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Vital Statistics

Members 2,402,206

Books cataloged 134,115,340

Tags added 151,767,455

Unique works held 12,763,682

Unique works total 22,630,569

Reviews 3,571,095

Works reviewed 1,291,770

Ratings 19,385,858

Member-contributed covers 6,069,150

Author pictures 123,759

Venue pictures 16,267

Groups 11,704

Talk topics 214,162

Talk messages 6,759,124

Talk touchstones 5,124,172

Free books given out

Early Reviewer books given out 373,562

Member Giveaway books given out 1,049,530

Total free books given out 1,423,092

50 largest libraries (see more)

ebc_importer (313,854 books, private), mffowler (141,465 books), cctesttc1 (95,505 books), eandino2012 (81,313 books), KimSalyers (66,825 books), LibraryImporter (55,907 books), e-zReader (54,697 books), jonathan_rigby (53,728 books), purpleprincess1311 (53,246 books), Adolf_Ledesma (49,700 books), cesdemo (47,689 books), kamran3 (45,604 books, private), Kaethe (43,742 books), calum-iain (42,313 books), Pages_Aplenty (41,998 books), Yak_Litsy (41,164 books), safari45 (40,961 books), stansteiner (38,232 books), spicere (35,115 books, private), Oryphany (33,311 books), Nedrin (32,819 books, private), jenniebooks (32,640 books), Shadowdog513 (31,648 books), kel.wright (30,921 books), kdf_333 (30,121 books), ltcl (30,048 books), geoffmangum (29,371 books), hyades (28,918 books, private), alicekeller (28,883 books), lyzard (28,674 books), ohclibrary (28,403 books), cordykitten (28,146 books, private), Harry_Vincent (27,710 books), KigaliLibrary (26,988 books), ciaopaolo (26,642 books, private), wwittler77 (26,445 books), SalemAthenaeum (26,099 books), davidgn (25,973 books), kday_working (25,754 books), sjcmce (25,356 books), biblio99 (25,152 books), arjaygee (24,735 books), cwc790411 (24,712 books, private), alaskayo (24,583 books), brs (24,147 books), realonedet (24,118 books), credo (24,052 books, private), eyelevelbooks (23,763 books), PC-jacoby (23,726 books), donkelly68 (23,726 books)

50 most prolific reviewers (more)

bluetyson (35779), meadcl (13502), BlueTysonSS (11366), ii (11325), VPALib (10112), purpleprincess1311 (8179), BmoreMetroCouncil (7561), MemorialSardoShoahDL (7485), kijabi1 (7009), Rosa.Mill (6760), wyvernfriend (5953), Schmerguls (5588), FundacionRosacruz (5442), AbigailAdams26 (5361), jon1lambert (5249), Cheryl_in_CC_NV (5141), Sullywriter (5012), BiblioLorenzoLodi (5010), bnielsen (4961), jbarr5 (4675), GeniusJen (4538), SerenaYates (4509), occult (4420), cowpeace (4366), ElizaJane (4243), nwhyte (4141), Lashea677 (4137), jhawn (4097), Joop-le-philosophe (3998), TUCC (3890), kitchengardenbooks (3862), burnit99 (3774), vdb (3687), antiquary (3528), USYDArtsMusicLibrary (3403), kika66 (3382), TLH7718 (3269), Renato (2914), krau0098 (2906), elisa.rolle (2894), aulsmith (2871), Carlathelibrarian (2818), bibliest (2816), nbmars (2774), sstocks (2763), shanaqui (2739), GreeningAustralia (2712), BookstoogeLT (2656), JennyArch (2652), Farella (2634)

50 top taggers

calum-iain (548,232), ii (511,794), ThomasKleinert (338,326), bluetyson (296,724), eromsted (239,678), gangleri (232,022), purpleprincess1311 (220,169), cesdemo (207,575), linusmedia (189,224), BookEndsIntl (186,683), bertilak (183,684), mfd101 (167,082), Pages_Aplenty (166,159), gentlemania (163,325), Merryann (156,508), guyalice (147,976), thalia-moirai (140,377), AsYouKnow_Bob (130,656), donkelly68 (122,831), sagocreno (119,127), MatthewCoomber (116,978), Nedrin (116,419), cwc790411 (112,276), clpteensnewbooks (111,953), msrau (111,481), BlueTysonSS (109,453), PitcherBooks (107,147), vivir (105,649), cdcollection (104,785), librisissimo (100,853), dommebooks (94,932), TheoClarke (93,447), bioethics (89,402), skullduggery (88,997), Littlemissbashful (88,961), e-zReader (87,309), SilentInAWay (86,826), vahistoricalsociety (84,357), spicere (82,787), Carolus (82,374), wm3395 (81,902), Stitswerd (81,727), LunaSlashSea (81,602), cej1027 (80,691), idiosyncratic (80,514), FrankJLucatelli (79,118), jasbro (78,795), cmorr (78,005), SeriousGrace (77,978), Smiler69 (77,442)

25 top languages (translations from)

French (1,742,023), German (1,411,011), Spanish (605,961), Dutch (565,334), Italian (524,141), Swedish (289,101), Russian (245,683), Japanese (177,157), Latin (160,267), Portuguese (114,081), Finnish (92,442), Danish (90,463), Greek (Ancient) (88,933), Chinese (59,213), Hebrew (55,678), Norwegian (52,214), Polish (50,245), Arabic (44,699), Catalan (44,056), Czech (39,445), Hungarian (31,704), Norwegian (Bokmål) (25,162), Greek (23,823), Turkish (20,086), Multiple languages (18,518)

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25 most reviewed books (more)

The Hunger Games (3,158 reviews), Twilight (2,096 reviews), The Book Thief (1,846 reviews), Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (1,623 reviews), Catching Fire (1,619 reviews), The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (1,572 reviews), Mockingjay (1,569 reviews), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (1,415 reviews), The Help (1,383 reviews), The Giver (1,365 reviews), The Fault in Our Stars (1,310 reviews), Gone Girl (1,274 reviews), Where the Wild Things Are (1,267 reviews), The Road (1,259 reviews), Divergent (1,244 reviews), Life of Pi (1,238 reviews), The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (1,195 reviews), The Da Vinci Code (1,195 reviews), To Kill a Mockingbird (1,186 reviews), The Time Traveler's Wife (1,154 reviews), The Kite Runner (1,153 reviews), Pride and Prejudice (1,093 reviews), The Graveyard Book (1,092 reviews), The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (1,089 reviews), Water for Elephants: A Novel (1,088 reviews)

Top 25 books (more)

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (97,483), Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (81,985), Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (80,728), Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (79,804), Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (78,051), Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (77,669), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (74,201), The Hobbit (68,309), 1984 (60,544), Pride and Prejudice (59,708), The Da Vinci Code (58,558), To Kill a Mockingbird (58,465), The Catcher in the Rye (55,684), The Great Gatsby (53,517), Twilight (47,402), The Hunger Games (45,639), Jane Eyre (43,734), The Kite Runner (43,287), Animal Farm (42,919), Brave New World (40,460), The Lord of the Rings (39,671), The Fellowship of the Ring (38,367), Fahrenheit 451 (38,245), New Moon (37,704), Angels & Demons (37,685)

Top 25 works by rating

Rated by at least 25 users

Queen Elizabeth's Wardrobe Unlock'd (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) (4.86), 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), The New Shorter Oxford English Dictionary [2 volume set] (4.82), Walking with God through Pain and Suffering (4.81), Oeuvres complètes, tome 1 (4.81), Toda Mafalda (4.8), The Illusion of Life: Disney Animation (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), 1599 Geneva Bible (4.79), The Absolute Sandman Volume Four (4.79), Digger: The Complete Omnibus Edition (4.79), The Oxford English Dictionary [Compact Edition] (4.78), The Oxford Illustrated Jane Austen: Emma/Mansfield Park/Northanger Abbey/Persuasion/Pride and Prejudice/Sense and Sensibility/Minor Works (4.78), A Second Treasury of Knitting Patterns (4.78), Bloom County: The Complete Library Volume 2: 1982-1984 (4.77), The ESV Study Bible (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)

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), Sharon Miller (4.7), Crossway Bibles (4.69), Arthur G. Bennett (4.69), Nisargadatta Maharaj (4.68), Simon Langton (4.67), William M. Gaines (4.67), Jonathan B. Parshall (4.64), Frank H. Netter (4.63), Rachel Ignotofsky (4.63), William T. Cavanaugh (4.63), Jennifer Block (4.62), Bill Watterson (4.62), Karl Elliger (4.61), Ignatius Press (4.61), John J. Palmer (4.61), (4.61), Harold Abelson (4.61), Pete Souza (4.6), Richard Williams (4.59), Jenn Dlugos (4.59), Bryan Stevenson (4.59), Ijeoma Oluo (4.58), George Frideric Handel (4.58), Westminster Assembly (4.57), Elizabeth Shown Mills (4.57), Colette Wolff (4.57), Jennie Bishop (4.56), Ninya Mikhaila (4.56), Luigi Serafini (4.56), Mesu Andrews (4.56), Menena Cottin (4.55), Harold McGee (4.55), Avraham Azrieli (4.55), Rena Kornreich Gelissen (4.55), Jeff Brumbeau (4.55), Drew Daywalt (4.54), Ollie Johnston (4.54), Angela Ackerman (4.54), Carla Emery (4.54), James Jean (4.54), Nabeel Qureshi (4.54), Deborah Chandler (4.53), Elizabeth Acevedo (4.53), Catherine D. Hughes (4.53)

50 lowest-rated authors

Rich Shapero (1.75), Randy Davila (2.17), Robin Wyatt Dunn (2.2), Christopher Ransom (2.2), Hal Lindsey (2.36), Jessica Cutler (2.42), Rebecca Campbell (2.44), Sue Lange (2.51), Rebecca Wolff (2.51), Hannah Tennant-Moore (2.52), John B. Olson (2.55), Simon Cox (2.59), Nancy Balbirer (2.59), Janet Groth (2.59), Alexandra Ulysses (2.6), Michael Gerber (2.6), Melissa P. (2.6), Alexander Campion (2.61), Arabella Weir (2.66), O. J. Simpson (2.66), Joanne Dahme (2.67), Emma Tennant (2.67), Catherine Millet (2.68), Adèle Lang (2.68), Trudy Baker (2.68), Kaavya Viswanathan (2.69), Simon (2.7), Douglas Monroe (2.71), Anna Sam (2.72), Jacquelyn Cook (2.73), Erich von Däniken (2.75), John Milne (2.75), Sam Christer (2.75), Billy Corgan (2.75), Cook Coleridge (2.76), Eden Cole (2.76), Tara Bray Smith (2.76), Ellen Fein (2.77), Vonna Harper (2.78), Robin Kirman (2.78), Phoenix Desmond (2.78), Charlotte Roche (2.78), Michael Drosnin (2.79), Matthew Klam (2.79), Tracy Quan (2.79), Andrew Keen (2.79), Jennifer Vandever (2.79), Frank Brennan (2.8), Johanna Skibsrud (2.8), Phil Hellmuth (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, Naomi Novik, Joe Hill, Diane Duane, Ann Brashares, Jennifer Weiner, James Rollins, James Dashner, Elizabeth Bear, Nancy Holder, Andrew Gross, Dan Chaon, Chris Bohjalian, Susan Mallery, Melissa Marr, Manon Smits, Janny Wurts, Tite Kubo, Jo Beverley, Joan Holub, Sharon Kay Penman, Angela Elwell Hunt, Alan M. Clark, Bryan Lee O'Malley, N. K. Jemisin, Randy Alcorn, Susan Wittig Albert, Susan Wiggs, Adriana Trigiani, Alan Furst, Alma Flor Ada, Sarah Addison Allen, Deborah Harkness, Edward R. Tufte, Sharon Lee, Jonathan Maberry, Sherryl Woods, Matthew Pearl, Geerten Meijsing — see the full list.

Top 75 authors (author cloud)

By number of copies

J. K. Rowling (647,819), Stephen King (515,422), Terry Pratchett (401,045), J. R. R. Tolkien (318,093), C. S. Lewis (310,350), Neil Gaiman (276,557), William Shakespeare (270,445), Nora Roberts (268,419), Agatha Christie (246,434), James Patterson (239,394), Jane Austen (201,661), Charles Dickens (195,645), Isaac Asimov (192,844), Stephenie Meyer (182,401), John Grisham (181,684), Dr. Seuss (172,159), Janet Evanovich (159,785), Dan Brown (157,550), Orson Scott Card (155,101), Anne McCaffrey (152,781), Dean Koontz (149,928), Roald Dahl (149,059), Kurt Vonnegut (144,397), George Orwell (141,514), George R. R. Martin (141,342), Anne Rice (139,886), Douglas Adams (138,119), Mary Pope Osborne (136,989), John Steinbeck (136,260), Robert A. Heinlein (130,096), Mercedes Lackey (129,758), Charlaine Harris (127,596), Mark Twain (127,003), Suzanne Collins (125,845), Margaret Atwood (125,809), Rick Riordan (124,070), Lemony Snicket (121,380), Robert Jordan (117,072), Laurell K. Hamilton (116,692), Ernest Hemingway (115,213), Michael Crichton (113,511), Haruki Murakami (111,006), Fyodor Dostoevsky (110,831), Ray Bradbury (107,368), Piers Anthony (106,927), Jim Butcher (103,341), Philip Pullman (101,756), Ursula K. Le Guin (99,295), Gabriel García Márquez (98,949), Carolyn Keene (98,637), Arthur Conan Doyle (97,161), Philip K. Dick (96,916), Jodi Picoult (96,690), Bill Bryson (96,353), Patricia Cornwell (94,447), F. Scott Fitzgerald (93,209), L. M. Montgomery (91,394), Michael Connelly (91,258), David Eddings (91,038), Arthur C. Clarke (88,012), Tamora Pierce (87,693), Frank Herbert (87,536), Tom Clancy (87,277), Alexander McCall Smith (86,534), Neal Stephenson (84,640), J. D. Salinger (84,567), R. L. Stine (84,351), Madeleine L'Engle (83,798), Clive Cussler (83,558), Nicholas Sparks (82,986), Laura Ingalls Wilder (81,531), Umberto Eco (80,492), Anonymous (80,371), Leo Tolstoy (80,132), Beverly Cleary (79,659)

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 (34,057), 1001 books you must read before you die (18,860), Mystery and detective stories (9,821), African American Literature (8,651), 20th Century American Literature (4,386), Contemporary Realistic Fiction (3,931), A Series of Unfortunate Events (3,781), biography/autobiography/memoir (3,765), contemporary American fiction (3,626), Detective and mystery fiction (3,575), criticism and interpretation (2,429), 20th Century British Literature (2,270), mother-daughter relationships (1,932), 21st C. American Literature (1,921), personal feelings and growth (1,919), Atlantian Reference Library (1,900), 19th Century British Literature (1,703), 100 Greatest Books Ever Written (1,693), Cambridge University Press (1,690), picture book: intermediate (1,653), CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED BOOK (1,638), anthologies and collections (1,591), LibraryThing Early Reviewers (1,536), Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (1,524), Christian historical fiction (1,516), 20th century American fiction (1,453), Metropolitan Museum of Art (1,408), Genre: Fiction Romance Historical (1,388), american religious history (1,357), 19th Century American Literature (1,354), human-animal relationships (1,354), Native American literature (1,338), literary history and criticism (1,328), young adult science fiction (1,313), Text Culture - Fiction after 1800 (1,302), Encyclopedias and dictionaries (1,301), 20th Century American History (1,262), Literatura infanto-juvenil (1,259), National Book Award Finalist (1,250), Declaration of Independence (1,237), library and information science (1,233), organizational development (1,223), Incarnations of Immortality (1,204), Contemporary American Literature (1,204), 20th Century United States (1,201), Littérature française. XXe (1,184), 19th Century English Literature (1,141), United States -- History -- Civil War (1,129), 19th Century French Literature (1,116), Anthologies (Multiple Authors) (1,089)

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