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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
54,372 members, 1,098 reviews
4.4 stars (4.4 stars)

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

Score: 12.8

2
9,038 members, 189 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

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

Score: 11.54

3
18,465 members, 335 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

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

Score: 9.72

4
40,501 members, 593 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

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

Score: 9.28

5
40,607 members, 688 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)

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

Score: 8.42

6
56,045 members, 1,024 reviews
4.42 stars (4.42 stars)

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

Score: 7.81

7
14,440 members, 329 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

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

Score: 7.47

8
11,182 members, 321 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
8,469 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
19,560 members, 394 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)

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

Score: 6.74

11
34,800 members, 514 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

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

Score: 6.58

12
49,987 members, 846 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

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

Score: 6.29

13
26,348 members, 374 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

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

Score: 6.19

14
18,296 members, 269 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

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

Score: 6.06

15
56,662 members, 891 reviews
4.24 stars (4.24 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (2), JaneAustenNut (5)

Score: 6.04

16
5,537 members, 75 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

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

Score: 5.99

17
24,231 members, 269 reviews
3.39 stars (3.39 stars)

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

Score: 5.91

18
22,080 members, 193 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

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

Score: 5.88

19
11,183 members, 174 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

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

Score: 5.71

20
35,276 members, 682 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (1), ahef1963 (31)

Score: 5.7

21
52,730 members, 861 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

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

Score: 5.43

22
17,020 members, 130 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

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

Score: 5.41

23
10,165 members, 204 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

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

Score: 5.29

24
16,098 members, 236 reviews
3.58 stars (3.58 stars)

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

Score: 5.23

25
41,269 members, 1,104 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: dara85 (1), ahef1963 (116)

Score: 5.22

26
20,122 members, 344 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

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

Score: 5.16

27
10,802 members, 208 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)

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

Score: 5.04

28
3,823 members, 166 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (5), dara85 (9)

Score: 4.98

29
37,931 members, 504 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (6), JaneAustenNut (8)

Score: 4.93

30
2,674 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
19,933 members, 294 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

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

Score: 4.79

33
16,992 members, 236 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (2), ahef1963 (117)

Score: 4.58

34
12,013 members, 210 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)

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

Score: 4.54

35
13,810 members, 190 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

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

Score: 4.5

36
19,024 members, 310 reviews
4.26 stars (4.26 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (6), jeffza (20)

Score: 4.45

37
3,990 members, 107 reviews
4.33 stars (4.33 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (10), JaneAustenNut (13)

Score: 4.36

38
14,239 members, 158 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (7), jeffza (21)

Score: 4.33

39
13,497 members, 399 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (11), JaneAustenNut (14)

Score: 4.26

40
19,302 members, 255 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (10), hipdeep (19)

Score: 4.17

41
6,463 members, 107 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (11), jeffza (22)

Score: 4.04

42
28,503 members, 407 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (8), ahef1963 (34)

Score: 4.04

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

Lists: thecoroner (1)

Score: 4

44
12,459 members, 205 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (6), ahef1963 (60)

Score: 3.99

45
21,626 members, 751 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: dara85 (6), ahef1963 (70)

Score: 3.94

46
2,415 members, 25 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Lists: dara85 (5), ahef1963 (101)

Score: 3.94

47
7,034 members, 204 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (16), JaneAustenNut (19)

Score: 3.92

48
30,326 members, 344 reviews
4.25 stars (4.25 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (5), ahef1963 (121)

Score: 3.88

49
20,967 members, 543 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (17), JaneAustenNut (20)

Score: 3.86

50
25,770 members, 1,265 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)

Lists: dara85 (7), ahef1963 (71)

Score: 3.84

51
32,508 members, 495 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (11), ahef1963 (36)

Score: 3.83

52
6,641 members, 138 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (7), ahef1963 (122)

Score: 3.66

53
13,327 members, 144 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (22), JaneAustenNut (25)

Score: 3.64

54
10,204 members, 162 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (19), hipdeep (30)

Score: 3.63

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

Lists: ahef1963 (23), JaneAustenNut (26)

Score: 3.6

56
22,942 members, 358 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: jeffza (23), thecoroner (28)

Score: 3.57

57
14,341 members, 225 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (22), ahef1963 (33)

Score: 3.52

58
29,060 members, 1,747 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
23,461 members, 528 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (18), ahef1963 (48)

Score: 3.46

60
27,293 members, 499 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (22), ahef1963 (42)

Score: 3.42

61
8,808 members, 333 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: dara85 (11), ahef1963 (123)

Score: 3.4

62
6,771 members, 98 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (23), ahef1963 (45)

Score: 3.37

63
22,664 members, 756 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: dara85 (2)

Score: 3.36

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

Lists: hipdeep (12), ahef1963 (124)

Score: 3.35

65
9,027 members, 186 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (17), ahef1963 (79)

Score: 3.31

66
20,986 members, 380 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: JaneAustenNut (30), ahef1963 (41)

Score: 3.29

67
8,015 members, 154 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: jeffza (24), ahef1963 (57)

Score: 3.26

68
14,679 members, 278 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: dara85 (14), ahef1963 (126)

Score: 3.26

69
592 members, 5 reviews
4.47 stars (4.47 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (15), ahef1963 (128)

Score: 3.22

70
24,500 members, 603 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (24), ahef1963 (67)

Score: 3.21

71
27,850 members, 529 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: jeffza (25), ahef1963 (64)

Score: 3.2

72
5,049 members, 90 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (20), ahef1963 (89)

Score: 3.19

73
29,355 members, 470 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: dara85 (15), ahef1963 (156)

Score: 3.16

74
19,748 members, 447 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (23), ahef1963 (84)

Score: 3.15

75
13,142 members, 309 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (28), ahef1963 (68)

Score: 3.13

76
3,907 members, 69 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: jeffza (26), thecoroner (84)

Score: 3.09

77
22,290 members, 532 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (44), ahef1963 (51)

Score: 3.05

78
16,048 members, 347 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (3)

Score: 3.04

79
975 members, 19 reviews
4.28 stars (4.28 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (3)

Score: 3.04

80
14,170 members, 387 reviews
4.33 stars (4.33 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (32), ahef1963 (86)

Score: 3

81
16,721 members, 406 reviews
4.28 stars (4.28 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (26), ahef1963 (130)

Score: 2.96

82
5,526 members, 70 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (26), ahef1963 (131)

Score: 2.95

83
25,213 members, 316 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (46), ahef1963 (76)

Score: 2.89

84
9,236 members, 145 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: jeffza (27), ahef1963 (171)

Score: 2.86

85
25,558 members, 427 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (36), ahef1963 (119)

Score: 2.84

86
27,332 members, 501 reviews
4.25 stars (4.25 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (59), ahef1963 (69)

Score: 2.83

87
4,081 members, 46 reviews
4.24 stars (4.24 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (4)

Score: 2.83

88
7,512 members, 97 reviews
3.52 stars (3.52 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (50), ahef1963 (142)

Score: 2.66

89
6,119 members, 87 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (51), ahef1963 (143)

Score: 2.65

90
9,128 members, 107 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (68), ahef1963 (118)

Score: 2.61

91
25,936 members, 305 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (52), ahef1963 (186)

Score: 2.57

92
15,244 members, 156 reviews
3.63 stars (3.63 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (63), ahef1963 (146)

Score: 2.57

93
14,515 members, 218 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (64), ahef1963 (147)

Score: 2.56

94
2,507 members, 33 reviews
3.61 stars (3.61 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (69), ahef1963 (150)

Score: 2.53

95
10,437 members, 190 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (75), ahef1963 (154)

Score: 2.5

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

Lists: thecoroner (88), ahef1963 (160)

Score: 2.43

97
10,488 members, 145 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (96), ahef1963 (165)

Score: 2.39

98
12,690 members, 177 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (8)

Score: 2.38

99
16,458 members, 339 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (103), ahef1963 (168)

Score: 2.37

100
4,179 members, 58 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (9)

Score: 2.31

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About this list

Started by: geitebukkeskjegg (June 2014)

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