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What were your 3 favorite books that you read this year?
Kathy Worrell  ツ Kathy Nov 17, 2012 09:43AM
My three favorite booms this year were:
Gone Girl, Defending Jacob, Age of Miracles.

Memoirs of an Imaginary Friend by Matthew Dick
The Cove by Ron Rash
We Need to Talk About Kevin by Lionel Shriver
The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce
Lets Pretend This Never Happened by Jenny Lawson

The Language of Flowers - Vanessa Diffenbaugh
Light Between the Oceans - M. L. Stedman
The Night Circus - Erin Morgenstern

There are more that must be on this list, but I don't have my book journal in front of me, and I gave all 3 of these books 5 stars.

Wolf Hall
Rules of Civility
Gathering of Waters

1. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
2. Still Missing by Chevy Stevens
3. Before I Go To Sleep by SJ Watson

This was really a hard choice!

Gone Girl...Gillian Flynn
The Witness...Nora Roberts
The Playdate...Louise Millar

The Light Between Oceans, Still Missing, Defending Jacob.

the glass castle
50 shades
bared to you and reflected in you
hunger games
home front

Life of Pi by Yann Martel
Wild by Cheryl Strayed
Bossypants by Tina Fey

I looked over my library holds over the last year to try to remember what I read.

Adult lit:
The Art of Fielding
Gone, Girl
Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake

The Fault in Our Stars
The Maze Runner

PageTner Good Idea, now I know why they have that option at my library to keep a history.
Oct 14, 2014 04:30PM

Defending Jacob
Gone Girl
Life after Life

Sorry, but I have to list four. Gone Girl is on my list "to read."

1. Lullabies for Little Criminals
Heather O'Neill
2. The Dog Stars
Peter Heller
3. Pop 1280
Jim Thompson
4. The Sisters Brothers
Patrick deWitt

Hard to choose but, if I had to pick it would be:

1. Gabriel's Rapture By Sylvain Reynard
2. 50 Shades Darker By E L James
3. Reflected in You By Sylvia Day

Only two comes straight to mind:

Gone Girl

Gone Girl
Half Broke Horses
The Pumpkin Plan

My 3 favorite books I read for the first time in 2012 were:

The Fault in Our Stars

Gilded Lives, Fatal Voyage:The Titanic's First Class Passengers
and Their World

A Storm of Swords

1. Gone Girl
2. Crank
3. 11/22/63

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, The Kitchen House and Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter

1. Being Emily (by Rachel Gold)
2. Game of thrones (GRR Martin)
3. A Fault in Our Stars (John Greene)

Gone Girl, The Night Circus, The Language of Flowers

The Generals- Thomas Ricks
The Big Short- Michael Lewis
Gone Girl- Gillian Flynn

Hard choice but I will have to say Gone Girl by Jillian Flynn, Home Front by Kristen Hannah and A Walk Across the Sun by Corban Addison. With The Light Between Oceans by ML Stedman and 11-22-63 by Stephen King coming real close behind !

The Secret Life of Bees, The Lady of the Rivers, and Outlander are three that really stood out as being on my top contenders this year. There are of course more on my favorites list, but these were truly amazing books.

By a Thread, R.L.Griffin
The Host
Consequences -- good but terribly aggrevating!

Gabriel's Inferno (Reynard)
The Siren (Reisz)
Sugar Daddy (Kleypas)

San Miguel by T.C. Boyle
Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo
Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout

My 3 favorite books I've read this year are:
Paris Wife
Gone Girl
The Girl with the Dragon Tatoo, Played with Fire, Kicked the Hornets Nest. I considered this as one story.

My top five fiction (there were so many!):
1. Contents Under Pressure by Pam Houston
2. The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving by Jonathan Evison
3. Running the Rift by Naomi Benaron
4. In One Person by John Irving
5. Truth Like The Sun by Jim Lynch

Top five myster:
1. As The Crow Flies by Craig Johnson
2. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
3. Istanbul Passage by Joseph Kanon
4. Kingdom of Strangers by Zoe Ferraris
5. Broken Harbor by Tana French

Top Five Non Fiction:
1. Behind the Beautiful Forever by Kathryn Boo
2. Short Night of the Shadow Catcher by Timothy Egan
3. Wild by Cheryl Strayed
4. The Big New Yorker Book of Dogs by Malcolm Gladwell
5. 38 Nooses by Scott BergContents May Have
Shifted: A Novel
The Revised Fundamentals of CaregivingRunning the RiftIn One PersonTruth Like the SunAs The Crow FliesGone GirlIstanbul PassageKingdom of Strangers: A NovelBroken HarborBehind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai UndercityShort Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward CurtisWild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest TrailThe Big New Yorker Book of Dogs38 Nooses: Lincoln, Little Crow, and the Beginning of the Frontier's End

My Favorites so far for 2013:

The Orphan Master's Son by Adam Johnson
The Paris Wife by Paula Mclain
The Testament by John Grisham

I've thought about Swamplandia . . . you really liked it Charles?

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Pat I didn't like it at all. I read all of it really hoping for that spark but was very disappointed.
Jun 10, 2013 07:32PM

Gone girl, wered you go,Bernadette, and Behind the beautiful forevers

My top three of 2012 are Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn, The Liar's Gospel by Naomi Alderman, and Bring Up the Bodies by Hilary Mantel. This has been a very good year for new fiction and other titles that I enjoyed include Break the Skin by Lee Martin and The Lighthouse by Alison Moore. My 12 top reads of 2012 are currently reviewed on izzyreads.com

1. The 100 year old man who climbed out of the window and disappeared by Jonas Jonasson
2. The Hunters by Chris Kuzneski
3. The universe verses Alex Woods by Gavin Extence
And my surprise wild card would be...
Split Second by Cath Staincliffe

1. An Invisible Thread by Laura Schroff
2. these is my words, by Nancy Turner
3. Tuesday Night Miracles, by Kris

1. Enclave & Outpost by Ann Aguirre
2. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
3. A Song of Ice And Fire (all 5 Game of Thrones series)by George R.R. Martin

1. The first five books of A Song of Ice and Fire series by G.R.R. Martin and the best book was book three A Storm of Sword.
2. A Thousand Splendid Suns
3. The Girl with the Dragon Tatoo trilogy, especially The Girl Who Played With Fire
Read Gone Girl and was not one of my favs for 2012 releases. But reviewing all your lists I am excited to get to some of the books I already have: The Dog Stars ; A Fault in our Stars ; Defending Jacob ; 11/22/63; Kite Runner ; A Light Between Oceans etc. I have so much to read on my Kindle shelf and my book shelf.

11-22-63 by Stephen King
Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
The Game of Thrones book series (I'm on book #4) by George R.R. Martin

The Secret To Success By Eric Thomas
Linchpin by Seth Godin
Rich Dad, Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki

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Not in order:
Gone Girl
The Unwanted Wife
Gabriel's Infernos
This was my no means easy. So many great books in 2012.

Book Thief by Markus Zusak
The Last Days of Ptolemy Gray by Walter Mosley
The Time It Never Rained by Elmer Kelton

Gigi Ann (last edited Dec 08, 2012 11:24AM ) Dec 08, 2012 11:22AM   0 votes
Three of my favorite books in 2012.
Blackberry Winter, by Sarah Jio*****
On The Island, by Tracey Garvis Graves*****
The Maid of Fairbourne Hall, by Julie Klassen*****

1. The Paris Wife by Paula McClain
2. Gone Girl by Gillian Flinn
3. Reconstructing Amelia

The Gargoyle
Gone Girl
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

Gone Girl
The Secret Daughter
The Hunger Games/Catching Fire

Favorites read this year that were published before 2012:
The Green Mile by Stephen King
The Secret History by Donna Tartt
Child 44 by Tom Rob Smith

Favorites read this year that were published this year:
A Land More Kind Than Home by Wiley Cash
The Orphan Master's Son by Adam Johnson
In The Shadow of the Banyan by Vaddey Ratner

11-22-63 by Stephen King
The Paris Wife by Paula Mclain
Life by Keith Richards (not published this year but this year is when I read it)

Sorry but Gone Girl is the worst book I read this year and actually one of the worst I've read in my entire life.

1. The Light Between Oceans by ML Steaman
2. The Age of Miracles by Karen Thompson
3. Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson

11/22/63 Stephen King
Flight Patterns Barbara Kingsolver
Wild Cheryl Strayed

deleted member Dec 03, 2012 09:26AM   0 votes
My favorite books of 2012:

1. Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller
2. The Chaperone, by Laura Moriarty
3. Gone, Girl, by Gillian Flynn

I also loved The Light Between the Oceans and The Care and Handling of Roses with Thorns, Hemingway's Girl and The Sandcastle Girls.

My three favorite books this year:
The End of Your Life Book Club
Gone Girl
This is How you Lose Her
The Fault of Our Stars

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