It’s Tuesday which means it’s time for ‘Top Ten Tuesday’ from The Broke and the Bookish is back today, this is a freebie week looking back, so I’ve decided to do the best books read in the lifetime of this blog
These books were top of my review of the year lists for the years I read them.
As always, in no particular order.
This was my top non-fiction book which I read in 2011. It is still one of my most recommended books and it got me into feminist reading.
About how society breeds girls.
After years of searching I found a book by de Berniere’s which met up to (and suppassed) Captain Correlli’s.
This story about a fictional latin American country going through civil war is one of my favourite ever and was my best fiction read of 2011
Pop Co.- Scarlett Thomas
This was my favourite fiction read of 2010.
About code breaking, advertising, mystery, and a little political
This 2009 read is still my favourite Picoult as it has a theme which I really connect with. About a girl with brittle bones and how her mother is suing the midwife who missed the signs in scans
This story of reliving lives is still a favourite of mine since being my favourite read in 2013
This is the funny, feminist book by Caitlin Moran which made me want to be her friend. I read it back in 2012
Oh it’s been so long since I’ve got to rave about Brooklyn Bites. These beautiful short stories are so perfectly descriptive of food that you can almost taste it.
This funny little book suggests how texts from famous literary characters would be like
An important and interesting feminist book which I read earlier this year and wrote lots of posts about.
In this great book Ellis looks back at previously loved books with a new perspective