BookVibe has compiled a list of books most mentioned on Twitter in 2014. Might as well just get into the list because I’m sure you’re more interested in the ten books than any preceding comments I have.
10. Catcher in the Rye – JD Salinger
I suppose it would be unwise to think that a list like this wouldn’t include some classics, right? I mean, don’t high school kids have to read this? Maybe?
9. 1984 – George Orwell
I don’t know if high schoolers are reading this, but I’m not particularly surprised by it.
8. Jurassic Park – Michael Crichton
Hey. This is a definite surprise to me. It’s obvious that this made the list because of the new movie coming out next summer, but it is still nice to see people talking about it (even though we’re coming up on movie four and there are only two books.) But I read this in high school and then read the second one. Enjoyed both.
7. Eleanor and Park – Rainbow Rowell
Haven’t read this one, but I know it’s popular. My only question is if her real name is really Rainbow. And I actually know the titles of all of her books even though I haven’t read any of them. That’s cool.
6. Gone Girl – Gillian Flynn
When a book is adapted into a major movie that immediately gets some awards buzz going, well it’s hard to imagine a world in which Twitter isn’t right on board with that. Still haven’t read this, though I’m about 90 percent sure I know what happens. Eh.
5. Hannibal – Thomans Harris
4. To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee
Obviously an American classic, but wasn’t this book just released as an e-book for the first time this year? Maybe that helped?
3. Looking for Alaska – John Green
I would have to go back and take a look at my banned books post, but I think this made the list. Cause I know it was published a few years ago and I figured that two of his other books would make this list over this one. Hm. What do I know?
2. A Game of Thrones – George R. R. Martin
There is absolutely nothing for me to say about this. Who wouldn’t expect this?
1. The Fault in Our Stars – John Green
Well it sure looks like John Green is right at the top of the literary world at the moment. Heck, this is the only book on the list I read in 2014. And he has another movie coming out next June. And is there anyone out there who doesn’t think his other works will be adapted at some point? Doubt it. I still would just like to mention that I have the same initials as John Green. Cause that somehow matters. This book actually had more than double the mentions on Twitter as the second book on the list. Sheesh.
So that’s it! The top ten books of 2014 on Twitter. Any surprises?