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Some of My Favorite Books In 2011

The end of year book survey didn't feel like it did my reading list justice.
Some of my favorite reads in 2011-
Gripping - Hard to put down -  The Room by Emily Donague Before I Go To Sleep by SJ Watson Sisterhood Everlasting by Ann Brashares (Yeah, not what I expected at all!) Night Road by Kristen Hannah These Things Hidden by Heather Gudenkauff The Invis

2011 End Of Year Book Survey

1. Best Book You Read In 2011?

To try to decide, I logged into goodreads and sorted by rating. I gave 14 books 5 stars this year.  Looking them over, I'm not sure I still feel 5 stars strong about some of them..  but my favorites definitely include- 

Learning To Swim By Sara J. HenryReshaping It All by Candace BureRoom by Emma DonaghueLittle Princes by Connor GrenananChoosing To See by Mary Beth ChapmanThe Hole In Our Gospel by Richard Sterns
2. Most Disappointing Book/Book You Wish You Loved More Than You Did? reversing the ratings sort  - I hated A Stolen Life by Jaycee Dugard.  As I said in my review, it's her story, and how do you say it's a horrible book when she is simply telling her story..  but it's a horrible book and I wish those things had never entered my head.  It is horrible that she had to live through all of that. The Year of Fog, The Postmistress, and Lowcountry Summer are all ones I felt wasted by time.  Sometimes I should just stop reading a book and not …