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Rank Favorite Book Avr. SAT
(raw)
Avr. SAT
(adjusted)
Std. Err #Schools Total Weight Genre
(from LibraryThing)
1Shakespeare1101110149.81113757Classics
2100 Years Of Solitude1308130848.51219774Classics
3Dune1086108644.01424321Science Fiction/Fantasy
4A Tale Of Two Cities1065106541.52012524Classics
5Wuthering Heights1012101241.41342125Classics
6Cats Cradle1181118141.31017836Science Fiction/Fantasy
7Atlas Shrugged1228122839.91419622Philosophy
8Lolita1317131739.01432344Classics
9Freakonomics1275127537.41123003Misc
10Great Expectations1046104636.81324975Classics
11Running With Scissors1053105335.91131038Biography
12The Book Of Mormon1083108335.59107446Religion
13Anna Karenina1113111333.51521275Classics
14The Grapes Of Wrath1076107632.61119935Classics
15The Count Of Monte Cristo1066106632.22791772Classics
16Hamlet1022102231.92137577Classics
17A Wrinkle In Time1101110131.82113773Children's Lit
18The Color Purple86586531.61218568African American
19Little Women1078107831.31118055Chick Lit
20Life Of Pi1139114030.92241484Philosophy
21B More Careful90390330.81321307African American
22East Of Eden1136113630.31732335Classics
23Fahrenheit 45189389330.02297669Dystopian
24Fight Club99799728.22790085Contemporary Fiction
25A Separate Peace1025102528.11312347Children's Lit
26A Farewell To Arms1079107927.51612635Classics
27Catch 221233123327.43974412Classics
28The Bell Jar1075107526.41620814Biography
29Anthem1047104726.31415098Dystopian
30My Sisters Keeper1048104825.81427243Contemporary Fiction
31Alice In Wonderland1100110025.42612703Children's Lit
32The Alchemist1216121725.126101472Science Fiction/Fantasy
33Angelas Ashes1007100724.91936257Biography
34Their Eyes Were Watching God95595524.22255093African American
35A Tree Grows In Brooklyn96996923.82233243Children's Lit
36The Things They Carried1056105623.81446044Misc
37C.S. Lewis1021102123.22320471Religion
38Nervous90190123.21119709Erotica
39The Outsiders1002100222.61329360Children's Lit.
40The Devil Wears Prada1008100822.41841107Chick Lit.
41Quiet On The Western Front1101110121.51513526Classics
42Dan Brown99599521.2910752Contemporary Fiction
43Enders Game1167116721.079247698Science Fiction/Fantasy
44Crime And Punishment1307130720.93556981Classics
45On The Road1094109420.81951038Classics
46The Kite Runner1123112320.550116646Contemporary Fiction
47Eragon1070107020.42633095Science Fiction/Fantasy
average std. err at 20.4
48James Patterson98598519.71018478Contemporary Fiction
49I Dont Read--96896819.41728732Misc
50The Wedding98298218.91128626Chick Lit
51Wicked1008100818.51351506Science Fiction/Fantasy
52Lord Of The Flies1049104918.22054049Dystopian
53Gone With The Wind1022102217.71535977Classics
54True To The Game88788717.71553943African American
55Go Ask Alice1002100217.61431368Children's Lit
56Memoirs Of A Geisha1051105117.382220150Contemporary Fiction
57Jane Eyre1133113316.863123408Classics
58A Clockwork Orange1030103016.12617196Dystopian
59Where The Red Fern Grows99999916.11134595Children's Lit
60Of Mice And Men1007100715.965182161Classics
61The Purpose Driven Life93993915.71221917Religion
62Night1006100615.62987759Biography
63A Time To Kill96096015.11512838Contemporary Fiction
64The Hobbit1056105614.931112789Science Fiction/Fantasy
65Hes Just Not That Into You1016101614.61027374Misc
66The Holy Bible90990914.42460878Religion
67John Grisham1027102714.32230857Contemporary Fiction
68Animal Farm1048104814.14352645Dystopian
69A Million Little Pieces1014101414.05368030Contemporary Fiction
70Flyy Girl89789713.23898604African American
71A Child Called It97997913.02727178Biography
72Brave New World1095109512.782224199Science Fiction/Fantasy
73The Perks Of Being A Wallflower1065106512.43064173Misc
74The Lovely Bones1020102012.357134264Contemporary Fiction
75Choke1034103412.31523099Contemporary Fiction
76Zane82682612.22657210Erotica
77Redeeming Love1050105012.03990682Religion
78Mere Christianity1082108211.66281739Religion
79A Walk To Remember99799711.14539427Chick Lit
80Addicted88488410.850115072Erotica
81The Five People You Meet In Heaven1028102810.676160712Philosophy
82Tuesdays With Morrie103410349.794282122Philosophy
83Wild At Heart102910299.63640486Religion
84The Chronicles Of Narnia103210329.185124897Science Fiction/Fantasy
85The Giver106410648.6115320445Children's Lit
86The Coldest Winter Ever9209208.3107402153African American
87Captivating104910497.75152766Religion
88Blue Like Jazz106910697.2106179597Religion
89Nicholas Sparks9829827.263121893Chick Lit
90The Lord Of The Rings110211026.4273822707Science Fiction/Fantasy
91Pride And Prejudice113611366.43941462322Classics
92The Great Gatsby112411245.94161982031Classics
931984112011205.54632328882Dystopian
94The Notebook101810185.42811072921Chick Lit
95The Catcher In The Rye111111115.24942411191Classics
96To Kill A Mockingbird109610964.65772688628Classics
97The Da Vinci Code106510654.45632262706Contemporary Fiction
98Angels And Demons109010914.36002725653Contemporary Fiction
99Harry Potter108910894.09155695883Science Fiction/Fantasy
100The Bible104710473.88004220217Religion