Sunday, December 26, 2010

Amazon's Best of 2010

Kelly of Reading with Martinis is hosting a Amazon Best of 2010 Reading Challenge.

Pick 10 books from the Editors Favorite List
Pick 10 books from Customer's Favorite List
Books from 2 list cannot overlap
Previous books read cannot be counted
Books can be used in other challenges

Here are some of the books I like (not sure which 10 I will read and I still have a couple of overlaps but I will clean that up when I figure out where I need more books. :) One thing that was interesting to me - I had more that I was interested reading from the Editor's favorites vs Customer Favorites.

Editors Favorites
The Hand that First Held Mine by Maggie O'Farrell
Freedom - Jonathan Franzen
The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest - Stieg Larsson (duplicate Editor/Customer)
Revolution - Jennifer Donnelly
Irrestistible Henry House - Lisa Grunwald
Rock, Paper, Tiger by Lisa Brackmann
The Unnamed - Joshua Ferris
Before I Fall - Lauren Oliver

1. Major
Pettigrew's Last Stand - Helen Simonson - COMPLETE
3. Room - Emma Donoghue (duplicate with customer) - COMPLETE
3. Maybe This Time - Jennifer Cruise - COMPLETE
4. Bloodroot - Amy Greene - COMPLETE
5. Great House - Nicole Krauss - COMPLETE
6. Where the God of Love hangs Out - Amy Bloom - COMPLETE
7. The Night Fairy - Laura Amy Schultz - COMPLETE
8. The Wake of Forgiveness - Brue Machart

Customer Favorites
The Girl Who Kicked the hornet's Next - Stieg Larsson (duplicate)
Short Second Life of Bree Tanner - Stephenie Meyer
Freedom - Johnathan Franzen (duplicate)
Immoral Life of Henrietta Lacks - Rebecca Skloot (duplicate)
Heroes of Olympus - Rick Riordan
House Rules - Jodi Picoult
Heart of the Matter - Emily Griffin

Mockingjay - Suzanne Collins - COMPLETE
2. The Red Pyramid - Rick Riordan - COMPLETE
3. Caught - Harlan Corben - COMPLETE
4. Room - Emma Donoghue (duplicate) - COMPLETE
5. The Search - Nora Roberts - COMPLETE

Room - will only count for 1 category, but I haven't decided which one yet...

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