Best Books of All Time

Here’s a comprehensive list of the best selling and best rated books of all time according to thousands of readers at Goodreads. You can sort the best selling books by rank, title, author and average book rating by users.

rankbook titleauthoravg rating
1The Hunger GamesSuzanne Collins4.32
2Harry Potter and the Order of the PhoenixJ.K. Rowling4.5
3To Kill a MockingbirdHarper Lee4.27
4Pride and PrejudiceJane Austen4.28
5The Book ThiefMarkus Zusak4.38
6Twilight Stephenie Meyer3.62
7Animal FarmGeorge Orwell3.97
8The Chronicles of Narnia C.S. Lewis4.26
9J.R.R. Tolkien 4-Book Boxed SetJ.R.R. Tolkien4.6
10The Fault in Our StarsJohn Green4.17
11Gone with the WindMargaret Mitchell4.3
12The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Douglas Adams4.22
13The Giving TreeShel Silverstein4.37
14Wuthering HeightsEmily Brontë3.87
15The Picture of Dorian GrayOscar Wilde4.1
16The Da Vinci Code Dan Brown3.88
17Jane EyreCharlotte Brontë4.14
18Memoirs of a GeishaArthur Golden4.13
19Alice's Adventures in WonderlandLewis Carroll4.06
20The Perks of Being a WallflowerStephen Chbosky4.21
21Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's StoneJ.K. Rowling4.48
22Fahrenheit 451Ray Bradbury3.98
23Les MisérablesVictor Hugo4.19
24Divergent Veronica Roth4.17
25The Great GatsbyF. Scott Fitzgerald3.93
26The AlchemistPaulo Coelho3.89
27Crime and PunishmentFyodor Dostoevsky4.24
28Lord of the FliesWilliam Golding3.69
29The Little PrinceAntoine de Saint-Exupéry4.31
30Romeo and JulietWilliam Shakespeare3.75
31City of Bones Cassandra Clare4.09
32Anne of Green Gables L.M. Montgomery4.28
33The HelpKathryn Stockett4.46
34The Lightning Thief Rick Riordan4.28
35Ender's Game Orson Scott Card4.3
36Charlotte's WebE.B. White4.18
37Of Mice and MenJohn Steinbeck3.88
38DraculaBram Stoker4
39The Time Traveler's WifeAudrey Niffenegger3.98
40Brave New WorldAldous Huxley3.99
41One Hundred Years of SolitudeGabriel García Márquez4.1
42The Catcher in the RyeJ.D. Salinger3.81
43The Princess BrideWilliam Goldman4.26
44A Thousand Splendid SunsKhaled Hosseini4.4
45The Secret GardenFrances Hodgson Burnett4.14
46A Game of ThronesGeorge R.R. Martin4.44
47A Wrinkle in Time Madeleine L'Engle3.99
48The OutsidersS.E. Hinton4.11
49The Adventures of Huckleberry FinnMark Twain3.82
50The OdysseyHomer3.79
51The Lovely BonesAlice Sebold3.83
52Where the Wild Things AreMaurice Sendak4.22
53Green Eggs and HamDr. Seuss4.3
54Life of PiYann Martel3.92
55A Tale of Two CitiesCharles Dickens3.86
56The Kite RunnerKhaled Hosseini4.32
57Water for ElephantsSara Gruen4.1
58LolitaVladimir Nabokov3.88
59Frankenstein: The 1818 TextMary Wollstonecraft Shelley3.83
60The Handmaid's Tale Margaret Atwood4.12
61The Giver Lois Lowry4.13
62Slaughterhouse-FiveKurt Vonnegut Jr.4.08
63Little WomenLouisa May Alcott4.12
64Harry Potter and the Deathly HallowsJ.K. Rowling4.62
65Dune Frank Herbert4.25
661984George Orwell4.19
67Catch-22Joseph Heller3.98
68The StandStephen King4.34
69The Pillars of the Earth Ken Follett4.32
70The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes Arthur Conan Doyle4.3
71Watership Down Richard Adams4.07
72The Bell JarSylvia Plath4.03
73MatildaRoald Dahl4.33
74Great ExpectationsCharles Dickens3.79
75The Fellowship of the RingJ.R.R. Tolkien4.37
76Anna KareninaLeo Tolstoy4.07
77Outlander Diana Gabaldon4.24
78One Flew Over the Cuckoo's NestKen Kesey4.2
79The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Stieg Larsson4.15
80RebeccaDaphne du Maurier4.24
81My Sister's KeeperJodi Picoult4.09
82Harry Potter and the Prisoner of AzkabanJ.K. Rowling4.58
83The Color PurpleAlice Walker4.24
84A Tree Grows in BrooklynBetty Smith4.28
85The Brothers KaramazovFyodor Dostoevsky4.34
86A Clockwork OrangeAnthony Burgess4
87The RoadCormac McCarthy3.97
88Angela's Ashes Frank McCourt4.13
89Vampire Academy Richelle Mead4.11
90SiddharthaHermann Hesse4.05
91The Golden Compass Philip Pullman4
92The Poisonwood BibleBarbara Kingsolver4.08
93Don QuixoteMiguel de Cervantes Saavedra3.88
94Atlas ShruggedAyn Rand3.69
95The Old Man and the SeaErnest Hemingway3.79
96The Notebook Nicholas Sparks4.12
97Winnie-the-PoohA.A. Milne4.33
98The Complete Stories and PoemsEdgar Allan Poe4.37
99Interview with the Vampire Anne Rice4.01
100A Prayer for Owen MeanyJohn Irving4.23