What are the best books in the Lisa Simpson book club?

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    #1The Brothers Karamazov

    The Brothers Karamazov

    The Brothers Karamazov is Fyodor Dostoyevsky's final novel. It tells the story of four brothers―Dmtiri, Ivan, Alyosha, and Smerdyakov. Dostoyevsky writes about 19th-century Russian life and talks about religion, ethics, and morality.

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    Nicholas Cook
    Written on May 11, 2018
    "I thought this would go over my head. The thing about Dostoyevsky is that he wants you to understand his pt. It's not subtle. He rally drives it home and it's repetitious. But other than that it's really intelligent and a stone cold classic, any way you slice it. The ethics and morality that the brother's experience is crazy, y'all."
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    #2The Joy Luck Club

    The Joy Luck Club
    The Joy Luck Club is a best-selling novel by Amy Tan that tells the story of a group of four Chinese women who meet together for mahjong and companionship. Later, their daughters continue the tradition.
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    Theresa Taylor
    Written on May 2, 2018
    "This book was recommended from the Lisa Simpson book club, and I absolutely love it. If you pick any one book from this club, make it The Joy Luck Club."
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    #3The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson

    The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson

    The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson contains all the literary works of Dickinson that were overlooked during her lifetime. Her poetry focuses on tragic visions and a wide range of emotional and deep intellectual wonderings.

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    Fabiola Enríquez
    Written on May 3, 2018
    "If you want to read all of Lisa Simpson's favorite books, I think this is one of the best. Dickinson is a classic of the poetry genre and highly recommended. She has a timeless way with words that are easily accessible for people just starting out with the genre, I think. "
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    #4Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

    Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

    Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone is the first book in the Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling. It welcomed the readers to Harry's magical world and his discovery of his true self where adventure and danger await him as he entered Hogwarts. 

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    Rafael Leal
    Written on May 8, 2018
    "How does one not read Harry Potter? This is a must read, Must buy!! Do you love story telling? Do you love wizards? Magic? Character development? This is a must read even if you dont love those things! Its an interesting book that opens your eyes into the world of Harry Potter"
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    #5The Bell Jar

    The Bell Jar

    The Bell Jar is a book by Sylvia Plath that tells the story of Esther Greenwood, a young woman living in New York, and her descent into madness while trapped in the suffocating "bell jar" that is depression. 

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    #6Tintin in Tibet (The Adventures of Tintin)

    Tintin in Tibet (The Adventures of Tintin)

    Tintin in Tibet was written and illustrated by cartoonist Hergé in 1959. This fiction comic book is the 20th volume in Hergé's The Adventures of Tintin series. It is followed by The Castafiore Emerald.

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    Carlos Alberto Bautista
    Written on May 14, 2018
    "another exciting adventure of tintin"
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    #7Sense and Sensibility

    Sense and Sensibility
    Sense and Sensibility follows the two sisters Marianne and Elinor Dashwood's lives as they experience romance and heartbreak for the first time. It was the first of Jane Austen's works to be published.


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    Samantha Perry
    Written on May 7, 2018
    "Sense and Sensibility is a brilliant work by Jane Austen that is part of the Lisa Simpson book club. The characters are developed through dialogue, and you feel as if you're part of their conversation. The romance unfolds, and everyone gets a happy ending. This book is a classic, with wit, and strong female characters: sisters that fall in love and have their heart broken. While it's a classic story, people can still relate, today."
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    #8The Corrections

    The Corrections

    The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen is a contemporary fiction on a family drama during the age of greed and globalism from the Midwest at mid-century to Wall Street and Eastern Europe.

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    Kevin Hudson
    Written on May 13, 2018
    "I came across The Corrections off Lisa Simpsons book club page. It is a fun book about Wallstreet and greed. This is a worthwhile read. "
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    #9Pippi Longstocking

    Pippi Longstocking
    Pippi Longstocking is a children's book by the Swedish writer Asterid Lingren. It tells the adventurous story of the titular Pippi, a nine-year-old girl with freckles, red hair in pigtails, and superhuman strength.
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    Kathryn Vargas
    Written on May 2, 2018
    "My daughter likes this book. I had read it when I was a kid and am happy my kid likes it too."
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    #10Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

    Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

    Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets is the second book in the Harry Potter Series. Harry is on his second year at Hogwarts and more exciting but dangerous things are yet to come. 

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    Fiona Yao
    Written on May 9, 2018
    "Harry Potter's summer has included the worst birthday ever, doomy warnings from a house-elf called Dobby, and rescue from the Dursleys by his friend Ron Weasley in a magical flying car! Back at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry for his second year, Harry hears strange whispers echo through empty corridors - and then the attacks start. Students are found as though turned to stone... Dobby's sinister predictions seem to be coming true. Pottermore has now launched the Wizarding World Book Club. Visit Pottermore to sign up and join weekly Twitter discussions at WW Book Club."
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    #11Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire

    Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire
    Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire is the fourth book in the Harry potter series. The story revolves around how Harry get past through Lord Voldemort once again. The quidditch cup is also happening and Harry will make sure he will see it. 
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    Christine Cunningham
    Written on May 14, 2018
    "Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire should be in everyones book club, this is a classic read right along side of all the rest of the books in the series. You get a little of everything in this book. This series is even good for those who dont like to read because it draws you in and makes you want to keep reading, very addictive series and perfect for all ages."
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    #12Pride and Prejudice

    Pride and Prejudice
    Pride and Prejudice is a book written by Jane Austen with an introduction from Anna Quindlen, which follows the story of Mr. Darcy and Elizabeth Bennet as they venture into a series of courtship in the 18th century. 
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    Joyce Beck
    Written on May 10, 2018
    "Pride and Prejudice is a classic book by Jane Austen. This book is beautifully detailed with gorgeous pictures and the story is as timeless as ever. It's a comedy of wits and manners, and even today some of those tales hold true. This is a must read for everyone."

Summary

Best What are the best books in the Lisa Simpson book club
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1The Brothers KaramazovBooks 36 Paid
2The Joy Luck ClubBooks 33 Paid
3The Complete Poems of Emily DickinsonBooks 31 Paid
4Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's StoneBooks 29 Paid
5The Bell JarBooks 25 Paid
6Tintin in Tibet (The Adventures of Tintin)Books 21 Paid
7Sense and SensibilityBooks 18 Paid
8The CorrectionsBooks 16 Paid
9Pippi LongstockingBooks 14 Paid
10Harry Potter and the Chamber of SecretsBooks 13 Paid
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