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Great Pirate Books

Description: In honor of Talk Like a Pirate Day 2015, we're compiling lists of all our favorite Pirate Media. Here you'll find books that set a course for the open sea. Feel free to add yours! Check out our lists of Great Pirate Movies and Great Pirate Music to complete your pirate education.

Members: 20 participating members (show all)

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1
30,036 members, 409 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: tottman (1), souloftherose (1), timspalding (1), hipdeep (2), Yamanekotei (2), aulsmith (2), conceptDawg (3), Jarandel (5), norabelle414 (6), cej1027

Score: 34.36

Explanations:

timspalding (1): Read this with my son (9). It's a classic for a reason!

2
22,794 members, 502 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: Yamanekotei (1), kgriffith (1), lorannen (1), katemcangus (2), conceptDawg (2), ablachly (2), hipdeep (4), tottman (4), Jarandel (4), timspalding (7)

Thumbs down: aulsmith

Score: 31.04

Explanations:

timspalding (7): Great book—but piracy plays a small role.

3
1,568 members, 42 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: tottman (2), Jarandel (2), souloftherose (2), timspalding (4), norabelle414 (5)

Score: 15.59

4
16,322 members, 298 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (1), ablachly (1), Yamanekotei (3), norabelle414 (7)

Score: 13.5

5
4,361 members, 172 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: Jarandel (1), kjgormley (3), Yamanekotei (4)

Score: 9.87

7
by Avi
6,121 members, 141 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: katemcangus (1), norabelle414 (4)

Score: 6.83

8
1,553 members, 52 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (3), Jarandel (3)

Score: 6.08

9
4,130 members, 14 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: yoyogod (2), norabelle414 (8)

Score: 5.74

12
6,189 members, 76 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (1)

Score: 4

13
950 members, 19 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: yoyogod (1)

Score: 4

Explanations:

yoyogod (1): The beginning af the Manga saga of Money d. Luffy who will one day be king of the pirates.

14
606 members, 7 reviews
3.66 stars (3.66 stars)

Lists: tardis (1)

Score: 4

15
491 members, 40 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: kjgormley (1)

Score: 4

16
221 members, 15 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: norabelle414 (1)

Score: 4

17
103 members, 4 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

Lists: elenchus (1)

Score: 4

Explanations:

elenchus (1): Even were he not a pirate, how can one go wrong with a name like Slaughterboard?

18
60 members, 26 reviews
3.57 stars (3.57 stars)

Lists: conceptDawg (1)

Score: 4

19
5 members, 2 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: cathyskendrovich (1)

Score: 4

Explanations:

cathyskendrovich (1): It's an escape into a high seas romantic adventure with the sexy, dominating Captain Andre Dubois at the helm, and his feisty lady love, Sophie.

20
2 members, 1 review
3.5 stars (3.5 stars)

Lists: bnielsen (1)

Score: 4

21
2,673 members, 79 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Lists: elenchus (2)

Score: 3.36

Explanations:

elenchus (2): Capt Bluebear is adopted by Minipirates, and it goes from there

23
391 members, 9 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: bnielsen (2)

Score: 3.36

24
577 members, 11 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Lists: tottman (3)

Score: 3.04

25
249 members, 14 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: norabelle414 (3)

Score: 3.04

26
57 members, 1 review
3.7 stars (3.7 stars)

Lists: yoyogod (3)

Score: 3.04

Explanations:

yoyogod (3): A very strange and disturbing Choose Your Own Adventure style book for adults, where you become a pirate sailing an ocean of lard.

27
25 members, 1 review
3.5 stars (3.5 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (3)

Score: 3.04

30
111 members, 7 reviews
3.4 stars (3.4 stars)

Lists: Yamanekotei (5)

Score: 2.68

31
380 members, 9 reviews
3.4 stars (3.4 stars)

Lists: kjgormley (6)

Score: 2.56

32
130 members, 2 reviews
4.7 stars (4.7 stars)

Lists: Yamanekotei (6)

Score: 2.56

33
7 members, 0 reviews
5 stars (5 stars)

Lists: Yamanekotei (7)

Score: 2.46

34
3 members, 0 reviews
5 stars (5 stars)

Lists: Yamanekotei (8)

Score: 2.38

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About this list

Started by: lorannen (September 2015)

Type: Numbered and unnumbered

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