Book Lists

I didn't begin reading book blogs until early 2010. One of the first blogs that I fell in love with was Steph Su Reads. What impressed me more than anything else on her blog was her incredibly extensive 2009 Book Lists (also check out her 2010 Book Lists). There were dozens (maybe a hundred) books mentioned, separated into every category a reader could think of. These lists were so helpful to me. I think I've about ten books based on her lists alone. I started my blog in June 2010 partially because I was so inspired by Steph's blog and her book lists. So it's only fitting that I now do my own lists.

What are the Book Lists?

My book lists are not a "best of" list, with the exception of categories like Best Romance, Best Writing, and Top Ten. I took almost all the books I read each year and split them into a variety of categories. Many of the books will be repeated on several lists. I enjoyed all of the books on the list, but my feelings toward them vary widely. The lists contain my favorite books of the year, but also books that I thought were just okay. They contains several that I can barely remember a few months after I read them. All of them received at least a 3 star rating, because I usually don't finish books that rate lower than that.

The purpose of the lists is to learn a little bit about a whole bunch of books. If you're looking for a book that fulfills certain criteria, these lists should be helpful. My hope is that you will discover a ton of new books to read.

2010 Book Lists

The Lists are split into seven posts:

1. Contemporary Fiction - This category is so big that it gets its own post

2. Best writing; For Twilight Lovers; "Normal" Characters; Kick-Butt Girls

3. Boy POV; Middle Grade; Fluffy Books; Heavy Stuff

4. Paranormal Day: Vampires; Faeries; Werewolves; Witches; Angels; Other

5. Genre Day: Cross-Over Adult; High Fantasy; Historical Fiction; Historical Fantasy; Dystopia

6. Gossipy; Best Romance; Non-US Settings; Tear-Jerker

7. Top Tens: Top 10 books; Top 10 CDs; Top 10 songs

*Manga Mondays: 2011 Manga in Review

2010 Book Lists

The Lists is split into seven posts:

1. Contemporary Fiction - This category is so big that it gets its own post

2. Best writing; For Twilight Lovers; Edgy; Foodie Fiction

3. Boy POV; Middle Grade; Something Different; Kick-butt Girls

4. Paranormal Day: Vampires; Faeries; Werewolves; Witches; Angels; Other Paranormal

5. Cross-Over Adult; High Fantasy; Books That Make You Think; Historical Fiction

6. Gossipy; Best Romance; People Of Color; Books To Cry Over; Fluffy Books

7. Top Tens: Top 10 books; Top 10 covers; Top 10 CDs; Top 10 songs
 
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