Saturday, December 22, 2012

Best books of 2012

With my book group (and our holiday book exchange)
Here are the best books I read in 2012. Click the title to read my review. These are listed in approximate order of how much I liked them (#1 being the best). I'd love to hear what you thought of any of these books. If you've read any, please leave me a comment.

You can also refer to best books lists back to 2001 here. Enjoy!


This is cross-posted in Marie's Book Garden.

Fiction
1.  The Invisible Bridge, Julie Orringer
2.  The Book Thief, Markus Zusak
3.  Marcelo in the Real World, Francisco X. Stork
4.  Wonder, R.J. Palacio
5.  Sing You Home, Jodi Picoult
6.  The Casual Vacancy, J.K Rowling
7.  All Passion Spent, Vita Sackville West
9.  The Kitchen House, Kathleen Grissom
10. The Descendants, Kaui Hart Hemmings
11. This Beautiful Life, Helen Schulman
12. Shutter Island, Dennis Lehane
13. Everyone Is Beautiful, Katherine Center
14. Naoko, Keigo Higashino
15. The Wishing Trees, John Shors
16. The Girl Next Door, Elizabeth Noble
17. Song Yet Sung, James McBride
18. Second Fiddle, Rosanne Parry
19. Saving CeeCee Honeycutt, Beth Hoffman
20. Shine, Lauren Myracle
21. Glow, Jessica Maria Tuccelli
22. The Family Fang, Kevin Wilson
23. How It All Began, Penelope Lively
24. The Book of Dahlia, Elisa Albert
25. The Treasure Map of Boys, E. Lockhart

Nonfiction
8. Crazy Enough, Storm Large
13. Poster Child, Emily Rapp
14. Moonwalking with Einstein, Joshua Foer
15. Happy Accidents, Jane Lynch
17. You Say Tomato, I Say Shut Up, Annabelle Gurwitch and Jeff Kahn

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