Tuesday Thingers

Courtesy of The Boston Bibliophile here is the Tuesday Thingers for this week.

The Top 100 Most Popular Books on LibraryThing. Bold what you own, italicize what you’ve read. Star what you liked. Star multiple times what you loved!

1. Harry Potter and The Sorceror’s stone by J.K. Rowling (32,484)
2. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling (29,939)
3. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. Rowling (28,728)
4. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling (27,926)
5. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling (27,643)
6. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling (27,641)
7. The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown (23,266)
8. The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien (21,325)
9. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling (20,485)
10. 1984 by George Orwell (19,735)
11. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen (19,583)
12. The catcher in the rye by J.D. Salinger (19,082) ***
13. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee (17,586)
14. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald (16,210)
15. The lord of the rings by J.R.R. Tolkien (15,483)***
16. The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini (14,566)
17. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte (14,449)
18. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon (13,946)
19. Life of Pi by Yann Martel (13,272)
20. Animal Farm by George Orwell (13,091) ***
21. Angels & demons by Dan Brown (13,089)
22. Brave New World by Aldous Huxley (13,005)*****
23. Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte (12,777)***
24. One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez (12,634)
25. The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien (12,276)
26. Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden (12,147)
27. The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger (11,976)
28. The Two Towers by J.R.R. Tolkien (11,512)
29. The Odyssey by Homer (11,483)
30. Catch-22 by Joseph Heller (11,392)
31. Slaughterhouse-five by Kurt Vonnegut (11,360)***
32. Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky (11,257)
33. The return of the king by J.R.R. Tolkien (11,082)
34. Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury (10,979)***
35. American Gods: A Novel by Neil Gaiman (10,823)****
36. The chronicles of Narnia by C. S. Lewis (10,603)
37. The hitchhiker’s guide to the galaxy by Douglas Adams (10,537)***
38. Lord of the Flies by William Golding (10,435)
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39. The lovely bones by Alice Sebold (10,125)**
40. Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card (10,092)
41. The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman (9,827)
42. Good Omens by Neil Gaiman (9,745)
43. Dune by Frank Herbert (9,671)
44. Emma by Jane Austen (9,610)
45. Frankenstein by Mary Shelley (9,598)***
46. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain (9,593)
47. Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy (9,433)
48. Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell by Susanna Clarke (9,413)
49. Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides (9,343)****
50. Wicked by Gregory Maguire (9,336)
51. Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov (9,274)****
52. The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien (9,246)
53. The Iliad by Homer (9,153)
54. The Stranger by Albert Camus (9,084)
55. Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen (9,080)
56. Great Expectations by Charles Dickens (9,027)
57. The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood (8,960)*****
58. On the Road by Jack Kerouac (8,904)
59. Freakonomics by Steven D. Levitt (8,813)*****
60. The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint Exupery - (8,764)
61. The lion, the witch and the wardrobe by C. S. Lewis (8,421)
62. A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle (8,417)
63. Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman (8,368)
64. The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck (8,255)
65. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott (8,214)
66. The Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco (8,191)
67. The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne (8,169) ***
68. Moby Dick by Herman Melville (8,129)
69. The complete works by William Shakespeare (8,096)*****
70. Guns, Germs, and Steel by Jared Diamond (7,843)
71. Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris (7,834)
72. The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver (7,829)
73. Hamlet by William Shakespeare (7,808)****
74. Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck (7,807)
75. A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens (7,793)
76. The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho (7,710)
77. The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath (7,648)
78. The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde (7,598)***
79. The Elements of Style by William Strunk (7,569)
80. Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez (7,557)
81. The Subtle Knife by Philip Pullman (7,534)
82. Atonement: A Novel by Ian McEwan (7,530)
83. The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky (7,512)
84. The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd (7,436)
85. Dracula by Bram Stoker (7,238)***
86. Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad (7,153)
87. A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess (7,055)*****
88. Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra (7,052)
89. The amber spyglass by Philip Pullman (7,043)
90. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce (6,933)
91. The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera (6,901)
92. Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse (6,899)
93. Neuromancer by William Gibson (6,890)
94. The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer (6,868)
95. Persuasion by Jane Austen (6,862)
96. Anansi Boys by Neil Gaiman (6,841)***
97. The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova (6,794)
98. Angela’s Ashes: A Memoir by Frank McCourt (6,715)***
99. A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius by Dave Eggers (6,708)***
100. The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli (6,697)

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3 comments:

John's comments said...

I have been technical and coloured everything! My list

kbookreviews said...

Welcome to Tuesday Thingers :) It's funny how different everybody is. Looks like you've starred most of the ones I haven't read yet!

Marie said...

Welcome to Tuesday Thingers! I'm glad you're participating :-)