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Vital Statistics

Members 2,118,424

Books cataloged 110,763,508

Tags added 133,312,511

Unique works held 10,390,645

Unique works total 18,278,795

Reviews 2,922,790

Works reviewed 1,017,979

Ratings 17,173,568

Member-contributed covers 4,947,684

Author pictures 100,051

Venue pictures 14,942

Groups 11,013

Talk topics 185,143

Talk messages 5,790,903

Talk touchstones 4,321,840

Free books given out

Early Reviewer books given out 276,523

Member Giveaway books given out 826,173

Total free books given out 1,102,696

50 largest libraries (see more)

eandino2012 (81,313 books), KimSalyers (66,749 books), jonathan_rigby (53,310 books), purpleprincess1311 (53,246 books), cesdemo (47,550 books), kamran3 (45,604 books, private), Kaethe (43,742 books), Adolf_Ledesma (40,465 books), stansteiner (38,232 books), e-zReader (37,854 books), calum-iain (35,322 books), Pages_Aplenty (31,170 books), jenniebooks (30,800 books), Nedrin (30,239 books), kdf_333 (30,121 books), spicere (29,788 books, private), alicekeller (28,883 books), ohclibrary (28,403 books), lyzard (28,153 books), geoffmangum (27,774 books), scrow72 (26,703 books), ciaopaolo (26,642 books, private), EadieB (25,342 books), hyades (24,948 books, private), ltcl (24,804 books), INorris (24,583 books), credo (24,003 books, private), Harry_Vincent (23,608 books), BlueTysonSS (23,586 books, private), KigaliLibrary (23,494 books), Jullievg (23,482 books), JeanLittleLibrary (23,310 books), upancholi (23,062 books), wm3395 (23,001 books), EmScape (22,977 books), howie (22,103 books), realonedet (22,033 books), phahut (21,864 books, private), Leischen (21,765 books), arjaygee (21,578 books), mhagenberg (21,274 books), sjcmce (21,208 books), apostate (21,171 books), AsYouKnow_Bob (21,143 books), ganderlibrary (21,129 books), mbarnes_logos (20,876 books), dwhodges01 (20,788 books), SalemAthenaeum (20,716 books), brs (20,434 books), gangleri (20,230 books)

50 most prolific reviewers (more)

bluetyson (35779), meadcl (12561), BlueTysonSS (11366), purpleprincess1311 (8179), Rosa.Mill (6760), kijabi1 (6701), Schmerguls (5407), wyvernfriend (5385), Cheryl_in_CC_NV (5149), Sullywriter (5012), BiblioLorenzoLodi (4553), GeniusJen (4538), occult (4420), bnielsen (4268), jon1lambert (4168), kitchengardenbooks (3819), burnit99 (3768), ElizaJane (3747), vdb (3687), AbigailAdams26 (3655), nwhyte (3616), cowpeace (3570), USYDArtsMusicLibrary (3403), kika66 (3381), antiquary (3163), jbarr5 (3078), elisa.rolle (2894), aulsmith (2871), sstocks (2763), shanaqui (2739), Renato (2641), Farella (2634), BeitHallel (2467), Totarobookroom (2354), nbmars (2288), krau0098 (2259), Liekederckx (2217), antimuzak (2208), Salsabrarian (2195), debnance (2171), tjsjohanna (2128), Budzul (2103), comfypants (2101), DinadansFriend (2083), HB-Library (2071), lamotm (2047), 1stPresbyterianPeru (2038), DarkFaerieTales (2009), JeanLittleLibrary (2006), mahallett (2000)

50 top taggers

calum-iain (415,542), ThomasKleinert (312,180), bluetyson (296,748), eromsted (238,561), gangleri (232,246), purpleprincess1311 (220,169), linusmedia (189,224), Merryann (166,949), bertilak (160,763), gentlemania (158,046), librisissimo (128,017), mfd101 (126,896), cesdemo (124,319), guyalice (119,351), AsYouKnow_Bob (119,045), BookEndsIntl (118,585), Pages_Aplenty (116,688), clpteensnewbooks (113,725), msrau (111,737), BlueTysonSS (109,740), philn (108,986), Nedrin (107,371), TheoClarke (93,165), cdcollection (92,837), MatthewCoomber (92,820), PitcherBooks (90,347), bioethics (89,402), SilentInAWay (88,915), vahistoricalsociety (85,074), vivir (83,668), wm3395 (83,464), Carolus (82,509), cmorr (79,006), skullduggery (78,897), Littlemissbashful (76,030), robbiedeclercq (74,849), Stitswerd (74,016), jasbro (71,956), spicere (71,118), donkelly68 (69,806), saraswati_library_mm (69,741), LunaSlashSea (69,691), Neuromancer (68,835), cwc790411 (67,339), cnrenner (66,773), Smiler69 (66,728), cej1027 (64,905), SeriousGrace (62,863), sandrikoti (61,397), wyvernfriend (61,260)

25 top languages (translations from)

French (1,637,782), German (1,340,641), Spanish (532,004), Italian (495,417), Dutch (483,960), Japanese (350,519), Swedish (329,864), Russian (281,368), Latin (172,435), Greek (Ancient) (127,296), Portuguese (117,204), Danish (88,794), Finnish (83,481), Hebrew (63,601), Chinese (62,791), Norwegian (61,995), Polish (52,778), Arabic (48,808), Czech (39,941), Catalan (33,127), Hungarian (29,732), Turkish (22,665), Norwegian (Bokmål) (22,291), Icelandic (22,150), Multiple languages (21,564)

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25 most reviewed books (more)

The Hunger Games (2,968 reviews), Twilight (2,020 reviews), The Book Thief (1,713 reviews), Catching Fire (1,538 reviews), The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo (1,518 reviews), Mockingjay (1,460 reviews), Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (1,367 reviews), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (1,337 reviews), The Help (1,327 reviews), The Giver (1,220 reviews), The Road (1,188 reviews), The Fault in Our Stars (1,172 reviews), The Da Vinci Code (1,152 reviews), The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (1,135 reviews), The Time Traveler's Wife (1,130 reviews), Divergent (1,110 reviews), Gone Girl (1,095 reviews), The Kite Runner (1,090 reviews), To Kill a Mockingbird (1,084 reviews), Water for Elephants: A Novel (1,060 reviews), The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (1,022 reviews), The Graveyard Book (1,006 reviews), Where the Wild Things Are (996 reviews), Pride and Prejudice (991 reviews), Breaking Dawn (942 reviews)

Top 25 books (more)

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (87,277), Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (74,387), Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (73,767), Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Book 3) (73,476), Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (72,057), Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (71,425), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (68,136), The Hobbit (59,397), The Da Vinci Code (55,110), 1984 (54,886), Pride and Prejudice (54,449), To Kill a Mockingbird (52,657), The Catcher in the Rye (51,210), The Great Gatsby (48,603), Twilight (44,560), The Hunger Games (40,382), The Kite Runner (40,324), Animal Farm (39,572), Jane Eyre (39,264), Brave New World (36,940), The Lord of the Rings (36,792), New Moon (35,419), Angels & Demons (35,264), The Fellowship of the Ring (34,628), The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (34,565)

Top 25 works by rating

Rated by at least 25 users

Queen Elizabeth's Wardrobe Unlocked (4.96), The Complete Calvin and Hobbes (4.9), The Oxford English Dictionary (20 Volume Set) (Vols 1-20) (4.88), Patterns of Fashion 4: The Cut and Construction of Linen Shirts, Smocks, Neckwear, Headwear and Accessories for Men and Women, c1540-1660 (4.88), The Fleece & Fiber Sourcebook: More Than 200 Fibers, from Animal to Spun Yarn (4.82), 1599 Geneva Bible (4.82), The New Shorter Oxford English Dictionary (2 Vol. Set; Thumb Indexed Edition) (4.82), Disney Animation : The Illusion of Life (4.82), The Underland Chronicles (1-5) (4.81), Toda Mafalda (4.8), The Oxford Illustrated Jane Austen: Emma/Mansfield Park/Northanger Abbey/Persuasion/Pride and Prejudice/Sense and Sensibility/Minor Works (4.79), The Absolute Sandman Volume Four (4.79), Evidence Explained: Citing History Sources from Artifacts to Cyberspace (4.79), Mansfield Park / Pride and Prejudice / Sense and Sensibility (4.79), The Encyclopedia of Mammals (4.79), Lone Wolf and Cub, Vol. 28: The Lotus Throne (4.79), The Complete Far Side (4.78), The Oxford English Dictionary [Compact Edition] (4.77), A Second Treasury of Knitting Patterns (4.77), The ESV Study Bible (4.77), Fashion: The Collection of the Kyoto Costume Institute (4.77), The complete Aubrey/Maturin novels (4.76), Professional Genealogy: A Manual for Researchers, Writers, Editors, Lecturers, and Librarians (4.76), Patterns of Fashion 3: The Cut and Construction of Clothes for Men and Women, c1560-1620 (4.76), Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind Box Set (4.76)

50 top-rated authors

Authors with at least 50 ratings

Constance Cappel (4.8), Janet Arnold (4.75), The Kyoto Costume Institute (4.73), Crossway Bibles (4.69), Arthur G. Bennett (4.69), Ollie Johnston (4.68), William R. Trumble (4.67), Nisargadatta Maharaj (4.67), Frank H. Netter (4.65), Karl Elliger (4.65), William M. Gaines (4.63), Harold Abelson (4.62), Bill Watterson (4.62), Richard Williams (4.61), Lin-Manuel Miranda (4.6), Luigi Serafini (4.59), George Frideric Handel (4.59), Avraham Azrieli (4.57), June Hiatt (4.57), Elizabeth Shown Mills (4.57), Don Rosa (4.57), Drew Daywalt (4.57), Bryan Stevenson (4.56), Ninya Mikhaila (4.56), Russel Lazega (4.56), Steve Purcell (4.55), Carla Emery (4.55), Eberhard Nestle (4.54), Albert Seba (4.54), Harold McGee (4.54), Michael Whelan (4.54), Rena Kornreich Gelissen (4.54), Alexander Roberts (4.53), Robert A. Caro (4.53), Stanley Kunitz (4.52), Menena Cottin (4.52), Ki Longfellow (4.52), Douglas A. Blackmon (4.52), Johann Sebastian Bach (4.51), W. Richard Stevens (4.51), Tom Tierney (4.51), Jeff Brumbeau (4.51), John Williams (4.51), Ludwig van Beethoven (4.51), Jim Pojar (4.51), Margaret Grieve (4.51), Lindsay Mattick (4.5), David Allen Sibley (4.5), The Lockman Foundation (4.5), Anna Botsford Comstock (4.5)

50 lowest-rated authors

Rich Shapero (1.63), Randy Davila (2.15), Robin Wyatt Dunn (2.16), Christopher Ransom (2.18), Hal Lindsey (2.37), Jessica Cutler (2.38), Sue Lange (2.52), Michael Gerber (2.53), John B. Olson (2.53), Simon Cox (2.58), O. J. Simpson (2.58), Melissa P. (2.59), Alexandra Ulysses (2.6), Nancy Balbirer (2.6), Arabella Weir (2.61), Emma Tennant (2.61), Joanne Dahme (2.65), Adèle Lang (2.67), Ellen Fein (2.68), Kaavya Viswanathan (2.68), John Milne (2.7), Simon (2.71), Catherine Millet (2.72), Anna Sam (2.72), Erich von Däniken (2.72), Jacquelyn Cook (2.73), Trudy Baker (2.73), Janet Groth (2.75), Eden Cole (2.75), Andrew Keen (2.75), Charlotte Roche (2.75), Steve Lookner (2.76), James Bradley (2.76), Douglas Monroe (2.77), Naomi Kramer (2.78), Michael Drosnin (2.78), Thomas Kohnstamm (2.79), Robin Kirman (2.79), Vonna Harper (2.79), Frank Brennan (2.79), Phil Hellmuth (2.8), Tawny Taylor (2.8), Phoenix Desmond (2.81), Heleen van Royen (2.81), Jill Price (2.81), Grant R. Jeffrey (2.81), Xaviera Hollander (2.81), Nostradamus (2.81), Tracy Quan (2.82), Theresa Schwegel (2.82)Rich Shapero (1.63), Randy Davila (2.15), Robin Wyatt Dunn (2.16), Christopher Ransom (2.18), Hal Lindsey (2.37), Jessica Cutler (2.38), Sue Lange (2.52), Michael Gerber (2.53), John B. Olson (2.53), Simon Cox (2.58), O. J. Simpson (2.58), Melissa P. (2.59), Alexandra Ulysses (2.6), Nancy Balbirer (2.6), Arabella Weir (2.61), Emma Tennant (2.61), Joanne Dahme (2.65), Adèle Lang (2.67), Ellen Fein (2.68), Kaavya Viswanathan (2.68), John Milne (2.7), Simon (2.71), Catherine Millet (2.72), Anna Sam (2.72), Erich von Däniken (2.72), Jacquelyn Cook (2.73), Trudy Baker (2.73), Janet Groth (2.75), Eden Cole (2.75), Andrew Keen (2.75), Charlotte Roche (2.75), Steve Lookner (2.76), James Bradley (2.76), Douglas Monroe (2.77), Naomi Kramer (2.78), Michael Drosnin (2.78), Thomas Kohnstamm (2.79), Robin Kirman (2.79), Vonna Harper (2.79), Frank Brennan (2.79), Phil Hellmuth (2.8), Tawny Taylor (2.8), Phoenix Desmond (2.81), Heleen van Royen (2.81), Jill Price (2.81), Grant R. Jeffrey (2.81), Xaviera Hollander (2.81), Nostradamus (2.81), Tracy Quan (2.82), Theresa Schwegel (2.82)

Authors who LibraryThing (complete list)

Lee Child, Diana Gabaldon, Don Maitz, John Green, Brandon Sanderson, Sandra Brown, David Brin, Laurie R. King, Jon Scieszka, Jude Deveraux, Laurie Halse Anderson, Diane Duane, Ann Brashares, Jennifer Weiner, Naomi Novik, Patrick Rothfuss, James Rollins, Joe Hill, Elizabeth Bear, Nancy Holder, Lisa See, James Dashner, Katie MacAlister, Andrew Gross, John Carey, Chris Bohjalian, Janny Wurts, Dan Chaon, Melissa Marr, Manon Smits, Susan Mallery, Jo Beverley, Sharon Kay Penman, Tite Kubo, Susan Wittig Albert, Adriana Trigiani, Susan Wiggs, Alan Furst, Edward R. Tufte, Randy Alcorn, Sarah Addison Allen, Marie Jones, Bryan Lee O'Malley, Sharon Lee, Geerten Meijsing, Matthew Pearl, Lynn Viehl, Sherryl Woods, Neal Asher, Deborah Harkness — see the full list.

Top 75 authors (author cloud)

By number of copies

J. K. Rowling (573,436), Stephen King (447,825), Terry Pratchett (361,790), J. R. R. Tolkien (281,987), C. S. Lewis (267,241), Neil Gaiman (243,518), William Shakespeare (234,727), Nora Roberts (234,410), Agatha Christie (215,130), James Patterson (197,423), Jane Austen (180,068), Isaac Asimov (173,212), Charles Dickens (168,707), Stephenie Meyer (168,214), John Grisham (157,795), Janet Evanovich (143,622), Dan Brown (142,020), Orson Scott Card (141,961), Anne McCaffrey (140,488), Dr. Seuss (138,066), Dean Koontz (133,207), Kurt Vonnegut (132,450), Anne Rice (128,516), Roald Dahl (126,387), George Orwell (126,267), Douglas Adams (126,119), John Steinbeck (121,189), Robert A. Heinlein (119,493), George R. R. Martin (119,336), Mercedes Lackey (119,172), Charlaine Harris (114,848), Margaret Atwood (109,740), Mark Twain (109,205), Suzanne Collins (108,702), Laurell K. Hamilton (108,192), Robert Jordan (105,407), Lemony Snicket (102,399), Ernest Hemingway (102,192), Michael Crichton (101,753), Mary Pope Osborne (100,196), Piers Anthony (97,912), Fyodor Dostoevsky (97,511), Haruki Murakami (97,383), Ray Bradbury (94,855), Rick Riordan (93,139), Philip Pullman (91,240), Jim Butcher (90,598), Gabriel García Márquez (89,255), Bill Bryson (86,909), Philip K. Dick (85,709), Jodi Picoult (85,535), Ursula K. Le Guin (85,319), Patricia Cornwell (85,266), Tom Clancy (84,235), David Eddings (83,636), F. Scott Fitzgerald (82,639), Arthur Conan Doyle (81,664), Carolyn Keene (81,402), Frank Herbert (79,693), Arthur C. Clarke (78,744), L. M. Montgomery (78,560), Tamora Pierce (78,234), J. D. Salinger (77,790), Neal Stephenson (77,470), Michael Connelly (76,665), Alexander McCall Smith (76,243), Madeleine L'Engle (72,511), Umberto Eco (72,421), Chuck Palahniuk (72,238), Stieg Larsson (72,039), John Irving (71,371), Nicholas Sparks (71,311), Leo Tolstoy (70,089), Anonymous (70,049), Clive Cussler (69,826)

Top 75 tags (tag cloud)

fiction (5,291,100), to-read (2,562,241), non-fiction (2,204,828), fantasy (1,761,484), history (1,736,602), science fiction (1,256,112), mystery (1,140,554), read (851,103), biography (794,169), poetry (656,904), novel (647,027), romance (628,107), ebook (589,729), humor (576,021), literature (558,090), historical fiction (510,244), reference (501,158), philosophy (495,589), art (488,860), science (467,300), religion (458,271), unread (451,128), children's (424,538), short stories (411,877), picture book (397,994), series (388,510), own (382,862), kindle (372,394), 20th century (371,813), young adult (344,256), sf (326,187), horror (309,452), wwii (306,659), children (305,468), comics (300,141), memoir (297,825), music (297,704), paperback (293,772), manga (292,571), travel (290,915), politics (275,434), animals (270,314), adventure (264,155), ya (259,141), cookbook (258,442), family (258,305), thriller (254,981), classics (251,069), england (249,061), classic (244,530), hardcover (244,524), crime (243,744), anthology (241,722), graphic novel (234,036), psychology (229,050), theology (226,936), usa (210,006), 19th century (208,330), (208,217), historical (198,831), christianity (187,053), american (186,894), essays (185,602), math (183,751), vampires (183,192), cooking (183,171), library (177,074), magic (174,462), drama (173,811), wishlist (173,788), roman (167,405), english (167,252), photography (166,296), american history (164,743), autobiography (160,748)

Top 50 long tags

Tags with more than 25 letters

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh (33,977), 1001 books you must read before you die (15,488), Mystery and detective stories (8,436), African-American Literature (7,711), Science Fiction and Fantasy (7,061), A Series of Unfortunate Events (3,512), Contemporary Realistic Fiction (3,440), 20th Century American Literature (3,364), contemporary American fiction (3,263), Philosophie XX. Jahrhundert (2,254), criticism and interpretation (2,190), personal feelings and growth (1,896), Atlantian Reference Library (1,845), 19th Century British Literature (1,810), Letteratura italiana del Novecento (1,770), mother-daughter relationships (1,741), picture book: intermediate (1,664), Cambridge University Press (1,645), Fiction: Mystery and Detective (1,615), Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (1,466), anthologies and collections (1,420), 20th century American fiction (1,419), Christian historical fiction (1,402), literary criticism and history (1,362), Genre: Fiction Romance Historical (1,346), 19th Century American Literature (1,287), The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written (1,264), Metropolitan Museum of Art (1,256), american religious history (1,256), LibraryThing Early Reviewers (1,253), Incarnations of Immortality (1,205), human-animal relationships (1,161), Encyclopedias and dictionaries (1,133), United States -- History -- Civil War (1,126), Contemporary American Literature (1,125), Native American literature (1,113), National Book Award Finalist (1,100), 20th Century United States (1,091), library and information science (1,065), Declaration of Independence (1,053), organizational development (1,035), Anthologies (multiple authors) (998), Littérature française. XXe (995), non-fiction -- miscellaneous (970), Penguin 20th-century Classics (962), children's historical fiction (911), young adult science fiction (903), American History 19th Century (902), world war ii-pacific theatre (902), father-daughter relationship (900)

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