Sunday, July 10, 2011

10 favourite books I have read this year

These are the books that I have enjoyed the most this year. This is not actually in order of enjoyment since I find it really hard to score books against each other. I read quite a variety of books, so it is hard to compare.

1.The fabric of sin by Phil Rickman
  • I love the Merrily Watkins series, but havent read any of his books for ages. It was so good to get a new one
2. Jump by Jilly Cooper
  • Another old favourite, Jilly Cooper is always laugh aloud funny!
3. Empire of Gold by Andy Mc.Dermott
  • Adventure and history, what more could I ask for?
4. An echo in the bone by Diana Gabaldon
  • Had to be here because of my enduring love for Jamie Fraser
5. Towers of midnight by Robert Jordan/Brandon Sanderson
  • The long awaited penultimate book in my favourite series
6.  The entire Narnia series by C.S Lewis

7. Spud by John Van der Ruit
  • Had to reread it after seeing the movie
8. The way we were by Marcia Willett
  • Moving story
9. Minding Frankie by Maeve Binchy
  • I love reading Maeve Binchy, it is like getting a letter from an old friend
10. Inheritance of loss by Kiran Desai
  • The funny thing was that I only gave this book a 4 as opposed to a 5 on Goodreads, but it has just stuck in my head, so I guess that makes it a favourite book!
This post is part of Shimelle's 10 things on the tenth

8 comments:

  1. Mine is similar this month and you have just made me realise I haven't included Robert Jordan - it's so hard :0)

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  2. hi - i've done a list of books this month too! i love some of these, it's so difficult to limit it to just 10!

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  3. I've done a list of the last ten books I've read...'Minding Frankie' is in there...the only other one(s) I've read on your list is the Narnia Chronicles!
    Alison xx

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  4. Sounds like some great reads. I have read a few but I'll be looking at the others. Always love good books! :)

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  5. I either need to retire or pull myself away from internet-based activities in order to have more time to read. I haven't heard of any of these except the Chronicles of Narnia, so I'm anxious to check them out!

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  6. I'm not a big reader~but this list looks interesting!!!

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  7. My post was on books as well. Love your list and getting so many ideas from others that blogged about reading as well. I'm having a give-away with my post this month!

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  8. I love to hear what others are reading/have read!

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