I keep a running list of my Best Books as a sidebar: Best Books of 2006. If you scroll all the way down to my Archives, you'll see a link to my Best Books of 2005.
Some ideas for my Best Books of 2007 List:
Should I include (appropriately marked) books read published in previous years? I read a few non 2006 books this year that I would have loved to add to the current list. Perhaps tow lists, both kept on my sidebar: Best Books of 2007 AND a Best Books Read in 2007?
How long should I keep my Best Books of 2006 going? I am thinking for at least a few months, because (a) I have read books that I intend on adding, I just haven't blogged them yet and (b) I may still be reading some 2006 titles, especially as I hope to read all the Cybils final fives.
Anyhow, here is my current list of Best Books for 2006:
Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Volume 1: The Pox Party, The by M.T. Anderson
Babymouse: Rock Star by Jennifer L. Holm
Book Thief, The by Markus Zusak
a brief chapter in my impossible life by Dana Reinhardt
The Case of the Missing Marquess: An Enola Holmes Mystery by Nancy Springer
Cathy's Book: If Found Call (650) 266-8233
Corbenic by Catherine Fisher
Don't Let The Pigeon Stay Up Late by Mo Willems
Hugging The Rock by Susan Taylor Brown
I'd Tell You I Love You, But Then I'd Have To Kill You by Ally Carter
Kiki Strike: Inside the Shadow City by Kirsten Miller
King Dork by Frank Portman
The King of Attolia by Megan Whalen Turner
Learning To Fly by Sebastian Meschenmoser
The Love Curse of the Rumbaughs by Jack Gantos
The Murder Of Bindy Mackenzie by Jaclyn Moriarty
Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist by Rachel Cohn & David Levithan
One White Wishing Stone by Doris K. Gayzagian, ill. by Kristina Swarner
Penny From Heaven by Jennifer L. Holm
Ptolemy's Gate by Jonathan Stroud
The Queen of Cool by Cecil Castellucci
Rash by Pete Hautman
Sir Thursday by Garth Nix
Witch Catcher by Mary Downing Hahn
Edited to add:
Kampung Boy by LAT
Deogratias: A Tale of Rwanda by Stassen
Surrender by Sonya Hartnett
Clay by David Almond
Wolves by Emily Gravett
Reviews will be coming!
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