Best of 2007

The results are in and all bets are off! We just didn’t see all that non-fiction coming. From Heaven to Starbucks and Harry to Stalin our staff has picked the best from all genres.

Books published in 2007


The top picks with two votes each were:
Thousand Splendid Suns – Khaled Hosseini
The Book of Joby – Mark J. Ferrari

The Best of the Rest:


The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian – Sherman Alexie
The Whisperers: Private Life in Stalin’s Russia
– Orlando Figes
How Starbucks Saved My Life – Michael Gates Gill
Lean Mean Thirteen – Janet Evanovich
At First Sight – Nicholas Sparks
Reclaiming History: The Assassination of President John F. Kennedy – Vincent Bugliosi
New Amsterdam – Elizabeth Bear
The Diana Chronicles – Tina Brown
Song Without Words:The Photographs and Diaries of Countess Sophia Tolstoy
Be Happy – Monica Sheehan
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – J.K. Rowling
Divisadero – Michael Ondaatje

Best older title read in 2007


Revenant – Michael Punke
Dead in Vineyard Sand – Philip Craig
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan – Lisa See
Team of Rivals – Doris Kearns Goodwin
The Black Jewels Triology – Anne Bishop
A Venetian Affair – Andrea Di Robilant
Water for Elephants – Sara Gruen
Love in the Time of Cholera – Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Sense and Sensibility – Jane Austen
Stardust – Neil Gaiman
The Book Thief – Markus Zusak

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