Favorite Books of 2008

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Favorite Books of 2008
Thu, 01-01-2009 - 4:35pm
Share which books were your favorite reads.

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Registered: 06-22-2006
Thu, 01-01-2009 - 5:16pm

  1. The Twilight Series by Stephenie Meyer (I read them all!!!)

  2. The Host by Stephenie Meyer

  3. Gone With The Wind by Margaret Mitchell

  4. P.S. I Love You by Cecilia Ahern

  5. A Thousand Splendid Suns

  6. Marley and Me by John Grogan

  7. The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein

Note they aren't in any particular order.


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Registered: 12-12-1997
Thu, 01-01-2009 - 7:35pm

Let me just go look... The ones that got 9's or 10's....

1. Nineteen Minutes, Jodi Picoult
2. Duma Key, Stephen King
3. The Darkest Evening of the Year, Dean Koontz
4. The Innocent, Harlan Coben
5. Marley and Me - John Grogan


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Registered: 08-20-2007
Thu, 01-01-2009 - 7:43pm
The Innocent was one of my top 10 also!


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Registered: 08-20-2007
Thu, 01-01-2009 - 8:39pm

My very favorites in no order were:

  • To My Children's Children by Sindiwe Magona

  • Life on the Refrigerator Door by Alice Kuipers

  • Russian Concubine by Kate Furnivall

  • The Innocent by Harlan Coben

  • Articles of War by Nick Arvin


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Registered: 06-22-2006
Fri, 01-02-2009 - 9:05am
Hold Tight by Harlen Coben was also really good.


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Registered: 06-26-2007
Fri, 01-02-2009 - 2:18pm

My favorites are (in no particular order):

Crow Lake by Mary Lawson

Firefly Lane by Kristin Hannah

In the Woods by Tana French

Change of Heart by Jodi Picoult

Songs Without Words by Ann Packer

Hold Tight by Harlan Coben

Duma Key by Stephen King

The Doctor's Wife by Elizabeth Brundage

When Will There Be Good News? by Kate Atkinson

Sweetheart by Chelsea Cain

THe Hour I First Believed by Wally LAmb

My Sister's Keeper by Jodi Picoult

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Registered: 03-19-2003
Fri, 01-02-2009 - 8:50pm

Some of my favorites are:

The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd

Cane River by Lalita Tademy

Beach Road by James Patterson

The Kitchen God's Wife by Amy Tan

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Registered: 08-11-2008
Sat, 01-03-2009 - 8:22pm

Here's my favorites broken into genres

General fiction:

1) The Air We Breathe by Andrea Barrett

2) The 19th Wife by David Eberschoff

3) What Love Means to You People by Nancy Kay Shapiro

4) Lord John and the Brotherhood of the Blade by Diana Gabaldon

5) The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay by Michael Chabon

6) My Name is Will by Jess Winfield

Science fiction and fantasy:

1) The Sparrow, Children of God

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Registered: 09-03-2005
Mon, 01-05-2009 - 12:47pm
My favorite books of 2008:

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Registered: 09-03-2005
Mon, 01-05-2009 - 12:49pm
Wow great list!

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