Top Ten Best Books of All Time


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61 Dune - Frank Herbert

How come Dune's not in the top 10s? It's the greatest sci-fi book off all time!

Have you read Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy? If you have- great! But if not I think you would definitely like it - paganomd

This book is amazing. Best book ever written by far, and this is coming from a 14 year old. My point is, anyone can enjoy this book (although you may not understand all of it). - TaylorD4533

What has the world come to,why isn't dune at least in the top ten

Greatest book I've ever read. This should be top 5 as it changed how we look at sci-fi. Definitely could not say the same for the movie

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62 World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War - Max Brooks

One of my favorite book I've read. This book tells you how everything happened, how people survive during the war, and how people overcome the war from different countries and different people, they even told you what happened in space during the war! Highly recommend this book!

Better than the Brad Pitt interpretation in the movie. Its like a reporter of different moments of the zombies crisis. Really enjoyable book about zombies with a different way to tell you the story that difference it with any other zombie books.

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63 A Journey to the Center of the Earth - Jules Verne

Probably the best adventure book and the greatest book of Jules Verne! It's seems that everything is possible in this worldd when you finish the book!

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64 Big Nate - Lincoln Peirce

Best book ever, even better than stuff like Wimpy Kid or Captain underpants (Both of which are some of the only great literature). - Goatworlds

65 Cujo - Stephen King
66 Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life - James Patterson

This book is my Favorite. - funnyuser

The movie made me cry so much. it was incredible - pjo

67 The Little Prince - Saint Exupery

Okay. I've never thought I would get angry over a list but here I'm, beating myself not to swear or write in big puntos. I can't believe how this world is so full of "lame" people. You heard that right, the stupid teen girl who voted for typical popular culture books, you are so lame that it hurts to live in the same planet as you. Now go swoon over some celebrity and do not read this awesome book because it's probably too good for you.

It's the only book he wrote and it's absolutely beautiful

68 The Zombie Chasers - John Kloepfer
69 The Count of Monte Cristo - Alexandre Dumas

This book is by far one of the best books I've ever read. There's several plot twists every few pages, events intertwined so perfectly, and the Count of Monte Cristo plotting everybody's every last move.

To read the entire story is to be immersed into a world unlike any other novel. This is a story of revenge, passion, culture, sophistication.The depth of each character and the development of each subplot could be a story by itself. This is undoubtedly the finest novel ever written

This books deserves a much higher spot

Simply the best book. It has so much emotion and power.
The Hunger Games is just so sick.

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70 Paper Towns - John Green

It's a mix of humor, sadness and a bit of excitement, and It's just a great book period. I don't really see perfect piece of writing anymore. But this is an exception.

P.S. If you can think of a better book reply the title to me in the reply section! Thank you

A great book with many sad but real truths, I love this book a lot!

It explores the adventure of life and the delusion we trap ourselves in into one beautiful novel. And it's John Green whose daughter was named by Barak Obama. Does anything else need to be said here?

love it

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71 Fahrenheit 451 - Ray Bradbury

Ironic that a story about book burning should not be rated

72 Eragon - Christopher Paolini

This is one of the greatest books of all time. The writing is absolutely phenomenal. The plot is brilliant and original. The characters are clever and extremely well developed. And to think Christopher Paolini wrote this when he was 19?! This is a truly amazing book, and so is the rest of the series.

It is the best book I have ever read, I waited 5 whole years for the forth book. I read in just one day and at the end I couldn't stop crying.

Number 4 just came out and I finished it the next day. Kind of a sad ending though - CBro7

I don't believe it is so low, and it's incredibile too that inheritance doesn't even appear. Started reading it by chance, wish I'd never stopped. Long live eragon and saphira!

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73 Ender's Game - Orson Scott Card V 2 Comments
74 Maniac Magee - Jerry Spinelli
75 And Then There Were None - Agatha Christie

It is evident that most of the people who voted above me do not understand what real literature is. Divergent!? Maze Runner? REALLY?
Anyone could have written those books. The fault in our stars fair enough, that actually took some high literal capacity and emotion. Books like divergent and maze runner are hardly proper really books, people need to read some Agatha Christie or at least legendary books that we will be talking about for years to come, not silly books about post apocalypse or whatever. And I know what I'm talking about because I've read them.
Aside from that, And Then There Were None is amazing. I finished it in one day because I just couldn't put it down. It builds suspense like I have never seen before, with a totally ingenious ending. This should at least be in the top 20.

I hate feeling scared, and tend to avoid horror movies and creepy books. However, this book was the only time when I actually enjoyed the sheer spookiness of a work of fiction, and it kept me engaged and guessing all the way to the end. Christie is an amazing author. - Knucklewood

So good! Read it in 3 days! All you want to do is keep turning the page! So shocking. Agathe Christie did a fantabulous job of writing it! Will recommend to everyone! MUST READ!

To the dumb 11-13 year olds reading diary of a wimpy kid tom gates and god knows what else read this it's a proper book

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76 Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules - Jeff Kinney


77 White Fang - Jack London

I love the book, but despise the authors views

Another classic boy tale

78 Jane Eyre - Charlotte Brontë

This book should be among top 3. it's an amazing book. FOR ME NOTHING IS BETTER THAN JANE EYRE. It's the best book ever.

Best literature book ever.

79 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix - J.K. Rowling

Along with Deathly Hallows, this is the most well written Harry Potter book. Definitely top 20 worthy.

This deserves to be higher. - Blight

I love Umbridge!

MUST BE 1 - BBugQueen

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80 Anathem - Neal Stephenson

A book set in a community of 'monks' which discusses the minutiae in detail does not sound like a good read (A bit like 'A Canticle for Leibowitz' which really is a turgid religious nonsense) but this book is exciting from the word go. To be submerged so completely in the lives of people who spend every waking moment thinking and working on maths and philosophy is like stepping into a magical kingdom. Then around page 300 or so it really takes off into the unknown where these 'nerds' are let loose on an vaguely earthlike planet to commence high adventure. And because they are learned and disciplined handle all these with aplomb. Terrific storytelling and brilliantly identifiable characters coupled with vivacious philosophy, maths and quantum speculation make this book amazing. I could not put it down except to declare to anyone and everyone its magnificence.

Read this book, you will not be disapointed. - egfmackenzie

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