Thursday, 24 January 2013

Thursday Thoughts: Overall Top 10 Books of 2012

To conclude my awards posts for 2012, I've finally put together a list of my overall top 10. (In no order except for the Book of the Year, because I'm not THAT crazy!) A bit about each of the books can be found in my top books by genre and my top MG books lists.

Earlier posts:

Best groups/pairs of characters
Best individual characters
Best YA books by genre
Best MG/adult/self-published/pre-2012 books


Overall Top 10 Books of 2012

Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein
Department 19: The Rising by Will Hill
Fear by Michael Grant
Graffiti Moon by Cath Crowley
Pea's Book Of Best Friends by Susie Day
Pushing The Limits by Katie McGarry
A Reckless Magick by Stephanie Burgis
Second Chance Summer by Morgan Matson
Skin Deep by Laura Jarratt
The Things We Did For Love by Natasha Farrant

And the book of the year is...

(Is it worth a drum roll when most of my regular readers will have known immediately which it is, as wonderful as the other 9 are?!)


Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein


Congratulations to Elizabeth, and to all the other authors in my top 10! I hope readers have enjoyed the awards post - if you've done anything similar on your blog, please leave a link in the comments section; I'd love to check it out!

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