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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.
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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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