Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Why I Love Wednesdays... Favorite Book in 2011

Reflections of a Bookaholic

I am returning with my new feature... Why I love which takes place on Wednesdays. Today's proclamation of love concerns our Favorite Book in 2011

Why I Love...The Girl in the Garden

Okay so the favorite books that I read in 2011 were actually Between Shades of Gray and The Hunger Games.  Since I've already gone on and on and on about them, I decided to tell you guys about my third favorite book...The Girl in the Garden.  Many of you have noticed, I tend to love books that stick with me well after I have finished it.  That's exactly what I found with The Girl in the Garden.  I found myself intrigued by the family secrets that spanned years and frustrated for the ten-year-old who is confused by it all.  This is a book where the writing is spectacular and the premise unique.  I always love reading about different cultures as well.  This is one that you should have on your bookshelf but I wouldn't start it late at night, it is oh so hard to put down.

You can find my review here.

What is Book did you read in 2011 did you love? Feel free to create your own post and link up.  Don't want to create an entire post?  Tell me your favorites in the comments.  Thanks for stopping by for another week of Why I Love Wednesdays!!

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  1. Juju at Tales of Whimsy.comJanuary 26, 2012 at 10:07 AM

    I need to look this one up. Cool choice.

  2. Thanks! I think it is a win. Thanks for sharing your post.

  3. Lol. It is so hard to pick I know. There's always next Wednesday :)

  4. I think it is a great Christmas gift to yourself.

  5. It's different. It is a story about a ten year old's experience but it is an adult book.

  6. I suck. Again. I'm remembering about it on Thursday, as usual. *sigh*
    And, this book has gone on my tbr list for 2012, like in the SO wanted category, I'll read it for sure :D

    Hmm...I really suck with picking The one I liked best out of all, this is gonna become a list by categories probably, lol. .*sigh* I suck at picking out of my favs. Right now it's a close tie between Waiting to Forget by Sheila Kelly Welch and Caregiver by Rick Reed, I think. The fact that it's hard for me to pick only one title shows I've had a good year, right? xDD

  7. I've been interested in reading this book. I'm definitely adding it to my list!

  8. I've been wanting to get this one and read it. This will probably be one I pick up if I get any GC for Christmas.

  9. I have never heard of this one. I got your email but I am driving and driving tomorrow. So when I get to a spot I will try to call if it's not to late.

  10. I've definitely got this book marked in my To-Read pile now! Sounds really good. Thanks for the recommendation, Alexis. Here's my post for this week's theme:

  11. I have actually heard of this book before but it didn't sound like something I would like to read.

    but I do love books that linger, so I might give it a go if it comes my way.:D

  12. I really want to read this book!

    Megan @ Storybook Love Affair

  13. Awesome. The Girl in the Garden is new to me.

    My favorite read of 2011: A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness


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