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Vital Statistics

Members 2,437,321

Books cataloged 137,314,671

Tags added 154,870,980

Unique works held 13,038,658

Unique works total 23,075,925

Reviews 3,648,669

Works reviewed 1,316,609

Ratings 19,701,823

Member-contributed covers 6,229,280

Author pictures 130,726

Venue pictures 16,654

Groups 11,704

Talk topics 217,709

Talk messages 6,859,762

Talk touchstones 5,218,792

Free books given out

Early Reviewer books given out 393,400

Member Giveaway books given out 1,079,759

Total free books given out 1,473,159

50 largest libraries (see more)

ebc_importer (313,854 books, private), mffowler (141,465 books), cctesttc1 (95,505 books), eandino2012 (81,313 books), KimSalyers (66,837 books), e-zReader (58,261 books), LibraryImporter (55,907 books), jonathan_rigby (53,728 books), purpleprincess1311 (53,246 books), Adolf_Ledesma (50,032 books), cesdemo (47,689 books), kamran3 (45,604 books, private), Kaethe (43,742 books), Pages_Aplenty (43,730 books), calum-iain (42,969 books), Yak_Litsy (41,164 books), safari45 (40,961 books), stansteiner (38,232 books), spicere (35,824 books, private), Oryphany (33,311 books), Nedrin (33,196 books, private), jenniebooks (32,656 books), Shadowdog513 (31,648 books), kel.wright (30,921 books), kdf_333 (30,121 books), ltcl (30,053 books), geoffmangum (29,395 books), hyades (29,151 books, private), cordykitten (28,883 books, private), alicekeller (28,883 books), lyzard (28,741 books), wwittler77 (28,595 books), Harry_Vincent (28,450 books), ohclibrary (28,403 books), KigaliLibrary (27,356 books), SalemAthenaeum (26,705 books), ciaopaolo (26,642 books, private), pjpfodl (26,503 books), alo1224 (26,439 books), biblio99 (26,365 books), davidgn (26,208 books), alaskayo (26,079 books, private), sjcmce (25,773 books), kday_working (25,754 books), cwc790411 (25,627 books, private), donkelly68 (24,739 books), brs (24,738 books), arjaygee (24,735 books), randys_bookbuzz (24,451 books), PC-jacoby (24,324 books)

50 most prolific reviewers (more)

bluetyson (35779), meadcl (13798), BlueTysonSS (11366), ii (11325), VPALib (10112), purpleprincess1311 (8179), MemorialSardoShoahDL (8056), BmoreMetroCouncil (7561), kijabi1 (7058), Rosa.Mill (6760), wyvernfriend (6035), Schmerguls (5613), AbigailAdams26 (5561), FundacionRosacruz (5543), jon1lambert (5255), Cheryl_in_CC_NV (5141), BiblioLorenzoLodi (5116), bnielsen (5073), Sullywriter (5012), jbarr5 (4808), Joop-le-philosophe (4714), GeniusJen (4538), SerenaYates (4509), cowpeace (4504), occult (4420), ElizaJane (4241), nwhyte (4208), Lashea677 (4206), jhawn (4097), TUCC (3890), kitchengardenbooks (3865), burnit99 (3774), vdb (3687), antiquary (3528), USYDArtsMusicLibrary (3403), kika66 (3382), TLH7718 (3269), Renato (2999), krau0098 (2985), JennyArch (2920), bibliest (2899), elisa.rolle (2894), aulsmith (2871), nbmars (2831), Carlathelibrarian (2818), sstocks (2763), DinadansFriend (2752), shanaqui (2739), BookstoogeLT (2713), GreeningAustralia (2712)

50 top taggers

calum-iain (561,240), ii (511,507), ThomasKleinert (342,765), bluetyson (296,724), eromsted (239,970), gangleri (231,966), purpleprincess1311 (220,140), bit-of-a-list-tiger (214,421), cesdemo (207,458), BookEndsIntl (195,875), linusmedia (189,224), bertilak (184,253), sagocreno (175,623), Pages_Aplenty (173,697), mfd101 (172,350), gentlemania (164,509), Merryann (156,295), guyalice (146,222), AsYouKnow_Bob (131,003), donkelly68 (128,867), Nedrin (117,554), MatthewCoomber (116,967), cwc790411 (116,830), PitcherBooks (113,363), clpteensnewbooks (111,829), msrau (111,414), BlueTysonSS (109,453), vivir (107,599), cdcollection (106,762), librisissimo (103,446), e-zReader (95,754), dommebooks (95,236), TheoClarke (93,396), wwittler77 (92,102), FrankJLucatelli (91,162), Littlemissbashful (90,699), skullduggery (89,704), bioethics (89,402), SilentInAWay (86,590), LunaSlashSea (85,871), cej1027 (84,977), spicere (84,341), vahistoricalsociety (84,154), idiosyncratic (84,094), VintiqueBooks (82,824), Carolus (82,341), wm3395 (81,577), rehpii (81,011), Stitswerd (80,687), jasbro (79,495)

25 top languages (translations from)

French (1,770,762), German (1,419,815), Spanish (630,719), Dutch (575,574), Italian (536,013), Swedish (286,690), Russian (244,746), Japanese (175,884), Latin (163,060), Portuguese (109,890), Finnish (94,034), Danish (91,459), Greek (Ancient) (91,256), Chinese (59,247), Hebrew (55,097), Norwegian (53,439), Polish (51,016), Catalan (46,899), Arabic (44,805), Czech (40,538), Hungarian (32,277), Norwegian (Bokmål) (25,674), Greek (24,495), Turkish (22,974), Multiple languages (18,955)

Recent users

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25 most reviewed books (more)

The Hunger Games (3,169 reviews), Twilight (2,097 reviews), The Book Thief (1,863 reviews), Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (1,655 reviews), Catching Fire (1,625 reviews), Mockingjay (1,577 reviews), The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (1,577 reviews), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (1,419 reviews), The Help (1,384 reviews), The Giver (1,372 reviews), The Fault in Our Stars (1,318 reviews), Gone Girl (1,282 reviews), Where the Wild Things Are (1,274 reviews), The Road (1,266 reviews), Divergent (1,251 reviews), The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (1,202 reviews), The Da Vinci Code (1,198 reviews), To Kill a Mockingbird (1,194 reviews), The Time Traveler's Wife (1,162 reviews), The Kite Runner (1,155 reviews), Pride and Prejudice (1,109 reviews), The Graveyard Book (1,099 reviews), Water for Elephants: A Novel (1,097 reviews), The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (1,093 reviews), The Lightning Thief (1,045 reviews)

Top 25 books (more)

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (97,483), Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (81,985), Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (80,728), Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (79,804), Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (78,051), Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (77,669), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (74,201), The Hobbit (68,309), 1984 (60,544), Pride and Prejudice (59,708), The Da Vinci Code (58,558), To Kill a Mockingbird (58,465), The Catcher in the Rye (55,684), The Great Gatsby (53,517), Twilight (47,402), The Hunger Games (45,639), Jane Eyre (43,734), The Kite Runner (43,287), Animal Farm (42,919), Brave New World (40,460), The Lord of the Rings (39,671), The Fellowship of the Ring (38,367), Fahrenheit 451 (38,245), New Moon (37,704), Angels & Demons (37,685)

Top 25 works by rating

Rated by at least 25 users

Queen Elizabeth's Wardrobe Unlock'd (4.96), The Complete Calvin and Hobbes (4.89), 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 Middle Length Discourses of the Buddha (Majjhima Nikaya) (4.86), Modernist Cuisine: The Art and Science of Cooking (4.84), The Fleece & Fiber Sourcebook: More Than 200 Fibers, from Animal to Spun Yarn (4.84), The Oxford English Dictionary (20 Volume Set) (Vols 1-20) (4.83), Walking with God through Pain and Suffering (4.82), The New Shorter Oxford English Dictionary [2 volume set] (4.82), Oeuvres complètes, tome 1 (4.81), Toda Mafalda (4.81), The Illusion of Life: Disney Animation (4.8), Patterns of Fashion 3: The Cut and Construction of Clothes for Men and Women, c1560-1620 (4.79), The Absolute Sandman Volume Four (4.79), Mansfield Park / Pride and Prejudice / Sense and Sensibility (4.79), 1599 Geneva Bible (4.79), The Oxford English Dictionary [Compact Edition] (4.78), The Oxford Illustrated Jane Austen: Emma/Mansfield Park/Northanger Abbey/Persuasion/Pride and Prejudice/Sense and Sensibility/Minor Works (4.78), A Second Treasury of Knitting Patterns (4.77), Under the North Star (4.77), The Complete Far Side (4.77), The ESV Study Bible (4.77), Bloom County: The Complete Library Volume 2: 1982-1984 (4.77), Digger: The Complete Omnibus Edition (4.77), Bread: A Baker's Book of Techniques and Recipes (4.76)

50 top-rated authors

Authors with at least 50 ratings

Constance Cappel (4.8), Lesley Brown (4.79), Janet Arnold (4.75), The Kyoto Costume Institute (4.71), Baha'u'llah (4.7), Sharon Miller (4.7), William R. Trumble (4.7), Crossway Bibles (4.7), Arthur G. Bennett (4.69), Nisargadatta Maharaj (4.69), William M. Gaines (4.66), Simon Langton (4.65), Rachel Ignotofsky (4.63), Frank H. Netter (4.63), William T. Cavanaugh (4.63), Jonathan B. Parshall (4.62), Ignatius Press (4.62), Bill Watterson (4.62), Jennifer Block (4.62), Pete Souza (4.62), (4.61), John J. Palmer (4.61), Harold Abelson (4.61), Jenn Dlugos (4.6), Bryan Stevenson (4.59), Westminster Assembly (4.58), Karl Elliger (4.58), George Frideric Handel (4.58), Menena Cottin (4.57), Ninya Mikhaila (4.57), Colette Wolff (4.57), Jennie Bishop (4.56), Jeff Brumbeau (4.56), Johanna Basford (4.56), Elizabeth Shown Mills (4.56), Luigi Serafini (4.56), Avraham Azrieli (4.55), Ollie Johnston (4.55), Rena Kornreich Gelissen (4.55), Harold McGee (4.55), Nabeel Qureshi (4.55), Jill Twiss (4.54), Drew Daywalt (4.54), James Jean (4.54), Catherine D. Hughes (4.54), Mesu Andrews (4.53), Deborah Chandler (4.53), Maryann F. Kohl (4.53), Richard Siken (4.53), Lindsay Mattick (4.53)

50 lowest-rated authors

Rich Shapero (1.75), Books LLC (1.84), Randy Davila (2.17), Robin Wyatt Dunn (2.2), Christopher Ransom (2.21), Hal Lindsey (2.38), Jessica Cutler (2.43), Rebecca Campbell (2.45), Sue Lange (2.48), Rebecca Wolff (2.51), Hannah Tennant-Moore (2.52), John B. Olson (2.55), Simon Cox (2.57), Nancy Balbirer (2.59), Janet Groth (2.59), Alexandra Ulysses (2.6), Michael Gerber (2.61), Melissa P. (2.61), Alexander Campion (2.61), Arabella Weir (2.66), O. J. Simpson (2.66), Joanne Dahme (2.67), Catherine Millet (2.68), Emma Tennant (2.68), Adèle Lang (2.68), Anna Sam (2.68), Dave Bruno (2.69), Kaavya Viswanathan (2.7), Simon (2.7), Trudy Baker (2.7), Douglas Monroe (2.71), Jacquelyn Cook (2.74), Erich von Däniken (2.75), John Milne (2.75), Billy Corgan (2.75), Cook Coleridge (2.76), Eden Cole (2.76), Tara Bray Smith (2.76), Ellen Fein (2.77), Robin Kirman (2.77), Sam Christer (2.77), Vonna Harper (2.77), Charlotte Roche (2.78), Phoenix Desmond (2.78), Michael Drosnin (2.79), Matthew Klam (2.79), Tracy Quan (2.79), Jennifer Vandever (2.79), Frank Brennan (2.8), Johanna Skibsrud (2.8), Andrew Keen (2.8)

Authors who LibraryThing (complete list)

Lee Child, Diana Gabaldon, Don Maitz, Brandon Sanderson, Sandra Brown, David Brin, John Green, Laurie R. King, Jon Scieszka, Patrick Rothfuss, Laurie Halse Anderson, Jude Deveraux, Naomi Novik, Joe Hill, Diane Duane, Ann Brashares, Jennifer Weiner, James Rollins, James Dashner, Nancy Holder, Elizabeth Bear, Andrew Gross, Dan Chaon, Susan Mallery, Chris Bohjalian, Melissa Marr, Manon Smits, Janny Wurts, Tite Kubo, Joan Holub, Angela Elwell Hunt, Jo Beverley, Sharon Kay Penman, N. K. Jemisin, Alan M. Clark, Randy Alcorn, Bryan Lee O'Malley, Susan Wittig Albert, Susan Wiggs, Alma Flor Ada, Adriana Trigiani, Deborah Harkness, Alan Furst, Sarah Addison Allen, Sharon Lee, Edward R. Tufte, Sherryl Woods, Jonathan Maberry, Matthew Pearl, Geerten Meijsing — see the full list.

Top 75 authors (author cloud)

By number of copies

J. K. Rowling (657,309), Stephen King (515,582), Terry Pratchett (406,640), J. R. R. Tolkien (323,065), C. S. Lewis (317,004), Neil Gaiman (280,818), William Shakespeare (274,619), Nora Roberts (273,670), Agatha Christie (251,066), James Patterson (246,715), Jane Austen (204,304), Charles Dickens (198,639), Isaac Asimov (195,252), John Grisham (184,752), Stephenie Meyer (184,226), Dr. Seuss (177,557), Janet Evanovich (161,935), Dan Brown (159,248), Orson Scott Card (156,599), Anne McCaffrey (154,537), Roald Dahl (152,376), Dean Koontz (152,238), Kurt Vonnegut (145,930), George R. R. Martin (144,254), George Orwell (143,561), Mary Pope Osborne (143,005), Anne Rice (141,352), Douglas Adams (139,682), John Steinbeck (138,133), Robert A. Heinlein (131,310), Mercedes Lackey (131,030), Charlaine Harris (129,532), Rick Riordan (129,217), Mark Twain (129,178), Suzanne Collins (128,025), Margaret Atwood (127,647), Lemony Snicket (124,015), Robert Jordan (118,715), Laurell K. Hamilton (117,996), Ernest Hemingway (116,783), Michael Crichton (114,851), Haruki Murakami (112,778), Fyodor Dostoevsky (112,339), Ray Bradbury (108,928), Piers Anthony (108,082), Jim Butcher (105,087), Philip Pullman (103,242), Carolyn Keene (101,664), Ursula K. Le Guin (100,613), Gabriel García Márquez (100,305), Arthur Conan Doyle (99,021), Philip K. Dick (98,253), Jodi Picoult (97,908), Bill Bryson (97,603), Patricia Cornwell (95,764), F. Scott Fitzgerald (94,454), L. M. Montgomery (93,199), Michael Connelly (93,116), David Eddings (92,168), Arthur C. Clarke (89,063), Tamora Pierce (88,923), Frank Herbert (88,582), Tom Clancy (88,457), Alexander McCall Smith (88,077), R. L. Stine (87,047), Neal Stephenson (85,959), Clive Cussler (85,728), Madeleine L'Engle (85,444), J. D. Salinger (85,336), Nicholas Sparks (84,305), Laura Ingalls Wilder (83,749), Beverly Cleary (82,248), Umberto Eco (81,566), Leo Tolstoy (81,305), Stan Berenstain (80,743)

Top 75 tags (tag cloud)

fiction (5,801,390), to-read (3,907,945), non-fiction (2,496,014), fantasy (1,967,211), history (1,946,277), science fiction (1,412,716), mystery (1,275,137), read (937,880), biography (900,158), romance (737,896), poetry (728,311), novel (714,676), ebook (714,666), humor (624,008), literature (614,355), historical fiction (586,760), art (548,618), philosophy (548,217), reference (535,866), science (528,620), kindle (503,896), religion (501,538), unread (485,199), children's (476,319), picture book (471,125), short stories (458,740), series (449,121), own (412,587), young adult (400,001), 20th century (392,047), wwii (356,573), sf (349,088), horror (347,521), comics (343,208), children (342,099), music (341,697), culture (340,164), memoir (337,095), paperback (333,968), manga (325,700), travel (317,739), animals (316,973), politics (311,800), adventure (305,831), family (305,749), hardcover (304,487), thriller (295,145), ya (289,960), cookbook (285,262), classics (283,765), england (276,388), crime (273,490), graphic novel (270,079), anthology (264,710), classic (259,672), psychology (254,522), theology (252,544), usa (242,687), 19th century (228,436), historical (227,655), essays (207,953), christianity (205,185), library (204,589), american (203,053), cooking (202,908), math (202,506), drama (198,207), magic (196,449), wishlist (195,311), english (192,078), roman (188,895), american history (188,215), photography (187,453), american literature (183,354), dvd (180,103)

Top 50 long tags

Tags with more than 25 letters

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh (34,075), 1001 books you must read before you die (19,143), Mystery and detective stories (10,182), African American Literature (8,762), 20th Century American Literature (4,440), Contemporary Realistic Fiction (3,945), biography/autobiography/memoir (3,843), A Series of Unfortunate Events (3,832), contemporary American fiction (3,652), Detective and mystery fiction (3,648), criticism and interpretation (2,464), 20th Century British Literature (2,322), 21st C. American Literature (2,059), mother-daughter relationships (1,957), personal feelings and growth (1,922), Atlantian Reference Library (1,900), English Language Literature (1,798), 19th Century British Literature (1,715), Cambridge University Press (1,692), anthologies and collections (1,660), picture book: intermediate (1,653), CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED BOOK (1,638), 100 Greatest Books Ever Written (1,619), Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (1,529), Christian historical fiction (1,523), 20th century American fiction (1,463), Metropolitan Museum of Art (1,438), human-animal relationships (1,390), 19th Century American Literature (1,377), Native American literature (1,364), american religious history (1,363), Genre: Fiction Romance Historical (1,356), Encyclopedias and dictionaries (1,312), young adult science fiction (1,302), 20th Century American History (1,269), Literatura infanto-juvenil (1,264), National Book Award Finalist (1,262), Declaration of Independence (1,254), organizational development (1,252), library and information science (1,225), 20th Century United States (1,208), Incarnations of Immortality (1,204), Contemporary American Literature (1,202), Star Trek: The Original Series (1,202), Littérature française. XXe (1,187), 19th Century English Literature (1,143), Anthologies (Multiple Authors) (1,118), 19th Century French Literature (1,118), United States -- History -- Civil War (1,101), black and white photography (1,073)
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