Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Becky's Top 36

Top 36 of the year...

Top three from January:

The Dead and the Gone by Susan Beth Pfeffer.
Foundation and Empire by Isaac Asimov
Persuasion by Jane Austen

Top three from February:

Sweethearts by Sara Zarr.
Brendan Buckley's Universe And Everything In It by Sundee T. Frazier
The Accidental Time Machine by Joe Haldeman

Top three from March

Jack Russell: Dog Detective: Dog Den Mystery by Darrel & Sally Odgers
Dingo by Charles de Lint
The Rules of Gentility by Janet Mullany.

Top three from April

Stardust by Neil Gaiman.
Perfect You by Elizabeth Scott
Ever by Gail Carson Levine.

Top three from May

The Sky Inside by Clare B. Dunkle
The Latent Powers of Dylan Fontaine by April Lurie
Greetings From Nowhere by Barbara O'Connor.

Top three from June

The Underneath by Kathi Appelt
The Willoughbys by Lois Lowry
Artichoke's Heart by Suzanne Supplee

Top three from July

Starcross: A Stirring Adventure of Spies, Time Travel, and Curious Hats. by Philip Reeve
Paper Towns by John Green.
Living Dead Girl by Elizabeth Scott

Top three from August

Shooting the Moon by Frances O'Roark Dowell.
Lady of Quality by Georgette Heyer.
Girl, Hero by Carrie Jones.

Top three from September

Zombie Blondes by Brian James. 232.
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
The Road of Lost Innocence by Somaly Mam.

Top three from October

Cicada Summer by Andrea Beaty.
Something Wicked by Alan Gratz.
The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing: Traitor to the Nation: Volume 1: Pox Party by M.T. Anderson

Top three from November

Ten Cents A Dance by Christine Fletcher.
Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta.
Chains by Laurie Halse Anderson

Top three from December

The Opposite of Invisible by Liz Gallagher.
Uprising by Margaret Peterson Haddix.
Love That Dog by Sharon Creech.

12 Honorable Mentions from throughout the year

Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins.
I Know It's Over by C.K. Kelly Martin.
The Humming of Numbers by Joni Sensel
The Trouble Begins at 8 by Sid Fleischman.
Facts of Life #31 by Denise Vega
Squad: Perfect Cover by Jennifer Lynn Barnes.
Moxy Maxwell Does Not Love Writing Thank You Notes by Peggy Gifford.
The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman.
The Adoration of Jenna Fox by Mary Pearson.
Savvy by Ingrid Law.
A Long Way From Chicago by Richard Peck.
The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas. Translated by Richard Pevear.

© Becky Laney of Becky's Book Reviews

1 comment:

Ana S. said...

I really like the idea of picking 3 favourites per month. I should do that next year :P

Many of your favourites are currently on my wishlist because of you!