My ten favorite books read in 2011 are:
Travels in Siberia by Ian Frazier
I did not see much sun during the past few weeks. I've been in Siberia. I've been reading Travels in Siberia by Ian Frazier. ...more
Poser by Claire Dederer
“We didn’t want to look good. We wanted to be good.” Claire is a new mom, a wife, and a writer and she is so close to having a nervous bre...more
Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand
Are you like me? Do you ever read a book that is so amazing that all you want to do is tell people to go read this book? I'm not just talk...more
Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin
Take a look at the cover on this book before you decide to invest seven hours of your life in this book. Unlike many book covers, this one is a pretty...more
The Yearling by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
I just spent about six hours with The Yearling and I could happily turn to page one and spend another six hours. ...more
I Must Have Bobo! by Eileen Rosenthal
Willy is distraught to find that his precious Bobo is missing when he wakes in the morning. Willy knows Bobo’s presence is essential to his happiness....more
The Kitchen Counter Cooking School by Kathleen Flinn
I grew up in the sixties when there was a strong movement toward moving back to natural foods. I had a mom who was a stay-at-home mother and prepared ...more
The Princess and the Pig by Jonathan Emmett
A baby pig and a baby princess accidentally exchange places in this funny tale. The pig is presumed to be the princess transformed by a disgruntled fa...more
Room by Emma Donoghue
Best fiction book of the year for me. Read it. Enough said.
My Korean Deli by Ben Ryder Howe
There are books I read that make me wish I were as good at reviewing books as I am at re...more
There's my ten.
How about you?
What were your favorite reads of 2011?