Book List From 2010

Some were great, some were crap.  Some were repeats and some were just random fillers.  Here’s my book list from this past year:

1.   Good Luck

2.   Bet Your Bottom Dollar

3.   Quentin’s

4.   A Rumor of Bones

5.   Questionable Remains

6.   The Heretic’s Daughter

7.   Let Them Eat Fruitcake

8.   Fallen Idols

9.   Archangel

10.  Little Children

11.  Far From Home

12.  The Undaunted

13.  The Help

14.  The Scarpetta Factor

15.  I Shouldn’t Even Be Doing This (Bob Newhart autobiography)

16.  Second Helpings

17.  Hope in a Jar

18.  The Frog Prince

19.  A Year on Ladybug Farm

20.  Chill Factor

21.  Hour Game

22.  Murder on a Bad Hair Day

23.  Two Girls in a Blue Dress

24.  The Pink Ghetto

25.  Total Control

26.  The Winner

27.  The Associate

28.  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

29.  The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society

30.  The Little Giant of Aberdeen County

31.  Split Second

32.  The Camel Club

33.  This Time Together (Carol Burnett autobiography)

34.  Here We Go Again (Betty White autobiography)

35.  The Alchemist

36.  Where the Sidewalk Ends

37. Sideways Stories from Wayside School

38.  Freddy and the Baseball Team from Mars

39.  The Girl Who Played with Fire

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3 thoughts on “Book List From 2010

  1. I read two of the same books. Bet Your Bottom Dollar (the books that follow are also good) and The Help.

    I’ll have to look for the other books in that series. That was a fun, time filler of a book. Thanks for stopping by!

  2. I loved ‘The Help’. That book was chosen as our community read, and the organizers were able to bring the author, Kathryn Stockett, in to speak about it. She was extremely witty. And she gave a lot of interesting back stories to the story. For example, when she opened the floor to questions from the audience she told us the one question she didn’t want us asking is if Skeeter was based on her. She said that her mother’s friends tend to ask her that a lot, and it insults her because Skeeter was described as ugly in the book.

    She closed the presentation by reading the essay she wrote about her home state, Mississippi, that’s included at the end of ‘The Help’. Amazing.

    Wow, really? That does sound like a really cool presentation to be at. That was definitely one of the better books I read this past year.

  3. That list puts me to shame! I only read one book, in its entirety, in 2010. And though it was a literary anthology–still it was just one book!

    One book really? Wow. Well, this year I’m going to try to really complete 50. Of course it’s only March 1st so we’ll just see how the rest of the year goes. I’m already behind.

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