Top 100 for 2010

A meme I’ve copied from Rien d’important the Angus & Robertson top 100 books for 2010.
* = Books I have read
+ = Books I have enjoyed reading
@ = Books I would like to read

1 The Twilight Saga Stephenie Meyer *+
2 Harry Potter 1-7 J.K. Rowling *+
3 The Millennium Trilogy Stieg Larsson*+
4 To Kill a Mockingbird Harper Lee * +
5 The Lovely Bones Alice Sebold *+
6 Pride and Prejudice Jane Austen *+
7 My Sister’s Keeper Jodi Picoult @
8 Sookie Stackhouse Charlaine Harris @
9 The Time Traveler’s Wife Audrey Niffenegger *+
10 The Book Thief Markus Zusak *+
11 Lunch in Paris Elizabeth Bard
12 The Kite Runner Khaled Hosseini @
13 Memoirs of a Geisha Arthur Golden *+
14 61 Hours Lee Child
15 Dragon Haven Robin Hobb
16 Vampire Academy Richelle Mead
17 The Silent Sea Clive Cussler
18 Mao’s Last Dancer Li Cunxin @
19 The Lord of the Rings J.R.R. Tolkien *
20 Tuscan Rose Belinda Alexandra
21 The Power of One Bryce Courtenay *+
22 The Notebook Nicholas Sparks *+
23 The Pacific Hugh Ambrose
24 Ransom David Malouf
25 Jane Eyre Charlotte Bronte @
26 Dear John Nicholas Sparks @
27 Magician Raymond E. Feist
28 The Catcher in the Rye J.D. Salinger @
29 House Rules Jodi Picoult
30 Wuthering Heights Emily Bronte *+
31 A Thousand Splendid Suns Khaled Hosseini
32 Marley & Me John Grogan *+
33 Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: Dawn of the Dreadfuls Jane Austen & Steve
34 Breath Tim Winton
35 The Bronze Horseman Paullina Simons
36 Cloudstreet Tim Winton *+
37 The People’s Train Thomas Keneally
38 Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Lewis Carroll *
39 Truth Peter Temple
40 Little Women Louisa May Alcott *+
41 Eat, Pray, Love Elizabeth Gilbert *
42 The Host Stephenie Meyer
43 The Da Vinci Code Dan Brown * +
44 The Book of Emmett Deborah Forster
45 Ice Station Matthew Reilly
46 The Road Cormac Macarthy
47 The Memory Keeper’s Daughter Kim Edwards @
48 Persuasion Jane Austen *+
49 Jessica Bryce Courtenay
50 Atonement Ian McEwan @
51 Tuesdays with Morrie Mitch Albom @
52 The Pillars of the Earth Ken Follet
53 The Alchemist Paulo Coehlo
54 April Fool’s Day Bryce Courtenay *+
55 Life of Pi Yann Martel
56 Angels & Demons Dan Brown *+
57 The Pact Jodi Picoult
58 The Five People You Meet in Heaven Mitch Albom
59 Parrot and Olivier in America Peter Carey
60 Always Looking Up Michael J. Fox @
61 Seven Ancient Wonders Matthew Reilly
62 The Hobbit J.R.R. Tolkien *+
63 Nineteen Minutes Jodi Picoult @
64 The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society Mary Ann Shaffer & Annie Burrows *+
65 The Lost Symbol Dan Brown
66 Solar Ian McEwan
67 Fallen Lauren Kate
68 The Historian Elizabeth Kostova
69 P.S. I Love You Cecila Ahern @
70 The Chronicles of Narnia C.S. Lewis *+
71 Obernewtyn Isobelle Carmody
72 A Fortunate Life A.B. Facey
73 Handle with Care Jodi Picoult
74 Cross Stitch Diana Gabaldon
75 Dirt Music Tim Winton
76 It Stephen King *
77 Hourglass Claudia Gray
78 Tully Paullina Simons *+
79 The Mists of Avalon Marion Zimmer Bradley
80 Shantaram: A Novel Gregory David Roberts
81 The Princess Bride William Goldman @
82 Nineteen Eighty-Four George Orwell *
83 Requiem for a Species Clive Hamilton
84 The Other Boleyn Girl Philippa Gregory @
85 Break No Bones Kathy Reichs
86 Animal Farm George Orwell *
87 The Six Sacred Stones Matthew Reilly
88 The Five Greatest Warriors Matthew Reilly
89 Maralinga Judy Nunn
90 Fight Club Chuck Palahniuk
91 One for the Money Janet Evanovich
92 Worst Case James Patterson
93 Once in a Lifetime Cathy Kelly
94 The Stand Stephen King *
95 Anybody Out There Marian Keyes
96 The Secret Rhonda Byrne
97 Temple Matthew Reilly
98 All That Remains Patricia Cornwall *+
99 The Slap Christos Tsolkias *
100 Interview with the Vampire Anne Rice

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One thought on “Top 100 for 2010

  1. As the guy in my group of friends known as the reader, I’m a little ashamed to have only already read twelve of these; most of the classics definitely look good to me, though, I feel obligated to point out.

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