I made it my first full year of recording all my reading. And I found it very exciting and liberating to see that when I put my mind to it and branch out, I can find so many great books and authors out there.

I had many favorites this year, so I’m going to try and break them up into categories, much like an awards show.

Favorite New Author – Janet Evanovich

Favorite Old Author – James Patterson

Favorite SeriesStephanie Plum Series by Janet Evanovich

Favorite RecommendationMy Sister’s Keeper by Jodi Picoult

Favorite ARC/New ReleaseFriday Night Knitting Club by Kate Jacobs

Favorite NonfictionWith Our Good Will by Doug Copsey

Favorite ClassicSense and Sensibility by Jane Austen

Favorite YATwilight by Stephenie Meyer/Georgia Nicholson series by Louise Rennison

Favorite Book to FilmTwilight by Stephenie Meyer

Favorite Fiction The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger

Lifetime Achievement – War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy

Favorite OverallThe Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger