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2007 Top Ten Reads
Books that entertained and/or impressed us most in 2007
Books are listed in no specific order

Not everyone at MyShelf chose to participate.

 


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Barbara Buhrer

  1. Rebecca - Daphne duMaurier
  2. Rebecca's Tale - Sally Beaumont
  3. Water Like a Stone - Deborah Crombie
  4. Cat O'Nine Tales - JeffreyArcher
  5. Invisible Prey - John Sandford
  6. Pride and Prejudice - Jane Austen
  7. Harry Potter and the Deadly Hallows – JK Rowling
  8. Jane Eyre - Charlotte Bronte
  9. The War - Geoffrey C Ward and Ken Burns
  10. Dead Heat – Dick Francis

Beth Ellen

  1. The Lighthouse - PD James
  2. To the Lighthouse - Virginia Wolfe
  3. The Wind in the Willows
  4. Saban and the Ancient - Dante Amadeo
  5. Christmasville - Michael Dutton
  6. A Loop in Time - Rowena Wright
  7. Dust - Martha Grimes
  8. The Cat Who Talked Turkey - Lillian Jackson Braun
  9. The Fear Sign - Margery Allingham
  10. Murder Must Advertise - Dorothy L Sayers

Beverly Rowe

  1. The Winter of Frankie Machine - Don Winlsow
  2. Thieves' Dozen - Donald E. Westlake
  3. Con Ed - Matthew Klein
  4. Lying with Strangers - Janes Grippando
  5. The Kommandant's Girl - Pam Jenoff
  6. One Step Over The Border - Stephen Bly
  7. A Certain Justice - John Lescroart
  8. The Last Nightingale - Anthony Flacco
  9. Still Summer - Jacqueline Michard [Audio]
  10. Avenging Victorio - Dave De Witt

Brenda Weeaks

  1. Shrouds of Holly - Kate Kingsbury
  2. Hooked - Matt Richtel [audio]
  3. End in Tears - Ruth Rendell [audio]
  4. The Overlook - Michael Connelly [audio]
  5. American Outrage - Tim Green [audio]
  6. The 6th Target - James Patterson & Maxine Paetro[audio]
  7. When I Fall in Love - Lynn Kurland
  8. Highlander In Her Bed - Allie Mackay
  9. Battlefield of the Mind - Joyce Meyer[audio]
  10. The No Asshole Rule - Robert I. Sutton, PhD [audio]

Carol Ann Culbert Johnson

  1. Pleasure Seekers - Rochelle Alers
  2. On The Line - Donna Hill.
  3. Reinvention of Chasity - Eva Vaughn
  4. Ebony Angel - Deatri King-Bey
  5. Never Say Never - Michele Cameron
  6. Can I Get An Amen Again - Janice Sims and various authors.
  7. You've Been Warned - James Patterson
  8. Not His Type - Chamein Canton
  9. Two Sides to Every Story - Dyanne Davis
  10. Many Shades of Gray - Dyanne Davis

Carolyn Howard-Johnson

  1. Kathryn's Beach - Nadine Laman
  2. Girls in Trouble - Caroline Leavitt
  3. A Thousand Splendid Suns - Khaled Housseini
  4. Peony in Love - Lisa See
  5. Snow Flower and the Secret Fan - Lisa See
  6. Connor and the Crossroads - Kevin Gerard (YA)
  7. Be The Star You Are - Cynthia Brian
  8. Unacceptable - Walter M. Brasch
  9. How Often Would I have Gathered You - Val D. Greenwood
  10. Sinking the Ship of State - Walter M. Brasch

Chris Querry

  1. The Church on the Other Side - Brian McLaren
  2. Beyond Bumper Sticker Ethics - Steve Wilkens
  3. Magnificent Corpses - Anneli Rufus
  4. The Lost Painting - Jonathan Harr
  5. Psycho Bible - Armando Favazza
  6. The Emerging Church - Dan Kimball
  7. Caravaggio - Francine Prose
  8. In The Midst of Wolves - Keith Remer
  9. Blue Like Jazz -Donald Miller
  10. Eat, Pray, Love - Elizabeth Gilbert

Connie Harris

  1. The Marvelous Journey Home - John M. Simmons
  2. Back on Blossom Street - Debbie Macomber
  3. Deep Freeze - Thom Racina
  4. The Lost Art of Keeping Secrets - Eva Rice
  5. Godless - Ann Coulter
  6. The Covenant - Beverly Lewis
  7. The Betrayal - Beverly Lewis
  8. The Sacrifice - Beverly Lewis
  9. The Prodigal - Beverly Lewis
  10. The Revelation - Beverly Lewis

Cornelia Amiri

  1. Dead Girls Are Easy - Terri Garey
  2. Unleash the Night - Sherrilyn Kenyon
  3. Knight of Darkness - Kinley MacGregor
  4. Rome's Greatest Defeat - Adrian Murdoch
  5. Hurricane Moon - Alexis Glynn Latner
  6. The Dream Thief - Shana Abe
  7. Real Vampires Have Curves - Glory St. Claire
  8. Daughters of Fire - Barbara Erskine
  9. Threads - Michelle L. Levigne
  10. Hoven Quest - Michelle L. Levigne

Deb Adams

  1. Guided Meditation– Jack Kornfield [audio]
  2. Three Dreams on Mount Meru – Francois Devenne
  3. The Second Half of Life – Angeles Arrien
  4. Self Healing with Sound and Music – A. Weil and K. Arem [audio]
  5. Thistle and Twigg – Mary Saums
  6. Damsels in Distress – Joan Hess
  7. On the Slam - Honor Hartman
  8. Once Around the Track – Sharyn McCrumb
  9. Beating the System – Larry Roth
  10. Fast Food Nation – Eric Schlosser

Deb Kincaid

  1. Zoom - Iain Carson & Vijay V. Vaitheeswaran
  2. Raising Baby Green - Alan Greene, MD
  3. Travel Writing - L. Peat O’Neil
  4. Teacher Man - Frank McCourt
  5. The Worst Hard Time - Timothy Egan
  6. Soul Catcher - Michael White
  7. A Writer’s Coach - Jack Hart
  8. Last Child in the Woods - Richard Louv
  9. The Rest of her Life - Laura Moriarty
  10. Garden of Martyrs - Michael White

Dennis Collins

  1. A Thousand Bones - P J Parrish
  2. Big City, Bad Blood - Sean Chercover
  3. Dead Street - Mickey Spillane
  4. Echo Park - Michael Connely
  5. Requiem for an Assassin - Barry Eisler
  6. The Serpent's Kiss - Mark Terry
  7. City of the Absent - Robert W. Walker
  8. Blonde Faith - Walter Mosely
  9. Real Murders - Charlaine Harris
  10. Murder off the Books - Evelyn David

Donna Satterlee Ross

  1. The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation - M.T. Anderson
  2. A War of Gifts - Orson Scott Card
  3. A Corner of the Universe - Ann Matthews Martin
  4. I am the Messenger - Markus Zusak
  5. The Frugal Book Promoter - Carolyn Howard Johnson
  6. Chicken Soup for the Soul:Children with Special Needs - Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Heather McNamara, and
    Karen Smmons
  7. Number the Stars - Lois Lowry
  8. The Three Questions - John J. Muth (children's)
  9. In God's Hands - Lawrence Kushner (children's)
  10. Skippyjon Jones in Mummy Trouble - Judith Schachner (children's)

Faith Smith

  1. Beauty And The Geek - Roni Adams
  2. Knight's Prize - Sarah McKerrigan
  3. Rough And Ready - Sandra Hill
  4. Fanged and Fabulous - Michelle Rowan
  5. The Accidental Vampire - Lynsay Sands
  6. Be Still My Vampire Heart - Kerrelyn Sparks
  7. Strangers In Death - J.D. Robb
  8. Master Of Dragons - Angela Knight
  9. Master Of Swords - Angela Knight
  10. Be Still My Vampire Heart - Kerrelyn Sparks

Harold Walters

  1. The Sirens of Titan - Kurt Vonnegut
  2. Cat’s Cradle - Kurt Vonnegut
  3. Slaughterhouse Five - Kurt Vonnegut
  4. Lonesome Dove - Larry McMurtry
  5. East of Eden - John Steinbeck
  6. The Tin Can Tree - Ann Tyler
  7. The Stand - Stephen King
  8. The Catcher in the Rye - J. D. Salinger
  9. The Big Over Easy - Jasper Fforde
  10. True Evil - Greg Iles

Jan Fields

  1. Repossessed - A. M. Jenkins
  2. New Moon - Stephanie Meyer
  3. Specials - Scott Westerfeld
  4. Wicked Lovely - Melissa Marr
  5. True Talents - David Lubar
  6. Tantalize - Cynthia Leitich Smith
  7. The Lost Colony - Eoin Colfer
  8. Devilish - Maureen Johnson
  9. Ironside - Holly Black
  10. Magic Lessons - Justine Larbalestier

Janie Franz

  1. Last Shot - Gregg Hurwitz
  2. The Last Days of Madame Rey - A.W. Hill
  3. Tigra - R.J. Leahy
  4. Hounding the Moon - P. R. Frost
  5. The Bard of Bethlehem - David James Trapp
  6. Chanukah Guilt - Rabbi Ilene Schneider
  7. She's the Girl - Susan M. Brooks
  8. The Sweet Life - Lynn York
  9. A New Dawn - Jake George
  10. Wheel of Darkness - Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child [audio]


Jeff Shelby

  1. Songs of Innocence – Richard Aleas
  2. Field of Fire – James O. Born
  3. Bobbie Faye's Very (Very, Very, Very) Bad Day - Toni McGee Causey
  4. Bad Luck and Trouble – Lee Child
  5. I Love You, Beth Cooper – Larry Doyle
  6. One Bullet Away – Nathaniel Fick
  7. An Abundance of Katherines – John Green
  8. Looking for Alaska – John Green
  9. Devilish – Maureen Johnson
  10. Red Cat – Peter Spiegelman

Jennifer Akers

  1. Sword of God – Chris Kuzneski
  2. The Key – Joe Vitale
  3. Circle of Assassins – Steven Rigolosi
  4. Mystery Writing in a Nutshell – John McAleer and Andrew McAleer
  5. Law of Attraction – Michael J. Losier
  6. How to Speak Your Spouse’s Language – H. Norman Wright
  7. For Parents Only – Shaunti Feldhahn and Lisa A. Rice
  8. The Complete Book of Aunts – Rupert Christiansen and Beth Brophy
  9. Thirty Years of Rockford Files – Ed Robertson
  10. Back on the Career Track - Carol Fishman Cohen and Vivian Steir Rabin

John Washburn

  1. Bankrupt - David Limbaugh
  2. Political Zoo - Michael Savage
  3. State of Fear - Michael Crichton
  4. Next - Micheal Crichton
  5. Culture Warrior - Bill O'Reilly
  6. Red Leaves - Thomas Cook
  7. Over A Barrel - Raymond Learsy
  8. How America Got it Right - Bevin Alexander
  9. Jesus - Walter Wangerin
  10. Never Call Retreat - Newt Gingrich and William Forstchen

Kristin Johnson

  1. The Road - Cormac McCarthy
  2. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - J.K. Rowling
  3. The Frugal Editor - Carolyn Howard-Johnson
  4. Born in Death - J.D. Robb
  5. Bitter Sweets - Roopa Faroki
  6. The Manny - Holly Peterson
  7. While the Wolves Cry - David Conlin McLeod
  8. The Veil - Joyce S. Cathey and Rebecca S. Harrington
  9. The Ghost Mirror - Jamieson Wolf
  10. Born on a Blue Day - Daniel Tammet

Kim Malo

  1. Let Me Tell You a Story - Red Auerbach and John Feinstein
  2. Death of a Musketeer - Sarah D'Almeida
  3. Eating Up Italy - Matthew Fort
  4. The Traitor's Tale - Margaret Frazer
  5. The Accidental Time Machine - Joe Haldeman
  6. When Baghdad Ruled The Muslim World - Hugh Kennedy
  7. Tribute of Death - Simon Levack
  8. Cybermancy - Kelly McCullough
  9. CSS: The Definitive Guide - Eric Meyer
  10. Black Arrow - I J Parker

Kim Richards

  1. Hungarian Rhapsody - Sephera Giron
  2. Accidents Waiting to Happen - Simon Wood
  3. The Do Re Mi - Ken Kuhlken
  4. The Complete Guide to Writing Science Fiction - DragonMoon Press
  5. Designer Bead Embroidery - Kenneth D King
  6. Infinite Space, Infinite God - Karina Fabian

Leslie Halpern

  1. Red Carpets and Other Banana Skins - Rupert Everett
  2. Fast Food Nation - Eric Shlosser
  3. Starbucked - Taylor Clark
  4. Season of the Witch - Natasha Mostert
  5. Living the Truth - Keith Ablow, MD
  6. Changeling - Yasmine Galenorn
  7. Best New Paranormal Romance – editor: Paula Guran
  8. Silver Master - Jayne Castle
  9. Life of Pi - Yann Martel
  10. The Dead Guy Interviews - Michael A. Stusser

Linda Morelli

  1. Hungarian Rhapsody - James Derk
  2. For Shrieking Out Loud - Joyce Anthony
  3. Frank Sinatra - Charles Pignone
  4. Wedding Bell Blues - Linda Windsor
  5. Reluctant Runaway - Jill Elizabeth Nelson
  6. A Dangerous Beauty - Sophia Nash
  7. Checkmate, Hon. - Karna Small Bodman
  8. Bedding The Heiress - Cathy Maxwell
  9. Nip, Tuck, Dead - Lori Avocato
  10. The Remains of the Dead - Wendy Roberts

Louanne Clayton Jacobs

  1. The Book Thief - Markus Zusak
  2. Parrotfish - Ellen Wittlinger
  3. Cathy's Book - Sean Stewart and Jordan Weisman
  4. The Astonishing Adventures of Fanboy and Goth Girl - Barry Lyga
  5. Incantation - Allice Hoffman
  6. The Babymouse Series - Jennifer and Matthew Holm
  7. Gym Candy - Carl Deuker
  8. Deadline - Chris Crutcher
  9. Sandpiper - Ellen Witlinger
  10. The Eternals - Neil Gaiman

Michelle Shealy

  1. Adam - Ted Deckker
  2. Precious Blood - Jonathan Hayes
  3. The Con Artist of Catalina Island - Jennifer Colt
  4. Overturned - Michael C. Lee
  5. Broken Heartland - J.M. Hayes
  6. Proof Positive - Philip Margolin
  7. The Overlook - Michael Connelly
  8. Cover Me - Sharona Nelson
  9. Melting Ice - DJ Manly
  10. The 6th Target - James Patterson

Nicole Merritt

  1. World as Laboratory - Rebecca Lemov
  2. White House Nanny - Maud Shaw
  3. Mushrooms, Molds, and Miracles - Lucy Kavaler
  4. Microtrends - Mark Penn and E.Kinney Zalesne
  5. Choose to Be Happy - Rima Ruder
  6. Look What I Found Underneath The Bed - K. David
  7. Celebrity - Thomas Thompson
  8. Long Live the King - Lyn Tornabene
  9. Mr. Darcy Takes a Wife - Linda Berdoll
  10. The Father of Hollywood - Gaelyn Whitley Keith

P.G. Forte

  1. The Alchemist's Kitchen - Guy Ogilvy
  2. The Art of Blacksmithing - Alex. W. Bealer
  3. The Blood Books - Tanya Huff
  4. The Diet Code - Stephen Lanzolotta
  5. The Great Shame - Thomas Keneally
  6. An Irish Country Christmas - Alice Taylor
  7. Living Wisdom - Don Farber and The Dalai Lama
  8. The Saints of Midland - TL Schaefer
  9. White Nights - Jim Butcher
  10. Younger Next Year - Crowley & Lodge

Rachel A. Hyde

  1. Court of the Air – Stephen Hunt
  2. Island of Exiles - I J Parker
  3. Barbary Coast – Peter Smalley
  4. The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid – Bill Bryson
  5. Spindrift – Allen Steele
  6. Heaven’s Net Is Wide – Lian Hearn
  7. Gourdfellas – Maggie Bruce
  8. Double Deceit - Emily Hendrickson
  9. Crochet Jewellery – Waejong Kim and Anna Pulvermakher

Rachel Smith

  1. Undead and Unwed - MaryJanice Davidson
  2. Swimming Without a Net - Mary Janice Davidson
  3. Changeling - Yasmine Galenorn
  4. The Buenos Aires Broken Hearts Club - Jessica Morrison
  5. A Charmed Death - Madelyn Alt
  6. Dead End Dating - Kimberly Raye
  7. Dead Sexy - Tate Hallaway
  8. Don't Talk Back To Your Vampire - Michele Bardsley
  9. Dead Girls are Easy - Terri Garey
  10. Real Vampires Live Large - Gerry Bartlett

Rebecca Benston

  1. Dirty Blonde - Lisa Scottoline
  2. Eleven on Top - Janet Evanovich
  3. Devil's Corner - Lisa Scottoline
  4. Predator - Patricia Cornwell
  5. Detonator Time's Up - Mary E. Rose
  6. Mary, Mary - James Patterson
  7. At Risk - Patricia Cornwell
  8. Darkly Dreaming Dexter - Jeff Lindsay
  9. How I Write - Janet Evanovich with Ina Yalof
  10. Thorns of an Innocent Soul - Barbara Watkins

Sandie Vega

  1. The Devil's Racket - Tom Wallace
  2. Idot - Christopher Klim
  3. Dead Men Don't Get the Munchies - Miranda Bliss
  4. Swimming Without a Net - Mary Janice Davidson
  5. I Gave you my Heart but you Sold it Online - Dixie Cash
  6. Monkey Star - Brenda Scott Royce
  7. Odd Mom Out - Jane Porter
  8. Never Look Back - Kathy Herman
  9. Ever Present Danger - Kathy Herman
  10. Deliver Me - Farrah Rochon

Sheila Griffin

  1. Undead and Unwed - MaryJanice Davidson
  2. Warsworn - Elizabeth Vaughan
  3. The Givenchy Code - Julie Kenner
  4. The Quest - Susan Kearney
  5. The Sweet Potato Queens’ Book of Love - Jill Conner Browne
  6. Royal Treatment - MaryJanice Davidson
  7. The Sweet Potato Queens' First Big-Ass Novel - Jill Conner Browne
  8. The Royal Mess - MaryJanice Davidson
  9. Kiss Me Deadly - Susan Kearney
  10. Lean Mean Thirteen - Janet Evanovitch

Steven L. Shrewsbury

  1. Swastika - Michael Slade
  2. Scent of the Wolf- Tracy Jones
  3. Dawn - Tim Lebbon
  4. Forever You will Suffer - Gary Frank
  5. Blood Red- Jim Moore
  6. Crimson Shadows - Robert E. Howard
  7. Shadows over Somerset- Bob Freeman
  8. Dead Sea - Brian Keene
  9. Do What Thou Wilt - Lawrence Sutin
  10. A History of Pagan Europe- Prudence Jones

Susan Johnson

  1. The Road - Cormac McCarthy
  2. Brother Odd - Dean Koontz
  3. What the Dead Know - Laura Lippman
  4. The Missing - Chris Moody
  5. Sharp Objects - Gillian Flynn
  6. Blood Hollow - William Kent Kruger
  7. Prisoner of Memory - Denise Hamilton
  8. The Cloud of Unknowing - Thomas H Cook
  9. A Thousand Bones - PJ Parrish
  10. Tin Roof Blowdown - James Lee Burke

Suzie Housley

  1. Lover Unbound - J.R. Ward
  2. Numerology for Relationships - Vera Kaikobad
  3. My Wicked Pirate - Rona Sharon
  4. Ten Thousand Charms - Allison Pittman
  5. Love's Liberty - Lesley-Anne McLeod
  6. Cherokee Rose - Al and Joanna Lacy
  7. Your Unseen Power - Dolores Ashcroft-Nowicki
  8. Om Deeksha! - Maneesh de Moor
  9. Gypsy Moon - Priyo
  10. Celtic Passage - Deirdre Ni Chinneide

Tara Manderino

  1. Conspiracy Game – Christine Feehan
  2. The Secret Diaries of Miss Miranda Cheever –Julia Quinn
  3. Winter Wedding – Betty Neels
  4. Beyond Seduction – Stephanie Laurens
  5. Grounds for Love – Maureen Mackey
  6. The Wicked Ways of a Duke -- Laura Lee Guhrke
  7. Lover Unbound – J.R. Ward
  8. Operation: Married by Christmas – Debra Clopton
  9. Confessions of a Viscount -- Shirley Karr
  10. The Frugal Book Promoter – Carolyn Howard Johnson

Willie Elliott

  1. The Instruction - Ainslie MacLeod
  2. Zoom - Vijay Vaitheeswaran and Iain Carson
  3. The Case Against My Brother - Libby Sternberg
  4. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian - Sherman Alexine
  5. Stolen Beauty - Amy Madden
  6. Driven Out - Jean Pfaelzer
  7. Boomsday - Christopher Buckley [audio]
  8. A Contrarian’s Guide to Knowing God – Larry Osborne
  9. Debt Is Slavery - Michael Mihalik
  10. When a Crocodile Eats the Sun - Peter Godwin
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