Thursday, January 7, 2010

Favorite Books of the Decade

Here are my favorite books of the decade. All of these were published during the 2000s, and by favorite I mean books that I love so much I read them over and over again.

-The Harry Potter series
-The Time Traveler's Wife, Audrey Niffenegger
-Middlesex, Jeffrey Eugenides
-The Road, Cormac McCarthy
-Memoirs of a Geisha, Arthur Golden
-A Thousand Splendid Suns, Khaled Hosseini
-Ender's Shadow, Orson Scott Card

-National Anthem, Kevin Prufer
-Love Song with Motor Vehicles, Alan Michael Parker
-Averno, Louis Gluck
-Book of My Nights, Li-Young Lee

-Iris: The Life of Iris Murdoch, Peter
-A Girl Named Zippy, Haven Kimmel
-She Got Up Off the Couch, Haven Kimmel
-A Girl from Yamhill, Beverly Cleary
-The Glass Castle, Jeannette Walls

-Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life, Barbara Kingsolver, Camille Kingsolver, and Steven L. Hopp
-The Price of Privilege: How Parental Pressure and Material Advantage Are Creating a Generation of Disconnected and Unhappy Kids, Madeline Levine
-The Story of the World: History for the Classical Child: Volume 1: Ancient Times, Susan Wise Bauer
- The Well-Trained Mind: A Guide to Classical Education at Home, Susan Wise Bauer and Jessie Wise
- Endangered Minds: Why Children Don't Think and What We Can Do about It, Jane M. Healy


  1. I loveeeddd Animal, Vegetable, Miracle. If you loved it, I highly recommend Omnivore's Dilemma :)

  2. Several people have recommended the Omnivore's Dilemma. I'll add it to my TBR list, thanks!