My favorite reads for 2009 and what is yours?


This year was very memorable for me, not only because it was the debut year for my blog but because it was an amazing year for awesome books. My only regret is that I did not get to read as much as I would have enjoyed. I wish to share with you my favorite reads for this year and know what your favorite picks where.
MY FAVORITE READS FOR 2009 (and in no particular order)
  1. Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl
  2. If I stay by Gayle Foreman
  3. Fire by Kristin Cashore
  4. Darklight by Lesley Livingston
  5. Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
  6. Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater
  7. Prophecy of the Sisters by Michelle Zink
  8. City of Glass by Cassandra Clare
  9. Fade by Lisa McMann
  10. The Maze Runner by James Dashner
  11. Jessica's Guide to Dating on the Dark Side by Beth Fantaskey
  12. Demon Princess by Michelle Rowen
This list of novels are the ones that when anyone ask me about recommendations spring instantly to mind or were the books that lingered in my mind long after I had finished them. So, now that you know what are my favorites please tell me what yours are.

7 comments on "My favorite reads for 2009 and what is yours?"

Precious wrote: December 29, 2009 at 10:07 AM

Those are good books! :D

Mine are:
Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater
Hush, hush by Becca Fitzpatrick
Fallen by Lauren Kate
The Dark Divine by Bree Despain (I haven't read it yet but I read the first 6 chapters and I totally love it)
City of Glass by Cassandra Clare


Shweta wrote: December 29, 2009 at 10:14 AM

I have these on my list:These were my favs this year in no particular order but the 1st and 2nd are quite special.

Hunger Games
Beautiful Creatures
Shiver
Fire
If I Stay
Study Series
Sloane Sisters


Casse AKA Catholic Kittie wrote: December 29, 2009 at 11:42 AM

Hush, Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick Ice by Sarah Beth Durst My soul to take by Rachel Vincent Wake & Fade by Lisa McMann


So Many Books, So Little Time wrote: December 29, 2009 at 11:50 AM

I agree with so many of them! But I'd add Ice by Sarah Beth Durst, Fallen by Lauren Kate and Blood Promise by Richelle mead.


Jean wrote: December 29, 2009 at 12:03 PM

I really would like to read Beautiful Creatures! But my favorite would be Catching FIre :)


Diana Dang wrote: December 29, 2009 at 12:32 PM

Haha, I haven't read any of those novels you have there unfortunately. I have Fire on my shelf but I would have to see if I could get Graceling first.


Donna wrote: December 29, 2009 at 4:57 PM

Great list! Mine would definitely be Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins along with Tricks by Ellen Hopkins and Jessica's Guide to Dating on the Dark Side by Beth Fantaskey.


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