What are the best books mentioned in Gilmore Girls series?

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    #1Romeo and Juliet

    Romeo and Juliet

    Romeo and Juliet is a tragedy written by William Shakespeare early in his career about two young star-crossed lovers whose deaths ultimately reconcile their feuding families.

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    Jesús Vera
    Written on February 27, 2018
    "I'm going to be honest here and say I've never seen Gilmore Girls. Never really wanted to either, but Romeo and Juliet is a timeless piece of work that I think every child still learns about in school. It's an excellent piece of work that combines drama and romanticism, and heart-felt sadness that really moves you. It's well worth reading and even watching some of the film adaptations as well as live adaptations that are still done in theaters. It's truly a great book."
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    #2Harry 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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    Juan Willis
    Written on April 25, 2018
    "I am not quite sure how Harry Potters books or movies mentioned in Gilmore Girls but I am sure there were many other books. I am not a big fan of Gilmore Girls but I know enough that The Goblet of Fire were not a big deal in it."
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    #3Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl

    Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl
    Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl was written by Anne Frank, published from the diary she kept when she and her family were in hiding from the Nazis in the then German-occupied Netherlands.
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    Cheryl Young
    Written on May 18, 2018
    "There are tons of books mentioned in the Gilmore Girl series from new to old and complete works of fiction to autobiographical. I've read quite a few mentioned in the show, but one of the greatest will always be this book. I remember reading it in my early teens and it has stuck with me since."
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    #4Jane Eyre

    Jane Eyre

    Jane Eyre is a novel by Charlotte Brontë that tells the story of Jane Eyre who is left under the care of cruel guardians as a young girl, and then goes to Thornfield Hall to work as a governess, under a harsh employer.

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    Tom Jia
    Written on March 5, 2018
    "Jane Eyre is a classic book. It contains a lot of good information about how society should behave and function. it is a literarly classic that will keep you engaged. Can be harder to read at times but worth making it through."
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    #5Wuthering Heights

    Wuthering Heights

    Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë tells the story of Catherine and Heathcliff. After she rejects him for a boy from a better background he develops a lust for revenge that takes over his life. This tale of hauntings, passion, and greed remains unsurpassed in its depiction of the dark side of love.

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    Juan Phillips
    Written on March 11, 2018
    "The story by Emily Bronte is very entertaining. I like to read this whenever it is cold and rainy outside and I am alone in my house. I will make myself some hot tea and sometimes coffee and just read this book all the way through. I have read it many times and be aware it is very long."
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    #6Swann's Way

    Swann's Way

    Swann's Way is the first book in the À la recherche du temps perdu series by Marcel Proust. This book was originally published in 1913. This book is a classic European literature.

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    Christopher Fisher
    Written on May 16, 2018
    "This is a very popular book. I have not actually seen Gilmore Girls so I am not totally certain it is mentioned. If it is though this would fit the topic."
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    #7The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

    The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
    The Fellowship of the Ring is the first part of J.R.R. Tolkien's classic epic series, The Lord of the Rings. It was originally published in Great Britain in 1954 and has been adapted into a world-famous film.
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    Eric Black
    Written on April 12, 2018
    "Cover to cover this is one of the greats. The movie doesn't do it justice and its a great movie. Just get it, thank me later."
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    #8Little Women

    Little Women

    Little Women is a coming-of-age fiction novel written by Louisa May Alcott. This book follows the story of four teenage sisters living with their mother. The two volumes were consecutively released in 1868 and 1869.

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    Brian Morris
    Written on April 23, 2018
    "a fun and uplifting classic"
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    #9Letters to a Young Poet

    Letters to a Young Poet
    Back in 1903, a military student sent his verses to Rainer Maria Rilke, an Austrian poet so that he could know how to improve in his poetry skills. These ten letters are now compiled in this book, which contains some of the author's favorite themes and many advice that will help anyone interested in the poetry world. 
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    Betty Mason
    Written on April 18, 2018
    "Letters to a Young Poet is definitely the best book ever mentioned in the Gilmour girls series. The 10 letters preceded his best works and are said to contain his genius style as it was being formed and created. "
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    #10The 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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    Gary Harper
    Written on May 9, 2018
    "The best books mentioned in Gilmore Girls series include "The Bell Jar", which is a book that tells the story of a young woman living in New York who battles depression. Boasting an average customer rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars based on 1,395 Amazon customer reviews, I would strongly recommend this book."
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    #111984

    1984
    1984 is a dystopian novel by George Orwell that tells the story of Winston Smith, who lives under the rule of the tyrannical government ruled by the omnipresent Big Brother. It is a bleak portrayal of how society might become in the future.
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    Edward Brown
    Written on March 3, 2018
    "1984 is one of the best books I've read that I've seen mentioned in the Gilmore Girls series. Very underrated book. The story is very refreshing and offers elements that were never done before in the genre."
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    #12To Kill a Mockingbird

    To Kill a Mockingbird
    To Kill a Mockingbird is Harper Lee's Pulitzer prize-winning masterwork of honor and injustice in the deep south and the heroism of one man in the face of blind and violent hatred. This was first published in 1960.
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    Mildred Bailey
    Written on March 10, 2018
    "There's a reason To Kill a Mockingbird is considered a classic. Such a great book with a great message."
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    #13Alice in Wonderland

    Alice in Wonderland

    Alice in Wonderland is a book by Jane Carruth. It is an adaptation of the original fantasy novel written by Lewis Carol (Charles Lutwidge Dodgson). It follows the story of Alice who fell through the rabbit hole.  

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    Joan Webb
    Written on April 30, 2018
    "This was a good, shortened version of the classic Alice in Wonderland book. The most famous parts of the story are included, so it would be a good read to a child who doesn't know the full story yet."
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    #14Frankenstein

    Frankenstein

    Frankenstein is a science fiction book written by Mary Shelley which centers on scientist Victor Frankenstein who creates a grotesque and cognizant being through a scientific experiment. 

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    Judy Webb
    Written on April 24, 2018
    "This is a nice little science fiction book. It is interesting and definitely worth your time"
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    #15Fahrenheit 451

    Fahrenheit 451

    Fahrenheit 451 is a dystopian novel wherein a totalitarian regime has ordered the burning of books in order to suppress the spread of subversive ideas. It preaches about the power and role of knowledge to see beyond the surface.

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    Doris Fox
    Written on March 5, 2018
    "I was tickled when I heard Fahrenheit 451 mentioned in the Gilmore Girls series, it is the best book mentioned in the series. I'm glad they mentioned it so it could get more exposure among their viewership, as it is an important book to understand how censorship can creep into a society. "
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    #16The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath

    The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath

    The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath is a posthumously published book. It contains the complete transcriptions of Sylvia Plath's journals and personal notes during the last twelve years of her life, from 1950 to 1962.

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    Lauren Sanders
    Written on March 20, 2018
    "This is an interesting book. Sad and deep, it brings you into a very dark mind."
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    #17The Perks of Being a Wallflower

    The Perks of Being a Wallflower

    The Perks of Being a Wallflower is a book by Stephen Chbosky that tells the story of Charlie. The book revolves around Charlie's writings in his diary. His struggle as a unique teen, trying to live his life happily. 

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    Carlos Alberto Balderas
    Written on May 8, 2018
    "The Perks of Being a Wallflower is a book about a teen just trying to live his life and make it through without getting noticed too much. It's a story that a lot of people who got picked on in school can identify with. Well written and well done."
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    #18The Great Gatsby

    The Great Gatsby

    The Great Gatsby is a classic book written by F. Scott Fitzgerald which was first published in 1914. It tells the story of wealthy man Jay Gatsby who is in love with Daisy Buchanan from an old money family. This has two film adaptations. 

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Best What are the best books mentioned in Gilmore Girls series
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Romeo and JulietBooks 46 Paid
2Harry Potter And The Goblet Of FireBooks 42 Paid
3Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young GirlBooks 39 Paid
4Jane EyreBooks 37 Paid
5Wuthering Heights Books 35 Paid
6Swann's WayBooks 31 Paid
7The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the RingBooks 29 Paid
8Little WomenBooks 28 Paid
9Letters to a Young PoetBooks 26 Paid
10The Bell JarBooks 22 Paid
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