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Recommend the 20 best books you've read in the last five years

Description: A casual acquaintance is looking for ideas about books to read, but you don't know much about their tastes. Thinking back over your last five years of reading, which books would you recommend?

Members: 433 participating members (show all)

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1
32,515 members, 1,849 reviews
4.37 stars (4.37 stars)
2
59,634 members, 1,185 reviews
4.39 stars (4.39 stars)

Explanations:

lordcharles (13): In its time and place it was very important in having a white lawyer defend a black man. People had to understand that skin color is not painful. Watching a child caught between worlds was fundamental as well.… (more)

3
14,962 members, 453 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)

Lists: ParanoidMaryMarvel (1), HalHinson (1), goldenlobo (1), kara.shamy (1), skyrad43 (1), elainemberman (1), Somateria (1), kappasigma (1), jan48 (1), readinglife11 (1), booksinbed (1)34 more, sianpr (1), Simone2 (1), venus.radfordbell (1), JCBest (1), AngelGH (1), Winny99 (1), dkfgroup (1), Lyn5r (1), contegobay (2), TeriAndersonNeedham (2), Minneba (2), mccin68 (2), stephenis (2), Canadian_Down_Under (2), pagewright (2), LenoreR (2), Jelissa88 (3), neicybee (3), sbodmer (3), Fjumonvi (3), patty6116 (4), prof_em (4), Rdra1962 (4), katie4098 (4), myers3 (6), tina1969 (7), bookworm12 (7), mishy215 (10), mmignano11 (10), Aerrin99 (10), generalkala (11), ahef1963 (13), shutch (15), citygirl

Thumbs down: arethusarose, grnman, lorannen, overdenise, KerryMcGuire

Score: 139.25

Explanations:

Somateria (1): My favourite novel of all time, first read at school many years ago, before I'd been to Cornwall. Re-read several times, most recently for a book club.… (more)

mishy215 (10): I've read this book twice seen the movie several times. I just love the suspenseful tone of the book.

5
43,754 members, 1,150 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: sblumens (1), Adennis (1), dara85 (2), goldenmoon (2), LesleyWebb (2), LoneS (2), Jbritz (2), kootibkiteer (2), TeriAndersonNeedham (3), margosneezer (3), kamalsood (3)33 more, goldenlobo (3), jeanie0510 (3), Elle10021 (3), neicybee (4), pathogenik (4), cherylc (4), frenchmama (4), Saultimate (4), unspuncapricorn (4), patty6116 (5), Vicariousz (5), bnbsalvatore (5), hawaiiimarg (5), FKQG (5), kappasigma (6), MaggieFlo (6), NancieLea (6), critterbug (6), Rdra1962 (7), sbodmer (7), IrishSue (7), shutch (8), teeth (8), PollyMig (8), laluna179 (9), Mallc (12), Peace2 (16), HelenGress (16), fifthbusy (16), booksinbed (17), dawndouble (17), kszr (18), martensgirl

Score: 120.09

6
11,014 members, 883 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: SBG1962 (1), bookhobbyjapan (1), Mallc (1), Saultimate (1), keul (1), teeth (1), crookedcat (1), peterveen (1), emmendelson (1), ParanoidMaryMarvel (2), maryzee (2)31 more, mwinem (2), pathogenik (2), beebeereads (2), copperkid (2), staceyftwo (2), goldenmoon (3), Vicariousz (3), artisu (3), elainemberman (3), lmbix (3), njinthesun (3), nanlanglois (3), JukieH (4), tina1969 (4), MaggieFlo (4), ucla70 (4), Rdra1962 (5), dianeham (5), baldosmum (5), patty6116 (6), ShelfMonkey (6), Minneba (6), 985077MA (6), _Zoe_ (6), dawndouble (7), NancieLea (8), kszr (8), unspuncapricorn (9), CarterPJ (10), fifthbusy (12), myers3 (12)

Thumbs down: Rynooo, grnman, Selliers, Kathy_Dyer, Krisbee, Eliz12, jaylcee, KarenFunt

Score: 113.01

7
13,930 members, 384 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: ChrisWay (1), laurab7782 (1), ayaeckel (1), beebeereads (1), DougJ110 (1), CindyHam59 (1), unspuncapricorn (1), The_reading_swimmer (1), JuliaMaria (1), 47degreesnorth (1), tugrice (1)26 more, kiwidoc (1), Smits (1), Leida (1), bookwoman84 (1), Femklutz (2), johnpdeever (2), kappasigma (2), Mallc (2), unlucky (2), vixcoe (2), marthamwatson (2), sianpr (3), contegobay (4), goldenmoon (4), artisu (4), klhorn (4), brianc6 (5), lahochstetler (5), Rdra1962 (6), Minneba (7), patty6116 (8), fifthbusy (11), KrisM (12), mmignano11 (17), neicybee (18), sadbookgirl

Thumbs down: robertharr, Somateria, zapzap, KerryMcGuire, Eowyn1

Score: 111.36

8
9,738 members, 617 reviews
4.3 stars (4.3 stars)

Lists: Femklutz (1), LesleyWebb (1), LoneS (1), RBeffa (1), elizabethmkruis (1), tess_schoolmarm (1), gypsysmom (1), devilish2 (2), askthedust (2), rretzler (2), gbelik (2)29 more, njinthesun (2), myra.reads (2), bmilla48 (3), mwinem (4), Vicariousz (4), bnbsalvatore (4), DougJ110 (4), cmtl (4), neicybee (5), kappasigma (5), bookhobbyjapan (5), pdebolt (5), jennyo (5), RobinMG (6), patty6116 (7), shutch (7), cherylc (7), catiescarlette (7), Rdra1962 (8), Jillian_Kay (9), FKQG (9), MaggieFlo (10), klhorn (10), unlucky (12), booksinbed (15), ThoughtPolice (16), IrishSue (17), sdunford (17), peterveen (19)

Thumbs down: gpaisley, sbodmer

Score: 110.66

10
8,620 members, 142 reviews
4.65 stars (4.65 stars)

Lists: IlsaK (1), grnman (1), jdyork74 (1), jeanie0510 (1), Firemind (1), sarahlpriest (1), druuska (1), steph40 (1), IrishSue (2), jackanthony (2), gilroy (2)28 more, ParanoidMaryMarvel (3), cubsfan3410 (3), LoneS (3), mwinem (3), LenoreR (3), elainemberman (4), bookhobbyjapan (4), catiescarlette (4), bookworm12 (4), KatyBee (4), dawndouble (4), booksinbed (4), caseylondon (4), Jelissa88 (5), TeriAndersonNeedham (5), sbodmer (5), Jillian_Kay (5), 985077MA (5), goldenmoon (6), Morphidae (6), Eowyn1 (8), shutch (9), patty6116 (10), Minneba (12), ncgraham (14), briarhills (20), mmignano11 (25), citygirl

Thumbs down: ayaeckel, jaylcee, Martha8700, linlef, aulsmith, Broer

Score: 103.55

11
4,459 members, 277 reviews
4.25 stars (4.25 stars)

Lists: pam933 (1), honyocker (1), prof_em (1), alpiner (1), RobinBrz (1), maryzee (1), Christy.Riege (1), LenoreR (1), lmbix (2), tugrice (2), venus.radfordbell (2)21 more, hammockqueen (2), Winny99 (2), kappasigma (3), Morphidae (3), sbodmer (4), mccin68 (4), stephenis (4), artisu (5), Minneba (5), sdunford (5), LisbethE (5), caseylondon (5), kageeh (6), generalkala (7), Eowyn1 (9), Rdra1962 (10), myers3 (10), patty6116 (11), kxn11 (12), merrystar (14), booksinbed (16)

Thumbs down: arethusarose

Score: 94.99

12
8,673 members, 602 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: bmilla48 (1), fuzzy_pickle (1), TLDAV1967 (1), nanlanglois (1), hailelib (1), generalkala (1), pam933 (2), prof_em (2), ikomilo (2), RBeffa (2), kamrie (2)22 more, unspuncapricorn (2), PollyMig (2), laluna179 (2), FKQG (3), copperkid (3), jackanthony (3), Winny99 (3), kappasigma (4), Jillian_Kay (4), HelenGress (4), myers3 (4), mmignano11 (4), JukieH (5), MaggieFlo (5), TeriAndersonNeedham (6), Mallc (6), goldenmoon (7), bjappleg8 (7), chgstrom (7), Minneba (10), patty6116 (12), tess_schoolmarm (14)

Thumbs down: arethusarose, PitcherBooks, jeanie0510, dawndouble, JuliaMaria, dkfgroup

Score: 89.51

13
11,064 members, 994 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: ycr_ycr (1), LDVoorberg (1), honyocker (2), DougJ110 (2), Femklutz (3), prof_em (3), ikomilo (3), niquetteb (3), PollyMig (3), marthamwatson (3), lmbix (4)27 more, jackanthony (4), Peace2 (5), KatyBee (5), contegobay (6), Jelissa88 (6), artisu (6), jdyork74 (6), Vicariousz (7), elainemberman (7), Lagnella (7), caseylondon (7), JukieH (8), Morphidae (8), Jillian_Kay (8), Mallc (9), bookworm12 (9), kappasigma (10), HelenGress (10), mhhacker (12), Rdra1962 (13), dawndouble (13), starfishian (13), patty6116 (14), fifthbusy (15), eclecticdodo (18), jjwilson61-wishlist (19), myers3 (20)

Thumbs down: CAGEYM, zapzap, 47degreesnorth, revamanda, princessmonster

Score: 88.6

14
16,845 members, 1,312 reviews
4.3 stars (4.3 stars)
15
9,167 members, 703 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: Lynsey2 (1), PollyMig (1), Euryale (1), LouiseJones (1), DanZuke (2), cherylc (2), amyshaff (2), IrishSue (3), 47degreesnorth (3), bookwoman84 (4), ParanoidMaryMarvel (5)21 more, elainemberman (5), catiescarlette (5), LenoreR (5), Vicariousz (6), Lagnella (6), contegobay (7), JukieH (7), NancieLea (7), Mallc (7), Winny99 (7), HelenGress (7), CarolineMCarrico (8), dawndouble (8), WylieMaercklein (9), TeriAndersonNeedham (10), hailelib (10), Rdra1962 (12), Eowyn1 (13), patty6116 (17), citygirl (18), smasler

Thumbs down: Bookmarque, jenrazzle, zapzap

Score: 81.55

16
60,817 members, 1,092 reviews
4.42 stars (4.42 stars)

Lists: Sherryll (1), JaneAustenNut (1), Dehinde (1), MelanieTid (1), dawnlovesbooks (1), Jencey (2), merrystar (2), Krisbee (2), Somateria (3), johnpdeever (3), JuliaMaria (3)20 more, Femklutz (4), LoneS (4), FKQG (4), AnnaClaire (4), generalkala (4), lynnrae523 (5), sbodmer (6), Jillian_Kay (6), booksinbed (6), sianpr (6), Morphidae (7), TeriAndersonNeedham (8), MaggieFlo (8), Minthe (8), jackanthony (9), hailelib (9), Rdra1962 (14), patty6116 (15), mmignano11 (16), citygirl

Thumbs down: Tovahn, grnman, aulsmith, KerryMcGuire

Score: 80.87

17
14,860 members, 1,274 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)
18
5,909 members, 475 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: CarolineMCarrico (1), JSWBooks (1), starfishian (1), cmtl (1), booksbooks63 (2), elizabethmkruis (2), jennyo (2), zapzap (2), chgstrom (2), Dehinde (3), peterveen (3)16 more, goldenlobo (4), vwinsloe (4), cherylc (6), klhorn (7), FKQG (7), goldenmoon (8), kappasigma (8), unspuncapricorn (8), JukieH (9), lauralkeet (9), TeriAndersonNeedham (11), devilish2 (12), Mallc (15), patty6116 (18), Rdra1962 (19), smasler

Score: 76.27

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8,814 members, 584 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: pearlmath (1), vwinsloe (1), SqueakyChu (2), KittyTwist (2), bookwoman84 (2), ChrisWay (3), beebeereads (3), DougJ110 (3), tricia.devlin (3), johnpdeever (4), richard_c (4)22 more, crookedcat (4), LoneS (5), cherylc (5), lmbix (5), elainemberman (6), bnbsalvatore (6), klhorn (6), cmtl (7), PollyMig (7), copperkid (7), contegobay (8), Volkertvos (8), sianpr (8), goldenmoon (9), MaggieFlo (11), Mallc (11), HelenGress (12), dbsovereign (17), citygirl (17), booksinbed (18), patty6116 (20), smasler

Thumbs down: jtoneill0, nikki.nu, pdebolt, zapzap, KerryMcGuire, thebooklover1

Score: 75.81

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7,456 members, 505 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: booksbooks63 (1), pennyinsole (1), LisbethE (1), stephenis (1), susannelson (1), pearlmath (2), frenchmama (2), CarterPJ (2), pam933 (3), cherylc (3), authordanagoodman (3)17 more, kszr (3), teeth (4), baldosmum (4), marthamwatson (4), goldenlobo (5), ikomilo (5), beckibell (5), copperkid (5), HelenGress (6), artisu (8), JukieH (10), mhhacker (11), dawnlovesbooks (12), mmignano11 (13), Rdra1962 (17), lmbix (17), patty6116 (19)

Thumbs down: Femklutz, Jukov, bmilla48, princessmonster

Score: 72.93

21
6,080 members, 181 reviews
4.55 stars (4.55 stars)

Lists: friedrb (1), corleycorrea (1), mic_cee (1), accessit (1), joannawolotira (1), Crypto-Willobie (1), crookedcat (2), 47degreesnorth (2), mhhacker (2), KatyBee (3), ikomilo (4)14 more, PollyMig (4), melaniejayne (4), cubsfan3410 (5), IrishSue (5), klhorn (5), myers3 (8), kappasigma (9), goldenmoon (10), jackanthony (11), TeriAndersonNeedham (12), Minneba (13), mmignano11 (14), shutch (16), MsRoux

Thumbs down: ParanoidMaryMarvel

Score: 71.35

23
4,928 members, 397 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)

Lists: MJC1946 (1), madhatter73 (2), kageeh (2), dara85 (3), pearlmath (3), frenchmama (3), hawaiiimarg (4), copperkid (4), pathogenik (5), Elle10021 (5), teeth (5)15 more, HelenGress (5), kszr (5), LittleTaiko (6), IrishSue (6), baldosmum (6), dawndouble (6), kappasigma (7), Mallc (8), MaggieFlo (9), myers3 (9), 985077MA (11), eclecticdodo (17), CarterPJ (18), Rdra1962 (20), amysisson (21)

Thumbs down: millefleurs, edwina4

Score: 64.43

24
23,784 members, 1,383 reviews
4.38 stars (4.38 stars)
25
22,120 members, 440 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

Lists: skyrad43 (2), Dehinde (2), LisbethE (3), ChrisWay (4), fifthbusy (4), pam933 (5), mwinem (5), NancieLea (5), mccin68 (5), critterbug (5), Tim.Looney (6)16 more, FKQG (6), neicybee (7), Jillian_Kay (7), crookedcat (7), IrishSue (8), laluna179 (8), dawnlovesbooks (9), sianpr (10), goldenmoon (11), unspuncapricorn (11), kappasigma (12), MaggieFlo (12), Mallc (13), dawndouble (14), HelenGress (15), kszr (17)

Thumbs down: sbodmer, KerryMcGuire, KarenFunt

Score: 61.47

26
13,285 members, 244 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)

Lists: dmsteyn (1), fredsmithx (1), ncgraham (1), Sherryll (2), rozymary (2), JuliaMaria (2), cpg (2), audreyj (2), Lyn5r (2), pitjrw (4), lynnrae523 (4)12 more, johnpdeever (5), booksinbed (5), sianpr (5), LoneS (6), goldenlobo (6), bookhobbyjapan (7), sbodmer (8), JukieH (11), mmignano11 (11), MaggieFlo (13), kappasigma (16), Rdra1962 (18)

Thumbs down: ParanoidMaryMarvel, KerryMcGuire, hilarykiley

Score: 60.25

27
24,105 members, 1,093 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: JCBest (2), MDGentleReader (2), KittyTwist (3), margosneezer (4), beebeereads (4), Lyn5r (4), shutch (5), prof_em (6), pdebolt (6), PollyMig (6), bytheseabchcmbr (6)16 more, ParanoidMaryMarvel (7), lmbix (7), ikomilo (8), jdyork74 (8), klhorn (8), nanlanglois (8), goldenlobo (9), IrishSue (9), copperkid (9), HelenGress (11), TeriAndersonNeedham (14), JukieH (14), Eowyn1 (14), dawndouble (15), myers3 (16), Mallc (18)

Thumbs down: aoi_yerba, libelulla1, unspuncapricorn, mamamork, dkfgroup

Score: 56.89

28
7,619 members, 474 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: JSWBooks (2), hestermaree (2), dianeham (4), Femklutz (5), RobinMG (5), beebeereads (5), bnbsalvatore (7), LoneS (8), fifthbusy (8), bookhobbyjapan (9), lmbix (9)14 more, neicybee (10), FKQG (10), NancieLea (10), IrishSue (11), klhorn (11), PollyMig (11), devilish2 (13), copperkid (13), WendyRobyn (14), MaggieFlo (16), kszr (16), ArieJvdP, MsRoux, Laura1124

Thumbs down: kappasigma, KerryMcGuire

Score: 55.91

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7,183 members, 351 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: rozymary (1), zumstein (1), gemhawker (1), mlmarcus (1), mishy215 (2), vixcoe (3), bookhobbyjapan (6), beckibell (6), mmignano11 (6), artisu (7), baldosmum (7)9 more, jackanthony (7), kszr (7), sdunford (8), Morphidae (10), _Zoe_ (11), goldenmoon (13), WendyRobyn (13), kappasigma (15), smasler

Score: 55.23

30
5,099 members, 431 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: hawaiiimarg (1), marjy.heath (1), tricia.devlin (1), cindyst2000 (1), bmilla48 (4), dara85 (5), PollyMig (5), shutch (6), catiescarlette (6), pdebolt (7), teeth (7)11 more, nanlanglois (7), dawnlovesbooks (8), mhhacker (8), contegobay (9), HelenGress (9), tina1969 (10), dawndouble (10), KimarieBee (10), kappasigma (11), Mallc (14), kristenl (15)

Thumbs down: unlucky, jaylcee

Score: 55.09

31
14,476 members, 827 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: vixcoe (1), hilarykiley (1), hammockqueen (1), myers3 (1), caseylondon (1), mmignano11 (1), Aerrin99 (1), lahochstetler (1), HelenGress (2), sianpr (2), honyocker (3)10 more, bytheseabchcmbr (3), IrishSue (4), Krisbee (4), ikomilo (6), goldenlobo (7), artisu (9), Morphidae (9), Eowyn1 (10), JukieH (12), kappasigma (13)

Thumbs down: PitcherBooks, Marion_B, edwina4, BarakFever, princessmonster, GreenVelvet

Score: 54.6

Explanations:

GreenVelvet (0): I thought this book was really poorly written.

32
16,161 members, 706 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: MaggieFlo (1), hestermaree (1), FormerLifeBookLover (2), mcountr (3), JSWBooks (3), dara85 (4), frenchmama (5), madhatter73 (5), beebeereads (6), FKQG (8), lmbix (8)11 more, lynnrae523 (8), neicybee (9), IrishSue (12), teeth (12), amyshaff (13), NancieLea (14), JukieH (15), shutch (17), fifthbusy (17), CarolineMCarrico (20), CarterPJ (20)

Thumbs down: KarenFunt

Score: 53.85

33
9,644 members, 552 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: Vaysh (1), kazzer2u (1), Cariola (1), ayaeckel (2), Michael_Gibbons (3), Minthe (3), souloftherose (3), peterveen (4), Crypto-Willobie (5), crookedcat (6), bjappleg8 (8)10 more, bookhobbyjapan (8), klhorn (9), PollyMig (10), hipdeep (10), kxn11 (11), kappasigma (14), sdunford (14), MaggieFlo (15), anglemark (19), Mallc (19)

Thumbs down: Morphidae, gypsysmom

Score: 52.3

34
21,496 members, 654 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: Alan1946 (1), kara.shamy (3), Risbom (3), zuvendis (3), Saultimate (6), unspuncapricorn (6), LoneS (7), ikomilo (7), critterbug (7), sdunford (9), myra.reads (9)11 more, chgstrom (9), IrishSue (10), teeth (10), lynnrae523 (10), beckibell (11), WendyRobyn (12), JukieH (13), goldenmoon (14), HelenGress (17), MaggieFlo (18), Mallc (20)

Thumbs down: Jukov, ayaeckel

Score: 49.61

35
23,466 members, 556 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: kazzer2u (2), WendyRobyn (3), lemicnic1227 (4), skyrad43 (4), ChrisWay (5), unspuncapricorn (5), Crypto-Willobie (6), ValLloyd (6), bnbsalvatore (9), contegobay (10), ParanoidMaryMarvel (10)9 more, LoneS (10), laluna179 (10), neicybee (11), Vicariousz (12), gypsysmom (12), amyshaff (12), booksinbed (14), sianpr (16), ThoughtPolice (17)

Score: 48.51

36
15,387 members, 286 reviews
4.26 stars (4.26 stars)

Lists: thebooklover1 (1), starbox (2), pdebolt (2), unspuncapricorn (3), marjy.heath (3), RobinBrz (3), mcountr (4), richard_c (5), jennyo (6), prof_em (7), ParanoidMaryMarvel (8)8 more, WendyRobyn (9), cherylc (9), crookedcat (9), johnpdeever (10), HelenGress (14), TeriAndersonNeedham (15), goldenmoon (15), martensgirl

Thumbs down: dmsteyn

Score: 48.3

37
32,207 members, 425 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: sdunford (2), WhatUsername (2), kszr (2), ayaeckel (3), chgstrom (3), grnman (4), gilroy (5), Risbom (6), kamalsood (7), chellerystick (7), johnpdeever (8)8 more, richard_c (8), ParanoidMaryMarvel (9), ikomilo (9), KrisM (9), booksinbed (9), jackanthony (13), TeriAndersonNeedham (17), goldenmoon (18)

Thumbs down: KerryMcGuire

Score: 47.16

38
28,872 members, 1,367 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: corleycorrea (2), hailelib (2), FormerLifeBookLover (3), shutch (3), honyocker (4), jeanie0510 (4), hgalligher (4), rretzler (5), RickyHaas (5), mhhacker (6), Elle10021 (7)8 more, katie4098 (7), goldenlobo (11), sbodmer (11), bookhobbyjapan (11), sdunford (15), dawndouble (16), eclecticdodo (19), myra.reads

Thumbs down: dldbizacct

Score: 46.96

39
9,413 members, 579 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Lists: pschlik (1), tarmina (1), pdebolt (1), LisbethE (2), missmaryS (3), crookedcat (3), dawnlovesbooks (3), NancieLea (4), kszr (4), ucla70 (5), vpfluke (8)9 more, linlef (9), starfishian (9), sbodmer (10), AnjaMeta (10), bookhobbyjapan (10), goldenmoon (16), JukieH (16), kappasigma (19), MsRoux

Thumbs down: Morphidae, Eliz12, Nycticebus, AmourFou

Score: 46.72

40
69,424 members, 951 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: oregonobsessionz (1), grnman (2), shutch (2), Peace2 (3), Risbom (5), Alan1946 (5), richard_c (6), Vicariousz (8), beckibell (8), LoneS (9), goldenlobo (10)7 more, merrystar (10), sbodmer (12), bookhobbyjapan (15), TeriAndersonNeedham (16), briarhills (16), MaggieFlo (19), cej1027

Score: 45.58

41
25,580 members, 435 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: sockitahme (1), lemicnic1227 (2), Crypto-Willobie (2), AvitaCosno (2), zumstein (2), madhatter73 (3), WhatUsername (3), Risbom (4), chellerystick (5), Simone2 (5), kamalsood (6)7 more, ThoughtPolice (6), johnpdeever (7), booksinbed (8), dawndouble (11), lordcharles (17), citygirl, sadbookgirl

Thumbs down: arethusarose, zapzap, gilroy (10)

Score: 44.6

42
8,695 members, 326 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: lemicnic1227 (1), jennyo (1), zapzap (1), Summ (1), Dilara86 (1), peterveen (2), souloftherose (2), AmourFou (2), linlef (4), lmbix (6), goldenlobo (8)6 more, Mallc (10), myra.reads (10), catiescarlette (11), Osbaldistone (12), kappasigma (17), cbl_tn (20)

Thumbs down: shutch, LittleTaiko, KerryMcGuire

Score: 44.56

43
17,395 members, 791 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: NancieLea (1), dianeham (1), m_island (3), honyocker (6), ChrisWay (6), rretzler (6), kszr (6), elainemberman (8), RobinBrz (8), Vicariousz (9), brianc6 (9)7 more, contegobay (11), WendyRobyn (11), crookedcat (11), goldenlobo (13), goldenmoon (17), neicybee (20), citygirl

Thumbs down: belmarchris

Score: 43.51

44
9,904 members, 857 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: Alexiou (1), M.Birostris (2), rdwhitenack (2), DanZuke (3), Nodosaurus (4), cubsfan3410 (4), kamrie (4), Peace2 (4), bmilla48 (5), mwinem (7), elainemberman (9)7 more, gypsysmom (11), mccin68 (12), Jillian_Kay (13), Vicariousz (14), vwinsloe (16), RickyHaas (19), ArieJvdP

Thumbs down: PitcherBooks, Elle10021

Score: 43.34

45
1,443 members, 138 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: amyshaff (1), rollout4u (1), mishy215 (1), Smits (2), Chankie (2), staceyftwo (3), pdebolt (4), tricia.devlin (4), CarterPJ (4), crookedcat (5), teeth (6)5 more, lynnrae523 (6), cherylc (8), artisu (10), MaggieFlo (17), kappasigma (18)

Thumbs down: shutch, revamanda

Score: 42.58

46
37,348 members, 580 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (2), sarahlpriest (2), rozymary (3), chellerystick (3), linlef (3), rretzler (4), jackanthony (5), bytheseabchcmbr (5), johnpdeever (6), beckibell (7), kageeh (7)8 more, Canadian_Down_Under (8), Lyn5r (8), jdyork74 (9), sdunford (10), bookhobbyjapan (12), generalkala (14), Mallc (16), mmignano11 (24)

Thumbs down: geophile, hestermaree, KerryMcGuire, Eowyn1

Score: 40.84

47
7,172 members, 468 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

Lists: KittyTwist (1), laluna179 (1), KerryMcGuire (1), mhhacker (1), Chankie (3), cindyst2000 (3), booksinbed (7), unspuncapricorn (10), neicybee (12), goldenlobo (14), KimarieBee (14)2 more, smasler, citygirl

Score: 37.63

48
44,563 members, 734 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)

Lists: bookworm12 (1), booklove2 (5), mcountr (6), rozymary (6), madhatter73 (7), JaneAustenNut (8), ParanoidMaryMarvel (11), johnpdeever (12), beckibell (12), sbodmer (14), Jillian_Kay (14)5 more, bjappleg8 (15), IrishSue (15), briarhills (17), bookhobbyjapan (18), TeriAndersonNeedham (19)

Score: 37.15

49
9,968 members, 635 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: niquetteb (1), oregonobsessionz (2), lemicnic1227 (3), chellerystick (6), frenchmama (6), johnpdeever (9), jdyork74 (11), chgstrom (11), IrishSue (13), Booktrovert (13), njinthesun (13)5 more, bookhobbyjapan (14), copperkid (14), WylieMaercklein (14), NancieLea (15), sdunford (18)

Thumbs down: arethusarose

Score: 36.72

50
3,069 members, 303 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: CarterPJ (1), KerryMcGuire (2), nanlanglois (2), LDVoorberg (2), NancieLea (3), honyocker (5), kageeh (5), myers3 (7), crookedcat (8), baldosmum (8), teeth (9)5 more, mishy215 (9), dawndouble (12), mmignano11 (12), JukieH (17), Mallc (17)

Thumbs down: Eliz12, Bookmarque, amysisson

Score: 36.55

51
41,251 members, 562 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: SabrinaEstabrook (1), sblumens (2), accessit (3), Alan1946 (4), sdunford (4), KrisM (6), Risbom (7), sianpr (9), gilroy (9), Lyn5r (9), jdyork74 (10)4 more, johnpdeever (11), goldenlobo (12), _Zoe_ (19), mmignano11 (27)

Thumbs down: KerryMcGuire

Score: 36.27

52
4,690 members, 280 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)
53
17,616 members, 838 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)

Lists: friedrb (2), StefanieGeeks (2), Jencey (4), skyrad43 (5), hgalligher (5), LenoreR (6), hawaiiimarg (7), mccin68 (7), Lagnella (8), nanlanglois (9), elainemberman (10)7 more, copperkid (11), Elle10021 (13), MsButterfly (15), tess_schoolmarm (16), bookhobbyjapan (16), TeriAndersonNeedham (20), LoneS (20)

Thumbs down: lexxa83, PitcherBooks, merrystar, unspuncapricorn

Score: 35.44

54
4,031 members, 277 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)

Lists: StefanieGeeks (1), zapzap (3), mhhacker (3), marjy.heath (4), DougJ110 (5), honyocker (8), amyshaff (8), linlef (8), crookedcat (10), contegobay (12), klhorn (13)3 more, goldenlobo (16), LoneS (19), JukieH (20)

Score: 35.03

55
9,739 members, 185 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: zuvendis (2), JaneAustenNut (2), Alan1946 (3), chellerystick (4), Crypto-Willobie (4), Lyn5r (5), mccin68 (6), Euryale (7), mhhacker (7), mmignano11 (9), ikomilo (10)3 more, Elle10021 (12), jackanthony (12), lahochstetler (14)

Thumbs down: Broer

Score: 34.5

56
16,506 members, 1,091 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: kootibkiteer (1), briarhills (1), rozymary (4), RobinMG (4), WhatUsername (4), Jelissa88 (8), Risbom (8), richard_c (11), ParanoidMaryMarvel (13), HelenGress (13), fifthbusy (13)2 more, Peace2 (14), smasler

Score: 34.08

57
6,037 members, 330 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

Lists: KatyBee (1), KimarieBee (1), SqueakyChu (3), hammockqueen (3), KittyTwist (4), Penske (4), Winny99 (5), WendyRobyn (6), richard_c (7), kxn11 (8), bookworm12 (15)4 more, IrishSue (16), goldenlobo (17), goldenmoon (19), amysisson

Thumbs down: pitjrw, revamanda, aulsmith

Score: 33.92

Explanations:

revamanda (0): Bad science fiction, terrible dialogue, and really bad theology.

58
8,380 members, 308 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: Luisali (2), ucla70 (3), starfishian (3), rozymary (5), ahef1963 (7), amyshaff (7), bmilla48 (10), pdebolt (10), NancieLea (11), contegobay (14), Somateria (14)4 more, johnpdeever (14), bookhobbyjapan (17), tommi180744 (17), myers3 (17)

Thumbs down: 47degreesnorth

Score: 33.84

59
5,726 members, 482 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: perennialreader (1), Peace2 (1), Vaysh (3), kazzer2u (3), ShelfMonkey (3), rdwhitenack (4), Femklutz (6), zapzap (6), ChrisWay (7), Jillian_Kay (16), goldenlobo (19)1 more, smasler

Score: 33.68

60
16,817 members, 373 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: Canadian_Down_Under (1), Alan1946 (2), hipdeep (2), sarahlpriest (3), mmignano11 (3), generalkala (3), mcountr (5), RickyHaas (6), jackanthony (10), sdunford (12), sbodmer (13)4 more, goldenlobo (15), merrystar (15), TeriAndersonNeedham (18), MaggieFlo (20)

Thumbs down: ParanoidMaryMarvel, dldbizacct, KerryMcGuire

Score: 33.48

61
29,297 members, 507 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: rplinke (1), Sherryll (3), AmourFou (3), ayaeckel (4), amyshaff (6), KrisM (7), ucla70 (8), catiescarlette (10), booksinbed (10), honyocker (11), johnpdeever (15)3 more, sbodmer (16), goldenlobo (18), pseudoeden

Thumbs down: KerryMcGuire

Score: 33.22

62
12,394 members, 355 reviews
4.33 stars (4.33 stars)

Lists: shutch (1), corleycorrea (3), Canadian_Down_Under (5), Fjumonvi (6), chellerystick (8), LoneS (12), bookworm12 (12), teeth (13), neicybee (14), Morphidae (14), sbodmer (15)3 more, Jillian_Kay (15), JukieH (18), bookhobbyjapan (19)

Score: 33.11

63
8,172 members, 505 reviews
4.45 stars (4.45 stars)

Lists: bjappleg8 (2), Jencey (3), rdwhitenack (3), JSWBooks (4), JPodlaski (4), kristenl (4), LittleTaiko (10), frenchmama (10), Jillian_Kay (11), myra.reads (11), contegobay (13)3 more, tess_schoolmarm (17), teeth (17), applemcg (19)

Thumbs down: bmilla48

Score: 32.78

64
32,674 members, 903 reviews
4.33 stars (4.33 stars)

Lists: zuvendis (1), marjy.heath (2), friedrb (3), ekelnor (3), RobinBrz (4), ValLloyd (4), iggyjreilly (4), gilroy (4), mhhacker (5), bookworm12 (8), kxn11 (9)4 more, honyocker (10), Morphidae (12), Vicariousz (13), jdyork74 (17)

Thumbs down: happyhinsons, sadbookgirl, ayaeckel, bmilla48

Score: 32.59

65
2,874 members, 43 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: vpfluke (1), accessit (2), RobinBrz (2), thorold (2), KerryMcGuire (3), venus.radfordbell (3), Penske (3), Dilara86 (5), honyocker (9), kxn11 (10)

Score: 30.44

66
21,460 members, 425 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)

Lists: generalkala (2), ncgraham (2), bookworm12 (3), merrystar (3), AnnaClaire (5), rozymary (7), JaneAustenNut (7), Krisbee (7), WendyRobyn (8), catiescarlette (9), richard_c (10)4 more, LoneS (11), johnpdeever (13), briarhills (15), citygirl

Thumbs down: KerryMcGuire, tugrice, janerawoof, dkfgroup

Score: 30.44

67
2,828 members, 235 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: booklove2 (1), perennialreader (2), dbsovereign (2), KatyBee (2), dianeham (3), Osbaldistone (3), amyshaff (4), vixcoe (4), rozymary (8), ahef1963 (18)

Score: 30.15

68
1 member, 0 reviews

Lists: snookerkitty (1), skyrad43 (3), amyshaff (3), kageeh (3), nanlanglois (5), myers3 (5), copperkid (6), 985077MA (7), mmignano11 (7), HelenGress (8), jackanthony (8)3 more, dawndouble (9), bookhobbyjapan (13), generalkala (13)

Thumbs down: oregonobsessionz, Cecrow, Martha8700, dkfgroup

Score: 29.22

Explanations:

Cecrow (0): This is not "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks", which I think most people meant to vote for.

69
7,358 members, 257 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Lists: pjwest (2), katie4098 (2), Dehinde (4), bytheseabchcmbr (4), shaunie (5), catiescarlette (8), bookworm12 (10), Minthe (10), ncgraham (13), booklove2 (18), citygirl

Score: 28.29

70
9,948 members, 286 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: Simone2 (2), cpg (3), Krisbee (6), ncgraham (6), mcountr (7), kxn11 (7), sianpr (7), mmignano11 (8), richard_c (9), bytheseabchcmbr (10), crookedcat (12)1 more, neicybee (15)

Thumbs down: KerryMcGuire

Score: 28.01

71
30,845 members, 953 reviews
4.38 stars (4.38 stars)
72
4,578 members, 132 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: lisatimbers (1), AmourFou (1), Penske (2), Crypto-Willobie (3), LDVoorberg (3), caseylondon (3), ThoughtPolice (7), myers3 (11), mhhacker (13), JukieH (19)

Thumbs down: KarenFunt

Score: 27.16

73
29,477 members, 538 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: friedrb (4), perennialreader (4), oliviabiba (4), RobinBrz (7), KrisM (8), PollyMig (9), bytheseabchcmbr (9), LoneS (13), johnpdeever (16), Peace2 (17), bookhobbyjapan (20)1 more, martensgirl

Thumbs down: grnman

Score: 26.16

74
2,505 members, 141 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: kxn11 (1), perennialreader (3), cmtl (3), dara85 (6), starfishian (6), frenchmama (8), pdebolt (8), lynnrae523 (9), teeth (15), njinthesun (19), amyshaff (19)

Thumbs down: Luisali

Score: 26.12

75
4,735 members, 276 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: lillypatti72 (1), pechmerle (1), kazzer2u (4), Michael_Gibbons (4), Kieln (4), peterveen (5), rstaedter (7), LoneS (15), linlef (16)

Score: 25.65

Explanations:

pechmerle (1): A combination of East Asian history, historical romance, suspense, and writing style that is irresistible. A little knowledge of Japanese history before reading makes it a much richer reading experience.… (more)

76
28,499 members, 392 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: madhatter73 (4), JaneAustenNut (6), generalkala (6), WendyRobyn (7), lynnrae523 (7), prof_em (8), rozymary (9), LittleTaiko (9), dawnlovesbooks (10), booksinbed (11), Jillian_Kay (12)2 more, Dilara86 (12), sdunford (16)

Thumbs down: grnman, KerryMcGuire, janerawoof

Score: 24.6

77
3,350 members, 217 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: vwinsloe (5), jennyo (7), Volkertvos (10), chgstrom (10), pdebolt (11), ikomilo (12), peterveen (12), AnjaMeta (16), goldenlobo (20), edparks, smasler

Score: 24.52

78
13,749 members, 572 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: WendyRobyn (1), vwinsloe (2), gypsysmom (5), peterveen (7), iggyjreilly (10), Vicariousz (11), Crypto-Willobie (11), Morphidae (13), LoneS (14), sianpr (14), devilish2 (16)1 more, ArieJvdP

Thumbs down: arethusarose, PitcherBooks, KrisM

Score: 23.76

79
2,439 members, 164 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: missmaryS (1), Eowyn1 (2), bmilla48 (6), RobinBrz (9), linlef (10), FKQG (11), cindyst2000 (11), NancieLea (12), crookedcat (13)

Score: 23.13

80
7,325 members, 153 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: kristenl (2), souloftherose (4), Osbaldistone (4), Dehinde (5), pathogenik (6), hipdeep (9), Simone2 (9), sbodmer (17), johnpdeever (17)

Score: 22.81

81
22,261 members, 869 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: bookworm12 (2), Eowyn1 (3), Femklutz (7), JSWBooks (7), mcountr (8), kszr (9), ikomilo (13), neicybee (16), lorannen (17), iggyjreilly (17), LoneS (18)

Thumbs down: friedrb, KerryMcGuire

Score: 22

82
11,015 members, 262 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)

Lists: Jillian_Kay (1), oregonobsessionz (3), DanZuke (4), Canadian_Down_Under (4), dara85 (7), bmilla48 (7), amyshaff (16), WylieMaercklein (18)

Score: 21.56

83
11,303 members, 103 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: AnnaClaire (1), missmaryS (2), dmsteyn (2), ucla70 (2), lemicnic1227 (7), sdunford (7), Crypto-Willobie (7), johnpdeever (18)

Thumbs down: KerryMcGuire

Score: 21.41

84
4,798 members, 280 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: mishy215 (3), corleycorrea (4), RobinBrz (5), dawnlovesbooks (5), CarterPJ (9), rozymary (10), IrishSue (14), KarenFunt, smasler

Thumbs down: Jukov

Score: 21.13

85
13,871 members, 242 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: lillypatti72 (2), hipdeep (3), JSWBooks (5), lemicnic1227 (6), Jelissa88 (9), Crypto-Willobie (10), sdunford (11), NancieLea (13)

Score: 20.5

86
1,009 members, 150 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: oregonobsessionz (5), gypsysmom (8), mcountr (9), kristenl (9), cindyst2000 (10), honyocker (12), gbelik (15), bjappleg8 (17), smasler

Score: 20.32

88
3,834 members, 217 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Lists: mmseiple (1), kara.shamy (4), shaunie (12), bnbsalvatore (13), KrisM (14), klhorn (14), RobinMG (18), Laura1124

Score: 19.41

89
11,511 members, 298 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)

Lists: 985077MA (2), lahochstetler (2), vpfluke (3), kxn11 (5), RobinBrz (6), library_mistress (10), unspuncapricorn (13), neicybee (17)

Thumbs down: schmootc

Score: 19.32

90
3,250 members, 242 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: RobinMG (2), gypsysmom (2), zjakkelien (5), Shrike58 (6), Euryale (6), lorannen (8), Dilara86 (16), ArieJvdP

Thumbs down: ayaeckel

Score: 19.27

Explanations:

Shrike58 (6): Another current example of the best state of the art of modern SF that builds on the traditions of the field (imagine what a collaboration between Le Guin & Cherryh would look like) while trying to extend the state of the art. Some people think this is a bad thing, and I'm not always sure that Leckie's tricks of language always work, but this is ultimately a very individual story of how one comes by personal dignity.… (more)

91
4,620 members, 286 reviews
4.33 stars (4.33 stars)

Lists: jSummer (4), Minthe (4), Cariola (7), peterveen (8), Vaysh (9), bjappleg8 (9), honyocker (13), starbox (16)

Score: 19.22

92
2,708 members, 137 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)

Lists: KrisM (3), SqueakyChu (4), cindyst2000 (5), digitalmaven (8), brianc6 (14), Dilara86 (15), unspuncapricorn (16), ThoughtPolice (18)

Score: 18.96

93
6,328 members, 345 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: elliepotten (4), zapzap (5), christin.schroeder (6), Tafadhali (8), WendyRobyn (10), oliviabiba (10), crookedcat (14), teeth (18), Her_Royal_Orangeness (20)

Thumbs down: KarenFunt

Score: 18.84

94
7,317 members, 375 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)

Lists: cindyst2000 (2), amyshaff (5), kxn11 (6), ucla70 (6), laluna179 (7), fifthbusy (7), CarterPJ (8), copperkid (10), klhorn (12), dawnlovesbooks (16), mmignano11 (21)

Thumbs down: grnman, Femklutz, mamamork, LDVoorberg

Score: 18.71

95
28,228 members, 612 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: andomck (2), Firemind (2), Dilara86 (6), Vicariousz (10), richard_c (12), LoneS (16), mmignano11 (23), citygirl, amysisson

Thumbs down: PitcherBooks, janerawoof

Score: 18.01

96
2,283 members, 151 reviews
4.41 stars (4.41 stars)

Lists: kxn11 (3), lahochstetler (4), ekelnor (5), iggyjreilly (5), CindyHam59 (6), LittleTaiko (14), copperkid (15)

Score: 17.87

97
7,646 members, 254 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: RobinMG (1), WhatUsername (1), iggyjreilly (2), Luisali (3), kxn11 (4), Dilara86 (9), brianc6 (18)

Thumbs down: arethusarose, Jukov

Score: 17.48

98
5,757 members, 250 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: Volkertvos (3), kazzer2u (5), corleycorrea (5), DougJ110 (7), dbsovereign (11), LoneS (17), edparks

Score: 17.26

99
4,364 members, 297 reviews
4.33 stars (4.33 stars)

Lists: cmtl (2), rretzler (7), Femklutz (8), Fjumonvi (8), bnbsalvatore (14), FKQG (16), teeth (19)

Score: 16.56

100
29,842 members, 551 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: Nodosaurus (1), lordcharles (2), bmilla48 (8), Luisali (8), chellerystick (9), linlef (14), bookworm12 (17)

Thumbs down: jaysbooks

Score: 16.47

Explanations:

lordcharles (2): Literally, a whole new universe!

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