Monday, December 26, 2011

Top Ten Tuesday


Today  The Broke and the Bookish asks the question: What were your Top Ten favorite books this past year?


Well there's been some amazing books and some awful books. ;) Luckily for you I'm listing the good ones. Some of these are pre-blog so the link will take you to Goodreads instead of a review post if you're interested, that is. ;) 


1 The Neon Court (Matthew Swift 3) by Kate Griffin
Best book of 2011!!! 


2 Red Glove (Curse Workers 2) by Holly Black
I LOVE this series.


3 The Boyfriend List by E. Lockhart
This was one of those books that surprised the heck out of me. So good! 


4 The Ghost and the Goth (Ghost and the Goth 1) By Stacy Kade
So silly and "light" but I thoroughly enjoyed it.


5 Sean Griswold's Head by Lindsey Leavitt
I'm STILL in love with Sean. 


6 The Summer I Turned Pretty by Jenny Han
This one get on the list because it surprised me and was impossible to put down. 


7 Shade (Shade 1) Jeri Smith-Ready
Well thought out masterpiece! 


8 Shift (Shade 2) by Jeri Smith-Ready
Yep, I love this series. Can't wait till the third one! 


9 The Wednesday Wars by Gary Schmidt   
I actually read this one twice this year. Adore it! 


10 The Sweet, Terrible, Glorious year I Truly ,Completely Lost It by Lisa Shanahan 
So funny and sweet! 


Sheesh, that was harder than I thought. So I'll mention some runner ups too. 
Under the Dome, The DUFF,  Speak, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, The Underdog, Bruiser. All great books too!   


So, what were some of your favorites this year? 

12 comments:

  1. Don't you find that it's much harder to list the books that you liked compared to the ones you didn't? I'm glad The Sweet, Terrible, Glorious year I Truly ,Completely Lost It made the list. That would have been on my list as well.

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  2. I still need to check out the Curse Workers series and the Shade series, I hear such good things about them! I'm thinking The Duff is making my favorites list, and I haven't even finished it yet. Lol.

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  3. I just read The Boyfriend List and absolutely loved it. Have you read any of the other books in the series yet?

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  4. Lan, Way to go writing out the whole long title! ;)

    Jessica, You haven't read the Curse Worker series?! Oh my gosh! Now I'm going to have to start harassing you. ;) I wanted to add the DUFF to my list but it just wouldn't fit. :(

    L.L Wasn't it a delight?! I haven't read the rest yet but I definitely intend to.

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  5. The only book I've read on your list is The Wednesday Wars. It almost made my list, but I had 11 other books that I enjoyed more, lol. I wish I could just list everything sometimes.

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  6. LOL Jenny. I cut and pasted!

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  7. Urgh, how shameful is it that I haven't read a single book on your list! Really must put an end to that :)

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  8. Jenni, Me too! I wanted to a lot more books. Oh well.

    Lan, Shhhh! You're not supposed to tell me. ;)

    Chrissie, Oh snap! Chrissie! You have to read some of these. Especially the Matthew Swift series. So freaking good!

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  9. I've heard of several of these, but I haven't read any of them. Might be time to change that... :)

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  10. I love this because there are a lot fo books on here that I've been meaning to read, and some I haven't heard of and will be adding to Goodreads. And, seriously, I need to find the first Matthew Swift book if it's the last thing I do.

    Also, YAY for the Curse Workers series and I totally (and happily) blame you for turning me onto them because they are fabulous, dahhhling. :D

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  11. Fun list! I've only read two of those, but I'm about to start the Wednesday Wars. And I had totally forgotten about the Curse Workers books. I need to start those.

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  12. couchpotatocritic, Oh, you really should! At least read The Wednesday Wars. ;)

    Kaye, K, just don't make it the LAST thing you do. ;) I'm glad I "made" you read the Curse Worker books and, more importantly, that you enjoyed them.

    Kathy, Yes you do. ;) Enjoy The Wednesday Wars. It's so funny and sweet.

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