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5-Star Books From a Critic

I'm a drama critic and very fussy! These are not plays but books; I've been keeping a running list for years. Here are the five star books over 10 years. (Some are rereads of children's books).
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made by Gwen Orel
avg. score: 10 of 103 (9%)
required scores: 1, 5, 7, 10, 14 

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Act One (Moss Hart)
Act One (Moss Hart)
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Almost There (Nuala O'faolaoin)
Almost There (Nuala O'faolaoin)
3
Americanah (Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie)
Americanah (Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie)
4
American Psycho (Bret Easton Ellis)
American Psycho (Bret Easton Ellis)
5
And Then There Were None (Agatha Christie)
And Then There Were None (Agatha Christie)
6
Anne of Green Gables
Anne of Green Gables
7
Arthur and George
Arthur and George
8
Bee Season
Bee Season
9
Beloved (Toni Morrison)
Beloved (Toni Morrison)
10
Blink
Blink
11
The Bone People (Keri Hulme)
The Bone People (Keri Hulme)
12
Bridget Jones's Diary (Helen Fielding)
Bridget Jones's Diary (Helen Fielding)
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13
Brooklyn
Brooklyn
14
Changeling (Delia Sherman)
Changeling (Delia Sherman)
15
Cold Mountain, by Charles Frazier
Cold Mountain, by Charles Frazier
16
The Copper Beech (Maeve Binchy)
The Copper Beech (Maeve Binchy)
17
Conversion (Katherine Howe)
Conversion (Katherine Howe)
18
The Country Girls
The Country Girls
19
A Crooked Kind of Perfect
A Crooked Kind of Perfect
20
A Damsel in Distress (P.G. Wodehouse)
A Damsel in Distress (P.G. Wodehouse)
21
The Dark Is Rising
The Dark Is Rising
22
The Devil on the Road (Robert Westall)
The Devil on the Road (Robert Westall)
23
Dime (E.R. Frank)
Dime (E.R. Frank)
24
The Dinner (Herman Koch)
The Dinner (Herman Koch)
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25
Educated: A Memoir (Tara Westover)
Educated: A Memoir (Tara Westover)
26
Eleanor and Park
Eleanor and Park
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Ex Libris (Anne Fadiman)
Ex Libris (Anne Fadiman)
28
The Eyre Affair (Jasper Fforde)
The Eyre Affair (Jasper Fforde)
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Fat Kid Rules the World
Fat Kid Rules the World
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Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House (Michael Wolff)
Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House (Michael Wolff)
31
The Fifth Child (Doris Lessing)
The Fifth Child (Doris Lessing)
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The Fifth Wave (Rick Yancey)
The Fifth Wave (Rick Yancey)
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Foundation: Foundation's Edge (Isaac Asimov)
Foundation: Foundation's Edge (Isaac Asimov)
34
Four Spirits
Four Spirits
35
Freddy and Fredericka (Mark Helprin)
Freddy and Fredericka (Mark Helprin)
36
A Gentleman in Moscow (Amor Towles)
A Gentleman in Moscow (Amor Towles)
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37
The Giver (Lois Lowry)
The Giver (Lois Lowry)
38
The Go-Between
The Go-Between
39
The Godfather
The Godfather
40
Gone Girl (Gillian Flynn)
Gone Girl (Gillian Flynn)
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