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5-Star Books From a Critic - Page 2

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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Goose Chase (Patrice Kindl)
Goose Chase (Patrice Kindl)
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The Grapes of Wrath (John Steinbeck)
The Grapes of Wrath (John Steinbeck)
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The Great Good Thing (Roderick Townley)
The Great Good Thing (Roderick Townley)
44
The Greengage Summer (Rumer Godden)
The Greengage Summer (Rumer Godden)
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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
47
The Hate U Give (Angie Thomas)
The Hate U Give (Angie Thomas)
48
Hollywood Animal (Joe Eszterhas)
Hollywood Animal (Joe Eszterhas)
49
Horse Heaven (Jane Smiley)
Horse Heaven (Jane Smiley)
50
House of the Seven Gables by Nathaniel Hawthorne
House of the Seven Gables by Nathaniel Hawthorne
51
I Don`T Know How She Does It (Allison Pearson)
I Don`T Know How She Does It (Allison Pearson)
52
I.O.U.; Why Everyone Owes Everyone and Nobody Can Pay (John Lancaster)
I.O.U.; Why Everyone Owes Everyone and Nobody Can Pay (John Lancaster)
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53
The Knife of Never Letting Go
The Knife of Never Letting Go
54
In a German Pension (Katherine Mansfield)
In a German Pension (Katherine Mansfield)
55
Lady Susan
Lady Susan
56
Little Children (Tom Perrotta)
Little Children (Tom Perrotta)
57
The Little Leftover Witch (Florence Laughlin)
The Little Leftover Witch (Florence Laughlin)
58
The Little White Bird (J. M. Barrie)
The Little White Bird (J. M. Barrie)
59
The Lost (Daniel Mendelsohn)
The Lost (Daniel Mendelsohn)
60
The Lovely Bones (Alice Sebold)
The Lovely Bones (Alice Sebold)
61
Love in a Cold Climate
Love in a Cold Climate
62
Magical Thinking (Augusten Burroughs)
Magical Thinking (Augusten Burroughs)
63
Martin Pippin in the Apple Orchard (Eleanor Farjeon)
Martin Pippin in the Apple Orchard (Eleanor Farjeon)
64
May We Borrow Your Husband? (Graham Greene)
May We Borrow Your Husband? (Graham Greene)
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65
Metroland (Juian Barnes)
Metroland (Juian Barnes)
66
A Monster Calls (Patrick Ness & Siobhan Dowd)
A Monster Calls (Patrick Ness & Siobhan Dowd)
67
My Dream of You (Nuala O'faolain)
My Dream of You (Nuala O'faolain)
68
New Policeman (Kate Thompson)
New Policeman (Kate Thompson)
69
The Orphan Master's Son by Adam Johnson
The Orphan Master's Son by Adam Johnson
70
The Otherwise Girl (Keith Claire)
The Otherwise Girl (Keith Claire)
71
Outwitting History
Outwitting History
72
The Pillars of the Earth
The Pillars of the Earth
73
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (Muriel Spark)
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (Muriel Spark)
74
Psychic Junkie: A Memoir (Sarah Lassez)
Psychic Junkie: A Memoir (Sarah Lassez)
75
The Pursuit of Love (Nancy Mitford)
The Pursuit of Love (Nancy Mitford)
76
Re: Jane (Patricia Park)
Re: Jane (Patricia Park)
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77
The Return Journey (Maeve Binchey)
The Return Journey (Maeve Binchey)
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Second Glance
Second Glance
79
The Secret Garden
The Secret Garden
80
Shadow Castle (Marian Cockrell)
Shadow Castle (Marian Cockrell)
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