I’m not prepared to write my best of 2019 list yet (that’s coming at you tomorrow), although when I do, I suspect it’ll be different from the lists floating around, simply due to the fact that I have not kept up with the hype this year. There have been too many behind the scenes happenings to devote a lot of time to my favorite hobby.
Now that I have been blogging for so many years, I thought it would be fun to take a look back on my favorite books over the last decade – the ones that have truly stood out above the rest. Most of these books contain characters and events that still cross my mind, even years later, or writing so beautiful that it’s really stuck with me.
Without further delay, here are 30 (!!) books over that last decade that have left a significant impression on me.
2018: (1) The Line That Held Us // David Joy. (2) Spinning Silver // Naomi Novik. (3) West // Carys Davies. (4) Foundryside // Robert Jackson Bennett.
2010: (1) Under the Dome // Stephen King? I wasn’t tracking my reading in 2010. I had toddler, ended the year very pregnant with my next (he was born January 2011) and we moved into a fixer-upper. Come to think of it, I probably didn’t even read…