Annual Round-up: 2008 Reads


Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers by Mary Roach 10/10
The Bookseller of Kabul by Asne Seierstad 9/10
A Short History of Progress by Ronald Wright 9/10
Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov 10/10
Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen 8/10
The Learners by Chip Kidd 10/10


The Blood of Flowers by Anita Amirrezvani 9/10
1968: The Year that Rocked the World by Mark Kurlansky 9/10
Signed Mata Hari by Yannick Murphy 9/10
The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro 10/10
Daniel Deronda by George Eliot 9/10
Carpool Diem by Nancy Star 9/10


The Berlin Stories by Christopher Isherwood 10/10
The Snow Geese by William Fiennes 7/10
Hard News by Jeffery Deaver 7/10
The Black Echo by Michael Connelly 9/10
Tess of the D’Ubervilles by Thomas Hardy 10/10


Names My Sisters Call Me by Megan Crane 9/10
Madapple by Christina Meldrum 9/10
The Host by Stephenie Meyer 10/10
The Good Soldier by Ford Madox Ford 9/10
Smoke and Mirrors: Short Fiction and Illusions by Neil Gaiman 7/10
The January Girl by Goldie Taylor 8/10
The Overlook by Michael Connelly 8/10
Howard’s End by E.M. Forster 9/10
I Am America (And So Can You!) by Stephen Colbert 8/10
Passin’ by Karen E Quinones Miller 9/10
Child 44 by Tom Rob Smith 10/10


How the Other Half Hamptons by Jasmin Rosemberg 9/10
A Short History of Myth by Karen Armstrong 9/10
Pastures of Heaven by John Steinbeck 9/10
The Gathering by Anne Enright 10/10
Treasure Hunting by J.B. McDonald 8/10


By The Time You Read This by Lola Jaye 9/10
Hooked by Matt Richtel 8/10
The Fidelity Files by Jessica Brody 9/10
Sail by James Patterson and Howard Roughan 9/10
Barefoot by Elin Hilderbrand 8/10
Say You’re One of Them by Uwem Akpan 10/10


The Romantics by Galt Niederhoffer 8/10
Do What You Are by Paul D Tieger 9/10
A Summer Affair by Elin Hilderbrand 9/10
Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut Jr 10/10


Close by Martina Cole 10/10
The Mephisto Club by Tess Gerritsen 8/10
Angel’s Flight by Michael Connelly 8/10
This Charming Man by Marian Keyes 10/10
Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris 9/10


When You Are Engulfed in Flames by David Sedaris 9/10
Twilight by Stephenie Meyer 7/10
Knock Me Off My Feet by Susan Donovan 6/10
Loose Screws by Karen Templeton 7/10


In Hovering Flight by Joyce Hinnefeld 9/10
The Gifted Gabaldon Sisters by Lorraine Lopez 9/10
The Smart One and the Pretty One by Claire LaZebnik 9/10
The Pirate’s Daughter by Margaret Cezair-Thompson 10/10
An Exact Replica of a Figment of My Imagination by Elizabeth McCracken 9/10
Holidays on Ice by David Sedaris 8/10


Divine Justice by David Baldacci 9/10
Testimony by Anita Shreve 10/10
Your Roots are Showing by Elise Chidley 9/10
The Children of Men by P.D. James 9/10
The Heretic’s Daughter by Kathleen Kent 9/10
This One is Mine by Maria Semple 9/10
The Paper Bag Christmas by Kevin Alan Milne 7/10


The Book of Lies by Brad Meltzer 7/10
The Devil’s Teardrop by Jeffery Deaver 8/10

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