The Great American Read

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100 Works 2,756,917 Books 61,232 Reviews 4.0
The Great American Read Top 100 Books were chosen through a survey of Americans conducted by PBS, The Great American Read and a polling service. It is an eight-part PBS television and online series show more designed to spark a national conversation about reading and the books that have inspired, moved, and shaped us.

#95 The Archon Conspiracy
was also published as Mind Invaders.
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Year Awarded:
2018
WorkOrder Label
To Kill a Mockingbird (1960) by Harper Lee
1
Outlander (1991) by Diana Gabaldon
Outlander (Series)
2
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (1997) by J. K. Rowling
Harry Potter (Series)
3
Pride and Prejudice (1813) by Jane Austen
4
The Lord of the Rings (1954) by J. R. R. Tolkien
The Lord of the Rings (Series)
5
Gone with the Wind (1936) by Margaret Mitchell
6
Charlotte's Web (1952) by E. B. White
7
Little Women (1868) by Louisa May Alcott
8
The Chronicles of Narnia (1950) by C. S. Lewis
The Chronicles of Narnia (Series)
9
Jane Eyre (1847) by Charlotte Brontë
10
Anne of Green Gables (1908) by L. M. Montgomery
11
The Grapes of Wrath (1939) by John Steinbeck
12
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (1943) by Betty Smith
13
The Book Thief (2005) by Markus Zusak
14
The Great Gatsby (1925) by F. Scott Fitzgerald
15
The Help (2009) by Kathryn Stockett
16
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) by Mark Twain
17
1984 (1949) by George Orwell
18
And Then There Were None (1939) by Agatha Christie
19
Atlas Shrugged (1957) by Ayn Rand
20
Wuthering Heights (1847) by Emily Brontë
21
Lonesome Dove (1985) by Larry McMurtry
22
The Pillars of the Earth (1989) by Ken Follett
23
The Stand (1978) by Stephen King
24
Rebecca (1938) by Daphne Du Maurier
25
A Prayer for Owen Meany (1989) by John Irving
26
The Color Purple (1982) by Alice Walker
27
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1865) by Lewis Carroll
28
Great Expectations (1861) by Charles Dickens
29
The Catcher in the Rye (1951) by J. D. Salinger
30
Where the Red Fern Grows (1961) by Wilson Rawls
31
The Outsiders (1967) by S. E. Hinton
32
The Da Vinci Code (2003) by Dan Brown
33
The Handmaid's Tale (1985) by Margaret Atwood
34
Dune (1965) by Frank Herbert
35
The Little Prince (1943) by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
36
The Call of the Wild (1903) by Jack London
37
The Clan of the Cave Bear (1980) by Jean M. Auel
38
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (1979) by Douglas Adams
39
The Hunger Games (2008) by Suzanne Collins
The Hunger Games (Series)
40
The Count of Monte Cristo (1844) by Alexandre Dumas père
41
The Joy Luck Club (1989) by Amy Tan
42
Frankenstein (1818) by Mary Shelley
43
The Giver (1993) by Lois Lowry
44
Memoirs of a Geisha (1997) by Arthur Golden
45
Moby Dick (1851) by Herman Melville
46
Catch-22 (1961) by Joseph Heller
47
A Game of Thrones (1996) by George R. R. Martin
Game of Thrones (Series)
48
Foundation (1951) by Isaac Asimov
Foundation (Series)
49
War and Peace (1868) by Leo Tolstoy
50
Their Eyes Were Watching God (1937) by Zora Neale Hurston
51
Jurassic Park (1990) by Michael Crichton
52
The Godfather (1969) by Mario Puzo
53
One Hundred Years of Solitude (1967) by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
54
The Picture of Dorian Gray (1890) by Oscar Wilde
55
The Notebook (1996) by Nicholas Sparks
56
The Shack (2008) by William P. Young
57
A Confederacy of Dunces (1980) by John Kennedy Toole
58
The Hunt for Red October (1984) by Tom Clancy
59
Beloved (1987) by Toni Morrison
60
The Martian (2012) by Andy Weir
61
The Eye of the World (1990) by Robert Jordan
The Wheel of Time (Series)
62
Siddhartha (1945) by Hermann Hesse
63
Crime and Punishment (1866) by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
64
The Sun Also Rises (1926) by Ernest Hemingway
65
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (2003) by Mark Haddon
66
A Separate Peace (1959) by John Knowles
67
Don Quixote (1605) by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
68
The Lovely Bones (2002) by Alice Sebold
69
The Alchemist (1988) by Paulo Coelho
70
Hatchet (1987) by Gary Paulsen
Hatchet (Series)
71
Invisible Man (1952) by Ralph Ellison
72
Twilight (2005) by Stephenie Meyer
The Twilight Saga (Series)
73
Tales of the City (1978) by Armistead Maupin
Tales of the City (Series)
74
Gulliver's Travels (1727) by Jonathan Swift
75
Ready Player One (2011) by Ernest Cline
76
Left Behind: A Novel of the Earth's Last Days (1995) by Tim LaHaye
Left Behind (Series)
77
Gone Girl (2012) by Gillian Flynn
78
Watchers (1987) by Dean Koontz
79
The Pilgrim's Progress (1678) by John Bunyan
80
Along Came a Spider (1993) by James Patterson
Alex Cross Mysteries (Series)
81
Things Fall Apart (1958) by Chinua Achebe
82
Heart of Darkness (1899) by Joseph Conrad
83
Gilead (2004) by Marilynne Robinson
84
Flowers In The Attic (1979) by V. C. Andrews
85
Fifty Shades of Grey (2011) by E L James
Fifty Shades of Grey (Series)
86
The Sirens of Titan (1959) by Kurt Vonnegut
87
This Present Darkness (1986) by Frank E. Peretti
88
Americanah (2013) by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
89
Another Country (1962) by James Baldwin
90
Bless Me, Ultima (1972) by Rudolfo Anaya
91
Looking for Alaska (2005) by John Green
92
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao (2007) by Junot Díaz
93
Swan Song (1987) by Robert R. McCammon
94
The Archon Conspiracy (1989) by Dave Hunt
Mind Invaders
95
White Teeth (2000) by Zadie Smith
96
Ghost (2016) by Jason Reynolds
97
The Coldest Winter Ever (1999) by Sister Souljah
98
The Intuitionist (1999) by Colson Whitehead
99
Doña Barbara (1929) by Rómulo Gallegos
100

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