Dymocks have released the 2010 list of the 101 best books (or series of books) as voted by members of their customer loyality program, Dymocks Booklovers. The list was released last week on Dymock’s facebook page. At number 6 on the list, Markus Zusak was the highest ranked Australian author with his novel The Book Thief.

Top 101

  1. The Twilight Saga by Stephenie Meyer
  2. The Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling
  3. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
  4. The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
  5. The Lord of the Rings Trilogy by J.R.R. Tolkien
  6. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
  7. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
  8. The Millennium Trilogy by Stieg Larsson
  9. My Sister’s Keeper by Jodi Picoult
  10. The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
  11. The Bronze Horseman by Paullina Simons
  12. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
  13. Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
  14. The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold
  15. Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead
  16. Magician by Raymond E. Feist
  17. Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
  18. The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown
  19. Cloudstreet by Tim Winton
  20. The Host by Stephenie Meyer
  21. Mao’s Last Dancer by Li Cunxin
  22. Atonement by Ian McEwan
  23. The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
  24. Angels and Demons by Dan Brown
  25. A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini
  26. Cross Stitch by Diana Gabaldon
  27. Shantaram by Gregory David Roberts
  28. The Slap by Christos Tsiolkas
  29. Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell
  30. Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden
  31. The Hitch Hiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
  32. Tomorrow When the War Began by John Marsden
  33. Obernewtyn by Isobelle Carmody
  34. The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas by John Boyne
  35. The Inheritance Series by Christopher Paolini
  36. The Eyre Affair by Jasper Fforde
  37. Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer
  38. The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
  39. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
  40. Catch-22 by Joseph Heller
  41. Ice Station by Matthew Reilly
  42. The Power of One by Bryce Courtenay
  43. Persuasion by Jane Austen
  44. Tully by Paullina Simons
  45. Seven Ancient Wonders by Matthew Reilly
  46. Breath by Tim Winton
  47. The Mortal Instruments Series by Cassandra Clare
  48. Life of Pi by Yann Martel
  49. A Fine Balance by Rohinton Mistry
  50. The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
  51. Emma by Jane Austen
  52. The Other Boleyn Girl by Philippa Gregory
  53. The Bible 
  54. Six Sacred Stones by Matthew Reilly
  55. A Fortunate Life by A.B. Facey
  56. We Need To Talk About Kevin by Lionel Shriver
  57. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  58. Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery
  59. The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy
  60. The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon
  61. People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks
  62. The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown
  63. The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova
  64. Interview with the Vampire by Anne Rice
  65. Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky
  66. The Sookie Stackhouse Series by Charlaine Harris
  67. Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom
  68. Five Greatest Warriors by Matthew Reilly
  69. On the Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta
  70. The Princess Bride by William Goldman
  71. The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom
  72. Wicked by Gregory Maguire
  73. Eat Pray Love by Elizabeth Gilbert
  74. Audacity of Hope by Barack Obama
  75. Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett
  76. Dewey by Vicki Myron
  77. Dirt Music by Tim Winton
  78. Marley and Me by John Grogan
  79. Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
  80. Dune by Frank Herbert
  81. The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
  82. The Memory Keeper’s Daughter by Kim Edwards
  83. Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
  84. War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
  85. The Road by Cormac McCarthy
  86. Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides
  87. The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis
  88. The Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton
  89. Possession by A S Byatt
  90. Finnikin of The Rock by Melina Marchetta
  91. No Ladies’ Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith
  92. Graceling by Kristin Cashore
  93. The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver
  94. The Secret History by Donna Tartt
  95. Silent Country by Di Morrissey
  96. Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel
  97. Her Fearful Symmetry by Audrey Niffenegger
  98. The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
  99. Still Alice by Lisa Genova
  100. The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle
  101. Gallipoli by Les Carlyon