Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Books Read in 2010 - Awards

Well, I didn't come anywhere near 25 books in 2010, but I made a valiant effort. I actually read the last 5 books just in the month of December.

Here's the final wrap up of all the books I read in 2010:

1. The Gastronomy of Marriage by Michelle Maisto {click here for my review - 5 stars}

2. Shelter Me by Juliette Fay {click here for my review - 3.5 stars}

3. Dear John by Nicholas Sparks {click here for my review - 2 stars}

4. Dead as a Doornail {Sookie Stackhouse/True Blood, Book 5} by Charlaine Harris {click here for my review - 4 stars}

5. The Mercy of Thin Air by Romlyn Domingue {click here for my review - 1 star}

6. The Year of Fog by Michelle Richmond {click here for my review - 2 stars}

7. Definitely Dead {Sookie Stackhouse/True Blood Series, Book 6} by Charlaine Harris - 4 stars

8. All Together Dead {Sookie Stackhouse/True Blood Series, Book 7} by Charlaine Harris - 3.5 stars

9. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson - 2.5 stars

10. The Story of Edgar Sawtelle by David Wroblewski - 2 stars

11. Sarah's Key by Tatiana deRosnay - 4.5 stars

*new 12. From Dead to Worse {Sookie Stackhouse/True Blood Series, Book 8} by Charlaine Harris - 4 stars

*new 13. The Help by Kathryn Stockett - 5 stars!!

* new14. Fireflies in December by Jennifer Erin Valent - 5 stars!!

*new 15. Stuck in the Middle {Sister-to-Sister Book 1} by Virginia Smith - 3 stars

*new 16. A Dog Named Slugger by Leigh Brill - 3 stars


Favorite Book of 2010: It's a toss up between Fireflies in December and The Help! Close second is The Gastronomy of Marriage.

Worst Book of 2010: The Mercy of Thin Air...serious snoozefest!

Most Overrated Book of 2010: The Story of Edgar Sawtelle...sorry Oprah!

Favorite Series of 2010: Duh! The Sookie Stackhouse series.

What were your 2010 Book Awards?

6 comments:

  1. I read The Help and Sarah's Key for my book club and loved them both!! I loved The Help...I hope she writes more books, I really like her style :)

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  2. My book club is reading 'Sarah's Key' this month too!

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  3. Well, this made my morning! Thank you for sharing Fireflies in December on your blog. I'm so glad you enjoyed it!

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  4. Jennifer - No need to thank me...the book was truly wonderful so thank YOU! I stumbled upon it when I got a Kindle as an early Christmas gift and saw it was free. I downloaded it and I'm so glad I did! I've been telling all my fellow reader friends about what a pleasure it was to read your book. I can't wait to read more of your work! Congrats...I think you have a real hit on your hands with Fireflies!

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  5. I also read the Help and I loved it! Great book, definitely worth 5 stars!

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  6. It means SO much to have people share the book! I'm very grateful for the encouragement and support!

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