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Vital Statistics

Members 2,348,715

Books cataloged 129,630,152

Tags added 147,185,272

Unique works held 12,347,072

Unique works total 21,896,436

Reviews 3,426,226

Works reviewed 1,233,487

Ratings 18,840,591

Member-contributed covers 5,830,708

Author pictures 117,299

Venue pictures 16,023

Groups 11,531

Talk topics 207,746

Talk messages 6,570,029

Talk touchstones 4,951,872

Free books given out

Early Reviewer books given out 345,498

Member Giveaway books given out 1,013,163

Total free books given out 1,358,661

50 largest libraries (see more)

ebc_importer (313,854 books, private), cctesttc1 (95,505 books), eandino2012 (81,313 books), KimSalyers (66,802 books), LibraryImporter (55,907 books), jonathan_rigby (53,728 books), e-zReader (53,595 books), purpleprincess1311 (53,246 books), Adolf_Ledesma (48,750 books), cesdemo (47,689 books), kamran3 (45,604 books, private), Kaethe (43,742 books), Yak_Litsy (41,164 books), calum-iain (41,102 books), safari45 (40,961 books), Pages_Aplenty (39,991 books), stansteiner (38,232 books), spicere (34,176 books, private), Oryphany (32,844 books), jenniebooks (32,550 books), Nedrin (32,334 books, private), Shadowdog513 (31,648 books), kel.wright (30,921 books), kdf_333 (30,121 books), ltcl (29,980 books), geoffmangum (29,302 books), alicekeller (28,883 books), lyzard (28,545 books), ohclibrary (28,403 books), hyades (28,145 books, private), Harry_Vincent (26,770 books), cordykitten (26,733 books, private), ciaopaolo (26,642 books, private), JeanLittleLibrary (26,506 books), SalemAthenaeum (25,759 books), kday_working (25,732 books), davidgn (25,294 books), arjaygee (24,706 books), sjcmce (24,675 books), realonedet (24,118 books), credo (24,052 books, private), KigaliLibrary (24,024 books), alaskayo (23,939 books), BlueTysonSS (23,586 books, private), dwhodges01 (23,513 books), Jullievg (23,482 books), wwittler77 (23,320 books), PC-jacoby (23,219 books), biblio99 (23,149 books), upancholi (23,062 books)

50 most prolific reviewers (more)

bluetyson (35779), meadcl (13141), BlueTysonSS (11366), ii (11325), purpleprincess1311 (8179), BmoreMetroCouncil (7561), kijabi1 (6953), Rosa.Mill (6760), wyvernfriend (5844), Schmerguls (5556), MemorialSardoShoahDL (5437), Cheryl_in_CC_NV (5140), jon1lambert (5026), Sullywriter (5012), AbigailAdams26 (4882), BiblioLorenzoLodi (4864), bnielsen (4827), FundacionRosacruz (4770), GeniusJen (4538), SerenaYates (4509), occult (4420), jbarr5 (4399), ElizaJane (4217), jhawn (4097), nwhyte (4089), cowpeace (4069), TUCC (3890), kitchengardenbooks (3856), burnit99 (3774), vdb (3687), antiquary (3511), USYDArtsMusicLibrary (3403), kika66 (3382), TLH7718 (3269), elisa.rolle (2894), aulsmith (2871), Renato (2846), krau0098 (2787), sstocks (2763), shanaqui (2739), nbmars (2696), bibliest (2657), Farella (2634), SteppLibrary (2594), BookstoogeLT (2576), JeanLittleLibrary (2520), BeitHallel (2467), comfypants (2432), Salsabrarian (2414), tjsjohanna (2398)

50 top taggers

calum-iain (523,223), ii (512,312), ThomasKleinert (334,003), bluetyson (296,721), eromsted (238,995), gangleri (232,069), purpleprincess1311 (220,169), cesdemo (207,613), linusmedia (189,224), bertilak (183,145), BookEndsIntl (172,008), Merryann (165,216), gentlemania (161,687), Pages_Aplenty (156,722), mfd101 (154,800), guyalice (147,326), AsYouKnow_Bob (129,051), MatthewCoomber (117,035), Nedrin (114,640), clpteensnewbooks (112,171), msrau (111,547), BlueTysonSS (109,455), donkelly68 (106,453), cwc790411 (104,028), cdcollection (102,910), vivir (101,983), PitcherBooks (101,302), TheoClarke (93,705), bioethics (89,402), SilentInAWay (88,196), skullduggery (86,929), Littlemissbashful (86,690), thalia-moirai (84,566), vahistoricalsociety (84,533), e-zReader (84,275), Carolus (82,401), wm3395 (82,075), Stitswerd (81,543), spicere (80,990), LunaSlashSea (79,781), jasbro (78,606), cmorr (78,170), idiosyncratic (76,892), SeriousGrace (75,690), robbiedeclercq (74,586), cej1027 (73,696), Smiler69 (71,324), saraswati_library_mm (70,517), cnrenner (70,156), BookHavenAZ (68,822)

25 top languages (translations from)

French (1,692,661), German (1,383,344), Spanish (568,147), Dutch (545,051), Italian (501,200), Swedish (293,821), Russian (244,927), Japanese (186,997), Latin (163,614), Portuguese (112,450), Greek (Ancient) (92,231), Finnish (91,157), Danish (90,870), Chinese (58,138), Hebrew (56,219), Polish (51,929), Norwegian (51,718), Arabic (44,768), Czech (41,494), Catalan (41,244), Hungarian (31,520), Norwegian (Bokmål) (24,218), Greek (21,627), Turkish (20,611), Multiple languages (17,948)

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25 most reviewed books (more)

The Hunger Games (3,124 reviews), Twilight (2,084 reviews), The Book Thief (1,810 reviews), Catching Fire (1,612 reviews), Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (1,583 reviews), The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (1,558 reviews), Mockingjay (1,554 reviews), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (1,390 reviews), The Help (1,376 reviews), The Giver (1,332 reviews), The Fault in Our Stars (1,278 reviews), The Road (1,243 reviews), Gone Girl (1,239 reviews), Divergent (1,223 reviews), Where the Wild Things Are (1,217 reviews), The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (1,182 reviews), The Da Vinci Code (1,177 reviews), To Kill a Mockingbird (1,165 reviews), The Time Traveler's Wife (1,150 reviews), The Kite Runner (1,142 reviews), The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (1,080 reviews), Pride and Prejudice (1,078 reviews), Water for Elephants: A Novel (1,076 reviews), The Graveyard Book (1,072 reviews), The Lightning Thief (1,015 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), Disney Animation : The Illusion of Life (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), Bloom County: The Complete Library Volume 2: 1982-1984 (4.78), The Oxford Illustrated Jane Austen: Emma/Mansfield Park/Northanger Abbey/Persuasion/Pride and Prejudice/Sense and Sensibility/Minor Works (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 (4.7), 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 (4.64), Elizabeth Acevedo (4.63), Jonathan B. Parshall (4.63), William T. Cavanaugh (4.63), Richard Williams (4.62), Jennifer Block (4.62), Bill Watterson (4.62), Pete Souza (4.62), Ignatius Press (4.62), Ijeoma Oluo (4.61), (4.61), Harold Abelson (4.61), Rachel Ignotofsky (4.6), Bryan Stevenson (4.6), George Frideric Handel (4.59), Jenn Dlugos (4.58), Jeff Brumbeau (4.57), Elizabeth Shown Mills (4.57), Jennie Bishop (4.57), Colette Wolff (4.57), Ninya Mikhaila (4.56), Avraham Azrieli (4.56), Westminster Assembly (4.56), Harold McGee (4.55), Luigi Serafini (4.55), Rena Kornreich Gelissen (4.55), Drew Daywalt (4.55), Menena Cottin (4.54), Michael Greger (4.54), Nabeel Qureshi (4.54), Catherine D. Hughes (4.54), Don Rosa (4.54), Lindsay Mattick (4.54), Carla Emery (4.54), James Jean (4.53)

50 lowest-rated authors

Rich Shapero (1.73), Randy Davila (2.17), Robin Wyatt Dunn (2.21), Christopher Ransom (2.24), Hal Lindsey (2.38), Jessica Cutler (2.39), Rebecca Campbell (2.44), Hannah Tennant-Moore (2.49), Rebecca Wolff (2.51), John B. Olson (2.54), Sue Lange (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), Alexander Campion (2.65), Arabella Weir (2.66), Emma Tennant (2.66), Joanne Dahme (2.67), Catherine Millet (2.68), Janet Groth (2.68), Adèle Lang (2.68), Trudy Baker (2.68), Kaavya Viswanathan (2.69), Simon (2.7), Douglas Monroe (2.71), 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), Robin Kirman (2.78), Charlotte Roche (2.78), Vonna Harper (2.78), Phoenix Desmond (2.78), Cook Coleridge (2.78), Michael Drosnin (2.79), Tracy Quan (2.79), Jennifer Vandever (2.79), Thomas Kohnstamm (2.79), Frank Brennan (2.8), Matthew Klam (2.8), Phil Hellmuth (2.8), Andrew Keen (2.8), Johanna Skibsrud (2.8), Jill Price (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 (634,264), Stephen King (495,703), Terry Pratchett (393,553), J. R. R. Tolkien (310,795), C. S. Lewis (301,723), Neil Gaiman (270,686), Nora Roberts (265,674), William Shakespeare (263,286), Agatha Christie (239,390), James Patterson (233,846), Jane Austen (197,552), Charles Dickens (190,026), Isaac Asimov (188,551), Stephenie Meyer (179,765), John Grisham (177,600), Dr. Seuss (166,259), Janet Evanovich (157,637), Dan Brown (154,566), Orson Scott Card (153,007), Anne McCaffrey (150,933), Dean Koontz (148,367), Roald Dahl (144,838), Kurt Vonnegut (142,190), George Orwell (138,580), Anne Rice (137,955), George R. R. Martin (136,773), Douglas Adams (136,228), John Steinbeck (133,316), Mary Pope Osborne (130,746), Robert A. Heinlein (128,189), Mercedes Lackey (128,087), Charlaine Harris (126,297), Mark Twain (123,459), Margaret Atwood (123,235), Suzanne Collins (122,828), Rick Riordan (118,511), Lemony Snicket (118,327), Laurell K. Hamilton (115,578), Robert Jordan (114,809), Ernest Hemingway (112,702), Michael Crichton (111,573), Haruki Murakami (108,360), Fyodor Dostoevsky (108,152), Piers Anthony (105,798), Ray Bradbury (104,932), Jim Butcher (101,074), Philip Pullman (99,948), Gabriel García Márquez (96,955), Ursula K. Le Guin (96,630), Carolyn Keene (96,067), Philip K. Dick (94,953), Jodi Picoult (94,689), Bill Bryson (94,532), Arthur Conan Doyle (94,032), Patricia Cornwell (93,328), F. Scott Fitzgerald (91,247), David Eddings (90,271), L. M. Montgomery (89,016), Michael Connelly (88,164), Tamora Pierce (86,294), Arthur C. Clarke (86,283), Frank Herbert (86,004), Tom Clancy (85,774), Alexander McCall Smith (84,697), Neal Stephenson (83,418), J. D. Salinger (83,346), Madeleine L'Engle (81,958), R. L. Stine (81,249), Clive Cussler (81,107), Nicholas Sparks (80,697), Umberto Eco (78,971), Laura Ingalls Wilder (78,863), Leo Tolstoy (78,180), Stieg Larsson (77,902), Beverly Cleary (77,386)

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), young adult science fiction (1,208), organizational development (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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