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (36), ahef1963 (119)

Score: 2.84

86
27,121 members, 497 reviews
4.25 stars (4.25 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (59), ahef1963 (69)

Score: 2.83

87
4,058 members, 46 reviews
4.24 stars (4.24 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (4)

Score: 2.83

88
7,478 members, 97 reviews
3.52 stars (3.52 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (50), ahef1963 (142)

Score: 2.66

89
6,089 members, 87 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (51), ahef1963 (143)

Score: 2.65

90
9,076 members, 107 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (68), ahef1963 (118)

Score: 2.61

91
25,767 members, 303 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (52), ahef1963 (186)

Score: 2.57

92
15,158 members, 155 reviews
3.63 stars (3.63 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (63), ahef1963 (146)

Score: 2.57

93
14,430 members, 216 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (64), ahef1963 (147)

Score: 2.56

94
2,490 members, 33 reviews
3.61 stars (3.61 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (69), ahef1963 (150)

Score: 2.53

95
10,393 members, 189 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (75), ahef1963 (154)

Score: 2.5

96
979 members, 14 reviews
3.67 stars (3.67 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (88), ahef1963 (160)

Score: 2.43

97
10,426 members, 145 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (96), ahef1963 (165)

Score: 2.39

98
12,628 members, 176 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (8)

Score: 2.38

99
16,387 members, 340 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (103), ahef1963 (168)

Score: 2.37

100
4,162 members, 57 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (9)

Score: 2.31

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About this list

Started by: geitebukkeskjegg (June 2014)

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