Shelfari's 50 Book Challenge Favorites read in 2010

A Listmania! list by Nicole Del Sesto (Northern Cal)
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The list author says: "These are the groups favorites as voted by members. Books could be published any time, read in 2010.

151 members voted
1,037 individual books were mentioned"
The Help
1.  The Help by Kathryn Stockett
The list author says:
  "28 votes
(last year it ranked 3rd with 14 votes)

Made my personal top 10.  I listened on audio, which I highly recommend for this book."
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The Hunger Games Trilogy Boxed Set
2.  The Hunger Games Trilogy Boxed Set by Suzanne Collins
The list author says:
  "The Hunger Games was number 2 with 19 Votes

Catching Fire was number 11 with 9 votes

Mockingjay was number 7 with 11 votes

(Hunger Games and Catching Fire both make last years lists)"
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Stieg Larsson's Millennium Trilogy Bundle: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The Girl Who Played with Fire, The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest
3.  Stieg Larsson's Millennium Trilogy Bundle: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The Girl Who Played with Fire, The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest by Stieg Larsson
The list author says:
  "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo was book 3 with 15 votes

The Girl who Played with Fire was book 4 with 14 votes

The Girl who Kicked the Hornet's Nest was tied for 5th  with 13 votes"
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The Book Thief
4.  The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
The list author says:
  "Tied for 5th with 13 votes, this was our groups favorite in 2009 with 19 votes.  It's also a personal favorite."
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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
5.  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
The list author says:
  "10 votes

(I'm eager to read this and will be getting it when it comes out in paperback March 8)"
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Room: A Novel
6.  Room: A Novel by Emma Donoghue
The list author says:
  "10 votes

Made my top 10 list as well"
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Water for Elephants: A Novel
7.  Water for Elephants: A Novel by Sara Gruen
The list author says:
  "9 Votes (got 6 votes last year)"
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Sarah's Key
8.  Sarah's Key by Tatiana de Rosnay
The list author says:
  "9 votes"
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The Passage: A Novel (Book One of The Passage Trilogy)
9.  The Passage: A Novel (Book One of The Passage Trilogy) by Justin Cronin
The list author says:
  "7 votes"
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The Art of Racing in the Rain: A Novel
10.  The Art of Racing in the Rain: A Novel by Garth Stein
The list author says:
  "7 votes.  Ahhh, Enzo.

This made my top 10 list the year I read it as well"
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Freedom
11.  Freedom by Jonathan Franzen
The list author says:
  "6 Votes. 

I'm listening to this on audio right now and it's FANTASTIC.  I know there's a lot of mixed reviews, and I was NOT a fan of The Corrections, but this is great so far.  The audio is extremely well done if you are on the fence about it."
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Shades of Grey: A Novel
12.  Shades of Grey: A Novel by Jasper Fforde
The list author says:
  "6 votes.

I loved this one too"
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The Elegance of the Hedgehog
13.  The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery
The list author says:
  "6 votes."
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A Reliable Wife
14.  A Reliable Wife by Robert Goolrick
The list author says:
  "6 votes. 

It's been sitting on my nightstand for about a year.  I really need to get to it at some point."
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Little Bee: A Novel
15.  Little Bee: A Novel by Chris Cleave
The list author says:
  "5 votes.  Made my top 10 list as well"
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Columbine
16.  Columbine by Dave Cullen
The list author says:
  "5 votes, made my list as well.  Please check out my review.  I think it's a really important book."
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Cutting for Stone
17.  Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese
The list author says:
  "5 votes.  Alas, I fear this will hit my TBR in the coming months."
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The Forgotten Garden: A Novel
18.  The Forgotten Garden: A Novel by Kate Morton
The list author says:
  "5 votes"
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The Glass Castle: A Memoir
19.  The Glass Castle: A Memoir by Jeannette Walls
The list author says:
  "5 votes"
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Pride And Prejudice
20.  Pride And Prejudice by Ian Edginton
The list author says:
  "4 votes"
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The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
21.  The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Annie Barrows
The list author says:
  "4 votes.  I loved this one too!"
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Shantaram: A Novel
22.  Shantaram: A Novel by Gregory David Roberts
The list author says:
  "4 votes. On my TBR"
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Harry Potter Paperback Box Set (Books 1-7)
23.  Harry Potter Paperback Box Set (Books 1-7) by J. K. Rowling
The list author says:
  "Harry Potter book 1 got 4 votes"
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The Lost Hero (Heroes of Olympus, Book 1)
24.  The Lost Hero (Heroes of Olympus, Book 1) by Rick Riordan
The list author says:
  "4 votes"
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Lover Mine (Black Dagger Brotherhood, Book 8)
25.  Lover Mine (Black Dagger Brotherhood, Book 8) by J. R. Ward
The list author says:
  "4 votes"
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The Postmistress
26.  The Postmistress by Sarah Blake
The list author says:
  "4 votes"
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Never Let Me Go (Movie Tie-In Edition) (Vintage International)
27.  Never Let Me Go (Movie Tie-In Edition) (Vintage International) by Kazuo Ishiguro
The list author says:
  "4 votes.  This also made my top 10 the year I read it.  I'm looking forward to the movie."
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Wolf Hall
28.  Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel
The list author says:
  "4 votes"
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Super Sad True Love Story: A Novel
29.  Super Sad True Love Story: A Novel by Gary Shteyngart
The list author says:
  "3 votes, and one of my top 10."
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Will Grayson, Will Grayson
30.  Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green
The list author says:
  "3 votes, and one I'm looking forward to"
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The Thousand Autumns of Jacob De Zoet, A Novel
31.  The Thousand Autumns of Jacob De Zoet, A Novel by David Mitchell
The list author says:
  "3 votes, and I WILL make it through this book this year!"
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Zeitoun
32.  Zeitoun by Dave Eggers
The list author says:
  "3 votes"
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