Best of 2011



After seeing the "best of" all over the book blogging world, I decided to take part in the fun. While I've been putting it off until I finish the latest book I'm reading, I realized that it wouldn't even make the "best of" list. Having read so many wonderful books, some of the categories might have more than one book. With that in mind -- and in no particular order -- my list follows:

Urban Fantasy:


Pale Demon by Kim Harrison (Read Review)

Graphic Novel:


The Sandman: Brief Lives by Neil Gaiman (Read Review)

Horror:


Watchers by Dean Koontz (Read Review)
Fear Nothing by Dean Koontz (Read Review)

YA (horror, dystopia, urban fantasy, etc.):


Malice by Chris Wooding (Read Review)
Curse of the Wendigo by Rick Yancey (Read Review)
The Kneebone Boy by Ellen Potter (Read Review)

YA Series:


The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins (Read Review)

The Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan (Read Review)

Percy Jackson and the Olympians by Rick Riordan (Read Review)


Paranormal Romance Series:

Fever Series by Karen Marie Moning


Fiction:


Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury (Read Review)
The Lady of the Rivers by Philippa Gregory (Read Review)

Non-Fiction:


That Day in September by Artie Can Why (Read Review)

Zombies:


My Life as a White Trash Zombie by Diana Rowland (Read Review)

The Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan (Read Review)

Feed by Mira Grant (Read Review)



Year In Review


Wow, this has been quite a year! On Sunday, my blog will celebrate it's first birthday! I started this book blog on a whim. After graduating, I kind of felt at a loss of what to do with my time. Since I loved to read and posted various reviews on Livejournal communities, I decided to jump into the idea of having my own site/blog dedicated to it. There have been ups and downs, but it has been an amazing experience. I've met a lot of wonderful book bloggers out there and have received a lot of support from this community. Thanks for helping and supporting me! I'm hoping next year will be just as awesome!

Happy New Year, everyone!


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2 comments:

  1. I'm trying to work on my list for 2011 and it's a bit overwhelming there were so many good books I dont know what to pick for what!

    I love the Percy Jackson books! I have the Spin Off series on my TBR pile for 2012 along with the Fever Series. I think I'd put the Hunger Games on a "best of" list as well. Although my YA reading list is pathetically short so it doesnt have much to beat out.

    -Amanda P
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  2. I have been meaning to read the spin off of the Percy Jackson series (and the one about Egypt), but I never got around to it.

    Yeah, it was a big task trying to put this list together. It was really, really hard to narrow it down, which is why I have multiple in most genres!

    Ha-ha, I can see what you mean about being too short. However, The Hunger Games was one of my favorite YA series hands down.

    Good luck with your list!!

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