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Favorite Books

November 5, 2010

It’s that time of year for lists of best books.  I haven’t done that, but here is a list of books I’ve enjoyed reading in the last three years. Enjoy!  Brenda


Bauermeister, Erica. The School of Essential Ingredients.

Bujold, Lois McMaster. Memory, Cryoburn, Passage: The Sharing Knife. SF & Fantasy

Cherryh, C.J. Conspirator, Deceiver. SF

Doig, Ivan. The Whistling Season, Work Song.

Finch, Charles. The September Society. Mystery

Ford, Jamie. Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet.

Gloss, Molly. The Hearts of Horses.

Kay, Guy Gavriel. Under Heaven.

King, Laurie. God of the Hive. Mystery

Larsson, Stieg. The Girl Who Played with Fire.

Maloy, Kate. Every Last Cuckoo.

Mantel, Hilary. Wolf Hall.

McIntosh, Pat. The Nicholas Feast. Mystery

Mones, Nicole.  The Last Chinese Chef.

Moon, Elizabeth. Oath of Fealty. Fantasy

Parkin, Gaile. Baking Cakes in Kigali.

Petterson, Per. Out Stealing Horses.

Sawyer, Robert. Calculating God. SF

Shaffer, Mary Ann and Annie Barrows. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society.

Simonson, Helen. Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand.

Stabenow, Dana. Breakup, A Night Too Dark.  Mystery

Stephenson, Neal. Anathem. SF

Torday, Paul. Salmon Fishing in the Yemen.

Vreeland, Susan. Luncheon of the Boating Party.

Walls, Jeannette. Half Broke Horses.

Walton, Jo. Lifelode. Fantasy

Willis, Connie. Blackout, All Clear. SF, time travel

Winspear, Jacquelyn. Among the Mad. Mystery


Bryson, Bill. At Home, A Walk in the Woods, Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid.

Edsel, Robert. The Monuments Men.

Hessle, Peter. Country Driving.

Kurson, Robert. Crashing Through.

McClure, Tori. A Pearl in the Storm.

Peacock, Nancy. A Broom of One’s Own.

Shubin, Neil. Your Inner Fish.

Skloot, Rebecca. Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.

Streever, Bill. Cold: Adventures in the World’s Frozen Places.

Uhlberg, Myron. Hands of My Father.

Young Adult Fiction:

Alexie, Sherman. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian.

Bacigalupi, Paolo. Ship Breaker

Bauer, Joan. Hope Was Here.

Cashore, Kristin. Graceling.

Collins, Suzanne. Catching Fire.

Donnelly, Jennifer. A Northern Light

Murdock, Catherine Gilbert. Dairy Queen.

Pratchett, Terry. Nation.

Stork, Francisco X. Marcelo in the Real World.

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