Thursday, June 25, 2020

Amazon: Top 100 Books

First posted 6/25/2020.

Amazon:

Top 100 Books

This list was created by aggregating six different Amazon lists (see details at bottom of page).

  1. F. Scott Fitzgerald The Great Gatsby (1925)
  2. Jane Austen Pride and Prejudice (1813)
  3. Harper Lee To Kill a Mockingbird (1960)
  4. George Orwell 1984 (1949)
  5. J.R.R. Tolkien The Lord of the Rings (trilogy: 1954-55)
  6. J.D. Salinger The Catcher in the Rye (1951)
  7. Suzanne Collins The Hunger Games (trilogy: 2008-2010)
  8. Ray Bradbury Fahrenheit 451 (1953)
  9. John Green The Fault in Our Stars (2012)
  10. George R.R. Martin A Game of Thrones (1996)

  11. Gillian Flynn Gone Girl (2012)
  12. Laura Hillenbrand Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival (2010)
  13. Kurt Vonnegut Slaughterhouse-Five (1969)
  14. William Golding Lord of the Flies (1954)
  15. J.K. Rowling Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (aka Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone) (1997)
  16. Markus Zusak The Book Thief (2005)
  17. Joseph Heller Catch-22 (1961)
  18. Vladimir Nabokov Lolita (1955)
  19. Margaret Atwood The Handmaid’s Tale (1986)
  20. Barbara Kingsolver The Poisonwood Bible (1998)

  21. Cormac McCarthy The Road (2007)
  22. Veronica Roth Divergent (2011)
  23. R.J. Palacio Wonder (2012)
  24. Mark Twain The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885)
  25. Paula Hawkins The Girl on the Train (2015)
  26. E.L. James Fifty Shades of Grey (trilogy: 2011-2012)
  27. Liane Moriarty The Husband’s Secret (2013)
  28. Kathyrn Stockett The Help (2009)
  29. Todd Burpo & Lynn Vincent Heaven is for Real: A Little Boy's Astounding Story of His Trip to Heaven and Back (2010)
  30. Joseph Conrad Heart of Darkness (1899)

  31. Miguel de Cervantes Don Quixote (1615)
  32. Homer The Odyssey (800 B.C.)
  33. Rick Riordan The Lightning Thief (2005)
  34. Lewis Carroll Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (1865)
  35. Emily Brontë Wuthering Heights (1847)
  36. Lois Lowry The Giver (1994)
  37. Ernest Hemingway The Old Man and the Sea (1952)
  38. Gabriel García Márquez One Hundred Years of Solitude (1967)
  39. Ernest Hemingway The Sun Also Rises (1926)
  40. Jack Kerouac On the Road (1957)

  41. Mary Shelley Frankenstein (1818)
  42. Richard Adams Watership Down (1972)
  43. Ralph Ellison Invisible Man (1952)
  44. J.R.R. Tolkien The Hobbit (1937)
  45. Chris McDougall Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen (2009)
  46. Abraham Verghese Cutting for Stone (2009)
  47. Brené Brown Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead (2012)
  48. Frank Herbert Dune (1965)
  49. Kate Atkinson Life After Life (2013)
  50. John Steinbeck The Grapes of Wrath (1939)

  51. Viktor Frankl Man’s Search for Meaning (1946)
  52. Doris Kearns Goodwin Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln (2005)
  53. Erik Larson The Devil in the White City (2003)
  54. Rebecca Skloot The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (2010)
  55. Stephen King The Shining (1977)
  56. Gabriel García Márquez Love in the Time of Cholera (1985)
  57. Fyodor Dostoyevsky Crime and Punishment (1866)
  58. Erich Maria Remarque All Quiet on the Western Front (1929)
  59. Stieg Larsson The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2005)
  60. Louisa May Alcott Little Women (1869)

  61. Neil Gaiman American Gods (2001)
  62. Anne Frank The Diary of a Young Girl (aka The Diary of Anne Frank) (1947)
  63. Charles Dickens Great Expectations (1861)
  64. Truman Capote In Cold Blood (1966)
  65. Salman Rushdie Midnight’s Children (1981)
  66. Stephen Hawking A Brief History of Time (1988)
  67. Roald Dahl Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (1964)
  68. Hunter S. Thompson Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1971)
  69. Donna Tartt The Secret History (1992)
  70. Oliver Sacks The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat (1985)

  71. C.S. Lewis The Chronicles of Narnia (series: 1950-1956)
  72. George Orwell Animal Farm (1945)
  73. Stephenie Meyer Twilight (2005)
  74. John Steinbeck The Acts of King Arthur and His Noble Knights (1976)
  75. Andy Weir The Martian (2011)
  76. Edwin A. Abbott Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions (1884)
  77. Rick Yancey The First Book of the 5th Wave (2013)
  78. James Joyce Ulysses (1922)
  79. Herman Melville Moby-Dick (1851)
  80. Homer The Iliad (800 B.C.)

  81. Gustave Flaubert Madame Bovary (1857)
  82. Niccolo Machiavelli The Prince (1532)
  83. John Steinbeck Of Mice and Men (1937)
  84. Stephen Chbosky The Perks of Being a Wallflower (1999)
  85. Aldous Huxley Brave New World (1932)
  86. C.S. Lewis The Screwtape Letters (1942)
  87. Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol (1843)
  88. Ayn Rand Atlas Shrugged (1957)
  89. Sarah J. Maas Throne of Glass (2013)
  90. J.K. Rowling Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (2007)

  91. John Green Looking for Alaska (2005)
  92. Spencer Johnson Who Moved My Cheese? (1998)
  93. Tom Rath Strengths Finder 2.0 (2007)
  94. Zora Neale Hurston Their Eyes Were Watching God (1937)
  95. Kristin Hannah The Nightingale (2015)
  96. Albert Camus The Stranger (L’Etranger) (1942)
  97. James Dashner The Maze Runner (2009)
  98. Nathaniel Hawthorne The Scarlet Letter (1850)
  99. Anthony Doerr All the Light We Cannot See (2015)
  100. Ayn Rand The Fountainhead (1943)

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