A list of the best books of our times

A Listmania! list by Mrs M. "tiger588"
 
The Hobbit
1.  The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien
The list author says:
  "An must read introductary to Tolkien's wonderful world, his stories are the best ever written that can never be beaten by any other book"
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The Lord of the Rings trilogy - one volume paperback (movie cover)
2.  The Lord of the Rings trilogy - one volume paperback (movie cover) by J. R. R. Tolkien
The list author says:
  "The best action epic ever written, read it or miss out. An amazingly detailed story, and not just that but Tolkien has invented new races, languages and histories, he was a really amazing man."
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The Map Of Tolkien's Middle-Earth :
3.  The Map Of Tolkien's Middle-Earth : by Brian Sibley
The list author says:
  "It's ok, you can follow where Frodo and his friends are but doesnt give much detail. It could have been sooo much better"
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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (Book 1)
4.  Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (Book 1) by J. K. Rowling
The list author says:
  "At first i didnt want to read these books but after seeing the film and getting the box set for Christmas i didnt have much choice. Very good, far better than i expected. This one particually."
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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Book 2)
5.  Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Book 2) by J. K. Rowling
The list author says:
  "Another wonderful book by Rowling, yet another year of Hogwarts is complete"
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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Book 3) Paperback
6.  Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Book 3) Paperback by J. K. Rowling
The list author says:
  "Fantastic, yet another action packed and exciting year over"
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Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Book 4)
7.  Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Book 4) by J. K. Rowling
The list author says:
  "Wonderful and long, more of this size please, oh i can't wait for number 5, when is it coming out??"
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The Past, the Present and the Loud, Loud Girl (Ally's World: 1)
8.  The Past, the Present and the Loud, Loud Girl (Ally's World: 1) by Karen McCombie
The list author says:
  "Picked it up at the airport for something to read on the plane.This book is a disappointment that tries to be to funny, too short as well i finished it after 5 hours reading. Not worth buying."
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Northern Lights (His Dark Materials)
9.  Northern Lights (His Dark Materials) by Philip Pullman
The list author says:
  "A wonderful new epic like Lord of the Rings, doesn't beat the master Tolkien though still but a brilliiantly told very strange, dark and mysterious story, where does he get all his ideas from?"
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The Subtle Knife (His Dark Materials)
10.  The Subtle Knife (His Dark Materials) by Philip Pullman
The list author says:
  "Second part to the breath taking trilogy, wasn't expecting this or Northen lights to be good but they are amazing books"
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The Amber Spyglass (His Dark Materials)
11.  The Amber Spyglass (His Dark Materials) by Philip Pullman
The list author says:
  "Final one, i need to know more, please write more about the life of Lyra, what happens next ohh i am so sad it is the last one."
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The Princess Diaries
12.  The Princess Diaries by Meg Cabot
The list author says:
  "Another books that tries to be funny and isnt, maybe it is the dul American jokes that kills a perfectly good storyline, it is too cutsie and American for my likeng but you might think differently"
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The Princess Diaries: Take Two
13.  The Princess Diaries: Take Two by Meg Cabot
The list author says:
  "I am sad to say a bought all 3 in one go so i have had to drag my way through them as well"
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The Princess Diaries: Third Time Lucky
14.  The Princess Diaries: Third Time Lucky by Meg Cabot
The list author says:
  "Well, there is nothing else to say, i personally think they are not worth it, and sorry no offence to any Americans out there"
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Bart Simpson's Guide to Life: A Wee Handbook for the Perplexed
15.  Bart Simpson's Guide to Life: A Wee Handbook for the Perplexed by Matt Groening
The list author says:
  "A very very very funny book. Not so much a book though but a collection of jokes and discusting facts. This is worth a place on anyones book shelf"
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Olivia's Luck
16.  Olivia's Luck by Catherine Alliott
The list author says:
  "You know one of those books that stay with you long after you have read it?? Well this is one, I bought it on holiday as i had nothing else to read and i was hooked for the next 2 days, Brilliant"
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The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook (Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbooks)
17.  The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook (Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbooks) by Joshua Piven
The list author says:
  "A bit of a disappointment, i was expecting it to be a lot funnier, just silly with stupid usless facts"
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Angus, Thongs and Full-Frontal Snogging: Confessions of Georgia Nicolson (Confessions of Georgia Nicolsn)
18.  Angus, Thongs and Full-Frontal Snogging: Confessions of Georgia Nicolson (Confessions of Georgia Nicolsn) by Louise Rennison
The list author says:
  "When my friendsfirst started going on about these books i was sceptical but as soon as i read the first one i went out and bought the others. they are hilarious, very very funny, they are a must buy"
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It's OK, I'm Wearing Really Big Knickers! (Further Confessions of Georgia Nicolson)
19.  It's OK, I'm Wearing Really Big Knickers! (Further Confessions of Georgia Nicolson) by Louise Rennison
The list author says:
  "The second brilliant part, more hilarious tales to have you rolling on the floor with laughter in no time."
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Knocked Out by My Nunga-Nungas: Further, Further Confessions of Georgia Nicolson (Confessions of Georgia Nicolsn)
20.  Knocked Out by My Nunga-Nungas: Further, Further Confessions of Georgia Nicolson (Confessions of Georgia Nicolsn) by Louise Rennison
The list author says:
  "The trird part, just as good as one and two, cant wait for four in July"
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Bridget Jones's Diary (Film Tie-in): A Novel
21.  Bridget Jones's Diary (Film Tie-in): A Novel by Helen Fielding
The list author says:
  "The best comedy book ever written, it is soooo funny. Make sure your sides don't split from laughing too hard, the bits where Bridget is drunk are the best bits i can't believe how funny this book is"
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Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason
22.  Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason by Helen Fielding
The list author says:
  "A brilliant sequel, just as funny if not funnier. Brilliant but sadly i have LOST my copy and so i am v.depressed. Bring on Bridget Jones 3!"
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Down Under
23.  Down Under by Bill Bryson
The list author says:
  "The best Book by Bill ever, a lot different and mush better than any of his others. WARNING do not read this book in public as your histerical laughing may cause them to ring the police, VERY funny"
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (318 customer reviews)

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