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Vital Statistics

Members 2,525,407

Books cataloged 146,384,258

Tags added 162,786,459

Unique works held 13,759,171

Unique works total 24,301,173

Reviews 3,862,754

Works reviewed 1,395,319

Ratings 20,655,386

Member-contributed covers 6,661,683

Author pictures 138,746

Venue pictures 17,207

Groups 12,040

Talk topics 226,734

Talk messages 7,130,647

Talk touchstones 5,451,593

Free books given out

Early Reviewer books given out 420,846

Member Giveaway books given out 1,127,577

Total free books given out 1,548,423

50 largest libraries (see more)

ebc_importer (313,854 books, private), mffowler (141,465 books), Celialiu123 (101,901 books), Celialiu (96,311 books), cctesttc1 (95,505 books), lmackiewicz (81,397 books, private), eandino2012 (81,313 books), KimSalyers (66,846 books), e-zReader (57,771 books), LibraryImporter (55,907 books), jonathan_rigby (53,728 books), purpleprincess1311 (53,246 books), Adolf_Ledesma (51,450 books), cesdemo (47,689 books), Pages_Aplenty (46,175 books), kamran3 (45,604 books, private), calum-iain (44,682 books), Kaethe (43,742 books), Yak_Litsy (41,164 books), safari45 (40,961 books), stansteiner (38,232 books), spicere (36,926 books, private), ringthebell (34,832 books), Nedrin (33,825 books, private), timjdarling (33,781 books), alo1224 (33,647 books), Oryphany (33,311 books), jenniebooks (32,593 books), pjpfodl (31,687 books), Shadowdog513 (31,648 books), kel.wright (30,921 books), Harry_Vincent (30,894 books), cordykitten (30,742 books, private), kdf_333 (30,121 books), ltcl (30,058 books), geoffmangum (29,809 books), hyades (29,596 books, private), timjdarling2 (29,570 books), alicekeller (28,883 books), lyzard (28,845 books), SalemAthenaeum (28,843 books), ohclibrary (28,403 books), KigaliLibrary (28,259 books), biblio99 (27,821 books), cwc790411 (27,769 books, private), donkelly68 (26,753 books), alaskayo (26,713 books, private), ciaopaolo (26,642 books, private), davidgn (26,516 books), sjcmce (26,252 books)

50 most prolific reviewers (more)

bluetyson (35779), meadcl (13985), BlueTysonSS (11366), ii (11325), VPALib (10112), MemorialSardoShoahDL (8553), purpleprincess1311 (8179), BmoreMetroCouncil (7561), kijabi1 (7085), Rosa.Mill (6760), wyvernfriend (6169), Joop-le-philosophe (6159), AbigailAdams26 (5905), FundacionRosacruz (5896), Schmerguls (5649), bnielsen (5494), BiblioLorenzoLodi (5483), jon1lambert (5422), jbarr5 (5255), Cheryl_in_CC_NV (5141), cowpeace (5074), Sullywriter (5002), ME_Dictionary (4901), GeniusJen (4538), SerenaYates (4509), occult (4420), nwhyte (4378), Lashea677 (4206), jhawn (4097), TUCC (3890), kitchengardenbooks (3868), burnit99 (3774), vdb (3687), antiquary (3539), yarrafaye (3520), JennyArch (3474), USYDArtsMusicLibrary (3403), kika66 (3382), TLH7718 (3269), krau0098 (3178), OakGrove-KFA (3082), Renato (3037), DinadansFriend (3011), bibliest (2969), nbmars (2956), grbve (2894), elisa.rolle (2894), aulsmith (2871), comfypants (2823), Carlathelibrarian (2818)

50 top taggers

calum-iain (589,807), ii (510,738), ThomasKleinert (354,121), bit-of-a-list-tiger (339,494), bluetyson (296,420), eromsted (239,737), gangleri (233,703), BookEndsIntl (231,467), purpleprincess1311 (220,140), cesdemo (207,343), sagocreno (199,770), mfd101 (191,582), linusmedia (189,224), bertilak (184,191), Pages_Aplenty (184,171), gentlemania (168,758), Merryann (155,651), donkelly68 (142,331), librisissimo (133,457), AsYouKnow_Bob (133,440), ringthebell (132,724), cwc790411 (126,352), PitcherBooks (121,668), Nedrin (120,163), MatthewCoomber (116,850), vivir (115,011), FrankJLucatelli (114,468), clpteensnewbooks (111,261), msrau (111,245), cdcollection (111,036), BlueTysonSS (109,166), dommebooks (104,210), e-zReader (96,348), Stitswerd (93,837), Littlemissbashful (93,360), cej1027 (93,334), TheoClarke (93,157), skullduggery (91,654), rehpii (91,091), bioethics (89,402), idiosyncratic (87,531), LunaSlashSea (86,977), SilentInAWay (86,550), spicere (86,377), BookHavenAZ (85,757), vahistoricalsociety (83,881), VintiqueBooks (82,828), Carolus (82,214), SeriousGrace (81,754), jasbro (81,128)

25 top languages (translations from)

French (1,836,230), German (1,476,717), Spanish (728,245), Dutch (603,226), Italian (559,874), Swedish (291,476), Russian (239,732), Japanese (173,475), Latin (156,880), Portuguese (117,186), Finnish (100,195), Danish (96,506), Greek (Ancient) (94,415), Chinese (59,368), Catalan (58,611), Hebrew (55,643), Norwegian (53,256), Polish (53,182), Arabic (43,777), Czech (37,592), Hungarian (32,224), Turkish (30,267), Norwegian (Bokmål) (26,588), Greek (25,422), Multiple languages (19,178)

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25 most reviewed books (more)

The Hunger Games (3,212 reviews), Twilight (2,117 reviews), The Book Thief (1,899 reviews), Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Book 1) (1,717 reviews), Catching Fire (1,643 reviews), The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (1,602 reviews), Mockingjay (1,594 reviews), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (1,444 reviews), The Giver (1,398 reviews), The Help (1,391 reviews), The Fault in Our Stars (1,362 reviews), Gone Girl (1,323 reviews), Where the Wild Things Are (1,317 reviews), Divergent (1,283 reviews), The Road (1,282 reviews), To Kill a Mockingbird (1,229 reviews), The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (1,222 reviews), The Da Vinci Code (1,206 reviews), The Time Traveler's Wife (1,175 reviews), The Kite Runner (1,168 reviews), Pride and Prejudice (1,133 reviews), The Graveyard Book (1,128 reviews), The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (1,113 reviews), Water for Elephants (1,111 reviews), Wonder (1,094 reviews)

Top 25 books (more)

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (85,321), Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (83,621), Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (82,278), Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (80,540), Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (80,250), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (76,741), The Hobbit (70,806), 1984 (62,882), Pride and Prejudice (61,941), To Kill a Mockingbird (60,728), The Da Vinci Code (59,939), The Catcher in the Rye (57,248), The Great Gatsby (55,496), Twilight (48,364), The Hunger Games (47,748), Jane Eyre (45,371), Animal Farm (44,717), The Kite Runner (44,258), Brave New World (41,979), The Lord of the Rings (40,901), The Fellowship of the Ring (40,113), Fahrenheit 451 (39,935), Wuthering Heights (38,670), New Moon (38,633), Angels & Demons (38,579)

Top 25 works by rating

Rated by at least 25 users

Queen Elizabeth's Wardrobe Unlock'd (4.96), The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary on Historical Principles (4.89), The Complete Calvin and Hobbes (4.88), Concordia: The Lutheran Confessions -- A Reader's Edition of the Book of Concord (4.88), The Apostolic Fathers: Greek Texts and English Translations (4.88), The Cut and Construction of Linen Shirts, Smocks, Neckwear, Headwear and Accessories for Men and Women, c1540-1660 (4.88), The Middle Length Discourses of the Buddha (4.86), The Fleece & Fiber Sourcebook: More Than 200 Fibers, from Animal to Spun Yarn (4.84), Modernist Cuisine: The Art and Science of Cooking (4.84), The Oxford English Dictionary (4.82), Ignatius Catholic Study Bible: New Testament (4.82), Walking with God through Pain and Suffering (4.8), The Illusion of Life: Disney Animation (4.8), Oeuvres complètes, tome 1 (4.8), Toda Mafalda (4.8), The Absolute Sandman Volume Four (4.8), The Cut and Construction of Clothes for Men and Women, c1560-1620 (4.79), Mansfield Park / Pride and Prejudice / Sense and Sensibility (4.79), 1599 Geneva Bible (4.79), The Oxford Illustrated Jane Austen (Six Volume Set) (4.78), Digger: The Complete Omnibus Edition (4.77), The ESV Study Bible (4.77), A Second Treasury of Knitting Patterns (4.77), What Do You Do With a Chance? (4.77), Under the North Star (4.77)

50 top-rated authors

Authors with at least 50 ratings

Sergei Mavrodi (4.89), Constance Cappel (4.8), Janet Arnold (4.76), Baha'u'llah (4.73), Monica Clark-Robinson (4.73), Sharon E Miller (4.71), Susie Finkbeiner (4.7), Crossway Bibles (4.7), Lesley Brown (4.69), Arthur G. Bennett (4.69), Nisargadatta Maharaj (4.69), The Kyoto Costume Institute (4.67), Simon Langton (4.66), Jeffrey Hamelman (4.66), Chanel Miller (4.65), William M. Gaines (4.65), Jonathan B. Parshall (4.63), Frank H. Netter (4.63), Bill Watterson (4.62), (4.61), Harold Abelson (4.61), John J. Palmer (4.61), Jill Twiss (4.6), Jennifer Block (4.59), Karl Elliger (4.59), Luigi Serafini (4.58), Jenn Dlugos (4.58), Bryan Stevenson (4.58), Jennie Bishop (4.57), Johanna Basford (4.57), Mike Mavrigian (4.57), Menena Cottin (4.57), Pete Souza (4.57), Colette Wolff (4.57), Ninya Mikhaila (4.56), Avraham Azrieli (4.56), Real Academia Española (4.56), Elizabeth Shown Mills (4.56), James Jean (4.55), Rachel Ignotofsky (4.55), William T. Cavanaugh (4.55), Jeff Brumbeau (4.55), Julia Finley Mosca (4.55), Ollie Johnston (4.55), Saint Faustina (4.54), Harold McGee (4.54), Catherine D. Hughes (4.54), Nabeel Qureshi (4.54), Marcus Hearn (4.53), Westminster Assembly (4.53)

50 lowest-rated authors

Rich Shapero (1.75), Books LLC (1.89), Randy Davila (2.17), Robin Wyatt Dunn (2.2), Christopher Ransom (2.23), Jessica Cutler (2.43), Hal Lindsey (2.43), Rebecca Campbell (2.44), Sue Lange (2.48), Rebecca Wolff (2.51), Hannah Tennant-Moore (2.52), John B. Olson (2.55), Melissa P. (2.58), William L. Pierce (2.58), Alexander Campion (2.59), Alexandra Ulysses (2.6), Janet Groth (2.6), Michael Gerber (2.6), Simon Cox (2.61), Nancy Balbirer (2.62), Dave Bruno (2.67), Arabella Weir (2.67), Joanne Dahme (2.67), Simon (2.67), Catherine Millet (2.68), Adèle Lang (2.68), O. J. Simpson (2.68), Anna Sam (2.68), Kaavya Viswanathan (2.69), Emma Tennant (2.7), Trudy Baker (2.71), Douglas Monroe (2.71), Eden Cole (2.73), Jacquelyn Cook (2.74), Robin Kirman (2.75), Billy Corgan (2.75), Ellen Fein (2.76), Cook Coleridge (2.76), Jennifer Vandever (2.76), Tara Bray Smith (2.76), Sam Christer (2.77), Vonna Harper (2.77), John Milne (2.77), Charlotte Roche (2.77), Erich von Däniken (2.78), Phoenix Desmond (2.78), Michael Drosnin (2.78), Tracy Quan (2.79), Frank Brennan (2.8), Matthew Klam (2.8), Johanna Skibsrud (2.8)

Authors who LibraryThing (complete list)

Lee Child, Diana Gabaldon, Don Maitz, Brandon Sanderson, Sandra Brown, John Green, David Brin, Laurie R. King, Jon Scieszka, Patrick Rothfuss, Laurie Halse Anderson, Joe Hill, Naomi Novik, Jude Deveraux, Diane Duane, Ann Brashares, Jennifer Weiner, James Dashner, James Rollins, Nancy Holder, Elizabeth Bear, Andrew Gross, Dan Chaon, Susan Mallery, Chris Bohjalian, Melissa Marr, Manon Smits, Janny Wurts, N. K. Jemisin, Joan Holub, Tite Kubo, Angela Elwell Hunt, Randy Alcorn, Sharon Kay Penman, Jo Beverley, Alan M. Clark, Bryan Lee O'Malley, Alma Flor Ada, Deborah Harkness, Susan Wittig Albert, Susan Wiggs, Adriana Trigiani, Alan Furst, Jonathan Maberry, Laini Taylor, Laini Taylor, Sarah Addison Allen, Sharon Lee, Edward R. Tufte, Sherryl Woods — see the full list.

Top 75 authors (author cloud)

By number of copies

J. K. Rowling (684,999), Stephen King (545,080), Terry Pratchett (424,823), J. R. R. Tolkien (338,755), C. S. Lewis (334,112), Neil Gaiman (294,308), Nora Roberts (291,116), William Shakespeare (288,632), James Patterson (267,280), Agatha Christie (266,863), Jane Austen (213,140), Charles Dickens (208,970), Isaac Asimov (205,315), John Grisham (194,980), Stephenie Meyer (189,703), Dr. Seuss (189,518), Janet Evanovich (168,805), Dan Brown (164,804), Orson Scott Card (162,697), Roald Dahl (162,474), Dean Koontz (161,351), Anne McCaffrey (160,049), Mary Pope Osborne (154,652), George R. R. Martin (153,615), Kurt Vonnegut (151,802), George Orwell (150,074), Anne Rice (145,747), Douglas Adams (144,866), John Steinbeck (143,955), Rick Riordan (142,163), Mark Twain (136,720), Margaret Atwood (136,339), Robert A. Heinlein (136,182), Mercedes Lackey (135,299), Charlaine Harris (134,822), Suzanne Collins (134,759), Lemony Snicket (131,056), Robert Jordan (124,286), Ernest Hemingway (121,681), Laurell K. Hamilton (121,255), Michael Crichton (119,784), Haruki Murakami (118,867), Fyodor Dostoevsky (117,729), Ray Bradbury (114,298), Piers Anthony (112,114), Jim Butcher (110,735), Philip Pullman (109,293), Carolyn Keene (109,125), Ursula K. Le Guin (107,408), Gabriel García Márquez (105,207), Arthur Conan Doyle (105,102), Philip K. Dick (103,579), Bill Bryson (102,440), Jodi Picoult (102,134), Patricia Cornwell (100,072), Michael Connelly (99,529), L. M. Montgomery (99,228), F. Scott Fitzgerald (98,538), David Eddings (95,656), R. L. Stine (93,541), Arthur C. Clarke (93,147), Tamora Pierce (92,830), Frank Herbert (92,442), Clive Cussler (92,319), Alexander McCall Smith (92,239), Tom Clancy (92,092), Neal Stephenson (90,069), Madeleine L'Engle (89,905), Nicholas Sparks (89,547), Laura Ingalls Wilder (89,211), J. D. Salinger (88,065), Beverly Cleary (87,400), Stan Berenstain (85,622), Leo Tolstoy (85,543), Umberto Eco (85,259)

Top 75 tags (tag cloud)

fiction (6,067,307), to-read (4,600,704), non-fiction (2,646,635), fantasy (2,073,220), history (2,058,096), science fiction (1,490,963), mystery (1,320,848), culture (1,033,722), read (983,774), biography (953,062), ebook (790,388), romance (787,188), poetry (767,584), novel (748,250), literature (649,021), humor (648,706), historical fiction (629,331), philosophy (574,612), art (572,833), kindle (566,300), science (560,542), reference (551,717), religion (524,225), picture book (517,798), unread (510,132), children's (498,065), short stories (482,654), series (470,522), own (434,974), young adult (421,804), 20th century (406,472), wwii (379,168), music (368,524), horror (366,735), comics (361,665), children (361,554), memoir (357,035), sf (356,208), paperback (346,126), manga (342,127), animals (337,676), politics (330,476), travel (327,897), family (327,723), adventure (322,696), hardcover (318,896), thriller (316,485), classics (305,692), ya (304,139), england (290,485), crime (288,765), graphic novel (288,353), anthology (276,096), classic (268,243), psychology (267,197), theology (264,878), usa (259,155), historical (240,040), 19th century (236,757), cookbook (234,048), english (221,344), essays (218,079), christianity (214,407), library (213,334), math (213,176), american (211,063), cooking (210,977), drama (208,120), dvd (206,550), magic (205,405), american history (201,394), wishlist (199,191), roman (199,164), photography (197,306), american literature (192,081)

Top 50 long tags

Tags with more than 25 letters

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh (34,084), 1001 books you must read before you die (19,730), Mystery and detective stories (11,028), Biographies Autobiographies and Memoirs (5,308), 20th Century American Literature (4,567), contemporary realistic fiction (4,135), Detective and mystery fiction (4,054), A Series of Unfortunate Events (3,963), contemporary American fiction (3,850), African American literature (3,849), African-American Literature (3,726), Bible Studies-Old Testament (2,821), criticism and interpretation (2,508), 21st C. American Literature (2,402), 20th century British literature (2,343), anthologies and collections (2,120), mother-daughter relationships (2,026), personal feelings and growth (1,928), Atlantian Reference Library (1,902), English Language Literature (1,766), 19th century British literature (1,745), LibraryThing Early Reviewers (1,740), Bible -- Study and teaching (1,717), Cambridge University Press (1,713), 100 Greatest Books Ever Written (1,664), picture book: intermediate (1,653), Literatura infanto-juvenil (1,648), Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (1,578), 20th century American fiction (1,575), Christian historical fiction (1,570), Metropolitan Museum of Art (1,525), Native American literature (1,478), human-animal relationships (1,477), 19th Century American Literature (1,461), 20th Century American History (1,434), literary history and criticism (1,394), american religious history (1,385), United States -- History -- Civil War (1,376), Encyclopedias and dictionaries (1,372), National Book Award Finalist (1,355), organizational development (1,337), Declaration of Independence (1,309), dystopian-post-apocalyptic (1,273), library and information science (1,242), 20th Century United States (1,232), Contemporary American Literature (1,219), Star Trek: The Original Series (1,216), Incarnations of Immortality (1,215), black and white photography (1,212), Spiritual life -- Christianity (1,210)
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