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Vote on America’s Favorite Novel before Midnight on October 18!

Posted by Kellie May on

After months of waiting, the finale of The Great American Read is almost here! Airing at 8pm on October 23 on CET and ThinkTV16, the finale will include footage of watch parties (possibly including footage from Cincinnati!), events and the big reveal of America’s Favorite Novel.

Voting is open through midnight Thursday, October 18, and while it’s still any book’s game, PBS released a list of the Top 40 books when voting for The Great American Read hit 2 million votes. Here’s the list:


A Prayer for Owen Meany

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

And Then There Were None

Anne of Green Gables

Atlas Shrugged

The Book Thief

The Catcher in the Rye

Charlotte’s Web

The Chronicles of Narnia (Series)

The Clan of the Cave Bear

The Color Purple

The Count of Monte Cristo

The Da Vinci Code


Gone with the Wind

The Grapes of Wrath

Great Expectations

The Great Gatsby

The Handmaid’s Tale

Harry Potter (Series)

The Help

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

The Hunger Games (Series)

Jane Eyre

The Little Prince

Little Women

Lonesome Dove

The Lord of the Rings (Series)

Outlander (Series)

The Outsiders

The Pillars of the Earth

Pride and Prejudice


The Stand

To Kill a Mockingbird

Where the Red Fern Grows

Wuthering Heights

The quickest way to vote, since you’re already on our website, is to visit either or If you want to vote on social, in The Great American Read App, by texting or by calling in, that information is available online at

We hope you’ve enjoyed The Great American Read so far! You can stream the previous episodes online at or Keep those votes coming!