Reading Awesomeness (2010)

A Listmania! list by CV Loves to Read (Los Angeles)
The list author says: "Each year, I track every book I read. Since I track everything some books aren't completely full of awesomeness, as my list is named, but I note that when that happens. I am especially loving books since I got my Kindle in Dec 2009 & will never be without a read again!"
The Queen of the Big Time: A Novel
1.  The Queen of the Big Time: A Novel by Adriana Trigiani
The list author says:
  "One of my all time favs!"
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Lucia, Lucia: A Novel (Ballantine Reader's Circle)
2.  Lucia, Lucia: A Novel (Ballantine Reader's Circle) by Adriana Trigiani
The list author says:
  "I'm a Trigani fan - I relate to her characters & family dynamic."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (262 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Father of the Rain: A Novel
3.  Father of the Rain: A Novel by Lily King
The list author says:
  "Couldn't put it down!"
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (80 customer reviews)

Up from the Blue: A Novel
4.  Up from the Blue: A Novel by Susan Henderson
The list author says:
  "A little outlandish at times, but a great read!"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (83 customer reviews)

Whistling In the Dark
5.  Whistling In the Dark by Lesley Kagen
The list author says:
  "My favorite character is Ethel. Good read."
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Never Let Me Go (Movie Tie-In Edition) (Vintage International)
6.  Never Let Me Go (Movie Tie-In Edition) (Vintage International) by Kazuo Ishiguro
The list author says:
  "Not my regular genre, but I really enjoyed the mystery of what would happen next."
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The Rock Orchard: A Novel
7.  The Rock Orchard: A Novel by P. S. Wall
The list author says:
  "Fun beach reading."
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The Wilde Women: A Novel
8.  The Wilde Women: A Novel by Paula Wall
The list author says:
  "Fun beach reading."
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The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake: A Novel
9.  The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake: A Novel by Aimee Bender
The list author says:
  "A little difficult to get into at first, but ended uo really liking the book."
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Don't Sing at the Table: Life Lessons from My Grandmothers
10.  Don't Sing at the Table: Life Lessons from My Grandmothers by Adriana Trigiani
The list author says:
  "Different from all other Trigiani books, but you'll recognize all of the charaters."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (81 customer reviews)

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Big Stone Gap: A Novel (Big Stone Gap Novels)
11.  Big Stone Gap: A Novel (Big Stone Gap Novels) by Adriana Trigiani
The list author says:
  "Looking forward to reading the next 2 books in the series."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (475 customer reviews)

Labor Day: A Novel (P.S.)
12.  Labor Day: A Novel (P.S.) by Joyce Maynard
The list author says:
  "Eh..."
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (885 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

This Must Be the Place: A Novel
13.  This Must Be the Place: A Novel by Kate Racculia
The list author says:
  "You'll be cheering for all!"
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The Sugar Queen (Random House Reader's Circle)
14.  The Sugar Queen (Random House Reader's Circle) by Sarah Addison Allen
The list author says:
  "Tried to love it - it was OK."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (301 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Tender Graces
15.  Tender Graces by Kathryn Magendie
The list author says:
  "Loved, loved, loved!"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (117 customer reviews)

Secret Graces
16.  Secret Graces by Kathryn Magendie
The list author says:
  "So good - I want another sequel!"
$15.26   Used & New from: $7.11
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (22 customer reviews)

The Graveyard Book
17.  The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
The list author says:
  "Received as a gift & really liked. Interesting plot. Not my normal read."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,044 customer reviews) | 9 customer discussions

Local Knowledge
18.  Local Knowledge by Liza Gyllenhaal
The list author says:
  "Easy read."
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews)

Lit: A Memoir (P.S.)
19.  Lit: A Memoir (P.S.) by Mary Karr
The list author says:
  "I wanted to love this book based on the reviews, but just couldn't get into it."
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (231 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Elizabeth Street
20.  Elizabeth Street by Laurie Fabiano
The list author says:
  "Loved the story & history in the book."
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