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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: 12 participating members (show all)

All members' list: [1] 2 3Sort: Score | Title | Author | Date
1
63,290 members, 1,236 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
22,547 members, 431 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

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

Score: 16.66

3
47,287 members, 762 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)

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

Score: 15.04

4
43,819 members, 594 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

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

Score: 14.02

5
18,368 members, 396 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

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

Score: 13.87

6
46,680 members, 696 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

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

Score: 13.63

7
10,588 members, 198 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
11,598 members, 222 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Lists: JaneAustenNut (1), dara85 (3), ahef1963 (4), hipdeep (32), merrystar

Score: 13.23

9
24,993 members, 352 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

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

Score: 13.17

10
57,772 members, 948 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

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

Score: 12.42

11
64,404 members, 1,152 reviews
4.41 stars (4.41 stars)

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

Score: 11.95

12
28,719 members, 309 reviews
3.39 stars (3.39 stars)

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

Score: 11.86

13
41,862 members, 823 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

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

Score: 11.58

14
11,601 members, 230 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

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

Score: 11.54

15
19,062 members, 293 reviews
3.57 stars (3.57 stars)

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

Score: 11.06

16
16,332 members, 366 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: jenniferw88 (11), dara85 (18), hipdeep (29), ahef1963 (68), merrystar, cej1027

Score: 10.83

17
22,837 members, 445 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)

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

Score: 10.49

18
40,250 members, 568 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

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

Score: 10.26

19
30,276 members, 419 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

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

Score: 9.84

20
65,509 members, 1,052 reviews
4.24 stars (4.24 stars)

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

Score: 9.66

21
14,241 members, 220 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

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

Score: 9.26

22
74,138 members, 992 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

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

Score: 9.03

23
13,229 members, 371 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.

24
20,360 members, 172 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

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

Score: 8.92

25
31,689 members, 597 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (23), jenniferw88 (24), ahef1963 (42), cej1027, merrystar

Score: 8.78

26
25,951 members, 450 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

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

Score: 8.64

27
34,206 members, 621 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

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

Score: 8.5

28
30,423 members, 791 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (25), jenniferw88 (28), ahef1963 (67), cej1027, merrystar

Score: 8.5

29
16,655 members, 188 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

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

Score: 8.41

30
23,433 members, 320 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

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

Score: 8.12

31
34,304 members, 461 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

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

Score: 7.84

32
26,271 members, 225 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

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

Score: 7.77

33
4,597 members, 119 reviews
4.33 stars (4.33 stars)

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

Score: 7.67

34
16,028 members, 496 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)

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

Score: 7.56

35
27,802 members, 433 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)

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

Score: 7.4

36
34,845 members, 1,918 reviews
4.37 stars (4.37 stars)

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

Score: 7.31

Explanations:

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

37
16,419 members, 257 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

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

Score: 7.29

38
8,273 members, 233 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

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

Score: 7.18

39
45,135 members, 1,172 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

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

Score: 7.01

40
23,034 members, 408 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

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

Score: 6.91

41
32,156 members, 503 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

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

Score: 6.77

42
13,447 members, 262 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

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

Score: 6.73

43
11,688 members, 198 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (19), hipdeep (41), jenniferw88 (45), merrystar

Score: 6.72

44
8,577 members, 162 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

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

Score: 6.41

45
33,331 members, 608 reviews
4.24 stars (4.24 stars)

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

Score: 6.4

46
30,492 members, 518 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

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

Score: 6.3

47
21,600 members, 498 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (24), jenniferw88 (57), ahef1963 (84), merrystar

Score: 6.27

48
19,473 members, 270 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

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

Score: 6.26

49
14,175 members, 266 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

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

Score: 6.21

50
15,869 members, 216 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

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

Score: 6.16

51
22,563 members, 353 reviews
4.26 stars (4.26 stars)

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

Score: 6.09

52
21,358 members, 317 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

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

Score: 6.06

53
31,221 members, 563 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

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

Score: 6.05

54
6,010 members, 87 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

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

Score: 5.99

55
30,489 members, 355 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

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

Score: 5.94

56
2,855 members, 28 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

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

Score: 5.83

57
27,989 members, 381 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

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

Score: 5.73

58
30,895 members, 1,407 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

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

Score: 5.73

59
6,964 members, 48 reviews
4.61 stars (4.61 stars)

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

Score: 5.7

60
27,012 members, 912 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

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

Score: 5.62

61
10,247 members, 115 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)

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

Score: 5.55

62
18,727 members, 186 reviews
3.64 stars (3.64 stars)

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

Score: 5.52

63
35,246 members, 409 reviews
4.24 stars (4.24 stars)

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

Score: 5.45

64
23,035 members, 578 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

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

Score: 5.42

65
15,433 members, 526 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

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

Score: 5.3

66
15,088 members, 164 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

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

Score: 5.19

67
32,601 members, 936 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

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

Score: 5.14

69
5,221 members, 238 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (5), dara85 (9)

Score: 4.98

70
27,510 members, 662 reviews
4.26 stars (4.26 stars)

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

Score: 4.95

71
59,151 members, 941 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)

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

Thumbs down: cej1027

Score: 4.94

72
38,773 members, 1,228 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

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

Score: 4.92

73
25,402 members, 804 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: dara85 (2), jenniferw88 (52)

Score: 4.85

74
3,052 members, 39 reviews
4.51 stars (4.51 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (4), jeffza (16)

Score: 4.83

75
6,777 members, 199 reviews
3.56 stars (3.56 stars)

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

Score: 4.82

76
4,784 members, 48 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (4), cej1027

Score: 4.72

77
16,050 members, 352 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

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

Score: 4.7

78
36,970 members, 550 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)

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

Score: 4.65

79
20,032 members, 463 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (27), ahef1963 (130), merrystar

Score: 4.62

80
10,840 members, 170 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

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

Score: 4.54

81
15,156 members, 407 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

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

Score: 4.53

82
4,954 members, 194 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

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

Score: 4.53

83
24,297 members, 572 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

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

Score: 4.5

84
20,264 members, 271 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

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

Score: 4.47

85
12,360 members, 287 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

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

Score: 4.47

86
12,200 members, 348 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

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

Score: 4.47

87
14,253 members, 283 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

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

Score: 4.46

88
24,137 members, 395 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

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

Score: 4.44

89
33,216 members, 1,001 reviews
4.37 stars (4.37 stars)

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

Score: 4.28

90
6,473 members, 96 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

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

Score: 4.21

91
7,600 members, 119 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (11), jeffza (22)

Score: 4.04

92
167 members, 0 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (1)

Score: 4

93
14,906 members, 268 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (6), ahef1963 (60)

Score: 3.99

94
7,128 members, 226 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: jenniferw88 (122), ahef1963 (178), merrystar

Score: 3.98

95
11,484 members, 239 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: jenniferw88 (124), ahef1963 (182), merrystar

Score: 3.97

96
13,230 members, 191 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)

Lists: jenniferw88 (125), ahef1963 (183), merrystar

Score: 3.97

97
11,303 members, 251 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: dara85 (10), merrystar

Score: 3.93

98
8,927 members, 121 reviews
3.51 stars (3.51 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (50), jenniferw88 (102), ahef1963 (142)

Score: 3.92

99
36,797 members, 566 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (11), ahef1963 (36)

Score: 3.83

100
3,974 members, 54 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (22), cej1027

Score: 3.74

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