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LibraryThingers' 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die

Description: Come on folks, this is your chance to make a 1001 Must Read list from scratch! (Disclaimer: This isn't an official LibraryThing list, just some member(s) playing around with the list feature.)

Members: 13 participating members (show all)

All members' list: [1] 2 3Sort: Score | Title | Author | Date
1
65,959 members, 1,307 reviews
4.38 stars (4.38 stars)

Lists: JFGrenier (1), jenniferw88 (1), jeffza (1), ahef1963 (1), JaneAustenNut (4), hipdeep (18), cej1027, merrystar

Score: 24.34

2
23,802 members, 454 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: alexdaw (1), jenniferw88 (2), jeffza (2), dara85 (4), ahef1963 (25), JaneAustenNut (28), cej1027, merrystar

Score: 20.66

3
49,723 members, 746 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: alexdaw (2), jeffza (3), jenniferw88 (5), ahef1963 (7), JaneAustenNut (9), thecoroner (55), merrystar

Score: 17

4
49,345 members, 797 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)

Lists: jenniferw88 (3), ahef1963 (3), jeffza (4), JaneAustenNut (6), cej1027, merrystar

Score: 15.04

5
45,877 members, 647 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: JFGrenier (2), ahef1963 (6), JaneAustenNut (8), jenniferw88 (12), cej1027, merrystar

Score: 14.02

6
19,573 members, 417 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (2), jenniferw88 (4), ahef1963 (13), JaneAustenNut (16), cej1027, merrystar

Score: 13.87

7
11,393 members, 212 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: JFGrenier (3), hipdeep (9), ahef1963 (9), JaneAustenNut (12), jenniferw88 (13), merrystar

Score: 13.6

Explanations:

JaneAustenNut (12): Doyle's Sherlock was the iconic example of the super sleuth! The beginning of wonderful detective stories for more than a century.

8
12,353 members, 250 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Lists: JaneAustenNut (1), dara85 (3), ahef1963 (4), hipdeep (31), merrystar

Score: 13.25

9
24,824 members, 339 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: JFGrenier (4), jenniferw88 (15), jeffza (17), hipdeep (44), ahef1963 (120), cej1027, merrystar

Score: 13.17

10
68,524 members, 1,117 reviews
4.24 stars (4.24 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (2), alexdaw (3), JaneAustenNut (5), jenniferw88 (18), merrystar

Score: 12.7

11
60,296 members, 1,007 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Lists: jenniferw88 (6), jeffza (7), thecoroner (13), ahef1963 (29), merrystar, cej1027

Score: 12.42

12
67,254 members, 1,213 reviews
4.41 stars (4.41 stars)

Lists: jeffza (5), ahef1963 (5), jenniferw88 (7), JaneAustenNut (7), merrystar

Score: 11.95

13
77,766 members, 1,043 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: alexdaw (4), JFGrenier (6), jenniferw88 (54), ahef1963 (62), cej1027, merrystar

Score: 11.86

14
30,010 members, 315 reviews
3.39 stars (3.39 stars)

Lists: jenniferw88 (8), ahef1963 (14), JaneAustenNut (17), thecoroner (21), cej1027, merrystar

Score: 11.86

15
44,150 members, 876 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (1), jenniferw88 (9), ahef1963 (31), merrystar, cej1027

Score: 11.58

16
12,024 members, 240 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: JFGrenier (5), ahef1963 (19), JaneAustenNut (22), thecoroner (47), cej1027, merrystar

Score: 11.54

17
27,556 members, 486 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Lists: alexdaw (5), jenniferw88 (26), JaneAustenNut (30), ahef1963 (41), cej1027, merrystar

Score: 11.31

18
36,179 members, 661 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: alexdaw (6), jeffza (25), jenniferw88 (29), ahef1963 (64), cej1027, merrystar

Score: 11.06

19
20,013 members, 330 reviews
3.56 stars (3.56 stars)

Lists: jenniferw88 (10), jeffza (14), ahef1963 (35), thecoroner (48), merrystar, cej1027

Score: 11.06

20
17,426 members, 390 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: jenniferw88 (11), dara85 (18), hipdeep (28), ahef1963 (68), merrystar, cej1027

Score: 10.84

21
23,871 members, 461 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: jeffza (6), ahef1963 (12), jenniferw88 (14), JaneAustenNut (15), merrystar

Score: 10.49

22
42,107 members, 590 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (8), JaneAustenNut (11), jenniferw88 (16), thecoroner (16), merrystar

Score: 10.26

23
31,969 members, 445 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: jeffza (8), jenniferw88 (17), ahef1963 (18), JaneAustenNut (21), merrystar

Score: 9.84

24
36,683 members, 1,993 reviews
4.36 stars (4.36 stars)

Lists: alexdaw (7), dara85 (17), jenniferw88 (22), ahef1963 (26), JaneAustenNut (29)

Score: 9.77

Explanations:

JaneAustenNut (29): A book about books & reading. How books feed the soul........great for bibliophiles.

25
15,346 members, 227 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: jeffza (12), jenniferw88 (21), ahef1963 (24), JaneAustenNut (27), merrystar

Score: 9.26

26
13,804 members, 386 reviews
4.32 stars (4.32 stars)

Lists: JaneAustenNut (2), dara85 (16), ahef1963 (20), merrystar

Score: 8.94

Explanations:

JaneAustenNut (2): I read this book when I was young and will read again to see how different the book seems to me now.

27
21,456 members, 188 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: jeffza (13), hipdeep (13), jenniferw88 (23), ahef1963 (125), merrystar

Score: 8.92

28
33,060 members, 628 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: jenniferw88 (24), hipdeep (41), ahef1963 (42), cej1027, merrystar

Score: 8.53

29
32,026 members, 845 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (24), jenniferw88 (28), ahef1963 (67), cej1027, merrystar

Score: 8.52

30
17,332 members, 200 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: JFGrenier (7), thecoroner (7), jeffza (21), jenniferw88 (37)

Score: 8.41

31
24,742 members, 348 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: JFGrenier (8), thecoroner (10), hipdeep (20), jenniferw88 (39)

Score: 8.12

32
35,983 members, 470 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (8), jenniferw88 (19), ahef1963 (34), cej1027

Score: 7.84

33
27,524 members, 245 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: jeffza (11), hipdeep (14), jenniferw88 (20), ahef1963 (38)

Score: 7.77

34
4,727 members, 126 reviews
4.32 stars (4.32 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (10), JaneAustenNut (13), jenniferw88 (36), merrystar

Score: 7.67

35
17,020 members, 521 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (11), JaneAustenNut (14), jenniferw88 (38), merrystar

Score: 7.56

36
34,585 members, 1,028 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: alexdaw (8), ahef1963 (30), jenniferw88 (46), cej1027

Score: 7.52

37
29,069 members, 457 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)

Lists: JFGrenier (9), jeffza (23), thecoroner (28), jenniferw88 (47)

Score: 7.4

38
17,129 members, 269 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

Lists: JFGrenier (10), thecoroner (22), ahef1963 (33), jenniferw88 (48)

Score: 7.29

39
8,727 members, 251 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (16), JaneAustenNut (19), jenniferw88 (41), merrystar

Score: 7.18

40
26,364 members, 830 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: dara85 (2), alexdaw (9), jenniferw88 (52)

Score: 7.16

41
46,119 members, 1,191 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

Lists: dara85 (1), jenniferw88 (25), ahef1963 (116)

Score: 7.01

42
23,873 members, 429 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (21), JaneAustenNut (23), jenniferw88 (27), thecoroner (56)

Score: 6.91

43
33,001 members, 519 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: dara85 (15), jenniferw88 (30), ahef1963 (156), cej1027

Score: 6.77

44
12,105 members, 208 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (19), hipdeep (40), jenniferw88 (45), merrystar

Score: 6.73

45
14,284 members, 276 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

Lists: jeffza (15), jenniferw88 (31), ahef1963 (44), thecoroner (58)

Score: 6.73

46
25,469 members, 430 reviews
3.78 stars (3.78 stars)

Lists: alexdaw (10), jenniferw88 (61), ahef1963 (163), cej1027

Score: 6.69

47
9,577 members, 186 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: jeffza (24), jenniferw88 (55), ahef1963 (57), merrystar

Score: 6.41

48
35,489 members, 648 reviews
4.24 stars (4.24 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (59), ahef1963 (69), cej1027, merrystar

Score: 6.4

49
32,113 members, 541 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: JFGrenier (11), thecoroner (36), jenniferw88 (103), ahef1963 (119)

Score: 6.3

50
22,263 members, 523 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (23), jenniferw88 (57), ahef1963 (84), merrystar

Score: 6.29

51
20,345 members, 286 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (2), jenniferw88 (32), ahef1963 (117)

Score: 6.26

52
14,891 members, 289 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

Lists: jeffza (18), jenniferw88 (33), thecoroner (49), ahef1963 (185)

Score: 6.21

53
16,487 members, 219 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)

Lists: jeffza (19), jenniferw88 (34), thecoroner (61), ahef1963 (145)

Score: 6.16

54
11,710 members, 255 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: dara85 (10), alexdaw (11), merrystar

Score: 6.13

55
23,741 members, 378 reviews
4.26 stars (4.26 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (6), jeffza (20), jenniferw88 (35)

Score: 6.09

56
22,348 members, 336 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Lists: jeffza (9), thecoroner (12), ahef1963 (39)

Score: 6.06

57
32,761 members, 582 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: JFGrenier (12), hipdeep (43), jenniferw88 (119), ahef1963 (161)

Score: 6.05

58
6,114 members, 87 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Lists: dara85 (8), jeffza (10), ahef1963 (75)

Score: 5.99

59
31,914 members, 372 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: JFGrenier (13), thecoroner (52), jenniferw88 (100), ahef1963 (186)

Score: 5.94

60
2,988 members, 35 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: dara85 (5), ahef1963 (101), cej1027

Score: 5.83

61
29,239 members, 404 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Lists: JaneAustenNut (10), jenniferw88 (40), cej1027

Score: 5.73

62
32,513 members, 1,465 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

Lists: dara85 (7), ahef1963 (71), cej1027

Score: 5.73

63
7,400 members, 52 reviews
4.6 stars (4.6 stars)

Lists: JFGrenier (14), ahef1963 (28), cej1027

Score: 5.7

64
28,728 members, 947 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: dara85 (6), ahef1963 (70), merrystar

Score: 5.62

65
10,668 members, 117 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (68), jenniferw88 (101), ahef1963 (118), merrystar

Score: 5.55

66
15,296 members, 208 reviews
3.7 stars (3.7 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (63), jenniferw88 (99), ahef1963 (146), merrystar

Score: 5.52

67
36,662 members, 420 reviews
4.25 stars (4.25 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (5), jenniferw88 (42), ahef1963 (121)

Score: 5.45

68
23,692 members, 589 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (17), JaneAustenNut (20), jenniferw88 (43)

Score: 5.42

69
16,343 members, 650 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: JFGrenier (15), ahef1963 (72), cej1027

Score: 5.3

70
11,831 members, 266 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: alexdaw (12), JaneAustenNut (24), jenniferw88 (91)

Score: 5.25

71
15,573 members, 173 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (22), JaneAustenNut (25), jenniferw88 (44)

Score: 5.19

72
36,254 members, 1,207 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: alexdaw (13), ahef1963 (148), cej1027

Score: 5.15

74
41,632 members, 661 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

Lists: alexdaw (14), ahef1963 (32), jenniferw88 (88)

Score: 5.06

75
28,828 members, 687 reviews
4.26 stars (4.26 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (19), ahef1963 (48), jenniferw88 (49)

Score: 4.95

76
61,263 members, 979 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (15), JaneAustenNut (18), jenniferw88 (50), thecoroner (57)

Thumbs down: cej1027

Score: 4.94

77
39,893 members, 1,261 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (47), jenniferw88 (51), cej1027

Score: 4.92

78
5,826 members, 277 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (6), dara85 (9)

Score: 4.87

79
3,211 members, 39 reviews
4.51 stars (4.51 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (4), jeffza (16)

Score: 4.83

80
7,080 members, 204 reviews
3.56 stars (3.56 stars)

Lists: jenniferw88 (53), ahef1963 (58), cej1027

Score: 4.82

81
5,046 members, 52 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (4), cej1027

Score: 4.72

82
16,870 members, 372 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Lists: jenniferw88 (56), ahef1963 (78), cej1027

Score: 4.7

83
7,408 members, 103 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Lists: alexdaw (15), thecoroner (51), ahef1963 (143)

Score: 4.69

84
38,404 members, 579 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (34), jenniferw88 (86), merrystar

Score: 4.65

85
21,018 members, 486 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (26), ahef1963 (130), merrystar

Score: 4.64

86
11,331 members, 184 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: jeffza (27), ahef1963 (171), merrystar

Score: 4.54

87
16,299 members, 444 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (49), jenniferw88 (80), merrystar

Score: 4.53

88
5,119 members, 201 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (50), jenniferw88 (79), merrystar

Score: 4.53

89
24,797 members, 593 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (44), ahef1963 (51), jenniferw88 (58)

Score: 4.5

90
2,926 members, 245 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: alexdaw (16), ahef1963 (104), jenniferw88 (112)

Score: 4.48

91
21,331 members, 288 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (65), jenniferw88 (71), merrystar

Score: 4.47

92
13,068 members, 308 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (66), jenniferw88 (70), merrystar

Score: 4.47

93
12,564 members, 362 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

Lists: jenniferw88 (59), ahef1963 (155), cej1027

Score: 4.47

94
15,128 members, 306 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

Lists: jenniferw88 (60), ahef1963 (158), cej1027

Score: 4.46

95
32,403 members, 908 reviews
3.7 stars (3.7 stars)

Lists: alexdaw (17), jenniferw88 (114), ahef1963 (144)

Score: 4.35

96
34,976 members, 1,044 reviews
4.36 stars (4.36 stars)

Lists: JFGrenier (17), jenniferw88 (120), ahef1963 (173)

Score: 4.28

97
6,742 members, 100 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (26), jenniferw88 (104), ahef1963 (131)

Score: 4.21

98
15,706 members, 294 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (5), ahef1963 (60)

Score: 4.11

99
8,048 members, 135 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (11), jeffza (22)

Score: 4.04

100
181 members, 0 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (1)

Score: 4

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