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Books Read in 2010


  1. The Swan Thieves by Elizabeth Kostova
  2. Truly, Madly by Heather Webber
  3. The Last Surgeon by Michael Palmer
  4. One Amazing Thing by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
  5. Be the Change: How Meditation Can Transform You and the World by Ed and Deb Shapiro
  6. The Mayo Clinic Diet by Mayo Clinic
  7. Nice Girls Don’t Have Fangs by Molly Harper
  8. In the Woods by Tana French
  9. Hush by Jacqueline Woodson
  10. When Washington Was in Vogue by Edward Christopher Williams
  11. Devil’s Cub by Georgette Heyer
  12. Dune by Frank Herbert
  13. Little Dorrit by Charles Dickens
  14. Public Secrets by Nora Roberts
  15. The Postmistress by Sarah Blake
  16. Greywalker by Kat Richardson
  17. Agnes Grey by Anne Bronte
  18. Benjamin Pratt & The Keepers of the School: We the Children by Andrew Clements
  19. Carpe Demon: Adventures of a Demon-Hunting Soccer Mom by Julie Kenner
  20. The Lost Summer of Louisa May Alcott by Kelly O’Connor McNees
  21. Career GPS: Strategies for Women Navigating the New Corporate Landscape by Ella L.J. Edmondson Bell, Ph.D.
  22. Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh
  23. The Kitchen House by Kathleen Grissom
  24. The Life O’Reilly by Brian Cohen
  25. The Sinful Life of Lucy Burns by Elizabeth Leiknes
  26. Blue Bloods by Melissa de la Cruz
  27. Marked by P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast
  28. City of Bones by Cassandra Clare
  29. Wicked Lovely by Melissa Marr
  30. Soulless by Gail Carriger
  31. Life of Pi by Yann Martel
  32. Rooms by James L. Rubart
  33. Deliver Us From Evil by Robin Caroll
  34. The Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan
  35. Keeper by Kathi Appelt
  36. Very Valentine by Adriana Trigiani
  37. Blood Oath by Christopher Farnsworth
  38. Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter by Seth Grahame-Smith
  39. This is Not the Story You Think It Is by Laura Munson
  40. White Cat by Holly Black
  41. A Reliable Wife by Robert Goolrick
  42. Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater
  43. O Pioneers by Willa Cather
  44. Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen
  45. Divine Justice by David Baldacci
  46. Life As We Knew It by Susan Beth Pfeffer
  47. Substitute Yourself Skinny by Chef Susan Irby
  48. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows
  49. Wild Romance by Chloe Schama
  50. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
  51. The Hand That First Held Mine by Maggie O’Farrell
  52. Matterhorn by Karl Marlantes
  53. Dead and Gone by Charlaine Harris
  54. Changeless by Gail Carriger
  55. Dead in the Family by Charlaine Harris
  56. The Opposite of Me by Sarah Pekkanen
  57. 31 Bond Street by Ellen Horan
  58. The Iron Daughter by Julie Kagawa
  59. The Lovers by Vendela Vida
  60. Come Closer by Sara Gran
  61. Heart of the Matter by Emily Giffen
  62. In the Sanctuary of Outcasts by Neil White
  63. The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner by Stephenie Meyer
  64. Muffins and Mayhem by Suzanne Beecher
  65. F**k It by John C. Parkin
  66. The Widow of the South by Robert Hicks
  67. Jude the Obscure by Thomas Hardy
  68. The Confessions of Catherine De Medici by C.W. Gortner
  69. The Quickening by Michelle Hoover
  70. The Rembrandt Affair by Daniel Silva
  71. Beatrice and Virgil by Yann Martel
  72. The Murderer’s Daughters by Randy Susan Meyers
  73. Insatiable by Meg Cabot
  74. Captivity by Deborah Noyes
  75. The White Queen by Philippa Gregory
  76. The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch
  77. The Dead and the Gone by Susan Beth Pfeffer
  78. Deeply, Desperately by Heather Webber
  79. The Red Queen by Philippa Gregory
  80. The Razor’s Edge by W. Somerset Maugham
  81. The Vanishing of Katharina Linden by Helen Grant
  82. The Handbook for Lightning Strike Survivors by Michele Young-Stone
  83. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
  84. Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
  85. Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
  86. Dragonfly in Amber by Diana Gabaldon
  87. Infinite Days by Rebecca Maizel
  88. The Eerie Silence by Paul Davies
  89. A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving
  90. Dracula by Bram Stoker
  91. Wintergirls by Laurie Halse Anderson
  92. Dead Politician Society by Robin Spano
  93. Dracula in Love by Karen Essex
  94. The Strain by Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan
  95. If I Stay by Gayle Forman
  96. The Eternal Ones by Kirsten Miller
  97. I Am Number Four by Pittacus Lore
  98. Eighth Grade Bites (The Chronicles of Vladimir Tod #1) by Heather Brewer
  99. Ninth Grade Slays (The Chronicles of Vladimir Tod #2) by Heather Brewer
  100. Tenth Grade Bleeds (The Chronicles of Vladimir Tod #3) by Heather Brewer
  101. Horns by Joe Hill
  102. The Hypnotist by M. J. Rose
  103. Voyager by Diana Gabaldon
  104. Crescendo by Becca Fitzpatrick
  105. The Fall by Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogen
  106. Monster High by Lisi Harrison
  107. Heidegger’s Glasses by Thaisa Frank
  108. Eleventh Grade Burns (The Chronicles of Vladimir Tod #4) by Heather Brewer
  109. Black Boy by Richard Wright
  110. A Secret Kept by Tatiana de Rosnay
  111. Eternity Falls by Kirk Outerbridge
  112. Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
  113. Cleopatra by Stacy Schiff
  114. Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides
  115. The Last Christian by David Gregory
  116. The Heroine’s Bookshelf by Erin Blakemore
  117. The Lucifer Code by Charles Brokaw
  118. A Star Curiously Singing by Kerry Nietz
  119. Gods Behaving Badly by Marie Phillips
  120. Blameless by Gail Carriger
  121. Villette by Charlotte Bronte
  122. Moonlight Mile by Dennis Lehane
  123. My Soul to Keep by Rachel Vincent
  124. A Secret Gift by Ted Gup
  125. Green by Ted Dekker
  126. Think of a Number by John Verdon
  127. Tandem by Tracey Bateman
  128. The King’s Mistress by Emma Campion
  129. Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver
  130. Lowcountry Summer by Dorothea Benton Frank
  131. The Blue Castle by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  132. Revolution by Jennifer Donnelly
  133. Room by Emma Donoghue
  134. Twelfth Grade Kills (The Chronicles of Vladimir Tod #5) by Heather Brewer
  135. The Wrong Blood by Manuel de Lope
  136. City of Ashes by Cassandra Clare
  137. City of Glass by Cassandra Clare
  138. Taroko Gorge by Jacob Ritari
  139. The Iron Queen by Julie Kagawa
  140. Queen Hereafter by Susan Fraser King
  141. Matched by Ally Condie