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Vital Statistics

Members 2,268,865

Books cataloged 122,498,619

Tags added 140,917,854

Unique works held 11,760,468

Unique works total 20,873,273

Reviews 3,233,504

Works reviewed 1,124,502

Ratings 18,123,030

Member-contributed covers 5,523,324

Author pictures 111,917

Venue pictures 15,630

Groups 11,368

Talk topics 200,260

Talk messages 6,352,754

Talk touchstones 4,760,275

Free books given out

Early Reviewer books given out 313,695

Member Giveaway books given out 951,601

Total free books given out 1,265,296

50 largest libraries (see more)

ebc_importer (214,414 books, private), cctesttc1 (95,505 books), eandino2012 (81,313 books), KimSalyers (66,759 books), LibraryImporter (55,907 books), jonathan_rigby (53,728 books), purpleprincess1311 (53,246 books), e-zReader (50,652 books), cesdemo (47,677 books), kamran3 (45,604 books, private), Adolf_Ledesma (45,065 books), Kaethe (43,742 books), safari45 (40,961 books), calum-iain (39,125 books), stansteiner (38,232 books), Pages_Aplenty (36,556 books), scrow72 (33,420 books), spicere (32,704 books, private), jenniebooks (32,482 books), Nedrin (31,639 books), kel.wright (30,921 books), kdf_333 (30,121 books), ltcl (29,870 books), alicekeller (28,883 books), geoffmangum (28,822 books), lyzard (28,415 books), ohclibrary (28,403 books), hyades (27,356 books, private), ciaopaolo (26,642 books, private), Harry_Vincent (25,847 books), SalemAthenaeum (25,443 books), kday_working (25,442 books), JeanLittleLibrary (25,264 books), davidgn (25,151 books), cordykitten (24,576 books, private), arjaygee (24,455 books), realonedet (24,118 books), credo (24,052 books, private), sjcmce (23,926 books), KigaliLibrary (23,631 books), BlueTysonSS (23,586 books, private), dwhodges01 (23,513 books), Jullievg (23,482 books), upancholi (23,062 books), EmScape (23,007 books), wm3395 (23,001 books), howie (22,606 books), AsYouKnow_Bob (22,292 books), PC-jacoby (22,277 books), brs (22,159 books)

50 most prolific reviewers (more)

bluetyson (35779), meadcl (12872), BlueTysonSS (11366), purpleprincess1311 (8179), BmoreMetroCouncil (7561), kijabi1 (6775), Rosa.Mill (6760), wyvernfriend (5687), Schmerguls (5502), Cheryl_in_CC_NV (5142), Sullywriter (5012), BiblioLorenzoLodi (4861), bnielsen (4680), jon1lambert (4641), GeniusJen (4538), SerenaYates (4509), AbigailAdams26 (4461), occult (4420), ElizaJane (4122), jhawn (4097), jbarr5 (4025), cowpeace (3880), nwhyte (3877), kitchengardenbooks (3828), burnit99 (3774), vdb (3687), TUCC (3476), antiquary (3449), USYDArtsMusicLibrary (3403), kika66 (3381), TLH7718 (3269), kristi_test_01 (3114), MemorialSardoShoahDL (3048), elisa.rolle (2894), aulsmith (2871), Renato (2808), sstocks (2763), shanaqui (2739), Farella (2634), krau0098 (2578), nbmars (2564), BookstoogeLT (2468), BeitHallel (2467), bibliest (2418), Totarobookroom (2354), JeanLittleLibrary (2348), Liekederckx (2337), MeditationesMartini (2315), DinadansFriend (2312), Salsabrarian (2292)

50 top taggers

calum-iain (489,761), ThomasKleinert (327,380), bluetyson (296,733), eromsted (238,491), gangleri (232,134), purpleprincess1311 (220,169), cesdemo (208,278), linusmedia (189,224), bertilak (180,674), Merryann (166,490), gentlemania (160,506), BookEndsIntl (151,413), guyalice (143,036), Pages_Aplenty (140,778), librisissimo (139,360), mfd101 (138,549), AsYouKnow_Bob (126,320), MatthewCoomber (117,074), clpteensnewbooks (112,832), Nedrin (112,457), msrau (111,618), BlueTysonSS (109,460), philn (108,909), PitcherBooks (106,530), cdcollection (98,254), TheoClarke (94,557), cwc790411 (93,216), donkelly68 (92,982), vivir (92,895), bioethics (89,403), SilentInAWay (88,768), vahistoricalsociety (84,742), Littlemissbashful (84,647), skullduggery (84,221), Carolus (82,366), wm3395 (81,975), Stitswerd (81,301), cmorr (78,331), spicere (77,769), jasbro (77,255), robbiedeclercq (74,598), LunaSlashSea (74,099), saraswati_library_mm (73,890), e-zReader (71,421), SeriousGrace (71,038), idiosyncratic (69,931), cnrenner (69,489), cej1027 (68,589), Neuromancer (68,126), Smiler69 (65,835)

25 top languages (translations from)

French (1,641,142), German (1,361,196), Spanish (555,159), Dutch (526,520), Italian (505,049), Swedish (301,113), Russian (248,521), Japanese (209,749), Latin (167,944), Portuguese (112,660), Greek (Ancient) (101,615), Danish (90,338), Finnish (89,901), Chinese (62,445), Hebrew (58,291), Polish (52,552), Norwegian (51,553), Arabic (46,692), Czech (41,010), Catalan (38,139), Hungarian (31,133), Turkish (24,355), Norwegian (Bokmål) (23,776), Greek (22,628), Multiple languages (18,612)

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25 most reviewed books (more)

The Hunger Games (3,056 reviews), Twilight (2,054 reviews), The Book Thief (1,778 reviews), Catching Fire (1,578 reviews), The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (1,545 reviews), Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (1,503 reviews), Mockingjay (1,501 reviews), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (1,364 reviews), The Help (1,355 reviews), The Giver (1,299 reviews), The Fault in Our Stars (1,243 reviews), The Road (1,230 reviews), Divergent (1,180 reviews), Gone Girl (1,180 reviews), The Da Vinci Code (1,168 reviews), The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (1,163 reviews), Where the Wild Things Are (1,155 reviews), The Time Traveler's Wife (1,134 reviews), To Kill a Mockingbird (1,124 reviews), Kite Runner (1,123 reviews), Water for Elephants: A Novel (1,065 reviews), Pride and Prejudice (1,052 reviews), The Graveyard Book (1,051 reviews), The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (1,051 reviews), The Lightning Thief (972 reviews)

Top 25 books (more)

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (93,629), Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (79,303), Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (77,916), Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (77,517), Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (75,762), Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (75,343), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (71,932), The Hobbit; or There and Back Again (65,772), 1984 (58,498), Pride and Prejudice (57,759), The Da Vinci Code (57,259), To Kill a Mockingbird (56,200), The Catcher in the Rye (54,108), The Great Gatsby (51,633), Twilight (46,367), The Hunger Games (43,638), Kite Runner (42,186), Jane Eyre (42,027), Animal Farm (41,605), Brave New World (39,120), The Lord of the Rings (38,684), Angels & Demons (36,866), The Fellowship of the Ring: Being the First Part of The Lord of the Rings (36,861), New Moon (36,810), Fahrenheit 451 (36,586)

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), The Oxford English Dictionary (20 Volume Set) (Vols 1-20) (4.88), 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), The Fleece & Fiber Sourcebook: More Than 200 Fibers, from Animal to Spun Yarn (4.83), Walking with God through Pain and Suffering (4.82), The New Shorter Oxford English Dictionary [2 volume set] (4.82), Disney Animation : The Illusion of Life (4.81), Toda Mafalda (4.8), The Absolute Sandman Volume Four (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 Oxford English Dictionary [Compact Edition] (4.78), A Second Treasury of Knitting Patterns (4.78), Evidence Explained: Citing History Sources from Artifacts to Cyberspace (4.77), The Oxford Illustrated Jane Austen: Emma/Mansfield Park/Northanger Abbey/Persuasion/Pride and Prejudice/Sense and Sensibility/Minor Works (4.77), The ESV Study Bible (4.77), Fashion: The Collection of the Kyoto Costume Institute (4.77), The Complete Far Side (4.76), Bread: A Baker's Book of Techniques and Recipes (4.76), Under the North Star (4.76), Bloom County: The Complete Library Volume 2: 1982-1984 (4.76), The Annotated Persuasion (4.76), The Encyclopedia of Mammals (4.76)

50 top-rated authors

Authors with at least 50 ratings

Lesley Brown (4.83), Constance Cappel (4.8), Janet Arnold (4.75), The Kyoto Costume Institute (4.73), William R. Trumble (4.71), Baha'u'llah (4.7), Crossway Bibles (4.7), Sharon Miller (4.69), Arthur G. Bennett (4.68), Ollie Johnston (4.68), Nisargadatta Maharaj (4.67), Karl Elliger (4.66), William M. Gaines (4.66), William T. Cavanaugh (4.65), Frank H. Netter (4.64), Richard Williams (4.63), John J. Palmer (4.63), Jennifer Block (4.62), Colette Wolff (4.62), Harold Abelson (4.62), Jonathan B. Parshall (4.62), Bill Watterson (4.62), Jenn Dlugos (4.59), Bryan Stevenson (4.59), Luigi Serafini (4.59), George Frideric Handel (4.59), Michael Greger (4.58), Elizabeth Shown Mills (4.58), Melvil Dewey (4.58), Russel Lazega (4.57), Ninya Mikhaila (4.57), Westminster Assembly (4.57), Avraham Azrieli (4.56), Rena Kornreich Gelissen (4.55), Drew Daywalt (4.55), Harold McGee (4.55), Michael Whelan (4.55), Don Rosa (4.55), Jeff Brumbeau (4.55), Lindsay Mattick (4.55), Jennie Bishop (4.54), Ludwig van Beethoven (4.54), Menena Cottin (4.54), Carla Emery (4.54), Angie Thomas (4.54), Lin-Manuel Miranda (4.54), Brant Pitre (4.53), Deborah Chandler (4.53), Ruth Manning-Sanders (4.53), Maryann F. Kohl (4.53)

50 lowest-rated authors

Rich Shapero (1.67), Randy Davila (2.15), Christopher Ransom (2.2), Robin Wyatt Dunn (2.21), Hal Lindsey (2.39), Jessica Cutler (2.39), Rebecca Campbell (2.45), Hannah Tennant-Moore (2.48), Michael Gerber (2.52), Sue Lange (2.55), John B. Olson (2.55), Simon Cox (2.59), Melissa P. (2.59), Alexandra Ulysses (2.6), Nancy Balbirer (2.6), Emma Tennant (2.62), O. J. Simpson (2.64), Alexander Campion (2.65), Arabella Weir (2.66), Joanne Dahme (2.67), Adèle Lang (2.68), Janet Groth (2.69), Catherine Millet (2.69), Trudy Baker (2.69), Simon (2.7), Kaavya Viswanathan (2.7), Anna Sam (2.71), John Milne (2.72), Douglas Monroe (2.72), Jacquelyn Cook (2.73), Erich von Däniken (2.74), Ellen Fein (2.76), Vonna Harper (2.76), Robin Kirman (2.77), Charlotte Roche (2.77), Michael Drosnin (2.77), Eden Cole (2.78), Andrew Keen (2.78), Tara Bray Smith (2.78), Cook Coleridge (2.78), Thomas Kohnstamm (2.79), Frank Brennan (2.8), Phil Hellmuth (2.8), Tracy Quan (2.8), Jill Price (2.8), Phoenix Desmond (2.81), Heleen van Royen (2.82), Tawny Taylor (2.82), Jose Canseco (2.83), Philip Prowse (2.83)

Authors who LibraryThing (complete list)

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

Top 75 authors (author cloud)

By number of copies

J. K. Rowling (614,602), Stephen King (473,291), Terry Pratchett (381,735), J. R. R. Tolkien (300,149), C. S. Lewis (288,354), Neil Gaiman (260,968), Nora Roberts (253,906), William Shakespeare (253,104), Agatha Christie (229,560), James Patterson (220,114), Jane Austen (191,312), Isaac Asimov (183,472), Charles Dickens (182,326), Stephenie Meyer (175,611), John Grisham (170,955), Dr. Seuss (155,708), Janet Evanovich (152,858), Dan Brown (150,216), Orson Scott Card (149,037), Anne McCaffrey (147,350), Dean Koontz (142,382), Kurt Vonnegut (138,788), Roald Dahl (137,713), Anne Rice (134,414), George Orwell (134,204), Douglas Adams (132,623), George R. R. Martin (130,756), John Steinbeck (128,929), Robert A. Heinlein (125,469), Mercedes Lackey (124,988), Charlaine Harris (121,646), Mary Pope Osborne (119,114), Margaret Atwood (118,511), Mark Twain (117,808), Suzanne Collins (117,725), Laurell K. Hamilton (112,733), Robert Jordan (111,855), Lemony Snicket (111,728), Rick Riordan (109,133), Ernest Hemingway (108,851), Michael Crichton (108,179), Haruki Murakami (104,652), Fyodor Dostoevsky (104,407), Piers Anthony (103,111), Ray Bradbury (101,051), Philip Pullman (96,894), Jim Butcher (96,878), Gabriel García Márquez (94,388), Ursula K. Le Guin (92,197), Philip K. Dick (92,055), Bill Bryson (91,976), Jodi Picoult (91,278), Carolyn Keene (90,575), Patricia Cornwell (90,518), Arthur Conan Doyle (89,409), David Eddings (88,187), F. Scott Fitzgerald (88,042), L. M. Montgomery (84,854), Michael Connelly (84,679), Frank Herbert (83,758), Arthur C. Clarke (83,440), Tamora Pierce (83,308), Tom Clancy (83,031), Alexander McCall Smith (81,705), Neal Stephenson (81,601), J. D. Salinger (81,353), Madeleine L'Engle (77,935), Clive Cussler (77,566), Nicholas Sparks (77,358), Umberto Eco (76,813), R. L. Stine (76,149), Stieg Larsson (75,859), Chuck Palahniuk (75,430), Leo Tolstoy (75,330), Laura Ingalls Wilder (74,919)

Top 75 tags (tag cloud)

fiction (5,577,643), to-read (3,264,001), non-fiction (2,361,774), fantasy (1,872,332), history (1,849,749), science fiction (1,338,548), mystery (1,209,089), read (898,390), biography (852,211), poetry (696,697), novel (682,089), romance (680,279), ebook (666,150), humor (604,042), literature (588,591), historical fiction (550,755), philosophy (523,758), art (521,846), reference (520,508), science (501,543), religion (480,633), unread (468,883), children's (457,280), kindle (444,297), picture book (440,238), short stories (436,431), series (426,032), own (395,921), 20th century (376,489), young adult (372,117), sf (342,410), wwii (331,738), horror (329,134), children (325,692), comics (323,530), music (322,513), memoir (318,979), manga (310,543), paperback (309,397), travel (305,404), animals (298,124), politics (293,002), adventure (286,663), family (284,721), thriller (277,223), ya (274,777), cookbook (274,336), classics (270,865), england (264,243), crime (260,558), hardcover (260,460), graphic novel (253,294), anthology (253,152), classic (252,968), psychology (241,834), theology (239,619), usa (226,656), 19th century (219,477), historical (212,299), (206,815), essays (196,480), christianity (196,005), math (194,445), cooking (193,754), american (192,077), library (189,085), vampires (188,036), wishlist (187,367), magic (186,698), drama (185,576), english (179,892), roman (179,636), photography (178,835), american history (178,740), american literature (171,458)

Top 50 long tags

Tags with more than 25 letters

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh (34,031), 1001 books you must read before you die (17,173), Science Fiction and Fantasy (9,465), Mystery and detective stories (9,101), African-American Literature (8,178), 20th Century American Literature (4,081), biography/autobiography/memoir (3,747), Contemporary Realistic Fiction (3,732), A Series of Unfortunate Events (3,579), contemporary American fiction (3,476), Detective and mystery fiction (2,966), criticism and interpretation (2,349), Philosophie XX. Jahrhundert (2,276), personal feelings and growth (1,937), Atlantian Reference Library (1,846), mother-daughter relationships (1,823), Letteratura italiana del Novecento (1,782), 19th Century British Literature (1,675), picture book: intermediate (1,653), Cambridge University Press (1,638), Literary Theory & Criticism (1,585), anthologies and collections (1,517), Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (1,499), 21st C. American Literature (1,494), Christian historical fiction (1,423), 20th century American fiction (1,420), LibraryThing Early Reviewers (1,395), Genre: Fiction Romance Historical (1,385), literary criticism and history (1,336), The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written (1,327), Metropolitan Museum of Art (1,322), 19th Century American Literature (1,320), american religious history (1,320), human-animal relationships (1,270), Native American literature (1,260), Encyclopedias and dictionaries (1,233), Incarnations of Immortality (1,213), National Book Award Finalist (1,200), Contemporary American Literature (1,172), organizational development (1,167), Littérature française. XXe (1,161), Declaration of Independence (1,156), 20th Century United States (1,150), United States -- History -- Civil War (1,136), library and information science (1,113), Littérature française. XIXe (1,099), Anthologies (multiple authors) (1,086), deutschsprachige Literatur (1,027), non-fiction -- miscellaneous (1,006), Penguin 20th-century Classics (968)

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