Dec 31, 2011

2011 Favorite Reads

  Not necessarily published in 2011.

My 5 star reads this year.

One Day

1.  One Day by David Nicholls

My favorite favorite book of 2011.  

The Tea Rose (The Tea Rose, #1)

2. The Tea Rose by Jennifer Donnelly

Loved the determination of the MC.

Anna and the French Kiss

3.  Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins

Great YA contemporary.

Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption

4.  Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand

Inspirational and heartbreaking.

Jellicoe Road

5.  Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta

Just as good as everyone says.

You Don't Have to Say You Love Me

6.  You Don't Have to Say You Love Me by Sarra Manning

Great chick lit.

Rules of Civility

7.  Rules of Civility by Amor Towles

Loved that setting, and characters.

A Girl Like You

8.  A Girl Like You by Gemma Burgess

Witty and fun.  The best chick lit book I've read in awhile.

The Lover's Dictionary

9.  The Lover's Dictionary by David Levithan

Genius concept, and it worked fabulously.


  1. I *loved* The Tea Rose! But it was on my list for last year, as was The Winter Rose, which I loved even more!

  2. Yes, Anna and the French Kiss has been on my wish list!


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