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Rank Favorite Book Avr. SAT
(raw)
Avr. SAT
(adjusted)
Std. Err #Schools Total Weight Genre
(from LibraryThing)
1Zane82682612.22657210Erotica
2The Color Purple86586531.61218568African American
3Addicted88488410.850115072Erotica
4True To The Game88788717.71553943African American
5Fahrenheit 45189389330.02297669Dystopian
6Flyy Girl89789713.23898604African American
7Nervous90190123.21119709Erotica
8B More Careful90390330.81321307African American
9The Holy Bible90990914.42460878Religion
10The Coldest Winter Ever9209208.3107402153African American
11The Purpose Driven Life93993915.71221917Religion
12Their Eyes Were Watching God95595524.22255093African American
13A Time To Kill96096015.11512838Contemporary Fiction
14I Dont Read--96896819.41728732Misc
15A Tree Grows In Brooklyn96996923.82233243Children's Lit
16A Child Called It97997913.02727178Biography
17The Wedding98298218.91128626Chick Lit
18Nicholas Sparks9829827.263121893Chick Lit
19James Patterson98598519.71018478Contemporary Fiction
20Dan Brown99599521.2910752Contemporary Fiction
21Fight Club99799728.22790085Contemporary Fiction
22A Walk To Remember99799711.14539427Chick Lit
23Where The Red Fern Grows99999916.11134595Children's Lit
24The Outsiders1002100222.61329360Children's Lit.
25Go Ask Alice1002100217.61431368Children's Lit
26Night1006100615.62987759Biography
27Of Mice And Men1007100715.965182161Classics
28Angelas Ashes1007100724.91936257Biography
29Wicked1008100818.51351506Science Fiction/Fantasy
30The Devil Wears Prada1008100822.41841107Chick Lit.
31Wuthering Heights1012101241.41342125Classics
32A Million Little Pieces1014101414.05368030Contemporary Fiction
33Hes Just Not That Into You1016101614.61027374Misc
34The Notebook101810185.42811072921Chick Lit
35The Lovely Bones1020102012.357134264Contemporary Fiction
36C.S. Lewis1021102123.22320471Religion
37Gone With The Wind1022102217.71535977Classics
38Hamlet1022102231.92137577Classics
39A Separate Peace1025102528.11312347Children's Lit
40John Grisham1027102714.32230857Contemporary Fiction
41The Five People You Meet In Heaven1028102810.676160712Philosophy
42Wild At Heart102910299.63640486Religion
43A Clockwork Orange1030103016.12617196Dystopian
44The Chronicles Of Narnia103210329.185124897Science Fiction/Fantasy
45Choke1034103412.31523099Contemporary Fiction
46Tuesdays With Morrie103410349.794282122Philosophy
47Great Expectations1046104636.81324975Classics
48The Bible104710473.88004220217Religion
49Anthem1047104726.31415098Dystopian
50Animal Farm1048104814.14352645Dystopian
51My Sisters Keeper1048104825.81427243Contemporary Fiction
52Lord Of The Flies1049104918.22054049Dystopian
53Captivating104910497.75152766Religion
54Redeeming Love1050105012.03990682Religion
55Memoirs Of A Geisha1051105117.382220150Contemporary Fiction
56Running With Scissors1053105335.91131038Biography
57The Hobbit1056105614.931112789Science Fiction/Fantasy
58The Things They Carried1056105623.81446044Misc
59The Giver106410648.6115320445Children's Lit
60The Da Vinci Code106510654.45632262706Contemporary Fiction
61The Perks Of Being A Wallflower1065106512.43064173Misc
62A Tale Of Two Cities1065106541.52012524Classics
63The Count Of Monte Cristo1066106632.22791772Classics
64Blue Like Jazz106910697.2106179597Religion
65Eragon1070107020.42633095Science Fiction/Fantasy
average adjusted avrSAT at 1071
66The Bell Jar1075107526.41620814Biography
67The Grapes Of Wrath1076107632.61119935Classics
68Little Women1078107831.31118055Chick Lit
69A Farewell To Arms1079107927.51612635Classics
70Mere Christianity1082108211.66281739Religion
71The Book Of Mormon1083108335.59107446Religion
72Dune1086108644.01424321Science Fiction/Fantasy
73Harry Potter108910894.09155695883Science Fiction/Fantasy
74Angels And Demons109010914.36002725653Contemporary Fiction
75On The Road1094109420.81951038Classics
76Brave New World1095109512.782224199Science Fiction/Fantasy
77To Kill A Mockingbird109610964.65772688628Classics
78Alice In Wonderland1100110025.42612703Children's Lit
79Quiet On The Western Front1101110121.51513526Classics
80Shakespeare1101110149.81113757Classics
81A Wrinkle In Time1101110131.82113773Children's Lit
82The Lord Of The Rings110211026.4273822707Science Fiction/Fantasy
83The Catcher In The Rye111111115.24942411191Classics
84Anna Karenina1113111333.51521275Classics
851984112011205.54632328882Dystopian
86The Kite Runner1123112320.550116646Contemporary Fiction
87The Great Gatsby112411245.94161982031Classics
88Jane Eyre1133113316.863123408Classics
89Pride And Prejudice113611366.43941462322Classics
90East Of Eden1136113630.31732335Classics
91Life Of Pi1139114030.92241484Philosophy
92Enders Game1167116721.079247698Science Fiction/Fantasy
93Cats Cradle1181118141.31017836Science Fiction/Fantasy
94The Alchemist1216121725.126101472Science Fiction/Fantasy
95Atlas Shrugged1228122839.91419622Philosophy
96Catch 221233123327.43974412Classics
97Freakonomics1275127537.41123003Misc
98Crime And Punishment1307130720.93556981Classics
99100 Years Of Solitude1308130848.51219774Classics
100Lolita1317131739.01432344Classics