End of 2010 Survey

Hi everyone, I hope you are having a relaxing and warm holiday season.
I am participating in this meme, hosted by The Perpetual Page-Turner, about books I read in 2010. So, here goes:

1. Best book of 2010
I was Jane Austen's Best Friend by Cora Harrison

2. Worst book of 2010
Northpointe Chalet by Debra White Smith (this one was actually so but, that I am not sure that it qualifies under the category 'book'.... )

3. Most Disappointing Book of 2010
Wildthorn by Jane Eagland

4. Most surprising (in a good way!) book of 2010
Mistress of Rome by Kate Quinn (it was absolutely amazing, I was blown away by it!!!)

5. Book you recommended to people most in 2010
Captivating by John and Stasi Eldredge (I recommended it to almost everyone I know, from family to almost-strangers.)

6. Best series you discovered in 2010
Wings-Spells by Aprilynne Pike (I'm not sure what the name of the series is)

7. Favorite new authors you discovered in 2010
Alex Flinn (I read A Kiss in Time, and absolutely adored it)

8. Most hilarious read of 2010
Friday's Child by Georgette Heyer (I reread it every year almost, and it always makes me laugh so hard...)

9. Most thrilling, unputdownable book in 2010
Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen

10. Book you most anticipated in 2010
A Tailor-Made Bride by Karen Witemeyer

11. Favorite cover of a book you read in 2010
Everlasting by Angie Frazier

12. Most memorable character in 2010
Zelah Green, from Zelah Green by Vanessa Curtis

13. Most beautifully written book in 2010
The Taste of Sorrow by Jude Morgan (it is the story of the Bronte Sisters)

14. Book that had the greatest impact on you in 2010
The Good Nearby by Nancy Moser 

15. Book you can't believe you waited UNTIL 2010 to finally read
In the Eye of the Storm by Max Lucado (it really helped me and changed me)

So that's it. Some of the books I have already reviewed on this blog, so I have put in the links.
If you visit, please leave a link so that I may visit your list, even though I plan to visit almost every one who signed the original meme, I love the siggestions so much.
Happy rest of the Holidays and God bless!!!!
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~Sara said...

I just finished Beastly By Alex Flinn I really enjoyed it. I am looking forward to reading more by her. I've read one book by Max Lucado and plan on reading more soon. Thanks for following!

Stephanie said...

Oh man, I definitely agree with you on Water for Elephants! That one kept me up wayyy longer than I expected. Fantastic read.

Thanks for stopping by my blog. I've returned the follow! :)

Misha said...

I have both I was Jane Austen's Best Friend by Cora Harrison and The Taste of Sorrow. I need to read them soon.
Thank you for stopping by my blog! I am a follower now.

Darlyn (Your Move, Dickens) said...

I Was Jane Austen's Best Friend sounds very interesting. I've been a fan since I read Pride and Prejudice, and I can't wait to check that one out. :)

alexandra george said...

thanks, Sara, i've just ordered Beastly and i can't wait to read it. i heard they are making it into a film....

alexandra george said...

Stephanie, it's so nice to discover you have the same taste in books with someone else!! i love that you're a follower and can't wait to read your new posts, too.
Darlyn, you definitely should, it's a great read.
Misha, thanks for following, these books are totally different but both wonderful. i hope you enjoy them.

Anonymous said...

Oh oh oh! I love Friday's Child!!
:) And I was Jane Austen's best friend sounds good!! :) I also got Beastly in m TBR pile! LOL

great post,

and happy new year!

alexandra george said...

happy new year to you too!!
and thanks for commenting :)

Anonymous said...

The Good Nearby is one of my favorite books. Really gets you thinking. Hadn't heard of I Was Jane Austen's Best Friend, will definitely have to check it out. Stopping by from the Friday Hop.