The top 10 books Americans love the most

A classic tale of racial injustice, tolerance, and the loss of innocence in a small Alabama town during the 1930s.

1. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

A time-traveling romance that follows Claire Randall as she navigates 18th-century Scotland and falls in love with a Scottish warrior.

2. Outlander by Diana Gabaldon

The first book in the beloved Harry Potter series, introducing readers to the magical world of Hogwarts and the boy who lived.

3. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling

A timeless romance about Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy as they navigate love, family, and social class in 19th-century England.

4. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

A dystopian classic that depicts a totalitarian future where independent thought is discouraged and citizens are constantly surveilled.

5. 1984 by George Orwell

A coming-of-age story about two boys growing up in New Hampshire during the 1950s and 1960s, exploring themes of faith, friendship, and identity.

6. A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving

A classic tale of childhood mischief and adventure in a small Missouri town during the mid-1800s.

7. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain

A fable about a young shepherd's journey to fulfill his personal legend and find his treasure, exploring themes of spirituality and self-discovery.

8. The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

A classic coming-of-age story about Holden Caulfield's struggles with alienation, rebellion, and the challenges of growing up.

9. The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger

A historical fiction novel set in Nazi Germany during World War II, narrated by Death itself, exploring the power of words and the human experience.

10. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak