Friday, December 30, 2011

Superlative blogfest: best in show

Here is my list of 2011 reads:

The Piper's Son by Melina Marchetta
No Passengers Beyond this Point by Gennifer Choldenko (MG)
Invincible Summer by Hannah Moskowitz
Divergent by Veronica Roth
Beauty Queens by Libba Bray
Flutter by Erin Moulton (MG)
Making Waves by Tawna Fenske (Adult)
Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor
Ms Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs
Before Ever After by Samantha Sotto (Adult)
Screwing Up Time by C.M. Keller

I'll try to stick to the YA titles...

Friday, December 30: Best in Show
Favorite Cover Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

Cutest Couple Henry and Miranda from Screwing up Time

Most Likely to Succeed (Or, pick a Printz Winner) The Piper's Son

Most Likely to Make You Miss Your Bedtime (The book you just couldn't put down) Daughter of Smoke and Bone

Romance Most Worthy of an Ice Bath Daughter of Smoke and Bone

Breakout Novel (Favorite book by a debut author) Before Ever After

Best Old-Timer (Your favorite read of the year, published BEFORE 2011) On the Jellicoe Road

Most Likely to Make a Grown Man Cry: The Piper's Son

Most Pleasant Surprise (The best book you didn’t think you’d like, but totally did)  Daughter of Smoke and Bone 

Most Creative Use of a Love Triangle Invincible Summer

Sleeper Hit (Book you found so awesome you wish it had been hyped more) No Passengers Beyond this Point
What about you?

Do you have some favorites from the Class of 2011? Tell me about them. I'll put them on my to be read pile!

Visit our hostesses blogs [AlisonTraceyJessica, and Katy ] to read what others loved this year.

I'll be posting about the 2012 I Dig Reading Challenge on New Year's Eve (you can also get details by clicking the tab above). Check back for updates.


  1. JELLICOE was my favorite Old Timer too! Sigh... I adore that book! And great choice in INVINCIBLE SUMMER as Creative Use of Love Triangle. :)

  2. Hi Katherine, great to meet you! Thanks for the suggestion of books to read. I'll check out a few of them on Amazon. Happy New Year!


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