I did not rank these in order, but I will say that the first three I listed were my favorites, for such different reasons (click through on each title for details)
Here we go...my list of the 10 best books I read in 2009:
- The Help by Kathryn Stockett (historical fiction) 10/09
- Steig Larsson's Salander/Blomkvist novels (suspense) 11/09
- Her Fearful Symmetry by Audrey Niffenegger (literary fiction) 12/09
- Locke and Key Welcome to Lovecraft and Head Games by Joe Hill (graphic novels) 1/09 and 10/09
- The White Tiger by Aravind Adgia (literary fiction) 7/09
- Breathers: A Zombies Lament by S.G.Browne (horror) 6/09
- When Will There be Good News? by Kate Atkinson (suspense) 4/09
- Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout (literary fiction) I read it twice in 2009: 2/09 and 11/09
- The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion (nonfiction) 7/09
- Suite Francaise by Irene Nemirovsky (literary fiction) 5/09
Click here for the posts on every book I have read.
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