Books read in 2010

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.

 

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