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message 1: by Julie (new)

Julie (juliemoncton) | 248 comments Mod
Do you keep a list of your favorite books? We would love to hear which audiobooks made your top 10 (or more) list for 2008!

message 2: by Julie (last edited Feb 25, 2009 03:41AM) (new)

Julie (juliemoncton) | 248 comments Mod
Here are my top 10 (in hex) audiobooks that I listened to in 2008:
1. Pillars of the Earth - Ken Follett
2. The Serpent's Tale - Ariana Franklin
3. The Geography of Bliss - Eric Weiner
4. Lottery - Patricia Wood
5. Stardust - Neil Gaiman
6. Looking for Alaska - John Green
7. Peace Like a River - Leif Enger
8. Loving Frank - Nancy Horan
9. Belong to Me - Marisa de los Santos
A. The Art of Racing in the Rain - Garth Stein
B. The Lace Reader - Brunonia Barry
C. I See You Everywhere - Julia Glass
D. The Graveyard Book - Neil Gaiman
E. The Story of Edgar Sawtelle - David Wroblewski
F. Atonement - Ian McEwan
10. The Golden Compass - Phillip Pullman

message 3: by Wilson (new)

Wilson | 4 comments Mod
1. The End of Food by Paul Roberts
2. Audacity of Hope by Barack Obama
3. Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain
4. Here, Be There Dragons by James Owen
5. Made to Stick by Chip and Dan Heath
6. Cradle to Cradle by William McDonough
7. On the Road by Jack Kerouac
8. Geography of Bliss by Eric Weiner
9. What Should I Do with My Life? By Po Bronson
10. Shantaram by Gregory Roberts

message 4: by Lee (new)

Lee | 33 comments Mod
I think these are my top books for the year:
1. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
2. Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card
3. Einstein by Alfred Lansing
4. Scream Free Parenting by Hal Edward Runkel
5. The Human, the Orchid, and the Octopus by Jacques Cousteau
6. Modern Scholar: Christianity at the Crossroads by Thomas F. Madden
7. Benjamin Franklin by Walter Isaacson
8. Drunkards Walk by Leonard Mlodinow
9. Wisdom of Crowds by James Surowiecki
10.Born Standing Up by Steve Martin

message 5: by Lilly (new)

Lilly (lilshoe) | 33 comments Mod
1) Black Boy by Richard Wright
2) The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
3) The Not So Big Life by Susan Susanka
4) Bel Canto by Ann Patchett
5) Driven to Distraction by Edward M. Hallowell, M.D.
6) The Man in My Basement by Walter Mosely
7) The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows
8) The Dante Club by Matthew Pearl
9) Count Karlstein by Philip Pullman
10) The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli

message 6: by Tara (new)

Tara | 20 comments I wish I had access to what I did read last year, but this is what I remember:

1) Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert
2) Shantaram by Gregory Roberts
3) Autobiography of a Yogi by Paramahansa Yogananda
4) The Blood of Flowers by Anita Amirrezvani
5) The Friday Night Knitting Club by Kate Jacobs
6) Heaven's Net is Wide by Liam Hearn
7) Religions of the East: Paths to Enlightenment by Stephen Prothero
8) Brisinger by Christopher Paolini
9) The Elm Creek Quilt series by Jennifer Chiaverini
10)The Time Paradox by Eoin Colfer

message 7: by Ann (new)

Ann (annallearsaudiobooks) | 17 comments 1. China Road by Rob Gifford
2. Geography of Bliss by Eric Weiner
3. Servant Leadership by James Hunter
4. Hot, Flat, and Crowded by Thomas Friedman
5. Earth by Fred Krupp
6. Art of Racing in the Rain
7. Art of Spiritual Leadership by Arthur Miller
8. Sex Lives of Cannibals by J. Maarten Troost
9. Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell
10. Lost on Planet China by J. Maarten Troost

message 8: by Sharon (new)

Sharon (sllacy) | 3 comments 1. A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving
2. The Alchemy of the Heavens by Ken Croswell
3. I Talk Pretty Some Day by David Sedaris
4. Rare Earth by Peter Ward
5. Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
6. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
7. The God Delusion by Richard Dawkins
8. The Language of God by Frances Collins
9. Write it When I'm Gone by Tom DeFrank
10. The Fabric of the Cosmos by Brian Green
11. The Elegant Universe by Brian Green
12. The Lace Reader by Brunonia Barry
13. Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card

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