2011 End of Year Book Meme

Thanks to Bernadette at Reactions to Reading, I’ve found this meme hosted by Jen’s Book Thoughts. And I could not resist the idea of ​​participating.

1. Best Book of 2011 – Voices, by Arnaldur Indriðason

2. Worst Book of 2011La venganza del silencio (The Revenge of Silence), by Alonso Cueto. Not available in English yet.

3. Most Disappointing Book of 2011Muerte en Florencia (Death in Florence), by Marco Vichi. Not available in English yet.

4. Most surprising (in a good way) book of 2011Blanco nocturno (Nocturnal Target), by Ricardo Piglia. Not available in English yet.

5. Book you recommended to people most in 2011 – The Martin Beck Series by Maj Sjöwall & Per Wahlöö

6. Best series you discovered in 2011 – Guido Guerrieri  series by Gianrico Carofiglio

7. Favourite new authors you discovered in 2011 – Alan Glynn and Jussi Adler-Olsen among others.

8. Most hilarious read of 2011The Voice of the Violin, by Andrea Camilleri

9. Most thrilling, unputdownable book in 2011Trackers, by Deon Meyer

10. Book you most anticipated in 2011The Leopard, by Jo Nesbø

11. Favourite cover of a book you read in 2011 Dregs, by Jorn Lier Horst

12. Most memorable character in 2011 – Varg Veum the central character in Gunnar Staalesen’s series of crime novels

13. Most beautifully written book in 2011Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter, by Tom Franklin.

14. Book that had the greatest impact on you in 2011Rupture, by Simon Lelic

15. Book you can’t believe you waited until 2011 to finally read?Voices, by Arnaldur Indriðason

6 thoughts on “2011 End of Year Book Meme”

  1. Jose Ignacio: After your strong recommendation of Trackers I bought the book in Calgary where my wife are spending a few days with our sons and a pair of Rotary exchange students (Finland and Taiwan) who came with us.

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