The 100 Favorite Novels of Librarians

98 Works 2,168,615 Books 38,760 Reviews 4.1

Based on a survey conducted by Brodart Co., September, 1998 - March, 1999

Year Awarded:
1999
WorkOrder Label
Pride and Prejudice (1813) by Jane Austen
1
To Kill a Mockingbird (1960) by Harper Lee
2
Jane Eyre (1847) by Charlotte Brontë
3
Gone with the Wind (1936) by Margaret Mitchell
4
The Lord of the Rings (1954) by J. R. R. Tolkien
5
The Catcher in the Rye (1951) by J. D. Salinger
6
Little Women (1868) by Louisa May Alcott
7
A Prayer for Owen Meany (1989) by John Irving
8
The Stand (1978) by Stephen King
9
The Great Gatsby (1925) by F. Scott Fitzgerald
10
The Mists of Avalon (1982) by Marion Zimmer Bradley
11
David Copperfield (1850) by Charles Dickens
12
Kristin Lavransdatter (1920) by Sigrid Undset
13
Beloved (1987) by Toni Morrison
14
The Age of Innocence (1920) by Edith Wharton
15
The Shell Seekers (1987) by Rosamunde Pilcher
16
Tess of the D'Urbervilles (1891) by Thomas Hardy
17
The World According to Garp (1978) by John Irving
18
Catch-22 (1961) by Joseph Heller
19
The Clan of the Cave Bear (1980) by Jean M. Auel
20
The Horse Whisperer (1995) by Nicholas Evans
21
The Pillars of the Earth (1989) by Ken Follett
22
The Prince of Tides (1986) by Pat Conroy
23
Possession (1990) by A.S. Byatt
24
Rebecca (1938) by Daphne Du Maurier
25
Follow the River (1981) by James Alexander Thom
26
My Ántonia (1918) by Willa Cather
27
The Old Man and the Sea (1950) by Ernest Hemingway
28
The Scarlet Letter (1850) by Nathaniel Hawthorne
29
Sophie's Choice (1979) by William Styron
30
Snow Falling on Cedars (1997) by David Guterson
31
One Hundred Years of Solitude (1967) by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
32
The Name of the Rose (1980) by Umberto Eco
33
The Giver (1993) by Lois Lowry
34
Cold Mountain (1997) by Charles Frazier
35
Cold Sassy Tree (1984) by Olive Ann Burns
36
Atlas Shrugged (1957) by Ayn Rand
37
Bridge to Terabithia (1977) by Katherine Paterson
38
Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant (1982) by Anne Tyler
39
The Hobbit (1937) by J. R. R. Tolkien
40
Les Misérables (1862) by Victor Hugo
41
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (1950) by C. S. Lewis
42
Wuthering Heights (1847) by Emily Brontë
43
A Tale of Two Cities (1859) by Charles Dickens
44
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1884) by Mark Twain
45
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1865) by Lewis Carroll
46
The Wind in the Willows (1908) by Kenneth Grahame
47
The Bean Trees (1988) by Barbara Kingsolver
48
Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ (1880) by Lew Wallace
49
And Then There Were None (1939) by Agatha Christie
50
The Secret Garden (1910) by Frances Hodgson Burnett
51
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry (1976) by Mildred D. Taylor
52
Busman's Honeymoon: A Love Story with Detective Interruptions (1937) by Dorothy L. Sayers
53
Schindler's Ark (1982) by Thomas Keneally
54
Emma (1815) by Jane Austen
55
The Color Purple (1982) by Alice Walker
56
The Count of Monte Cristo (1844) by Alexandre Dumas père
57
Charlotte's Web (1952) by E. B. White
58
Anne of Green Gables (1908) by L. M. Montgomery
59
Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood (1996) by Rebecca Wells
60
Lady Chatterley's Lover (1960) by D. H. Lawrence
61
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (1943) by Betty Smith
62
East of Eden (1952) by John Steinbeck
63
The Once and Future King (1938) by T. H. White
64
Ender's Game (1985) by Orson Scott Card
65
The Fountainhead (1943) by Ayn Rand
66
A Patchwork Planet (1998) by Anne Tyler
67
Gaudy Night (1935) by Dorothy L. Sayers
68
Shogun (1975) by James Clavell
69
The Grapes of Wrath (1939) by John Steinbeck
70
The Handmaid's Tale (1985) by Margaret Atwood
71
Lonesome Dove (1985) by Larry McMurtry
72
Outlander (1991) by Diana Gabaldon
73
Pigs in Heaven (1993) by Barbara Kingsolver
74
Slaughterhouse-Five (1969) by Kurt Vonnegut
75
Jude the Obscure (1895) by Thomas Hardy
76
Time and Again (1970) by Jack Finney
77
Misery (1987) by Stephen King
78
A Christmas Carol (1843) by Charles Dickens
79
The Accidental Tourist (1985) by Anne Tyler
80
Giants in the Earth (1927) by O. E. Rølvaag
81
Persuasion (1817) by Jane Austen
82
Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe (1987) by Fannie Flagg
83
Tisha: The Story of a Young Teacher in the Alaska Wilderness (1976) by Robert Specht
84
The Thorn Birds (1977) by Colleen McCullough
85
Christy (1967) by Catherine Marshall
86
Lost Horizon (1933) by James Hilton
87
Fahrenheit 451 (1953) by Ray Bradbury
89
For Whom the Bell Tolls (1940) by Ernest Hemingway
90
Bleak House (1852) by Charles Dickens
92
Boy's Life (1991) by Robert R. McCammon
93
Chesapeake (1978) by James A. Michener
94
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (1979) by Douglas Adams
95
How Green Was My Valley (1939) by Richard Llewellyn
96
Howards End (1910) by E. M. Forster
97
I, Robot (1940) by Isaac Asimov
98
Of Mice and Men (1937) by John Steinbeck
99
A Passage to India (1924) by E. M. Forster
100

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