My 2010 Book List

Here is a list of the books that I’ve read this year. Many I listened to on audio book while cooking dinner or eating or driving in the car. Books that have asterisks beside them were my favouites for 2010. 


The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova

Old Tales Retold by Lu Hsun

On My Bedside Table:

The Piper’s Son by Melina Marchetta

Jackdaw Summer by David Almond

Land’s Edge by Tim Winton

Books Read:

The Wonder by Diana Evans

*Timbuktu by Paul Auster

*Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbruy

The Return of the Dancing Master by Henning Mankell

The Pyramid by Henning Mankell

The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde

*Lao Tzu Tao Te Ching (Adaptation) by Ursula K. Le Guin

Our Lady of Pain by Elena Forbes

Moon Palace by Paul Auster

*Long After Midnight by Ray Bradbury

Leviathan by Paul Auster

*Aboriginal Men of High Degree by A P Elkin

Island Beneath the Sea by Isabel Allende

In the Dark Winter by Tim Winton

*My People’s Dreaming by Max Dulumunmun Harrison

*The Illustrated Man by Ray Bradbury

Ice Cold by Tess Gerritson

The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo by Stief Larsson

The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest by Stief Larsson

The Girl Who Played With Fire by Stief Larsson

Girl Missing  by Tess Gerritson

Saturday by Ian McEwan

*The Importance of Living by Lin Yutang

Young Adult Fiction:

*Graffiti Moon by Cath Crowley

*Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater

Linger by Maggie Stiefvater

The Shadow in the North by Philip Pullman

*Six Impossible Things by Fiona Wood

*The Underneath by Kathi Appelt drawings by David Small

*Big Mouth & Ugly Girl by Joyce Carol Oates

*India Dark by Kirsty Murray

*A Small Free Kiss in the Dark by Glenda Millard

Junior Fiction

*The Boy Who Climbed into the Moon by David Almond

*Hazel Green by Odo Hirsch

*Now by Morris Gleitzman

*Fairy Tales of Oscar Wilde

Picture Books:

*Fearless by Colin Thompson illustrated by Sarah Davis

*All Through the Year by Jane Godwin illustrated by Anna Walker

*Peeking Ducks by Krista Bell illustrated by Sally Rippin

*Running With Horses by Alison Lester

*Flame Stands Waiting by Corinne Fenton illustrated by Sebastian Ciaffaglione

*The Glasshouse by Paul Collins illustrated by Jo Thompson

*There Was an Old Sailor by Claire Saxby illustrated by Cassandra Allen

*The Princess and the Panther by Wendy Orr illustrated by Lauren Stringer

*Isabella’s Garden by Glenda Millard

Books I started and didn’t finish

A Good and Happy Childhood by Justin Evans

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro

Dead Beautiful by Yvonne Woon

By the River Piedra I Sat Down and Wept by Paulo Coelho

Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia

The Castlemaine Murders by Kerry Greenwood

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