The Great American Read

Top 10 Books Leading the Pack

Posted by The Great American Read Editor on

The clock is ticking to cast your final votes for America’s best-loved novel. Will your favorite be the winner? To date, more than 3.8 million votes have been cast but it’s still anyone’s game. 

As we head into the final week of voting, here is a sneak peek at the TOP 10 BOOKS from the list of 100 that are currently in the lead.


(listed in alphabetical order, not by vote ranking)

Charlotte's Web
The Chronicles of Narnia (Series)
Gone with the Wind
Harry Potter (Series)
Jane Eyre
Little Women
The Lord of the Rings (Series)
Outlander (Series)
Pride and Prejudice
To Kill a Mockingbird

Vote daily for your favorites through Thursday, October 18, 2018 at 11:59pm PT. And remember, there are FOUR ways to vote: online, social hashtag, SMS, and Toll-free. Find all of the details on how to vote here. 

Tune-in to the “Grand Finale” episode where the winning book will be revealed on Tuesday, October 23 at 8/7c on PBS. 


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