Friday, December 31, 2010

My 2010 Reading List

2010 was a great year for fiction. I read 29 books, discovered a new favorite author, and enjoyed excellent stories. Below are my rankings and links if I reviewed the book on my blog. Let me know if you've read any of these, what you thought, or if you decide to read any.

All-Time Favorite Books (5 out of 5)
The Pawn—Steven James
The Rook—Steven James
The Knight—Steven James
June Bug—Chris Fabry
The Charlatan’s Boy—Jonathan Rogers

Both Recommend and Would Read Again (4.5 out of 5)
Sky Blue—Travis Thrasher
The Mountain Between Us—Charles Martin

Recommend (4 out of 5)
Beyond the Night—Marlo Schalesky
Finding Alice—Melody Carlson
Auralia’s Colors—Jeffrey Overstreet
Cyndere’s Midnight—Jeffrey Overstreet
Stone Cold—David Baldacci
By Reason of Insanity—Randy Singer
Broken Angel—Sigmund Brouwer

Fun, Intriguing, or Thought Provoking (3.5 out of 5)
The Hunted—Mike Dellosso
Scream—Mike Dellosso
Darlington Woods—Mike Dellosso
Ghostwriter—Travis Thrasher

Liked, But Irritated or Unmoved (3 out of 5)
Adelaide Piper—Beth Webb Hart
The Second Thief—Travis Thrasher
Love, Charleston—Beth Webb Hart
The God Cookie—Geoffrey Wood
Almost Heaven—Chris Fabry
Flight of Shadows—Sigmund Brouwer
Possession—Rene Gutteridge

An Average Book (2.5 out of 5)
Nobody—Creston Mapes

Didn't Meet My Expectations (2 out of 5)
The Lovely Bones—Alice Sebold

Waste of Time (1.5 out of 5)
The Long Trail Home—Stephen Bly
The Master Sniper—Stephen Hunter


  1. What a great list! And what a helpful resource when I'm hunting for something new to read--thanks!!