Fave Reads of 2011- So far!

Written By: Kellie - Jun• 24•11

I love, love, love this idea. I can always use an excuse to gush about the books I’ve read. I tried not to reuse any books but it didn’t work out that well. I’ve read 44 books so far this year, but what can I say, some were just better than others. I think my big winners are Gone by Michael Grant and If I Stay by Gayle Foreman, neither of which was my number one book so far this year!

Thanks inkcrush!

1. favourite book read so far in 2011
Perfect Chemistry- Simone Elkeles
2. most powerful book
The Other Boleyn Girl- Philippa Gregory 

3. brilliantly funny
Doppelgangster- Laura Resnick

4. best ache-y, heart-breaking, tear-jerker read
If I Stay- Gayle Foreman

5. most beautiful story
If I Stay- Gayle Foreman

6. delicious rainy day comfort read
Gimme A Call- Sarah Mlynowski 

7. adrenalin-fuelled, unputdownable award
Divergent- Veronica Roth

8. the beautiful prose award
If I Stay- Gayle Foreman
9. most atmospheric and vivid setting
Game of Thrones- George R. R. Martin 

10. i-so-want-to-go-there award
Megan Meade’s Guide to the McGowan Boys- Kate Brian
(Yes, I am wasting my chance to go to an epic fantasy land to go to the land of boys)

11. most original and imaginative
The Assassins of Tamurin- S.D. Tower
12. best under-appreciated, hidden gem book
Cinder and Ella- Melissa Lemon 

13. i-had-no-idea-i-would-love this-so award
Gone- Michael Grant

 

14. most haunting story
Wither- Lauren Destefano

15. outside my comfort zone but gosh how i loved it
The Constant Princess- Philippa Gregory
16. series that i’m loving
Gone- Michael Grant 

17.  most memorable voice award
Hold Me Closer, Necromancer- Lish McBride

 

18. completely awesome premise award
Never Let Me Go- Kazuo Ishiguro

19.  would make the best movie
Gone- Michael Grant
20.  want to re-read already
Divergent- Veronica Roth

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5 Comments

  1. Wither & Divergent made my list as well!

    I ‘ve heard great things about Hold Me Closer, Necromancer! I need to read it!

  2. Aliya says:

    Never Let Me Go is amazing. It’s so odd and good.
    I’ve been hearing about Gone today. I don’t even know what it’s about, but people keep saying they love it.
    Love If I Stay and Perfect Chemistry.
    By the way, I adore the Danbo photos!

  3. Dina Diche says:

    Great list, I’m always on the lookout for recommendations/list for new titles to read. :)
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  4. Nomes says:

    oh ~ i love IF I STAY as well ~ it has the most gorgeous prose and is absolutely heart-breaking

    plus i have NEVER LET ME GO as well :)

  5. Angie S. says:

    If I Stay had me crying so hard!! Great picks here. :)

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