Slow start to the year, I didn’t really read all that much in the first six months. I picked up the pace once kobo and kindle came to stay!
Here are the books I read in 2010, with score out of 5.
Drood… Dan Simmons (4/5)
Gardens of the Moon… Steven Eriksen (4/5)
Ice Song… Kristen Imani Kasai (3/5)
Leviathan… Scott Westerfeld (4/5)
When Broken Glass Floats… Chandrithy Him (4/5)
China: Its History and Culture… W. Scott Morton & Charlton Lewis (3/5)
A Clash of Kings… George R. R. Martin (4.5/5)
The Crying of Lot 49… Thomas Pynchon (4/5)
Zeitoun… Dave Eggers (4.5/5)
How to Be Good… Nick Hornby (4.5/5)
Dwarves… Markus Heitz (3/5)
Skullduggery Pleasant… Derek Landry (3.5/5)
Where in the World is Osama Bin Laden?… Morgan Spurlock (3.5/5)
Wolf Hall… Hilary Mantel (4.5/5)
Red Square Blues… Kim Traill (4.5/5)
One Hundred Days of Summer… Bob Ellis (4/5)
Indigo Girls… Penni Russon (3.5/5)
Moxyland… Lauren Beukes (4/5)
Room… Emma Donoghue (5/5)
The Professor… Charlotte Bronte (4/5)
For the statistically minded,
8/20 were by women (40%)
By genre: 3 were Fantasy, 1 Horror, 2 SF, 3 YA (two genre, one non-genre), 6 Literary Fiction, 5 Non-fiction.
Average score: 3.95
Of my favourite books (highlighted), 3 were by women, 3 by men.
1 was fantasy, 4 literary, 1 non-fiction.