Four and Five Star Books

A Listmania! list by Amazon Customer "book lover" (Baltimore, MD)
The list author says: "I would read all of these books again."
The Things They Carried
1.  The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien
The list author says:
  "Read this is one day. Very touching."
$10.26   Used & New from: $0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,908 customer reviews)

Water for Elephants: A Novel
2.  Water for Elephants: A Novel by Sara Gruen
The list author says:
  "Did not think I would like a book about the circus.  I was wrong. Good story"
$9.60   Used & New from: $0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6,998 customer reviews) | 47 customer discussions

Midwives (Oprah's Book Club)
3.  Midwives (Oprah's Book Club) by Chris Bohjalian
The list author says:
  "Loved the entire book. Very good ending."
$11.30   Used & New from: $0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (774 customer reviews)

The Mercy of Thin Air: A Novel
4.  The Mercy of Thin Air: A Novel by Ronlyn Domingue
The list author says:
  "Ronlyn Domingue has a way with words."
$17.95
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (117 customer reviews)

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Olive Kitteridge
5.  Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout
The list author says:
  "Very well written."
$11.28   Used & New from: $0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,360 customer reviews)

The Help
6.  The Help by Kathryn Stockett
The list author says:
  "Should make this one into a movie.  Probably will."
$17.88   Used & New from: $0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9,000 customer reviews) | 131 customer discussions

Memoirs of a Geisha
7.  Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden
The list author says:
  "Read this book when it first came out.  It is still with me....."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3,197 customer reviews) | 6 customer discussions

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The Poisonwood Bible: A Novel
8.  The Poisonwood Bible: A Novel by Barbara Kingsolver
The list author says:
  "I will always remember this book. Great read."
$14.38   Used & New from: $2.65
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,398 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Atonement: A Novel
9.  Atonement: A Novel by Ian McEwan
The list author says:
  "Read this book years before the movie came out.  The ending will give you the chills."
$9.09   Used & New from: $0.01
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,099 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Middlesex: A Novel (Oprah's Book Club)
10.  Middlesex: A Novel (Oprah's Book Club) by Jeffrey Eugenides
The list author says:
  "Well written and a good story."
$8.88   Used & New from: $0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,615 customer reviews) | 6 customer discussions

The Book Thief
11.  The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
The list author says:
  "Interesting book.  It will always stay with me.  I love this author."
$7.60   Used & New from: $2.08
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16,641 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

I Am the Messenger
12.  I Am the Messenger by Markus Zusak
The list author says:
  "Great story and well told."
$6.33   Used & New from: $0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (814 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

American Pastoral
13.  American Pastoral by Philip Roth
The list author says:
  "I could relate with all of the characters.  It says a lot when you have read a book years ago and it is still with you."
$8.58   Used & New from: $0.01
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (373 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Housekeeping: A Novel
14.  Housekeeping: A Novel by Marilynne Robinson
The list author says:
  "Pleasure to read."
$8.48   Used & New from: $0.01
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (435 customer reviews)

A Prayer for Owen Meany (Modern Library)
15.  A Prayer for Owen Meany (Modern Library) by John Irving
The list author says:
  "My favorite book of all times."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,198 customer reviews) | 5 customer discussions

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A Widow for One Year (Modern Library of the World's Best Books)
16.  A Widow for One Year (Modern Library of the World's Best Books) by John Irving
The list author says:
  "Nothing like the movie.  The book is excellent."
$17.96   Used & New from: $0.01
3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (675 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Angela's Ashes: A Memoir
17.  Angela's Ashes: A Memoir by Frank McCourt
The list author says:
  "I think of this book often."
$9.60   Used & New from: $0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,562 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Loving Frank: A Novel
18.  Loving Frank: A Novel by Nancy Horan
The list author says:
  "Interesting read about something I knew little about."
$11.94   Used & New from: $0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,010 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

Charming Billy: A Novel
19.  Charming Billy: A Novel by Alice McDermott
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3.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (372 customer reviews)

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The Reader
20.  The Reader by Carol Brown Janeway
The list author says:
  "Engrossing......"
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3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,135 customer reviews)

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Let the Great World Spin: A Novel
21.  Let the Great World Spin: A Novel by Colum McCann
The list author says:
  "Gave me hope."
$7.85   Used & New from: $0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (765 customer reviews)

Bel Canto
22.  Bel Canto by Ann Patchett
The list author says:
  "Well written"
$13.66   Used & New from: $0.01
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,180 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox
23.  The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox by Maggie O'Farrell
The list author says:
  "Very good.  I have read all of her books and this is the best."
$13.41   Used & New from: $0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (324 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Mystic River (Spanish Edition)
24.  Mystic River (Spanish Edition) by Dennis Lehane
The list author says:
  "Very good characters.  I would love to someday read a sequel."
$11.99   Used & New from: $7.95
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
25.  The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon
The list author says:
  "This was a surprise.  Loved it."
$7.68   Used & New from: $0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,938 customer reviews) | 16 customer discussions

The Known World
26.  The Known World by Edward P. Jones
The list author says:
  "Interesting and well written."
$12.34   Used & New from: $2.97
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (451 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Matterhorn: A Novel of the Vietnam War
27.  Matterhorn: A Novel of the Vietnam War by Karl Marlantes
The list author says:
  "Informative and heartbreaking."
$15.51   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,168 customer reviews) | 5 customer discussions

The Hours: A Novel
28.  The Hours: A Novel by Michael Cunningham
The list author says:
  "Will always remember this one."
$10.78   Used & New from: $0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (633 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood: A Novel (The Ya-Ya Series)
29.  Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood: A Novel (The Ya-Ya Series) by Rebecca Wells
The list author says:
  "Loved it!"
$10.19   Used & New from: $0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,244 customer reviews)

Little Altars Everywhere: A Novel (The Ya-Ya Series)
30.  Little Altars Everywhere: A Novel (The Ya-Ya Series) by Rebecca Wells
The list author says:
  "Loved it!"
$10.21   Used & New from: $0.01
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (282 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Where the Heart Is (Oprah's Book Club)
31.  Where the Heart Is (Oprah's Book Club) by Billie Letts
The list author says:
  "Laugh out loud good book."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,404 customer reviews)

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City of Thieves: A Novel
32.  City of Thieves: A Novel by David Benioff
The list author says:
  "Very good."
$10.90   Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,073 customer reviews) | 5 customer discussions

Out Stealing Horses: A Novel
33.  Out Stealing Horses: A Novel by Per Petterson
$12.26   Used & New from: $0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (372 customer reviews)

Birds in Fall: A Novel
34.  Birds in Fall: A Novel by Brad Kessler
The list author says:
  "Wonderful writing."
$11.67   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (49 customer reviews)

Both Ways is the Only Way I Want It
35.  Both Ways is the Only Way I Want It by Maile Meloy
The list author says:
  "A few of these stories stay with me."
$14.40   Used & New from: $0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (57 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Sister
36.  The Sister by Poppy Adams
$11.25   Used & New from: $0.01
3.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (53 customer reviews)

The Fall:  A Novel
37.  The Fall: A Novel by Simon Mawer
The list author says:
  "This book was interesting and hard to put down.  Loved it."
$19.34   Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (41 customer reviews)

If Nobody Speaks of Remarkable Things
38.  If Nobody Speaks of Remarkable Things by Jon McGregor
The list author says:
  "Wonderful....."
$10.47   Used & New from: $0.01
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (50 customer reviews)