Monday, September 29, 2008

Weekly Geeks #19: 2008 Favorites

This week's Weekly Geeks at The Hidden Side of a Leaf asks for our favorites thus far published in 2008. Here are the books published in 2008 I've read thus far:

Young Adult
A Beginning, a Muddle, and an End (Avi)
Jimmy's Stars (Mary Ann Rodman)

Fiction (Novels)
The Cellist of Sarajevo, (Steven Galloway)
The Fiction Class (Susan Breen)
The Miracle at Speedy Motors (A. McCall-Smith)
The Secret Between Us (Barbara Delinsky)
The Senator's Wife (Sue Miller)

Fiction (Short stories)
Unaccustomed Earth (Jhumpa Lahiri)

Memoir
The Sky Isn't Visible From Here (Felicia Sullivan)

My favorites our of all of these:
The Cellist of Sarajevo, (Steven Galloway)
Unaccustomed Earth (Jhumpa Lahiri)
The Sky Isn't Visible From Here (Felicia Sullivan)

(See more lists of 2008 favorites at Weekly Geeks !)

3 comments:

Lenore said...

I am going to have to check Avi out sometime. The name alone makes me curious.

Natasha @ Maw Books said...

I loved Jimmy's Stars and The Cellis of Sarajevo. I really disliked The Fiction Class. I'm really surprised how many books I've read that came out this year.

NathanKP said...

I really love books by Avi. He's a great author.

NathanKP - Inkweaver Review