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Best Young Adult

Description: Fiction, Nonfiction, any genre.

Members: 96 participating members (show all)

All members' list: [1] 2 3 4Sort: Score | Title | Author | Date
1
49,555 members, 3,217 reviews
4.34 stars (4.34 stars)
2
62,973 members, 1,231 reviews
4.39 stars (4.39 stars)

Explanations:

PitcherBooks (1): YA, All Ages. Award-Winner. 1. It's a well-written, interesting and altogether compelling piece of historical fiction. 2. You can't live in America without reading it at least once. 3. If you love the movie (who didn't?), the book is even better. 1960 Pulitzer Prize winner. "Deals with the issues of racism that were observed by the author as a child in her hometown of Monroeville, Alabama. Despite being Lee's only published book, it led to Lee being awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom of the United States for her contribution to literature in 2007. Lee has also been the recipient of numerous honorary degrees..." per Wikipedia. Simply the most outstanding & compelling read ever!… (more)

sturlington (13): Should be read by everyone, regardless of age.

3
105,150 members, 1,722 reviews
4.29 stars (4.29 stars)

Explanations:

PitcherBooks (42): JF, YA, All Ages. Multiple award winner. The 1998 book that started it all, first & best of the 7-book series. Harry Potter learns he's to be a student wizard at Hogwarts and so escape his awful Muggle relatives. Despite the dire predicaments his new status brings him, he is buoyed up with new friends and a wizard mentor. If you read one, you'll end up reading them all ... Barney: There's nothing new under the sun.… (more)

4
73,759 members, 985 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: sturlington (1), lipi (2), SunnySD (2), Jarandel (2), michaela_vy (3), justablondemoment (4), mattias_books (5), el_len (5), ahef1963 (6), longway (8), bethielouwho (8)10 more, ncgraham (9), SylviaC (11), meliarose (11), KimarieBee (12), aeleone (16), Peace2 (18), Quaisior (23), eclecticdodo, merrystar, rretzler

Score: 53.05

5
86,439 members, 837 reviews
4.4 stars (4.4 stars)

Lists: fitzgage (2), generalkala (2), kara.shamy (3), michaela_vy (4), auroraejade (4), bethielouwho (4), JqnOC (4), enrique_molinero (4), LisaMaria_C (4), el_len (6), ahef1963 (8)11 more, guyalice (8), pwaites (11), Dilara86 (12), ncgraham (13), Peace2 (14), susiesharp (17), sturlington (20), rretzler, eclecticdodo, Herenya, merrystar

Thumbs down: _Zoe_, Quaisior

Score: 50.11

6
30,702 members, 1,402 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: SCrumrine (1), bestem (1), keeneam (2), bcbc6000 (3), maureenreads (3), justablondemoment (3), _Zoe_ (3), ahef1963 (5), bethielouwho (6), trisarahdactyl (6), guyalice (7)6 more, pwaites (13), aeleone (14), sturlington (21), susiesharp (24), amysisson, eclecticdodo

Score: 45.8

7
11,645 members, 611 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: burniereads (1), Jasmeen_Bains (1), CristinaPoole (1), codewell (2), maureenreads (4), SunnySD (4), Dilara86 (4), auroraejade (6), bestem (10), KimarieBee (11), aeleone (15)6 more, pwaites (16), ahef1963 (21), sturlington (26), LisaMaria_C (42), Herenya, meliarose

Score: 43.93

8
30,238 members, 783 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: bcbc6000 (4), lipi (4), sturlington (4), kara.shamy (5), SunnySD (6), StefanieGeeks (7), kiwiflowa (7), Quaisior (8), SylviaC (9), ahef1963 (11), guyalice (12)8 more, bethielouwho (13), codewell (14), aeleone (17), PitcherBooks (26), YellowHedgehog, merrystar, rretzler, meliarose

Score: 43.77

Explanations:

PitcherBooks (26): YA, All Ages. 1962 Multiple Award Winner. SF&F classic. Loved this as a kid. Still do. First and best of the four book series.

9
84,515 members, 824 reviews
4.36 stars (4.36 stars)

Lists: el_len (3), fitzgage (3), LisaMaria_C (3), kara.shamy (4), bcbc6000 (5), michaela_vy (5), JqnOC (6), bethielouwho (7), guyalice (9), enrique_molinero (10), ahef1963 (12)9 more, MikeBriggs (13), Dilara86 (14), Peace2 (15), ncgraham (18), susiesharp (18), Herenya, eclecticdodo, rretzler, merrystar

Thumbs down: lipi, _Zoe_, Quaisior

Score: 40.78

10
29,920 members, 641 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)
11
18,769 members, 886 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: fgjohnson (1), keeneam (1), burniereads (2), el_len (2), trisarahdactyl (4), guyalice (5), kiwiflowa (5), bestem (6), enrique_molinero (7), ahef1963 (9), sturlington (24)4 more, Peace2 (32), Moomin_Mama, amysisson, meliarose

Score: 40.4

12
14,123 members, 214 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: NareHon (1), aulsmith (1), kara.shamy (2), ahef1963 (4), generalkala (6), SylviaC (6), Quaisior (6), Dilara86 (7), Peace2 (11), bethielouwho (11), meliarose (17)5 more, sturlington (23), LisaMaria_C (27), rretzler, merrystar, Herenya

Score: 39.79

13
79,033 members, 1,447 reviews
4.43 stars (4.43 stars)

Lists: ellezze (1), generalkala (3), el_len (4), fitzgage (4), bcbc6000 (6), michaela_vy (6), kara.shamy (6), JqnOC (7), MikeBriggs (8), bethielouwho (9), guyalice (11)8 more, ahef1963 (13), ncgraham (14), Peace2 (17), susiesharp (20), eclecticdodo, Herenya, rretzler, merrystar

Thumbs down: lipi, _Zoe_, Quaisior

Score: 39.42

14
8,266 members, 531 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)
15
34,843 members, 1,904 reviews
4.37 stars (4.37 stars)

Lists: kesser (1), KimarieBee (1), whiteknight50 (2), pwaites (2), SqueakyChu (3), keeneam (3), _Zoe_ (5), guyalice (13), ahef1963 (16), bethielouwho (16), sturlington (25)4 more, Peace2 (35), jain (39), meliarose, foggidawn

Score: 38.46

16
7,771 members, 261 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: whiteknight50 (1), elkiedee (1), LisaMaria_C (2), kiwiflowa (3), susiesharp (3), auroraejade (5), guyalice (6), ahef1963 (10), ncgraham (10), Dilara86 (16), Peace2 (33)3 more, jain (40), Herenya, merrystar

Score: 35.96

17
82,815 members, 742 reviews
4.28 stars (4.28 stars)

Lists: fitzgage (5), JqnOC (5), LisaMaria_C (5), bcbc6000 (7), michaela_vy (7), kara.shamy (7), enrique_molinero (9), el_len (10), guyalice (10), bethielouwho (12), Dilara86 (13)8 more, ahef1963 (14), ncgraham (17), susiesharp (19), Peace2 (23), eclecticdodo, Herenya, rretzler, merrystar

Thumbs down: lipi, _Zoe_, Quaisior

Score: 35.92

18
19,889 members, 461 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: SCrumrine (2), _Zoe_ (2), aulsmith (2), codewell (3), kiwiflowa (6), bcbc6000 (8), michaela_vy (8), generalkala (8), el_len (9), Jarandel (9), MikeBriggs (10)3 more, LisaMaria_C (39), rretzler, merrystar

Thumbs down: PitcherBooks

Score: 32.95

19
33,442 members, 1,596 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)
20
82,983 members, 767 reviews
4.36 stars (4.36 stars)

Lists: JqnOC (3), enrique_molinero (3), codewell (4), fitzgage (7), kara.shamy (8), bcbc6000 (10), michaela_vy (10), bethielouwho (15), guyalice (15), ncgraham (15), ahef1963 (22)5 more, Peace2 (25), eclecticdodo, rretzler, Herenya, merrystar

Thumbs down: _Zoe_, Quaisior

Score: 31.65

21
15,322 members, 523 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: daphneyj10 (1), burniereads (4), SqueakyChu (5), longway (9), maureenreads (10), bcbc6000 (11), justablondemoment (11), Quaisior (17), bethielouwho (21), sturlington (28), ahef1963 (28)3 more, pwaites (49), amysisson, Herenya

Score: 31.18

22
17,540 members, 1,284 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: Peace2 (2), StefanieGeeks (4), generalkala (4), codewell (5), maureenreads (6), fitzgage (8), justablondemoment (8), Bduke (10), michaela_vy (11), SunnySD (11), meliarose (18)4 more, bethielouwho (18), el_len (19), foggidawn, Herenya

Thumbs down: sturlington, pwaites, PitcherBooks

Score: 29.19

Explanations:

sturlington (0): Just bad.

pwaites (0): Full of action, but over-hyped and ludicrous plot-line.

23
37,120 members, 1,645 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)
24
5,433 members, 108 reviews
4.24 stars (4.24 stars)

Lists: SunnySD (1), SylviaC (1), Quaisior (1), bestem (3), pwaites (5), codewell (6), ncgraham (11), LisaMaria_C (30), foggidawn, merrystar, Herenya

Thumbs down: PitcherBooks

Score: 27.57

25
88,172 members, 849 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

Lists: JqnOC (2), kara.shamy (9), fitzgage (9), michaela_vy (13), bcbc6000 (14), el_len (15), Dilara86 (17), Peace2 (20), bethielouwho (20), sturlington (29), ahef1963 (38)3 more, eclecticdodo, merrystar, rretzler

Thumbs down: Quaisior

Score: 27.08

26
6,030 members, 84 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: SylviaC (2), Quaisior (2), SunnySD (5), auroraejade (7), bestem (7), el_len (8), susiesharp (8), Peace2 (13), ahef1963 (20), LisaMaria_C (46), merrystar

Score: 26.27

27
21,026 members, 1,075 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: Devinoconnor (1), AliceFitz (1), Friederike.Geissler (2), mattias_books (9), maureenreads (9), fitzgage (11), el_len (12), bcbc6000 (13), bethielouwho (25), ahef1963 (52), meliarose

Thumbs down: merrystar

Score: 25.68

28
1,831 members, 22 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)

Lists: Jarandel (1), Devinoconnor (2), aulsmith (3), Quaisior (7), jain (8), Peace2 (9), Dilara86 (11), ahef1963 (17), LisaMaria_C (29), sturlington (31), merrystar

Thumbs down: PitcherBooks

Score: 24.79

29
5,480 members, 186 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: SCrumrine (3), _Zoe_ (4), SylviaC (7), SunnySD (8), maureenreads (11), Quaisior (11), ncgraham (12), el_len (14), guyalice (14), jain (29), pwaites (50)2 more, merrystar, foggidawn

Thumbs down: PitcherBooks, justablondemoment

Score: 24.14

30
6,328 members, 165 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: trisarahdactyl (1), _Zoe_ (1), Devinoconnor (3), codewell (9), el_len (18), Quaisior (27), YellowHedgehog, merrystar, Herenya

Score: 23.13

31
33,993 members, 617 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Explanations:

sturlington (0): Better for younger children

PitcherBooks (27): JF, YA, All Ages. 1950 BritLit fantasy adventure classic. Equally appealing to both boys & girls. The first and best of the somewhat uneven seven book Narnia series.… (more)

32
6,086 members, 206 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Lists: cattnip172 (1), justablondemoment (10), bcbc6000 (16), Quaisior (16), ahef1963 (25), bethielouwho (28), sturlington (34), Moomin_Mama, amysisson, rretzler

Thumbs down: PitcherBooks

Score: 20.14

33
5,344 members, 56 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: SylviaC (3), Quaisior (3), susiesharp (7), SunnySD (9), el_len (13), ahef1963 (26), Peace2 (28), LisaMaria_C (45), merrystar

Score: 19.67

34
3,788 members, 174 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: aeleone (1), bestem (2), burniereads (6), Quaisior (10), ncgraham (22), jain (30), Herenya, foggidawn

Score: 19.46

35
14,089 members, 670 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)
36
8,689 members, 348 reviews
4.3 stars (4.3 stars)

Lists: SunnySD (7), Jarandel (8), Dilara86 (10), Quaisior (14), pwaites (18), ahef1963 (19), guyalice (19), meliarose, merrystar, foggidawn, Herenya

Thumbs down: JRlibrary, sturlington

Score: 18.29

37
8,287 members, 169 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: auroraejade (8), ncgraham (21), bethielouwho (23), jain (26), sturlington (33), ahef1963 (37), PitcherBooks (47), meliarose, rretzler, merrystar

Score: 18.29

Explanations:

PitcherBooks (47): YA, All Ages. 1958 Award Winner. Historical Fiction. Colonial Era, 1687 New England. 16 y/o orphan Katherine "Kit" Tyler leaves the relaxed and open Barbados islands to live with her aunt & uncle in Wethersfield, Connecticut. Superstitious Puritans immediately think her a witch for knowing how to swim. The strict and odd beliefs of the Puritans seem to continuously put Kit at risk for what would be non-issues for normal everyday peoples. A sometimes frightening culture clash. Excellent read!… (more)

38
8,951 members, 213 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

Lists: Jman8910 (1), Dilara86 (9), SunnySD (12), susiesharp (13), guyalice (18), pwaites (19), eclecticdodo, foggidawn, merrystar

Thumbs down: JRlibrary

Score: 18.1

39
18,477 members, 1,365 reviews
4.28 stars (4.28 stars)

Lists: StefanieGeeks (3), keeneam (7), SylviaC (8), kara.shamy (10), codewell (11), bcbc6000 (17), amysisson, meliarose, foggidawn, Herenya

Thumbs down: reconditereader, generalkala

Score: 18.03

Explanations:

reconditereader (0): An Abundance of Katherines is better; this one is just manipulative

40
17,526 members, 1,130 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (4), PitcherBooks (7), aeleone (21), bethielouwho (24), pwaites (25), sturlington (32), ahef1963 (34), Peace2 (43), meliarose

Score: 17.62

Explanations:

PitcherBooks (7): YA, All Ages. 2008 Multiple Award Winner. BritLit, Fantasy. After his family is murdered, a baby is raised to boyhood by the departed denizens of the local graveyard. Interesting concept. Fun read. Equally appealing to boys & girls.… (more)

41
2,848 members, 61 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: bestem (4), enrique_molinero (5), aulsmith (5), pwaites (8), Quaisior (9), codewell (10), el_len (16)

Score: 17.12

42
4,704 members, 206 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: countrylife (1), Jman8910 (2), trisarahdactyl (5), keeneam (5), bethielouwho (19), meliarose

Score: 16.6

43
4,791 members, 30 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Lists: SylviaC (4), Quaisior (4), el_len (17), susiesharp (23), Peace2 (29), ahef1963 (31), LisaMaria_C (44), merrystar

Score: 16.08

44
7,847 members, 268 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: aeleone (2), Dilara86 (6), auroraejade (9), bestem (9), fitzgage (10), LisaMaria_C (32), ahef1963 (41)

Score: 16.05

46
34,249 members, 933 reviews
4.32 stars (4.32 stars)

Lists: bestem (5), aeleone (7), codewell (13), longway (13), LisaMaria_C (18), bcbc6000 (19), sturlington (38), pwaites (44), ahef1963 (47), foggidawn, merrystar1 more, rretzler

Thumbs down: lipi, PitcherBooks, Quaisior, enrique_molinero

Score: 15.42

47
7 members, 1 review
5 stars (5 stars)

Lists: Readatron (1), DorothySKT (1), Diana-Book-Fan (1), Emily_Hartman (2)

Score: 15.36

48
12,536 members, 508 reviews
3.78 stars (3.78 stars)

Lists: CapitalHackels (2), enrique_molinero (14), susiesharp (16), bcbc6000 (18), aeleone (22), ahef1963 (27), bethielouwho (30), YellowHedgehog

Thumbs down: reconditereader

Score: 15.24

Explanations:

reconditereader (0): Didn't enjoy it as a teen, perhaps because I'm not a boy

49
8,889 members, 268 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)

Lists: Peace2 (1), Friederike.Geissler (4), aeleone (6), Jarandel (6), pwaites (30), Herenya (34), merrystar

Thumbs down: PitcherBooks

Score: 14.96

50
10,492 members, 358 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: StefanieGeeks (1), SCrumrine (4), MikeBriggs (4), justablondemoment (7), trisarahdactyl (7), enrique_molinero (17), ncgraham (19), pwaites (20), Herenya (33)

Thumbs down: PitcherBooks, guyalice, Quaisior, merrystar

Score: 14.02

51
5,455 members, 303 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: aeleone (3), Jman8910 (3), KimarieBee (7), SqueakyChu (14), ahef1963 (48), foggidawn

Score: 13.99

52
21,129 members, 450 reviews
4.32 stars (4.32 stars)

Lists: Bduke (3), bethielouwho (22), ahef1963 (23), Quaisior (24), Herenya (30), rretzler, merrystar

Score: 13.89

53
2,716 members, 150 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: Readatron (2), DorothySKT (2), Emily_Hartman (3), KimarieBee (18), pwaites (31)

Score: 13.4

54
4,369 members, 269 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: aeleone (5), StefanieGeeks (6), mattias_books (10), SunnySD (14), LisaMaria_C (36), Herenya, meliarose

Thumbs down: reconditereader

Score: 13.02

55
6,663 members, 200 reviews
3.78 stars (3.78 stars)

Lists: SCrumrine (6), aeleone (8), Dilara86 (8), bestem (11), ahef1963 (42), LisaMaria_C (43)

Score: 12.64

56
9,385 members, 179 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: Readatron (3), DorothySKT (3), longway (6), sturlington (45), merrystar

Score: 11.84

57
14,427 members, 472 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: Grcelee (1), SCrumrine (7), mattias_books (11), pwaites (12), ahef1963 (49), YellowHedgehog, meliarose

Thumbs down: aeleone, Peace2, PitcherBooks

Score: 10.84

58
34,121 members, 460 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (11), longway (12), sturlington (36), jain (37), PitcherBooks (44), ahef1963 (44)

Score: 10.71

Explanations:

PitcherBooks (44): JF, YA, All Ages. Historical fiction, 1884 classic adventure story. Sequel to Adventures of Tom Sawyer and just as entertaining. A favorite. Free ebook at Gutenberg.org.… (more)

59
2,851 members, 119 reviews
3.5 stars (3.5 stars)

Lists: justablondemoment (9), Quaisior (12), bcbc6000 (21), sturlington (39), Moomin_Mama, meliarose

Thumbs down: PitcherBooks

Score: 10.57

60
20,973 members, 304 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)
61
12,011 members, 662 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: bethielouwho (5), justablondemoment (18), jain (19), Herenya (35), foggidawn

Score: 10.05

62
11,863 members, 980 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: Readatron (4), DorothySKT (4), PitcherBooks (4), sturlington (48)

Score: 10.01

Explanations:

PitcherBooks (4): YA, All Ages. 2011 Multiple Award-Winner. SF&F, Sci-Fi, Cyberpunk, Quest, Adventure, Mystery, Suspense. Even this non-80s kid and non-gamer loved it! If you like SF&F in the least, this is a must-read. I believe a large percentage of non-SF&F fans would go for it too. Seriously good!… (more)

63
1,984 members, 172 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: keristars (2), StefanieGeeks (5), foggidawn, Herenya

Score: 9.78

64
1,349 members, 33 reviews
4.28 stars (4.28 stars)

Lists: jain (7), PitcherBooks (20), Herenya (36), sturlington (64), merrystar

Score: 9.05

Explanations:

PitcherBooks (20): YA, All Ages. 1974 Multiple Award Winner. Historical Fantasy. The 'Tam Lin' legend retold [human kidnapped by & kept by the faerie]. Set in 16th century Elizabethan England. Very well done.… (more)

65
21,781 members, 278 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Explanations:

sturlington (0): Better for younger children.

66
3,180 members, 54 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: Bduke (1), Herenya (31), ahef1963 (45), merrystar

Score: 8.9

67
6,127 members, 124 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: keristars (3), Peace2 (5), Jarandel (5), aeleone (10)

Thumbs down: PitcherBooks

Score: 8.64

68
1,419 members, 23 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: countrylife (3), Jman8910 (4), elkiedee (5)

Score: 8.54

69
744 members, 31 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)

Lists: SylviaC (10), Moomin_Mama (10), Quaisior (13), Herenya

Score: 8.47

70
3,326 members, 32 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: LisaMaria_C (10), Quaisior (26), YellowHedgehog, Herenya

Score: 8.45

71
1,210 members, 97 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: SCrumrine (8), keeneam (10), SunnySD (18), foggidawn

Score: 8.44

72
420 members, 10 reviews
4.35 stars (4.35 stars)

Lists: Friederike.Geissler (3), pwaites (3), foggidawn

Score: 7.95

73
41,664 members, 813 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: SqueakyChu (9), sturlington (12), PitcherBooks (37), merrystar

Score: 7.74

Explanations:

PitcherBooks (37): YA, All Ages. Multiple Award-Winner. 1953 SF&F Classic. One of Bradbury's best. Dystopia. Societal ban on all books with book burning as the solution. One of the few high school reading assignments that I adored!… (more)

74
778 members, 67 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: SCrumrine (9), PitcherBooks (16), sturlington (62), foggidawn

Score: 7.6

Explanations:

PitcherBooks (16): YA, All Ages. 2006 Multiple Award Winner. Historical Fantasy. The plague comes to a rural medieval village. Ketarah bargains with Lord Death personified to save her family and friends. Oh, the magic and romance!… (more)

75
2,395 members, 151 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Lists: PitcherBooks (13), justablondemoment (16), amysisson (17), sturlington (63)

Score: 7.5

Explanations:

PitcherBooks (13): YA, All Ages. 2000 Multiple Award Winner. An excellent & moving book. Fiction that tells the truth about modern day slavery from the eyes of a 13 year old girl. Based on the true stories of three young girls & former slaves. Highly recommended for all ages. Deserves every award it won! Definitely worth viewing this short vid: http://soldthemovie.com/… (more)

76
1,583 members, 70 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: SunnySD (13), Quaisior (21), foggidawn, Herenya, merrystar

Thumbs down: PitcherBooks

Score: 7.37

77
4,691 members, 319 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: pwaites (4), Friederike.Geissler (5), SunnySD (28)

Score: 7.24

78
2,056 members, 57 reviews
4.31 stars (4.31 stars)

Lists: Bduke (8), Peace2 (31), ahef1963 (56), merrystar

Score: 7.19

79
3,386 members, 32 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Lists: LisaMaria_C (8), YellowHedgehog, Herenya

Score: 6.8

80
3,334 members, 38 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: LisaMaria_C (9), YellowHedgehog, Herenya

Score: 6.73

81
3,888 members, 300 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: Devinoconnor (6), pwaites (14), jain (16)

Score: 6.62

82
4,180 members, 113 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: Peace2 (4), Jarandel (11), PitcherBooks (41)

Score: 6.61

Explanations:

PitcherBooks (41): YA, All Ages. 2002 Multiple Award Winner. Historical Fiction, Fantasy, Action, Adventure. Feudal Japan. "The story of a 16 y/o orphaned & traumatized boy, Tomasu, who is taken under the wing of a professional assassin and a 15 y/o girl, Kaede, who has been held hostage for her family's good behavior for the past 8 years."… (more)

83
19,581 members, 173 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Lists: DorothySKT (5), ncgraham (7), ahef1963 (29), LisaMaria_C (40), eclecticdodo, rretzler

Thumbs down: sturlington, Quaisior, merrystar

Score: 6.6

Explanations:

sturlington (0): Better for younger children.

84
8,128 members, 625 reviews
4.3 stars (4.3 stars)

Lists: susiesharp (9), sturlington (41), YellowHedgehog, rretzler

Thumbs down: keristars

Score: 6.45

85
8,027 members, 286 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: MikeBriggs (6), fitzgage (13), bethielouwho (27)

Score: 6.42

86
1,433 members, 15 reviews
3.57 stars (3.57 stars)

Lists: justablondemoment (13), sturlington (49), Moomin_Mama, amysisson

Thumbs down: PitcherBooks

Score: 6.33

87
1,252 members, 57 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: countrylife (2), elkiedee (4)

Score: 6.19

88
2,715 members, 266 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Lists: keeneam (9), pwaites (17), foggidawn

Score: 6.15

89
16,948 members, 721 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: PitcherBooks (10), SqueakyChu (12), sturlington (65)

Score: 5.81

Explanations:

PitcherBooks (10): YA, All Ages. 2005 Multiple Award Winner. NF, Autobiography. The author and her siblings were raised in a severely dysfunctional family. Living proof that roses spring from dung heaps and we each have the ability to choose our own lives (eventually). An amazing & inspiring life.… (more)

90
1,019 members, 124 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Lists: Bduke (14), Herenya, foggidawn

Score: 5.81

91
3,974 members, 177 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: Lexxi (1), Peace2 (39)

Score: 5.6

92
5,876 members, 152 reviews
4.25 stars (4.25 stars)

Lists: fitzgage (12), MikeBriggs (14), bethielouwho (26), ahef1963 (51)

Thumbs down: reconditereader

Score: 5.49

93
38,653 members, 1,225 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: SqueakyChu (11), KimarieBee (13), sturlington (43), ahef1963 (67)

Thumbs down: PitcherBooks

Score: 5.26

94
4,574 members, 121 reviews
4.25 stars (4.25 stars)

Lists: jain (25), pwaites (27), merrystar

Score: 5.2

95
2,625 members, 17 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: Quaisior (18), LisaMaria_C (41), merrystar

Score: 5.18

96
3,548 members, 163 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

Lists: pwaites (21), Herenya (38), merrystar

Score: 5.14

97
1,407 members, 144 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Lists: Devinoconnor (5), Peace2 (7)

Score: 5.13

98
1,286 members, 30 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: PitcherBooks (18), sturlington (66), merrystar

Score: 5

Explanations:

PitcherBooks (18): YA, All Ages. 1975 Fantasy adventure classic. Sirius, former guardian luminary of the Dog Star, is helped by Kathleen, the luminary Sol (our sun), and his own quick wits as he tracks a lost cosmic tool in order to regain his former status. An intricate and intriguing tale. [Generally I am not a Diana Wynne Jones fan but this book is excellent.]… (more)

99
8,112 members, 90 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (15), PitcherBooks (49), sturlington (67)

Score: 4.94

Explanations:

PitcherBooks (49): YA, All Ages. 1886 Historical Fiction, Adventure Classic. A "Boy's Novel" but girls enjoy it too. A favorite. Original Title: Kidnapped: Being Memoirs of the Adventures of David Balfour in the Year 1751: How he was Kidnapped and Cast away; his Sufferings in a Desert Isle; his Journey in the Wild Highlands; his acquaintance with Alan Breck Stewart and other notorious Highland Jacobites; with all that he Suffered at the hands of his Uncle, Ebenezer Balfour of Shaws, falsely so-called ... R.L. Stevenson (Scotland, 1850-1894). Novelist, poet, essayist, and travel writer. His most famous works are Treasure Island, Kidnapped, and Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. Greatly admired by his fellow authors and one of the most translated authors in the world. -wiki. Free ebook at Gutenberg.org.… (more)

100
374 members, 9 reviews
4.29 stars (4.29 stars)

Lists: sturlington (3), jain (22)

Score: 4.89

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