Monday, November 2, 2009

FINALLY I've been invited to the cool kids table: Allison's 2009-2010 books

I'll take your 50 books in a year and raise you 25. Is that how this works? Now excuse me as I have to go find some intellectual books to add to my young adult novels so I look like a college graduate.

2. The Gathering - Anne Enright
4. Her Fearful Symmetry-Audrey Niffeneggar
5. The Thirteenth Tale-Diane Setterfield
7. The Maze Runner-James Dashner
8. Hunger Games-Suzanne Collins
9. Catching Fire-Suzanne Collins
10. Shutter Island- Dennis Lehane
12. Beautiful Creatures- Tracy Chevalier
14. Chelsea Chelsea Bang Bang-Chelsea Handler
16. The Corrections-Jonathon Franzen
17. The Road-Cormac McCarthy
18. Shanghai Girls-Lisa See
19. Gang Leader For a Day-Sudhir Venkatesh
20. The Bedwetter- Sarah Silverman
21. Me Talk Pretty One Day- David Sedaris
22. The Long Walk- Richard Bachmann (aka Stephen King)
23. The Dead-Tossed Waves- Carrie Ryan
25. The Glass Castle-Jeanette Walls
27. The City of Ember- Jeanne DuPrau
28. Lucy- Lawrence Gonzales
29. The Lonely Polygamist-Brady Udall
30. The Passage- Justin Cronin
31. Sh*t My Dad Says-Justin Halpern
32. The Lost City of Z-David Grann
33. The People of Sparks- Jeanne DuPrau
34. The Prophet of Yonwood- Jeanne DuPrau
35. Outliers- Malcolm Gladwell
36. Why We Suck-A Feel Good Guide To Staying Fat, Lazy, and Stupid- Dennis Leary
37. Mockingjay- Suzanne Collins
38. The Cell- Stephen King
39. Everlost- Neil Shusterman
40. The Diamond of Darkhold -Jeanne DuPrau
41. Billy The Kid-The Endless Ride- Michael Wallis
42. The Other Boleyn Girl- Philippa Gregory
43. Alias Grace- Margaret Atwood
44. The Tent- Margaret Atwood
45. In Cold Blood- Truman Capote
46. The Weight of Silence- Heather Gudenkauf
47. I Am a Genius of Unspeakable Evil, and I Want to Be Your Class President- Josh Lieb
48. Earth-The Book- Jon Stewart
49. The Almost Moon- Alice Seebold
50. The Lorax- Dr Suess

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