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Vital Statistics

Members 2,356,686

Books cataloged 130,222,582

Tags added 147,875,788

Unique works held 12,408,041

Unique works total 21,997,200

Reviews 3,445,806

Works reviewed 1,239,851

Ratings 18,925,317

Member-contributed covers 5,862,702

Author pictures 118,147

Venue pictures 16,040

Groups 11,602

Talk topics 208,466

Talk messages 6,588,725

Talk touchstones 4,974,525

Free books given out

Early Reviewer books given out 349,343

Member Giveaway books given out 1,024,210

Total free books given out 1,373,553

50 largest libraries (see more)

ebc_importer (313,854 books, private), cctesttc1 (95,505 books), eandino2012 (81,313 books), KimSalyers (66,806 books), LibraryImporter (55,907 books), e-zReader (55,397 books), jonathan_rigby (53,728 books), purpleprincess1311 (53,246 books), Adolf_Ledesma (49,075 books), cesdemo (47,689 books), kamran3 (45,604 books, private), Kaethe (43,742 books), calum-iain (41,235 books), Yak_Litsy (41,164 books), safari45 (40,961 books), Pages_Aplenty (40,355 books), stansteiner (38,232 books), spicere (34,400 books, private), Oryphany (33,311 books), jenniebooks (32,558 books), Nedrin (32,466 books, private), Shadowdog513 (31,648 books), kel.wright (30,921 books), kdf_333 (30,121 books), ltcl (29,980 books), geoffmangum (29,318 books), alicekeller (28,883 books), lyzard (28,558 books), ohclibrary (28,403 books), hyades (28,180 books, private), Harry_Vincent (27,023 books), cordykitten (26,959 books, private), JeanLittleLibrary (26,642 books), ciaopaolo (26,642 books, private), SalemAthenaeum (25,854 books), kday_working (25,738 books), davidgn (25,294 books), sjcmce (24,743 books), arjaygee (24,723 books), wwittler77 (24,422 books), KigaliLibrary (24,148 books), realonedet (24,118 books), credo (24,052 books, private), alaskayo (24,009 books), BlueTysonSS (23,586 books, private), dwhodges01 (23,513 books), Jullievg (23,482 books), biblio99 (23,405 books), PC-jacoby (23,380 books), cwc790411 (23,300 books, private)

50 most prolific reviewers (more)

bluetyson (35779), meadcl (13185), BlueTysonSS (11366), ii (11325), purpleprincess1311 (8179), BmoreMetroCouncil (7561), kijabi1 (6994), Rosa.Mill (6760), wyvernfriend (5861), MemorialSardoShoahDL (5698), Schmerguls (5564), Cheryl_in_CC_NV (5140), jon1lambert (5101), Sullywriter (5012), AbigailAdams26 (4978), BiblioLorenzoLodi (4864), bnielsen (4844), FundacionRosacruz (4841), GeniusJen (4538), SerenaYates (4509), jbarr5 (4440), occult (4420), ElizaJane (4217), jhawn (4097), cowpeace (4094), nwhyte (4089), TUCC (3890), kitchengardenbooks (3859), burnit99 (3774), vdb (3687), antiquary (3513), USYDArtsMusicLibrary (3403), kika66 (3382), TLH7718 (3269), elisa.rolle (2894), aulsmith (2871), Renato (2862), krau0098 (2815), sstocks (2763), shanaqui (2739), nbmars (2712), GreeningAustralia (2711), bibliest (2661), Farella (2634), SteppLibrary (2593), BookstoogeLT (2591), JeanLittleLibrary (2534), BeitHallel (2467), comfypants (2443), MeditationesMartini (2422)

50 top taggers

calum-iain (525,769), ii (512,290), ThomasKleinert (334,647), bluetyson (296,721), eromsted (239,218), gangleri (232,061), purpleprincess1311 (220,169), cesdemo (207,612), linusmedia (189,224), bertilak (182,982), BookEndsIntl (173,924), Merryann (164,863), gentlemania (161,658), Pages_Aplenty (158,378), mfd101 (157,778), guyalice (147,294), AsYouKnow_Bob (129,339), MatthewCoomber (117,027), Nedrin (115,152), clpteensnewbooks (112,111), msrau (111,539), BlueTysonSS (109,455), donkelly68 (109,192), cwc790411 (105,808), cdcollection (102,910), vivir (102,393), PitcherBooks (101,757), TheoClarke (93,803), bioethics (89,402), e-zReader (88,270), SilentInAWay (88,107), thalia-moirai (87,794), skullduggery (87,322), Littlemissbashful (86,965), vahistoricalsociety (84,472), Carolus (82,404), wm3395 (82,020), Stitswerd (81,563), spicere (81,507), LunaSlashSea (79,894), jasbro (78,556), cmorr (78,046), idiosyncratic (78,014), SeriousGrace (75,690), cej1027 (74,933), robbiedeclercq (74,554), librisissimo (74,262), Smiler69 (71,782), saraswati_library_mm (70,509), cnrenner (70,150)

25 top languages (translations from)

French (1,700,175), German (1,386,112), Spanish (573,639), Dutch (547,040), Italian (506,696), Swedish (292,541), Russian (244,928), Japanese (187,035), Latin (162,182), Portuguese (113,127), Greek (Ancient) (92,059), Finnish (91,242), Danish (90,934), Chinese (58,787), Hebrew (56,990), Polish (52,060), Norwegian (51,811), Arabic (45,219), Catalan (41,717), Czech (40,536), Hungarian (31,246), Norwegian (Bokmål) (24,202), Greek (21,809), Turkish (20,685), Multiple languages (18,056)

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25 most reviewed books (more)

The Hunger Games (3,125 reviews), Twilight (2,085 reviews), The Book Thief (1,814 reviews), Catching Fire (1,615 reviews), Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (1,585 reviews), The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (1,559 reviews), Mockingjay (1,557 reviews), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (1,391 reviews), The Help (1,378 reviews), The Giver (1,337 reviews), The Fault in Our Stars (1,284 reviews), Gone Girl (1,249 reviews), The Road (1,247 reviews), Where the Wild Things Are (1,225 reviews), Divergent (1,225 reviews), The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (1,186 reviews), The Da Vinci Code (1,180 reviews), To Kill a Mockingbird (1,168 reviews), The Time Traveler's Wife (1,150 reviews), The Kite Runner (1,144 reviews), Pride and Prejudice (1,082 reviews), The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (1,081 reviews), Water for Elephants: A Novel (1,076 reviews), The Graveyard Book (1,076 reviews), The Lightning Thief (1,021 reviews)

Top 25 books (more)

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (96,896), Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (81,537), Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (80,313), Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (79,466), Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (77,723), Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (77,321), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (73,844), The Hobbit (67,874), 1984 (60,158), Pride and Prejudice (59,392), The Da Vinci Code (58,337), To Kill a Mockingbird (58,110), The Catcher in the Rye (55,355), The Great Gatsby (53,189), Twilight (47,195), The Hunger Games (45,319), Jane Eyre (43,445), The Kite Runner (43,117), Animal Farm (42,646), Brave New World (40,224), The Lord of the Rings (39,501), The Fellowship of the Ring: Being the First Part of The Lord of the Rings (38,131), Fahrenheit 451 (37,935), New Moon (37,559), Angels & Demons (37,525)

Top 25 works by rating

Rated by at least 25 users

Queen Elizabeth's Wardrobe Unlocked (4.96), The Complete Calvin and Hobbes (4.89), Patterns of Fashion 4: 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 (Majjhima Nikaya) (4.85), Modernist Cuisine: The Art and Science of Cooking (4.84), The Fleece & Fiber Sourcebook: More Than 200 Fibers, from Animal to Spun Yarn (4.84), The Oxford English Dictionary (20 Volume Set) (Vols 1-20) (4.83), Ignatius Catholic Study Bible: New Testament (4.82), The Illusion of Life: Disney Animation (4.82), The New Shorter Oxford English Dictionary [2 volume set] (4.82), Walking with God through Pain and Suffering (4.8), Oeuvres complètes, tome 1 (4.79), Toda Mafalda (4.79), Patterns of Fashion 3: The Cut and Construction of Clothes for Men and Women, c1560-1620 (4.79), Mansfield Park / Pride and Prejudice / Sense and Sensibility (4.79), The Absolute Sandman Volume Four (4.79), The Oxford English Dictionary [Compact Edition] (4.78), 1599 Geneva Bible (4.78), A Second Treasury of Knitting Patterns (4.78), Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind Box Set (4.78), The Oxford Illustrated Jane Austen: Emma/Mansfield Park/Northanger Abbey/Persuasion/Pride and Prejudice/Sense and Sensibility/Minor Works (4.77), Bloom County: The Complete Library Volume 2: 1982-1984 (4.77), Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty (4.77), The ESV Study Bible (4.76), The Complete Far Side (4.76)

50 top-rated authors

Authors with at least 50 ratings

Lesley Brown (4.83), Constance Cappel (4.8), Janet Arnold (4.76), William R. Trumble (4.71), The Kyoto Costume Institute (4.71), Baha'u'llah (4.7), Crossway Bibles (4.69), Sharon Miller (4.69), Arthur G. Bennett (4.69), Ollie Johnston (4.69), Nisargadatta Maharaj (4.68), Simon Langton (4.65), William M. Gaines (4.65), Frank H. Netter (4.65), John J. Palmer (4.65), Karl Elliger (4.63), Jonathan B. Parshall (4.63), William T. Cavanaugh (4.63), Pete Souza (4.63), Richard Williams (4.62), Jennifer Block (4.62), Bill Watterson (4.62), Elizabeth Acevedo (4.62), Ignatius Press (4.61), (4.61), Harold Abelson (4.61), Bryan Stevenson (4.6), Rachel Ignotofsky (4.59), George Frideric Handel (4.59), Jenn Dlugos (4.58), Elizabeth Shown Mills (4.57), Jennie Bishop (4.57), Colette Wolff (4.57), Ninya Mikhaila (4.56), Ijeoma Oluo (4.56), Luigi Serafini (4.56), Westminster Assembly (4.56), Harold McGee (4.55), Avraham Azrieli (4.55), Rena Kornreich Gelissen (4.55), Drew Daywalt (4.55), Nabeel Qureshi (4.55), Jeff Brumbeau (4.55), Menena Cottin (4.54), Catherine D. Hughes (4.54), Don Rosa (4.54), Carla Emery (4.54), James Jean (4.53), Michael Greger (4.53), Deborah Chandler (4.53)

50 lowest-rated authors

Rich Shapero (1.73), Randy Davila (2.17), Robin Wyatt Dunn (2.2), Christopher Ransom (2.23), Hal Lindsey (2.38), Jessica Cutler (2.39), Rebecca Campbell (2.44), Rebecca Wolff (2.51), Hannah Tennant-Moore (2.52), Sue Lange (2.55), John B. Olson (2.55), Simon Cox (2.59), Nancy Balbirer (2.59), Alexandra Ulysses (2.6), Michael Gerber (2.6), Melissa P. (2.61), O. J. Simpson (2.61), Janet Groth (2.65), Alexander Campion (2.65), Arabella Weir (2.66), Emma Tennant (2.66), Joanne Dahme (2.67), Catherine Millet (2.67), Adèle Lang (2.68), Trudy Baker (2.68), Kaavya Viswanathan (2.69), Simon (2.7), Douglas Monroe (2.71), Anna Sam (2.72), John Milne (2.72), Jacquelyn Cook (2.73), Erich von Däniken (2.74), Billy Corgan (2.75), Eden Cole (2.76), Ellen Fein (2.76), Tara Bray Smith (2.76), Charlotte Roche (2.78), Vonna Harper (2.78), Robin Kirman (2.78), Phoenix Desmond (2.78), Cook Coleridge (2.78), Tracy Quan (2.79), Jennifer Vandever (2.79), Thomas Kohnstamm (2.79), Frank Brennan (2.8), Michael Drosnin (2.8), Matthew Klam (2.8), Phil Hellmuth (2.8), Andrew Keen (2.8), Johanna Skibsrud (2.8)

Authors who LibraryThing (complete list)

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

Top 75 authors (author cloud)

By number of copies

J. K. Rowling (635,942), Stephen King (497,871), Terry Pratchett (394,737), J. R. R. Tolkien (311,579), C. S. Lewis (302,745), Neil Gaiman (271,504), Nora Roberts (266,937), William Shakespeare (264,570), Agatha Christie (240,536), James Patterson (235,453), Jane Austen (198,111), Charles Dickens (190,808), Isaac Asimov (189,139), Stephenie Meyer (180,191), John Grisham (178,508), Dr. Seuss (167,222), Janet Evanovich (157,345), Dan Brown (154,909), Orson Scott Card (153,368), Anne McCaffrey (151,198), Dean Koontz (148,687), Roald Dahl (145,499), Kurt Vonnegut (142,534), George Orwell (138,862), Anne Rice (138,238), George R. R. Martin (137,232), Douglas Adams (136,525), John Steinbeck (133,714), Mary Pope Osborne (131,756), Robert A. Heinlein (128,476), Mercedes Lackey (128,456), Charlaine Harris (126,554), Mark Twain (123,829), Margaret Atwood (123,624), Suzanne Collins (123,094), Rick Riordan (119,352), Lemony Snicket (118,726), Laurell K. Hamilton (115,773), Robert Jordan (115,136), Ernest Hemingway (113,010), Michael Crichton (111,962), Haruki Murakami (108,840), Fyodor Dostoevsky (108,455), Piers Anthony (106,162), Ray Bradbury (105,229), Jim Butcher (101,367), Philip Pullman (100,312), Gabriel García Márquez (97,224), Ursula K. Le Guin (97,026), Carolyn Keene (96,434), Philip K. Dick (95,260), Jodi Picoult (95,088), Bill Bryson (94,775), Arthur Conan Doyle (94,401), Patricia Cornwell (93,657), F. Scott Fitzgerald (91,553), David Eddings (90,609), L. M. Montgomery (89,289), Michael Connelly (88,797), Tamora Pierce (86,534), Arthur C. Clarke (86,425), Frank Herbert (86,173), Tom Clancy (86,064), Alexander McCall Smith (85,019), Neal Stephenson (83,645), J. D. Salinger (83,538), Madeleine L'Engle (82,308), R. L. Stine (81,737), Clive Cussler (81,644), Nicholas Sparks (81,004), Laura Ingalls Wilder (79,231), Umberto Eco (79,157), Leo Tolstoy (78,388), Stieg Larsson (78,062), Beverly Cleary (77,748)

Top 75 tags (tag cloud)

fiction (5,718,380), to-read (3,628,805), non-fiction (2,448,053), fantasy (1,922,061), history (1,907,376), science fiction (1,374,508), mystery (1,246,496), read (917,262), biography (881,424), poetry (716,895), romance (710,679), novel (698,440), ebook (689,179), humor (615,183), literature (603,406), historical fiction (572,780), art (538,376), philosophy (538,015), reference (530,120), science (518,541), religion (491,799), unread (481,412), kindle (479,652), children's (467,955), picture book (458,776), short stories (448,115), series (436,304), own (409,056), young adult (387,707), 20th century (385,414), wwii (346,114), sf (345,814), horror (339,293), comics (335,411), children (334,511), music (333,487), memoir (329,908), manga (320,308), travel (313,020), paperback (311,835), animals (310,491), politics (303,834), family (296,754), adventure (296,048), thriller (285,666), ya (282,342), cookbook (280,719), classics (278,944), england (271,182), hardcover (268,493), crime (267,208), graphic novel (262,953), anthology (258,943), classic (256,504), psychology (249,363), theology (245,685), usa (235,808), 19th century (224,953), historical (218,950), (206,332), essays (202,973), christianity (201,267), math (199,774), library (199,409), american (199,015), cooking (198,957), drama (193,917), magic (191,754), vampires (190,394), wishlist (190,118), english (189,444), american history (185,015), roman (184,777), photography (184,264), american literature (178,580)

Top 50 long tags

Tags with more than 25 letters

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh (34,043), 1001 books you must read before you die (18,506), Science Fiction and Fantasy (13,542), Mystery and detective stories (9,624), African American Literature (8,436), Star Trek: The Next Generation (6,300), Star Trek: The Original Series (5,099), autobiography/biography/memoir (4,289), 20th Century American Literature (4,207), Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (4,174), Contemporary Realistic Fiction (3,895), A Series of Unfortunate Events (3,783), contemporary American fiction (3,570), literatura norte-americana (3,189), Detective and mystery fiction (3,139), criticism and interpretation (2,404), Nobel Prize for Literature (2,185), 20th Century British Literature (2,142), personal feelings and growth (1,919), Atlantian Reference Library (1,904), mother-daughter relationships (1,880), 21st C. American Literature (1,718), Cambridge University Press (1,689), 19th Century British Literature (1,674), picture book: intermediate (1,653), anthologies and collections (1,552), The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written (1,529), Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (1,510), LibraryThing Early Reviewers (1,475), Christian historical fiction (1,441), 20th century American fiction (1,431), Bible -- Study and teaching (1,412), Genre: Fiction Romance Historical (1,375), Metropolitan Museum of Art (1,360), american religious history (1,339), literary criticism and history (1,329), 19th Century American Literature (1,329), Encyclopedias and dictionaries (1,325), human-animal relationships (1,312), Native American literature (1,299), National Book Award Finalist (1,227), Declaration of Independence (1,210), Incarnations of Immortality (1,210), organizational development (1,208), young adult science fiction (1,208), Contemporary American Literature (1,198), library and information science (1,171), Littérature française. XXe (1,170), 20th Century United States (1,163), 19th Century English Literature (1,153)

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