Top 25 books by ratingQueen Elizabeth's Wardrobe Unlocked (4.97), The Complete Calvin and Hobbes (4.9), Patterns of Fashion 4: The Cut and Construction of Linen Shirts, Smocks, Neckwear, Headwear and Accessories for Men and Women, c1540-1660 (4.86), The Oxford English Dictionary (20 Volume Set) (Vols 1-20) (4.86), The Oxford Illustrated Jane Austen: Emma/Mansfield Park/Northanger Abbey/Persuasion/Pride and Prejudice/Sense and Sensibility/Minor Works (4.83), The New Shorter Oxford English Dictionary (2 Vol. Set; Thumb Indexed Edition) (4.82), The Complete Aubrey/Maturin Novels (4.81), Bread: A Baker's Book of Techniques and Recipes (4.8), The Absolute Sandman Volume Four (4.8), Disney Animation : The Illusion of Life (4.79), The Oxford English Dictionary [Compact Edition] (4.79), Toda Mafalda (4.78), The Fleece and Fiber Sourcebook: More Than 200 Fibers, from Animal to Spun Yarn (4.78), The Complete Far Side (4.78), Fashion (4.78), A Second Treasury of Knitting Patterns (4.77), The ESV Study Bible (4.76), A Journey of the Imagination: The Art of James Christensen (4.76), Hoodoo Herb and Root Magic: A Materia Magica of African-American Conjure (4.76), Lone Wolf and Cub, Vol. 28: The Lotus Throne (4.76), Patterns of Fashion 3: The Cut and Construction of Clothes for Men and Women, c1560-1620 (4.76), The New Frontier (Absolute Edition) (4.76), A Treasury of Knitting Patterns (4.75), The Absolute Sandman Volume Three (4.74), The Encyclopedia of Mammals (4.74)
Bottom 25 books by rating
Wild Animus (1.35), Dianetics (1.83), The Late Great Planet Earth (1.87), Baldur's Gate (2.06), The Birthing House (2.08), Necronomicon Spellbook (2.12), The Gnostic Mystery (2.14), The Beginners (2.15), Sweet Valley Confidential: Ten Years Later (2.16), Powers (2.2), Pemberley: Or Pride and Prejudice Continued (2.27), Cleaving: A Story of Marriage, Meat, and Obsession (2.32), Ten Days in the Hills (2.34), Confessions of an Heiress: A Tongue-in-Chic Peek Behind the Pose (2.35), Confessions of a Sociopathic Social Climber: The Katya Livingston Chronicles (2.36), Citizen Girl (2.36), May Day (2.38), Cracking The Da Vinci Code: The Unauthorized Guide To The Facts Behind Dan Brown's Bestselling Novel (2.39), 4 Blondes (2.4), 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.
New World Translation of the Holy Scriptures (1.5), The Book of Mormon (1.5), Dianetics (1.5), Toys (1.32), Miles to Go (1.3), The Sad Tale of the Brothers Grossbart (1.27), A Courtesan's Guide to Getting Your Man (1.23), Things Fall Apart (Norton Critical Edition) (1.14), Sunnyside (1.11), Uncle Tom's Cabin [Norton Critical Edition] (1.1), Fireworks Over Toccoa (1.09), The Botticelli Secret (1.08), Intervention (1.07), FLCL, Volume 1 (1.07), Wild Fire (1.06), Corrag (1.06), Dead or Alive (1.05), Enter the Enchanted (1.05), Embrace (1.04), Dog boy (1.04), Time Enough for Love (1.04), Sacrament (1.04), A Tale of Two Cities [Enriched Classics - Cox] (1.04), Star Wars: From the Adventures of Luke Skywalker (1.03), Politics (1.03)
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 Philosopher's Stone (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 (3998 reviews), The Hunger Games (2879 reviews), Twilight (2188 reviews), The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo (1601 reviews), The Book Thief (1473 reviews), Catching Fire (1400 reviews), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (1383 reviews), Mockingjay (1275 reviews), The Help (1259 reviews), Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (1219 reviews), The Da Vinci Code (1201 reviews), The Road (1182 reviews), The Time Traveler's Wife (1176 reviews), The Kite Runner (1102 reviews), Water for Elephants (1098 reviews), The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (1084 reviews), The Hornet's Sting: The Amazing Untold Story of World War II Spy Thomas Sneum (1084 reviews), Breaking Dawn (1003 reviews), New Moon (1003 reviews), The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (986 reviews), Pride and Prejudice (962 reviews), The Graveyard Book (948 reviews), The Giver (928 reviews), To Kill a Mockingbird (925 reviews), The Lovely Bones (875 reviews)
Top 50 books, by copies (more)Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (75,087), Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (66,004), Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (65,362), Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (64,862), Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (64,123), Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (63,477), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (60,300), The Da Vinci Code (49,855), The Hobbit (49,800), 1984 (47,768), Pride and Prejudice (47,365), The Catcher in the Rye (45,465), To Kill a Mockingbird (44,407), The Great Gatsby (41,476), Twilight (40,692), The Kite Runner (36,228), Jane Eyre (34,012), Animal Farm (33,765), The Lord of the Rings (32,728), New Moon (32,191), The Hunger Games (32,009), Brave New World (31,978), Angels & Demons (31,417), The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (31,059), Life of Pi (30,301), Wuthering Heights (29,888), Eclipse (29,631), The Time Traveler's Wife (29,621), The fellowship of the ring (29,231), Fahrenheit 451 (28,789), Lord of the Flies (27,942), One Hundred Years of Solitude (27,796), Slaughterhouse-Five (27,507), The Odyssey (27,204), The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo (27,081), The two towers (26,407), Breaking Dawn (26,255), Memoirs of a Geisha (26,125), Crime and Punishment (25,769), Catch-22 (25,727), The return of the king (25,649), The Lovely Bones (25,612), Ender's Game (25,017), The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (22,947), Catching Fire (22,878), Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (22,796), Anna Karenina (22,603), American Gods (22,509), Sense and Sensibility (22,422), Of Mice and Men (22,197)
Top Books by LibraryThing AuthorsOutlander by Diana Gabaldon, Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson, Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde by Dan Chaon, Snow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See, Bleak House by Tatiana Holway, The Cat in the Hat by Zachary Sholem Berger, Looking for Alaska by John Green, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants by Ann Brashares, The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss, 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, A Darkness at Sethanon by Don Maitz, The Symposium by Walter Hamilton, Mistborn: The Final Empire by Brandon Sanderson, Let the Great World Spin by Colum McCann