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100 Books to Read in a Lifetime (That Are Older Than 200 Years)

Description: Amazon just released their "100 books to read in a lifetime." The oldest of which was published in 1813. That's a crying shame. Let's compile and vote on a list of the rest.

Members: 157 participating members (show all)

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1
34,793 members, 348 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: alex68 (1), lfriedla (1), -pilgrim- (1), SaintSunniva (1), ErykaSosa91 (1), puffintopia (1), HxBuff (1), Nicolebigelow3 (1), jaysonwm (1), LShelby (1), anglemark (1)77 more, gypsysmom (1), Cecrow (1), cjmills (1), thecoroner (1), europhile (1), lorax (1), JCBest (1), PyrrhicVctry (1), souci (1), Tom_Huckstep (1), dontcallmeleslie (1), Veilleur_de_nuit (1), LadyoftheLodge (1), PhileasHannay (1), Roberto823 (1), toview (1), Eka-Belle (1), ameliadefield (1), stunes (1), Dr.Vickie (1), ShaneTierney (1), brookeott (1), writeslikeagirl (1), MarionCrombie (1), hvanloon (1), TrulyAragorn (1), pgleduc (1), swhitco (1), janimar (1), BlueSkies305 (1), TCBard (1), bw94612 (1), MusicalKnitter (1), RChurch (1), longway (1), benmartin79 (1), WMGOATGRUFF (1), john257hopper (1), Betelgeuse (1), southernbooklady (1), cemanuel (1), MTL (1), marfita (1), henkl (1), al.vick (2), Mapguy314 (2), Turambar (2), xenophon (2), lostinalibrary (2), monica67 (2), madpoet (2), szarka (2), Kuiperdolin (3), anthonywillard (3), phdjrc (4), BuiltByBooks (4), Nicole_VanK (4), timspalding (4), Matke (5), DanielSTJ (7), Cynfelyn (9), Bretzky1 (9), PietWester (11), raperper (11), yarb (11), benjfrank (11), andejons (15), WriterWarrior (17), JohnMB (24), Dilara86 (24), drmom62 (65), dberndtd (66), skylerboodie, mspixieears, rarm, Edward, Myyst

Score: 302.79

Explanations:

Veilleur_de_nuit (1): Parce que ce long poème dit les horreurs de la guerre et les douceurs de l'amour, et parce qu'il a façonné l'imaginaire occidental.

Mapguy314 (2): Means I have it in my library, not necessarily that I have read it, although I have read some of them

2
29,471 members, 268 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: Mirabelle (1), amanda4242 (1), rajanianthireddy (1), CGlanovsky (1), benjfrank (1), lfriedla (2), merrystar (2), JohnMB (2), europhile (2), ahef1963 (2), marsap (2)67 more, jeffza (2), aulsmith (2), southernbooklady (2), al.vick (3), HxBuff (3), jaysonwm (3), anglemark (3), gypsysmom (3), cjmills (3), phdjrc (3), writeslikeagirl (3), swhitco (3), BlueSkies305 (3), MusicalKnitter (3), JeanLittleLibrary (3), longway (3), WMGOATGRUFF (3), Mapguy314 (4), lorax (4), PyrrhicVctry (4), souci (4), xenophon (4), Tom_Huckstep (4), dontcallmeleslie (4), LadyoftheLodge (4), PhileasHannay (4), Roberto823 (4), toview (4), stunes (4), Dr.Vickie (4), MarionCrombie (4), hvanloon (4), TrulyAragorn (4), pgleduc (4), janimar (4), TCBard (4), MTL (4), DanielSTJ (6), Luisali (6), Matke (8), marfita (8), szarka (9), hipdeep (10), Cecrow (11), thorold (11), benmartin79 (11), alex68 (12), PietWester (13), henkl (13), LShelby (15), Turambar (15), thecoroner (15), ErykaSosa91 (18), jillmwo (18), SaintSunniva (20), WriterWarrior (20), andejons (20), ShaneTierney (22), Dilara86 (26), anthonywillard (32), cemanuel (38), ManWithAnAgenda (39), madpoet (64), timspalding (123), mspixieears, DelightedLibrarian, Myyst

Score: 209.48

3
19,754 members, 155 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

Lists: DanielSTJ (1), jcornelia (1), hipdeep (1), ahef1963 (1), dberndtd (1), murphyrules (1), lostinalibrary (1), monicabrandywine (1), Mirabelle (2), BlueSkies305 (2), yarb (2)66 more, JeanLittleLibrary (2), lfriedla (3), Cecrow (3), merrystar (3), JohnMB (3), Turambar (3), lorax (3), PyrrhicVctry (3), souci (3), xenophon (3), Tom_Huckstep (3), dontcallmeleslie (3), LadyoftheLodge (3), Roberto823 (3), toview (3), stunes (3), Dr.Vickie (3), MarionCrombie (3), hvanloon (3), TrulyAragorn (3), pgleduc (3), janimar (3), TCBard (3), bw94612 (3), marsap (3), john257hopper (3), MTL (3), benjfrank (3), HxBuff (4), jaysonwm (4), anglemark (4), cjmills (4), Lucy_Skywalker (4), writeslikeagirl (4), MusicalKnitter (4), WMGOATGRUFF (4), swhitco (6), Matke (7), marfita (7), PhileasHannay (8), szarka (8), Betelgeuse (9), al.vick (10), thecoroner (11), southernbooklady (11), thorold (12), alex68 (13), th.lrnr (16), Mapguy314 (17), jillmwo (17), SaintSunniva (19), smcwl (19), WriterWarrior (19), cemanuel (19), andejons (19), henkl (20), Luisali (26), Dilara86 (29), ManWithAnAgenda (38), karenb (38), madpoet (47), drmom62 (66), anthonywillard (82), timspalding (120), DelightedLibrarian, rarm

Thumbs down: cej1027, cpg, aulsmith

Score: 203.59

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): Definitely parts of it, but the whole thing? Nah.

4
23,093 members, 201 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: Bookkat33 (1), PietWester (2), benmartin79 (2), -pilgrim- (3), ErykaSosa91 (3), Mirabelle (3), europhile (3), rajanianthireddy (3), casvelyn (3), ahef1963 (3), al.vick (4)63 more, lfriedla (4), gypsysmom (4), JohnMB (4), marsap (4), JeanLittleLibrary (4), Mapguy314 (5), HxBuff (5), jaysonwm (5), anglemark (5), merrystar (5), PyrrhicVctry (5), souci (5), Dr.Vickie (5), writeslikeagirl (5), Luisali (5), TrulyAragorn (5), pgleduc (5), swhitco (5), longway (5), cjmills (6), MarionCrombie (6), hvanloon (6), janimar (6), jeffza (6), MTL (6), xenophon (7), Tom_Huckstep (7), dontcallmeleslie (7), LadyoftheLodge (7), Roberto823 (7), toview (7), BlueSkies305 (7), DanielSTJ (8), hipdeep (8), Cecrow (10), Matke (10), MusicalKnitter (10), john257hopper (10), marfita (11), amanda4242 (13), LShelby (14), WMGOATGRUFF (14), jillmwo (14), alex68 (15), Turambar (16), thecoroner (20), SaintSunniva (21), andejons (21), WriterWarrior (22), ShaneTierney (24), southernbooklady (24), benjfrank (26), Dilara86 (30), anthonywillard (31), henkl (35), ManWithAnAgenda (37), smcwl (43), yarb (46), madpoet (66), timspalding (121), mspixieears, DelightedLibrarian, Myyst

Thumbs down: ameliadefield, TCBard

Score: 174.43

5
1,022 members, 11 reviews
3.49 stars (3.49 stars)

Lists: phdjrc (1), JoLynnsbooks (2), amanda4242 (2), rajanianthireddy (2), CGlanovsky (2), murphyrules (2), JBD1 (2), Nicole_VanK (2), Luisali (3), Dilara86 (3), Cecrow (4)52 more, merrystar (4), Mirabelle (4), europhile (4), gypsysmom (5), cjmills (5), JohnMB (5), stunes (5), JeanLittleLibrary (5), Mapguy314 (6), HxBuff (6), anglemark (6), xenophon (6), Tom_Huckstep (6), dontcallmeleslie (6), LadyoftheLodge (6), Roberto823 (6), toview (6), Dr.Vickie (6), Kuiperdolin (7), PyrrhicVctry (7), TrulyAragorn (7), MarionCrombie (8), swhitco (8), TCBard (8), MTL (8), DanielSTJ (9), Matke (9), hvanloon (9), pgleduc (9), MusicalKnitter (9), john257hopper (9), writeslikeagirl (11), marfita (12), yarb (14), PietWester (16), BlueSkies305 (16), Turambar (17), Betelgeuse (18), benmartin79 (19), szarka (19), alex68 (20), thecoroner (22), WriterWarrior (25), benjfrank (33), ManWithAnAgenda (36), henkl (47), drmom62 (63), dberndtd (68), anthonywillard (84), madpoet (84), mspixieears, Myyst

Thumbs down: ahef1963, cej1027, silverbooks

Score: 146.14

Explanations:

silverbooks (0): yawwwwwwn

6
21,815 members, 308 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)

Lists: JeanLittleLibrary (1), Bookkat33 (2), dberndtd (2), puffintopia (3), marfita (3), szarka (3), ahef1963 (4), john257hopper (4), al.vick (5), cej1027 (5), lfriedla (5)54 more, Cynfelyn (5), JohnMB (6), lorax (6), souci (6), stunes (6), pgleduc (6), BlueSkies305 (6), MusicalKnitter (6), jaysonwm (7), Dr.Vickie (7), MarionCrombie (7), hvanloon (7), Mapguy314 (8), HxBuff (8), cjmills (8), PyrrhicVctry (8), xenophon (8), Tom_Huckstep (8), dontcallmeleslie (8), LadyoftheLodge (8), Betelgeuse (8), SaintSunniva (9), mattries37315 (9), anglemark (9), Roberto823 (9), toview (9), southernbooklady (9), benjfrank (9), PhileasHannay (10), Nicole_VanK (10), andejons (10), DanielSTJ (11), Matke (11), raperper (12), benmartin79 (12), amanda4242 (14), smcwl (16), cemanuel (16), Turambar (19), jillmwo (19), yarb (21), WriterWarrior (23), Dilara86 (28), madpoet (34), ManWithAnAgenda (35), karenb (35), writeslikeagirl (38), timspalding (40), drmom62 (61), anthonywillard (71), skylerboodie, rarm, DelightedLibrarian, Edward

Thumbs down: GR8inD8N, ameliadefield, TCBard

Score: 145.58

7
13,556 members, 130 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (2), PhileasHannay (3), jeffza (3), Turambar (4), swhitco (4), benmartin79 (4), Mirabelle (5), ahef1963 (5), lfriedla (6), jaysonwm (6), gypsysmom (6)52 more, merrystar (6), casvelyn (6), TrulyAragorn (6), Mapguy314 (7), HxBuff (7), anglemark (7), lorax (7), souci (7), aulsmith (7), thecoroner (8), Dr.Vickie (8), hvanloon (8), pgleduc (8), marsap (8), cjmills (9), PyrrhicVctry (9), xenophon (9), Tom_Huckstep (9), dontcallmeleslie (9), LadyoftheLodge (9), MarionCrombie (9), janimar (9), BlueSkies305 (9), DanielSTJ (10), thorold (10), raperper (10), TCBard (10), Roberto823 (11), Matke (12), toview (12), JeanLittleLibrary (13), JuliaMaria (14), al.vick (15), PietWester (15), LShelby (16), MusicalKnitter (20), marfita (21), SaintSunniva (22), ShaneTierney (23), WMGOATGRUFF (23), WriterWarrior (24), alex68 (25), yarb (28), andejons (29), anthonywillard (33), southernbooklady (36), benjfrank (38), drmom62 (60), madpoet (68), henkl (91), timspalding (126), Myyst

Score: 139.91

8
25,311 members, 253 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

Lists: smcwl (1), phdjrc (2), cej1027 (2), Bookkat33 (4), -pilgrim- (5), Turambar (6), rajanianthireddy (6), writeslikeagirl (6), marsap (6), al.vick (7), merrystar (7)54 more, JohnMB (7), europhile (7), lfriedla (8), gypsysmom (8), JeanLittleLibrary (8), HxBuff (9), MTL (9), anglemark (10), cjmills (10), TrulyAragorn (10), jillmwo (10), Mapguy314 (11), swhitco (11), john257hopper (11), DanielSTJ (12), Cecrow (12), souci (12), ahef1963 (12), Dr.Vickie (12), pgleduc (12), LadyoftheLodge (14), hvanloon (14), marfita (14), JuliaMaria (15), WMGOATGRUFF (15), MusicalKnitter (16), LShelby (17), PyrrhicVctry (17), casvelyn (17), MarionCrombie (17), janimar (17), Roberto823 (19), toview (20), PietWester (20), xenophon (21), Tom_Huckstep (21), Matke (21), thecoroner (24), benjfrank (24), southernbooklady (25), alex68 (26), andejons (27), yarb (29), WriterWarrior (30), anthonywillard (41), madpoet (65), BlueSkies305 (100), timspalding (122), skylerboodie, rarm, mspixieears, DelightedLibrarian, Edward, Myyst

Thumbs down: amanda4242, TCBard, silverbooks

Score: 133.67

9
12,045 members, 154 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: perpender (1), amanda4242 (3), JCBest (3), monica67 (3), -pilgrim- (4), ErykaSosa91 (4), DanielSTJ (4), cej1027 (4), CGlanovsky (4), jillmwo (4), europhile (6)50 more, lfriedla (7), ahef1963 (7), Luisali (7), Dilara86 (7), jaysonwm (8), souci (8), gypsysmom (9), thorold (9), TrulyAragorn (9), jeffza (9), aulsmith (9), HxBuff (10), casvelyn (10), MarionCrombie (10), hvanloon (10), anglemark (11), cjmills (11), Dr.Vickie (11), pgleduc (11), janimar (11), JeanLittleLibrary (11), Mapguy314 (12), PyrrhicVctry (12), LadyoftheLodge (12), Cecrow (13), Roberto823 (13), TCBard (13), rarm (13), toview (14), MusicalKnitter (15), xenophon (16), Tom_Huckstep (16), dontcallmeleslie (16), LShelby (18), Matke (18), Turambar (20), BlueSkies305 (22), SaintSunniva (23), marfita (24), WMGOATGRUFF (26), WriterWarrior (28), ManWithAnAgenda (34), anthonywillard (36), southernbooklady (42), drmom62 (58), andejons (59), henkl (65), madpoet (74), smcwl (86), Myyst

Thumbs down: silverbooks

Score: 132.12

10
21,078 members, 232 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)

Lists: NinaHer (3), BuiltByBooks (3), puffintopia (4), JoLynnsbooks (4), ErykaSosa91 (5), benjfrank (5), szarka (5), Mirabelle (6), dberndtd (6), henkl (6), Cecrow (7)47 more, Turambar (7), Bretzky1 (7), lfriedla (9), raperper (9), swhitco (9), LadyoftheLodge (10), stunes (10), pgleduc (10), janimar (10), WMGOATGRUFF (10), HxBuff (11), hipdeep (11), Roberto823 (12), hvanloon (12), TCBard (12), Mapguy314 (13), DanielSTJ (13), xenophon (13), Tom_Huckstep (13), dontcallmeleslie (13), toview (13), writeslikeagirl (13), MarionCrombie (13), thecoroner (14), amanda4242 (15), PyrrhicVctry (15), Matke (15), alex68 (16), mattries37315 (16), andejons (16), karenb (17), PietWester (18), BlueSkies305 (21), anthonywillard (21), Betelgeuse (21), southernbooklady (22), MusicalKnitter (23), ShaneTierney (29), WriterWarrior (29), ManWithAnAgenda (33), cemanuel (41), timspalding (52), madpoet (53), drmom62 (54), smcwl (82), skylerboodie, mspixieears

Thumbs down: yarb

Score: 122.26

11
71,747 members, 1,258 reviews
4.4 stars (4.4 stars)

Lists: JuliaMaria (1), jeffza (1), susan01 (2), cpg (3), ENjogu (3), Helcura (4), casvelyn (5), 21277008869595 (5), benmartin79 (5), -pilgrim- (6), Bookkat33 (6)47 more, JoLynnsbooks (7), amanda4242 (7), rajanianthireddy (7), al.vick (8), europhile (8), th.lrnr (8), Cecrow (9), lfriedla (10), 2wonderY (10), BlueSkies305 (10), merrystar (11), LShelby (12), anglemark (12), gypsysmom (12), JohnMB (13), souci (13), stunes (14), Mapguy314 (15), DanielSTJ (15), cjmills (15), LadyoftheLodge (15), ahef1963 (15), Dilara86 (17), writeslikeagirl (18), dontcallmeleslie (20), Dr.Vickie (21), alex68 (22), xenophon (22), Tom_Huckstep (22), mspixieears (23), PyrrhicVctry (23), Roberto823 (23), TrulyAragorn (24), pgleduc (24), rarm (24), toview (25), JeanLittleLibrary (25), PietWester (26), Betelgeuse (29), yarb (30), swhitco (31), ManWithAnAgenda (32), hvanloon (32), MusicalKnitter (51), WriterWarrior (55), smcwl (81), DelightedLibrarian

Thumbs down: kingratt82, aulsmith, cemanuel

Score: 120.7

Explanations:

cemanuel (0): Agreed. The purpose of this list is specifically for alternatives to Amazon's. Great book though.

12
244 members, 0 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: susan01 (1), JoLynnsbooks (3), Bookkat33 (3), monica67 (4), murphyrules (5), southernbooklady (5), ErykaSosa91 (6), ahef1963 (6), PietWester (6), bw94612 (7), MTL (7)48 more, dberndtd (8), jaysonwm (9), merrystar (9), JohnMB (9), souci (9), gypsysmom (10), JuliaMaria (11), th.lrnr (11), jillmwo (11), john257hopper (12), cjmills (13), PyrrhicVctry (13), Dr.Vickie (13), Cecrow (14), casvelyn (14), xenophon (14), Tom_Huckstep (14), dontcallmeleslie (14), JeanLittleLibrary (14), Mapguy314 (16), DanielSTJ (16), Matke (16), writeslikeagirl (16), szarka (16), Roberto823 (17), toview (18), TrulyAragorn (20), janimar (21), MusicalKnitter (22), BuiltByBooks (22), SaintSunniva (24), Betelgeuse (24), thecoroner (26), hvanloon (26), alex68 (27), yarb (31), ManWithAnAgenda (31), karenb (37), WriterWarrior (44), henkl (44), Turambar (55), smcwl (56), drmom62 (56), madpoet (95), BlueSkies305 (96), mspixieears, skylerboodie, DelightedLibrarian

Thumbs down: TCBard, silverbooks, Edward

Score: 117.66

Explanations:

karenb (37): Squeaking by, barely (published 1812)

13
21,355 members, 200 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (2), kingratt82 (2), murphyrules (3), southernbooklady (3), PietWester (4), DanielSTJ (5), Turambar (5), amanda4242 (5), rajanianthireddy (5), alex68 (6), ErykaSosa91 (7)42 more, dberndtd (7), monica67 (7), jeffza (7), lorax (9), PhileasHannay (9), merrystar (10), souci (10), BuiltByBooks (10), lfriedla (11), jaysonwm (11), stunes (12), th.lrnr (13), TrulyAragorn (13), HxBuff (14), janimar (14), xenophon (15), Tom_Huckstep (15), dontcallmeleslie (15), Roberto823 (15), pgleduc (15), TCBard (15), PyrrhicVctry (16), toview (16), hipdeep (17), Matke (17), cemanuel (17), yarb (18), Mapguy314 (19), hvanloon (20), WMGOATGRUFF (21), benjfrank (23), andejons (25), MusicalKnitter (28), WriterWarrior (33), timspalding (35), writeslikeagirl (40), madpoet (51), drmom62 (55), BlueSkies305 (105), skylerboodie, rarm, DelightedLibrarian

Thumbs down: gneoflavio

Score: 113.38

Explanations:

ErykaSosa91 (7): I have been wanting to reread thus epic poem for the longest!!

14
10,983 members, 94 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)

Lists: 21277008869595 (2), smcwl (3), benmartin79 (3), monica67 (6), -pilgrim- (7), BlueSkies305 (8), longway (8), europhile (10), ahef1963 (10), marsap (10), gypsysmom (11)45 more, TrulyAragorn (11), jeffza (11), lfriedla (12), merrystar (12), HxBuff (13), anglemark (13), LadyoftheLodge (13), pgleduc (13), al.vick (14), JohnMB (14), Dr.Vickie (14), Cecrow (15), MarionCrombie (15), janimar (15), JeanLittleLibrary (15), casvelyn (16), hvanloon (16), DanielSTJ (17), TCBard (17), Mapguy314 (18), cjmills (18), xenophon (18), Tom_Huckstep (18), Roberto823 (18), john257hopper (18), toview (19), PietWester (19), Luisali (19), rarm (19), Matke (20), PyrrhicVctry (21), mspixieears (24), szarka (25), MusicalKnitter (27), amanda4242 (28), ManWithAnAgenda (30), Turambar (31), WriterWarrior (31), anthonywillard (38), WMGOATGRUFF (49), andejons (60), southernbooklady (65), madpoet (72), DelightedLibrarian, Myyst

Thumbs down: silverbooks

Score: 112.12

15
5,894 members, 64 reviews
3.69 stars (3.69 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (4), marsap (5), hipdeep (6), amanda4242 (6), raperper (6), Mirabelle (7), madpoet (7), TrulyAragorn (8), janimar (8), WMGOATGRUFF (8), -pilgrim- (9)42 more, ahef1963 (9), TCBard (9), lorax (10), marfita (10), szarka (10), al.vick (11), stunes (11), Betelgeuse (11), jaysonwm (12), MusicalKnitter (12), henkl (12), Roberto823 (14), MarionCrombie (14), lfriedla (15), anglemark (15), toview (15), anthonywillard (15), HxBuff (16), cjmills (16), southernbooklady (16), xenophon (17), Tom_Huckstep (17), dontcallmeleslie (17), benjfrank (17), alex68 (18), PyrrhicVctry (18), cemanuel (18), DanielSTJ (19), Matke (19), BlueSkies305 (19), ShaneTierney (20), Mapguy314 (22), Turambar (27), timspalding (27), ManWithAnAgenda (28), thecoroner (36), writeslikeagirl (39), Edward, rarm, DelightedLibrarian, skylerboodie, Myyst

Thumbs down: silverbooks

Score: 109.81

16
17,728 members, 168 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: cej1027 (3), kingratt82 (3), JCBest (5), writeslikeagirl (7), marsap (7), jillmwo (7), -pilgrim- (8), JoLynnsbooks (8), rajanianthireddy (8), Bookkat33 (8), aulsmith (8)46 more, Dilara86 (9), andejons (9), europhile (12), JeanLittleLibrary (12), lfriedla (13), jaysonwm (13), hipdeep (13), gypsysmom (14), HxBuff (15), JohnMB (15), TrulyAragorn (15), al.vick (16), anglemark (16), rarm (16), pgleduc (17), MusicalKnitter (17), DanielSTJ (18), ahef1963 (18), Dr.Vickie (18), LShelby (19), cjmills (19), souci (19), janimar (19), Mapguy314 (20), hvanloon (21), marfita (22), WMGOATGRUFF (24), Roberto823 (25), xenophon (28), toview (28), ManWithAnAgenda (29), LadyoftheLodge (29), amanda4242 (31), Turambar (32), WriterWarrior (36), Tom_Huckstep (38), anthonywillard (39), southernbooklady (39), smcwl (64), madpoet (67), PyrrhicVctry (98), BlueSkies305 (101), timspalding (125), mspixieears, DelightedLibrarian, Myyst

Thumbs down: TCBard, silverbooks

Score: 109.28

17
8,950 members, 109 reviews
3.78 stars (3.78 stars)

Lists: madpoet (1), timspalding (1), dberndtd (3), aulsmith (3), amanda4242 (4), bw94612 (4), marfita (4), BlueSkies305 (5), Cecrow (6), TCBard (6), WMGOATGRUFF (6)38 more, stunes (7), MusicalKnitter (7), john257hopper (7), merrystar (8), JohnMB (8), lorax (8), Roberto823 (8), toview (8), Dr.Vickie (9), jaysonwm (10), cemanuel (10), PyrrhicVctry (11), xenophon (11), Tom_Huckstep (11), dontcallmeleslie (11), MarionCrombie (11), HxBuff (12), mattries37315 (12), raperper (13), Betelgeuse (13), lfriedla (14), Mapguy314 (14), DanielSTJ (14), writeslikeagirl (14), th.lrnr (15), al.vick (17), andejons (18), benjfrank (19), CGlanovsky (21), Turambar (22), henkl (24), LadyoftheLodge (25), WriterWarrior (26), southernbooklady (28), karenb (34), smcwl (42), drmom62 (59), skylerboodie

Thumbs down: yarb, Matke

Score: 107.89

18
19,448 members, 124 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Lists: Nicolebigelow3 (3), alex68 (4), JCBest (4), dberndtd (4), puffintopia (5), 2wonderY (5), ShaneTierney (5), cemanuel (5), anthonywillard (6), longway (6), pgleduc (7)37 more, janimar (7), TCBard (7), benmartin79 (7), MusicalKnitter (8), stunes (9), -pilgrim- (10), Bretzky1 (10), Roberto823 (10), toview (11), hvanloon (11), madpoet (11), xenophon (12), Tom_Huckstep (12), dontcallmeleslie (12), MarionCrombie (12), WMGOATGRUFF (13), PyrrhicVctry (14), Matke (14), th.lrnr (14), Betelgeuse (15), thecoroner (16), mattries37315 (17), lfriedla (17), PietWester (17), marfita (17), BuiltByBooks (17), BlueSkies305 (18), szarka (22), Mapguy314 (25), Turambar (26), southernbooklady (26), WriterWarrior (27), benjfrank (31), Dilara86 (32), henkl (33), timspalding (51), skylerboodie

Thumbs down: brodavid

Score: 103.19

19
6,029 members, 78 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: murphyrules (4), JoLynnsbooks (5), PietWester (5), MTL (5), 2wonderY (6), JeanLittleLibrary (6), john257hopper (6), SaintSunniva (7), BuiltByBooks (8), europhile (9), marfita (9)40 more, dberndtd (10), th.lrnr (10), souci (11), ahef1963 (11), rarm (11), JohnMB (12), Betelgeuse (12), southernbooklady (12), gypsysmom (13), janimar (13), MusicalKnitter (13), cjmills (14), casvelyn (15), Dr.Vickie (15), writeslikeagirl (15), benjfrank (15), lfriedla (16), amanda4242 (16), TrulyAragorn (16), jillmwo (16), dontcallmeleslie (18), madpoet (18), szarka (18), PyrrhicVctry (19), xenophon (19), Tom_Huckstep (19), Roberto823 (21), Matke (22), toview (22), hvanloon (22), Mapguy314 (24), LadyoftheLodge (26), timspalding (26), alex68 (28), Turambar (29), thecoroner (37), WriterWarrior (37), BlueSkies305 (86), mspixieears, skylerboodie

Thumbs down: ukh, TCBard

Score: 102.14

20
1,109 members, 9 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

Lists: karenb (1), rancocas (2), perpender (2), rajanianthireddy (4), dberndtd (5), Lucy_Skywalker (5), LShelby (6), JoLynnsbooks (6), bw94612 (6), Cecrow (8), stunes (8)36 more, JohnMB (10), PyrrhicVctry (10), xenophon (10), Tom_Huckstep (10), dontcallmeleslie (10), toview (10), Dr.Vickie (10), swhitco (10), Settings (10), smcwl (11), LadyoftheLodge (11), TCBard (11), cjmills (12), Matke (13), hvanloon (13), anglemark (14), jillmwo (15), MarionCrombie (16), JeanLittleLibrary (19), Betelgeuse (19), BlueSkies305 (20), benjfrank (20), Mapguy314 (21), timspalding (22), henkl (25), southernbooklady (27), MusicalKnitter (30), yarb (32), WriterWarrior (34), writeslikeagirl (41), madpoet (43), Turambar (56), drmom62 (57), cemanuel (66), DelightedLibrarian, Myyst

Score: 101.97

21
19,775 members, 149 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: kingratt82 (1), cej1027 (1), humblemummble (1), Jonathan_Bobo (2), SaintSunniva (4), raperper (5), JCBest (6), th.lrnr (6), 21277008869595 (6), 2wonderY (7), casvelyn (7)37 more, alex68 (8), benmartin79 (8), bw94612 (9), timspalding (9), perpender (10), BlueSkies305 (12), merrystar (13), stunes (15), Cecrow (16), lfriedla (19), souci (21), TrulyAragorn (21), Dilara86 (21), JeanLittleLibrary (23), janimar (25), smcwl (26), TCBard (27), Turambar (28), benjfrank (28), Roberto823 (29), LadyoftheLodge (30), madpoet (31), thecoroner (32), toview (32), cemanuel (32), xenophon (33), Tom_Huckstep (33), ShaneTierney (41), WriterWarrior (46), MusicalKnitter (47), drmom62 (49), anthonywillard (53), Betelgeuse (56), WMGOATGRUFF (61), southernbooklady (81), PyrrhicVctry (97), mspixieears

Thumbs down: silverbooks

Score: 98.13

Explanations:

silverbooks (0): another white dude book and religion - bah

22
690 members, 10 reviews
4.36 stars (4.36 stars)

Lists: mattries37315 (1), casvelyn (1), cpg (1), psdavid (1), jillmwo (1), raperper (3), karenb (3), Betelgeuse (3), madpoet (4), LShelby (5), jeffza (5)41 more, Bookkat33 (5), Mirabelle (8), amanda4242 (8), bw94612 (8), cemanuel (8), th.lrnr (9), JohnMB (11), anthonywillard (12), dberndtd (13), john257hopper (13), souci (14), ahef1963 (14), swhitco (14), ShaneTierney (16), HxBuff (17), cjmills (17), Dr.Vickie (17), JeanLittleLibrary (17), rarm (17), lfriedla (18), TrulyAragorn (19), TCBard (19), PyrrhicVctry (20), WMGOATGRUFF (20), szarka (20), pgleduc (21), Mapguy314 (23), xenophon (23), Tom_Huckstep (23), janimar (23), toview (24), hvanloon (24), LadyoftheLodge (27), WriterWarrior (41), MusicalKnitter (41), writeslikeagirl (42), southernbooklady (50), drmom62 (53), Turambar (57), BlueSkies305 (104), DelightedLibrarian

Thumbs down: yarb, lorax, mumfie, walthoff, Wordwizardw, .Monkey., silverbooks, JeffV, LolaWalser, aulsmith

Score: 97.21

Explanations:

lorax (0): Thumbing down just to counteract psdavid's proselytizing. I think parts are worth reading for basic cultural literacy, but nobody likes being preached at in a forum like this.… (more)

Wordwizardw (0): Why not read one of the better translations, if you're going to read the whole wretched Bible in the first place?

aulsmith (0): Again, parts of it. But the whole thing? Knowing some of it was done from unreliable manuscripts? Nah.

psdavid (1): A book in two parts, the old testament which is the new testament hidden and the new testament which is the old testament revealed. Every one of the 66 books (39 Old testament and 27 new testament) interlinks and joins with every other, written in original languages by 40+ authors spanning 2,000 years and many cultures. A book that attracts lively debate as to authenticity and yet every day sees more of its writings and dates confirmed by archaeological finds.… (more)

23
18,703 members, 283 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)

Lists: Jonathan_Bobo (1), 2wonderY (1), kingratt82 (4), Luisali (4), thorold (6), Bookkat33 (9), Settings (9), JuliaMaria (10), amanda4242 (11), PhileasHannay (13), Dilara86 (13)41 more, europhile (14), gypsysmom (16), dberndtd (16), Cecrow (17), writeslikeagirl (17), casvelyn (18), lfriedla (20), HxBuff (20), ahef1963 (20), JeanLittleLibrary (20), TCBard (22), alex68 (23), thecoroner (23), PietWester (23), cjmills (24), janimar (24), ManWithAnAgenda (26), CGlanovsky (26), dontcallmeleslie (27), benjfrank (27), Mapguy314 (28), karenb (30), hvanloon (31), xenophon (32), Turambar (33), Roberto823 (33), marfita (33), Tom_Huckstep (34), WMGOATGRUFF (34), toview (36), MusicalKnitter (36), Betelgeuse (43), drmom62 (46), WriterWarrior (47), henkl (56), southernbooklady (57), anthonywillard (87), BlueSkies305 (91), PyrrhicVctry (95), madpoet (98), mspixieears

Thumbs down: Kuiperdolin, walthoff

Score: 96.08

Explanations:

PietWester (23): Geschreven in 1759 en nog steeds een van de geestigste werken uit de wereldliteratuur.

24
20,272 members, 183 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: alex68 (3), ShaneTierney (3), Betelgeuse (4), kingratt82 (5), john257hopper (5), thecoroner (6), PhileasHannay (7), WMGOATGRUFF (7), BuiltByBooks (7), Nicole_VanK (7), SaintSunniva (8)36 more, smcwl (8), ErykaSosa91 (9), Mapguy314 (9), MusicalKnitter (11), TrulyAragorn (12), janimar (12), cemanuel (12), al.vick (13), stunes (13), southernbooklady (13), pgleduc (14), jaysonwm (15), souci (15), merrystar (16), MarionCrombie (19), hvanloon (19), Roberto823 (20), dontcallmeleslie (21), toview (21), henkl (21), lfriedla (23), cjmills (23), BlueSkies305 (23), xenophon (24), Tom_Huckstep (24), PyrrhicVctry (25), Luisali (27), madpoet (27), timspalding (30), WriterWarrior (32), Turambar (34), andejons (34), drmom62 (48), rarm, Edward, skylerboodie

Thumbs down: TCBard, silverbooks

Score: 95.04

25
15,031 members, 116 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: Turambar (8), monica67 (8), jeffza (8), writeslikeagirl (9), amanda4242 (10), -pilgrim- (11), lorax (11), marsap (11), dberndtd (12), ahef1963 (13), rarm (14)39 more, gypsysmom (15), souci (16), Dr.Vickie (16), JeanLittleLibrary (16), TrulyAragorn (17), al.vick (18), HxBuff (18), pgleduc (18), janimar (20), marfita (20), lfriedla (21), cjmills (22), dontcallmeleslie (22), PietWester (22), WMGOATGRUFF (22), hvanloon (23), Roberto823 (24), mspixieears (25), xenophon (25), Tom_Huckstep (25), ShaneTierney (25), Mapguy314 (26), toview (26), ManWithAnAgenda (27), MusicalKnitter (29), anthonywillard (34), southernbooklady (37), thecoroner (38), WriterWarrior (38), andejons (43), drmom62 (51), henkl (54), madpoet (69), BlueSkies305 (97), PyrrhicVctry (100), timspalding (124), DelightedLibrarian, Edward, Myyst

Score: 93.55

26
12,095 members, 100 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: PietWester (3), perpender (3), JBD1 (3), Nicolebigelow3 (4), jeffza (4), southernbooklady (4), Betelgeuse (6), jillmwo (6), JeanLittleLibrary (7), ErykaSosa91 (8), ahef1963 (8)37 more, dberndtd (9), benmartin79 (9), th.lrnr (12), WMGOATGRUFF (12), BlueSkies305 (13), TrulyAragorn (14), MusicalKnitter (14), merrystar (15), hvanloon (15), yarb (15), Roberto823 (16), pgleduc (16), thorold (17), toview (17), MarionCrombie (18), HxBuff (19), dontcallmeleslie (19), cjmills (20), xenophon (20), Tom_Huckstep (20), lfriedla (22), PyrrhicVctry (22), Matke (23), Mapguy314 (27), alex68 (29), Turambar (30), ShaneTierney (30), Dilara86 (31), benjfrank (32), WriterWarrior (35), cemanuel (40), anthonywillard (42), drmom62 (52), timspalding (78), madpoet (80), skylerboodie, Edward

Thumbs down: mumfie, TCBard, silverbooks

Score: 93.29

27
8,961 members, 78 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Lists: 21277008869595 (1), smcwl (4), perpender (4), Nicolebigelow3 (5), bw94612 (5), SaintSunniva (6), kingratt82 (6), BuiltByBooks (6), madpoet (8), JoLynnsbooks (9), dberndtd (11)36 more, WMGOATGRUFF (11), ShaneTierney (12), swhitco (12), mattries37315 (14), marfita (15), jaysonwm (16), janimar (16), timspalding (16), hvanloon (17), yarb (17), henkl (19), Betelgeuse (20), HxBuff (21), PietWester (21), al.vick (22), Roberto823 (22), cemanuel (22), andejons (22), toview (23), lfriedla (24), MusicalKnitter (25), xenophon (26), Tom_Huckstep (26), southernbooklady (29), alex68 (30), Nicole_VanK (33), benjfrank (34), Turambar (36), Mapguy314 (38), WriterWarrior (39), thecoroner (43), drmom62 (44), anthonywillard (64), PyrrhicVctry (94), BlueSkies305 (98), skylerboodie

Thumbs down: TCBard

Score: 92.47

28
6,977 members, 52 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: SaintSunniva (2), LShelby (4), 21277008869595 (4), mattries37315 (6), Cynfelyn (6), cemanuel (6), timspalding (6), Nicolebigelow3 (7), perpender (7), longway (7), kingratt82 (8)33 more, madpoet (9), JoLynnsbooks (10), BuiltByBooks (12), ShaneTierney (13), dberndtd (14), WMGOATGRUFF (16), benjfrank (16), JohnMB (17), janimar (18), TCBard (18), marfita (18), pgleduc (19), yarb (20), anthonywillard (22), Betelgeuse (22), HxBuff (23), henkl (23), lfriedla (25), MusicalKnitter (26), Roberto823 (28), al.vick (30), Mapguy314 (30), southernbooklady (30), alex68 (31), toview (31), Tom_Huckstep (32), xenophon (34), Turambar (37), drmom62 (41), WriterWarrior (42), PyrrhicVctry (92), BlueSkies305 (106), skylerboodie

Score: 89.09

Explanations:

Mapguy314 (30): I read this many years ago.

29
7,496 members, 91 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

Lists: 21277008869595 (3), ManWithAnAgenda (4), aulsmith (5), jillmwo (5), Dilara86 (6), LShelby (7), Bookkat33 (7), thorold (7), amanda4242 (9), perpender (9), JeanLittleLibrary (10)34 more, europhile (11), MTL (11), rarm (12), jaysonwm (14), merrystar (14), smcwl (14), JohnMB (16), marfita (16), souci (18), ahef1963 (19), Dr.Vickie (19), MusicalKnitter (19), al.vick (21), cjmills (21), Turambar (23), PyrrhicVctry (24), dontcallmeleslie (24), Betelgeuse (25), Nicole_VanK (26), toview (27), hvanloon (27), xenophon (29), southernbooklady (33), yarb (36), Tom_Huckstep (37), szarka (38), writeslikeagirl (43), WriterWarrior (45), madpoet (46), drmom62 (50), timspalding (97), BlueSkies305 (99), Edward, DelightedLibrarian

Thumbs down: silverbooks

Score: 88.18

30
10,107 members, 103 reviews
3.78 stars (3.78 stars)

Lists: Andrew_Lear (2), kingratt82 (7), Nicolebigelow3 (9), ErykaSosa91 (10), Bookkat33 (10), casvelyn (11), -pilgrim- (12), marsap (12), europhile (15), gypsysmom (17), Cecrow (18)34 more, LShelby (21), souci (22), rarm (22), ahef1963 (23), Dr.Vickie (23), HxBuff (24), ManWithAnAgenda (25), TrulyAragorn (25), pgleduc (25), lfriedla (26), PietWester (28), al.vick (29), cjmills (29), BlueSkies305 (29), JeanLittleLibrary (29), Mapguy314 (33), dontcallmeleslie (33), swhitco (35), hvanloon (36), marfita (36), drmom62 (40), anthonywillard (40), xenophon (43), Tom_Huckstep (43), Roberto823 (44), WMGOATGRUFF (46), toview (47), andejons (51), WriterWarrior (57), southernbooklady (64), madpoet (70), MusicalKnitter (71), PyrrhicVctry (91), Edward

Thumbs down: silverbooks

Score: 79.61

31
9,500 members, 100 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: perpender (5), monica67 (5), thorold (8), writeslikeagirl (8), marsap (9), jeffza (10), PhileasHannay (11), Dilara86 (11), aulsmith (12), europhile (13), TCBard (14)32 more, ahef1963 (16), souci (17), hvanloon (18), TrulyAragorn (18), JeanLittleLibrary (18), rarm (18), LShelby (20), pgleduc (20), HxBuff (22), dontcallmeleslie (23), MusicalKnitter (24), cjmills (25), Roberto823 (26), lfriedla (27), xenophon (27), LadyoftheLodge (28), Mapguy314 (29), toview (29), amanda4242 (34), Turambar (35), benjfrank (35), marfita (37), Tom_Huckstep (39), WriterWarrior (40), WMGOATGRUFF (44), drmom62 (47), southernbooklady (67), andejons (67), madpoet (73), PyrrhicVctry (99), BlueSkies305 (109), Myyst

Thumbs down: silverbooks

Score: 77.73

32
3,604 members, 30 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: JoLynnsbooks (1), Nicolebigelow3 (6), perpender (6), aulsmith (6), th.lrnr (7), Dilara86 (8), JeanLittleLibrary (9), PhileasHannay (12), swhitco (13), jillmwo (13), szarka (13)28 more, smcwl (15), rarm (15), TCBard (16), jaysonwm (17), ahef1963 (17), southernbooklady (17), thorold (18), MusicalKnitter (18), Dr.Vickie (20), Nicole_VanK (22), dontcallmeleslie (25), hvanloon (25), cjmills (26), Roberto823 (27), lfriedla (28), xenophon (30), toview (30), Betelgeuse (33), Tom_Huckstep (36), drmom62 (43), WriterWarrior (43), henkl (43), Turambar (58), anthonywillard (78), BlueSkies305 (87), PyrrhicVctry (93), madpoet (99), Myyst

Thumbs down: silverbooks

Score: 73.37

33
7,743 members, 61 reviews
4.26 stars (4.26 stars)

Lists: Andrew_Lear (1), ENjogu (2), jillmwo (3), Nicole_VanK (5), PietWester (7), Lucy_Skywalker (8), monica67 (9), hipdeep (14), anglemark (17), swhitco (17), thorold (19)29 more, souci (20), rarm (20), ahef1963 (21), Dr.Vickie (22), TrulyAragorn (22), ManWithAnAgenda (24), JeanLittleLibrary (24), szarka (26), dontcallmeleslie (26), cjmills (27), BlueSkies305 (27), TCBard (28), lfriedla (29), Roberto823 (30), hvanloon (30), xenophon (31), toview (33), Mapguy314 (35), Tom_Huckstep (35), MusicalKnitter (38), drmom62 (45), southernbooklady (45), WMGOATGRUFF (47), WriterWarrior (51), andejons (63), madpoet (75), PyrrhicVctry (96), mspixieears, skylerboodie

Thumbs down: silverbooks, aulsmith

Score: 73.24

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): I just read through them all and a lot of them are boring, repetitive and some of them are clearly drafts. Go with the ones that are anthologized.

34
19,951 members, 218 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: rancocas (1), NinaHer (2), humblemummble (2), puffintopia (6), karenb (6), szarka (6), raperper (8), Nicolebigelow3 (11), mattries37315 (13), SaintSunniva (14), henkl (15)29 more, andejons (17), dberndtd (20), Turambar (24), JohnMB (25), benjfrank (25), HxBuff (26), TCBard (26), WMGOATGRUFF (27), al.vick (28), PietWester (30), dontcallmeleslie (31), alex68 (32), Betelgeuse (32), hvanloon (35), drmom62 (38), Roberto823 (38), Mapguy314 (39), xenophon (41), Tom_Huckstep (41), toview (41), thecoroner (44), writeslikeagirl (45), cemanuel (48), MusicalKnitter (56), madpoet (60), WriterWarrior (63), timspalding (75), PyrrhicVctry (89), skylerboodie

Thumbs down: jaysonwm, Wordwizardw

Score: 72.82

Explanations:

Wordwizardw (0): We need a little LESS war, please! Even though it's not old enough for this list, THE POLITICS OF NONVIOLENCE by Gene Sharp should be on everyone's must-read list.… (more)

35
9,032 members, 115 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (5), alex68 (7), john257hopper (8), WMGOATGRUFF (9), Nicolebigelow3 (10), Bookkat33 (11), perpender (11), Settings (11), amanda4242 (12), benjfrank (12), marfita (13)24 more, Betelgeuse (14), henkl (14), jaysonwm (18), dberndtd (18), jillmwo (20), MusicalKnitter (21), southernbooklady (21), Luisali (22), janimar (22), andejons (23), HxBuff (25), hvanloon (28), cemanuel (29), timspalding (32), Roberto823 (36), Mapguy314 (37), Turambar (38), toview (39), xenophon (40), Tom_Huckstep (40), WriterWarrior (49), madpoet (52), PyrrhicVctry (87), BlueSkies305 (95)

Thumbs down: silverbooks

Score: 64.41

36
5,860 members, 62 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: raperper (4), ShaneTierney (6), anthonywillard (7), longway (9), madpoet (10), ErykaSosa91 (11), perpender (12), Nicolebigelow3 (14), BuiltByBooks (15), JuliaMaria (16), jaysonwm (19)24 more, TCBard (21), ManWithAnAgenda (23), PietWester (24), marfita (26), dontcallmeleslie (28), hvanloon (29), lfriedla (30), Tom_Huckstep (30), Roberto823 (32), henkl (32), alex68 (33), toview (35), MusicalKnitter (35), xenophon (36), WMGOATGRUFF (36), andejons (36), drmom62 (37), Turambar (39), timspalding (39), southernbooklady (47), WriterWarrior (53), PyrrhicVctry (88), BlueSkies305 (94), skylerboodie

Score: 64.35

37
2,905 members, 39 reviews
4.29 stars (4.29 stars)

Lists: NinaHer (1), JacobKirckman (1), Turambar (1), th.lrnr (3), mattries37315 (4), 21277008869595 (8), bw94612 (10), Betelgeuse (10), Nicolebigelow3 (15), yarb (16), dberndtd (21)23 more, benjfrank (21), smcwl (22), pgleduc (22), andejons (24), BlueSkies305 (28), WMGOATGRUFF (28), henkl (30), drmom62 (32), dontcallmeleslie (32), timspalding (33), swhitco (34), ShaneTierney (35), hvanloon (37), Roberto823 (39), Mapguy314 (41), xenophon (42), Tom_Huckstep (42), toview (42), southernbooklady (46), MusicalKnitter (58), WriterWarrior (61), PyrrhicVctry (79), madpoet (96)

Thumbs down: silverbooks, camainc

Score: 64.09

Explanations:

camainc (0): One only needs to read Augustine's City of God to know that Gibbon was so very wrong about the reasons for Rome's "decline and fall."

JacobKirckman (1): Gibbon's not 'on my list', as I have it (just not catalogued on LT yet)! Commenting purely to counter Camainc's claim that Gibbon was wrong. I'd take an historian (even an 18th century one) over a Bible-Basher any day...… (more)

Turambar (1): Whether Gibbon was wrong or not is irrelevant to whether The Decline and Fall ought to be read. We don't read Herodotus because he was right. We read him because he helped shape how a civilization thought, as did Gibbon in his own, later way.… (more)

38
6,500 members, 98 reviews
3.78 stars (3.78 stars)

Lists: 2wonderY (3), susan01 (3), benjfrank (4), th.lrnr (5), JBD1 (5), JCBest (7), 21277008869595 (7), Nicolebigelow3 (8), Turambar (9), smcwl (13), aulsmith (13)25 more, LadyoftheLodge (16), JohnMB (18), dberndtd (19), writeslikeagirl (20), JeanLittleLibrary (22), TrulyAragorn (23), pgleduc (23), cjmills (28), Tom_Huckstep (29), dontcallmeleslie (29), BlueSkies305 (31), WMGOATGRUFF (32), swhitco (33), Mapguy314 (34), xenophon (37), Roberto823 (37), drmom62 (39), MusicalKnitter (39), toview (40), Betelgeuse (50), WriterWarrior (52), southernbooklady (68), PyrrhicVctry (85), anthonywillard (93), madpoet (101)

Thumbs down: jaysonwm, TCBard, silverbooks

Score: 63.5

Explanations:

silverbooks (0): mostly propaganda

Turambar (9): True, Franklin does a good deal of propagandizing, but the book is a sparkling example of Enlightenment Plain Style as well as being one of our earliest examples of American Exceptionalism and a sort of Pragmatism. It doesn't matter if you agree with his views or not; it's undeniably significant.… (more)

aulsmith (13): Silverbooks is correct, but I found it engaging. Of course, I was only 12 and never reread it, so I'm not sure how it would come off now.

39
11,512 members, 123 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: varielle (2), NinaHer (4), ENjogu (4), kingratt82 (10), BuiltByBooks (11), ErykaSosa91 (12), JuliaMaria (17), WMGOATGRUFF (17), Nicolebigelow3 (18), Nicole_VanK (19), ManWithAnAgenda (22)23 more, dberndtd (25), cemanuel (25), PietWester (27), madpoet (28), drmom62 (30), lfriedla (31), ShaneTierney (33), MusicalKnitter (33), Betelgeuse (35), dontcallmeleslie (37), andejons (38), Turambar (42), Roberto823 (43), Mapguy314 (44), southernbooklady (44), toview (46), xenophon (48), Tom_Huckstep (48), timspalding (54), WriterWarrior (58), smcwl (62), PyrrhicVctry (77), BlueSkies305 (102)

Score: 61.73

40
2,571 members, 40 reviews
3.78 stars (3.78 stars)

Lists: al.vick (12), casvelyn (12), CGlanovsky (12), timspalding (12), Nicolebigelow3 (13), madpoet (13), perpender (14), BuiltByBooks (14), merrystar (17), dberndtd (24), TCBard (25)24 more, mspixieears (26), henkl (28), cjmills (30), lfriedla (32), andejons (32), alex68 (34), hvanloon (34), dontcallmeleslie (35), WMGOATGRUFF (35), drmom62 (36), Turambar (40), southernbooklady (40), Roberto823 (42), MusicalKnitter (43), thecoroner (45), toview (45), xenophon (46), Tom_Huckstep (46), WriterWarrior (59), anthonywillard (69), PyrrhicVctry (82), BlueSkies305 (107), skylerboodie, Myyst

Score: 60.58

41
4,385 members, 45 reviews
3.58 stars (3.58 stars)

Lists: rancocas (3), camainc (4), kingratt82 (9), Dilara86 (14), john257hopper (14), SaintSunniva (16), Nicolebigelow3 (17), perpender (18), JohnMB (19), Luisali (25), dberndtd (26)24 more, al.vick (27), HxBuff (27), Nicole_VanK (30), benjfrank (30), drmom62 (33), alex68 (35), szarka (36), dontcallmeleslie (36), Betelgeuse (36), henkl (36), MusicalKnitter (40), Mapguy314 (43), thecoroner (46), Roberto823 (46), xenophon (47), Tom_Huckstep (47), southernbooklady (49), madpoet (49), toview (51), cemanuel (64), WriterWarrior (67), timspalding (77), PyrrhicVctry (80), BlueSkies305 (108)

Thumbs down: TCBard

Score: 59.02

42
by Ovid
11,696 members, 88 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: CGlanovsky (5), puffintopia (7), alex68 (10), andejons (12), merrystar (18), jaysonwm (20), TCBard (20), dberndtd (23), timspalding (24), madpoet (25), thecoroner (27)24 more, marfita (29), WMGOATGRUFF (30), lfriedla (33), hvanloon (33), yarb (33), drmom62 (34), dontcallmeleslie (34), cemanuel (37), Betelgeuse (39), Turambar (41), Roberto823 (41), MusicalKnitter (42), henkl (42), xenophon (44), Tom_Huckstep (44), toview (44), ShaneTierney (51), WriterWarrior (54), southernbooklady (55), PyrrhicVctry (83), anthonywillard (86), BlueSkies305 (93), rarm, skylerboodie

Thumbs down: walthoff

Score: 58.56

43
4,231 members, 44 reviews
4.34 stars (4.34 stars)

Lists: JuliaMaria (2), raperper (7), Dilara86 (10), southernbooklady (10), JoLynnsbooks (11), jillmwo (12), perpender (13), Nicolebigelow3 (16), swhitco (18), WMGOATGRUFF (19), jaysonwm (21)22 more, dberndtd (22), souci (23), PietWester (25), Betelgeuse (27), MusicalKnitter (31), Nicole_VanK (31), ShaneTierney (32), yarb (34), henkl (37), Roberto823 (40), benjfrank (41), Mapguy314 (42), toview (43), xenophon (45), Tom_Huckstep (45), thecoroner (47), anthonywillard (52), WriterWarrior (56), andejons (62), PyrrhicVctry (81), madpoet (88), timspalding (99)

Thumbs down: TCBard

Score: 57.27

44
4,665 members, 34 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: MusesPublisher (1), Lucy_Skywalker (3), alex68 (5), NinaHer (5), PietWester (10), Bookkat33 (12), 21277008869595 (12), ErykaSosa91 (13), thecoroner (13), JuliaMaria (18), Luisali (18)22 more, Nicolebigelow3 (22), drmom62 (28), Dilara86 (33), lfriedla (34), dberndtd (36), ShaneTierney (36), BlueSkies305 (41), Turambar (45), dontcallmeleslie (49), writeslikeagirl (53), Roberto823 (58), hvanloon (60), xenophon (62), toview (65), PyrrhicVctry (69), Betelgeuse (74), southernbooklady (86), WMGOATGRUFF (91), MusicalKnitter (93), madpoet (104), timspalding (115), mspixieears

Thumbs down: karenb, silverbooks

Score: 56.14

Explanations:

karenb (0): Yeah, going with the actual original (Marlowe's).

45
2,063 members, 13 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: th.lrnr (4), puffintopia (8), MTL (10), Dilara86 (12), benjfrank (14), szarka (14), perpender (15), southernbooklady (15), stunes (16), dberndtd (17), Nicolebigelow3 (19)19 more, writeslikeagirl (19), ManWithAnAgenda (21), Nicole_VanK (21), al.vick (23), TrulyAragorn (26), Tom_Huckstep (27), PietWester (29), dontcallmeleslie (30), WMGOATGRUFF (31), swhitco (32), lfriedla (35), drmom62 (35), Roberto823 (35), toview (38), xenophon (39), MusicalKnitter (48), WriterWarrior (60), PyrrhicVctry (84), timspalding (92)

Score: 55.22

46
1,326 members, 8 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: timspalding (5), Cynfelyn (7), mattries37315 (10), 21277008869595 (11), JoLynnsbooks (12), WriterWarrior (13), andejons (13), stunes (18), Nicolebigelow3 (20), swhitco (22), henkl (22)20 more, southernbooklady (23), drmom62 (25), souci (25), Mapguy314 (31), dberndtd (31), al.vick (32), Nicole_VanK (32), PietWester (33), perpender (35), lfriedla (36), WMGOATGRUFF (39), Betelgeuse (42), Roberto823 (50), ShaneTierney (50), smcwl (54), xenophon (56), toview (57), MusicalKnitter (59), PyrrhicVctry (68), skylerboodie

Thumbs down: silverbooks

Score: 53.77

47
18,840 members, 173 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: alex68 (2), henkl (2), cpg (4), Betelgeuse (7), WriterWarrior (8), anthonywillard (13), ErykaSosa91 (15), JohnMB (21), karenb (24), drmom62 (26), Nicolebigelow3 (27)17 more, TrulyAragorn (33), janimar (33), ShaneTierney (37), lfriedla (39), dberndtd (39), dontcallmeleslie (47), BlueSkies305 (48), Mapguy314 (49), hvanloon (49), writeslikeagirl (52), HxBuff (55), xenophon (60), PyrrhicVctry (61), Roberto823 (70), WMGOATGRUFF (76), toview (78), skylerboodie

Score: 51.67

48
9,180 members, 67 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: henkl (3), timspalding (8), madpoet (12), lorax (13), anthonywillard (14), perpender (17), ShaneTierney (18), Nicolebigelow3 (21), CGlanovsky (23), souci (24), al.vick (25)18 more, HxBuff (28), TCBard (29), dberndtd (30), marfita (31), lfriedla (37), WMGOATGRUFF (37), Betelgeuse (37), dontcallmeleslie (41), Turambar (44), MusicalKnitter (46), Roberto823 (49), xenophon (51), toview (55), southernbooklady (56), WriterWarrior (68), PyrrhicVctry (75), Myyst, skylerboodie

Score: 51.41

49
4,815 members, 59 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)

Lists: smcwl (2), hipdeep (3), drmom62 (11), lorax (15), anthonywillard (16), JuliaMaria (19), aulsmith (19), ManWithAnAgenda (20), merrystar (20), ShaneTierney (21), CGlanovsky (22)17 more, jaysonwm (23), writeslikeagirl (23), al.vick (26), rarm (28), HxBuff (31), souci (33), cjmills (37), lfriedla (38), Dr.Vickie (42), janimar (47), thecoroner (52), dontcallmeleslie (70), BlueSkies305 (70), henkl (88), PyrrhicVctry (240), Myyst, skylerboodie

Score: 50.77

50
8,753 members, 87 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: karenb (2), madpoet (6), Lucy_Skywalker (7), rajanianthireddy (9), cemanuel (11), ErykaSosa91 (14), swhitco (15), BlueSkies305 (15), Dilara86 (16), amanda4242 (17), benmartin79 (17)16 more, Turambar (21), ahef1963 (22), rarm (23), Tom_Huckstep (28), MusicalKnitter (32), al.vick (33), Roberto823 (34), toview (37), xenophon (38), writeslikeagirl (44), WriterWarrior (48), WMGOATGRUFF (66), andejons (70), PyrrhicVctry (86), Betelgeuse (86), southernbooklady (99)

Score: 50.23

51
34,149 members, 480 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: cpg (2), casvelyn (4), benmartin79 (6), LShelby (11), BlueSkies305 (11), Bookkat33 (15), jeffza (16), ManWithAnAgenda (18), gypsysmom (18), europhile (18), LadyoftheLodge (18)18 more, merrystar (19), al.vick (20), anglemark (20), JuliaMaria (21), drmom62 (21), JohnMB (27), rarm (29), ahef1963 (32), alex68 (36), lfriedla (43), Dr.Vickie (45), dberndtd (51), PyrrhicVctry (56), dontcallmeleslie (62), hvanloon (69), smcwl (80), xenophon (90), WriterWarrior (101)

Thumbs down: amanda4242, kingratt82

Score: 49.95

52
5,010 members, 49 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: drmom62 (5), jillmwo (8), Mirabelle (9), bw94612 (12), Settings (12), kingratt82 (13), henkl (17), ManWithAnAgenda (19), JuliaMaria (20), alex68 (21), Nicolebigelow3 (28)17 more, souci (28), Dr.Vickie (28), thecoroner (31), perpender (31), HxBuff (32), karenb (36), timspalding (38), anthonywillard (45), Mapguy314 (53), PyrrhicVctry (55), Roberto823 (59), southernbooklady (60), toview (66), xenophon (70), WriterWarrior (75), MusicalKnitter (76), hvanloon (97)

Score: 49.1

53
2,242 members, 17 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)

Lists: camainc (3), Bretzky1 (4), szarka (4), PietWester (8), benjfrank (8), casvelyn (13), stunes (17), mattries37315 (19), perpender (19), Nicolebigelow3 (23), timspalding (23)18 more, anthonywillard (25), pgleduc (26), dberndtd (27), drmom62 (29), dontcallmeleslie (39), Betelgeuse (40), lfriedla (41), Turambar (43), WMGOATGRUFF (43), MusicalKnitter (45), Mapguy314 (46), toview (48), xenophon (50), Tom_Huckstep (50), southernbooklady (54), WriterWarrior (65), PyrrhicVctry (76), madpoet (92)

Thumbs down: TCBard, LolaWalser

Score: 49.09

54
4,876 members, 37 reviews
3.65 stars (3.65 stars)

Lists: th.lrnr (2), andejons (6), -pilgrim- (13), Dilara86 (15), anglemark (18), amanda4242 (18), al.vick (19), JeanLittleLibrary (21), szarka (21), JohnMB (23), drmom62 (24)18 more, Turambar (25), marfita (25), souci (26), Dr.Vickie (26), perpender (27), janimar (27), HxBuff (30), Betelgeuse (30), cjmills (34), southernbooklady (35), MusicalKnitter (37), cemanuel (39), hvanloon (43), toview (50), madpoet (50), xenophon (57), PyrrhicVctry (67), smcwl (88)

Thumbs down: TCBard, silverbooks

Score: 48.53

55
5,830 members, 67 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: Mapguy314 (1), 21277008869595 (9), CGlanovsky (11), bw94612 (11), raperper (14), cemanuel (14), john257hopper (15), europhile (16), mattries37315 (18), perpender (21), Nicolebigelow3 (26)17 more, dberndtd (29), BuiltByBooks (35), WMGOATGRUFF (42), BlueSkies305 (45), marfita (45), writeslikeagirl (47), andejons (47), Roberto823 (48), ShaneTierney (48), xenophon (52), toview (54), MusicalKnitter (61), PyrrhicVctry (72), Betelgeuse (76), WriterWarrior (77), southernbooklady (93), skylerboodie

Thumbs down: silverbooks

Score: 48.13

56
9,482 members, 89 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: drmom62 (4), 2wonderY (8), hipdeep (12), Bookkat33 (14), europhile (17), LadyoftheLodge (17), LShelby (22), writeslikeagirl (22), rarm (25), HxBuff (29), ahef1963 (30)18 more, cjmills (33), Dr.Vickie (35), janimar (37), lfriedla (40), szarka (40), Mapguy314 (45), andejons (48), BlueSkies305 (54), PyrrhicVctry (59), dontcallmeleslie (59), hvanloon (59), xenophon (76), Roberto823 (87), WMGOATGRUFF (94), WriterWarrior (95), toview (96), DelightedLibrarian, Myyst

Thumbs down: amanda4242

Score: 47.73

57
2,174 members, 25 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: BuiltByBooks (9), SaintSunniva (10), andejons (14), mattries37315 (15), ShaneTierney (15), cemanuel (15), WMGOATGRUFF (18), drmom62 (22), marfita (23), madpoet (23), al.vick (24)18 more, BlueSkies305 (25), janimar (26), Betelgeuse (26), TrulyAragorn (27), Mapguy314 (32), Nicolebigelow3 (32), dberndtd (32), southernbooklady (32), MusicalKnitter (34), benjfrank (39), dontcallmeleslie (42), timspalding (42), Roberto823 (51), xenophon (53), toview (58), WriterWarrior (64), PyrrhicVctry (65), skylerboodie

Thumbs down: TCBard, silverbooks

Score: 47.23

58
8,740 members, 56 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: Bretzky1 (2), casvelyn (2), camainc (2), szarka (7), kingratt82 (11), benjfrank (13), southernbooklady (14), SaintSunniva (15), stunes (19), swhitco (20), JohnMB (22)17 more, Nicolebigelow3 (25), pgleduc (27), TrulyAragorn (29), dberndtd (35), lfriedla (42), dontcallmeleslie (46), Mapguy314 (48), writeslikeagirl (48), Betelgeuse (49), WMGOATGRUFF (50), Roberto823 (56), xenophon (59), toview (63), MusicalKnitter (63), WriterWarrior (70), PyrrhicVctry (71), timspalding (76)

Thumbs down: yarb, walthoff, LolaWalser

Score: 46.54

59
7,237 members, 39 reviews
3.56 stars (3.56 stars)

Lists: MusesPublisher (4), NinaHer (7), puffintopia (10), Bretzky1 (12), kingratt82 (14), drmom62 (15), szarka (15), ManWithAnAgenda (17), mattries37315 (20), anthonywillard (20), pgleduc (29)16 more, perpender (33), BlueSkies305 (34), lfriedla (44), hvanloon (44), PyrrhicVctry (48), dontcallmeleslie (54), Betelgeuse (60), Roberto823 (61), WMGOATGRUFF (65), toview (68), xenophon (71), southernbooklady (73), WriterWarrior (80), madpoet (83), MusicalKnitter (87), timspalding (111)

Score: 46.34

60
692 members, 3 reviews
3.65 stars (3.65 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (1), ManWithAnAgenda (3), NinaHer (6), puffintopia (9), WriterWarrior (12), MTL (12), SaintSunniva (18), casvelyn (19), karenb (19), Nicole_VanK (20), drmom62 (23)15 more, szarka (34), Nicolebigelow3 (35), PietWester (35), dberndtd (37), benjfrank (40), hvanloon (50), dontcallmeleslie (51), writeslikeagirl (51), madpoet (54), Roberto823 (60), xenophon (64), PyrrhicVctry (66), toview (67), MusicalKnitter (84), timspalding (96)

Thumbs down: LolaWalser

Score: 46.08

61
4,903 members, 58 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)

Lists: thorold (5), 21277008869595 (10), jeffza (12), ahef1963 (24), JeanLittleLibrary (26), Dr.Vickie (27), dberndtd (28), TrulyAragorn (28), cjmills (31), drmom62 (31), BlueSkies305 (33)16 more, anthonywillard (35), dontcallmeleslie (38), hvanloon (38), Mapguy314 (47), Roberto823 (47), marfita (47), xenophon (49), Tom_Huckstep (49), toview (53), andejons (58), WriterWarrior (66), MusicalKnitter (66), WMGOATGRUFF (71), southernbooklady (71), PyrrhicVctry (78), Edward

Score: 45.41

62
5,476 members, 33 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: th.lrnr (1), camainc (1), cemanuel (4), drmom62 (6), WriterWarrior (10), SaintSunniva (12), kingratt82 (12), 21277008869595 (15), raperper (16), mattries37315 (24), BuiltByBooks (27)14 more, perpender (28), madpoet (30), Nicolebigelow3 (31), TrulyAragorn (32), lfriedla (45), Turambar (47), Betelgeuse (47), PyrrhicVctry (53), WMGOATGRUFF (53), Roberto823 (54), toview (61), timspalding (64), MusicalKnitter (65), xenophon (67)

Thumbs down: silverbooks, LolaWalser

Score: 45.04

Explanations:

silverbooks (0): more Christianity?

63
1,056 members, 16 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: andejons (4), karenb (5), aulsmith (10), timspalding (10), perpender (16), Dilara86 (18), southernbooklady (18), madpoet (20), Nicolebigelow3 (24), TCBard (24), henkl (34)13 more, dontcallmeleslie (40), Roberto823 (45), Turambar (46), writeslikeagirl (46), toview (49), Tom_Huckstep (51), MusicalKnitter (54), WriterWarrior (62), PyrrhicVctry (73), BlueSkies305 (103), Edward, mspixieears, skylerboodie

Score: 43.7

64
3,455 members, 47 reviews
3.78 stars (3.78 stars)

Lists: MusesPublisher (2), 2wonderY (2), drmom62 (9), JuliaMaria (12), Dilara86 (23), jaysonwm (24), yarb (27), JeanLittleLibrary (27), pgleduc (28), janimar (28), perpender (29)15 more, PietWester (32), benjfrank (37), timspalding (37), hvanloon (42), smcwl (51), PyrrhicVctry (52), Roberto823 (57), Betelgeuse (59), madpoet (62), toview (64), WMGOATGRUFF (64), MusicalKnitter (67), xenophon (68), WriterWarrior (73), southernbooklady (92)

Thumbs down: Kuiperdolin

Score: 43.62

65
3,966 members, 46 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: WriterWarrior (3), Kuiperdolin (6), drmom62 (7), bw94612 (13), kingratt82 (15), 21277008869595 (16), madpoet (21), smcwl (24), BuiltByBooks (28), Nicolebigelow3 (30), cjmills (36)18 more, alex68 (37), PyrrhicVctry (38), dberndtd (44), BlueSkies305 (44), ShaneTierney (45), Mapguy314 (50), Turambar (50), hvanloon (52), WMGOATGRUFF (55), Betelgeuse (57), cemanuel (61), timspalding (72), Roberto823 (76), xenophon (82), toview (83), MusicalKnitter (90), southernbooklady (95), skylerboodie

Thumbs down: silverbooks, LolaWalser, Edward

Score: 43.44

66
6,400 members, 50 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Lists: Belarmino (1), Turambar (10), JoLynnsbooks (13), lorax (14), MTL (14), Nicole_VanK (16), JohnMB (20), perpender (20), cemanuel (21), jaysonwm (22), szarka (23)17 more, Dr.Vickie (24), BlueSkies305 (26), mspixieears (27), WMGOATGRUFF (29), TrulyAragorn (30), cjmills (32), dberndtd (34), southernbooklady (43), dontcallmeleslie (44), MusicalKnitter (49), toview (52), Betelgeuse (53), xenophon (55), PyrrhicVctry (63), smcwl (65), WriterWarrior (69), madpoet (79)

Thumbs down: karenb, silverbooks, camainc, jeffza

Score: 42.55

Explanations:

karenb (0): Taking Chretien de Troyes instead.

silverbooks (0): boring and more white dudes

camainc (0): A better choice would be Idylls of the King by Tennyson.

Betelgeuse (53): Idylls of the King is too recent: published between 1859-1885.

67
2,638 members, 30 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: drmom62 (1), WriterWarrior (1), andejons (5), Bookkat33 (16), raperper (18), anglemark (19), europhile (19), marfita (27), Nicole_VanK (29), perpender (30), al.vick (31)12 more, karenb (33), thecoroner (35), madpoet (38), alex68 (40), PyrrhicVctry (43), timspalding (47), southernbooklady (51), Betelgeuse (54), MusicalKnitter (60), smcwl (68), toview (73), xenophon (88)

Thumbs down: silverbooks

Score: 41.41

68
4,477 members, 73 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Lists: BuiltByBooks (1), Luisali (2), CGlanovsky (10), ManWithAnAgenda (16), alex68 (19), timspalding (19), perpender (22), madpoet (22), henkl (27), southernbooklady (31), swhitco (36)11 more, lfriedla (48), thecoroner (48), Roberto823 (52), MusicalKnitter (55), toview (59), PyrrhicVctry (64), xenophon (65), cemanuel (67), WriterWarrior (72), Edward, mspixieears

Score: 41.38

69
7,019 members, 99 reviews
3.5 stars (3.5 stars)

Lists: writeslikeagirl (10), marsap (13), CGlanovsky (15), 21277008869595 (18), swhitco (23), ahef1963 (25), JohnMB (26), drmom62 (27), souci (27), Nicolebigelow3 (29), Dr.Vickie (32)18 more, thecoroner (33), pgleduc (33), cjmills (35), alex68 (38), dberndtd (43), marfita (44), BlueSkies305 (46), dontcallmeleslie (48), hvanloon (54), HxBuff (56), xenophon (61), Betelgeuse (61), smcwl (66), PyrrhicVctry (70), Roberto823 (75), toview (82), WriterWarrior (87), madpoet (109)

Thumbs down: yarb, kingratt82, ShaneTierney

Score: 41.22

70
3,536 members, 28 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Lists: jillmwo (2), humblemummble (3), ManWithAnAgenda (6), Nicole_VanK (8), puffintopia (11), karenb (18), Dilara86 (19), rarm (21), JuliaMaria (22), perpender (23), Dr.Vickie (25)12 more, szarka (30), dberndtd (33), yarb (37), hvanloon (39), dontcallmeleslie (43), southernbooklady (53), xenophon (54), henkl (55), toview (56), MusicalKnitter (62), WriterWarrior (71), PyrrhicVctry (74)

Thumbs down: amanda4242

Score: 40.94

71
4,565 members, 66 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (4), WriterWarrior (6), MTL (13), -pilgrim- (14), drmom62 (14), ErykaSosa91 (16), aulsmith (22), ahef1963 (28), karenb (32), yarb (38), cjmills (40)13 more, dberndtd (46), PyrrhicVctry (47), andejons (52), dontcallmeleslie (55), hvanloon (55), southernbooklady (59), madpoet (63), henkl (64), xenophon (72), MusicalKnitter (73), Roberto823 (80), toview (87), Myyst

Score: 40.83

Explanations:

karenb (32): Original version please! (No, really, the right one this time ;)

72
7,102 members, 106 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: JBD1 (1), malmorrow (2), thorold (4), yarb (6), thecoroner (10), alex68 (11), Luisali (11), ManWithAnAgenda (15), souci (29), ahef1963 (29), Dr.Vickie (34)10 more, Nicolebigelow3 (36), cjmills (39), PyrrhicVctry (57), hvanloon (57), dontcallmeleslie (61), WMGOATGRUFF (77), henkl (80), Roberto823 (84), xenophon (85), toview (92)

Score: 40.72

73
5,362 members, 40 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: Bretzky1 (1), szarka (1), benjfrank (7), Turambar (11), WriterWarrior (11), raperper (15), perpender (26), LadyoftheLodge (31), PietWester (31), pgleduc (31), Nicolebigelow3 (33)13 more, hvanloon (41), Betelgeuse (41), dontcallmeleslie (45), anthonywillard (47), Mapguy314 (51), southernbooklady (52), Roberto823 (55), xenophon (58), PyrrhicVctry (62), toview (62), madpoet (87), MusicalKnitter (91), timspalding (114)

Thumbs down: jaysonwm, LolaWalser

Score: 40.23

74
5,545 members, 79 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: drmom62 (3), 21277008869595 (13), jeffza (13), gypsysmom (19), ahef1963 (26), TrulyAragorn (31), pgleduc (32), janimar (34), cjmills (38), BlueSkies305 (38), smcwl (39)13 more, PyrrhicVctry (39), swhitco (39), lfriedla (46), hvanloon (47), Mapguy314 (52), andejons (57), Roberto823 (67), madpoet (71), toview (75), WriterWarrior (78), WMGOATGRUFF (81), southernbooklady (84), mspixieears

Score: 40.11

75
4,561 members, 43 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

Lists: ShaneTierney (9), PietWester (9), madpoet (17), drmom62 (19), swhitco (21), timspalding (25), JeanLittleLibrary (28), janimar (29), perpender (46), lfriedla (47), writeslikeagirl (49)14 more, thecoroner (50), dontcallmeleslie (50), Roberto823 (53), PyrrhicVctry (58), WMGOATGRUFF (59), toview (60), henkl (60), xenophon (63), southernbooklady (63), MusicalKnitter (70), WriterWarrior (84), Edward, skylerboodie, Myyst

Thumbs down: silverbooks

Score: 39.52

76
3,095 members, 26 reviews
3.68 stars (3.68 stars)

Lists: Kuiperdolin (4), Lucy_Skywalker (9), Luisali (12), alex68 (14), henkl (18), BuiltByBooks (18), thecoroner (25), souci (30), marfita (30), andejons (37), dberndtd (40)12 more, perpender (41), Betelgeuse (45), Turambar (48), timspalding (50), PyrrhicVctry (51), hvanloon (53), Roberto823 (71), xenophon (77), toview (79), MusicalKnitter (83), WriterWarrior (92), skylerboodie

Score: 39.26

77
5,444 members, 54 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)

Lists: Stbalbach (6), karenb (9), Turambar (12), benmartin79 (18), drmom62 (20), jaysonwm (25), swhitco (37), dberndtd (38), alex68 (41), perpender (45), PyrrhicVctry (50)14 more, writeslikeagirl (50), thecoroner (51), dontcallmeleslie (53), madpoet (59), anthonywillard (62), xenophon (69), Roberto823 (69), toview (77), WriterWarrior (83), WMGOATGRUFF (87), Betelgeuse (97), MusicalKnitter (99), southernbooklady (119), skylerboodie

Thumbs down: LolaWalser

Score: 38.16

78
3,017 members, 17 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: WriterWarrior (5), al.vick (9), drmom62 (10), 21277008869595 (14), BuiltByBooks (16), john257hopper (17), cemanuel (23), andejons (35), Nicolebigelow3 (38), WMGOATGRUFF (38), PyrrhicVctry (41)15 more, dberndtd (41), alex68 (42), ShaneTierney (42), timspalding (44), Turambar (51), Betelgeuse (52), writeslikeagirl (54), Mapguy314 (56), Roberto823 (72), MusicalKnitter (72), anthonywillard (74), southernbooklady (74), xenophon (78), toview (80), skylerboodie

Thumbs down: silverbooks, henkl, Edward

Score: 37.69

79
3,553 members, 39 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)

Lists: JuliaMaria (3), andejons (3), WriterWarrior (15), BlueSkies305 (17), casvelyn (20), benmartin79 (20), yarb (24), perpender (25), pgleduc (30), JeanLittleLibrary (30), karenb (31)12 more, hvanloon (40), PyrrhicVctry (44), smcwl (46), Mapguy314 (55), Betelgeuse (64), WMGOATGRUFF (69), Roberto823 (73), southernbooklady (76), toview (81), MusicalKnitter (85), xenophon (86), madpoet (105)

Thumbs down: LolaWalser

Score: 37.46

80
8,953 members, 51 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Lists: WriterWarrior (7), ShaneTierney (8), cemanuel (13), hipdeep (16), Betelgeuse (16), madpoet (16), raperper (17), anthonywillard (18), janimar (31), PietWester (34), Nicolebigelow3 (37)12 more, PyrrhicVctry (46), lfriedla (49), Turambar (52), dontcallmeleslie (56), WMGOATGRUFF (58), timspalding (60), Roberto823 (63), toview (70), xenophon (73), MusicalKnitter (89), southernbooklady (114), skylerboodie

Thumbs down: LolaWalser

Score: 37.2

81
2,203 members, 31 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: MusesPublisher (3), Cynfelyn (3), LShelby (10), CGlanovsky (14), PhileasHannay (14), JoLynnsbooks (16), amanda4242 (19), gypsysmom (20), JohnMB (31), ahef1963 (33), Nicolebigelow3 (34)10 more, cjmills (44), Dr.Vickie (47), writeslikeagirl (58), dontcallmeleslie (69), anthonywillard (79), hvanloon (88), smcwl (91), WriterWarrior (116), PyrrhicVctry (234), Myyst

Score: 36.98

82
1,593 members, 7 reviews
4.34 stars (4.34 stars)

Lists: Matke (1), ManWithAnAgenda (14), drmom62 (17), jeffza (17), hipdeep (18), smcwl (25), jaysonwm (26), szarka (27), ahef1963 (31), Dr.Vickie (36), perpender (38)12 more, yarb (39), PyrrhicVctry (40), janimar (42), dontcallmeleslie (60), hvanloon (61), henkl (76), xenophon (79), anthonywillard (85), Roberto823 (88), toview (97), WriterWarrior (98), WMGOATGRUFF (128)

Thumbs down: aulsmith

Score: 36.89

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): Not the whole thing. I took a seminar on Donne, and we didn't even read them all.

83
2,688 members, 28 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: MusesPublisher (5), timspalding (11), BuiltByBooks (13), drmom62 (16), WriterWarrior (16), henkl (16), thorold (20), stunes (20), andejons (30), WMGOATGRUFF (41), hvanloon (48)10 more, southernbooklady (48), PyrrhicVctry (49), ShaneTierney (52), MusicalKnitter (52), Roberto823 (65), toview (72), xenophon (81), Edward, rarm, skylerboodie

Thumbs down: silverbooks

Score: 35.67

84
3,425 members, 32 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: BuiltByBooks (2), smcwl (9), mattries37315 (11), timspalding (17), southernbooklady (20), cemanuel (20), WMGOATGRUFF (25), henkl (31), al.vick (34), Betelgeuse (34), PyrrhicVctry (35)10 more, Mapguy314 (36), MusicalKnitter (44), hvanloon (46), ShaneTierney (49), Roberto823 (68), toview (76), WriterWarrior (76), xenophon (84), Edward, skylerboodie

Thumbs down: TCBard

Score: 35.66

85
1,957 members, 21 reviews
3.09 stars (3.09 stars)

Lists: varielle (4), rajanianthireddy (10), Lucy_Skywalker (10), Bookkat33 (13), writeslikeagirl (21), Dr.Vickie (30), swhitco (38), alex68 (39), dberndtd (42), marfita (42), thecoroner (49)12 more, Mapguy314 (54), dontcallmeleslie (57), PyrrhicVctry (60), WMGOATGRUFF (60), timspalding (63), henkl (66), cemanuel (70), xenophon (74), Roberto823 (74), WriterWarrior (85), BlueSkies305 (90), MusicalKnitter (92)

Thumbs down: yarb

Score: 35.53

86
2,342 members, 35 reviews
3.59 stars (3.59 stars)

Lists: worcester (1), benmartin79 (14), JuliaMaria (23), anthonywillard (23), janimar (30), BuiltByBooks (30), smcwl (32), PietWester (37), Nicolebigelow3 (39), alex68 (43), PyrrhicVctry (45)12 more, ShaneTierney (56), dontcallmeleslie (58), Roberto823 (62), Betelgeuse (65), toview (69), WMGOATGRUFF (70), xenophon (75), madpoet (85), WriterWarrior (86), MusicalKnitter (86), southernbooklady (102), timspalding (113)

Thumbs down: LolaWalser

Score: 35.46

87
1,445 members, 12 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: Matke (2), cemanuel (3), WriterWarrior (4), anthonywillard (5), drmom62 (8), jeffza (15), ErykaSosa91 (17), pgleduc (34), PyrrhicVctry (36), BlueSkies305 (39), marfita (46)7 more, hvanloon (51), WMGOATGRUFF (74), Roberto823 (86), xenophon (87), southernbooklady (89), toview (94), skylerboodie

Score: 34.57

88
2,689 members, 24 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: WriterWarrior (2), CGlanovsky (6), andejons (8), raperper (19), mattries37315 (21), anglemark (22), Dilara86 (22), jaysonwm (27), cemanuel (30), PyrrhicVctry (34), perpender (34)10 more, al.vick (35), madpoet (37), southernbooklady (38), cjmills (42), henkl (45), Turambar (54), timspalding (58), MusicalKnitter (69), toview (89), xenophon (96)

Thumbs down: yarb, silverbooks

Score: 33.44

89
1,296 members, 13 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: drmom62 (12), ShaneTierney (14), alex68 (17), 21277008869595 (17), BuiltByBooks (19), cemanuel (26), PyrrhicVctry (32), BlueSkies305 (36), andejons (39), Nicolebigelow3 (40), perpender (44)11 more, WMGOATGRUFF (52), thecoroner (53), timspalding (57), Betelgeuse (77), southernbooklady (77), Roberto823 (79), MusicalKnitter (80), toview (86), WriterWarrior (88), xenophon (91), skylerboodie

Thumbs down: silverbooks

Score: 33.41

Explanations:

silverbooks (0): more glorification of war? nah

90
4,463 members, 45 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)

Lists: yarb (5), thecoroner (9), john257hopper (16), Dilara86 (20), alex68 (24), Dr.Vickie (29), HxBuff (33), perpender (36), marfita (38), PyrrhicVctry (42), hvanloon (45)11 more, WMGOATGRUFF (45), Betelgeuse (51), MusicalKnitter (57), Roberto823 (64), henkl (68), southernbooklady (69), toview (71), xenophon (80), WriterWarrior (81), madpoet (89), timspalding (112)

Thumbs down: Kuiperdolin, silverbooks

Score: 31.71

91
2,137 members, 20 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: andejons (1), drmom62 (2), Nicole_VanK (17), marfita (19), anglemark (21), henkl (26), PyrrhicVctry (29), perpender (32), madpoet (35), al.vick (36), cjmills (41)7 more, MusicalKnitter (64), anthonywillard (73), Roberto823 (78), WriterWarrior (79), toview (85), xenophon (93), southernbooklady (110)

Thumbs down: yarb

Score: 30.46

92
5,906 members, 83 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: Kuiperdolin (1), Belarmino (2), thorold (2), JuliaMaria (4), thecoroner (18), amanda4242 (20), writeslikeagirl (24), Bookkat33 (25), timspalding (36), alex68 (44), Dr.Vickie (49)5 more, henkl (62), hvanloon (77), madpoet (100), PyrrhicVctry (227), Myyst

Thumbs down: yarb

Score: 30.34

93
2,140 members, 49 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: ShaneTierney (7), JoLynnsbooks (15), madpoet (15), thecoroner (17), Nicole_VanK (23), cemanuel (27), HxBuff (34), Nicolebigelow3 (41), perpender (43), alex68 (45), Betelgeuse (46)9 more, WMGOATGRUFF (48), timspalding (56), MusicalKnitter (74), Roberto823 (89), WriterWarrior (89), southernbooklady (91), xenophon (98), PyrrhicVctry (239), skylerboodie

Thumbs down: silverbooks

Score: 30.28

94
7,342 members, 108 reviews
3.62 stars (3.62 stars)

Lists: NinaHer (8), LShelby (9), SaintSunniva (17), JoLynnsbooks (18), thecoroner (21), europhile (22), JuliaMaria (24), Bookkat33 (26), BlueSkies305 (30), Dr.Vickie (37), andejons (44)8 more, alex68 (46), writeslikeagirl (56), southernbooklady (66), timspalding (93), MusicalKnitter (100), madpoet (113), PyrrhicVctry (231), Edward

Thumbs down: yarb

Score: 30.13

95
2,485 members, 22 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: Cynfelyn (2), Nicole_VanK (6), WriterWarrior (9), merrystar (21), anglemark (23), henkl (29), cemanuel (31), madpoet (36), andejons (40), southernbooklady (41), cjmills (46)5 more, timspalding (59), MusicalKnitter (68), toview (95), PyrrhicVctry (235), skylerboodie

Score: 28.61

96
1,003 members, 8 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: walthoff (1), drmom62 (18), yarb (22), ahef1963 (27), Dr.Vickie (31), Betelgeuse (38), smcwl (44), dberndtd (45), dontcallmeleslie (52), PyrrhicVctry (54), hvanloon (64)6 more, xenophon (66), Roberto823 (77), WMGOATGRUFF (83), toview (84), madpoet (110), southernbooklady (124)

Score: 28.16

97
1,978 members, 15 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (2), Matke (4), smcwl (12), -pilgrim- (15), aulsmith (16), JoLynnsbooks (17), LadyoftheLodge (20), JohnMB (29), souci (31), madpoet (40), Dr.Vickie (43)4 more, cjmills (45), WriterWarrior (96), southernbooklady (105), PyrrhicVctry (237)

Score: 27.9

98
3,074 members, 20 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: madpoet (5), karenb (7), rajanianthireddy (11), swhitco (19), timspalding (21), perpender (24), al.vick (37), PyrrhicVctry (37), BlueSkies305 (40), Betelgeuse (48), WMGOATGRUFF (56)6 more, Roberto823 (66), toview (74), WriterWarrior (74), MusicalKnitter (79), xenophon (83), southernbooklady (88)

Thumbs down: silverbooks

Score: 26.84

99
2,492 members, 23 reviews
3.67 stars (3.67 stars)

Lists: malmorrow (1), Bretzky1 (5), Veilleur_de_nuit (7), puffintopia (12), mspixieears (28), szarka (31), HxBuff (35), Dr.Vickie (39), janimar (44), dberndtd (48), timspalding (69)5 more, anthonywillard (76), WMGOATGRUFF (86), Betelgeuse (89), southernbooklady (98), PyrrhicVctry (236)

Thumbs down: LolaWalser

Score: 26.69

Explanations:

malmorrow (1): This is an English polemic of the Enlightenment. 'Reflections' is unsurpassed in this, and equalled only by pamphlets by Paine and Wollstonecraft. Burke set an extremely high standard for sustained rhetoric, providing a foundation for the classic speeches and political writing of the 19th and early 20th Centuries.… (more)

Veilleur_de_nuit (7): Parce que Burke a une vision lucide sur ce que va devenir la Révolution Française, en particulier dans ses dérives.

100
669 members, 8 reviews
3.59 stars (3.59 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda (13), JoLynnsbooks (14), CGlanovsky (16), casvelyn (21), gypsysmom (23), Betelgeuse (23), Luisali (24), PyrrhicVctry (26), JohnMB (28), szarka (37), Dr.Vickie (38)10 more, cjmills (43), dberndtd (49), BlueSkies305 (64), dontcallmeleslie (65), andejons (65), cemanuel (71), hvanloon (73), anthonywillard (81), smcwl (84), madpoet (86)

Thumbs down: ahef1963, Bretzky1, librorumamans, aulsmith

Score: 26.27

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): Awful. Instead of an adventure story, I got a White Man triumphs over nature with a sermon.

Betelgeuse (23): Wonderful. A gripping adventure and morality tale. More than a shipwreck story, it is also about repentance and humility. Defoe's novel has several Biblical parallels, including Adam and Eve's expulsion from Eden, the parable of Jonah, and the sufferings of Job. Lessons can be learned from this book, if one overlooks Crusoe's anachronistic imperialism. But Robinson Crusoe is not a dour sermon. It is surprisingly fast-paced, and the first-person narrative gives it even more immediacy. Everyone knows the basics of the plot: the shocking discovery of the footprint, the appearance of Friday, the threat of cannibals, Crusoe's mastery of the island and its elements. There are also lesser known action sequences, such as the exciting wolfpack scene near the end of the book. A great early novel.… (more)

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