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Armchair BEA: Best of 2011

I love the idea of creating a "Best of" list for the books I've read so far this year. It's pretty hard to pick out my favorites.


My favorite books so far this year:

Die for MeThe Goddess Test (Harlequin Teen)Lost Voices (Lost Voices (Trilogy))Princess Callie and the Totally Amazing Talking Tiara




Books I can't wait to read this year:

These still don't have cover images available!

Heroes of Olympus, Book 2: The Son of Neptune (Rick Riordan)
Beautiful Days (Bright Young Things #2) by Anna Godbersen

Ingenue (The Flappers) Flawless Abandon Mister Creecher

Books that felt like acid in my eyes:
I know that everyone has different tastes, but these were really painful for me to get through.


Psyche in a Dress The Abused Werewolf Rescue Group

Okay, that's it! There are so many books swimming through my head that it is really hard to think of just a few to mention.

Comments

  1. I haven't read any of your FAVS yet! But a lot of them are on my TBR!!

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  2. LOST VOICES is one of my favorites, too! I just "liked" TGT...expected to love it :(

    I can't WAIT for SON OF NEPTUNE! While I own ABANDON, I haven't read it yet and really want to. Not sure about reading INGENUE. Thought VIXEN was just okay.

    I just bought PSYCHE IN A DRESS for 50 cents from my library! I'm hoping to review it in the future for MM. Your comment makes me nervous, though!

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