My 2010 Favorites

Wow, 2010 was a great year for reading.  I had a tough time limiting my favorites to eleven so I made an honorable mention list.  Check that out for some really good and entertaining books.
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My Favorite Books of 2010
They are in the order read with the exception of the Jodi Thomas books.
Click the cover to link to my Goodreads posts and blog links.
Brava, Valentine Saving Ceecee Honeycutt
I enjoyed Trigiani’s second book of the Valentine series as much as the first.
CeeCee Honeycutt charmed her way into my heart.
I love that the animals touched me as much as the humans in Katrina Kittle’s novel.
Welcome to Harmony Somewhere Along the Way
Jodi Thomas tells a story like a treasured aunt.  She makes me laugh and care about her characters.
The Unnamed Girl in Translation
Joshua Ferris’ novel quietly wowed me. I listened to the audiobook read by the author.
Jean Kwok’s immigrant story of a young girl and her mother making their way in America despite the challenges inspired me.
Daphne Kalotay intrigued me with the story of artists’ lives in post WWII Russia and beyond.
The Bells Safe from the Sea
Richard Harvell had me from page 1 with his story of a young boy’s transformation into renowned  singer.
Safe From The Sea is Peter Geye’s story of an epic storm and its effect on a man and his son.  I couldn’t put it down.
Tom Franklin’s novel tells the story of two characters and the secrets that connected them with life-changing results.