Wednesday, January 1, 2014

100 Greatest Books
of All Time.

Final Top 100...according to Sylvan Lake Municipal Library patrons and staff!

It's been a year in the making, and the votes have been counted.
Is your favourite book in the Sylvan Lake Municipal Library's Top 100 Books of All Time?

We'll save the best for last. ;)

 Drum roll please!

100. Slaughter House 5 by Kurt Vonnegut
99. Heidi by Johanna Spyri
98. How the Light Gets In by Louise Penney
97. The Client by John Grisham
96. The Outlander by Diana Gabaldon
95. The Mystery of the Hidden House by Enid Blyton
94. Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett
93. Enders Game by Orson Scott Card
92. The True Story of the Three little Pigs by Jon Scieszka
91. The Help by Kathryn Stockett
90.My Family and Other Animals by Gerald Durrell
89. People of Sparks by Jeanne DuPrau
88. Boy vs. Beast by Mac Park
87. Hamlet by William Shakespeare
86. Lara by Bertrice Small
85. Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West by Gregory Macguire
84. Someone Named Eva by  Joan M. Wolf
83. A Star Called Henry by Roddy Doyle
82. Eragon by Christopher Paolini
81. Loser List by Holly Kowitt
80. Book of Negroes by Lawrence Hill
79. Life of Pi by Yann Martel
78. Blood Red Road by Moira Young
77. Stargirl by  Jerry Spinelli
76. Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi
75. Switched by Amanda Hocking
74. Throne of Fire by Rick Riordan
73. Full Metal Alchemist by Hiromu Arakawa
72. Tsubasa: Reservoir Chronicle by Clamp
71. Naruto by Masashi Kishimoto
70. The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis
69. A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving
68. Fire World by Chris d'Lacey
67. His Dark Materials by Philip Pullman
66. Ordinary People by Judith Guest
65. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling
64. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling
63. Little House int he Bog Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder
62. The Wishing Spell by Chris Colfer
61. Contest by Matthew Reilly
60. After Many a Summer Dies the Swan by Aldous Huxley
59. Cupcake Diaries by Coco Simon
58. The Birth House by Ami McKay
57. City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau
56. Curious George by Margret & H.A. Rey
55. 13 by Kelley Armstrong
54. Dying to Sin by Stephen Booth
53. Being in Balance: 9 Principals for Creative Habits to match Your Desires by Wayne Dyer
52. Revenge of the Lawn by Richard Brautigan
51. Among the Shadows by Lucy Maud Montgomery
50. Food for the Eagle by Bert Williams
49. Wizards First Rule by  Terry Goodkind
48. Twilight by Stephanie Meyers
47. My Name is Mina by David Almond
46. Fever series by Karen Marie Moning
45. Ida B by Katherine Hannigan
44. Maximum Ride series by James Patterson
43. Snow White by Brothers Grimm
42. Why I Quit Zombie School by R. L. Stine
41. Atlas Shrugged by Ann Rand
40. Love You Forever by Robert Munsch
39. Satanic Bible by Anton LaVey
38. Throne of Fire by Rick Riordan
37. Junie B. Jones series by Barbara Park
36. Parvana's Journey by Deborah Ellis
35. Shogun by James Clavell
34. Cathcing Fire by Suzanne Collins
33. Dracula by Bram Stoker
32. Warrior Cats series by Erin Hunter
31. Kylie Jean series by Marci Peschki
30. Prime of Miss Jean Brodie by Muriel Spark
29. Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
28. 100 Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
27. The Wars by Timothy Findley
26. Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
25. Creepover series by P.J. Night
24. 1984 by George Orwell
23. Dare to Dream: Life as One Direction by One Direction
22. Curse of the Spider King by Wayne Thomas Batson
21. Geronimo Stilton: The Mystery in Venice by Geronimo Stilton
20. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
19. Dragonfly in Amber by Diana Gabaldon
18. Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
17. Shellseekers by Rosamunde Pilcher
16. Animal Farm by George Orwell
15. Lord of the Flies by William Golding
14. Diary of Anne Frank by Anne Frank
13. Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
12. Snow by Tracy Lynn
11. Mortal Instruments series by Cassandra Clare
10. Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien
9. Divergent by Veronica Roth
8. Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams
7. Pokemon series by S.E. Heller 
6. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
5. The Bible
4. The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
3. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling
2. The Stand by Stephen King

And the BEST book of all time is.......

1. The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton

Thanks to everyone who participated. It was fun.
Curious about any of the books in the list? Borrow them from the library.
You can search the Library catalogue here .



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