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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: 403 participating members (show all)

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31,458 members, 1,806 reviews
4.37 stars (4.37 stars)

Lists: margosneezer (1), Rdra1962 (1), JukieH (1), ikomilo (1), askthedust (1), mwinem (1), Prinzessin_Erdbeer (1), Vicariousz (1), artisu (1), bnbsalvatore (1), chellerystick (1)53 more, cherylc (1), catiescarlette (1), RickyHaas (1), kamrie (1), klhorn (1), FKQG (1), Minneba (1), Begona (1), lmbix (1), m_island (1), marianoel (1), beckibell (1), LisaGregory (1), AvitaCosno (1), dawndouble (1), HelenGress (1), authordanagoodman (1), marthamwatson (1), MaggieFlo (2), Jillian_Kay (2), Tim.Looney (2), lynnrae523 (2), hgalligher (2), ThoughtPolice (2), melaniejayne (2), yourotherleft (2), JaneAustenNut (3), stephenis (3), booksinbed (3), 985077MA (3), KimarieBee (3), LisbethE (4), critterbug (4), LDVoorberg (4), prof_em (5), bookworm12 (5), Volkertvos (5), cmtl (5), laluna179 (5), Krisbee (5), linlef (5), CarterPJ (6), JPodlaski (7), Peace2 (7), chgstrom (8), tina1969 (9), Risbom (9), kszr (10), shutch (14), myra.reads (16), myers3 (19), ahef1963 (45), martensgirl

Thumbs down: kazzer2u, saucybetty, Selliers, KrisM, kidsread, lorannen, jtcarter, gypsysmom, Eowyn1

Score: 193.81

2
58,074 members, 1,158 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
14,692 members, 1,077 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)
4
14,508 members, 436 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)

Lists: goldenlobo (1), kara.shamy (1), skyrad43 (1), elainemberman (1), Somateria (1), kappasigma (1), jan48 (1), Fjumonvi (1), readinglife11 (1), booksinbed (1), sianpr (1)27 more, Simone2 (1), venus.radfordbell (1), JCBest (1), AngelGH (1), Winny99 (1), dkfgroup (1), Lyn5r (1), Minneba (2), mccin68 (2), stephenis (2), Canadian_Down_Under (2), pagewright (2), LenoreR (2), sbodmer (3), prof_em (4), Rdra1962 (4), katie4098 (4), myers3 (6), tina1969 (7), bookworm12 (7), mishy215 (10), mmignano11 (10), Aerrin99 (10), generalkala (11), shutch (15), ahef1963 (18), citygirl

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

Score: 116.41

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
10,720 members, 872 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), maryzee (2), mwinem (2)29 more, pathogenik (2), beebeereads (2), copperkid (2), staceyftwo (2), 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), ShelfMonkey (6), Minneba (6), 985077MA (6), _Zoe_ (6), dawndouble (7), NancieLea (8), kszr (8), unspuncapricorn (9), CarterPJ (10), fifthbusy (12), myers3 (12), ahef1963 (29)

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

Score: 107.78

6
43,103 members, 1,139 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: sblumens (1), Adennis (1), LesleyWebb (2), LoneS (2), Jbritz (2), kootibkiteer (2), margosneezer (3), kamalsood (3), goldenlobo (3), jeanie0510 (3), Elle10021 (3)28 more, pathogenik (4), cherylc (4), frenchmama (4), Saultimate (4), unspuncapricorn (4), 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: 104.82

7
13,576 members, 374 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)22 more, kiwidoc (1), Smits (1), Leida (1), bookwoman84 (1), johnpdeever (2), kappasigma (2), Mallc (2), unlucky (2), vixcoe (2), marthamwatson (2), sianpr (3), artisu (4), klhorn (4), brianc6 (5), lahochstetler (5), Rdra1962 (6), Minneba (7), fifthbusy (11), KrisM (12), mmignano11 (17), ahef1963 (44), sadbookgirl

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

Score: 99.57

8
8,905 members, 585 reviews
4.29 stars (4.29 stars)

Lists: LesleyWebb (1), LoneS (1), RBeffa (1), elizabethmkruis (1), tess_schoolmarm (1), gypsysmom (1), askthedust (2), rretzler (2), gbelik (2), njinthesun (2), myra.reads (2)24 more, bmilla48 (3), mwinem (4), Vicariousz (4), bnbsalvatore (4), DougJ110 (4), cmtl (4), kappasigma (5), bookhobbyjapan (5), pdebolt (5), jennyo (5), RobinMG (6), shutch (7), cherylc (7), catiescarlette (7), Rdra1962 (8), Jillian_Kay (9), FKQG (9), MaggieFlo (10), klhorn (10), unlucky (12), booksinbed (15), IrishSue (17), sdunford (17), peterveen (19)

Thumbs down: sbodmer

Score: 98.17

9
28,639 members, 794 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)
10
4,326 members, 267 reviews
4.25 stars (4.25 stars)

Lists: honyocker (1), prof_em (1), alpiner (1), RobinBrz (1), maryzee (1), Christy.Riege (1), LenoreR (1), lmbix (2), tugrice (2), venus.radfordbell (2), hammockqueen (2)20 more, 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), kxn11 (12), merrystar (14), booksinbed (16), ahef1963 (28)

Thumbs down: arethusarose

Score: 90.54

11
8,398 members, 134 reviews
4.65 stars (4.65 stars)

Lists: grnman (1), jdyork74 (1), jeanie0510 (1), Firemind (1), sarahlpriest (1), druuska (1), steph40 (1), IrishSue (2), jackanthony (2), gilroy (2), cubsfan3410 (3)23 more, LoneS (3), mwinem (3), LenoreR (3), elainemberman (4), bookhobbyjapan (4), catiescarlette (4), bookworm12 (4), KatyBee (4), dawndouble (4), booksinbed (4), caseylondon (4), sbodmer (5), Jillian_Kay (5), 985077MA (5), Morphidae (6), Eowyn1 (8), shutch (9), Minneba (12), ncgraham (14), briarhills (20), mmignano11 (25), ahef1963 (43), citygirl

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

Score: 87.91

12
8,241 members, 575 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: bmilla48 (1), fuzzy_pickle (1), TLDAV1967 (1), nanlanglois (1), hailelib (1), generalkala (1), prof_em (2), ikomilo (2), RBeffa (2), kamrie (2), unspuncapricorn (2)19 more, 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), Mallc (6), bjappleg8 (7), chgstrom (7), Minneba (10), tess_schoolmarm (14), ahef1963 (20)

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

Score: 80.88

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10,571 members, 972 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: ycr_ycr (1), LDVoorberg (1), honyocker (2), DougJ110 (2), prof_em (3), ikomilo (3), niquetteb (3), PollyMig (3), marthamwatson (3), lmbix (4), jackanthony (4)23 more, Peace2 (5), KatyBee (5), 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), fifthbusy (15), eclecticdodo (18), jjwilson61-wishlist (19), myers3 (20)

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

Score: 78.38

14
15,969 members, 1,271 reviews
4.31 stars (4.31 stars)

Lists: PRiva (1), frenchmama (1), yolanda.herbst (1), pagewright (1), pjwest (1), richard_c (2), alpiner (2), authordanagoodman (2), critterbug (2), bookhobbyjapan (3), pathogenik (3)18 more, keul (3), teeth (3), melaniejayne (3), StefanieGeeks (3), MelanieTid (4), nanlanglois (4), Morphidae (5), Tim.Looney (5), Mallc (5), dawndouble (5), marthamwatson (5), JukieH (6), lauralkeet (6), shutch (10), 985077MA (10), Rdra1962 (11), bookwoman84 (17), amysisson

Thumbs down: Dunaganagain, aoi_yerba, grnman, zapzap, jaylcee

Score: 76.7

15
8,620 members, 669 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

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

Thumbs down: Bookmarque, jenrazzle, zapzap

Score: 72.19

16
59,355 members, 1,070 reviews
4.42 stars (4.42 stars)

Lists: JaneAustenNut (1), Dehinde (1), MelanieTid (1), dawnlovesbooks (1), Jencey (2), merrystar (2), Krisbee (2), Somateria (3), johnpdeever (3), JuliaMaria (3), LoneS (4)17 more, FKQG (4), AnnaClaire (4), generalkala (4), lynnrae523 (5), sbodmer (6), Jillian_Kay (6), booksinbed (6), sianpr (6), Morphidae (7), MaggieFlo (8), Minthe (8), jackanthony (9), hailelib (9), Rdra1962 (14), mmignano11 (16), ahef1963 (41), citygirl

Thumbs down: Tovahn, grnman, aulsmith, KerryMcGuire

Score: 71.21

17
14,168 members, 1,238 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)
18
8,319 members, 562 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: pearlmath (1), vwinsloe (1), KittyTwist (2), bookwoman84 (2), ChrisWay (3), beebeereads (3), DougJ110 (3), tricia.devlin (3), johnpdeever (4), richard_c (4), crookedcat (4)19 more, LoneS (5), cherylc (5), lmbix (5), elainemberman (6), bnbsalvatore (6), klhorn (6), Laura1124 (6), cmtl (7), PollyMig (7), copperkid (7), Volkertvos (8), sianpr (8), MaggieFlo (11), Mallc (11), HelenGress (12), dbsovereign (17), citygirl (17), booksinbed (18), smasler

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

Score: 70.43

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7,427 members, 497 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: booksbooks63 (1), pennyinsole (1), LisbethE (1), stephenis (1), susannelson (1), pearlmath (2), frenchmama (2), CarterPJ (2), cherylc (3), authordanagoodman (3), kszr (3)15 more, 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)

Thumbs down: Jukov, bmilla48, princessmonster

Score: 69.97

20
5,658 members, 463 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

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

Score: 67.6

22
5,892 members, 173 reviews
4.56 stars (4.56 stars)

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

Score: 64.95

23
12,892 members, 232 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

Lists: dmsteyn (1), fredsmithx (1), ncgraham (1), pitjrw (2), rozymary (2), Laura1124 (2), JuliaMaria (2), cpg (2), audreyj (2), Lyn5r (2), lynnrae523 (4)13 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), ahef1963 (21)

Thumbs down: KerryMcGuire, hilarykiley

Score: 64.66

24
4,826 members, 381 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)

Lists: MJC1946 (1), madhatter73 (2), kageeh (2), pearlmath (3), frenchmama (3), hawaiiimarg (4), copperkid (4), pathogenik (5), Elle10021 (5), teeth (5), HelenGress (5)15 more, 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), ahef1963 (22)

Thumbs down: millefleurs, edwina4

Score: 63.23

25
14,199 members, 810 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)11 more, bytheseabchcmbr (3), IrishSue (4), Krisbee (4), ikomilo (6), goldenlobo (7), artisu (9), Morphidae (9), Eowyn1 (10), JukieH (12), kappasigma (13), ahef1963 (16)

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

Score: 56.6

Explanations:

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

26
21,757 members, 434 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

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

Thumbs down: sbodmer, KerryMcGuire, KarenFunt

Score: 54.14

27
7,054 members, 345 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)8 more, jackanthony (7), kszr (7), sdunford (8), Morphidae (10), _Zoe_ (11), WendyRobyn (13), kappasigma (15), smasler

Score: 53.12

28
23,643 members, 1,073 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 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)14 more, lmbix (7), ikomilo (8), jdyork74 (8), klhorn (8), nanlanglois (8), goldenlobo (9), IrishSue (9), copperkid (9), HelenGress (11), JukieH (14), Eowyn1 (14), dawndouble (15), myers3 (16), Mallc (18)

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

Score: 52.36

29
9,377 members, 545 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

30
23,096 members, 1,374 reviews
4.38 stars (4.38 stars)

Lists: FormerLifeBookLover (1), NancieLea (2), Peace2 (2), kamrie (3), shutch (4), keul (4), mwinem (6), hawaiiimarg (6), kristenl (6), jdyork74 (7), christin.schroeder (7)14 more, beebeereads (7), bnbsalvatore (8), critterbug (8), sbodmer (9), Jillian_Kay (10), Morphidae (11), teeth (11), lynnrae523 (11), MaggieFlo (14), unspuncapricorn (14), Vicariousz (15), chgstrom (15), dawnlovesbooks (17), sdunford (20)

Thumbs down: sadbookgirl, bjappleg8, Elle10021, hestermaree, zapzap, jaylcee

Score: 50.44

31
4,901 members, 415 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

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

Thumbs down: unlucky, jaylcee

Score: 50.1

32
8,388 members, 316 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), Laura1124 (5), lmbix (6)8 more, goldenlobo (8), Mallc (10), myra.reads (10), catiescarlette (11), Osbaldistone (12), kappasigma (17), cbl_tn (20), ahef1963 (48)

Thumbs down: shutch, LittleTaiko, KerryMcGuire

Score: 48.75

33
15,755 members, 688 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

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

Thumbs down: KarenFunt

Score: 48.71

34
25,040 members, 417 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: sockitahme (1), lemicnic1227 (2), Crypto-Willobie (2), AvitaCosno (2), zumstein (2), Laura1124 (3), madhatter73 (3), WhatUsername (3), Risbom (4), chellerystick (5), Simone2 (5)8 more, kamalsood (6), ThoughtPolice (6), johnpdeever (7), booksinbed (8), dawndouble (11), lordcharles (17), citygirl, sadbookgirl

Thumbs down: arethusarose, zapzap, gilroy (10)

Score: 47.64

35
20,979 members, 645 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 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)10 more, chgstrom (9), IrishSue (10), teeth (10), lynnrae523 (10), beckibell (11), WendyRobyn (12), JukieH (13), HelenGress (17), MaggieFlo (18), Mallc (20)

Thumbs down: Jukov, ayaeckel

Score: 47.54

36
27,938 members, 1,328 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

37
7,482 members, 465 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

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

Thumbs down: kappasigma, KerryMcGuire

Score: 46.63

38
36,423 members, 563 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)9 more, Canadian_Down_Under (8), Lyn5r (8), jdyork74 (9), sdunford (10), bookhobbyjapan (12), generalkala (14), Mallc (16), mmignano11 (24), ahef1963 (33)

Thumbs down: hestermaree, KerryMcGuire, Eowyn1

Score: 44.51

39
67,848 members, 931 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)6 more, merrystar (10), sbodmer (12), bookhobbyjapan (15), briarhills (16), MaggieFlo (19), cej1027

Score: 43.58

40
1,464 members, 136 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 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

41
15,125 members, 281 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), WendyRobyn (9)5 more, cherylc (9), crookedcat (9), johnpdeever (10), HelenGress (14), martensgirl

Thumbs down: dmsteyn

Score: 41.86

42
9,281 members, 574 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Lists: pschlik (1), tarmina (1), pdebolt (1), LisbethE (2), crookedcat (3), dawnlovesbooks (3), NancieLea (4), kszr (4), ucla70 (5), vpfluke (8), linlef (9)7 more, starfishian (9), sbodmer (10), AnjaMeta (10), bookhobbyjapan (10), JukieH (16), kappasigma (19), MsRoux

Thumbs down: Morphidae, Eliz12, Nycticebus, AmourFou

Score: 41.69

43
16,955 members, 775 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)5 more, WendyRobyn (11), crookedcat (11), goldenlobo (13), ahef1963 (15), citygirl

Score: 41.48

44
31,521 members, 413 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)5 more, richard_c (8), ikomilo (9), KrisM (9), booksinbed (9), jackanthony (13)

Thumbs down: KerryMcGuire

Score: 40.94

45
9,183 members, 816 reviews
4.26 stars (4.26 stars)

Lists: Alexiou (1), M.Birostris (2), rdwhitenack (2), DanZuke (3), cubsfan3410 (4), kamrie (4), Peace2 (4), bmilla48 (5), mwinem (7), elainemberman (9), gypsysmom (11)6 more, mccin68 (12), Jillian_Kay (13), Vicariousz (14), vwinsloe (16), RickyHaas (19), ArieJvdP

Thumbs down: PitcherBooks, Elle10021

Score: 40.51

46
23,126 members, 543 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

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

Score: 39.85

47
40,203 members, 535 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)5 more, johnpdeever (11), goldenlobo (12), _Zoe_ (19), mmignano11 (27), ahef1963 (35)

Thumbs down: KerryMcGuire

Score: 37.91

48
9,518 members, 615 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

49
3,076 members, 299 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

50
9,341 members, 180 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 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)4 more, Elle10021 (12), jackanthony (12), lahochstetler (14), ahef1963 (25)

Thumbs down: Broer

Score: 36.29

51
6,821 members, 454 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

Lists: KittyTwist (1), laluna179 (1), KerryMcGuire (1), mhhacker (1), Chankie (3), cindyst2000 (3), booksinbed (7), unspuncapricorn (10), goldenlobo (14), KimarieBee (14), smasler1 more, citygirl

Score: 35.48

52
16,110 members, 355 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), MaggieFlo (20), ahef1963 (23)

Thumbs down: dldbizacct, KerryMcGuire

Score: 35.36

53
4,359 members, 256 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: Euryale (2), RobinMG (3), brianc6 (3), Aerrin99 (4), lemicnic1227 (5), hammockqueen (5), lahochstetler (6), honyocker (7), unspuncapricorn (12), WylieMaercklein (12), ahef1963 (37)2 more, sadbookgirl, citygirl

Score: 33.32

54
43,412 members, 716 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)

Lists: bookworm12 (1), booklove2 (5), mcountr (6), rozymary (6), madhatter73 (7), JaneAustenNut (8), johnpdeever (12), beckibell (12), sbodmer (14), Jillian_Kay (14), IrishSue (15)3 more, bjappleg8 (16), briarhills (17), bookhobbyjapan (18)

Score: 33

55
3,929 members, 271 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), klhorn (13), goldenlobo (16)2 more, LoneS (19), JukieH (20)

Score: 32.88

56
17,022 members, 821 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)

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

Thumbs down: PitcherBooks, merrystar, unspuncapricorn

Score: 32.18

57
20,897 members, 416 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)5 more, LoneS (11), johnpdeever (13), briarhills (15), ahef1963 (30), citygirl

Thumbs down: KerryMcGuire, tugrice, janerawoof, dkfgroup

Score: 32.15

58
12,015 members, 347 reviews
4.33 stars (4.33 stars)

Lists: shutch (1), corleycorrea (3), Fjumonvi (4), Canadian_Down_Under (5), chellerystick (8), LoneS (12), bookworm12 (12), teeth (13), Morphidae (14), sbodmer (15), Jillian_Kay (15)2 more, JukieH (18), bookhobbyjapan (19)

Score: 31.32

59
7,780 members, 497 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), tess_schoolmarm (17)2 more, teeth (17), applemcg (19)

Thumbs down: bmilla48

Score: 30.68

60
2,803 members, 40 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

61
28,576 members, 495 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: rplinke (1), AmourFou (3), ayaeckel (4), amyshaff (6), KrisM (7), ucla70 (8), catiescarlette (10), booksinbed (10), honyocker (11), johnpdeever (15), sbodmer (16)2 more, goldenlobo (18), pseudoeden

Thumbs down: KerryMcGuire

Score: 30.18

62
29,807 members, 934 reviews
4.38 stars (4.38 stars)
63
15,973 members, 1,070 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)

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

Score: 29.59

64
31,980 members, 887 reviews
4.34 stars (4.34 stars)

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

Thumbs down: happyhinsons, sadbookgirl, ayaeckel, bmilla48

Score: 29.55

65
8,226 members, 304 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

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

Thumbs down: 47degreesnorth

Score: 29.32

66
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.

67
5,903 members, 323 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

Lists: KatyBee (1), KimarieBee (1), hammockqueen (3), KittyTwist (4), Penske (4), Winny99 (5), WendyRobyn (6), richard_c (7), kxn11 (8), bookworm12 (15), IrishSue (16)2 more, goldenlobo (17), amysisson

Thumbs down: pitjrw, revamanda, aulsmith

Score: 28.96

Explanations:

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

68
7,197 members, 253 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 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

69
9,694 members, 279 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, ahef1963 (27)

Thumbs down: KerryMcGuire

Score: 27.73

70
4,459 members, 127 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

71
5,280 members, 455 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

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

Score: 27.13

72
27,792 members, 385 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)3 more, Dilara86 (12), sdunford (16), ahef1963 (42)

Thumbs down: grnman, KerryMcGuire, janerawoof

Score: 26.17

73
2,674 members, 231 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

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

Score: 24.84

74
3,377 members, 215 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

75
28,712 members, 525 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (3), oliviabiba (4), RobinBrz (7), KrisM (8), PollyMig (9), bytheseabchcmbr (9), LoneS (13), johnpdeever (16), Peace2 (17), bookhobbyjapan (20), martensgirl

Thumbs down: grnman

Score: 23.54

76
7,172 members, 152 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

77
13,409 members, 556 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), ArieJvdP

Thumbs down: arethusarose, PitcherBooks, KrisM

Score: 21.76

78
4,610 members, 269 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

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

Score: 21.65

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)

79
4,692 members, 273 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

80
2,464 members, 139 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

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

Thumbs down: Luisali

Score: 20.53

81
978 members, 149 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: oregonobsessionz (5), gypsysmom (8), mcountr (9), kristenl (9), cindyst2000 (10), honyocker (12), gbelik (15), bjappleg8 (18), smasler

Score: 20.3

82
27,573 members, 602 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: andomck (2), Firemind (2), Dilara86 (6), Vicariousz (10), richard_c (12), LoneS (16), mmignano11 (23), ahef1963 (32), citygirl, amysisson

Thumbs down: PitcherBooks, janerawoof

Score: 19.7

83
10,973 members, 99 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: AnnaClaire (1), dmsteyn (2), ucla70 (2), lemicnic1227 (7), sdunford (7), Crypto-Willobie (7), johnpdeever (18), ahef1963 (47)

Thumbs down: KerryMcGuire

Score: 19.57

84
21,784 members, 845 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

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

Thumbs down: KerryMcGuire

Score: 19.54

86
3,061 members, 235 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 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)

87
4,488 members, 280 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

88
2,388 members, 160 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

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

Score: 19.13

89
10,768 members, 256 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

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

Score: 19.1

90
6,242 members, 337 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

91
7,206 members, 373 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

92
13,450 members, 233 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (3), JSWBooks (5), lemicnic1227 (6), Crypto-Willobie (10), sdunford (11), NancieLea (13), Laura1124 (18), ahef1963 (60)

Score: 18.2

93
2,206 members, 147 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

94
7,548 members, 247 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

95
11,300 members, 297 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)

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

Thumbs down: schmootc

Score: 17.35

96
5,527 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

97
6,051 members, 388 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: booksbooks63 (3), Fjumonvi (3), Eowyn1 (5), elainemberman (12), teeth (16), kamrie (17), starfishian (19)

Score: 16.79

98
6,594 members, 107 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: tanhome (2), Dehinde (6), copperkid (8), pdebolt (9), Minthe (12), brianc6 (19), ahef1963 (34)

Score: 16.33

99
5,954 members, 443 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)

Lists: Kieln (1), lauralkeet (3), pathogenik (7), LittleTaiko (7), Cariola (9), richard_c (13), Simone2 (18)

Thumbs down: KerryMcGuire

Score: 16.32

100
10,564 members, 254 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: Edward (1), Euryale (4), linlef (6), Dilara86 (7), elainemberman (11), andomck (14), amysisson (22)

Thumbs down: PitcherBooks

Score: 15.96

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