Top 100 Books You Wish More People Knew About

From Goodreads Listopia: “A list of books that you love, but don’t hear mentioned too often. NO BESTSELLERS OR BOOKS THAT ARE BEING MADE INTO MOVIES. So no Hunger Games, no City of Bones, no Harry Potter. ONLY books with UNDER 20,000 ratings on GR” The list is ranked based on number of votes from the Goodreads community.

1. The Secret Magdalene by Ki Longfellow

2. Flow Down Like Silver: Hypatia of Alexandria by Ki Longfellow

3. Houdini Heart by Ki Longfellow

4. The Ghost and the Goth (The Ghost and the Goth, #1) by Stacey Kade

5. A Certain Slant of Light (Light, #1) by Laura Whitcomb

6. Nobody’s Princess (Nobody’s Princess, #1) by Esther M. Friesner

7. Sisters Red (Fairytale Retellings, #1) by Jackson Pearce

8. A Kiss in Time by Alex Flinn

9. Froi of the Exiles (Lumatere Chronicles, #2) by Melina Marchetta

10. The Silver Kiss by Annette Curtis Klause

11. Academy 7 by Anne Osterlund

12. Once a Witch (Witch, #1) by Carolyn MacCullough

13. Hold Me Closer, Necromancer (Necromancer, #1) by Lish McBride

14. Graffiti Moon by Cath Crowley

15. Spindle’s End by Robin McKinley

16. Prophecy of the Sisters (Prophecy of the Sisters, #1) by Michelle Zink

17. Finding Sky (Benedicts, #1) by Joss Stirling

18. Numbers (Numbers, #1) by Rachel Ward

19. The Grimm Legacy (The Grimm Legacy, #1) by Polly Shulman

20. Promise (Soul Savers, #1) by Kristie Cook

21. The Enchanted Forest Chronicles (The Enchanted Forest Chronicles, #1–4) by Patricia C. Wrede

22. Generation Dead (Generation Dead, #1) by Daniel Waters

23. Quintana of Charyn (Lumatere Chronicles, #3) by Melina Marchetta

24. Forsaken (The Demon Trappers, #1) by Jana Oliver

25. Crossroads (Crossroads Saga, #1) by Mary Ting

26. The Emperor’s Edge (The Emperor’s Edge, #1) by Lindsay Buroker

27. Shade (Shade, #1) by Jeri Smith-Ready

28. The Dark Hills Divide (The Land of Elyon, #1) by Patrick Carman

29. The Dysfunctional Test by Kelly Moran

30. Hawksong (The Kiesha’ra, #1) by Amelia Atwater-Rhodes

31. Unholy Ghosts (Downside Ghosts, #1) by Stacia Kane

32. The Demon’s Lexicon (The Demon’s Lexicon, #1) by Sarah Rees Brennan

33. Witch Song (Witch Song, #1) by Amber Argyle

34. Forgotten by Cat Patrick

35. It’s a Fugly Life (Fugly, #2) by Mimi Jean Pamfiloff

36. Mark of the Demon (Kara Gillian, #1) by Diana Rowland

37. Brightly Woven by Alexandra Bracken

38. Blue is for Nightmares (Blue is for Nightmares, #1) by Laurie Faria Stolarz

39. Witch Child (Witch Child, #1) by Celia Rees

40. Ghost of a Promise (Phantoms, #1) by Kelly Moran

41. Mercy (Mercy, #1) by Lucian Bane

42. Farsighted (Farsighted, #1) by Emlyn Chand

43. The Secret to Hummingbird Cake by Celeste Fletcher McHale

44. Audrey, Wait! by Robin Benway

45. Beyond Bridalveil Fall (Dwellers of Awahnee, #1) by Sheryl Seal

46. September Ends by Hunter S. Jones

47. China Blues by Ki Longfellow

48. Hollowland (The Hollows, #1) by Amanda Hocking

49. StarCrossed (Thief Errant, #1) by Elizabeth C. Bunce

50. The Ordinary Princess by M.M. Kaye

51. The Replacement by Brenna Yovanoff

52. A Job From Hell (Ancient Legends, #1) by Jayde Scott

53. Airborn (Matt Cruse, #1) by Kenneth Oppel

54. The Lilith Scroll (The Lilith Scroll, #1) by B.L. Marsh

55. Personal Demons (Personal Demons, #1) by Lisa Desrochers

56. Blood Rites (The Grey Wolves, #2) by Quinn Loftis

57. The Piper’s Son by Melina Marchetta

58. No Mercy (Mercy, #2) by Lucian Bane

59. Beyond Oria Falls (Dwellers of Ahwahnee, #2) by Sheryl Seal

60. Sorcery & Cecelia: or The Enchanted Chocolate Pot (Cecelia and Kate, #1) by Patricia C. Wrede

61. Divine By Mistake (Partholon, #1) by P.C. Cast

62. Stitch (Stitch Trilogy, #1) by Samantha Durante

63. How to Say Goodbye in Robot by Natalie Standiford

64. Witch in the Woods (Witch in the Woods, #1) by Taylor Ann Bunker

65. Demons at Deadnight (Divinicus Nex Chronicles, #1) by A.E. Kirk

66. Brain: The Man Who Wrote the Book That Changed the World by Dermot Davis

67. Secrets of the Realm by Bev Stout

68. Grave Beginnings (The Grave Report, #1) by R.R. Virdi

69. Walks Away Woman by Ki Longfellow

70. Beyond the World of Man (Dwellers of Ahwahnee, #3) by Sheryl Seal

71. Marcelo in the Real World by Francisco X. Stork

72. The 231 Club: My Ten Year Journey From Therapist to CIA Courier and Sanctioned Kills — A True Story by J. Bartell

73. The Hollow (The Hollow, #1) by Jessica Verday

74. Keturah and Lord Death by Martine Leavitt

75. Mellifica: Devastating First Love by Melissa Mayberry

76. Heart’s Blood by Juliet Marillier

77. Lost Until You by J.R. Grant

78. Lips of a Mastodon by Ted Bernal Guevara

79. The Broken Kingdoms (Inheritance, #2) by N.K. Jemisin

80. Circle of Five (Pha Yul, #1) by Jan Raymond

81. The Awakening (Emerge, #1) by Melissa A. Craven

82. Riddle in Stone (The Riddle in Stone, #1) by Robert Evert

83. City of Ghosts (Downside Ghosts, #3) by Stacia Kane

84. Amber House (Amber House, #1) by Kelly Moore

85. Luck in the Shadows (Nightrunner, #1) by Lynn Flewelling

86. Grave Measures (The Grave Report #2) by R.R. Virdi

87. Remembrance (Transcend Time, #1) by Michelle Madow

88. Rock Star (Dream Weaver, #2) by Su Williams

89. The Named (Guardians of Time, #1) by Marianne Curley

90. Shit my History Teacher DID NOT tell me! by Karl Wiggins

91. Lost Souls by Poppy Z. Brite

92. The Ambassador’s Mission (Traitor Spy Trilogy, #1) by Trudi Canavan

93. The V Girl by Mya Robarts

94. Forgive My Fins (Fins, #1) by Tera Lynn Childs

95. Dogshit Saved My Life by Karl Wiggins

96. Anew (The Archers of Avalon, #1) by Chelsea Fine

97. The Light of Asteria: Kailmeyra’s Last Hope (Kailmeyra, #1)by Elizabeth Isaacs

98. The Elephant Tree by R.D. Ronald

99. Deadly Thyme by R.L. Nolen

100. Calico Jack in your Garden by Karl Wiggins


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