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Weekly Geeks: Best Of



The Weekly Geeks post
Here were some of my favorite reads from this year, alphabetically:
1. Sacred Hearts, by Sarah Dunant (historical fiction)
2. The Glassblower of Murano, by Marina Fiorato (historical fiction)
3. The Secret Diaries of Charlotte Bronte, by Syrie James (historical fiction)
4. The Lacuna, by Barbara Kingsolver (historical fiction)
5. Wolf Hall, by Hilary Martin (historical fiction)
6. Cleopatra’s Daughter, by Michelle Moran (historical fiction)
7. Her Fearful Symmetry, by Audrey Niffenegger (contemporary fiction)
8. The Street Philosopher, by Matthew Plampin (historical fiction; not out in the US—at least, yet)
9. Bleeding Heart Square, by Andrew Taylor (historical fiction)
10. The Angel’s Game, by Carlos Ruiz Zafon (historical fiction)

There are a lot more, but these were the most memorable.

Comments

Syrie James said…
I'm thrilled to be on your list of Best Reads of the Year!

Enjoy the holidays, and feel free to email me any time at AuthorSyrieJames@gmail.com, or leave a message at my website at www.syriejames.com.
Danielle said…
I really liked Bleeding Heart Square, too! And I have several others on my wishlist as well!
susan said…
I'm Kingsolver fan. Will have to check this out. Thanks.
Becky K said…
I found your blog while looking for reviews of Kingsolver's new book. I'm trying to decide if I should keep reading; it definately is not Poisonwood Bible (not that I mind, it's just very different.) Based on what you said, and how you liked it, I'm going to keep reading, just to see where it leads.

I was interested to see that you put Her Fearful Symmetry and Angel's Game on your top 10 list. I am still mulling over these books months later. I didn't love either of them, but I didn't hate them either. Anyway, I'll come back to your blog now that I've found it. I think I'll look up a couple of your top 10 to read in the next few weeks. Anyway, thanks for the reviews.

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