This post will examine the top 10 highest rated books that on good reads and compare them with the ratings I gave them. The only rules I had, was that each book, needed, to be rated, at least a 1,000 times to qualify. and  a writer, can not be on the list more than once

Fool’s Fate, (Tawny Man 3)
Robin Hobb
Goodreads 4.42
Mine 4

The conclusion of the Twany Man trilogy, the moving end of the Frazers, which empires must stand or fall.

The Midnight Rose
Lucinda Riley
Goodreads 4.35
Mine 5

Spanning four generations, The Midnight Rose sweeps from the glittering palaces of the great maharajas of India to the majestic stately homes of England

The System of the World
Neal Stephenson
Goodreads 4.35
Mine 4

The year is 1714. Daniel Waterhouse has returned to England, where he joins forces with his friend Isaac Newton to hunt down a shadowy group attempting to blow up Natural Philosophers

The Pillers of the Earth (Kingsbridge 1)
Ken Follet
Goodreads 4.32
Mine 4

Against this richly imagined and intricately interwoven backdrop, filled with the ravages of war and the rhythms of daily life, the master storyteller draws the reader irresistibly into the intertwined lives of his characters

The Mountains Sing
Nguyen Que Mai
Goodreeds 4.31
Mine 4

Vivid, gripping, and steeped in the language and traditions of Viet Nam, The Mountains Sing brings to life the human costs of this conflict from the point of view of the Vietnamese people themselves

The Tuscan Secret
Angela Petch
Mine 4

The tragic consequences of war echo through the generations in this stunning tale, inspired by true events, about how family secrets can haunt us; and how love can guide us through the darkest times.

Dune (Dune Chronicles 1)
Frank Herbert
Goodreads 4.23
Mine 3

The Duke of Atreides has been manoeuvred by his arch-enemy, Baron Harkonnen, into administering the desert planet of Dune. Although it is almost completely without water,

Little Secrets
Jennifer Hillier
Goodreads 4.22
Mine 5

Marin used to have it all. Married to the love of her life, she owns a chain of upscale hair salons, and Derek runs his own company. They’re admired in their community and are a loving family – until their world falls apart

Karen McQuestion
Goodreads 4.19
Mine 5

Joe Arneson’s ordinary life is upended by troubling dreams of himself as a different man in another place and time. It isn’t until he visits his estranged grandmother,

Burning Island
Susan Golding
Goodreads 4.19
Mine 5

Corfu 1943. Though they don’t know it, five-year-old Matilde and three-year-old Anna have kissed their mother for the last time. The Nazis have reached their.

As you can see most of the scores for the top 10 books on goodreads are within less than one, the only one outside of this range is Dune which on Goodreads scores 4.23 and my rating was only one. This may be, because that while I do read Si-Fi, I do not read a lot of it and I Found Frank Herbert’s writing a little bit dry for my liking.

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