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    Posted on Sep 8, 2014

    20 Of The Most Beloved Books According To Facebook

    With data collected from the "List 10 books that have stayed with you in some way" Facebook meme.

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    You might have seen a meme floating around your Facebook news feed in which your friends list "10 books that have stayed with them in some way." Maybe you even wrote a post yourself. As it turns out, there's now hard data based on nearly 13,000 status updates featuring the phrases "10 books" or "ten books," thanks to researchers Lada Adamic and Pinkesh Patel.

    Here are the 20 most popular books listed in the Facebook meme:

    20. Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery

    19. The Alchemist by Paul Coelho

    HarperOne / Via allthecovers.tumblr.com

    18. The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis

    HarperCollins / Via msmela.com

    17. The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood

    Anchor Books / Via one-elevenbooks.com

    16. A Wrinkle In Time by Madeleine L'Engle

    Square Fish / Via en.wikipedia.org

    15. Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell

    Scribner Book Company / Via blog.hexotica.com.au

    14. The Stand by Stephen King

    13. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë

    Signet Classic / Via readwithstyle.blogspot.com

    12. Little Women by Louisa M. Alcott

    11. 1984 by George Orwell

    Debolsillo / Via bookcoverarchive.com

    10. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

    Charles Scribner's Sons / Via en.wikipedia.org

    9. The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger

    Little, Brown and Company / Via huffingtonpost.com

    8. The Hunger Games series by Suzanne Collins

    Scholastic Press / Via amsjournal.wordpress.com

    7. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams

    Random House / Via thealmightyguru.com

    6. The Holy Bible

    American Bible Society / Via tbcaustin.com

    5. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

    Penguin Books / Via heretishietishie.blogspot.com

    4. The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt / Via cutlerlibrary.blogspot.com

    3. The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien

    Mariner Books / Via bestbooksforyoungadults.com

    2. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

    Grand Central Publishing / Via 210teenlibrary.wordpress.com

    1. The Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling

    Scholastic Books / Via en.wikipedia.org

    Check out the complete list of data and top 100 books that have stayed with us all in some way.

    h/t PolicyMic

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