So here is my list of awards for best books read in 2009. (Note: not all of these titles were published in 2009. That’s just when I read them).
“And the 2009 Elfies go to…”
Best book read after a recommendation:
Hold Still – by Nina LaCour
Best book almost not read in 2009:
Best book to make me want to read On the Origin of Species:
Best ARC ever received:
Catching Fire – by Suzanne Collins
Best audiobook read by a Brit (or by anyone, I think):
Best book to make you start stockpiling canned goods:
Best YA fantasy:
YA novel that was most unputdownable:
Best Middle Grade Debut:
Best Guilty Pleasure:
Best Sequel (prequel… companion book… whatever):
Best quietly beautiful YA read:
Best warm and fuzzy book for grown ups:
2010 has a lot to live up to, I’d say.
Happy New Year’s Eve to all!
(Confetti illustration from stock.xchng)