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Wednesday, January 12, 2011

2011 Book Review

Despite my initial thoughts that everyone who'd be likely to care is on GoodReads, I went ahead and did it.  To keep things interesting, I gave the most memorable books (good and bad) candy-bar themed awards.  Click on the links to check them out.

And of course, here's the list of the 50 books I read during 2010, complete with my GoodReads ratings.

FIVE STARS (Amazing)
The Undaunted
Bad Things Happen
Journey of the Promise
The Rivers Run Dry
The Glassblower of Murano
Secrets of the Dragon
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
Faith of the Fallen
The Parenting Breakthrough
The Help
Left Behind

FOUR STARS (Very good and I'd recommend them)
The Memory Keeper's Daughter
Hattie Big Sky
Prayers for Sale
From Cradle to Grave
Daddy's Girl
The Crossing Places
Book of a Thousand Days
A Highland Feast
Harvesting the Heart
Sea Glass
The Three Weissmanns of Westport
Something Missing
The Kite Runner

THREE STARS (Not a waste of my time)
Saving Madeline
The Enchantment Emporium
The Short Second Life...
Revenge of the Witch
The Goose Girl
Boys Adrift
The Conterfeit Convert
Tarizon: The Liberator
The Blade Itself

TWO STARS (I kind of wish I hadn't...)
Sundays at Tiffany's
The Calligrapher's Daughter
The Founding
Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell
A Great and Terrible Beauty
A False Dawn
The Man Who Loved Books Too Much
Eve of Magic
The Ancient Lands: Warrior Quest

ONE STAR (Grrr....)
Imperfect Birds
The Lost City of Z
The Hidden Diary of Marie Antoinette


coryshay said...

Love the book list! I've added quite a few of your 5 star books to my to read list. And I'm not sure if I ever told you how much I loved loved loved the Parenting Breakthrough...Such a great book wasn't it? I've got to get myself a copy and read and re-read.

coryshay said...

p.s. How do you find time to read so much? I'm jealous! But I'm sure you work at it!