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Rank Favorite Book Avr. SAT
(raw)
Avr. SAT
(adjusted)
Std. Err #Schools Total Weight Genre
(from LibraryThing)
1The Color Purple86586531.61218568African American
2True To The Game88788717.71553943African American
3Flyy Girl89789713.23898604African American
4B More Careful90390330.81321307African American
5The Coldest Winter Ever9209208.3107402153African American
6Their Eyes Were Watching God95595524.22255093African American
7A Child Called It97997913.02727178Biography
8Night1006100615.62987759Biography
9Angelas Ashes1007100724.91936257Biography
10Running With Scissors1053105335.91131038Biography
11The Bell Jar1075107526.41620814Biography
12The Wedding98298218.91128626Chick Lit
13Nicholas Sparks9829827.263121893Chick Lit
14A Walk To Remember99799711.14539427Chick Lit
15The Notebook101810185.42811072921Chick Lit
16Little Women1078107831.31118055Chick Lit
17The Devil Wears Prada1008100822.41841107Chick Lit.
18A Tree Grows In Brooklyn96996923.82233243Children's Lit
19Where The Red Fern Grows99999916.11134595Children's Lit
20Go Ask Alice1002100217.61431368Children's Lit
21A Separate Peace1025102528.11312347Children's Lit
22The Giver106410648.6115320445Children's Lit
23Alice In Wonderland1100110025.42612703Children's Lit
24A Wrinkle In Time1101110131.82113773Children's Lit
25The Outsiders1002100222.61329360Children's Lit.
26Of Mice And Men1007100715.965182161Classics
27Wuthering Heights1012101241.41342125Classics
28Gone With The Wind1022102217.71535977Classics
29Hamlet1022102231.92137577Classics
30Great Expectations1046104636.81324975Classics
31A Tale Of Two Cities1065106541.52012524Classics
32The Count Of Monte Cristo1066106632.22791772Classics
33The Grapes Of Wrath1076107632.61119935Classics
34A Farewell To Arms1079107927.51612635Classics
35On The Road1094109420.81951038Classics
36To Kill A Mockingbird109610964.65772688628Classics
37Quiet On The Western Front1101110121.51513526Classics
38Shakespeare1101110149.81113757Classics
39The Catcher In The Rye111111115.24942411191Classics
40Anna Karenina1113111333.51521275Classics
41The Great Gatsby112411245.94161982031Classics
42Jane Eyre1133113316.863123408Classics
43Pride And Prejudice113611366.43941462322Classics
44East Of Eden1136113630.31732335Classics
45Catch 221233123327.43974412Classics
46Crime And Punishment1307130720.93556981Classics
47100 Years Of Solitude1308130848.51219774Classics
48Lolita1317131739.01432344Classics
49A Time To Kill96096015.11512838Contemporary Fiction
50James Patterson98598519.71018478Contemporary Fiction
51Dan Brown99599521.2910752Contemporary Fiction
52Fight Club99799728.22790085Contemporary Fiction
53A Million Little Pieces1014101414.05368030Contemporary Fiction
54The Lovely Bones1020102012.357134264Contemporary Fiction
55John Grisham1027102714.32230857Contemporary Fiction
56Choke1034103412.31523099Contemporary Fiction
57My Sisters Keeper1048104825.81427243Contemporary Fiction
58Memoirs Of A Geisha1051105117.382220150Contemporary Fiction
59The Da Vinci Code106510654.45632262706Contemporary Fiction
60Angels And Demons109010914.36002725653Contemporary Fiction
61The Kite Runner1123112320.550116646Contemporary Fiction
62Fahrenheit 45189389330.02297669Dystopian
63A Clockwork Orange1030103016.12617196Dystopian
64Anthem1047104726.31415098Dystopian
65Animal Farm1048104814.14352645Dystopian
66Lord Of The Flies1049104918.22054049Dystopian
671984112011205.54632328882Dystopian
68Zane82682612.22657210Erotica
69Addicted88488410.850115072Erotica
70Nervous90190123.21119709Erotica
71I Dont Read--96896819.41728732Misc
72Hes Just Not That Into You1016101614.61027374Misc
73The Things They Carried1056105623.81446044Misc
74The Perks Of Being A Wallflower1065106512.43064173Misc
75Freakonomics1275127537.41123003Misc
76The Five People You Meet In Heaven1028102810.676160712Philosophy
77Tuesdays With Morrie103410349.794282122Philosophy
78Life Of Pi1139114030.92241484Philosophy
79Atlas Shrugged1228122839.91419622Philosophy
80The Holy Bible90990914.42460878Religion
81The Purpose Driven Life93993915.71221917Religion
82C.S. Lewis1021102123.22320471Religion
83Wild At Heart102910299.63640486Religion
84The Bible104710473.88004220217Religion
85Captivating104910497.75152766Religion
86Redeeming Love1050105012.03990682Religion
87Blue Like Jazz106910697.2106179597Religion
88Mere Christianity1082108211.66281739Religion
89The Book Of Mormon1083108335.59107446Religion
90Wicked1008100818.51351506Science Fiction/Fantasy
91The Chronicles Of Narnia103210329.185124897Science Fiction/Fantasy
92The Hobbit1056105614.931112789Science Fiction/Fantasy
93Eragon1070107020.42633095Science Fiction/Fantasy
94Dune1086108644.01424321Science Fiction/Fantasy
95Harry Potter108910894.09155695883Science Fiction/Fantasy
96Brave New World1095109512.782224199Science Fiction/Fantasy
97The Lord Of The Rings110211026.4273822707Science Fiction/Fantasy
98Enders Game1167116721.079247698Science Fiction/Fantasy
99Cats Cradle1181118141.31017836Science Fiction/Fantasy
100The Alchemist1216121725.126101472Science Fiction/Fantasy