Top 25 books by ratingThe Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui (8.41), Wilhelm Reich in Hell (8.13), Brecht on Theatre: The Development of an Aesthetic (7.94), You Can't Catch Death: A Daughter's Memoir (7.85), The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Knots & Ropework (7.18), The Complete Peanuts: 1961-1962 Dailies & Sundays (7.03), On Directing Film (7.01), Loading Mercury With a Pitchfork: [Poems] (6.78), The Snake Oil Wars, or, Scheherazade Ginsberg Strikes Again (6.72), Overcoat and Other Tales of Good and Evil (6.53), Doonesbury's Greatest Hits (6.41), So the Wind Won't Blow It All Away (6.37), The Complete Peanuts: 1955-1956 Dailies & Sundays (6.12), Wildlife (6.01), The Cartoon Guide to Physics (6), The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe (5.97), After Man: A Zoology of the Future (5.88), The Best Awful (5.83), Me and My Little Brain (Great Brain) (5.58), An Unfortunate Woman (5.57), The Great Brain at the Academy (Great Brain) (5.55), My Life As a Man (5.49), Rhinoceros and Other Plays (5.46), Haruki Murakami and the Music of Words (5.39), Women with Men : Three Stories (5.35)
Bottom 25 books by rating
Wild Animus (1.34), Dianetics (1.82), The Late Great Planet Earth (1.89), Baldur's Gate (2.06), The Birthing House (2.08), The Gnostic Mystery (2.14), The Beginners (2.15), Sweet Valley Confidential: Ten Years Later (2.16), Powers (2.21), Pemberley: Or Pride and Prejudice Continued (2.27), Out of Mind (2.29), Cleaving: A Story of Marriage, Meat, and Obsession (2.33), Cracking The Da Vinci Code: The Unauthorized Guide To The Facts Behind Dan Brown's Bestselling Novel (2.33), Confessions of a Sociopathic Social Climber: The Katya Livingston Chronicles (2.33), Confessions of an Heiress: A Tongue-in-Chic Peek Behind the Pose (2.35), Ten Days in the Hills (2.35), Citizen Girl (2.37), May Day (2.38), 4 Blondes (2.39), The Washingtonienne: A Novel (2.41), A Bridge to Wiseman's Cove (2.41), The Coming of the King (2.44), The Philadelphia Experiment: Project Invisibility (2.44), Barry Trotter and the Shameless Parody (2.45), The Thin Pink Line (2.46)
25 books people can't agree on
Must have 50 raters. The numbers are the standard deviation of rating—how much they differ from the average.
Wildlife (17), So the Wind Won't Blow It All Away (17), The Complete Peanuts: 1961-1962 Dailies & Sundays (17), Overcoat and Other Tales of Good and Evil (16.5), Doonesbury's Greatest Hits (16), The Cartoon Guide to Physics (15.5), An Unfortunate Woman (15.5), The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe (15), Women with Men : Three Stories (14.5), Haruki Murakami and the Music of Words (14.5), After Man: A Zoology of the Future (14.5), My Life As a Man (14.5), Me and My Little Brain (Great Brain) (14), Tarantula (14), The Complete Peanuts: 1955-1956 Dailies & Sundays (13.5), The Great Brain at the Academy (Great Brain) (13.5), Rhinoceros and Other Plays (13.5), More Adventures of the Great Brain (13), Leaf Storm and Other Stories (12.5), Masks of the Illuminati (12.5), Revolt in 2100 & Methuselah's Children (12), Snow White (11.5), Willard and His Bowling Trophies (11.5), The Breast (11), Cartoon History of the Universe 2: Volumes 8-13 (11)
50 top wanted
The most wanted books across the 14 swap sites LibraryThing integrates with. Number is the difference between "wanted" and "available."
The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals (7,141), Outliers: The Story of Success (6,805), Gone Girl (6,667), Catching Fire (6,024), Mockingjay (5,972), In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto (5,638), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (5,354), The Night Circus (4,680), The Host (4,537), The Hunger Games (4,359), The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (4,353), Fifty Shades of Grey (4,338), A Game of Thrones (4,283), PostSecret: Extraordinary Confessions from Ordinary Lives (4,215), The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest (4,177), A Dance With Dragons (4,084), Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption (4,003), The Help (3,926), Bossypants (3,883), Cloud Atlas (3,881), The Hunger Games / Catching Fire / Mockingjay (3,820), A Discovery of Witches (3,659), The Book Thief (3,640), Infinite Jest (3,639), Freakonomics: a Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything (3,549), The Graveyard Book (3,431), Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life (3,409), Mastering the Art of French Cooking (Volume One) (3,378), The Perks of Being a Wallflower (3,331), The Happiness Project: Or, Why I Spent a Year Trying to Sing in the Morning, Clean My Closets, Fight Right, Read Aristotle, and Generally Have More Fun (3,328), 11/22/63 (3,260), World War Z (3,125), House of Leaves (2,815), Fifty Shades Freed (2,741), The Passage (2,738), The Marriage Plot (2,716), Nourishing Traditions (2,701), An Echo in the Bone (2,589), In The Garden of Beasts (2,581), Where the Sidewalk Ends (2,554), Fall of Giants (2,536), Divergent (2,535), Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen (2,489), Before I Go to Sleep (2,474), Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Book 1) (2,462), Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2,452), State of Wonder (2,448), Deadlocked (2,417), God Is Not Great : How Religion Poisons Everything (2,377), Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2,364)
50 least wanted
Same as above, but counting "available" copies minus "wanted."
The Da Vinci Code (8,944), Elric: The Stealer of Souls [black hole bug edition] (8,897), Angels & Demons (6,335), Deception Point (4,434), Digital Fortress (4,344), Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood (4,165), The Brethren (4,113), A Painted House (4,106), The Street Lawyer (4,040), The Broker (4,034), The Testament (3,986), The Runaway Jury (3,959), The King of Torts (3,928), The Summons (3,852), The Devil Wears Prada (3,754), The Memory Keeper's Daughter (3,714), The Chamber (3,689), The Last Juror (3,681), The Partner (3,661), The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town (3,513), Memoirs of a Geisha (3,390), The Nanny Diaries (3,351), The Rainmaker (3,179), A Time to Kill (3,052), The Pelican Brief (3,025), The Pilot's Wife (2,996), The Pelican Brief (Penguin Readers, Level 5) (2,954), The Purpose Driven Life (2,953), The Firm (2,902), The Client (2,841), The Purpose Driven Life (2,827), Left Behind (2,760), Seabiscuit: An American Legend (2,689), Dr. Atkins' New Diet Revolution (2,620), Honeymoon (2,614), We'll Meet Again (2,594), Cold Mountain (2,579), The Appeal (2,561), Pilot's Wife (2,539), Shreve, Anita (2,539), What to Expect When You're Expecting (2,493), Trace (2,459), The Firm (Penguin Readers, Level 5) (2,458), Cross (2,386), A Million Little Pieces ** [AUDIO] (2,340), Blow Fly (2,339), Hannibal (2,336), The Horse Whisperer (2,332), Skipping Christmas (2,332), Bleachers (2,322)
25 most-reviewed books (3999 reviews), The Hunger Games (2951 reviews), Twilight (2214 reviews), The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo (1620 reviews), The Book Thief (1540 reviews), Catching Fire (1448 reviews), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (1404 reviews), Mockingjay (1322 reviews), The Help (1287 reviews), Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Book 1) (1254 reviews), The Da Vinci Code (1224 reviews), The Road (1201 reviews), The Time Traveler's Wife (1190 reviews), The Kite Runner (1131 reviews), Water for Elephants (1107 reviews), The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (1101 reviews), The Hornet's Sting: The Amazing Untold Story of World War II Spy Thomas Sneum (1085 reviews), The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (1017 reviews), New Moon (1012 reviews), Breaking Dawn (1009 reviews), Pride and Prejudice (982 reviews), The Graveyard Book (963 reviews), The Giver (947 reviews), To Kill a Mockingbird (944 reviews), The Lovely Bones (884 reviews)
Top 50 books, by copies (more)Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Book 1) (76,370), Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (66,803), Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (66,319), Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (65,804), Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (64,933), Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (64,313), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (61,060), The Hobbit (51,014), The Da Vinci Code (50,462), 1984 (48,634), Pride and Prejudice (48,102), The Catcher in the Rye (46,138), To Kill a Mockingbird (45,189), The Great Gatsby (42,283), Twilight (41,036), The Kite Runner (36,666), Jane Eyre (34,557), Animal Farm (34,446), The Lord of the Rings (33,295), The Hunger Games (33,095), Brave New World (32,556), New Moon (32,457), Angels & Demons (31,951), The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (31,572), Life of Pi (30,712), Wuthering Heights (30,352), Eclipse (30,043), The fellowship of the ring (30,038), The Time Traveler's Wife (29,925), Fahrenheit 451 (29,467), Lord of the Flies (28,503), One Hundred Years of Solitude (28,210), Slaughterhouse-Five (27,954), The Odyssey (27,693), The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo (27,454), The two towers (26,883), Breaking Dawn (26,544), Memoirs of a Geisha (26,390), Crime and Punishment (26,284), Catch-22 (26,131), The return of the king (26,113), The Lovely Bones (25,847), Ender's Game (25,713), Catching Fire (23,964), The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (23,394), Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (23,330), Anna Karenina (23,059), American Gods (22,852), Sense and Sensibility (22,779), Of Mice and Men (22,650)
Top Books by LibraryThing AuthorsOutlander by Diana Gabaldon, Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson, The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Dan Chaon, Bleak House by Tatiana Holway, Snow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See, The Cat in the Hat by Sholem Berger, Looking for Alaska by John Green, The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants by Ann Brashares, Sarah's Key by Tatiana de Rosnay, America (The Book): A Citizen's Guide to Democracy Inaction by Chris Regan, The Dante Club by Matthew Pearl, The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein, His Majesty's Dragon by Naomi Novik, The True Story of the Three Little Pigs by Jon Scieszka, Wicked Lovely by Melissa Marr, Midwives by Chris Bohjalian, Killing Floor by Lee Child, The Maze Runner by James Dashner, 2nd Chance by Andrew Gross, Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford, Mistborn: The Final Empire by Brandon Sanderson, A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness, A Darkness at Sethanon by Don Maitz, The Beekeeper's Apprentice by Laurie R. King