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2010 Top Ten Reads
Books that entertained and/or impressed us most in 2010

Books listed in no specific order
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Barbara Buhrer

  1. New York - Edward Rutherfurd [amazon]
  2. Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie - Alan Bradley [review]
  3. A Family Affair - Caro Peacock [amazon]
  4. What Remains of Heaven - C S Harris [amazon]
  5. The Mischief of the Mistletoe - Lauren Willig [review]
  6. The Confession - John Grisham [amazon]
  7. Book of Souls - Glenn Cooper [review]
  8. Secret of the Seventh Son - Glenn Cooper [review]
  9. Matterhorn - Karl Marlante [amazon]
  10. An Impartial Witness - Charles Todd [amazon]

Beth ellen

  1. Sister Pelagia and the Red Cockerel - Boris Akunin [amazon]
  2. The Lace Reader -Brunonia Barry - (Audio) [amazon]
  3. The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie - Alan Bradley - (Audio) [review]
  4. The Cat Who Wouldn't Come Inside - Cynthia von Buhler [amazon]
  5. The Art of Detection - Laurie R. King [review]
  6. The Lost Dog - Michelle de Krester [review]
  7. Cry, the Beloved country - Alan Paton [amazon]
  8. Promises in Death - JD Robb [amazon]
  9. The Dark Sidef of Dawn - Kathryn Smith [review]
  10. Seduction of the Crimson Rose - Lauren Willig (Audio)[review]

Beverly Rowe

  1. Blaze of Glory - Jeff Struecker and Alton Gansky [review]
  2. Panic Zone - Rick Mofina [review]
  3. Dracula the Undead - Dacre Stoker [amazon]
  4. Look Homeward Angel - Thomas Wolfe [amazon]
  5. Siegfried Follies - Richard Alther [review]
  6. Still Missing - Chevy Stevens [amazon]
  7. Worth Dying For - Lee Child [amazon]
  8. Shutter Island - Dennis Lehane [review]
  9. Pirate Latitudes - Michael Chrichton [amazon]
  10. The Mountain Between Us - Charles Martin [amazon]

Brenda Weeaks

  1. Julia’s Words – Judith L. Roth [review]
  2. Ghost in Trouble – Carolyn Hart [review]
  3. Avenging Angels - Mary Stanton [review]
  4. Christmas at The Mysterious Bookshop - Otto Penzler (Editor) [review]
  5. The Intrigue at Highbury: Or, Emma's Match - Carrie Bebris [review]
  6. Nanny McPhee Returns – Emma Thompson [review] (Audio)
  7. Eat the Cookie… Buy the Shoes - Joyce Meyer [review](Audio)
  8. Dear John - Nicholas Sparks [review] (Audio)
  9. The Mischief of the Mistletoe - Lauren Willig [review] (Audio)
  10. Heat Wave - Richard Castle [review] (Audio)

C.R. Lindemer

  1. The Earth Abides - - Betty Taylor [amazon]
  2. The Convalescent - Jessica Anthony [amazon]
  3. The Comfort of Apples - Philip Rubin and Lauren Rubin [review]
  4. Provenance - Laney Salisbury & Aly Sujo [amazon]
  5. Amber Waves of Grain edited Jean Tennant [amazon]
  6. The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating - Elisabeth Tova Bailey [amazon]
  7. Unleashed: Of Poltergeists and Murder - William Roll and Valerie Storey [amazon]
  8. Detox for the Overly Religious - David Putnam [review]
  9. Far As I Can Remember - Minnie Rose Lovgreen /Nancy Rekow & Everett Thompson [amazon]
  10. Avoiding the Con in Construction -Kia Ricci [amazon]

Carmen Ferreiro-Esteban

  1. Federico Garcia Lorca - Felicia Hardison Londré [amazon]
  2. Goose Chase - Patrice Kindl [amazon]
  3. The Hunger Games - Suzanne Collins [amazon]
  4. Laid - edited Shannon T. Boodram [review]
  5. Life As We Knew It - Susan Beth Pfeffer [amazon]
  6. The Burning Land - Bernard Cornwell [amazon]
  7. Wis.en.heim.er - Mark Oppenheimer [review]
  8. In A Taste of Heaven - Madeline Scherb [review]
  9. Scaramouche - Rafael Sabatini [amazon]
  10. The Lies of Locke Lamora - Scott Lynch [amazon]

Carol Ann Johnson

  1. The Bible - [amazon]
  2. Torn Between Two Lovers - Carl Weber [amazon]
  3. Big Girls Don’t Cry - Carl Weber [amazon]
  4. Because of You - Rochelle Alers [amazon]
  5. Whatever You Like – Maureen Smith [amazon]
  6. Bachelor Unleashed - Brenda Jackson [amazon]
  7. Tempt me at Midnight - Maureen Smith [amazon]
  8. If You Were My Man - Francis Ray [amazon]
  9. Dimitry’s Closet - Latrivia Nelson [amazon]
  10. The Ugly Girlfriend - Latrivia Nelson [amazon]

Carolyn Howard-Johnson

  1. Three Dog Night - Peter Goldsworthy [amazon]
  2. Water for Elephants - Sara Gruen [amazon]
  3. Love is Like a Rainbow - Dawn Colclasure [amazon]
  4. Memoirs of the Soul- Nan Merrick Phifer [amazon]
  5. It Was the Best of Sentences, It Was the Worst of Sentences - June Casagrande [amazon]
  6. Mortal Syntax - June Casagrande [amazon]
  7. 55 Ways to Promote & Sell Your Book on the Internet - Bob Baker [amazon]

Cornelia Amiri

  1. Boneshaker - Cherie Priest [amazon]
  2. Soulless - Gail Carriger [review]
  3. Blameless - Gail Carriger [amazon]
  4. The Strangely Beautiful Tale of Miss Percy Parker - Leanna Renee Hieber [amazon]
  5. New Blood - Gail Dayton [amazon]
  6. Dead and Gone - Charlaine Harris [amazon]
  7. A Touch of Dead - Charlaine Harris [amazon]
  8. The Egyptologist - Arthur Phillips [amazon]
  9. The Anubis Gates - Tim Powers [amazon]
  10. The Alchemist - Donna Boyd [amazon]

Deb Adams

  1. Heart Yoga - Harvey, Erickson, Yee [amazon]
  2. Magical Housekeeping - Tess Whitehurst [review]
  3. The Return of Intuition - Kathryn Harwig [review]
  4. The Simplified Handbook for Living With Heart Disease - Warren Selkow and Donna Selkow [review]
  5. Transform Your Life Through Handwriting - Vimala Rodgers [review]
  6. The Vegetarian Slow Cooker - Judith Finlayson [review]
  7. Masters of Disaster - Gary Paulson [amazon]
  8. 101 Ways to Meditate - Linda Lavid [amazon]
  9. The Edge of Physics - Ani Ananthaswamy[amazon]
  10. We Ain’t What We Ought to Be - Stephen Tuck [amazon]

Dennis Collins

  1. Secret of the Seventh Son - Glenn Cooper [review]
  2. The Bricklayer - Noah Boyd [review]
  3. Alone - Loren Estleman [review]
  4. End of the Line - Mike Manno [review]
  5. Inside Out - Barry Eisler [review]
  6. Mean Town Blues - Sam Reaves [review]
  7. The Fallen - Mark Terry [review]
  8. The Little Death - P J Parrish [review]
  9. The Third Rail - Michael Harvey [review]
  10. Targets of Deception - Jeffrey Stevens [review]

Elise Cooper

  1. American Assassin - Vince Flynn [review]
  2. Velocity - Alan Jacobson [amazon]
  3. The Rembrandt Affair - Daniel Silva [amazon]
  4. The Revesal - Michael Connelly [review]
  5. The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest - Stieg Larsson [amazon]
  6. The Capitol Game - Brian Haig [amazon]
  7. The Mullah's Storm - Thomas W. Young [review]
  8. Executive Intent - Dale Brown [review]
  9. Spoken From the Heart - Laura Bush [review]
  10. The Lion - Nelson DeMille [review]

Faith Smith

  1. The Hellion and the Highlander – Lindsay Sands [review]
  2. The Vampire and the Virgin – Kerrelyn Sparks [review]
  3. Forbidden Passion – Rita Herron [review]
  4. The Vampire Kitty-Cat Chronicles – Ray Rhamey [review]
  5. Heart of the Witch – Alicia Dean [review]
  6. Master of Fire – Angela Knight [review]
  7. Deadly Fear – Cynthia Eden [review]
  8. Ravished by a Highlander – Paula Quinn [review]
  9. Fantasy in Death – J D Robb [review]
  10. Bitten by Cupid – Lynsay Sands, Pamela Palmer, Jaime Rush [review]

Heather Buchanan

  1. Storm Front - Jim Butcher [review]
  2. Never Let Me Go - Kazuo Ishiguro [amazon]
  3. The Help - Kathryn Stockett [amazon]
  4. Wench - Dlen Perkins-Valdez [amazon]
  5. Bones of Empire - William C. Dietz [amazon]
  6. The Imperial Cruise - James Bradley [review] (Audio)
  7. Cheat the Grave - Vicki Pettersson [review]
  8. In Rough Country - Joyce Carol Oates [review]
  9. Wild Hunt - Margaret Ronald [review]
  10. The Magicians - Lev Grossman [review]

Jan Fields

  1. Hold Me Closer Necromancer - Lish McBride [amazon]
  2. Demons and Druids - Adam Sadler, James Patterson [review]
  3. Nightshade - Andrea Cremer [review]
  4. The Web of Titan -Dom Testa [review]
  5. I Kissed a Zombie and I liked It - Adam Selzer [review]
  6. Crossing Over - Elizabeth Cody Kimmel [review]
  7. The Sixty-Eight Rooms - Marianne Malone [review]
  8. The Night Fairy - Laura Amy Schlitz [review]
  9. Soulstice - Simon Holt [review]
  10. Jack: Secret Circles - F. Paul Wilson [review]

Jen Oliver

  1. Open - Andre Agassi [amazon]
  2. These Dreams - Barbara Chepaitis [amazon]
  3. The Girl Who Played with Fire - Stieg Larsson [amazon]
  4. Dispatch - Bentley Little [amazon]
  5. 9 Dragons - Michael Connelly [amazon]
  6. Kiss and Kill - Dale Hudson [amazon]
  7. The Cloud of Unknowing - Thomas H. Cook [amazon]
  8. The Lion - Nelson Demille [review]
  9. Shattered - Kathryn Casey [review]
  10. Night of Demons - Tony Richards [review]

Laura Hinds

  1. Merry Merry Ghost - Carolyn Hart [review]
  2. Truly, Madly - Heather Webber [amazon]
  3. Arsenic and Old Paint - Hailey Lind [review]
  4. A Nose for Hanky Panky - Sharon Love Cook [review]
  5. Saving CeeCee Honeycutt - Beth Hoffman [amazon]
  6. When You Reach Me - Rebecca Stead [amazon]
  7. The Bad Book Affair - Ian Sansom [amazon]
  8. The Map of True Places - Brunonia Barry [amazon]
  9. Spooky Little Girl - Laurie Notaro [amazon]
  10. Guest House - Barbara Richardson [review]

Leslie Halpern

  1. The Untethered Soul - Michael A. Singer [amazon]
  2. Accept This Gift edited Frances Vaughan, Ph.D. and Roger Walsh M.D., Ph.D. [amazon]
  3. House of Sand and Fog - Andre Dubus III [amazon]
  4. Streets of Fire - Troy Soos [amazon]
  5. The Artist’s Way Every Day - Julia Cameron [amazon]
  6. Keeper of Light and Dust - Natasha Mostert [review]
  7. You Can Heal Your Life - Louise L. Hay [amazon]
  8. Forgive to Live - Dr. Dick Tibbits [amazon]
  9. I Am Ozzy - Ozzy Osbourne [review]
  10. Eat Pray Love - Elizabeth Gilbert [amazon]

Linda Morelli

  1. Sins of the Flesh - Caridad Piñero [review]
  2. The Marriage Ring - Cathy Maxwell [review]
  3. To Sin with a Scoundrel - Cara Elliott [review]
  4. Desires of a Perfect Lady - Victoria Alexander [review]
  5. Hero at Large - Janet Evanovich [review]
  6. Our Red Hot Romance is Leaving Me Blue - Dixie Cash [review]
  7. Two Lethal Lies - Annie Solomon [review]
  8. Simply Irresistible - Jill Shalvis [review]
  9. Montana Glory - R.C. Ryan [review]
  10. Stronger Than Sin - Caridad Pineiro [review]

Linda young

  1. The Viking Takes a Knight - Sandra Hill [review]
  2. Infinity – Sherrilyn Kenyon [review] (Audio)
  3. A Kiss at Midnight - Eloisa James [review]
  4. Templed By Fate - Kate Perry [review]
  5. Seduced By a Highlander - Paula Quinn [review]
  6. His Christmas Pleasure - Cathy Maxwell [review]
  7. Lord Lightning - Jenny Brown [review]
  8. Pleasures of a Notorious Gentleman - Lorraine Heath [review]
  9. His Darkest Embrace - Juliana Stone [review]
  10. Nightshade - Andrea Cremer [review]

Maxine Thompson

  1. Swerve - Michelle McGriff [amazon]
  2. Delilah - Shelia Goss [amazon]
  3. Decoded - Jay-Z [amazon]
  4. Big Girls Do Cry - Carl Weber [amazon]
  5. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo - Stieg Larsson [amazon]
  6. Nothing Stays the Same - Suzetta Perkins [amazon]
  7. Wench - Dolen Perkins [amazon]
  8. Hollywood Deception - Shelia Goss [amazon]
  9. West End Girls II - Lena Scott [amazon]
  10. I Want What She's Got - Bette James Laughrun & Kathie Nelson [amazon]

Rachel A. Hyde

  1. Dark Matter - Michelle Paver [review]
  2. The Lost Kings - Bruno Hare [review]
  3. I Shall Wear Midnight - Terry Pratchett [review]
  4. Girl on the Orlop Deck - Beryl Kingston [review]
  5. The Double Comfort Safari Club - Alexander McCall Smith [review]
  6. Secrets of the Fire Sea - Stephen Hunt [reviews]
  7. The Silent Governess - Julie Klassen [review]
  8. Vampires– Charlotte Montague [review]
  9. The Masuda Affair - I J Parker [amazon]
  10. Instruments of Darkness - Imogen Robertson [amazon]

Robert (Bob) Walch

  1. The Weed That Strings the Hangman's Bag - Alan Bradley [review]
  2. City of Fear - David Hewson [amazon]
  3. Country Driving - Peter Hessler [amazon]
  4. May Off the Rails - Christopher Fowler [amazon]
  5. Crude World - Peter Maass [amazon]
  6. This Book is Overdue - Marilyn Johnson [amazon]
  7. God of the Hive - Laurie King [amazon]
  8. Hamlet's Black Berry - William Powers [amazon]
  9. Shaking the Family Tree - Buzzy Jackson [amazon]

Susan Johnson

  1. Garden Spells - Sarah Addison Allen [amazon]
  2. Glass Rainbow - James Lee Burke [amazon]
  3. Saving CeeCee Honeycutt - Beth Hoffman [amazon]
  4. The Help - Kathryn Stockett [amazon]
  5. Breathless - Dean Koontz [amazon]
  6. The Day of Small Things - Vicki Lane [amazon]
  7. A Bad Day for Pretty - Sophie Littfield [amazon]
  8. The Invisible Boy - Cornelia Reed [amazon]
  9. The Little Giant of Aberdeen County - Tiffany Baker [review]
  10. Ford County Stories - John Grisham [review]
SYLVIA MCCLAIN
  1. Deadline (Books 1 & 2) - Paula L. Tutman [amazon]
  2. Audition - Barbara Walters [amazon]
  3. Ladies of Liberty - Cokie Roberts [review]
  4. Just Who Will You Be? - Maria Shriver [review]
  5. Passionate About Their Work - Leslie C. Halpern [review]
  6. Girl in the Cellar - Allan Hall & Michael Leidig [review]
  7. The Third Chapter - Sarah Lawrence-Lightfoot [review]
  8. Staying True - Jenny Sanford [review]
  9. Winning in Troubled Times - Dr. Creflo Dollar [review]
  10. Dancing Under the Same Moon - Dr. Debraha Watson

Willie Elliott

  1. Soulshaping - Jeff Brown [review]
  2. Eli the Good - Silas House [amazon]
  3. God Never Blinds - Regina Brett [review]
  4. The Language God Talks - Herman Wouk [review]
  5. Future of the American Negro - Booker T. Washington [review] (Audio)
  6. Billions and Billions - Carl Sagan [amazon]
  7. The Summons - John Grisham [review]
  8. Uneasy Money - P.G. Wodehouse [amazon]
  9. Manual for Living - Seth David Chernoff [review]
  10. What Good is God - Philip Yancey [review]

 
 
 
 
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