“America’s Most Loved Novels – right here!   Great list to hit up if you want a good read.”  -Jodi

According to USA Today

PBS crowned Harper Lee’s 1960 Southern classic the winner Tuesday night during the final episode of “The Great American Read,”

 

“I’m not surprised at all that Americans chose “To Kill a Mockingbird” as their best-loved novel, host Meredith Vieira said. “It is a personal favorite of mine – one that truly opened my eyes to a world outside of my own. Harper Lee’s iconic work of literature is cherished for its resonance, its life lessons and its impact on one’s own moral compass.”

 

 

The top 10 in order of votes:

1. “To Kill a Mockingbird” by Harper Lee

2. “Outlander” by Diana Gabaldon (series)

3. “Harry Potter” by J.K. Rowling (series)

4. “Pride and Prejudice” by Jane Austen

5. “The Lord of the Rings” by J.R.R. Tolkien (series)

6. “Gone With the Wind” by Margaret Mitchell

7. “Charlotte’s Web” by E.B. White

8. “Little Women” by Louisa May Alcott

9. “The Chronicles of Narnia” by C.S. Lewis (series)

10. “Jane Eyre” by Charlotte Bronte

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