Thursday, January 01, 2009

Reading Roundup 2008

I decided to go back through and pick my faves from this year. Not all of these books were published in 2008, but that's when I read 'em.

By the Numbers
Teen: 210
Tween: 136
Children: 205

Standouts
Teen: Boy Toy by Barry Lyga
Tween: Leap of Faith by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
Children: Moxy Maxwell Does Not Love Stuart Little by Peggy Gifford

Because I Want To Awards
Best Nonfiction: Albino Animals by Kelly Milner Halls
Best Graphic Novel: Rapunzel's Revenge by Shannon Hale and Nathan Hale
Best Series Kickstart: The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
Favorite New Author: Kristin Cashore
Favorite Rediscovered Author: Ellen Emerson White
Holy Schnikes, I Read Those Fast!: Tithe, Valiant, and Ironside by Holly Black
Grossest: Dead High Yearbook by Ivan Velez

A good year for reading. Here's to 2009!

1 comment:

Wonders of Weird said...

Hey, THANKS for picking Albino Animals as your nonfiction stand out for 2008. I LOVED writing and researching that book, so I'm glad you enjoyed it too. YAY. : )

Kelly Milner Halls